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Jan
7
Sun
Calgary Flames SuperSkills
Jan 7 @ 01:30:00 PM
Calgary Flames SuperSkills

Super Skills is coming! Sunday, January 7th don’t miss the official Calgary Flames Skills Competition, in support of the Flames Foundation.

Super Skills – it’s a showcase of speed, accuracy and skill

It’s a super time for the whole family!

Tickets are available now just $10! A perfect stocking stuffer. Get them HERE.

Plus, you can stay for the Calgary Hitmen game happening right after.

Feb
8
Thu
RESET Society – Open House
Feb 8 all-day
RESET Society – Open House

Join RESET at the Open House Launch for RESET Society of Calgary, Rapid Exit fromSexual Exploitation & Trafficking, as they head into their 30th yearthey are celebrating our new home and a new name. Thursday, February 8th.

Formerlyknown as Servants Anonymous Society of Calgary, RESET continues to supportwomen and girls as young as 16 and their children, in exiting sexualexploitation.

Celebratewith us as we open this new door together!

Register online HERE

Feb
10
Sat
CFA’s 2018 Franchise Calgary Show
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day
CFA's 2018 Franchise Calgary Show

If you’ve always dreamed of being your own boss, the FranchiseCanada Show is a must-attend event! Find out how you can partner with an established franchise brand to turn your dreams of business ownership into reality!

Over two days, you’ll meet face-to-face with representatives from some of Canada’s most recognized franchise brands, including McDonald’s, Pita Pit, Oxford Learning, Pacini, and more! Plus, you’ll learn the secrets to franchise success straight from Canada’s leading business, legal, and financial experts.

Produced by the Canadian Franchise Association, the FranchiseCanada Show is Canada’s highest quality exhibition of franchise opportunities and your one-stop-shop for achieving franchise business success. It’s time to promote yourself to boss – take the first step by attending the FranchiseCanada Show!

Location:
Big Four Building, Hall A, Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta

Date:
Saturday, February 10, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018

Time:
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost:
One Day Pass: $10
Weekend Pass: $15
Pre-register online to receive $5 off admission

Rogers Hometown Hockey
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day
Rogers Hometown Hockey @ Canmore | Alberta | Canada

In every Canadian city, town and arena there’s a great hockey story.

Ron MacLean shares these stories as he travels the country with the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour.

The tour is coming to Canmore – Main Street Downtown 8 Street and 7th Avenue with a weekend festival of hockey activities. It all culminates with Ron hosting the broadcast of an NHL game from our mobile studio every Sunday night.

The Flames vs Islanders is the Hometown Hockey game starting at 4:30pm on Sunday, February 11.

Activities are going on Saturday noon – 6pm & Sunday noon – 8pm.

Feb
18
Sun
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Feb 18 all-day
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The Buddy Holly Story is coming to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium this Sunday, February 18th  Before The Beatles. Before the Stones. Rock and Roll was born with Buddy Holly!

On the back of incredibly successful Tours in 2015 in 2016, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You – is back by popular demand!

Seen by over 22 million music fans since it opened in London’s West End in 1989, Buddy speaks an international language and continues to have audiences from 8 to 80 rockin’ in the aisles across the globe.

Tickets on-sale HERE!

Feb
23
Fri
Hong Kong Calgary Business Association Chinese New Year Gala @ Regency Palace Restaurant
Feb 23 all-day

The evening will include a 10-course traditional Chinese dinner, lion dance, silent auction, draw & raffle prize, and entertainment.

Get tickets HERE!

Mar
19
Mon
RESET Society of Calgary – Annual Book Drive and Sale
Mar 19 – Apr 12 all-day
RESET Society of Calgary – Annual Book Drive and Sale

660NEWS is proud to support RESET Society of Calgary, formerly Servants Anonymous.

Their major fundraising event – the annual 16th annual Book Drive and Sale will be happening in early May.
(May 2 – 6, The Outpost @ Crossroads Market)

Gather your gently used books that you haven’t read in a while and get ready to donate them to a very good cause.

Volunteers are needed and welcome to help out too!

CLICK HERE for more information

RESET Society helps women and girls recover from the violence and trauma of sexual exploitation. There is a way out!

Apr
7
Sat
Light It Up Calgary
Apr 7 @ 08:00:00 PM – 09:45:00 PM

WHAT: A night run and walk through the Eau Claire pathways in support of those living with cancer and Wellspring Calgary. Participants will light the way to awareness and illuminate resources by joining in a 3km walk, 5km run/walk or a 10km run.

