5 Fun Things to Do in Calgary This April

Check out a multimedia show about whales, observe a partial solar eclipse, try a new outdoor sport and more.

Secrets of Whales. Photo courtesy of Arts Commons.

Indoors: Catch a Multimedia Show About Whales

Taking place at Jack Singer Concert Hall, this show combines a screening of the National Geographic series Secrets of the Whales, a live 40-piece orchestra, and narration by singer, author and actor Jann Arden.

 

Outdoors: Gear up at the UCalgary Outdoor Centre

The Outdoor Centre offers equipment rentals for a variety of cold-weather activities. Choose from skis, snowshoes, split boards, safety gear and more.

 

Plan Ahead: Calgary Surge Tickets

The Calgary Surge basketball team is gearing up to hit the court again. Season tickets are now available and provide exclusive access to team events, discounts on merchandise and personal seating for home games.

 

Now or Never: Observe a Partial Solar Eclipse

Monday, April 8, you can witness the moon block out parts of the sun for a limited time. The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory team is hosting a pop-up observatory at the University of Calgary with eclipse glasses and solar telescopes.

 

Free: Attend a Nickle at Noon Presentation

Taking place in Gallery Hall (across from the Nickle Galleries) in UCalgary’s Taylor Family Digital Library, Nickle at Noon events are free talks by artists, art historians, art curators and other experts about the gallery exhibitions and other topics.

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This article appears in the March 2024 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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