WELCOME SUMMER! After the fun and sun of last weekend’s summer solstice and Father’s Day, the city is lush with positive vibes and is rolling into this weekend with spice. As the city continues to re-open, there are more and more bomb opportunities to connect with the community socially, and safely. At-home activities are of course still keeping the on-screen scene at 100 with glam shows and interactive online classes galore. Let’s keep those good vibes blooming right along with the city’s stunning flowers — those lilacs though! Read on for a kick ass weekend!
Miss travelling? Is that even a question? Not to worry, you can take a trip to the glamorous streets of France via fab food with Cuisine et Chateau (@cuisinechateau)! Learn how to make a beautiful classic French Bistro from the comfort of home in a LIVE interactive class lead by culinary experts. From cozy French onion soup perfect for a rainy day to crisp apple tarts for dessert, this is some damn fine dining you do not want to miss! Pop by this link to get cooking!
Get into your best patio party mood cause Charbar is BACK! With COVID-19 protocols in full practice. This iconic riverside restaurant is well known for it’s stunning, wholesome vibe, unreal dishes and top-notch service! Reconnect with your inner urbanite foodie and indulge in the pure pleasure of this special spot. Hit up the menu here!
On June 25th, experience the power, artistry and skill of Calgary’s Black Community at Spring Board ContainR in Sunny Side (1020, 2nd ave NW)! This impactful fundraiser is allocating all proceeds to Action Dignity’s B.L.A.C.K. Project for Back Youth Empowerment. Listen and learn from the strength and courage of the Black Community as the fundraiser’s artists express story through dance, music and poetry. The event is taking place all day from 11am to 10pm! So you can fit in in no matter what your schedule is like. Social distancing enforcers will also be present to keep in alignment with COVID-19 standard. Be sure to follow @yyc.change to stay in the loop! This is an AMAZING opportunity to proactively support, gain knowledge and contribute to the holistic health of our social systems.
Get rec’d this weekend! That’s right, Calgary’s game night hot spot, The Rec Room, is BACK! And with COVID-19 safety protocols in full effect. Get ready to get your game face on and refresh your mad skills to bond with bae, rock out with your BBFs and make new friends! In person! We’ll cheers to that. And remember to show off your team spirit with the Rec Room crew by sporting a fly face mask if you have one! Go here for full deets and follow @therecroomca to keep up to date.
FIERCE FITNESS WITH THE METHOD
Need a post-lockdown workout method to get ya back in the fitness game? The Method (@themethodyyc) has your back! And all your other muscles cause their workouts are BOMB! This sleek fitness studio is known for their amazing HIIT classes, supportive spirit and incredible community culture. During the WHOLE quarantine, they shared FREE IG Live workouts. Every. Single. Day. Let’s show em the major love they have given YYC and sign up for a much-needed, and SAFE, group sweat sesh. Hit this link to learn more!