Try the Community Center for lunch
Sandoval County Senior Centers serve noontime meals on site and
homebound meals for seniors unable to come to the center. The noontime
meals are a great opportunity to eat a well-balanced meal and spend
some time visiting with other members of the community.
Meal service at the Placitas Community Center begins at noon and
continues until about 12:20 p.m. Residents who are 60 years of age
or older may enjoy lunch for $1.50. People under 60 years of age
are welcome—including children—but must pay $4.50 per meal. The
seniors are served first, while those under 60 will be served at
For further information about the lunch program, call the Placitas
Community Center at 867-1396.
Sandoval County Senior and Community Centers May Luncheon Menu
May 1: Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce and tomatoes, onions, white
May 2: Spaghetti and sauce, buttered green beans, salad with dressing,
garlic bread, gelatin with topping, peaches
May 3: King Ranch chicken casserole, Mexi-corn, Spanish rice,
lettuce and tomatoes, cottage cheese, pears
May 4: Salisbury steak, parsley potatoes, spinach, wheat roll,
May 7: Beef stew, green beans, crackers, banana pudding, sugar
May 8: Quick saucy chicken, baked sweet potato, cranberry sauce,
yellow cake with icing
May 9: Soft beef taco with lettuce, tomato and cheese, pinto beans,
Spanish rice, salsa/jalapeño, orange
May 10: Ham and noodles, California vegetables, seven-vegetable
salad with dressing, cottage cheese, peaches
May 11: Chicken cutlet, baked potato, corn, salad with dressing,
wheat roll, mixed fruit
May 14: Baked fish, parsley potatoes, creamy coleslaw, wheat bread,
May 15: Red chile beef enchiladas, Mexi-corn, salad with dressing,
May 16: Lasagna, spinach, salad with dressing, cottage cheese,
May 17: Chicken patty, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans,
wheat roll, apricots
May 18: Baked ham, broccoli with cheese sauce, roll, pineapple
May 21: Sweet-and-sour pork, Asian-style vegetables, rice, gelatin
with fruit cocktail, peanut butter cookie
May 22: Hamburger with bun, lettuce and tomato, potato salad,
creamy coleslaw, cottage cheese, pears
May 23: Sour cream enchiladas, Spanish rice, pinto beans, green
chile, salsa, applesauce
May 24: Chicken and noodles, peas and carrots, wheat roll, fruit
May 25: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad with dressing,
wheat roll, white cake
May 28: Center closed for Memorial Day
May 29: Sloppy Joes, parsley potatoes, mixed vegetables, pickle,
onion slices, gelatin, fruit cocktail
May 30: Pork posole, salad with dressing, mustard greens, garlic
bread, pumpkin spice cookie
May 31: Chopped beef patty, baked potato, cabbage, wheat roll,
Placitas sENIOR Center Calendar
REGULAR ONGOING ACTIVITIES:
Chair exercises—Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.
Yoga classes—Thursdays, 9:30 to 1 a.m.
Weight training class—Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
Painting group—Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m.
Quilting group—Mondays, 1 p.m.
Beading group—Thursdays, 1 p.m.
T’ai Chi Chih—Tuesdays, May 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 3
p.m. T’ai Chi Chih is a series of nineteen movements and one
pose that together make up a moving meditation that balances the
vital energy within us, which the Chinese call chi. T’ai Chi
Chih improves balance and flexibility, and most people who practice
T’ai Chi Chih regularly report that they feel both calmer
and more energized. Many people report improvements in the symptoms
of arthritis, stroke, high blood pressure, and other illnesses.
A series of Tuesday classes will begin May 8 through July 10 at
3 p.m. The cost is $50 for ten classes. If you have any questions
about the class, call Adrienne Phillips, certified T’ai Chi
Chih instructor, at 867-2991.
May 1: Line dancing, 1 p.m.
May 3: Personal shopping, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
May 7: Red Hat Society group trip, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
May 8: Reflexology class, noon
May 9: Presentation by Evercare, 1 p.m.
May 10: Trip to Jemez Valley Community Center for Tea Party, 11
May 14: Haircuts, by appointment only
May 15: Mother’s Day Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
May 16: Board games and cards, 10-11:30 a.m.
May 17: Placitas Library trip, 10-11:30 a.m.
May 21: Arts and crafts project, Memorial Day wreaths, 10 a.m.
May 22: Movie day, 12:30 p.m.
May 23: Trip to Coronado Monument for a tour, 1 p.m.
May 25: Cooking class, 10 a.m.
May 28: Center closed for Memorial Day
May 30: Chair massages, $7 per senior for fifteen minutes, 1 p.m.
May 31: Birthday social, 11:30 a.m.; Advisory Board meeting, 1 p.m.
For further information, call Janice at the Center at 867-1396 between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.