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New Canadian Kid

May 25 6:30 PM
Bumbershoot Theatre, 125-1295 Cannery Lane, Kelowna

New Canadian Kid is the story of Nick, a young boy from an imaginary country called Homeland who moves to Canada with his family. There, he is forced to grapple with his fears of a new culture and language, as well as hostile classmates who taunt...

Expressions Theatre Festival 2017 - May 18 to 27

May 25 7:00 PM
Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

Arts Umbrella Theatre & Music presents five diverse and distinctive productions by gifted young artists at the Expressions Theatre Festival 2017, running May 18 – 27 at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. The annual celebration of Arts...

The Comedy of Errors

May 25 7:30 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

What in the world is going on in the city of Ephesus? Come find out as we see Antipholus and his man, Dromio, explore a strange new town looking for their long lost twin brothers and find out everybody already knows their name. Will Antipholus...


Thursday Night Dance

May 25 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Dance to Heart & Sole every Thursday night 7 - 10 p.m. Bring a friend and join us at 1700 Parkinson Way. Vic & Jim are in their 21st year of playing waltz, foxtrot, polka, two step, latin, schottische, the odd pattern dance and maybe some old or...

Salsa Thursdays

May 25 8:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents SALSA THURSDAYS 8pm Singles, Couples, All levels and ages 30 minute lesson with dance to follow 421 Cawston Ave. V1Y 6Z1 (250)717-5304 $5 admission (Pay for Three, Get one Free). Great...


PCAC Canada 150 Paint by Number Project

May 25 9:00 AM
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Ave, Peachland

The Peachland Community Arts Council hopes to set a Guinness World Record for the world's most contributors on a Paint by Number. Be part of that record by painting a one inch square box on their 6'x7' 1918 historical scene. Closed Mondays until...

Crossing Lines - NEW Art at the Tumbleweed Gallery

May 25 10:00 AM
Tumbleweed Gallery, 452 Main Street Penticton, Penticton

Art from 8 artists, all based in the South Okanagan. Exhibit opens on November 25th through to June 2017. See art from: g: Jill Leir Salter, Liz Marshall, Susan McCarrell, WL Hibberd, Carol Munro, Jenny Long, Kirsten Robertson, Jan Little and...

Museum of Anthropology at UBC presents Amazonia

May 25 10:00 AM
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Drive Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the thought-provoking, socially and environmentally-conscious new exhibition Amazonia: The Rights of Nature, on display March 10, 2017 – January 28, 2018. Curated by Dr. Nuno Porto (MOA Curator,...

Carolyn Jager: A Touch of Nature

May 25 10:00 AM
Front Street Gallery, 60 Front Street, Penticton

Carolyn’s inspiration is taken from the incredible beauty of the Okanagan Valley. She especially loves to paint trees, vineyards and flowers. Working with acrylics & watercolour, she has added encaustic medium into her creations. Encaustic is...

MOA presents Traces of Words

May 25 10:00 AM
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the insightful and explorative new exhibition Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia (May 11 - October 9, 2017). Honouring the special significance that written forms hold across many...

Art Exhibition: Colours

May 25 10:00 AM
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Colours enter through the eye and end up in the heart, where they change the way we feel about what we see.  Christine Leblanc and Francine Portelance have been working together for years in the intensely creative field of early childhood...


May 25 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Annual High School Exhibition is back at the Penticton Art Gallery and proudly displays local emerging talent whose art provides "insight into the thinking, attitude and struggles of today's young citizens".

Backwards and Forwards ...

May 25 10:00 AM
Summerland Art Gallery, 9525 Wharton St, Summerland

Backwards and Forwards . . . featuring works by Vikki Drummond Exhibit runs until June 23. Gallery hours: 10am-4pm Monday - Friday. Closed Victoria Day.

MOA presents Traces of Words

May 25 7:00 PM
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Drive Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the insightful and explorative new exhibition Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia (May 11 - October 9, 2017). Honouring the special significance that written forms hold across many...

