Stillwater News Press

November 17, 2012

Senior Center Watch 11-18-12


Stillwater NewsPress

— Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close for Thanksgiving, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in observance of the holiday. Stop by 1015 E. 12th to pick up a November calendar of events. The center is open 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 for more information about activities offered or to inquire about joining a social or duplicate bridge group.

Monday: Popular morning activities start at 9:30 a.m. These activities include women's pool and a painting class. Come join the women in some fun rounds of eight-ball or bring painting supplies and get creative. Afternoon activities start around 1 p.m. including bridge, canasta, pool, snooker, dominoes, and puzzle solving.

Tuesday: A free “Sit 'n Be Fit” exercise class starts at 9:30 a.m. Chairs are provided for each person. Some exercises are completed sitting and some are executed standing by your chair. Bouncing balls, hand weights, and stretch bands are incorporated into the exercises for an extensive workout. After exercise, some of the participants stay and practice line dancing steps for fun. Kick up your heels around 10:30 a.m. Wii games and pingpong are always available for a fun time, too. Afternoon activities include games such as duplicate bridge, dominoes, canasta, pitch, puzzle solving, snooker, pool and dominoes. A representative from Veterans Affairs visits 1-2:45 p.m. to help with any questions or paperwork you may have pertaining to veteran's assistance. No appointment is needed.

Wednesday: The women rack up the pool balls again at 9:30 a.m. A Wii interactive game set and a pingpong table are also available for use. Exercise equipment which includes a treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight machine are available, also. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. which include canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold'em, pitch, pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out waiting for someone to find a piece. The action movie, “Captain America,” will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday and Friday: The center is closed.

Last week’s winners of bridge were Norma Burk, first, and Betty Kersten, second. Duplicate bridge winning partners were Al Perry and Lionel Raff, first, and Seham El Sharif and Murna Raff, second. Texas Hold'em champion for the week was  Lula Mae Davis.