WHAT’S UP THIS WEEK: MAY 7 – MAY 11

From a Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewellery Workshop to the Morin Music Studio Charity Concert, here's what's up this week in YYC. 
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From a Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewellery Workshop to the Morin Music Studio Charity Concert, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.

1. Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewellery Workshop
May 8th from 7pm-930pm
CIBO, 1012 17 Ave SW
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It’s all about good vibes only at this workshop. Come balance your chakras and draw in the positivity while you play with crystals, eat gourmet pizza and sip on some drinks with your squad. You’ll be getting an informative introduction to wire wrapping as you’re guided through how to create beautiful one-of-a-kind crystal jewellery.


2. Adulting 101: Budgeting

May 8th from 7pm-9pm
CRAFT Beer Market – Edmonton, 10013 101A Avenue
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Okay, this one’s technically not in Calgary – but we’re so excited we had to include it anyway. On Tuesday, Adulting 101 is going to Edmonton. Join us and ATB Financial for a drink or two + some snacks as we help you make sense of the whole ‘being a grown up’ thing. This month’s theme is all about Budgeting. Expect swag bags ($50 value) and a chance to win 1 of 10 $25 Mastercard gift cards.

3. Cork & Canvas Winemaker’s Dinner
May 10th from 6pm-11pm
Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 5 Ave SW
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Join the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for their annual Cork and Canvas Winemaker’s Dinner this Thursday. Held at the Calgary Petroleum Club, this will be an evening of music by members of the CPO, a silent, a delicious dinner and spectacular wine pairings. The night ends with a live auction with all proceeds in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

 


4. Vino for Bambinos

May 10th from 630pm-10pm
Calgary Zoo – The Enmax Conservatory, 1300 Zoo Rd NE
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This Thursday, come enjoy an evening of delicious food, tasty libations, and live music. Vino for Bambinos will include tastings from the city’s most popular restaurants and wine venues. Sip on samples of whiskey, vodka and beer while you check out an educational animal interaction and the beautiful butterfly exhibit. There will also be a silent auction and networking opportunities. Funds raised for the evening will support the 4 The Kids Future Foundation (formerly known as the Hayati Children’s Foundation).

5. CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale
May 11th to May 12th from 9am to 9pm and May 13th from 9am to 2pm
Calgary Curling Club, 720 3 St SW
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The CBC Calgary Reads Book Sale is back from May 11th to May 13th. Shop hundreds of gently used books at the Calgary Curling Club. The funds raised are used year round to support literacy programs and get free books into the hands of kids who have none so you’ll be doing some good while upping your bookshelf game.

BONUS: Morin Music Studio Charity Concert
May 12th at 730pm
Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
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Treat your date to a fun-filled evening of music in support of the YWCA. Morin Music Studio Calgary will be hosting an incredible concert featuring exquisite performances on many instruments including piano, voice and cello. All proceeds raised through this performance will be donated directly to the YWCA in support of the many programs and services they offer to families and children in Calgary. No matter your music taste, this concert is sure to appeal to all music lovers.