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Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of Aug. 19 — Aug. 23: 2 percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday — Salisbury steak, potatoes au gratin, cauliflower, pineapple cake;

Tuesday — barbecue chicken, baked potato, creamed peas, rice pudding;

Wednesday — stuffed bell peppers, mixed veggies, ice cream;

Thursday — sweet and sour pork, rice, peas and carrots, chocolate cake;

Friday — cheeseburgers, French fries, corn, ice cream.

Activities

Monday — exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; beading class, 12:30 p.m.; haircuts, 9 a.m.; poker, 1 p.m.;

Tuesday — estate planning seminar, 9:30 a.m.;

Wednesday — Walmart, 9:30 a.m.; United Healthcare team meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

Thursday — exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; Stovall legal services, call 727-5008 for appointment;

Friday — exercise class, 10:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.;

Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of Aug. 19 — Aug. 23:

Two percent milk available daily. Meals are served at the Amargosa Valley Senior Center from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday — baked stuffed pork chops, yams, limas and peas, garden salad, low-sodium Italian dressing, fruit cocktail;

Tuesday — chilli relleno casserole, beef tacos, ranch-style beans, green salad, oranges, chocolate chip cookies;

Wednesday — chicken broccoli rice, beet salad, apricot bran muffin, honeydew/cantaloupe fruit cup;

Thursday — country fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed veggies, green salad, lemon bars;

Friday — Breakfast: scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, oatmeal, strawberries, coffee, orange juice, tea.

AJ Griffin, VFW or Stateline, 372-5614; Jean Adams, Cottonwood, 372-1343; Kenna Vallance, Farm Road, 372-5465; or Prudy Stengel, Diablo and Farm Road, 372-5138.

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