A barbecue welcoming all members of the community in Penticton is taking place next Sunday at the Naramata Centre Beach. (photo submitted)

Come out to the Naramata Centre BBQ on July 7

Event welcomes all abilities, cultures, ethnicities, gender identities and sexual orientations

A barbecue event focused on creating a diverse and welcoming society is taking place next Sunday.

The barbecue, organized by the Naramata Centre, is a celebration of the diversity of cultures, faiths, families, abilities and LGBTQ2+ members in the community, according to a media release.

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The July 7 event is for those who are staying at the Naramata Centre, live in the village, are local to the Okanagan, or are curious about the centre. It is for all ages, abilities, cultures, ethnicities, gender identities, religions and sexual orientations.

Open to people of all ages, the Naramata Centre describes itself is an inclusive, welcoming place to connect and deepen in mind, body and spirit on its website.

The centre is for people from many paths and walks of life, as a place for learning, sharing, contemplation, personal growth and spiritual renewal, it states.

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At the barbecue, there will be food and drink available by donation, as well as fun and games, face painting and music for people of all ages.

The barbecue is taking place at the Naramata Centre Beach on 1st Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact the centre at ya.leaders@naramatacentresociety.org

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.


Robin Grant
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