calgary Events

Tuesday May 21st, 2019

CHROMA – Public Art Installation

May 3 - Jun 16

On May 3, Southcentre Mall will unveil CHROMA, an innovative public art installation featuring original concepts from local Calgary artists. Inspired by the colours of spring, the installation will be located in Southcentre’s Centre Court and will be home to innovative displays that range from multidimensional, to interactive, to thought provoking in nature. CHROMA will… Full details 

Night of Wonders Gala – Children’s Wish

May 23

The annual Night of Wonders gala is the premier event of Children’s Wish, Alberta & NWT Chapter. Night of Wonders encapsulates the essence of wishes – creating joy, awe, and wonder. Be inspired by the profound joy and transformation a wish can bring to a child with a life-threatening illness. Children’s Wish Foundation Canada is… Full details 

The Lady Ball

May 23

Pick up your tickets for The Lady Ball 2019 on May 23 at the Decidedly Jazz Dance Centre in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer. Symptoms are usually confused with those of other diseases, and there is no screening test. 1 out of every 2 women diagnosed will… Full details 

Movement: an exhibition

May 23

We’re sharing some Movement ideas and you’re invited to drop by! What does it mean to have a human connection to a place? What’s the future of transportation in Calgary? How can we design our city for those who motor on two wheels instead of walk, or for those who don’t drive? What physical barriers… Full details 

Charlotte’s Web by Nose Creek Players

May 23

The Children’s Literature Association named Charlotte’s Web “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years.” Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures the magic of this timeless tale. Nose Creek Players is proud to present Charlotte’s Web, a beautifully crafted story about the power… Full details 

Acropalooza

May 24 - May 26

CIAC (Calgary International Acro Cup) is Canada’s largest international acrobatic gymnastics competition! Athletes attending include members of 2018 Team Canada, the current reigning World Champion mixed pair and the reigning European Champion women’s pair in their respective age groups. Acro Palooza is the concurrent event for beginner competitive levels and recreational acrobatic gymnastics; both are… Full details 

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Bach @ Knox

May 24 - May 25

Celebrate the sounds of Johann Sebastian Bach with members of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra at the annual Bach at Knox Festival! Experience the iconic Baroque Music Period with this special series at the historical Knox United Church. Discover hidden treasures of Bach and hear the mastery of his orchestral writing, led by British conductor Nicholas… Full details 

Calgary Stampede Community Round Up

May 25

Nothing says Community Spirit, like the community coming together and celebrating. Join Global News Radio 770 CHQR and the Calgary Stampede for a free Community Round Up on Saturday, May 25 and June 1, 2019. Calgary Stampede will bring the pancakes and entertainment, you bring your family, friends and smiles! Full details 

Calgary Stampede Community Roundups

May 25

Nothing says community spirit like the community coming together at the Calgary Stampede Community Round Ups Saturday, May 25.  Come out for a free pancake breakfast as you dance along to the Band of Outriders and marvel at the tight-rope walking . Enjoy a fun-filled morning for the whole family! Also featuring square dancing, First… Full details 

Popping Up in Our West Location on May 25th

May 25

We just can’t wait to open our second location in northwest Calgary, so we’re popping up in Greenwich May – September. We’ll be kicking off the excitement of having farm-fresh ingredients available to Calgary’s west end with a fun event the whole family will enjoy. Pick up amazing ingredients, enjoy live music, see yourself in… Full details 

Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill Returns to Calgary on May 25

May 25

Join Ireland’s most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill as he embarks on his biggest solo tour to date and debuts his brand-new album “Blessings of Music” featuring beloved church hymns and Irish classics! This follows his number-one World Music album “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland” on the Sony Music USA label and his sold-out concert at Carnegie… Full details 

