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 list 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. Call Mike Johnson at 527-0771.

Senior Round Table luncheons are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays at The Center. Call 527-3775. Bread and milk are served with meals. A vegetarian option and salad bar are available. The menu this week is:

Monday: Beef burrito, corn, green salad, fruit juice, Spanish rice, pudding.

Tuesday: Baked chicken, potato salad, summer squash medley, fruit juice or salad, roll, fruit cobbler.

Wednesday: Teriyaki meatballs, peas, green salad, rice, apricots.

Thursday: Haystacks, applesauce, corn bread, cantaloupe.

Friday: Baked fish, potatoes, coleslaw, bread, applesauce.

Lunch is served at Waitsburg Presbyterian Church, 504 Main St., Waitsburg 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 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 served at noon Tuesdays and Fridays. Bingo is 1 p.m. Tuesday and pinochle is 7 p.m. Friday. The Weston Senior Citizens Center on Main Street is open for social time. A hot lunch is at noon Wednesdays.

For details, call the Area Agency on Aging for Umatilla and Morrow counties, 541-276-1926 or 800-752-1139, ext. 123 or 124.

Suggested donation is $3.50 a meal ages 60 and older or under 8; and $6 for those 59 and younger. Bread and milk are served. Milton-Freewater menu:

Tuesday: Chicken and noodles, broccoli, apple raisin salad, cheese biscuit, gingerbread with topping.

Friday: Fish, tarter sauce, baked potato, carrot raisin salad, spinach, cornmeal muffin, pie.

The Weston menu is:

Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, rice pilaf, cottage cheese with fruit, mixed vegetables, onion biscuits, orange cake.

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

Thursday: Meat balls, vegetable, carrot and raisin salad, dessert.

Workshop on coping with caregiver stress offered

A free workshop "Coping With Caregiver Stress" will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Walla Walla General Hospital, 1025 South Second Ave. Speaker: Elizabeth Hall, certified volunteer instructor, Alzheimer's Association Inland Northwest Chapter and Guardian Angel Homes. Certificates of attendance are available. Call 1-509-713-3390 for details.

- U-B staff reports


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