School lunch

Students eat lunch at Irving Elementary School.

Jim Lee, Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Community Schools

Monday: BBQ rib/bun, baked beans, sliced pickles, pears, milk

Tuesday: Country fried steak on a bun, mashed potatoes/gravy, broccoli/dip, fruit cocktail, milk

Wednesday: Chili, dinner salad/cauliflower, mandarin oranges, corn bread/honey butter, cheddar gold fish crackers, milk

Thursday: Tavern on a bun, baked beans, sliced pickles, pineapples tidbits, milk

Friday: Turkey ala king w biscuit, dinner salad/tomatoes, mandarin oranges, colby jack cheese stick, 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: Grief Support Program 9:30 a.m.; 8 a.m. Scrapbooking; 8:30 a.m 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; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12 p.m. ACBL Duplicate Bridge; 12:30 p.m. Movie "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"; 1 p.m. Ballet Exercise & Jazz, Pinochle, American Mah Jong, Woodcarving; 2 p.m. Walking Off Pounds; 2:30 p.m. Fitness w/Kelly.

Tuesday: Coffee Talk with Cheryl 9:30 a.m.; 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr., Penny Bingo; 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; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Hoopla, Tap Class, Penny Bingo; 1 p.m. Mexican Train, Beginning Scrabble, Painting Class, Pitch; 2 p.m. Ping Pong.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr.; 9 a.m. Chorus, Yoga w/Dixie, Novice Dup. Bridge Game; 9:30 a.m. Painting Class; 10 a.m. Chess Group, Sexy & Fit after 40, Talk Show "Winter Weather" T.J. Springer, KTIV Meteorologist; 10:45 a.m. Guitar practice; 11 a.m. Ballet Exercise & Jazz, Drama Group; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 11:30 a.m. Jam Session; 1 p.m. Choreographed Ballroom, Phase 10, Coloring Corner, Scrabble, 500; 2:30 p.m. 1 Mile Walk Warm Up; 3 p.m. Fitness w/Kelly; 6 p.m. ACBL Duplicate Bridge.

Thursday: 8:30 a.m. Penny Bingo; 9 a.m. Yoga, Beginner 2 Line Dance; 10 a.m Beginning Bridge, Walking Off Pounds, Men's Club; 10:30 a.m. Balance Class w/YMCA Instr.; 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: BCU PT Screenings 9:30-11 a.m.; 8:30 a.m. Enhance Fitness w/YMCA Instr., Exercise Plus 50; 9:30 a.m. Wii Bowling, Mixed Media Art Class w/Vivian Miller, Fitness w/Dixie, Women's Pool Shooting Class; 10 a.m. Blood Pressure/Mercy; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch; 12 p.m. Basic Tap, Bridge Group; 12:30 p.m. Open Craft Time; 1 p.m. Bridge, 500, Friday Dance "Shirley's Big Band."

This week's menu:

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

Tuesday: Goulash, garlic bread, and dessert 

Wednesday: Meatloaf, baked potato, vegetable and dessert 

Thursday: Roasted turkey/stuffing, mashed potatoes/gravy, green bean casserole, and pumpkin dessert

Friday: Tavern, onion rings, vegetable and 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: Chicken & dumplings, baked sweet potato, seasoned green beans, multi grain bread, chocolate chip cookie, milk, margarine 

Tuesday: Breaded pollock, dirty rice, lima beans, multi grain bread, fresh banana, milk, margarine, tartar sauce

Wednesday: Roast beef, brown gravy, mashed red potatoes, green peas, wheat roll, birthday cake, milk, margarine

Thursday: Ham and white beans, broccoli, cornbread, peach cobbler, milk, margarine

Friday: Veterans Day

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: Sausage gravy, biscuit, scrambled eggs, cheesy hash browns, pineapple

Tuesday: Chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, wax beans, ambrosia salad

Wednesday: Tuna and noodles, peas, diced beets, peaches

Thursday: Chicken noodle, mashed potatoes, broccoli/cheese, ruby applesauce

Friday: Veterans Day: SOS, garlic potatoes, green beans, pears


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