5 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, August 27

Aug 24 2018, 9:19 pm

Monday’s may sometimes be blue, but this one doesn’t have to be!

Head out into the city and attend any one of these great events to get your week started off on the right foot.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat

What: This colourful story aims to inspire and amaze. Be sure to grab a delicious meal from the buffet before the show begins. This is the perfect night out for the whole family.

When: June 1 to September 1

Time: 11 am or 5 pm

Where: Rosebud Theatre Opera House – 106 Martin Avenue, Rosebud Alberta

Tickets: Online, $54 to $84

Go Hiking in the Rockies

What: The view is worth the climb.

Where: Here are some of the most picturesque hiking spots in and around Banff to check out this summer.

$5 Class Week at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

What: Try out a new type of dance or get back into the groove — you’re choice. This is the perfect opportunity to get your feet wet and try something new in a fun and encouraging environment.

When: August 27 to 30

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12th Avenue SE

Admission: $5

Calgary Pride

What: It’s the most colourful celebration of the year. Enjoy a week of festivities as you celebrate LOVE, equality, and happiness in YYC.

When: August 24 to September 3

Time: Varies per event

Where: Various locations

Tickets: Vary per event. See full event listings here

Float down the Bow River

What: This is a tradition most of us Calgarians look forward to doing at least once during the summer. Plus, it’s the ultimate refresher when stuck in a prairie heat wave.

Tips: Make sure that you have enough life jackets for your entire group, book your raft ahead of time, park a vehicle at the beginning and the end of your route, and check weather advisories before heading out.

WhereLazy Day Raft RentalsSports RentThe Paddle Station and the Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary