5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, November 9

Nov 10 2016, 12:23 am

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.

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Calgary European Film Festival

Each November, the best European movies are presented at the Globe Cinema for Calgarians to enjoy good entertainment and multiculturalism within the magic of cinema. All productions have been nominated for international awards. The movies are screened in their respective languages with English subtitles.

Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8th Avenue SW
When: November 7 to 13

Field of Crosses

The annual Field of Crosses is back! Take time out of your day to walk through the 3,000 crosses that were set-up by volunteers, to pay tribute for those fallen for our country. If you are looking to become more involved in the Remembrance Day festivities, help out with the Calgary Poppy Fun annual fundraising campaign or the Canadian Legacy Project’s Veterans Food Drive, both which coincide with the field of crosses.

Where: Memorial Drive
When: November 1 to 11
Cost: Free

Lest We Forget presented by Lunchbox Theatre

Join Lunchbox Theatre as they combine music and history and take you on an adventure back to WW2, examining the lives of soldiers and how our daily lives are changed by war throughout time up to 2016. This engaging and authentic performance that will pull at the heart strings and make you proud to be a Canadian!

Where: 160 115 9 Avenue SE
When: October 24 to November 12
Cost: Adult $25.00, Senior $20.00, Student $20.00

Edward Burtynsky at Okotoks Art Gallery

Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian Fine Art photographer based in Toronto. Many of his works examine the relationship between “nature and how it is transformed by industry” through different metaphors and dichotomy’s. His most recent exhibit, Relationships and Configurations, based in the Okotoks Art Gallery is an interactive piece that urges people to consider “the relationship between humans and the earth” through remarkable photographs and vivid subject matter. If you haven’t seen this exhibit already, you have one more month to check it out!

Where: 53 North Railway Street, Okotoks, AB
When: September 10 to November 12
Cost: Free

Female Songwriter Series with host Liz Stevens

Enjoy wine Wednesday with some kickass female vocalists. No cover charge to enter and indulge in $6 glasses of wine all night long.

Where: Wine-Ohs – 811 1 Street SW
When: Wednesday, November 9 from 8 to 11pm

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