5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, March 3

Mar 2 2020, 3:30 pm

Have yourself a time in the city this Tuesday by getting the gang together and heading out to any one of these events this March 3!

Super Smash Social

What: Show off your moves at this Super Smash event — cash prizes (and bragging rights) are up for grabs!

When: March 3, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Super Smash Cafe — 1240 16 Avenue NW, Calgary
Tickets: Free, reserve space online

YYC Tuesdays Talent Competition at Mikey’s on 12th

What: Show off your talent — and enjoy seeing others’ — at Mikey’s on 12 every Tuesday.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 9 pm
Where: Mikey’s on 12th Avenue — 918 12th Avenue SW
Admission: Free, register online

Kananaskis Country Snowshoe tour

What: Taking groups of adventurers out into the cold via moonlight (and headlamps), the tour will show snowshoers a side of Kananaskis Country that they may have never seen before. Hiking through Kananaskis forest and under a star-filled sky, attendees will ultimately end up in an open meadow to enjoy the cosmos. Bringing a tripod and a camera is encouraged for anyone hoping to get that priceless photo, and anyone will be able to take a look through the supplied telescope to get a closer look at the twinkling lights.

When: Select days throughout the year
Time: From 7 to 9 pm
Where: Kananaskis Village Center — 1 Mt. Sparrowhawk Cres
Tickets: $75 for adults, $55 for youth aged 13 to 17. Available online

Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo

What: 2020 marks the eighth year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk. The king penguin colony heads out on zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk in the winter months and visitors get to experience the fun. This program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of King Penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions.

When: Now to March 31, 2020 (weather permitting)
Time: 11 am daily
Where: The Calgary Zoo — 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary
More Info: Online

Esker Foundation

What: Esker Foundation connects the public to contemporary art through relevant, accessible, and educational exhibitions, programs, and publications. The gallery reflects on current developments in local, regional, and international culture; creates opportunities for public dialogue; and supports the production of groundbreaking new work, ideas, and research. Admission is free.

When: Open Tuesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays
Time: Various times
Where: Esker Foundation – 4th Floor — 1011 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free