Summer tunes will help residents in need.
The first of two charity nights at Civic Sounds takes place Thursday at Civic Plaza, in front of the museum. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food and cash donations in support of the Salvation Army food bank and kids camping.
“The food bank is an extremely important community resource year-round,” said Hailey Rilkoff, with the Downtown Vernon Association.
“We need to support our food bank during the summer months, especially with the large number of fire evacuees in the region who are using the food bank and social services.”
Also on Thursday, the Okanagan Military Tattoo is hosting a special preview starting at 6:30 p.m. in Civic Plaza.
Over eight weeks in July and August, the Downtown Vernon Association, sponsors free outdoor concerts Thursdays at 7 p.m. The Young’Uns perform this Thursday.
The second charity night is Aug. 24.
Full event schedules can be found at www.downtownvernon.com