Drum Circle Dates with DJDJ

Drum Circle Times offer connection, communication, community, creativity, and celebration! Come and join Djembe Django in FUN with the DRUM and other instruments!

  • Monday April 18th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 2nd 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 9th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 30th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 6th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 13th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 20th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • JUNE  19th – Father’s Day – Free Drum Circle – Kamloops Wildlife Park – drums can be reserved for this event – 250 318 0963

Please phone Raven for information re drum circle venues. 250 318 0963

 djembedjango@hotmail.com

Kamloops Drum Connection Website

Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook

6:30 – 8 pm for DJDJ Drum Circles – Contact Raven for Venue Info!.

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DJDJ Drum Circle Dates:

Please contact Raven to join DJDJ drum circles on Mondays.

Agenda: Intention, Drum Circle, Drum Practise

  • Monday Jan. 11th and Jan. 25th  1 – 3 pm
  • Monday Feb. 15th and Feb. 29th, 1 – 3 pm
  • Monday March 7th and March 21st 1 – 3 pm 
  • Monday April 4th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday April 11th 1 – 3 pm
  • Monday April 18th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 2nd 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 9th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday May 30th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 6th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 13th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Monday June 20th 6:30 – 8 pm
  • JUNE  19th – Father’s Day – Free Drum Circle – Kamloops Wildlife Park – drums can be reserved for this event – 250 318 0963
  • Saturday June 25th DJDJ playing for the KIDS’ FEST at Sun Peaks 
  • Sun Peaks Family Activities –  Raven’s facilitating 4 family drum workshops on July 21st, 28th and Aug. 4th and 11th. Folks and kids having fun drumming, playing with, percussion, and singing!

Drumming is fun and a good release from the driving things of everyday life.  There are many benefits from drumming: a connection to the music world, a release of stress, time with friends, time for you, creating something together, bonding time, community time, meditation, and a boost in your immune system. Wow! Make the move – come to a circle, take some lessons, come and try a shaker or clap along! Come and be a drum buddy!

Drum Stick Making Feb27th

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EAGLE EYE GIFTS         442 Victora St.,  Kamloops BC

WORKSHOPS ARE AT THE STORE AND THEY START AT 10:00 AM

EAGLE EYE GIFTS on Facebook

ON FEBRUARY 27TH 2016 – ELDER NORMAN RETASKET SHALL BE HERE AT EAGLE EYE GIFTS AND TEACH US HOW TO MAKE A DRUM STICK. EITHER IT BE FOR YOUR HAND DRUM OR BIG DRUM. COME ON OVER AND HAVE SOME LAUGHS AND FUN. CALL US AT 250-372-1114. THANK YOU.

Drum Circles Feb. 12th , Feb. 15th

Adult Drum Circle – All levels welcome. Beginners as well!

Fri. Feb. 12th 2016 from 1 – 3 pm.

Venue: Sun River’s area. Phone for Location.

This circle is hosted by Suzanne Legault

IMPORTANT – Contact Raven if you need rent a drum. $5.

No fee for the circle

 

phone Raven: 250 318 0963

E mail Raven: djembedjango@hotmail.com

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Djembe Django Drum Circle Mon. Feb. 15th 2016, 1- 3 pm.

This drum group is for drummers interested in performing at festivals and in the community. Contact Raven for venue details. Thank you.

Raven – djembedjango@hotmail.com and 250 318 0963

Lessons are available if you are a beginner.

See www.KamloopsDrumConnection.com and Kamloops Drum Connection on Facebook for beats about rhythm in the area and to hook up for events, drum circles, and lessons.

Family Day Success Feb 8th 2016

Raven at Family Day in drum circle

Thanks to the City of Kamloops for Organizing this fun day for families!
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Kamloops Drum Connection had shakers and play items on the table to attract the children. Then kids and parents came in to drum at the drum circle in behind the booth. 20160208_144737 20160208_115353

Drum Circle Times in Kamloops 2016

Happy 2016!

Drum Circle Times offer connection, communication, community, creativity, and celebration! Come and join us in FUN with the DRUM and other instruments!  Drumming, singing, dancing, shaking,……whatever you want it to be.

