Sun Event Calendar

Date Event Description Time / Location
6/27/31

Vernon Stroke Recovery Association Branch

Vernon Stroke Recovery Association Branch meets every second, third and fourth Thursday of the month, from 9:30am - 12:30pm, in the main hall at 5101 – 25th Avenue.  There will be exercise, information, memory games and speech therapy.  Contact: Chantelle 250-864-2515 for more information.

INFO 9:30am - 12:30pm, 5101 – 25 Avenue, Vernon
11/22/29

Falun Gong

Falun Gong, an ancient practice for a modern age meets the first and third Tuesday of very month, in the Vernon Library Community Room from 7pm to 8:30pm.

INFO 7pm - 8:30pm, Vernon Library
1/62/29

7-11 Canada Supports Crime Stoppers

Donation Canisters will be available on all 7 Eleven Canada front counters during January and February 2016 offering customers the opportunity to support Crime Stoppers Programs throughout the country. 7- Eleven Canada and Crime Stoppers in Canada have a maintained a long-standing partnership in fostering safer communities.  This annual appeal raised a record-setting $53,000.00 for Crime Stoppers programs.   Since 2004, 7 Eleven Canada customers have donated over $500,000.00 to support Crime Stoppers programs across the country.  If you have information about a crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

INFO ---, 7-11 Stores, Vernon
1/122/12

Community Futures Enterprize Challenge 2016

Community Futures Enterprize Challenge 2016 is ON! Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or just started a business; sell your idea to local industry leaders.  With over twenty eight thousand dollars in prizes you could be one of three winners.  Community Futures Enterprize Challenge 2016 presented by Vantage One Credit Union…sponsored by Nixon Wenger, KPMG, Sproing Creative, City of Vernon, The Morning Star, and Sun FM. Sign up today at EnterprizeChallenge.ca!

INFO ----, EnterprizeChallenge.ca
1/193/22

An Introduction to Fly Tying

An Introduction to Fly Tying presented by Kalamalka Fly Fishers.  This course is ideal for a beginner, as an up-grade for a self taught person, or a refresher for a person who has been away from tying for a few years.  The course is 10 sessions, which cover tools, materials, fly construction of 18 very good local patters, fly fishing methods and entomology.  Register at Vernon Recreation Centre or at greatervernonrecreation.ca, course code #32425.  For more information contact Ken at 250-545-4012

INFO 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Kalamalka Fly Fishers Clubroom
2/23/22

Kids in Control

Kids in Control – for children 8 -13 years old who have a loved one living with mental illness:  Runs for eight consecutive Tuesdays after school from 3:15 to 4:45 pm from February 2 - March 22nd at the People Place in Vernon.  For more information or to register your child  in the program contact Dianne at the Mental Illness Family Support Centre at 250-260-3233 or mifsc@shaw.ca  by January 19th.

INFO 3:15pm - 4:45pm, The People Place, Vernon
2/34/18

Ninth Annual Young Writers’ Contest, KidsWrite

The Ninth Annual Young Writers’ Contest, KidsWrite, is now open.  Enter your short stories and poems and you could win cash prizes.  Open only to all students aged 5 - 18 in School Districts #83 and #22.  Go to Shuswap Association of Writers.ca for details on how to enter and win. Be recognized for your talent and make your school proud.  Deadline to enter is April 15.

INFO ---, www.shuswapassociationofwriters.ca
2/52/14

Vernon Winter Carnival 2016

Sun FM is proud to support The 2016 Vernon Winter Carnival! This year is a Mardi Gras Carnival! So bring out the beads and masks!! There's tons events happening all over the city from Feb 5-14 that you can't miss out on! Visit Vernon Winter Carnival to see all the events that you can attend! And be watching for Sun FM out and about for all the Carnival Events! Events tickets are on sale now!

Here are just some of the great Events happening as part of the Vernon Winter Carnival:

Cod Gone Wild Pub Night
Annual Polar Bear Swim
Family Day at Polson Park
UnWined Downtown
Adrian Empire Presents Medieval Carnevale

INFO ---, ---
2/11

UnWined Downtown

Sun FM is proud to sponsor UnWined Downtown – Feb 11th.  Join us for the second annual UnWined Downtown for an evening of exclusive late night shopping at Downtown boutiques with special discounts and deals for our UnWined event guests only. Enjoy food and beverage samples at each shopping destination with contests and giveaways throughout the evening. Begin the night with a signature cocktail reception from 5:00 –6:00pm at the Vernon Public Art Gallery (3288 – 31st Avenue) before heading out on your shopping tour.  Get you tickets now at the Vernon Winter Carnival or Downtown Vernon offices, must be 19+.  For more info go to www.downtownvernon.com.

