By T. A. Hendrickson
Following are schools and parks in Northeast Los Angeles where free lunch is served on weekdays in the summer for kids and teens, ages 1 to 18. Participation in classes or activities is not required to receive a free lunch.
For meal times and other details at schools, call 211 or visit: achieve.lausd.net/cafela. For details at parks and rec centers, call the Summer Lunch Office at 818-546-2383 or 818-546-2384 or text “Summer Meals” at 97779 or visit: laparks.org/foodprogram.
Cypress Park: Nightingale Middle School, Aragon Elementary, Cypress Recreation Center, Rio de Los Angeles Park
Eagle Rock: Eagle Rock High, Toland Way Elementary, Eagle Rock Recreation Center, Yosemite Recreation Center
Elysian Valley: Dorris Place Elementary, Elysian Valley Recreation Center
Glassell Park: Loreto Elementary, Sotomayor High, Glassell Park Recreation Center
Highland Park: Aldama Elementary, Buchanan Elementary, Franklin High, Monte Vista Elementary, San Pascual Elementary, Highland Park Recreation Center, Ramona Hall Community Center
Lincoln Heights: Lincoln High, Lincoln Heights Recreation Center, Lincoln Heights Youth Center, Lincoln Park Recreation Center (The Lincoln Heights Branch Library also serves free summer lunch each weekday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. until August 9.)
Montecito Heights: Hillside Elementary, Latona Avenue Elementary, Montecito Heights Recreation Center
Mount Washington: Carlin G. Smith Recreation Center