Lacey: free summer lunch program begins June 23

Staff writerJune 5, 2014 

Lacey's summer lunch program, which provides free lunches to children and youth 18 or younger at three area elementary schools, begins June 23 and will continue through Aug. 15.

Lunch is served from noon to 12:30 p.m., followed by a snack from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. There is no lunch service or snack on July 4.

Here are the lunch and snack locations:

-Lydia Hawk Elementary School, 7600 5th Street SE, Lacey, WA 98503

-Pleasant Glade Elementary School, 1920 Abernathy Road NE, Lacey, WA 98516

-Mountain View Elementary School, 1900 College Street SE, Lacey, WA 98503

A separate program, Playground Pals, offers free activities, arts and crafts, games, fitness, and summer reading programs at each site from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., following daily lunch services, according to a news release.

The free lunch program is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Nutrition Program, North Thurston Public Schools, the city of Lacey and community donations.

For more information, call Lacey Parks and Recreation at 360-491-0857.

 

Rolf Boone rboone@theolympian.com 360-754-5403

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