Air quality means more indoor performances for free kids’ theatre this week

Rivertown Players to perform at Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre, Lansdowne Village and North Shore 
Kamloops, BC — Due to poor air quality, the Kamloops Arts Council’s Rivertown Players will again be performing indoors this week. All children, families, day camps, and evacuees are encouraged to attend these FREE family-friendly performances.
THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE – **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
 
TUESDAY, JULY 18:
Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre (3550 Westsyde Road, the old Westsyde Elementary School)
11am – Blast-Off Beaver
1pm – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19:
Sun Peaks Village, to be confirmed
11am – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
1pm – Blast-Off Beaver
THURSDAY, JULY 20:
North Shore location, to be confirmed – check back soon!
11am – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
1pm – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
FRIDAY, JULY 21:
Lansdowne Village (450 Lansdowne Street downtown – unit #204 in between the Booster Juice and Dollarama)
11am – Blast-Off Beaver
1pm – Molly and Sanford’s Great Canadian Adventure
SATURDAY, JULY 22:
Lansdowne Village (450 Lansdowne Street downtown – unit #204 in between the Booster Juice and Dollarama)
11am – The Big Book of Magical Paintings
1pm – Blast-Off Beaver
For up-to-the-minute news on locations and changes to the schedule, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rivertownplayers

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A Small Thing….But Big: Curled up with a Good Book

Title: A Small Thing…But Big

Author: Tony Johnston

Illustrated by:  Hadley Hooper

Excerpt: 

“Before today, I was very afraid of dogs,” Lizzie told him.

The quiet old man replied, “Before today, I was very afraid of children.”

Age group: 4-7 year olds

What’s to love: 

In this book, a little girl struggles with and eventually overcomes her Continue reading A Small Thing….But Big: Curled up with a Good Book

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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Contest will close July 20th at 8pm. Good luck!

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

Summer 2017 at the BIG Little Science Centre

Check out what’s happening at the BIG Little Science Centre this summer!

Unless otherwise stated, programs run daily and are: At 11:00am and again at 1:30pm

Included with standard entry fee Free for members

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. Full activity information is on the website calendar.

Tuesday June 27 to Friday 30 LEGO and other construction materials out all day for your building pleasure.

Saturday July 1: The main centre is closed. Please join the BIG Little Science Centre Travel Booth in Riverside Park from 9:00 am to 6:00pm

Tuesday July 4 to Saturday July 8 LEGO and other construction materials out all day for your building pleasure.

Tuesday July 4 to Saturday July 8 Static Electricity Show

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The Rivertown Players Return!

Get ready Kamloops, the Kamloops Arts Council’s The Rivertown Players are back!

The Rivertown Players create and perform free, fun, interactive children’s theatre productions! The team this year is Jeffery Daniels the Assistant Director, Ashley Hiibner the Stage Manager and Avery Reid the Booking Coordinator! They will all be acting in the performances, but for now they are busy creating original plays for the summer!

This summer is a special one because it is the first time the troupe will have two seasons! There will be 3 shows in July and then a new Continue reading The Rivertown Players Return!

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