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Senior Center

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through 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 and younger). Meals-on-Wheels are delivered Monday through Friday to the homebound.*

This week’s lunch menu:

▶ Thursday: Italian sausage with bell peppers in marinara over pasta, Caesar salad, peas, fruit

▶ Friday: Pork chops, sweet potatoes, green beans, salad, whole wheat bread, oranges, banana pudding

▶ Monday: Crab cakes with Parmesan noodles, Catalina vegetables, fruit salad

▶ Tuesday: Turkey chili with crackers, layered salad, apricot crisp

▶ Wednesday: Chicken pot pie, salad bar, fruit

This week’s activities:

▶ Thursday

8 a.m. — Woodcarving

1 p.m. — Scrabble/pinochle/poker

1 p.m. — Chatty Hatters

1 p.m. — Yoga

6 p.m. — Art class

▶ Friday

9 a.m. — Blood pressure testing

9 a.m. — Toenail clinic

9:30 a.m. — S.H.I.P.

1 p.m. — Bingo/duplicate bridge/pinochle

▶ Monday

11:30 a.m. —Mahjong

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

1 p.m. — Woodcarving

1 p.m. — Volunteers meeting

▶ Tuesday

9 a.m. — Coin collecting

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

1 p.m. — Karaoke

▶ Wednesday

9 a.m. — Computer class

10 a.m. — Better Breathers

10 a.m. — Senior Center of Boulder City board meeting

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. — AARP safe-driving course

1 p.m. — Bingo

1 p.m. — Open music jam

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

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