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Film  


Kelowna Film Society presents: The Salesman

May 3 4:00 PM
Famous Players - Orchard Plaza Theatre, 160-1876 Cooper Road,, Kelowna

Greetings Kelowna Film Fans! The Kelowna Film Society invites you to the next film in our Spring 2017 Series: The Salesman NOTE: This film has an R Rating. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 4:00pm and 7:00pm | Famous Players - Orchard Plaza...

Free film screening - Taaloo Zorouna

May 3 7:00 PM
Centre Stage Theatre, Rosedale Avenue, Summerland

The Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group presents a free public screening of "Taaloo Zorouna", Arabic for "Come Visit With Us". The film is a series of interviews with four Syrian refugee families who came to the Okanagan last year, including two...

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

May 3 7:00 PM
Landmark Cinemas Grand 10, 948 McCurdy Road East #110, Kelowna

In Partnership with American Society of Civil Engineers. Presented by Bechtel Corporation. Hosted by UBC Okanagan School of Engineering. Who will build the amazing future of our human race? What cool solutions can we come up with next? UBC...

Wineries  


Winemaker Wednesdays

May 3 4:00 PM
The View Winery & Vineyard, #1 2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

Get to know our winemakers. Visit the winery on Wednesday evening to taste some fantastic wines with the amazing people who make them! Every Wednesday from April 19 to Aug 23, 2017. $4 per person

Crafts/Markets  


Passionate Blooms & Carolily Finery's Pre-Mother's

May 3 6:00 PM
Passionate Blooms Floral Co., 13-1515 Westgate Rd,, Kelowna

Hello, Beautiful! You are invited to Passionate Blooms & Carolily Finery's Pre-Mother's Day Market, on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. We are excited to have THE TEN SPOT West Kelowna and Indigenous World Wines join us. Stop by for...

Art/Exhibitions  


PCAC Canada 150 Paint by Number Project

May 3 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 3 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 3 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,...

Another Conversation

May 3 10:00 AM
Lake Country Public Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Another Conversation…LC Art Gallery Members’ Exhibition with Guest Curator Lee Claremont Exhibition Dates: April 7th to May 20th Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6th 6-8pm Curator Feedback and Discussion: Sunday, April 9th 1-3pm...

Carolyn Jager: A Touch of Nature

May 3 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...

Art Exhibition: Colours

May 3 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...

Z Gallery Arts presents Shadows in the Mirror

May 3 11:00 AM
Z Gallery Arts, 102-1688 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver

Z Gallery Arts presents Finnish artist Henni Alftan’s first North American solo exhibition, Shadows in the Mirror, April 6 – May 8, 2017. This exclusive, oil-on-canvas collection offers an alluring, poetic lexicon of the everyday. Alftan’s...

Lectures  


Supportive Cancer Care Workshop

May 3 9:00 AM
InspireHealth, 123 - 565 Bernard Ave (Towne Centre mall), Kelowna

Join Dr. Lauren Lypchuk, MD, CCFP May 3rd and 4th for a Supportive Cancer Care Workshop. This program provides tools and information to take charge of your health and optimize your overall health and well-being. Participants learn about current...

Courses  


Eldernet Computer Mentoring for Seniors

May 3 1:00 PM
Seniors Outreach and Resource Centre, Ziglar Recreation Centre- 2055 Benvoulin Court, Kelowna

Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Drop in for computer mentoring and basic skills training provided by volunteers at our office location. Also learn tablets, iPads and smartphones.

Men's Anger Management

May 3 6:30 PM
Family Resource Centre @ People Place, 3402-27 Avenue, Vernon

This ten week course is designed for men who desire to understand and manage their anger more effectively. We look at how men and women feel & express anger differently. A major focus of the course is to discover the feelings that fuel anger and...

Super Swing and Sexy Salsa Dance Classes!!

May 3 6:30 PM
Even Dance, 221-1475 Fairview Rd., Penticton

Super fun 6 week beginner dance classes for Swing and/or Salsa. Starts Wednesday April 5 to Wednesday May 10, 2017 6 week course for 1 dance is $72 per person or try both dances for $130 per person. Singles welcome. Call to reserve your spot!...

Better Bridge Lessons

May 3 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...

Drawing Classes

May 3 7:00 PM
Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

Instructor: Sue Gibbs. A series of six classes starting Wednesday April 5 and continuing on April 12, 19, 26, May 3 and May 10 from 7–9pm Based on the fundamentals of drawing – line / value / space / shape / texture / perspective. Each...

Family Fun  


Grandma's Toy Box

May 3 3:00 PM
Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 3009-32nd Ave. , Vernon

If you remember playing with marbles, jacks, Double Dutch skipping and a host of other games, toys and crafts from the past, don’t miss the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives “Grandma’s Toy Box” event. The museum is encouraging parents and...

Ready, Set, Learn Pyjama Party

May 3 6:00 PM
Summerland Montessori School, 10317 Prairie Valley Road, Summerland

Summerland Montessori School is hosting a Literacy Pyjama Party for children ages 3-5. Ms. Jenny and Ms. Chrissi will share their favourite books and crafts. Children should come in their pyjamas and are welcome to bring a stuffy friend as well....