WHEN: Sat. April 7, 2018 @ 8:00pm

WHERE: Eau Claire Market Centre Court (by Running Room) Unit A01, 200 Barclay Parade SW Calgary

Support for people living with cancer will be palpable in our city as Calgarians of all ages take to the pathways of downtown to shine their lights brightly and show they care. The event features a 3km walk, 5km run/walk or a 10km run. Funds raised will help to ensure that Wellspring Calgary programs and resources remain available at no cost to anyone living with any type of cancer at any stage in their journey

The impact of cancer support in our community will be keenly felt as the evening darkness is transformed by the brilliant spirits of people helping people.
For more information, please visit: www.lightitupcalgary.ca

Apr
12
Thu
California Wine Fair in support of Safe Haven Foundation!
Apr 12 all-day

Join us for this all-inclusive walk-around wine tasting event where wine lovers have an elite opportunity to sample premium and super-premium wines from the Golden State.  This year’s California Wine Fair will be held at the newly renovated Hudson, a state-of-the-art event complex in downtown Calgary located on the sixth floor of the Hudson’s Bay heritage building.

Participants have full access to try an incredible selectionof California wine at pouring stations throughout the venue while enjoyingdelectable hors d’oeuvres from Hudson.  The menu will be under thedirection of Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants Executive Chef, RyanO’Flynn.  Oliver & Bonacini has built their reputation forhigh-quality dining experiences through an extensive portfolio of uniqueconcept restaurants including The Guild and Sub Rosa.

There will also be a stunning selection of silent auction packages; all in support of Safe Haven Foundation, helping give homeless and at-risk teenage girls their future back.

Don’t miss this special evening showcasing the very best of California wines, Calgary’s premier cuisine and newest venue, with wonderful company – all for a great cause.

CLICK HERE for tickets!

Please note that the event is for ages 18 and over, anyone appearing to be under 25 years of age will be asked to show photo ID upon entry. Please drink responsibly, and do not drink and drive.

Apr
20
Fri
Support mentoring in Calgary and Bowl For Kids Sake in April!
Apr 20 – Apr 27 all-day

Register TODAY for Bowl For Kids Sake, a fun-filled, fundraising event!

Recruit a team of friends, family or co-workers and bowl in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs for kids.

Every dollar raised at Bowl For Kids Sake will be used to create and nurture life-changing mentoring relationships for children and youth who need them the most.

Your support will make a BIG difference for BBBS and the kids we support!

On April 20th, 24th, 26th and 27th join other teams for glow bowling, food, music, prizes and more!

To register your team or for more information visit www.bbbscalgary.ca/bowl or call 403-693-2682.

Apr
21
Sat
A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres @ Scotiabank Saddledome
Apr 21 @ 07:00:00 PM – 09:30:00 PM
A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres @ Scotiabank Saddledome

A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres

Date: Saturday April 21st 2018

Time: 6:00pm

Venue: Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

Tickets: www.ticketmaster.ca  or call 1-855-985-5000

Tickets go on sale Wednesday March 21st at 10am

 

Ellen DeGeneres continues to deliver uplifting, inspiring, and hilarious experiences for her fans. Her distinctive comedic voice and infectious personality have earned her recognition as a household name and a global entertainer. Ellen DeGeneres continues to be the destination for laughter, generosity, and fun. “A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres” will highlight Ellen’s one-of-a-kind humor, warmth, and kindness.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show upholds its reputation as a leader in the daytime talk show genre with unparalleled celebrity interviews, musical performances, topical stories, extraordinary human-interest guests, and sought-after viral sensations worldwide. The Ellen DeGeneres Show has earned an impressive total of 59 Daytime Emmy® Awards since its inception in 2003, including 10 for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment crowning it the record holder in this category.

Apr
22
Sun
Kidney March Expo
Apr 22 @ 10:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM

Come and see how much fun you can have at Kidney March 2018!

660NEWS invites you to get all the info you need to prepare, fund raise and train at the Kidney March Expo happening Sunday, April 22nd at the Delta Calgary South.  

Make new friends and see old ones.

Kidney March registration is now open – CLICK HERE!

Join an incredible journey. 3 days – 100 kilometres – from K-Country to Calgary. Walk the farthest you have ever walked and raise the most you have ever raised to appeal for organ donation, and fight kidney disease.  Failure is not an option!

The Kidney March EXPO proudly supported by 660NEWS.

