East Village Weekly Round-Up (Oct 9-15)

484_02657.jpg

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!

Second Chances with Kerry Gladue

Kerry Gladue, a second generation residential school survivor as well as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, shares his profound story of moving from a place of trauma and addiction to a life of hope and healing.

When: Wednesday, October 9 from 7:00-8:30pm
Where:
Central Library (800 3 St SE)
Cost:
Free (register in advance)

Paint Nite with Raw 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 10 at 6:30pm
Where:
609 Confluence Way SE
Cost:
$45

Dan Moxon with I Am The Mountain

Singer-songwriter and Bend Sinister frontman Dan Moxon is taking his solo act on tour! Hear Moxon’s new music live at the King Eddy stage.

When: Friday, October 11 at 8:00pm
Where:
438 9 Ave SE
Cost:
$12 advanced tickets, $15 at the door

NMC presents: Jimmy Rankin

Jimmy Rankin is one of the true originals in Canadian music. For his latest album, Moving East, he moved from Nashville to Nova Scotia, bringing the party to the kitchen.

When: Saturday, October 12 at 8:00pm
Where:
850 4 Street SE
Cost:
$40, $30 for NMC Members

Thanksgiving Day Brunch at Fort Calgary

Kick off your Thanksgiving celebrations with brunch at Fort Calgary! Fill up on their award-winning buffet, then explore the museum – complimentary admission is included with your ticket.

When: Sunday, October 13 from 9:30am-1:00pm
Where:
750 9 Ave SE
Cost:
$45 for adults, $19 for kids 4-12, free for children under 4

Yoga at Central Library

Join Calgary Public Library for a fun, gentle yoga class in the Shaikh Family Welcome Gallery. Students of all levels and experience are welcome, including beginners. In partnership with Yoga Shala Calgary.

When: Sunday, October 13 from 10:00-11:00am
Where:
800 3 St SE
Cost:
Free (register in advance)

Artist in Residence: Open Studio Inktober Evenings

Join Children's Artist in Residence Lyndsay Wasko in the Central Library studio and get one ink drawing closer to achieving your #Inktober2019 goals. No registration required.

When: Tuesdays, Oct. 1 to Oct. 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Where:
800 3 St SE
Cost:
Free

Brynn Parker