From Toast to YYCFoodTrucks Father’s Day Weekend, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Toast Volume 6: Living an Intentional Life
June 12th from 730am-9am
ATB Financial, 102 8 Ave SW
Following in the footsteps of some of the world’s strongest and most successful women, Ace and ATB Investor Services collaborated to create Toast, a morning mindfulness series designed to kick-start your day. Come nourish your body and mind as you unplug from your cell phone, take part in a mini meditation and listen to an empowering panel of women offering their insight on how to unlock your infinite potential through helpful and practical tools, tips and techniques.
2. Mill Street’s Second Annual Summer Block Party
June 12th from 6pm-9pm
Mill Street Brewpub, 219 17 Ave SW
Mill Street is hosting their second annual Summer Block Party this Tuesday. Join in on the festivities as they celebrate the sun with ice cold beers, tasty spirits and delectable bites both from Mill Street and from some of their favourite downtown restaurants. Guests in attendance can also expect a DJ, two patios and brewery tours all night.
3. Father’s Day Splatter Paint Night
June 13th from 6pm-8pm and June 14th from 5pm-7pm
Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Pz SE
4. Adults Only Night: Cocktail Science
June 14th from 6pm-10pm
TELUS Spark, 220 St George’s Dr NE
Explore TELUS Spark after hours for Adults Only Night on June 14th. You’ll have free reign in their galleries, a fully licensed bar to get your drink on and dance jams to keep your good mood going all night long. This month, they’ll be exploring the science behind cocktails. Learn about the special combination of science and art that goes into creating delicious cocktail creations and dive deeper into the science of cocktails, both the aromatic and the alcoholic.
5. Table for Two Cooking Class
June 15th from 630pm-930pm
Cuisine et Chateau, 227 10 St NW
Get your hands dirty with your date in this exclusive cooking class with Cuisine et Cheateau. Designed with the two of you in ind, they’ve created a menu that will have you working side-by-side as you combine your talents are plate your own dinner. Your menu items are then served with some carefully curated wines so you can enjoy some quality time together. Don’t worry, you can leave the dishes up to them.
Bonus #1: Beer, Barbecue and Butchery
June 16th and 23rd at 1pm
Sunterra Market Social Kitchen, Keynote, 200 12th Ave SE
Sunterra is celebrating Pork Month with special classes in their social kitchen. On June 16th and 23rd, they’ll be hosting Beer, Barbecue and Butchery. This tasty class includes one free drink and all your favourite Sunterra Farms pork dishes like red oak bacon caesar salad, slow cooked pork belly with drip pan potatoes, chipotle and fennel ribs and pork chops. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it. In case you can’t make it to that one, have no fear – they host several classes a month and will have a special Father’s Day lunch and Bacon Bits class for your little ones on June 30.
Bonus #2: YYCFoodTrucks Father’s Day Weekend
June 16th and 17th from 11am-7pm
Murdoch Park, 917 Centre Ave NE
Bring dad to Murdoch Park this Father’s Day Weekend. Kick back, listen to live entertainment and spend some QT with Pops while you enjoy delicious eats from our favourite four-wheeled culinary friends. There will be a pop-up village by Market Collective, beer gardens, puppy-watching and plenty of fun activities to look forward to.