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GoByBike Weeks

Oct 18 Various Times
n/a, n/a, Kelowna

GoByBike Weeks: Use your bicycle to get here, there, and everywhere! Fall GoByBike Weeks runs October 15-29, 2018.  The purpose of this event is to encourage people to use their bicycle for everyday transportation. Our goal is to educate...

Lectures  


Priorities & Challenges-Indigenous palliative care

Oct 18 10:00 AM
UBC Okanagan, 1088 Discovery Avenue, Reichwald Health Sciences, RHS 260 LT, Kelowna

Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention A RESEARCH TO PRACTICE PRESENTATION Co-sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, the North Okanagan Hospice Society, and the Canadian Association...

The Western Front: 1918

Oct 18 5:00 PM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis st, Kelowna

Dr. Wood explores the Allies’ shift of momentum from defensive to mobile warfare during a desperate attempt to win the Great War. He will highlight the Canadian role in the Hundred Days campaign. Dr. James Wood, History Professor, Okanagan...

Milkcraters of the Moon Reading Series

Oct 18 7:00 PM
Milkcrate Records, 527 Lawrence Ave., Kelowna

This is the sixth reading in the Milkcraters of the Moon (MOM) Reading series. MOM is a collaboration between Kelowna non-profit arts organization, The Inspired Word Cafe, and the UBCO Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies. The goal of the...

Courses  


Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Oct 18 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 18 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...

RCA Tap Dance: Level 2 (Ages 16+)

Oct 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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....

Canning 101

Oct 18 6:00 PM
Start Fresh Kitchen, 1708 Dolphin Avenue Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

This is the perfect season for a crash-course in canning and creating preserves. Join our entertaining class, designed for rookies and seasoned pros alike. We’ll show you the step-by-step process of canning, and then walk you through the chance...

Open Mic Night at Buvez Wine Bar

Oct 18 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 18 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:...

Fall GoByBike Weeks

Oct 18 7:00 AM
Anywhere in Penticton, 129 Nanaimo Ave West, Penticton

Fall GoByBikes Weeks runs Oct 15-29th. This event is open to all ages. Participants ride a bike for transportation to school, work, to the grocery store, or anywhere you would normally drive a car during this event and log your km in order to win...

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

For children 5 years & under, drop off your favourite Teddy Bear for a sleepover at the library starting Thurs, Oct 18. Your Teddy Bear will have all kinds of fun! Collect your Teddy Bear at Storytime on Sat, Oct 20 at 10:30 a.m. and discover what...

Rutland Branch, ORL - Toddler Time

Oct 18 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!

Toddlertime

Oct 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 18 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...

BWB Coffee Collaborations

Oct 18 9:00 AM
Bliss Bakery - Downtown, 272 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

BRAINSTORMING AND BUILDING BRIDGES Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Coffee Collaborations!!! Register EARLY, spaces are limited and we expect to fill up quickly What to expect: Meet at 9:00 Agenda: Round table...

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

Oct 18 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.

*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Oct 18 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...

Emergency Support Services Meeting

Oct 18 7:00 PM
Kelowna Fire Station #1, 2255 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, Kelowna

Emergency Support Services (ESS) coordinates Reception Centres as part of the BC Emergency Management plan. Volunteers register evacuees and complete the forms needed to provide these people with services. All training is provided free of charge...

Living Without Religion Discussion Group

Oct 18 7:45 PM
Bean Scene Downtown, 371 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

The Living Without Religion discussion group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:45pm at the downtown Bean Scene (371 Bernard Avenue). We are a small group of people from a variety of backgrounds, and most of us have struggled in some way...

Non-Profit  


Hat Trick

Oct 18 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  


Lavington Silent Auction

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Lavington Silent Auction , 9715 School Road, Coldstream

With over 100 locally donated amazing prizes including an I-Pad and Beats donated from our local Mill Tolko, we will be open for bids for two days Wednesday October 17th from 10am -8pm and Thursday October 18th from 10 am -8pm

Social Action  


Fall GoByBike Weeks

Oct 18 4:00 PM
Penticton, Penticton, Penticton

Fall GoByBike Weeks Oct 15-29th is a 2 week event to encourage people to bike instead of using their car to do their errands, go to work or school, or bike anywhere you would usually drive or take a car. It is open to all ages. Participants must...

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