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Trail Ninjas ride into theatre for movie fundraiser

Towne Theatre hosts the North Okanagan Cycling Society’s Trail Ninjas first ever movie night
Trail Ninjas are a part of the North Okanagan Cycling Society. (Trail Ninjas Photo)

Get ready to watch some movies with the Ninjas.

The North Okanagan Cycling Society (NOCS) will be showcasing a series of short films, based around local mountain biking, for an evening to benefit the Trail Ninjas.

The short films will be followed by the feature movie, Teton Gravity Research: Esperanto on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Vernon Towne Theatre at 6:45 (doors open at 6).

Tickets are $10 if purchased on the NOCS website,, or $15 at the door. Proceeds will go towards the Trail Ninjas programming, as registration for their youth bike program is starting Feb. 27. Youth aged 10-15 can join one of three programs: Academy, G-Tribe or TNT Crew.

“With coaching sessions, weekly group rides, trail days and some special events it’s going to be a season to remember,” said NOCS executive director Julie Melanson.

Trail Ninjas are also seeking bike-minded volunteers, and if you interested, email program coordinator Erin Whitten at

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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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