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Retro Rock Trivia @ Rockin' Firkin'

May 11, 2016 - May 17, 2017

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Wednesday at the Rockin' Firkin' starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!

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Retro Rock Trivia @ Dirty Jersey

May 12, 2016 - May 18, 2017

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Thursday at the Dirty Jersey starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!


Jam Night @ Pogue Mahone

Jun 29, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017

Jam Night Every Tuesday @ Pogue Mahone with Bluesfoot starts at 8:30pm


Kamloops Artisan Winter Market @ Sahali Mall

Oct 29, 2016 - Apr 29, 2017

The Kamloops Artisan Winter Market is open every Saturday from 10:00 to 2:00 pm at suite #50 at Sahali Mall. This Market is open to all artists and home based business.We will be also hosting art classes and music and demonstrations. To learn more go to Www.kamloopsartisanmarket.com


Heart & Stroke Foundation Big Bike

Nov 15, 2016 - Jun 03, 2017

Join us for a heart healthy and exhilarating ride on a bicycle built for 30; On May 31st & June1-2 2017, the Big Bike will roll into Kamloops to create awareness and raise funds for the Heart & Stroke Foundation!

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Art for Everybody @ Old Courthouse Cultural Centre

Jan 03, 2017 - Jan 31, 2017

January, at the old Courthouse Gallery, sale of seconds, discontinued items and old stock. Jewellery, glass, paintings, pottery, baskets, textile, photography and First Nations art all by local artists. Sale starts January 3rd, open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday. Free parking, handicap accessible.


Art Exhibition @ The Old Courthouse

Jan 11, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017

An Art Exhibition- Visual Journeys The Courthouse Gallery features fifteen artists who work in mediums including watercolour painting, pen, ink, pastels, jewelry, clay art, pottery, glass work, weaving, fabric art, photography, pine needle basketry, knapped stone, and antler. This exhibition highlights their best creative work over the last year.

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OFA Level 3 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Jan 16, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

OFA Level 3 first aid is a 70 hour program designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid. Successful participants will be qualified to work as a WorkSafeBC OFA Level 3 first aid attendant.

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Kamloops Blazers vs MooseJaw@ The Sandman Centre

Jan 17, 2017

Come support your Kamloops Blazers as they take on MooseJaw at the Sandman Centre!

Phone: 250-828-1144 for tickets and more information


Kamloops Blazers vs Portland@The Sandman Centre

Jan 20, 2017

Come support your Kamloops Blazers as they take on Portland at the Sandman Centre!

Phone: 250-828-1144 for tickets and more information


Construction Days @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jan 20, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017

LEGO! Megablox, MagNext and more. Building materials will be out all day for creative constructions. Included with standard entry fee. Unplug and play! 

The exploration room is open 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday, with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.


Winter Wildlife Day @ BC Wildlife Park

Jan 20, 2017

Enjoy animal encounters and winter activities for the kids! For more information visit our website www.bcwildlife.org/eventslist.htm

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Open Mic Night @ Padlock Studios

Jan 20, 2017

Local beer and wine, instruments are provided. All ages event, all performers are welcome.

7:00pm 

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Mayor's Gala for the Arts @ Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference

Jan 21, 2017

Tickets $130  available at Kamloops Live Box Office or 250-374-5483.


Barnhartvale Coffee House - All Open Mic Night

Jan 21, 2017

3 tunes guaranteed. Audience votes for their favourite act. Chosen performer(s) will be offered the Feature Act spot for a date of their choice in our 2017-18 season. Winner announced @ our February 18th coffee house. Round up your supporters! Doors @ 7 pm, music @ 7:30 pm.

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Kamloops Blazers vs Prince George @ Sandman Centre

Jan 21, 2017

Come support your Kamloops Blazers as they take on Prince George at the Sandman Centre!

Phone: 250-828-1144 for tickets and more information


Adult Art Session: Coloured Pencils: Draw & Colour @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jan 21, 2017

As part of our monthly adult art sessions, from 2 - 4:00pm on January 21st, local artist Wendy Patrick presents "Coloured Pencils". Explore mixing the pigments for creative effects, using images from Adult Colouring Books and still life objects. Supplies provided, registration is required.

