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Concerts  


Live at La Lupita

May 17 5:00 PM
La Lupita Tapas and Mezcal, 1570 Water St, Kelowna

Major Mambo at La Lupita Tapas and Mezcal from 5 to 7pm on Friday May 4th

Kamloops Community Band's Spring Fling

May 17 7:00 PM
Southwest Community Church, 700 Hugh Allan Drive, Kamloops

The Kamloops Community Band invites you to join them for their final concert of the season celebrating the spring on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 pm in the Southwest Community Baptist Church, 700 Hugh Allan Drive. SPRING FLING features an...

Theatre  


Hydra Performing Arts Festival

May 17 6:00 PM
Actors Workshop Theatre, 900 McGill Rd., Kamloops

The Hydra Performing Arts Festival is an all-new festival for theatre, dance, and music in Kamloops, BC presented by Chimera Theatre in partnership with Actors Workshop Theatre. For our inaugural year, we have an exciting collection of twelve new...

Expressions Theatre Festival - May 17 - 26, 2018

May 17 7:00 PM
Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright St., Vancouver

Arts Umbrella celebrates gifted young artists with the annual Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 – 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. From the whimsical fun of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to...

Summer Slam

May 17 7:00 PM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Kelowna Poetry Slam presents a night of competitive performance poetry intermixed with comedic wrestling skits.

ITSAZOO presents WET – May 8—27, 2018

May 17 8:00 PM
Russian Hall , 600 Campbell Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 3K1, Vancouver

ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET, at the Russian Hall from May 8—27, 2018. Set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War, this raw and immersive play...

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

May 17 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Please join us every Thursday night from 7 – 10 p.m. at Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. HEART & SOLE (Vic & Jim) keeps the toes tapping with a well rounded selection of dances including waltz, foxtrot, polka, twostep, cha cha,...

SALSA THURSDAYS

May 17 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 exercise for...

Crafts/Markets  


Bargain Bin

May 17 9:30 AM
United Church Bargain Bin, 4421 4th St. Peachland, Peachland

The Bargain Bin is open for business Thursday to Saturday 9:30 to 3:00. Due to flooding issues we have moved to the hall beside the church. Watch for the entrance signs.

Indoor Night Market

May 17 5:00 PM
Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Avenue, Vernon

Come see us for our once a month night market from 5-8pm at the Schubert Centre Vernon. We have 28-35 vendors, including handmade items, food vendors, card readers, massage, home based businesses and more!

Art/Exhibitions  


Needle and Thread: The Art of Quilting

May 17 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Centuries ago, women stitched scraps of fabric and discarded clothing together to keep their families warm at night. Today, quilters combine new textiles, tools and techniques to create quilts for decorative and practical purposes. Local quilters...

LIGHT: The Lloyd Gallery artists Spring group show

May 17 10:00 AM
The Lloyd Gallery , 18 Front Street, Penticton

Light - Artists of The Lloyd Gallery Group Exhibition *Gallery hours: Tue-Sat 10am to 5:30pm* Every artist in the gallery will be creating 1 - 2 new artworks featuring the theme: LIGHT. Opening reception Thursday May 10th 6:30-8:30 pm- We...

INVITATION DE RADIO-CANADA!

May 17 2:30 PM
Centre culturel francophone de l'Okanagan, 702, Avenue Bernard, Kelowna

Joignez-vous à nous! Jeudi et vendredi 17 et 18 mai, entre 6 h et 9 h. Marie Villeneuve et son équipe seront au Centre culturel francophone de l'Okanagan, les 17 et 18 mai pour animer, en direct et devant public, l'émission matinale de la...

Acrylics | Ages 11-14

May 17 3:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Acrylics for ages 11-14 with Samantha Hesketh at the Vernon Community Arts Centre This two hour class focuses on painting with acrylics. Learn valuable techniques while creating a work of art you can be proud of! Price includes all materials....

Slayer

May 17 4:00 PM
South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Avenue West, Penticton

Slayer Slayer announces that it will do one last concert tour around the globe to thank their fans for all of their support over the years, for making the last three-and-a-half decades so packed with good times and unforgettable experiences, and...

Debut and Talent Night

May 17 7:00 PM
Cleland Community Theatre, 325 Power St., Penticton

Come out to support our 2018 Miss Penticton Candidates as they give their first public speech and perform their individually chosen talents! This is the first public and judged event for the Candidates and it is the start of the 2018 Pageant...

Summer Slam

May 17 7:00 PM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The Inspired Word Cafe/Kelowna Poetry Slam present, "Summer Slam." 8 poets/wordsmiths perform for bragging rights and to be called 'Poet of the Night' at 'Summer Slam' Thursday May 17th 7:00 pm Laurel Packinghouse. 'Summer Slam' is a combination...

Lectures  


Building Respectful Workplaces

May 17 8:00 AM
UBC Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna

Kindness is contagious. Make a difference. Make a better workplace and a better world. Bullying and harassment is an occupational and safety issue that poses a potential risk to the physical and mental safety of workers. The aim of this seminar...

