From an Easter Eggstravaganza to live music at The Rec Room, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. Easter Eggstravaganza
April 19th-20th from 9am-5pm daily
Calgary Zoo, 210 Saint Georges Drive NE
The Calgary Zoo is super egg-cited about Spring! Visit the zoo during this two-day Easter event so the kids can partake in face painting, arts, crafts and other activities. Plus, everyone ages 12 and under will receive one free chocolate.
2. National Service Dogs’ Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs
April 19th with registration at 9am, the hunt starting at 10am
Calaway Park, 245033 Range Rd 33
Join in on this fun, family-friendly event that includes your fur-baby. Register your pup so that they too can enjoy the holiday by Easter egg hunting this year.
3. NMC AiR Workshop: Jae Sterling
April 20th at 1pm
Performance Hall, Studio Bell, 850 4 Street SE
Calgary-by-way-of-Jamaica rapper-producer Jae Sterling was raised on a healthy dose of jazz, reggae and golden-era hip hop, strongly influencing his musical creations. Sterling’s time in residence will be followed by a hip hop workshop for youth at Studio Bell.
4. Metric & July Talk in Concert: Art of Doubt Tour
April 20: Doors at 6pm, show at 6:45pm
Stampede Corral, Saddledome Rise SE
Indie rock fans of Calgary unite at this performance of exquisite musical talent. Tickets are bound to go quick, so get them while you can.
5. Widmore w/ Hawking & Tama Hills
April 19th at 8pm
The Rec Room, The Hall, 901 64 Ave NE
Calgary’s rising heroes in WIDMORE are embarking on their first headlining tour across Canada and are making a much anticipated return to The Rec Room. With guests Hawking, Tama Hills, Only The Strong, and Year Over Year. All Ages.