KELOWNA – It’s a high-octane weekend coming up in Kelowna, with car shows, a cruise for a good cause, a trunk sale and plenty of fun, family events.
On Saturday, May 28, a collection of antique and collectible cars will be on display in a lakeside cruise and lunch. The third annual Cops Showcase Cars for Kids starts with the car show on Saturday followed by a steak and seafood dinner and dance at the Kelowna and District Fish and Game Club and a Show’n Shine Sunday. Trucks, cars, motorcycles, and boats will be on display for families to view with a silent auction supporting Cops for Kids. Admission is free.
The show and shine happens between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the corner of Highway 97 and McCurdy Road. Vehicle registration takes place starting at 7 a.m. Sunday morning at McCurdy Corner.
The Okanagan College on KLO Road is hosting the annual spring Trunk Sale Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon, rain or shine. Trunks full of bargains will be set up at this annual, garage-sale style event benefitting several local charities.
Rae Stewart with the Waste Reduction Office says it’s a big day for deals with over 150 vendors signed up to sell their goods right from the back of their vehicles or trunks.
“Picture one giant garage sale in one convenient location, good shopping, tons of bargains, just a great way to spend a Saturday morning,” she says.
If you’d rather drive a vehicle than look at them, head over to the City of Kelowna’s annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 29. This all-ages event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Parkinson Recreation Centre on Parkinson Way.
“The event has something for everyone,” community and neighbourhood services manager Louise Roberts says. “We make the quarterly activity guide come alive by offering a variety of activities and programs for people to try out.
Tennis, art and fitness, free swimming at the indoor pool as well as a bouncy castle, climbing wall and entertainment will be onsite.
The Kelowna YMCA is holding its largest fundraiser this Sunday outside the H20 Adventure and Fitness Centre. The Cycle for Strong Kids will have a special guest this year – Olympic medalist Kelsey Serwa who will be signing autographs at 9 a.m.
The YMCA of Okanagan have a record number of supporters this year and a ton of fun activities planned.
Teams will be cycling on stationary bikes in 45 minute time slots beginning at 8 a.m. and new this year is a 3.5 km family bike ride along the Mission Greenway starting at 10:30 a.m. Drop by to cheer on your community members and enjoy the kids zone, face painting, a barbeque by donation beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a silent auction.
YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids runs from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
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