Please phone Raven for information re drum circle venues. 250 318 0963

 djembedjango@hotmail.com

Kamloops Drum Connection Website

Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook

The times are 1 – 3 pm on Mondays. We’ve changed to an afternoon time so people aren’t driving in the dark.

Times may change in the spring. Keep checking the posts for more dates in April etc.

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DJDJ Drum Circle Dates:

Agenda: Intention, Drum Circle, Drum Practise

  • Monday Jan. 11th and Jan. 25th  1 – 3 pm
  • Monday Feb. 15th and Feb. 29th, 1 – 3 pm
  • Monday March 7th and March 21st 1 – 3 pm

Drumming is fun and a good release from the driving things of everyday life.  There are many benefits from drumming: a connection to the music world, a release of stress, time with friends, time for you, creating something together, bonding time, community time, meditation, and a boost in your immune system with an increase in your white blood cell count. Wow! Make the move – come to a circle, take some lessons, come and try a shaker or clap along! Come and be a drum buddy!

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Amani Drum Circle Dates: 2nd Friday of the month 1-3 pm

See more information under the page Local Drum Groups.

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Ujamma Drum Circle Dates – Kamloops Community Circle

The 2016 Venue is being chosen, please contact Raven for drum circle places. Thank you. 

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Kamloops Family Day Festival Feb. 8th, 2016

Kamloops Drum Connection will be hosting a booth at this family day affair at the TCC on McGill. Come and drum!

Enjoy a day off on February 8th, 2016 as we celebrate Family Day, which will commence the 2nd Monday of February every year.  This holiday celebrates the importance of families and family life to people and their communities.  Take part in activies aimed at the whole family! Check out the specials, events or enjoy some of what Kamloops has to offer – see the link above.

February 8: Kamloops Indoor GranFondo @ The Tournament Capital Centre

February 8: 4th Annual Family Day Festival @ Tournament Capital Centre 

 

Kamloops Adult Learners Society – Drum Class Feb 5th $10

KALS is hosting a “Drum Fun with Raven” class for $10 on Feb. 5th. It is at the North Shore Community Center on 730 Cottonwood Ave, in the games room, from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Please register with KALS in the N Hills mall or by mail. Course registration information is available at the K.A.L.S. website.

  • Telephone: 1-236-421-1199
  • Address: Seniors Information Centre – North Hills Mall, 700 Tranquille Road
  • Email: info@kals.ca
  • The KALS office is open: Mondays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and on Thursdays from 12:00 pm (noon) to 3:00 pm. Closed holiday Mondays. Hope to see you at Drum Fun with Raven on Feb. 5th.

CBC Radio Interview about Drumming

Everything from art, to history, language, travel. If you’re really feeling adventurous, how about learning to drum, in a drum circle?

 

WS1616 Drum Fun with Raven! $10.00 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Course Description: Be part of a music community! No experience needed. In this music session, participants will experience drum circle fun and will receive instruction on how to hand drum on a djembe. The opportunity to play with music and have a jammin’ good time is the goal for the afternoon. Drumming is a setting for self-expression, growth, and celebration. Drumming is good for the mind, body, and community. Come and django with us!

Instructor: Raven Ritcey Date: Friday 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Feb 5

Location: North Shore Community Centre, Games Room

 

Dec. 7th 2 – 4 pm Djembe Lesson $15 for 2 hours, Christmas Special!

Hi there and happy December!
There will be a drum – djembe lesson with Raven on Monday Dec. 7th from 2 – 4 pm.         It is half price! $15. Merry Christmas to you!
Beginners are welcome! This drum ensemble has parts for every level of drummer. The drum lesson will concentrate on 3 easy to learn drum rhythms that layer. The culmination of the lesson will teach and model the full piece with the accent parts included.

Lessons include drum use, a resource sheet to take home, easy learning techniques, and phone and email contact.
Come and take some time for you. Come and learn something new! You’ll have a great time with fun people!

I hope you can join us! Contact Raven for confirmation of your attendance and directions. Thank you!  djembedjango@hotmail.com
Please contact Raven for bringing a music time to a group in your home or in your community or for booking a lesson at a different time.

Christmas gift ideas…lesson certificates …drums? Message Raven and see KamloopsDrumConnection.com

Please share. Many thanks!