Cabaret, Social History, and Glorious Music

What happens when a poet, an author, a composer, his lover, and a book-loving stripper all move into the same house in quiet, wartime Brooklyn? Arguments, indulgence, infestation, questionable relationships of every description, a murder mystery, plenty of reasons for the neighbours to bang on the walls and, just possibly, some truly wonderful art. Join singers Patricia O’Callaghan and Bryce Kulak, Continue reading Cabaret, Social History, and Glorious Music

Celebrate 50 years with the Kamloops Arts Council at April 12 event

Burger, beverage and karaoke at Match Eatery fundraiser
The Kamloops Arts Council (KAC) is celebrating 50 years of bringing arts to the community with its “Cheers to 50 Years” fundraiser Thursday, April 12th at Match Eatery.
Join the KAC for a burger & beer (or other beverage) and karaoke hosted by Solo Entertainment (Angie Heinze). Singing is optional but encouraged.
Cost is $25 per ticket and includes burger, beer/beverage, and entertainment. A table of 6 may be booked for $150.
Door prizes, including a gift certificate to Atlas Restaurant, and a 50-50 will be offered. All proceeds support the KAC’s year-round community arts programs, including the Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival, the Crossing Bridges Continue reading Celebrate 50 years with the Kamloops Arts Council at April 12 event

2nd Annual Strength IN Being a Boy

The Kamloops YMCA-YWCA is pleased to announce that Strength IN Being a Boy is taking a giant leap forward and presenting its’ 2nd annual event at the Tournament Capital Center (TCC) on April 25th, 2018. It will be a day filled with fun, engaging, and informative workshops and activities. Registration is now open!

After a fantastic one-day conference in 2017, we have decided to offer this unique opportunity to 80 boys in the community this year. This event is offered at no cost to boys 10, 11 and 12 years of age and will include a full day of fun and interactive workshops, start of the day and lunch time activities, and a great, yummy lunch provided by Uptown Chefs. This year, boys will see all of their favorite elements of last year’s Strength IN Being a Boy, with the addition of the following workshops:

Constructing and Deconstructing Anger: Through the art of construction, using recycled material and duct tape, the boys will explore what their own ideas of anger and violence, including the Continue reading 2nd Annual Strength IN Being a Boy

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association Summer Camps

Summer Day Camps:

Every day will be filled with time spent with each child’s “own”  special horse. This includes a daily riding lesson and stable management lesson. (*Stable Management should prepare Campers for the written portion of the Equine Canada English Rider Levels 1-2). Campers will learn a variety of horsemanship skills on and off the horse and will partake in the day-to-day care each horse requires. The fun doesn’t stop! We have art, crafts & outdoor games too. More advanced riders may work on jumping and dressage tests.

Ages 5-12
Horses are provided.
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Where did you spend Spring Break 2018 with your family?

For most kids in the Kamloops area, Spring Break is now over and school resumes tomorrow.

Our family stayed in Kamloops but took a couple of day trips in the Thompson-Okanagan region.  On Thursday, we spent the day hiking and playing with mud in the Lac Du Bois Grasslands with some friends!

What about your family?

Where did you spend Spring Break with your family?

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