Los Angeles County
Antelope Valley Senior Services and the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging offer meals to senior citizens 60 and older for $3.50 (at the nutrition sites and for home-delivered meals) at these locations:
Antelope Valley Senior Center, 777 West Jackman St., Lancaster.
Legacy Commons for Active Seniors, 930 East Ave. Q-9, Palmdale.
Jackie Robinson Park, 8773 East Ave. R, Sun Village.
Stephen Sorensen Park, 16801 East Ave. P, Lake Los Angeles.
Reservations are required for nutrition sites except the Antelope Valley Senior Center. To make reservations, attend the sites to sign up for the senior meal program. Doors open for reserved clients at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center and Legacy Commons, and 10:30 a.m. at Jackie Robinson Park and Sorensen Park.
A 24-hour advance signup is required for site managers to reserve a meal in your name at all sites except the Senior Center.
Meals are served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Lancaster site, 10 a.m. to noon at Palmdale, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jackie Robinson and Sorensen parks. Coffee is available at all sites for free.
Home-delivered meals are available to seniors who are high-risk and confined to their homes. You must be home to receive the meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details, call 661-948-2320.
Meals and the days they will be served are:
Broccoli beef — beef marinated and stir-fried with garlic, ginger and low-sodium soy sauce over broccoli florets.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22
Lemon herb fish — aromatic lemon herb sauce served over an ovenroasted pangasius.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 23
Shredded pork with gravy over jacket potato.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 24
Chicken pesto salad — toasted sweet greens topped with a savory pesto-flavored sliced chicken breast.
MONDAY, JANUARY 27
Frittata de Cielo — ovenbaked dish with egg, garden vegetables and pork, topped with a marinara sauce.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 28
Citrus cod — savory orange sauce served over roasted cod.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29
Chicken molé — balance of chocolate, orange and spices over oven-roasted chicken.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
Pasta bolognese — Italian noodles topped with slow-simmered sauce and elegantly seasoned ground beef.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31
Latvian pork stroganoff — diced pork slowsimmered in creamy white stroganoff gravy.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
Beef Bourguignon — diced beef simmered in an elegantly flavored French Bourguignon sauce.