Local Events: June 14 to June 20

June 14 and June 15, Paramount Theatre, 503 Victoria St.

The Kamloops Film Society will kick off its operation of Paramount Theatre with three films that showed well at the film festival in March played each night. This Mountain Life, the festival’s most popular film, will play at 6 p.m. Sink or Swim, which had a large turnout, will show at 6:15 p.m. and the audience favourite, The Grizzlies, will show at 7:50 p.m. Tickets are available online at thekfs.ca.

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June 15, 7 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Kelowna alt-rock band The Fallaways will perform a set at the Grotto. Tickets are $10 at the door.

June 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., TRU Grand Hall and Terrace room, 1025 North University Dr.

Half the proceeds from the Spring Into Summer artisan market will go to Angel’s Animal Rescue and Pommy and Pals Dog Rescue.

June 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walhachin Soldiers Memorial Hall, 4359 Central Ave., Walhachin

The fourth annual Walhachindig will feature a couple of Kamloops bands — Alkenolics and Margit Sky Project — along with Highway 97 and open mic spots along with food, drink and family fun. Admission is free.

June 15, 9 p.m., The Office Pub and Grill, 2020 Falcon Rd.

AC/DC tribute band Live Voltage will perform. Tickets are $15 and available at the venue or online at eventbrite.ca.

June 16, 6 p.m., Red Collar Brewing, 355 Lansdowne St.

A trio of acts will play a by-donation show at Red Collar. Bridal Party (Victoria) will be joined by Sweetdreams and Jared Doherty.

June 19, 6:30 p.m., Big Little Science Centre, 655 Holt St.

Joris Ekering will speak on the science and technical aspects of movie magic as part of the centre’s lecture series. Admission is by donation.

June 19, 6 p.m., downtown library, 100-465 Victoria St.

Ted Gottfriedson, language and culture manager for Tk’emlups te Secwepemc, will speak about the history and language of the Secwepemc. Free admission, but registration recommended, online at tnrl.ca.

June 20, 7:30 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Local psych-pop band Mother Sun will perform with Speak Easy (Victoria) and Possum (Toronto). Tickets are $10.

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