5 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, February 13

Feb 13 2017, 7:41 pm

Monday can be a funday as well. Check out festivals in the mountains to plays and more!

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National Geographic LIVE: The Risky Science of Exploration with environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad

Environmental anthropologist, Kenny Broad has not lived an unadventurous life to say the least. Join him as he recounts stories of when he was stranded on a remote island running out of oxygen or chasing after venomous snakes through land and water and other triumphs, tragedies and crazy adventures. The best part – through everything he has experienced, he finds quite a lot to laugh about in his stories. He will make you want to pack your bags and go on your own wild adventure!

  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • When: February 12 to 13
  • Cost: $29-$69

Dirty Laundry presents: Monday Night Lights

Strong Arms. Big Hair. Can’t Loose.” If you loved Friday Night Lights, then you will be sure to love this hilarious, improvised spin off of the 2000’s TV series. Each Monday night there is a new episode that will transport you into small Town America’s Football fandom that includes harsh coaches, scatterbrained cheerleaders, stressed out quarterbacks and teenage love.

  • Where: 160 115 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Every Monday Night
  • Cost: Adult – $16, Student + Senior $10

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

Calgary’s favourite, cozy and delicious foodie festival is back for the 6th year in a row! During the entire month of February, be sure to warm up by checking out your favourite cafes, sweet shops and restaurants for their unique spin on everyone’s beloved winter drink. The best part is that a portion of every drink will go towards supporting Calgary Meals on Wheels, an even better reason to indulge in some warm chocolate goodness!

  • Where: At participating locations
  • When: The entire month of February
  • Cost: Price of the Hot Chocolate + $1 will be donated to Meals on Wheels

 The Audience

If you saw the Netflix Original, “The Crown” you’ll be familiar with the Queen’s famous weekly meeting with the Prime Minster, called an audience. This spectacular performance will replay some of the most famous audience’s throughout Queen Elizabeth’s reign, with many familiar political faces making an appearance, such as Churchill, Thatcher, Cameron and more. Take a peak at the woman behind the crown, the most famous and influential yet private woman in the world.

  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 1201 5 St SW
  • When: January 24 to February 18
  • Cost: $45-$64
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