Wednesday April 23,
2014, 8 p.m.
FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd
(northwest corner of Warden Ave and Highway 7)
Barber’s career has
taken off since her breakout hit album Chances (2008) propelled her onto the international stage by elegantly channeling the likes of
Ella Fitzgerald and Edith Piaf.
She followed it up
with the lush Mischievous Moon (2011), singing in French and
Tickets: Prime $54, Regular $49
here to order tickets
online or please call the Box Office at 905-305-SHOW (7469) or 1-866-768-8801.
Flato Markham Theatre
Talented young Markham composer
offers free download of his compositions
Local Markham songwriter Adam Kulju is only 10 years old, and yet he
has already written dozens of songs. This prolific young composer
now shares his songs with his fans, young and old, on his personal
blog where he makes his compositions available for free download.
You can find his songs at
Fundraising Event for
SOS Children's Villages
Tanya Virk, who will be representing Markham in the Miss Universe
Canada pageant, will be holding a fundraising event for SOS
From now up till May 3rd, 2014, she will be selling raffle tickets
at $10 each for a grand prize of an iPad Air.
The raffle will be held on May 3rd at Mainly Mac, 34 George St. (map),
from 12 p.m. to around 3 p.m.
The money will be donated to SOS Children's Villages for their
school project in Nicaragua.
The charity will build new schools, and provide computer labs to
pre-existing schools for children in need.
To purchase tickets, email Tanya Virk at
Tickets can be bought on that day as well.
For more information about the SOS Children's Villages, visit
Change 4 Change
Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:30 p.m. -
Location: Castlemore Public School
256 Ridgecrest Rd.
On Thursday April 24, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.,
Aboriginal Youth Partnership (student run organization) will be
hosting a free admission community event at Castlemore Public
School. The purpose of this event is to bring the community together
for an initiative that brings to light the issues happening to
This event will include speeches from community
organizations such as One Laptop Per Child Canada, Books With No
Bounds, and YRDSB members. There will be educational and interactive
booths organized in the school such as Jeopardy, Arts and Crafts,
Story Telling, Traditional Games such as lacrosse and hockey, and a
There will also be workshops for parents and
students on community involvement, educational awareness, and guitar
and singing tutorials.
All donations funded through the event will go
towards One Laptop per Child. Canada.
This is a great opportunity for students to learn
cultures, make connections, and give back to the community.
Ultimately by fundraising together for OLPC Canada,
we will be assisting Aboriginal youths who lack resources to
effectively learn and grow.
Castlemore Public School is the first school in
Canada to fund raise for Aboriginal youth in providing them with
An initiative of the
Markham Arts Council, Markham at the Movies is a partner of
the Toronto International Film Festival Film Circuit.
It is a non-profit group run by volunteers and film enthusiasts who
focus on bringing award-winning Canadian and international films to
our own doorstep.
Our film choices are made with an eye to entertain and enlighten
April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cornell Community Centre
3201 Bur Oak Ave.
Philomena has won 20 awards and was nominated 43 times including 4
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s
search for her son, who was taken away
from her decades ago
after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a
Starring: Judy Dench and Steve Coogan
Just Add Texture!
Friday, April 25, 2014,
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Paintlounge, 3603 Highway 7 East
Ever wondered how acrylic paintings get their bumps and ridges?
Think: Texture Paste!
For this special evening, we’re throwing in something special
make your masterpiece that much more awesome.
Learn how to apply texture paste with the palette knife
and add it
to your painting to sculpt peaks and ridges.
Discover Taoist Tai Chi Arts - 3 Day Program
Location: Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism
124 Dixon Hill Road
Raise your spirit-improve your health.
Explore a unique way
of health and harmony improvement in one weekend.
3 day program to
introduce a system of training intended to develop a body
that is strong and supple, and a mind that is clear and calm.
Friday evening of April 25, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.,
and continues Saturday April 26, 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.
and Sunday April 27, 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Biggest Sale for gently used baby and kids'
items in the GTA!
Saturday, April 26, 2014
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Markham Fairgrounds,
10801 McCowan Road
Get great deals on second hand baby
clothing, kids' clothing, toys, games, furniture and gear.
additional buyer tips and details.
Taoist Tai Chi
give Taoist Tai Chi a try at our open house
Wednesday, April 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.,
see and try this ancient, peaceful art, enjoy refreshments
and learn more at Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism,
124 Dickson Hill Rd., Markham
(northeast corner of Highway. 48 and 19th Ave.).
Call 905-640-0117, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
Apprenticeship Information Session
Thursday, April 24,
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Apprenticeship is a
hands-on training program for people who want to work in a skilled
trade, that can lead to a rewarding career in a high demand market.
This session discusses
some of the skilled trades in Ontario, and the process for becoming
Location: Job Skills'
Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101
Call 905-948-9996 to
book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.
Guild of Village Crafts
Location: 11 Church St.
One of the very few multi-media craft guilds in Canada, the Markham
Guild of Village Crafts offers the opportunity for fellowship,
classes and workshops for those living in Markham and the
surrounding areas. Started in April of 1971, as an
organization to encourage the preservation of handcrafts, it has
grown to become one of the leading edge leaders in the advancement
of modern day crafting. The Markham Guild of Village Crafts
continues to support traditional crafts and embrace new methods and
The Guild offers ongoing classes in many areas in addition to
offering workshops and drop-in sessions for the sharing of ideas and
the procurement of assistance with member's projects.
Currently our popular classes are sewing, quilting, stained glass,
knitting, crochet and jewellery design.
Open Studio Painting Group
Come and paint with The Village Palettes Art Group. We meet every
Thursday from September to mid-June. Bring your paints, brushes,
canvas, paper and whatever else you might need and join us!
Our day runs every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The idea of the Open Studio concept is that you can drop in anytime
within the 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. time frame. This makes the atmosphere
very "easy going" and less rigid and confined.
There is a $15 per Thursday fee which helps cover the cost of the
facility. New members are welcome to try the Open Studio Painting
Group free of charge for the first time.
Guest artists are brought in throughout the year to inspire new
ideas and teach new techniques. We also host an Art Show each year.
Studio Fee: $15/week
Contact Number: 905-477-0774
Handbuilding and Wheelthrowing
This is an on-going class for beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
students. The student acquires technical skills in Hand-building and
Wheelthrowing. Practice both techniques with stoneware clay and
porcelain. The experiment in glaze, kiln loading and firing will be
discussed as the student advances in knowledge and experience. There
is a maximum of 6 students per class to allow for individual
Classes are ongoing. Contact teacher for start dates.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $245.00 plus material fee $20.00 and clay $15.00
Contact Number: (416) 219-9708
Marleigh Fashion Show
Thursday, April 24, 2014
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: The Marleigh
34 Main Street Unionville
Change the world youth volunteer campaign hosts a fashion show at
the new Marleigh.
Peppertree will have seniors model its fashions.
Students will be helping with the event for their community hours.
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GOT MILK BAGS? Turn your milk bags
into something that are useful for others.
Join a FUN , CREATIVE and MEANINGFUL activity in Markham area.
Get together. turn your MILK BAGS into something NEW!!
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Markham South Welcome Centre
7220 Kennedy Road
(South of Denison St. / North of Steeles Avenue East),
(Kennedy Fields Plaza)
Let's get together as a community to LEARN something NEW in a FUN
and CREATIVE way.
905-770-7040 ext. 226
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The 9th Annual Mending
Hearts...Creating Dreams Gala
is coming up on Friday, April 25th, 2014
in Markham at Angus Glen Golf Club and Conference Centre
10080 Kennedy Road
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