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Community briefs: Westsyde the best side for sales

Community briefs: Westsyde the best side for sales

The Westsyde Community Yard Sale will take place this weekend. Everyone in Westsyde is urged to set up items for sale on Saturday, April 26, at the former Westsyde elementary, at 2450 Partridge Dr. The event will feature a yard sale, flea market and barbecue. It will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with setup at 7 a.m. Fundraiser ...

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. . . go round and round . . .

. . .  go round and round . . .

Two-year-old Nathan Howell shows his delight as he rides the teeter-totter with his mother while singing Wheels on the Bus during a recent outing to McDonald Park in North Kamloops. Dave Eagles photo/KTW  

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Westcoast Amusements by night . . .

The West Coast Amusements carnival made its annual spring visit to Kamloops and, as its arrival coincided with the Easter long weekend, Kamloopsians were treated to five days of rides, food and fun. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there.

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West Coast Amusements by day . . .

West Coast Amusements by day . . .

The West Coast Amusements carnival made its annual spring visit to Kamloops and, as its arrival coincided with the Easter long weekend, Kamloopsians were treated to five days of rides, food and fun. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there.

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Grinning and bearing it

Grinning and bearing it

Dawson the grizzly enjoys some Easter weekend fun at the B.C. Wildlife Park, which was humming with huge crowds of visitors. Dawson will turn four later this year and she is becoming quite the celebrity at the park. Allen Douglas/KTW  

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Community briefs: Volunteer at Easter dinner

On Monday, April 21, the New Life Mission will be serving a full Easter Dinner to all in the community who are in need of a time of celebration and feasting over the Easter Weekend. Our Red Seal Chef, Terry Butcher, will be there to oversee all the delicious dinners lovingly prepared in our kitchen. Thank you to our generous donors ...

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Have a seat, weary Overlanders

Have a seat, weary Overlanders

The Overlanders statue outside Kamloops City Hall appears to have been the object of pranksters this week as a metal chair appeared atop the historic figures on the morning of Wednesday, April 9. Considering the exhausting  journey undertaken by the legendary Overlanders, perhaps a chair on which to rest is in order. Dave Eagles/KTW  

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Used book and music sale coming soon

Used book and music sale coming soon

The annual Barb’s Used Book and Music Sale begins this weekend. For more than 20 years, the sale has been raising important funds for the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra. This year’s event begins tomorrow (April 5) and runs through Saturday, April 19. The 2014 spring sale is back in the same location as last fall — a 6,000-square-foot storefront in Aberdeen ...

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Community briefs: Transitions fair for teens with health issues

A transitions fair for children 14 years of age and older with a health condition, physical impairment, intellectual disability or mental-health issue will be held on Monday, April 7, at the Henry Grube Education Centre, 245 Kitchener Cresc. at the north end of Overlanders Bridge. The fair will have information on transition services for post-secondary education, vocational training, employment, community ...

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Pledging for our care

Pledging for our care

The annual Royal Inland Hospital Foundation Pledge Day was held on Saturday, March 15, at the Tournament Capital Centre. The day-long fundraising effort brought in $71,000, which will be used for various projects at the hospital. For more information on the RIH Foundation and to donate to the cause, go online to rihfoundation.ca. Allen Douglas photo/KTW  

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