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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Christmas Tree: Real or Artificial?

By now, your family has likely decorated a Christmas Tree. Take the poll…which kind do you decorate in your home?

Which type of Christmas Tree do you decorate in your house?

  • Artificial (50%, 5 Votes)
  • Real (40%, 4 Votes)
  • We don't put up a Christmas tree (10%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 10

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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Have you decorated your tree yet?

Some families put up their Christmas tree and turn on their exterior Christmas lights in mid-November. Some families wait a few more weeks.

This week’s question: 

Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet?

  • yes (53%, 8 Votes)
  • not yet (47%, 7 Votes)
  • we don't put up a Christmas tree (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Sensuous sounds and a new voice in classical composition

Kamloops Symphony presents Reeds in the Wind
The Kamloops Symphony’s Chamber Music series continues with Reeds in the Wind, featuring the KSO’s principal Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon players, Marea Chernoff, Sally Arai, and Olivia Martin.

This concert will take you on an exploration of the sensuous sounds of early 1900s France before being whisked away to hear a fresh voice in classical composition – contemporary American composer Jenni Brandon.

Reeds in the Wind is taking place on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre. Tickets are $25, $10 for Students (under 19), and $15 for TD Soundcheck Members (age 19-34).

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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Tumbleweed Toys Celebrates the Eighth Annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day

Special Activities at the Toy Store Next Door Mean a Fun Day for Families

These days, those in the know “shop local” to support the
environment and their community alike.

On Saturday, November 4, Tumbleweed Toys will join hundreds of locally owned toy stores across North America to celebrate the seventh national Neighborhood Toy Store Day, an annual celebration in which independent toy shops kick off the holiday season with special events to introduce consumers to the
benefits of shopping local. Tumbleweed Toys will offer fun, family-friendly activities such as Face Painting, colouring sheets and game demos as well as their annual store-wide sale.

Specialty toy store owners are the real experts when it comes to choosing toys for kids, said Kimberly Mosley, president of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), a nonprofit
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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

2017 Kamloops By-election

A by-election was held on September 30, 2017 to fill two vacancies on City Council. The Mayor and two Councillors were elected to serve the remainder of the four year Council term, which will end in October 2018.

Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet?

  • yes (53%, 8 Votes)
  • not yet (47%, 7 Votes)
  • we don't put up a Christmas tree (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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Source: http://www.kamloops.ca/legislativeservices/elections/votinginformation.shtml

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!