Senior centers


Activities and weekly lunch menus at area senior centers

Activities offered daily at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave., include classes, meals-on-wheels, pool and cards from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A complete listing of activities, classes and health and welfare programs may be found in the center’s monthly newsletter, available by joining the center for an annual fee of $15. Adult day care is provided at the Adult Day Center 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Senior Round Table luncheons are served weekdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A vegetarian option and salad bar are available. Spanish is spoken. For more information call 527-3775. This week’s menus:

Monday: Baked breaded fish, oven-brown potatoes, coleslaw, bread, pears.

Tuesday: Beef tips on rice, Oriental vegetables, citrus Jell-O salad, bread, apple cobbler.

Wednesday: Meatless three-cheese lasagna, peas, green salad, french bread, orange.

Thursday: Beef and bean chili, green sald, orange juice, corn bread, fruit crisp.

Friday: no meal today

Lunch is served at Waitsburg Presbyterian Church, 504 Main St., Waitsburg on Tuesdays. Home-delivered meals are available. Questions: call 527-3775

Weston and Milton-Freewater 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: Potato bar with chili and toppings, tossed salad, pickled beets, bread, cake and ice cream.

Friday: Roast beef, whipped potatoes, mixed vegetables, squash, bread, oatmeal raisin cookie.

The menu for Weston is:

Wednesday: Macaroni and cheese with ham, three-bean salad, pears, wheat rolls, brownies.

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. Hot rolls and milk are served with every meal. The suggested donation is $4. The menu this week is:

Thursday: Pork loin, vegetable, dessert.


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