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5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, May 9

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DH Calgary Staff May 09, 2019 5:00 am

Let’s get the party going!

Start the weekend celebrations off a little early this Thursday, May 9, by checking out any one of these five wonderful events.

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Change Makers: Celebrating Women

What: YWCA Banff presents Change Makers, a celebration of women who impact change and inspire action, locally and globally. Special guest Beckie Scott will join the winners of the fifth annual Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards.

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rolston Recital Hall – Banff Centre, 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff
TicketsOnline, $20

Adults Only Night at Telus Spark – Beyond the Binary

What: Free reign in the galleries, a fully licensed bar, dance jams, and even riskier science. With no children around, Telus Spark brings out more involved challenges, invite innovative collaborators from the community and turn up the excitement.

When: May 9, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $26

Calgary Farmers’ Market

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewelry, art and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year-round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address: 510 77 Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Good Earth Thursday Night Open Mic

What: Tanner James and Tory Rosso welcome artists to Good Earth for an open mic. Sing your originals or try out some covers. Presented by Bow Valley Music Club & Strathcona Good Earth Coffeehouse.

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Good Earth Coffeehouse – 555 Strathcona Blvd SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Writing as Medicine: Mental Illness on the Page

What: Join local authors Susan Calder, Stacey Bruce, and P.D. Workman as they read from their work and discuss how they portray mental illness and how writing on this topic helps them and their readers.

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Memorial Park Library – 12th Ave SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

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