11 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, March 10

Mar 8 2019, 8:30 pm

Just because tomorrow’s Monday doesn’t mean today has to be boring! Get out and make the most of this weekend at any one of these great events.

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Just for Laughs Comedy Showcase

What: Ten up and coming Alberta comics showcase for their chance to appear at the 2019 Just for Laughs festival in Montreal! Enjoy an evening packed full of comedy from Canada’s finest rising talents.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: The Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot – 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Wild Seas, Secret Shores with photographer Thomas Peschak

What: A Founding Member of the Manta Trust, a senior fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, and the former Director of Conservation of the Save Our Seas Foundation, Peschak has dedicated his career to documenting the beauty and fragility of the world’s oceans, islands, and coasts. He is a twelve-time winner in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, has published several books, and gave a TED Talk on seascapes and hidden ecosystems in 2015.

When: Sunday, March 10 and Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 2 pm (Sunday), 7 pm (Monday)
Where: Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Coffees and Cameras Photo Workshop at the Central Library

What: Join The Camera Store for a special Coffees & Cameras workshop at the new Central Library. Attendees will meet at Luke’s Coffee in the Central library for a morning coffee or drink of choice, then head into the library for before-hours access to shoot the architecture in the building while the library remains closed to the public.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Where:  Luke’s Coffee at the Central Library – 802 3rd Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Calgary

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What: Travel back in time to remember the good, bad, and awkward parts of growing up. Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids is a live, open-mic storytelling event where courageous adults share their childhood and teenage writing on stage.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Doors 730 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Leacock Theatre – 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Flames vs Vegas Golden Knights

What: Calgary Flames face off with the Vegas Golden Knights at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Walk In Her Shoes Challenge at the Calgary Zoo

What: Hundreds of Calgarians will take part in the Calgary Walk In Her Shoes Challenge at the Calgary Zoo, to support Women & Girl Empowerment while getting their families (or up to four people) Calgary Zoo entry for only $25.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Participants can drop by anytime from 12 to 3 pm
Where: The Calgary Zoo – 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary
Register: Online

Red & White Calgary Comic and Toy Expo

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What: Do you collect comics, toys, manga, art, and more? Then you need to check out Red & White Calgary Comic and Toy Expo.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium – 1833 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Admission: $5, 12 and under Free

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: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: AVRO Museum – 229 Avro Lane, Calgary
Admission: Free

Ticket to Love

What: Patti is a Calgary flight attendant who has been unlucky in love. A chance encounter at a hockey game leads to a first date. But the game of love is not without penalties. Is it going to be a game misconduct or a come from behind victory? This romantic comedy by Cowtown Opera Company uses the greatest hits in opera to tell a tale of modern love.

When: Friday, March 8, Saturday, March 9, and Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Studio Theatre, cSPACE – 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

YYC Food & Drink Experience

What: For 10 days, enjoy offerings from more than 50 of Calgary’s favourite restaurants, featuring multi-course prix fixe value-priced menus, along with optional Wines of British Columbia pairings. Plus there will be one-of-a-kind chef collaborations, international chef exchanges, intimate winemaker’s dinners, brunches and other delectable culinary events.

When: Now to Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Night Tubing at Canada Olympic Park

What: For the remainder of this winter season, the Acura Tube Park will be open on select nights from 5 to 7:30 pm, allowing business-hour-workers the chance to go for a few slides — without the hassle of the crowded slopes on the weekend. If not night tubing, the park is also open on most weekend days from 10 am to 1 pm or 2 to 5 pm.

When: Thursday to Sundays in March (Except for March 8)
Time: 5 to 7:30 pm on March 7, March 14 and March 21. 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm all other dates.
Where: Winsport Canada Olympic Park – 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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