Spotlight Calendar: Some entertainment suggestions for the days ahead

ANN'S PICK OF THE WEEK

WHAT: Family Fishing Day

WHEN: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Walloper Lake (37 kilometres south of Kamloops, off the Coquihalla Highway)

"Now this is a fab way to spend Father's Day. This annual event is hosted by the Kamloops Fish & Game Club in co-operation with the Kamloops Flyfishers. This is a provincial, free family fishing day, so no licences are required for this one-day event. Club members provide boats and equipment to give kids a taste of fishing. There is also a dock to fish from, and there will be free hot dogs, burgers and drinks. For more information, check out www.kdfga.caor www.bcfamilyfishing.com.

Ann Eppinger is visitor centre manager at Tourism Kamloops.
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BETH'S PICK OF THE WEEK

WHAT:Third-annual Father's Day Show 'n Shine

WHEN:Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:Heffley Creek Hall, 6995 Old Highway 5

"Take Dad to Heffley Creek to see vintage vehicles, hot rods, muscle cars and other vehicles sure to impress. For those of you who want to treat your dad to the full-meal deal, there will be a $10 pancake breakfast buffet available."

For more of Beth Quirie's recommendations, visit her website exploringkamloops.com.

KAMLOOPS LEAGUE UNVEILS NEW ROLLER DERBY TEAM

What would a Saturday night be without a little action from the Tournament City Derby Dolls league?

A boring one, that's what.

Thankfully, there will be enough roller-rink excitement tonight at McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre as two Kamloops teams meet their opponents.

The new TCDD Wreckers take on the North Coast Nightmares from Terrace at 6 p.m., then the TCDD Deadlies battle Kelowna's Bad Apple Betties.

The evening includes a beer garden, family seating, music by DJ Bri3, halftime games and a rap-themed costume contest.

Tickets are $10 in advance from the Ruby Room, 265 Victoria St., or $12 at the door. Children 12 and under get in free.

CATCH HIGH-FLYING BMX RACING AT MAC ISLAND

The Cactus Classic Nationals continues today and Sunday at the Kamloops BMX track at McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre.

And it's more than just a national competition. Riders have come from all over North America to compete for international titles and bragging rights.

Racing starts at 11:30 a.m. today and 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Spectators are welcome and admission is free.

NORTH FACE DIRTY FEET ENDURO SET FOR SUNDAY

Mountain bikers put their legs and lungs to the test as they ride for six hours in the North Face Dirty Feet Enduro bike race at Kenna Cartwright Park on Sunday.

Riders hit the trails at 10 a.m. to see how many laps they can complete over six hours as solo riders or teams of two or four.

Cyclists of all abilities are invited. Registration is $55 and check-in time is 9:30 a.m.

The race categories include men's, women's and mixed, with solo categories for riders under 40 and over 40.

Find all the details and a list of the registered riders to date at dirtyfeet.ca.

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