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The 5 weirdest things happening in Calgary this week

Via Justin McCollum / Artstation

Whew! Do you feel that? The weather is heating up and so are the events. This time around for our pick of weird events, we’ve got jocks, BYOSoups … and Norm. We’re sweating already. It’s about to get a little bit strange, YYC. Here are the 5 weirdest things happening in Calgary this week.


Hang out with Pisces Pet Emporium’s fish expert, Norm, for an exciting evening of aquarium planting. Learn step by step how to plant and get your freshwater aquarium up and running. Oh, Norm. What a guy.

When: Tuesday, January 21st
Where: 4921 Skyline Way NE, Calgary
Time: 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Cost: $10


Get breezy and get down at this very wholesome dance party… where you have to bring your own drinks even though you’re paying $25+ for entry. Rude. On the brighter side, the best jock will bring home a prize at the end of the night, and oh what an honour it’ll be.

When:Thursday, January 23rd
Where: 2280 39 Ave NE, Calgary 
Time: 7:30 PM – 2 AM
Cost: $25

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Calling all witches and warlocks! This Thursday, burn your grief and your past in a conscious sacred circle, offer some personal items to death itself and then hang out, have snacks and do crafts together. Fun.

When: Thursday, January 23rd
Where: TBD
Time: 6 AM – 9 PM
Cost: Free


Tracy is dialing up the spirit world, and you won’t want to miss it. Chat up your great, great, great ancestors through symbols and signs that only a spirit guide can see. Tracy knows all.

When: Sunday, January 26th
Where: 331, 3750 46 Avenue SE, Calgary
Time: 12 PM – 3 PM
Cost: $30


Freeze your butt off during this winter picnic in a the park, for a reason unknown to us. Pack some cozy blankets, play snow games, bring a sandwich or a thermos full of soup, and enjoy some complimentary hot chocolate. What’s flu season, anyway?

When: Sunday, January 26th
Where: South Glenmore Park 24 St SW, Calgary
Time: 12 PM – 2 PM
Cost: Free

There you have it, Calgary. The 5 weirdest things happening this week. Tell death and Great Great Great Great Grandpa Joe we say “hey.” Happy Tuesday!

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