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8 Things To Do At Home And Around Calgary This Weekend (June 26-28)

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It’s the most wonderful time of the weeeeek! Happy pre-kend, friends! We hope all of you are doing swell! This Friday is supposed to be hot, hot, hot so we encourage you to get your butts out there and enjoy some fresh air. If oxygen isn’t your thing, or you’re playing it safe, there’s also a ton to do around the house as well! If you need an idea or two, here are 8 things to do at home or around Calgary this weekend!

Vote for your favourite indie film of the 2020 CUFF

Calgary Underground film festival is going digital! Catch the best of 2020’s independent cinema this June right from your couch at home.

When: Until Sunday, June 28th
Time: 10 pm

Go see a movie at the recently reopened Cineplex!

Cineplex and Landmark have said that they will begin reopening theatres across the country, starting right here in Alberta on Friday, June 26th. This week, sink into some theatre popcorn and catch a pre-show at the theatre like old times.

When: Friday, June 26th

Show your colours at the 2020 Global pride festival

Hosted by Todrick Hall, 2020’s virtual Global Pride will feature 24 hours of incredible musical and artistic performances much like celebrations in previous years. It will also include campaigners and activists who will be able to speak directly to members of such a resilient community at the same time. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Saturday, June 27th
Where: Online here
Time: Check time zones here

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Light up the night for leukemia research

This Saturday, join in on the interactive virtual Light The Night Event, in support of those who have been diagnosed with cancer. To register and make a difference, visit their website here! 

When: Saturday, June 27th
Where: Online here
Time: 6 pm

Grab a bite during Raw Eatery’s Street Food Saturday 

This weekend, sink your teeth into some gourmet grilled cheese during the Raw Eatery’s Street Food Saturday event. Sip on Jalapeno margaritas from the comfort of your own home, by preordering for take-out now!

When: Saturday, June 27th
Where: Pickup from – Unit 2, 1145 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary
Time: 12 pm – 3 pm

Check out this year’s virtual Shakespeare by the Bow!

Theatre Calgary is taking the web! Shakespeare by the Bow is one of Calgary’s favourite summer park activities, but unfortunately, because of the virus, we won’t be able to enjoy the fresh air while we watch… unless you want to sit on your patio? That’s basically the same thing, right?

When: Saturday, June 27th
Where: Online here
Time: 7 pm

Live stream the 2020 Sled Island Festival

Featuring musicians, comedians, artists, and filmmakers the 2020 Sled Island festival is one of Calgary’s most beloved events. Check it out this year right from your couch at home!

When: Sunday, June 28th
Where: Online here
Time: 1 pm

Party hardy with other Calgarians from your living room

Not comfortable hitting the bar just yet? We don’t blame you, but man, don’t you miss dancing? This week, check out an online social distancing zoom party. Let loose, drink, and chat with fellow locals, just like old times!

When: Saturday, June 27th
Where: Online here
Time: 8 pm
Cost: Free

There you have it, friends! So many things to do this weekend in Calgary, so little time!  Whatever it may be, we hope you enjoy yourselves out there and that you stay safe!

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