Tickets to Year-Round Events Outside the Festival

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Wednesday, December 13 @ 7pm
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW, Calgary
$15 + GST and Fees

From the backyard hockey rink to the nail-biting suspense of draft days, Karl Subban shares tales from his new memoir on his family’s unique hockey journey. How We Did It mixes personal stories with lessons Subban learned as a coach and principal — lessons about goal-setting, perseverance and accomplishment. Karl’s inspirational and moving story follows the hockey journey from house league to the big leagues and shows how to grow the unlimited potential that is in every child.

This event includes an on-stage interview with the author, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. Read more…

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Wednesday, January 24 @ 7pm
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW, Calgary
$5 Registration

Have you vowed to wean yourself off Netflix and get some serious reading done after the holidays – then have a great chat about what you’ve read with an equally engaged group of book lovers?

Come prepared to delve into Joanne Proulx’s We All love the Beautiful Girls. With honesty, compassion, and a tough emotional precision, award-winning author Joanne Proulx explores the itch of the flesh, sexual aggression, the reach of love and anger, and the question of who ultimately suffers when the privileged stumble. Read more…

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