WYD YYC! February 24 – March 1, 2020
Monday, February 24
Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk
What: Watch the king penguins waddle through the zoo for a daily enrichment walk.
When: 11:00am (Monday – Sunday) with weather permitting
Where: The Calgary Zoo (outside Penguin Plunge), 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Admission: Regular admission applies. Purchase tickets HERE
Joso’s $5 Family Monday’s
What: Donate a non-perishable item and you and your kiddos (up to 3 children) can let loose in their indoor playground.
When: Monday, February 24 from 9 AM – 4 PM (Monday recurring event)
Where: Joso’s Play and Learn Centre, Unit 505, 722-85 Street SW, Calgary
Admission: $5.00 plus a non-perishable food item.
Last Call $3 Swim
What: For only $3 you can swim from 9-10 PM on select days at various leisure centres.
When: Southland Leisure Centre (Monday and Wednesday at 9-10 PM) and Village Square Leisure Centre (Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays at 9-10 PM).
Where: Southland Leisure Centre (200 Southland Drive SW, Calgary) and Village Square Leisure Centre (2623-56 Street NE, Calgary)
Servus Monday Night Toonie Skate
What: The Olympic Oval in partnership with Servus Credit Union is brightening your evening by giving you access to skate for only $2. This is a great way to get your family active!
When: Monday, February 24 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM (Monday recurring event)
Where: Olympic Oval, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
Additional Info: $2 admission and Servus Credit Union members are FREE Learn More
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
What: The month of February doesn’t just mean Valentine’s Day! Local participating cafes, restaurants and chocolatiers compete for the title YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirit Chocolate and Cup That Runneth Over Award. The public is invited to test out participating location’s hot chocolate and vote online for their favourites. Partial proceeds from each drink sold go to Calgary Meals on Wheels!
When: Saturday, February 1 – Saturday, February 29
Where: Various locations across Calgary
Additional Info: To learn more, click HERE
Tuesday, February 24
National Pancake Day at IHOP
What: Who doesn’t love FREE pancakes? In honour of National Pancake Day, IHOP is celebrating by serving their original buttermilk pancakes to all of their customers!
When: Tuesday, February 24 from 7am – 7pm
Where: IHOP, 500 – 70 Shawville Blvd SW, Calgary
Additional information: Donations are encouraged to one of their charitable partners (Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Leukemia, and Lymphoma Society).
Thursday, February 27
Calgary Home & Garden Show
What: Looking to take on your next home renovation project? The Calgary Home & Garden Show is the perfect place to be for all questions, vendors and inspiration you may have and need. Also, keep a look out for HGTV’s Bryan Baeumler!
When: Thursday, February 27 & Friday, February 28 (12- 9pm), Saturday, February 29 (10am-9pm) and Sunday, March 1 (10am – 6pm)
Where: BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary
Additional information: Save $2 by purchasing tickets online HERE.
Friday, February 28
Canmore Winter Carnival
What: Canmore is celebrating the best parts of Alberta’s unique winter lifestyle. Join them for a weekend full of various indoor and outdoor events and experiences such as ice carving competitions, beaver tails eating competitions, log sawing, pooch parade and more!
When: Friday, February 28 to Sunday, March 1, 2020 (various times)
Where: Various locations in Canmore, AB
Additional information: To see the full event list HERE
Saturday, February 29
Michaels Make Break – Floral Hoop Wreath
What: Visit a Michaels store and create a floral hoop wreath with the whole family! Supplies and materials must be purchased prior to the time of the session.
When: Saturday, February 22 from 1-3pm
Where: Various Michaels store
Additional information: FREE for all ages with the exception of supplies and materials.
Sunday, March 1
Calgary Zoo Sunday Brunch
What: Enjoy a unique brunch experience with the whole family at the Calgary Zoo. From free-flowing chocolate foundation with fresh fruit, eggs benedict with Canadian bacon, made-to-order omelette station and more! Seating is based on a first come first serve basis.
When: Sunday, March 1 from 9:30am – 1pm
Where: The Calgary Zoo – Safari Lodge, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Additional information: Purchase online tickets HERE