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The History of My City: Children's Edition

Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Looking for a fun way to get your kids/grandkids excited about our local history? Over Spring break the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives will be h...

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The History of My City: Children's Edition

Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Looking for a fun way to get your kids/grandkids excited about our local history? Over Spring break the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives will be h...

Arts & Culture

United Way Winemakers Dinner

Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The United Way Winemakers’ Dinner will take place Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Vernon Lodge Hotel with dinner from 7-10 pm. It will still feature 6 ...

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Kindale 10th Annual Spring Fiesta!

Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm

"Fun"draising dance! Saturday, April 1st - Doors open at 7pm Vernon Recreation Complex Auditorium Tickets $25 (no minors) - available onl...

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Gallery Vertigo presents Manfred's Guitar!

Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Host Manfred Harter presents Manfred's Guitar with performances by Lowell Friesen, Coffeehouse Cash, Adrien Lapierre and April Sheehan. There is $7 C...

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Society of Open Learning and Discussion

Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

S.O.L.D. Meets - The Society of Opening Learning and Discussion meets Mondays at 9:30 - 11:30am in room 6 at the People Place. Everyon...

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Discuss & Create at Vernon Public Art Gallery

Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join our education coordinator for tour, conversation and contemporary art! On the first Monday of every month from 10 to 11am adults of all ages are ...

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Laffing Mooon Qigong

Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meets Mondays from 10:30 - 11:30am for Mindful Meditation renewing, Mind, Body and Spirit. Classes by donation at Tidal Elements. Call 250-503-765...

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Time Out Adult Day Program Held Mondays

Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Held Mondays at 1-4pm at the People Place. Come down and enjoy conversation, brain stimulation, games, laughter, exercise, crafts, occasional out...

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The Palestinian Study Group Meets

Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

"Seeking Justice After 50 years of Occupation in Palestine Israel" is the topic presented by Debbie Hubbard, who has just recently returned from Sabee...

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Mini Artists: The first Tuesday of every month!

Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Calling all young creatives to join us the first Tuesday of every month from 10 -11am for a diverse exploration of art-making materials and art proces...

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A Meditation Group

Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet at the community room at the Vernon library from 6:30 - 8:00pm the first and third Tuesday of each month. We will be listening to audi...

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Curbside Chat - DVA Marketing Opportunities

Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Curbside Chats are informal gatherings of Downtown Vernon members held throughout the year to engage, discuss and collaborate. April 5, 2017 Join us...

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The Starting Block - Learn to Run! Spring 2017

Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm

Come on down! Learn to run with us... Thursdays at 6pm Investment of $80 + tax for 11 week clinic April 6th - June 22nd ...

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Ragtime & Blues Guitar Workshop @ Record City!

Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Led by Big Fancy Rag with Corey Primus and Meagan May. Workshop starts at 6pm. Live music to follow at 7:30pm. $10 Show / $20 Workshop & ShowAll ages...

Entertainment Music

Photo 2 Fibre!

Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come see how fibre artists, inspired by photographs, have fashioned works of art from textiles, thread and wool. This is a unique and intriguing ...

Arts & Culture

Buddhist Meditation Class

Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Class topic will be 'Understanding Shame and Developing Consideration."  Drop-in class consists of recorded and live meditations and teachings w...

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Live Music Fridays - Phoenix Steakhouse & Bar Level 2

Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

It's live music Friday's at the Phoenix Level 2 featuring the acoustic folk rock sounds of Vernon based guitarist and singer Jim Harrison who performs...

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Record City - LIVE MUSIC!

Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kitty and the Rooster, with Red Haven and J. Solemn perform April 7th! All ages welcome! $10 cover charge

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Speaker Series: Adventure Photography

Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come meet a man who lives on the edge! Penticton Photographer Mike Biden is the next presenter in the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Speaker Series....

Arts & Culture

Spring Bluebird Workshop

Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a bird lover? Come on down and learn about the North Okanagan Naturalists' Club's bluebird nest box program and how you can get involved in he...

Networking/Workshops

ART CLASS! Easter Egg Decorating!

Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Easter egg decorating! Come learn some new techniques for decorating your eggs! Each student will take home 3 Easter eggs. * $20 per student ...

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Neville Bowman Band

Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Neville Bowman Band will add more of Bowman’s silky vocals to the set list. The night will prove to be one that’s both high in energy and full of ...

Entertainment

Locomotive Ghost Live @ Record City

Apr 9 @ 12:15 pm – 12:15 pm

Locomotive Ghost recently recorded their fourth full-length release, "Into the Glow", with award-winning producers Russell Broom and Spencer Cheyne. T...

Music

Take A Virtual Tour Of Vernon's Murals

Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Led by Gabriel Newman, education coordinator, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives. The meeting will also feature sales of the latest OHS Reports, repr...

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Basic Computer Workshops for Adults 55+

Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Workshops are for beginner computer users in a Windows 10 environment. Learn computer basics, saving files and photos, how to email, use the Internet ...

Networking/Workshops

Evening Meditation Group

Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This is a 15 minute reading followed by a 45 minute silent meditation. If there is interest we could do a guided meditation some evenings. Join u...

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Men's Mastermind Group

Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Take action in your life to fulfill your goals and dreams. Find and use the tools that make the difference. Use the strategies of successful people wo...

Health & Wellness Networking/Workshops

The Writers Circle at the Vernon Library!

Apr 11 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Come join a group of writers dedicated to developing their work through networking and sharing ideas. No registration required - just show up with yo...

Arts & Culture Networking/Workshops Community Group/Meeting

April Business After 4 Tradefair

Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A spin off from our very popular Business After 5 events, the Business After 4 Trade Fair occurs twice per year in April and October and offers member...

Member Events Networking/Workshops

Chess Night at the Vernon Library!

Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Play the game of kings! Everyone is welcome, from beginners to seasoned players. Every Tuesday from 6-9pm upstairs (outside the computer lab)...

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Calligraphy For Beginners

Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Calligraphy for Beginners 4 Week Workshop Wednesday Evenings: 6:30-8:30pm April 12, 19, 26 & May 3rd CALL TO REGISTER! 250-545-040...

Arts & Culture

Paint Event at A&E Community Consign

Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Step by Step painting fun. Join local artist Kris Fuller for Tulip Magic. You don't have to be a Van Gogh to succeed, just have a 'Can Go' attitude. ...

Arts & Culture

JCI Vernon Meets!

Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Vernon members range between 19 - 40 years of age and work together to achieve goals and contribute to our community. By focusing on self-driven deve...

Networking/Workshops Community Group/Meeting

Reel Paddling Film Festival

Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hosted by the Vernon Paddling Centre - Reel Paddling Film Festival (RPFF) is an annual film tour that showcases the best paddling films of the year. ...

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Try It Sports - DARTS!

Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The City of Vernon is hosting the 30th Anniversary 55+ Games September 12 - 16th. In partnership with these sport organizations an opportunity has be...

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Try It Sports - Pickleball!

Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The City of Vernon is hosting the 30th Anniversary 55+ Games September 12 - 16th. In partnership with these sport organizations an opportunity has be...

Entertainment Health & Wellness

Time Out Adult Day Program

Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We offer conversation, brain stimulation, games, laughter, exercise, crafts, occasional outings and much more. Audience: Seniors Admission: $30 p...

Entertainment Health & Wellness Networking/Workshops

Get Involved & Make a Difference!

Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Family Resource Centre's Senior Support Volunteer program pairs volunteers with senior clients who need a friendly, helping hand and a listening e...

Community Event Health & Wellness

Meditation Group

Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Meditation Group meets in the community room at the Vernon library 6:30 - 8:00pm the first and third Tuesday of each month. We listen to audios or re...

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Live Music - Every Wednesday!

Apr 19 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Dorians Greek Taverna holds live music every Wednesday starting at 6pm with Chris Madsen on guitar, playing pop, folk, jazz and familiar tunes. Call ...

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Plain Language Writing Workshop

Apr 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Provided by the Junction Literacy CentreLearn how to write so your message is clear to your clients, customers, colleagues and staffDocuments wri...

