Community Calendar

Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 upcoming events in February: ham dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., music by Art Taylor; branch general meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.; 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.

Sons of Norway, Hardanger Lodge #109, will celebrate Valentinsdagen on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Guest speaker on cultural skills program will be Susan Strang, district #7 cultural director. Meeting at 1353 Richter St. Call Bev for more info at 250-764-7478.

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.

Rutland Residents Association monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m., in the pool room at Rutland Centennial Park. Guest speaker Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick. Call Mary-Ann at 250-765-4113.

Kelowna branch of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association meeting Saturday, Feb. 19, 1:30 p.m., at Rutland Senior Citizens Hall, 765 Dodd Rd. Call 250-765-3344.

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

Urban Development Institute monthly luncheon Thursday, Feb. 24, noon, at Coast Capri. Guest speaker real estate researcher and analyst Ryan Berlin. Ticket deadline is Feb. 21. For more info contact Jackie Riddell at 778-478-9649.

Teleworkshop to help Kelowna families navigate the health care system will be sponsored by the Alzheimer Society of B.C. for free on Thursday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. The featured guest speaker will be Barbara Lindsay. For more information call www. or call toll free 1-866-396-2433.

Ponderosa Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists Guild meeting Friday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m., in room 204 of Rotary Centre for the Arts. Call 250-764-0767 or email

Diversity Health Fair on Saturday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Okanagan College. Free admission for this event, which promotes physical and emotional well-being across cultures.

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.

Foresters Winfield Branch will hold their regular monthly meeting Sunday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m., in the Winfield Memorial Hall, 10130 Bottom Woods Lake Road. For more info call Marion 250 766 2227.

Annual spring fundraiser in support of SPCA Thursday, March 10, at Kelowna Yacht Club. Includes wine reception, dinner, entertainment provided by Anna Jacyszyn and the Jazz Cafe Trio, and a silent auction. Tickets available at Kelowna SPCA animal shelter, 3785 Casorso Rd., Kelowna Yacht Club, 1360 Water St., Tail Blazers, 6-1155 KLO Rd., or Sandman Hotel & Suites, 2130 Harvey. Tickets $35/person.

Learn how to provide a therapeutic Swedish massage to friends or family at a workshop planned for March 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in a palliative care setting. To register, call 250-717-5950.

Regular meetings

Join the Respite & Recreation Club Program which is designed to meet the needs of people with Alzheimer Disease and Dementia. Meet every Wednesday morning at Fernbrae Manor from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Alateen weekly meetings on Saturdays, noon, at the Kalano Club, 2108 Vasile Rd. Support group for young people dealing with family member or friend with a drinking problem.

Free family coffee house every third Friday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Centre Culturel Francophone de l’Okanagan, 702 Bernard Ave. Call 250-860-4074.

Kelowna Carving Club meets Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at the Westside Seniors Centre, 3661 Old Okanagan Highway. Visitors and new carvers welcome. Call 250-707-0624 and 250-764-2325.

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