Celebrate Westside culture

Culture Days at the Okanagan Regional Library Westbank branch, Friday, Sept. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The Westbank branch of the Okanagan Regional Library will help celebrate  Westside Culture Days with a number of visiting guests on Friday, Sept. 26, 1 to 3 p.m.

The public can enjoy free refreshments and observe the following local artists and musicians in action.

• Ralph Carlson (painting)

• Neil and Mary Anthes (photography)

• Dan Summers (music)

• Elaine Hughes-Games (pottery)

• Bob Harrold (watercolour)

• Pip Dryden (drawing)

• Carvers from the Kelowna Carving Club

•The “Granny Squares” (Westbank Library’s Stitching Group) which includes Joyce Emmons, Betsy Cooke, Wendy Cormier, Hélène Garrett, Junette and Stu Taylor, Diana Hudson, and Nicola Newington

• Joe and Rosie Lobb (music)

The Westbank library branch is located at 2484 Main St. in the Westridge Mall. Call 250-768-4369 or visit  orl.bc.ca.

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The Westbank branch will also host a book launch of Grey Eyes by author Frank C. Busch on Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Busch is a member of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, and now calls Westbank home.

He wrote Grey Eyes in response to the message he received over and over from residential school survivors: “I just want my culture back.“

 

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