Where to try the ultimate cinnamon buns in Penticton

There’s something very irresistible about a gooey, doughy cinnamon roll. Here in Penticton, bakers take their craft very seriously, so we’re blessed with some of the best buns in B.C. We have done our research to round up this delectable list of places that bake these treats fresh in-house. And it seems that we Pentictonites […]

Help make Penticton even friendlier for all ages

Penticton seeks to become recognized as an age-friendly community – and needs our help. This an opportunity to provide feedback that will make our city even more inclusive, welcoming and accessible for people of all ages, including older adults. The City is calling on and business owners/operators to help tell the story of what ‘age-friendly’ […]

Local not-for-profits help meet community needs amid pandemic

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In fact, COVID-19 has helped us realize that our need for community doesn’t stop when become adults.  Penticton’s latest Love Local video pays tribute to some of the not-for-profit organizations that have been working extra hard during the pandemic to meet today’s challenges. CMHA Unity […]

Celebrating Community Foundations Month

While September is almost through, there is still time and much for the community foundations in the Okanagan to celebrate, as the Province of British Columbia proclaimed September as Community Foundations month. “As a community foundation, our job is to help our donors help our communities,” says Aaron McRann, Executive Director of the South Okanagan […]

Exciting new businesses popping up in downtown Penticton

Here’s yet another reason to shop local. New businesses are popping up throughout downtown Penticton, including those offering a range of services, specialty retailers and cute shops that you’ll certainly want to explore. Here’s a list of some of the latest additions on the block – plus a few coming soon! Fun new shops Fig […]

Mirror Image Room: helping cancer patients look and feel good

The Mirror Image Room in Penticton has one goal: to help help women going through chemotherapy due to cancer — suffering hair loss — find some stress relief from the trauma of treatment, in a safe space. Started in 2006, it is entirely volunteer-run and provides head coverings from wigs, to scarves, to turbans. The […]

Last chance to provide feedback about child care in Penticton

Do you need or use child care in Penticton? If so, time is running out to provide feedback to the City through a survey at shapeyourcitypenticton.ca. The data collected will help the City prepare its Penticton Child Care Action Plan, which will identify strategies to improve the accessibility, affordability and quality of local child care […]

Artists invited to sign up with #LoveLocalArt online art directory

Calling all local artists of all kinds, art groups, festival organizers and gallery operators! The Penticton & District Community Arts Council invites you to take part in its new online directory. It’s free to sign up and this service will be used to showcase our local arts scene. Visitors to pentictonartscouncil.com will be able to scroll […]

Drinks industry giving back

Wineries, distilleries, breweries, and cideries are starting to re-open with changes to keep everyone safe: pre-poured wine flights, reservation systems, outdoor seating (perfect for summer!), and curbside or drive-through pickup of purchases. As they begin to welcome us back, it’s a good time to say thank you to the many of these businesses as they […]

P.L.A.Y. Kits offer free fun for the family

If you have kids at home, you definitely won’t want to miss the free P.L.A.Y. Kits available on loan from Recreation Penticton. The Community Centre may be closed to the public right now, but at least you can take home some of the fun – in a box. Simply place your order online to book […]

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