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Markham Events Calendar 2014

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Come and celebrate the heritage of Markham
and the cultural diversity of our city.

Enjoy the wide variety of entertaining shows and wonderful seasonal festivals
that our outstanding community organizations
have planned throughout the year of 2014.

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comedies and family entertainment at the FLATO Markham Theatre.

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and a variety of interesting and fun events
for adults, seniors, teens and kids.

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in its many art centres, galleries, and heritage buildings,
as well as numerous arts and crafts shows and classes.

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including job fairs and job search information sessions and workshops.

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  * Events in bold are of particular interest to tourists in Markham.

 

 January 2014

1 - 31 MARKHAM CIVIC CENTRE OUTDOOR ICE OPENS FOR THE SEASON
2, 3 Varley Winter Break Art Camp

2 - 5

City of Markham Holiday Recreation Schedule 2013 – 2014

2 - 12

MOVING SIDE AND FORWARD EXHIBITION: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE COLLECTION OF YORK UNIVERSITY AND EXCAVATIONS

3

Blood Donor Clinic

3

Second Career Information Session

3

GUIRATJ DANCE EVENT - DANDIYA & GARBA RAAS

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Open Studio Painting Group
2 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
4 Stress Management through Restorative Meditation Workshop
4, 11, 18, 25 Saturday Pottery Classes
4 to Feb. 8 Art Classes for Pre-teens & Teens
5 Free Lacrosse Clinic
5 Markham Jazz Festival Annual General Meeting
5 Cultural Talent Show Auditions
5, 12, 19, 26 Sunday Pottery Classes
6 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
6, 7, 8, 9,
13, 14, 15, 16,
20, 21, 22, 23,
27, 28, 29, 30
Baby and Books
7 Bollywood Vegetarian Cooking
7 Italian Essentials
7 Cooking for Teens
7 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
7 - 17 'Tis the Season to Tree-Cycle!
7, 14, 21, 28 Bridge to Human Resources Information Session
8 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
8, 20 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
8 A Fusion Cooking Adventure
8 Yarn Craft Club
8 Computer Animation Classes
8 Glee - Musical Theatre
8 Registration Deadline of 24-Hour Film Challenge
8 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
8, 15, 22, 29 Mosaic's Knitting Circle at Mosaic Home Care
9 Stir Fry Chinese Cooking Classes
9 Tamil Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
9 Markham Board of Trade Breakfast Networking
9 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
9 - 12 Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy 2014 Art Show
9, 23 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult Newcomers at Welcome Centre - Markham South
10 Bharatha Natyam - Indian Classical Dance
10, 11 Unionville High School Showtime presents The Drowsy Chaperone
11 Computer Animation-Cartoons Classes
11

