11 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, April 14

Apr 12 2019, 5:11 pm

One last day to party it up!

End this weekend off on the right foot by getting out into the city and checking out any one of these great events this Sunday.

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Supertrain 2019

What: Canada’s largest model train show is back for another year. This year’s event features 60,000 sq. ft. of operating layout, exhibitions, railroad artists, hobby shops, model manufactures, demonstrations, a Thomas Play Area, LEGO trains, food trucks, and more.

When: Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Genesis Centre – 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Admission: $15, children 15 years and under free

Butterfield Acres Easter Hunts

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What: Starting in one of the barns, the kids listen to the Legend of the Easter Bunny. Then it’s off with their baskets to do his bidding with a special hunt. When the children find the items the Easter Bunny needs, they’ll send them down the tunnels to the Easter Bunny’s Secret Workshop where he’ll magically turn them into Easter Eggs. Advance tickets required.

When: April 13 and 14, April 20 and 21, 2019
Time: Various time slots between 10:20 and 1:40 pm
Where: Butterfield Acres – 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Cost: Adults $14.99, children $12.99

Monthly Open House at AVRO Museum

What: Learn more about Avro Canada and its contributions to Canada’s aviation and aerospace legacy, plus see the latest progress on our Arrow II project.

When: The Second Sunday of every month – April 14, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: AVRO Museum – 229 Avro Lane, Calgary
Admission: Free

PetSmart Pet Easter Photos

What: With Easter right around the corner, Canadian pet parents can bring their favourite four-legged friends to participating PetSmart locations for an adorable Easter-themed photo shoot. Pet parents will receive a free digital photo from PetSmart and can also take photos with their own mobile device. Don’t forget the bunny ears.

When: Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14
Time: Photos begin at 12 pm
Where: At participating PetSmart stores
Price: FREE

Saskatoon Farm Spring Market 

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Spring market (matkovskaphoto/Instagram)

What: Meet unique local vendors, surround yourself with amazing farm atmosphere, and enjoy amazing plant selections and delicious food.

When: April 13 and April 14, 2019
Time: 9 to 5 pm
Where: Saskatoon Farm – 80181 338 Ave East, Foothills
Admission: Free

ZooStreet Live Show

What: ZooStreet Live is an interactive live show featuring Monkeys that Mambo, Zebras that Zumba, Penguins that Polka and many more. Enjoy a 45-minute show followed by a 15-minute Character experience and dance party.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 11 am to 12:15 pm
Where: Occasional Notes at INKubator – 5111 Northland Dr NW, Calgary

Calgary Moms Trade Fair

What: Shop, browse and interact with over 70 businesses to find the latest in local products and services that are available for your family. There are swag bags filled with many samples for the first 150 registered moms that attend. Plus instant door prizes for mom, one day show specials, and a grand prize. Admission goes to support the Calgary Food Bank.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Airport – 2500 48th Avenue NE, Calgary
Admission: $2 adult, $1 children


What: Missisauga, Ontario R&B singer and songwriter Anders performs and hosts Union Sundays at Music Calgary.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Address: Music Calgary 1140 10th Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Science of Sound

What: Join musician, educator and performer Evan Rothery in the Science of Sound Series, where the National Music Centre will pair musical instruments with the newest technology to gain a deeper understanding of what makes music tick.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 1 pm and 4 pm. National Music Centre open from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: National Music Centre 850 – 4 Street SE, Calgary
Admission InfoOnline

OpportuniTea Calgary 2019

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Laurence & Chico Cafe High Tea (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

What: The 6th Annual OpportuniTea Calgary features actors from soap opera The Young and the Restless, including Host Kate Linder (Esther Valentine), co-host Christian Jules Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin), Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott), and Bryton James (Devon Hamilton). Jodi Hughes, Global Calgary Weather Anchor, will co-host the event this year. Funds raised at the event support participants of March of Dimes Canada’s Conductive Education programs to learn new skills and ways to improve mobility and achieve personal goals.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 12:15 to 4:30 pm
Where: The Westin Calgary – 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Sabrina Benaim’s Slumber Party Tour at The Rec Room Calgary

What: Sabrina Benaim is a writer, performer and teaching artist. She was a member of the Canadian championship-winning 2014 Toronto Poetry Slam team, and in 2015, she represented Toronto at the Women Of The World Poetry Slam. She is also the best-selling author of Depression and Other Magic Tricks, and her poem “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” has become a cultural phenomenon with over 50,000,000 views across social platforms.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: The Rec Room Calgary – 1180 – 901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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