What’s Up This Week: April 23 – April 27

From 90's Pop Culture Trivia Night to the Belmont Grand Opening Celebration, here's what's up this week in YYC.

From 90’s Pop Culture Trivia Night to the Belmont Grand Opening Celebration, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.


1. 90’s Pop Culture Trivia Night at CRAFT Southcentre

April 23rd from 6pm-8pm
CRAFT – Southcentre Mall, #273A, 100 Anderson Rd SE
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Calling all 90’s kids for our newest rendition of Trivia Nights at Craft Beer Market in Southcentre. Join us for a special night of Trivia – this one’s for all those who were swept off their feet by a young JTT or Kelly Kapowski, who stayed up past their bedtimes to catch an episode of the X-Files or Are you Afraid of the Dark?, and who grew up with the Freshest prince there ever was. #eatmyshorts

2. Cilantro Spring Dinner Series 2018
April 24th from 630pm-930pm
Cilantro, 338 17 Ave SW
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Join Cilantro for the launch of their Spring Dinner Series on April 24th. This will be an intimate evening of delicious bites and drinks brought to you by Chef Lancelot Monteiro and CRMR’s Wine Director, Brad Royale. The event will happen in Cilantro’s Upstairs Lounge where you’ll sample four carefully paired wines with four innovative dishes prepared by Cilantro’s culinary team. There are only 20 tickets available per event, so don’t wait – this event is sure to sell out quickly.

3. Wing Woman
April 25th from 6pm-8pm
Bourbon Room, 341 10 Ave SW
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Taking a speed dating format, Wingwoman’s monthly event is designed to connect women with other women in a fun, approachable and non-boring networking way – trust us, there will be no unflattering power suits or stuffy conference rooms here. Instead, this casual power hour will give you the opportunity to chat it up with other fierce, like-minded women for three minutes at a time, with the goal of finding the perfect match for what you’re missing in your tribe. Think of Wingwoman as the event that builds your coveted contact list, as opposed to your little black book. You can thank us later.

4. An Evening with Nancy Pearl
April 25th from 7pm-830pm
John Dutton Theatre – Central Library, 616 Macleod Tr SE
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On April 25th, the Calgary Public Library will be hosting bestselling author and renowned librarian, Nancy Pearl, at Central Library’s John Dutton Theatre. The evening will include a free discussion between Pearl and former CJSW radio personality Chad Saunders on Pearl’s work and why books and libraries matter more than ever in a post-truth society. This will also be the Canadian launch of Pearl’s charming first novel, George & Lizzie. If the library had a rock star, Nancy Pearl would be it – come find out why.

5. Shibori Indigo Dye Workshop
April 25th from 7pm-9pm
Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Square SE
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Let’s get creative. Come learn the gorgeous Japanese art of Shibori Indigo Dyeing with the talented artists at Pinnovate DIY Studio. They’ll guide you through the art of folding, tying and twisting your scarf to create your own unique and beautiful patterns and each guest will receive a rayon scarf and canvas bag to dye and take home.

 

BONUS: Belmont Grand Opening Celebration
April 28th from 12pm-5pm
Belmont Drive SE, Calgary
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Thinking about moving to South Calgary or just want to check out what’s up and coming in YYC? Join us at the Grand Opening Celebration of Calgary’s newest community (Belmont, by Anthem United) this Saturday. Take bae around as you check out what the community has to offer. Tour some beautiful showhomes, indulge in food truck eats, hang out by the Amp Radio tent, and check out some other fun events happening inside the homes.

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