Kids Day Camps  


Lil’ Ninjas (Ages 3–5)

May 3 3:30 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Karate for kids taught by Nationally certified instructors of the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy. Our formula is simple: Self Defense+ Self Discipline = Self Confidence. We help children develop a healthy mind and body so they have the energy and...

Jr. Karate (Ages 6–12)

May 3 4:30 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Karate for kids taught by nationally certified instructors of the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy. Our formula is simple: Self Defense+ Self Discipline = Self Confidence. We help children develop a healthy mind and body so they have the energy and...

Meetings  


Hi Noon Toastmasters

May 3 12:00 PM
Caetani Cultural Centre , 3401 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon

Chartered in 2009 Vernon’s Hi Noon Toastmasters offers a condensed one hour lunchtime format every Wednesday allowing our members a way to fit Toastmasters into their busy schedules

*New Daytime Smart Recovery Meeting*

May 3 2:00 PM
St Andrews Anglican Church, 4619 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna

SMART Recovery is a support, discussion group for people wanting to abstain from any kind of addictive behaviours and is the leading alternative to AA and other 12-step programs. Using evidence based tools and techniques from CBT (Cognitive...

Free Yoga, Meditation, Veg. Dinner

May 3 6:00 PM
First United Church [upstairs], 721 Bernard Ave., Kelowna

Drop in! No registration necessary! The enchanted evening begins with Hatha yoga asanas [beginners welcome] leading into meditation to music and ending with a complimentary veg dinner. Bring mat/water/blanket & yourselves! *limited mats to lend....

Penticton speakers Toastmasters

May 3 6:00 PM
Okanagan College (Penticton) room PE C09B, 583 Duncan Ave W, Penticton, Penticton

Join us to become a competent speaker and leader. Whether you are a professional, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a retiree, Toastmasters is always the most affordable, enjoyable and efficient way to help you develop useful communication and...

I am Enough Workshop

May 3 6:00 PM
Clinic Board Room, 1460 Pandosy Street, Kelowna

This 6 part workshop is an invitation to explore your worthiness and to understand what that means. It offers the opportunity to view your experiences in a different light. This workshop encourages you to value all of our experience to bring you...

Westside Toastmasters

May 3 7:00 PM
Lakeview Heights Community Hall, 860 Anders Road, West Kelowna

Westside Toastmasters offer a friendly and supportive environment in which to learn and develop these skills. Business and technical presentations, after dinner speeches, presenting and receiving awards, chairing business meetings, speaking off...

Non-Profit  


URBA After Hours

May 3 5:00 PM
Plaza 33 , 301 Hwy 33 W, Kelowna

Everyone Welcome. $10 at the door for 2 drinks, wine from House of Rose Winery or beer, and food from Save on Foods and Casual Cravings. A great networking event.

TimeDrive Marketplace

May 3 5:30 PM
Sandhill Winery, 1125 Richter Street, Kelowna

First envisioned in 2013, TimeDrive began as a collaboration between the OYP Collective where non-profit organizations could showcase their volunteer opportunities to event attendees who bid their time as a sign of support in a "charity auction"...

Penticton Geology and Lapidary Club

May 3 7:00 PM
Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave, Penticton, Penticton

Monthly meeting of members to plan field trips, share show and tell, develop knowledge about rockhounding, cutting and polishing rocks, collecting samples, plus socializing with others will like interests.

Fundraisers  


Donation Drive in Support of Black Mountain Guides

May 3 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...

Gutsy Walk

May 3 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...

Comedy  


Comedian Darryl Lenox

May 3 9:00 PM
O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Lenox compares his show to a roller-coaster ride - full of ups and downs, tension and release. Living with a visual impairment has refined his perspective, allowing him to cut through audience preconceptions, discard self-pity, and deliver...

Pubs/Clubs  


In Bliss w/ Elk The Moose

May 3 7:00 PM
Fernando's Pub, 279 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

We return to Fernando's with Kelwona group Elk The Moose in support of our new album out May 12! We've got an amazing performance of funk, rock and pop you won't soon forget. If you're on the fence about it, make sure you check out the links...

Trivia Night at O'Flannigans

May 3 8:00 PM
O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Welcome to O'Flannigans Trivia Night! Join us on Wednesday nights @8pm for a chance to win 50 O'Flannigan Bucks! Join your host Scott and prove that you are the genius in your group with various rounds of fun; photo match, name that tune, final...

Said the Whale

May 3 8:00 PM
Habitat (The), 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna

Said the Whale at Habitat: Long before Vancouver’s Said The Whale became a JUNO Award-winning, radio chart-topping indie rock band, it was an exploratory songwriting experiment led by high school friends Tyler Bancroft and Ben Worcester. Now,...

Wednesday Jam Night at The Fed

May 3 8:00 PM
Grateful Fed Bar & Grill, 509 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

It's Wednesday, it's the fed, You know what that means...? It's Jam night y'all!!! From 8 till late, rock, folk, blues, whatever you like, it's up to you..!! $4.50 rolling rock $15.50 burger & bud

Karaoke Nite

May 3 8:30 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Best Karaoke in town. Starts at 8:30 Come sing your heart out.

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