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5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 8

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DH Calgary Staff Aug 08, 2017 12:00 am 218

Happy Tuesday Calgary! We’ll help you get your groove back with fun events in town.

From getting fit to participating in free events around town, there’s something for everyone.

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Check out the #IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

Spend your lunch hour listening to some of Calgary’s best local talent on this outdoor stage on Stephen Avenue. From DJs, to Dance Troupes, to live bands, to Comedians, you will always be pleasantly surprised by the live performances set to play this stage this summer.

  • Where: Stephen Avenue – between Street and 1 Street SE
  • When: July 13 – August 30
  • Cost: FREE

As you like it – Shakespeare by the Bow

Theatre Calgary is bringing As you like it outside starting Tuesday, June 20, as it begins its annual outdoor performances of Shakespeare by the Bow. Performances are pay-what-you-will and non-ticketed, so you can just turn up with a blanket and picnic and settle in; the suggested donation is $20 per adult.

  • Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
  • When: June 20 to August 27, every day except Monday’s, performances at 7 pm, with an extra 2pm matinee on Sundays.
  • Cost: Free

Free programs + events at the Calgary Public Library 

The Calgary Public Library offers a variety of different resources and programs for people of every age. Come learn something new this summer, all you need is a library card!

  • Where: Various Calgary Public Library locations around the city
  • When: July 11 – September 5
  • Cost: FREE

Calgary Fringe Festival 

  • What: A plethora of uncensored, non-juried theatre performances happening all around the city. Enjoy!
  • Where: Various theaters around the city
  • When: August 4 – 12
  • Cost: $55-$200

Quantum at Telus Spark

  • What: Come see the first-ever traveling exhibition on quantum information and technology!
  • Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: June 26-August 7
  • Cost: Included with admission

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