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Pacific Mall Halloween 2014

The Lost Souls

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

4300 Steeles Ave East at Kennedy Road   map




Bargain Book Sale At Your Library

$1/per piece: Pocket Paperback; Children’s and Teen book;
CD, CD-ROM; Video
$2/per piece: Hardcover, Large Softcover book; DVD

Sale items include children’s books, paperbacks,
non-fiction, books in other languages, DVDs, and more.

Friday, October 31st
, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, November 1st, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Angus Glen Library, 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr. E.  map





Kumihimo
 (Japanese Braiding)
 Beginner Workshop


Saturday, November 1st, 2014

2:00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Location: Markham Guild of Village Crafts
11 Church Street
  map

email: president@markhamguild.com





U-Theatre "Sword of Wisdom"

Saturday, November 1, 2014

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd  map

Enjoy Taiwan’s extraordinary fusion of martial arts, drumming and dance. U-Theatre presents a higher level of drumming as an art. The group’s rigorous aesthetic depends on the disciplined training in various forms – meditation, drumming, martial arts, Tai-Chi, dance, acting-drawn from both East and West, ancient and modern cultures.

“An EXQUISITE, OVERWHELMING spectacle, one that forces you to move your body in time as the drums' reverberations echo in your chest.” ~ Willamette Week

Tickets: Prime: $64, Regular: $59; Seniors: $39 (matinee only)

Official Artist Website

Event Organizer: FLATO Markham Theatre
Telephone: 905-305-7469
Email Contact: 305_show@markham.ca
Website Address:
www.markhamtheatre.ca









Celebrate ParaSport
- Markham's 3rd Annual Accessibility Fair

Saturday, November 1, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Thornhill Community Centre
7755 Bayview Ave. map

This event will feature local businesses and organizations that offer products and services to people with disabilities, seniors and residents who face barriers in their communities, and to their caregivers support persons. Join ParaSport Ontario Ambassadors and celebrate an active and healthy lifestyle for people with disabilities.

This year’s accessibility fair will feature:
Wheelchair Ballroom Dance
Wheelchair Curling
Tai Chi, Goal Ball, Boccia
Accessibility Exhibitors & Displays
Free admission, plus much more...

Sign Language Interpretation will be provided during opening remarks.

For more information on the Markham's 3rd Annual Accessibility Fair, visit http://bit.ly/1CHGI2Y.

If you would like to be an exhibitor or have any questions, contact Jessica Yau at 905-477-7000 extension 2658 or jyau@markham.caI.

Presented by: The Markham Advisory Committee on Accessibility 





Chinese Scouters Association - 10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner


Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: Diamond Banquet Hall
3225 Highway 7 East

Chinese Scouters Association (CSA) will have their 10th Anniversary
 Celebration Dinner on November 1, 2014
at Diamond Banquet Hall (First Markham Place).

Volunteers from Greater Toronto Areas will get together to celebrate
the 10th anniversary and the past contributions to our community.





AG 5K & APPLE CREEK KIDS K

Saturday, November 1, 2014


5K RUN/WALK

9:00 a.m.

• 5K on the cart paths of AG     
• Chip timed                           
• Short sleeve tech shirt          
• Award-winning race kit          
• Finishers medals for everyone
• $45


APPLE CREEK KIDS K

10:15 a.m.

• 1K on the cart paths of AG
• Parents can run with kids  
         - parents do not have to register
• Youth cotton tee               
• Fun kids race kit               
    • Finishers medals for everyone
• $25 at all time                  



Welcome Wagon Information Session

Friday, October 31, 2014

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Founded in 1930, Welcome Wagon is a Canadian-owned, free greeting service for families experiencing a lifestyle change. We greet people who are undergoing lifestyle changes including moving to a new community and celebrating the birth of a baby. Attend this session to find out about part time, flexible, commission income positions available.

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

Call 905-948-9996 to book your information session. Pre-registration is required.

www.welcomewagon.ca





Halloween Extravaganza

Friday, October 31, 2014

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: St. John XXIII Catholic School
125 Krieghoff Ave.

On Halloween out school has a major pumpkin carving contest.

This year it's based on literary characters and the families need
 to carve a pumpkin that resembles a character from a book
and write a paragraph to explain who it is.

We also have a Halloween dance with a dj and it's a great yearly event.

Phone: 905-47-3288





"Luminous Flow" by the Dynasty Watercolour Association at the McKay

Wednesday, October 29 to Sunday, November 2, 2014

Location: McKay Art Centre
197 Main St. Unionville map

"Luminous Flow", created by the Dynasty Watercolour Association, will be presented at the McKay Art Centre from October 29th to November 2nd.

Click here for the artist group's website.

Admission is free.

Hours of Operation:
Monday  - closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday   11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday   11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Event Organizer: Dynasty Watercolour Association
Telephone: 905-477-7000 ext. 3261
Email Contact: varley@markham.ca




Annual Olde Tyme Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, November 1, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location:
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
143 Main Street Markham North  map


Home Baking, Preserves Jams & Pickles, Christmas Crafts,
 Antiques & Collectibles, Jewellery Table, New to You,
Children’s Games, Books & Puzzles and Silent Auction

Lunch Table & Refreshments.





Just Add Texture!
Painting Workshop

Saturday, November 1, 2014

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Location: Paintlounge
 118 Main Street Markham North  map

Ever wondered how acrylic paintings get their bumps and ridges? Think: Texture Paste!

For this special evening, we’re throwing in something special to 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.

Price: $20+

Register at www.paintlounge.ca/events/just-add-texture

416.800.6973








Maica Impact's 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner and Dance

Saturday, November 1, 2014

6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: Shangra-La Banquet and Convention Centre
         50 Esna Park Drive, Markham
 map

We invite you to attend a night of live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction, and so much more! As members of the Jamaican Canadian Disapora we are looking to make an impact in our homeland by improving the educational and living conditions in the beautiful island of Jamaica. Our team has just returned from the island and we have lots to share!

Cost: $65

Event Organizer: Rachael Hernandez
Telephone: 416-219-3215
Email Contact: twcmaicaimpact@gmail.com
Website Address: www.twcmi.org






 Location: Angus Glen Library, 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr. E.  map





Markville Ford Lincoln Fine Tunes Fundraiser
 to Support the Markham Waxers Hockey Club

Sunday, November 2, 2014

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

What: Markville Ford Lincoln and the Markham Waxers are partnering to raise up to $10,000 as part of Lincoln’s Driven to Give program. Residents of Unionville and the surrounding regions will have the opportunity to contribute by visiting the dealership for a test drive of a Lincoln vehicle. For every no-pressure, valid test-drive at this event, Lincoln will donate $50 to the Markham Waxers Hockey Club up to $10,000.

Participants will have the chance to test-drive a wide variety of vehicles including the all-new Lincoln MKC.

The Markham Waxers are a competitive minor hockey club operating within the Markham Minor Hockey Association, an organization that facilities the game of hockey for athletes from age four to 20.

When: Sunday, November 2 - (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Each test drive will last approximately 5-7 minutes.

Where: Markville Ford Lincoln - 8210 Kennedy Road, Unionville map

Note: Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. Limit one test-drive per household.

 


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