20 things to do in Calgary this week: June 10 to 13

May 26 2019, 6:42 am

Springtime is just flying by! Get closer to summer with these 25 Calgary events happening Monday, June 10 to Thursday, June 13. MoS Docs, Studio Bell $10 Date Night, and more!

For more things happening around town check out our events section.

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Monday, June 10

MoS Docs: David Crosby: Remember My Name

What: Calgary Film and the National Music Centre have teamed up to present a brand-new music series MoS Docs to Calgary. MoS Docs is a new documentary series dedicated to showcasing the year’s most talked about and compelling music documentaries from around the world – from the grassroots of rock ’n’ roll to hip-hop and Folk and everything in between. Meet David Crosby in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Studio Bell – National Music Centre
Tickets: Online

JP Maurice

What: CTV The Launch alum JP Maurice brings pop-noir infused tales of love, loss and broken hearts to #KingEddyYYC.

When: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: King Eddy YYC – 438 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $10

Queer Community Dance Classes

What: Raymond Johnson-Brown will be teaching Queer Friendly x All Ages x Free Queer Community Dance Classes every Monday at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks until June 24. This class will be an open level all styles choreography class. The choreography based style of dance will blend together elements of Hip Hop, Vogue, Waacking, Burlesque and Jazz.

When: Every Monday until June 24, 2019
Time: 8 to 9 pm
Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

“EXPLORE” Mixed Media Art by Deb Klics

What: A new art installation at cSpace King Edward by Deb Klics. The artist will be in attendance on June 8 from 10 am to 2 pm.

When: Now to Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 8 am to 8 pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward – 1721 29 Avenue Southwest Calgary
More Info: Online

Drop-in Figure And Still Life Drawing

What: Head to Motion Gallery for  drop in figure and still life drawing. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies and a drink.

When: Every Monday
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Motion Gallery – 2001 10 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Tuesday, June 11

Calgary Zoo Panda Passage

What: Witness the Calgary Zoo’s four resident giant pandas as they munch on their favourite snack, bamboo. Adults Er Shun and Da Mao and cubs Jia Panpan and Jua Yueyue are ambassadors for the vulnerable species and are the pride of China. This May marks the one-year anniversary of their arrival at the Calgary Zoo. The two cubs will be returning home to China soon, so be sure to enjoy their cuteness while they are still here. If you are a member of the Calgary Zoo, you will be able to access exclusive member-only viewings of the Panda Passage, as well as fast-track your way into visiting these cuddly, lovable creatures.

When: Open seven days a week
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Calgary Zoo – 210 St George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Memberships: Sign up via Calgary Zoo

Studio Bell $10 Date Night 2019


Studio Bell after-hours (Brenna Pladsen)

What: Visitors will be able to explore interactive activities, Canadian music memorabilia, and much more at Studio Bell during their special $10 Date Nights.

When: June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, and November 12, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: Studio Bell — 850 4th Street SE, Calgary
Admission: Available online, $10

Print(ed) Word Salon Series: Sally Reesman and Barb Howard

What: Every month, a different artist-writer pair and their collaborative artist books included in Print(ed) Word, on permanent display at Calgary’s new Central Library will be highlighted.

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Central Library – Level 4 – Simons-Harvie Community Reading Room – 800 3 St SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Cavalry FC vs Forge FC

What: Cavalry FC take on the Forge FC on June 22 in the second leg of the Canadian Championship Qualifications.

When: June 11, 2019
Time: Doors 5:30 pm, game 7:30 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Off the CUFF: The Dead Don’t Die

What: The Calgary Underground Film Festival presents a free Off the CUFF screening of The Dead Don’t Die, Jim Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie film that opened Cannes. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on the day of the screening for the rush line. RSVP guarantees entry up to 15 minutes before the screening. Starting at 6:45pm, unclaimed tickets will be released to the rush line

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Wednesday, June 12

JazzYYC Summer Festival

Image: Saxophone player / Shutterstock

What: Typically running during mid-June, this signature Festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the Festival, there is something for everyone.

When: June 12 to 16, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Roasterie Tour – Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

What: This 20-minute tour gives attendees a look at Phil & Sebastian’s vintage retro-fitted roaster and operations, plus learn about their green coffee sourcing strategies.

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 12:15 to 12:35 pm
Where: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters – 618 Confluence Way Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market

What: Grab your weekly haul of delicious produce, eggs, baked goods, meats, preserves, florals, and more, all grown and produced on farms right here in Alberta. You can enjoy live entertainment and other fun activities happening at this quaint community farmers’ market. The market will go on rain or shine, so come prepared.

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: 1320 5th Avenue NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Cowboys X GPS after party featuring Vanilla Ice

What: Vanilla Ice will be heating up the Cowboys Dance Hall Stage on Wednesday, June 12 with his chart-topping hits “Ice Ice Baby” and “Play That Funky Music” for the Official Global Petroleum Show 2019 after party.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Times: 8 pm
Where: Cowboys Dance Hall – 421 12th Ave. SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $29.99

Conversations in the Garden

What: On the second Wednesday of every month this summer, head to the Calgary Horticultural Society’s garden (at rear of the building) for a relaxing evening of gardening chat with horticulturist, Kath Smyth and fellow gardeners. Bring your lawn chair, a mug, your love of gardening and of course all your gardening questions. Tips to share are wonderful too.

When: June 12, July 10, August 14 and September 18, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Calgary Horticultural Society – 208 – 50th Avenue S.W., Calgary
Tickets: Online, free for members, $20 for non-members

Thursday, June 13

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: Murder to a Tee

What: Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Fort Calgary is an interactive evening featuring fabulous food and entertainment that will have you laughing all night long. Guests will interact with the actors and take their best guess at “who done it”, all while enjoying a locally sourced dinner buffet. Shows are created and performed by Pegasus Performances.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $85

Calgary Farmers’ Market

local produce

farmers market / Shutterstock

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewelry, art and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address: 510 77 Avenue SE
Admission: Free

FuckUpNights YYC

What: FuckUp Nights is a speaker series and networking event where the stresses of an entrepreneurial life are shared, failures are embraced, while lessons are taught and revered. Hosted in 80 countries worldwide and 305 cities, this is a platform for local business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders to share their stories about failure and change the stigma and inspire Calgarians during their entrepreneurial and personal journeys.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: The Commons Calgary – 1206 20 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Samuel J. Comroe

What: America’s Got Talent finalist comedian Samuel J. Comroe performs in Calgary at The Laugh Stop.

When: Thursday, June 13 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 8 pm (Thursday), 7:30 and 10 pm (Friday and Saturday)
Where: The Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot – 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

An Evening with Douglas Cardinal

What: REDx Talks, a branch of iiniistsi Treaty Arts Society, and Design.Talks are co-presenting an evening with the renowned Canadian architect, Douglas Cardinal. With a combined program that celebrates Douglas Cardinal’s Indigenous ancestry, Mr. Cardinal’s keynote presentation will be followed by a REDx Intertribal by local aboriginal chef Shane Chartrand; and to close the evening, a discussion in the oral tradition.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Where: Centennial Planetarium – 701 11 Street SW Calgary
Tickets: Online

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