IODE Thrift Shop bag sale until the end of January at 1425 Ellis St. Cost is $4/bag on any clothing items.

Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 chicken cor don bleu dinner and dance on Friday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m., music by Vince’s Orchestra. Call 250-762-4117.

Kelowna chapter of Amnesty International will present viewing of the documentary All That Glitters Isn’t Gold: A Story of Exploitation and Resistance on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Okanagan College campus theatre. Call 250-769-4740.

Westside Residents’ and Business Association invites local residents for chilli on the beach Saturday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m., at George Court Beach Access. A vegetarian and meat chilli will be served. Bring a chair and dress warm.

Kelowna Friends of the Library blow-out book sale Saturday, Jan. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fiction, non fiction, and other language books for adults and children, 4 for $1. Also CDs and talking books, $1 each. Sale is at downtown Kelowna branch of Okanagan Regional Library on Ellis Street.

Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 pancake breakfast Sunday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. call 250-762-4117.

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. will host the Investors Group Walk for Memories on Sunday, Jan. 30, at Kelowna Secondary School. Registration for the indoor and outdoor walks kicks off at 10 a.m., the event itself starts at 11 a.m. to noon. For more info see

A presentation by author Yves Engler about the dark side of Canadian foreign policy linked to political, social and environmental injustices in the developing world will be held Monday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m., at Okanagan College, Room H115. Sponsored by Kelowna Peace Group. Call 250-860-6108;

Kelowna Area Cycling Coalition Speakers Night on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m., at the downtown Kelowna library on Ellis Street. Guest speaker Peter Kordegast on topic of cycling tourism and innovations in New Zealand. Call 250-861-5882.

Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 upcoming events in February: roast pork dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., music by Rutland City Limits; Valentine’s roast beef dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m., music by Sierra; pancake breakfast Sunday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; ham dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., music by Art Taylor; chicken cor don bleu dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.; annual pickerel fry and dance Saturday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m., music by Vic and The Band. For more information on these events call 250-762-4117.

Scam prevention seminar presented by Duane MacTavish sponsored by Westside Health Network Society on Thursday, Feb. 3, at Westbank Seniors Centre, 3661 Old Okanagan Highway, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Call 250-768-3305.

SPCA Auxiliary monthly bazaar and luncheon Saturday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Church, corner of Bernard and Richter. Donations appreciated. Call 250-862-9042.

Presentation by Roger Annie (Kelowna Haiti Action Network) and Fallon Smith (UBCO student) entitled Haiti One Year Later: Where’s Canada’s Pledge? It takes place Saturday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m., at the Okanagan College lecture theatre. Sponsored by Council of Canadians, Kelowna chapter. Call 250-718-5828;

Okanagan Jewish Community to host Philosophers’ Café series event featuring guest speaker Rene Goldman on Monday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. at the Jewish community centre on North Glenmore Road.

Rutland Friends of Hospice to host Hope For H ope Two Friday, Feb. 11, at Rutland Centennial Hall, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Dance to music from the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Tickets $15/person, in support of the Central Okanagan Hospice Association.Tickets available at hospice association office, 201-1456 St. Paul St. or call 250-763-5511. For more details check out www.

St. Andrew’s Women Guild bridge luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 12, noon, at St. Andrew’s Church Hall, 4619 Lakeshore Rd. Call 250-764-7478.

NDP MP Peter Julian will give a talk about the impact of the Canada-Europe trade agreement on Saturday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., at Okanagan College, Room H115. Sponsored by the Kelowna-Lake Country federal NDP riding. Call 250-718-5828;

Filipino Community to host Valentine’s Day dinner and dance Saturday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m., at Pius X Hall, 1077 Fuller Ave. in Kelowna. Tickets $18/person, with all proceeds going to St. Pius X Church. Call 250-762-3221.

Kelowna Royal Purple Lodge will celebrate 71st anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 15, noon, at the Kelowna Italian Hall, 770 Lawrence. Call 250-765-1051.

B.C. Old Time Fiddlers Valentine’s Day dance on Friday, Feb. 18, 8 to 10:30 p.m., at Rutland Seniors Centre, 765 Dodd Rd. Door and best costume prizes. Call 250-764-7064.

The annual Kinsmen Pub Putt Tour will tale place Sunday, Feb. 20, with registration 9:45 a.m. at the North Forty Saloon in Rutland. The tour departs at 11 a.m. and ends at about 5 p.m.. Teams of four are loaded into vans with designated drivers and are shuttled to six different pubs. Each pub sets up a miniature golf course layout that teams will putt through and keep score. Teams are asked to raise pledges prior to the event and collect donations from patrons at each participating pub. The registration fee is $300 in pledges per team. The fundraiser is to help fund research to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. For more information contact Scott McKinnon at 250-763-4549 or

Crystal Mountain Resort will host Slopes For Hope Ski-a-thon fundraiser in support of the Canadian Cancer Society on Saturday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes awarded for different participant age categories for the ‘Most Runs’ challenge. Registration fee is $25, includes lift ticket. Children under age 8, registration is free. Participants must commit to minimum pledge of $50. Registration forms available at Crystal Mountain Resort and Bean Scene Coffee House locations, 274 Bernard Ave. and 207 Rutland Rd.

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