Here are my picks for 5 things to do this week:
April 30 at 7:30pm
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
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.
May 2 at 6:30-9:30pm
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
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.
May 5 at 10:30am-12pm
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.