DECATUR — Free Summer Food Service Program meals will be distributed at park and school locations across Decatur this summer.
The program is offered through the Decatur Park District and Illinois State Board of Education.
The park district and the Children’s Museum of Illinois will also provide free mobile STEAM programs following lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
The free meals will be available Monday through Friday, through July 30, for children ages 18 and under.
Yellow Hat park leaders will be in nine neighborhood parks during the lunch hour each weekday with organized games and activities.
Lunch and STEAM location and times are:
Garfield Park, 1-2p.m. | STEAM 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays
Grant Park, 10:30-11:30 a.m. | STEAM 11-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays
Hess Park, 1-2 p.m. | STEAM 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays
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Johns Hill Park, 1-2 p.m. | STEAM 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays
Monroe Park, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.| STEAM 12:15-1:15 p.m. Thursdays
Mueller Park, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. | STEAM 12:15-1:15 p.m. Tuesdays
Oak Grove Park, 10:30-11:30 a.m. | STEAM 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays
South Shores Park, 10:30-11:30 a.m. | STEAM 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays
Torrence Park, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. | STEAM 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesdays
For more information, call Jamie Gower, Decatur Park District director of recreation and facilities, at 217-422-5911.