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BIG Little Science Centre presents Science Centre Travel Booth @ Henry Grube Education Centre

Jan 21, 2017

For Annual ABC Family Literacy Day. Entertainment stage and activities for parents and children to do together. Our goal is to create awareness that early literacy can be supported through a number of fun and easy daily activities. Children can take home one free book each.

9:00am to 12:30pm


The Garden Rail Jam @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jan 22, 2017

This grassrootsfavourite,presented by Oronge Boardshop, will once again be hosted in 'The Garden' section of the Sun Peaks Rockstar Energy Terrain Park. Skiers and riders alike will battle it out in their category in 30 minute jam sessions.

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Tree Ceremony @ Hilliam Frontage Rd in Scotch Creek

Jan 22, 2017

Tree Ceremony  will take place 10-11 am at Hilliam Frontage Rd in Scotch Creek.
There will be bus transportation to and from the site and lunch will take place after @ Skwlax Band Hall from 
12-1 pm.

For more information please contact Frank Antoine at: 1-250-679-3090 Ext 411 or fantoine@quaaoutlodge.com


FOODSAFE Level 1 @ Calvary Community Church

Jan 23, 2017

For upgraded job skills and knowledge, and a FOODSAFE certificate widely recognized in food service, hospitality and care giving industry register now for the next course at Calvary Community Church. Course fee: $80.00 includes workbook. Workbooks & exams available in other languages, please request when registering.

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Hunting Film Tour @ Paramount Theatre

Jan 23, 2017

Join us at the 2017 Hunting Film Tour in Kamloops, BC! Come out and enjoy our two hour conservation minded, fair chase hunting film filled with awesome stories and breathtaking cinematography! Tickets available at Wholesale Sports and www.huntingfilmtour.com

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FOODSAFE 1 @ Fairfield Inn & Suites

Jan 23, 2017

For upgraded job skills and knowledge, and a FOODSAFE certificate widely recognized in food service, hospitality and care giving industry register now for the next course. Course fee: $80.00 includes workbook. Workbooks & exams available in other languages, please request when registering. Free parking. Course time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Adult Board Game Night @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jan 24, 2017

Join us at the Kamloops Library from 7 - 8:30pm on January 24th for a free, drop-in board game extravaganza! Games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own and your friends. Part of Unplug & Play Week 2017.

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Construction Days @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jan 24, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017

LEGO! Megablox, MagNext and more. Building materials will be out all day for creative constructions. Included with standard entry fee. Unplug and play! 

The exploration room is open 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday, with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.


Logograph@Kamloops Art Gallery

Jan 25, 2017

Previously known as The Graphic Novel Club, this program began as a joint initiative with the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Library to create a collaborative public art project. Out of this has developed Logograph, a youth-directed club that meets weekly at the Gallery and Library. Led by our Teen Intern, this program offers space for creative youth to make art and generate ideas for future projects. New members are always welcome. Visit Programs for more details.

Ages 12 to 24

 


Art & Coffee Klatch

Jan 25, 2017

Join us in our studios for coffee and conversation followed by a hands-on art workshop. Coffee (and tea) is served at 10:00; the workshop begins at 10:30.

Art can be messy—please wear something you won’t mind getting a bit of paint on. This program is offered in collaboration with the Kamloops Adult Learners’ Society. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please visit Kamloops Adult Learners' Society web site for registration forms and office hours to register in person. Visit Programs for more details.

 

Ages 60+

Free


The Art and Science of Geology @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jan 25, 2017

Lecture by Donald Bouffard, Geologist and Artist.

FREE entry at 7pm, refreshments, for older children & adults.


Family Storytime + Baby and Me@Kamloops Art Gallery

Jan 26, 2017

Children three and under with their parents or guardians, FREE (older siblings welcome)

Join us in our studios for songs, stories and puppets with Kathy from the Kamloops Library, followed by baby-friendly art making at 11:00. Visit Programs for more details. 

