Families Together – March 20th 6-8 pm

How-to-Teach-a-Slug-to-Read-Pearson-Susan-9780761458050We do hope you will join us for Families Together this month, on Friday night, March 20th from 6-8 pm at Yachats Community Presbyterian Church. The featured story for this free dinner and evening focused on early literacy is, “How to Teach your Slug to Read” by, Susan Pearson. It is a really fun story, with wonderful illustrations by David Slonim, that is just not to be missed! Every family will take home their own copy of the book and their will be age appropriate free books for the older children attending as well. There will also be crafts for the children and helpful hints about encouraging early reading for the parents. See you there!

Families Together – Friday February 27th from 6-8 pm

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and learn about a little girl named Ruby Bridges. Ruby was born during the time of segregation in the South. In 1960, she made history when she attended an all white school. Follow her story and learn why we still celebrate her courage today. Dinner is free and each child will take home their own copy of the featured story, which is a Scholastic First Reader Biography. We hope to see you there at the Yachats Community Presbyterian Church for this fun event!

Little Sweethearts Valentine Dance – Friday, February 13th, 7-9 pm – Yachats Commons

Tiffany and kidsBring your little sweetheart to the third annual YYFAP family Valentine Dance. Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, or any couple combination of friends and family young and old alike. There is no age limit. Each adult willreceive a flower to give their date and there will be refreshments and couples photos too. Music will be provided once again by our very own local DJ-JD. Call YYFAP at 541-547-4599 for more information.

Cost is $10 per couple or $15 per family.



Employment Opportunity

We are currently looking for a positive and enthusiastic leader for our Afterschool     Rec-Plus Program. This program runs after school every day that public school is in session: two hours afterschool most days of the week, and three hours afterschool on Wednesdays due to early release. Please review the job description for more details or call Alice at YYFAP at 541-547-4599. Application should be made at YYFAP in person or via email to yapkids@peak.org using the application template found here.

Rec Plus Leader Job Description   Job-Application-Copy


Families Together – Friday Night January 30th – 6-8 pm

Come join YYFAP staff and our friendly volunteers from the Yachats Community Presbyterian Church for the first Families Together of 2015! We are featuring the lovely children’s book, “The Mitten”, by Jan Brett. Dinner is free, as always, and every child takes home a copy of the featured book too. Older siblings will find age appropriate books for them as well. Ms. Angie will be reading the story this month so we sure hope to see you there!

Ornament Night & Preschool Holiday Program – Friday Night Dec. 19th, 6-8 pm


Please join us this Friday night, Dec. 19th from 6-8 pm at the Yachats Commons for our annual holiday Families Together/Ornament Night. This year the preschool holiday program is included and you don’t want to miss it! We will also have story time and a visit from Santa. All children will take home a copy of our featured holiday book, “Just Right for Christmas” by Birdie Black. There is no charge for this event. We hope to see you there!