The Free Summer Lunch is back.

The Missouri Slope United Way in conjunction with Great Plains Food Bank is sponsoring the program at various parks in the Bismarck-Mandan area now through mid-summer.

The program runs Monday through Friday, except for July 4-5.

In Bismarck, free lunches are available noon - one PM through July 26 at the following locations:

Grimsrud Elementary Playground  716 W St. Benedict

Jaycee Centennial Park corner of E.Century and N 4th Street

Lions Hillside Park 1719 E Hillside

Sons of Norway Park east of Jeanette Myhre on Expressway

Will-Moore Elementary Playground 400 East Ave. E (Northwest side of the building)

Wachter Park Shelter 205 E Reno Ave.

The following Bismarck location is open weekdays 11:45 - 12:15 through August 16

Kiwanis Park 318 S Washington

In Mandan free lunches will be available at these locations through August 2nd:

Kiwanis Park 201 3rd Street SW near the baseball diamond. 11:45 - 12:15 closed July 4-5

Dykshoorn Park Bandshell Area W Main Street 12:30 - 1PM closed July 3-5

[Source: United Way]