Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Free Golden explores ageism in Canadian society | Photo: Courtesy of THIRD ACTion Film Festival March 8, 2023 - March 14, 2023 Free This Week Take look at a what's free this week Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free Whether you’re a music lover, literary enthusiast or art aficionado, Calgary has something for everyone. Browse our list of free arts events and experience the best of the city’s creative offerings! Nikolai Nesterov March 8, 2023, 12:10 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend ProArts@Noon Concert Series presents Nikolai Nesterov. Born into a family of musicians, pianist Nikolai Nesterov is in the third year of his bachelor of music degree in performance at UCalgary. proartssociety.ca Golden: Ageism Awareness March 9, 2023, 12– 1:30pm Online or in-person at various venues Free to watch, registration required Join Third ACTion Film Festival online and in person for a screening of Golden, a documentary about ageism in Canadian society and the activists working to bring it to an end. showpass.com The Power of Women March 9, 2023, 6pm Casa Mexico at cSPACE (4th floor, 1721 29th Ave. SW) Free to attend, RSVP required Join Casa Mexico to celebrate the power of women with a conversation with keynote speaker Paula Calderon, President and CEO of Calgary Immigrant Women Association, followed by a performance by Mera Reyes accompanied by Max Applet. casamexico.ca AUArts Gallery Crawl March 10, 2023, 5:30 – 10pm Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to attend AUArts Gallery Crawl is a chance for students to showcase their work to the internal AUArts community and the Calgary community at large. Head over to check out their work! auarts.ca Centennial Open House March 11, 2023, 10am – 2pm HMCS Tecumseh (1820 24 St. SW) Free to attend, tickets required Celebrate 100 years of the Naval Reserve in Calgary! Enjoy fun activities including guided tours, meeting with local sailors, learning about Navy trades and live music from HMCS Tecumseh Band showpass.com How I Write March 14, 2023, 7pm Shelf Life Books (1302 4th St. SW) Free to attend The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Freehand Books presents a free discussion on craft and readings from Freehand authors Mikka Jacobsen, Charlotte Bellows and Doreen Vanderstoop hosted by Naomi Lewis. writersguild.ca Retrospect March 14, 2023, 3 – 6:30pm cSPACE Eau Claire Neighbourhood Hub (381 2nd Ave. SW) Free to attend, tickets required Photographer Sean Dennie takes you behind the mask through imaginative and revealing artist portraits captured during the 20-year history of the Festival of Animated Objects from 2002-2019. puppetfestival.ca Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form.