Events

Title Date Description Event Rate Featured Image Location Presenter Price Ticket Information Website
Family Day Celebration: Dance Party 2019-02-16
18:00 to 20:30

Join in for a fun family dance party for all ages with a DJ and fun party games! Admission is free.

Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way City of Kelowna Free
Nonprofit Lifecycles Community Workshop: Introduction to the Organization Self-Assessment 2019-03-02
09:00 to 16:30

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This introductory workshop offered by the City of Kelowna is open to all local non-profit organizations (including arts, culture, sport and social development sectors). Board members and staff are encouraged to participate.

Mark Friesen of Vantage Point will review the lifecycle model, the stages of development, and the characteristics and transitions that are common to non-profit organizations in different stages. The introduction will be followed by an organization self-assessment, to be completed by participants during the session, to inform next steps in the enhancement of their capacity.

By the end of the full-day workshop, you will be able to:

  • Explain the seven stages of organizational lifecycle and identify the five areas of organizational capacity
  • Identify the benefits of applying the lifecycle lens and capacity framework to improve mission impact and program delivery
  • Self-assess your organization or program’s current stage using the Nonprofit Lifecycle Selfie tool and application of a program lifecycle tool
  • Identify realistic, concrete steps the organization can take to build capacity in governance, management, financial resources and/or administrative systems

 

Coast Capri Hotel City of Kelowna Free
Kelowna Garden Club Flower Show 2019-06-29
11:00 to 15:00
Guisachan Heritage Garden Kelowna Garden Club
FrancoFete 2019-06-24
17:00 to 20:00
City Park, Picnic Area Centre Culturel Francophone de l'Okanagan http://www.leccfo.org
Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon 2019-06-23
07:00 to 12:00

The Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon accentuates the amazing beauty of the Okanagan Lake and the surrounding valley. The course offers eye-popping vistas along the route and runs through scenic county roads, landmarks, greenways and lakefront parks, finishing in Waterfront Park for the trademark Wine & Music Festival. It’s hard to imagine a more scenic and engaging course, anywhere.

Waterfront Park, East Kelowna roadways & promenade Impact Events & Project Management Inc. http://www.kelownamarathon.ca
Payton & Dillon Budd Memorial Ride 2019-06-23
07:00 to 12:00

At CMHA Kelowna we want to let anyone struggling in silence to know they are not alone. That’s why we are dedicating our Ride Don’t Hide event to the memory of two brothers in our community. The Payton and Dillon Budd Memorial Ride is a rallying point for us all: Anyone can experience poor emotional or mental health. Anyone can be at risk for thoughts of suicide. No one should have to hide or stay silent. On June 23rd, join us and ride in plain sight to raise funds for programs and services in our community. Ride Don’t Hide is a nation-wide fundraising bike ride that gives thousands of people across Canada the opportunity to connect—to their own mental health, to each other and to their broader communities, while raising the critical funds that support CMHA programs in their own community that help Canadians take care of our mental health. In Kelowna the ride start and finish line will be located at the baseball diamond at the Kelowna Curling Club. This year’s event includes two walking routes through Knox Mountain, a 6.5 KM Kids and Family route, a 20 KM route and a 50 KM Advanced route. The event will raise money for essential programs and services in our community, workplaces and schools – programs that help people live their best lives.

Curling Rink Ball Diamond Canadian Mental Health Association, Kelowna http://www.cmhakelowna.com/ride-dont-hide/
Kelowna Pride Festival 2019-06-22
11:00 to 16:00

Join us in the park for the 12th annual Pride Festival and March in celebration of Kelowna's diverse community! The March will start in Stuart Park and head south along the lakefront promenade to City Park where there will be a celebration with live entertainment, vendor booths, food trucks and a beer garden.  Come celebrate in the sun!

City Park, North Field & downtown roadways Kelowna Pride Society http://www.kelownapride.com/
Turtle Island Festival 2019-06-21
10:00 to 19:00

Turtle Island Festival is a celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is a gift to the community, and a chance to showcase the diversity of Indigenous cultures in Canada, and their contribution to Canadian society. Starting at 10:00 am and running until 7:00 pm, the celebration includes childrens' activities, music, arts and crafts, a business lunch, traditional storytelling, tipi, and a mini pow-wow. Turtle Island Festival is for community members of all ages.

Leon Avenue from Pandosy Street to Ellis Street Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society http://www.kfs.bc.ca
Solstice 5k Run Kelowna 2019-06-20
20:00 to 21:30

The Kelowna Solstice 5K is an annual event organized by the Running Room in different cities across the country to celebrate Summer Solstice and raise money for a charity of choice.

Stuart Park Running Room Canada Ltd http://www.runningroom.com
Das Weekend Autoschau 2019-07-21
10:00 to 16:00

Das AutoSchau is an annual weekend event for Euro/German car’s put on by the local VW Enthusiast group (Okanagan Volkswagen) and Interior Audi Club. Between 80 - 100 european cars will be on display in CIty Park. Participants can access all that downtown Kelwna has to offer as well the amenities in City park such as the waterpark and beach.

Visit www.dasweekend.ca, @dasweekend on Instagram, or Das AutoSchau Weekend/ Euro Car Show on Facebook for more information on this event and other functions happening this weekend.

City Park Das Weekend http://dasweekend.ca

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