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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:

▶ Thursday: Baked fish, Alfredo noodles, broccoli, salad, fruit

▶ Friday: Barbecue country ribs, scalloped potatoes, mustard greens, whole wheat roll, fruit

▶ Monday: Breaded chicken patty, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetables, salad, roll, fruit, cookie

▶ ▶ Tuesday: Quiche, salad by the plate, fruit, banana bread

▶ Wednesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, baked acorn squash, salad, breadstick, yogurt

This week’s activities:

▶ Thursday

8 a.m. — Woodcarvers

11:15 a.m. — Red Hats

1 p.m. — Pinochle/Scrabble/poker

1 p.m. — Chair yoga

1 p.m. — Chatty Hatters

6 p.m. — Art class

 Friday

9 a.m. — Blood pressure testing

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

5 p.m. — Wine and canvas

▶ Monday

9:15 a.m. — Yoga

11:30 a.m. — Mahjong

1 p.m. — Bingo/party bridge/Scrabble

1 p.m. — Plastic bag project

1 p.m. — Woodcarvers

 Tuesday

9 a.m. — Coin collecting

10:30 a.m. — Color club

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

1 p.m. — Karaoke

▶ Wednesday

9 a.m. — Computer class

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

1 p.m. — Open music jam

1 p.m. — Bingo/Asian mahjong

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

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