INFO 5pm, Downtown Vernon
2/12

North Okanagan Knights

Sun FM is proud to sponsor the North Okanagan Knights! Come and watch some great hockey and cheer on the Knights! February 12th they take on the Chase Heat! Check out NO Knights Online for all the game details!

INFO 7:30pm, Nor-Val Arena, Armstrong
2/13

OSRDA Derby Love Tournament

OSRDA Roller Derby will be holding a tournament on February 13th at the Hassan Arena with four teams from the local area competing for overall winner.  Event starts at 10am and will finish around 8pm, admission is $10 at the door!

INFO 10am - 8pm, Hassen Arena, Armstrong
2/13

Burlesque on Bourbon Street

 

Vernon Winter Carnival is bringing New Orleans to Vernon’s Prestige Hotel with an amazing dinner theatre revue featuring three eras of burlesque and several other variety performances.  Enjoy an authentic Cajun feast catered by Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, the professional talents of Lucy Hazelwood and her Luki Dance performers as they showcase the evolution of burlesque.  Seating is limited and all tickets will be sold in advance through http://www.vernonwintercarnival.com, at the Carnival office or by phone at 250-545-2236.

 

INFO 6:30pm, Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, Prestige Hotel
2/13

Adrian Empire Presents Medieval Carnevale

Sun FM and the Adrian Empire are proud to present the 5th annual Medieval Carnevale! Bring the family for an evening of food, and entertainment Feb 13th at the All Saints Anglican Church! Feast on Medieval Food while you watch and cheer for the knight of your choice! Watch for the Crowns from Sun FM as they attend as guests of honor! And be listening to Sun FM for your chance to win your way into this family fun event!

Get your tickets today at Winter Carnival Online

INFO 7pm, All Saints Anglican Church, 3205 - 27 St, Vernon
2/13

North Okanagan Knights

Sun FM is proud to sponsor the North Okanagan Knights! Come and watch some great hockey and cheer on the Knights! February 13th they take on the Summerland Steam! Check out NO Knights Online for all the game details!

INFO 7:30pm, Nor-Val Arena, Armstrong
2/14

Toonie and a Tin Community Skate

Bring your sweetheart out for a nice afternoon of skating with the Vernon Vipers and Queen and Princess Silver Star at Kal Tire Place. There will be face painting and bounce castles and many other activities for kids of all ages to enjoy.  Admission is $2 per person or $5 per family and a tin of food for the Food Bank.

INFO 10am - 2pm, Kal Tire Place, Vernon
2/14

North Okanagan Knights

Sun FM is proud to sponsor the North Okanagan Knights! Come and watch some great hockey and cheer on the Knights! February 14th they take on the Princeton Posse! Anyone that is wearing red (shirts, hoodies, pants, etc) will received $1.00 off their game admission!  Check out NO Knights Online for all the game details!

 

INFO 7:30pm, Nor-Val Arena, Armstrong
2/162/20

Missions Dollar Bin Thrift Store Sale

Fill a Bag for a Toonie all this week at the Missions Dollar Bin Thrift Store.  Clothing, shoes, books, movies, dishes, etc.   While there, help support our volunteers as they walk in the Mission Coldest Night fund-raiser on Feb 20th.     Open Tuesday  through Saturday, 9am until 5ish at 3008 - 34th Street downtown Vernon.   Volunteer run ALL proceeds go directly to the Upper Room Mission to help feed over 320 meals to those in need in our community.

INFO 9am - 5pm, Missions Dollar Bin Thrift Store, Vernon
2/16

JCI Hospital Gala 2016 "Pearls and Spurs"

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Vernon is proud to host the 7th annual JCI Hospital Gala & Charity Auction: Pearls & Spurs in support of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation's “Youth Mental Health Initiative".  A classy evening with a country twist you do not want to miss!  The gala will take place at the Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre on April 16th. 
Cocktails will be starting at 5pm, dinner starting at 6pm and Shawn Lightfoot Band will be the entertainment for this amazing evening! 
Proudly sponsored by Sun FM!

