Here are the upcoming fundraisers, information sessions and other events in our community related to refugees in the North Okanagan.
If you know of an event happening in the community or online, please contact us.
Open Meeting – Vernon Mosque
Date: Saturday evenings (ongoing)
Time: 7 PM
This coming Saturday we will be delving into the biography of The Prophet Muhammad followed by a Q&A after.
This will be taking place every Saturday evening at 7pm.
For more info go to www.vernonmosque.com
Sacred Spaces Tour
Date: Saturday, March 11 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: meet at the Vernon Mosque which is located at 3414 – 17th Avenue, before 9:00 a.m.
Vernon Interfaith Bridging will be holding a Sacred Spaces Tour which will include a visit to the Vernon Mosque and Islamic Centre, a First Nations Ceremony at Polson Park, and presentations on the Baha’i and Buddhist Faiths at the People Place. If you are interested in attending the Sacred Spaces Tour please meet at the Vernon Mosque which is located at 3414 – 17th Avenue, before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday March 11.
This event is supported by WelcomeBC umbrella of services, made possible through funding from the Province of British Columbia. Thanks for all of your support for Vernon Interfaith Bridging.
Taaloo Zorouna – “Come Visit with Us”
Date: Sunday, March 12 2017
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: Mary Irwin Theatre, Rotary Centre for the Arts (421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC)
Learn about Syrian cultures and traditions and hear from some of the families making the Thompson Okanagan their new home.
Come visit, meet and connect.
Light refreshments will be served.
Free Admission & Everyone is Welcome
This project is made possible with funding from the Refugee Readiness Fund which is part of the WelcomeBC umbrella of services, made possible through funding from the Province of British Columbia.
The videos were produced in partnership with the Refugee Response Team – Thompson Okanagan and Kootenays and the University of British Columbia Okanagan Creative & Critical Studies Department.