Stillwater News Press

September 21, 2013

Senior Center Watch 09-22-13

Stillwater NewsPress

— The city of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close early at 3 p.m. Thursday and remain closed Friday for maintenance. Music night will not be held on Thursday. Regular hours will resume Sept. 30.

Stop by 1015 E. 12th Ave. to pick up a calendar of events for more information. Usual hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are interested in joining a social or duplicate bridge group, call 405-747-8080 for information on how to join or leave your name and phone number at the front desk.

Monday: Pool balls are dropping and paint brushes are swooshing across canvases as women pool players and artists start the week off beginning at 9:30 a.m. The women pool players have a fun time challenging each other in games of eight-ball. Artists bring in their own supplies and get creative discussing their ideas with each other. Other crafters can bring projects and join the group. The center has an exercise room with a treadmill, exercise bikes and a weight set. The afternoon crowd arrives around 12:30 p.m. to play bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool or snooker and solve jigsaw puzzles.

Tuesday: Test flexibility and endurance at 9:30 a.m. in the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class. The exercises are low impact. Some are done while sitting and others by standing next to your chair utilizing hand weights, stretch bands and bouncing balls during the 45-minute workout. Afterward, stay and prac-tice some boot scootin’ line dancing or Wii games. The Veteran’s Affairs representative will no longer be coming to the senior center. He will now be at the Workforce Oklahoma office at 306 E. Sixth Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Wednesday: Practice pool shots with other senior wo-men at 9:30 a.m.

Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m. A dramatic movie, “The Company You Keep” will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Join the free Sit ‘n Be Fit exercise class at 9:30 a.m. and get in shape. Join in a game of canasta or bingo games at 2 p.m. The center closes at 3 p.m. for maintenance.

Friday: The center is closed all day.