Best Events For This Long Weekend

We have come to know chinooks as “not that cold weather” which grants everyone to have more fun outdoors than inside. Fortunately, there are some great events happening this long weekend!

1.Science in the Cinema Presents: Seven Pounds (free) Feb 16

Location: Globe Cinema 617-8 Ave SW Calgary, AB

Are you a Science lover or just a curious individual? Science in the Cinema brings together science and popular culture in a fun and engaging way.

Come watch the film Seven Pounds, a drama about a man who sets out to change the lives of seven people he doesn’t know. Then learn about the miracle of organ transplantation and in particular, heart transplantation from Dr. Imtiaz Ali, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Alberta Health Services (Calgary Zone) who will lead a discussion after the film.

The Event starts at 6:30 until 9:00. Admission is FREE and first come first serve, all attendees will receive a voucher for a free small popcorn.


2.Glow Downtown Winter Light Festival (free) Feb 17-20

Location: All over Downtown

Party at Downtown? Each night from 6:30 pm to 11 pm public spaces throughout the downtown core will be lit with one of- a-kind installations, projections, theatrical experiences and interactive light art commissioned from artists, representing local, national and international talent.


3. Funderful Family Day Celebration (free) Feb 20

Location: Trico Centre

Want to celebrate Family day with the fam? Come out and join 88.9 Shine FM and AM 700 The Light at Trico Centre for the Funderful Family Day Celebration! Activities include food trucks, trampoline leaps, theatre, the fun zone and much more!

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