Saturday, January 21, 2012
Activities and weekly lunch menus at area senior centers
Activities offered daily at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave., include pool and cards from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A complete listing of current center activities, classes and health and welfare programs may be found in the center's monthly newsletter. The annual center membership fee, $12 per person, includes a subscription to it. Spanish is spoken at the Center. Adult day care is provided at the Adult Day Center 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information call Mike Johnson at 527-0771.
Senior Round Table luncheons are served weekdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Center. For more information call 527-3775. Bread and milk are served with all meals. A vegetarian option and salad bar are available Monday-Friday. The menu this week is:
Monday: Beef stew, carrot raisin salad, fruit juice, biscuit, fruit cocktail and cookie.
Tuesday: Barbecue meatballs with rice, peas, green salad, fruit juice, baked apple.
Wednesday: Roast port, gravy, boiled potatoes, green beans, bread, apricots.
Thursday: Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli, fruit juice or salad, bread, peachy puzzle cake.
Friday: Ham and cheese stuffed baked potatoes, Oregon bean medley, coleslaw, bread, pears.
Lunch is served at Waitsburg Presbyterian Church, 504 Main St., Waitsburg on Tuesdays. Home-delivered meals are available. Questions: call 527-3775
Milton-Freewater and Weston seniors can enjoy hot lunches and socialize at the senior centers in Milton-Freewater and Weston. Activities are offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at the Milton-Freewater Senior Citizens Center, 311 N. Main St. Hot lunches are served at noon on Tuesdays and Fridays. Bingo is 1 p.m. every Tuesday and pinochle is 7 p.m. every Friday. The Weston Senior Citizens Center on Main Street is open for social time and a hot lunch is served at noon on Wednesdays.
For more information, contact the Area Agency on Aging for Umatilla and Morrow counties, 541-276-1926 or 800-752-1139, ext. 123 or 124.
The suggested donation is $3.50 for meals for those 60 and older or children under 8; and $6 for those 59 and younger. Bread and milk are served with all meals. The menu for Milton-Freewater is:
Tuesday: Swiss steak with tomatoes, rice and gravy, tossed salad, broccoli and cauliflower, hot roll, oatmeal raisin cookie.
Friday: Beef Stroganoff, green beans, apricots and cottage cheese, muffin, pudding.
The menu for Weston is:
Wednesday: Oven baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, winter squash, green beans, hot roll, cake and ice cream.
Seniors of the Blue Mountains and Walla Walla Valley offer a meal at noon Thursdays in the Milton-Freewater Elks Lodge, 611 N. Main St. The suggested donation is $3.50. The menu this week is:
Thursday: Ham and beans, fried potatoes, vegetable and dessert.