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Barb's Used Book & Music Sale @ Aberdeen Court

Apr 05, 2013 - Apr 19, 2014
The Kamloops Symphony’s Spring edition of the Barb's Used Book & Music Sale will take place April 5 - 19, 2014. Most items are only $2.00! Donations are gratefully accepted as of April 1 at our sale location at 1150 Hillside Drive. If you would like to volunteer for this event or more information call Kaitlin at 250.372.5000 or go to the website www.kamloopssymphony.com More Info...

Chinese Legacies @ The Kamloops Museum & Archives

Jan 10, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014
New exhibit: "Chinese Legacies: Building the Canadian Pacific Railway" is now on display in the temporary exhibit gallery. This exhibit tells the story of the Chinese labourers who helped build the Canadian Pacific Railway through the difficult mountain terrain between Port Moody and Craigellachie. More Info...

World Kidney Day @ Northhills Mall

Mar 13, 2014 - Mar 13, 2016
Please come join TRU Nursing Students and The Canadian Kidney Foundation for World Kidney Day at Northills Mall on March 13th, 2014. There will be a health fair including various organizations from the community as well as blood pressure monitoring, blood glucose monitoring and cholesterol testing. The event will take place from 10:00 - 2:30, with the Mayor Peter Milobar cutting the ribbon at 10:15. Participants will also have a chance to win a variety of door prizes. More Info...

Over 50 Fitness Classes @ TRU

Mar 31, 2014 - May 28, 2014
Over 50 Fitness Classes. Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm. Staying fit, healthy and active throughout life is key to ensuring vitality. Whether you need a fitness program for a special event, to overcome an injury, or to reawaken the athlete in yourself, the 50+ Fitness Program will help you reach your goals. Participants will be supported by a certified instructor experienced working with older adults. Activities will incorporate free weights, medicine balls and resistance bands, and are designed to challenge 50+ bodies to achieve the best possible results. Please call 250-828-5272 or email communityu@tru.ca for upcoming course information. More Info...

Kamloops:Round-and-About @ The Old Courthouse Gallery

Apr 01, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014
Lance Weisser,member of the FCA, specializing in watercolour is well known for strong compositions, depth and luminosity, turning fleeting moments into works of art as in his Mt Peter and Paul series. Presenting a collection of large and small images capturing the beauty of the Kamloops area and, especially engaging, lively and characterful miniatures of birds. More Info...

Unreal @ The Kamloops Art Gallery

Apr 05, 2014 - Jun 14, 2014
Drawn primarily from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection, Unreal presents work by artists who explore beyond the realm of what is considered real. Using inventive processes and unusual materials, they aim to unhinge us from our typical views of the world and open our eyes to the marvelous, the fantastical, the weird and even the monstrous. More Info...

Western Canada Theatre presents Brimful of Asha @ The Sagebrush Theatre

Apr 10, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014
Real-life mother and son Asha and Ravi Jain share the stage and tell this true (and very Canadian) story of generational and cultural clash. When Ravi takes a trip to India, his parents decide it is the perfect time to introduce him to potential brides. Ravi is not sold on the idea of getting married—at least not yet—but Asha fears that time is running out. More Info...

Carnival @ Aberdeen Mall

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 21, 2014
Thursday opens at 3pm. Friday - Monday opens at noon. More Info...

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands @ The Blue Grotto

Apr 17, 2014
4 bands competing each night. April 17, 24, May 1 and final round taking place May 15. Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover. 19+ event. More Info...

Blue Morris' Dirty Dancing Burlesque @ Cactus Jacks Night Club

Apr 18, 2014
Admission is $10. 19+ event. More Info...

Rugbyfest 2014

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014
Rugbyfest 2014 will take place on April 18th and 19th on various rugby fields throughout the Kamloops area. This year there will be a Grade 8 Boys’ Division, Junior Boys' Division, Senior Boys’ Division, and a Girls’ Division More Info...

