9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tranquille Ecological Reserve
The Kamloops Naturalist Club is looking after the mother that gave birth to us all — Mother Earth. The group will meet on Frederick Road at the edge of the Tranquille Ecological Reserve, near co-ordinates 50° 45’ 16.7” N, 120° 35’ 15.3” W.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2761 Shuswap Rd.
Oysters, Chardonnay and a door prize on hand for Mother’s Day at Harper’s Trail winery.
KAMLOOPS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3125 Tranquille Rd.
Brunch is on at Kamloops Golf and Country Club. The cost is $25 for adults or half of that for children ages six to 12. Children five and under are free. To reserve, call 250-376-8020 ext. 2.
SOUTH THOMPSON INN
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3438 Shuswap Rd.
The South Thompson Inn and Conference Centre is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch. Prices are $30 for adults, $16 for kids ages four to 11 (free three and under) and $24 for seniors. Reserve by calling 250-573-3777.
BC WILDLIFE PARK
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 9077 Dallas Dr.
The BC Wildlife Park will host myriad activities on Mother’s Day. They include an artisan market, performances by Uncle Chris the Clown at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., face painting and wine glass painting by Kamloops Art Party, the Wildlife Express mini train, a 50/50 draw and barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $13 for kids and free for kids two and younger.
FORNO ON 5TH
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 120 Fifth Ave.
Brunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5505 Westsyde Rd.
Mother’s Day picnics are on at Privato. Choose a basket full of charcuterie treats and wine. Prices range from $65 to $100. Call 250-579-8739 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve.
ATLAS STEAK AND FISH
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1555 Versatile Dr.
Steaks and brunch are on for Mother’s Day. Call 250-852-6565 for reservations or book online.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 326 Victoria St.
Three-course meals for $59 per guest. To reserve, email email@example.com or call 250-374-2913.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., various downtown locations
Downtown Kamloops is throwing Springfest for Mother’s Day. The event includes live music, art demos, sidewalk sales, photo booths and a merchants’ market.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Hall, 423 Tranquille Rd.
The Love Hard Society will host a mothers appreciation event featuring food, gifts, live entertainment and “unlimited free hugs.” The event is open to moms and those missing them.