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;)

Family Art Saturday

Family Art Saturday 

Saturday, November 18

1:00 to 3:00 pm

All ages
$5 per family // FREE for members

Join us for a fun afternoon of mini-tours and hands-on art making activities inspired by our exhibitions.

This month, we explore the art work of Manitoba-based glass artist Ione Thorkelsson. On our mini-tours, we will look closely at her cast- Continue reading Family Art Saturday

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

We’re thrilled to be teaming up once again with popular guest artists Jeans ‘n Classics to present The Ultimate Symphonic Rock Show on the Sagebrush Theatre stage for two nights: Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 pm.

Jeans ‘n Classics has been combining rock with symphonies for almost 20 years. The London, Ontario based orchestra rock act’s Continue reading The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

Our popular fundraiser is back for the fall, and it has a new home: Lansdowne Village. We will be in the old Fields location, near Spitfire Computers, across from Senor Froggy’s. The sale will be running from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, November 25.

The Kamloops Symphony accepts donations of gently used books, sheet music, records and CDs on a continual basis that are kept in a donated storage space until sale time. These valuable donations are Continue reading Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

The Kamloops Arts Council’s 3rd annual Art in the Dark fundraiser returns Saturday, Nov. 18, this year at Art Knapp.

The 19+ event will feature a DJ and dance floor as well as activities such as black light bodypainting by Kelly Wright, live painting by Amie Stoltz, clay with Amanda Eccleston, and much more.

Shuttle service between the event location and downtown, and the event and Cascades Casino, will be available.

“This is a great evening out — a little different than traditional Continue reading Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

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
organization dedicated to promoting local toy shopping and creative Continue reading Tumbleweed Toys Celebrates the Eighth Annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day

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!