Networking/Workshops

YOGA

Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Yoga for people with physical challenges. Audience: 19 + Admission: By donation

Health & Wellness

North Okanagan Pipes & Drums

Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and practice at the Upper Room Mission on Wednesdays from 6 - 7pm! Our group's focus is to play our instruments, enjoy the music of Scottis...

Arts & Culture Music

BC Sustainable Energy Association

Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Okanagan Chapter of the BCSEA will discuss a new topic related to sustainability and transitioning communities away from fossil fuels. Come, get i...

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Amnesty International Monthly Meeting

Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You can make a difference! Join our Amnesty International's Vernon Group and hear presentations on various human rights issues that Amnesty Inter...

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Art and Soul - Exhibition Opening Reception

Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is proud to host Art & Soul, an annual exhibition of artwork by students in grades 8-12, from School District #22. Fro...

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KAIROS

Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

If you are interested in working social justice issues and environmental concerns, please join the KAIROS meeting April 21st from 3 - 4:30pm at People...

Arts & Culture Community Event Networking/Workshops

Intro to Block Printing

Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Ages: 16 and up CALL TO REGISTER! 250-545-0403 Join artist Sharilyn Kuehnel for a 2 and a half hour introduction to Block Printing. This class...

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​ Intro to Screen Printing

Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Ages: 16 and up PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER! 250-545-0403 Join artist Sharilyn Kuehnel for an introduction to screen printing. Learn how to create a...

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Mixing It Up for Mental Health

Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An evening to enjoy the company of others, local entertainment and an amazing silent auction! Tickets are $35 each and are available for purchase at&...

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Live Music Every Saturday @ The Vernon Jazz Club

Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come on down and join the fun and music at the Vernon Jazz Club! Live music every second Saturday and runs from September to June. Doors open...

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Judy Rose & The Killer B's

Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Powerhouse singer Judy Rose is always captivating and deeply entertaining. Judy shares her unique interpretation of songs that speak to her heart, bri...

Entertainment

Vernon & District Metis Association

Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Vernon and District Metis Association meets every third Monday of the month. Potluck dinner at 6pm, followed by meeting at 6:30pm. All Metis and g...

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Community Bike Rides

Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Community Bike Rides beginning April 26th! Join cyclists of all ages and ability at the People Place for a Community Bike Ride! The North Okanagan Co...

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Ewan Macintyre (Scotland) with Guests

Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Scottish composer, musician and puppeteer gracing the Record City stage this spring...EWAN MACINTYRE (Scotland)http://www.ewan-macintyre.org/We're ver...

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Vernon MS Society Support Group

Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meeting and monthly potluck the fourth Thursday of each month at 1pm. People Place, room 105 Call 250-542-2241 for more information...

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Staying Connected Group For Girls

Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Facilitated by North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society, the Stay Connected Group is an ongoing group that runs Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00 pm for t...

Health & Wellness Networking/Workshops

Art Work Public House

Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Paradigm Naturopathic Medicine is please to showcase local art. We invite you to enjoy the collaborative fine art photography collection by Kerry Lyn ...

Arts & Culture Community Event Food & Beverage

The Death Cafe

Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Open forum from discussing all maters to do with dying and death. Tea and cookies available. Hosted by  Claudette Bouchard, a personal life ener...

Health & Wellness

People Place 18th Annual Garage Sale

Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

THe People Place will host their 18th annual parking lot garage sale on Saturday April 29th from 8am - Noon. Proceeds support the 18 social service ag...

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"The Silver Lining" Presentation & Book Signing

Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

An adventure that turns dangerous leads to the redemption of a young villain in Amanda Spottiswoode’s The Silver Lining, a children’s historical novel...

Arts & Culture

Pilates & Paint Night

Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pilates & Paint.This night is your opportunity to try hot pilates, create a work of art, sip some wine, enjoy some snacks and meet new people!$75 (plu...

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Spring Yard Sale Fund Raiser

Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Gallery Vertigo Spring Yard Sale Fund Raiser, in co-operation with A&E Community Market and Consignment Centre, will take place on Sunday April 30...

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