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

Mar 19 2019, 6:48 pm

Welcome to the first day of a brand new season.

This spring starts with plenty of great events to check out around Calgary, so make sure to get out there and have yourself a ball!

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City of Calgary Youth Hiring Fair 2019

What: The city will be hosting a hiring fair for job-seekers aged 15 to 24 in the Big Four building in Stampede Park. Dress to impress, bring a pen in case you have to complete any forms, and be ready to provide plenty of copies of your resume. Some of the employers present will be hiring from different people of minimum ages.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 1:30 to 6 pm
Where: Big Four Building, Stampede Park – 1801 Big Four Trail SE
Admission: Free

Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2019

What: Curious Calgarians will have a chance to learn about the ghostly figures that haunt their city by taking a Heritage Park Ghost Tour this spring. Each tour is 90 minutes long and will take attendees through the alleyways and streets of the Historical Village and verse them in various spooky stories that will make their skin crawl. They depart from Gasoline Alley at 7 and 7:30 pm, though the truly terrified would be wise to choose the earlier, brighter tour.

When: Wednesday, March, 20, 27, April 3 and 10 for the adult tours, and March 27, April 3, and April 10 for the family tours
Time: Tours begin at 7 and 7:30 pm for adults, 6 pm for families
Where: Gasoline Alley Lobby, Heritage Park—1900 Heritage Drive SW
Admission: $19.95 for family tours, $23 for adult tours, available at heritagepark.ca
Length: Adult tours: three km in 90 minutes. Family tours: two km in 60 minutes

Might As Well Be Dead: A Nero Wolffe Mystery

What: Eleven years ago, wealthy businesswoman Mrs. Herold tossed her only son Paul onto the streets to fend for himself. Now, realizing the error of her ways, she has come looking for one last chance to make amends…only to find he’s been accused of murder! Mrs. Herold needs help, the kind that only detective Nero Wolfe and his stalwart assistant, Archie Goodwin, can provide. Adapted by Joseph Goodrich, presented by Vertigo Theatre.

When: Now to April 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Playhouse – 115 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

An Epic Adventure on the Great Divide Trail

What: An evening of stories, photos, videos and hiking advice with the first person to yoyo thru-hike the Great Divide Trail. In 2017 Dan Durston and his wife, T, hiked over 2200km to complete the first yo-yo of the GDT (Waterton to Kakwa and back). At this event, Dan will be telling the story of that trip including tales of the never-ending spring snowpack, close calls with wildlife, the remarkable wildflowers of the high Rockies alpine, and how their trip was nearly cut short by one of the most damaging fire seasons in recent history.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Trolley 5 Brewpub – 728 17th Ave SW, Calgary
TicketsOnline, $5-$15

Tech N9ne & Krizz Kaliko

What: Kansas City rappers Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko team up for a show at Marquee Beer Market & Stage.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 8 pm to 1 am
Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $40-$50

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