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11/9/2013 3:19:00 PM
Balance Clinic to be Held at Senior Center

The City of Stillwater Senior Activity Center will hold a balance clinic presented by Health Back Home Health on Thursday, November 14, at 10:30 a.m. They will check participant's sense of balance and show exercises that can help improve one's balance. Also, coming up, on Monday, November 18 from 9:45 a.m. to about 4:00 p.m. a defensive driving class will take place. An hour lunch break will be taken. The class is sponsored by Safety Training from Meridian Technology Center. Sign-up today! Stop by 1015 E. 12th or call 747-8080 for more information and while there make sure to pick up a November 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

Monday, Nov. 11 - Join the women pool players at 9:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. They have a great time and share a lot of laughs together. Also, an artist's group comes in at the same time. They bring in their own supplies and help each other with ideas and questions they might have about their artwork. Other crafters are welcome to bring their projects and join the group, also. The Center has an exercise room with exercise bikes, and a weight set for senior use, too. The afternoon crowd arrives around 12:30 p.m. to play games of bridge, canasta, dominoes, pool/snooker, and jig-saw puzzle solving.

Tuesday, Nov. 12 - If you would like to tone up or become more limber check out the free exercise class, called Sit 'n Be Fit offered at the Center. The exercises are low impact, but good for strength and flexibility. 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, pool/snooker and jig-saw puzzle solving. Please note: the Veteran's Affairs representative will no longer be coming to the Senior Center. He will now be at Workforce Oklahoma's Stillwater office at 3006 E. 6th St., from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays only.

Wednesday, Nov. 13 -The pool tables are surrounded again by the women pool players starting 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, and, pool/snooker. A puzzle is always out waiting for someone to find a missing piece. The movie, "Savannah" will be shown at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 14 - The free Sit 'n Be Fit exercise class gives everyone a good 45 minute workout of their muscles. Start stretching at 9:30 a.m. After class, at 10:30 a.m. a balance class will be held. Come learn some exercises to increase your balance. Afternoon games begin around 1:00 p.m. Try a game of canasta or pool/snooker and at 2:00 p.m. join in the fun time of bingo.

Friday, Nov. 15 - It is pool time again for senior women participants. They welcome new players, so come join the friendly competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Also, the artists meet up again at the same time. Exercise equipment is also available for use. Afternoon games include: canasta, Texas Hold'em, and pool/snooker.

Champions for various games held last week were: social bridge winners; Jean Herndon, 1st; and Lynn Fent, 2nd. Duplicate bridge winning partners; Murna Raff and Betty Lowrey, 1st, and Al Perry and Lionel Raff, 2nd. Texas Hold'em champion for the previous week was Paul Hirsch. A men's pool tournament was held and the winner was Jack Ventris

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






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