What: Is running a marathon or just simply getting back into shape one of your new year’s resolutions this year? Tackle this goal once and for all and join the Outsiders Running Club. There is no charge, just bring yourself and your running shoes and join Joanna Magnik of The Sweat Style for a 5-8K run every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm!
Where: East Village Riverwalk plaza – 618 Confluence Way SE
What: Spend an evening transported back to an era of hard rock, emotional guitar solos and hair that reached exponential heights, the good ol’ 80s! This lively musical captures the beauty and innocence of small town love, while integrating the influences of classic Rock and Roll in that era. The music line-up is littered with famous songs by Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Journey, Bon Jovi and more, that will have you to singing and dancing along throughout the show!
Where: Stage West Calgary – 727 42 Avenue SE
When: April 21 to June 25 – occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
What: If there’s one day you should go out to eat next month, it’s Wednesday, May 10. Why? Well, for one, it’s hump day, and secondly, it’s Mealshare’s second annual Tonight for Tomorrow fundraiser. Over 16 Calgary restaurants have partnered with the non-profit charity and agreed to donate one dollar to Mealshare for every dollar spent on food on this day.
What: RowBody is the newest addition to the work out selection offered at Movement U and soon to be your new little secret as to where you got those killer washboard abs. As with all programs at the studio, music is the backbone to this heart-pounding, 45-minute cardio workout that focuses on full body strength training and is split between the rower and floor exercises. This workout will target and tone over 80% of the muscles in your body, giving you the results that you have been looking for!
Where: 16 4 Street NE
When: Runs at various times throughout the week. Register online or through your MindBody App. See the full schedule here!
Cost: RowBody is included in the price of all of the class packages available at Movement U along with Row, Spin and HIIT.
What: If anyone knows chocolate, it’s Bernard Callebaut, Calgary’s famous Chocolatier! Either make a day of it and bring your bring your mum to shop his new chocolate collection while also browsing all of the neat local goodies found at Greater Goods, or bring her home a delicious treat that shows how much you love her on this special weekend!
What: In partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Telus Spark presents an Adults Only Night that explores anything and everything related to your brain. Is it possible to “hack your brain” or outsmart it? You’ll find out at this month’s event!
What: Grab your girlfriends and head to Calgary’s Historic Inglewood for a night full of shopping at your favourite local boutiques. Each shop will all include their own in-store specials and unique events!
What: This March, Calgary Food Tours is bringing back everyone’s favourite, Craving Kensington. On this 3-hour walking-tour, you will eat your way through this inner city village at some of the foodie hotspots, while also learning about the charming history and architecture of the area! Bon appétit!
Where: Meet at Pulcinella Ristorante – 1147 Kensington Crescent NW
What: 2016 was the year of music here in Calgary, and the music industry in our city is now booming as a result. Spend date night at one of the many venues on YYC’s Music Mile, between Inglewood and East Village, and be entertained by some of our city’s best local talent at a live show, while enjoying a few drinks with your significant other. See the list of venues and performances here!
Where: Music Mile – between Inglewood and East Village
What: Yoga, Kanye and brunch, is there any better combination you can think of for a Saturday morning sweat sesh? Join Jameson’s 17th Ave as they transform their pub into a candle-lit yoga studio and do their downward dog to smooth beats by Kanye West. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious brunch paired with a Velvet Fog Beermosa!
What: What does it mean to be a young, Canadian artist in the digital age? During this commemorative show for Canada’s 150th Birthday, the Youth Singers of Calgary will put their voices together and answer this question in a performance that represents their long, proud history as an ambassador of true Canadian Spirit.
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
What: Calling all Trekkies! Having opened on February 4, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience will be at TELUS Spark until June 4, 2017. Upon entering the exhibit, you’ll become a Starfleet Academy cadet recruit.
What: Cineplex Family Favourites are the perfect day to take your little one or your big ones to the movies on the cheap. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children with this week’s movie being ‘Heidi.’
What: Now that the snow is gone, it’s about time to get working on that bikini bod for summer! Join the CORE in Downtown Calgary, every Sunday of the month for a free high intensity group hit workout class and have some fun with your weekend sweat.