Rivertown Players Continue Free Kids’ Theatre with Fantasy Theme

The Rivertown Players are excited to announce their August season. This time, the theme is “Fantasy.” There are three new exciting shows to see from August 1st to August 26th. Come out to the parks of Kamloops once more for zany, interactive children’s theatre!

The shows for this year’s season are:
 
Princess Seraphina and The Magical Mishap
By: Ashley Hiibner

Princess Seraphina and her pet dragon Darcy are the best hula hooping duo in the entire kingdom! But when Prince Leopold shows up to save the day, Darcy ends up being put under a magical spell Continue reading Rivertown Players Continue Free Kids’ Theatre with Fantasy Theme

The YMCA-YWCA Women’s Emergency Shelter’s 5th Annual “Empty Toy Box Project” Underway

The YMCA-YWCA Women’s Emergency Shelter’s 5th Annual “Empty Toy Box Project” is underway, running August 1st to August 31st.

The Y Women’s Emergency Shelter is in need of NEW toys and gifts to give the children and youth who stay at the Shelter. Often children need to leave their most precious items behind and sometimes their stay is over birthdays and holidays –  it’s a wonderful thing to receive something special during a difficult time in their lives.

Don’t know what to give? Think of what your own child wanted for Christmas or – GIFT CARDS are a perfect gift!

Drop off your NEW items and/or gift cards at participating local Continue reading The YMCA-YWCA Women’s Emergency Shelter’s 5th Annual “Empty Toy Box Project” Underway

WCT’s Stage One Theatre School Presents: The Trials of Robin Hood

Western Canada Theatre’s Stage One Theatre School is proud to present the talent of our students in The Trials of Robin Hood, performed by this summer’s Performance Class.

Robin Hood is on trial for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor and must defend himself to King Richard. The only problem is the King has just returned from the Crusades, and he now has to determine the truth! Is Robin Hood a hero, lover, or evil criminal? Robin, Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham each tell their interpretation of events, but ultimately, it’s up to the audience to decide!

With something to please everyone young and old, this is the story Continue reading WCT’s Stage One Theatre School Presents: The Trials of Robin Hood

Air quality means more indoor performances for free kids’ theatre this week

Rivertown Players to perform at Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre, Lansdowne Village and North Shore 
Kamloops, BC — Due to poor air quality, the Kamloops Arts Council’s Rivertown Players will again be performing indoors this week. All children, families, day camps, and evacuees are encouraged to attend these FREE family-friendly performances.
THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE – **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
 
TUESDAY, JULY 18:
Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre (3550 Westsyde Road, the old Westsyde Elementary School)
11am – Blast-Off Beaver
1pm – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19:
Sun Peaks Village, to be confirmed
11am – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
1pm – Blast-Off Beaver
THURSDAY, JULY 20:
North Shore location, to be confirmed – check back soon!
11am – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
1pm – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
FRIDAY, JULY 21:
Lansdowne Village (450 Lansdowne Street downtown – unit #204 in between the Booster Juice and Dollarama)
11am – Blast-Off Beaver
1pm – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
SATURDAY, JULY 22:
Lansdowne Village (450 Lansdowne Street downtown – unit #204 in between the Booster Juice and Dollarama)
11am – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
1pm – Blast-Off Beaver
For up-to-the-minute news on locations and changes to the schedule, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rivertownplayers

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A Small Thing….But Big: Curled up with a Good Book

Title: A Small Thing…But Big

Author: Tony Johnston

Illustrated by:  Hadley Hooper

Excerpt: 

“Before today, I was very afraid of dogs,” Lizzie told him.

The quiet old man replied, “Before today, I was very afraid of children.”

Age group: 4-7 year olds

What’s to love: 

In this book, a little girl struggles with and eventually overcomes her Continue reading A Small Thing….But Big: Curled up with a Good Book

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