 

Ages 3 and under 


Western Canada Theatre: The Comedy Of Errors @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jan 26, 2017 - Feb 04, 2017

Shakespeare's funniest comedy. Two sets of estranged twins, separated at birth, find themselves in the same city 25 years later with hilarious consequences. A series of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps, all performed by a cast of only 5 actors (with lightning fast quick changes!)

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Bingo Night @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jan 26, 2017

Play games! Win prizes! Yell in the library! Come to the Kamloops Library from 7 - 8:30pm on January 26th to join us for a few games of bingo. All supplies provided. This program is free, but registration is required.

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5th Annual Pints & Plates @ Hoodoos at Sun Rivers

Jan 26, 2017

An evening for the beer-curious and food lover alike. The fifth annual Pints & Plates features a unique four-course dinner paired with a hand-picked selection of thirst quenching brews. Tickets are $59 per person. Must be 19+ to attend. Tickets can be purchased online at hoodoosatsunrivers.com Beer Hour 6 pm

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Sunny Side Up Slopestyle @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017

Sun Peaks Resort has teamed up with the BC Freestyle Ski Association to bring you the Sunny Side Up Slopestyle in the Rockstar Energy Terrain Park. Participants will receive BC Freestyle ranking points weighted the same as the Timber Tour.

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Stories & Activities about Nature @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jan 28, 2017

Science Literacy Day at BIG Little Science Centre. 10am to 4pm, free entry.

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Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Jan 29, 2017

This course is designed to teach young people 11-14 years old how to care for children and infants while babysitting. The course will enhance awareness and safety, responsible babysitting, and develop skills to cope with common emergencies. $49 includes workbook & first aid kit.

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2017 Kamloops Luxury Bridal Fair @ TRU Campus Activity Centre

Jan 29, 2017

Doors Open 10am  Registration is not necessary however, brides and grooms are encouraged to register ensuring they receive a bridal bag to collect information, samples and coupons from exhibitors.


Generation Z@ Kamloops Art Gallery

Jan 30, 2017

What does it mean to be a youth? How are youth perceived and represented in our society? Join KAG Teen Intern Emma Thibault and Art Instructor Anyssa Gill to explore these ideas and make art. Visit Programs for more details. Visit  Programs for more details.

Ages 13-18. Free. 


Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

Jan 30, 2017

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best coffee and tea. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Visit Programs for more details.


All Ages
 


Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club@Kamloops Art Gallery

Jan 31, 2017

Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Elizabeth Pattie will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, you will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork. Visit Programs for more details.

Ages 16+


Logograph@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 01, 2017

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 02, 2017

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on the first Thursday of most months, February through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate. No registration required. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Visit Programs for more details.

Ages 12+


6th Annual Bluebird Banked Slalom @ Sun Peaks Resort

Feb 04, 2017 - Feb 05, 2017

Back and better than ever, the Bluebird Banked Slalom promises to be one of the most entertaining events of the year in Sun Peaks, taking advantage of the naturally banked terrain of 5 Mile's 'Hully Gully'. Open to skiers and riders, racers will compete on a closed banked slalom course.

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Artists Talk with Marina Roy @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 04, 2017

Vancouver-based artist Marina Roy's cross-disciplinary art practice investigates the intersection between materials, history, language and ideology. Acting as a bridge between clture adn nature, ethics and drive, Roy's work is based on research into psychoanalysis, bio politics, human-animal distinction, feminism, allegory, art history and linguistics. In her artist talk, Roy will speak about her practice and to the works on view until March 25 as part of the exhibition Becoming Animal/Becoming Landscape.

 


Women's Entrepreneur Conference @ Coast Hotel Conference Centre

Feb 04, 2017

Be Inspired! Women's Entrepreneur Conference encourages networking and professional development opportunities amongst women entrepreneurs through information sharing, mentoring and presentations & Keynote speakers. Please join us!

