5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, March 19

Mar 18 2019, 5:15 pm

Winter is finally coming to an end, and the last day to celebrate the closing of the season is this Tuesday, March 19 — so you’d better make the most of it!

Here are a few wonderful events to check out around Calgary today.

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Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets

What: The Flames hit the ice versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Dinner & a Movie at Heritage Park: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

What: You can’t beat a classic with a classic! This ain’t no typical ‘dinner and a movie,’ as Heritage Park brings it up a notch with their delicious, themed three-course dinner in the Selkirk Grille Restaurant, before presenting Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Heritage Park Historical Village – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Cost: $44/person or $8 for movie only

Calgary Tower 802 Challenge 2019

What: The 802 Challenge is back in Calgary for the third year in a row, offering Calgarians the chance to brave the 802 steps that climb up one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Operating on Tuesdays throughout the month of March, the challenge runs from 4 to 7 pm and charges participants $10 a head for a try. Not a bad deal, seeing as usual admission to the Calgary Tower will run you $18, and that’s without the workout. Advance registration is not required, though your best pair of running shoes is definitely recommended.

When: Tuesdays, March 19 and March 26
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: Calgary Tower – 101 9th Avenue SW
Cost: $10

Peep Show by Janet Wang

What: TRUCK Contemporary Art and Calgary Public Library present Peep Show by Janet Wang, an ode to the online spectacle, as well as an ode to the site in which it is situated.

When: Now to Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: All day
Where: Calgary Public Library, 800 3 St SE, Calgary, AB
Admission: Free

Nat King Cole 100th Birthday Celebration

What: The National Music Centre presents Jens Lindemann and Matt Catingub with an all-star big band. This international jazz supergroup will perform the music of one of the greatest entertainers in history, Nat King Cole, on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Performance Hall, Studio Bell – 850 4 St SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $45

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