Events in Calgary: June 23 to 25, 2017

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I. Family & Kids Activities

1. Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary

Join AAWC and our partners for this week-long celebration of events that promote pride, understanding and awareness of Aboriginal cultures, traditions, contributions and achievements to Canadian society. People of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to attend events; enhance your level of awareness and develop your understanding of the community you live in while having fun!Details

June 19 to 24, 2017
Family Day Festival and Powwow: Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Various Venues
Pow Wow: Former Indian Village, Stampede Grounds

Free and ticketed events

2. The Princess And The Pea!

Presented by Goodger-Pink Family Theatre. Come join us for some Fabulous Family Fun in the Sun with this Hilarious, Outdoor, All-Ages Theatre Event! Details

Thursday, June 22 to Sunday, July 02, 2017

45 Drake Landing Dr, Okotoks

PWYC / $10

3. Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp

Join us in-store this summer where kids and families can enjoy free interactive workshops and activities from the many departments found within our store. Details

Saturday June 24-Sunday July 23, 2017

Bass Pro Shops, #112 261055 Crossiron Mills Blvd

Free

4. BioBlitz

A BioBlitz brings together expert naturalists, scientists and citizens to inventory as many plant and animal species as possible in one day. In addition to the species blitzes, we will have a community biodiversity fair. Come learn about the plants and animals who make their home in Calgary and area.. Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Weaselhead Natural Areas
66 Ave & 37 St SW, Calgary

Free

5. Okotoks BuskersFest

Musicians, actors, magicians, jugglers, street performers, dancers, b-boys, singers & entertainers of all ages and acts are spread throughout the streets of downtown Okotoks for this fun street festival. It’s all free – if you like what you hear, show your appreciation for the performances with a loonie, toonie, fiver, or whatever you can afford! Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Downtown Okotok

Free

6. Flight of the Bumblebee

Bring a lawn chair or throw down a blanket and join us for a Free, Family-Friendly, Aerial Circus Demo featuring live music, audience workshops, dessert concession, and a silent auction raising money for the upkeep of the Acadia Community Garden! Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Acadia Community Garden & Art Society
332 – 94 Avenue SE Calgary

Free

7. Mud Fair

MudFair celebrates World Forum’s International Mud Day, designed to connect children with nature. It’s a family fun-filled day where everyone is encouraged to get a little dirt on their hands! Mud pits, a mud slide, mud kitchens are just a few of the muddy fun activities. Enjoy live music, outdoor yoga, have lunch from the food trucks and browse the green market. Stop by the community art collaboration – Mud City, led by the art educators of Nature Kindergarten. Hose down with water-filled tanks or sprayed down by the Priddis and Spruce Meadows Fire Department before you head home. Details

Sunday, June 25 2017 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Lloyd Park near Red Deer Lake School,
178093 112 Street W, Foothills

$10 to $20

II. Live Music

1. Sled Island 2017

Sled Island is an annual five-day music and arts festival that brings together 250+ bands, comedy, film and art. Details

Wednesday, June 21 to Sunday, June 25, 2017

Various Venues, Calgary

$12 & up

2. Cool Choir Rocks the Jube

“Rock out with Cool Choir® – Calgary’s largest adult rock and pop choir! Over 300 voices combine to fill the Jube with powerful, new and unique re-workings of classic, feel- good rock and pop songs arranged in rich, spine-tingling harmony, exclusively for Cool Choir® by its Creative Director, Jamie Serafi. The show features guest soloists, a musical ‘reimagining’ of the National Anthem plus a well-loved selection of hits by iconic Canadian artists as part of Canada’s 150th Anniversary.Details

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

$25 – $35

3. Robbie Bankes, Godfrey & Tod

Double Album Release. Details

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Festival Hall – 1215 10th Ave SE, Calgary

$15 to $20

4. Achtung Konzert!

Join Impasto Duo for an evening of music from German classical greats for flute and piano. We will be exploring music tradition from Germany, featuring three giants of German chamber music: Paul Hindemith, Robert Schumann, and Ludwig van Beethoven. Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

MRU Conservatory – 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary

By donation

5. #IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

The Stephen Avenue Summer Stage is programmed June through September each summer and offers a variety of different music. Previous acts have included rock bands, pop acts, dance troupes and belly dancers, just to name a few! The Stephen Avenue Summer Stage is set to launch this summer on June 13th (weather permitting) and performances will run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and some Saturdays.
Details

Fromage Chaud on June 20, 2017 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
El Nevin and the Alibi on June 21 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Infinity Live on June 22 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Stephen Avenue, between Centre Street and 1st Street SE
by the Telus Convention Centre.

Free.