Creative Exploration Through Landscape Art

May 25 7:00 PM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Dorothy Tinning's new exhibition on display at the Penticton Art Gallery. The Meadowlark Festival artist investigates the "beauty and mystery of the Okanagan" through her landscapes.


Sometimes hearing aids are not enough

May 25 2:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

1380 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A2

Hearing Loops for Public Spaces

May 25 2:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library - Kelowna Branch, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Sometime', hearing aids are not enough in public spaces where there is background noise, echoes. Whether you wear a hearing aid, are considering one, or know someone with hearing difficulties, this free seminar can help. Learn about how...


Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes

May 25 1:00 PM
People Place , #201, 3402 27th Avenue, Vernon, Vernon

The Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes Course is a free six-session workshop. The workshop helps people with type 2 diabetes and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life. Participants receive the “Living a...

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

May 25 1:00 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power Street, Penticton

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERY DAY? The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a free six-session workshop that helps people living with chronic pain and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life. Participants receive...

DIY: Lash Bar

May 25 5:00 PM
MC College, 1875 Spall Rd #100, Kelowna

FREE EVENT! Whether you have a date night, special event or just because, anytime is a good time for falsies! From drama to subtle glamour and everything in-between, we’ll show you the tips and tricks so that you can learn how to apply false...


May 25 6:15 PM
Kelowna Christian Center Downstairs. Follow the 🎶, 905 Badke Rd, Kelowna

Zumba Fitness is a class the all fitness levels can enjoy and get a great work out. This class features teens and young adults who are actively developing leadership skills within our communinity. Come join the fun and empower our next generation...

Better Bridge Lessons

May 25 7:00 PM
St. Aidan's Church, 380 Leathhead Road, Kelowna

This series of lessons is designed for intermediate bridge players who have the desire to learn the latest conventions as well as vastly improve their bidding, defence and play. Lessons are fun, easy to understand but challenging. A partner is...

Family Fun  

Walk in Talk

May 25 5:00 PM
-, -, Kelowna

All ages welcome, however all minors must be accommopanied by an adult. We welcome all levels of photographers to join us on a walk and talk nature photography to create a place to make new friends and be outdoors and get a coffee to go!...

Kids Day Camps  

Active Arts (Ages 3–5)

May 25 8:45 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Develop your child’s sense of adventure as he or she plays in the pool and discovers their artistic side with crafts. Age-appropriate equipment and crafts will work to develop their fine motor skills through various activities. Please note:...

Music and Movement (Ages 3–5 years)

May 25 3:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Children love music and they LOVE to MOVE! Your preschooler can explore their imagination and express their creative talent in this fun class designed to get the wiggles out! Please note: You may only register for one time slot of Music &...

Girls Unite (Ages 9–13)

May 25 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

When girls get together great things happen! Girls join us in the youth zone on Thursday nights for an opportunity to develop your creativity and new friendships, discuss topics related to girls, and to take part in a variety of activities....


Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

May 25 4:45 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power Street, Penticton

Penticton Toasties helps enhance speaking abilities, confidence, and leadership skills in a fun and supportive setting. Meetings are on the 1st 3 Thursdays of every month meetings from 4:45-5:45pm in Meeting Room 3 on the 2nd floor at the...

SMART Recovery

May 25 7:00 PM
Living Positive Resource Centre, 168 Asher Road, Kelowna

SMART Recovery is a scientifically based secular addiction recovery program. SMART focuses on rational-emotive behavioral therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy to assist those suffering from addictive behavior gain and maintain motivation,...


Blood Donor Clinics in Kelowna

May 25 11:00 AM
Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic, 103-1866 Dilworth Drive , Kelowna

NEW DONORS NEEDED! DONATE at the KELOWNA BLOOD DONOR CLINIC Book now at www.blood.ca or Give Blood APP! Walk-ins also always welcome. Groups welcome – please email [email protected] for groups of three or more. Some of our...


Win Your Diamonds

May 25 8:00 AM
Auxiliary Shop in Penticton Regional Hospital, 550 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC , Penticton

Penticton Hospital Auxiliary WIN your diamonds!

