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Three Scotch In are on the lineup for Armstrong’s Music in the Park returning Fridays. (Morning Star file photo)

Armstrong ready to rock the park

Friday night live music lineup released

 

The Margaret Falls trail in Herald Provincial Park. (File photo)

7 ways to celebrate summer 2022 in the Okanagan

The Okanagan is a beautiful region of southern British Columbia defined by…

 

Jessica Niemela urges community members to tune into the latest exhibit at the Okanagan Science Centre. (Contributed)

Life challenges for deaf and hard of hearing community

Vernon Public Art Gallery hosts panel discussion June 28

 

The Downtown Vernon Association is ready to rock 30th Avenue with more rooftop musicians and activities Saturday, June 18. (Carlee Melenko photo)

Sunshine Day ready to rock downtown Vernon

Rooftop music, performers, free movies, activities and more

The Downtown Vernon Association is ready to rock 30th Avenue with more rooftop musicians and activities Saturday, June 18. (Carlee Melenko photo)
(Photo fom Metro Newspaper Service)

Compassion focus of Vernon fundraising gala

Your Life is Now event features Mike Shaw and Reen Rose

(Photo fom Metro Newspaper Service)
Del Rango & the D-Railers play for Black Press’s printing operators and staff after their shift. The local band will be featured on the Lumby Days entertainment staf 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11. Catch more acts, games, rides and more at Lumby Days from Friday, June 10-Sunday, June 11. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Fun-filled Lumby Days underway

Three-day event at Oval Park in the village with something for everyone

Del Rango & the D-Railers play for Black Press’s printing operators and staff after their shift. The local band will be featured on the Lumby Days entertainment staf 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11. Catch more acts, games, rides and more at Lumby Days from Friday, June 10-Sunday, June 11. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Formerly known as the Splash of Red, the Caetani Centre’s live art auction returns returns with a flowery twist. (File photo)

Live art makes a splash at Vernon’s Caetani Centre

Fundraiser features 29 works by top Okanagan artists

Formerly known as the Splash of Red, the Caetani Centre’s live art auction returns returns with a flowery twist. (File photo)
Serena Ryder plays the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sept. 26. (Contributed)

Serena Ryder brings mental wellness journey to Vernon

The Art of Falling Apart tour stops at Performing Arts Centre

Serena Ryder plays the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sept. 26. (Contributed)
The Vernon ride is one of the most successful Ride Don’t Hide events in the country. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)

Ride for mental health gearing up in Greater Vernon

Coldstream event seeks support for fundraiser benefitting services

The Vernon ride is one of the most successful Ride Don’t Hide events in the country. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)
Kids can try their hand at tennis at Paddlewheel Park Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. for free through Vernon’s Try It program underway this month. (Black Press file photo)

Free, low cost activities during Vernon ParticipACTION challenge

City offers Try It activity session throughtout the month of June

Kids can try their hand at tennis at Paddlewheel Park Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. for free through Vernon’s Try It program underway this month. (Black Press file photo)
The 2022 PNE Fair, billed as “British Columbia’s longest running and largest ticketed event,” will run from Aug. 20 to Sept. 5 at the fair site in East Vancouver. (File photo)

PNE Fair to return with daily capacity limits and paid-ticket concerts, starting Aug. 20

The B-52s ‘Farewell Tour,’ Blue Rodeo and Barenaked Ladies among concert highlights for 2022

The 2022 PNE Fair, billed as “British Columbia’s longest running and largest ticketed event,” will run from Aug. 20 to Sept. 5 at the fair site in East Vancouver. (File photo)
A first for Kelowna, the craft beer tasting passport is a great way to explore the Kelowna Ale Trail, including BNA Brewing, shown here. BC Ale Trail photo

Kelowna Tasting Passport is your ticket to the city’s craft breweries

The Okanagan may be renowned for its wines, but more and more,…

A first for Kelowna, the craft beer tasting passport is a great way to explore the Kelowna Ale Trail, including BNA Brewing, shown here. BC Ale Trail photo
Probus members on a recent hike. The group is restarting after a two-year COVID hiatus. (Contributed)
Probus members on a recent hike. The group is restarting after a two-year COVID hiatus. (Contributed)
The Way We Hear It! A Community Engagement Exhibition is at the Okanagan Science Centre from May 1-31. (Jessica Niemela photo)

Okanagan Science Centre tunes into hearing exhibit

Vernon audiologist helps bring community engagement to centre

The Way We Hear It! A Community Engagement Exhibition is at the Okanagan Science Centre from May 1-31. (Jessica Niemela photo)
Friends of the Library are excited to be holding their annual May Book Sale at the Curling Rink May 5 to 7. (File photo)

Books slide into Vernon Curling Rink for mega sale

Friends of the Library eager to bring back May Sale

Friends of the Library are excited to be holding their annual May Book Sale at the Curling Rink May 5 to 7. (File photo)
The Ancora Women's Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary with a concernt May 7. (Ancora image)

Vernon choir hits 10th anniversary high note

Ancora Women’s Ensemble performs Heartsongs May 7

The Ancora Women's Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary with a concernt May 7. (Ancora image)
Dan Bates / The Herald
At the Snohomish Co Op, Kim Walker, AKA  the "Chick Lady," holds one of hundreds of 2-day-old baby chicks that arrived, Friday, along with a few ducklings.
Dan Bates / The Herald
At the Snohomish Co Op, Kim Walker, AKA  the "Chick Lady," holds one of hundreds of 2-day-old baby chicks that arrived, Friday, along with a few ducklings.
Comic Con comes to town May 7, much to the excitement of characters and fans. (Contributed)

Marvel at cosplay during Vernon’s Comic Con

The likes of Darth Vader and Captain America finally return

Comic Con comes to town May 7, much to the excitement of characters and fans. (Contributed)
Kal Tire Place North in Vernon will host the 2022 Expo Saturday. (Photo contributed)

Vernon Expo explodes with all things local

North Okanagan businesses, non-profits, governments, family fun, prizes and more

Kal Tire Place North in Vernon will host the 2022 Expo Saturday. (Photo contributed)
Kalamalka Fly Fishers are back with the annual Kids Fishing Weekend at Polson Park Pond Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The pond will be cleaned and split into three sections and stocked with 900 rainbow trout, courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Summerland Hatchery. Children 4 to 14 are invited to this free event to try their hand at catching a limit of two trout per day. Rods and reels available for those who don’t have their own. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives photo)

Vernon youth take a cast at fishing in Polson pond

Kalamalka Fly Fishers annual Kids Fishing Weekend returns

Kalamalka Fly Fishers are back with the annual Kids Fishing Weekend at Polson Park Pond Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The pond will be cleaned and split into three sections and stocked with 900 rainbow trout, courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Summerland Hatchery. Children 4 to 14 are invited to this free event to try their hand at catching a limit of two trout per day. Rods and reels available for those who don’t have their own. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives photo)
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