5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, April 25

Apr 24 2018, 11:53 pm

It might just be us, but it really feels like the sunny days have made this week fly by so far!

While we may only be at the halfway point, there’s still plenty going on around the city to make this Wednesday feel like a full-fledged member of the weekend.

Check out any of these great events to pass the day away, and it’ll be quitting time on Friday before you know it!

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Macaron 101 

  • What: Ever wondered how to make a French macaron? Look no further. Everyone’s favourite macaron shop, Ollia, hosts Macaron Baking Classes, offering exclusive lessons on how to properly engage in some macaronage, get the perfect shell, and create a variety of flavours. Bon appetite!
  • When: Wednesday, April 25
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Ollia Macaron and Tea – 810c 16th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Call to reserve your spot, $100


  • What: If DJD is known for anything, it’s their ability to come up with the unthinkable! For this year’s spring performance they have collaborated with Peter Balkwill of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop to bring you a performance that features both dancers and puppets, two highly physical, wordless art forms, in all their glory. It’s cheeky, it’s carnal, and it’s nothing you have ever seen before. Come see what happens when dancers and puppets share the stage!
  • When: April 19 to May 5
  • Time:
    • Evening performances: 8 pm
    • Matinee performances: 2 pm
  • Where: The DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $34 to $69

Ethical Fashion Accessibility, Affordability and Inclusivity

  • What: It’s important to consider ethical clothing options when shopping, but sometimes there can be some major barriers that make it challenging. Price point, size options, and other problems lead us to question how we can shift the fashion industry to be more inclusive AND more ethical. Join in on the discussion and find out how you can do your part!
  • When: Wednesday, April 25
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • When: Nova Coffee House – 3519 14th Street SW
  • Admission: FREE

Wing Woman 

  • What: When you’re in the midst of the hustle it’s always nice to look over and see a friendly face cheering you along! That’s what your ultimate wing woman is for. Design your own wolf pack of go-getters and ambitious women at this exciting event by the Ace Class. Taking a speed dating format, this event is meant to connect you with like-minded women so you can find the perfect boss babe to have your back when you need her most! #WomenSupportingWomen
  • When: Wednesday, April 25
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Bourbon Room – 341 10th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $30

The Secret Garden

  • What: See this beloved classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett come to life on stage in this beautifully composed Broadway musical! See how a young girl used a magical key and a secret garden to warm the hearts of her uncle, family, and the audience during the show.
  • When: April 17 to May 19
  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Online, $35 to $103
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