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Parties and festivals, launches and everything else in between.

Unique Date Night (or Date Day!) Volunteer Opportunities in Calgary!

November 21, 2017

For the next couple of weeks, I’ll be partnering with Propellus Calgary to share some great volunteer opportunities.  In my experience, people want to volunteer, but they don’t really know where to start, or they think it might be too …

Calgary Library to host Star Wars Day on December 2nd!

November 20, 2017

If you (and your kids, I guess) cannot wait for the new Star Wars movie, the Calgary Library might be able to help. On Saturday December 2nd, the Calgary library is inviting families from all galaxies for a celebration of all things …

Calgary still doesn’t have a Santa Claus parade, but here are the nearby towns that do!

November 17, 2017

Image via Airdie Echo It’s been 12 years since Calgary hasn’t had a Santa Claus parade. You’ll remember that it closed so the city could build the Bow Tower, which has now been open for six years. But even though Calgary doesn’t have …

Tragically Hip documentary to stream on CraveTV

November 7, 2017

Good news for Tragically Hip fans, and Canadians in general actually. The acclaimed Tragically Hip documentary Long Time Running is returning to CTV this Sunday, November 12th, and immediately afterwards a special director’s cut will be available to stream on CraveTV immediately …

This is your chance to spend Halloween deep inside a Canmore cave watching a scary movie!

October 23, 2017

If you feel like spending your Halloween dealing with darkness, claustrophobia and creepy crawlies….while watching a movie about darkness, claustrophobia and creepy crawlies, then you’ll definitely want to check out what Canmore Cave Tours is up to for the spookiest day …

Got some stress to relieve? Check out Calgary’s rage room!

October 18, 2017

If you’ve ever felt like you’ve needed to get something off your chest, but know it’s probably not appropriate: Meet the rage room. If you’ve ever felt like your heartbroken and you needed to relieve some anger: Meet the rage …

Cineplex offering free movies to celebrate Community Day!

October 5, 2017

One of my favourite things to do is go to the movies! It’s the chance to sit down, relax, put your phone away, eat popcorn and enjoy a really great movie. And eat popcorn. Did I mention that already? On …

Calgary Counseling Centre offering a free, anonymous and online depression screening test.

October 2, 2017

Over the past few years, North Americans have been having more and more real conversations about mental health. I’ve been lucky enough to work and host a few events for youth working on mental health programs in schools, programs that …

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil coin in Calgary commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

October 2, 2017

This post is sponsored by The Royal Canadian Mint   The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a new two-dollar circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at The Military Museums of Calgary, this Thursday October 5th from 10:30 AM – …

Calgary chefs join forces to make food bank inspired dishes!

October 1, 2017

Move over Oktoberfest, because this month is all about the first ever OctoberFeast event. What is it? Over 20 Calgary restaurants have come together for Octoberfeast from October 1 through 15th.  For only two weeks these Calgary restaurants will have …

Pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’ coming to 17th Avenue this weekend!

September 21, 2017

This weekend, 17th Avenue businesses are teaming up to create a temporary pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’! By now, you’ve probably noticed that 17th Avenue is undergoing a lot of construction. Three years worth of construction. But a …

More than just the parade: 10+ Calgary Pride Events worth checking out!

August 18, 2017

I’m so excited for this year’s Calgary Pride Festival (August 25th to September 4th, 2017). With all that’s going on around the world and here at home, the timing for this festival couldn’t be more perfect. Of course you know …

Come From Away announces Canadian tour!

June 1, 2017

I’m calling it right now. This is the best news you’ll read today. Broadway Across Canada just announced that the broadway smash Come From Away will be making it’s tour debut in their 2018-2019 season. When I saw the email, …

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Lilac Fest!

May 30, 2017

Photo taken by: Dr.John Huynh (Ortho on 4th) Presented in partnership with car2go Even though Calgarians have been enjoying warm weather for a few weeks now, it never really feels like summer has started until Lilac Fest, which takes place this …

Only in Canmore: Special concert to take place 100 feet underground.

May 29, 2017

Alberta is home to many impressive concert venues: The Jack Singer, The National Music Centre, Bella Concert Hall and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. And now, it can add one more to it’s growing list: Rat’s Nest Cave. Next week, …