Category Archives: What’s Going on in Kamloops

This is our NEWS section where we relay the pertinent information about upcoming events to you – just in case you aren’t reading the event calendar;)

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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THE FREUDIAN SLIPS WELCOME A NEW DIRECTOR AND A NEW SEASON

The Freudian Slips Improvised Comedy Troupe featuring (left to right, top row) Kennedy Crane, Dan Ondang, Jamie Mason, (left to right, bottom row) Taylor James McCallum, Paul Rancourt, Andrew G. Cooper, Allandra Gardner, and Brendan Law. Submitted

Chimera Theatre and The Freudian Slips are pleased to announce  a new director, a new troupe, and an all-new season of improvised comedy taking place in Kamloops! The Freudian Slips is the hottest improvised comedy troupe in the desert city and will continue to bring monthly improv shows to Kamloops this spring and summer.

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A musical tour through several Nordic countries Ventos Wind Quintet

Our Berwick Chamber Music series concludes for the 2017-18 season with Northern Lights, featuring the Ventos Wind Quintet, on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 pm in the Thompson Rivers University Clocktower Theatre.

Ventos (which means “Wind” in Portuguese) is based in the Vancouver area but endeavours to bring quality chamber music to all parts of British Columbia and beyond. Ventos was born out of each member’s individual passion to share their artistry and inspire others while making great music as a group. The quintet aspires to engage audiences young and old with exciting performances of the Continue reading A musical tour through several Nordic countries Ventos Wind Quintet

Art Exposed Regional Exhibition kicks off Friday, March 9

Henry Small to emcee opening reception at Old Courthouse Cultural Centre 
Plenty of original, affordable artwork by area artists will be unveiled at the Kamloops Arts Council’s Art Exposed Regional Exhibition, which opens at a reception this Friday, March 9 from 5-8pm at the Old Courthouse (7 Seymour Street West).
Local musician and personality Henry Small will emcee. Many know Henry as a performer, radio DJ and producer of Music in the Park; as the Kamloops Arts Council celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, Henry will speak about his involvement with the KAC over the years.

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