72°F
weather icon Mostly Cloudy

List: senior menus for Pahrump, Amargosa Valley and Pahrump

Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of April 30 – May 4. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday – Low-sodium kielbasa, sauerkraut, parsley potatoes, green beans, apple crisp, split pea soup;

Tuesday — Orange chicken, rice, snow peas, fruit cup, soup;

Wednesday – Beef patty with bun, lettuce, baked beans, salad with red onion, mixed veggies, fruit, soup;

Thursday — Potato-bacon bake, Brussel sprouts, salad, fruit, lentil soup;

Friday – Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, steamed spinach, whole wheat bread, fruit cup, 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.; haircuts, 1 p.m.;

Wednesday — Senior Dimensions open enrollment, 10 a.m.; Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.; Memorial Service for Geneva Dulaney, 1 p.m.;

Thursday — Men’s Breakfast meeting, 8:00 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Rippets, (knitting and crocheting), 11 a.m.; haircuts, 1-3 p.m.;

Friday — TOPS meeting, 7 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.

Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of April 30 – May 4:

One percent milk available daily. Meals are served at the Amargosa Valley Senior Center from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Breakfast served from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Monday – Lasagna, chopped spinach, garlic bread, fresh orange juice;

Tuesday — Roast beef, red potatoes, mixed veggies, garden salad, with low-fat dressing, mandarin orange, gingerbread;

Wednesday — Tahitian chicken, rice casserole, braised red cabbage, 7-grain bread, tangerine;

Thursday — Green chili enchiladas, refried beans, Mexicorn, mandarin orange, chips and salsa, brownie;

Friday — Mexican egg casserole with tomatoes and green chiles, home fries, whole wheat toast, pineapple chunks, orange juice.

Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of April 30 – May 4

One percent milk available. Meals are served at the Beatty Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Monday – Sloppy joe, peas and carrots, celery and carrot sticks, apple crisp;

Tuesday – Burger stew, brown rice, steamed broccoli, cornbread, fruited yogurt pie;

Wednesday – Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, mixed fruit, salad bar with chickpeas, whole wheat roll, cookie;

Thursday – Cinco de Mayo celebration – Pork enchilada, refried beans, Calabacitas, chips and salsa, Tres Leches cake, Albondigas soup;

Friday – French toast, low-sodium bacon, watermelon and cantaloupe, oatmeal, orange juice.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Thousands watch Nye County GOP virtual debate

The Nye County Republican Central Committee, with the participation of the Pahrump Valley Times, hosted a GOP debate last weekend for the contenders vying for the Republican vote in the 2020 primary election, with nearly three dozen candidates joining in to tackle a variety of topics pertinent to their various offices and thousands of voters watching over two days of discourse and debate.

Striving for success, commission reduces Pahrump Fall Festival vendor fees

The Pahrump Fall Festival is, hands down, the single largest community event in the valley each year but over the past few years, it has been dwindling a bit in terms of participation by vendors offering merchandise and goodies for the thousands of people who turn out on a regular basis. With this in mind, town and county officials have made the decision to revise the vendor booth fee schedule, lowering the prices in an effort to attract more vendors and make the 2020 Fall Festival a resounding success.

Pahrump’s Movies in the Park given the go-ahead

It’s been more than two months since the last community gathering was held in Pahrump and though certain restrictions are still in place regarding the number of people allowed to congregate in public or private settings, the town is now readying for the first large-scale public event since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nevada, its annual Movies in the Park.

Leslie Street paving to commence tomorrow in Pahrump

Pahrump Valley motorists who regularly travel along Leslie Street might want to consider another route this Thursday and Friday, May 28 and 29, as the repaving project for the stretch of Leslie Street between Basin Avenue and Irene Street is set to take place over the next two days.

Virus deadly to Beatty events

Among the victims of COVID-19 are Beatty’s two biggest events of the year—the Fourth of July celebration in the park and Beatty Days in October.

Storm Area 51 cost Nye County $363,000

More than seven months after the Storm Area 51 event that had Nye County in an official state of emergency, the county now has a view of just how much the event cost it, with a reported $363,000 in unbudgeted expenses connected to the phenomenon that grew out of what was originally intended as a social media joke.

DAN SIMMONS: Get back to nature, enjoy the sounds of silence

Even as we see improvement in the current pandemic, but continue the process of quarantine, isolation, hibernation and social distancing, do what you can by continuing to work at home, work with government programs and creditors.

Pahrump’s Golden Years contestants surprise pageant founder

The contestants for the 2020 Ms. Senior Golden Years Pageant recently made a special visit to pageant founder BJ Hetrick-Irwin’s house to bring a smile to her face and let her know that while the pageant may have to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the ladies are ready and willing to forge forth with the annual event just as soon as they are able.