Living Well Dying Well: Active Decision Making

May 17 1:00 PM
Whitevalley Community Hall, 2250 Shields Avenue, Lumby

What are your most important wishes? If your loved on becomes seriously ill or is aging, do you know what is important to them to make this valuable time more rewarding and less stressful? Bring your partner, relative or best friend for a...

Miss Penticton Debut & Talent Presentation

May 17 7:00 PM
Cleland Theatre, 325 Power Street, Penticton

Candidates will deliver speeches on their sponsors and following that their talent presentations

CREATION Health Seminar Information Session

May 17 7:00 PM
Rutland Seventh-day Adventist Church, 130 Gerstmar Road, Kelowna

Take charge of your health the CREATION Health way! Over the course of this 8-session series, you'll learn how to: * Make the power of CHOICE work for you. * REST fully... in mind, body, and soul. * Create an empowering ENVIRONMENT. * Make...

Courses  


French Classes

May 17 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

It's now time to register for our summer session! All levels, from beginner to advanced, are offered at each session.

Daily Computer information events

May 17 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!...

Dru Yoga

May 17 5:30 PM
Summerland Art Gallery, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

Creative Community Workshops welcomes spring with Dru Yoga with instructor Cindi Tomochko. The movements are selected specifically to held free up any stagnation and blockages of energy and to shed the holding quality of the winter. Classes run...

Mantra Meditation [FREE]

May 17 7:00 PM
Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna, 1310 Bertram Street, Kelowna

Mantra Meditation ~ Experience it! It's FREE and everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary. These evenings are ideal for beginners as well as long time practitioners of meditation. - Inspiring meditation - Enlivening kirtan...

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

May 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:...

Active Arts (ages 3-5)

May 17 8:45 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Each week, we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories, and swimming. We will practice turn-taking, sharing, and good-listening skills - among other social skills - allowing children to learn, play, and develop...

JKA Shotokan Pee Wee Karate - Beginner (ages 4-6)

May 17 3:15 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

In this level your child will develop mobility, mental awareness, correct posture, positive attitudes, and confidence while learning basic techniques in a fun and safe environment. This is an energetic class where you get to see your kids learning...

JKA Shotokan Kids Karate Beginner Level--Ages 7-10

May 17 4:15 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , 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 of...

Girls Unite (Ages 8-13)

May 17 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

The YMCA is a place where all girls can belong. Girls can develop new skills, get involved in the community, and gain self-esteem—all while building lifelong friendships. This program will include educational opportunities, volunteering, guest...

Kids Day Camps  


French Day Camp

May 17 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

A unique opportunity for kids ages 6 to 12 to practice their French language skills. Games, sports, outdoor activities and museum visits means a summer filled with adventures in French!

Meetings  


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

May 17 6:45 AM
Royal Anne Hotel, 348 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

February is Toastmasters Month in Kelowna as well as all of BC. We encourage you to join us for a meeting and learn more about Kelowna Am Toastmasters. We meet Every Thursday 6:45-8:00 a.m. at the Royal Ann Hotel on Bernard. We are worth...

BWB Coffee Collaborations

May 17 9:00 AM
Balance Well-Being, #101 346 Lawrence 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 Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. at...

potluck supper

May 17 4:00 PM
private home, 575 Stirling Road, Kelowna

Sons of Norway will celebrate Syttend Mai, Norway's Constitution Day, on Thursday, May 17 with a potluck supper. Guests are welcome. Info: Bev at 250-764-7478

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

May 17 4:45 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power St, Penticton

Penticton Toasties meet the 1st three Thursdays monthly at the Penticton Community Centre. Toastmasters is an excellent was to help improve your speaking, leadership, and confidence skills in a supportive setting. Membership is open to anyone ages...

ANCESTRY MEET UP

May 17 5:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

You are invited to drop in to the Downtown Library’s “Ancestry Meet-up”! These informal sessions happen every Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm. The ORL provides laptops connected to Ancestry for your use and one-on-one guidance in using Ancestry to...

Emergency Support Services Monthly Meeting

May 17 7:00 PM
Kelowna Fire Station #1, 2255 Enterprise Way, Kelowna

Emergency Support Services is part of the Provincial Emergency Plan.  Learn what volunteers do to help people who are evacuated because of fire or other emergencies. You can train to help when these events occur.  Meetings are held monthly...

OREIG May 17th 2018 Monthly Meeting

May 17 7:00 PM
Best Western Kelowna, 2402 Highway 97 North, Kelowna

Okanagan Real Estate Investment Group brings you the Ross Lightle to join us for our May 2018 Monthly Meeting at the Best Western Kelowna at 7pm. Topic: Tenant Management About Ross .... Ross is known as the “turnaround guy”. Many...

Fair Vote Kelowna: Campaign Meeting

May 17 7:00 PM
Dakota's Sport's Bar and Grill (Comedy Lounge), 1574 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Fair Vote Kelowna is hosting a public meeting to recruit volunteers and discuss campaign strategy tactics to support the ‘Yes’ vote in the BC Government’s public referendum on Proportional Representation. Topics to be discussed will include...

