East Village Weekly Round-Up (June 12-18)


Jump on Canada’s hottest bandwagon at Jurassic Park Far West or perhaps something more mellow is right up your alley, like the smooth sounds of jazz. Either way, East Village has something for fans of all things this week. Check out our suggested must-do list for this week:

YYCFoodTrucks and Genesis Basketball present Game 6 Raptors Outdoor Viewing Party at Fort Calgary

What a better way to celebrate the Toronto Raptors incredible run than with hundreds of your closest friends. Calgarians of all ages are invited to show their Canadian pride and cheer on the Raps to a championship in Game 6 of the NBA Final Series at this free family-friendly event. There will be plenty of food trucks supplying eats and treats, a pre-game DJ and giant screen to watch the game.

When: Thursday, June 13 6:00-9:30pm
Where: Fort Calgary
Cost: FREE

June’s Literary Lunch with Jess Nicol

It is time to S-L-O-W D-O-W-N and take that walk from work/home to Loft 112 for a literary lunch full of family secrets for this month Literary Lunch.

When: Friday, June 14, 12:00-2:00pm
Where: Loft 112
Cost: $10 for a pre-ordered lunch

Live Jazz at Yardarm Cocktail Bar

East Village’s newest late night spot, Yardarm is an intimate cocktail and piano lounge located in the heart of East Village focusing on craft cocktails, paired canapes and personalized service. Every Friday and Saturday night features a local jazz artist.

When: Friday and Saturday night, June 14 & 15
Where: 107, 535 8 Ave SE
Cost: FREE

Neighbour Day

Get to know other East Villagers on Neighbour Day at an afternoon of fun brought to you by the East Village Neighbourhood Association.

When: Saturday, June 15 1:00-3:00pm
Where: C-Square
Cost: FREE

Monster March

Get dressed up in your best monster costume and join Wee Wild Ones for their second annual Monster March, in support of the Children’s Cottage Society. Anyone and everyone is invited to sign up, including individuals, schools, classes, pre-schools and daycares.

When: Sunday, June 16 10:00-12:00pm
Where: Confluence Plaza
Cost: By Donation

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