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Rotary Centre for the Arts

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421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
250-717-5304 https://rotarycentreforthearts.com/

Located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a multidisciplinary visual and performing arts centre. At the Rotary Centre for the Arts, we continually strive to improve the economic, cultural and social quality of life in the community by fostering the participation in, and appreciation of the arts.

As a world-class venue celebrating creative expression through diverse art forms and disciplines, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a unique City of Kelowna facility in which individuals of all ages and backgrounds can come together to share in the excitement of strengthening art and culture in the Okanagan.

PARKING: Metered street parking is available outside the centre. Additional parking available at the Library Parkade (one block south, access from Ellis), Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access off Cawston). PARKING MAP

February 2019

heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

Feb 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - Feb 4, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$7

heART Fit is a practice for those seeking a creative lifestyle and improved health through creative relaxation. Open to all ages and levels of experience.

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When Calories Don’t Count

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

As an Internationally acclaimed Speaker, Occupational Therapist, and Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Michelle Riddle reveals scientifically proven strategies that Curb Cravings, Burn Fat, Empower Health Discover the 5 metabolic tricks that will increase your vitality 1. Harness Hormones 2. Tame the Toxins 3. Fuel up with Anti-Inflammatory, Fat Burning Foods 4. Snooze to Loose (Weight that is) 5. Exercise that's Right for YOU

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Eco Parenting for the 21st Century

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

The rapidly changing social and environmental climate of the 21st Century raises new challenges for today's parent.   Technology, Toxins, Pollution, EMFs, Pesticides, Herbicides, Processed Food, .... Engage with leading science to reveal the strategies to empower resilience Gather tools to reduce our global footprint and lower toxic exposures for our children Develop the skills to build sustainable futures for the generations to come As an Internationally acclaimed Speaker, Occupational Therapist, Holistic Nutrition Consultant, and Adviser with the University of Alberta's…

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JAZZ JAM

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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JAZZ JAM is open to both players and listeners of all ages. Come by, have some fun and the a chance to meet people in an approachable and relaxed environment.

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School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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With Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette, on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday each month. Open to professors and spectators.

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Dr Shimi Kang

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

The Dolphin Model of Raising Healthy, Happy and Self-Motivated Kids

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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$5

For all ages and skill levels! Includes SALSA lesson & dance - 30 minute lesson with dance to follow.

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March 2019

Karaoke Fridays

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Test out your singing chops at the RCA! Every Friday from 6:30-8:30pm in the Atrium, grab your friends and join us for Karaoke and enjoy delicious food and beverages at the RCA Bistro.

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Cosmic Throat Singer – Matthew Kocel is back!

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This is an event not to be missed! There will be seating areas and areas to lie down, if you wish to lie down please bring a yoga mat for your comfort. Cash Tickets available at the door also - bring a friend! Cosmic Throat Singer Matthew Kocel “Words seem so deficient for explaining the depth of experience we all felt... I was being moved by sound, my whole body was light and vibrating.” — Vancouver Yoga Review Imagine floating…

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Shari Ulrich

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$35

RCA Presents: Shari Ulrich March 1st 2019 7:30pm Shari Ulrich celebrates 45 years as a touring recording artist and multi-instrumentalist (violin, mandolin, piano, guitar dulcimer, & harmonica). From Pied Pumkin through The Hometown Band, and on as a solo artist and multi-instrumentalist has lead to 23 albums – including her collaboration with solo artists Bill Henderson and Roy Forbes (UHF), Barney Bentall & Tom Taylor (BTU), and The High Bar Gang, a 7 piece bluegrass band with Barney Bentall .…

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Arts Blast for Adults

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

This evening features Art, Drama, Dance, and Music and is led by local professional instructors… a stellar experience exploring the power of imagination.

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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$10

Explore Your Inner Rhythm. A drum circle allows you to do this in a nonjudgmental environment with friendly people.

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Tricia at the RCA!

March 7 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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By Donation

Join Tricia at the RCA for a fun, interactive evening of music.  Sing-a-long, Name-that-Tune, Be a Star!  All are welcome.  This event is By Donation.

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Spring Break Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity daily with learning ‘led by their choice’ of classes in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-day Camps (ages 5-6)

March 20
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-day Camps (ages 7-8)

March 20
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-Day Camps (ages 9-14)

March 20
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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An Evening of Music and Storytelling by Dave Hadfield

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Thursday, March 21st, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30) Join us for an evening of Music and Storytelling by Dave Hadfield, who's new Album Features Aviation experiences gathered in a lifetime of cockpits. see www.hadfield.ca for more Tickets: $25 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Puppet Blast (3-5yrs)

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$25

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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Puppet Blast (5-7yrs)

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$40

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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Puppet Blast (8-10yrs)

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$40

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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Arts Blast Gala

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$130

March 30, 2019 6:30pm - 12:00am Arts Blast Gala invites guests to an inspiring celebration of art and community. The proceeds support a bursary program that ensures equitable access to our arts education program for children and youth. Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm • Fresh Local Appetizers | Cocktail/Wine | Networking Main Stage 8:00 pm • Special Performance: A collaboration between Kinshira, The Oot n’ Oots, and the Kids of Arts Blast 2019 After Party 9:00 pm • DJ | Dancing…

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April 2019

BC Interior Jazz Festival

April 11 - April 13
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The three day BC Interior Jazz Festival brings high school and middle school students together from all around the West to perform and be adjudicated with their Jazz Bands, Vocal Jazz Groups, and Jazz Combos. These performances take place at the Kelowna Community Theatre and the Rotary Centre for the Arts on April 11th, 12th , and 13th. Viewing is open to the public. Admission is $3/day at the Kelowna Community Theatre and free at the Rotary Centre for the…

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May 2019

The Spring Westjet Wine Tastings (Friday)

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$83

Taste over 200 British Columbian wines all under one roof, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. With wineries organized by their different regions, you can tour throughout Okanagan Wine Country without having to drive!

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The Spring Westjet Wine Tastings (Saturday)

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$83

Taste over 200 British Columbian wines all under one roof, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. With wineries organized by their different regions, you can tour throughout Okanagan Wine Country without having to drive!

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June 2019

Yellow Submarine

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jun 14, 2019

An event every day that begins at 12:15pm, repeating until Jun 14, 2019

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This is the musical stage presentation based on The Beatles iconic movie Yellow Submarine.The music-loving inhabitants of Pepperland are under siege by the Blue Meanies, a nasty group of music-hating creatures.

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Murray McLauchlan

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$49.50

Murray McLauchlan is one of Canada’s most highly regarded singer/songwriters, and with good cause. Over a 45-year career, he has released 19 albums and been awarded 11 Junos.

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July 2019

Summer Break Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

July 2
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity daily with learning ‘led by their choice’ of classes in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance.

Find out more »

Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 5-6)

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 7-8)

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 9-14)

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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August 2019

Summer Arts Blast Camp for Preschoolers (ages 3-5)

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$105

Pre-schoolers explore the wonders of visual and performing arts. Camps are fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for boys and girls.

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PARKING : Metered street parking is available outside the centre (free after 5 PM & Sundays). One block south on Ellis Street, parking has been increased at the Library Parkade to 668 spaces, and Memorial Parkade to 519 spaces. Parkades are free after 6 PM except during special events. There is an Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access from Cawston).

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