What's Happening this week in the Okanagan! Mar 8 - 14, 2021

Written on 03/07/2021

Events include Basically Ella, A Sip with Sparkle, #1 Million Campaign, 'In the Tank' with Freida Whales, Drag Service Brunch, and the meeting of the Okanagan Gender Identity Group.

Monday, March 8 - Basically Ella - Fantasy Makeup, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Stars, nebulae, galaxies, and all things fantastical comprise this week’s lesson as Ella takes you on a magical journey with Fantasy Makeup! Learn how to create ethereal, bright, and star-studded looks that will have you bending space and time with just your smile!

To find our more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE


Monday, March 8 -  A Sip with Sparkle - She Sprung Up, 7 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

Faith and begorrah: Spring has sprung and so has Sparkle! Join us on Monday, March 8, 2021 for A Sip With Sparkle: “She Sprung Up!” as we usher in Spring 2021 with St. Paddy’s and Spring-inspired drinks for that dry whistle of yours that needs to be whet! Your senses will be enchanted by “The Green Fairy'' -- an absinthe-based potion that tastes like The Elixir of Life. ALSO: In honor of International Women’s Day, Sparkle toasts the Womxn of the World with “The Pink Lady”.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Tuesday, March 9 - #1 Million Campaign - Demystifying Mental Health Services, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, You Are Collective, and thehub.lgbt ~ Online

On this episode, Rebecca welcomes Chrissi Stronach, MACP, CCC, RCC, and will discuss the differences between services and their role in supporting your mental health (i.e. counsellor vs psychologist vs psychiatrist); the differences between private and publicly funded counselling; the meaning behind credentials and how they may affect the support you receive; and, a review of your patient rights when you access counseling services.

To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Tuesday, March 9 - Okanagan Gender Identity Group ~ Online

This is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for, gender non-conforming, non-binary, transsexual, transgender, genderqueer inter-sexed or questioning (or any variation thereof under the rainbow spectrum) people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan are to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support.

We meet every Tuesday from 6-8 via Discord.

For more information on this group meeting, please join the Okanagan Gender Identity Group on Facebook.

Wednesday, March 10 - 'In the Tank' with Freida Whales, 4 pm, presented by Freida Whales ~ Online

In Freida Whales’s “In the Tank” YouTube interview series, she speaks to icons in the world of drag and beyond. With each interview, Freida takes a dive into their past, what’s currently happening, and the plans they have for the future. With episodes every Wednesday, swim by Freida’s YouTube channel to check out her exciting newest pod member.

Watch on her YouTube channel!

Sunday, March 14 - Drag-served Brunch at Friends of Dorothy Lounge, 10 am - 2 pm, presented by  Friends of Dorothy Lounge - Kelowna

Brunch is calling with special Drag servers every week. Who's it going to be this Sunday?