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Trick or Treat on Main Street Markham

Saturday, October 25, 2014

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Located on Markham Road
two lights north of Highway 7

Store owners and scary characters on the street will be handing
 out treats (or tricks?) to those who dare to come!

Contest for scariest, most original and cutest costumes
 and for best decorated store.

Free parking at Markham Road and Highway 7. For more info visit or call 905-472-2462.

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.

Saturday Oct. 25th, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday Oct. 26th, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Unionville Library, 15 Library Lane map

Randy Bachman's
Vinyl Tap Tour:
"Every Song Tells a Story"

Saturday, October 25, 2014

8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd   map

Former lead guitarist for the Guess Who and founder of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman has become a legendary rock and roll figure and Canadian music icon. He has earned over 120 gold and platinum album and singles awards worldwide for performing and producing. His song writing has garnered the number one spot on radio playlists in 20 countries, with over 40 million records>
“The entire crowd was on their feet and following the encore, left with eyes shining from an expertly guided tour down memory lane, compliments of a true Canadian music legend.” ~ Rob Rheubottom, Canadian Music Examiner

Official Artist Website

Tickets: Prime: $84, Regular: $79

Event Organizer: FLATO Markham Theatre
Telephone: 905-305-7469
Email Contact:
Website Address:

Fall Family Fun Fest

Saturday, October 25, 2014

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Cornell Community Centre
3201 Bur Oak Avenue

Join us For a Fun filled afternoon with lots of activities, food and prizes for the whole family!

There will be activities for children such as Bowling, Bean Bag Toss, Mini Cupcake decorating, Face Painting and a Haunted House.
$ 3 Dollars for activities
$ 2 for the Haunted House

* Cash Only*

Participate in our Silent Auction:
Prizes include : " A Date Night Package" Crayola Fun pack, Beauty package and more!

All proceeds raised by this event go to the Sandy Foster Scholarship. This Scholarship is awarded to a full time student in their final year of the Recreation and Leisure Services Program at Centennial College, who displays leadership in the field of Recreation.

"Face to Face" Exhibition by Painters 6

Wednesday, October 22 to Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location: McKay Art Centre, 197 Main St. Unionville map

The group of artists who call themselves "Painters 6", (Linda Chen, Sheila Ghazarian, Vita Keeling, Florica Laslau, Glen Ou and Lynda Warn) became acquainted while attending a Life Drawing classes with artist Neville Clarke at the Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham in Unionville, Ontario.

Five members of Painters 6, Chen, Ghazarian, Keeling, Laslau and Warne were also practicing portraiture while attending portrait classes at the Toronto School of Art. Ou is an accomplished professional photographer who is also dedicated to art.

Come by the McKay to view their collection "Face to Face".

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: Painters 6
Telephone: 905-477-7000 ext. 3261
Email Contact:

"Help Me! - Child Abuse Symposium"

Saturday, October 25, 2014

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Rouge River Community Centre
            120 Rouge Bank Drive  map

Please join us!

On October 25th, 2014, the Catholic Women’s League of St. Patrick’s Parish, Markham, will present a “HELP ME! – Child Abuse Symposium”. We aim to protect children, educate the public and start the discussion about what we can do to help as individuals and as a community. Proceeds from this event will support abused children. This is a daylong event which will be taking place at the Rouge River Community Centre in Markham from 9am-3pm. Please see attached.
For more information, please send us an email:

Phone: 416 606 9276

CIBC Celebration of Hope
 presents "The Chocolate Sunday"

Sunday, October 26, 2014

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
8500 Warden Ave.  map

Tickets are now available for this incredible annual luncheon benefiting the Breast Health Centre and Chemotherapy Clinic. Join us for “The Chocolate Sunday” on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Meet Michael Baldwin from The Young and the Restless, shop at over 50 boutiques and live and silent auctions, enjoy a fashion show, great entertainment and the presentation of the annual Hope Awards.

Tickets only $125 each, corporate tables $2,500

To purchase or for more information call 905.472.7373 ext. 6606 or visit



October 25 & 26, 2014
Markham Museum
9350 Highway 48 (2 km north of Highway 7) 

Espressions | Live Music, Socializing.
 Painting. Coffee (or Tea).

Join us at Espressions as you paint to live music featuring awesome local musicians!

During the event, we encourage you to mix and mingle with other art lovers
as you paint and get inspired by the creative and casual atmosphere.

Don’t know how to paint? That’s what we’re here for!

