5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, April 25

Apr 25 2017, 5:40 am

Happy Tuesday Calgary! We’ll help you get your groove back with fun events in town. From concerts to secret jazz clubs to visit, you won’t be bored on a Tuesday.

Tuesday night Jazz at Betty Lou’s Library

Tuesday night jazz at BettyLou’s Library. Cool cocktails, swinging jazz with the Speakeasy Jazz Trio featuring Jeff Sulima, (drums) Mark DeJong (sax) and Steve Fletcher (keys)
Check out Calgary’s hottest new cocktail space, located in the historic Devenish Building.

  • Where: Betty Lou’s Library – Speakeasies – 908 17 Avenue SW
  • When: Tuesday, April 18 at 8pm

Calgary Poutine Week

It’s baaaaack! Calgary Poutine week takes over the minds, hearts, and stomachs of YYC from April 21 to 29 this year, and the best part is, when you eat poutine sold as part of Calgary Poutine Week, you are helping get a meal to someone in need. Poutine Week is partnered with Mealshare, the non-profit that basically is a one-for-one donation based model that lets restaurants feed customers and kids in need.

  • Where: Various restaurants around town
  • When: April 21 to 29

An Evening With Jackson Browne

Since beginning his Career in the mid-60’s, launching 14 albums and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, Jackson Browne has had one unbelievable career. Join him and Greg Leisz for an evening oh good ol’ Rock and Roll on the Jack Singer Concert Stage, as he reminisces all of his favourite hits!

  • Where: Jacksinger Concert Hall at Arts Commons – 208 8 Avenue SW
  • When: April 25
  • Cost: $52.75 – $102.75

Run 5-8K with The Outsiders Run Club

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
  • When: Every Tuesday
  • Cost: FREE

The Gospel Side of Elvis

Little do people know, but Elvis loved to jam out to more than just Rock and Roll in his day. He idolized The Blackwood Family, the first family of Gospel Music, and aspired to sing with them someday. Although he didn’t get the opportunity, The Blackwood Quartet did play at Elvis’s funeral and is keeping his memory alive by putting on this tour honouring the king of Rock and Roll himself.

  • Where: Martha Cohen Theatre – 215 * Avenue SE
  • When: April 25
  • Cost: $47.75