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The nation will celebrate itself on July 1, and everyone around here agrees that Kamloops is one of the best places in the country to be on our collective birthday. Taking over the entire expanse of Riverside Park, people from both sides of the river will celebrate the national holiday with a full day of culture, arts, music and festivities that begin at 7:00am with a pancake breakfast served by the local Lions Club and won’t end until the last firework fades from the night sky after 10:00pm. Throughout the day, at every turn, there will be entertainment and activities for every age and interest. Multi-cultural food booths and performers, children’s activities and facepainting, and live music on stages at both ends of the park will be going non-stop all day, but one of the biggest signature events of our local celebration is the Kamloops Arts Council’s (KAC) Art in the Park. “We are so excited about all of the new booths and events,” says Kelsey Gilker, Marketing and Membership Coordinator with the KAC. “This year we have over 85 artists.” The art booths will be showcasing everything from tradi-
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Fibre artist Kirsten Atkins, who will be there with her oneof-a-kind up-cycled sweater jackets and dresses, says events like these make her job as an artist viable. “Festivals are a great place to sell my work, but some of them are so expensive to get in to,” says Kirsten, who has been sewing since the
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Kids of Steel
Sunday, June 16 marked the 11th Annual Kamloops Kids of Steel Triathlon. This City of Kamloops hosted event boasts up to 200 participants each year and has grown to be one of the best Kids of Steel events in Western Canada. The Kids of Steel Triathlon took place at the Brocklehurst Recreation Centre. The event connects swimming, cycling and running with a transition area, providing a chance for kids to try out the sport. It is open to kids born between 1994 and 2008, with training wheels and life jackets allowed. Every participant was a winner!
The end is near: get your entries in! With just two weeks left to go, The Solar Laundry Project is nearing its goal of giving away 110 clotheslines to Kamloops residents. If you haven’t entered the draws yet, there’s still time, but hurry! Details and registration can be found at bcsea.org/ kamloops. Although the inclement weather recently is more conducive to an outdoor rinse cycle than a speedy dry, winners are confident that the sun will soon be handling most of their drying needs.
Joanne Bonderud, who walked away with an umbrella style clothesline and bonus Krinner ground screw, says “I’ve been meaning to put up a clothesline for years, so what’s another week or two? The sun will be back!” Heather Mewhort, another winner, was equally thrilled. “I have been hanging wet, clean bedding over our sundeck railing for a long, long time. Nothing smells so wonderful as the sun and wind drying it.
Now, I will be able to hang out everything and help our planet, too!” Since winners can choose between an outdoor umbrellastyle clothesline or an indoor/ outdoor 5-2 string retractable model, it’s not necessary to have a yard to participate. Enter once and your name will stay in for all the draws. Canada Day celebrants will have a final chance to win by entering at the BC Sustainable Energy Association booth at Riverside Park on July 1. Of course, using a clothesline will actually save you money, but it helps when Mother Nature is on your side! Check out bchydro.com/powersmart for more ways to save energy.
