14 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, January 13

Jan 11 2019, 6:29 pm

Just because it’s the last day of the weekend doesn’t mean you can’t live it up like it’s Saturday Part II!

Here are some great events to get this Sunday feeling right.

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Deep Freeze: a Byzantine Winter Festival

What: The 12th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival features artistic panache and authentic cultural and heritage winter games and fun. This year, Saturday will be Ukrainian Cultural Day and Sunday will be Francophone Cultural Day, with Indigenous performances all weekend long. After the fireworks on Saturday evening, several Festival Stages will feature special world music performances until 10 pm.

When: Saturday, January 12 to Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 12 to 10 pm (Saturday), 12 to 6 pm (Sunday)
Where: Alberta Avenue – 118 Avenue NW & 91 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Admission: Free, donations accepted

Rose Bowls 35th Annual Rose Bowl Synchronized Skating

What: Watch an intense competition in synchronized skating at the Max Bell Centre.

When: Saturday, January 12 to Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Max Bell Centre, Arena 1  – 1001 Barlow Trail SE, Calgary
More Info: Online

2019 FIS Freestyle Moguls World Cup

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WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park‎ / Facebook

What: More than 100 athletes from 15 different countries will challenge Team Canada in men’s and women’s single moguls. The Canadian contingent is always in medal contention at this event.

When: Friday, January 11 to Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park
More InfoOnline, admission free

Ukrainian Festival

What: Granary Road’s Ukrainian Festival celebrates everything Ukraine. With specialty market vendors, traditional cuisine along side our great mix of food vendors, activities for the kids and more.

When: Friday, January 11 to Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Where: Granary Road – 226066 112th St W MD of Foothills, Calgary
Admission: Free

Library Screening Series – Destiny at New Central Library

What: Calgary Cinematheque presents Library Screening Series, a screening of the film along with a short lecture and guided discussion of its cultural and artistic significance. Destiny by Egyptian director Youssef Chahine tells a story of political intrigue and sectarian tensions revolving around 12th century Arab Andalusian philosopher Averröes.

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 2 to 5 pm
Where: New Central Library — 800 3rd Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Calgary Flames vs Arizona Coyotes

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Image: Calgary Flames / Twitter

What: Calgary Flames hit the ice against the Arizona Coyotes at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Canadians and the Vietnam War

What: This personality based exhibit will relate a range of soldiers’ perspectives on the Vietnam War. Artifacts and oral histories from Canadians who were there will be presented. The central narrative will cover the estimated 40,000 Canadian citizens who enlisted in the US military and fought overseas in the war. Importantly, Canada’s official connection with the war will also be presented – the story of the International Commission of Control and Supervision.

When: Now to Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: The Military Museums – 4520 Crowchild Trail South West, Calgary
More Info: Online

Kawiarenka z Krakusami

What: Come experience amazing Polish Food at Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Association’ annual Kawiarenka z Krakusami. Taste authentic Polish Cousine like Pierogi and Bigos, as well as some desserts like Pączki and Bułeczki! Zapraszamy.

When: Sunday, January 13, January 20 and January 27, 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where:  Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Association – 3015 15 St NE, Calgary
More Info: Online

Lysander Piano Trio

What: The Lysander Piano Trio, a winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has developed a reputation for innovative programming of master works from the canon alongside newer works and hidden gems of the repertoire. The ensemble’s busy tour schedule has included performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Princeton Univeristy and Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess Concert series.

When: Sunday, January 13 to Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 7 pm (Sunday), 8 pm (Monday)
Where: The Eckhardt-Gramatté Concert Hall – 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: AVRO Museum – 229 Avro Lane, Calgary
Admission: Free

The Wedding Fair

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What: Meet over 250 of Calgary and area’s most distinguished wedding professionals offering every product and service needed to make your dream wedding a reality.

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 5 pm
Where: BMO Centre (Halls A, B & C) – Stampede Park
Tickets: Online

Live Your Prime, With Damien Frost

What: A world premiere from the creative force that brought you Ilsa Queen of the Nazi Love Camp, Calgary, I Love You, But You’re Killing Me, and last year’s Rodeo fan favourite cabaret Moon, Moon, No Moon; comes to an all-new comedic journey that takes you behind the scenes of self-help gurus and the trials of ageing with (or without) grace. If getting old is getting old for you, join Damien Frost, his son Damien Junior and his wife Darlene as they share with you the secrets of how to LIVE YOUR PRIME. In several easy payments, of course.

When: Now to January 19, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BIG SECRET THEATRE #21, 225 8th Ave SE (Second Floor) Arts Commons Calgary
Tickets: Online

Living With Lions and Calling All Captains

What: An all-ages concert with Living With Lions and Calling All Captains. Plus guests Only The Strong, Worst Days Down, and School of Rock Calgary.

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Broken City – 613 11 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Evita

What: Front Row Centre Players presents Evita. Set in Argentina between 1934 and 1952, Evita charts the story of a young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. With one of Lloyd Webber’s most-loved scores, combining Latin, jazz, pop and more traditional influences, Evita is a classic for the ages!

When: Friday, January 11 to Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Beddington Theatre Arts Centre – 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary,
Tickets: Online

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