Category Archives: Ongoing Events

Some things are so fantastic they go on for months or weeks at a time! Kamloops is full of great things to go and enjoy – here are a few.

The Biggest And Best Sale Of Gently Used Books & Music Returns

Our perennially popular fundraiser, Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale, is moving to a new home for the spring sale – 444 Seymour Street, the old Value Village location downtown. The sale will be running from Saturday, April 6 to Saturday, April 20.

We accept donations of gently used books, sheet music, vinyl records, DVDs, and CDs throughout the year, which are kept in a Continue reading The Biggest And Best Sale Of Gently Used Books & Music Returns

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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’ 3rd annual event at the Tournament Capital Center (TCC) on April 24th, 2019. 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 2019, we have decided to offer this unique opportunity to 110 boys in the community this Continue reading Strength in Being a Boy

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Musketeers and Munsch-keteers Take to the Stage at X Fest 2018

KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to X Fest 2018 to giveaway! To enter, please comment below for a chance to win. Contest will close July 12 at 8pm. For a bonus entry, please comment on the following Facebook post:

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Project X Theatre will be returning to Prince Charles Park July 9-28 for another season of family-friendly outdoor theatre.  X Fest 2018 will feature two plays, including a female led adaptation of The Three Musketeers as well as a fast-paced adventure based on five Robert Munsch stories with The Three Munsch-keteers.

Randi Edmunson (Athos) in The Three Munsch-keteers. Photo credit: Jodi Roberts

The Three Munsch-keteers follows the adventures of Athos, Porthos and Aramis as they bring to life Munsch favorites such as Moose!, We Share Everything!, Just One Goal!, Wait and See and Where is Gah-Ning?

Director Andrew G. Cooper describes the play “as a nice mix of the new Munsch stories, along with the ones that we grew up with. It’s a super fun show, the actors really bring so much to life.”

Randi Edmunson (Athos) and Brendan Law (Porthos) in The Three Munsch-keteers. Photo Credit: Jodi Roberts

Adapted by Kamloops’ own Dušan Magdolen, The Three Musketeers tells the classic Alexandre Dumas tale with a twist.

Director Alyssa Bradac, in her first season with Project X Theatre,  says that her favorite part of the show is the fact that the three musketeers are women. “It brought up lots of discussion on what women faced historically and today. We worked hard to tell this story from a women’s perspective. In general, it’s a timely story and I am moved and surprised at how timely it is.”

Randi Edmunson (Athos) and Brendan Law (Porthos) in The Three Munsch-keteers. Photo Credit: Jodi Roberts

For more information and a full schedule of showtimes, please visit: http://projectxtheatre.ca/

Tickets are available through Kamloops Live! Box Office located at 1025 Lorne Street or by calling 250-374-LIVE. Tickets for X Fest will also be available at the gates starting one hour before show time. Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted.

Project X is committed to ensuring everyone in the community can afford to attend X Fest. On July 14 and July 28 , all the tickets available at the door for the 2:00 matinee will be sold on a pay-what-you-can basis so that those families on a limited income can see some great theatre too. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis beginning one hour prior to show time.

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KCDC is celebrating all things nature

Kamloops Child Development Centre (KCDC), a non-profit

Little Paxton West playing at Rainbow’s Roost. Submitted.

organization dedicated to providing inclusive, nature-based child-care programming and support to children and families with unique or typical developmental needs, will host two fundraising events in April.

April 1 from 10am – 3pm • Eggs-Ceptional Easter at Rainbow’s Roost

In keeping with the nature-based philosophy of the KCDC, families are invited to celebrate Easter Sunday at Rainbow Roost with staff and friends of our centre. This event at the spectacular Rainbow’s Roost Farm will start at 10 a.m. and feature everything from Easter egg hunts to pony rides to bunny bowling. When you’re tired from all the fun, head over to the fire pit and grab a hot dog to roast.

Rainbow’s Roost is a stunning 53-acre property on the North Thompson River just 20 minutes from Downtown Kamloops. Miniature horses Dainty and Bella are the highlight of the petting farm, but you will also see dwarf goats, bunnies, pigs, lambs and silky hens. There’s something for everyone.

Bring your family to our Eggs-Ceptional Easter event on Sunday, Continue reading KCDC is celebrating all things nature

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Family Fun at Western Canada Theatre!

WCT presents Axis Theatre Company’s production of:

Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish 

By Joseph A. Dandurand

October 21, 2017 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm
PAVILION THEATRE

Six Storytellers from the Kwantlen First Nations Village of Squa’lets, spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish. The mouth of Th’owxiya holds the most wonderful foods from around the world. But if you steal from her, you will pay a terrible price, for she has developed a taste for children! When Th’owxiya catches a hungry mouse stealing a piece of cheese from her mouth Continue reading Family Fun at Western Canada Theatre!

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