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List: Senior menus for Pahrump, Amargosa Valley and Beatty

Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 11.

Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday – Shepherd’s pie, spinach, whole wheat roll, fruit, soup;

Tuesday – Chicken Cordon Bleu, parsley potatoes, green beans, peach crisp, green salad, bean soup;

Wednesday – Cold roast beef sub on whole wheat roll, lettuce/tomato/onion, low-sodium chips, pea salad, fruit cup, apple, soup;

Thursday – BBQ chicken, potato salad, spinach, broccoli, 7-grain bread, fresh fruit, soup;

Friday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, zucchini, salad, whole wheat bread, fruit, bean soup.

ACTIVITIES

Monday – Exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; beading class, 12:30 p.m.; poker, 12:30 p.m.;

Tuesday – Exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Jacob/Goins Insurance, 10 a.m.; haircuts, 1 p.m.;

Wednesday – Humana open enrollment, 10 a.m.;

Thursday – Men’s Breakfast Club meeting, 8 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Chad Goins open enrollment, 10 a.m.; Rippets (knitting and crocheting group), 10:30 a.m.; haircuts, 1-3 p.m.;

Friday – T.O.P.S. meeting, 7 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; HealthCare Partners seminar, 10 a.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.

Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 11.

The Beatty Senior Center serves meals Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Two percent milk, coffee and tea are served daily.

Monday – Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, steamed spinach, mixed fruit, whole wheat roll;

Tuesday – BBQ pork ribs, scalloped potatoes, mustard greens, whole wheat bread, spiced applesauce, birthday cake;

Wednesday – Tuna noodle casserole, broccoli salad, pears, whole wheat roll, cookie;

Thursday – Baked fish fillet, creamy coleslaw, French baked potatoes, garden salad, strawberries;

Friday – Turkey salad sandwich, cucumber-tomato salad, fresh orange, split pea soup.

Amargosa Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of Oct. 7 – Oct. 11.

One percent milk, tea and lemonade available daily. Meals are served at the Amargosa Valley Senior Center from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and breakfast is served on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Monday – Pork cutlets, whole wheat elbow macaroni, steamed cauliflower, mixed green salad with Italian dressing, pineapple dessert;

Tuesday – Chicken salad with grapes and walnuts on whole wheat bun, cream of broccoli soup, low-sodium whole wheat crackers, ambrosia, brownies;

Wednesday – Lemon crunch fish, long-grain brown rice, peas, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit;

Thursday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, colorful salad with Italian dressing, 7-grain bread, zucchini, orange-mango cup, cheesecake with fruit;

Friday – Biscuits with low-sodium sausage gravy, hash browns with veggies, scrambled eggs with veggies, fresh orange slices, bagels with cream cheese.

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