Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba:
- A New Dance Musical
Friday, February 27, 2015
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd. map
Cuba! Its music and dances from the ’50s to today – where
all the characters, women and men weave their life stories.
Protagonists of precise movement and cadence incalculable:
cha-cha-cha, mambo, rumba, conga, bolero, feeling, all the
rhythms that vibrate the heart and fill the soul. The
company Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba is back in Canada with this
new show. Cuba sings, dances and lives!
"Her Company of 20 DANCERS, 8 MUSICIANS, and 3 SINGERS on
stage can do it all and do it at such a high caliber,
commitment and skill, while EXUDING BEAUTY and PRIDE.” ~ The
Dance Insider, New York
Official Artist Website:
Tickets: Prime: $64, Regular: $59
Event Organizer: Flato Markham Theatre
Telephone: 905-305-7469 (SHOW)
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
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.
Date: February 28, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Location: Paintlounge, 118 Main Street Markham North
Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Saturday, February 28, 2015,
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Milliken Mills High
7522 Kennedy Rd., Markham
Theme: Canadian Black History
Keynote Speaker: Sandra Thomas
Counsel, Public Prosecution
Entertainment: Song and Dance,
Free Caribbean Lunch for All
Free Family Event. Open to
Contact: Janet Pinnock, Office
Co-ordinator, Tel: 905-946-9998
Markham African Caribbean
505 Hood Road, Unit 5
Markham ON L3R 5V6
2015 by Aurora Aerials
March 1, 2015,
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Flato Markham Theatre,
171 Town Centre Boulevard map
41 dancers, ages 8 to 17 at the competitive level, will
perform tap, jazz, ballet, acro, lyneial,
contemporary and musical theatre routines as a solo, or part
of a duets, triple and group.
Cost: All tickets: $33
Tickets on sale Monday, February 9, 2015.
Event Organizer: Aurora Aerials
March 1 - 8, 2015
Be part of a fun-filled week of
fitness challenges and
fundraising activities when you
join this year’s Megathon.
raised will help more children,
and families stay
healthy and active at the Y.
2015 Markham YMCA Megathon
Sunday, March 1 – Saturday,
Toonie Dive, During Class Time,
TKD Kick-A-Thon, During Class
Time, Fitness Studio A
Karate Kick-A-Thon, During Class
Time, Fitness Studio A
Sat, March 7
Karaoke, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Full
Sunday March 8, 2015
Sunday March 8th, Ride Cycle
Challenge, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.,
Sunday March 8th, Zumba /Arriba
Dance 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., Full Gym
For more information visit
Canada: Day 1 Exhibiton
Canada: Day 1, a traveling exhibition from Pier 21 in
on display from January 16 to June 7, 2015.
(2 km north of Highway 7).
Steps, First Impressions and First Experiences as a Newcomer
The immigration experience is marked by firsts. The first
day in a new country takes shape with an individual’s first
steps, first impressions and first experiences. Come explore
immigrants’ diverse personal Day 1 experiences, from
Confederation to present day. Visit the bilingual exhibition
Canada: Day 1 from January 17 to June 7, 2015 at Markham
Newcomers’ unique and shared experiences—across time and
cultures—are highlighted in a thoughtful way through oral
histories, archival images, original artworks, objects and
your participation. Explore Day 1 through the themes of
Transitions, Arrival, Encounters, Finding Your Way and
Reflections. You will be transported back to your first day
in Canada, or inspired to imagine yourself in a newcomer’s
Canada: Day 1 is a travelling exhibition produced by the
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 as a legacy
project of our nation’s 150th anniversary in 2017 and
supported by RBC Foundation.
Bilingual Job Fair Markham
March 2nd, 2015 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Hilton Hotel Markham, 8500
Warden Avenue, Markham,
The Bilingual Job Fair in Markham connects hiring companies
with qualified and professional bilingual job seekers.
The Bilingual Job Fair in Markham will be held in
• Current Job Openings that
companies are hiring at the moment
• List of Companies that will be present at the Fair
• List of Featured Activities that will be offered to Job
• Job Seekers - Prepare your visit at the Fair (Tips to be
ready for interviews)
Click below to register, visit or participate in the Job
• Job Seeker Registration (for Job Seekers and Visitors
looking to come to the Fair)
The Bilingual Job Fair Markham welcomes industries in
manufacturing, banking, finance, electronics, computers,
transportation, I.T., marketing, telecommunication,
administration, health care, accounting, advertising,
collections and technology. The Bilingual Job Fair Markham
is held twice a year in March and September.
For Job Seekers:
The Bilingual Job Fair Markham is an incredible and
outstanding tool to meet recruiters, have direct contact
with Hiring Companies and get connected with Human Resources
Managers across Toronto.
Why attend The Bilingual Job Fair Markham?
1. Get hired and be interviewed: Employers are prepared to
conduct on-the-spot interviews.
