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Kamloops weekend filled with celebration, games and the outdoors

Locals bring their broken items to skilled volunteers who show them how to do the repairs at the Repair Café.
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October 18, 2018 - 1:30 PM

KAMLOOPS - Depending on what you have in mind there are various events to check out this weekend around Kamloops.

Kamloops Pride will be hosting a family-friendly game day on Saturday, Oct. 20. The low-key event will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bella e la pazza restaurant in downtown Kamloops. All are welcome.

This Saturday is general voting day across the province including here in Kamloops. Make sure to visit one of the voting stations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Go here to find out where and how to vote for the Kamloops civic election.

This weekend is your last chance to check out the Salute to the Sockeye celebration hosted by the Adams River Salmon Society. The three-week festival has been going since Sept. 28. To check out the salmon making their journey to the Shuswap region from the Pacific Ocean, go here for more information.

Got something you need to fix? Head to the Repair Cafe on Saturday between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1425 Cariboo Pl. where a skilled volunteer will help you fix a broken household item. The event is completely free but donations are welcome to help support the event.

For anybody looking to spend some time outdoors, TD Tree Days invites you to come out and learn about tree planting on Sunday. Join the City of Kamloops and TD at 1840 Hillside Dr. from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn about tree planting while enjoying the outdoors with other people from the community.

Did we miss an event? Leave it in the comments below.


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