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Centre invites all to mark Culture Days

September
7
,
2016
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As part of Culture Days activities around the city, the nonprofit Kamloops Child Development Centre (KCDC) joins with others to celebrate the B.C.’s diverse cultural makeup. Founded in 2009, Culture Days is a non-profit organization...

10 hot tips for back to school

September
2
,
2016
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As families get ready to send more than 600,000 B.C. students back to school, there are many great resources available to make the transition to the classroom easier – and to get a head start preparing for life after high school. Skills for...

Day marks 60th year for labour council

September
1
,
2016
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Monday’s customary Labour Day Picnic marks the 60th anniversary of Kamloops and District Labour Council. “Labour Day is our time to celebrate our work and the everyday victories we win to make life better for everyone,” said...

Marathoners support TRU athletics

July
22
,
2016
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Keep an eye out for runners on the road Sunday in the SportChek Kamloops Marathon. As many as 650 runners are expected to depart from McArthur Island Parkway at intervals beginning at 6 a.m. The annual event, a qualifier for the famed Boston...

Family picnic caps early learning program

June
8
,
2016
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Imagine the largest Mother Goose circle ever formed, topped off with a piece of cake. Those are some of the attractions in store at the 11th annual Teddy Bear/Mother Goose Picnic at Riverside Park on Thursday, June 16.   The free...

MEND focuses on child fitness

March
29
,
2016
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Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It! (MEND), a program designed for families with children, begins Monday, April 11, at Community Y’s John Tod Centre. MEND is modelled on a U.K.-based program, which empowers families with children above a...

Science centre offers spring break events

March
18
,
2016
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Amazing things are in store at the BIG Little Science Centre through spring break. The centre is open for the duration of the school holiday, from Saturday, March 19, to Monday, April 4 with daily and special activities. In addition to regular...

Active Living programs draw kids outdoors

March
16
,
2016
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With the release of its annual spring/summer activity guide, the City of Kamloops highlights a new set of Active Living programs for children. New this year for kids: Try out the Outdoor Adventures half-day camp, for ages 3 to 6, taking...

TCC the place to be for a fit Family Day

February
2
,
2016
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The fourth annual Kamloops Family Festival and Indoor GranFondo are ready to hit the pedals on Family Day weekend, Monday, Feb. 8, starting at 10 a.m.  In addition to face-painting and a photo booth, a variety of other fun and engaging...

Family-related events lead up to holiday

February
1
,
2016
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The province has released a list of B.C. Family Day activities in practically every community in the province from Armstrong to Zeballos. While Kamloops and area events aren’t listed, that doesn’t reflect the assortment of family...