5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, August 31

Aug 31 2016, 5:09 pm

It’s hump day! Which means you’re halfway to the weekend.

Here are a few things happening around town today that will help you get back into the groove.

Resiliency through Time and the Pride Movement 

A panel discussion and cocktail reception that explores how pride movements have changed over time while creating an increasingly resilient LGBTQ community.

Where: Hyatt Regency – 700 Centre Street SE
When: Wednesday, August 31 from 4 to 8 pm

Bootcamp in the Park

Get moving with JillCo Bodyworks. Take your friend, date, dad or mom for a fun filled heart pumping workout in the park.

Where: St. Patrick’s Island – 1300 Zoo Road NE
When: Wednesday, August 31 from 7 to 8 pm
Cost: $5
Register: By email or on Facebook

Cineplex Tuesday pricing

Cineplex is offering a pretty sweet deal this week for movie goers. Tuesday pricing will apply to tickets for all movies and all screens including 3D, AVX, IMAX, VIP and D-Box at the following theatres: Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas, Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossing Cinemas, Cineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas, Scotiabank Theatre Chinook, Cineplex Odeon Westhills Cinemas, and SilverCity CrossIron Mills and XSCAPE Entertainment Centre.

When: Now until September 2
Cost: $7.99 for a general admission ticket rather than the regular daily price of $12.99

Passionate Kisses: An evening of Story and Song

A romantic, jazz-influenced evening that celebrates the power of the queer kiss. The Coming Out Monologues YYC presents this special “My First Queer Kiss” themed series of spoken works.

Where: Charbar – 618 Confluence Way SE
When: Wednesday, August 31 from 8 to 10:30 pm

Hey, Pretty Woman!

A spoof on the hugely popular movie released in 1990. This telling the romantic tale will have some new twists and turns and, of course, laughter. Set to music from the late 80`s and early 90`s sure to bring back a memory or two. Hey, Pretty Woman! is a romantic comedy about how the most unlikely of matches can wind up falling in love… but no one ever said it would easy!

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre – Westbrook Mall, 1002 37 Street SW
When: July 1 to September 4
Cost: From $67.95 (includes dinner)