5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, April 3

Apr 2 2019, 5:39 pm

Wednesday’s here, which means we’ve got a wide variety of awesome events for you to check out that are taking place all over Calgary.

Just take a look below for some inspiration!

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Calgary Peace Prize 2019

What: Under the patronage of Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Calgary Peace Prize recognizes outstanding individuals from the global community who work towards making the world a more just, safer and less violent place. Mount Royal University will recognize his Excellency, Anote Tong for his diligent advocacy of global climate justice and peace.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Jack Singer Main Lobby, Arts Commons – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2019

What: Curious Calgarians will have a chance to learn about the ghostly figures that haunt their city by taking a Heritage Park Ghost Tour this spring. Each tour is 90 minutes long and will take attendees through the alleyways and streets of the Historical Village and verse them in various spooky stories that will make their skin crawl. They depart from Gasoline Alley at 7 and 7:30 pm, though the truly terrified would be wise to choose the earlier, brighter tour.

When: April 3 and April 10 for both the family and adult tours
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults, 6 pm for families
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park—1900 Heritage Drive SW
Admission: $19.95 for family tours, $23 for adult tours, available at heritagepark.ca
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes. Family tours: two km in 60 minutes

Doc Soup: The Panama Papers

What: Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership with the Calgary International Film Festival and Hot Docs. The Panama Papers is a feature documentary that charts the story of the massive data leak that exposed the largest global corruption scandal in history. 

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Zero Waste Meetup

What: Join Plastic-Free YYC for a special Zero Waste Meet-up for those who are interested in living a low- or zero-waste lifestyle. Enjoy a coffee or a drink and chat about the zero waste lifestyle.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant – 834 11th Avenue SW, Calgary
TicketsOnline, Free

Pass Me By

What: The book launch of Pass Me By Kyle Simmers and Ryan Danny Owen. Pass Me By is a queer rural tragedy in the form of a five book series following Ed, a reserved man dealing with dementia in a small Northern Canadian Town. As Ed’s memory declines he loses touch with the present and revisits a past he chose to forget.

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Shelf Life Books – 1302 4 St SW # 100, Calgary
Admission: Free

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