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Upcoming Concert Tours in Calgary

 

June 22: Ryan Adams @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

June 25: Burton Cummings and Band @ Grey Eagle Event Centre

2017 Music Festivals in Alberta

Live Music & Concerts in June

Performing Arts & Theatre in Calgary in June

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Shakespeare by the Bow 2017

This summer, follow our brave heroine Rosalind, and her cousin Celia, as they escape the rigid rules of court life for the wilds and freedom of the Forest of Arden. Here, they will fall in and out of love, encounter one of Shakespeare’s greatest fools, and discover the value of true friendship.
Details

June 20 – August 27, 2017

Prince’s Island Park, Calgary

PWYC

2. Sex with Strangers

How far will you go to get what you want? Will you be the same person if you do?
When star sex blogger and memoirist Ethan tracks down his idol, the gifted but obscure novelist Olivia, he finds that they each crave what the other possesses. As attraction turns to sex, and they inch closer to getting what they want, both must confront the dark side of ambition and the trouble of reinventing oneself when the past is only a click away… Details

June 16-24, 2017

Motel Theatre in the Arts Commons, Calgary

$22.50

3. The Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work

For 30 years Lunchbox Theatre has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian one-act plays, many of which have gone on to great acclaim after their premiere on our stage. June 2017 we will commemorate this remarkable achievement, as well as celebrating the astounding contribution of Stage One’s corporate sponsor SUNCOR ENERGY for their 30 years of remarkable partnership.
Details

June 9 – 24, 2017

Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Ave SE
Calgary

Free

4. In & Out Of Love: A Listening Party To Watch

Ever make a mistake in love? Ever been to a wedding and wondered if the two people getting married are the right two people? It’s not as easy as it seems to make your way through the labyrinth of love and loving. How about the love of a charismatic leader? How about self-love in today’s world full of questions of gender fluidity and personal exploration and truth seeking. Let’s face it; it ain’t easy to fall in love.
Details

Wednesday, June 21 to Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 8:00 PM

The Big Secret Theatre, Arts Commons – 8th Ave SE, Calgary

$15

5. Just Acts: Youth Edition

You’ve seen our Just Acts Play Fest featuring brand new one-act plays written, directed and performed by local artists and now, we are pleased to announce, you’ll get to experience the magic again this June! We are partnering with several schools in Calgary to bring you brand new work from the next generation of emerging artists. Details

Wednesday, June 21 to Saturday, June 24, 2017

Knox United Church Lower Theatre – 506, 4th St. SW, Calgary

$10 to $15

6. Darcy Oake

The International Magic Champion has made a name for himself from the streets of London to the lights of Time Square and the Las Vegas Strip. Simon Cowell called him “without question the best magician ever on Britain’s Got Talent.” Full of spectacle and nail-biting feats of illusions, Darcy Oake is a modern magic man that you need to see! Details

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 8:00 PM

Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

$39 – $59

7. Celebration 2017 – We Are One

Shangrila Calgary Society and Xiao Ping Dance Studio is presenting “Celebration 2017–We Are One” to showcase their ten years of devoted practice and contribution to our community and, most importantly, to bring people from different cultural backgrounds together to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Details

Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

$14.85 – $29.35

IV. Sport

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NAHA Hockey Weekly Sunday Night Shinny: Sunday evenings | 7PM @ 5749 76 Ave. S.E., Calgary
Calgary Beginner Shinny Mondays: Mondays in June, 2017 | 08:15PM – 09:30PM

1. 5th Annual Red Bull Rocks & Logs EnduroCross

Watch over 264 local and global motocross athletes charge a newly designed course packed with highly technical obstacles. Built from the imagination of pro rider and course director Shane Cuthbertson. Red Bull Rocks & Logs follows a head-to-head, knock-out format where riders take to the track divided by class, and race for the fastest time. Wild Rose MX Park will also host a variety of local food vendors, beer gardens, merch tent, Sunday Trials Showcase, Sunday Pit Bike Race and much more. Details

Saturday, June 24 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 | 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Wild Rose MX Park, 675 Channel View Drive, Calgary

Free

2. Johnson MS Bike

Embark on an extraordinary journey with over 800 cyclists through scenic rural Alberta. On this two-day, 180km road ride you will enjoy rest stops along the way stocked with food, beverages and smiling faces. Weekend celebrations include Beer Gardens, live entertainment and more! Bring friends, family and supporters alike to cheer you on. Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 07:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 08:00 AM – 4:00 PM

TransCanada Pipelines, Airdrie Service Centre
1621 Veterans Blvd, Airdrie

$60 & up

V. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. Sled Island Block Party

Get ready for the fifth annual, free, outdoor, all-ages Sled Island Block Party! The Sled Island Block Party is the biggest dance party at the festival! Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

10th Avenue & 10th Street SE

Free

2. TEDxYYC

In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, this year’s TEDxYYC event will celebrate Canadiana and feature a collection of inspiring speakers and performers from across the nation. Details

