April FIRSTthursdays

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Date(s) - 2 Apr 2015 until 2 Apr 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kelowna’s Cultural District


FIRSTthursdays is an opportunity to get out and explore Kelowna’s Cultural District on the first Thursday of each month. Check out all the amazing events, treats and promotions from participating businesses for this month on the FIRSTthursdays – Kelowna Facebook page – www.facebook.com/FIRSTthursdaysKelowna



Hours: 4pm – 7pm. Some venues will open and close earlier or later.
Parking: Free on-street parking after 5 pm. For more information visit kelowna.ca/parking.
Transit: Transit stops are conveniently located in the Cultural District. The Queensway Transit hub is located directly next to the Okanagan Heritage Museum.
Cycle: Take advantage of all the downtown bike racks. Remember to lock your bike.

* Brought to you by Kelowna’s Cultural District

Kelowna Art Gallery     10am – 9pm
Free and open late! Come check out our current exhibitions: Ron Shuebrook: Drawings, Pete Smith: New Frontier, and Ink Belly: Printmaking at UBCO. Guided tours and talks offered at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm that will focus on Contemporary Art.

Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art    1pm – 8pm
Join us for our Draw by Night event! Come armed with your favourite drawing utensil or just bring yourself. It’s free and open to the public, and we’ll provide materials and food for your inspiration.

BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop     4pm – 6pm
Stop by this month for Okanagan Crush Pad and Haywire Wines. Located Inside the Laurel Packinghouse.

BC Orchard Industry Museum     4pm – 6pm
Join us this month for Wine Jellies tasting. Located Inside the Laurel Packinghouse.

Gypsy Soul Designs      4pm – 7pm
Spend $150 and receive a $25 gift certificate. Check out our $25 & $50 sales rack, and enjoy our signature Gypsy Chai tea blend from Chaibaba.

Okanagan Heritage Museum     5pm – 7pm
Inspired Word Café with Deborah Lampitt.

Rotary Centre for the Arts      4pm – 10pm
Lots happening at RCA all night!

  • Bring your own supplies and drop into the Drawing & Painting Room to create your masterpiece ($5 drop-in to use facilities).
  • Cool Arts Society will be offering portrait drawings by donation (5pm– 7pm).
  • Watch and try out felting with the Ponderosa Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists (5pm-8pm).
  • Enjoy free live entertainment with Jazz Jam from 5pm-7pm in the RCA Atrium and Tricia Dalgleish Piano Lounge from 7:15pm-8:15pm.
  • Make sure you stay for the Sizzling Salsa Thursdays ($5 drop-in) from 8pm-10pm!
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