INFO 5pm, Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre
2/19

Valentine's for Mexico

Cotton's Chocolates 7th Annual Valentines for Mexico will be on Friday, February 19th at the Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre (formerly Best Western Vernon Lodge).  Doors open at 5:30 for cocktails and viewing items and buffet will be served at 7:15pm.  Come out and enjoy an evening of great food, delicious chocolates, 50/50 draw, silent auction, balloon burst, etc.  All proceeds donated to children of the street rescued by City of Angels Orphanage, House of Hope and Love Orphanage. 

INFO 5:30pm, Vernon Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre
2/20

Project-Save-A-Life Free CPR Training

Silver Star Rotary Club will be hosting Project-Save-A-Life on February 20, at Clarence Fulton Senior Secondary School.  There will be a pancake breakfast at 8:15am followed by CPR training at 9am, 10am or 11am.  This long term project is reflective of the dedication of volunteers, and organizations which have steadfastly provided support for this project and our community. Your donations have assisted it making in possible to continue with this cause.  To sign up go to http://www.silverstarrotaryclub.com/cpr.

INFO 9am, 10am or 11am, Clarence Fulton Senior Secondary School, Vernon
2/20

Upper Room Mission Coldest Night of the Year

Join Sun FM and the Upper Room Mission for the 4th year participating in this Canada wide walk! The Coldest Night of the Year is a non-competitive 5km/10km winter walk fundraiser to raise awareness for the hungry, homeless, and hurting in our community. 

This year we are walking to raise funds for our 2016 Food Budget! With your help, we will be making sure that the meals we serve are healthy, nutritious, and up to Canada Food Guide Standards! 

Our goal this year is $30,000! We hope you join us and walk for those in need in our beautiful town! This is a great opportunity for many to support a great cause and to become acquainted with what the Upper Room Mission does in our community! 

Coldest Night of the Year is on Saturday, February 20 at 5pm! Contact: lisa.anderson@vernonurm.org for more info!

INFO 4pm registration, 3403-27th Avenue
2/20

North Okanagan Knights

Sun FM is proud to sponsor the North Okanagan Knights! Come and watch some great hockey and cheer on the Knights! February 20th they take on the Summerland Steam! Check out NO Knights Online for all the game details!

INFO 7:30pm, Nor-Val Arena, Armstrong
2/24

NOYFSS Goes Pink Bake Sale

Sun FM is proud to support the NOYFSS Goes Pink Bake Sale!  Help North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society celebrate anti-bullying day!  Vist the bake sale on February 24th at NOYFSS, 3100 - 32 Ave, from 11am to 1pm and at the Bean Scene from 9am to 1pm.  Buy your Compliment Cupcake - read it for yourself or give it to someone else!  You can make someone's day by the simple things you say.  Spread the kindness and all funds raised will go to support Anti-Bullying programs in the North Okanagan!

INFO 9am - 1pm, NOYFSS & Bean Scene
2/26

Art After Dark

Art After Dark is soiree style party designed to cultivate the creative community in Vernon by offering a venue of art, food, drinks, music, hands-on art activities and current art exhibitions all in one evening. The next date for Art After Dark is Friday February 26th, 2016.  Tickets are $15 each and are on sale now, available at the gallery and online. Be sure to get your tickets early as this event sells out!  Suggested attire for Art After Dark is cocktail party chic.

INFO 7:30pm - 11:00pm, Vernon Public Art Gallery
2/27

NOCLS Art & Wine Gala

The 8th Annual Art and Wine Gala is back! Enjoy an evening of delicious food, prepared by Head Chef Andrew Fradley, paired with a collection of the Okanagan's finest wines, and well known local artists have produced masterpieces for the Art Auction! Proceeds from the evening will go to the NOCLS, helping to develop more inclusive personal lifestyles options in the community. Get your tickets today, space is limited! Tickets avalible at Designers Gallery, Eclectic Med or NOCLS. Visit NOCLS.com for more info

Proudly Sponsored by Sun FM!

INFO 5:30pm, Eclectic Med, Vernon
3/5

Spin4Kids Plus

On March 5th, spin, groove and move at Spin4Kids Plus, a fitness fundraiser organized by GoodLife Kids Foundation to support programs getting kids active.  More than 90% of Canadian kids aren’t getting enough daily physical activity, putting their health at risk.  You can help change children’s lives!  Gather a team of friends, family, or coworkers and fundraise for Spin4Kids Plus. Then, join the party on Saturday, March 5th! No experience needed—everyone is welcome!  Find out more and register your team today at spin4kids.com

INFO ---, GoodLife Fitness Vernon
3/12

SEN Seedy Saturday

SENS and Vernon in Transition invite you to join us on Saturday, March 12th from 10am-3pm at Trinity United Church to celebrate seeds, gardening, local food and community.  This event features local seed producers and local plant producers. It is a great chance to get open-pollinated seeds grown to suit our climate as well as some free advice on seeds and planting.

