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Dances/Parties  


Tuesday night 7-9pm 3:00 dollar admission

Oct 16 7:00 PM
Senior centre, Club 17 Corner of Richter and Fuller, Kelowna

Dance to live music performed by the Kelowna Accordion club - waltzes, polkas, tangos, foxtrot couples and singles young and old

Seasonal  


GoByBike Weeks

Oct 16 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...

Crafts/Markets  


French Book Fair

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

You are all invited to join us for the Fall edition of the French Book Fair organized by the Centre Culturel Francophone de l’Okanagan. In addition to hundreds of brand new resources in French, Louis Anctil of Diffusion Dimedia, an expert...

DIY Drop In Wood Sign Painting

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor also offers \"DROP IN\" sign painting, where you can come in on a whim or at the last minute and paint a beautiful 12 x 12\" wooden sign. \r\n\r\nDESIGN: Choose one from roughly 20 designs which change seasonally\r\n\r\nPRICE:...

DIY Double-Sided Front Porch Wooden Sign

Oct 16 6:30 PM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio to create a completely customizable double-sided front porch sign. We will start the workshop with bare wood and, over the course of the 2.5 hour workshop, our instructor will guide you through the full...

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Oct 16 Various Times
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

The Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos, B.C. is now taking submissions, in 2 & 3 dimensional artwork from practicing British Columbia artists. You can contact the Gallery through the Facebook page or call 250-402-3850 for details & jury forms.

The Price of Victory

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis st., Kelowna

A 30 day truce became an Allied Victory when Germany accepted the Armistice in 1918. After the celebrations died down many sought to make sense of the war, counting their losses and vowing ‘never again.’ Victory was a subjective concept...

BODY LANGUAGE

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art , 639 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 2G3, Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, celebrating its 10th anniversary, presents the premiere exhibition, BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, on display June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Guest curator Dion Kaszas...

SCI-FI EROTICA AND VARIOUS...

Oct 16 10:00 AM
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

Opening day of the Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos. To kick off the season, displayed in the Gallery will be 2 and 3 dimensional works from 2 long time B.C. artists. Included in the works will be historical pen & inks, concrete and ceramic...

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

A Cultivating Journey presents more than sixty paintings, drawings, and etchings that span over five centuries of visual art. The exhibition boasts works by a host of well-known artists including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van...

Claudia Punter Art Show - “Wildlife and Nature”

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Front Street Gallery Penticton, 60 Front Street, Penticton

Claudia Punter grew up in Switzerland and travelled extensively in Europe and North Africa. In 1993 she immigrated to Canada. Her tremendous love for all creatures, for people, animals and plants, the whole beauty of nature with all the colours,...

Gold Mountain Dream!

Oct 16 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Gold Mountain Dream! – created by the Royal BC Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History – focuses on the personal stories and sacrifices of Chinese migrants in the 1850s as they landed on British Columbia shores in search...

Jesse Roper at The Dream Cafe

Oct 16 6:00 PM
The Dream Cafe, 67 Front Street, Penticton

Tuesday, October 16th Doors 6pm Show 8pm Victoria BC’s Jesse Roper is magnetic. With an explosive live show, the quality and charisma of his versatile blues sound rooted in soul, rock and country is as approachable as his charm. With much...

Lectures  


Brown Bag - South Okanagan Conservation Fund

Oct 16 12:00 PM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

Join Bryn White as she discusses the South Okanagan Conservation Fund, a dedicated source of regional funding to protect, enhance and restore natural areas, water, wildlife, land and habitat in the South Okanagan. The fund supports locally...

Author Reading: Becky Livingston

Oct 16 7:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The Suitcase and the Jar is a profoundly moving story of a mother's courage and resilience. It explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: how one finds the strength to reconfigure a new life in the wake of a child's death. The...

