East Village Weekly Round-Up (Apr 23-30)

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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!

YYC Food Trucks Spring Frenzy

Spring has sprung, which means the food trucks are coming out of hibernation! We're looking forward to hosting YYC Food Trucks once again for their annual Spring Frenzy. Head over to C-Square Friday through Sunday for your favorite food truck eats and local live music..

When: April 26 from 2PM-7PM, April 27 from 11AM-7PM, April 28 from 11AM-7PM
Where:
C-Square (4th St & 7th Ave SE)
Cost:
$5 for the weekend, free for seniors and kids under 14

Friday After School Special at the King Eddy

J9Productions is proud to announce that Friday After School Special is BACK, and showcasing at the famous/infamous King Eddy.

This venue has featured a world of talented musicians and now will feature three of Calgary’s legendary DJ’s playing back-to-back for an epic night of house music at its finest.

When: Friday, April 26 at 11:00PM
Where:
438 9 Avenue SE
Cost:
$10 at the door

Scotiabank Backbeat presents: The Jewish Community Centre Klezmer Band

Explore the world of Jewish music with the Jewish Community Centre's Klezmer Band! This exciting performance of klezmer music, an Eastern European Jewish music tradition, is sure to get the whole family dancing along.

When:
Sunday, April 28 at 2:00PM
Where:
850 4 Street SE
Cost:
Included with admission

Swingin’ Sundays at Central Library

Learn to swing dance with Top Cat Swing at their beginner-friendly introductory lessons and social dancing. No partner or experience required.

When: Sunday, April 28 from 1:00-4:00PM
Where:
800 3 St SE
Cost:
Free

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: Monday, April 29 at 7:00PM
Where:
609 Confluence Way SE
Cost:
$45

Platform Coffee Hour at the Hillier Block

Platform Calgary, our newest EV neighbour, has moved into the historic Hillier Block, where they're working to make our city a global hub for startups and innovation. Join them for Coffee Hour to learn about all the cool things they're up to, like EV's future 9th Ave Parkade & Innovation Centre!

When: Tuesday, April 30 at 1:00pm
Where: 429 8 Ave SE
Cost: Free