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9/20/2013 10:17:00 AM
Senior Center Will Be Closed for Maintenance

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will close early, at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26 and remain closed Friday, September 27 for maintenance. Also, music night will not be held on the 26th. Regular hours will resume on Monday, September 30. Stop by 1015 E. 12th or call 747-8080 for more information and make sure to pick up a calendar of events. Hours are: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for music night. The facility is closed on weekends. 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 or leave your name and phone number.

Monday, Sept. 23 - 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 8-ball. And the artist's bring in their own supplies and get creative and discuss their ideas with each other. Other crafters can bring their projects and join the group, also. The Center has an exercise room with a treadmill, exercise bikes, and a weight set for senior use, too. The afternoon crowd arrives around 12:30 p.m. to play bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving.

Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Test you flexibility and endurance every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the free exercise class, called Sit 'n Be Fit. 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. Afterwards, stay and practice some boot scootin' line dancing or Wii games. A ping pong table is available for use. In the afternoon, games include; canasta, duplicate bridge, dominoes, pitch, snooker and jig-saw puzzle solving. The Veteran's Affairs representative will no longer be coming to the Senior Center. He will now be at the Workforce Oklahoma, Stillwater office at 306 E. 6th St., from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Wednesday, Sept. 25 - Senior women are welcome to come practice their pool shots after the doors open at 9:30 a.m. Also, you could try the Wii interactive games, a game of ping pong, or the exercise equipment. Afternoon games begin around 1:00 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 dramatic movie, "The Company You Keep" will be shown at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 26 -Join the free Sit 'n Be Fit exercise class and get in shape. This class is offered at the Center from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. After class, Wii games, ping pong, or line dancing are available. Come check it out. Afternoon games begin around 1:00 p.m. Join in a game of canasta and wild bingo games at 2:00 p.m. The Center will be closing a 3:00 p.m. today for maintenance.

Friday, Sept. 27 - Center closed all day for maintenance.

Champions for various games held last week were: social bridge winners; Mary Thomas, 1st; and Marge Reynolds, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners; Lionel Raff and Al Perry, 1st; and Terry Miller and Camille Johnston, 2nd. Texas Hold'em champion for the past week was: Lula Mae Davis.

For more information, call City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center, 747-8080.

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