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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Parent-Child Mother Goose Groups beginning in Fall 2017

(MORE GROUPS WILL BE ADDED AS THEY ARE FINALIZED)

MONDAY
October 2–November 27 10:30-11:30am at Kamloops Library, 465 Victoria, Registration begins Wednesday September 13th at 10:00am. (See ***) 250-372-5145

October 2- November 27 10:00-11:00am at Gemstone Care Centre, 1955 Tranquille. Registration begins Monday September 11th at 9am 778-470-2596 ext 109. This is a program with seniors from Gemstone Care Centre.

TUESDAY
October 10- November 28 at 10:00-11:00 at Kamloops Seniors Village, 1220 Hugh Allan Drive. Registration begins Thursday Continue reading Parent-Child Mother Goose Groups beginning in Fall 2017

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

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

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

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

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Project X Returns with Two Family-Friendly Shows at X Fest 2017

KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to XFest 2017 to giveaway! To enter, please comment below for a chance to win. For a bonus entry, please comment on the following Facebook post:

CONTEST ALERT: Please comment below for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see either Rapunzel or The Jungle Book with…

Posted by KamloopsParents.Com on miércoles, 19 de julio de 2017

Contest will close July 20th at 8pm. Good luck!

Project X Theatre returns to the outdoor stage at Prince Charles Park July 10-29 for X Fest 2017. The annual summer theatre production company will feature two classic coming-of-age stories with adaptations of The Jungle Book and Rapunzel.

Young Mowgli (Maddin Lidder) being lulled to sleep by Bagheera (Andrew G. Cooper) and Baloo (Wyatt Purcha) in The Jungle Book. Photo Credit: Jodi Roberts

The Jungle Book is an all ages show lasting approximately two hours, including intermission. Each actor plays multiple characters in this fast-paced story featuring the adventures of Mowgli as he encounters the different challenges of living in the jungle. Melissa Thomas is the director of this adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story.

“I personally love the Jungle Book and love incorporating literary adaptations. This was just the right production, a great version for Continue reading Project X Returns with Two Family-Friendly Shows at X Fest 2017

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Poll: Attending a Spring Break Camp?

Finally, it’s the first day of Spring Break – but not every family spends it the same way. Some kids spend time at an organized camp for Spring Break while others don’t.

Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!