5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 6

Jun 5 2019, 11:34 pm

Thursday shouldn’t always be delegated as Friday’s boring little brother — spice up the pre-weekend by heading out to one of these wonderful events happing today, June 6!

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Blues and Brew at the Calgary Zoo 

What: The Calgary Zoo has teamed up with YYC beer week for an exciting night of beer gardens, local blues music and delicious food. Ticket includes admission to the zoo, beer tasting stations by local Craft Breweries, food appetizers, adult games, education, live blues music, sponsored items/events, and more.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Calgary Zoo — 210 St. Georges Drive NE
Tickets: Online, $55 + GST

Free First Thursday at Glenbow Museum

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

When: The first Thursday of every month – June 6, 2019
Time: 5 pm to close
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Calgary Reggaefest 2019

What: Calling all “Rastagarian’s,” Calgarian’s who share the same love for Caribbean culture and Reggae music. Described as more of an experience than merely a performance, this year’s Reggae Fest features a screening of the film Babylon, a DJ event, and Riddim West with Cham (Jamaica), Luciano (Jamaica), Delhi 2 Dublin (Vancouver), Lynn Olagundoye (Calgary) and more.

When: June 6 to June 8, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues

Story Party Calgary – True Dating Stories

What: At Story Party, you will hear true dating stories from professional storytellers and some brave audience members. Story Party has played to sold-out audiences in over 65 countries.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 8 to 10:30 pm
Where: Boyce Theatre – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

75th Anniversary of D-Day Lecture

What: Join The Military Museums on June 6 for the 75th anniversary of D-Day as they commemorate the day with a lecture by James Istvanffy on the greatest amphibious invasion in history. The discussion will include the Allied and German preparations leading up to the invasion, the main events of June 6, 1944, and the aftermath of the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi occupation.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, lecture 7 pm
Where: The Military Museums – 4520 Crowchild Trail Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online, By donation

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