5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, April 6

Apr 6 2017, 5:02 pm

Our wonderful winter warm up is finally here! There’s lots happening in the city today and outdoor activities for you to enjoy once again.

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This is no ordinary Easter egg hunt! For two weeks, the CORE will be hosting a mall-wide Easter egg hunt, for Adults. Inside each egg, you will find exciting vouchers for gift cards, baskets, and swag from the CORE retailers. Stay tuned on Instagram and Twitter to find clues as to where the Easter Bunny is hiding the eggs!

  • Where: COREShopping – 333 7 Avenue SW
  • When: April 3 to 15

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy

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.

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

Taking Flight Festival

UofC’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is excited to present the 2017 Taking Flight festival. For over a decade Taking Flight has celebrated the creativity and emerging talents of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike, by showcasing their broad range of projects across the performing arts. In addition to our regular Drama performances, this years festival has expanded to include an interdisciplinary performance, the popular [email protected]Noon and [email protected] events, as well as several Music concerts.

  • Where: University of Calgary
  • When: March 27 to April 8
  • Cost: Admission varies per event

Rush Hour Concert

Wait out rush hour downtown, rather than waiting in it to get home. The Calgary Philharmonic hosts their Rush Hour: Time Crunched series once a month with today’s performance being: The Unfinished Symphony. Lush with expressive melody and vivid harmonies, the “Unfinished” Symphony is one of Schubert’s defining works. It remains unclear why he never quite got around to completing it as he lived another six years.

  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
  • When: Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 pm
  • Cost: $25-$35


You’ve probably had this song stuck in your head at some point this summer. Snakehips’ “All My Friends” is only one of the tracks that put this duo on the map! Check out their show this month for a sensual take on old school R & B and hip hop.

  • Where: The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Avenue SW
  • When: April 6 at 8 pm
  • Cost: Available online at $30. 18+
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