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Senior center

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Free computers/Internet to members: 8-3 p.m.

Morning coffee, snacks, newspapers: 8-10 a.m.

Library/gift shop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lunch hour: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Suggested donation $2 (60 and older), $3 fee (59 or younger).

Meals-on-Wheels are delivered Monday through Friday to the homebound.* Meal passes are available for your convenience at the receptionist’s desk.

This week’s lunch menu:

Thursday: Beef broccoli in gravy over white rice, salad, fruit

Friday: Crab cake, Alfredo noodles, salad, fruit

Monday: Fish and chips, coleslaw, fruit

Tuesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, Caesar salad, fruit

Wednesday: Ham, broccoli and cheese stuffed potatoes, salad bar, fruit

This week’s activities:

n Thursday

8 a.m. — Woodcarvers

9 a.m.-noon — Commodities*

1 p.m. — Scrabble/pinochle/ Texas hold ’em/Chatty Hatters

6 p.m. — Art class

n Friday

8:30 a.m. — Book cleaning

9 a.m. — Line dance lessons

9:30 a.m. — S.H.I.P. Medicare*

1 p.m. — Duplicate bridge/500 cards/pinochle

n Sunday

10 a.m. UMC of Boulder City

n Monday

11:30 a.m. — Mahjong

12:30 p.m. — Traditional poker

1 p.m. — Asian mahjong

1 p.m. — Woodcarving

1 p.m. — Party bridge/Scrabble/bingo

n Tuesday

9 a.m. — Coin collecting

1 p.m. — Texas hold ’em

1 p.m. — Pinochle/RummiKub

3 p.m. — Casino trip*

n Wednesday

9 a.m. — Blood pressure testing

9 a.m. — Introduction to computers class

10:30 a.m. — Senior Center Boulder City board meeting

1 p.m. — Open music jam/bingo

* Call for appointment or information, 702-293-3320.

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