Our Latest Blog Posts | Central Okanagan Heritage Society Skip to main content Contact Us Central Okanagan Heritage Society ≡ Home Rentals Benvoulin Heritage Park McDougall House Events Awards Heritage Grants Get Involved Newsletters Blog Links Our Latest Blog PostsMix, Mingle, and Meander in the Park May 24, 2023Come and enjoy an afternoon in the 131 year old Benvoulin Heritage Park on Sunday June 4 from 2:00 to 5:00pm.Our Trees, Our Future- Learn About Kelowna's Trees April 4, 2023Please join Kelowna Tree Protectors on April 24 for a talk on Kelowna's TreesCOHS AGM on March 15, 2023 March 6, 2023Please join us at our 41st Annual General Meeting with guest speaker Dr. Maurice Williams on March 15, 2023Heritage Grants Program Information Session February 11, 2023Free Public Information Session on Monday March 6th, 2023 at 6:30pmCOHS Heritage Awards Presentation 2023 February 11, 2023Please join us on Thursday February 23rd at 7pm for the Heritage Awards PresentationHERITAGE WEEK COMING SOON! click here December 8, 2022ALWAYS, in All WAYSChristmas at Benvoulin 2022 November 25, 2022Another great community event! Click for detailsHERITAGE AWARDS - ZOOM RECORDING February 25, 2022WALLEY LIGHTBODY DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD2022 HERITAGE AWARDS! click here February 3, 2022A 2021 WinnerA great evening of music and song! December 9, 2021Treble in Paradise!NEW! 2022 COHS DAY PLANNER! November 22, 2021You'll want one of these!Christmas at Benvoulin November 22, 2021Treble in Paradise!HERITAGE AWARDS NOMINATIONS November 17, 2021We need your nominations! Nov 30th deadline.Another Musical Treat at Benvoulin September 29, 2021Join the party!Thank You Master Gardeners September 19, 2021A new Peony garden at BenvoulinA great Annual General Meeting! April 13, 2021Thank you to all!We Promised You a Rose Garden April 1, 2021With the sun shining on a cool Spring day we got to work on what will become a lovely rose garden just adjacent to the old entrance of Benvoulin Church.A Sign of the Times February 3, 2021Often when we see a bright orange City of Kelowna sign posted along the roadside that boldly proclaims “Development Proposal” we wonder, what now?Benvoulin Gardens Make Over February 2, 2021As some of you may have noticed the gardens at Benvoulin Heritage Park are looking quite different than they did a year ago.Advance with Courage January 29, 2021Explore the little known story of this remarkable aristocratic British couple, Lord and Lady Aberdeen, who in 1890 purchased land in the Okanagan Valley sight unseen.Fleming House—What Now? May 5, 2020During the late 1990s’ the Brent homestead was coming under increasing development pressure with the extension of Leathead Rd. In order to preserve the buildings a plan was needed to move them to a new home.