WONDERFUL WORLD OF CIRCUS WINTER SHOW

11 Ontario Arms Gun Show
11 Health Starts Here Passport Event
12 MARKHAM THAI PONGAL / TAMIL HERITAGE CELEBRATION 2014
12 Rouge Park Annual Bird Count
12 Rockathon
12 The Chinese Professionals Association of Canada (CPAC) Annual Gala
13 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
13 Hidden Job Market Workshop
13 to Feb. 4 Beginner's Sewing Class for Teens / Adults
14 Markham Guild of Village Crafts General Meeting
14 Using Social Networking
14 Workshop in the Interest of Teen Health - Under Pressure
14 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES: LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED
15 CANADIAN STORM: ALL MALE REVUE
15 Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham Unionville Chapter Meeting
15 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
15, 22 Intermediate Crochet Classes
15, 22 Interview Strategies Workshop
16 RCMP Information Session
16 Brain Boosting Boogie
16 Watercolour Paint Activity with Varley Art Gallery
16 - 19 St. Augustine Catholic High School Student Art Exhibition
17 International Certification for Mentoring:
Level 1 - Introduction to Mentoring
17 - 19 Trend Marketing Designer Shoe Sale
17 - 19 Little Rays Reptile Zoo
18 Go Abstract Workshop
18 Markham Strength / West Markham CrossFit Opens House
18 Interfaith Symposium
18 Afro-Caribbean Dance Classes
18 AMANDA MARTINEZ
19 SHENG CAI, PIANO & THE JAZZ.FM91 YOUTH BIG BAND
19 24-HOUR FILM CHALLENGE
19 Deputy Mayor Jack Heath's 15th Annual New Year's Levee
19 An Afternoon of Wellness
20 Alzheimer’s Disease: Get the Facts!
20 Gourmet Cooking Classes
20 Sign Up Deadline for Audition for Many Faces of Markham Concert
21 Apprenticeship Information Session
21 Seminar: 10 Ways to Market Your Business on a Shoestring Budget
21 JUKEBOX HITS LIVE WITH FREDDY VETTE & THE FLAMES!
22 Mock Interview
22 Let it Drip! Painting Workshop
22 ACCE Networking Lunch - Learning from the Achievers
22 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
23 Income Tax Workshop
23 PARROT CONCERTS INT. PRESENTS THE CAVERNERS
23 Second Career Information Session
23 An Inspirational Chat
23 Markham Board of Trade - The After-Hours Networking Series
23 Submission Deadline for Black History Month Recognition
24, 25 TOWER OF POWER
24 - 26 Markham hosts Startup Weekend York Region
25 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
25 MARKHAM YMCA - RUDY BRATTY CENTRE CHINESE LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
25 The O'Donnell Winter Feis 2014
25, 26, 30,  31 Chinese New Year Celebrations in Markham
25 - 31 Colour, In Theory Exhibition
26 Conductor's Masterclass Concert
26 Parrot Concerts Int. presents Imagine
27 Unionville Toastmaster Club Meeting
27 Jump Start English
27 Straight Talking: The Art of Assertiveness
27 - 30 LINC Evening Classes
27 - 31 Learn English
28 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
28 Cedarena Skating Party
28 Jim Brickman – The Love Tour
with Luke McMaster
America’s Romantic Piano Sensation
29 Jim Belushi & Chicago Board of Comedy
29 Resume Critique
29 Young Workers Awareness Program
29 Young Professionals Networking
30 First Impressions Workshop
30 Lunar New Year's Eve Countdown Bash at Pacific Mall
31 The Prosperous Year of the Mighty Horse Celebration at Pacific Mall
31 A1 Radio - "Year of Horse" Celebration Show at Market Village
30 Auditions for Many Faces of Markham Concert
31 CYBF 2-Session Workshop: The Big Idea Labs
31 World Floorball Championship Qualifiers
   
   

 February 2014

Markham Outdoor Ice Skating  Rink

1 CHINESE NEW YEAR 2014 WINTER CARNIVAL
1 Cambridge Academy Open House
1 Record a Video Message to Markham
1 ROSEANNE CASH
1 DINO LIGHT-LIGHTWIRE THEATRE
1, 2 World Floorball Championship Qualifiers
1, 2 Joyride150 Women's Weekend
1, 8 Record a Video Message to Markham
1, 8 Audition for Vedic Cultural Centre Talent Show
1, 8, 15, 22 Saturday Pottery Classes
1 - 12 Write a Post Card to Markham
1 - 28 MARKHAM CIVIC CENTRE OUTDOOR ICE OPENS FOR THE SEASON
1 - 28 COLOUR, IN THEORY EXHIBITION
1 - 28 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 28 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
1 - 28 Employment Support Services
2 Markham Irish Rugby Club Snow Rugby/Chili Cook-off
2 2-day Session: Self Employment Pathways for Newcomers
2, 9, 16, 23 Sunday Pottery Classes
3 Unionville Ratepayers Association Upcoming Meeting
3 Hospitality & Tourism Career Expo
3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
3, 4 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
3 - 7,
10 - 14,
17 - 21,
24 - 28
Learn English
3 - 6,
10 - 13,
17 - 20,
24 - 27
LINC Evening Classes
3, 10, 17, 24 Jump Start English
3, 10, 17, 24 Art-Story Telling
3, 10, 17, 24 Unionville Toastmaster Club Meeting
4 Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
Chinese New Year Celebration
4 Talking Women's Health with Canadian Television Icon Dini Petty
4, 21 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
5 Yarn Craft Club
5 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
5 - 8 MARKHAM LITTLE PRESENTS OLD LOVE
5, 12, 19, 26 Mosaic's Knitting Circle at Mosaic Home Care 
5, 19 Mock Interview
6 Just Add Texture! Painting Workshop
6 Angus Glen Golf Club Wedding Open House
6 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
6, 13, 20, 27 Open Studio Painting Group
6, 13, 20, 27 Beginner Sewing Classes
6, 20 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult Newcomers at Welcome Centre - Markham South
7 Lupus / LSM Insurance Charity Bowling Event
7 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
7 Olympic Opening at The Marleigh Retirement Residence
7, 14, 21, 28 Learn Photoshop
8 Go Abstract Workshop
8 Dulcibella Girlz Free Manicures Day
8 FAIRCHILD RADIO - CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION SHOW AT MARKHAM VILLAGE
8

