5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, March 10

Mar 11 2017, 3:05 am

Happy Friday Calgary! You’ve made it to the weekend so whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for you to do today.

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Free Fridays: Swing Dance Class

End off a stressful week by joining a DJD company member for a free community dance class. This month come move with Catherine Hayward in a Swing class and learn how to do the lindy hop and other fun and basic moves in this unique style of jazz dance. All ages and dance levels are welcome!

  • Where: Decidedly Jazz Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
  • When: March 10
  • Cost: FREE

Star Treck: The Starfleet Academy

Calling all Treckkies! 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.

  • Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until June 4, 2017
  • Cost: Adults $29.95

The Big Taste Foodie Festival

Foodie’s rejoice! YYC’s favourite foodie festival is back for another year! Between March 3 and 12 some of Calgary’s best restaurants will be offering up three and five-course fix price menus for every meal of the day. Restaurants are sorted by price point, so you can be sure to expect more than a few options no matter what your budget may be. At the same time, there will also be various one-time only, signature events happening around the city, such as Canada’s tribute Dinner at The Guild, The Winemaker’s Dinner at the Deane House, the Reunion Dinner at Catch and more!

  • Where: Various locations around Calgary. See participating restaurants here.
  • When: March 3 to 12
  • Cost: Varies depending on the location and menu. See website for more details!

Art + Wine Workshop: Abstract Textures With Artist Robyn Alisat

  • Where: Outside the Shape – 1222 10th Avenue SE
  • When: March 10
  • Cost: $100/ person

Stargazing at the Banff Gondola

There is just something so peaceful and surreal about stargazing at the top of a mountain. Glide up to the brand-new observation deck of the Banff Gondola summit and discover star clusters, galaxies, the Milky Way, Mars and the Moon with two professional guides from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. If it turns out to be a cloudy evening, the astronomers will take you inside the terminal where you will continue to learn about these celestial objects. *Dress in winter appropriate clothing and expect cold temperatures and wind!*

  • Where: Banff Gondola100 Mountain Avenue, Banff AB
  • When: March 10
  • Cost: Gondola Admission
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