June 21, 2011 |

Kids can get meals at Citiparks rec centers

Pittsburgh's Summer Food Service Program began on Mon., June 20, at Citiparks throughout the city.

The program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Pennsylvania Department of Education, serves healthy breakfasts, lunches, and snacks on a first come, first serve basis to all children up to 18 years old, as well as mentally disabled individuals up to 21 years old.

The nine-week program will continue weekdays through Fri., Aug. 19, at more than 100 sites throughout the City. Larger sites will operate all summer long, while smaller and part-time sites will operate on modified schedules.

Sites in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods include:

Arlington Community Center, 2201 Salisbury Street.

Arlington Heights, 3123 Cordell Place (rear).

• Armstrong Park, S. 12th Street.

Knoxville United Church, 148 Jucunda Street.

• Lighthouse Memorial Church, 810 Fisher Street.

• Ormsby Community Center, 79 S. 22nd Street.

• Phillips Community Center, 201 Parkfield Street.

• Ream Pool, 321 Merrimac Street.

• St. Clair Bethany House, 930 Cresswell Street.

Warrington Community Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue.

For specific locations and hours of operation, call Citiparks at 412-244-3911 or visit Citiparks' Summer Food Service Program website for more information.

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