Movies shown in park

Summerland Merchants Committee is presenting a Friday night movie series in the park.

The Summerland Merchants’ Committee is presenting Friday Nite Movies in the Park.

The movies will start at dusk (around 8:30pm) in Memorial Park.  Popcorn, chips and beverages will be on sale to help support the Summerland Merchants’ Committee.  Bring your chairs, blankets and pillows and enjoy the true family night out.  The July 6 film will be Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

Details on other films can be found on the events calendar at

Music night

Good Omens Coffeehouse on Kelly Ave is presenting another music night on July 6.

It will feature an evening of post modern acoustic music with the Darylectones. Their music can be described as two jazz guys trying to stuff a blues singer down a well. Tickets are available in advance. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Summer arts

The Summer Art Program begins July 9. For information on all the great programs contact the Arts Centre or pick up a brochure at the Summerland Library or the pool.

Artist sought

The Summerland Community Arts Council is now accepting submissions from artists for its Artist-in-Residence position which is one year in length.

Deadline for submission is July 31.

The appointment will take effect Sept. 4 and run until Aug. 31, 2013.

The selected artist will receive the studio room and a reserved space in the art gallery’s gift shop to feature and sell the artist’s work.

The artist will be expected to conduct at least two all-day workshops and two half-day workshops.

Full details and the application form are available on the SCAC website at

Showing art

The Summerland Art Gallery is accepting submissions for the 2013 season. Proposals should include a C.V., biography, artist’s statement and five to 20 photographs of work that reflects the theme of the proposed exhibition. The deadline is Sept. 30.

For children

Singer-songwriter and musical animator, Linnea Good, invites children of elementary school age to the newly forming Summerland Children’s Chorus this September. This choir is for all children (Grades 1 to 5) and will meet on Wednesdays after school, for modules of approximately 10 weeks (September to December and April to June) around the Summerland United Church piano. For more information and to register, contact Linnea at

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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, please email: or call: 250-494-8994. and

David Finnis is the president of the Summerland Community Arts Council.


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