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Posted on: May 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Dates Announced for Oakland Park's Summer Food Service Program

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The Oakland Park City Commission recently authorized the City to participate in the 2017 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through the State of Florida, Department of Agriculture.

Free lunches will be served Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m. and free snacks will be provided Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. starting Monday, June 12th through Friday, August 18th with the exception of July 4 when City facilities are closed for the Independence Day Holiday.

The SFSP is open to ALL youth 18 years old and under.

For the 2017 SFSP, Oakland Park will serve free lunch and afternoon snacks at:

  • Spiher Recreation Center, 1246 NE 37th Street.
  • Collins Community Center, 3900 NE 3rd Avenue
  • North Andrews Gardens Community Center, 250 NE 56th Court

Typical lunch items served include sandwiches, chicken nuggets, milk, juice and fruit (hot lunch options will be added this year) and among the snack items provided are fresh fruit, muffins, pizza crackers and juice.

Please note: SFSP rules stipulate lunch and snacks must be eaten on the premises and not available as a "to go" meal. Oakland Park served more than 5,000 free lunches and 8,000 snacks to local children at the Summer Food Program sites in 2016.

To learn more about Oakland Park’s Summer Food Service Program, please call Parks and Leisure Services at 954-630-4500.

2017 Summer Food Service Program Flyer (English)

2017 Summer Food Service Program Flyer (Spanish)

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