Matt Stanley & The Decoys @ Barside Lounge & Grill

Apr 18, 2014
No cover charge. 7-10pm. 19+ event. More Info...

The Young'uns @ The Blue Grotto

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014
Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover charge. 21+ event. More Info...

Easter Eggs-Citement @ BC Wildlife Park

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 21, 2014
Join the BC Wildlife Park for their annual Easter Eggs-Citement Event! April 18,19,20,21 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (Last admission at 3:30 pm). More Info...

Vine to Wine Tours Easter Weekend! @ Privato Vineyard and Winery

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 21, 2014
Open for winery tours all four days $10.00 per person - book in advance Times: 11:00, 1:00 3:00 Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. More Info...

Easter Weekend Hours @ Harper's Trail Winery

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014
The tasting room will be open April 18, 19 & 20 from 11am-5pm. Private bookings for groups of 12 or more are also available. More Info...

Burlesque: Dirty Dancing @ Cactus Jacks

Apr 18, 2014
Cactus Jack's & Kammerce Promotions are pleased to bring you BC''s Premier full-band with Burlesque Act!! Dirty Dancing burlesque is inspired by the movie and includes your favorite songs re-interpreted in a burlesque fashion. Blue Morris Productions are renowned for their great musicians and premier ladies in the art of burlesque dancing.. More Info...

Doc & The Disorderlies @ Barnhartvale Coffee House

Apr 19, 2014
Barnhartvale Coffee House @ Barnhartvale Hall. Saturday April 19, 2014. Admission: $5. Free to open mic performers and children under 12. Doors open at 7pm. Music starts at 7:30pm. Feature act: Doc & The Disorderlies - Chris Doherty (Doc), Gary Nielsen, Bruce Campbell & Fain Weiss More Info...

Kamloops Farmers Market @ 200 Block St. Paul St.

Apr 19, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
Every Saturday from 8 AM - 12:30 PM. More Info...

The Caspians @ Barside Lounge & Grill

Apr 19, 2014
No cover charge. 7-10pm. 19+ event. More Info...

The "Paint It Black" Party @ Pogue Mahone

Apr 19, 2014
The Blacklisted and Blackdaze are coming together to put on one of the most epic parties Kamloops will see in 2014! It will be a night to remember (if you can) as two of Kamloops favorite bands join forces to bring you a night with amazing music, wicked games and prizes, drink specials, and a whole lot of fun as we paint the night Black! So April 19th be at Pogue Mahone and remember to paint yourself, something, or someone else black! tickets on sale at Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse now. Doors: 8:00 pm. Tickets: $10.00.

Easter Egg Decorating @ BIG Little Science Centre

Apr 19, 2014
All day from 11am to 3pm. Using edible boiled eggs, enjoy playing with colour dyes to discover what colours and designs you can create on your egg. Once at home, peel your egg to see what has happened on the inside! More Info...

Hippity Hoppity Hooray @ St. Andrews On The Square

Apr 20, 2014
First annual Community Easter egg hunt at St.Andrews On The Square downtown Kamloops. There will be some crafts , a photo opp (so bring your cameras), and most important of all an Easter egg hunt in the park next to St.Andrew's on the square . The kids will be making their easter baskets at the event so they can hunt for eggs in the park. Hunt starts between 3-3:30 pm. Admission is by donation. with part of the proceeds going to the Kamloops branch of the SPCA. Since they had a tough time before Christmas with an outbreak and had to Quarantine the animals which in turn they had to throw out toys and cat post and such. More Info...

Sunday Brunch @ Prestons Restaurants

Apr 20, 2014
From 10am to 2pm every Sunday, enjoy a delicious brunch buffet for just $20 (special senior and kids pricing available too)! More Info...

Easter Brunch @ The South Thompson Inn

Apr 20, 2014
Hop on over to their third annual Easter Brunch. Sunday April 20, 2014. Reservations available between 10:00AM & 2:00PM. $26 per adult, $12 per child, between 5 & 12 years, $18 per senior. More Info...