30th Annual Hong Kong-Canada Business Association
(HKCBA) Chinese New Year Ball

8, 9

WONDERFUL WORLD OF CIRCUS WINTER SHOWS

8, 22 Quilting Classes - Beginners Level Quilting 101
9 SING-A-LONG "GREASE" INTERACTIVE MOVIE
10 Guitar Lessons
10 Black History Month Recognition Ceremony
10 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
10 Using Social Networking
10, 11 2-day Session: Self Employment Pathways for Newcomers
10 - Mar.  3 Children's Sewing Classes
10 - Mar.  3 Beginner's and Continuing Sewing Classes
10 - Mar.  31 Markham Launches Aim to Sustain Youth Contest
11 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES - GABRIELLE
11 Markham Guild of Village Crafts General Meeting
11 Book Balm
11 Hidden Job Market Workshop
11 Interview Strategies Workshop
10 - Mar.  3 Continuing Sewing Classes
12 A Fusion Cooking Adventure II
12 FROM THE HEART CONCERT
12 DAVID MYLES & ROYAL WOOD
12, 19 Beginner Crochet Class
12, 19, 26 Quilting Classes
12, 26 Resume Critique
13 Markham Board of Trade VIP Breakfast Networking
13 Indian Gourmet Cooking
13 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
13 Where are the Jobs 2014?
13 THE KARPENTERS "TOP OF THE WORLD"
13 - 17 VALENTINE'S ART DATE | ART IS SEXY
14 Photography Contest Deadline
14 Second Career Information Session
14 Getting Started with Career Cruising and Education to Go
14 Lend Your Love
14 JANE MONHEIT "A SWEETHEART OF A VALENTINE CONCERT
15 SPARK SHOW PRODUCTION - LANTERN FESTIVAL SHOW 2014
15 KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA PRESENTS
JACQUES ISRAELIEVITCH PLAYS BRAHMS
15 Youth: Job Retention Workshop
15 Soup's On
15 - 17 Winged Canvas Open House
17 FAMILY PAINT DAY OUT ON FAMILY DAY
17 WINTERFEST AT THE MARKHAM MUSEUM
18 - Mar.  18 Continuing Sewing Classes
19 Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham Unionville Chapter Meeting
19 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
19 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
19 - 23 UNIONVILLE THEATRE PRESENTS
SHREK THE MUSICAL
20 Flag Day - Salute To Our Flag
20 Apprenticeship Information Session
20 Find the Best Job for Us
20 Got beef with healthy teeth? at Cornell Library
21 Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Cheryl Pounder to visit CBC Olympic Viewing Lounge at Markville Shopping Centre
21 - 24 Chen Style Taijiquen Practical Method 4-Day Workshop
22 Tony Roman Memorial Hockey Celebration Opening Ceremony
22 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
22 VEDIC CULTURAL CENTRE TALENT SHOW
22 Ontario Arms Gun Show
22 York Headwaters Area - Kub Kar Rally 2014
22 Water Polo 101
22 CrossFit for Heart
24 Northwood Montessori Cooking Fair
24 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
24 The Markham Garden & Horticultural Society
Annual Pot Luck Dinner
25A STOP! Diabetes
 25 SARAH CHANG
26 & Mar. 5 Intermediate Crochet Class
27 COLEMAN, LEMIEUX & CO.
“ALLONEWORD”
27 Straight Talking: The Art of Assertiveness
27 RCMP Information Session
27 Markham Board of Trade - The After-Hours Networking Series
28 Fibre Arts Classes
28 Employer Infosession: Hiring Foreign Workers - Playing by the Rules
28 TIEMPO LIBRE
28 COMMUNITY EXPO
28 2014 Markham Spring Home Show
28 Youth: Job Smarts
   