Donation Drive in Support of Black Mountain Guides

May 25 8:30 AM
Toyota Kelowna, 1200 Leathead Road, Kelowna

Community members are invited to donate gently-used clothing and household items at the 1st Black Mountain Guides FUNDrive. Throughout the month of May you can drop off your donations at Toyota Kelowna during regular business hours. The drive’s...

Donate Used Books

May 25 10:00 AM
Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna , West Kelowna

It is that time of year again to donate your used books to the Friends of the Westbank Library for their annual book sale. Please drop your books off at the Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna, from 10 to 4 any day of...

OC 26th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

May 25 10:30 AM
Okanagan Golf Club, 3200 Via Centrale, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Mark your calendar to join us for a fun and special day that supports Okanagan College students. Okanagan College Foundation and Western Financial Group present the 26th Annual Charity Golf Tournament: Thursday May 25, 2017 Okanagan Golf...

Gutsy Walk

May 25 12:00 PM
City Park- Jubilee Grand Stands, 1600 Abbott St, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

The Crohn's and Colitis Kelowna chapter will be hosting their annual Gutsy Walk on June 4th at City Park Jubilee Grand Stands in Kelowna. Crohn's and Colitis Canada is a non-profit charity and the Gutsy Walk is our largest fundraising and...


Totally Free Open Mic Comedy

May 25 8:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

This is Kelowna Comedy's legendary comedy open mic night. We often have as many as twenty-five local comics hitting the stage trying out some new material and dusting off some old gems. The show starts at 8 and you will want to get there early to...


Vernon Outdoors Club

May 25 Various Times
www.vernonoutdoorsclub.org, Vernon, BC, Vernon

Vernon Outdoors Club runs regular group events weekly. Tuesdays see our easy to moderate ramble hikes. Thursdays we offer group bike rides. Sundays see longer and more challenging group hikes. A great way to meet new people or to explore the...

FREE Drop In Co-Ed Soccer

May 25 Various Times
Beasley Park, 3450 Woodsdale Road, Lake Country

Ages 12 and up - Please wear proper foot wear and shin pads. North end Beasley Park Lake Country Wednesdays May & June 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

MEC Trail Running Club - FREE!

May 25 6:00 PM
MEC, 1876 Cooper Rd, Kelowna

Join us every week for a free group run! Your run leader, Nick Belanger, will guide you through a 5K-7K circuit. The run will encounter concrete and gravel. No need to sign up*, simply arrive by 6:00pm and be ready to run! Leaders will have a...


Thursday Reggae Party @ The Fed

May 25 7:00 PM
Grateful Fed Bar & Grill, 509 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Join us at the Fed for a Reggae Party!! The only place in town where you can hear live Reggae music! We’ll be featuring a tasty Jamaican flavoured menu. Yaa man! $15 includes cover & an appy! Show starts at 7pm.

Open Mic Night a the Packing House Pub

May 25 7:00 PM
Packing House Neighbourhood Pub, 663 Finns Road, Kelowna

Bring your instruments, groups, poems and more and join us for Open Mic Night every second Thursday at the Packing House Pub. If you need a back track played please let us know and we will try and get it for you.

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

May 25 8:00 PM
Kelly O'Bryan's Carlos O'Bryan's Restaurant and Pub, 3470 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna

Every Thursday, your Tremendous Trivia host 'JD' presents an evening of general knowledge and pop culture trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, learning and PRIZES! Registration at 8:00, games start shortly after. Reserve a table by calling...

Thursday Night Blues!

May 25 9:00 PM
The Blue Gator, 441 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna

Every Thursday the Blues comes to The Blue Gator with Thursday Night Blues featuring Poppa Dawg and his band starting at 9:00pm and no cover charge.

Open Mic at O'Flannigans

May 25 9:00 PM
O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Join us every Thursday night for an amazing night of artists of all kinds! Open mic night has established itself over many years here at O'flannigan's to be an exceptional showcase of what Kelowna has to offer musically. Get down here to throw...