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Markham Classic Car Cruisers

Our mission is to promote activities that allow our members to enjoy their automotive related hobby in a family oriented manner that will serve as a benefit to our community.

We meet in the Markham Museum grounds, 9350 Markham Rd., every Wednesday night, starting May 17 - September 13, 2017 or if the weather holds September 20. 

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Also, we host our Show and Shine, a large Classic car, truck and motorcycle show,
Sunday, August 27, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Markham Museum
               9350 Markham Road

Second Career Information Session

Thursday, June 29, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps you train for a new job. If you were laid off any time after January 1, 2005 you may be eligible to apply for Second Career. This session will provide step-by-step information about the eligibility and suitability criteria for Second Career and will discuss the financial support that may be available along with direction for next steps in the process.

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

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

2017 Canadian National Day Cup
Soccer Tournament - Canada 150

Friday, June 30, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ashton Meadows Park
 202 Calvert Rd.

Soccer Tournament organized by the Canada-China Sport
and Culture Association (CCSCA)
in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary.

PA Day Painting Camp: Summer Landscapes
@ The Art Hub

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

185 Bullock Drive #1  map

On Friday, June 30th, we invite students to the Art Hub for a fun day of painting! The theme for this PA Day camp is Summer Landscapes! When the weather is warm, we take our easels outdoors in the morning to practice the art of ‘plein air’ painting! Everyone takes home their colourful creations! Beginners welcome: we will teach you all the basics, step-by-step.

All high quality art materials and canvases are included. Two healthy snacks are provided each day. Extended hours are available by request. Suitable for ages 5+

This PA Day Painting Camp is offered in either a full day (9 AM to 4 PM) or half day (9 AM to 12 PM or 1 PM to 4 PM) option.

For more information or to register, visit:

Thursday Nights at the Bandstand Kicks Off
Another Summer of Great Music in Unionville

The popular free music series “Thursday Nights at the Bandstand” is held at Unionville’s Millennium Bandstand at the corner of Main Street and Fred Varley Drive.  map

Organized by community-based Unionville Presents and funded by dedicated community spirited sponsors, the series attracts talented Canadian, International and local performers to the outdoor Millennium Bandstand for all to enjoy free of charge.

Performances run on Thursday evenings from June 15 to August 31, 2017 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

From blues to jazz to funk to soul to vintage hits and classical guitar, award-winning musicians bring their unique sounds to life on the Millennium stage.

On June 29, 2017 Green River presents a CCR Tribute.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra

Kindred Spirits Orchestra - Force of Destiny

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

Written years after the original opera’s fruition, Verdi’s Overture to La forza del destino is a gripping and illustrative prelude that is recurrently performed autonomously in concert halls. Composed during the turbulent years of the early twentieth century, Prokofiev’s output was the most prolific as he penned his wildly dreamy and spirited Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra. Premiered only days before Tchaikovsky’s sudden death, makes his final Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”, a truly desperately mournful yet awe-inspiring requiem.

Kristian Alexander | conductor
Aaron Schwebel | violinist
Alexa Petrenko | host (Nation's Classical 96.3 FM radio)

7:15 p.m. Prélude (pre-concert recital)
7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk in the foyer of Markham Theatre
Intermission discussion with Alexa Petrenko and Aaron Schwebel
Post-concert complimentary glass of Champagne

Verdi, Overture to La forza del destino, View Notes, Listen

Prokofiev, Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1, Op. 19, View Notes, Listen

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 “Pathétique”, View Notes, Listen

Tickets are $15 - $40 and available through the box office at 905-305-7469 (SHOW).

Music on Main Street Markham

Every Friday night beginning June 30 until August 25, come visit Main Street Markham map for Music on Main and enjoy live music while you shop and dine. Shop, eat, and listen to your heart's content from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday - right here on the street!

Join us June 30th for Week #1 - a celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday through the melodies of amazing singer-songwriters, each performing 3 sets of music between 6 - 9 p.m.


