TODAY Rutland seniors fitness:
get social and stay fit. $4 Get drop out, in. Location: 765 Dodd Rutland Rd. Time: Activity 8:30 a.m. Centre,
Contract bridge: $2 to play, snacks and prizes, approximately 6-8 tables. Location: Mission Seniors Centre,4398 Hobson Rd. Time: Noon. Info: 250-764-4860.
Kelowna Stroke Recovery Club:
Meets weekly. Stroke survivors, caregivers and family members welcome. Location: St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 380 Leathead Rd. (by Tartan Rd.) Time: 11 a.m.2 p.m. Info: 250-763-0556.
Mah Jong for seniors: Location: Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. Time: 1 p.m.
SMART Recovery Meeting:
Helping people recover from addictive behaviour and learn the tools to identify the urges and triggers. Location: Living Positive Resource Centre, 168 Asher Rd. Time: 7 p.m. Info: smartrecovery.org.
Kelowna Art Gallery: Free Admission Thursdays: Location: Kelowna Arts Gallery, 1315 Water St.
Thera-band Dance Class:
Resistance, strength and stretch all done to dancing music. Theraband provided, bring a mat, drop in fee $7. Location: Christ Lutheran Hall, 2090 Gordon Dr. Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Engineering student design competition: First-year engineering students put their designs and prototypes to the tests. The works must either be something that helps seniors with their daily lives or creates toys that improve the attention spans of children aged three to 10. Location: Richard S. Hallisey Atrium, EME Building, UBC Okanagan campus. Time: 5-9 p.m. Public invited to attend.
FRIDAY Westbank town centre light-Up: Kick off the holiday season with free family fun. Location: Brown Rd. between Main and Gossett. Time 5-8 p.m.
Sitting Form tai chi: For people with physical limitations. Call: winecountrytaichi.ca/778-755-0987. Location: Sarafanov Ballet Studio, 2035B Louie Drive. Time: 9.3011.30 a.m.
Seniors Yoga: Join in for gentle Yoga for those 50+. Location: Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. Time: 11 a.m.
Seniors Songsters: Seniors sing every Friday to release their joy! To register call Sharon, 250-717-5690. Location: Various locations around Kelowna & Lake Country care homes. Time: Afternoons
Breakfast with Santa: The young and young at heart can enjoy Breakfast with Santa from 9-11:30 a.m. at Peachland Community Centre. There will be a pancake breakfast followed by crafts, entertainment and a visit with Santa. Bring your own camera for a picture with Santa. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Breakfast with Santa costs $5 for children one to five years old; children six years and older cost $10 and children under one year are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 250767-2133 to register.
Downtown Kelowna lightup:
From 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Kelowna will officially kick-off the holiday season. Some of the highlights include photos with Santa, skating, visits with the Ice Queen and Snow Princess, bouncy castle, cookies and some adult treats at Okanagan Spirits, Tree Brewing Institute and BNA. The library will offer free Christmas crafts and story time. The art gallery is running a paper lantern craft activity. Towne Centre Mall will have face painting, scavenger hunt and photo booth.