Fair Vote Kelowna: Campaign Meeting

May 17 7:00 PM
Dakota's Sport's Bar and Grill (Comedy Lounge), 1574 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Fair Vote Kelowna is hosting a public meeting to recruit volunteers and discuss campaign strategy tactics to support the ‘Yes’ vote in the BC Government’s public referendum on Proportional Representation. Topics to be discussed will include...

Living Without Religion discussion group

May 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  


Kennedy's Parable Grand Opening Celebration

May 17 9:30 AM
Kennedy's Parable, #31 2070 Harvey Ave , Kelowna

Kennedy’s Parable Grand Opening on Saturday, June 2nd 10-6 pm. First 50 customers will receive a $10 gift card and everyone will be entered to win a Google Home Mini. Coffee and cake will be served from 1-3pm.

Non-Profit  


Navy League Cadets

May 17 6:30 PM
NLCC Admiral Stirling | Brigadier Angle Armoury , 720 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

TRY SOMETHING NEW! Join us September 7 to Register. Ages 9-12. Thursdays 6:30-9PM at Brigadier Angle Armoury (Richter + Lawrence). Located in Kelowna, BC, NLCC Admiral Stirling is dedicated to introducing youth, ages 9 to 12 to seamanship,...

Get It Off Your Chest Benefit Show

May 17 6:30 PM
Milkcrate Records, 1551 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Come join us at the Milkcrate Records for the “Get it Off Your Chest Benefit Show” to support Breast Cancer Awareness and Serena in her fight against stage four breast cancer that has now progressed to her lungs. Look forward to: Live...

Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Wood Windows

May 17 6:30 PM
Benvoulin Heritage Church/Reid Hall, 2279 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna

Central Okanagan Heritage Society Speaker Series: Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Wood Windows Date: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 Location: Reid Hall, Benvoulin Heritage Park, 2279 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: Suggested...

Fundraisers  


Donate Used Books

May 17 10:00 AM
Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna, West Kelowna

It's that time or year again to Donate your Used Books to the Friends of the Westbank Library for their upcoming book sale.

Comedy  


Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

May 17 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents 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 7 and you will want to...

Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

May 17 8:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents 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...

Sports  


Season Opener - Aerial Challenges

May 17 9:00 AM
Oyama Zipline Adventure Park, 5617 Oyama Lake Road, Lake Country

Zipline and Monkey Play Park Open for May Long weekend. Thursday - Monday special hours and races. Choose what suits your skill level. Premium Guided Zipline Tour or Monkey Play Park

Taoist Tai Chi® arts Beginner Class & Open House

May 17 9:30 AM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935 A Barlee Rd, Kelowna

Join us at our open house and new beginning class. Have fun while you experience a gentle form of training that can help improve your vitality and sense of well being. These are a few testimonials from our survey of over 18,000 international...

Pubs/Clubs  


Live Music at La Lupita Tapas and Mezcal

May 17 5:00 PM
La Lupita Tapas and Mezcal, 1570 Water St, Kelowna

Major Mambo Kelowna's Latin music Trio plays La lupita on Friday May 17th from 5 to 7pm! Reservations recommended.

Pecha Kucha Vol. 12

May 17 6:00 PM
Cannery Brewing, 198 Ellis Street, Penticton

Pecha Kucha will be held on May 17th at Cannery Brewing. $15 tickets are available for purchase at Cannery Brewing and Cowork Penticton. This event always sells out!

Free Pub Poker

May 17 6:30 PM
Tug's Taphouse, 260 Martin Street, Penticton

Lucky Numbers Poker Tour is at Tug's Taphouse in Penticton every Sunday and Thursday. Play for points to win a seat at Regional and Provincial Championships. This is a free, friendly, fun Texas Hold'em league, and we welcome all skill levels.

Texas Holdem Poker Thursdays

May 17 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Totally free Poker nite. Can be cash prizes or Gift Certificate, you never know. Build up your seasonal points to get in the BIG final for Big money

Euchre Card Night

May 17 7:00 PM
Barley Mill Pub, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd., Penticton

Euchre Card Night Solo’s & Partner’s Welcome! Game starts at 7 sharp. Come early for dinner, or enjoy an appetizer while you play. Love the Game.. Love to Sociaize ?! Join us Thursday’s at the Barley Mill! Don’t know...

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

May 17 8:00 PM
Kelly O'Bryan's Carlos O'Bryan's Restaurant and Pub, 3470 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna

Every Thursday, your Tremendous Trivia host JD brings you and your friends a challenging and entertaining evening of general knowledge trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, fun, and PRIZES! Who will win the coveted Tremendous Trivia trophy?...

Trivia at 97 Street Pub

May 17 8:30 PM
97 Street Pub, 2402 Hwy 97N, Kelowna

Join us at 97 Street Pub for Trivia every Thursday after 8:30PM! Fun and Challenging trivia for friends and family! Come on down to 97 Street Pub for great food and drink specials and test your knowledge of random facts! No cover charge with...

Thursday Night Trivia

May 17 8:30 PM
97th Street Pub, 2400 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

Every Thursday Join your Dynamic Host, Scott Hilder, for the most entertaining Trivia Nights in the Okanagan! Free entry and guaranteed fun! Prizes and drink specials!

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