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Oct 16 7:15 PM
Okanagan College - Kelowna Campus, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna, Lab Building C-368, Kelowna

OCTOBER 2018 RASC-Okanagan KELOWNA MONTHLY MEETING Date: Tuesday October 16, 2018 Place: Okanagan College KLO Campus, Room C-368 Time: 7:15pm to 10:00pm Annual General Meeting for RASC Okanagan Centre. All members are requested to attend....

Courses  


Overview of Volunteer Management

Oct 16 9:00 AM
Kelowna Community Resources , 2nd Floor 620 Leon Avenue , Kelowna

KCR Community Resources hosts a 4-day workshop that will help you attract and retain volunteers. Content is based on Canadian research, best practices and the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

Open Art Classes

Oct 16 9:30 AM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

OPEN CLASSES with Tina Siddiqui is for All Levels! Work in the medium and subject of your choice, with instructor support. Attempt something new or finish works that have been put away. As it is an open class, learn by watching others creating...

Writing Your Story

Oct 16 9:30 AM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

Everyone has a story to tell. Try your hand at writing your stories down and keeping history alive for future generations. This beginner’s writing workshop is for people who want to try writing in a fun and supportive environment. We supply...

RCA - All Bodies Dance Kelowna (Ages 18+)

Oct 16 10:30 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Facilitated by Sarah Lapp and Lucy Hazelwood A community dance project for EVERY BODY! This 6-week pilot project is for anyone with or without a disability interested in dancing and moving in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Classes...

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Oct 16 1:00 PM
White Valley Community Centre, 2250 Shields Avenue, Lumby

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Knowledge, Skills & Confidence You CAN live a healthy life with Chronic Pain • Understand and manage symptoms. • Deal with stress and difficult emotions. • Learn to safely maintain physical activity...

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

Oct 16 1:00 PM
H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

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...

Watercolours with Pen and Ink

Oct 16 1:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

The age old rendition of images in pen and ink has stood the test of time very well. Subjects for this 4 lesson course are entirely your choice. Different styles of making marks on paper and incorporating watercolours to create the finished...

Drawing for Kids 1: The Fundamentals

Oct 16 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 16 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!...

Drawing for Beginners (adults 15+)

Oct 16 6:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Theresa Edwards Learn to draw objects from life or a photo, in a great setting. Focus will be spent on “Seeing like an Artist”, offering tools and ways to improve and continue moving forward. Beginners and those with some drawing...

Dollars & Sense

Oct 16 6:30 PM
TBD, TBD, Kelowna

Dollars & Sense is a FREE 7-week condensed money management program.The purpose of the Dollars & Sense Program is to gain a better understanding of everyday financial matters. The program provides key money management education in a small, casual...

Speak. Easy(-er): 6 week Speaking Course

Oct 16 6:30 PM
Okanagan coLab, 1405 Saint Paul Street ##201 (Think Tank room) Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Terrified of speaking in public? Need to practice your pitch? Feeling tongue tied in meetings? Does the thought of meeting a roomful of strangers, preparing an elevator pitch, or giving that big presentation make you nauseous? Have you wondered...

Choosing Happiness

Oct 16 7:00 PM
Seaton Centre, 1340 Polson Drive, Vernon

Each and every one of us has the capacity to tap into an endless supply of inner peace and happiness. Buddhism presents the meditation and positive thinking techniques, we need to achieve this. Nun Gen Delek will explain by way of recorded...

Family Fun  


Fall GoByBike Weeks

Oct 16 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...

Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Oct 16 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:...

STEAM Drop-in

Oct 16 3:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. You can find the basic principals of those lessons in the games and books used in this drop-in program.\r\n\r\nKids under 8 must have an adult with them at all times. \r\n\r\nThis...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Arts (Ages 3-5)

Oct 16 8:45 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Each week in this program we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories as well as take a dip in the pool! We will practice turn-taking, sharing and good listening skills — among other social skills — allowing...

JKA Shotokan Kids Karate Beginner Level (Ages 4-6)

Oct 16 3:15 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...

