FAMILY DAY WEEKEND FUN!

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? Look no further – we’ve got the best picks of what’s up in Calgary!

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
Every day in February

During the month of February, participating Calgary cafes and restaurants create delicious and unique signature Hot Chocolates to support Calgary Meals on Wheels. Customer votes decide which drink will win the coveted title of “Calgary’s Best Hot Chocolate,” and each rating entered gives customers a chance to win prizes all throughout the month! Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and be sure to invite everyone you know to indulge in their favourite and join the fun! http://yychotchocolate.com/

Family FISHtival
Bow Habitat Station: Saturday Feb 13, 2016 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join for some family fun on the long weekend as you learn the tips and tools you’ll need at the annual Family FISH-tival! There will be free outdoor activities including casting games, ice fishing safety and marshmallow roasting. Warm up inside the Discovery Centre & Fish Hatchery with even more family fun and feed the fish – at a special rate of $5 per person (children 3 and under – free). http://bit.ly/BHSFishtival2016

We are Family Drop-In Days with The City of Calgary Parks
Feb 13 – 15, 2016 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

February 13 at Carburn Park, 11am to 3pm; February 14 at Prince’s Island Park, 11am to 3pm; and February 15 at Devonian Gardens, 11am to 3pm. We Are Family Drop-In Days with The City of Calgary Parks. Celebrate the Family Day weekend in nature! Bring the family down to one of the city’s beautiful outdoor rinks for some fresh air, ice-skating and fireside nature activities. If you prefer an indoor celebration, join at Devonian Gardens where there will be lots of family-friendly entertainment including nature-themed games, fun crafts and cool animal artefacts.

Cineplex Family Favourites – Hotel Transylvania 2
Particpating theatres: Saturday Feb 13, 2016

February 13: Hotel Transylvania 2. Enjoy a classic family movie! Admission to Cineplex Family Favourites is only $2.99 per person, including GST. For a list of participating theatres, visit the website. www.cineplex.com

Family Day Weekend Climbing & Gymnastics Drop-In at Southland Leisure Centre
Sunday Feb 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The whole family is welcome to a special Family Day Weekend Climbing (Indoor Rock Climbing) and Gymnastics Drop-in!

Olympic Oval Family Day Skate
Monday Feb 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The U of C Olympic Oval is pleased to once again be the host of Olympic Oval Family Day Skate, in celebration of the provincial Family Day holiday. This event features free public skating on The Fastest Ice in the World! Parking at the Oval is also free (Lot 10). The Tim Hortons Truck will be on hand to serve up coffee with proceeds going toward support for Oval Program Athletes and the Intact Oval Bursary Program. Helmets rule! It is mandatory that all skaters wear an accepted helmet (CSA approved) during public skating sessions. This policy is implemented as a proactive safety measure to help protect skaters and ensure all users of the Olympic Oval enjoy their time skating. Bring or rent from the Skate Shop (while supplies last)! Protect your brain, skate smart! http://oval.ucalgary.ca/familyday