     
  * Events in bold are of particular interest to tourists in Markham.
 

 March 2014

Wonderful World of Circus

1 JULLY BLACK
1

Connecting The Dots Parent and Youth Synergy Forum

1, 2

WONDERFUL WORLD OF CIRCUS WINTER SHOWS

1, 2 2014 Markham Spring Home Show
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Saturday Pottery Classes
1 - 23 MARKHAM CIVIC CENTRE OUTDOOR ICE OPENS FOR THE SEASON
1 - 31 Employment Support Services
1 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 31 Markham Launches Aim to Sustain Youth Contest
1 - 31 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
1 - 31 COLOUR, IN THEORY EXHIBITION
2 WARD 5 COUNCILLOR COLIN CAMPBELL'S FAMILY SKATE PARTY
2 MARKHAM CONCERT BAND PRESENTS
FAVOURITES OLD AND NEW
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sunday Pottery Classes
3 Unionville Ratepayers Association Upcoming Meeting
3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
3 Second Career Information Session
3 - 7,
10 - 14,
17 - 21,
24 - 28
Learn English
3 - 6,
10 - 13,
17 - 20,
24 - 27
LINC Evening Classes
3, 10, 17, 24 Jump Start English
3, 10, 17, 24 Art-Story Telling
3, 10, 17,
24, 31
Unionville Toastmaster Club Meeting
4, 17 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
5 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
5 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
5 Taoist Tai Chi Open House
5, 6 MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
5 - 10 MARKHAM TEEN ARTS COUNCIL ART EXHIBIT
5, 12, 19, 26 Mosaic's Knitting Circle at Mosaic Home Care 
5, 19 Mock Interview
6 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
6, 13, 20 Beginner Sewing Classes
6, 13, 20, 27 Open Studio Painting Group
6, 20 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult Newcomers at Welcome Centre - Markham South
7 Aim to Sustain: PA Day Paint Workshop
7 Let it Drip! Painting Workshop
7 World Day of Prayer
7 Youth: Job Smarts
7 Youth: Job Retention Workshop
7 BALLET JORGEN CANADA'S ROMEO AND JULIET
8 MEASHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN
10 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
10 RCMP Information Session
10 - 14 MARCH BREAK KID'S PAINTING WORKSHOP
10 - 14 MARCH BREAK ART CAMPS
10 - 14 MARKHAM PUBLIC LIBRARIES MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS
11 MARCH BREAK FUN
11 Markham Guild of Village Crafts General Meeting
11 Using Social Networking
11 The Bilingual Job Fair Markham
11, 18, 28 Cancer Recovery Life Studies
12 Bone + Joint Care Seminar
12 - 16 DON CORBETT ART EXHIBIT
12, 19, 26 Quilting Classes
12, 26 Resume Critique
13 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
13 Interview Strategies Information Session
13 Canadian Laws that Newcomers need to know!
13 Markham Board of Trade Breakfast Networking
13 MSBC Free Seminar: GST/HST Place Of Supply Rules
14 BRASS TRANSIT - "CHICAGO TRIBUTE"
15 International Women's Day Celebration
15 Go Abstract Workshop
15 Soup's On
15 Longo's Spring Health Fair
15 SECOND ANNUAL TORONTO CHAMPIONSHIP
16 MANY FACES OF MARKHAM CONCERT
18 CANTABILE CHORAL GOOD FRIDAY CHARITY BENEFIT CONCERT
18 Apprenticeship Information Session
18 Stained Glass Classes
18 - 23 Momentum
Markham District High School Art Exhibit
19 Opportunity is Knocking
19 Markham Small Business Centre
Small Business Networking Group Meeting:
Tax Tips and Essential Recordkeeping Skills
19 Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham Unionville Chapter Meeting
19 Computer, Internet & Email Basics
19 Getting Started with Career Cruising and Education to Go
19 Computer Lab
19 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
19 We Were Children:  'The Residential Experience Through the Lens of Human Trafficking'
19 - 22 Clarkson Cup
20 Canadian Laws that Newcomers need to know!
20 RCMP Information Session for Women
21 The 12th Annual Canadians of Pakistani Origin Gala
22 Just Add Texture! Painting Workshop
22 Bowl for Kids Sake
22 Effective Speaking Competition for the Air Cadets League of Canada
22 Free Workshop For Women
22, 29 Quilting Classes - Beginners Level Quilting 101
23 The Incredible Speediness of Jaimie Cavanaugh
23, 26, 27,
28, 29, 30
Help Markham Public Library Plan Its Future
24 Markham Garden & Horticultural Society Meeting
24 Straight Talking: The Art of Assertiveness
25 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
25 MARKHHAM AT THE MOVIES - WATERMARK
25 SWING SHIFT BIG BAND
A TRIBUTE TO COUNT BASIE
26 "TEMPTATION OF THE MUSES"
NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY
AND THE AHN TRIO
26 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
27 Skilled Trades / Apprenticeship Cafe
27 Markham Board of Trade - The After-Hours Networking Series
27 Toastmasters Speech Contest for Division A (Markham/Richmond Hill)
28 Fibre Arts Classes
28 Organization Lifecycles: How Organizations Grow; Why they Die and What to Do About This
29 Human Trafficking - Modern Day Slavery
29 EARTH HOUR 2014
29 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
29 Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Awards Gala
29 School of Rock Markham 1st Anniversary Open House!
29 Chartwell Rouge Valley Retirement Open House
31 Spring Cleaning for your Body and Mind
   
