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5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 14

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DH Calgary Staff Jun 14, 2018 7:09 am 172

This Thursday is already looking to be a fantastic one given the great events that are lined up and ready to go!

No need to save the fun for the weekend; there’s plenty to be had right now.

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Hang out on one of Calgary’s best patios

What: Take a break from the heat and have an ice-cold bevy on one of Calgary’s best patios. From rooftops to hidden gardens, there are plenty of spots to choose from that will have the vibe and ambiance you’re looking for. Check out some of Calgary’s best rooftop patios here!

Adults Only Night: Cocktail Science 

What: What makes a truly amazing cocktail? There’s both a science and an art to it! Check out this month’s Adult Only Night at Telus Spark.

When: Thursday, June 14

Time: 6 to 10 pm

Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE

Tickets: Online, $26

Go on a spring hike

What: Now that most of the snow has cleared away, grab your hiking shoes and head up to the Rockies for some fresh mountain air and stunning scenic views – just don’t forget your camera! Try Grassi Lakes, Johnston Canyon, or Grotto Canyon if you’re looking for an adventure a bit shorter in length, but doesn’t compromise the quality of the view. If you’re a thrill seeker and up for the challenge try out Ha Ling Peak, Crypt Lake, or Aylmer Lookout, because the end view will take your breath away – literally! Find more hikes to do around Alberta here!

Where: The Canadian Rocky Mountains

Check out the newly opened Lamphouse Hotel

What: Formerly the Bow Valley Motel, this space has gone through an entire transformation. Now a blend of retro-chic and rustic contemporary style, this 25-room boutique hotel offers stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Be sure to add this spot to your bucket list this summer for a true mountain adventure in the heart of Canmore!

Where: 610 8th Street Canmore

Visit the Pandas

What: The long wait is finally over! The Calgary Zoo has officially welcomed four pandas, two adults and two cubs, into their newly built habitat, The Panda Passage. These furry black and white friends are charming and have a ton to teach us in the five years that they will be with us before returning to China.

Where: The Calgary Zoo — 210 St. Georges Drive NE

Admission: Regular admission to the zoo


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