New Nancy Drew®: Codes & Clues® Promotion, Begins April 20 at Ovation Brands® and Furr’s Fresh Buffet®

Ovation Brands’® portfolio of restaurants – Old Country Buffet®, Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet and Country Buffet® – as well as Furr’s Fresh Buffet® are helping kids crack the code on fun with their newest Thursday Family Night promotion featuring the beloved Super De-TECH-Tive Nancy Drew®. Starting April 20, 2017, kids may visit their local participating Ovation Brands or Furr‘s restaurant to enjoy a night of food, fun and mystery with the Nancy Drew®: Codes & Clues® mobile app. Family Night is every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Activities may vary by location.

“We are delighted to feature Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues in our latest Family Night program. The promotion provides the right blend of fun and education for kids,” said Mike Griffith, Director of Marketing for Ovation Brands® and Furr’s Fresh Buffet®. “Our Family Night programs feature popular characters kids love. Plus, parents may feel good about having their children enjoy these kid-friendly activities.”

Ovation Brands and Furr’s Fresh Buffet present Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues Family Night from April 20 to May 25. (PRNewsfoto/Ovation Brands)

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Ovation Brands, and we look forward to seeing our all new app, Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues, played in their restaurants,” said Penny Milliken, CEO, HeR Interactive. “Families can enjoy great food and a great game while being inspired by fun coding and STEM related activities for the whole family.”

In one of the most engaging and educational coding apps for kids, as a member of Nancy Drew’s De-TECH-Tive crew, players choose disguises, find clues, and program their robot puppy to solve the mystery of a missing Tech Fair project. The fun mystery unfolds in a full narrative story spanning six chapters, as Nancy and friends encounter students who may have taken the missing project. Help Nancy track down suspects and discover what happened to the project before the Tech Fair competition begins!

The six-week Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues Family Night promotion will feature different themes and activities. The popular app encourages STEM education and kids will be able to participate in activities featuring mystery, science, coding and finding clues every Thursday night during the promotional period.

Kids can become a mystery adventure with the following scheduled weekly themes.

  • April 20Nancy Drew – Super De-TECH-Tive 101
  • April 27 – Coding Basics and Pizza too
  • May 4 – A-MAZE-ING Detective!
  • May 11 – Invisible Ink & Ultimate Nancy Drew Journal Giveaway!
  • May 18 – Family Mystery!
  • May 25 – Code it with Robot Puppy!

In addition to the Family Night fun, kids may also enjoy a delicious home-style meal during their visit. Every Thursday during the promotion, from 4p.m. to close, kids eat for just $1.99. Age restrictions apply.

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