   
   

April 2014

Peking Acrobats
1 Cancer Recovery Life Studies
1, 3, 4, 6 Help Markham Public Library Plan Its Future
1 - 30 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 30 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
1 - 30 COLOUR, IN THEORY EXHIBITION
2 TORONTO CONCERT ORCHESTRA
2 Discovery Oak Ridges Moraine's Hiking and Walking Trails
2 World Autism Awareness Day - Raise the Flag
2 BandAid
2 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
2 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
2- 6 COLIN WHITEBREAD ART EXHIBIT
2, 9, 16,
 23, 30
Mosaic's Knitting Circle at Mosaic Home Care 

2, 24

Second Career Information Session

3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
3 Chef Chris Pires' Tribute to Great Canadian Chefs – Michael Bonacini, Massimo Capra & Jason Parsons with Wine Tasting
3 JON BATISTE AND THE STA Y HUMAN BAND
3, 10, 17, 24 Open Studio Painting Group
3, 17 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult Newcomers at Markham South Welcome Centre
4 Food for Change: Talking Trash
4 THE JUST FOR LAUGHS ROAD SHOW
4, 5, 30 Blood Donor Clinic
4 - 6 Markham Skating Club's Golden Anniversary Ice Show
4, 28 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
5 IAI Presentations, Inc. & International Asia, Inc. presents The Peking Acrobats
5 City of Markham Fit for Heart
5 St. Justin Martyr Parish 6th Annual Spring Gala
5 Celebrate National Poetry Month
with Anna Yin's Poetry Alive
- A Journey to Ecstatic Experiences
5 Ride to Conquer Cancer Bingo Bowl
5 The Marleigh Spring Open House
5, 12, 19, 26 Saturday Pottery Classes
6 Victoria's Hope 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner for Sunnybrook Hospital
6 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
6 Show of Shows - produced by Ovation!
6 Finding Poetry in Every Day Life
6, 13, 27 Sunday Pottery Classes
7 Unionville Ratepayers Association Upcoming Meeting
7 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
7 - Jun. 9 Baby Storytime
7 - Jun. 9 Lifeskills Training and Project
8 Markham Guild of Village Crafts General Meeting
8 Workshop in the Interest of Teen Health
I got 99 problems but a Job ain't one
8 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
9, 10 Amica's Spring Fling - April in Paris
9 - 12 MARKHAM LITTLE THEATRE PRESENTS ENCHANTED APRIL
9 - 13 EMERGING ARTISTS GROUP SHOW
10 MDHS CABARET
11 Smart City Markham - Free Public Forum
11 - 13 THE 14TH ANNUAL REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL  - MARKHAM
12 LET IT DRIP! PAINTING WORKSHOP
12 Make It Count Earth Day
12 Get To Know Your Greens!
12 Have Fun with Poetry
12 MUSIC @ ST. ANDREW'S PRESENTS LEADING LADIES
12, 19 Quilting Classes - Beginners Level Quilting 101
13 TOMAS LUIS DE VICTORIA'S REQUIEM
13 THE 7 FINGERS - "TRACES"
13 Angus Glen Ten Miler
14 Hidden Job Market Workshop
14 Using Social Networking
14 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult New Immigrants