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Old Time Fiddlers Dance @ Heritage House

Feb 04, 2017

Dancing to the music of the Kamloops Old Time Fiddlers. Members: $6.00, Non Members: $10.00. 7:30pm - 10:00pm. Everyone welcome.


The North Face Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run & Walk 1 @ Stake Lake Ski Trails

Feb 05, 2017

One of Kamloops best winter events! Come and join us for the 7th Annual North Face Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run and Walk at Stake Lake. This snowshoe event offers a 5km and a 10 km - walkers please sign up for the 5km - everyone is welcome, hot drinks and prizes afterwards!
Register today at www.dirtyfeet.ca. Early bird registration is valid until December 31st, 2016.
 

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OFA Level 2 @ St John Ambulance

Feb 06, 2017 - Feb 10, 2017

This 36-hour program is designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the OFA attendant providing emergency care in industries within 20 minutes surface travel time to a hospital.

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Generation Z@ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 06, 2017

What does it mean to be a youth? How are youth perceived and represented in our society? Join KAG Teen Intern Emma Thibault and Art Instructor Anyssa Gill to explore these ideas and make art. Visit Programs for more details. Visit  Programs for more details.

Ages 13-18


Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 07, 2017

Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Elizabeth Pattie will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, you will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork. Visit Programs for more details.

Ages 16+


Art & Coffee Klatch@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 08, 2017

Join us in our studios for coffee and conversation followed by a hands-on art workshop. Coffee (and tea) is served at 10:00; the workshop begins at 10:30.

Art can be messy—please wear something you won’t mind getting a bit of paint on. This program is offered in collaboration with the Kamloops Adult Learners’ Society. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please visit Kamloops Adult Learners' Society web site for registration forms and office hours to register in person. Visit Programs for more details.

 

Ages 60+


Logograph@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 08, 2017

 Previously known as The Graphic Novel Club, this program began as a joint initiative with the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Library to create a collaborative public art project. Out of this has developed Logograph, a youth-directed club that meets weekly at the Gallery and Library. Led by our Teen Intern, this program offers space for creative youth to make art and generate ideas for future projects. New members are always welcome. Visit Programs for more details

Ages 12-24

 


Drink and Draw @ Red Collar Brewery

Feb 08, 2017

Join us at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local beer. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian. Visit Programs for more details.

All Ages


Mockus by George M. Johnson @ Pavilion Theatre

Feb 08, 2017 - Feb 11, 2017

Mockus runs from February 8th to 11th at the Pavilion Theatre in Kamloops. Shows begins at 7:30 pm and there is a pay-what-you-can matinee at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 11th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are available through the Kamloops Live! Box Office at www.kamloopslive.ca or 250-374-LIVE (5483)

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Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 09, 2017

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar is available. Visit Programs for more information. 

5:00pm-6:00pm. Ages 19+.


DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 09, 2017

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. No experience is necessary. All materials are provided (and some snacks). Visit Programs for more details. 

6:00pm-9:00pm.


BC Family Fun Day @ Sun Peaks Resort

Feb 12, 2017

Join us in celebrating BC Family Day in Sun Peaks by enjoying complimentary use of the bungee trampoline, Tube Time, and our brand new skating rink at allotted times throughout the day.


BC Family Day @ Sun Peaks Resort

Feb 13, 2017

Ski an extra day! On BC Family Day alpine lift tickets are 50% off for BC residents for our BC Family Day Special.

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Shoot For A Sell Out @ Kamloops Blazers

Feb 13, 2017

Join The Heart & Stroke Foundation on Family Day Feb 13th for our 4th Annual HSF Game Day with The Blazers! Featuring our popular fundraiser; The West Jest Vacation Raffle, The Blazers will donate an additional $5,000 if the game is a sell out!

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Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock @ Sagebrush Theatre

Feb 14, 2017

6:30pm  For tickets call (250) 374-5483.


Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 14, 2017

Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Elizabeth Pattie will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, you will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork. Visit Programs for more details.