Our friendly artist staff are always ready to help so relax, express yourself and have fun. 

Dates: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
          or Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Location: Paintlounge, 118 Main Street Markham North  map

Price: $25

Sign up:

at Cornell Library

Saturday, October 25, 2014

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Cornell Library
3201 Bur Oak Avenue map

IdeaFest packs a whole lot of easy, inspired, and free fun into one day. We’ll fill the library and the community centre with stations where you can engage in fun, innovative ideas and activities. See a 3D printer in action, have your dreams interpreted, learn to write a novel, and more. Print out an Idea Passport, visit select stations, and enter to win.

Bring your friends and family for a day of fun and leave with a new set of skills to enjoy!

Cost: Free, Drop-In

Event Organizer: Markham Public Library
Telephone: 905-513-7977
Email Contact:
Website Address:

Countrye Faire - Annual Sale
 at Thornhill United Church

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin St.  map

See you at the Faire!

Home Baked Pies, Christmas Decor, Nearly-New Clothing, Plants,
 Books, Antiques, Jewellery, Treasures, Time & Talent Auction.

Coffee and muffins available for purchase in the morning!
Plan on staying for lunch - your choice of a sit-down lunch
 or a quick BBQ.

Fall Mom-to-Mom Sale

Biggest Sale for gently used baby and kids' items in the GTA!

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Location: Markham Fairgrounds,
10801 McCowan Road map
Buildings 1 and 2

Get great deals on second hand baby clothing, 
kids' clothing, toys, games, furniture and gear.

Admission: $3/adult

Visit for additional buyer tips and details.


Just for Kids Halloween Party

Sunday, October 26, 2014

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Paintlounge Markham
118 Main Street Markham North map

Paintlounge takes you on a fun-filled Just for Kids Halloween Party on Sunday, October 26th!

Dress up, paint and be painted! Paintlounge’s staff will guide your child to paint their own spooky pumpkin “welcome” door canvas (12×12″) with acrylic paints.

Adding to the fun, children can wear their favourite Halloween costumes and design their own funky apple monster treat!

Plus, children will get automatically entered into the Spooky Canvas Contest – and the winner will be voted by all the party goers! The winner will receive a FREE Family workshop to Paintlounge (worth $60 + HST)!

Price: $22.50 + HST

Ages: 5+

Register at

 Awards of Excellence 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Flato Markham Theatre
101 Town Centre Blvd.

Join us at CanTYD’s 15th annual Awards of Excellence (AofE), a gala that brings youth, families and community members together to celebrate the achievements of our Tamil youth. This gala helps to create role models and inspire youth to strive for excellence. Creating positive, real life, relate able role models within similar cultural context creates a powerful beacon of hope for youth.

Through this event, we recognize Tamil-Canadian students who have achieved excellence in academics, athletics, the arts and community involvement.

The night will include a fun for all environment highlighting Awards, Performances, Keynote Speaker, Celebration and a Social Gala! Guest from varous school boards/administration as well as other socal service leaders, community development centres and not for profit organizations will be joining us! The must-see awards ceremony of the season!

This a great way to motivate young minds and ensure that they strive to better themselves and the community by recognizing and highlighting their successes and achievements.

Grade 12 award recipients will receive a scholarship of $1000 that can be used toward their undergraduate studies!

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Save Big on Duvets
& Designer Linens.

Kimberly Clark, Broker

Direct: 647-293-8632
Office: 905-471-2121

Sher's 5 Star Catering
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Nadia A Cawley-Thomas
Sales Representative
Your Choice Realty Corp.
Direct: 647.828.0448
Office: 416.479.4241

Pulse Dance Works

Markham Boxing

Ron Beer's Family Self Defense
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Family Self Defense


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Skills for Change

Supreme Cleaning Group

Professional Cleaning Services

Cambridge Academy
Cambridge Academy

Jamieson Y Recruitment

Cosmopolitan Furnished Suites
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Toronto's best hotel alternative

Downsizing Diva
Hogan Landscaping

Timothy Reynolds, CGA
TwinBytes Inc.
Linda Lomano - Sales Representative of Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc., Brokerage
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Sutton Group Heritage Realty Inc., Brokerage

Padgett - The Small Biz Pros
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Carefect Home Care Services
Dance Art Studio
Dance Art Studio

 John Procenko Real Estate Team
PProfessional...... Proactive. 
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Real Estate Team

Alliance Francaise
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Tom Sachdeva
 - Salespersonesperson
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