5 Things To Do This Week > April 29-May 5, 2019

Here are my picks for 5 things to do this week:

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CHRIS HADFIELD presents Exploration: Where We’re Going Next

April 30 at 7:30pm
Winspear Centre

Join Canada’s most renowned astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon-landing. The tour will see the heavily decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot discussing the history and future of space exploration.

It costs $45-$79.50

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Nomiya Japanese Craft Whisky Masterclass & Food Pairing

May 1 at 6:30-9:30pm
Nomiya Japanese Eatery

Join the first ever Japanese Whisky Tasting and Food Pairing Masterclass in Alberta. Experience the taste of unique Japanese Craft Whiskies that have origins spanning across the country of Japan. Each whisky will be paired with carefully crafted Japanese dishes especially chosen to compliment the full flavor of each whisky.

It costs $65 per person.

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Workshop: Acrylics in Bloom w/ Mariam Qureshi

May 2 at 6:30-9:30pm
Harcourt House

Learn acrylic fundamentals in a fun, social, and relaxing atmosphere while painting a vibrant composition of spring flowers. Mariam Qureshi will guide you through the process of creating your own masterpieces by demonstrating how to mix colours and properly apply brushstrokes. Though all supplies will be provided in the class, participants may bring their own brushes if they so desire.

No previous painting experience is required.

Cost is $35 members / $40 non-members

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St. Albert Potters Guild Spring Sale 2019

May 2-4 at various times
St. Albert Place

See and shop for handmade artisanal ceramic and stoneware pieces. Featuring work from a wide array of talents, with combined countless years of pottery crafting experience.

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Jane’s Walk | Walkable Garden Suites

May 5 at 10:30am-12pm
Belgravia neighbourhood

Join us for a walk through Edmonton’s Belgravia Community League neighbourhood, where we’ll explore the growing backyard trend - garden suites.

Led by YEGarden Suites and Walkable Edmonton, the 1.5 hour Jane’s Walk will detail the history, changes and walkability happening in the community.

The tour will start in front of Belgravia Hub + Gracious Goods (7609 115 Street NW) weaving its way through the neighbourhood to finish off at End of the World aka Keillor Point (7433 Saskatchewan Dr NW).

The tour will begin at 10:30am, so please arrive 10 minutes early.

It’s free.