5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, May 30

May 29 2019, 5:42 pm

Get the weekend party started a little early on Thursday night by getting the gang together and heading out to one of these awesome events!

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19th Annual FUNNYFEST Calgary

What: FUNNYFEST features 11 nights of comedy, 70 performers, and a wide variety of shows to check out. Comedians include Kevin Farley, Chris Griffin, Lori Ferguson-Ford, and more.

When: Thursday, May 30 to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary: check out the full list of performers
Where: Venues vary: check out the full list of performers
Tickets: Online

Jesus Christ Superstar from Painted Fish Theatre Company

What: Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept album before its Broadway debut in 1971.

When: Various dates from now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where:¬†La Cit√© des Rocheuses ‚Äď 4800 Richard Road SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Calgary Zoo Panda Passage

What: Witness the Calgary Zoo’s four resident giant pandas as they munch on their favourite snack, bamboo. Adults Er Shun and Da Mao and cubs Jia Panpan and Jua Yueyue are ambassadors for the vulnerable species and are the pride of China. This May marks the one-year anniversary of their arrival at the Calgary Zoo. The two cubs will be returning home to China soon, so be sure to enjoy their cuteness while they are still here. If you are a member of the Calgary Zoo, you will be able to access exclusive member-only viewings of the Panda Passage, as well as fast-track your way into visiting these cuddly, lovable creatures.

When: Open seven days a week
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where:¬†Calgary Zoo ‚Äď 210 St George‚Äôs Drive NE, Calgary
Memberships: Sign up via Calgary Zoo

Art Baby Art Film: McQueen

What:¬†Join Glenbow Museum for Art Baby Art Films ‚Äď a curated series of morning film screenings for adults with small children (ages two and under). McQueen explores the extraordinary life, career and artistry of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. From the start of his career in his teens as a tailor to gaining notice as designer for Givenchy to the launch of his own groundbreaking label, and how his untimely death in 2010 rocked the fashion world.

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 10 am
Where:¬†Glenbow Museum ‚Äď 130 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

The Best of HUMP! Film Festival

What: The HUMP! Film Festival is a celebration of creative sexual expression. A carefully curated program with a cornucopia of body types, shapes, ages, colours, sexualities, genders, kinks, and fetishes; all united by a shared spirit of sex-positivity.

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 to 8:30 pm
Where:¬†Plaza Theatre ‚Äď 1133 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online