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Arts and Culture

Kamloops Art Council
The art and soul of our community
www.kamloopsarts.ca
Office and KAC Main Gallery
Tue-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4, closed 12-1 daily
7 Seymour Street West
250.372.7323


Kamloops Art Gallery
Brings art, artists, communities together
www.kag.bc.ca
101-465 Victoria Street 250.377.2400
• The Gallery Store
www.facebook.com/TheGalleryStore
Mon-Wed, Fri & Sat 10am-5pm .
Thur 10am-9 pm. Closed Sunday


Kamloops Family History Society
Promotes and encourages the study of
Family History and Genealogy. See web
site for program and meeting schedule
www.kfhs.org


Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts
See web site for Festival Time Table
www.kfpa.ca
250.372.2254 Carol


Kamloops Live! Box Office
Tickets: Sagebrush, Pavilion Theatres
Sept to June: 12noon-6pm Mon-Sat.
Summer: Noon-6pm Tuesday-Friday
www.kamloopslive.ca
1025 Lorne Street
250.374.5483 1.866.374.5483


Kamloops Museum & Archives
Open Tue-Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm
Archives: Tuesday-Friday 1:15-4pm
www.kamloops.ca/museum
207 Seymour Street 250.828.3576
See our ad and article on pages 16, 17


Kamloops Parks, Recreation & Culture
Register for courses in Active Living,
Aquatics, Cooking, Dancing, Fitness in
Motion, Gardening & Landscapes, Yoga
and much more. Search online...
www.kamloops.ca/activityguide


Tournament Capital Centre
910 McGill Road, Kamloops
www.tournamentcapital.com
250.828.3500


Kamloops Players Society
Your oldest local community theatre,
always welcoming of fans, new members
www.kamloopsplayers.com


Stage House Theatre
422 Tranquille Road 250.554.2388


Kamloops Symphony
Live orchestral music performances,
music education, related music services.
See web site for ticket information
www.kamloopssymphony.com
6-510 Lorne Street 250.372.5000
See our ad and article on page 8


Nicola Valley Museum & Archives
Extensive Nicola Valley photos, archives
www.nicolavalleymuseum.org
1675 Tutill Court, Merritt 250.378.4145

 

Sagebrush Theatre
Home to Western Canada Theatre,
Kamloops Symphony, host for many local,
national and international performances
www.sagebrushtheatre.ca
1300 9 Avenue
250.372.3216 ext. 522


Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park
Preserving the language, history and
culture of the Secwepemc people
www.facebook.com/secwepemcmuseum
200-330 Chief Alex Thomas Way
250.828.9749
See our ad on this page


The Kamloopa Powwow
One of largest celebrations of First
Nation’s culture and heritage in Western
Canada. Aug 4-6, 2017. Free admission
for Elders/Seniors 65+, and disabled
Kamloopa Powwow Society
http://tkemlups.ca
200-330 Chief Alex Thomas Way
250.828.9828


Western Canada Theatre
Donate, Sponsor, Volunteer
Sagebrush Theatre, Pavilion Theatre
Kamloops’ own, producing high-quality
professional theatre
www.wctlive.ca
1025 Lorne Street 250.372.3216
• Kamloops Live! Box Office
250.374.5483 1.866.374.5483
See our ad and article on page 19 for our
incredible 2017-18 Season line-up

 

Leisure

BC Fishing Licences
Basic annual licence for 65+ $5.00
Basic annual licence for disabled $1.00
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/licences/
Purchase online www.fishing.gov.bc.ca or
at Service BC or licensed vendor


BC Parks
Individual campsite reservations
through Discover Camping Campground
Reservation service April to Sept/Oct 50%
discount for BC residents 65+ from day
after Labour Day to June 14 of following
year for frontcountry campsites
www.discovercamping.ca
www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks
1.800.689.9025
• Campsite Fees for Seniors
www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/fees/senior.html


BC Old Time Fiddlers’ Association
Encouraging & promoting the art of Old
Time Fiddling & Violin playing. See web
site for details, branches around BC
www.bcfiddlers.com/kamloops
250.376.2330 Florence


BC Seniors Games Society
55+ BC Games are one way to help
those 55+ enrich their lives, get active,
keep fit. Although competition is an
important aspect, active participation in
sport, recreation and culture is the goal.
2017 Games in Vernon & Area Sept. 12-16
4600 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
www.tranquillefarmfresh.ca
info@tranquillefarmfresh.ca

