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5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, January 25

DH Calgary Staff Jan 24, 2018 7:00 pm 165
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Think of this Thursday as the pre-party for the weekend. Everyone is excited, there’s plenty to look forward to, and it can be just a good a time as Friday, or even Saturday!

It’s all about what you decide to do, and there’s plenty of options around Calgary today.

See “Bill Nye: Science Guy” at the Globe Cinema 

  • What: Come see your favourite Science Guy on screen as he launches a solar propelled spacecraft into the cosmos and advocates for the importance of science, research, and discovery in life. Of course you can expect the typically hilarious behind-the-scenes shenanigans in the lab as he breaks down scientific views on climate change and evolution. It’s time to relive your childhood science class movie time!
  • When: Thursday, January 25 (see all showtimes here)
  • Time: 9:10 pm
  • Where: The Globe Cinema – 617 8th Ave SW, Calgary
  • Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Youth and $6 Children

The Alex Presents: Robbie Burns Bash 

  • What: Join East Village, The Alex Community Health Centre, and Bricks Wine and Co for the second annual Robbie Burns Bash! Sip on your favourite scotch, try “haggis” if you haven’t had it already, and feast on delicious treats from sponsors such as Rouge, Teatro, Deane House, Heritage Park, and more! You will also enjoy a poetry reading, highland dancers, and a silent auction. Come eat, drink, and celebrate this notable man, all while supporting an amazing cause.
  • When: Thursday, January 25
  • Time: 5 to 8 pm
  • Where: St. Louis Hotel – 430 8th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $50

Leaving Thomas EP Release Party

  • What: Join this native Calgarian country duo as they celebrate the launch of their debut Self Titled EP.
  • When: Thursday, January 25
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: The Palace Theatre – 219 8th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $20


  • What: Experience works of art that explore light in various forms created by multiple artists.
  • When: January 25 to February 7
  • Time: 10 am to 5:30 pm
  • Where: Wallace Galleries – 500, 5th Avenue SW
  • Admission: FREE

Inner Elder

  • What: Come along on a journey of discovery with Lunch Box Theatre’s new production as part of High Performance Rodeo. This one woman show, created by award-winning Calgary actress Michelle Thrush, uses real moments and real memories to tell the story of how her Grandmother impacted her life as she transforms from a child to an elder throughout the show.
  • When: January 15 to 27
  • Time: 12 pm / 6 pm (depending on the day)
  • Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 115 9th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $26
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