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May 6-12 events and activities

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Hi Everyone,

FREE:

May 2-16: Children’s Art Exhibition @ Calgary Municipal Building (800 MacLeod Tr SE) 6am-6pm. Artwork from North Mount Pleasant Art Center and Wildflower Art Center will be on display.

May 7: Behind the Scenes Tour @ Glenbow Museum (130 9 Ave SE) 1:30-2:30pm. Comb through the Glenbow’s archives with the museum’s President and CEO. You can register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/behind-the-scenes-curators-picks-tour-of-the-glenbow-museum-tickets-60578743653

May 8: YYC Trees: Tree Pests & Disease @ Genesis Centre (7555 Falconridge Blvd NE) 6:15-7:45 pm. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/yyc-trees-tree-pests-disease-tickets-55779199086?aff=ebdssbdestsearch there will need to be a minimum of 15 attendees for this to go ahead.

May 9-June 8: Dianne Hove @ Alberta Craft Gallery (1721 29 Ave SW) Learn more about the inspiration and techniques Dianne uses to make ceramic pottery. 11am-5pm.

May 10-12: May Classic II @ Spruce Meadows (18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW) https://www.sprucemeadows.com/tournaments/view_tournament.jsp?id=19 has all of the info.

May 11: Water Treatment Plant Tour @Glenmore Water Treatment Plant (1668 56 Ave SW) 10am-Noon and 1-3pm. For more info and tickets go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/glenmore-water-treatment-plant-tour-may-2019-tickets-58793939255?aff=allevents Register ASAP, these tours sell out very quickly.

May 11: Calgary Stampeders Fanfest @ McMahon Stadium (1817 Crowchild Trail NW) 9am-2pm. Free pancake breakfast, live music, free samples and more.

May 11: Family Stargazing @ Ralph Klien Park (12350 84 St )6:30-9:30pm. There will be presentations from the Royal Astronomical Society and equipment set up to check out the worlds beyond us. Bring your own mug for free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

May 11: Grand Re-opening @ Calgary Harley-Davidson (2475 Pegasus Rd NE) Live music, fresh displays and more.

May 11: Spring Market @ Triwood Community Association (2244 Chicoutimi Dr NWw) 9am-3pm.

May 11 & 12: Calgary Spring Fibre Festival @ Crossroads Market (1235 26 Ave SE) Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm.  See demonstrations, and meet vendors and other people interested in fibre arts in Calgary.

May 11 & 12: Riverview Artists Spring Show and Sale @ Killarney-Glengarry Community Hal (2828 28 St SW) Sat 10am-4pm, Sun Noon-4pm. Check out the work of 12 local artists using various styles and techniques.

May 12: Monthly Open House @ AVRO Museum (229 Avro Lane—near the Springbank airport) 11am-2pm. Check out their work on a The Avro Arrow replica, and for a donation you can experience a flight simulator.

 

PAID:

May 10: Black & White Movie Nights- King Kong @ Fort Calgary (750 9 Ave SE) Movie starts at 7pm, doors at 6:15. Admission is $15.

May 10-12: CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale @ Calgary Curling Club (720 3 St NW) Opens at 9am each day, ends 9pm Friday and Saturday, 2 pm Sunday. Entrance fee is $2, and the books are dirt cheap. Parking will be free in both the Curling Club parking lot and the Calgary Parking Authority lot just off memorial drive, east of the curling club for this event.