3:00pm-5:00pm. Ages 16+


Logograph@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 15, 2017

Previously known as The Graphic Novel Club, this program began as a joint initiative with the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Library to create a collaborative public art project. Out of this has developed Logograph, a youth-directed club that meets weekly at the Gallery and Library. Led by our Teen Intern, this program offers space for creative youth to make art and generate ideas for future projects. New members are always welcome. Visit Programs for more details.

3:30pm-5:00pm. Ages 12-24.


Kitchen Conversations@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 16, 2017

Join us on for a guided tour of our exhibitions followed by a lively Kitchen Conversation in our studios. Many of the artworks in Becoming Animal/Becoming Landscape explore politically and socially charged issues. Through these Kitchen Conversations, we hope to open the dialogue up to you—our community—so that we

can come together and share perspectives. Light refreshments will be provided. Visit Programs for more details.

 

7:00pm. Ages 12+


Heart On His Sleeve - Memorial Concert for Rob Medves @ CJ's Nightclub

Feb 18, 2017

Hosted by CJ's, sponsored by No Limits; 100% ticket sales to Heart & Stroke. Featuring Chris Buck & Big Shiny, join us Feb 18th for a very special evening in memory of Rob Medves.

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Artists Talk with Laura Findlay @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 18, 2017

Join artist Laura Findlay in our studios to learn more about her research and painting practice. Findlay’s exhibition in The Cube, Moving While Looking at Things That Do Not Move, includes an array of objects with cylindrical imagery and textures meant to be observed from all sides, revealing the static but shifting landscape of vessels.

 

Through these works, Findlay questions the current role of history painting through notions of narrative, empathy and the sublime. Following her talk, Laura Findlay will lead a hands-on workshop in our studios. 

 

1:00pm. All Ages. 


Family Art Studio@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 18, 2017

Drop into Family Art Saturdays, a FREE family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios. Be inspired by the artwork in Becoming Animal/ Becoming Landscape and Laura Findlay: Moving While

Looking at Things That Do Not Move, and then join us in our studios for a hands-on workshop with artist Laura Findlay. No registration required. All supplies are provided. 

 

2:00pm. All Ages. 


Freudian Slips Presents Dungeons & Dragons @ Stage House Theatre

Feb 18, 2017

Improv Comedy  Tickets $15  Doors Open 7:30pm  Show Begins 8pm

Appropriate for age 16 & over  Door Prizes for those in themed costume!


Toejam & Open Mic @ Barnhartvale Coffee House

Feb 18, 2017

Admission $5   Doors open at 7pm  Music at 7:30pm

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Kal Tire Bubble Ball for Heart & Stroke @ Tournament Capital Centre

Feb 19, 2017

Proudly sponsored by KalTire, the 2nd Annual BubbleBall Tournament is coming to Kamloops Feb 19th! Enter your team and join us at TCC as we bounce big for Heart & Stroke!

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OFA Level 3 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Feb 20, 2017 - Mar 03, 2017

OFA Level 3 first aid is a 70 hour program designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid. Successful participants will be qualified to work as a WorkSafeBC OFA Level 3 first aid attendant.

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Generation Z@ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 20, 2017

What does it mean to be a youth? How are youth perceived and represented in our society? Join KAG Teen Intern Emma Thibault and Art Instructor Anyssa Gill to explore these ideas and make art. Visit Programs for more details. Visit  Programs for more details.

3:30pm-5:00pm. Ages 13-18.


Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 21, 2017

Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Elizabeth Pattie will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, you will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork. Visit Programs for more details.

3:00pm-5:00pm. Ages 16+


Art & Coffee Klatch@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 22, 2017

Join us in our studios for coffee and conversation followed by a hands-on art workshop. Coffee (and tea) is served at 10:00; the workshop begins at 10:30.

Art can be messy—please wear something you won’t mind getting a bit of paint on. This program is offered in collaboration with the Kamloops Adult Learners’ Society. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please visit Kamloops Adult Learners' Society web site for registration forms and office hours to register in person. Visit Programs for more details.

 

10:00am. Ages 60+.


