5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 27

Aug 27 2019, 5:00 am

Turn this August 27 into a top-notch Tuesday by getting your group of friends together and heading out to one of these wonderful events.

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C-Square Tuesday Market

What: Find over 25 local vendors at the C-Square Tuesday Market, who will offer everything from produce, meats, breads, pastries, art, fashion, gadgets, health and wellness products, and more.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Address: Celebration Square – 7th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Dreamgirls Sing-along with Calgary Men’s Chorus

What: Calgary Men’s Chorus leads a fundraising audience sing-along of 2006’s Dreamgirls starring Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Hudson.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Suggested donation of $10

On Lgbtq2s+ Animation: North American Popular Animation

What: Quickdraw Animation Society’ inaugural screening is On LGBTQ2S+ Animation: North American Popular Animation. A series of shorts will be screened and free zines will be handed out at Calgary Public Library. Organizers also note that the films may contain mature themes, images and subject matter.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Calgary Central Library – 800 3rd Street SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Find Your Heart(h) Art Exhibit

What: Athena Cooper’s first solo art exhibition features acrylic paintings and digital artwork telling the story of the romantic relationship between a disabled woman and a transgender man. Inspired by the artist’s own life with the rare genetic disorder, Osteogenesis Imperfecta.

When: Mondays to Saturdays until September 5, 2019. Closed Sundays and stat holidays
Time: 8 am to 8 pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward – fourth-floor gallery – 1721 29th Avenue SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Pride Block Party ft. Moontricks

What: The third annual Pride Block Party features headliner Moontricks, Dr. Space, DJ Applebaum, Hayden McHugh, The Diva Drag Show, and host ChiChi. There will also be children activities, a cash bar, and food trucks.

When: August 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Containr Site in Sunnyside – 1010 2nd Avenue NW, Calgary
Admission: Free