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Concerts  


Breakout West: Kick-Off Concert

Oct 11 7:30 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

BreakOut West is taking over Kelowna! Here’s your chance to see over 60 of the best emerging bands from western Canada LIVE at your favourite music venues across downtown. The BreakOut West weekend begins with the Kick-Off concert on Thursday...

Ben Kunder House Concert

Oct 11 6:30 PM
Snedden House Concerts, www.sneddenhouseconcerts.com, Kelowna

Expertly navigating that rarefied space between elegiac folk and accessible pop, Toronto-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben Kunder has emerged as one of the most electrifying musicians on the indie scene and a sought-after live...

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

Oct 11 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Please join us every Thursday night from 7 – 10 p.m. at Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. HEART & SOLE (Vic & Jim) keeps the toes tapping with a well rounded selection of dances including waltz, foxtrot, polka, twostep, cha cha,...

SALSA THURSDAYS

Oct 11 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 exercise for...

Crafts/Markets  


Bargain Bin

Oct 11 9:30 AM
United Church Bargain Bin, 4421 4th St. Peachland, Peachland

The Bargain Bin is open for business Thursday to Saturday 9:30 to 3:00. Due to flooding issues we have moved to the hall beside the church. Watch for the entrance signs.

DIY Drop In Wood Sign Painting

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor also offers \"DROP IN\" sign painting, where you can come in on a whim or at the last minute and paint a beautiful 12 x 12\" wooden sign. \r\n\r\nDESIGN: Choose one from roughly 20 designs which change seasonally\r\n\r\nPRICE:...

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Oct 11 Various Times
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

The Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos, B.C. is now taking submissions, in 2 & 3 dimensional artwork from practicing British Columbia artists. You can contact the Gallery through the Facebook page or call 250-402-3850 for details & jury forms.

The Price of Victory

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis st., Kelowna

A 30 day truce became an Allied Victory when Germany accepted the Armistice in 1918. After the celebrations died down many sought to make sense of the war, counting their losses and vowing ‘never again.’ Victory was a subjective concept...

BODY LANGUAGE

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art , 639 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 2G3, Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, celebrating its 10th anniversary, presents the premiere exhibition, BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, on display June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Guest curator Dion Kaszas...

SCI-FI EROTICA AND VARIOUS...

Oct 11 10:00 AM
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

Opening day of the Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos. To kick off the season, displayed in the Gallery will be 2 and 3 dimensional works from 2 long time B.C. artists. Included in the works will be historical pen & inks, concrete and ceramic...

Free Admission Thursdays at Kelowna Art Gallery

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

Enjoy complimentary admission to the Kelowna Art Gallery each and every Thursday! All day: 10 am to 9 pm Explore the exhibitions on view, take in a talk or scheduled event, and don't forgot to explore your creative side through a hands-on...

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

A Cultivating Journey presents more than sixty paintings, drawings, and etchings that span over five centuries of visual art. The exhibition boasts works by a host of well-known artists including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van...

Joe Enns Art Show - “Ecology”

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Front Street Gallery Penticton, 60 Front Street, Penticton

Joe Enns is a Fisheries Biologist and oil painter based out of Penticton, BC. As a Fisheries Biologist, he has worked on salmon habitat monitoring and stream restoration projects. This work, combined with his growing interest in oil painting, has...

Gold Mountain Dream!

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Gold Mountain Dream! – created by the Royal BC Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History – focuses on the personal stories and sacrifices of Chinese migrants in the 1850s as they landed on British Columbia shores in search...

Written Matter

Oct 11 6:00 PM
Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, #103, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna

August 31 – October 13, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, August 31st, 2018, 6-8pm The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to present an international group exhibition featuring artists Dora Economou (Athens); Jack Jeffrey...

Paint Night at Outboard Pub 6-8pm

Oct 11 6:00 PM
Outboard Waterfront Pub, 7673 Okanagan Landing Rd, Vernon

Paint at the Outboard Waterfront Pub Thursday 6-8pm Painting Fireflies at Dusk $40 includes all paint materials, aprons and fun. Join 123 Artful for a creative afternoon. Run your own tab at the Outboard Waterfront Pub.

Lectures  


Better Hearing Expo

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Coast Capri Hotel , 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

We're excited to announce our Better Hearing Expo on October 11th, 10am-12pm at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna! Meet Tony Parsons, NexGen Hearing Spokesperson and former News Anchor; Andrea Bull, Audiologist from Oticon Canada; Colin VanBergen,...

