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NKEF Celebrates the Holidays

The NKEF is getting ready for the holidays with two great opportunities to make this season special and safe.   Tis’ the season for everything merry and bright!!  Check them out and see which one you would like to take part in or maybe even consider both – the more, the merrier!!!    

Family Portrait Fundraiser & Light up NK event

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The Votes are in… Spook Out NK Winners

Thank you to all who participated in Spook Out NK. This event raised a little over $600 for the North Kingstown Educational Foundation and created a safe alternative to Halloween. We had over 400 votes come in for our 60 registered locations. And the winner are …

Congratulations

1st place (88 votes)  – 70 Walnut Road (Carole Rollins) $50 NK Town wide gift certificate

2nd place (80 votes) – 29 Saratoga Road (Jencks Family)  $20 Inside Scoop gift certificate 

3rd place (43 votes) – 49 Burnt Cedar Drive (Melissa Bailey)  $20 Inside Scoop gift certificate

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Spook Out NK Voting

Voting will be open until midnight tonight

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SPOOK OUT NK maps are LIVE

Join NKEF Thursday, Friday and Saturday to explore North Kingstown and all of its Spooky sites. We have over 50 locations to see. This is a free event but donations are accepted at locations designated on the map.

Click here to download the maps for SPOOK OUT NK!

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North Kingstown group is getting creative to create a safe Halloween


by LYNZI DELUCCIA, NBC 10 NEWS

Check out WJAR Channel 10’s news coverage about the NKEF’s plan for a safe and social distancing Halloween for the families of North Kingstown. 

Learn more about this 3 day event and how to register your location for Spook Out NK here

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Spook Out NK

The NKEF has taken Governor Raimondo’s advice and figured out a creative way to celebrate Halloween this year. We would like to kick off this Halloween season with Spook out NK. This is a 3 night event that will luminate NK neighborhoods, shops/businesses and homes for the viewing public to safely drive-thru and check out the creative and spooky displays. Be the best spookiest decorated location and the winner receives a $50.00 town-wide gift card.

Voting will be done online at nkefoundation.org

Dates

How spooky can we make NK this year?

Locations must be ready for viewing on Thursday (10/29) at 5pm and stay decorated till the clock strikes midnight on Halloween night (10/31)

Registration puts your location on a map that we will advertise for people to explore and vote for!

Register your location below by October 23, 2020

Cost : $10 Proceeds benefit NKEF projects

Send payment to NKEF PO Box 809 North Kingstown RI 02852 or by Paypal

Let’s make this Halloween a safe and spooky fun event that people will never forget!

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Intro to NKEF

The NKEF Informational video was sent by email to the NKSD faculty and staff by Dr. Auger yesterday. Check it out to learn more about this year’s NKEF goals and programs. If you are interested in getting involved click here https://nkefoundation.org/volunteer-opportunities/

Check out the NKEF Intro Video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x6cQPcadP3jyw0GYwxGmI4GJ8dcMVuzP/view

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Join #NKEF Hunt

The NKEF hunt begins tomorrow. The hunt answer keys for the “around your House” and “Around your Neighborhood” will be posted at 8am. The “Around the town” hunt will be posted at 3pm to give the locations time to set-up. 

Please take a moment to search for our group page – #NKEF Hunt,  to share in the fun with other teams, post your pictures and receive updates. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1042794626181054

Enjoy the Hunt !!

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Town Wide Scavenger Hunt

CHECK IT OUT!!!  A great way to Beat the COVID Blues and the delay of school by  going on a safe & socially distant Scavenger Hunt!!!  Families are invited to participate in our #NKEFHUNT

Download your Hunt forms here on August 31, 2020

https://nkefoundation.org/event/catch-the-wave-scavenger-hunt/

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