5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, April 30

Apr 29 2019, 4:31 pm

Celebrate the last day of the month by checking out any one of these wonderful events going on around Calgary this Tuesday, April 30!

There’s something for everyone in our list below:

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Augmented Reality Experience at The CORE 2019

What: An augmented reality exhibit is open at Calgary’s The CORE Shopping Centre, in partnership with UK-based technology provider INDE. Attendees will stand on a platform in front of a gigantic screen, which will show them standing alongside everything from whales to giraffes to dinosaurs. Three different experiences will be available to try out, — Air, Land, and Sea; Arctic Explorer; and Back to the Jurassic — with each providing a different setting along with different animals to encounter.

When: Now to April 30, 2019
Time: The CORE’s hours
Where: The CORE Shopping Centre — 333 7th Avenue SW
Admission: Free

Godsmack and Volbeat

What: American rockers Godsmack and Danish rockers Volbeat team up for a show at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino.

When: Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Grey Eagle Resort and Casino – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Movie Night at The Hub: The True Cost

What: The True Cost is a documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Join Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking for a screening and discussion surrounding this film and its thought-provoking topic.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking – 402 Collegiate Boulevard Northwest Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry Fundraiser

What: Cycling enthusiasts and culinary leaders in Calgary – John Jackson, Connie DeSousa, Justin Leboe, Matt Batey, Chad Rittenhouse, Baruch Laskin & Eva Sargeant-Laskin – have teamed up to raise funds to help end childhood hunger for one night only at Alforno Bakery & Cafe on April 30. Attend and support “The Canadians” team as 100% of the proceeds will go towards Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Alforno Bakery & Cafe – 222 7th Street Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online

25th Anniversary Celebration of Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

What: Join the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program to celebrate 25 years of the CDWP. Hosted by 2002–03 Canadian Writer-in-Residence Suzette Mayr (associate professor, English), this event will feature readings by writers from Calgary, Alberta, and beyond who have consulted with our writers-in-residence over the years. There will also be refreshments and live music by The Sidewinders, along with book giveaways for copies of books by our featured authors.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Hotel Arts – 119 12th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

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