14 26th Annual Playoff Hockey Pool
14 Markham Board of Trade 2nd Annual YPC ASPIRE Awards
15 TRUDEAU STORIES
15 Youth: Job Smarts
15 Youth: Job Retention
15 RCMP Information Session for Women
16 - May 3 Fundraising Event for SOS Children's Villages
16 MT SPACE - THE LAST 15 SECONDS
16 Yarn Craft Club
16 Free Seminar: Accessibility (AODA) Requirements for Business
16 Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham Unionville Chapter Meeting
16 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
16 - 20 EDMUND PRIOR: MYSTIC ALGONQUIN ART EXHIBIT
16, 23, 30 Quilting Classes
17 WSIB Safe Communities Incentive Program  
17 CLASSIC ALBUM LIVE FEATURING ELTON JOHN'S GREATEST HITS
17 Free Art and Design Portfolio Workshop
17 Rouge Valley Retirement Presents Easter Concert
18 KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA PRESENTS ANDRE LAPLANTE PLAYS BEETHOVEN
18 Good Friday Charity Benefit Concert
18, 19 Gym O Gym Easter Egg Hunt
19 MEET THE EASTER BUNNY ON MAIN STREET MARKHAM
19 EASTER IN UNIONVILLE
19 GO ABSTRACT WORKSHOP
20 CORNERSTONE EASTER SUNDAY
21 'THE LIFE & TIMES OF ELVIS PRESLEY' CONCERT
21, 23 Taoist Tai Chi Open Houses
22 RCMP Information Session
22 Stupendous Creative Works!
22 CELEBRATE NATIONAL DANCE WEEK
23 JILL BARBER
23 Be Good Be Social York Region
23 Lyme Disease Support Group
23 - 27 HENNA KIM ART EXHIBIT
24 Marleigh Fashion Show
24 Change 4 Change
24 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES PRESENTS PHILOMENA
24 Apprenticeship Information Session
24 Markham Board of Trade After Hours Networking
24 Make Use of Your Milk Bags to Help Others
25 JUST ADD TEXTURE! PAINTING WORKSHOP
25 The 9th Annual Mending Hearts...Creating Dreams Gala
25 Ovation!'s "Play On"
25, 26, 27 Discover Taoist Tai Chi Arts
25, 26, 27 Heintzman House Invitational Art Show and Sale
26 ESPRESSIONS | LIVE MUSIC, SOCIALIZING, PAINTING.
26 Spring Mom-to-Mom Sale
26 Grace Church Semi-Annual Rummage Sale
26 Electronics Recycling Fundraiser
27 B-Strong Walk
27 Rouge Valley Retirement Presents Men of Note
27 Markham Amazing Race 2014
28 Change the World Student Art Show
28 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult New Immigrants
28 Markham Garden & Horticultural Society Meeting and Early Spring Flower Show
28, 29 UHS Spring Celebration 2014
29 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
29 Cholesterol Facts and Management Workshop
29 An Evening with Alyson Schafer
The Joys and Fears of the Teen Years
29 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
29 WSPS: Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show
29 - May 4 "LUMINOSITY 2014" JURIED ART EXHIBITION AND SALE
30 National Immunization Week
30 Blood Drive in Honour of Mike Brady
30 Free Infosession: Assistance and Gov't Funding for Young Entrepreneurs
30 Markham District High School's
Sounds of the Seasons Spring Concert
30 Lecture: Colour and Light in Space, Form & Time with Doreen Balabanoff
   
