Helping families and children build skills for loving relationships and healthy lifestyles.

Fourth Year for Photos of Family Fun

Photo Contest Winner by Lorri EpsteinOnce again, the Parenting Together program of The Next Door seeks photos of children from birth to eight years interacting with an adult in a healthy activity.

Parenting Education Coordinator Nancy Johanson Paul stated, “The photos we receive in this contest are always incredible! We are lucky to have so many skilled and generous professional and amateur photographers in our area.”

Plan to submit photos by June 30. Eight photos will be chosen for a community photo display, and each of those photographers will receive a $50 gift certificate from G.Willikers Toy Store.   

For more information, visit the contest page,  download an entry form or contact Nancy Johanson Paul at 541-399-4276.

Children’s Fair in The Dalles

Children FairTake your kids to the Children’s Fair! This Saturday, May 21st, 10-2, The Dalles City Park.

English Classes in The Dalles–Free

englishDo you know someone who is trying to make a life here, but who struggles with English? Help is available every Tuesday morning, from 10 am til noon at The Dalles Library. Free English Classes! Get the word out!

Visions of Broccoli

Enjoy our latest email newsletter about a family growing their own food together. Pablo and Antonia wanted to learn to garden here, and boy did they!

Mom does what it takes, and then some

Adorable ChildEnjoy our latest email newsletter. When her kids were placed in foster care, this mom took the opportunity to turn her life around, and theirs too.