– continued from page 1 organize and support the traditional activities of local ethnocultural groups. The Society is responsible for the ethnic food garden and for the all-day series of performances on the multicultural stage. Haydee Salinas will be in the park representing the newest addition to the KMS: the Hispanic Society. “We are too new to have a food booth – we are less than a year old – but I will be teaching salsa lessons and will have piñatas for the kids to play with,” says Haydee, who is from Mexico City but has lived in Kamloops for over six years. “I love it here. Everyone is so friendly.” With so much going on, families with staying power can come early and stay late. The entertainment stage will have ongoing entertainment from a variety of musicians and performers all day long, and the ethnic food booths will be serving foods from around the world from 11:00am to 6:00pm, so there’s no need to haul your cooler down if you don’t want the extra load. For those with a taste for a cold one on what is typically a hot, summer day there will be a beer garden open from 11:00am to 7:00pm – and this year the city is making it easy to kick back by providing free public transit all day long. “We are hoping to help avoid parking issues,” says the City of Kamloops’ Arts, Heritage and Culture Coordinator Cara Graden of the inevitable challenges of hosting an event that is so fabulous that the entire city wants to attend. Now there’s nothing left to stop everyone from coming out to cheer Oh Canada together! Rebecca Stewart
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Take a stand to stop violence against women Dear Editor, We have been contacted by several media sources to comment on the RCMP’s press release describing the rape of a 17-year-old girl at a recent grad bush party. First of all, our care and concern go out to this girl and her family. We applaud her courage in going forward to the hospital and RCMP to disclose the crime and we also honour many other women survivors of violence who have chosen not to do so. Secondly, we have had several inquiries about how parents can keep their children safe, in particular their daughters. While we appreciate and understand the question, we decline to answer. Ultimately a question
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Make the most of your summer by lending yourself As always, there are many opportunities to make a difference with Volunteer Kamloops. Tranquille Farm Fresh is in need of a Volunteer Coordinator for the growing season from now until October. This position involves contacting potential volunteers, organizing volunteers for specific projects and small scale volunteer events and providing feedback. This opportunity can be done from your home. Looking for a mature 19+ individual. Search and Rescue team member trainees are required for a long term challenging position with a training period, leading to a two-year commitment for ongoing training and on-call search and rescue missions in Kamloops region. This position may involve assisting other search and rescue groups in emergency situations. Volunteers must be 19 and over with current Level 1 Occupational First Aid with
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One of the North Shore’s best kept secrets is out: a bacon, pulled pork, pork tenderloin, three fried eggs little sandwich shop on Tranquille is creating a buzz, and 12 slices of cheese, tomato, pickles, sauerkraut and they want you to come see what it’s all about. and mayo amid six slices of rye bread, this monster Serving a broad range of choices at every meal, of a meal is offered as the restaurants friendly chalReubin’s Diner has an eclectic menu with a long list lenge to its customers, and boasts its own “Wall of signature items of Fame,” which to that includes somedate only bears the thing for everyone. name of one sucTheir all-day cess, or Famer, and breakfast features about 20 Shamers creative breakfast who tried but failed wraps (think eggs to finish it one meal. with pastrami… If you have the mmmm….) and a room, or just want variety of eggs bento stop by for a treat, nies, like the Surf they also offer a ‘n’ Turf combinhuge array of homeing smoked salmon made cakes and and pulled pork. cheesecakes made For purists the traby Deb, formerly ditional bacon and of Zack’s Coffee eggs-style plates are Shops, and 16 flaalways available, vours of ice cream too. to distract you from Setting themthe summer heat. selves apart, they Quickly becoming exclusively serve known as a place Nathan’s Hot Dogs where everyone is from NYC, smoth- The show-stopping Reubinator awaits its next champion – could it be comfortable and ered with toppings you? welcome, they’d like bacon, banana love to impress you, peppers, sauerkraut and cheese. They make fresh too! In response to customer demand, they have soups from scratch in-store everyday, and might be expanded their hours to be open from 7:00am to best known for a sandwich menu that gives indul- 8:00pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm gence a whole new meaning. on Saturdays and from 8:00am to 4:00pm on The Three Amigos Sandwich hails both pulled Sundays, and offer a 20 per cent senior’s discount pork and pork tenderloin, topped with bacon and on Wednesdays after 2:00pm. Located in the old So chipotle mayo. The (slightly) lighter Pulled Porker is Espresso space at 204 Tranquille Road they are a pera thinner version with just the pulled pork and bacon, fect stop along the Rivers Trail, with a shady outdoor and some mozzarella for a different twist. Both are patio and bike racks coming soon to accommodate served on Kaiser buns and won’t leave you hungry, cyclists. They’re pretty sure your first visit won’t be but the real big boy on the menu is the increasingly your last! famous Reubinator. Made of ham, pepper pastrami, Rebecca Stewart
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