KCDC is celebrating all things nature

Kamloops Child Development Centre (KCDC), a non-profit

Little Paxton West playing at Rainbow’s Roost. Submitted.

organization dedicated to providing inclusive, nature-based child-care programming and support to children and families with unique or typical developmental needs, will host two fundraising events in April.

April 1 from 10am – 3pm • Eggs-Ceptional Easter at Rainbow’s Roost

In keeping with the nature-based philosophy of the KCDC, families are invited to celebrate Easter Sunday at Rainbow Roost with staff and friends of our centre. This event at the spectacular Rainbow’s Roost Farm will start at 10 a.m. and feature everything from Easter egg hunts to pony rides to bunny bowling. When you’re tired from all the fun, head over to the fire pit and grab a hot dog to roast.

Rainbow’s Roost is a stunning 53-acre property on the North Thompson River just 20 minutes from Downtown Kamloops. Miniature horses Dainty and Bella are the highlight of the petting farm, but you will also see dwarf goats, bunnies, pigs, lambs and silky hens. There’s something for everyone.

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The Freudian Slips Improvised Comedy Troupe featuring (left to right, top row) Kennedy Crane, Dan Ondang, Jamie Mason, (left to right, bottom row) Taylor James McCallum, Paul Rancourt, Andrew G. Cooper, Allandra Gardner, and Brendan Law. Submitted

Chimera Theatre and The Freudian Slips are pleased to announce  a new director, a new troupe, and an all-new season of improvised comedy taking place in Kamloops! The Freudian Slips is the hottest improvised comedy troupe in the desert city and will continue to bring monthly improv shows to Kamloops this spring and summer.

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A musical tour through several Nordic countries Ventos Wind Quintet

Our Berwick Chamber Music series concludes for the 2017-18 season with Northern Lights, featuring the Ventos Wind Quintet, on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 pm in the Thompson Rivers University Clocktower Theatre.

Ventos (which means “Wind” in Portuguese) is based in the Vancouver area but endeavours to bring quality chamber music to all parts of British Columbia and beyond. Ventos was born out of each member’s individual passion to share their artistry and inspire others while making great music as a group. The quintet aspires to engage audiences young and old with exciting performances of the Continue reading A musical tour through several Nordic countries Ventos Wind Quintet

Queer Storytelling through Stop-Motion Animation

Queer Storytelling through Stop-Motion Animation with Kerri Flannigan

Friday, March 16

3:30 to 5:00 pm

Ages 14+, FREE

Saturday, March 17

1:00 to 4:00pm

Ages 14+, FREE

Join us in our studios with Victoria-based artist Kerri Flannigan for a Queer Storytelling through Stop-Motion Animation workshop.

Participants in this two-part workshop will explore using short stop-motion animation as a way of sharing personal experiences from queer perspectives.

On Friday, March 16, participants will learn about different ways of telling stories through art and engage in activities that explore themes of how our intersectional identities (such as race, age, gender and sexuality) impact how we experience different places.

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Art Exposed Regional Exhibition kicks off Friday, March 9

Henry Small to emcee opening reception at Old Courthouse Cultural Centre 
Plenty of original, affordable artwork by area artists will be unveiled at the Kamloops Arts Council’s Art Exposed Regional Exhibition, which opens at a reception this Friday, March 9 from 5-8pm at the Old Courthouse (7 Seymour Street West).
Local musician and personality Henry Small will emcee. Many know Henry as a performer, radio DJ and producer of Music in the Park; as the Kamloops Arts Council celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, Henry will speak about his involvement with the KAC over the years.

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