5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, February 7

Feb 6 2019, 6:21 pm

While many Calgarians might technically have work on Friday, we’re going to officially call it the weekend so that we can get the party started!

Live your best life this February 7 at any one of these five wonderful events.

La Poutine Week 2019

What: La Poutine Week kicks off all across Canada for the seventh time, and we can taste the squeaky cheese curd-goodness already. In the past, the annual week-long celebration of fries, curds, and gravy has seen hundreds of participating restaurants dish out original takes on the iconic Quebecois dish. The fest takes place during the first week of February for the dining public to eat and vote on their favourites before a winner is announced at the end of the week.

When: Now to Thursday, February 7, 2019,
Time: Various times
Where: Various restaurants
More Info: Online

Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks

What: The Flames take on the Sharks at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: February 7, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

The Calgary Boat and Outdoor Show

What: If you have a passion for the outdoors then this is an event you should definitely consider checking out. From gear to accessories to guides and more there are shows, events and exhibits that the whole family will enjoy.

When: February 7 to 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre – Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE
Tickets: Online

Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow Museum at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month.

When: The first Thursday of every month – February 7
Time: 5 pm to close
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Science Slam YYC

What: Scientists, researchers, students, and nerds battle to communicate science. Contestants have 5 minutes to present on any science topic without the use of a projector and slides. They are judged not on their data and methods, but on their ability to communicate science in an engaging, entertaining, and concise way. Judges are a mashup of scientists from Calgary’s top science institutions and volunteers from the audience.

When: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: WURST – 2437 4 Street Southwest Calgary
Tickets: Online, $5

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