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Changing Lives Through Sport with FUNdamentals

Special Olympics BC – Kamloops is hosting its FUNdamentals program for young athletes with intellectual disabilities.

FUNdamentals, is a program for youth with intellectual disabilities between age 6-11 to learn basic movement patterns and be able to Continue reading Changing Lives Through Sport with FUNdamentals

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Spooky Music For Halloween

Join us for a special Halloween themed concert filled with music of the supernatural and occult at A Dark And Scary Night. There are two performances of this concert; Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, at 7:30 pm in Sagebrush Theatre.

The festival of Halloween has ancient roots and was an occasion when, among other things, people believed that the boundaries separating the living and the dead became unclear, when the unsettled dead might appear briefly in our world again—and quite possibly cause trouble.  That possibility frightens us deeply, so, in a way, Halloween has become a celebration of all those things that “scare” us: the ghostly, the violent, the demonic, as well as those less tangible, often unnameable fears that reside within.  That is what A Dark And Scary Night celebrates too—music, both traditional and contemporary, that skillfully evokes some of those many shades of our fears.

Highlights of the spine-chilling concert include Mussorgsky’s A Night on Bald Mountain, Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King, Saint- Continue reading Spooky Music For Halloween

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Free fun for kids at Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival Sept. 14 & 15

Kids & families superheroes theme; partial donations to RIH NICU

There is a hero inside every kid. Join us at the 19th annual Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival on September 14-15.

The theme of this year’s festival is “Superheroes” with a goal of inspiring the little heroes in your life. Wear a costume — creativity and heroic adventures await!

The Festival gives all chidren in the Kamloops area, ages 2 and up, the chance to try out different art forms. Unlike the majority of Continue reading Free fun for kids at Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival Sept. 14 & 15

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

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.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!