Easter Sunday Brunch @ Blue. Dining + Lounge

Apr 20, 2014
Join blue. dining + lounge for Easter Sunday Brunch. Featuring egg benedict, poached salmon, local cheeses and much more. Brunch 9am- 2pm. Adults $23. Kids $12. *Reservations Required* More Info...

Sweet Alibi @ @ Red Beard Coffee

Apr 22, 2014
Sweet Alibi gives us soulful folk-pop with hallmark harmonies and an elevated sense of song writing sensitivity. This show will have a full 6-piece band. 7:30PM (doors open at 7PM). More Info...

3rd AnnualEarth Day Celebration @ Sun Rivers

Apr 22, 2014
8:00 am - 7:00 pm at Various Locations in Sun Rivers. Join in on the all the different activities! More Info...

Ladies Society Spring Fashion Show @ Colombo Lodge

Apr 23, 2014
Doors open at 6pm. Dinner at 6:30pm. Tickets are now on sale $35.00 each (only cash and cheques accepted) ... it's a fun night out with friends and family and profits made from this event will be donated to local charities! More Info...

2014 KEG Lecture Series: Hydraulic Fracturing - The Science, Economics & Politics of the Recovery of Shale Gas & Oil @ TRU Mountain Room

Apr 24, 2014
7PM. Hydraulic Fracturing - The Science, Economics & Politics of the Recovery of Shale Gas & Oil by John Clague. More Info...

Dr. David McKinnon @ The BIG Little Science Centre

Apr 24, 2014
"Through Rose and other Tinted Glass: a Chemist Looks at Stained Glass". The talk will show how art and science come together in the art and technique of stained glass work, - with a little bit of art appreciation for the scientist, and a little bit of science background for the stained glass artist. Take a look at the scientific basis and technology behind the many colours and types of glass and some of the techniques available to the stained glass artist. Dr. McKinnon taught chemistry at the University of Manitoba and retired to Kamloops. Free entry. 7PM. More Info...

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands @ The Blue Grotto

Apr 24, 2014
4 bands competing each night. April 17, 24, May 1 and final round taking place May 15. Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover. 19+ event. More Info...

Dinner & Drinks @ The Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014
8pm. Tickets are available through the Kamloops Live Box Office. Dinner and Drinks" by Williams Lake author Todd Sullivan is a bawdy and hilarious journey down the road of relationships. Join us while we watch several couple's deal with love, divorce, and sexual frustration all over dinner and drinks! You'll be rolling in the aisles, and you may find you've been there too! More Info...

Dave Coalmine Band @ Barside Lounge & Grill

Apr 25, 2014
No cover charge. 7-10pm. 19+ event. More Info...

Blackdog Blue @ The Blue Grotto

Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014
Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover charge. 21+ event. More Info...

Louie Anderson Live @ Sagebrush Theatre

Apr 25, 2014
8pm. Tickets are available through Kamloops Live Box Office. More Info...

Kamloops Spring Home Show @ McArthur Island Sport & Event Centre

Apr 26, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014
Saturday 10am to 5pm. Sunday 10am to 4pm. More Info...

The Rockies & The Gay Nineties @ Cactus Jacks Night Club

Apr 26, 2014
Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover at the door. 19+ event. More Info...

JOAL KAMPS @ The Art We Are

Apr 26, 2014
Alberta’s own JOAL KAMPS is a free spirited singer-songwriter – passionate about sharing his original music with others. By blending storytelling with songwriting, Joal creates music that he describes as “Rocky Mountain Folk-Pop“. Joal has performed numerous tours across Western Canada and the United States, and been invited to, and performed at festivals in the United States, Europe, and Canada – all as a self-taught independent artist no less! Joal will be be stopping in Kamloops while on a 6 week tour through BC, to release his new album "Heads is East, Tails it West". Show starts at 7:30 pm, cover is $5! We would love to see you there! More Info...

