5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, July 31

Jul 30 2019, 4:50 pm

Send July out on a high note by getting out into the city and attending one of the following events this Wednesday, July 31!

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Def Leppard

What: Def Leppard is coming to town during their Canada tour, and will be performing at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday, July 31. The English rock band, best known for their global success in the 80s following the release of their albums High ‘n’ Dry and Hysteria, also made headlines when their drummer Rick Allen lost an arm in a car crash, yet managed to continue drumming for the band by using his feet to play part of the kit.

When: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Time: Show at 6:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome — 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Online

Film Through the Decades Historic Calgary Week Screening Series

What: Calgary Public Library and the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers presents Film Through the Decades Historic Calgary Week Screening Series. Enjoy films like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Jurrasic Park, and WALL-E.

When: July 29 to August 4, 2019
Time: 7 pm (Monday to Thursday), 9 pm (Friday and Saturday), 2 pm (Sunday)
Where: Memorial Park Library – 1221 2 St. SW, Calgary; Central Memorial Park – 1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
Admission: Free

Okotoks Dawgs vs Medicine Hat Mavericks

What: Okotoks Dawgs face-off with the Edmonton Propects in Western Major Baseball League action.

When: July 31, 2019
Time: 7:05 pm
Where: Seaman Stadium –  2111 N Railway Street, Okotoks
Tickets: Online

A Play About a Dragon by Steph DeFerie

What: A hilarious and zany adventure about improbable heroes and even unlikelier villains from Calgary Young People’s Theatre. Calgary Young People’s Theatre provides performance opportunities for youth through classes, camps, classes, and productions.

When: July 31 to August 4, 2019
Time: 7 pm (Wednesday to Saturday), 2 pm (Friday to Sunday)
Where: West Village Theatre – 2007 10 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online

BNA Social Justice Film Series: “Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis”

What: Beltline Neighbourhoods Association’s Social Justice Film Series is a combined documentary screening and panel discussion. “Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis,” tells the human story behind the opioid epidemic in Canada.

When: July 31, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: McHugh House – 1515 Centre Street S, Calgary
TicketsOnline, Free

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