5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, January 1

Dec 29 2018, 7:06 pm

Welcome to 2019!

Start the year off on the right foot by kicking it off at any one of these wonderful events.

Calgary Ice Breaker Polar Dip

What: Help raise money for the SA (Servants Anonymous) Foundation and spread awareness for human trafficking, by taking a quick dive into the chilly waters of Mahogany Home Owner’s Beach Club.

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time: Dipping begins at 1 pm
Where: Mahogany Home Owner’s Beach Club – 29 Masters Park SE, Calgary
Register or Donate: Online

Calgary Hitmen vs Victoria Royals

What: Calgary Hitmen take on the Victoria Royals in New Year’s Day WHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time: 1 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

The Schwarz’en’Egger Brunch & A Movie

What: Enjoy a hangover-busting Brunch at Original Joes Kensington anytime between 1 pm and 3 pm, then, get to tha choppa and enjoy Total Recall (1990) at The Plaza Theatre at 3 pm.

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Where: Original Joes Kensington, The Plaza Theatre
Tickets: Online, $20.19 for brunch and movie, $10 for just the movie

Salute to Vienna: New Year’s Concert

What: Usher in the New Year with a glittery celebration of singing and dancing that will delight the senses. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert recreates the beauty of Vienna’s golden era and its elegance charms audiences of every age. A 22-year Calgary tradition, this year’s concert will feature a brilliant new program of Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from beloved operettas performed by acclaimed European singers, champion ballroom dancers, ballet, and the Strauss Symphony of Canada featuring Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

2nd Annual Outdoor Skating Party

What: Brentwood Community Association’s 2nd annual outdoor skating party features free hot chocolate and treats. Plus, the KidSport Mobile Shake Shack will be there to supply skates and helmet in various sizes.

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Brentwood Community Association Outdoor Rink – 5107 33 Street NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

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