5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, May 22

May 21 2019, 5:45 pm

We’ve somehow already found ourselves at Wednesday, and we are not complaining!

Here are a few great events to check out this May 22.

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Pint Of Science Calgary

What: Pint of Science will be back in Calgary for the second time on May 20 to 22. Eager to learn more about science while having a beer? Enjoy a drink and let the speakers blow your mind with their latest scientific discoveries during two presentations per night and per brewery. This year themes are: Beautiful Mind Cabin Brewing Company (Southeast), Reveals of Mental Health Therapies, Planet Earth Citizen Brewing Company (Northeast), Beloved endangered host with additional presentations from the Brewers, Tech Me Out Last Best Brewing & Distilling (DownTown), and Design and Power of New Tech.

When: Now to Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online, Free

Dine Under The Stars ‚ÄĒ Soiree In The Valley

What: Soiree in the Valley, billed as a garden dinner pop up, is hosted by Dinner4Four Co. The event, which runs for 30 days at a time, promises an elegant four-course menu offered with wine, all while you’re being served in all-weather Garden Domes. The Calgary pop-up will be located at the Native Gardens in Fish Creek Park, with dinner provided by Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant and Great Events Catering.

When: Now till May 31, 2019
Time: Seatings at 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm daily
Where: Native Gardens at the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant
Reservations: Online

Guy Gavriel Kay: A Spirited Conversation

What: Internationally bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay will take you on a biographical journey, paying tribute to the exclusive whiskeys that have fuelled his creativity (provided by Calgary’s whisky expert Curt Robinson of allthingswhisky.com). Ticket price includes 4 one-ounce shots of exceptional spirits, each paired with an unforgettable story from Kay (hosted by Shelley Youngblut), and followed by a book signing. This event is 18+ only. Must bring valid photo ID.

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where:¬†Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor ‚Äst1221 2 St SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Art Battle Calgary 

What: Art Battle is a live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of the round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in a silent auction to take the work home.

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where:¬†The Rec Room Calgary ‚Äď 1180 ‚Äď 901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

CHROMA at Southcentre Mall

What: CHROMA is an interactive event, complete with a 12-piece art installation by eight different local artists, including  Peaseblossoms, Michelle Hoogveld, Tyler Lemermeyer, Maria Dina Galura, Rei Duncan, Rhys Farrell, Rachael Meckling, and Caine Chow.

When: Now to June 16, 2019
Time: Mall Hours
Where:¬†Southcentre Mall ‚Äď 100 Anderson Rd SE
Admission: Free

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