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FAMILY DAY WEEKEND FUN!

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Family Day 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/

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What's New

ITCHY PIG

Itchy pigITCHY PIG author Nicole Cox and her husband adopted Gunner, a rescued pit bull puppy who had suffered abuse and neglect at the hands of his former owners. With his short, tattered ears and large snout, he resembled a cute little pig, and because of his food and seasonal allergies, Gunner was always itchy. So they started calling him "Itchy Pig," and the nickname stuck. After experimenting with different foods, Nicole found some that Gunner wasn’t allergic to—fruits and veggies are his favorite treats—and the sick puppy has now grown into a healthy and happy dog.

Gunner’s story inspired Nicole to write a children’s book to help kids learn about allergies and how to live with them. This March Inkshares will be publishing Nicole Cox's picture book, ITCHY PIG (Hardcover; $17.99; pub date: March 22, 2016), a story about a mischievous piglet who goes on an outdoor adventure, learning an itchy lesson about allergies.


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Events

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 11 to 20 - Calgary Young People’s Theatre Presents, Village of Idiots
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 11 to 15 - Family Quest at Heritage Park Historical Village
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 13 to 15 - Albertans Encouraged to Spend Family Day Celebrating ‘Golden Rules’
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 13 to 15 - No Licence Required! Family Fishing Long Weekend
12:00 am - 12:00 am Chinese New Year Carnival Celebrations
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 5 to 20 - StoryBook Theatre Presents, Lord of the Flies
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 6 to Apr. 24 - Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit at Heritage Park Historical Village
12:00 am - 12:00 am Jan. 2 to Jun. 30 - Drop-In Jungle Gym at Village Square Leisure Centre
12:00 am - 12:00 am Feb. 1 to Mar. 13 - Canmore Winter Carnival
12:00 am - 12:00 am Month of February - YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Wonders of Devonian Gardens - Free Children’s Nature Program
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Family FISHtival
10:30 am - 11:30 am Jan. 2 to Feb. 29 - TELUS Spark Material of the Season: Paper
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Hearts & Crafts at Chapters/Indigo
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Cineplex Family Favourites - Hotel Transylvania 2
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Daily Until March - Penguin Walks at the Calgary Zoo
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Herein We Dwell: Unexpected Images of Calgary in the 1890s
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Skate in Nature
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Feb. 13 to 15 - We are Family Drop-In Days with The City of Calgary Parks
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BODY WORLDS at TELUS Spark
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Weekends from Jan. 30 to Feb. 21 - Loose Moose Theatre for Kids Presents, Snow White

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