Project X Theatre Presents: The Last of the Dragons

Family date night this week and we found ourselves back at Prince Charles Park for another Project X feature with The Last of the Dragons, one of two family friendly plays being offered during X Fest 2014.

[pullquote]But…’s TRADITION! – Nurse [/pullquote]Right from the first scene, in which the Princess protests against hearing the same bedtime story yet again, it was clear from the giggles emanating from the members of the audience that this play appeals to all ages.

A chase scene later on in the play involving the princess, the prince, the nurse and the valet was definitely one of the fan favorites.

IMGP8862Throughout the play, my children enjoyed watching the Princess as

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Y Women’s Emergency Shelter’s Empty Toy Box Project

The Kamloops Community YMCA-YWCA’s Y Women’s Emergency Shelter offers refuge, support and services to women and their dependent children in crisis. Annually, more than 400 women and children access the Shelter having fled their homes because of an abusive situation.  Our programs include the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter, Outreach Services, and the Children Who Witness Abuse Program (CWWA).  Our Services for children residing at the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter include age appropriate craft and recreation with our Child and Youth worker, on-going support from a Family Support Worker, and access to children’s programs at the

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FREE Family Fun at Logan Lake Day 2014

Sunday, August 3rd, head to nearby Logan Lake for their annual Logan Lake Day! This event will be jammed packed full of FREE family friendly FUN!


Canada’s premier freestyle motorcross outfit will be attending and

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Alice in Wonderland at XFest 2014

Saturday evening, I took my 5 year old to see Alice in Wonderland with Project X Theatre at XFest 2014.

At first I wondered if he would “get” it and whether or not he would be able to sit through it. However, this quickly became a non-issue as he became so enthralled with what was happening that he actually took a step or two towards the stage during one of the chase scenes, with the intent of chasing Alice and the White Rabbit down the hole.


Following the play, the actors graciously came back out on stage to

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