6 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, February 14

Feb 14 2018, 6:39 am

Valentine’s Day is here at last, and whether you’re looking for something special to do with your partner, or a neat outing to take your mind off of that all-consuming, ever-present loneliness, we’ve got you covered!

There’s plenty going on around the city, whether you hate February 14 or love it… but we totally understand if today is a Stay At Home Eating Ice Cream kind of day for you. We won’t judge!

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Glassblowing Workshop

  • What: Learn about the intricate art of glassblowing and create something truly unique.
  • When: February 14 to 18
  • Time:
    • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 5 to 9pm
    • Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 6pm
  • Where: cSPACE, The King Edward – 1721 29th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $80

Valentine’s Day Adults Only Night: Discover your Brain on Love 

  • What: Ever wonder what emotions look like? What is the act of falling in love from a scientific point-of-view? Discover it all and more by looking at the neuroscience behind it and explore how certain hormone levels trigger the brain in various ways. You will even have the opportunity to perform emotional experiments on yourself – come prepared for anything!
  • When: Wednesday, February 14
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $26

Valentines Day Dinner at the Selkirk Grille

  • What: Spend Valentine’s Day connecting with your love while enjoying a delicious four-course meal created by chef Leighton Smyth. You’ll surely get whisked away into a fairytale… at least for a few hours!
  • When: Wednesday, February 14
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm
  • Where: Heritage Park – 1990 Heritage Drive SW
  • Tickets: Online, $74.95 per person

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Culinary Experience

  • What: Whether you choose to woo your boo with delicious Italian fare or with the best steak in the city, we’ve got a list that’ll have you in a hurry to book a reservation. Here are 8 places in Calgary you can eat your heart out this Valentine’s Day!

Watch the Calgary Hitmen Play the Tri-City Americans 

  • What: Come show the Hitmen some love as they make their way to the Memorial Cup.
  • When: Wednesday, February 14
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $13 to $26

Local Love Notes Pop-Up 

  • What: At all three Village Ice Cream locations there will be a pop-up featuring different local stationary designers between February 1 and 14. Heather Buchanan will be at Victoria Park, ImPaper at Brittania Plaza, and Feast Letter Press at Garrison Woods. Follow each of the artists on Instagram for a chance to win a free Valentine’s date night at Village Ice Cream!
  • 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
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