8 things to do in #YQL this weekend




Celebrate downtown Lethbridge this First Friday at Casa by taking in a noon-hour concert hosted by the U of L’s Conservatory of Music. Roses, Raindrops and Rhythm: A Guide to Musical Gardening features Margaret Mezei on clarinet, Karin Barg on harp, Mark Rodgers on cello, and Monica Baczuk on flute.


Olympic gold medalist, adventurer, and social entrepreneur, Adam Kreek will be speaking at the U of L’s Students’ Union Ballroom Friday from 3–4:30 p.m. During the presentation Preserving with Strength: Success, Failure and Mental Toughness, presented by Chartered Professional Accountants, Adam will talk about his experiences in sports, adventure, and entrepreneurship.


The Lethbridge Hurricanes, leading their division with 36 wins and 15 losses, take on the Moose Jaw Warriors Friday at the ENMAX Centre. Puck drops at 7 p.m.


Follow along as two polarizing characters, one good and one bad, attempt to win the love of the same boy in Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Catch the U of L’s production on Saturday & Sunday at 7 p.m. along with a matinee Saturday at 1 p.m. in the U of L’s Theatre. Show plays nightly until February 13.


The Galt Museum & Archives is launching their latest exhibit We Are Here to Serve: Fire & EMS Sunday from 2–3 p.m. The Curator Presents: Stories of Loss and Bravery, the exhibit’s opening presentation, will feature guest speakers sharing their compelling stories of heroism in the over 100 year history of Lethbridge’s emergency services personnel. The exhibit will run until May 23, and will include artifacts, videos, photographs, and an interactive video game to showcase the outstanding contributions firefighters and EMS have made to our city and region.


Lethbridge College is hosting an Open House Saturday from 10–3 p.m. Prospective students, parents and anyone interested in the institution’s programs, sports teams, or facility are encouraged to attend. Event registration is required, and attendees are asked to meet in the Centre Core.


Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra (LSO) presents Love Notes – Shaken, Not Stirred with 007 Saturday at Casa. The Bond-themed fundraiser, in support of the LSO, starts at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a champagne reception, martini bar, five-course meal, live and silent auction, and dancing the night away to the sweet sounds of the LSO. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,200 for a table of eight.  


Celebrate Shrove Tuesday in true New Orleans’s fashion at the Mardi Gras Masquerade Saturday in the U of L’s Students’ Union Ballroom—dress your best, throw on a mask, and savour your last chance to gorge before Lent. The party begins at 8 p.m. Learn to swing dance with the Swing Bridge Dance Club at 8:15 p.m. then hit the dancefloor at 9 p.m. accompanied by the smooth, bold sounds of the Lethbridge Big Band. Tickets are $25 per person or $160 for a table of eight.

For more information on the events mentioned, and to find even more exciting things to do this weekend in our city, visit www.lethbridgeliving.com/events/calendar-view


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