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Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 upcoming events in February: 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.; ladies auxiliary general meeting Tuesday, Feb.15, 7 p.m.; ham dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., music by Art Taylor; 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.

Royal Canadian Legion branch 26 upcoming events in February: 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.; ladies auxiliary general meeting Tuesday, Feb.15, 7 p.m.; ham dinner and dance Friday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., music by Art Taylor; 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.

Rutland Friends of Hospice to host Hope For Hope 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. hospicecoha.org.

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.

Interfaith Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2 to 6 p.m., at Okanagan College, theatre S104. Theme of the event is “Does World Need Religion.” For info email info.bc@ahmadiyya.ca.

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; tisha.kmndp@gmail.com.

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.

The AGM of the Kelowna Kasugai Sister City Association annual general meeting is Monday, Feb. 14, 8 to 9 p.m., at the Water Street Seniors Centre. There will opportunities to volunteer as a committee member or serving as a director. Call Cathy Jennens at 862-2801; cjennens@telus.net.

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

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 scott@kelownakinsmen.com.

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. alzheimerbc.org 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 ponderosaguild@gmail.com.

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.

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