5 Things To Do This Week: May 22 to 26

Take a ride on the High Level Bridge streetcar and learn more about Ukrainian art.

May 18, 2017

Take a ride on the High Level Bridge streetcar

The High Level Bridge line officially opens on May 19, so if you’ve been waiting all winter to take that scenic ride across the river, you’re in luck. Make the most of the weather by jetting along the tracks in the historical charmer.

Edmonton Radial Railway Society, 780-437-7721, edmonton-radial-railway.ab.ca  

Learn more about Ukrainian art

The Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta, has put together an exhibition in the Community Gallery entitled “Five Waves of Inspiration.” To go along with this exhibition, there is a series of lectures designed to illuminate the art — on May 24, Jars Belan will be discussing the history of Ukrainian art in Canada.

Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-488-8558, youraga.ca

Hit a food truck

The weather has warmed up, and you know what that means — food truck season. If you’ve been hankering for some of your favourite treats on four wheels, now is your chance to seek them out and indulge in some food truck fare. If you’re looking for suggestions, try one of this year’s Best Food Truck winners.

Various locations, avenueedmonton.com

Check out an exhibition of Mountie illustrations

For Canadians, and even internationally, the Mountie is an iconic figure. Images of the Canadian figures appeared in magazines and on book covers around the world, interpreted by different artists. “Mounties on the Cover” is an exhibition that showcases thousands of these illustrations.

Bruce Peel Special Collections, University of Alberta Rutherford South Library, 780-492-5998, bpsc.library.ualberta.ca

Test your ‘80s and ‘90s trivia prowess

Are you a true ‘80s or ‘90s baby, or someone who just adores pop culture from that time period? Dig out your leg warmers and flannel shirts, because on May 23 The Rec Room is hosting a trivia night to test out your knowledge in categories including music, movies, sports, pop culture and more.

The Rec Room, 1725 99 St., 780-702-1332, therecroom.com

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