Things to do in Calgary, AB (November 28 to December 4, 2016)

Wondering what’s on the go in your community today? We will be doing an ongoing series of posts to highlight weekly events in and around Calgary, Alberta.

Main Campus Health Check (University of Calgary)

Date: November 28, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Free confidential health checks! Students, faculty and staff are invited to drop in and participate in a free health check-up. Nov. 28, …Read More

Women Leaders Speaker Series with Mary Valentich (University of Calgary)

Date: November 28, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Join us for the Women Leaders Speaker Series with Mary Valentich, a professor emerita in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary. …Read More

Why Media Preservation Can’t Wait: The Gathering Storm (University of Calgary)

Date: November 28, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Attend a lecture by Mike Casey, Indiana University Bloomington. This presentation explores the time-based media preservation problem, …Read More

Audrie and Daisy: Film Screening and Discussion (University of Calgary)

Date: November 28, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Join us in the Loft for a screening of Audrie and Daisy, a film that follows two different girls sexually assaulted on two different nights, …Read More

Impact: A Public Forum on Concussion (University of Calgary)

Date: November 29, 2016
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Concussion can affect anyone. Approximately 250,000 Canadians a year experience a concussion, more than half of them children. On Tuesday, …Read More

Impact: A Public Forum on Concussion (University of Calgary)

Date: November 29, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Concussion can affect anyone. Approximately 250,000 Canadians a year experience a concussion, more than half of them children. On Tuesday, …Read More

Explorations in Contemplative Pedagogy (University of Calgary)

Date: November 29, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Contemplative Pedagogy in Practice: Teacher Prep, Classroom Challenges Join us for a short experiential contemplative exercise followed by a …Read More

Speaker: Simon Jackson, movement builder and founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition (University of Calgary)

Date: November 30, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: The Wellness and Health Awareness Team presents environmental advocate Simon Jackson. Simon, who shot to fame as the founder of the Spirit …Read More

Women Leaders Speaker Series with Danielle Aubry (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Danielle Aubry will be sharing her story on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 12-1 p.m. for the Women Leaders Speaker Series coinciding with the 16 …Read More

Men in Feminism Discussion Series: Boys Will Be Boys (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come and participate in a discussion on the infamous “Boys will be Boys” phrase and the implications of it being so common. Bring your …Read More

Cripping the Museum: A Panel Discussion on Disability, Art, Museums and Galleries in Calgary (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: In conjunction with Spark Disability Arts Festival Nov. 28-Dec. 2, Nickle Galleries hosts Cripping the Museum: A Panel Discussion on …Read More

Nickle at Noon – Leslie Hossack: Artist’s Talk (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Join artist Leslie Hossack for a discussion of her two exhibitions REGISTERED: The Japanese Canadian Experience During World War II and …Read More

Women Leaders Speaker Series with Danielle Aubry (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Danielle Aubry will be sharing her story on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 12-1 p.m. for the Women Leaders Speaker Series coinciding with the 16 …Read More

Men in Feminism Discussion Series: Boys Will Be Boys (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come and participate in a discussion on the infamous “Boys will be Boys” phrase and the implications of it being so common. Bring your …Read More

Mexico Days: A history of Mexican film (University of Calgary)

Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come and learn about the history of Mexican film with film director Emilio Maillé. Emilio will introduce his film Miradas Múltiples: La …Read More

Art Now with Tomas Jonsson (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: This talk will focus on installation and performative practices that use personal and familial narratives as a way to understand, produce, …Read More

The Inquiring Mind Training (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Join the SU Wellness Centre for free student training on mental health. Gain practical knowledge of mental health and illness. Learn to …Read More

Understanding Free, Prior, and Informed Consent Across the Americas, with speaker Terry Mitchell (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Dr. Terry Mitchell, professor at the Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University will give the second guest lecture in our CIH …Read More

Why Don’t Chinese Speakers Finish Their Turns? (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: The School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures presents Why Don’t Chinese Speakers Finish Their Turns? Multimodal …Read More

Unnatural Language and Natural Thinking: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Critics of computational text analysis tend to perceive its focus on language patterns as a flattening of qualitative texts into …Read More

Dinos Women’s Hockey vs. UBC at Father David Bauer Arena (University of Calgary)

Date: December 2, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come out and cheer on your Dinos against the UBC Thunderbirds, 6 p.m. on Dec. 2, at Father David Bauer Arena.Location:Father David Bauer …Read More

Eyes Open, Eyes High (University of Calgary)

Date: December 3, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Eyes Open, Eyes High: Inspiring Visions in the Midst of Difficult Teaching and Learning Teachers, learners and members of the public are …Read More

Dinos Women’s Basketball vs. MRU (University of Calgary)

Date: December 3, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come out and cheer on your Dinos against the Mount Royal Cougars, 5 p.m. on Dec. 3, at the Jack Simpson Gym!Location:Jack Simpson …Read More

Dinos Men’s Basketball vs. MRU (University of Calgary)

Date: December 3, 2016
Category: Other Event
Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Description: Come out and cheer on your Dinos against the Mount Royal Cougars, 7 p.m. on Dec. 3, at the Jack Simpson Gym!Location:Jack Simpson …Read More

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