Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Stillwater Senior Activity Center Back to Regular Hours

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center returns to its regular schedule since the holidays are over. 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 of the month, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The facility is closed on weekends. Start your new year off by checking out the Senior Center which offers many activities for persons, 50 and over, 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. 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 will be held this week at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the music gets underway at 6 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. You can bring a snack to share with everyone.
Monday, January 8 – It is time to get back into the exercise routine after enjoying all the holiday treats.  Check out the Center’s Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise program that is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Also, women pool players come in at that time and get in several rounds of 8-ball. At 10:30 a.m., after the exercise class, line dancers line up and practice their footwork. Later, in the afternoon, about 1 p.m. card games of canasta, social bridge, and pool or snooker are enjoyed. Stop by the puzzle table and test your puzzle skills.
Tuesday, January 9 – Come Zumba with Angie and work off the extra holiday calories in her exercise/dance class. Their routine is done to fast moving 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, January 10 – The Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class meets up again this morning at 9:30 a.m. Women pool players come in during the same time. They get exercise while circling the pool tables. Then at 10:30 a.m., line dancers 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, January 11 – Students continue their guitar lessons on Thursday morning 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. Reminder: Music night will be held tonight at 6 p.m.  
Friday, January 12 – Sit ‘n Be Fit exercisers, women pool players, and artists come in at 9:30 a.m. ready to enjoy the Center’s activities. The artists bring in their art supplies and share their ideas and skills with each other. The painting class time continues into the afternoon now to accommodate more artists and give their paint time to dry. At 10:30 a.m., line dancers start strolling across the floor keeping in step to the music. During the afternoon, duplicate bridge starts at 12:15 p.m., then 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.
There are no bridge winners to announce due to the past holidays.

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