Star Dome, from Okanagan Science Centre @ BIG Little Science Centre

Apr 26, 2014
Explore the skies above with the Okanagan Science Centre’s Planetarium. Learn all about the stars, and the legends and lore behind them, from your favourite guide through the galaxies, Kevin Aschenmeier. Suitable for all ages. Each show has a limit of 30 people. Contact BIG Little Science Centre for tickets to one of the 4 shows: 10:30, 11:45, 1:15, 2:30. More Info...

Kamloops Stamp Show Sale & Auction @ Calvary Community Church

Apr 26, 2014
10am - 3pm. Free admission. More Info...

Momstown Community Celebration @ Riverside Park

Apr 26, 2014
Join in at the Momstown Community Celebration, sponsored by New Gold New Afton Mine, as Riverside park is transformed into 'momstown'- a bustling community made especially for kids and families with so much to explore. At this Free family event happening April 26th, from 10-2pm they'll have their 'town' divided into neighbourhoods to navigate including Arts District, momstown University, Tournament Centre, campground, Natural Nurturing Park, Health & Wellness Way, Playground Zone, Free-mom Street, New Gold Rush Trail, and more! Featured at this event in Natural Nurturing Park is The Great Cloth Diaper Change hosted by Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service. This is a Guinness World Record Breaking event for most diaper changes at one time around the world. (Official change happening at 11) More Info...

Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service Host: The Great Cloth Diaper Change @ Riverside Park

Apr 26, 2014
This GUINNESS WORLD RECORD BREAKING EVENT for most diapers changed at one time around the world is happening at Natural Nurturing Park in momstown Community Celebration. April 26th from 10-2pm, Riverside Park. (Official change happening at 11) Extra diapers available. More Info...

Westsyde Yard Sale Day

Apr 26, 2014
WESTSYDE ANNUAL YARD SALE DAY! Saturday April 26th, 8am to 2pm. Tons of sales all thru Westsyde! Make sure you stop by 3550 Westsyde Rd (just past Coopers on the left) Where the WCDS will be hosting a big FLEA MARKET & BBQ fundraiser for the Westsyde Waterpark Project.

Foodsafe Level 1 @ Calvary Community Church

Apr 28, 2014
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, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops. Course fee: $75.00 includes workbook. Workbooks & exams available in other languages, please request when registering. Time: 8:45am - 5:00pm. More Info...

2nd Annual Batlle of the Bands @ The Blue Grotto

May 01, 2014
4 bands competing each night. April 17, 24, May 1 and final round taking place May 15. Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover. 19+ event. More Info...

Bike Repair: Park Tool School @ TRU

May 03, 2014 - May 04, 2014
Bike Repair: Park Tool School. Time: 9am to 3pm. Cost: $295 including cost of textbook. Instructor: Jim Kenny. This is a repair and bicycle maintenance clinic consisting of both lecture and hands-on training in a small class setting located on campus at Thompson Rivers University. As part of the clinic, students are given direct feedback from a knowledgeable and experienced instructor. Additionally, there will be regular opportunities for students to practice on bicycles set up at multiple work-stations. Please call 250-828-5272 or email communityu@tru.ca for upcoming course information. More Info...

Kamloops SPCA Open House @ Kamloops SPCA

May 03, 2014
11 am-3 pm: The Kamloops SPCA Open House is a great way to learn more about our local shelter. Come on a shelter tour and meet some of the amazing staff, volunteers, and furry friends. There will be face painting, a barbeque, and a mini craft fair too.

Free Synchronized Swimming @ The Tournament Capital Centre

May 03, 2014
The Kamloops Sunrays Synchronized Swim Club is inviting girls to come try the sport free of charge on May 3rd from 12pm-1pm at the TCC Pool. Bring a bathing suit and a pair of goggles, if you have them.

