Join in on all the FUN!

If you are new to Canada and want to participate in any of the activities below, contact our Community Connections Coordinator Elizabeth at 778-470-6101 or at !

Do you see an activity or event on the calendar that you would like to support or participate in? Check out our volunteering opportunities page and come join in on all of the fun that we have!

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September 2017 Calendar











August 2017 Calendar

Activity Descriptions:


Belly Dancing: Beginner lessons. An hour of movement and music to bring up your spirits mid-week! Drop-ins welcome!

Children’s Theatre at KIS!: Kamloops’ Rivertown Players are an amazing theatre group putting on performances for children all summer throughout Kamloops. Bring your kids and yourself to KIS and enjoy the show! A guaranteed good time for all ages!

Community Garden Visit: Join our community garden plot visits and learn about plants and gardening! Fresh veggies for all participants! (Lots of spaghetti squash!) Drop-ins welcome!

Computer Mentors: Learning and sharing of computer skills – Receive help or share skills about Microsoft Word, Excel, the internet, and other programs. Drop-ins welcome!

Conversation Circle: A safe and fun environment to practice English and conversational skills. Drop-ins, first-timers welcomed!

Drop-in Soccer: Thanks to the City of Kamloops for their partnership in the delivery of this program! Join us for drop-in soccer at Prince Charles Park. All ages and people welcome in these family friendly games. Please note that soccer has been cancelled for August!

*Introduction to French: Bonjour! Introductory French delivers French basics in a fun classroom setting for adults. Registration is full. *please note that an earlier edition of the calendar was incorrect – French is from 9:30 – 11:30! Not from 10:00 – 12:00!

*Garden Gate Tour: A guided tour of Open Door Group Gardengate! Gardengate is an innovate horticulture project that aims to promote healthy eating and active living for persons with mental health issues. If you would like to join this tour, please register with Elizabeth by August 8th . We will be doing a rideshare to Gardengate from Kamloops Immigrant Services.

*Goal Setting TRU Workshop: This workshop is delivered by Enactus – a student group from Thompson Rivers University. Learn about productive goal setting, with content on applying to TRU as a newcomer to Canada! Workbooks provided for all participants. To register, please contact Elizabeth by August 3rd.

Hiking: More information and dates to come! Volunteer hiker Lawrence guides our group to hiking locations and great views throughout the summer.

*Kids Summer Fun Program: A free six-session activity program for kids ages 6-12! Registration is full. Look out for After School Club in September 2017 – our next kids program!

*Salsa-making & Gardengate Salsa Challenge!: Do you want to be part of a competitive team project? Got a knack for spicy preparations? Join our KIS salsa-making team as we turn up the heat and compete in this community challenge! Team name: Citizenchips & Salsa. Ha! Please register with Elizabeth by August 9th .

Yoga: 1 hour sessions hosted by different local yoga teachers. A great way to practice relaxation at the beginning of the week.

July 2017 Calendar






















Other regular activities:

Hikes with the TRU/KIS hiking club on Sundays! Call Elizabeth at KIS for more information and to register.

Monthly Potlucks: Join us for great company and delicious food from around the world! Bring a dish to share and enjoy the festivities.


2 thoughts on “Events

  1. Charlotte
    Charlotte / September 9, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Does your agency do multicultural events/days? And if so, when?

    • Diversity
      Diversity / September 10, 2015 at 8:37 pm

      Hi there Charlotte, yes! We do multicultural days. We would love to hear from you about what sort of assistance you are looking for. It would be best if you directly contact our Community Connection Coordinator – Coby Piazza (, or our Diversity Coordinator – Graham Specht (

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