Courses  


Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Oct 11 1:30 AM
Penticton Community Centre , 325 Power Avenue , Penticton

DO YOU LIVE WITH A HEART CONDITION, ASTHMA, PARKINSONS, OR OTHER CHRONIC CONDITION? This No Cost 6-week workshop teaches skills to manage daily challenges of living with chronic health conditions. Healthy eating, exercise, dealing with pain,...

RCA Tap Dance: Level 1 (Ages 16+)

Oct 11 10:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood The thing with Tap is; it’s all about the noise! It’s one of the greatest feel-good dances you’ll ever encounter – it makes everyone smile. By the end of a couple of classes, you will be able to dance a short, simple...

Privacy Training for BC Private Sector

Oct 11 10:15 AM
Okanagan Regional Library (Classrooms 1 & 2), 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The corporate privacy office within the BC Government is conducting free privacy training sessions in Kelowna on Oct 11 (for public bodies) and Oct 12 (for private sector). These sessions will detail the obligations organizations have with respect...

RCA Tap Dance: Level 2 (Ages 16+)

Oct 11 11:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood This class has been designed to take your skills to the next level, strengthening the fundamental steps and directly follows Level One. Tap to great music, while increasing the pace….for more of a cardio workout. Tap shoes...

RCA Jazz Dance (Ages 16+)

Oct 11 12:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood Jazz dance is a motivating, fun, upbeat class with a lot of movement. Jazz involves a broad range of styles ranging from the 1950’s to modern Jazz today. This class is suitable if you are new to Jazz dance, or if you want...

Drawing for the Adult Beginner

Oct 11 1:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Think you can't draw? Think again! With Sharon Rose as your instructor, you will achieve realistic drawings using the elements of shape, space, light, shadow and relationships. Students will capture essence and movement through contour and...

Drawing for Kids 1: The Fundamentals

Oct 11 1:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Learn the core elements of drawing and develop the tools needed to make beautiful and interesting drawings. Working with pen, pencil, and charcoal, participants will explore the building blocks of art and drawing from observation. Get the...

Daily Computer information events

Oct 11 2:00 PM
The World of Computer Technology, #400 1950 Harvey Ave., Kelowna

Our Kelowna London Drugs Computer department features Daily information seminars. These events focus on all aspects of computers from backing up your data to home automation, wifi basics as well as the newest gaming solutions, printers and more!...

Carve a Wooden Chickadee

Oct 11 4:30 PM
Lee Valley Tools, 1876 Cooper Road, Kelowna

This workshop is devoted to learning to carve wood. Learn the "rounding over" process as you carve a chickadee from wood. You will learn knife and chisel carving techniques as well as how to keep your tools sharp. All tools and materials supplied....

Vegan Cooking with Shaun Sanders

Oct 11 6:00 PM
Start Fresh Kitchen, 1708 Dolphin Avenue Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Whether your diet is completely plant-based, or you simply want to make the ones you do eat more interesting, this is the place to be. Shaun is the owner of Kelowna's Plant Based Comfort Food Truck - RENEGADE KITCHEN - and he will show you how to...

Open Mic Night at Buvez Wine Bar

Oct 11 7:00 PM
Buvez Wine Bar, 315 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna

All talents welcome music, poets, comediens, and artists. Heintzman upright Grand Piano on site. Must be over 19. Free to perform and free to listen

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Oct 11 Various Times
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Parents, enjoy a workout or swim in the facility while your children are in the care of qualified staff and volunteers. We provide supervised play with age-appropriate toys, arts, crafts, and special care for babies. 1.5 hour time limit. Days:...

Rutland Branch, ORL - Toddler Time

Oct 11 10:15 AM
Okanagan Regional Library (Rutland), #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna

Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and more at Rutland Toddlertime with Cherie from 10:15am-10:45am Thursdays!

Preschool Drop In at Okanagan Gymnastics Centre

Oct 11 10:30 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre, 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Looking for an affordable activity to do during the day with your toddler? Come play gymnastics with us at our Preschool Drop In! Mondays 10am -11:30 and/or Thursdays 10:30am-12. $8/child. Punch cards available (pay for 4 visits, get the 5th...

Toddlertime

Oct 11 10:30 AM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

For children 18 months to 3 years and their caregiver(s). This program will include songs, stories, rhymes and puppets. Plenty of action for little ones on the go! Siblings are welcome. FREE & Drop-in

Kids Day Camps  


Girls Unite (Ages 7-9)

Oct 11 3:45 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and...

