What’s Up This Week: August 12th-15th

Activities galore this week, YYC - get outside and enjoy summer while it lasts.

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CSSC Friday Night Beach Volleyball Drop-In

Now until September 6th from 6:15-10pm
Marda Loop Communities Association, 3130-16th Street SW
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Volleyball pros and novices alike, head down to Marda Loop for a night in the sand as you serve, set and smash your way to victory. One night, no season-long commitment, just fun.

Shakespeare by the Bow: A Midsummer’s Night Dream

Now until August 18th at 7pm Tuesday-Sunday & an additional matinee at 2pm on Sundays
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW
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Mosey on down to Prince’s Island Park to enjoy another astounding Theatre Calgary performance in the great outdoors. Bring your thermos, snacks and cozy picnic blanket to watch this magical tale unfold as you are lead through a frenzy of love and mischief every night of the week (except Mondays).

Music in the Plaza: Double Standard

Now until August 28th from 6-8pm
Heritage Town Square, 1900 Heritage Dr SW
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Music in the Plaza returns for another week as you to take in the sights and sounds of Heritage Park Square. They welcome various local musical talent to perform outdoors every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. This week, Double Standard brings their funky punk rock vibe to Calgary. Did we mention that it’s free?!

Call Me Old Fashioned Tuesdays

August 13th from 7-10pm
Betty Lou’s Library, The Devenish Building, 908 17 Avenue SW
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Every Tuesday, enjoy a night full of live jazz, soul and piano as you sip away on an old fashioned paired with complimentary tapas. Let Juno-nominated singer-pianist, Joanna Borromeo, serenade you with her cool, cozy, feel-good vibes coverings artists like Alicia Keys, John Legend, Fleetwood Mac and Ella Fitzgerald.

GlobalFest

August 15th-24th from 6-11:30pm
Elliston Park, 1827 68 St SE
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GlobalFest returns to Calgary for another year this Thursday evening. Get ready for Alberta’s most explosive festival to dazzle the sky night after night. Gaze out over the water at Elliston Park as countries fight for the title as they perform choreographed firework displays to music.

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