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Sports and crafts dominate full weekend in Kamloops

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November 19, 2015 - 4:30 PM

KAMLOOPS - If you’ve had your eye on trying out a new sport, like maybe bubble soccer or wheelchair basketball, this weekend is your chance.

Kamloops events for Sports Day in Canada will take place at the Tournament Capital Centre Fieldhouse on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Free activities will include bubble soccer, wheelchair basketball, table tennis, PacificSport KidZone and SNAG Golf.

The Sun Rays Synchronized Swimming Club will also host an open house at the Canada Games Pool during the same time while the Kamloops Squash Club will be hosting free introductory sessions at No Limits Fitness (register by calling 250-314-9600).

Also continuing this weekend is Barb’s Used Book and Music Sale at Sahali Mall. Saturday is the final day of the sale.

The Kamloops Museum and Archives is hosting International Children’s Day, featuring special crafts, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday and from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the BIG Little Science Centre will host a travel booth for Literacy Night at Northills Mall.

The Blazers host Seattle at 7 p.m. Friday evening and then Edmonton comes to town for a 7 p.m. game Saturday.

The Kamloops Players Society will present Harvey at the Stage House Theatre from Thursday through Saturday while Class Act Theatre Society and the Centre for Seniors Information are presenting The Queen of Bingo at the Brock Centre Theatre.

Collect your mineral and rock samples to bring to the Kamloops Museum and Archives on Saturday for Ask a Geologist Day from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or take part in free Family Art Saturday at the Kamloops Art Galley during the same time.

If you are looking to take in a few craft fairs this weekend, you’re in luck. The Kamloops United Church is hosting its annual Villages Fair Trade Christmas Sale on Friday, noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while Christmas at the Square takes place at St. Andrews on the Square Friday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The downtown campus of Beattie School of the Arts on 9 Avenue will play host to a large craft fair on Saturday, while the Brock Activity Centre will also host a craft and bake sale on Saturday, both from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

And of course, if skiing or snowboarding is your thing, Sun Peaks does open for the season on Friday as well.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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