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 1:00 PM

Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons

$72.25 – $87.25

3. Calgary BKS Experience

Take your dancing to the next level!! Join us for a great weekend of Bachata, Kizomba, Salsa and Zouk Dancing. Try the workshops with Instructors from around the world and North America. Check out the performances, enjoy a rooftop patio party and finish off the evenings with social dancing. All levels welcome!!! Details

June 23 to 25, 2017

Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown, 209 4 Ave SE, Calgary

$15-$35(socials only) $130-$150 Full Event Pass

4. Parkland Summerfest

Join us on for a full day event with a car show and parade, fun run, disc golf and tennis tournament, Kids Zone, food trucks, and local micro brewery / distillary bar.We are very happy to present Juno award winning and top 5 selling Canadian bands of all time – Trooper. Truly one of the most recognizable acts that Parkland Summerfest has ever had we think that this year will be an outstandingly, Hell Raising good time. Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 8:30 AM – 11:00 PM

Park 96
14660 Parkland Blvd SE, Calgary

$50.00 to $60

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Call of the Wetland: Volunteer to help monitor amphibian species in Calgary storm water ponds and wetlands.

Coffee and Lunch Bike Tour: Bike tour in Calgary’s downtown neighbourhoods, with a coffee flair! June 20 to August 29, 2017

5. Sensational Summer Shopping Event

This is a weekend to get all those last minute things in before summer and maybe even get a new business started! We have TONS of prizes as per usual!!! Our VIP Mystery Bags are filled with lots of great things!!!! Many of our vendors will also have some new summer products on hand to share with you all! Details

Saturday June 24 | 10:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday June 25 | 10:00AM-4:00PM

Hotel Blackfoot
5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

Free

6. Citizens of Craft

The Citizens of Craft exhibition features exceptional work by 15 ACC professional members participating on the Citizens of Craft website. Citizens of Craft is a community of makers, appreciators, admirers and shoppers. Details

June 24, 2017 – September 23, 2017

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 – 29 Avenue SW, Suite #280.
Calgary

Free

7. Al Azhar Vintage Car Club ‘Show & Shrine’

More than 180 beautiful Vintage cars on display. Prizes, vendor tables, clowns, children’s play area, food trucks and music for all. A day of fun for the entire family. Details

June 24th, 2017 | 09:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Century Downs Racetrack & Casino
east of CrossIron Mills shopping mall, Calgary

Free

8. WBFF Alberta Fitness & Fashion Spectacular

Come and be amazed by some of the most glamorous and spectacular male and female models from around the world. This high impact amazing show will leave you motivated and inspired. Be dazzled by some of the most amazing costumes to ever hit the runway. A show of fashion and beauty that rivals any Victoria’s Secret fashion show you have ever seen. Details

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Martha Cohen Theatre, Arts Commons

$44.75 – $97.25

9. African American Spirituals Worship Service

St. Matthew’s United Church is pleased to present its 12th annual African American Spirituals worship service, From Slavery to Freedom.

Each year, the St. Matthew’s choir – under the direction of David Ferguson – commemorates and pays tribute to the historic struggle of the countless men, women and children who were victims of the slave trade, and who toiled in bondage across much of North America between the 18th and 19th Centuries. One of St. Matthew’s most anticipated and popular musical events of the year, From Slavery to Freedom features selections of traditional African American spiritual works and historical references that tell the story of slavery, faith, and hard-won freedom.

Details

Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

St. Matthew’s United Church
2035 26A Street SW, Calgary

Free

10. Greenway150 Summer Challenge

In order to celebrate progress on the Greenway and Canada’s 150th birthday, Parks Foundation Calgary is launching a “Summer Challenge” encouraging Calgarians to run, bike, walk or rollerblade 150km over the course of summer. Details

June 25- Sept 2, 2017

Rotary/Mattamy Greenway
Calgary

Free

11. Alberta Oyster Festival

Watch some of Alberta’s fastest shuckers compete at the inaugural Alberta Oyster Festival. Imbibe in cocktails, wine and beer, and tantalise your taste buds with oysters, tacos, vegetarian thai green curry, braised beef sliders and lobster rolls. Still hungry and thirsty? Extra cups or plates are just $5 a pop. Music DJ from Nathan Hedley and headliner Funk, Soul and R&B band Infiniti Live. Details

Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Rodney’s Oyster House – 355 10th Ave., SW, Calgar

$25

12. Utopia Factory

Utopia Factory is a suite of three exhibitions exploring architectural monuments and the urban fabric in the formation of national and civic identity. Details

May 4 – July 30, 2017
WED – SUN | 12-6PM

Contemporary Calgary, 117 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

Free

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