96°F
weather icon Clear

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:

▶ Thursday: Chicken cacciatore over linguine, broccoli, mixed green salad

▶ Friday: Casino day: Buffet lunch and dessert

▶ Monday: Turkey pot pie, salad bar, baked apple

▶  Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, spinach, salad, fruit

▶  Wednesday: Birthday lunch: baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables, cake

This week’s activities:

▶ Thursday

8 a.m. — Woodcarvers

10:30 a.m. — Medicare questions with John Chase

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

1 p.m. — Chatty Hatters

6 p.m. — Art class

▶ Friday

9 a.m. —Blood pressure testing

1 p.m. — Bingo/pinochle

▶ Monday

11:30 a.m. — Mahjong

1 p.m. — Bingo/Asian mahjong/Scrabble/party bridge

1 p.m. — Woodcarving

▶ Tuesday

10 a.m. — Coin collecting

1 p.m. — Texas hold ’em/pinochle/RummiKub

1 p.m. — Karaoke

▶ Wednesday

9 a.m. — Computer class

9 a.m. — Line dancing

10:30 a.m. — Cellphone clinic

11 a.m. — Book signing with Frank Pomellitto

1 p.m. — Bingo

1 p.m. — Open music jam

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

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
St. Jude’s healing center plans advance

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children’s latest master plan amendment was approved, and the organization is hoping to break ground this year on its proposed healing center for victims of sex trafficking.

Spoil dad with gourmet hamburgers

With Father’s Day just around the corner, may I suggest giving dear old dad what he really wants: an amazing hamburger. Seriously, who doesn’t love a big, tender, juicy burger? Except for a few vegetarians, every dad I know would agree.

Mail letters to local Olympians to show support

With restrictions in place on attendance by family members and spectators at the 2020 Olympics due to COVID-19, Team USA has created a way for Boulder City to support its athlete, Alexis “Lexi” Lagan, who will be competing in Tokyo this July.

Passage through rapids was a ‘winch’

Anson Call, the man who was instrumental in establishing the community of Fort Callville, later just Callville, about seven miles upriver of Black Canyon to serve as a seaport for steamboats going back and forth on the Colorado River, had a vision for something on a more grand scale.

Thespians earn state honors

The Nevada Thespians recently recognized a Boulder City High School graduating senior with the Outstanding Technical Achievement award. It is given to just one student in the state.

Ask questions before hiring contractor

Finding a good contractor can be daunting, especially when home improvement demands are still surging since lockdowns. For this article’s purposes, when I say “contractor” I mean any craftsman, tradesman (i.e. plumber, electrician), handyman, etc. A stunning word of mouth referral is ideal when choosing a contractor, but how else can we find Mr. or Ms. Right contractor?

Peanut butter cookie simply irresistible

There’s a “day” for nearly everything, but here is a holiday so good, it’s nuts. Or perhaps rather, legumes? This Saturday, June 12, is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.

Many helped city navigate through challenges of COVID

Alright, everyone do it with me … raise your right hand above your head, bring it down and touch your back. Now begin patting your back and say out loud, “Thank you.”