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5 fantastic things to do on Family Day Weekend

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After all this frigid weather we think we more than deserve a long weekend. And as tempting as it may be to stay inside and do absolutely nothing, we’re urging you to get out there and take advantage of these sweet events, Calgary. That way we can stay inside and live vicariously through you.

Go on a hot chocolate tasting spree

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The sweetest festival of the year is on during Fam Day weekend! Participating cafés, restaurants and chocolatiers are competing for the title of YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate and special Cup That Runneth Over. Don’t miss the chance to cast your vote!

When: Friday, February 1 – Thursday, February 28
Where: Various locations in the city
Cost: Varies by location

Party hardy at the 2019 Beltline Bonspiel

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Outdoor curling tournament, live music, delicious food, and beer… what doesn’t the Beltline Bonspiel have? That’s right, nothing.

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 11 AM – 4 PM
Where: Lougheed House– 707 13 Ave SW
Cost: Free!

Throw it back at the Lloyd’s Legacy Skate

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Ever since our beloved Lloyd’s closed down, we’ve been seriously missing those good times out on the rink…which is exactly why we can’t wait to throw it back to the good old days. Pop on some 90’s hits, grab the OG crew and get your retro threads prepped, ’cause it’s time for the Lloyd’s Legacy Skate!

When: Saturday, February 16 @ 8PM – 12AM
Where: Don Hartman NE Sportsplex— 5206 68th Street NE
Cost: $10 per person; $20+ for families online

Enjoy an iconic movie at the Central Library

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There’s a free screening at of the classic film Loulou going on at the new library! Enjoy the Romeo and Juliet-esque story of “combative lovers from opposite sides of the track”. All you gotta do is RSVP!

When: Sunday, February 17 @ 2 PM
Where: New Calgary Central Library
Cost: Free!

Cheer on our boys in red

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What better way to spend a day off than at a Flames game?! We’re taking on the Coyotes at home and we’re planning on crushing some serious Dome beers while we’re at it. Care to join?

When: Monday, February 18 @ 2 PM
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
Cost: $40+

Don’t forget to tag us in all your long weekend snaps, Calgary!

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