Category Archives: Family Time

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

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

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

After-School Programs at the Kamloops Art Gallery!

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Tuesdays, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Beginning February 2016

This winter, the Kamloops Art Gallery will begin offering after-school programming for children and youth. These programs will engage participants in interactive gallery tours and hands-on workshops in our studios to broaden Continue reading After-School Programs at the Kamloops Art Gallery!

Sunset Valley Farm: The Complete Local Harvest Experience

A unique and authentic harvest experience awaits your family at Sunset Valley Farm in Kamloops, British Columbia.

Located just 10 minutes from downtown Kamloops, Sunset Valley Farm offers a corn maze and a six acre pumpkin patch filled with thousands of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.

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Open daily from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm, families can take a stroll through the pumpkin patch to find that perfect pumpkin and harvest Continue reading Sunset Valley Farm: The Complete Local Harvest Experience