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Wineries  


Guided Sensory Tasting, With Paired Charcuterie

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna

Looking for a fun night out? Join us from 6.00pm where our most experienced Tasting Hosts will take you on a sensory journey, through a guided tasting of our Premium Wine Portfolio, all expertly paired with a charcuterie plate to include local...

Seasonal  


Diwali in Vernon Festival

Oct 17 9:00 AM
Performing Arts Centre, 3800 - 33 Street, Vernon

Our highly popular Diwali in Vernon Festival is back! Five days of interactive pop-up events hosted by our Community Partners, with Red Sky Performance’s Trace added (see Dance Series) and culminating in a multicultural “Showcase”...

Halloween display

Oct 17 5:45 PM
Quigley Halloween Display, 675 Quigley Rd., Kelowna

Halloween light show display

Lectures  


Workshop Tours with Inventor Garry Garbutt

Oct 17 10:00 AM
Okanagan Science Centre, 2704 Hwy 6, Vernon, BC, Vernon

Local inventor, electronics expert, machinist, welder, steam engineer and restorer of antiques, Garry Garbutt opens his workshop doors for tours this October! With an active display of his own creations and resurrected scientific...

Courses  


Construction Project Management

Oct 17 8:00 AM
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kelowna, 1655 Powick Road, Kelowna

Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers and how to successfully manage a complex...

Qigong and Tai Chi with Richard Lautsch

Oct 17 9:30 AM
Summerland Drop In, 9710 Brown St., Summerland

Introduction session to these gentle forms of exercise originally from China. Movements enhance posture, balance, and awareness of body, mind and spirit. Promoted by Harvard Medical School for many health benefits. Come to the Summerland Drop...

Taoist Tai Chi®

Oct 17 10:00 AM
Francophone Cultural Centre, 702 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Join classes anytime! You are welcome and encouraged to participate in as many classes as you like. To join simply attend the class of your choice and and talk to the instructor. Start your path to better health. Everyone welcome! Questions?...

Chronic Pain Self-Management program

Oct 17 12:30 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power Street, Penticton , Penticton

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERYDAY? This No Cost 6-week workshop teaches skills to manage daily the challenges of living with chronic pain. Ways to manage pain, sleep, deal with difficult emotions, exercise safely, and work with health care...

Chronic Pain Self-Management program

Oct 17 1:00 PM
Oliver Senior Centre, 5876 Airport Street, Oliver, Oliver

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERYDAY? This No Cost 6-week workshop teaches skills to manage daily the challenges of living with chronic pain. Ways to manage pain, sleep, deal with difficult emotions, exercise safely, and work with health care...

Chronic Pain Self-Management program

Oct 17 1:30 PM
Kamloops-Downtown Y, 400 Battle Street, Kamloops, Kamloops

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERYDAY? This No Cost 6-week workshop teaches skills to manage daily the challenges of living with chronic pain. Ways to manage pain, sleep, deal with difficult emotions, exercise safely, and work with health care...

Introduction to Tai Chi

Oct 17 1:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library (Rutland), #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna

Revitalize and renew yourself with an introduction to Tai Chi at the Rutland Library. Practice gentle stretching exercises to improve balance, focus and overall health. Wear comfortable clothing and indoor shoes without heels. All library...

Drawing for the Adult Beginner

Oct 17 2:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

Think you can't draw? Think again! Achieve realistic drawings using the elements of shape, space, light, shadow and relationships. Students will capture essence and movement through contour and gesture, and develop confidence through practice....

Drawing for the Adult Beginner

Oct 17 2:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

Think you can't draw? Think again! Achieve realistic drawings using the elements of shape, space, light, shadow and relationships. Students will capture essence and movement through contour and gesture, and develop confidence through practice....

Jazz Dance

Oct 17 2:45 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Instructor: Lucy Hazelwood Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts, SunFM Dance Studio 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....

Tap Dance

Oct 17 2:45 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Tap Dance (ages 16+) Instructor: Lucy Hazelwood Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts, SunFM Dance Studio 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...

Basics of Clay

Oct 17 5:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

This is a wheel throwing and hand building class for beginners and those wanting to become proficient on the wheel. This class will explore many functional forms as well as teach the basics that go into creating finished pieces. We will focus on...