CALGARY JOB FAIR – MAY 28th 2019

May 28

Looking for Work? New Career? Immediate Hiring? Direct Interview? DO NOT MISS THE CALGARY JOB FAIR 1PM-4PM MEET FACE TO FACE WITH HIRING COMPANIES IN CALGARY Recruiters, HR Managers, Hiring Companies, Associations, Employment Agencies. FREE ADMISSION FOR JOB SEEKERS. ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.Employers might contact you before the Job Fair. The Final List of Exhibitors will… Full details 

Cher – Here We Go Again Tour

May 28

Global News Radio 770 CHQR welcomes Cher – Here We Go Again Tour with special guests Nile Rodgers & Chic, May 28 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 20 at LiveNation.com starting at $50.95 +s/c Listen to The Morning News with Gord Gillies and Sue Deyell all week for your chance… Full details 

CUPS – Stampeders Celebration of Champions

May 31

Join Global News Radio 770 CHQR for CUPS Calgary new Stampeders event – Celebration of Champions, a private tailgate on May 31 at McMahon Stadium in the Gridiron Gardens starting at 5pm. Support CUPS by heading down for this new and exclusive pre-game tailgate party with fantastic food and fun activities as we celebrate the… Full details 

CUPS/Stampeders Celebration of Champions Tailgate

May 31

CUPS and the Calgary Stampeders will be hosting a Celebration of Champions Tailgate party to raise funds to help children and families overcome adversity and go on to build better, brighter lives. Catch this pre-season game against the Roughriders and take in some fantastic food and fun activities as CUPS helps celebrate our 2018 Grey… Full details 

Celebration of Champions Tailgate for CUPS

May 31

CUPS and the Calgary Stampeders will be hosting a Celebration of Champions Tailgate party to raise funds to help children and families overcome adversity and go on to build better, brighter lives. Catch this pre-season game against the Roughriders and take in some fantastic food and fun activities as CUPS helps celebrate our 2018 Grey… Full details 

Brain Tumour Walk

Jun 1

Join the movement to end brain tumours at the 25th Annual Calgary Brain Tumour Walk Saturday, June 1 at Edworthy Park. Walk to raise funds to support your brain tumour community. These funds go towards life-changing research, support programs, information, advocacy, awareness, and HOPE. You can help reach the national goal of 1.45 million! Individuals,… Full details 

Calgary Stampede Community Round Up

Jun 1

Nothing says Community Spirit, like the community coming together and celebrating. Join Global News Radio 770 CHQR and the Calgary Stampede for a free Community Round Up on Saturday, May 25 and June 1, 2019. Calgary Stampede will bring the pancakes and entertainment, you bring your family, friends and smiles! Full details 

Calgary Stampede Community Roundups

Jun 1

Nothing says community spirit like the community coming together at the Calgary Stampede Community Round Ups Saturday, June 1.  Come out for a free pancake breakfast as you dance along to the Band of Outriders and marvel at the tight-rope walking . Enjoy a fun-filled morning for the whole family! Also featuring square dancing, First… Full details 

Family Heroes Celebration

Jun 1

Join the Calgary Police Foundation for their inaugural Family HEROES Celebration! Put on your favourite superhero costume and spend the afternoon with the real-life heroes of the Calgary Police Service (CPS)! This family-fun afternoon will have a variety of exclusive CPS units on hand hosting activity stations, answering questions and signing autographs for guests! Dinner follows… Full details 

An Evening with Dee Daniels

Jun 1

Dee Daniels! Once you attend one of Dee’s concerts and hear her amazing and unique combination of jazz, gospel and blues you will always want more! Beloved local singer Dee Daniels has had a very diverse musical career. She has sung with many of the legends of jazz including Benny Green and Toots Thielemans; sung… Full details 

Walk for Arthritis

Jun 2

The 10th Anniversary of the Walk for Arthritis, June 2nd in Calgary at Eau Claire Festival Market. Help change the future of the 1 in 5 Canadians living with arthritis. Register at walkforarthritis.ca More Canadians report having arthritis than diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke combined. You can make a difference – walk and raise… Full details 

