Nancy Nash

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Nov 15

OSU Extension – Partners in Healthy Eating!

  A big thank-you to Jan and Jennifer for treating the kids to a delicious power smoothie today at the Kids Zone!  If you want to try this kid-tested “Popeye Power Smoothie” at home, here’s the recipe and a link to Food Hero.org for more wonderful healthy recipes and tips–in English and Spanish–for your family! …

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Mar 29

Making Pasta at the Kids Zone!

A big thank-you to Robert and Aymee of Arr’ Place in Nye Beach for coming up to the Kids Zone and teaching the Culinary Club how to make pasta from scratch! They made spaghetti, fettuccini, and homemade ravioli. Yum!  

Mar 27

Depoe Bay Easter Egg Hunt

The day started out overcast and wet, with that drizzle that makes you ask yourself why you’re out of the house this early on a Saturday, traipsing through wet grass to find hiding spots for about 1,000 colorful eggs filled with candy!  But we all know why:  For the kids!  Despite the weather, kids and adults …

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Sep 30

Welcome, Heide!

Neighbors For Kids is excited to introduce our new Executive Assistant Heide Lambert. Heide obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Evergreen State College in Olympia ,Washington, in 2000. She loves art, science, nature, motion pictures and learning. Four years ago, Heide moved to Waldport with her husband and two daughters, who attend Crestview Heights Elementary. The family spends a lot of time …

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May 04

From the Executive Director . . .

Spring is here, the weather has been great lately, and we are all very excited for this season!  Living on the Oregon Coast is a special place, and we are happy to be able to serve the children of this region.  Fun times are on the way at the Kids Zone.  We will be scheduling …

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Feb 12

SMART – Family Literacy Event – February 21st

Neighbors For Kids will host S.M.2A.R.T.–Science Meets Music, Art, Reading, and Technology– on Saturday, February 21, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, serving breakfast at 10:15. This free, family-friendly event at the Kids Zone, 634 SE Hwy 101 in Depoe Bay, will have activities, booths and exhibits designed to demonstrate how science integrates with diverse …

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Feb 10

From Executive Director Toby Winn . . .

Wow, it’s hard to believe that February is here! With the beautiful, sunny days we had in January, it was beginning to feel like summer had arrived a bit early! I’m happy to announce some exciting news about what’s happening with Neighbors For Kids.  Our newest addition to the Games Room is a 1980’s Pinball …

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Feb 02

Who Knew Math Could Be So Much Fun?!?

  NFK’s Family Literacy Event, “Have Fun with Math,” at Kids Zone was a blast! Our featured presenter, Rebecca “Storyweaver” Cohen, had the kids counting by twos and dividing chocolate chip cookies in response to two tales of a magic rice paddle and a dozen of the classic cookies. The interactive event highlighted fun booths …

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Jan 23

From the Executive Director . . .

We are well into the New Year, and 2015 looks like an exciting one for Kids Zone!  With the new express bus, we plan on taking field trips to businesses and organizations that spark the interest of our teens for future careers and trips to the tide pools to extract living marine species, as we build …

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Dec 06

From Toby J. Winn, Executive Director

The Kids Zone would like to formally welcome our newest addition to the team, a 1987 GMC school bus!  This 14-passenger retired school bus was driven up from the Coquille School District in November, and they generously released this vehicle to NFK for only $100!  Of course, there will be costs associated with gas, insurance …

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