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Senior News, March 11

Pahrump Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of March 14 – March 18. Two percent milk and juice available daily:

Monday — Mexican corn pie, mixed salad, fresh fruit, soup;

Tuesday — BBQ chicken, potato salad, corn, whole wheat bread, banana/orange, soup;

Wednesday — kielbasa, potatoes, sauerkraut, applesauce, soup;

Thursday — corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots, whole wheat roll, mandarin orange, soup;

Friday – meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, whole wheat bread, fruit cup, soup.


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.; seminar – Health Care and Retirement, 10 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; haircuts, 1-3 p.m.;

Wednesday — Senior Dimensions, 10 a.m.; Nevada Senior Services, 10 a.m.; JK Nelson Law, for appt. call 727-5008; Crafty Ladies, 12:30 p.m.;

Thursday — Old Men’s Club breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; Infinity Hospice, 10 a.m.; haircuts, 1–3 p.m.;

Friday — T.O.P.S. meeting, 7-9 a.m.; exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.

Amargosa Valley Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of March 14 – March 18:

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 — BBQ pork ribs, scalloped potatoes, steamed green beans, whole wheat bread, fresh apple;

Tuesday — herbed baked chicken, bread stuffing, peas and onions, garden salad, mixed berry cup;

Wednesday — spaghetti w/sauce, mixed veggies, garlic toast, fruit cocktail, colorful salad, birthday cake;

Thursday — corned beef and cabbage, baby carrots, red potatoes, Irish soda bread, cookie, pears;

Friday — biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, yogurt and fresh fruit, oatmeal, orange juice.

Beatty Senior Center

The menu (subject to change) for the week of March 14 – March 18:

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

Monday — fish sandwich, French fries, spinach, coleslaw, grapes, cookies;

Tuesday — stuffed cabbage, steamed carrots, egg noodles, garlic bread, apple crisp;

Wednesday — honey mustard chicken, vegetable medley, long grain rice, whole wheat roll, mandarin oranges;

Thursday — pork stew, whole wheat roll, ambrosia, brownie;

Friday — Mexican meatballs, brown rice, seasoned zucchini, garden salad w/low-fat Caesar dressing, corn tortilla, fresh papaya.

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