RISING STARS

Jun 2

Join the Civic Symphony Sunday June 2 at 2:30 pm as we present Rising Stars featuring the four young winners of the 2019 Rotary Calgary Concerto Competition in concert with the Orchestra. This is a concert you do not want to miss! Full details 

Fundraiser for Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

Jun 8

Help us support Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids! Stop by our new East Village Panago location on Saturday, June 8th from 11am-4pm and buy a medium Garden Veggie, Panago Classic, Cheese, Pepperoni or Chicken Club for only $5! Panago will donate all proceeds to Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids, a non-profit organization that provides nutritious… Full details 

Calgary Jayman BUILT MS Walk

Jun 9 Event event Events

Register now for the Jayman BUILT MS Walk taking place on June 9th at Prince’s Island Park. MS impacts all Canadians, and a future free of MS is achievable. By participating in the 2K, or 5K MS Walk, you are helping raise much needed funds for MS research and services for people affected by the… Full details 

2019 Betty’s Run for ALS

Jun 9

Come out to the 23rd Annual Betty’s Run for ALS on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at North Glenmore Park. Funds raised support those currently living with ALS through equipment, client support services and research.  Help support those battling ALS! Full details 

JazzYYC Summer Festival

Jun 12 - Jun 16

World-class jazz comes to Calgary this June! Festival headliners include Benny Green and the Brubeck Brothers. One of the leading jazz pianists of his generation, Benny Green, champion of straight-ahead bebop piano, appears with his trio in the gorgeous Studio Bell Performance Hall. The Canadian Stage at Ironwood includes the hottest in jazz and soulful… Full details 

JCC Sports Dinner

Jun 13

Get your tickets for the 30th Annual Calgary JCC Sports Dinner on June 13, featuring guest speaker Jarome Iginla. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, and Los Angeles Kings — registering 625 goals, 675 assists, 1,300 points, and 1,040 penalty minutes in… Full details 

All of Us

Jun 14 - Jun 17

Global News Radio 770 CHQR welcomes All of Us – a Ballet Inspired by the Tragically Hip June 14 and 17 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, December 19 through Ticketmaster. Featuring music from Canada’s most beloved rock band, The Tragically Hip, All of Us tells the story of two… Full details 

All Sport One Day – 2019

Jun 15

Created in 2009, All Sport One Day is a free day of sport discovery for children ages 6 to 17. The event focuses on involving children in new sports, thereby increasing their physical literacy in a key developmental range. Our facility partners are Calgary Soccer Centre, Cardel Rec South, Glenmore Athletic Park, Repsol Sport Centre,… Full details 

PROSTAID DInner Gala Fundraiser

Jun 15

PROSTAID Calgary is hosting our inaugural Gala fundraiser at the Grey Eagle Event Centre. It will be a fun night with a four-course dinner, live and silent auctions, live entertainment by a legendary Canadian rock and roll icon, Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive and The Guess Who, and more. The Gala will be held on… Full details 

Father’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park

Jun 16

Finally, a Father’s Day activity that will really get your dad fueled up!  Enjoy a delicious brunch on the mezzanine of the spectacular Gasoline Alley Museum. Gear up and step back in time for a Father’s Day that you and your dad will not forget. Seatings at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm Full details 

Collette Vacations & Journey By Escapes: South Pacific with Danielle Smith

Jun 17

Journeys by Escapes and Collette Vacations are excited to offer an exclusive guided tour through the sun-drenched destinations of the South Pacific.  Join us and other discerning travellers from February 11 – 25, 2020 for an experience of a lifetime. Add adventure to your trip with an optional 3-night Fiji post-tour extensions.Uncover the beautiful destinations of Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji with special guest, Danielle Smith from AM 770! Learn more about this incredible travel experience below! Full details 

