Here’s where kids can eat free lunches in Lawrence this summer

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Children ages 18 and younger will be able to eat a free lunch on weekdays at six locations in Lawrence throughout the summer.

The program will begin June 5 and last several weeks. Participants must eat their lunches on-site, a requirement that had been lifted during 2021 and 2022 because of COVID.

Adults can purchase lunches for $5 each.

The Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., will have lunches available from 11 a.m. to noon on weekdays from Monday, June 5 through Friday, August 4.

All of the following locations will have lunches available on weekdays from Monday, June 5 through Friday, July 28:

Holcom Park, 2700 W. 27th St.: noon to 1 p.m.

Broken Arrow Elementary School, 2704 Louisiana St.: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

New York Elementary, 936 New York St.: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Sunset Hill Elementary, 901 Schwarz Road: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Woodlawn Elementary, 508 Elm St.: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

There will also be Pinckney playground breakfast playdates offering free meals for kids from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on Fridays only, June 9 through July 28.

Meal sites will be closed June 19 and July 3-4 for the holidays.

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