Friday, December 1, 2017

Blood Pressure Checks at Stillwater Senior Activity Center

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will have a representative from Humanity Hospice taking blood pressure checks from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6. Also, at the Center if you are 50 and over, you can participate and socialize in a variety of activities such as: card games, social and duplicate bridge, pool and snooker, exercise classes, line dancing, Zumba, Bingo, a painting class, and an evening of music with country tunes performed by several musicians. Exercise equipment that includes an exercise bike, a treadmill, and a weight set are available for use in the afternoons. Also, a walking trail is located right outside by the Center, in Couch Park. Regular hours at the Senior Center are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and music night is held on the second and fourth Thursday, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. or call 405-747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events. Please note: music night is not scheduled for this week.
Monday, December 4 – A fun and free exercise class, Sit ‘n Be Fit, is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9:30 a.m. A chair is provided for the sitting exercises and for support while doing the standing ones. Stretchy bands and bouncing balls are utilized to test your flexibility and coordination. Women’s pool time begins at 9:30 a.m., also. They play several rounds of friendly 8-ball pool and always welcome new players to join them. After the exercise class, at 10:30 a.m. line dancers start boot scootin’ to country songs. They have a lot of fun, while getting some good exercise. At 1 p.m. canasta, social bridge, pool, and snooker are played. Also, you can check out the jig saw puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, December 5– A faster paced exercise/dance class, Zumba with Angie, is done to fast moving Latin type music. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Good sturdy shoes are required for all the quick stepping, no backless, slide on types are allowed. Afternoon games include; duplicate bridge, canasta and pool/snooker. Most cards games begin at 1 p.m. except for duplicate bridge which starts at 12:15 p.m. Two rounds of bingo are called at 2 p.m. It is a fun time and everybody wins a prize!
Wednesday, December 6 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class and the women pool players meet up again at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers arrive ready to do some quick stepping to country tunes. Games of canasta and other card games are played starting around 1 p.m. along with pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out ready to be solved.
Thursday, December 7 – Students in the guitar lessons class are improving and enjoying the music they are making together every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Then at 10:30 a.m. it is time to Zumba again. Class members move with Angie and work on their steps to the Latin American music. The afternoon brings out canasta, bridge and pool players, at 1 p.m. Exciting games of bingo begin at 2 p.m. Music night does not meet this week.
Friday, December 8 – Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the activities begin with a Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class, women’s 8-ball pool playing, and a time to try out your artist skills in the painting class. Artists can bring in their art supplies and get creative and share their ideas with each other. The painting class time now continues into the afternoon so that it can accommodate more artists. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers start strolling across the floor keeping time to the country music. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge starts at 12:15 p.m. and canasta, pool and snooker playing begins around 1 p.m. The puzzle table is always waiting for someone to stop by and find a piece to the puzzle.
Last weeks reported Duplicate bridge winners were: Camille Johnston and Terry Miller, 1st; and Betty Lowrey, Carl Provence, Sandy Boepple, and Benny Evans; all tied for 2nd place. Social bridge winners were Wanda Harper, 1st and Lynn Fent, 2nd. 

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