 

-Locally grown heirloom seeds, starts, plants and garden products.  -Locally produced food, honey and more. 

-Free Community seed exchange

-Educational displays

-Children's activities

-Inspiring garden speakers throughout the event

-Okanagan Regional Library will be on hand with books to check out so   bring your library card.  


Admission is by donation ($2 suggestion)

 

Presented by - Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) and Vernon in Transition.  Check our facebook event page for updates -  https://www.facebook.com/events/483025221892473/

INFO 10am - 3pm, Trinity United Church
3/12

Huntington Charity Dance

The Okanagan Chapter of Huntington Society of Canada is hosting a Charity Dance on Saturday, March 12th from 8pm to midnight at the Elks Lodge, #45, 3103 - 30 Street.  Enjoy live music featuring the band Mace, a silent auction and more!  Tickets available at Bean Scene in Vernon, Chocoliro in Armstrong and from Ellie Smith at 250-546-9351.

Proceeds support the Huntington Society of Canada.  The Society delivers services to those affected by Huntington Disease, raises awareness and furthers research.  Learn more at www.huntingtonsociety.ca

 

 

 

INFO 8pm - Midnight, Elks Lodge, Vernon
4/195/24

CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM presented in partnership with University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging.   This free six-session workshop for adults with chronic pain will be held Tuesdays, April 19th to May 24th 1pm to 3:30pm at the People Place.  To register, call 1-866-902-3767 or email selfmgmt@uvic.ca.      

INFO 1pm - 3:30pm, People Place, Vernon
4/234/24

Kalamalka Caring Klowns 2016 Workshop

The Kalamalka Caring Klowns are once again having their 2016 workshop on April 23 & 24 from 9am to 4pm in the downstairs Education Room of Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The Kalamalka Caring Clowns are therapeutic clowns based out of Vernon and visit the local hospitals and nursing homes and take part in many of the community events. The clowns volunteer their time to any group that is fundraising for medical purposes, (Cancer, Heart and Stroke, Do It for Dad, etc.).   They are also available for hire for business promotional events.  Some of the clowns also do bookings to perform for other miscellaneous private special events, such as birthdays (children to adult), retirement etc.  To register, contact Doris at 250-546-6396 or Beverley at 250-558-3676 or email dbensmiller@cliffview.caRegistration required by 18 April.

 

The clowns visit the local hospitals and nursing homes and and take part in many of the community events. The clowns volunteer their time to any group that is fundraising for medical purposes. (Cancer, Heart and Stroke, Do It For Dad, etc.) They are also available for hire for business promotional events. Some of the clowns also do bookings to perform for other miscellaneous private special events, ie: birthdays (children to adult), retirement etc.

INFO 9am - 4pm, Vernon Jubilee Hospital
5/15

Scotiabank MS Walk

Join us on Sunday, May 15th, for the annual Kelowna Scotiabank MS Walk. Lace up for someone you love and walk, run or roll one of our (3) route lengths (1.75 km, 2.5 km, 4.5 km) around beautiful downtown Kelowna along Okanagan Lake, and through City Park on our fully-accessible routes. Be inspired by comradery and hope as we all band together, get dressed up and help to make a difference in the lives of those affected by multiple sclerosis.  

Start your morning right, with a complimentary light breakfast & coffee served by the HOGS Association while touring our site with Team MS Photos, entertainment and hear from our local hero’s, advocates and volunteers.

 

Join us on Sunday, May 15th, for the annual Kelowna Scotiabank MS Walk. Lace up for someone you love and walk, run or roll one of our (3) route lengths (1.75 km, 2.5 km, 4.5 km) around beautiful downtown Kelowna along Okanagan Lake, and through City Park on our fully-accessible routes. Be inspired by comradery and hope as we all band together, get dressed up and help to make a difference in the lives of those affected by multiple sclerosis.  

Start your morning right, with a complimentary light breakfast & coffee served by the HOGS Association while touring our site with Team MS Photos, entertainment and hear from our local hero’s, advocates and volunteers.

INFO 8:30am Check In, Stuart Park, Kelowna
 
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