See web site for Zone 8 contacts.
www.55plusbcgames.org
778.426.2940 BC Seniors Games Society
Farmers’ Markets (BC Association of)
www.bcfarmersmarket.org
• Barriere Farmers’ Market
Thursday, May to October 10am-2pm
Sam’s Pizza/Ribs, Yellowhead Hwy. S
Winter Market, Every 2nd Sat 10-1,
Nov. to 1st Sat in April. Senior Centre
250.672.5159 Jerrard
• Chase Farm & Craft Market
Fridays 10am-2pm May to September
Curling Rink parking lot
250.577.3410 Nancy
• Clearwater Farmers Market
Saturday, May to October 9 am-noon
Interior Whitewater Expedition grounds
clearwaterbcfarmersmarket@gmail.com
• DeMille’s Farm Market
Fresh fruit & produce, DeMille’s Sweet
Corn late July thru Sept, fresh baked
bread & home baked goods. Open all
year, 7 days/week, 8am to sunset
www.demilles.ca
3710 TC Highway SW, Salmon Arm
250.832.7550
See our ad on page 69
• Desert Hills Ranch Farm Market
Large variety of farm grown produce
April to November 9am-5pm
http://deserthillsranch.com
250 Elm Street, Ashcroft
2520 Highway 97, Cache Creek
250.453.9878
• Kamloops Farmers’ Market
www.kamloopsfarmersmarket.com
250.682.7975 Amanda
See web site for market times
• Saturdays April 22 - Oct 28
200 Block of St. Paul Street
• Wednesdays May 7 - Oct 25
400 Block of Victoria Street
• Lillooet Farmer’s Market
8:30am to 1pm Fridays May-October
Across from Post Office
250.256.1547 Carol
• Nicola Valley Farmers’ Market
Facebook.com/nicolavalleyfarmersmarket
Sat. Mid May to early Oct. 9am to 2pm.
Voght Street & Merritt Avenue
250.378.2124 Lucas
• Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market
Sundays-June 18-Sept 3, 9:30-1:30pm
www.sunpeaksresort.com/events-andfestivals/
farmers-market
250.578.5386
• Visions Farmers Market Society
Saturdays: October through April
10 am-2:00 pm, Sahali Centre Mall
You Make It. You Bake It. You Grow It.
250.577.3810 Andy


Hat Creek Ranch
Historic Ranch from the 1870’s, Open May
to Sept. Explore life during BC’s Gold Rush
days. Tours & Stagecoach twice daily.
Camping, cabins, restaurant
www.hatcreekranch.ca
Junction of Highway 97 & 99
250.457.9722 1.800.782.0922


Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club
Seniors 65+ discount
www.blazerhockey.com
300 Mark Recchi Way
250.828.1144 Ticket info


Probus Clubs
The purpose of a Probus (Professional
Business) Club is to bring together retired
and semi retired persons who have
backgrounds of responsibility.
Check web site for meeting info for
Kamloops & Kamloops Grasslands clubs
www.probus.org/canada.htm


Kamloops Visitors Centre
Company arriving soon or just ready
to explore Kamloops? Drop by or
contact the Visitors Centre for info on
accommodations, activities, attractions,
events, restaurants and much more!
www.tourismkamloops.com/KVC
1290 West Trans-Canada Hwy, Exit 368
250.374.3377 1.800.662.1994

 

Sun Peaks Resort
Canada’s Alpine Village
www.sunpeaksresort.com
1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks
250.578.5542 Adventure Centre
1.800.807.3257 Central Reservations
The Dunes at Kamloops Golf Club
Caters to all levels of players with your
choice of four tees
www.golfthedunes.com
652 Dunes Drive, Kamloops
250.579.3300 1.888.881.GOLF
1.888.881.4653 ext. 1 Tee time bookings


Tranquille Farm Fresh
Family friendly year-round events - tours
& activities. Live Theatre, Corn Maze on
this 150 year old historic farm. Corporate
private bookings available - 250.574.7474
4600 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
www.tranquillefarmfresh.com
info@tranquillefarmfresh.ca

Travel

Air Canada
Services for customers with disabilities.
Identify special needs when booking
www.aircanada.ca
www.flyjazz.ca
1.888.247.2262


BC Ferries
BC seniors 65+ travel at a 50% discount
on most BC Ferries Mon-Thur except
holidays. Passenger fares only
www.bcferries.com
1.888.223.3779 Reservations
*223 on Rogers or Telus networks


Friendship Force International
Provides opportunities to explore new
countries and cultures through home
hospitality, local hosts
www.thefriendshipforce.org

 

Kamloops Airport at Fulton Field
(YKA) For flight reservations, call your
air carrier. For flight information, ground
transportation, airport services, check web
site or your PC or mobile device
www.kamloopsairport.com
email: info@kamloopsairport.com
250.376.3613 Mon-Fri 8am-4pm


National Geographic Expeditions
World wide travel - with boundless
chances to be surrounded by natural
wonders and exotic wildlife
www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com
1.888.966.8687


RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar
An annual event at Okanagan College
Kelowna Campus, 1000 K.L.O. Road
Opportunity for new, or seasoned
or wannabe RV owners to gain
valuable knowledge on RV operations,
maintenance and safety. 20th Annual
Lifestyle Seminar June 23-26, 2017
www.okanagan.bc.ca/rvlife
250.862.5457


Road Scholar
Not-for-profit world leader in lifelong
learning since 1975. Educational
adventures created by Elderhostel
www.roadscholar.org
1.800.454.5768 M-F 5am-6pm PT


Super, Natural British Columbia
Places to go, things to do, trip
ideas, transportation and maps,
accommodations, travel deals
www.hellobc.com


Traveller Information System
Road, weather conditions, webcams, plan
your route, mobile traveller info
www.drivebc.ca 1.800.550.4997


