5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 7

Jun 7 2018, 2:24 am

Forget Friday… Thursday is the new greatest day of the week.

With all these events going on in the city that you can check out, it’s hard to argue against Thursday being considered at least an honourary part of the weekend — pre-weekend, if you will.

However you see it, one thing is for sure: This Thursday is full of fun stuff to do, so you’d better make the most of it!

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Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month. They are launching some neat new exhibitions this month that you won’t want to miss out on!

When: Thursday, June 7

Time: 5 pm to close

Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

East Village Junction Pop-Up Retail Park 

What: In only one year, this colourful container lot has turned into a popular Calgary mainstay. Located behind the King Edward Hotel, this is a unique destination that features local retail shops, workshops, music, art, and, of course, YYC Food Trucks. You won’t want to miss out on the fun summer festivities that they have planned at this hip community gathering space.

When: May 18 to September 3

Where: 430 8th Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

Blues and Brew at the Calgary Zoo 

What: Grab a passport and navigate the Canadian Wilds as you fill it up with interactive activities, beer tastings, and food vendors. Fill up your passport to be entered for some amazing prizes as you have a fun night out at the zoo!

When: Thursday, June 7

Time: 6 to 9 pm

Where: The Calgary Zoo — 210 St. Georges Drive NE

Tickets: Online, $47

Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem

What: When Annie Oakley’s brother goes missing there is only one pair of detectives right for the job. Follow along as Sherlock and Watson work to solve the mystery and end up in some unplanned situations involving inventions, robbery, and murder.

When: May 12 to June 10

Time: Varies per day

Where: Vertigo Theatre – 161, 115 9th Avenue SE

Tickets: Contact the ticket office at 403-221-3708

The SUNCOR Stage One Festival of New Work

What: Come and celebrate the 31 anniversary of the SUNCOR Stage 1 this June! Lunchbox Theatre has gone on to create hundreds of new Canadian one-act plays throughout the years. Celebrate this amazing achievement, along with the 30-year partnership with SUNCOR energy which has made all of these things possible.

When: May 25 to June 9


Friday to Saturday: 12 pm

Friday: 6 pm

Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 160 115 9th Avenue SE

Cost: FREE

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