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Career Exploration Workshops

Career Exploration Series: Changing careers can be scary and exciting all at the same time. This workshop series will demystify the whole career exploration process and give you the tools that you need to make a clear career decision.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Skills & Abilities:
Here you’ll learn what skills and abilities you have, which ones you want to use, and where you need to develop.

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Exploring Skills, Values & Change:
Learn about your perfect work environment including your key work values, wants, must-haves, and work stressors. We’ll also explore the benefits and the fear of change.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Career Exploration: Labour Market Information & Decision Making:
This workshop explores the ever-changing Labour Market landscape and the affects it has on our job choices. You’ll learn about and use tools, tips and research techniques that will help you choose the best career option for you.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101 map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

www.jobskills.org






Big Bike

Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike

Thursday, May 24 & 31, 2018

9:00 a.m.  to  5:00 p.m.

Location: Crosby Community Centre
 210 Main Street Unionville  map

It is the Big Bike event where as many as 30 riders at a time will ride down the street for approximately 3.5km in total to raise awareness for The Foundation and raise funds for heart disease and stroke research. 

Event Organizer: Heart and Stroke Foundation
Telephone: 905-709-4899
Phone: 905-709-4899
Email: jeremy.slessor@heartandstroke.ca 
Website: www.bigbike.ca






 Wonderful World of Circus Upcoming Shows



Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 1 p.m.
& Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1 p.m.

Location: 2600 John Street, Unit 115  map

Our shows are for all ages, so come along and enjoy a day at the circus!

Tickets at the Door:  $20

www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com




Markham Group of Artists Art Exhibition

Wednesday, May 23 to Sunday, June 3, 2018

Location: McKay Art Centre, 197 Main Street Unionville  map

The Markham Group of Artists presents their annual Spring Juried Show. 

The Markham Group of Artists was founded in 1981 to facilitate and promote visual arts in the Markham area. Today the membership has grown to about 100 artists and the Markham group of Artists represents a vibrant art community in Markham. The organization offers members an impressive array of workshops and lectures by distinguished artists and stages a variety of juried and non-juried shows in the community.

Admission: Free

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
          Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
          Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.







Markham Pet Value Walk for Dog Guides

Saturday, May 26, 2018

8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
19 Parkway Ave. map

Residents and their four-legged “best friends” are preparing to walk together for the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides. Each walk is organized by a member of the community. By participating in the Walk, you can help provide life-changing Dog Guides to Canadians with disabilities.  Walk routes are accessible to all.

For more information about the details of the event please visit https://walkfordogguides.com/locations/walk.cfm?ID=1393.






Sunday Funday at the Pride of Canada Carousel

Downtown Markham’s Pride of Canada Carousel is back for even MORE FUN!

After a successful first weekend, we’re returning Sunday, May 27 to host another afternoon of amusement for the whole family.  Popcorn, carnival games, arts and crafts, and carousel rides are all FREE and guaranteed to excite and delight.

Come play with us!

WHERE: Pride of Canada Carousel, 8080 Birchmount Road, Unionville 
map

WHAT: FREE crafts, games, and activities

WHEN: 12 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. Event returns for the last Sunday of the month throughout the SUMMER!


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         Wind: 22 - 33 km/h NW
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More Upcoming Markham Events




Sunday Funday
at the Pride of Canada Carousel

Downtown Markham’s Pride of Canada Carousel is back for even MORE FUN!

After a successful first weekend, we’re returning Sunday, May 27 to host another afternoon of amusement for the whole family.  Popcorn, carnival games, arts and crafts, and carousel rides are all FREE and guaranteed to excite and delight.

Come play with us!

WHERE: Pride of Canada Carousel
            8080 Birchmount Road, Unionville 
map

WHAT: FREE crafts, games, and activities

WHEN: 12 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. Event returns for the last Sunday of the month throughout the SUMMER!



Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2018.
 



Movies Showing At
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            Solo: A Star Wars Story


            How Long Will I Love U


            Deadpool 2

            Book Club


            Show Dogs

            Avengers: Infinity War

            A or B


            A Quiet Place




       Click here for movie show times.


   

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