5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, April 17

Apr 16 2018, 6:06 pm

The snow may be falling around the city of Calgary, but that is no reason to stay inside this Tuesday!

There are plenty of great (and indoor) activities to check out all day long, being prime opportunities to turn what is usually the most boring day of the week into something extraordinary.

Of course, that decision is entirely up to you… but we have provided a few suggestions for if you don’t know where to even begin.


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Dinner and a Movie: Titanic

  • What: Come see Leo in all his glory! Munch on a tasty three-course meal at the Selkirk Grille Restaurant before heading over to Gasoline Alley for a classic film. There you will find a cash bar and old-fashioned popcorn to snack on during the movie – bring tissues!
  • Where: Heritage Park, Celebration Tent – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • When: Tuesday, April 17
  • Cost: $44.95/ per person or $8 for film only

The Secret Garden

  • What: See this beloved classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett come to life on stage in this beautifully composed Broadway musical! See how a young girl used a magical key and a secret garden to warm the hearts of her uncle, family, and the audience during the show.
  • When: April 17 to May 19
  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $35 to $103

Calgary Underground Film Festival 

  • What: Come support your local independent filmmakers as they defy convention at the 15th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival.
  • Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8th Avenue SW
  • When: April 16 to 22
  • Time: Varies depending on the day
  • Tickets: Online, $99 to $120

Miss Caledonia 

  • What: She can sing, twirl, and pivot the way into anyone’s heart, but is she good enough to win the Miss Caledonia tiara? Set in the 1950s, follow along on the adventures of Peggy Ann Douglas as she pursues her dream of becoming a Hollywood movie star, one step at a time!
  • When: April 12 to 21
  • Time:
    • Monday to Saturday: Noon to 1 pm
    • Thursday to Friday: 6 to 7 pm
  • Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 160 115 9th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $26

Hit the slopes for spring skiing

  • What: Our mountainous backyard is just waiting for us with a fluffy layer of the white stuff, perfect for winter sports and activities. Take advantage and get some spring shredding in, or take your snowshoes for an adventure around one of the many picturesque lakes that the Rockies have to offer.
  • Check the websites for SunshineMount Norquay and Lake Louise to find the hours of operation and trail conditions
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