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October 13 – 21, 2018 | Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre

Men’s Professional Tennis is coming to Calgary October 13 – 21 at the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre.

ATP Tour’s stars of tomorrow, featuring many of the best players on the world tour ranked bettween 50 – 250 on the men’s world rankings. Plus, enjoy a number of community events including a Free Family Weekend on October 13 and 14, KidSport Day on October 18 where proceeds will go to support KidSport, and Daniel Nestor Day on October 19 – honouring Canada’s most decorated tennis player.

Tickets start as low as $10 a day. Get yours here.


COCKTAILS FOR CRITTERS

October 20, 2018 | The Westin Calgary

Cocktails for Critters is a unique gala fundraiser for Calgary Humane Society and helps raise thousands of dollars to help support animals in need.

Thanks to the support of our generous donors and supporters, previous Cocktails for Critters events have helped to fund life-saving veterinary equipment, essential training for our Peace Officers, critical dog park renovations to increase safety and fun for shelter dogs and daily care for thousands of animals with nowhere else to turn.

Get your tickets and more information, here.


MARY AND MAX – A NEW MUSICAL – THEATRE CALGARY

October 16 – November 11, 2018 | Theatre Calgary

Based on an Australian claymation film about two unlikely pen pals, which screened in 2009 at the Calgary International Film Festival, Mary and Max is a hilarious and heartening tale that proves friendship can be found in the most unexpected of places. Join lonely 10-year-old Mary from Melbourne as she writes her way into the life of Max, a 44-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome in New York City. With quirky melodies and heartfelt dialogue, their friendship is one you’ll never forget.  Click here for tickets.


A FEW GOOD MEN

October 19 – 27, 2018  | Pumphouse Theatres

Aaron Sorkin’s Award Winning play and film come to life on the Pumphouse stage this fall.  Two marines are on trial for murder. Did they mean to do it, or were they just following orders? A team of Navy Jag lawyers want the truth. For tickets, click here.


ALBERTA BALLET IN THE SLEEPING BEAUTY:  A NEW FAMILY BALLET

October 24 – 27, 2018 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

A brand-new spin on this timeless classic. Experience the world premiere of Christopher Anderson’s retelling of The Sleeping Beauty, with a decidedly western Canadian sensibility.  Inspired by Tchaikovsky’s noble score, Anderson’s grand interpretation of this most famous fairy tale will transport all to the kingdom that slept 100 years.  Cursed by a wicked fairy, the newborn Princess Aurora is fated to die from a prick to her finger on her sixteenth birthday. A good fairy intervenes to alter the wicked fairy’s tragic spell: instead of dying, Princess Aurora, and her entire kingdom, will fall into a deep sleep. Only true love’s kiss will unleash the power to awaken her and the rest of her kingdom.  To purchase tickets, click here.


GHOULS’ NIGHT OUT AT HERITAGE PARK

October 25 – 28, 2018 | Heritage Park

Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park is perfect for families with little ghouls, aged three to nine, who are looking for a fun, safe night out.  Take a spooky stroll down their well decorated streets and meet some of the ghoulish residents of the village.  Kick up your heels and take to the skies at the Witches Flying School, Do the ‘Monster Mash’ at the Family Halloween dance, decorate your own “Ginger-dead Man” cookie, and drop in for storytelling and crafts with some of your favourite wizards, witches and more.  Tickets can only be purchased online, and it is strongly recommended you purchase them in advance to avoid disappointment as this event sells out regularly.


ALBERTA BUSINESS HALL OF FAME – SOUTHERN ALBERTA GALA AND INDUCTION CEREMONY

October 25, 2018 | Calgary Hyatt Regency

Each year, senior business leaders from across southern Alberta gather to celebrate business in our region. The Alberta Business Hall of Fame – Southern Alberta, Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony honours our most esteemed business leaders for their life achievements and service to the economy, community and our future. It is the premier annual gathering of business and community leaders from within every sector.

Our Inductees, all of whom exemplify a vision of prosperity, have been chosen for their significant contributions to Alberta’s success, its citizens and for the examples they have set for others. Notably, they are mentors and role models for youth and the business leaders of tomorrow. The annual Alberta Business Hall of Fame – Southern Alberta Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony is a fundraising event in support of JA Southern Alberta .

