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;)

Kamloops to Host Award-Winning Concert Band from Holland

Winkler Prins Harmonie is an award-winning concert band formed bystudents, teachers and alumni of the Winker Prins Veendam school in Veendam, Holland.  They have toured and participated in music festivals in Switzerland and Hungary, and recently in Liberec in the Czech Republic.  They toured in Western Canada previously in 2000.  Winkler Prins Harmonie formed in 1977.  As part of its fortieth anniversary celebration, the band is touring Western Canada with stops in Maple Ridge, Kelowna, Kamloops and Alberta.  Their repertoire covers a wide variety of genres, including arrangements of film music, musical theatre, pop and classical music and, traditional band music.  These highly skilled and entertaining musicians will impress lovers of wind ensembles with their polished musicianship.

Kamloops Community Band is pleased and proud to host Winkler Prins Harmonie in concert on Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 pm at the Continue reading Kamloops to Host Award-Winning Concert Band from Holland

CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to see Oddball and the Penguins at the Kamloops Film Festival!

KamloopsParents.com is giving away a pair of tickets to see the family friendly film “Oddball and the Penguins” which will be  featured at the Kamloops Film Festival on March 4th at 12:00 pm at the Paramount Theatrel! Please comment below for a chance to win. Contest will close March 2 at noon. For another chance to win, please comment on the following post on Facebook:

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KamloopsParents.Com 发布于 2017年3月1日

The Middle Island off the coast of Australia is home to hundreds of little penguins. Unfortunately, foxes have found the island and are drastically reducing the number of penguins. As the population shrinks, the Island stands to lose its penguin sanctuary status and is
set to become a whale watching spot for tourists. In the hopes of saving their seaside town, Swampy, an eccentric chicken farmer, teams up with his granddaughter to train their mischievous dog, Oddball, to protect the penguins. Once the population stabilizes, the success is quickly dampened when Swampy cannot find Oddball on the Island.

“THE PENGUINS ARE CUTE, BUT THE BIG FLUFFY SHEEPDOG Continue reading CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to see Oddball and the Penguins at the Kamloops Film Festival!

Western Canada Theatre Presents: The House at Pooh Corner

KamloopsParents.com is giving away a pair of tickets to see Western Canada Theatre’s production of “The House at Pooh Corner”!  Please comment below for a chance to win. Contest will close February 28 at 9:00pm. For another chance to win, please comment on the following post on Facebook:

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KamloopsParents.Com 发布于 2017年2月27日

Written by AA Milne
Adapted by Kim Selody, from the play by Bettye Knapp

For Ages 3-8 – This magical production immerses young audiences Continue reading Western Canada Theatre Presents: The House at Pooh Corner

Spring 2017 Parent-Child Mother Goose Schedule

Monday

April 10- June 12 at 10:00-11:00am at Gemstone Care Centre, 1955 Tranquille Road. Registration begins Tuesday March 7 th at 10:00am 778-470-2596 EXT 109. (This is an intergenerational Mother Goose program)

April 3- June 5 at 10:30-11:30am at Kamloops Library. 100-465 Victoria St. Registration begins Wednesday March 15th at 10:00am (in-person preferred) 250-372-5145.

Tuesday

April 11-May 30 at 10:00-11:00am at the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society, 125 Palm St. Registration begins Tuesday March 7 th at 9am 250-376-1617

April 11- May 30 at 10:00-11:00am at Savona Elementary, 600 Tingley Street, to register please call 250-373-2520

April 11- May 30 at 6:00-7:00pm at Juniper Ridge Elementary, 2540 Qu’Appelle Boulevard. Registration begins Tuesday March 14th @ 9am at www.eventbrite.ca

April 11 – May 30 at 6:00- 7:00pm at South Sa-Hali Elementary, Continue reading Spring 2017 Parent-Child Mother Goose Schedule

Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre – February & March 2017

The BIG Little Science Centre is open year round: Tuesday to Saturday.

The Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm, with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.

Special shows and activities run at the centre: daily July/August, and Saturdays in the school year.

All activities are included with the standard entry fee, unless otherwise stated.

Saturday February 18: Super Static Electricity Show at 11am & 1:30pm

An interactive, fun show that introduces static electricity, explores Continue reading Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre – February & March 2017