SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

Santa Barbara County's Picnic in the Park kicked off Santa Maria today. The program runs for 10 weeks from the end of the school year through mid-August.

Food is served to kids and family at various countywide parks Monday through Friday. The program also features food literacy classes, and physical activities.

Picnic in the Park locations include the Santa Barbara Public Library, the United Boys and Girls Club in Lompoc, and the Santa Maria Public Library.