JKA Shotokan Kids Karate Beginner Level (Ages 7-10

Oct 11 4:15 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

The Kelowna Family Y is proud to now offer belt progression and traditional Shotokan methods of training recognized by the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of British Columbia. Belt testing fees are not included in registration fees and are paid...

Girls Unite (Ages 10-14)

Oct 11 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and...

Meetings  


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Oct 11 6:45 AM
Royal Anne Hotel, 348 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

February is Toastmasters Month in Kelowna as well as all of BC. We encourage you to join us for a meeting and learn more about Kelowna Am Toastmasters. We meet Every Thursday 6:45-8:00 a.m. at the Royal Ann Hotel on Bernard. We are worth...

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

Oct 11 4:45 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power St, Penticton

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters is a fun way to enhance speaking, leadership, and confidence in a supportive setting.

All-candidates forum greater West Bench -Area 'F'

Oct 11 6:45 PM
West Bench Elementary School, 1604 West Bench Drive, Penticton

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Forum starts at 7 pm. A forum to hear from all five candidates running for the RDOS Area F Director position and the two candidates running for the rural school trustee position (West Bench/Kaleden/Naramata). Candidates...

*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Oct 11 7:00 PM
Metis Community Services Society of BC, 147 Park Road, Kelowna

SMART Recovery is an addiction recovery program that is a leading alternative to the twelve step approach. A 4-point program that teaches us to; 1) Build and Maintain Motivation 2) Cope with urges 3) Manage Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours...

Non-Profit  


Hat Trick

Oct 11 6:00 PM
Canadian Mental Health Assoc., 504 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna

HAT TRICK is an innovative 12-week program for men that focuses on physical activity, healthy eating and mental fitness. The HAT TRICK program will be held at CMHA Kelowna over a 12-week period. Your group will meet once a week for a...

Fundraisers  


20th Annual Maxine DeHart Ramada Hotel United Way

Oct 11 6:00 AM
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Breakfast on the run? Join Maxine DeHart at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre for the 20th Annual United Way Drive Thru. Drive, walk or bike through the Ramada Hotel driveway and make a donation to the United Way! All proceeds go towards...

Social Action  


School Board Candidates Meet and Greet

Oct 11 3:00 PM
Hollywood Education Centre, 1040 Hollywood Road, Kelowna

Bring your questions, concerns, wish list and come meet the candidates for School Board Trustee elections. This is a chance for you to meet the candidates running in the upcoming election. Light refreshments will be served.

Comedy  


Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Oct 11 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents 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 7 and you will want to...

Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Oct 11 8:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents 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...

Kelowna Comedy Pro-Am

Oct 11 9:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Come see the best comics in the Okanagan performing their freshest material. This show features our more experienced hosts improvising between our top comics. These comics have toured Western Canada, won contests, and appeared on Just For Laughs...

Sports  


New Beginner Class

Oct 11 9:30 AM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935A Barlee Rd, Kelowna

Join us Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11:30 am. Experience an art form revered for promoting vitality and well being. It has helped many Improve energy, strength, flexibility & balance as well as reduce stress & pain. Youth Special. Are you...

Free Hapkido/Taekwon-Do tryout

Oct 11 8:00 PM
Kel-West Society of Martial Arts, # 17 - 1515 Westgate Road, West Kelowna, BC, West Kelowna

WHY NOT TRY the martial art of HAPKIDO ! The whole family is welcome to attend a FREE ONE WEEK TRYOUT in Korean Hapkido and Taekwon-Do martial art, sponsored by the Kel-West Society of Martial Arts, now in our 23rd year of operation ! You will...

Pubs/Clubs  


Texas Holdem Poker Thursdays

Oct 11 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Totally free Poker nite. Can be cash prizes or Gift Certificate, you never know. Build up your seasonal points to get in the BIG final for Big money

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

Oct 11 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 brings you and your friends a challenging and entertaining evening of general knowledge trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, fun, and PRIZES! Who will win the coveted Tremendous Trivia trophy?...

Thursday Night Trivia

Oct 11 8:30 PM
97th Street Pub, 2400 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Every Thursday The Emcee Entertainment and your Host Quizmaster Scott provide you with a fun entertaining environment to flex your knowledge of various topics! photo round? Check Question Rounds? Check Name that tune? Check Always a ton of...

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