8 things to do in #YQL this weekend


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Western Canada’s premier agriculture show, the annual Ag Expo & North American Seed Fair at Exhibition Park ends Friday. The three-day showcase features over 350 exhibitors and vendors from across North America specializing in everything from farm equipment and livestock supplies to seeds and irrigation. The expo closes tonight at 5 p.m., and runs Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person, children under 10 years of age are free, and parking is $5 per vehicle. For more information, visit: exhibitionpark.ca


The Lethbridge Hurricanes are at home this weekend looking to break a three-game losing streak. Saturday, they take on the Brandon Wheat Kings, and Friday, they go up against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Both games are at the ENMAX Centre and puck drops at 7 p.m. on both nights.


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Black History Month, the City along with a cohort of community focused organizations is hosting two very special events: Friday at City Hall, 5–9 p.m., and Saturday at the Galt Museum & Archives, 1:30–4:30 p.m. Black History Month Celebrations are an opportunity to learn about black history through entertainment, informational booths and exhibits, and food.


Each weekend from February 27 to March 20, students from the Lethbridge College’s School of Media and Design will be at Park Place Mall talking to prospective students about multimedia and design programs offered at the college along with the career opportunities available following graduation. From 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Saturday and 12–5 p.m. Sunday, students from the Fashion Design and Sustainable Production program will use interactive displays to showcase their role in the exciting world of media and design.


Graduation is a significant milestone in a person’s life and it shouldn’t be missed just because they can’t afford a fancy dress. The YWCA wants to ensure every gad is dressed to the nines for their big day this spring. Saturday from 11 a.m.–3 p.m., prospective graduates are invited to the YWCA to pick out a graduation outfit from a selection of gently used dresses, evening gowns, and women’s suits. Accessories such as shoes will also be available, and hairstylists and makeup artists will also be on site to make them look their absolute best. ATTIRE TO INSPIRE is free to anyone facing financial barriers. For more information, contact Lindsay Brown, YWCA Lethbridge & District, at 403-329-0088 or [email protected].


The Lethbridge Public Library is hosting its annual Spelling Mini Bee Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Main Branch’s Theatre Gallery. Spelling ‘bees’ (children in Grades 1, 2, or 3) are invited to the library to flex their superior spelling skills in an attempt to become Lethbridge’s Mini Bee champion.  


The MS Society of Canada – Lethbridge & District Chapter presents Exhibit B, The Art of Craft Beer Event Saturday at the Lethbridge Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre. From 7–10 p.m. and for only $50, craft beer connoisseurs can quench their thirst on a selection of over 50 unique drafts from around the world.  Appetizers will be prepared and served by lodge staff, and you’ll also receive a collectible beer sampling glass to commemorate your journey to brew-induced bliss.


Koba Entertainment presents Koba’s Great Big Live Show featuring cherished children’s television characters from Max and RubyMike the KnightThe Backyardigans, and FranklinThe musical adventure starts at 1 p.m. at the Yates Memorial Theatre. Tickets are $32.50 per person and are available at the Yates Memorial Theatre and ENMAX ticket centres. To purchase tickets online and for more information, visit: www.koba-entertainment.com/shows/great-big-show

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


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