5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 9

Jan 8 2019, 5:19 pm

We’ve already made it halfway through the first (full) week of 2019, and we think that is cause for some serious celebration!

Make the most of your day on this chilly January 9 by checking out any one of these wonderful events.

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Drawn to Nature at the Banff Public Library

What: Participants of all ages and levels of experience are invited to sketch and draw at Banff Centre’s free ongoing beginner-level drawing workshops. Join esteemed Teaching Artist in Residence Janice Tanton to explore different materials and techniques for mark making in this facilitated class. All classes encourage artistic exploration and conversation about the ways in which we interact with the cultural and geological landscapes of Banff National Park. The drawings and sketches produced from these sessions are invited to display in a Community Exhibition at the end of the year.

When: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Banff Public Library – 101 Bear St, Banff
Register: Online, Free

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche

What: The Flames face off with the Avalanche at Scotiabank Saddledome.

When: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

High Performance Rodeo

What: The High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, is an annual festival that animates the city in January with an array of live performances from around the world. Featuring theatre, music, dance, and multidisciplinary art, ‘The Rodeo’ is a showcase of the best in contemporary performance.

When: January 9 to 27, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Online

The Hangover – HUMPDay HOUSE Party

What: A night of House music at Habitat Living Sound with OH FUNK and featuring Prairie Chola Ayatollah and Dj Dramatik. Hosted by J9Productions.

When: Every Wednesday night
Time: 9 pm to 2:15 am
Where: Habitat Living Sound – 1217 1st Street SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Doc Soup January: The World Before Your Feet

What: Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership with the Calgary International Film Festival and Hot Docs. The World Before Your Feet features the 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths and roads in New York City, and the story of Matt Green who has been walking them all.

When: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online