7 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, April 12

Apr 12 2018, 1:55 am

Today is absolutely jam-packed full of events to check out around Calgary!

Might as well start considering Thursday as part of the weekend, because the sheer number of things you can get up to today is enough to fill any schedule.

Try out any (or all) of these activities to make this Thursday feel a little more like a Friday…. we’re sure your boss will forgive you tomorrow morning. (Fingers crossed.)

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Adults Only Night: The Science Behind Science Fiction 

What: Larger-than-life superheroes and gravity-defying space vessels – how do they do it! Get a behind-the-scenes pass to the movies and see what goes into making your favourite aliens come to life in this month’s Adults Only Night at Telus Spark.
  • When: Thursday, April 12
  • Time: 6 to 10 pm
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $26

Curated Market 

  • What: Grab your date or a group of friends and head on down for a day at the market! Delicious eats, exciting shopping, and, of course, good memories – you’ll find it all at the spring edition of Curated.
  • When: April 12 to 14
  • Time:
    • Friday: 5 to 9 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Bowness Community Hall – 7904 43rd Avenue NW
  • Admission: $4 at the door

Air Supply 

  • What: Rock out with Air Supply as they make their way into Calgary this Thursday!
  • When: Thursday, April 12
  • Tickets: 8 pm
  • Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $49 to $147

Electric Six

  • What: Electric Six is bringing their electrifying music to The Gateway, and you can be there for less than $20.
  • When: Thursday, April 12
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Gateway (SAIT) – 1301 16th Avenue NW
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $17.50

Calgary Dance Stampede 

  • What: Get you’re dancing feet in shape for Stampede at the 27 Annual West Coast Sing and Line Dance event. This is Canada’s longest-running country dance festival of its kind, featuring international dance competitions, over 110 instructional workshops, and a Campfire Ball dinner that will have you on your toes into the wee hours of the morning!
  • When: April 12 to 15
  • Time:
    • Thursday: 6 pm
    • Friday: 8 am to 10:30 pm
    • Saturday: 7 am to 10 pm
    • Sunday: 7 am to 6:30 pm
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel – 700 Centre Street S
  • Tickets: Onsite, $185

California Wine Fair 

  • What: Come sample premium wines from the Golden State as you help to raise money for the Safe Haven Foundation. Drinking wine for a good cause – we’re down for that!
  • When: Thursday, April 12
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Hudson – 200 8th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, by your choice of donation

Art of the European Hand-Tie 

  • What: Discover the how-to of European Hand-Tie at this interactive workshop.
  • When: Thursday, April 12
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: 924 17th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $75
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