MS Bike – Airdrie to Olds

Jun 22 - Jun 23

Are you ready for the MS Bike experience? You’ll conquer Canada’s best roads and accomplish your wellness goals, while accelerating the pace of MS breakthroughs and empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. You are changing the future of MS and you will have full support through every kilometer of your journey…. Full details 

Remington Race for Pace

Jun 22

It’s time to embrace your inner hero and run or walk for children with special needs at Remington Race for Pace! Join in the fun and help Pacekids change lives on Saturday, June 22nd by participating in a 1km Superhero Parade, 5km walk/run, or 10km run. Full details 

Popping Up in Our West Location on June 22nd

Jun 22

Saturday, June 22nd 11am-4pm We just can’t wait to open our second location in northwest Calgary, so we’re popping up in Greenwich May – September. We’ll be kicking off the excitement of having farm-fresh ingredients available to Calgary’s west end with a fun event the whole family will enjoy. Pick up amazing ingredients, enjoy live… Full details 

Canada Day at Heritage Park

Jul 1 - Jul 2

There’s no better place to celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday than Heritage Park Historical Village. You’ll enjoy a day packed full of Canadian history and fun – including a FREE pancake breakfast for the first 2,019 guests with paid admission in the park before 10:30am! Can’t wait to be part of the Heritage Park Canada Day… Full details 

Make a Wish- Rope for Hope

Jul 3

Rope for Hope is a dynamic, exhilarating opportunity to rappel down Barclay Centre in downtown Calgary raising a minimum of $1500 per participant for Make-A-Wish® Southern Alberta. On July 3rd we will be brave and rappel 15+ stories in support of amazing wish children who battle critical illnesses every day. Full details 

Big Four Roadhouse feat. Corb Lund

Jul 7

Global News 770 CHQR welcomes Corb Lund, The Sheepdogs, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, The Sadies and Whitney Rose to the Big Four Roadhouse on July 7. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Tickets include admission to the Calgary Stampede on the day of the concert. Full details 

BOOTLEGGIN’ BREAKFAST – Tuesday (Stampede 2019)

Jul 9

The Bootleggin’ Breakfast is Corporate Calgary’s LARGEST Indoor Stampede Party! It brings together all of Corporate Calgary and includes a full VIP experience with beverages & VIP breakfast in a premium venue. Bootleggin’ also features special performances by multi CCMA award winning Country Music Superstars! VIP entrance and bus transportation to the Cowboys Tent After… Full details 

The Roundup MusicFest

Jul 10

Rock ‘n’ Roll Icon, BILLY IDOL will bring his lip-curling sneer and fist-pumping persona to the Roundup MusicFest on July 10, 2019, along with ‘Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’ members BLONDIE, Canadian punk-influenced rock band, HEADSTONES, and British Columbia rockers, DOUG AND THE SLUGS! Full details 

BOOTLEGGIN’ BREAKFAST – Thursday (Stampede 2019)

Jul 11

The Bootleggin’ Breakfast is Corporate Calgary’s LARGEST Indoor Stampede Party! It brings together all of Corporate Calgary and includes a full VIP experience with beverages & VIP breakfast in a premium venue. Bootleggin’ also features special performances by multi CCMA award winning Country Music Superstars! VIP entrance and bus transportation to the Cowboys Tent After… Full details 

Oxford Stomp 2019

Jul 12

51 North Productions Ltd. and Live Nation Canada are pleased to announce the top-selling Canadian artist of all time, Bryan Adams, will be headlining Oxford Stomp – Calgary’s longest running corporate party Friday, July 12th at Shaw Millennium Park. Sharing the stage with Canadian Music Hall of Famer, Brian Adams are 13x JUNO Award nominee,… Full details 

Def Leppard

Jul 31 - Aug 1

770 CHQR welcomes Def Leppard with special guests, Tesla, to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday, July 31. With more than 100 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards in the U.S., Def Leppard continue to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career the band has produced… Full details 

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