6 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, February 18

Feb 16 2019, 4:42 am

Mondays are usually the work, but long weekend Monday are the best!

Make the most of your last day of the weekend by heading out into the city and spending some time at one of these wonderful events.

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What: This is Alberta’s only photography festival and it’s coming to Calgary for the month of February. Check out photography exhibitions at galleries around the city, get your portfolio reviewed by professionals, and participate in exciting workshops as you let your inner photographer become instantly inspired.

When: Now to February 28, 2019
When: Various times
Where: Various locations around the city
Tickets: Varies per event, many are free

Parks Canada Presents: A Beary, Berry Good Day

What: Join illustrator, Stéfanie Gignac, and author, Laurie Schwartz, to see Banff National Park’s storybook, “A Beary, Berry Good Day” brought to life in a puppet show. Then, stick around to discover amazing bear facts with Laurie.

When: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 9:30 am and 2 pm
Where: Banff Centre – Max Bell 253
Tickets: Online, Free

GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival

What: An annual family-friendly light and music festival in the heart of downtown Calgary. This all-ages event welcomes everyone to warm up winter’s darkest days, and experience one-of-a-kind interactive light displays, art, entertainment, food trucks and activities.

When: February 14 to 18, 2019
Time: 5 to 11 pm
Where: Downtown Calgary: see website for exact locations
Admission: FREE

Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Market

What: Spend Family Day at Eau Claire Market. This free, family event includes a Care Bear Dance Party, children’s crafts, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games and an interactive reptile display and more.

When: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 11 am
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
Admission: Free

Calgary Flames vs Arizona Coyotes

What: The Calgary Flames hit the ice against the Arizona Coyotes at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Family Quest at Gasoline Alley

What: Bring the whole family to Gasoline Alley for a custom built Family Day adventure. Build a racer and go head to head in a little friendly family competition on our downhill drag strip. Test your skill as a digital car designer. Scavenge parts to create the vehicle of your dreams that’s yours to take home.

When: Now to Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Gasoline Alley Museum – 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary
Admission: $5.70 to $11

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