Stillwater News Press

September 22, 2012

Senior Center Watch 09-23-12


Stillwater NewsPress

— The city of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will host flu shots provided by Mays Home Care from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2. There is no charge with your Medicare Part B card. Please bring your Medicare card with you.

There will be a $25 charge for all others without Medicare. A signup sheet is available at the Center. Call or come by to sign up. This week at the Center a coed pool tournament will be held at 1 p.m. Friday. Seniors 50 and older are welcome to join the center. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 p.m.to 8:30 p.m.Thursday for music night. The facility is closed weekends. Stop by 1015 E. 12th or call 747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events. Also, if you are interested in joining a bridge group, social or duplicate, at the Center, please call the number given to receive information on how to join.

Monday: The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the women pool players come in and get the tables uncovered and their pool sticks warmed up for some fun competition. The oil/acrylic painters get together at this time, too. You will need to bring your own supplies, but it is a good time to socialize and share your ideas. Afternoon activities start, which include bridge, canasta, pool, snooker, dominoes, and puzzle solving, start at 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Come try the free Sit ’n Be Fit exercise class toning workout every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 9:30 a.m. Chairs are provided for each person. Some exercises are done while sitting and some are done while 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. You are welcome to come kick up your heels with them around 10:30 a.m. Wii games and ping pong are always available for a fun time, too. Afternoon activities include games such as duplicate bridge, Texas Hold’em, Mexican Train dominoes, canasta, pitch, Skipbo, puzzle solving, snooker, pool and dominoes. A representative from Veteran’s Affairs comes in from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays to help with any questions or paperwork you may have pertaining to veteran’s assistance. No appointment is needed.

Wednesday: Women’s pool group meets up again at 9:30 a.m. A Wii interactive game set and a ping pong 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. They include canasta, dominoes, Texas Hold’em, pitch, pool and snooker. A puzzle is always out waiting for someone to find a piece. The movie, “Larry Crowne,” will be shown at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Tone up with the free Sit ’n Be Fit class which meets at 9:30 a.m. Afterwards, Wii Fit is available for use. This is an interactive game system that challenges and can help improve your balance. At 1 p.m. you can join in games of canasta, dominoes, social bridge, pitch, pool, snooker, and puzzle solving. Bingo is at 2 p.m. Thursday evenings the Center’s doors reopen at 5:30 for music night.

Friday: Friday morning activities include women’s pool playing time and a painting class that begin at 9:30 a.m. Exercise equipment, Wii games, and a ping pong table are available for use, too. Afternoon games include: canasta, pool, snooker, pitch and dominoes,.

Last week’s winners of bridge were: Orlean Hunter, first; and Penny Sizemore, second. Other bridge winners were: Lynn Fent, first, and Ina Lee Abels, second. Duplicate bridge winning partners were: Lionel Raff and Al Perry, first; and Camille Johnston and Terry Miller, second; Texas Hold’em winners of the week were: Jean Hatcher and Betty Maney.