Local author Eleanor Deckert reads from and discusses her book 10 Days in December at the Kamloops Library on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m.
The book tells the story of Deckert and her husband in 1978, when as newlyweds they left Southern Ontario to homestead in a North Thompson wilderness cabin during the winter.
Admission is free, but limited; register by calling the library at 250-372-5145.
Grants for arts groups
Four local organizations are receiving grants from the B.C. Arts Council.
The Kamloops Art Gallery will get $37,600 to update its website, create a mobile version and hire a collections technician to help with the gallery activities and maintenance.
The Kamloops Arts Council will get $20,000 to promote community health and wellness through artist-led workshops. Project X Theatre will get $8,000 to put toward its annual XFest outdoor theatre festival.
Western Canada Theatre will get $14,350 to hire a co-op student as a marketing and research assistant.