December 2016…… Newsletter…..


EYC FAMILY FUN AND LEARNING AT THE JOHN TOD CENTRE Y

Interactive Early Learning Centre
(Birth to school age)

Children play and learn with their parent, grandparent or caregiver in a fun and safe setting. It’s a great place to meet friends and there will be locomotion time in the gym every day!

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y
Mondays-Fridays, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Drop-in FREE!

Baby Locomotion Time
(pre-crawlers to walkers)

Connect with other parents and give your baby a chance to explore movement in a big, safe space designed for fun!

JOHN TOD CENTRE Y
Mondays, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Drop-in 
FREE!


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19th Annual Wildlights Festival

December 9th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017 (Closed Christmas Day) wildlights_1
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
(Last admission at 8:30 pm)

Bring the whole family out to enjoy:

  • Uncle Chris the Clown (except on December 24th)
  • Visit with Santa!
  • Winter Story Time at 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm on December 9 – 11, 14 – 18, 21 – 23, 27 – 30
  • Scavenger Hunt (age 10 & up) 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, December 9th to January 1st, enter to WIN some amazing prizes!!
  • Colouring Contest (age 2 – 12) 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, December 9th to January 1st, enter to WIN a prize package!
  • Movies under the Wildlights in the Amphitheatre
  • Holiday Light Displays
  • Wildlife Express Miniature Train – $1.00/person (cash only)
  • Holiday Maze
  • Complete your holiday shopping at the Naturally Yours Gift Shop
  • Purchase a tasty meal at the Blue Heron Cafe or a snack at the Caboose
  • Home Hardware Family Farm

Admission Rates
Adult (age 18-64) $12.00
Senior (65+) $10.00
Children (age 3-17) $8.00
Age 2 and under are always free

Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) $35.00
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) $40.00
Family (2 Adults & 4 Children) $45.00

*Prices don’t include tax
*Annual Pass Holders receive 50% off park admission rates as this is an after hours event


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Dec 1, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Family Storytime LilMonkeysTreehouse-150x150
Dec 1, 7:00 pm, Southwest Community Church. Kamloops Community Band Christmas Concert
Dec 1, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia! 

Dec 2, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!

Dec 3, 11:00 & 1:30 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. Static Electricity Show
Dec 3, 2:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!
Dec 3, 7:00 pm, Sandman Centre. Kamloops Blazers vs Vancouver Giants
Dec 3, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!

Dec 4, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Kamloops Library. LEGO Club
Dec 4, 5:00 pm, Sandman Centre. Kamloops Blazers vs Brandon Wheat Kings

Dec 5, 8:30-3:30 pm, Sun Peaks Resort. High Five Day
Dec 5, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Tiny Tunes
Dec 5, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!CST Karen

Dec 6, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Western Canada Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!

Dec 7, 9:30-10:00 am, Sandman Centre. Indoor Kamloops Farmers’ Market
Dec 7, 7:00 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. Fighting Crimes Using Computer Technologies

Dec 8, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Family Storytime
Dec 8, 2:00-3:00 pm, Lizzie Bits Baby Co. Cloth Diaper 101
Dec 8, 5:00-6:00 pm, Kamloops Art Gallery. Art History Happy Hour    
Dec 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, Kamloops Art Gallery. DIY Thursdays

Dec 9-Jan 2 (except Dec 25), 5:00 pm-9:00 pm, BC Wildlife Park. 19th Annual Wildlights Festival

Dec 10, 10:00-4:00 pm, BIG Little Science Show. Light & Colour Show
Dec 10, 7:30 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Christmas With the KSO

Dec 12, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Tiny Tunes

Dec 14, 9:30-1:00 pm, Sandman Centre. Indoor Kamloops Farmers’ Market

Dec 15, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Family Storytime
Dec 15, 5:00 pm, Sandman Centre. CP Holiday Train

Dec 17-18, Sun Peaks Resort. Spectacular Holiday Kick Off Weekend
Dec 17, 11:00 am & 1:30 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. Christmas Science Tricks

Dec 18, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm, Kamloops Library. LEGO Club WCT Logo for Kamloops Parents

Dec 19, 10:30-11:00 am, Kamloops Library. Tiny Tunes
Dec 19, 2:00-4:00 pm, North Kamloops Library. Grinch Fest
Dec 19, 3:00-4:00 pm, North Kamloops Library. How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dec 20, 10:00-4:00 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. The Great Roller Coaster Challenge

Dec 21, 9:30-1:00 pm, Sandman Centre. Indoor Kamloops Farmers’ Market
Dec 21. 10:00-4:00 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. The Great Roller Coaster Challenge

Dec 22, 10:00-4:00 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. The Great Roller Coaster Challenge
Dec 22, 5:00-6:30 pm, Sun Peaks Resort. Skating With Santa

Dec 23, 10:00-4:30 pm, BIG Little Science Centre. The Great Roller Coaster Challenge
Dec 23, 10:30-1:00 pm, Sun Peaks Resort. Skiing With Santa

Dec 24, 8:00 am, Masa’s Bar + Grill (Sun Peaks Resort). Breakfast With Santa
Dec 24, 7:00 pm, Sun Peaks Grand Hotel. The Night Before Christmas Reading With Santa
Dec 24, 1:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!KSO_KP_Music_School

Dec 26, 1:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!
Dec 26, 7:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

Dec 27, 1:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

Dec 28, 7:00 pm, Sandman Centre. Kamloops Blazers vs Kelowna Rockets
Dec 28, 7:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

Dec 29, 1:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

Dec 30, 7:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

Dec 31, 1:00 pm, Sagebrush Theatre. Treasure Island – The Panto!

There are always new events being shared on the site, as word gets out.  Check the event calendar at www.KamloopsParents.Com for more events as the month continues.  If you hear of an event, simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com to have it listed.Thanks to all the businesses and groups that put together these great events.