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Oct 17 5:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

This class will offer a glimpse into the world of acrylic painting at an entry level. Throughout the duration of the course, students will learn an overview of how to use acrylic paints as well as a variety of methods and subjects to apply it to....

Intro to Wheel Throwing - Evening

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

This class is for those looking to learn the basics of working on the wheel. During your eight weeks you will learn the steps that go into creating finished pieces like mugs, vases, and bowls. Weekly demonstrations will keep you motivated, and be...

Tribal Belly Dance Fundamentals

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Instructor: Brittney Gray Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts, SunFM Dance Studio Made for newcomers to belly dancing and those already familiar with the art form. This belly dancing class will teach you how to move your body in new ways...

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Oct 17 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:...

Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium

Oct 17 10:00 AM
The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

Feeling brave? Come face-to-face with all of the Spooktacular creatures here at the Vancouver Aquarium, including spiders, snakes and bats. Check out our special Halloween programs and learn all about the world’s creepiest creatures. •...

Kids Day Camps  


JKA Shotokan Karate Thursday (Ages 4-10)

Oct 17 3:15 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

The beginner kids will learn traditional karate basics and get the opportunity to train in the newest, most innovative athletic methods to improve the students’ potential. This class will help our students better understand the importance...

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Oct 17 3:45 PM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

This drop-in program is open to those aged 11 to 14 on Thursday afternoons from 3:15 – 4:45pm. Students draw, paint and focus on projects of particular interest to them. [email protected] is starting up again for fall 2019! The first class will be...

Youth leadership Development (Ages 12-15)

Oct 17 4:00 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Making an impact starts here. Our Youth Leadership Development program will help teens get to know themselves better while learning fundamental leadership skills and making new friends in a fun, inclusive environment. Through a variety of...

Boys In Action (Ages 10-14)

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

This program is just for the guys! Our awesome leaders use a variety of fun, active and engaging activities to promote healthy living, encourage positive friendships and give boys an opportunity to build on lifelong skills.

Girls Unite (Ages 10-14)

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, 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  


RUTLAND SENIOR'S NEW POOL ROOM OPEN

Oct 17 8:00 AM
Rutland Senior Centre, 765 Dodd Road, Kelowna

We have a brand new pool room with 4 new tables ready to play on. Only $1.50 to play for over 50's. If you wish to play evenings call David 780-938-8602

BWB Coffee Collaborations

Oct 17 9:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, 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...

Okanagan Orchid Society Meeting

Oct 17 2:00 PM
Benvoulin Heritage Church, 2279 Benvoulin Rd. , Kelowna

Okanagan Orchid Society Meeting November 17, 2019. Benvoulin Heritage church 2279 Benvoulin Rd. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come and learn how to repot an orchid. Bring the orchid you want to repot, a clean pot, soak 20 minutes in 1: 10 solution of...

Penticton Toasties-Toastmaster meeting

Oct 17 4:45 PM
Penticton Recreation Centre, Uptairs meeting room 2, 325 Power Street, Penticton, Penticton

It’s the little things that make a big difference to being effective communicators: your approach, attitude, and how you feel all affect how you speak. Think of giving a speech as having a conversation and not as a performance which must be...

BC's Early Learning Framework

Oct 17 6:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

BC has updated the Early Learning Framework to recognize the new realities of children, families and communities. You can view the updated Early Learning Framework here:...

*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Oct 17 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...

Living Without Religion Discussion Group

Oct 17 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...

Religious  


Revival & Anniversary Service

Oct 17 6:30 PM
Faith\'s Door Baptist Church, 3675 Webber Road, West Kelowna

3rd anniversary of Faith's Door Baptist Church

Fundraisers  


Childhood Connections: Toy Drive Tailgate BBQ

Oct 17 5:00 PM
Childhood COnnections, 4-1890 Ambrosi Rd, Kelowna

Free BBQ to kick off our Toy Drive (Oct 17-Nov 20). Donate a new toy to our Toy Library, A free resource for parents and care providers in our community, and have your name entered in our prize draw! Hot...

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