Beethoven - Life and Times @ St. Andrews on the Square

May 05, 2014
12:00pm @ St. Andrews on the Square. Learn about Beethoven's life and the environment in which he created his music with guest speaker June Goldsmith. For decades, June Goldsmith has charmed audiences with her knowledgeable and enthusiastic approach to classical music. Her warm style and personality has brought classical music to life for listeners across Canada. More Info...

Chamber Music - Quintet for Piano and Winds @ TRU

May 05, 2014
7:00pm @ Irving K. Barber Centre at Thompson Rivers University. KSO Chamber Musicians perform music by Beethoven as part of the Kamloops Symphony's Beethoven Festival. More Info...

Beethoven - Music for Piano @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 06, 2014
FREE EVENT 12:00 pm @ Sagebrush Theatre. Sheryl MacKay of CBC Radio One North by Northwest hosts guest speaker June Goldsmith and award winning pianist Avan Yu as they teach us more about Beethoven's contribution to piano repertoire. More Info...

Avan Yu, Piano Recital @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 06, 2014
7:00 pm @ Sagebrush Theatre. Performing as part of the Kamloops Symphony's Beethoven Festival, Winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition, Avan Yu has been hailed as “pianistic force with an astonishing sensitivity far beyond his years” (La Presse). He has appeared as a soloist and in chamber music recitals both at home in Canada and in major centres around the world. More Info...

Kamloops Farmers Market @ 400 Block of Victoria St.

May 07, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014
Every Wednesday from 8 AM - 2 PM. More Info...

Chamber Music - Septet and Quartet @ TRU

May 07, 2014
7:00 pm @ Irving K. Barber Centre at Thompson Rivers University. The Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Chamber Musicians will be performing works by Beethoven as part of the Kamloops Symphony's Beethoven Festival More Info...

LITTLE INDIA with guests Royal States Live @ Cactus Jacks

May 07, 2014
Doors open at 9PM. $5 cover. 19+ event. More Info...

Timeraiser @ TRU Mountain Room

May 08, 2014
A silent art auction where the currency is volunteer hours. The Timeraiser is part volunteer fair, part silent art auction and part night on the town. Throughout the evening, meet with different agencies and match your skills to their needs. Once you have made your matches, you are eligible to bid on artwork. The big twist is rather than bid money, you bid volunteer hours. Once you've completed your pledge, you get to bring the artwork home as a reminder of your good will. Tickets are $20 and on sale on the website. More Info...

Grow Your Own Food @ TRU

May 08, 2014 - Jun 10, 2014
Grow Your Own Food! Date: May 8 - June 10, 2014. Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 - 8pm. Cost: $275. Instructor: Maria Valana. Location: TRU Horticulture House #10 & Greenhouse Do you want to grow your own food, but don't know where to start? Well then, this is the course for you. Come experience the joy of learning how to grow your favourite vegetables and herbs under the guidance of professional gardener and educator Maria Valana who is thrilled to be sharing her passion with you. During this 20-hour course you can expect to learn about garden planning, soil health, seed starting, transplanting, weed management, watering and organic pest control. This course has been specifically designed to be 50% hands-on learning to help solidify the knowledge acquired during class time. By the end of this course you will learn all this is necessary to start, maintain, and eat from your own garden. For more information on course dates, times, and cost please email communityu@tru.ca More Info...

Beethoven in Film @ Paramount Theatre

May 08, 2014
7:00pm @ Paramount Theatre. The Kamloops Symphony Orchestra proudly presents the film "Immortal Beloved" as part of their Beethoven Festival. The film begins with the death of Ludwig van Beethoven. His secretary starts the search for the mysterious person to whom Beethoven has left his possessions, his works and his money. The will states: "To my immortal beloved." His search of clues to Immortal Beloved, reveals a man of extremes: a music genius, a rebellious invalid, a melancholy lover... More Info...

