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5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, January 3

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DH Calgary Staff Jan 03, 2017 12:00 am 167

A Tuesday that feels like a Monday is hard. We’ll help you get your groove back with fun events in town. From dance classes and plays to fun out door activities, theres lots to do.

DJD’s $5 Class Week

Is one of your New Years resolutions to try something totally out of your comfort zone or to pick up an old hobby that has fallen by the wayside? If taking a dance class fit’s under one of these categories be sure to check out DJD’s $5 class week, as it is the perfect opportunity to try out a few dance classes without committing to an entire season. You will have the opportunity to try some of the classic styles, such as ballet, jazz, tap or hip hop, switch it up a bit with West African, Soca, Dance Hall and Krump or shake it like Beyonce in their fun Diva Style Hip Hop class. There is something for everyone!

  • Where: DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
  • When: January 2 to 7
  • Cost: $5

Zoo Lights

This Calgarian holiday tradition continues to live on year after year! Stay warm by dressing in layers and consuming delicious hot chocolate, as you roam through the 200 beautiful light displays, such as the all time favourite, ‘lovers lane’, and other unique light shows set up throughout the Calgary Zoo.

  • Where: The Calgary Zoo – 210 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: November 25 to January 8 Nightly from 6 to 9 pm
  • Cost: $14.99 Adults, $11.99 Kids

Winter ice skating at Olympic Plaza

Built in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Plaza has the only refrigerated outdoor ice surface in the city. You can rent skates down at the plaza if you don’t have a pair of your own.

  • Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8th Avenue SE
  • When: Now open – weather dependent from 6 am to 11 pm
  • Cost: Free

Check out WinSport’s Acura Tube Park

Calgary’s only tube park is the largest of its kind in Western Canada and it opens for the season on Saturday, December 17. The park is located on the main hill, which allows tubers to take advantage of the washrooms, eateries, retail store and other amenities located in the Frank King Day Lodge. It features 10 lanes, each of which are 200 metres in length.

  • Where: WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park – 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
  • When: Weekdays open 10am to 9pm, weekends open 9am to 5pm

Hollywood Hits: Songs That Rocked The Movies

Get ready to hear hit songs from the soundtracks that played over the most culturally defining events of the last 60 years, from classic to contemporary cinema. Complete with recreated iconic moments and instantly recognizable costumes, Stage West is featuring unforgettable music from the James Bond Films, Saturday Night Fever, 8 Mile, The Breakfast Club, A Hard Day’s Night, Despicable Me 2, The Graduate, Top Gun, Easy Rider, Ghostbusters, Dirty Dancing, Frozen, The Bodyguard, Titanic & so many more!

  • Where: Stage West – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: Now until February 7, 2017


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