The Daily Courier
Women’s AA Meeting held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Church in Westbank. Use south entrance (facing towards Peachland). COVID-19 protocol is in place.
Become the speaker and leader you were meant to be at the Westside Toastmasters Club. The club meets at 7 p.m. online through Zoom. For more information or to find the Zoom link, go online to 872.toastmastersclubs.org.
Alzheimer Society of B.C. is offering free weekly webinars. Join in on a conversation between advocates and experts on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with dementia in long-term care. The 60-minute Raise your voice: Dementia and long-term care in the time of COVID-19 webinar starts at 2 p.m. To register, go online to alzbc.org/webinars.
Regional Parks offers Snow Science online from 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Register online at rdco.com/parksevents. After you've registered, you'll be emailed a Zoom link before the day of the program.
Winter story time
Okanagan Regional Library offers Online Winter Story Time with Ardie from 10:30 to 11 a.m. There will be stories, rhymes and songs to keep the family dancing, singing and learning together. This program is directed at children newborn to five years old and their families. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar to receive the Zoom link to join the program. Free.
Tai chi classes take place Monday and Thursday at Kees Westside Tae Kwon Do building at 2109C Louie Dr. Beginner tai chi is from 9 to 10 a.m. and ongoing tai chi from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, go online to winecountrytaichi.ca or call 778-755-0987.
Okanagan Regional Library offers French Storytime from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with a fun program of stories, rhymes and songs. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/
Calendar to receive the Zoom link to join the program. Free.
Online Family Storytime is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. through the Okanagan Regional Library. Preschool children, toddlers and families can enjoy picture books, songs and rhymes from the safety of their homes via Zoom. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar to receive the link and password to join the event online. Free.
New to coding club
Intro to Coding Club: First Timers’ Class is available online from 5 to 5:30 p.m. through the Okanagan Regional Library. Kids eight to 12 years old can take in this 30-minute meeting and be introduced to the development platforms and familiarize themselves with the coding tools. This class is a prerequisite to the Online Coding Club. Registration is required to receive a link to the program. To register, go online to orl.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar.
Okanagan Regional Library’s Online Coding Club for kids eight to 12 years old takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Participants learn, create, develop and play together at this interactive coding program. To register, go online to orl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar.
Seated form of Tai Chi at the Sarafanov Ballet Studio, 2035A Louie Dr. Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m. for beginners and 10 to 11:15 a.m. for the ongoing class. New students welcome. COVID-19 protocols in place and masks are required. For more information, go online to winecountrytaichi.ca. or call 778-755-0987.
Okanagan Regional Library offers Creative Power for nine-to 12-year-olds online from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants will make a simple craft using tiles and felt pens and can turn their creation into a coaster or a decoration for the house or garden. Some supplies will be provided. Go online to orl.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar to register. Free.
Family story time
Online Family Story Time with Judy from the Okanagan Regional Library online at 10:30 a.m. Go online to orl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar to register. Free.
The Westbank Legion at 2525 Dobbin Rd. is holding a no-contact bottle drive in the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Okanagan Regional Library offers Intro to Video Editing from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. In this free online one-hour program, library staff will offer an introduction to video editing using the free video editor included with Windows 10. This program is designed to give participants a basic understanding of video editing concepts such as how to insert, cut, combine and rotate clips as well as adding music and text and then finishing with exporting their movie. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar to receive the Zoom link to join the program.
Online story time
Okanagan Regional Library offers Online Story Time from 10:30 to 11 a.m. with stories, rhymes, and songs to keep the family dancing singing and learning together. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar to receive the Zoom link to join the program. Free.
Taste great Scotch from around the world in the comfort of your own home at West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary’s Virtual Scotch Tasting fundraising event from 7 to 9 p.m. Participants can pick up their Scotch tastings at Big Bear Innovation Centre or have them delivered to their door by a Rotary volunteer. The fundraiser will support YMCA of Okanagan Beyond the Bell program at George Pringle Elementary School. There will also be a silent auction open from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 p.m.,
Feb. 6 with items including a Traeger Tailgater 20 Portable Pellet BBQ Cooker and a two-night stay at Sparkling Hill Resort. Get your tickets at trellis.org/virtual-scotchtasting.
Improve and games
Kelowna Actors Studio offers Improv and Games, Games, a five-week program for eight- to 13-year-olds Saturdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. until Feb. 27. Kids can jump into the fundamentals of theatre through improv and games that spark creativity and imagination. This class is for all skill levels. Register at kelownatickets.com/ online/article/SKImprov2021
Art gallery Family Sundays
Join the Kelowna Art Gallery and Kelowna
Culture online for an interactive children’s art-making experience at Family Sundays Live online with the Kelowna Art Gallery from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Supply list will be posted on the Kelowna Art Gallery’s Facebook and Instagram pages in advance. For more information, go online to kelownaartgallery.com/family-Sundays. Peachland Art Gallery
The 5 Visions exhibition continues until Feb. 7 at the Peachland Art Gallery with over 60 works in a variety of mediums from artists Cecile Derkatch, Arlene Currie Plumpton, Dianne Postman, Cherie Sibley W and Suzanne Dansereau. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, only 10 people, including staff, are allowed in the gallery at one time. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Monday.
Classes take place Monday and Thursday at Kees Westside Tae Kwon Do at 2109C Louie Dr. with beginner tai chi from 9 to 10 a.m. and ongoing tai chi from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, go to winecountrytaichi. ca or call 778-755-0987.
Beginner and ongoing tai chi classes are available Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Central Okanagan Massage and Supply, 106 – 3535 Old Okanagan Hwy. Masks are required in each class. For more information, go online to winecountrytaichi. ca or call 778-7550987.
Regional Parks will release its prerecorded Storytime video at 10:30 a.m. on their IGTV Instagram channel as well as one the Regional District’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/regionaldistrict. This program is for all ages.
Read and Move
Read and Move is a fun online program of stories, music and movement activities from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for preschool children from the Okanagan Regional Library. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar to receive the Zoom link to join the program. Free.
Pyjama story time
Online Pyjama Story Time from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. with Judy from the Kelowna library features longer books, puppets, songs and rhymes. Register online at orl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar. Free