5 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, May 14

May 12 2018, 4:44 am

Monday might not be everyone’s favourite day of the week, but we think that a few of these events might just change your mind.

Check out any (or all) of these exciting activities around Calgary to get rid of those Monday blues and start the week off on the right foot!

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Happy Mondays 

  • What: We all know that the struggle is truly real on Mondays! Luckily, National wants to make them a bit better with 25 cent Happy Hour offered all day long. Yes, you read that correctly! Grab a drink and make Mondays your new favourite day of the week.
  • When: Mondays
  • Time: 11 am to close
  • Where: National on 17 – 550 17th Avenue SW

Good Hood Feast: Donna Mac + Tavernetta

  • What: Enjoy a 6-course family style dinner with dishes from both Donna Mac and Tavernetta. $5 from each dinner sold will go to support CUPS.
  • When: Monday, May 14
  • Reservations: Online or by calling 403-719-3622, $50


  • What: We don’t mean the birds! Come see this iconic rock band that was formed in the 70s and still has generations singing along to “Hotel California.”
  • When: Monday, May 14
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $150 to $642

The Secret Garden

  • What: See this beloved classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett come to life on stage in this beautifully composed Broadway musical! See how a young girl used a magical key and a secret garden to warm the hearts of her uncle, family, and the audience during the show.
  • When: April 17 to May 19
  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $35 to $103

Take a road trip through the Icefields Parkway

  • What: Did someone say road trip? Grab some pals and your camera and go cruising on this stretch of highway between Jasper and Lake Louise. The views are tremendous, but just make sure you don’t limit you to one single destination. It’s all about the drive and what you’ll discover!
  • Where: Highway between Jasper and Lake Louise
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