February 06, 2023

In and Around the BLOX - February 2023

Black History Month

The time is always right to do what is right -Martin Luther King, JR

ReGrub’s (625 11th Ave SW) NØ BOOLSHIT Shake will dedicate the month of February for Black History Month. They’ve teamed up with Wings of Hope for Africa to ensure by empowering communities & share their developments of self-sufficiency programs to end poverty in Burundi and Rwanda, East Africa, and in Calgary, Canada. Stop in and grab a shake in support!

Happening in the BLOX this month

BLOX presents: Alpha House's Engaging Vulnerable Persons Workshop

Tuesday February 28th from 12:10-12:55pm @ 617 11th Ave SW


The Engaging Vulnerable Persons Training/Workshop breaks down common myths and misconceptions about homelessness and substance use. It offers skills and knowledge that provide individuals the information to better understand, ultimately helping remove biases and stigma to meaningfully engage with individuals experiencing homelessness with compassion and empathy.

Finally, the workshop offers information on crisis intervention techniques and when these might be necessary to support greater confidence and safety for all interactions.

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

February 1st – 28th Meals on Wheels is back with their annual fundraiser, come try some delicious and new hot chocolate flavors from one of the BLOX contestants and support a good cause:

  • Stable (610 10th Ave SW) Cheeky Banana Hot Chocolate
  • Milano Coffee (602 11th Ave SW) Maple Taffy Delight
  • Sucre (1007 8th Street SW) Dulce Cheesecake