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

Mar 7 2019, 2:35 am

Thursday is basically the new Friday, especially once you realize just how many great events are going on around the city this March 7.

Start the party early by checking any (or all) of these events out!

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Rush Hour: Brahms

What: Conductor Steve Hackman conducts Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, which is the source material for his boundary-shattering Brahms v. Radiohead project, featured in concert on March 9. Brahms finished this symphony 20 years after he started it.

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: Happy Hour at 5:30 pm, Performance from 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Where:¬†Jack Singer Concert Hall ‚ÄĒ¬†225 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Available online, $30

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 ‚ÄĒ 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, 14 and 21. 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm all other dates.
Where:¬†Winsport Canada Olympic Park ‚Äst88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Artifact Small Format Film Festival

What: The Artifact Small Format Film Festival (formerly the $100 Film Festival) is Calgary’s only celluloid-based film festival. Over the years, Artifact has expanded to include the popular Film/Music Explosion!, commission projects, and various partnerships.

When: Thursday, March 7 to Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where:¬†Theatre Junction GRAND ‚Äď 608 1st Street SW, Calgary
Price: Varies

Free First Thursday at Glenbow Museum

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

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 5 pm to close
Where:¬†Glenbow Museum ‚Äď 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

New Works Calgary presents: Mosaique

What: Toronto piano quartet Mosaique brings their cross-Canada tour to Calgary with 14 new Canadian compositions representing new music from across the land.

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Where:¬†St. Stephen‚Äôs Anglican Church ‚Äď 1121 14 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $15-$20

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