Details announced regarding meals and activities at GLOW Bus meal sites.
Starting July 8, kids ages 1 – 18 are invited to eat a free lunch on the GLOW Bus [Green Lunchroom on Wheels] at four meal sites weekdays through Friday August 9.
Alternatively, kids can eat lunch at the Wildcat Cafe sponsored by USD 490 and OPAA! Food Service at Blackmore Elementary School, noon – 1:00 pm weekdays through Friday, August 2.
New lunch varieties on the GLOW Bus this summer include sub sandwiches from Subway Restaurant – ham & cheese subs on Mondays, and turkey & cheese subs on Thursdays. On Tuesdays, lunch is a pulled pork sandwich on a bun from Hog Wild BBQ Pit. LockerMate lunches are served on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Mondays – Thursdays kids who have eaten lunch on the GLOW Bus are offered take home foods including fresh fruit and/or veggies, breakfast items, and snacks. Fridays children may take home a weekend backpack after eating lunch.
After eating lunch, kids are encouraged to stay for a variety of activities offered Mondays – Thursdays at meal sites.
At Silverwood Apts. (SW) and Quail Ridge Apts (QR) activities include:
- hippity hop balls
- Gaga Ball
- various toss and target games
- Food Fun Tuesdays (hosted by Butler County Extension Office)
- Free book days and storytimes
- craft days
- free-play theme days: trucks & cars, dinosaurs, play dough
- Bingo and Guessing games – prizes include one-day swim passes at the City Pool
- water play days
- and much more!
At the Performing Acts Center (PAC), 500 W. Central, music appreciation days feature local talent. Outdoors games will be offered at the playground across the street. Craft days, books days, etc. will be offered under canopies on the east side of the building.
At Forest Park the city swimming pool is the main activity. On Wednesdays kids who eat lunch on the bus are invited to swim for free using a punch on our pool pass.
Questions? Contact Judie by phone or text (405-308-9158) or email (KN2E@msn.com).
Anyone who would like to host an activity, including groups of co-workers and others, are welcomed to contact us to volunteer.