Celebrate Valentine's Day in Style - Blog

February is still winter, but that doesn’t mean Lethbridge is devoid of entertainment. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetie at an authentic English High Tea or start getting in shape for the annual Moonlight Run. Get out and enjoy the season!

Galt Museum Valentine’s High Tea – February 9

Bring your special someone and enjoy an authentic English High Tea at The View senior centre. Presented by the Galt Museum, the $25 per person ticket includes finger sandwiches, desserts and cream cakes along with freshly brewed coffee and teas provided by Express Tea & Coffee. Sip away while listening to music and taking in a Victorian Fashion Show using authentic costumes from the University of Lethbridge, Fine Arts Division.

Guests are encouraged to dress up for the occasion. Children are welcome. Parking at The View is limited so a special bus will offer complimentary transportation to the event. The bus leaves the Galt Museum lot at 2:00 pm. The High Tea is on Saturday February 9, from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. The Galt Museum is at 502 – 1st St. South, on the west end of 5th Ave South at Scenic Drive). The View is located at 110 Scenic Drive N.

Moonlight Run, Lethbridge – March 9

Your Lethbridge RV dealer does more than sell motorhomes or look after your cherished camper. El Dorado RV is a sponsor for the 22nd Annual Moonlight Run, hosted by the Rotary Club. Proceeds from the 2013 run go to Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank as well as the Lethbridge Coulee Clean Up Program. This year’s run is on Saturday, March 9. Choose from either a 6K walk/run or a 10K run. The 6K route runs from town to the police firing range, around Indian Battle Park and through the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. 10K runners continue north past the park to the turnaround. The race ends downtown. Starting time is 8:00 pm.

Prizes will be awarded in five different age categories, from the under 11 crowd to the admirable 80 year and older division. Top prize in each is $300, followed by $200 for second and $100 for third place. Long sleeve sweatshirts are available with the $35.00 entry fee. Without the shirt the fee is $20.00 per person.

The race is limited to 2,500 participants. In 2012 that number was reached by February 15th. Enter online or print the entry form and mail it with your payment to the Runner’s Soul Moonlight Run address located at the top of the form.  Come out and join your fellow runners as you take to the streets of Lethbridge under a bold prairie moon and a zillion stars.