Category Archives: What’s Going on in Kamloops

This is our NEWS section where we relay the pertinent information about upcoming events to you – just in case you aren’t reading the event calendar;)

The Rivertown Players Return!

Get ready Kamloops, the Kamloops Arts Council’s The Rivertown Players are back!

The Rivertown Players create and perform free, fun, interactive children’s theatre productions! The team this year is Jeffery Daniels the Assistant Director, Ashley Hiibner the Stage Manager and Avery Reid the Booking Coordinator! They will all be acting in the performances, but for now they are busy creating original plays for the summer!

This summer is a special one because it is the first time the troupe will have two seasons! There will be 3 shows in July and then a new Continue reading The Rivertown Players Return!

Just $5 dollars helps fund our forest

Remember those childhood days when you just couldn’t wait to get outside? You thought you were playing but what you were really doing was learning. With nature as your classroom, you were learning teamwork, sharing, exploring, questioning (How do flowers really grow?) and how big the world can be when you add your imagination to it. Learning through nature is at the core of the Kamloops Child Development Centre – and our amazingly big yard is a key component: our own natural classroom for our children to play and learn.

This classroom needs to continue to grow and it’s the focus of our major fundraising project now. Our plans include replacing the decade-old equipment and, in its place, building a natural wonderland that researchers can confirm brings so many benefits to our ever-growing number of children who come to our centre, not just for care but, as our name says so dryly, to develop. We prefer to Continue reading Just $5 dollars helps fund our forest

Kitchen Conversations: Teen Talks

Thursdays, 7:00 pm 

May 18 // June 15

12+, FREE

Join us on the third Thursday of the month for a guided tour of our exhibitions followed by a lively Kitchen Conversation in our studios.

Our exhibitions often explore politically- and socially-charged issues. During your visit, you may come across artworks that evoke Continue reading Kitchen Conversations: Teen Talks

Artist’s Talk and Workshop with Hazel Meyer

Saturday, May 27
Artist’s Talk: 12:00 pm
Workshop: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ages 14+

FREE

Join us in our studios on Saturday, May 27 to meet Toronto-based artist Hazel Meyer, learn about her art practice and participate in a hands-on workshop led by the artist.

We will begin with her artist’s talk at 12:00 pm, have a short break to mingle and enjoy a light lunch and then at 2:00 pm, Meyer will Continue reading Artist’s Talk and Workshop with Hazel Meyer

Project X Theatre to Return to Prince Charles Park with Family Friendly Shows in July

Project  X  Theatre  is  back  with  another  exciting  season  of  family friendly  summer   programming  in  Prince  Charles  Park!  X  Fest  2017  will  run  in  Prince  Charles  Park  from  July  10th  to  July   29th,  2017.  More  information  will  be  available  at  www.projectxtheatre.ca  soon.

X  Fest  2017  will  include:

The  Jungle  Book  by  Greg  Banks – follow  the  rambunctious,  curious  and  silly  Mowgli  on  a  raucous   adventure  through  the  treetops  and  ancient  ruins  of  the  jungle!  This  new  adaptation  of  the  beloved   Rudyard  Kipling  story  finds  a  child  lost  in  the  Indian  jungle,  where  he  is  adopted  by  Baloo  the  bear,   Bagheera Continue reading Project X Theatre to Return to Prince Charles Park with Family Friendly Shows in July