Apr
24
Tue
The Champions Cup
Apr 24 – Apr 29 all-day

The Humpty’s Champions Cup is returning to Calgary. The season-ending Pintys Grand Slam of Curling event will be held at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park for the second consecutive year and takes place April 24-29, 2018.

It’s a clash of the champions to close out the 2017-18 campaign featuring 15 mens teams and 15 womens teams who must win a high-profile tournament over the course of the season in order to qualify

Curling’s champions are coming to Calgary. Humpty’s Champions Cup returns to Winsport Arena, April 24-29. For tickets and passes, please visit www.thegrandslamofcurling.com

May
15
Tue
Run Away to the Circus for a Day
May 15 – May 17 all-day
Run Away to the Circus for a Day

The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2018 brings tradition and thrilling acts to the Magnificent Big Top

The all new Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac!® 2018 is touring Canada for 98 spectacular Show from May 17 to July 29, 2018 in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, will mesmerize, astound, thrill, and captivate audiences beyond the extraordinary.

The internationally renowned cast from throughout the world includes; the famed Guerrero 4 Man High Wire (America’s Got Talent) from Portugal, the S Caleb Carinci – Asch Equestrian Acrobats from Europe, the Bilea Transformation Act from Romania, Gonzales Duo Aerial Act from Peru and Puerto Rico, the Juggling world record holder, Tommy Tequila, the sensational Trapeze, The Chinese Acrobats from the People’s Republic of China, the TZ Aerialists, Hula Hoops and the death defying Wheel of Destiny with Joseph Dominik Bauer. (there are NO exotic animals in this Spectac!®show)

May
28
Mon
Stampede Super Passes on sale now!
May 28 @ 02:25:00 AM – Jun 11 @ 11:45:00 PM

The Stampede SuperPass is back for a second year! Get unlimited entry and unlimited fun for all 10 days and 10 nights of Stampede for only $39 plus GST.

The Stampede SuperPass gives you the flexibility to Stampede whenever you want – come for all 10 days and 10 nights of Stampede! It’s is on sale for a limited time; when it’s gone, it’s gone!

The SuperPass is available for purchase online at calgarystampede.com from Monday, May 28 – Monday, June 11!

May
30
Wed
Trent McClellan @ Bella Concert Hall
May 30 all-day
Trent McClellan @ Bella Concert Hall

This Hour Has 22 Minutes writer and comedian, Trent McClellan is coming to the Bella Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 30th for his first Western Canadian tour, “Stand Up and Sit Show”.

Known for his story-telling style jokes and quick punches, McClellan got his start as a class clown growing up in Newfoundland and has made a career out of doing stand up since taking on an amateur night in Calgary 10 years ago.

From the world renowned Just For Laughs Festival, The Halifax Comedy Festival, and a finalist at the San Diego Comedy Competition, this three-time Hubcap Comedy Festival participant has previously worked with iconic comedy figure Bob Saget, as well as Canadian comedy standout Gerry Dee.

Click Here to get your tickets now!

Jun
2
Sat
Brain Tumor Walk @ Edworthy Park
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day

People affected by Brain Tumors should never walk alone! Join the movement to END Brain Tumours at the 24th annual Calgary Brain Tumor Walk!

Brain Tumour Walk:

When: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Where: Edworthy Park

Address: 5050 Spruce Dr SW

Route Length: 2.5km or 5km

Walk Begins: 10am

After the Walk Fun: To be announced

Follow the Calgary Brain Tumor Facebook page for picture and updates!

Calgary Humane Society’s Dog Jog
Jun 2 all-day

Join us and participate in the Calgary Humane Society’s 17th annual Dog Jog on June 2nd, 2018!

Dog Jog is a one day event where two and four legged friends get together to walk or run the South Glenmore park Weaslehead Trail on a marked pathway, a distance of 2.5km or 5km.

The funds raised at Dog Jog will go to helping care for the more than 7,000 animals at Calgary Humane Society.

Click here to register now!

Calgary Ukrainian Festival @ Acadia Recreation Complex
Jun 2 @ 10:00:00 AM – Jun 3 @ 11:00:00 AM

The 9th annual Calgary Ukrainian Festival is coming to Acadia Recreation Complex on June 2 & 3rd.

As part of Calgary’s rich multicultural mosaic, our goal at the Calgary Ukrainian Festival is to provide Calgarians with vibrant and colourful memories of traditional Ukrainian song and dance, an appreciation for its arts and costumes, and a taste for its delicious cuisine!

