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October 2018

Bring Back the Pollinators: What You Need to Know to Save Native Bees

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 1Z8 Canada

Through beautiful photos and engaging natural history, Mace Vaughan will provide the latest updates on pollinator declines and conservation. He will aim his talk particularly at agricultural issues, urging a new appreciation for how pollinator-friendly plants and habitat can help farmland be more productive and sustainable,…

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Cemetery Tours

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 13,2018 at 10:00am

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9V7 Canada

Join local historian, Bob Hayes, for a walk through the past as he highlights people and stories of early Kelowna in a series of four tours. Memorial Park Cemetery (Pioneer Section) $5 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact: Jen at…

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The Western Front: 1918

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Dr. Wood explores the Allies’ shift of momentum from defensive to mobile warfare during a desperate attempt to win the Great War. He will highlight the Canadian role in the Hundred Days campaign. Dr. James Wood, History Professor, Okanagan College By donation For more information,…

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Hallowe’en Nightwings

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Whooo is flying around the Okanagan at night? Get up close to some friendly and feathered night fliers and learn about what they get up to in the dark! You never know what you will uncover at this fun-filled Hallowe'en event. $10 suggested family donation…

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Defeating the German Army in 1918

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Learn about the contribution made by Okanagan men of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles during the Hundred Days campaign to win the Great War. Professor Howard Hisdal, Chair, History Department, Okanagan College By donation For more information, please contact: Keith at 250.763.9292 [email protected]

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Hallowe’en Nightwings

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6S7 Canada

Whooo is flying around the Okanagan at night? Get up close to some friendly and feathered night fliers and learn about what they get up to in the dark! You never know what you will uncover at this fun-filled Hallowe'en event. $10 suggested family donation…

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November 2018

Picturing Victory with William Rider-Rider

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Meet the young man who documented the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s Hundred Days campaign. Explore his images of active warfare that captivated the nation and continue to colour our memory of the “war to end all wars.” Curator Carla-Jean Stokes, O’Keefe Ranch By donation For more…

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Insights from the Okanagan Military Honour Roll Project

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Each name on a cenotaph represents a life lived and lost. For years, the passionate volunteers and staff of the Okanagan Military Museum have researched and compiled information about these lives. Hear stories about our local sons and learn how their contribution made a difference…

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Identifying and Preserving Military Memorabilia

November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Bring in your military memorabilia for identification by our Military Historian and learn how to safely display and store your collection. Registration required $10 per person | Free for members For more information, please contact: Keith at 250.763.9292 [email protected]

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Remembrance Day Open House

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A5 Canada

Discover local contributions to Canada's military history at the Okanagan Military Museum. Special 15 minute tours throughout the day. Each tour features a different topic. By donation For more information, please contact: Keith at 250.763.9292 [email protected]

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