Get your tickets, here.


BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – WITH BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA

October 30 – November 4, 2018 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Beautiful—The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to chart-topping music stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.  Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” and “You’ve Got A Friend.”


DISNEY ON ICE – DARE TO DREAM

November 14 – 18, 2018 l Stampede Corral

Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! Join Moana in her Disney On Ice debut, along with her friends Elsa, Rapunzel, Belle and more! Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, discover why no dream is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

Purchase your tickets here.


A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THEATRE CALGARY

November 29 – December 23, 2018 | Theatre Calgary

Celebrating 32 years of spirited tradition! Join the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as they take Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through time from darkness to light. This year, there is all the more reason to rejoice as Stephen Hair marks his inspiring 25th season playing the man behind the hum-bug. Celebrate the festive season with Theatre Calgary!  For tickets, click here.


ALBERTA BALLET IN THE NUTCRACKER

December 14-24, 2018 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Acclaimed as one of Canada’s finest renderings and celebrated as a delightfully traditional depiction, Edmund Stripe’s The Nutcracker celebrates its 10th anniversary this season.  The Nutcracker features a cast of more than 120 performers. With equally sumptuous sets and costumes designed by Emmy Award winner Zack Brown, Alberta Ballet’s incomparable The Nutcracker offers your entire family a festive and glittering evening.

For tickets, click here.


ALBERTA BALLET IN BALLET BC

January 18-19, 2018 | Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Re-discover Ballet BC in its triumphant return to the Jubilee stage after a 10-year hiatus, showcasing premiere Canadian talent in this tantalizing triple bill.
With its fresh take on a traditional art form, brilliantly fusing ballet and modern dance, the company’s provocative choreography has exploded onto the world stage to great acclaim.  This is a triple bill performance, with 3 programs consisting of: Solo Echo, Enemy in the Figure, and Petite Ceremonie.  For tickets, click here: https://www.albertaballet.com/ballet-bc.


CALGARY YOUTH SINGERS

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Youth Singers delivers a leading-edge professional curriculum encompassing choral (from classical to contemporary pop), musical theatre and a wide variety of dance styles. Our artistic team includes over 50 outstanding educators, directors, arrangers, composers, choreographers and dramatists. Youth Singers of Calgary is a Performing Arts Company with divisions covering all ages from three to 93. Register today!


YMCA

Through the generous support of the Calgary Flames Foundation, YMCA Calgary provides grade 6 students with a full year membership and special programming for FREE! You’ll practice independence and leadership in a safe and positive place that promotes the values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
As a Calgary Flames Grade 6 YMCA Member, you’ll have free access to all YMCA Calgary locations any time throughout your grade 6 year (memberships are valid until August 31 of the same year). Drop by any YMCA location with your completed grade 5 report card and you’re good to go! Be independent and grow with other positive, healthy youth. Become a member today!


GREY EAGLE RESORT AND CASINO

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Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is one of Calgary’s newest entertainment destinations located on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation, nestled in the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

Offering to their guests professionally conducted, exciting entertainment in a unique environment!


CALGARY INFERNO

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Global Calgary is proud to support the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and Calgary’s home team, the Calgary Inferno! Check out their website and find out how you can support Women’s Hockey in our city! With affordable game packages and single ticket pricing, what better way to ring in the new year then to show some team spirit!


CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate launches a pass during second half CFL action against the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto on Friday October 14, 2011. Smart and patient are words used to describe Tate. The 27-year-old has had to be patient playing behind Henry Burris for three seasons. But Tate will get his first CFL start Friday when Calgary hosts the Saskatchewan Roughriders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Global Calgary is proud to be the Calgary Stampeders officially local television partner. Watch Global Sports on News Hour Final for Stampeder game highlights and player profiles all season long.


WITZEL WEATHER WEBCHAT

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Join Global Calgary Meteorologist, Jordan Witzel on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for “Witzel Weather Webchat” starting at 9am MST!  Email in your weather-related questions and have Jordan answer them live during the webcast!

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