Curtain comes up on Canada Water Week – Okanagan Water Board hosts free movie night

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program are hosting a free movie night, complete with snacks, engaging conversation and more, as part of Canada Water Week and U.N. World Water Day celebrations.

“SHARED WATERS. SHARED CONVERSATIONS. …Keeping the Okanagan River flowing” is a free event and will feature a special welcome & opening with syilx (Okanagan) Nation’s Krystal Lezard, screening of the award-winning “A River Film,” a short Q&A with some of the local people featured in the film, followed by a mix and mingle. The event is set for Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Rotary Centre for the Arts, Mary Irwin Theatre, 421 Cawston Ave. Kelowna.

“We really look forward to this event each year, allowing us to meet and visit with anyone and everyone with an interest in water, but in a relaxed and fun setting,” explained OBWB Communications Director Corinne Jackson, who also manages the OkWaterWise program. “Basically, we bring the film, engaging guests for a Q&A, the snacks, and more. You bring yourself, maybe a friend, and your interest in water issues.

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