Stillwater News Press

November 10, 2012

Senior Center Watch 11-11-12


Stillwater NewsPress

— The city of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will host a Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention class from 9:45 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. Monday.

Meridian Technology Center will present the course which is the same defensive driving class that has been presented here before. Check with motor vehicle insurance providers to see if the class completion certificate qualifies for a discount. There will be a lunch break where participants can leave for an hour or bring a sack lunch and keep it in the center’s refrigerator.

For more information call 405-747-8080 or stop by 1015 E. 12th. 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. If you are interested in social or duplicate bridge, then contact the center about joining a group.

Monday: Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with activities getting under way  including women’s pool time and a painting class. The driving class starts at 9:45 a.m. Afternoon activities start around 1 p.m. including bridge, canasta, pool, snooker, dominoes  and puzzle solving.

Tuesday: Join in the free “Sit ‘n Be Fit” exercise class that starts at 9:30 a.m. Chairs are provided for each person. Some exercises are completed sitting and others are executed standing by your chair. After exercise, some of the participants stay and practice line dancing steps for fun. Kick up your heels with them around 10:30 a.m. Afternoon activities include games such as duplicate bridge, dominoes, canasta, pitch, puzzle solving, snooker, pool and dominoes. A representative from Veteran’s Affairs visits from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help with any questions or paperwork pertaining to veteran’s assistance. No appointment is needed.

Wednesday: The women get out their pool sticks again for some fun practice at 9:30 a.m. Exercise equipment which includes a treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight machine are available, too. Afternoon games begin around 1 p.m..  The drama movie, “Lucky One”, will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Time to start that exercise plan and get ready for the holidays. A good start would be the “Sit ‘n Be Fit” exercise class meeting here every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. At 1 p.m., afternoon games get started. Bingo is called at 2 p.m. Thursday, the doors open back up at 5:30 p.m. for music night.

Friday: Pool is played starting at 9:30 a.m. by the women pool players. The painting group get out their paints and brushes and share ideas with each other. The birthday celebration pot-luck luncheon begins at noon.  Afterward, stay and enjoy games of cards, pool, snooker, Texas Hold’em, dominoes, and puzzle solving.

Last week’s winners of bridge were Dolly McClary, first, and Mallory Owen, second. Duplicate bridge winning partners were Al Perry and Lionel Raff, first, and Patricia Logan and Jerry Koelsch, second. Texas Hold’em champion for the week was  Jean Hatcher.