What’s Up This Week: April 2 – April 6

From Barre West’s Strongest Self Challenge to The Cannabis & Hemp Expo, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.

From Barre West’s Strongest Self Challenge to The Cannabis & Hemp Expo, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.

1. Barre West: Strongest Self Challenge
April 1st-April 30th
Barre West, #420 7337 Macleod Tr
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Meet us at the barre. Start prepping your Summer body with a solid fitness routine from one of Calgary’s best new fitness studios. Take 5 classes per week or 20 classes in April at Barre West and be entered to win fabulous prizes from the studio and their local partners – you’ll definitely want to come check out this lovely space.

2. Glory
April 3rd-21st at 2pm or 730pm
Alberta Theatre Projects, 220 9 Ave SE
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Watch the world premiere of this uplifting hockey and dance extravaganza starting on April 3rd. Set in 1933, a group of four female friends from Canada set out to prove that hockey isn’t just a sport for men. With barriers like the Great Depression weighing on the nation and the political tensions in Europe standing in their way, find out if they can they defy the odds and pave their own path to glory.

3. Learn to Brew Kombucha with True Buch
April 4th from 7pm-830pm
Blush Lane Organic Market Bridgeland, 617 Meredith Rd NE
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You’ve seen (and sampled!) True Buch Kombucha before, but did you know you can also make the delicious probiotic drink from the comfort of home? This one and a half hour workshop will teach you how to make this beverage at home and is suitable for anyone new to kombucha brewing or wishes to enhance their current home-brew ways. The cost of the event is $10 and will be reimbursed at the event in the form of a Blush Lane gift card. Register now – seating is limited.

4. My Favourite Things! Celebrating the Music of Julie Andrews
April 6th-7th from 8pm-1030pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE
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This concert celebrates the best of singer and actress Julie Andrews. Best known from her roles in The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, and Cinderella, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be bringing the spirit of this beloved lady to stage for two nights only. With the help of Conductor Paul Langford’s and Diane Penning, this is sure to be a “Supercalifragilistic” evening of music.


5. Make It Calgary
April 6th-8th at Various Times
Big Four at Stampede Park, 1410 Olympic Way SE
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Where our makies at? From April 6th-8th, Make It Calgary will be returning with 135 of the fabulous makers you’ve come to know and love for their spring show (there’s even some new exhibitors too!). Whether you’re looking for accessories, jewellery, clothing, art, home decor, or more, one thing is for sure – you won’t leave empty handed. There’s also a beer garden, good music, and food trucks to keep those good vibes flowin’ all day long.

BONUS: The Cannabis & Hemp Expo
April 7th from 10am-6pm and April 8th from 11am-5pm
BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SW
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The Cannabis & Hemp Expo hits the BMO Centre this weekend on April 7th and 8th. With a variety of vendors showcasing some of the best products and services the expanding industry has to offer, as well as some insightful free seminars offered for all attendees, this event is bound to be fun and knowledgeable for all those eager and curious about the industry.  

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