5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, February 4

Feb 3 2020, 3:30 pm

Have some fun this tuesday by getting out into the city and checking out one of these events going on this February 4 — we’re sure you won’t regret it.

Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks

What: It’s the Flames vs the Sharks for a Tuesday-night showdown.

When: February 4, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Exposure Photography Festival: Travel and Landscape Seminar

What: Photographer David Wilder will tell tales of his life on the road and how to incorporate photography into travel.

When: February 4, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Camera Store Classroom — Unit 210 3060 9th Street SE
Admission: $50, available online

Winter ice skating at Olympic Plaza

What: Built in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Plaza has the only refrigerated outdoor ice surface in the city. You can rent skates down at the plaza if you don’t have a pair of your own. Helmets are strongly encouraged.

When: Open daily until mid-March
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Olympic Plaza — 228 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free, skates are also available to rent

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

What: Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out features over 100 preserved animal specimens ranging from the common pigeon to an expertly dissected camel. Visitors will be able to check out what’s under the skin of some spectacular animals and determine what makes us the same — and different.

When: Now until March 1, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: TELUS Spark — 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Esker Foundation

What: Esker Foundation connects the public to contemporary art through relevant, accessible, and educational exhibitions, programs, and publications. The gallery reflects on current developments in local, regional, and international culture; creates opportunities for public dialogue; and supports the production of groundbreaking new work, ideas, and research. Admission is free.

When: Open Tuesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays
Time: Various times
Where: Esker Foundation – 4th Floor – 1011 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free