13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, July 21

Jul 19 2019, 6:50 pm

It’s already Sunday, July 21, which means you only have one day left in the weekend to get outside and live your best life out here in YYC.

Make that happen at any one of these events!

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Fiestaval Latin Festival

What: Fiestaval in Calgary is one of Calgary’s most lively summer celebrations, which showcases the culture of Calgary’s Latin community. Attendees can expect live music, shows, a beer garden, an artisan market, and a number of drool-worthy vendors with food.

When: July 19 to 21, 2019
Time: 11 am to 11 pm (Friday and Saturday), 11 am to 10 pm (Sunday)
Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calaway Park

What: Calaway Park presents its 38th season of family fun. Enjoy rides, games, food and more.

When: Open daily until Monday, September 2. Then every Friday and Saturday from September 7 to October 13. Closing day on Monday, October 14.
Time: 10 am to 7 pm until September 2. 11 am to 6 pm from September 7 to October 14
Where: Calaway Park – 245033 Range Road 33
Admission Info: Online

Banff Gondola

What: Head to the summit for an unreal view above the treetops and a birds-eye view of six different mountain ranges, while sipping on coffee or a refreshing glass of wine. Start with a walk along the Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk to learn more about Canada’s first national park, or go indoors to sample from three restaurant menus. Then get hands-on in the world-class interpretive centre and theatre.

When: Daily until October 14, 2019.
Time: Various
Where: 100 Mountain Avenue, Banff
TicketsOnline, various prices

Cyclepalooza

What: Join this community-driven bicycle festival for a week full of cycling festivities. Take part in the second Annual Warrior Ride, Spoke and Word, Pedal & Paint and more events.

When: Now to July 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations around Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Outdoor Yoga

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What: A 60-minute outdoor vinyasa flow class for all levels. Everyone welcome, including children. Practice in the grass or bring your mat or blanket.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 1 to 2 pm (Stanley Park) 4 to 5 pm (Mahogany)
Where: Stanley Park SW – 42 Ave & 1A Street SW; Mahogany – Masters Square & Mahogany Blvd
Admission: Pay what you want

Sunday Funday at East Village

What: A quick game of giant Jenga? Or ladder golf, perhaps? Come find EV’s EAST Crew, who will be set up on the island every Sunday with games and activities for a day at the park. First-come, first-served. Honour system applies.

When: Every Sunday to September 1, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: St. Patrick’s Island – 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Puppies and Prosecco

What: Attend a private group training class for you and your pup on the patio of Vin Room Mission, led by the Dogma Behaviour & Education Centre. You will receive two glasses of wine, beer or prosecco, a lesson on the patio for you and your furry friend, and a bag of goodies worth $50. $5 from each ticket sold will be donated to Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation.

When: July 21, August 11, August 25, September 8, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Vin Room Mission – 2310 – 4 Street SW
Tickets: Online, $40

Cavalry FC vs York 9 FC

What: Cavalry FC take on York 9 FC at Spruce Meadows in Canadian Premier League action.

When: July 21, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Slash feat Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators Calgary concert

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What: Legendary guitarist Slash will be at the Grey Eagle Event Theatre on Sunday, July 21 alongside Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators for a show like no other. Slash, who had been the lead guitarist for the band Guns N’ Roses, co-created a band called Velvet Revolver in the 2000s.

The guitarist released his debut solo album in 2010 featuring many famous musicians including Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie, and Adam Levine. In 2016 he reunited with Guns N’ Roses to headline Coachella Music Festival and play other shows around the world. As of last year, Slash began touring with his band Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

When: Sunday, July 21, 2019
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre — 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
Tickets: $60+, available online

Story Slam Works

What: Story Slam Works aims to create a space for storytellers to hone their craft, professional networking, and authentic dialogue about professional life. Storytellers compete for the title of Master Storyteller and a $100 cash prize (plus bragging rights). Ticket includes breakfast, coffee and tea, as well as a chance at a door prize.

When: July 21, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Infusion Coworking – 221 10 Avenue Southeast #100 Calgary
Tickets: Online

Boogie’s 50th Anniversary

What: Boogie’s has been crankin’ out burgers since 1969 and they’re celebrating their anniversary with a big ol’ barn burner. Head to Boogie’s in Renfrew for a block party with a dunk tank, a wheel of fortune, an outdoor grill (with 1969 prices), lawn games, a DJ, beer from local breweries, and more. All the proceeds from the games will go towards the Boys and Girls Club.

When: July 21, 2019
Time: 12 to 7 pm
Where: Boogie’s Burgers – 908 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Sage Hill Community Association – 1st Annual Kids Day

What: Enjoy a bounce house, petting zoo, airbrush face painting, kids yoga and Zumba (1:30 to 1:50 pm), Starbucks and a bbq. There will also be a guest appearance by an Ambulance and Fire Truck.

When: July 21, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Sage Hill, Calgary
Admission: Free to attend for SHCA members. Non-members is $5 per person.

Cinematic Sunday: Nick Cave AS IS

What: A behind the scenes documentary about visual artist Nick Cave’s journey to Shreveport, Louisiana to begin an eight-month art project leading up to a one-time multimedia performance using hundreds of people from the local community. Screened in conjunction with Glenbow’s exhibition Nick Cave: Feat.

When: July 21, 2019
Time: 1 to 2:30 pm
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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