5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, October 12

Oct 12 2017, 1:22 am

Who doesn’t love a Thursday?

The work week is (mostly) behind, the weekend is ahead, and there are many events to attend!

Check out something cool today to preemptively start the weekend off on the right foot.

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Adults Only Night at Telus Spark

  • What: The second Thursday of every month, mark it in your calendar! This is the perfect night to schedule a babysitter, plan a date night or grab your girlfriends for an evening of risky science, innovation, and community. Don’t worry there will also be a fully licensed bar so you can start the night off with an ice cold bevy!
  • When: Thursday, October 12 – Crime and Punishment
  • Time: 6 to 10 pm
  • Where: Telus Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Calgary’s Celebration of Sport

  • What: In honour of Canada 150 and the 2018 Olympics quickly approaching, come celebrate and recognize all who make Calgary an incredible world-class sports city!
  • When: Thursday, October 12
  • Time: 3 to 5 pm
  • Where: WinSport, Markin MacPhail Centre – 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
  • TicketsEventbrite, $125

Glassblowing Classes 

  • What: Learn how to blow glass to make beautiful and intricate works of art.
  • When: October 12-15
  • Time: 5 to 9 pm
  • Where: cSPACE – 1721 29 Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $70

The Sweat Series

  • What: Join Parts + Labour founder, Jennifer Mehlko as she collaborates with various fitness studios around the city to bring you a fun workout series. Come sweat it out with her and then shop her athleisure “Heart Work” collection afterward in a fun studio pop-up.
  • When: Thursday, October 12
  • Time: 7:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Stax Cycle Club – 17 Inglewood Park SE
  • TicketsOnline, $20

Check out the newly opened Granary Road Market

  • What: The wait is finally over! Granary Road Farmers Market is finally open. Come explore their Active Learning Park, while munching on delicious eats from The Loft Lounge and checking out the fantastic local vendors in the Public Market!
  • When: Thursday – Sunday every week
  • Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Where: 226034 112th Street West MD of Foothills
  • Admission: Free
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