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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

40th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER IS SEEKING PARTICIPATION FROM KAMLOOPS COMMUNITY

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kamloops and Region is delighted to announce that registration is now open for the fortieth annual Bowl For Kids Sake campaign. Events will be taking place at Bowlertime on the North Shore and Falcon Lanes in Valleyview from March 2 to March 6, 2017. This five-day fundraising campaign supports many mentorship programs and matches in Kamloops and surrounding Continue reading 40th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER IS SEEKING PARTICIPATION FROM KAMLOOPS COMMUNITY

Join the Sun Rivers Trio for a Concert of Splendid Chamber Music

The Kamloops Symphony’s next concert is the Sun Rivers Trio performing as part of our Chamber Music Series. The concert features Mozart’s Trio in E-flat Major, also known as the Kegelstatt Trio, one of the earliest chamber works to include the relatively newly invented clarinet. The program then moves from the 18th century into the 20th century, with wonderfully varied works for clarinet, violin and piano. Danish composer John Amberg’s Continue reading Join the Sun Rivers Trio for a Concert of Splendid Chamber Music

Tournament Capital to be Transformed on BC Family Day!

On Family Day, the City of Kamloops will transform the unnamedTournament Capital Centre (TCC) into a festival for families with children of all ages! The 5th Annual Family Day Festival will take place on Monday, February 13 (a statutory holiday in BC), from 10 am – 2 pm, and the event is free. We will also host a free swim at the TCC from 1 pm – 4 pm.

Community organizations and businesses will bring a wide range of family-focused festivities into one place. Festival goers will have an opportunity to join a princess tea party, get creative with arts and Continue reading Tournament Capital to be Transformed on BC Family Day!

Dandelion Gala Helps Wishes Come True

Kamloops Child Development Centre (KCDC) will host its 2nd IMG_2184Annual Dandelion Gala on Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 at The Dunes. The event will benefit the nonprofit early childhood-education centre with funds going to support the creation of our nature-based Forest Playground. This includes assistive technologies that will provide the children at the Centre with a greater quality of independence.

The evening will begin with an open bar cocktail reception where guests will have a chance to mingle, bid in the silent auction, or Continue reading Dandelion Gala Helps Wishes Come True