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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 center activities, classes and health and welfare programs is 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. This week:

Monday: Chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese sandwich, mixed fresh vegetables, crackers, strawberry shortcake.

Tuesday: Meat loaf, gravy, broccoli, mashed potatoes, fruit juice or salad, roll, pudding.

Wednesday: Haystacks, Jell-O mandarin orange salad, corn bread, peaches.

Thursday: Baked chicken, peas and carrots, mashed potatoes, fruit juice or salad, bread, pears.

Friday: Hamburger/garden burger choice, sweet potato fries, orange juice, bun, fruited Jell-O.

Lunch is served at Waitsburg Presbyterian Church, 504 Main St., Waitsburg on Tuesdays. Home-delivered meals 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: Beef Stroganoff, green beans, coleslaw with carrots, muffin, pudding.

Friday: Taco salad with chips, cheese, refried beans and ground beef, corn, fruit cup, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, spice cake.

The Weston menu is:

Wednesday: Barbecue chicken, oven brown potatoes, baked squash, green beans, bread sticks, fruity Jell-O.

Seniors of the Blue Mountains and Walla Walla Valley offer a meal at noon Thursdays in the Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 N.E. Fifth Ave. Hot rolls and milk are served with every meal. The suggested donation is $3.50. The menu this week is:

Thursday: Barbecue pork ribs, oven potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw salad, cookies, rolls, milk.

- U-B staff reports


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