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Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of: Dec. 7 – Dec. 11. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday — chicken cordon bleu, parsley potatoes, cauliflower, apple crisp, soup;

Tuesday — stuffed pepper, rice, mixed veggies, yogurt, soup;

Wednesday — BBQ chicken, baked potato, broccoli, fruit, soup;

Thursday — mushrooms and beef tips, rice, green beans, cake, soup;

Friday – battered cod, tater tots, Brussel sprouts, pudding, soup.



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

Tuesday — exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.;

Wednesday — United Healthcare, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Senior Health Class COPD Seminar, 1-3 p.m.; Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.;

Thursday — Old Men’s Club Breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; haircuts, 1-3 p.m.;

Friday — T.O.P.S. meeting, 7-9 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Natural Health Care Products Seminar, 10 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.


Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of Dec. 7 – Dec. 11

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 — oven fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, peanut butter cookie;

Tuesday — baked pork chops, sour cream potato salad, braised red cabbage, whole wheat roll, melon, birthday cake;

Wednesday — Swedish meatballs, egg noodles, steamed broccoli, pears;

Thursday — bean and cheese enchiladas, Spanish rice, black beans, green beans, fresh fruit;

Friday — French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, yogurt and fruit, oatmeal.


Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of Dec. 7 – Dec. 11

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

Monday — baked pork chops, mashed sweet potatoes, steamed green beans, mixed green salad, whole wheat bread, banana pudding, orange;

Tuesday — breaded baked chicken, rice, whole wheat roll, roasted vegetables, strawberries;

Wednesday — Salisbury steak, baked potato, green beans, mixed fruit;

Thursday — English roasted chicken, herb noodles, zucchini, fresh orange, peach cobbler;

Friday — supreme pizza, beets, melon, pudding.

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