It is likely that the interviewers may make immediate hiring
decisions on the spot and could decide to contact.
2. Get a job and start your dream career: The Employers Want
to Meet You and will be prepared to conduct
on the-spot interviews with candidates who offer the best
value to their organizations.
3. Gain Experience. The more employers you meet and interact
with, the sharper your interviewing skills will become.
This is a powerful tool in boosting your confidence in
communicating with employers and recruiters on the floor.
4. Your resume will be provided to hundreds employers. If
you attend you will be asked to leave a copy of your resume
at the registration table. That resume will become part of
the final electronic resume book that will be used by many
of the employers that contact us when they have immediate
At the Bilingual Job Fair Markham, Job Seekers have the
opportunity to :
• Stand out in person in a way that you might not on your
• Learn more about employers than you can learn from their
• Ask for information you could not find on the employer's
• Meet employers face tot face and sell yourself as a job
• Be evaluated on more than just your resume and
• Persuade the recruiter that you are a fit for that
Markham Guild of Village Crafts
Location: 11 Church St.
This course covers essential handbuilding and wheelthrowing
techniques for creating both decorative and functional pieces. You
learn how to use slabs, molds, coils, pinch pots, handles,
decorative effects and more to create bowls, serving dishes, mugs or
(Classes are ongoing)
Saturdays classes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday classes, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $245 + $20 supplies fee + $15 for clay.
For more information and to register please call Wai-Yu at
For more information about the Markham Guild of Village
Crafts and to view more craft classes visit
Cultural Talent Show
February 28, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to
4345 - 14th Avenue
Youths & Kids showing off their
talent in the following:
SONG ● INDIAN DANCE ● INSTRUMENTS
● MANTRA ● BHAJANS ● INDIAN
● FAMOUS BOLLYWOOD
FILM DIALOGUE ● COMEDY ACT
● FASHION SHOW ● and much more...
Tickets: $5.00 ($7 at the door)
Includes Show & Light
*Group Tables can be
booked (8-10 guests) *
CoderDojo Markham: Intro to Game
and Animation with Scratch
February 28, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Angus Glen Community Centre Library
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East
CoderDojo Markham is a computer programming club for 7-17
year olds. If you're interested in learning how to code,
design websites, games, animations, apps, and explore
technology in the company of your peers, this club is for
Introduction to Game Design & Animation with Scratch is our
very first session, during which you will be introduced to
Scratch. Scratch is a free programming language designed by
the MIT Media Lab, which introduces users to animation and
interactive media creation (i.e. game development).
This meetup is free, but REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. See link
For more information and to register contact Markham Public
Library at 905-513-7977
Markham Concert Band presents
March 1, 2015,
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Flato Markham Theatre,
171 Town Centre Boulevard
Enjoy the best music from the Silver Screen.
The young at
heart will enjoy “Disney at the Movies”,
with a special video presentation.
Tickets: Adults: $22, Students and Seniors: $17
Box Office: 905-305-7469
Through the Looking Glass:
F.H. Varley in British
F. H. Varley, Mirror of Thought, 1937, oil on canvas, 50 x
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Gift of Harold Mortimer
Photo: Stephen Topfer
2015 - January 2016
Varley Art Gallery of Markham, 216 Main Street Unionville,
Markham, ON L3R 2H1
Horsman Varley (1881-1969) was a founding member of the
Group of Seven and one of Canada’s foremost portrait
painters. Through the Looking Glass explores the rich
landscapes of Varley’s British Columbia period; a productive
time in Varley’s life during which his own individual style
flourished. Also on view is a rotating selection of works
from our permanent collection representing Western Canada.
Join the conversation on
Markham Civic Centre Outdoor Ice Rink
is Open for the Season
Free Public Skating
Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Skate Rental: Adults $10, Children $5
Extended Skate Rental Hours
Fridays: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. - 8 pm.
Recreational skating only.
No hockey sticks, pucks or balls allowed.
Address: 101 Town Centre Blvd.
Now until December 31, 2015
9350 Highway 48
Design – Build – Play
science with art, KEVA Planks brings out the designer,
architect and engineer in each of us. With imagination and
just a little help from gravity, build structures and
sculptures using identical construction blocks. Build your
home, your city, your masterpiece and then have fun knocking
it down to start all over again. With 15,000 planks, there
is no limit to what you can build!
more information about the Markham Museum, visit
Separation Anxiety Parenting Workshop
Monday, March 2, 2015, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Location: Markham Village Library,
6031 Highway 7
Cost: Free, registration required
It is normal for children to be afraid and upset when they
are away from their parents. This is a normal stage of
development. This workshop helps parents make it easier for
their children to be away from them.
Parenting workshops are led by a York Region Public Health
Nurse. They are free and geared to parents, grandparents and
caregivers of children up to 18 months old. Babies are
Please call ahead to register (905) 513-7977 extension 4273
Event Organizer: Markham Public Library
Telephone: 905 513 7977 extension 4273