East Village Weekly Round-Up (Feb 13-19)


From Studio Bell to hot spot eateries, from urban plazas to the library, there’s always something happening somewhere in East Village. We’ve rounded up our top picks of this week’s events, programs, classes and more. Don’t forget to check the calendars of our community partners for other goings-on in the neighbourhood!

Cuddles & Kisses at the Central Library

Join Calgary Public Library for a cuddly storytime in celebration of Valentine's Day. For children aged 6 to 23 months with a parent/caregiver.

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 10:00am & 11:00am
Where: Central Library (800 3 St SE)
Cost: Free

Valentine’s Day Tasting Collaboration at The Brewer’s Apprentice

The Brewer's Apprentice, Sidewalk Citizen Bakery and Albeerta are collaborating on a special Valentine's Day tasting event! Your two-hour tasting will include samples of eight different beer styles (selected by The Brewer's Apprentice & Albeerta) and food pairings for each beer, courtesy of Sidewalk Citizen Bakery.

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 7:00pm
Where: The Brewer’s Apprentice (448 8 Avenue SE)
Cost: $40

Valentine’s Date Night with Raw Canvas

Join Raw Canvas for a special edition Valentine's Day experience! Come with friends or your sweetie for an adult outing, creating delicious gnocchi and an art piece made (with love) by you!

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 7:00pm
Where: Raw Canvas (609 Confluence Way SE)
Cost: $50/person

Valentine’s Day at the King Eddy with Michela Sheedy

Can YOU feel the love tonight? In honour of Valentine’s Day, King Eddy presents a night of country lovin’ with sultry songstress Michela Sheedy and country vocalist and guitar slinger Aaron Pollock Music. ALL country music lovers are welcome – so whether you’re enjoying V-Day with your boo or your buddies, you’re welcome at the Eddy!

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 8:00pm
Where: King Eddy (438 9 Avenue SE)
$10 advanced, $15 at the door

Fort Calgary Presents: Black & White Movie Nights

February Feature: Double Indemnity (1944)
Join Fort Calgary in the Burnswest Theatre for a night at the movies! Grab some popcorn and a cocktail at this licensed event, and enjoy a classic black and white movie in Fort Calgary’s newly renovated theatre.

When: Friday, February 15 @ 7:00pm
Where: Fort Calgary (750 9 Ave SE)

Boardwalk presents: Family Day at Studio Bell with Fred Penner

Boardwalk Rental Communities presents Family Day at Studio Bell, featuring beloved children’s singer-songwriter and the “Canadian Minister of Positivity” himself, Fred Penner.

When: Monday, February 18 from 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Studio Bell (850 4 Street SE)
Studio Bell general admission ($18 adults, $14 Seniors & Students, $11 Youth)