Fairfield, Lockridge congregate meals
Congregate meals are served at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Fairfield Senior Citizen Center and at noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Lockridge Senior Center.
The menu for the coming week is:
Monday ? creamed turkey, mashed potatoes, 5-Way Vegetables, blushing diced pears, biscuit.
Tuesday ? pork riblette, oven-roasted red potatoes, creamed peas, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday ? baked chicken, parsley boiled new potatoes, Green Beans Almondine, banana bread.
Thursday ? roast pork loin, candied sweet potatoes, steamed cabbage, banana, oatmeal-raisin cookie.
Aug. 10 ? Salisbury steak with gravy, O?Brien potatoes, roasted broccoli cuts, Dixie coleslaw, Strawberry Surprise.
Each meal also includes wheat dinner roll or bread, unless another bread item is noted, margarine and skim milk.
Reservations for meals are required one day in advance. At the Fairfield site, reservations can be made either at the senior center or by calling 472-4403. At the Lockridge site, reservations must be called in to 319-696-3450 by 6 p.m.
For people 60 years of age and older and their spouse of any age, there is a suggested contribution based on income range. Individuals younger than 60 pay the full meal charge as posted at the meal site.
Check at the meal sites for meal options, such as shelf-stable meals or frozen meals, to use on days when no meal is served at the center.
Bingo is scheduled to be played from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Fairfield Senior Citizen Center.
Cards and other activities are planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Lockridge Senior Center.
For menu updates, visit the Milestones Area Agency on Aging website at www.milestonesaaa.org.
Fairfield school meals
Fairfield Community School District is offering a free summer breakfast and lunch program to any child age 18 and younger.
Breakfast is served from 8-8:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday at Pence Elementary School. The breakfast program ends Wednesday.
Lunch is served:
? 11:15-11:45 a.m. at the Fairfield Public Library;
? 11:30 a.m. to noon at Pence Elementary School, use the door at the north entrance;
? 12:05-12:35 p.m. at the Roosevelt Community Recreation Center.
Children do not have to eat lunch at the same location each day.
The lunch program continues through Aug. 24.
The lunch menu includes:
Monday ? cheesy Trojan bread, marinara, peaches, milk.
Tuesday ? mini corn dogs, green beans, raisels, milk.
Wednesday ? chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, fresh fruit, milk.
Thursday ? taco snacker, corn, pears, milk.
Aug. 10 ? hamburger on a bun, baked beans, fresh fruit, milk.
Any child through age 18 can have a free, healthy lunch; a child does not have to qualify for free lunches during the school year to eat the free summer lunches.
Adults over 18 can purchase a meal for $3.50, but children are served lunch first.
The free local lunches are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s nationwide Summer Food Service Program.
For information, call Fairfield school district food services director Stephanie Hawkins at 472-2655 Ext. 6703.
Find updates on the Fairfield school district?s website at www.fairfieldsfuture.org.