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Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of: Oct. 26 – Oct. 30. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday — open-faced turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, green beans, cake, soup;

Tuesday — beef stew, dinner roll, peas and carrots, brownies, soup;

Wednesday — baked tuna stuffed tomato, Normandy veggies, pudding, soup;

Thursday — grilled ham and cheese sandwich, tomato basil soup, coleslaw, applesauce;

Friday – Swedish meatballs, broccoli, fruit cup, soup.



Monday — Haircuts, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; square dance class, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; beading class, 12:30 p.m.; poker, 12:30 p.m.;

Tuesday — exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Sheila Winn, End of Life Planning, 9 a.m. to noon; bridge, 12:30 p.m., bunco, 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday — JK Nelson Law Services, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., for appt. call 727-5008; Humana open enrollment, 10 a.m.; Blind Support, 12:30 p.m.; Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.;

Thursday — exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; haircuts, 1 p.m.–3 p.m.; Old Men's Club breakfast, 7 a.m.–9 a.m.; Senior Dimensions open enrollment, 10 a.m.;

Friday — T.O.P.S. meeting, 7 a.m.–9 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Halloween costume contest, 11 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Sheila Winn, "End of Life Planning", 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Patient Care Home Health BP checks, 10 a.m.


Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of Oct. 26 – Oct. 30

Two 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 — grilled ham and cheese sandwich, tater tots, steamed broccoli, creamy mushroom soup, fruit cup;

Tuesday — tacos, Spanish rice, corn, green chili soup, pears, banana pudding;

Wednesday —Hungarian goulash over spinach noodles, peas and carrots, green salad, whole wheat bread and peach butter, ambrosia;

Thursday — oven fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, mandarin orange, peanut butter cookie, colorful salad;

Friday — Nevada Day - closed.


Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of Oct. 26 – Oct. 30

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

Monday — cheeseburger skillet, tossed salad, whole wheat roll, mixed fruit;

Tuesday — bean and cheese burrito, rice, chips and salsa, corn, pudding, cantaloupe;

Wednesday — chicken pasta toss, garlic toast, peach crisp;

Thursday — biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, cinnamon rolls, strawberries;

Friday — Nevada Day - closed.

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End of an era: 50-year-old Beatty business closing

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