Brown Bag Lecture

Event Dates:
  • Tue January 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tue January 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tue January 30, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tue February 6, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tue February 13, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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  • Event Cost: Suggested donation $2 per person
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The Brown Bag Lecture Series is held every Tuesday at lunchtime (noon to 1pm) from September to April.

Each week a guest lecturer speaks about a subject in their area of expertise. Topics range from local history to travel, culture, and natural history.

Everyone is welcome to bring their lunches with them, and coffee, tea, and confections are provided.

Admission is by recommended donation of $2 per adult and $1 for children.

  • Jan. 16    Michael Bezener – En’owkin Centre’s ECOmmunity Place & Locatee Lands
  • Jan. 23  Wayne Wilson – Canoeing Canada 150
  • Jan. 30  Dennis Oomen – Beguinages of Northwestern Europe
  • Feb. 6  Kathy Miller – The Art and History of Flamenco Dance
  • Feb. 13  Ella Braden – Dry Weather Gardening
  • Feb. 20  Don Munro – Forestry in BC: Why Have We Ended Up Like This?
  • Feb. 27  Jerry Buzzell – Iceland: Around the Island in 10 Days
  • Mar. 6  Cuyler Page – An English Matriarch Visits the Similkameen in the 1890s
  • Mar. 13  Wayne McDougall – 40 years of Penticton’s History through a TV Camera’s Lens
  • Mar. 20  Daryl Meyers – Substance Use, Addictions and the Opioid Crisis in Penticton
  • Mar. 27  Scott Smith – Climate Change Effects
  • Apr. 3  Dan Albas – Municipal elections: How to prepare and campaign to win
  • Apr. 10  Chandra Wong – The Appreciative Eye of a Nature Photographer
  • Apr. 17  Murray Brown – The Klondike Goldrush