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Free summer lunch program for kids

Free summer lunches will be served up once again this summer for youth age 2-18 at three locations in Evanston.

The cold lunches, which include sandwich, fruit and drink, will be served outdoors starting Monday, June 16, on a first-come, first-served basis. All lunches must be eaten on site, and parents must accompany young children.

Coordinated by the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center and funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education, this summer lunch program runs Monday-Friday, June 16-Aug. 22.

There will be no program on Friday, July 4.

Lunchtimes vary by location. Food will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St., and at Mason Park, Church Street at Florence Avenue.

At Robert Crown Park, 1701 Main St., lunches will be given out from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information, call 847-448-8254.

In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Agriculture policy, this program is available to all eligible children without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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