5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, June 20

Jun 19 2018, 11:37 pm

We’re just barrelling right through this week!

Celebrate making it all the way to Wednesday — and the weekend that lies just on the horizon — by checking out any of these great events going on around the city today.

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POPs in the Park

What: Enjoy a mouth-watering BBQ as you enjoy a lively program of classical favourites by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

When: June 20 to 21

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Tickets: Online, $30 to $70

Macaron 101 

What: Ever wondered how to make a French macaron? Look no further. Everyone’s favourite macaron shop, Ollia, hosts Macaron Baking Classes, offering exclusive lessons on how to properly engage in some macaronage, get the perfect shell, and create a variety of flavours. Bon appetite!

When: June 20, 26 and 27

Time: 6 pm

Where: Ollia Macaron and Tea – 810c 16th Avenue SW

Tickets: Call to reserve your spot, $100

‘Dream, Girl’ screening and panel

What: Let’s celebrate girls! Come watch this impactful documentary, Dream, Girl which will then be followed by a panel discussion with some of Calgary’s most go-getting female entrepreneurs! Come to celebrate women in entrepreneurship and come ready to discuss the intersection between design and entrepreneurship.

When: Wednesday, June 20

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Nova Coffee – 3519 14th Street SW

Tickets: Online, $10

The Hillhurst + Sunnyside Farmers’ Market 

What: You won’t find flavours like these at your regular grocery store! Change up your routine and do your produce and food shopping every Wednesday to get goods that are produced by local farmers and artisans. Join the community, find some delicious goods, and support local producers at this weekly neighbourhood farmers’ market!

When: Every Wednesday

Time: 3 to 7 pm

Where: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association – 1320 5th Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

Sled Island 2018

What: Calgary’s favourite entertainment festival is back and larger than ever! The sheer amount of entertainment, art, music, and comedy that is packed into the five-day long festival is actually incredible. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of the festival and see as much as possible. Have fun!

When: Wednesday, June 20 to Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time: Full schedule can be found here

Where: 35+ venues around the city… so check the schedule

Tickets: Discovery Pass available online for $225

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