Logograph@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 22, 2017

Previously known as The Graphic Novel Club, this program began as a joint initiative with the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Library to create a collaborative public art project. Out of this has developed Logograph, a youth-directed club that meets weekly at the Gallery and Library. Led by our Teen Intern, this program offers space for creative youth to make art and generate ideas for future projects. New members are always welcome. Visit Programs for more details.

3:30pm-5:00pm. Ages 12-24. 


Family Storytime + Baby and Me@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 23, 2017

Join us in our studios for songs, stories and puppets with Kathy from the Kamloops Library, followed by baby-friendly art making at 11:00. Visit Programs for more details. 

10:30am. 


Art Duel@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 23, 2017

Join us for our fourth annual blindfolded face-off! Drawing on the theme of transformation, contestants will be assigned two random subjects (say, a dishwasher and an elephant) and tasked with creating a drawing of one transforming into the other in 60 seconds or less—while blindfolded. Yes, we know this task is nearly impossible. That’s the point (and what makes these events fun). Participants will be judged on their costumes, performances and their completed drawing. The winner will be awarded a solo exhibition on our BMO Open Gallery in October 2017.

Not interested in participating? Join the Art Duel Peanut Gallery! Heckle contestants as they fumble through their tasks, cheer for your friends and dance to the live DJ set. Free snacks and a cash bar will be open throughout the event.

Art Duel has space for 16 competitors. Register early to ensure your place in the competition. Visit the Gallery or call 250-377-2400. 

 

6:00pm-9:00pm. All Ages. 


Western Canada Theatre: Ring of Fire (The Music of Johnny Cash) @ Sagebrush Theatre

Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 04, 2017

The ultimate tribute to the iconic Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire tells the story of finding love, success, faith and redemption. Performed by a multi-talented cast, this production includes all of Cash’s classic hits, including: "I Walk the Line," and “A Boy Named Sue.” A powerful tribute to the Man in Black, an endlessly entertaining journey that will leave you cheering for more!

-All ages welcome

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TELUS Nancy Greene Alpine Classic @ Sun Peaks Resort

Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017

It's a fun team race on snowcross course. Every team must include at least one member of each sex to be eligible for prizes. All participants must be 19+. Snowboarders and telemarkers welcome! Proceeds will go to Sun Peaks Health Association, Kamloops RIH Foundation, and Sun Peaks junior ski racing.

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Pro-D Day Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Feb 24, 2017

This course is designed to teach young people 11-14 years old how to care for children and infants while babysitting. The course will enhance awareness and safety, responsible babysitting, and develop skills to cope with common emergencies. $49 includes workbook & first aid kit.

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Kamloops Symphony presents Chamber Music Series @ Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre

Feb 25, 2017

Sun Rivers Trio

7:30 pm

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Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 25, 2017

Learn the basics of acrylic painting with local artist and educator Elizabeth Pattie. Covering everything from colour theory to landscape painting, this workshop offers something for everyone. Visit Programs for more details.

1:00pm-4:00pm. All Ages. $30. 


Generation Z@ Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 27, 2017

What does it mean to be a youth? How are youth perceived and represented in our society? Join KAG Teen Intern Emma Thibault and Art Instructor Anyssa Gill to explore these ideas and make art. Visit Programs for more details. Visit  Programs for more details.

3:30pm-5:00pm. Ages 13-18. 


Drink and Draw @ Zack's Coffee

Feb 27, 2017

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best coffee and tea. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Visit Programs for more details.

6:00pm. All Ages. 


Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club@Kamloops Art Gallery

Feb 28, 2017

Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Elizabeth Pattie will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, you will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork. Visit Programs for more details.

3:00pm.Ages 16+.


21st Annual Kamloops Film Festival @ Paramount Theatre

Mar 02, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017

This year's festival will feature a diverse collection of 21 films from around the globe. Take part in screenings, film discussions, special events and more. All films are shown at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Kamloops. For details on the film schedule, tickets and festival passes visit kamloopsfilmfest.ca.

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ART EXPOSED Regional Exhibition

Mar 03, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017

Over 125 pieces of hand-made, locally created art for purchase! Now in its 7th year, the Kamloops Arts Council's ART EXPOSED Regional Exhibition is a community-centred visual arts exhibit. Unique to the area, Art Exposed is open; all residents of the TNRD have been invited to submit artwork.

