5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, January 8

Jan 8 2019, 1:21 am

Tuesdays can feel a little more like Saturdays if they’re filled with awesome events, and luckily this January 8 fits the bill.

Check out any or all of these great Calgary events today!

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Visual Arts Open Lecture: Fatimah Tuggar

What: The Visual Arts Lecture Series presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators and academics. Fatimah Tuggar, guest faculty for the Digital Promises program, is the featured speaker.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 4 pm
Where: Banff Centre – Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Bldg, 204 – 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff
Register: Online, Free

Film Noir: The Woman in the Window

What: Globe Cinema and the Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners present the Film Noir Series 2019, the second edition of a series bringing Film Noir classics to the big screen. Each film will be introduced by Professor George Melnyk, followed by a Q&A.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Register online, $5

Lion’s Festival of Lights

What: The Lions Festival of Lights is back for their 32nd year to brighten up Calgary’s 14th Street NW with over 450,000 shining lights. The display is put together by volunteers who spend thousands of hours creating the shining assortment of Christmas figures and decked-out trees. This year’s festival is now 99% green as it is created using LED bulbs connected by nearly three kilometres of power cords.

When: Now to Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 6 pm to midnight daily
Where: Confederation Park – 14th Street NW, north of 24th Avenue, Calgary
Admission: Free

justREEL – Breaking the Cycle

What: Marda Loop Justice Film Festival presents Breaking the Cycle, a 2018 film with the story of a woman who went from victim to survivor, who found the strength and the voice to stop the abuse and break the cycle.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: River Park Auditorium – 3818 14A Street SW, Calgary
More Info: Online

Calgary Public Libary Book Truck at Tuscany Club

What: Calgary Public Libary Book Truck drops by the Tuscany Club. Child and adult books and videos can be signed out and returned at this mobile CPL location.

When: Tuesday, January 8 and January 22, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 1 pm
Where: Tuscany Club – 212 Tuscany Way NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

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