5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, February 27

Feb 26 2019, 6:37 pm

Whether you’re winding down after a long work day or just getting this Wednesday started, there are plenty of great events to check out around YYC today!

Just take a look below for some stellar suggestions.

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Movies That Matter

What: Movies That Matter is a monthly series of documentary film premieres at the University of Calgary, co-presented by the University of Calgary Film Society and the Department of Communication and Culture. The series strives to be timely and provocative, allowing viewers to delve into some important issues relevant in our society today. Each screening will include a post-screening discussion, featuring the director of the film itself and/or someone from the community at large known for their expertise or insightful views on the film subject.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Gallery Hall of the Taylor Family Digital Library – University of Calgary
Admission: Free for students with ID and community by donation

Calgary Hitmen vs Swift Current Broncos

What: The Hitmen face off with the Broncos at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 11 am
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
Tickets: Online

Philosophers’ Café

What: The Bright Side Festival presents UofC philosophers Dr. Tinu Ruparell, Dr. David Dick, and Dr. Chris Framarin in conversation on the topic of optimism in today’s world. Featuring musique éclectique from the Penny Sanborn Trio. Presented in partnership with the University of Calgary.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
Where: Theatre 1308 (Calgary Inter-Mennonite Church) – 1308 Edmonton Trail Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $15

We’ve Read This Book Club

What: This event is hosted by blogger and book reviewer Anne Logan of ivereadthis.com, and is part of Wordfest’s monthly book club series on the top floor of Memorial Park Library. Come prepared to delve into Chloe Benjamin’s New York Times Bestselling book, The Immortalists, named best book of the year by Washington Post, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, Marie Claire, New York Public Library, LibraryReads, The Skimm, Lit Hub, and Lit Reactor. 

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Memorial Park Library – 2nd Floor 1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $10

Savour the Sun Calgary

What: Journey through Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country during an evening of wine tasting from some of the region’s premier wineries paired with an inspired menu from Yellow Door Bistro. Begin your taste odyssey with a reception and a chance to meet the winemakers before enjoying a four-course exploration of hand-selected wines from some of the region’s top wineries. Each course is perfectly paired with the inventive cuisine of Yellow Door Bistro’s Scott Redekopp.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Yellow Door Bistro – 119 12th Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $89

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