The Comic Strippers @ The Coast Kamloops Conference Centre

May 09, 2014 - May 10, 2014
A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. Shows on both nights at 8pm. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office. More Info...

Beethoven Lives Upstairs @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 09, 2014
2 Performances- 6:00pm and 7:30 pm @ Sagebrush Theatre. This world famous Classical Kids production features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle. Their subject is the “madman” who has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph’s Vienna home. Through a touching correspondence dramatically underscored with the composer’s most beautiful excerpts, Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of his music, and the torment of his deafness. More Info...

The Kamloops Symphony presents Ode to Joy @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 10, 2014
Discover the first utterence of Beethoven’s symphonic journey and bask in the glory of his final creation, one of the greatest symphonic works ever composed. More Info...

Richard Wagamese-Power of Storytelling @ Calvary Community Church

May 10, 2014
Richard Wagamese creates an evening of oral and traditional wonder through his monologue "Power of Storytelling". You will be moved to a world of magic and light - an experience that you will enjoy and remember. More Info...

Kamloops SPCA SPAY-ghetti & NO BALLS Dinner @ The Plaza Hotel

May 10, 2014
Family friendly fundraiser at Plaza Hotel from 6 to 10 pm in support of Kamloops SPCA. Enjoy a delicious meal of spaghetti with meat or vegetarian sauce, salad & garlic bread (gluten free option also available). Tickets at shelter: Adults - $20 each; Children under 10 - $10 each

Kamloops SPCA Booksale @ Northhills Shopping Centre

May 10, 2014 - May 17, 2014
Stock up on your summer reading and support the Kamloops SPCA. Come to the Kamloops SPCA Booksale at Northills Shopping Center during mall hours from May 10th to 17th

Ode to Joy @ The Sagebrush Theatre

May 10, 2014
7:30 pm @ Sagebrush Theatre. Discover the beginning of Beethoven's symphonic journey and bask in the glory of his final creation, one of the greatest symphonic works ever composed. More Info...

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands: Final Round @ The Blue Grotto

May 15, 2014
FINAL ROUND. 4 bands competing each night. April 17, 24, May 1 and final round taking place May 15. Doors open at 8pm. $5 cover. 19+ event. More Info...

The Greatest Love of All @ The Sagebrush Theatre

May 17, 2014
A tribute to a woman who has long been an icon of pop music and vocal ability, The Greatest Love Of All – The Whitney Houston Show presents and celebrates a catalogue of Houston's most loved songs from the span of her 29 year career. The 2 ½ hour concert and stage show includes hits such as 'How Will I Know', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody', 'Where Do Broken Hearts Go', 'Didn't We Almost Have It All', 'I'm Every Woman', 'Exhale (Shoop Shoop)', 'Step by Step' and of course, 'I Will Always Love You'. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office. More Info...

2014 KYSA Slurpee Cup

May 17, 2014 - May 19, 2014
The 2014 KYSA Slurpee Cup will be a 3-day event. All teams will play 4 games over the three days. There will be one game only scheduled for each team on Monday, May 19! More Info...

96th Annual Falkland Stampede @ Falkland Stampede Grounds

May 17, 2014 - May 19, 2014
The Falkland Stampede started in 1919, just after the war, as a picnic which has grown over the years to a three day rodeo. Click the website link for more information on events and tickets. More Info...

Kamloops SPCA Fur Ball Gala @ The Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

May 23, 2014
Friday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm: Come celebrate second chances with an evening of fine dining, entertainment & dancing at the Coast Hotel and Conference Center in support of the Kamloops SPCA. Tickets: $75 each (available online at www.kamloopslive.ca)

Scotiabank MS Walk @ Riverside Park

May 25, 2014
Join together with the Kamloops and Area Chapter on May 25th at the 2014 Scotiabank MS Walk and share your hope for the future for those touched by MS. Your participation in the Kamloops Scotiabank MS Walk and the funds raised from this event, go to support important programs and services for people affected by MS in the Kamloops and Area community, as well as cutting-edge research studies across the country. More Info...