They host a festival in the spirit of community and camaraderie, and with deep respect to the many Ukrainian immigrants who settled across Canada more than 125 years ago.

Don’t miss the chance to go to this amazing event! Click Here to purchase tickets

 

Admission Tickets for the Festival can be also be PURCHASED AT THE DOOR during the event.

They accept cash, debit and credit cards for payment on admission, food and beverage tickets!

General Admission (13yrs-64yrs)  – $12.00 per day

Youth Admission (6yrs-12yrs)  – $6.00 per day

Seniors Admission (65+ yrs) – $8.00 per day

Child Admission (5yrs and under) – FREE

Festival ‘After-Hours’ Event – INCLUDED with admission ticket purchase!

Jun
9
Sat
High Hopes Challenge @ Camp Kindle
Jun 9 all-day
High Hopes Challenge @ Camp Kindle

Join 660 NEWS in support of The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta and the HIGH HOPES CHALLENGE!

The KCCFA helps families fighting childhood cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

It’s important for those that are battling to be able to be themselves, make friends, and go to a place to be a kid again. Camp Kindle is that place.

It is funded through initiatives like the High Hopes Challenge, where Calgary business leaders test their physical and mental stamina in a day-long challenge at Camp Kindle to raise money for children affected by cancer

Meet the teams and donate today at kidscancercare.ab.ca.  Thank you in advance!

Jun
15
Fri
Advance Screening – Incredibles 2
Jun 15 all-day

In “Incredibles 2,” Helen is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible! 

Watch the trailer here:

Jun
16
Sat
7th Annual Wings and Wheels @ The Hangar Flight Museum
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day

Dad deserves to be celebrated, and in a big way! Plan ahead this year to spend the day together as a family on Father’s Day 7th Annual Wings and Wheels.

Hangar Flight Museum

4629 McCall Way Northeast

June 16 & 17

10am – 4pm

Purchase tickets HERE or at the door

If you’d like to bring your vehicle to show off in the show and shine element of this event, click here for the registration form!

We’d also like to take a moment to thank LR Helicopters and Nav Canada for making it possible to offer helicopter rides at this event again this year!

Jun
25
Mon
Special Olympics Calgary’s Golf Classic
Jun 25 all-day

This years 19th annual Special Olympics Calgary Golf Classic is happening on Monday, June 25th.

The SOC Golf classic is hosted annually to raise funds and awareness supporting the sport programs ran locally in Calgary for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics Calgary (SOC) is a volunteer driven registered charity whose mission is to enrich the lives of Albertans with an intellectually disability through sport. But Special Olympics is more than just sports, and a one time event. Special Olympics is in the community every day of the year, providing a combination of fun, fitness and social activity that helps build the confidence and life skills of our athletes. SOC has over 800 athletes with support and coaching from 300+ volunteers, participating in 21 different summer and winter sports.

Learn more about Sponsorship opportunities and Individual/Team Registration here!

Jul
6
Fri
Stampede Coca-Cola Stage 2018 @ Calgary Stampede
Jul 6 @ 12:15:00 AM – Jul 15 @ 11:45:00 PM

Enjoy the biggest names in music live at the Calgary Stampede Coke stage!

You’ll have the chance to rock out with Sheryl Crow, Walk off the Earth, Our Lady Peace, Billy Talent and more! 10 straight days of performances, all free with gate admission into the park.

To view the entire amazing lineup or for more information, visit calgarystampede.com!

Calgary Stampede: Value Days! @ Calgary Stampede
Jul 6 @ 12:30:00 AM – Jul 15 @ 11:45:00 PM

YEE-HAWW! The greatest outdoor show on the earth is almost here! The Calgary Stampede kicks off July 6th until July 15th, and with it brings a whole lot of fun days and events!

Get geared up and ready for the Stampede Rodeo! Every afternoon at 1:15PM, cowboys and cowgirls face off in a furious display of skill and grit, with every win building towards Showdown Sunday—Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon. Calgary Stampede Rodeo tickets purchased in advance include admission to the Park on the day the ticket is valid for.

Wanna take out the kids out for the day, but don’t want to break the bank?! check out some of the value days this year!

Get in and get fed for FREE! Bring the whole family to the Calgary Stampede on Sunday, July 8th for Cenovus Family Day and celebrate with free fun for everyone from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m! You can also head to the park on Wednesday, July 11th for BMO Stampede Kids Day! All kids 12 and under get in for free from 7am to 9am, and $2 entry for kids 12 and under after 9am.

