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13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, June 9

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DH Calgary Staff Jun 07, 2019 5:00 am

Spend this Sunday doing something spectacular by heading out to one of these wonderful events — we’re sure you won’t regret it!

Here’s what’s happening in Calgary, June 9.

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YYC Brunch Fest

What: YYC Food Trucks is giving Calgarians the opportunity to extend their mid-morning feasts all the way into the evening with YYC Brunch Fest. This shindig is going down at Bridgeland Community Association (917 Centre Avenue NE) on June 8 and 9, and it will run from 11 am to 7 pm. Attendees can expect food trucks, brunch cocktails, live music, and a DJ all day long.

When: June 8 and June 9, 2019
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Bridgeland Community Association – 917 Centre Avenue NE
Admission: $5

“EXPLORE” Mixed Media Art by Deb Klics

What: A new art installation at cSpace King Edward by Deb Klics. The artist will be in attendance on June 8 from 10 am to 2 pm.

When: Now to Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: 8 am to 8 pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward – 1721 29 Avenue Southwest Calgary
More Info: Online

THIRD ACTion Film Festival

What: Come celebrate and explore the possibilities of the third act of life during Alberta Seniors’ Week’s festivities. There will be 22 films over nine screenings, eight speakers, an art show by WP Puppet Theatre and more.

When: June 7 to June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Tickets: Online, $10-$15 Seniors (60+), $88 Seniors Festival Pass, $15-$20 General Admission, $124 Festival Pass

19th Annual FUNNYFEST Calgary

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What: FUNNYFEST features 11 nights of comedy, 70 performers, and a wide variety of shows to check out. Comedians include Kevin Farley, Chris Griffin, Lori Ferguson-Ford, and more.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary: check out the full list of performers
Where: Venues vary: check out the full list of performers
Tickets: Online

Roar: Exploring Queer History and Gender Identity

What: Calgary’s queer history, historical and contemporary gender roles, and feminine identity will be creatively explored and celebrated at Lougheed House in Roar: Exploring Queer History and Gender Identity, an 11-week festival comprised of two museum exhibits and 11 immersive programs and parties.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Lougheed House – 707 – 13 Avenue SW, Calgary
More InfoOnline

Circus! Science Under the Big Top

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Circus! Science Under the Big Top (Telus Spark)

What: Come one, come all and discover the science behind circus at TELUS Spark. Bring your wildest expectations and unravel the secrets behind circus oddities, mysteries and puzzles with over 20 exhibits. This highly interactive exhibition is riddled with circus sights and sounds, ready to bring out the child in all of us.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE, 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 their Arrow II project.

When: The Second Sunday of every month – June 9, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: AVRO Museum – 229 Avro Lane, Calgary
Admission: Free

Jesus Christ Superstar from Painted Fish Theatre Company

What: Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept album before its Broadway debut in 1971.

When: Various dates from now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: La Cité des Rocheuses – 4800 Richard Road SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

The GAYbours ~ Fifty Shades Of Gay

What: Comedian medium Jennie Ogilvie and motivational speaker Brigitte Lessard-Deyell star in GAYbours ~ Fifty Shades Of Gay, a show that embraces conversations of “coming out” and living full and authentic experiences.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 5 pm pre-show party, 7 pm show
Where: Aussie Rules Piano Bar – 1002 37 Street Southwest Calgary
Tickets: Online

Drag Tea Party

What: Learn about the history of Calgary’s queer community as Lougheed House’s three Drag royalty present different styles, perspectives and histories of the art of drag, all as you enjoy a beautifully prepared High Tea Service.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019.
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Where: Lougheed House – 707 13 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
TicketsOnline

Disability Pride Parade 2019

What: Join Disability Pride Alberta for a city-wide celebration of Disability Pride. Everyone will gather outside Bankers Hall at 315 8th Avenue SW at 10:30 am. The parade begins at 11 am, and will wind its way down Stephen Avenue Walk and end up at Olympic Plaza. The enjoy entertainment and fun until 2 pm.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 2 pm
Where: 315 8th Avenue SW to Olympic Plaza 228 8 Ave SE
Admission: Free

Celluloid Magic: The Movie Music of John Williams

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Star Wars

What: Join Calgary Wind Symphony for an afternoon of John Williams favourites, featuring music from the films Star Wars, Jurassic Park, 1941 and many more.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall – 206 University Court NW, Calgary
TicketsOnline

Woody ID Walk — Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs

What: Enjoy a walk through The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs, stopping along the way to learn how to identify 15-20 trees and shrubs found in this expansive garden. Garden volunteer Teresa Lynch will guide participants through the specimens, offering three to four key identification features for each plant selected. This tour is for anyone interested in knowing more about the trees and shrubs around them and the diversity of woody species that can be grown in the Calgary area. This walk will take place rain or shine. Pre-registration is required.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Meet at North parking entrance by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (6560 Silver Springs Crescent NW)
Cost: Society member $20, non-member $25

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