SOUTH STAGE ( 68 Main Street Markham, Second Cup Patio) Station Lane

MIDDLE STAGE (The Gazebo beside Tim Clark's Flowers at 97 Main Street Markham)
The Beresfords

NORTH STAGE (137 Main Street Markham, across from Liberty Burger in front of Julia's Bridal) Josef Thomas of Hungry Lake

Cosmopolitan Furnished Suites
Furnished Suites
Toronto's best hotel alternative
Hogan Landscaping

TwinBytes Inc.

John Procenko Real Estate Team
Professional. Proactive. Procenko Real Estate
Winged Canvas

Kimberly Clark, Broker

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

Clean and Care Services
Clean and Care Services

Pulse Dance Works
Sher's 5 Star Catering


Supreme Cleaning Group

Professional Cleaning Services

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National News, Business, Entertainment & Sports Headlines

'It's like WannaCry all over again': New ransomware attack infects computers around the world 
         A new outbreak of ransomware is causing disruption across the world, paralyzing hospitals, government offices and major corporations. Ukraine and other parts of Europe were hit particularly hard by the latest cyberattack, which follows a similar outbreak in May >> full story

California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing
         The controversial weed killer ingredient glyphosate will be added to California's list of potentially cancerous chemicals effective July 7, state officials announced Monday. Glyphosate is the most widely sold herbicide ingredient in Canada.
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Royal Bank to pay back $22M in investment fees it overcharged
         The Royal Bank of Canada will pay almost $22 million in compensation to clients who were charged excess fees on some mutual funds and investments products.
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TFC wins Canadian Championship with last-second stunner
Sebastian Giovinco scored twice to lift Toronto FC to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Tuesday, and the Canadian championship title. Giovinco scored the game-winner in added time, running and leaping into the crowd of delirious Toronto fans in the south stands at BMO Field. >> full story
Granderson: McEnroe's comments about Serena disrespectful
       LZ Granderson reacts to John McEnroe saying that if Serena Williams played on the men's circuit, she'd be "like No. 700 in the world."
>> full story
Gausman, Orioles shut down Blue Jays 
       Jonathan Schoop scored twice and Kevin Gausman threw 5 1/3 shutout innings as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. >> full story
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Mainly sunny

         Daytime High: 24°C   Overnight: 16°C
         Chance of Precipitation: 20%
         Wind: 10 - 17 km/h SW
         Sunrise: 5:38 a.m.   Sunset: 9:01 p.m.
         UV: 8 Very High     Pollen: Moderate

The Next 3 Day Weather Forecast

June 29

June 30

July 1

Risk of thunderstorms
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High  26°C

High  27°C

High  27°C

Low   19°C

Low   20°C

Low   16°C


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  More Upcoming Markham Events

Farmers' Market
Main Street Markham
Farmers' Market

Every Saturday from May 13 – October 7, 2017

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: 132 Robinson Street map
(Main Street Markham North,
2 lights north of Highway 7)

Freshness straight from the farm! A great place to shop and live entertainment too starting at 10 a.m.! New musicians this year! Come and see who is playing!

An Old Fashioned Tradition

The Farmers’ Market of Markham Village captures the good old fashioned traditions of the past. The “turn of the century” look of our market is enhanced by a charming venue, complete with old fashioned signs and canopies.

Specializing in Farm Fresh Products

Featuring many organically grown fruits and vegetables, as well as baked goods, preserves, flowers and much much more! The market’s merchants guarantee quality products and competitive pricing.

The Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market is a proud member of Farmers’ Markets of Ontario’s Greenbelt.

 Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2017.

Movies Showing At
Our Local Movie Theatre,
Cineplex Odeon Markham & VIP

Transformers: The Last Knight

Cars 3

Rough Night

The Mummy

Wonder Woman

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Didi's Dream

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

The Muppet Movie


 Click here for movie show times.

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