Aboriginal Day 2013

Today is National Aboriginal Day, in which the First Nations, Inuit and Metis cultures are celebrated. A special event to celebrate Aboriginal Day 2013 will be held this evening at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Pow Wow Arbour Grounds.

Beginning at 5pm and running until 10pm, everyone is invited to participate in this family fun, dry event. Activities include:

  • fireworks
  • food vendors
  • pit cooking
  • moccasin mile run
  • face painting
  • bouncy castle
  • native pride

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Kids Share and Earn this Summer!!

Do you want your children to keep reading, writing and thinking over the summer?

Give them a little extra incentive withwww.KamloopsParents.Com and Tumbleweed Toys!!

They can earn $10 from Tumbleweed Toys for having their toy review, crafty creation, book review posted on the site,

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Mother Goose Program® at Brock Pool

Today we feature information on the annual summer program put on by Kamloops Early Language and Literacy Initiative (KELLI) and the City of Kamloops as they present the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® at Brock Pool!

Enjoy an hour of rhymes, songs, and stories with your babies (4 months and older) and young children in the pool.

  • Learn ways to encourage language and social development
  • Meet other parents
  • Cost is FREE thanks to the partnership with KELLI & the City of Kamloops

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A Day In Wonderland

July 7, 2013 at Westsyde Centennial Park from 10:00am – 2:30pm 

Admission: $25 Adults and children over the age of 2 years.

Includes unlimited attraction access, meet and greets with all characters, take home crafts, Mad Tea Party snack, splash park access, Royal Theatre admission, special take home present. 

Characters in Attendance

  • Princess Cinderella & Prince Charming
  • Princess Sleeping Beauty and her Prince
  • Princess Snow White and her Prince
  • Princess Belle and her Prince
  • The Little Mermaid and her Prince
  • Princess Rapunzel and Flynn
  • Princess Jasmine and Aladdin
  • Tinker Bell and her Fairy Friends
  • Brave Scottish Princess
  • Peter Pan and Captain Hook
  • Mary Poppins & Bert
  • Alice and the Mad Hatter
  • Queen of Hearts
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Sun Peaks Summer Kick-Off Weekend

Today we feature a post on the upcoming  family-friendly events happening at Sun Peaks during the Summer Kick-Off Weekend, which will be celebrated June 28th-30th. Fun for the entire family, lots of activities have been planned for this fantastic weekend, in addition to the excellent hiking trails, mountain biking and golf course that can be enjoyed at Sun Peaks all summer long. While there, don’t forget to check out the many different restaurants, shops and much more.

Photo: Tourism Sun Peaks/Gavin Lawrence.

Throughout the Summer Kick-Off Weekend the entire village will be alive with a multitude of activities including a rock

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