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Art Exposed Regional Exhibition @ Old Courthouse Cultural Centre

Mar 03, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017

Now in its 7th year, the Kamloops Arts Council's ART EXPOSED Regional Exhibition is a community-centred visual arts exhibit. With over 125 pieces for viewing & purchasing! Unique to the area, Art Exposed is open; all residents of the TNRD have been invited to submit artwork.

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Nordic Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Mar 04, 2017 - Mar 05, 2017

Join us on Saturday March 4th for the Sun Peaks Loppet open to all ages and abilities skate and classic. Click here for more details on the Loppet.

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Loppet @ Sun Peaks Resort

Mar 04, 2017

The Sun Peaks Loppet is a fun, family-oriented x-country race open to all abilities. There is a 30km course to enter as a skater or classic skier, a 15km distance, a 2km course for beginners, novice skiers, bunnies and rabbits, and a 5km course for rabbits and track attack skiers.

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Velocity Challenge & FIS Speed @ Sun Peaks ResortSki World Cup

Mar 04, 2017 - Mar 08, 2017

This event has held distinction of being the only speed skiing event in North America and one of the longest running speed skiing events globally. "So You Think You're Fast, eh?" is for first time speed skiers to experience speed skiing in an introductory level pre-race training day event.

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The North Face Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run & Walk @ Sun Peaks Resort

Mar 04, 2017

The Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run is a fun running and walking event consisting of two distances: approximately 5km and 10km, suitable for all ages.

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Tom Cochrane @ Sandman Centre

Mar 04, 2017

8pm  Tickets $64.50 and $49.50  Tickets available at Sandman Centre Box office, www.ticketmaster.ca or 1-855-985-5000.


Kamloops Symphony presents Czech Mates @ Sagebrush Theatre

Mar 11, 2017

This programme highlights the bassoon.  Hear its unique and attractive sound in the simple melodies and enchanting rhythms of the Canadian composer Mozetich.  This concert concludes with one of the most exciting symphonies in the repertoire.

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Antiques & Collectibles Sale @ North Shore Community Centre

Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

Spring Antiques & Collectibles Sale Friday and Saturday, March 17 & 18, 2017. Admission is $3, and funds raised go towards programs at the Centre. Sale runs Friday 4pm to 8pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Tables available for vendors - please contact.


Doc and the Disorderlies @ Barnhartvale Coffee House

Mar 18, 2017

Admission $5  Doors Open at 7pm  Music at 7:30pm


Freudian Slips Present Mario Party @ Stage House Theatre

Mar 18, 2017

Improv Comedy  Tickets $15  Doors Open 7:30pm  Show Begins 8pm

Appropriate for Ages 16 & up  Door Prizes for those in themed costume!


Hub International Nancy Greene Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017

The 15th Annual Hub International Nancy Greene Festival is the biggest Nancy Greene Ski League (NGSL) festival in Canada. With over 500 kids participating, Sun Peaks Resort hosts 2000 people who come to enjoy all the fun events the festival has to offer.

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Kamloops Symphony presents Chamber Music Series @ Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre

Mar 25, 2017

Vocal Spectrum

7:30 pm

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Party in the Park @ Sun Peaks Resort

Apr 02, 2017

Oronge Boardshop brings you sweet tunes, sunshine, and tons of prizing for the Party in the Park Slopestyle, a slopestyle event for everyone hosted in the intermediate zone half-way down our Sun Peaks Rockstar Energy Terrain Park!

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Western Canada Theatre: The Cure for Death by Lightning @ Sagebrush Theatre

Apr 06, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017

Set in Turtle Valley in the shadow of WWII. The fifteenth summer of Beth Weeks' life is full of strange happenings: a classmate is mauled to death; children go missing on the nearby reserve; and an unseen predator pursues Beth. She must face the darkness within her own family and the dangers of the bush. Based on the award-winning novel.

