5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, October 17

Oct 17 2017, 6:44 am

You made it through another Monday!

If that’s not cause for celebration, we don’t know what is. Check out any of these Calgary events today to celebrate.

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  • What: Alt-J is coming to perform a live concert in Calgary on Tuesday, don’t miss it!
  • When: Tuesday, October 17
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Big Four Building – 1801 Big Four Trail SE
  • Tickets: Online, $64-$419

Wordfest Presents Rupi Kaur 

  • What: Rupi Kaur is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Milk and Honey. She will be presenting her second collection of poetry, “The Sun and Her Flowers” at one of the many events during Wordfest in collaboration with Chapters Indigo. You won’t be able to get a copy of the book at this event, but you’ll get a taste of what is to come very shortly!
  • When: Tuesday, October 17
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Bella Concert Hall (Mount Royal University) – 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
  • CostOnline, $45

Dinner + A Movie at Heritage Park

  • What: Date night just got brought up a notch with a viewing of The Birds!
  • When: Tuesday, October 17
  • Time: 5 to 10 pm, movie at 7:45 pm
  • Where: Gasoline Alley – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • Tickets: Online, $45 for dinner and a movie, $8 for just the movie

Taco Tuesdays

  • What: Half off tacos every Tuesday at Blanco Cantina on 17th Avenue.
  • When: Tuesdays
    All day and night
  • Where: Blanco – 723 17th Avenue SW
  • Cost: Half off tacos, $12 trashcans

Buck a shuck Tuesdays

  • What: One dollar oysters all day at National, along with 3 for $7 tacos.
  • When: Tuesdays
  • Time: All day
  • Where: National – 550 17th Avenue SW
  • Cost:  $1 per oyster, $7 for 3 tacos
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