5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, January 3

Jan 2 2019, 7:48 pm

We’re already three full days into a brand new year, and if the amount of amazing events is anything to go by, 2019 is looking like a winner!

Check out any or all of these great events going on around Calgary today.

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Race Issues: A Comic Series Art Exhibit

What: Over the past year, artist Eman Elkadri has been working on a comic series about the experiences of racialized youth living in Canada. See 40 unique comics about microaggressions, hear from Eman about her inspiration, as well as hear from some of the youth she worked with, plus learn more about what attendees can do. Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation will also be launching the Race Issues publication (thanks to a partnership with ActionDignity Youth PLACE Program).

When: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: The New Gallery – 208 Centre St. SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Unboxed at TELUS Spark

What: Enjoy special activities at TELUS Spark that will have you seeing your holiday recyclables in a whole new light. Cardboard Playground, Giant Snowglobe, and more.

When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2018
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Beers & Cameras

What: Join The Camera Store for the first Beers and Cameras meet-up of 2019. The event starts at Merchants at 6 pm, followed by a short photo walk to Marda Loop Brewing at 8 pm. Everyone is welcome.

When: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Merchant’s Restaurant – 2118 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary; Marda Loop Brewing – 3523 18 St SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Women Talk Calgary South

What: Women Talk is an evening gathering where women present and share their inspiring stories, thoughts, ideas and experiences. You’ll laugh, learn and be entertained; the evening will be fast-paced with each presenter speaking for 20 minutes on the theme of Holiday Stories.

When: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: PZA Parlour – 9737 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $20

Free First Thursday

What: Explore the Glenbow at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month. They are launching some neat new exhibitions this month that you won’t want to miss out on.

When: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 5 pm to close
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free