5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, August 14

Aug 14 2019, 5:00 am

We’ve already made it halfway through the week, and if that isn’t a cause for celebration (like going out to a sweet event) we don’t know what is!

Get out and make the most of today, Wednesday, August 14.

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#IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

What: Spend your lunch hour listening to some of Calgary’s best local talent on this outdoor stage on Stephen Avenue. DJs, live bands, and more – you will always be pleasantly surprised by the live performances set to play this stage this summer.

When: Mondays to Saturday until August 24, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm (weekdays), 6 to 8 pm Saturdays
Where: Stephen Avenue, outside the Telus Convention Centre
Admission: Free

Cavalry FC vs Montreal Impact

What: Cavalry FC take on Montreal Impact at Spruce Meadows on August 14.

When: August 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Big Big Tent – Roller-Skate Party

What: Show off how you roll every Wednesday in August when The Big Big Tent transforms into Calgary’s biggest roller rink with the help of Calgary Roller Skate. Bring your own or rent skates on site for an evening of big, big fun.

When: August 14, 21, 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: The Big Big Tent — 321 11th Avenue Southeast
Admission: Free, skate rentals extra

Conversations in the Garden

What: On the second Wednesday of every month this summer, head to the Calgary Horticultural Society’s garden (at the rear of the building) for a relaxing evening of gardening chat with horticulturist Kath Smyth and fellow gardeners. Bring your lawn chair, a mug, your love of gardening and of course all your gardening questions. Tips to share are wonderful too.

When: August 14 and September 18, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Calgary Horticultural Society – 208 – 50th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free for members, $20 for non-members

Sunnyside Salsa Wednesdays

What: Get your dance on every week with Sunnyside Salsa Wednesdays at the containR by Springboard Performance. Featuring live music by DJ Henry and guests.

When: Wednesday evenings until August 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: ContainR by Springboard Performance – 1020 2 Ave NW, Calgary,
Admission: Free