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With the lake levels and closed beaches in Kelowna, here are some other activities to keep you busy this weekend

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May 26, 2017 - 11:20 AM

KELOWNA - With the temperature reaching 30 Celsius this weekend in Kelowna, and the majority of beaches closed because of flooding, there are many local events to keep you cool and entertained.

Keeping you outdoors is the 12th annual B.C. SPCA Charity Golf Tournament at Sunset Ranch Golf and Country Club. The tournament is from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $175.

If you’re looking to spend some time away from your kids on Friday night, H2O is there to help. From 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., kids aged 8 to 13 are invited to swim and watch a movie at the H20 Adventure and Fitness Centre in Kelowna’s mission.

Once you’ve dropped off the kids, one of the events you can go enjoy is Comedy for a Cause at Dakoda’s Comedy Lounge. Juice FM and Kelowna Comedy are hosting the comedy night to support Kelowna’s Pathways Abilities Society, with 100 per cent of ticket sales going towards the cause.

For those looking for something a bit more soothing, the 41st North Pacific Song Festival will be held at the Evangel Church, at 7 pm. Eight German singing choirs comprised of 249 voices from Oregon, Washington and B.C. will showcase their talent. Tickets are $20.

Saturday morning go watch the 2017 United Way Bus Pull at Prospera Place. Teams of eight will attempt to pull a B.C. Transit Bus across the finish line in hopes of winning the Community Cup. Races begin at 10:15 a.m.

Just around the corner, Adventures in Neverland will be at the Kelowna Community Theatre. With two showtimes, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., the famous tale of Peter Pan, Wendy and the lost boys will be hard to miss.

On Saturday night, the Bust’N Loose, breast cancer paddling team is hosting the seventh annual The Boob Tour Comedy Show at the Okanagan College Theatre. Papa Thom is preforming from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the comedy portion of the event  beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30.

Bright and early on Sunday morning is the Scotiabank MS Walk. You can walk or run two, five or 10 kilometre, with all proceeds going towards MS research. The event starts at 8 a.m. at Stuart Park. Over 100,000 Canadians live with MS - the highest rate in the world.

For the price of brunch, you can challenge yourself to run five or 10 km in the beautiful trails of West Kelowna. The MEC trail race is this Sunday, starting at Rose Valley Elementary. You can register the morning of the event from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Race day registration is $25.

Perhaps you’re already going to this event, or can bribe someone in handing over their ticket, as Kelowna’s annual Sushi & Sake Festival this Sunday is sold out. The event is taking place at the Laurel Packinghouse from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

If you know of any other events happening this weekend, please post them in comment section below. 


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