5 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, February 12

Feb 10 2018, 8:36 am

‘Monday’ doesn’t have to be a bad word.

Breathe new life into the start of the week and kick it off with a bang at any of these great events around the city.

See also

Dinner and a Movie at Heritage Park: Chocolat 

  • What: Take an old-time spin on the traditional date go-to! Enjoy a three-course meal before heading over to Gasoline Alley for a classic flick. This week enjoy the classic romance, Chocolat. You’ll be transported to a tranquil town in the midst of 1950s France, which features a love affair and, of course, the oh-so-tempting deliciousness of chocolate. It’s the perfect way to spark a little romance before V-Day.
  • When: Monday, February 12
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm
  • Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • Tickets: Online, $44.95 per person

Human Bonspiel – AKA life size curling

  • What: The aim is to get the stone as close to the centre target as possible (much like curling) but the stones are actually tubes, and the competitors are, you guessed it, on those tubes. Anyone hoping to try their hand at this new take on an old sport can sign up for this Calgary Corporation Challenge event. You and your team of four will compete with other sliders to make it into the finals, which will be held on a later day.
  • When: Monday, February 5 to Friday, February 9, finals on Monday, February 12
  • Time: Sign in at 11:30 am each day, finished by 1:15 pm
  • Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
  • Registration: $154.50 per team of four, register online

Brown Bagging 4 Calgary Kids Valentine Station

  • What: At each Village Ice Cream location there will be a Brown Bagging 4 Calgary Kids Valentine station. Here you will be encouraged to write words of encouragement and BB4CK will share them with the lunches they deliver to local kids. Let’s spread the love!
  • When: February 1 to 14
  • Time: See hours for each location
  • Where:
    • Victoria Park – 431 10th Avenue SE
    • Britannia Plaza – 820 49th street SW
    • Garrison Corner – 2406 34th Avenue SW

Hedley Cageless Tour With Special Guests Shawn Hook & Neon Dreams

  • What: Catch Hedley as they tour through Calgary with guests Shawn Hook and Neon Dreams.
  • When: Monday, February 12
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Stampede Corral – Saddledome Rise SE
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $39-$157

Happenings 11: The Architecture of Sculpture

  • What: Celebrate at this experimental art party where the art is never flat! The Architecture of Sculpture looks to inspire conversations about place making, community, and experimental art collisions. This party will be taking over the Arts Commons +15 walkway and will have a unique blend of activities and performances all night long. This is a party you won’t want to miss!
  • When: Monday, February 12
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Arts Commons – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • Admission: FREE and welcome to anyone
DH Calgary StaffDH Calgary Staff

+ Listed