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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: Pork chops, yams, peas, salad, fruit

Friday: Sloppy Joe, onion-roasted potatoes, carrots, baked bananas

Monday: Fish and chips, coleslaw, fruit

Tuesday: Chicken Florentine with angel hair pasta, Caesar salad, fruit

Wednesday: Meat loaf, mashed potatoes, spinach, salad, fruit

 

This week’s activities:

Today

Woodcarvers (8 a.m.), Medicare questions with John Chase (11 a.m.), Red Hats (11:15 a.m.), Rep. Joe Heck’s representative (11:15 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.), S.H.I.P. Medicare (9:30 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.), Texas hold ’em/pinochle/RummiKub (1 p.m.), karaoke (1 p.m.)

Wednesday

Computer class (9 a.m.), line dancing (9 a.m.), stamp club (9 a.m.), Better Breathers (10 a.m.), Senior Center of Boulder City board meeting (10:30 a.m.), bingo (1 p.m.), open music jam (1 p.m.)

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

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