Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to celebrate love of all kinds, including family love. Show your kids how much you love them and take them to one of these fun, Valentine’s-themed events in Calgary!

Family Valentine’s Crafts & Cookies (Free)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a free craft and cookie session at the Southland Leisure Centre. All ages are welcome to attend and there are two drop-in times available. No pre-registration required.

When: Tuesday February 14, 2017
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am and 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Southland Leisure Centre
Address: 2000 Southland Dr. SW, Calgary AB

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Create a Luv-a-Button for your Valentine

Design a colourful Valentine’s Day Memento! Buttons are only 2 for $5 (including materials). Once you’ve completed your “Luv-Button” image, you’ll have help you preserving it as a durable pin-back button for you or your Valentine to wear. Suitable for children, youths and adults. Drop-ins are welcome, but space is limited – call 403-221-3682 to reserve your spot(s).

When: Friday February 10, 2017
Time: 4-6 pm
Where: North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Address: 523 27 Avenue NW, Calgary AB

Family Crafty Night at Amaze Arts Studio – LOVE String Art

Choose a pre-sketched Love string art design to create alongside your loved ones its a fun addition to your Valentines Day decor collection. Admission price reflects two participants. A great way to MAKE memories with your child. $45 per parent-child pair.

When: Friday February 10, 2017
Time: 6-7:30 pm
Where: Amazearts
Address: Unit #207, 11625 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary AB

Michaels Kids Club: Valentine’s Day Cookies – click for details

When: Saturday February 11, 2017
Time: sessions start every half hour between 10 and 11:30 am
Where: Michaels stores

Home Depot Kids’ Workshop: Valentine’s Photo Box

On the 2nd Saturday of every month, head to your local Home Depot for some FREE family fun.  Kids must be between the ages of 4-12 years, and parents must participate.  Each month there is a new wood-working project for the kids to create.  The kids will use both glue and hammers.  Be sure to visit the Home Depot site to find out each month’s project; you need to pre-register your child.

February’s event is Valentine’s themed!

When: Second Saturday of each month (check website as dates may vary)
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Participating Home Depot locations

That’s Amore! Valentine’s Day at the Calgary Farmers’ Market

The market is being transformed into a romantic Valentine’s destination. There will be red checkered table cloths, flowers, hearts galore, and lots of entertainment! Share a romantic brunch or lunch with that special someone while Rowdy Pianos spread the love, donating all tip requests to the Calgary Food Bank, and fill the market with love songs. Enjoy roaming musical entertainment including the very popular A Capella groups Yay Quartet and Fresh Blend. Make fruit flower Valentine’s with Poppy Innovations, and capture your love in the romantic photo booth.

When: Saturday February 11, 2017
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Calgary Farmers’ Market
Address: 510 77 Ave SE, Calgary AB