Special Events Guide: March 15-20, 2022 | News

tuesday march 15

• Beware the ides of March

• Penticton City Council meets at City Hall, meetings start at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., to view the agenda or watch live: penticton.ca

• KIJHL Junior Hockey Semifinal Start, Revelstoke at Osoyoos Coyotes, 8:05 p.m. at Sun Bowl, Game 1 of Best-of-Seven Conference Final

• The Penticton Community Outdoor Rink is always open for public skating, located behind Penticton City Hall, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

• Penticton Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series, “Ignite the Arts Festival,” with Paul Crawford, at noon in the Penticton Library and Museum Auditorium, also available via Zoom, for details call 250-490- 2451, by a suggested donation of $2

• The Canadian School and Sports Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships continue all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, day passes are $20, tournament passes are $50, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

• Penticton Seniors’ Center, Tuesday Noon Special, $8, 11:30 am; Partner Bridge, 12:45 p.m.

• Tuesday Night Trivia at Firehall Brewery in Oliver, 6:30 p.m.

• Okanagan School of the Arts presents pre-teen improv workshops at Cherry Lane Mall, 12:00 p.m., call 778-718-5757

• The Penticton & District Community Arts Council presents “Aging Art and the Modern Elder” by the North Okanagan Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists at The Leir House, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can also view it online at: pentictonartscouncil.com

• “It’s a Colorful World,” featuring the works of Jenny Long at the Summerland Community Arts Council, 95-25 Wharton Street in Summerland, weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Now on view at the Museum of Penticton: “Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC” and “Penticton’s Built Heritage,” Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Currently playing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Ella and the Boy Wizard” (G, 91 minutes); “Cyrano” (PG, 124 minutes); “The Batman” (PG, 176 minutes); “Dog” (PG, 101 mins); “Death on the Nile” (Pg, 124 minutes); “Spiderman: No Way Home” (PG, 150 mins); “Uncharted” (PG, 116 mins); For tickets: landmarkcinemas.com/penticton

Wednesday March 16

• Karaoke Star Search at Barley Mill Pub, 8:30 p.m., qualifying round to advance to semi-finals, win a gift card, qualifying runs every Wednesday through May 25

• KIJHL Playoffs, Revelstoke at Osoyoos Coyotes, 7:35 p.m. at Sun Bowl, Game 2 of the Best-of-Seven Conference Finals

• Live music with Joe Nolan at Slackwater Brewing Co, 7 p.m.

• The Canadian School and Sports Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships continue all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, day passes are $20, tournament passes are $50, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Center is holding cribbage at 1 p.m.

• Okanagan School of the Arts presents Preschool Performers, Acting Workshop at Cherry Lane Shopping Center, 10-11 a.m. For more details or to register: 778-718-5757

• Okanagan School of the Arts presents Pre-Teen Performers at Cherry Lane Shopping Center, 3:30-5 p.m. For details or to register: 778-718-5757

• The Okanagan School of the Arts presents Showtime! Community Theater Rehearsals at Penticton Elks Lodge, 7-10 p.m., for details: 778-718-5757

• Men’s Darts Night at Penticton Elks Lodge, 6:30 p.m.

• On view at the Oliver Theatre: ‘Blacklight’, Wednesday and Thursday only; “The Batman,” opens Friday. For a list of times, visit: olivertheatre.ca

Thursday March 17

• St. Patrick’s Day

• St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl presented by Penticton Lakeside Resort, Cannery Brewing, 2-2:45 pm; Highway 97 Brewing, 3-3:45 p.m.; Slackwater Brewery, 4-4:45 p.m.; Neighborhood Brewing, 5-5:45 p.m., The Barking Parrot, 6 p.m., featuring live music with High Voltage, an ACDC tribute.

• Penticton Elks Lodge features live music, 4-6pm, Irish Stew available all day

• The Canadian School and Sports Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships continue all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, day passes are $20, tournament passes are $50, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

• Okanagan Similkameen Regional District Board Meeting, meetings begin at 8:00 a.m., to view agenda and meeting: rdos.bc.ca

• Mat ball Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre, 10:15 a.m., table tennis, 3:30 p.m.

• The Penticton Art Gallery presents Migration Parade: Holon, the gallery’s main exhibition, open house for Danielle Savage and Alexandra Goodall, open to the public

• Kailee McGuire at Time Winery, 6:30 p.m., $15, purchase: timewines.ca

• Open Mic at Clancy’s Pub, Grill & Pizza, from 6:30 p.m., from 19 years old

• Karaoke with DJ Skye at Slackwater Brewing Co., 6:30-9pm

• Youth Pottery Class at Artables, 432 Main St., 3:30-5 p.m., presented by the Okanagan School of the Arts, for details, phone: 778-718-5757

Friday 18th March

• Spring Break! Last day of instruction for schools in Okanagan Skaha School Districts 67 and 53, classes resume April 4

• Ryan McMahon performs at the Dream Cafe at 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., for tickets visit: thedreamcafe.ca

• The South Okanagan Concert Society presents “Cheng2Duo” at Oliver’s Frank Venables Theater featuring cellist Bryan Cheng and pianist Silvie Cheng $27.50, purchase online at: venablestheatre.ca

• The Canadian School and Sports Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships continue all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, day passes are $20, tournament passes are $50, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Center tai chi, 10:30 a.m., int./adv. line dancing, 1 p.m., Friday night dance with Buzz Byer, 7:30 p.m.

• Discovery House presents “Soup is Good Food”, delivery or pick-up, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., large orders must be placed in advance online before Wednesday noon at: discoveryhouserecovery.com/food or by phone at: 250 -488-7736

• Jam Night at Penticton Elks Lodge No. 51, 6:30 p.m., mixed darts, 6:30 p.m.

• Fish and chips, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., karaoke with your host “Candie” at the Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 p.m.-closing

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday evening dinner, 5-7 p.m.

Saturday March 19

• “One Little Thing,” a solo exhibition by Deb Tougas opens, Little Things Make Big Things, The Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., show runs Wednesday through Saturday until to April 30

• Last weekend: Canadian Sport and School Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships, all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, day passes are $20, passes for the tournament costs $50, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

• Penticton Arts Council presents Pre-Loved Pot Sale at Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Drive, 10am-4pm.

• Charity Bottle Drive, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at IGA in Summerland and Penticton in support of animal organization C-DART, BC-SPCA and Penticton Regional Hospital

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Center Chair Dance, 10 a.m., EZ Line Dance, 11 a.m.

• Penticton Elks Lodge Meat Draw, 4 p.m., Ham and Potatoes Au Gratin, 5:30 p.m., music to follow at 6 p.m. with BC Buds

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, burgers and fries, 12pm-4pm

• Live music at Slackwater Brewing Co, 218 Martin Street, 6 p.m.

Sunday March 20

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2:00 p.m., kitchen open for dinner

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sunday afternoon draw, 4 p.m.

• Penticton Elks Lodge breakfast, 10:00am-1:00pm, meat raffle and dog racing, 2:00pm

• Hot Bingo at the Barley Mill Brew Pub, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; charity meat raffle in favor of the Pathways Addictions Centre, multiple chances to win, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

• Live music at the Cannery Brewing Co., featuring Bianca Berkland, 5-7 p.m.

• Last day: Canadian School and Sports Hockey League (CSSHL) Western Championships, all day at the South Okanagan Events Centre, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.ca

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