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Friends of Gardens present: Xeriscape Landscaping Presentation, Saturday May 31

Friends of Summerland Ornamental Gardens are privileged to bring Sara Williams, renowned Canadian author, Horticulturist and Xeriscape Gardener, to the South Okanagan. Her books have become gardening lore for many of us. Join celebrated author Sara Williams for this free admission event, as … Continue reading

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Summer Arts Program – Now Taking Registration!

The Summerland Community Art’s Council is now taking registration for our Summer Arts Program running July 7 – August 15 for students ages 3-12. Come check out our variety of courses which include having “Fun with a Pocket Knife,” take a trip … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Philosophers’ Café (Wed. May 14) Judy Harris: What is the impact of the rising cost of housing on society and the economy?

What is the impact of the rising cost of housing on society and the economy?House prices have seen some brief downturns, but the trend is steadily upward.  Buying and selling housing properties has become a major driver of our economy.  … Continue reading

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Progress report on new Arts Centre

As of June 9, 2014, the arts Centre will not have any shows or gift shop open. We WILL be accepting registration for workshops and summer arts programs, but we will be busy moving things out. Our new location is at … Continue reading

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The 12th Annual SSS Talent Show at Centre Stage Theatre: Monday May 5 & Tuesday May 6

Tickets : $7.00 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 and the show begins at 7:00. Come watch Summerland’s talent show off what they’ve got!  All of the proceeds are going towards the building fund for the SD67 Humanitarian trip … Continue reading

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Friends of the Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale Sunday, May 4th only!

When: Sunday, May 4, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Summerland Ornamental Gardens Why:  The modest profits from the sale are used to help pay our operating expenses to keep this spectacular 15-acre garden looking its best. We employ our … Continue reading

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Summer Student Job at the Summerland Art Gallery

SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM COORDINATOR The Summerland Community Arts Council is accepting applications from post-secondary students for the position of Summer Arts Program Coordinator. Prior experience working with children and volunteers would be an asset. Students in Fine Arts or Education … Continue reading

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Composting Workshop at the gardens: Saturday April 26, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00

Join Cameron Baughen for a Composting and hands-on lawn top-dressing workshop as a part of Summerland’s Earth Week Festivities. Take home FREE COMPOST donated by the District of Summerland Cameron Baughen is the Solid Waste Management Coordinator for the Regional … Continue reading

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April 24 – Earth Week Philosophers’ Café at the IOOF Hall: The Ecologocal Restoration Movement with Don Gayton

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This Saturday (Apr. 19) at the Summerland Gallery: Introduction to Encaustics: Using the Iron with Bethany Handfield

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: $50 / Supplies: $20 Please join me for an introductory course where you will learn the basics of working with the encaustic iron. We will cover safety, set up, and the basic iron techniques … Continue reading

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