Well hey there, friends! Happy Monday and welcome to another week, another month, and another season altogether. Summertime has unofficially begun, the sun is out and there’s a whole lot to see and do before it’s too late, so we’re not going to waste any time! Here are 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this week!
We hope you’re thirsty, Calgary because starting this Tuesday, June 1st to Tuesday, September 7th, Calgarians will FINALLY be able to book out picnic tables and enjoy a European-style drink or two at various parks around the city as part of a new pilot program encouraging people to get out and stay safe during a long hot COVID summer. Be safe, be responsible and half fun, friends!
Log on and pig out! This year, GlobalFest is extending its reach well beyond its annual fireworks show! For 2021 they have turned their attention to the flavours of their annual OneWorld Festival by hosting a 10-episode live mini-series! Each installment will feature a different culture and the entire journey from the grocery store to plate!
When: Tuesday, June 1st
Where: Online above
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
After a long harsh winter and a pretty gloomy springtime, E-scooters have returned to Calgary this time with a few changes to the system. Check out the link above for everything that you might need to know before going for a ride this week!
Wowza, do we miss the theatre. This week check out The Smartest Girl In The World, a heartwarming play about complex family dynamics, redemption and personal drive with incredible performances, beautiful sets and amazing writing by the folks at Calgary’s StoryBook Theatre.
Date: Until, Sunday, June 13th, 2021
Time: 2 pm and 7 pm
Location: Online at link above
We’ve all had a pretty crazy year and now that it’s nearly behind us, everyone could probably use a little colour therapy. The best place to do that? Well, a garden of course! Pack up a picnic basket full of goodies, hit the link above and have a bite to eat in one of the Calgary’s most beautiful gardens.
Don’t miss out, Calgary! Spring is now in full swing and plants, seeds and succulents are going fast. This week check out the Dunvegan Garden, Located just southwest of Calgary at Granary Road. From Indoor and outdoor beauties, landscaping supplies, gardening tools, and a ton more, they have everything – but they’re going fast! Check them out, folks!
When: Thursday – Monday
Where: 226066 112 Street W, Foothills County
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Combining elements of fantasy and probability, Animals and Legends – a game actually created by a father-son duo from here in Calgary, is said to test your patience and your ability to strategize quickly. The objective of the game is simple – create a team of mythical creatures, pit them against those on the opposing team and don’t lose! Hit the link above to pick up yours this week!
Sure, when you’re craving something frosty and delish, you could just go to your local convenience or grocery store and just buy a litre of vanilla, but is that worth the drive? Instead, why not visit one of the cities top-notch shops and really melt into the spirit of the season by checking out one of the 10 best ice cream shops in Calgary, all of which are linked above!
It’s here, Calgary! Established in 1967, Nikka Yuko was “was built to recognize contributions made by citizens of Japanese ancestry to the multi-cultural community of Lethbridge,” and emulates the many authentic gardens overseas. This place by far one of the most beautiful spots in all of Alberta and after being rescheduled from last month, it FINALLY reopens for the season this week! Enjoy!
When: Opens Thursday, June 3rd
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
From documentaries comedies and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through another month of craziness. This June, those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through the tail end of COVID with a ton of new releases!
There you have it, friends! 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourself! The sun won’t be out forever!