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Concerts  


Canadiana Suite: A Sesquicentennial Celebration

May 4 7:30 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) join forces to close their respective 2016/17 seasons with Canadiana Suite: A Sesquicentennial Celebration – a special tribute performance in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, May 4...

Theatre  


Age of Arousal

May 4 7:30 PM
Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

by Linda Griffiths Wildly inspired by The Odd Women, by George Gissing Show dates are April 20th & 21st, May 4-6th 2017 Doors 7pm | Show 7:30pm $25 incl fees Student tickets: $15 incl fees It's a time of passion and confusion. Virtue...

Age of Arousal by Linda Griffiths

May 4 7:30 PM
Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

“Type, damn you. Type! It’s the way to liberty.” Kelowna’s award-winning Fred Skeleton Theatre Company presents Age of Arousal, by Linda Griffiths, at the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country, May 4-6. London, England, 1885. In the...

The Man with the Plastic Sandwich

May 4 8:00 PM
Cannery Stage, Cannery Trade Centre, , 1475 Fairview Road, Penticton, Penticton

This funny and thoughtful play features Peter d'Aoust as Walter Price, a civil engineer who is going through a mid-life crisis after losing his job. Every day he comes to the park to eat his lunch and contemplate life. Over the course of a month...

Wineries  


Enjoy a Complementary Tasting at Sandhill Winery

May 4 10:00 AM
Sandhill Winery, 1125 Richter St, Kelowna

May 4- 14 Come visit us during Spring Wine Festival for a complementary tasting of some of our new releases and award winning wines! Our hours are 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

May 4 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 4 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...

Seasonal  


Okanagan Spring Wine Festival

May 4 Various Times
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The Okanagan Wine Festivals are an experience for all who love fabulous wine accompanied by great food, unique events and a breathtaking setting.

Neighbourhood Nosh

May 4 4:00 PM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Taste local ciders, wines or spirits, nibble made-in-the-Okanagan treats, and unwind in a convivial historic space.

Art/Exhibitions  


PCAC Canada 150 Paint by Number Project

May 4 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...

Small Art Studio Sale

May 4 9:00 AM
Blenz Coffee Westbank, #220-3645 Gossett Road Westbank, West Kelowna

Studio sale of small art pieces (mostly) by artist Julia Trops. Julia is leaving the Okanagan for Victoria. Majority of works $100 and less. Unused frames also available for sale at super prices!

Crossing Lines - NEW Art at the Tumbleweed Gallery

May 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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...

ARTISTS' FAVOURITES-Group Art Show-Lloyd Gallery

May 4 10:00 AM
The Lloyd Gallery, 18 Front Street, Penticton

This is the first of 3 stunning Spring Exhibitions at THE LLOYD GALLERY in Penticton: "ARTISTS' FAVOURITES" Group Exhibition hangs May 4 -18, 2017, Official Exhibition opening is Thur May 4 from 6:30pm-9pm everyone welcome! Have you ever...

Art Exhibition: Colours

May 4 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 4 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...

Opening Night with Colours

May 4 5:00 PM
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...

PANSY by Laurie Koss: Solo Art Show

May 4 5:30 PM
Hambleton Galleries, 1290 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Laurie Koss captures the diversity, simplicity, and natural beauty of the much-loved spring garden flower, the pansy, with a brand new collection of paintings. Please join us May 4th for this unique and truly stunning show.

Lectures  


Supportive Cancer Care Workshop

May 4 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...

Engaging stakeholders

May 4 12:00 PM
UBC Okanagan, 1088 Discovery Avenue, Reichwald Health Sciences, room RHS 129, Kelowna

Campus-Community Partnerships for Rural Health Presentation Co-sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, and Interior Health Research Department Engaging stakeholders in co-creating sustainable...

Trade Shows  


Industry Night - Okanagan Eats Food Show

May 4 7:00 PM
Kelowna Curling Club, 551 Recreation Avenue, Kelowna

Network with industry professionals during our Industry Night kick off to the Okanagan Eats Foods Show! Tickets $10 at the door, includes one drink ticket. Thursday May 4th 7:00pm – 11:00pm at the Kelowna Curling Club.

Courses  


Senior Support Volunteer Training

May 4 9:00 AM
Family Resource Centre @ People Place, 3402-27 Avenue, Vernon

GET INVOLVED & MAKE A DIFFERENCE! - If you are a person who enjoys spending time with seniors and wants to make a difference in someone’s life…..we have an opportunity for you! The Family Resource Centre’s Senior Support Volunteer program...

Take Charge of Your Happiness

May 4 9:30 AM
People Place, 3402 27th Avenue, Vernon

Long-term sustainable happiness takes deliberate effort and personal commitment. This psycho-educational program takes a positive psychology approach to help individuals learn more about what they can do to increase their own happiness. TO...

TRAVEL INSURANCE SEMINAR

May 4 10:00 AM
Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

Perhaps you’ve bought travel insurance in the past or you have questions about your next years plans? Plan to attend our seminar on May 4, 2017th and get the real story on travel insurance and why it’s important. Learn about changes in the...

Creative Hearth

May 4 12:30 PM
Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

The Creative Hearth series is designed to help you rediscover that creative person. Over a six-week series of two-hour sessions, you will use the expressive arts of story-telling, movement, music and poetry to help bring your creative self to the...

Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes

May 4 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...

Mobile Meet-Ups (Kelowna Library Branch)

May 4 2:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library (Kelowna Branch), 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Want to get the most out of your mobile device? Bring your phone or tablet to Mobile Meet-Ups - a FREE 3-class course that will improve your understanding of and confidence in your device. Android Devices Tuesdays, 2:30 pm May 2, 9, 16...

ZUMBA WITH JODY AND LORIEN

May 4 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 4 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...

Creative Hearth Workshops

May 4 7:00 PM
Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland, B.C., Summerland

The Creative Hearth series is designed to help you rediscover the creative person in you. Over a six-week series of two-hour sessions, you will use the expressive arts of story-telling, movement, music and poetry to help bring your creative self...

Workout & Margaritas

May 4 8:15 PM
Studio M, 1765 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Join Jazzercise Kelowna and MOGA for a fun Latin themed Dance Mixx class followed by a drink at Baxter's on cuatro de Mayo! Class will be an hour, including fun dance cardio followed by strengthening/toning/stretching. Be sure to bring clean...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Arts (Ages 3–5)

May 4 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 4 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 4 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....

Meetings  


Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

May 4 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 4 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,...

Living Without Religion Discussion Group

May 4 7:45 PM
Bean Scene Cafe Downtown, 371 Bernard Avenue , Kelowna

CFI Okanagan has started a discussion group for people who are in the process of leaving organized religion and for those who have already left it. The group is open to anyone who is struggling with big questions about the role of religion in...

Fundraisers  


Donation Drive in Support of Black Mountain Guides

May 4 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 4 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  


Totally Free Open Mic Comedy

May 4 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...

Sports  


Vernon Outdoors Club

May 4 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 4 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 4 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...

Pubs/Clubs  


Garry Strawford at Penticton Legion Thursday Ma

May 4 8:00 PM
Penticton Legion , Martin Ave, Penticton

Classic Rock, Country, Blues, Roots music. Songs to dance to.

LINUS Live!

May 4 9:00 PM
Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Every second Thursday at the Blue Gator with your host Linus - Brad Krauza, Mike Jervis and Brandon Fauteux

Thursday Night Blues!

May 4 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.

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