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  • YLW and Canucks Autism Network host inaugural airport accessibility tour in Kelowna for families with autism

    On Sunday, November 19, the Canucks Autism Network (CAN) and Kelowna International Airport (YLW) will be hosting the first-ever YLW Accessibility Tour for families living with autism. The tour will take families through the entire pre-flight process, including entering the airport, waiting in line, passing through security and boarding a plane.

    The Canucks Autism Network’s I CAN Fly program was developed in partnership with Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in 2014.
  • Ballet Kelowna’s Adult Ballet Program is back IN MOTION

    KELOWNA, BC – From ballet technique basics, to jumps, pirouettes, and pointe work, Ballet Kelowna continues to offer classes to the public this fall through its IN MOTION program.  Introductory, beginner and intermediate level ballet classes begin mid-September.

    Karen Perry, an Associate Professor in Chemistry and Earth and Environmental Science at UBC Okanagan, has been taking classes since the program began in 2016.
  • Grand Sommelier Express returns to Okanagan

    The members of Bottleneck Drive present a tasting experience on-board the elegantly restored Kettle Valley steam train, showcasing delicious offerings from local wineries alongside the natural beauty of Summerland. The Grand Sommelier Express returns for a second year on June 24, 2017.
  • Canadian Dancer Robb Beresford to perform in Kelowna

    Situated at the razor’s edge of contemporary ballet innovation, the company debuts in Kelowna after headlining the Vancouver International Dance Festival
  • The Great War comes to a museum near you

    PENTICTON, BC - The Royal BC Museum has dug deep into its collections to unearth powerful material about the Great War, creating a traveling exhibition that will soon set up camp at the Penticton Museum & Archives

    The exhibition, called British Columbia's War, 1914-1918, aims to educate British Columbians about the contributions of their forebears in the First World War. It will be at the Penticton Museum & Archives from January 26 to May 29, 2017.
  • Okanagan Wine Festival Society announces new 2017 Board of Directors

    The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is pleased to announce its new board of directors for the coming year.  Newly appointed at the Society’s annual general meeting are: Daniel Bibby - Nighthawk Vineyards, Lindsay Kelm - Quails’ Gate Winery, Melody Schneider - Sandhill Wines, Raquel Merriam - Travel Penticton, Terry Meyer Stone - Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and Jonathan Rouse - Associate Dean of Wine, Food and Tourism with the Okanagan School of Business at Okanagan College.
  • Okanagan College business students’ plan yields a trip to Victoria

    Four Okanagan College business students will be representing the interior at a B.C. Tourism Industry Conference competition in February, thanks to a victory at a regional competition this week in Kamloops that involved developing a full business plan for a luxury biking tour company.
  • UBCO parking, transit and Highway 97 traffic delays on Sept. 27

    KELOWNA - Due to the Royal visit to Kelowna, there will be no public parking and possibly some transit delays at UBC Okanagan on Tuesday Sept. 27. The public should also expect traffic delays along Highway 97.

    Anyone heading to the University area or travelling along Highway 97 are advised to allow extra time for travel. The speed limit will be reduced to 60 km/hr between Edwards Road and Airport Way. Regular traffic flow is expected to resume by 3 p.m.
  • Emily Traversy to preform works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Ravel

    KELOWNA - Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Impressionist—what do these four musical eras have in common?
  • Colourful Mediterranean music comes to the Creekside Theatre

    KELOWNA - For over 10 years "Les Noces Gitanes" has embarked their audiences on a colourful, musical voyage. From the Balkans to Andalucia on through the Maghreb, the group offers a richly unique show, merging the styles of the Mediterranean peoples in a joyful hybrid.

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