7 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, February 17

Feb 14 2020, 5:00 am

Happy Family Day! Here’s what to check out around Calgary on your big day off this February 17.

Tubing at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park

What: Acura Tube Park at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park is described as one of the fastest of its kind in Western Canada. Tubers can also check out the food truck and enjoy the convenience of washrooms on site.

When: Fridays to Sundays throughout the winter season. Special times are offered during the holidays and on long weekends.
Time: Various times
Where: WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park – Acura Tube Park – 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Admission Info: Online

Calgary Flames vs Anaheim Ducks

Image: Calgary Flames / Twitter

What: It’s the Flames vs the Ducks for an afternoon game this Family Day Monday.

When: Monday, February 17
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Market

What: Spend Family Day at Eau Claire Market. This free, family event includes children’s crafts, balloon animals, carnival games and a magician.

When: Monday, February 17, 2020
Time: 11 am
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
Admission: Free

Break a LEGO 2020

What: Creating things out of little plastic blocks is fun for both children and adults, and Vivo for Healthier Generations is inviting the whole family out to play with LEGOs this family day — and to see who can make the greatest creation!

When: February 17, 2020
Time: 10 am
Where: Vivo for Healthier Generations — 11950 Country Village Link NE
Admission: Free, register online

Family Day Pajama Party

What: Head over to the Central Library in your fuzziest PJs this Family Day to enjoy crafts, treats, a cartoon marathon, and much more with the whole fam.

When: February 17, 2020
Time: Noon to 4 pm
Where: Central Library — 800 3rd Street SE
Admission: Free

Winter ice skating at Olympic Plaza


Skating at Olympic Plaza (jesse.ell/Instagram)

What: Built in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Plaza has the only refrigerated outdoor ice surface in the city. You can rent skates down at the plaza if you don’t have a pair of your own. Helmets are strongly encouraged.

When: Open daily until mid-March
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Olympic Plaza — 228 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free, skates are also available to rent

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

What: Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out features over 100 preserved animal specimens ranging from the common pigeon to an expertly dissected camel. Visitors will be able to check out what’s under the skin of some spectacular animals and determine what makes us the same — and different.

When: Now until March 1, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: TELUS Spark — 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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