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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 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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

Lunch hour: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Suggested donation $2 (60 and older), $5 fee (59 or younger). Meals-on-Wheels are delivered Monday through Friday to the homebound.*

 

This week’s lunch menu:

Today: Polish sausage, sauerkraut, baked beans, salad, Jell-O cup

Friday: Barbecued chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, spinach salad, banana

Monday: Chili cogs, fries, coleslaw

Tuesday: Beef tips with gravy over noodles, mixed vegetables, salad, fruit

Wednesday: Baked ziti, broccoli, Caesar salad, pudding

 

This week’s activities:

Today

Woodcarvers (8 a.m.), writers’ group (10 a.m.), Medicare questions with John Chase (11 a.m.), Scrabble/pinochle/Texas hold ’em (1 p.m.), Chatty Hatters (1 p.m.), art class (6 p.m.)

Friday

Blood pressure testing (9 a.m.), bingo/pinochle/duplicate bridge (1 p.m.)

Sunday

Boulder City United Methodist Fellowship (10 a.m.)

Monday

Mahjong (11:30 a.m.), Asian mahjong (1 p.m.), party bridge/Scrabble/bingo (1 p.m.), woodcarving (1 p.m.)

Tuesday

Coin collecting (9 a.m.), senior law (11 a.m.), Texas hold ’em/pinochle/RummiKub (1 p.m.), karaoke (1 p.m.), grief management (1 p.m.)

Wednesday

Computer class (9 a.m.), line dancing (9 a.m.), stamp club (9 a.m.), commodities* (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), veteran’s seminar (11 a.m.), Senior Share* (noon to 3 p.m.), bingo (1 p.m.), open music jam (1 p.m.), pinochle (6 p.m.)

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

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