East Village Weekly Round-Up (Oct 30-Nov 5)

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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!

CrushCamp Run Pack: Halloween Edition

Join CrushCamp for a special Halloween edition of their weekly free run club, where there will be prizes for the best costume! All are welcome, kids and furry friends included. Meet at 6pm at CrushCamp for a 5-7km run and hang around for beers afterward at Bottlescrew Bills (grownups only!)

When: Thursday, October 31 at 6:00pm
Where:
530 6 Ave SE
Cost:
Free

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Fort Calgary is an interactive evening featuring fabulous food and entertainment that will have you laughing all night long. You'll interact with the actors and take your best guess at 'who done it', all while enjoying a locally sourced dinner buffet.

When: Thursday, October 31 at 6:00pm
Where:
Fort Calgary
Cost:
$85

Boots & the Hoots Happy Hour

Your friendly neighbourhood honkytonk country band, Boots & The Hoots, will be hitting the King Eddy stage for the happiest time of day.

When: Friday, November 1 at 4:00pm
Where:
King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE)
Cost:
No cover, pass the hat

Central Library’s 1st Birthday

Join Calgary Public Library for a birthday bash to celebrate Central Library's first year of being open. Explore everything the Library has to offer with a free tour, enjoy pop-up performances and activities, participate in a giant friendship round dance, listen to a special storytime, and more.

When: Saturday November 2 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where:
Central Library & 8th Ave SE cul-de-sac
Cost:
Free

#LoveYYC Day in East Village

Celebrate #LoveYYC Day with great offers to celebrate everything that makes Calgary wonderful! While you’re checking out all the deals being offered by EV businesses, stop by the 8th Ave SE cul-de-sac to pick up a heart balloon from EAST Crew, take a #LoveYYC photo, enter a giveaway for tickets to NMC ON, grab a bite from food trucks, and more!

When: Saturday, November 2 from 10:30am - 3:30pm
Where:
8th Ave SE cul-de-sac & all ‘round East Village
Cost:
Free

Yardarm Halloween Party

Join Yardarm on Saturday, November 2nd for their From Dusk 'til Dawn themed Halloween party, where there will be a full band and drink specials. Doors open at 8pm, party will go 'til dawn! $20 tickets at the door includes small bites all night.

When: Saturday, November 2 at 8PM
Where:
#107, 535 8 Ave SE
Cost:
$20

The East Loft Meet & Mingle

The East Loft – East Village's newest hair salon – has just moved into the community and would love to meet and mingle with their fellow EV neighbours over coffee, tea and cookies. Door prizes available to be won!

When: Sunday, November 3 from 12:00-3:00pm
Where:
#102, 535 8 Ave SE
Cost:
Free

Introduction to Coffee Brewing with Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

It’s true, making really exceptional coffee takes time, commitment and training, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it yourself at home! Explore three coffee brewing methods (french press, AeroPress and pour-over) at this class inside the historic Simmons Building. Learn about the effect of grind, dose and temperature on the taste of your brewed coffee.

When: Monday, November 4 from 6:00-8:00pm
Where:
618 Confluence Way SE
Cost:
$65

Guided Tour of m2

XYC Design + Development is excited to offer tours of m2, a mixed-use building located next to the Simmons Building on RiverWalk. On November 5, come see what m2 is all about on a guided tour with the person who knows it better than anyone else – XYC President, Kate MacGregor.

When: Tuesday, November 5 at 4:00pm
Where:
632 Confluence Way SE
Cost:
$10

Brynn Parker