News from Kamloops

June 10, 2015

Seniors’ Picnic

Kamloops, B.C. – The 2015 Seniors’ Picnic will take place at Riverside Park on Friday, July 17th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

This event is a great opportunity to get out, enjoy the sun, make new friends and help others this summer.  Be sure to bring a water bottle, hat and sunscreen. A brief orientation for volunteers will occur close to the event.

Activities include bocce, croquet, Zumba, OsteoFit, arts and crafts, and a photobooth. Free lunch will be provided by the Lions Paddlewheelers group and music by the Kamloops Rube Band.

This event is free to attend, however participants must register in advance by calling 250-828-3500 with program # 239439, or visit

This event is made possible with the gracious support of sponsors Chartwell Ridgepointe and Retirement Concepts.

If you are interested in volunteering for this event please call Kirsten Herman at ONCORE Senior Society at 250-828-0600.

Free parking will be available at Interior Savings Centre, Heritage House and the West Parking Lot at Riverside Park. By-law Services will also be on site to assist with parking. We are encouraging all seniors to take public transit, carpool or find alternative forms of transportation as there is limited parking.

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Media Contact:
Alex de Chantal, Community and Wellness Events Coordinator
City of Kamloops