East Village Weekly Round-Up (Oct 23-29)

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From Studio Bell to hot spot eateries, from urban plazas to the library, there’s always something happening somewhere in East Village. We’ve rounded up our top picks of this week’s events, programs, classes and more. Don’t forget to check the calendars of our community partners for other goings-on in the neighbourhood!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Happy Hour with Howlin’ Pete

Peter Cormier of Peter and the Wolves is heatin’ up Happy Hour at the Eddy! Get yer fill of rockabilly cool tunes with $7 pints and $8 cocktails at Happy Hour.

When: Wednesday, October 23 from 4:00-7:00pm
Where:
King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE)
Cost:
No cover, pass the hat

CrushCamp Run Pack

Crush your run goals – join CrushCamp's Run Pack on Thursday nights! All levels are welcome to enjoy this free, 5-7km outdoor run, followed by some social stretching, rolling and connecting. Meet in the lobby of CrushCamp East Village – the pack will leave at 6:00pm sharp.

When: Thursday, October 24 at 6:00pm
Where:
530 6 Ave SE
Cost:
Free

Paint Nite (Dual Canvas)

Raw Canvas by Paint Parti offers painting, tapas and drinks for a night of fun! Follow step-by-step instructions by the instructor or mix in some of your own creative flair to complete a beautiful finished painting. No experience is necessary to let your inner artist shine!

When: Thursday, October 24 at 6:30pm
Where:
Raw Canvas (609 Confluence Way SE)
Cost:
$45

Shop East Village Merchandise

Want to rep your fave YYC neighbourhood? Wear your love for East Village on your sleeve (or feet, or lapel) with our line of apparel and wares. The best part? All the proceeds go towards the East Village Neighbourhood Association’s events and programs, which build community, vitality and connections.

When: Any time during EV Experience Centre hours (Mon & Fri from 11am - 6pm, Sat & Sun from 11am - 5pm)
Where:
553 Riverfront Ave SE
Cost:
Merchandise prices vary

Fort Calgary Presents: Black & White Movie Nights

Join Fort Calgary in the Burnswest Theatre for a night at the movies! Grab snacks and a cocktail at this licensed event, and enjoy two terrifying black and white movies in Fort Calgary’s newly renovated theatre.

When: Friday, October 25 from 6:00-10:00pm
Where:
750 9 Ave SE
Cost:
$20

Brewer's Bracket: Zero Issue vs Cabin

The Brewer’s Apprentice is proud to share their tasting space with friends and local craft breweries, Zero Issue and Cabin. It’s beer against beer, brewery against brewery, but in all honesty, it’s just damn fun. Participants will receive three 4oz samples in a flight from each brewery and 10% off a growler fill after the guided tasting.

When: Saturday, October 26 from 1:00-2:00pm
Where:
The Brewer’s Apprentice (448 8 Ave SE)
Cost:
$15

The Wolf Willow Radio Hour

Catch an old-time radio hour at the King Eddy, courtesy of western swing troupe Wolf Willow.

When: Saturday, October 26 from 1:30-2:30pm
Where:
King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE)
Cost:
No cover

Swingin’ Sundays at Central Library

Learn to swing dance with Calgary Public Library's beginner-friendly introductory lessons starting at 1 pm, and social dancing from 2-4 pm. No partner or experience required. This program is in partnership with Top Cat Swing.

When: Sunday, October 27 from 1:00-4:00pm
Where:
800 3 St SE
Cost:
Free

Brynn Parker