Category Archives: Family Time

Great ideas for ways to connect with your children and spend quality time, as a family.

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!

Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival takes on circus theme with “Under the Big Top” Sept. 15 & 16

Family dance & karaoke party Friday, Sept. 15; activities & performances Saturday, Sept. 16, Riverside Park

Dreams of running off to join the circus could become reality at the 18th annual Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival, Sept. 15 & 16.

The theme of this year’s festival, the 18th annual, is “Under the Big Top!”, featuring circus-themed art, music, dance and theatre for children ages two and up.

The big-top theme arrived naturally. “We had rain for last year’s Continue reading Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival takes on circus theme with “Under the Big Top” Sept. 15 & 16

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!

Project X Returns with Two Family-Friendly Shows at X Fest 2017

KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to XFest 2017 to giveaway! To enter, please comment below for a chance to win. For a bonus entry, please comment on the following Facebook post:

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Project X Theatre returns to the outdoor stage at Prince Charles Park July 10-29 for X Fest 2017. The annual summer theatre production company will feature two classic coming-of-age stories with adaptations of The Jungle Book and Rapunzel.

Young Mowgli (Maddin Lidder) being lulled to sleep by Bagheera (Andrew G. Cooper) and Baloo (Wyatt Purcha) in The Jungle Book. Photo Credit: Jodi Roberts

The Jungle Book is an all ages show lasting approximately two hours, including intermission. Each actor plays multiple characters in this fast-paced story featuring the adventures of Mowgli as he encounters the different challenges of living in the jungle. Melissa Thomas is the director of this adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story.

“I personally love the Jungle Book and love incorporating literary adaptations. This was just the right production, a great version for Continue reading Project X Returns with Two Family-Friendly Shows at X Fest 2017

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!

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Groups beginning April 2016

Monday

April 11- June 20th at 9-10AM at David Thompson Elementary, 1051 Pine Springs Road, Registration via www.eventbrite.ca beginning Monday March 14th at 9am.

April 4 – May 30 at 10:30 – 11:30 AM at the Kamloops Library, 465 Victoria Street, registration begins March 16TH AT 10:00AM (priority to in-person registrants, 1 registration per family-please do not hold places in line). 250-372-5145

April 11-June 20 at 1:00-2:00 PM at Bert Edwards Science & Technology School, 711 Windsor Ave, registration begins Tuesday March 15th @ 9am via www.eventbrite.ca

Tuesday

April 12– May 31 at 9:30-10:30AM at Heffley Creek Elementary 7020 Hwy 5, registration begins Monday March 14th @ 9am via www.eventbrite.ca

April 5-May 24 at 6:00-7:00 PM at North Kamloops Library, 693 Continue reading Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Groups beginning April 2016

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!

Kicking off the 2016 Dirty Feet Race Series with the Family

Our family took part in the North Face Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run/Walk at Stake Lake last Sunday. It was our second year participating in this fun 5km event on the snowshoe trails maintained by the Overlander Ski Club and the conditions were excellent!

We were greeted with a beautiful, sunny morning and plenty of fresh powder when we arrived at Stake Lake that day.  Vehicles and drivers generously provided by River City Nissan shuttled us (and all of our gear!) from the parking lot to the location of the start of the race.

Of course, we took the customary pre-race photo before we set off on our snowshoeing adventure as a family, along with just under 100 other participants!RSCN3842

I raced with our 6 year old, while my husband stuck to the back with our 5 year old as she tends to check things out at a much slower pace. My son kept up the pace by chatting with me throughout the race, singing songs and even surprising me with periodically running 10 second intervals!DSCN3832

When we finally arrived at the finish line, it wasn’t long before my son and I realized that he was about 20 minutes faster than last Continue reading Kicking off the 2016 Dirty Feet Race Series with the Family

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!