• May 21, 2022
 Parks and Recreation, Public Library to host “Rec and Read Day;” Children can receive free books, meals

Parks and Recreation, Public Library to host “Rec and Read Day;” Children can receive free books, meals

As part of Parks and Recreation Month, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Public Library are teaming up with Children’s Kingdom to distribute free books and meals to children on Thursday, July 23 at various parks and recreation centers.

The Public Library will be providing the free books, while the Children’s Kingdom provides free meals. Children’s Kingdom is a non-profit organization that provides free and nutritious meals to children in our community.

The free curbside service is on a first-come, first-served basis with COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place.

Books and meals will be distributed at the following locations:

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Galatzan Recreation Center, 650 Wallenberg
  • Gary Del Palacio/Album Park, 3001 Parkwood
  • Hidden Valley Park, 200 Coconut Tree Ln.
  • Pat O’Rourke Recreation Center, 901 N Virginia
  • Nolan Richardson Recreation Center, 4435 Maxwell
  • Seville Community Center, 6700 Sambrano Ave

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

  • Delta Park, 4321 Delta Dr.
  • Officer David Ortiz Park, 563 N Carolina Dr.
  • Sue Young Park, 9730 Diana Dr.
  • Leona F. Washington Recreation Center, 3400 E. Missouri Ave.

The Parks and Recreation Department is celebration Parks and Recreation Month with a variety of virtual activities for people of all ages. Follow the Parks and Recreation Department on Facebook and Twitter for activities and updates.

Parks and Recreation Month is an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) that raises awareness and appreciation of the valuable contributions that parks and recreation programs make to the community.

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