East Village Weekly Round-Up (Mar 27 - Apr 2)


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!

Erin Ross & The Rhythm Method Happy Hour at the King Eddy

More home games = more Hockey Happy Hours at the King Eddy! Kick off another game with Erin Ross & The Rhythm Method, just minutes from the Dome.

When: Wednesday, March 27, 4:00 – 7:00pm
Where: 438 9 Avenue SE
Cost: No cover


Make a Custom Wood Sign

Looking to add a little ‘rustic-chic’ to your home? Head over to Raw Canvas to create your own custom wood sign. All you need to bring is your creativity and personality – Raw Canvas will provide the education, materials and fun!

When: Thursday, February 7 at 7:00pm
Where: 609 Confluence way SE
Cost: $45

Silvering with Fake James and Andrew’s Pale Horses

New bedroom folk-pop from YYC's Shalom Toy, Tyler Shields, Bobby Henderson and Connor Mead together as Silvering plus stellar support from Fake James and Andrew's Pale Horses

When: Friday, March 29 at 10:30pm
Where: King Eddy (438 9 Avenue SE)
Cost: $10 in advance, $13 on day of show

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Every Brain Needs Music - Wiring Up for Resilience

Join Kelly Lynch (CPCC, CNTC) and Shirley Wright (BMus, BEd) for an afternoon of learning about music and the brain. They'll explore how to wire your brain for empathy, patience, and productivity, and round it all off with a cello performance.

When: Saturday, March 30 at 1:00pm
Where: Studio Bell (850 4 Street SE)
Cost: Included with admission


‘It’s Magic’ at Central Library

Join Richard Rondeau for an amazing and astounding magic show.

When: Saturday, March 30 at 3:00pm
Where: Level 2, 800 3 Street SE
Cost: Free

Calgary Unplugged: Earth Hour Celebration

Head over to St. Patrick’s Island this weekend to celebrate Earth Hour with the whole family! Unplug from your devices to join in on all the fun, like a DJ dance party, fire pits and games galore.

For the older crowd, there will be brewery tours leaving by foot and by bike to celebrate Mother Earth with a cold one!

When: Saturday, March 30 at 7:00pm
Where: Confluence Plaza on St. Patrick’s Island
Cost: Free

Chess in the Library

Play chess supported by coaching from the Calgary Chess/Junior Chess Clubs. Children under 12 must be with a parent or caregiver.

When:  Sunday, March 31 from 1:00-4:00pm
Where: Questionarium, 800 3 Street SE
Cost: Free

Introduction to Coffee Brewing at Home

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, April 1 at 6:00pm
Where: 618 Confluence Way SE
Cost: $65

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