Community briefs: Easter car parade, perogy sale, craft fair and more

Spring perogy sale set for April 13

The Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League is holding an Easter breads and perogy sale on Saturday, April 13, at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, at 109 Tranquille Rd. in North Kamloops.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, while supplies last.

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Items for sale will include paskas and babkas (Easter breads), potato and cheddar cheese perogies, poppy seed rolls, cinnamon buns, beets and horseradish and sausage.

Kidney group meeting

The Kamloops Kidney Support Group meets on the second Wednesday and second Saturday of every month.

This weekend’s gathering — Saturday, April 13, at 9 a.m. — will be held at Chances Barside Lounge and Grill, 1250 Halston Ave. in Brocklehurst.

Those attending the informal meetings can have coffee, breakfast and talk about life and kidneys while sharing experiences.

For more information, call Edna Humphreys at 250-376-6361 or Dorothy Drinnan at 250-573-2988.

Spring craft fair

The Kamloops Spring Craft Market will be held on Saturday, April 13, at Mastermind Studios, at 954 Laval Cres. in Southgate.

The event will feature local and handmade items. Admission is free.

Westsyde fair and market

Westsyde Spring Fair and Market will be held on Saturday, April 13, at Westsyde secondary, at 855 Bebek Rd.

The event will feature a bake sale, a 50/50 draw and raffle prizes.

Proceeds from the fair will go toward the school’s 2019 grad class activities.

Stuff the cruiser

Kamloops Mounties are asking the community to help them cram police cruisers with donations of food and cash for the Kamloops Food Bank.

The annual Cram the Cruiser event will take place on Saturday, April 13, at Real Canadian Superstore, at 910 Columbia Street West in Sahali, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recycling at London Drugs

London Drugs is hosting a recycling day for Kamloops residents on Saturday, April 13.

The event encourages Kamloops residents to responsibly recycle old household goods, electronics and packaging to help reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill.

Residents are invited to drop off any of the following items at the London Drugs store, downtown at 450 Lansdowne St., on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: electronics (TVs, VCRs, printers, computers, monitors, etc.), electrical items, tools, hair appliances, small appliances (large appliances not accepted), styrofoam, paper and cardboard, cellphones and PDAs.

Also accepted will be rechargeable batteries, alkaline batteries, compact fluorescent bulbs and fluorescent light tubes up to four-foot lengths, disposable cameras, metal film canisters, ink jet and laser printer cartridges, soft plastics (including plastic bags) and expired and unused medications (which can be recycled at the pharmacy).

Help Westsyde grads

The Westsyde secondary graduation commitee is holding a fundraiser at the Westsyder Pub on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m.

There will be a live auction with a professional auctioneer.

The grad commitee has collected more than $5,000 worth of donations from local businesses.

All donated items will be auctioned off with proceeds going to the graduation festivities.

All are welcome to attend the fundraiser and bid on the items.

Bike exchange scheduled for 
North Shore church

A bike exchange will be held on Satuday, April 27, in the Mt. Paul United Church parking lot at 140 Laburnum St. in North Kamloops.

Participants can donate gently used bikes (outgrown, under-used, kids or adult, but in good working order) and pick out a new bike.

The bike exchange will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a donation is required to pick out a new bike.

There will be a limited by supply and not everyone will be guaranteed a bike.

Donation of bikes will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., with bike selection set for between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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