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Theatre  


"Spring Awakening" Youth Performance Troupe

May 11 7:30 PM
Kelowna Actors Studio, 1379 Ellis Street, Kelowna

An angsty, rock musical adaptation of the seminal play about the trials and tribulations of growing up. The winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through "the most gorgeous Broadway score this...

Drinking Habits

May 11 8:00 PM
4th Street Place, 4th Street, Peachland, Peachland

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Dewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open, but Paul and ally, reporters and former...

Wineries  


Flight Tasting of our Award Winning Tawny

May 11 10:00 AM
House of Rose, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna, Kelowna

Every day during Spring Wine Festival May 5th through May 14th 10 to 6 pm Cost: $10.00 Enjoy a vertical tasting of our award winning Vintage Okanagan Tawny (Port style) wine. We will be tasting our 2012 (available now for purchase) alongside...

Enjoy a Complementary Tasting at Sandhill Winery

May 11 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 11 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 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...

Seasonal  


Okanagan Spring Wine Festival

May 11 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.

Art/Exhibitions  


Thank you Jazz Mix'r for Neighbourlink Volunteers & Supporters

May 11 7:30 AM
Summerland Seniors Village, 12803 Atkinson Rd., Summerland

Enjoy Smooth Sounds of the Jazz Quartet. Summerland Seniors Village Thursday May 11th, 2017 7:30- 9PM

PCAC Canada 150 Paint by Number Project

May 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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...

MOA presents Traces of Words

May 11 7:00 PM
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Drive Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the insightful and explorative new exhibition Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia (May 11 - October 9, 2017). Honouring the special significance that written forms hold across many...

Lectures  


Lyme Disease in Canada: What's Bugging You?

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

BC author Vanessa Farnsworth will step beyond the controversy and talk about the things Canadians really need to know about Lyme disease. By the end of this presentation, you will know: What Lyme disease is and why we hear so much about it....

Vimy Ridge Lecture Series: Howard Hisdal

May 11 7:00 PM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

The 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (BC Horse) from Okanagan Valley took the strongest part of the German position overlooking the village of Vimy in 90 minutes on April 9, 1917. They seized and held this objective with relatively low casualties. Was...

Courses  


Take Charge of Your Happiness

May 11 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...

Creative Hearth

May 11 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 11 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...

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

May 11 1:00 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power Street, Penticton

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERY DAY? The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a free six-session workshop that helps people living with chronic pain and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life. Participants receive...

Mobile Meet-Ups (Kelowna Library Branch)

May 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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...

Family Fun  


Family Fun Night

May 11 6:00 PM
Penticton Public Library, 785 Main Street, Penticton

Can You Come out and Play? The Penticton Public Library and the Penticton Museum & Archives are hosting Family Games Night on Thursday May 11 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Why board games in the house of books and history? Because play is an...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Arts (Ages 3–5)

May 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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,...

Fundraisers  


Win Your Diamonds

May 11 8:00 AM
Auxiliary Shop in Penticton Regional Hospital, 550 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC , Penticton

Penticton Hospital Auxiliary WIN your diamonds!

Donation Drive in Support of Black Mountain Guides

May 11 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...

Donate Used Books

May 11 10:00 AM
Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna , West Kelowna

It is that time of year again to donate your used books to the Friends of the Westbank Library for their annual book sale. Please drop your books off at the Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna, from 10 to 4 any day of...

Gutsy Walk

May 11 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...

Social Action  


Celebrating Volunteers

May 11 9:00 AM
Penticton Regional Hospital, 550 Carmi Ave., Penticton

30% off Gifts, Toys and Fashions Complimentary cake and coffee May 11th 1-2pm or while cake lasts! Tickets for Take an OLD BAG to Tea and Diamond Bracelet Raffle.

Family Games Night at the Public Library Auditorium

May 11 6:00 PM
Penticton Public Library, 785 Main St., Penticton

Can You Come out and Play? The Penticton Public Library and the Penticton Museum & Archives are hosting Family Games Night on Thursday May 11 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Why board games in the house of books? Because play is...

Comedy  


Totally Free Open Mic Comedy

May 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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  


Winemaker's Dinner at Local on Lakeshore

May 11 6:30 PM
Local on Lakeshore, 12817 Lakeshore Dr S, Summerland

Join TIME winery’s President & CEO Harry McWatters for a 5 course “Family Style” wine dinner while celebrating his 50th vintage in the Okanagan Valley. Our Director of Winemaking, Lawrence Buhler, will...

Open Mic Night a the Packing House Pub

May 11 7:00 PM
Packing House Neighbourhood Pub, 663 Finns Road, Kelowna

Bring your instruments, groups, poems and more and join us for Open Mic Night every second Thursday at the Packing House Pub. If you need a back track played please let us know and we will try and get it for you.

Thursday Night Blues!

May 11 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.

The Sophistocrats - Live Music!

May 11 9:00 PM
Grateful Fed Bar & Grill, 509 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Come to the FED for a night of R&B, pop and funk with The Sophistocrats! ~ $10 Cover Old-fashioned souls with offbeat ideas; The Sophistocrats’ vibrant performance will leave you feeling free, empowered and ready to step outside your beloved...

Thursday Blues With Poppa Dawg And Friends

May 11 9:00 PM
Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Come join us for some Live Blues with Poppa Dawg and friends @ The Blue Gator... No Cover ... Music starts just after 9 #liveblues #kelownalivemusic "From the age of 3, Rick 'Poppa Dawg' Halisheff, knew that music was to be his life‘s...

The Sunpilots @ Fernando's

May 11 9:30 PM
Fernando's, 279 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, Kelowna

Hailing from Australia, now based in Berlin, The Sunpilots fuse melodic vocals with grungy bass and guitar riffs, ripping solos and a powerful message about human rights and equality. Originally from Sydney, the guys have spent the last few years...

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