Arts Pallete

Family movie in the park Friday night thanks to Summerland Merchants Committee

Summerland Merchant’s Committee will be showing the movie Stuart Little in Memorial Park this Friday, July 13 beginning around 8:30 p.m. Bring your chairs, blankets and pillows and enjoy the true family night out.

Geology tour

The Summerland Museum is presenting Geology Bus Tours on Saturday, July 21 and Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger. This exciting tour details the various intriguing geological formations and rock types found in Summerland. It also includes a stop at the top of Giant’s Head Mountain for a breathtaking panoramic view and geological explanation of the valley below. Pre-register at the Summerland Museum Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along with payment. For more information call (250) 494-9395.

Conservation history

At the Penticton Museum and Archives you can check out Wild at Heart: A Century of Conservation in the South Okanagan. Discover the rare species, unique spaces and dedicated people that have helped make the South Okanagan one of Canada’s most treasured natural landscapes. For more info, contact the museum at 250-490-2451 www.pentictonmuseum.com.

Rock the Peach

Volunteers are needed for the Rock The Peach Music Festival July 27 to 29.  www.rockthepeach.ca/volunteers

Cannery Stage

Looking for air conditioning?  Why not visit the Cannery Stage and enjoy the play Spreading It Around by Canadian playwright Londos D’Arrigo. Spreading It Around is about a well-to-do widow living in Florida who has grown tired of handing out money to her neglectful and unappreciative children. Along with some of her friends in the retirement community she sets up the Spending it Now Foundation (SIN) to give money to people truly in need. When her greedy son and his shopaholic wife find out what she’s up to, they attempt to have her committed.

When Angela learns of their scheme she turns tables on them, proving hilariously how dangerous it can be to mess with seniors.

Shows are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Wine Country Visitor’s Centre at Railway Street and Eckhardt Avenue in Penticton or by phone 250-276-2170.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar email dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-8994.summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

 

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