Worldwide Quest
Experiential travel since 1970
Expert-led small group tours in nature,
culture and the arts
www.worldwidequest.com
1.800.387.1483 M-F 6am-2:30pm PT

 

Activity Centres

See The Connector newspaper for
monthly Calendar of Events for all
Community and Activity Centres
Ashcroft-Cache Creek Senior Society
Activities include Carpet Bowling, Cards,
Zumba, Pool, Bridge, Sat. Bingo 1-4pm
601 Bancroft Street, Ashcroft
250.453.9828


Barriere & District Seniors Society
Whist, Carpet Bowling, Fun Cards, IHA
Home Support, Footcare, Computer class
4431 Barriere Town Road, Barriere
250.672.2443 Lora Lee
250.672.0025 Seniors Hall


CSI Brock Activity Centre
Activities include Canasta, Chair Fitness,
Stitchers Club, Euchre, Bingo, Wood
Carving, Bridge, Whist, Sunday Night
Dance, Billiards, Lunches Mon-Wed-Fri
www.csikamloops.ca
9A-1800 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
778.470.6000
See our ad and article on pages 20, 21


Chase Creekside Seniors
Activities include Canasta, Bingo, Carpet
Bowling, Guys & Gals Exercise, Crib,
Snooker, Wood Carving


Chase Seniors Centre
542 Shuswap Avenue 250.679.8522
Falkland Seniors Branch 95
Activities include billiards, darts, card
games. Potluck lunch last Mon. Annual
garage sale. Hall rental with kitchen $30
5706 Highway 97, Falkland
778.474.0018 Dave


Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society
Elder programs include beading, moccasin
making, canning, drum&rattle making,
luncheons, field trips. Elders love sharing
knowledge with youth www.kafs.ca
2355 Parkcrest Avenue 250.376.1617
125 Palm Street 250.376.1296


Lakeview Community Centre
Carpet bowling, arts & crafts, Hawaiian
dancing, pool, bridge and cribbage, library
and puzzles, table tennis, Anglebay
Entertainers, Entertainment events,
Monthly breakfast & dinner/socials
Emergency Preparation Centre
www.lakeviewcommunitycentresociety.com
7703 Squilax-Anglemont Road
Anglemont
250.955.2218


Lillooet Seniors Drop-In Centre
Activities include Coffee Mornings, Yoga,
Luncheons, Bridge & card games, Square
dancing, board games, potluck dinners,
Massage Therapy, Day trips
www.lillooetbc.ca
30 11 Avenue Catholic Church Hall
250.256.0402 250.256.4241 Roberta
• Recreation Centre 50+ Activities
Carpet Bowling Monday & Thursday am
Pickleball Tuesday & Thursday pm


Little Fort Recreation Society
Carpet Bowling Mon-Wed-Fri, Badminton
Mon & Thur. Beginners Yoga
Little Fort Community Hall, Highway 24
250.677.4381 Crystal
250.677.4285 Jo-Anne


Logan Lake Seniors Society
50+ activities include Drop-In Bowling,
Bingo, WHY Bingo, Carpet Bowling,
Crib, Tuesday games. Drop-In Centre.
Village Centre Mall
80-150 Opal Drive, Logan Lake
250.523.2759 Drop-In Centre
250.523.9474 Ray


Merritt Senior Centre
Activities include Crib & Whist, Bingo,
Duplicate Bridge, Carpet Bowling, Floor
Curling, Rummoli, Court Whist, Seniors
Exercises, Monthly Pot Luck Suppers
Merritt Seniors Assn., O.A.P.O. Br. #168
1675 Tutill Ct., Merritt 250.378.3763

 

North Shore Community Centre
Activities include Tai Chi, Easy Yoga,
Zumba, Gentle NIA, Cribbage, German
Choir, Line Dancing, Carpet Bowling,
Bridge. Room rental
http://nsccs.webs.com
452-730 Cottonwood Ave., Kamloops
250.376.4777


Royal Canadian Legion Branch #52
Darts, Crib, Meat Draws, Friday Nite
Dances. Hospital Outreach, Housing,
Bursary Program, Veteran assistance
www.kamloopslegion.com
425 Lansdowne Street, Kamloops
250.374.1742


Savona and Area 50+
Weight Loss Club, Exercise, Carpet
Bowling, UPS, Crib and more
O.A.P.O. Branch #129
6605 Buie Road/Savona Access Rd.
250.373.2334 Donna


Seniors’ Community Centre at Desert
Gardens Activities include Chair Yoga,
Chair Fitness, Bridge, Crib, Mahjong,
Scrabble, Table Tennis, Square Dancing,
Weight Watchers
540 Seymour Street
250.372.5110


Sorrento Drop In Society
Quilting, cribbage, Wheels to Meals,
snooker, Scottish Country dancers, wood
carvers, card games
1148 Passchendaele Drive, Sorrento
250.675.5358


Wells Gray Country Seniors Society
Activities include Book Club, Writer’s
Circle, Monthly Games Day, Carpet
Bowling, Bingo, Darts
Dutch Lake Community Centre
209 Dutch Lake Road
Clearwater
250.674.8185 Lynne

 
 

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