 

-All ages welcome

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Coors Light Snowbombing Canada @ Sun Peaks Resort

Apr 06, 2017 - Apr 10, 2017

Family Weeks Book Online EVENT DETAILS: Coors Light Snowbombing Canada Date Apr 6 - 10 2017 Registration Website: www.snowbombingcanada.com Europe's biggest music festival on snow makes its Canadian debut in Sun Peaks this spring! World Class acts and inspiring venues create an epic combination during four days of unparalleled entertainment.

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Tod Mountain Days Spring Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017

Don't miss our annual end of season celebrations during the final weekend of winter lift operations. Tod Mountain Days Spring Festival is a blast for the entire family!

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Easter Egg Extravaganza @ Sun Peaks Resort

Apr 16, 2017

The Easter Bunny has been spotted at Sun Peaks Resort! Reports have him hiding eggs off in the trees. Of course he wants you to find them so come, meet up with the Easter Bunny and Harry Bear, and ski around looking for hidden chocolate goodies!

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Kamloops Symphony presents Alex Cuba @ Sagebrush Theatre

Apr 21, 2017 - Apr 22, 2017

Latin Grammy and Juno award winner Alex Cuba will bring his music to the Sagebrush Theatre stage.  The Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter will expand his band from four piece to full orchestra with innovative arrangements.

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:30 pm    Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30 pm

 

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Kamloops Symphony presents Chamber Music Series @ Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre

Apr 29, 2017

Sycamore String Quartet With Flute and Piano

7:30 pm

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Western Canada Theatre: Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 04, 2017 - May 13, 2017

A moving and surprisingly funny story of two sisters finding a way to each other. Grace, an Indigenous girl adopted by a white family, is asked by her birth sister to return to the reserve for their mother’s funeral. Afraid of opening old wounds, Grace must find a place where the culture of her past can feed the truth of her present.

-All ages welcome

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Kamloops Symphony presents Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 13, 2017

Presenting the amazing Jaeden Izik-Dzurko of Salmon Arm.  Such an impeccable young performer is a rarity.  Don't miss the opportunity to hear this emerging artist from our own backyard.

7;30 pm

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Dean Brody's Beautiful Freakshow Tour @ Sandman Centre

Jun 02, 2017

7pm  Tickets $35, $45 and $59.50.  Tickets available at Sandman Centre Box Office, Ticketmaster or 1-855-985-5000.


Skate Sun Peaks @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017

Landyachtz presents Skate Sun Peak Resort, boasting a tight and techy freeride with a ski lift back to the top! Exclusively on June 10-11, downhill skaters will get endless runs down 17 unique corners, 14 of which skaters will have to drift to control speed.

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5K Foam Fest - Canada's #1 Fun Run @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 17, 2017

Grab your friends and family and laugh your way through over 22 Obstacles, Mud, and of course FOAM!!! We make it a fun and exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners alike. A festival atmosphere offering activities for all ages.

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5K Foam Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 17, 2017

The “5K Foam Fest” is a one of a kind event, is not a hardcore run it is a FUNCORE run. We make it a fun and exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners alike. Walk it, charge it, run it, fun it!

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Lift and Lager - Opening Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 24, 2017

We've teamed up with Molson to bring you a beer with a view on Saturday to celebrate opening weekend! From 12:00pm - 6:00pm your hiking or Bike Park lift ticket includes a beer at the Sunburst Lodge, and of course this extends to our hiking and Bike Park pass holders.

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2017 Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon

Jul 23, 2017

Full and Relay Marathon  6am start

Half Marathon - 6am start

8 km Marathon - 9am start

3 km Family Fun Marathon - 9:30am start

Race Package Pickup takes place at McArthur Island Sports Center on Saturday, July 22 from Noon - 5pm. If you cannot make this time please message us and we can arrange an alternate pickup, however, we do not encourage it! We will also be selling our official marathon t-shirt for $15 with many different sizes available.

 

 

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Pedal Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017

Join us at Sun Peaks Resort over Labour Day Long Weekend for our 'Peaks Pedal Fest', celebrating a truly radical season of bicycling!

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