Occupational First Aid Level 3 @ St. John Ambulance Branch

May 26, 2014 - Jun 06, 2014
May 26, 2014 - June 6, 2014 at St. John Ambulance Branch, Community Non-Profit Organization. Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm - $715 (includes texts & exam fee) This is a 70 hour course for the workplace. Includes all the skills of OFA Level 2 plus transportation of the injured worker. Must be 16 years of age or older. Exam will take place following the course. Pre-reading is strongly recommended.For more information or to register please call: 250-372-3853.

Karla Hoffman “Pesticides – The Good and the Bad” @ The BIG Little Science Centre

May 29, 2014
Have a landscape that you can feel good about! Find out how to water properly for plant health, how to choose the right plant for the right place and how to nourish your soil. Common practices, pest problems and treatment options will be discussed. Bring your questions and curiosity and leave with a gardening gift! Karla Hoffman is the Integrated Pest Management Coordinator for the City of Kamloops and is a horticulturist. Free entry. 7PM. More Info...

BC Lions 2014 Spring Training Camp @ Hillside Stadium

May 29, 2014 - Jun 19, 2014
For a full schedule of events, please click on the website link. More Info...

Capital One Race for Kids

May 31, 2014
Capital One Race for Kids™ is a return to the best adventures of childhood, embracing the carefree days of being a kid, and a bonding experience for participants as you challenge your skills while raising funds for all boys and girls to have the same opportunity. On Saturday, May 31st, 2014 - this 3 hour urban event, will challenge 4-person teams though a series of 10 checkpoints (including one mystery checkpoint for an additional prize!) in a race to the finish. Teams can run, walk or use public transit to navigate their way throughout the city and can expect to be challenged both mentally and physically. They can call family and friends for help, access the Internet, and even employ the assistance of total strangers to solve the clues that will lead them to their challenge destinations. At the finish line, there will be a celebration party and awards ceremony to commemorate completion of the race! Best part- No experience necessary! The only thing you need is 3 friends and a great attitude! More Info...

Kamloops Relay For Life @ Riverside Park

Jun 07, 2014
10am to 10pm. Relay For Life is an inspirational, non-competitive, 12-hour overnight fundraising event that brings you and your community together to celebrate life and fight cancer. Relay has a festival-like atmosphere that your family, friends and co-workers can enjoy regardless of age or fitness level! More Info...

JDRF's Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes @ BC Wildlife Park

Jun 08, 2014
The annual Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes will take place rain or shine at the BC Wildlife Park, 9077 Dallas Dr.(15 min. East on Trans Canada Hwy-exit 390. Walk starts at 10:00 am with registration and pledge Drop off from 8:00 a.m to 9:00 am. They will be Fabulous food and entertainment with lots of great activities for kids and teens. After the walk and celebration is completed, everyone is free to roam around the Wildlife Park, as admission for Walk participants is free. For further information call 250-374-0599 or email: kamloops@jdrf.ca Online Registration and fundraising can be found at: jdrf.ca/walk More Info...

Scott Woods Old TIme Jubilee @ Calvary Community Church

Jun 09, 2014
An authentic live tribute to Don Messer’s Jubilee – one of the most popular TV shows in Canadian history. The show reunites Grand Master Fiddle Champion Scott Woods (as Don Messer), Cape Breton Tenor Tommy Leadbeater (as Charlie Chamberlain) and East Coast Music Award Winner Bruce Timmins (as Cecil McEachern). The show also features the Velvet Vocals of Lynda Lewis (as Marg Osborne) and Canadian Open Step Dance Champion Kyle Waymouth in this two-hour masterful performance honouring the days when Don Messer and his Islanders ruled the airwaves. The fast paced, uplifting show delights audiences of all ages with old time fiddle music, sensational step dancing, trick fiddling, family humour and more. Monday June 9th, 7PM– Calvary Community Church – Kamloops. Tickets on sale now at The Horse Barn or call toll free 1-855-726-8896 to charge. Adult $25; Child $10, Child 5 & under - free. Too good to miss! More Info...

