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15 things to do in Calgary this week

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DH Calgary Staff Apr 04, 2016 10:51 am

Looking for something to do this week? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between April 4 and April 10.

For a complete list of events, check out our Calgary events calendar.

Dinner & A movie at Heritage Park

  • What: Swap your night in with a three-course dinner and feast your eyes on the big screen.
  • Where: 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Heritage Park
  • When: April 5 and 19
  • Cost: $31 to $50 per person, buy online or call 403-268-8607 for more information

Tuesday Team Trivia

  • What: Wild Rose Brewery will give prizes to teams who know their stuff. Test your skills every Tuesday.
  • Where: The Kings Head Pub – 9116 Macleod Trail SE
  • When: Tuesday, April 5 from 8 to 10 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Video Games Live: Bonus Round

  • What: The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performs the music behind some of the world’s biggest games with synchonized lights, lasers, live action and video clips to enhance your experience.
  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
  • When: Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25-$85

Kayhan Kalhor and Niyaz

  • What: Three-time Grammy nominee Kayhan Kalhor, and Niyaz featuring Azim-Ali, a Canadian Iranian group blend together their unique sounds for a worldly collaboration.
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • When: Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $29 to $59

Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work

  • What: The School of Creative and Performing Arts is displaying work conceived, directed, produced, and performed by graduate and undergraduate students. See a wide range of dramatic material and approaches to theatrical performance.
  • Where: Reeve Theatre – 210 University Court NW
  • When: April 6 to 9
  • Cost: $10 single day tickets; $20 festival pass

Tomorrow’s Child

  • What: Sit back, relax, and close your eyes for this audio only theatre experience. Created with the latest in sound technology this sci-fi short story from Ray Bradbury is adapted by Matthew Waddell, Eric Rose and David van Belle.
  • Where: West Village Theatre – 2007 10th Avenue SW
  • When: April 6 to 9 at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $25

New Beers Eve

  • What: Enjoy a full day of Happy Hour pricing on April 6 at National on 17th. in order to make room for a slew of new beers they’ll need your help to clear out the old stuff.
  • Where: National on 17th – 550 17th Avenue SW
  • When: Wednesday, April 6

Free First Thursday Nights at the Glenbow

  • What: Free admission to the Glenbow Museum every first Thursday of the month.
  • Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
  • When: Thursday, April 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Taste of the Opera

  • What: Get a taste of each upcoming opera at this behind-the-scenes event as Mamdani Opera Centre opens its doors for a unique insider’s look at the production, followed by a taste of local food and wine from the region where the opera takes place.
  • When: Friday, April 8 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Mamdani Opera Centre – 1315 7th Street SW
  • Cost: $25 – buy online

The Kings of Swing

  • What: A night of swinging tunes showcasing the sounds of Artie Shaw, Woody Herman and the legendary Benny Goodman. With Jens Lindemann on trumpet, David Bannett playing the clarinet and Jeff Tyzik conducting the whole performance.
  • When: Friday, April 8 and 9 at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons’ – 205 8th Avenue SW
  • Cost: $25-$85

The Statistics Live

  • What: The alternative duo from Price George, British Columbia are heading to Calgary Friday night. Erin and Darby Yule will perform at Vern’s Pub along with Tyler Burton, MoonMuseum, and Space Classic.
  • Where: Vern’s Pub – 622 8th Avenue SW
  • When: Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $10

Aggie Days

  • What: Meet some farm animals and participate in interactive agriculture activities including cow milking, sheep shearing, livestock auctioneering, the amazing corn maze and more!
  • Where: Stampede Park, Agrium Western Event Center
  • When: April 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Fitness at the CORE

  • What: Closed on Sunday mornings, the CORE is hosting a free Zumba class before their stores open.
  • Where: CORE Shopping Centre
  • When: Sundays until May 1 from 11 a.m. to noon
  • Cost: Free

Everything New is Old Again

  • What: The Young Canadians are taking current hits and twisting them into the musical styles from the last two decades.
  • Where: Bella Concert Hall at Mount Royal University – 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW
  • When: April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: $30

Body Worlds Vital

  • What: Celebrating the human body in its healthy, vibrant, and optimal self. Body Worlds is one of the first showcases to provide human specimens on display.
  • Where: TELUS Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until May 31
  • Cost: $24.95 for adults (18 to 64), $22.95 for seniors (65 and over), $20.95 for youth (13 to 17), $17.95 for children (3 to 12)

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