Stillwater News Press

December 29, 2012

Senior Center Watch 12-30-12


Stillwater NewsPress

— The city of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will be closed Tuesday for New Year’s Day. The center offers many fun activities to keep participants, age 50-and-over, busy. Stop by 1015 E. 12th to pick up a January calendar of events. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. Call 405-747-8080 if you are interested in joining a social or duplicate bridge group at the center or for more information  about any activities offered.

Monday: The center will be open regular hours today. At 9:30 a.m., women pool players begin shooting and a painting group gets together. Afternoon activities start around 1 p.m. including bridge, canasta, pool, snooker, dominoes and puzzle solving.

Tuesday: Center closed

Wednesday: Regular hours resume. Women pool players warm up their pool sticks at 9:30 a.m. A Wii interactive game set and a pingpong table are also available for use. A treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight machine are available exercise equipment. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. including canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out waiting for someone to find a piece. The movie, “New Year’s Eve,” will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Work off those extra holiday calories at 9:30 a.m. with the “Sit ‘n Be Fit” exercise class. Afterward, you can play some Wii games or pingpong. A group of line dancers sometimes stay and have a good time stepping in time to the music. At 1 p.m. afternoon games such as canasta, dominoes, social bridge, pool, snooker and puzzle solving start.

At 2 p.m. bingo is called. A lot of laughs are always shared during this time. Don’t miss out on the good times. Thursday evening, the doors open back up at 5:30 p.m. for a night of music. The musicians start good ol’ country tunes at 6 p.m. Come tap your toes with everybody!

Friday: The women pool players and the painting group meet up again starting at 9:30 a.m. Exercise equipment is available for use, along with a pingpong table or Wii player. During the afternoon, enjoy games of cards, pool, snooker, Texas Hold’em, dominoes and puzzle solving. A men’s pool tournament will be held at 1 p.m. Come join the competition.

Last week’s winners of bridge were Janetta Loper, first, and Norma Burk, second. Duplicate bridge winning partners were Murna Raff and Seham El Sharef, and Lucy Robinson and Penny Sizemore, all tied for first. Maxine Morgan was the Texas Hold’em champion for the week.