To end the day of fun, watch the Calgary Stampede Evening Show! The evening show is a unique entertainment doubleheader that takes place nightly at 7:45 PM. The blast of a klaxon kicks off the GMC Rangeland Derby, featuring nine heats of four chuckwagons each—excitement that’s measured on the Richter Scale. When the last wagon thunders over the finish line, the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Show dazzles audiences with elaborate song and dance numbers, acrobatics, and concludes with a spectacular fireworks finale!

Calgary Stampede evening show tickets purchased in advance include admission to Stampede Park on the day the ticket is valid for.

For more information, or to purchase tickets to any of these events click here.

Calgary Stampede 2018 @ Calgary Stampede
Jul 6 @ 09:00:00 AM – Jul 15 @ 11:45:00 PM

The Greatest Outdoor show on earth is almost here! The Calgary Stampede will kick off on July 6th and run until July 15th!

This unique 10 day event blends the very best in Western Canadian culture and contemporary entertainment. Key highlights include the Stampede Rodeo and chuckwagon races, the Midway and a variety of musical concerts and venues featuring some of the world’s most popular performers.

For more information and details, head to https://www.calgarystampede.com.

 

Jul
7
Sat
Movie Night in the Square @ Olympic Plaza
Jul 7 all-day

Kick off the 2018 Calgary Stampede downtown at FLUOR Rope Square!

Fluor Rope Square starts everyday with a bacon pancake served hot off a chuckwagon or a smokie paired with Stampede-style entertainment including marching bands, dancers, singers, fiddlers, friendly mascots plus so much more! All entertainment and activities are FREE!

New this year is the movie night in the square! Head down to Olympic Plaza on Saturday, July 7th from 6 – 9pm for live entertainment, food trucks, and a family friendly western film under the stars.

Click here for more details.

Jul
8
Sun
Roundup Music Fest @ Shaw Millennium Park
Jul 8 @ 06:00:00 PM – 11:00:00 PM

Roundup Music Fest is back and better than ever!

This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, July 11th at Shaw Millennium Park, and will host an amazing lineup of artists like…

  • Train (Headliner)
  • The Wallflowers
  • The Grapes of Wrath

AND a surprise artist & 4 x time Grammy Award winner that will be announced on or before June 24th. You will not want to miss this!

 

Tickets are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, via phone at 1.855.985.5000 and at http://www.ticketmaster.ca/.

Jul
12
Thu
2018 Cowboys Cook-off BBQ Invitational @ Cowboys Music Festival Tent
Jul 12 all-day

The 2018 Cowboys Cook-off will bring Calgarians together to celebrate and promote our Alberta farmers!

Date: Thursday July 12, 2018

Location: Cowboys Music Festival Tent – 421 12 Ave SE, Calgary

Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Starting with the best Rangeland, we grow the best grains, which in turn makes Alberta beef & Alberta pork simply the best! 50 teams from across the province will test their skills and compete in this inaugural “thrill of the grill”, all-day cook-off!

Coming together, each team will experience a cowboys stampede party like no other. Engage your office and showcase your unique & fun creativity, while encouraging collaboration, communication & teamwork – all while supporting our local farmers!

Each participating team of 10 will be supplied:

Meat:

  • 2 lbs side pork ribs and/or 12lbs alberta beef brisket

Eat:

  • smoker, charcoal
  • team bbq pit area

Extras:

  • 10 bbq pit boss passes!
  • 10 x two-person weekend chute passes! ($5000 value)
  • 50 spectator tickets for the office! ($750 value)
Register your team HERE!
For more information, and to purchase tickets to the event, click here!
Jul
13
Fri
The Oxford Stomp
Jul 13 @ 03:00:00 PM

May 4th, 2018 – 51 North Productions Ltd. and Live Nation Canada, producers of the Oxford Stomp, are pleased to announce John Fogerty will headline Calgary’s most anticipated corporate party with Melissa Etheridge as direct support to be held on Friday, July 13th, 2018.

Canadian roots rockers, Skydiggers, and JUNO award winner, Barney Bentall, will join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, John Fogerty, and Grammy® Award winner, Melissa Etheridge, for a fantastic evening of great music and entertainment! “We are very proud to deliver what we believe to be the best line up in our 30 year history,” said David Routledge, Vice President, Real Estate Management, West for Oxford Properties.

Event Details:

The Oxford Stomp

Date: Friday, July 13th, 2018

Location: Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9th Avenue SW