Kamloops Symphony

Subscriptions: Kamloops Symphony early pricing deadline

Kamloops Symphony subscription tickets are on sale now for the Kamloops Symphony2015-2016 season. Subscribe before June 30th to save up to 30 per cent.

This season’s programming has something for everyone. From the new Masterworks programming, featuring the music of great composers such as Mozart, Sibelius, Ravel and more, to Kelson Group Pops programming that includes The Music of ABBA and The Eagles.

Subscribers choose the series that is best for them: Masterworks, Kelson Group Pops, or New Gold Continue reading


Kamloops Relay For Life misses target due to major storm and is now at risk of falling short of vital funds

The Canadian Cancer Society’s 20th Annual Relay For Life was shut down early on June 20th  at Hillside Stadium because of a major wind storm and now the Society is at risk of falling short of their fundraising goals.

“All of the volunteers and teams had put in so much work and were looking forward to another great event,” says Jenn Harbaruk, Community Giving Coordinator in Kamloops. “Our goal was to hit $75,000 this year and we were barely able to reach the $50,000 mark before being forced to shut down 4 hours into a 12-hour event.”

The storm that blew in around 3:30pm on Saturday, June 20th brought with it 65 km⁄hr winds, lightning and a torrential downpour.

“Fortunately everybody got out safely,” says Harbaruk, “but shutting Continue reading

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Teens! Take the 2015 Summer Challenge!

Tired of the same old summer reading club?logo (1)
Then this summer challenge yourself with the Teen Summer Challenge and take a reading club to a whole new level!
Test your skills against the challenges and see how many you can complete!

Complete challenges and earn points! You get one entry into the grand prize draw for every 5 points! Complete the challenges in any order, complete with a friend and you can both get the points! Weekly prizes will be drawn from that week’s entries so make sure to spread out your challenges throughout the summer for more chances to win! 1st Grand prize is an iPad Mini 2 and 2nd Grand Prize is a Kobo Arc 7HD!

Almost all challenges can be submitted online at Continue reading


Easy Summertime Dinner Salad: Chicken Kale Quinoa Salad

One of my favorite summertime activities is enjoying a picnic at Riverside Park with the family on a warm summer evening before heading over to the Rotary Bandshell for some Music in the Park. We like to fill up our collapsible cooler with fresh fruit, veggies and a selection of easy to make salads.

This Chicken Kale Quinoa Salad is one of our favorite salads. I prepare the chicken breasts ahead of time and refrigerate, ready to be used at a moment’s notice.


  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 1 medium-sized head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 8 stalks of kale, chopped
  • handful (each) of raw almonds, pumpkin and sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil



1. Cook the chicken breasts. I prefer the following method, as it Continue reading

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