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  • The Fair is Coming!

    The biggest event on the Westside is coming in just a matter of days and the organizers of Westside Daze promise that it will be loaded with entertainment for all ages. This “Kick-off to Summer” event takes place June 29th – July 2nd. Some of the highlights of this four day fair include: A Kid’s Fair, West Coast Amusement Rides,

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  • Cleaning Up & Community Pride

    It is the time of year when the spring rains have washed away the winter blues and have brightened up our lawns and natural landscapes. But with the spring rain all the debris that was hidden away by the snow is also revealed. On the Westside we are lucky to have a dedicated Communities in Bloom Committee who is once

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  • ‘Art & Music in the Park’ coming this summer

    Be sure to mark Friday nights down on your calendar for July and August as the new ‘Music in the Park’ series begins. These FREE community concerts are hosted by the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department of the District of West Kelowna and are sure to be a hit. Bring your lawn chair, a picnic dinner and enjoy the music.

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  • The Arrowleaf Balsamroot Flower aka the ‘Okanagan Sunflower’

    A true sign of spring in the Okanagan is the emergence of the Arrowleaf Balsamroot flowers (Balsamorhiza sagittata), also known as the Okanagan Sunflower.  Their brilliant yellow colour is spectacular particularly when seeing an entire hillside adorned with the flower. Kalamoir Regional Park is an excellent place to see the flower in all its glory. From picture taking opportunities right

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  • ‘Farm to Table’ Gets Local

    Passion and commitment could be felt among the attendees at the first annual Meet Your Maker Okanagan Conference that was held in West Kelowna on April 16th. Over 100 growers, producers, chefs and buyers from Osoyoos to Salmon Arm all converged to learn and share ideas on how to engage home-grown and sustainable support for local agriculture. One of the

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