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Placitas Community Center Events Calendar

For further information, contact the Center at 867-1396.


Weekly programs:

  • Monday: Aquatics 8 a.m., yoga 9:45 a.m., duplicate bridge 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: Painting class 9:30-11:30 a.m., enhanced fitness 1-2 p.m., Tai Chi 3:30 p.m. (starting September 9)
  • Wednesday: Project Linus blanket making 10 a.m., cards 1 p.m., Tai Chi 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: St. Felix Pantry 9 a.m., yoga 9:30-11:30 a.m., beading class 1-4:30 p.m., enhanced fitness 1-2 p.m., Go Lessons (starting September 19)
  • Friday: Aquatics 8 a.m., having fun with clay 9:30 a.m., brain works: boosting talents, enhancing memory 10 a.m., enhanced fitness 1-2 p.m.

Special classes/events:

  • September 1: All centers closed in observation of Labor Day
  • September 2: Healthy aging with Adele 12:15 p.m.
  • September 5: Rummage sale 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ice cream social 12:30 p.m., Chinese herbalist-mini treatments 10 a.m.-12 p.m. donation based, brain works: boosting our talents, enhancing memory 10 a.m.
  • September 8: Hair cut by appointments 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., cooking class 1 p.m.
  • September 9: Bingo sponsored by Amerigroup 1 p.m.
  • September 11: Picnic at Las Huertas 10 a.m.
  • September 15: Trip to New Mexico State Fair 9:30 a.m., haircuts 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • September 16: Healthy aging with Adele 12:15 p.m., bingo 1 p.m.
  • September 17: Trip to Cabezon 9:30 a.m.
  • September 18: Health checks 11 a.m.
  • September 19: Greeting card class 1 p.m.
  • September 22: Trip to New Mexico Natural History of Science-Dyna Theater to watch Jerusalem 9:45 a.m.
  • September 25: Birthday social 11:30 a.m.

For further information, contact the Placitas Community Center at 867-1396 or pick up the complete newsletter at 41 Camino de Las Huertas.


Sandoval County Senior and Community Centers 
Lunch Menu

  • September 1: All centers closed for Labor Day
  • September 2: Salisbury Steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, mixes vegetables, tossed salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, fruit cocktail
  • September 3: Chicken Parmesan with pasta, Capri vegetables, Caesar salad with dressing, garlic toast, fresh melon
  • September 4: Baked pork chop, roasted red potatoes, steamed cauliflower and carrots, garden salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, applesauce
  • September 5: Red chile beef-and-cheese enchilada, pinto beans, zucchini and onions, shredded lettuce and tomato, orange
  • September 8: Chicken-fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, French cut green beans, mixed greens salad with dressing, biscuit with margarine, peaches
  • September 9: Beef Stroganoff, egg noodles, broccoli, garden salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, pears
  • September 10: Chicken pot pie with mixed vegetables, country vegetables, mixed greens salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, apricots
  • September 11: Green chile cheeseburger, potato wedges, steamed carrots, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle, watermelon, cookie
  • September 12: Barbequed pork rib sandwich, tater tots, Brussels sprouts, coleslaw, tropical fruit cocktail
  • September 15: Swiss Steak, steamed brown rice, steamed carrots, tossed salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, orange
  • September 16: Baked chicken breast, mashed potatoes with gravy, Sicilian style vegetables, garden salad with dressing, biscuit with margarine, baked apple slices
  • September 17: Ham-and-cheese sandwich, lettuce leaf and sliced tomato, coleslaw, banana, cookie
  • September 18: Spaghetti with marinara sauce, Italian vegetables, Caesar salad with dressing, garlic toast, tropical fruit cocktail
  • September 19: Roast beef, baked potato, mixed vegetables, tossed salad with dressing, soda bread with margarine, grapes
  • September 22: Pepper Steak, mashed potatoes, steamed carrots, tossed salad with dressing, biscuit with margarine, pineapple tidbits
  • September 23: Frito Pie, pinto beans, zucchini and onions, shredded lettuce and tomato, flour tortilla, orange
  • September 24: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, mixed greens salad with dressing, biscuit with margarine, pears
  • September 25: Fettuccini Alfredo, steamed broccoli, mixed greens salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, peach crisp
  • September 26: Lemon pepper tilapia, brown rice, French cut green beans, mixed greens salad with dressing, whole wheat roll with margarine, banana
  • September 29: Chicken breast strips with honey mustard, steamed brown rice, steamed cauliflower and carrots, mixed greens salad with dressing, orange
  • September 30: Polish sausage with bun, peppers and onions, tater tots, coleslaw, apricots, cookie
  • 2% milk served with each meal. Canned fruit in light syrup. Menu subject to change.
  • This menu applies to all Sandoval County senior centers, except Meadowlark Senior Center in Rio Rancho.

Meadowlark Senior Center reopening

—Peter L. Wells

Rio Rancho’s Meadowlark Senior Center will reopen to the public on September 2, at 7:30 a.m.

The Meadowlark Senior Center has been closed since June 1 to allow for parking lot and kitchen renovations to take place. A public ceremony to officially mark the completion of project work and the reopening of the facility will take place on September 26, at 1:45 p.m.

Normal hours of operation for the Meadowlark Senior Center are Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m., and Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information about the programs and services offered at the senior center, call 891-5018 or visit the city’s website at www.ci.rio-rancho.nm.us. The Meadowlark Senior Center is located at 4330 Meadowlark Lane in Rio Rancho.

 
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