School lunch

Students eat lunch at Irving Elementary School.

Jim Lee, Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Community Schools

Monday: Lasagna/sauce, bread/margarine, tossed salad/dressing, corn, mandarin oranges, milk

Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese, PB&J sandwich, green beans, carrot sticks/dip, peaches, milk

Wednesday: Chili soup/cheddar goldfish, dinner salad/cauliflower, corn bread/honey, mandarin oranges, milk

Thursday: Spaghetti/meatballs, string cheese stick, fr. mixed veggies, bread/margarine, strawberries, milk

Friday: Fiestada pizza/salsa, tossed salad/dressing, refried beans, sliced fresh oranges, milk

Siouxland Center for Active Generations

Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 313 Cook St. For more information, call 712-255-1729.

Weekly classes and programs:

Monday: 8 a.m. Scrapbooking; 8:30 a.m. Yoga w/Amanda, Exercise Plus 50; 9:30 a.m. Interm. Duplicate Bridge Class, Wii Bowling, Tap Class; 9:45 a.m. Review Tai Chi Class; 10 a.m. Knitting & Crocheting, Pinky's Music Practice; 11 a.m. American Mah Jong; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12 p.m. ACBL Duplicate Bridge; 12:30 p.m. Woodcarving, Ballroom Lessons, Movie "Little Miss Sunshine"; 1 p.m. Ballet Exercise & Jazz, Pinochle; 2 p.m. Walking Off Pounds; 2:30 p.m. Fitness w/Kelly.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. Penny Bingo; 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr.; 9 a.m. Senior Yoga; 9:30 a.m. Painting Class; 10 a.m. Creative Writing, Walking Off Pounds; 10:15 a.m. Belly Dancing; 10:30 a.m. Crafts w/Betty; 10:45 a.m. Beginning Tai Chi Class;11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12:15 p.m. Hoopla; 12:30 p.m. Tap Class, Penny Bingo, Pitch; 1 p.m. Mexican Train, Painting Class; 2 p.m. Ping Pong.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr.; 9 a.m. Yoga w/ Dixie, Open Novice Dup. Bridge Game; 9:30 a.m. Painting Class; 10 a.m. Chess Group, Sexy & Fit after 40; 10:30 a.m. Talk Show "Come Feel What You've Benn Missing with the Sioux City Symphony" Travis Morgan, CEO Sioux City Symphony, Guitar Practice; 11 a.m. Ballet Exercise & Jazz; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 11:30 a.m. Jam Session; 12 p.m. Choreographed Ballroom; 12:30 p.m. Scrabble; 1 p.m. Phase 10, Coloring Corner, 500; 2:30 p.m. 1 Mile Walk Warm Up; 3 p.m. Fitness w/Kelly; 6 p.m. ACBL Duplicate Bridge.

Thursday: 8 a.m. Penny Bingo; 9 a.m. Yoga, Beginner 2 Line Dance; 10 a.m. Beginning Bridge, Walking Off Pounds, Men's Club, Women's Club; 10:30 a.m. Balance Class; 11 a.m. Advanced Line Dance; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Canasta, Penny Bingo, Woodcarving; 1 p.m. ACBL Duplicate Bridge, Men's & Women's Social Group, Inter. Line Dance, Cribbage; 2 p.m. Ping Pong.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr.; 9 a.m. Mixed Media Art Class/Vivian Miller; 9:30 a.m. Wii Bowling, Fitness w/Dixie, Women's Pool Shooting Class; 10 a.m. Blood Pressures/Mercy; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12 p.m. Beginner Tap, Open Bridge Group; 12:30 p.m. Open Craft Time; 1 p.m. Open Bridge, 500, Friday Dance "Shirley's Big Band."

This week's menu:

Monday: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes/country gravy, vegetable, dessert

Tuesday: Hot beef sandwich, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetable, dessert

Wednesday: Homemade chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert

Thursday: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetable, dessert

Friday: Tavern, onion rings, vegetable, dessert

Elderly Nutrition Program

Persons 60 years of age and older and their spouses may participate in the elderly nutrition program in Siouxland. In Sioux City, meals are served Monday-Friday at Riverside Gardens’ Community Room, 715 Bruner Ave., Monday through Friday at Fairmount Park, 210 S. Fairmount St.

A suggested contribution of $3.75-$6.50/meal or what each person can afford without causing a financial hardship.

Reservations are required a day in advance by calling the Connections Area Agency on Aging nutrition office at 279-6900 ext. 8226 or for more information about other available meal sites.

Monday: Baked chicken breast, Mexican picante sauce, Mexican rice, fiesta vegetables, wheat bread, carnival cookie, coffee, milk, margarine

Tuesday: Breaded pollock, baked potato, broccoli, wheat bread, fresh seasonal fruit, coffee, milk, tartar sauce, sour cream, margarine

Wednesday: Spaghetti casserole, seasoned green beans, mixed green salad, hot peaches, coffee, milk, margarine, salad dressing

Thursday: Pulled pork, BBQ sauce, whole kernel corn, baked beans, wheat hamburger bun, fresh fruit, coffee, milk

Friday: Beef stew, green and red cabbage, multi grain bread, apple cobbler, coffee, milk, margarine

South Sioux City Senior Center

1501 W. 29th St.; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. office hours Monday through Friday; regular hours 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. services Monday through Friday except holidays.

Monthly events, Card Club, every Friday. Pool every day, with pool tournaments the second and fourth Tuesday of each month and in-house tournaments the first and third Tuesday. Friday Nite Jam Session every Friday night.

Daily meals, served from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except on evening meal Monday. Pre-registration the day before is appreciated. Suggested contribution is $4 per meal for persons 60 and over; $5 for persons under 60; all carryouts and all evening meals, $5. For more information, call 402-494-1500.

Home-delivered meals, available in South Sioux City, Dakota City and surrounding area to elderly and handicapped persons. Menu and newsletter available monthly.

This week's menu:

Monday Evening meal: Spaghetti/meatballs, lettuce salad, broccoli, mandarin oranges, garlic bread

Tuesday: Taverns, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, pears

Wednesday: Open faced turkey on Texas toast, mashed potatoes/gravy, chuck wagon corn, ruby applesauce

Thursday: Baked ham, augratin potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry salad

Friday: Beef burrito, Spanish rice, refried beans, shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, pineapple


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