What’s Up This Weekend: January 5 – January 7

From Calgary Flames Super Skills to Pure 90's, here's what's up this weekend in YYC.

From Calgary Flames Super Skills to Pure 90’s, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.

1. Calgary Zoo Lights last weekend 
Runs until Saturday, January 6th
Nightly from 6-9pm
Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE

The traditional Calgary Zoo Lights is back again for its 20th year and sure to be more lit. A perfect evening with your family or a date night awaits you as the Calgary Zoo transforms its grounds at night into a festival showcase of lights shaped in your favorite animals. Enjoy some hot chocolate and activities as you walk in this Winter Wonderland. Tickets are $14.95 for 16+ and $11.95 for kids ages 3yrs – 15yrs.

2. Live DJ Saturdays 
Saturday, January 6th 8pm-12am
Upper Deck Public House, 1104 – 6 ave SW


Bring your best dancing shoes on the floor with live DJ and work on your New Years resolution – dance like no one’s watching.

3. Calgary Flames Super Skills
Sunday, January 7th at 1pm
Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE


Come down to the ‘Dome to see Monahan, Gaudreau and the team go head-to-head in a Red vs. White skills competition! Doors: 11:00 AM – Flames Practice: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Super Skills Competition: 1:30 – 3:00 PM. Events include: – Fastest Skater – Hardest Shot – Shooting Accuracy – King of the Shootout – Relay Challenge.

4. Pure 90’s
Friday, January 5th
Stage West Theatre Restaurant, 727 42 Ave. SE


Get ready to jam to the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC, Spice Girls and Alanis Morrissette. And yeah, don’t forget your butterfly hair clips and frost your tips because the ‘90s are back!



5. Winter Open House
Sunday, January 7th at 7pm
Repsol Sport Centre, 2225 Macleod Trail


Time to get on those New Year resolutions with Different Strokes Calgary (DSC), a non-profit, volunteer run swim club inclusive of LGBT swimmers and their supporters. Try Repsol pool with a short workout and some fun games in the water with a “fun and fitness for life” philosophy to get to know others in your lane.  And the best part, it’s FREE!


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