A Day in Wonderland – Where the Adventure Began

This past Sunday, I took my 5 year old son on a special date.  I never revealed the location ahead of time, I simply cleaned him up, buckled us in the car and off we went!

Always the curious one, he repeatedly asked questions as we made our way past the airport and finally down to our destination of Tranquille Farm Fresh. I handed over our tickets, parked the car and took his little hand in mine while we walked under an arch filled with balloons.

We were once again at A Day in Wonderland!

My son quickly found all of the characters that he first met at the event last summer and was greeted with personal hugs and “high-fives” as we waited for the opening ceremony and parade to begin.


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Kamloops Arts Council’s Rivertown Players 2014

One of my favorite things to do with the kids in the summer is to take them to see the Rivertown Players perform. Founded and sponsored by the Kamloops Arts Council, this children’s theatre troupe put on shows five days a week throughout July and August.

Traditionally, these shows have taken place only at Riverside Park but this summer they have taken their shows on the road and can now also be seen at Albert McGowan Park, Centennial Park and McDonald Park.


Yesterday, the kids and I took in a couple of their performances. The
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The Arrival of FootGolf in Kamloops

Canada’s newest sport of FootGolf has arrived in Kamloops!

Sun Rivers Golf Course is one of only three golf courses in all of British Columbia to offer this precision sport, in which players kick a soccer ball into a 21 inch diameter cup using the least amount of shots possible.


As a golfer whose family takes part in the occasional round of Family Continue reading

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