East Village Weekly Round-Up (June 26-July 2

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This week, East Village is celebrating all things CANADA! Join the Multicultural March at St. Patrick’s Island, be the first to see the new Canadian Country Music exhibit at Studio Bell or soak up the various Canada Day celebrations happening in East Village on July 1st. OH CANADA!

MULTICULTURAL MARCH

Art of Inclusion Society invites you to a FREE family friendly event to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day. Enjoy a 6km walk along the Bow River, crafts, entertainment, live music, and food trucks.

When: Thursday, June 27 3:00-9:00pm
Where: Confluence Plaza
Cost: FREE

HOMEGROWN COUNTRY: CELEBRATING CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC EXHIBITION LAUNCH

To commemorate the Canadian Country Music Awards' return to Calgary, the National Music Centre is pleased to launch this six-month special exhibition profiling some of Canada's biggest country artists, industry builders, and new faces.

When: Friday, June 28, 10:00-5:00pm
Where: Studio Bell
Cost: Included in admission to Studio Bell


CANADA DAY AT STUDIO BELL

Dive into Canada’s rich musical history with an array of new exhibits celebrating iconic Canadians, enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities and pop-up performances across multiple floors, and take advantage of FREE* admission all day on July 1, courtesy of Bell.

When: Monday, July 1, 10:00-5:00pm
Where: Studio Bell
Cost: FREE

EAST VILLAGE STREET FAIR

Street vendors, food trucks, live music and cultural dancing. Local businesses are showcasing many unique goods and the community garden area will host face painters and balloon twisters, right beside the community playground and dog park.

When: Monday, July 1, 10:00-4:00pm
Where: 630 8 Avenue SE
Cost: FREE

CANADA DAY AT FORT CALGARY

Inside you can enjoy our Indigenous Learning Space and a station to try-on Mountie uniforms. Outside we will have food trucks, kids crafts, an artifact tent, temporary tattoos, face painting, and the NWMP brass band. There will also be a family-friendly indoor/outdoor beer garden.

When: Monday, July 1, 11:00-4:00pm
Where: Fort Calgary
Cost: Admission is by donation, including non-perishable food donation to the Veteran’s Food Bank.

Canada Day at Central Library

Why not celebrate Canada Day at the Library, eh? Head over to the Central Library on July 1 to recognize and celebrate the many stories of Canada. Take part in special storytimes, crafts for all ages, Indigenous games and a tipi raising, and even a road hockey game! Enjoy Calgary Public Library’s Canadian Film Festival, musical performances, take a tour of the library, and receive a poem written just for you, on the spot!

When: Monday, July 1, 12:00-5:00pm
Where: 800 3 St SE
Cost: Free

Canada Day Youth Showcase at the King Eddy

On July 1st, the King Eddy will present No Cover Canada Day, a family-friendly bash in celebration of Canada’s 152nd birthday with a roster of local youth performing heart-exploding sets.

When: Monday, July 1, 10:00-6:00pm
Where: 438 9 Ave SE
Cost: Free