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Heritage Week on the Westside

Heritage Week 2015: Main Street, At the Heart of the Community
Come to the Westside and celebrate Heritage Week by attending the following events:

Tuesday, February 17th: Heritage Week “Bannock and Tea” hosted by the Sncəwips Heritage Museum
Location: Sənsísyustən House of Learning Multi-Purpose Room
1920 Quail Lane, Westbank
Time: 1:30 – 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Contact: Jordan Coble
778.755.2787
museum@wfn.ca
The Sncəwips Heritage Museum’s “Bannock and Tea” is an open to the public event focused on creating a space for all community members to interact with one another, share stories and traditional foods in order to create a better sense of an inclusive community. This event is centred in what is quickly being redeveloped as WFN’s “main street” as a site for the people to learn, grow, and interact. Besides the sharing of stories from all perspectives, the Sncəwips Heritage Museum will also be showcasing some of the videos that have been created that provide an excellent sense of history from both personal and community perspectives.

Wednesday, February 18th: That’s SWAC: Introducing the Suk’ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council
Heritage Week Luncheon hosted by the Greater Westside Board of Trade
Location: The Cove Lakeside Resort
4205 Gellatly Road, West Kelowna
Time: 11:30am Networking
12:00–12:40pm Lunch
12:40 – 1:10pm Presentation
Cost: $20 per person
RSVP by noon February 17th: Karen Beaubier
250.768.3378
admin@gwboardoftrade.com
Here is a great opportunity for the greater public and business community to have lunch on the Westside and be introduced to our newest community Arts Council: The Suk’ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC). Learn about SWAC and how artist and business relationships can be elevated and work together to create a truly dynamic environment for all Westside residents and visitors.

Thursday, February 19th: Heritage Week Business After Hours
Location: Westbank Museum
2376 Dobbin Road, West Kelowna
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Cost: $10 per person (free for members of the Greater Westside Board of Trade)
Contact: Poppy Angus
250.768.0110
info@westbankmuseum.com
Join us for lovely evening of networking, snacks, and opportunity! This is a fantastic time to check out the Westbank Museum, learn some history and win some amazing prizes!!

Saturday, February 21st: Heritage Week Windup Tea
Location: The Heritage Retirement Residence
3630 Brown Rd, Westbank
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Contact: Poppy Angus
250.768.0110
info@westbankmuseum.com
Interested in knowing more about historic Westbank? Come by, have a cup of tea, and join our round-table discussion and watch a presentation on the pioneer history of the area.