Boys in Action (Ages 7-9)

Oct 16 3:45 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , 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. An ePACT online medical...

Boys in Action (Ages 10-14)

Oct 16 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , 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. An ePACT online medical...

Meetings  


Secular Humanist Thinkers Cafe

Oct 16 8:30 AM
Urban Fare Cafe Mission Park, 3155 Lakeshore Road , Kelowna

Please join us for casual and friendly discussion of secular humanism, history, politics and culture. At the Urban Fare Cafe, you can get a coffee and muffin for under three bucks! We will have different topics every meeting, decided upon by the...

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

Oct 16 1:00 PM
White Valley Community Centre, 2250 Shields Avenue Lumby, Lumby

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, deal with difficult emotions, exercise safely, and work with health care professionals...

Board Meeting

Oct 16 7:00 PM
Angus Place, 9302 Angus Street, Summerland

Agur Lake Camp Society is looking for board members! Come out to our monthly meeting in Summerland. for more info call 250-809-7130 or email [email protected]

Religious  


Torah: Law or Grace?

Oct 16 Various Times
Best Western West Kelowna, 3460 Carrington Road, West Kelowna, BC, West Kelowna

"Do we then make void the Law through Faith? Heaven forbid! On the contrary, we establish the Law.." (Romans 3:31) Rabbi Ralph Messer delivers this absolutely essential teaching on the Torah including the history of the Jewish people, the...

Torah: Law or Grace?

Oct 16 Various Times
Best Western West Kelowna, 3460 Carrington Road, West Kelowna, BC, West Kelowna

"Do we then make void the Law through Faith? Heaven forbid! On the contrary, we establish the Law.." (Romans 3:31) Rabbi Ralph Messer delivers this absolutely essential teaching on the Torah including the history of the Jewish people, the...

Non-Profit  


SOWINS Volunteer Fair

Oct 16 3:30 PM
SOWINS, 102-1027 Westminster Ave W, Penticton

SOWINS will be hosting a volunteer fair for anyone interested in getting involved in SOWINS’ activities! \r\n\r\nJoin us October 16 from 3:30-4:30 to meet staff and learn about what we are doing and join the team at SOWINS! \r\n

Social Action  


Brown Bag Lecture Series at the Penticton Museum Auditorium

Oct 16 12:00 PM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is held every Tuesday at lunchtime (noon to 1pm). Each week a guest lecturer speaks about a subject in their area of expertise. Topics range from local history to travel, culture, and natural history. Everyone is...

Fall GoByBike Weeks

Oct 16 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...

Sports  


Carpet Bowling

Oct 16 1:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 250 Gibbs Road West, Kelowna

We carpet bowl in teams every Tuesday between 1 and 3:30 p.m. from September 4th 2018 to June 2019 at 250 Gibbs Road in Rutland. Phone 778-478-3844 for more info.

New Beginner Class

Oct 16 7:00 PM
Francophone Cultural Center, 702 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Join us Tuesday evenings from 7 - 9 pm. Experience an art form revered for promoting vitality and well being. It has helped many Improve energy, strength, flexibility & balance as well as reduce stress & pain. Youth Special. Are you between...

Pubs/Clubs  


Pizza Night at Basil and Mint! 2/$20

Oct 16 5:00 PM
Basil and Mint Restuarant and Bar, 3799 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna

Monday is PIZZA NIGHT at Basil and Mint! Enjoy 2 full sized pizzas straight from our wood stone baked oven! 2/$20

TREMENDOUS TRIVIA TUESDAYS at the Longhorn Pub

Oct 16 7:15 PM
Longhorn Pub, 4513 - 25 Avenue, Vernon

Every Tuesday, your host Geoff Trepanier presents an evening of general knowledge and pop culture trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, learning and PRIZES! Free to play. Registration and warm-ups at 7:15 pm, the games start at 7:30. Enjoy the...

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