by Helen Overnes, Oliver Women’s Institute President
The Oliver Women’s Institute is celebrating their 90 years of working in this community and wish to invite interested citizens, families with children or grandchildren and visitors to
Sunday August 18th
11am – 3 pm
Oliver Parks & Recreation Grounds(by the Oliver Community Bandshell)
11:00 Introduction of Dignitaries
11:15 Historical background of area 90 years ago by Helen Overnes.
Presentation of our work by members
12:30 Meet and Greet / Family Picnic
1:30 Team Games for 6 – 12 Year Olds
Obstacle Race for Parents
2:30 Birthday Cake
Admission: $2 per family.
Bring a picnic… water and juice will be provided. Hats, chairs, rugs, umbrellas, sunscreen and your children for an interesting fun time discovering what we were like back in 1922 when the area was opened up for Agriculture for Veterans of WW1 and other people hoping to find a better life for their families. In 2013 we are now a prosperous fruit & vegetable growing area and the Wine Capital of Canada.
Coffee Morning Tuesday November 16
(every third Tuesday of the month)
10:00 a.m. Oliver BranchOkanagan Regional Library
Want a coffee with your morning paper or new book? Drop in on third Tuesdays of the month at 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Want your say? Come at 9:00 every third Tuesday of the month to join the FOTOL society. Stay and socialize over coffee afterward.
The Library is setting up a corner for board games, and wonders if anyone could donate a nice chess set, backgammon, cribbage board, or other quiet boardgame to provide another social facet to our beautiful library. Check at the library if you’d like to donate, or email
// and we’ll forward your offer to a library rep.