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5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, March 28

DH Calgary Staff Mar 27, 2018 7:00 pm 105

You’d better make the most of this (somewhat) sunny day… while you still can.

With freezing temperatures and snow on its way this weekend, this might be one of your last chances to get out there and live it up in the city.

Here’s a few suggestions for your big Wednesday plans, as there’s plenty going on around Calgary today.


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#COREeaster 2018

  • What: Family members of all ages are invited to this exciting Easter egg hunt happening in the downtown core. Check with retailers and common areas around the shopping centre and don’t forget to check social media for potential clues on where the eggs might be stashed. In each egg you will find an exciting prize voucher for a retailer in the mall. There will also be an opportunity to win Charles, a 25 lbs chocolate bunny from Purdy’s through a photo contest and the hashtag #COREeaster on social media. Good luck!
  • When: March 19 to 31
  • Where: 333 7th Avenue SW
  • Cost: FREE

Macaron 101 

  • What: Ever wondered how to make a French macaron? Look no further. Everyone’s favourite macaron shop, Ollia, hosts Macaron Baking Classes, offering exclusive lessons on how to properly engage in some macaronage, get the perfect shell, and create a variety of flavours. Bon appetite!
  • When: Wednesday, March 28
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Ollia Macaron and Tea – 810c 16th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Call to reserve your spot, $100

March Madness

  • What: Looking for a spot to catch the games with all the basketball fanatics? National on 10th will have EVERY game up on the big screens. So come grab a beer and cheer on your favourite players!
  • When: March 11 to April 2
  • Time: Varies depending on the game
  • Where: National on 10 – 341 10th Avenue SW

Hit the slopes for spring skiing

  • What: Our mountainous backyard is just waiting for us with a fluffy layer of the white stuff, perfect for winter sports and activities. Take advantage and get some spring shredding in, or take your snowshoes for an adventure around one of the many picturesque lakes that the Rockies have to offer.
  • Check the websites for SunshineMount Norquay and Lake Louise to find the hours of operation and trail conditions

Whales Tohora

  • What: COming all the way from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, this exciting exhibition has been travelling North America for the last 10 years and Calgary marks it’s final destination. Excite your senses with this unique cultural experience that will show you everything you need to know about the king of the ocean; the whale. The exhibit shows everything from life-size whale skeletons to the evolution of these creatures and understanding how they communicate. There is so much to know about these beautiful beings.
  • When: January 20 to June 20
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $26


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