Free Lunch for Kids | USD 497 Summer Meal Program


June 3, 2024 12:00pm July 26, 2024 12:00pm


Free | Children (up to 18)
$5 | Adults

Join us for Free Summer Lunch! 🍽

Enjoy FREE lunch in Lawrence this summer for kids 18 or younger! No need for documentation or registration—just come to the Main Lobby at the Lawrence Arts Center Monday to Friday, June 3 to July 26. Meals are generously provided by the USD 497 Summer Meal Program and free to all children ($5 for adults). Join us for an artful, tasty, and fun-filled summer!


  • June 3-July 26 (see below for “no service” dates)
  • Monday-Friday, 12 pm-1 pm
  • Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby
  • Free for ages 1-18 (no documentation or registration necessary)
  • Adult meals are $5
  • Meals must be consumed on-site
  • Lunches are also available at the Lawrence Public Library Monday to Friday, 11 am to Noon (707 Vermont St.).


The Arts Center is closed or booked for an event and will not offer free summer lunch in Lawrence on the following dates:

  • Friday, June 14
  • Wednesday, June 19
  • Thursday & Friday, July 4 & 5
  • Friday, July 19