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Events & Activities August 19-25

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Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of August 19 to 25:

Calgary has a new free arts event going on all through the city this summer-- Lawn Chair Theatre. It’s family-friendly and free and you can find out where it will be near you by going to


  • August 21 (7:00pm): Two Late to the Party - at Gravity Espresso and Bar, come enjoy original folk-inspired songs. Pay by donation only. For more information:
  • August 22 & 24 (10:00pm): Milky Way Nights -  Join UofC astronomers and the Royal Astronomical Society in Canada and see the planets move through Sagittarius. Location: Rothney Astrophysical Observatory. 210 Ave W, Hwy. 22 S, Foothills AB
  • August 24 (1:00pm-4:00pm): Saturday's in C-Square - (C-Square, 7 Ave SE) Music from all over the world will be heard at East Village this summer. August 24 will be Latin in the Square.
  • August 24 (10:00am-11:30am): Free Yoga for Beginners -  At the Central Library (BMO Room) you can check out if you're into yoga! No prior yoga experience is necessary.
  • August 24 (11:00am-5:00pm): End of Summer Festival - At Cobb's Adventure Park. Corn maze, puzzle mazes, giant board games, pedal carts, giant slide, tractor ride and more.


  • August 20, 22 & 24 (6:30pm-7:30pm): Global Fest - Explore global cultures at Global Fest. For more information on each night: Admission: Regular - $21 - but check list on site - decreased rates available.
  • August 21 (10:00am & 6:45pm): Harry Potter at Canyon Meadows Cinemas - the theater will screen one out of eight films at the two showtimes. Admission: $5
  • August 21 (7:00pm): Cocoon - At Globe Cinema, this film blends comedy, drama and sci-fi and features iconic performances by such stars as Wilford Brimley and Jessica Tandy. Admission: $8-10 For more information:
  • August 22 & 24 (8:00pm): Matt Billon -  Comedian Matt Billon is in town. He is known for his experience in the Canadian Comedy Circuit. It will be at The Laugh Shop, Hotel Blackfoot. Admission $12.95-$19.95.
  • August 24 (11:00am-4:00pm): Killarney Record Fair - at St. Matthew's United Church, come check out 20 local vendors and a variety of entertainment. Admission: $2


  • August 19 (11:00am-1:00pm): YMCA Job Fair -  At Bow Valley College (South Campus), there will be recruiters for interviews to work/volunteer at a YMCA.

    Have a excellent week! :)