|By Marketwired .||
|February 5, 2013 12:49 PM EST||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Feeling a little post-holiday letdown? Wondering how to fill your cold, dark February nights? The following events are being hosted by our friends in the Calgary community, with the proceeds coming straight to the Calgary Food Bank. Have a little fun while doing a lot of good!
Until March 4
PENNY-POLOOZA! Put Your Pennies to Good Use, One Last Time.
Where: All Calgary Servus Credit Union branches
When: on now!
What: The Royal Canadian Mint starts melting pennies today. But wait! The penny has been good to us - we bought penny candy, we tossed pennies in wishing wells, we played penny poker, we taped pennies to kites tails so they flew better, we picked pennies up for good luck, we dove for pennies, we even offered loved ones a penny for their thoughts! Don't they deserve the opportunity for one last act of good? With the help of Servus Credit Union, you can send your pennies into retirement proudly! Until March 4, all Calgary Servus Credit Union branches will gladly accept your pennies on behalf of the Calgary Food Bank. And the Food Bank will turn those pennies into pasta, potatoes or pork chops!
Until March 4
SKATE TO WIN
Where: Calgary Olympic Oval
When: Mondays from 6:30-8:10PM (excluding Feb 18)
What: Skate for free every Monday when you bring with you the designated Co-op Gold product for the month. This month it's the 700g box of Co-op's Crisp Rice cereal. You also have a chance to enter the Skate to Win contest, for monthly prizes as well as the $1,000 Calgary Co-op gift card grand prize. All food collected will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank.
CRAVE'S CUPCAKE PARTY
Where: Crave Cookies & Cupcakes - Aspen Glen Landing SW location only
When: 11:00am - 2:00pm
What: An on-site donation of 2 non-perishable food items will magically open the secret door. You'll be swept into our den of sugar and spice to decorate your very own Crave cupcake, make a Valentine's Day card and have a little festive fun!
ONE LOVE INTERFAITH BENEFIT CONCERT
Where: Living Spirit United Church - 629 49 Avenue SW
What: A celebration of diversity featuring performers from Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Aboriginal and Christian communities. Tickets are only $5, and all proceeds come to the Calgary Food Bank. Reserve yours at 403.243.3180.
TEXAS HOLD 'EM POKER TOURNAMENT
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 6:00pm 'til the money runs out!
What: You gotta know when to hold 'em... APICS Calgary Chapter is hosting a 50/50 Texas Hold 'em Poker Tourney Social Event. Tables will be organized based on players' experience...so you DON'T have to know what you're doing to pull up a chair! $60 buy-in - half of this will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank. Registration required. Be sure to bring your poker face!
TAKIN YOUR FOOD TO THE BANK
Where: Westhills, Crowfoot and Shaughnessy Safeway locations
When: 10:00am - 3:00pm
What: During this annual Kinsmen Club of Calgary food drive, Calgarians are encouraged to drop off a non-perishable food or cash donation at any of the three participating Safeway stores. In just four years, this campaign has raised almost $70,000!
For more information about each of these events, visit our Facebook events pages. Still don't have the answers you're looking for? Call or email Kathryn Sim.
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