City News and Updates

Summer Meal Program to be Held at City Parks

Children ages 18 and under can get free, nutritional meals this summer thanks to a program offered by the California Department of Education and the United States Department of Agriculture.

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Summer Food Services Program at seven locations in June, July and August. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. with lunch available from noon to 1:00 p.m. All meals are served on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday at the following locations from June 12 through August 11:

  • Pico Park, 9528 Beverly Blvd.
  • Pio Pico Elementary, 4211 Columbia St.
  • Rivera Park, 9530 Shade Ln.
  • Rio Hondo Park, 8421 San Luis Potosi Pl.
  • Rio Vista Park, 8751 Coffman & Pico Rd.
  • Smith Park, 6016 Rosemead Blvd.
  • Veterans & Ladies Auxiliary Park, 9325 Garth Gardner Ln.

NOTE - No meals will be served on Tuesday, July 4.

All meals must be eaten on site. Monthly menus are available at participating sites and online.

Volunteers are needed to assist with set up, meal distribution, site supervision and clean up. If you would like to volunteer or need more information about this program, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 562.801.4430.