Amanda Wells “Water Usage: Tips and Tricks of Water Conservation” @ The BIG Little Science Centre

Jun 12, 2014
Amanda Wells is an Environmental Educator for the City of Kamloops. Free entry. 7PM. More Info...

Ashcroft & District Stampede @ Ashcroft Rodeo Grounds

Jun 14, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014
The historic community of Ashcroft, British Columbia, has many reminders of the Gold Rush Days, and a stroll through the community will take you back to those exciting days. Ashcroft was a site where freight from the Canadian Pacific Railway was unloaded, then hauled to the nearby Cariboo Wagon Road, to go north to the Gold Rush communities. The community also has a history rich in the west, and it's where the Ashcroft and District Rodeo Association proudly presents the 52nd Annual Ashcroft Rodeo ... "The Biggest Little Rodeo in the West" The Ashcroft Rodeo is held just off Highway 97C, on Government Street, every Father's Day weekend in June. More Info...

Adam Fitzpatrick & the Cadillac Kings @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jun 17, 2014
7:30pm. Tickets are available through The Kamloops Live box Office. More Info...

Sun Peaks & Region Farmers' Market @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 29, 2014 - Sep 07, 2014
Every Sunday from 9:30am - 1:30pm . More Info...

Art in the Park @ Riverside Park

Jul 01, 2014
9am to 5pm. Art in the Park is a premiere artist show and sale held outdoors annually on July 1st in beautiful Riverside Park, as part of the Canada Day Celebrations for the City of Kamloops, BC. An average of 30,000 visitors attend throughout the day-long festivities. Art in the Park retains its high artistic integrity through a juried selection process. Artists must be current members of the Kamloops Arts Council in order to participate on the day. Now accepting applications. More Info...

2014 Legacy Performance Games

Jul 03, 2014 - Jul 06, 2014
The Legacy Performance Games were created from legacy funds generated by the hosting of the Kamloops 2011 Western Canada Summer Games in August, 2011. The Kamloops Sports Council was contracted to plan, organize, create and deliver the Legacy Performance Games. More Info...

Blue Rodeo @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 05, 2014
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Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music

Jul 07, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
The Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) provides music students with the “key” to the development of artistic excellence in our community. Join KISSM and benefit from professional guidance and mentor-ship. You learn about excellence in performing and producing music for your community. You also network with like-minded musicians to uncover available opportunities for sustaining artistic development. Their goal is to create an inclusive learning environment where student of all levels are encouraged to develop their love of music. With over 50 classes for youth aged 6 and over KISSM has something for everyone! More Info...

A&W Charity PLUS Golf Tournament @ Mt. Paul Golf Course

Jul 10, 2014
A & W Charity PLUS Golf Tournament - Thursday, July 10, 2014 - Shotgun starts beginning at 12:30 pm and dinner at 6:00 pm - Interior Community Services (ICS) and the Kamloops North Shore Business Improvement Association (NSBIA) invite you and your friends to join in the fun at their annual A& W Charity PLUS Golf Tournament. More Info...

3rd Annual Kamloops Marathon @ McArthur Island Park & Rivers Trail

Jul 27, 2014
3km, 8km, half & full marathon and marathon relay. Registration now open! More Info...

Kamloops Fall Home Show @ Interior Savings Centre

Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
Saturday 10am to 5pm. Sunday 10am to 4pm. More Info...

"Fall into Christmas Craft Fair" @ Dallas Elementary School

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
Dallas Elementary School PAC invites everyone to their 1st Annual Craft Fair to be held Friday, October 24 12pm to 7pm & Saturday, October 25 10am to 4pm. Free Admission. More Info...