What's Happening this week in the Okanagan! October 11 - 17, 2021

Written on 10/11/2021

Events include Basically Ella, Okanagan Gender Identity Group, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Whale Wednesday, LGBTQ Caregiver Group Vernon, HIM Yoga, Transparent Okanagan Meeting, and Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group

Tuesday, October 12 - Basically Ella - Halloween Inspired Fierce Feline, 12:30 pm, presented by Rebellious UnicornsUnicorns.LIVE, and thehub.lgbt

Get ready for Episode 13 because Ella is going to show us a Fierce Feline Cheetah look that will stand out from the crowd, even during Halloween. Some say even though Ella’s an expert in fashion and makeup, her true skills are the fabulous ability to bring smiles, humour, and care to every show. Join us for this fun episode - we promise even if you have troubles following the makeup tricks you will not have troubles smiling

Watch the livestream on Unicorns.LIVE

Tuesday, October 12 - Okanagan Gender Identity Group, 6 pm, presented by the 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.

Tuesday, October 12 - 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, 8 pm - 9:30 pm, presented by Four Feathers Society ~ Online

Ongoing Group, Tuesdays at 8 pm

Click the link below to join the Talking Circle 


Wednesday, October 13 - Whale Wednesday, 7 pm, presented by Freida Whales and BNA Brewing Co ~ In-person

Whale!! You won't want to miss this one!! Will your table have enough skill to win top champ or will you lose all your points and be the total loser of the night! Get there early to get the best seat.

Wednesday, October 13 - LGBTQ Caregiver Group Vernon, 7 pm, presented by the Family Resource Centre of Vernon ~ Online

Are you a parent or guardian of an LGBTQ+ youth? Have questions? Want to talk to other parents?

Register at: register@vernonfrc.ca

Friday, October 15 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ In-person and Online

To register, please follow the link below:


Sunday, October 17 - Transparent Okanagan Meeting, 11 am, presented by Transparent Okanagan ~ Online

TransParent provides community consultation, advising and advocacy on issues related to families of trans youth. We also operate a peer support network, monthly meetings, guest speakers and a lending library of books, videos and other resources.

We meet regularly the third Sunday of every month. To find out more, check out our Facebook Page

Sunday, October 17 - Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group, 2 pm, presented by Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group ~ Online

The Trans and Queer Pregnancy and Parenting Group is a low-key, and welcoming online gathering to connect with fellow trans and queer parents-to-be, families, and their children. The group is open to anyone across the province (and beyond) and will meet monthly throughout the fall.
To find out more and to join, email tqpp.group.bc@gmail.com