5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, March 21

Mar 21 2017, 6:10 pm

Happy Tuesday Calgary! We’ll help you get your groove back with fun events in town, from dinner and a movie at Heritage Park to checking out a swanky new jazz joint.

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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: Every Tuesday in March – 8pm start

Run 5-8K with The Outsiders Run Club

  • 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
  • When: Every Tuesday
  • Cost: FREE

Dinner & a Movie at Heritage Park

Put a spin on the go-to dinner and a movie date night and head to Heritage Park for a 3-course meal at the Selkirk Grille Restaurant and then watch an old classic film favourite at Gasoline Alley. This month, dance along with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in Singing in the Rain or sing along to “All that Jazz” in the 2000’s timeless classic, Chicago!

  • Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • When: March 7 and 21
  • Cost: $42.95 Film only – $8

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Based on the bestselling novel by the author of The Kite Runner, this hauntingly beautiful story reveals the strength of the human spirit. In war-torn Afghanistan, two women are brought together by fate and cruelty. Together they will forge an unlikely friendship that leads to an act of unbreakable love.

  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Now until April 1
  • Cost: $55 – $106

Charlie Russell: Living and Hiking with Grizzlies

If you’re someone who loves the great outdoors and craves adventure, then you should definitely not miss this event! Join outdoor enthusiast, author, photographer and self-taught pilot, Charlie Russell as he narrates his journey of discovery into the true nature of grizzly bears through his personal experiences working with Spirit Bears on Royal Princess Island and raising grizzly bear cubs in Russia. Yes you read that correctly! Russell has spent over 55 years studying and living with grizzly bears, so it’s safe to say he knows a tad about the subject!

  • Where: John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Central Library – 616 Macleod Trail SE
  • When: March 21
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Students: $15 
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