   

May 2014

Richardson School of Highland Dancer

1 - 3 Fundraising Event for SOS Children's Villages
1 - 4 “Luminosity 2014” Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
1 - 5 COLOUR, IN THEORY EXHIBITION
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Open Studio Painting Group
1 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 31 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
2 ArtHouse meets Varley
2 Father Michael McGivney Spring Concert 2014
2, 8, 28 Blood Donor Clinic
2 - 10 Markham Youth Week
3 Step To It Dance Competition
3 Village Voices present its 25th Anniversary Celebration Concert,
Silver Stars
3 5th Annual Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Spring Gala
3 Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers . . . Under Pressure
3, 4 Adoption Weekend
3, 10, 17,
24, 31
Saturday Pottery Classes
4, 11, 18,
25
Sunday Pottery Classes
4 Mandarin MS Walk
4 Managing the Mother-load
4 Roby Lakatos
4 Markham Concert Band
Presents The Final Frontier
5 Diabetes Prevention Program
5 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
5, 12 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for Adult New Immigrants
6 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
6 Heart Health Seminar
6 St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School Markham Open House
6, 26 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
7 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
7 Markville Pops 2014
7 - 11 "Three Palettes" Exhibition of original paintings by Edward Abela, George Huff and Barbara Ridehalgh
7, 14, 21, 28 Mosaic's Knitting Circle at Mosaic Home Care
8 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
8 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
8 RCMP Information Session for Women
8 Markham Board of Trade
VIP Breakfast Networking
8 Change the World Talent Show
8 Mosaic Mix at MDHS
8 Battle of the Books Final Contest
9 National Day of Honour
9 Change the World Pencil for Kids Fun Fair
9 Rotary International Night
9 - 11 Around the World by A B Dance
10 Cambridge Academy Open House
10 Village Voices Plant and Bake Sale
10 North American Native Plant Society Annual Native Plant Sale
10 IODE 4th Annual Charity Sale
10 Celebrate Emergency Preparedness Week 2014
10 The 2014 Youth Games
10 Markham Irish Rugby Club Alumni Day
10 Annual MS Carnation Campaign
10, 11 Science Rendezvous
10, 11 "Coloursruck" - An Exhibition and Sale of Fine Art and Handmade Crafts
10, 17, 24, 31 Main Street Markham Farmers' Market
12 14◊15 Diamond Entertainment Season Launch

12

Second Career Information Session

12 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
12 "Fly Away Home" at Parkland Public School
13 Getting Your Skin Ready for Summer Seminar
13 Free Teen Sex Health Advice
14 World Vision No Child For Sale Campaign launches at Markville Shopping Centre
14 Understanding Chronic Pelvic Pain Seminar
14 The 16th annual Varley Fine Art Auction
15 An Evening With Keith G. Richards
Investment Tips and Strategies Information Session
15 Huron Heights Secondary School presents Finale 2014
16 3rd annual Best Buddies Prom
16 High Notes Inc. Presents Gala For Mental Heath
17 Kindred Spirits Orchestra
presents Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony
17 Chinese Folktales for Children
17, 18,
24, 31
Ewaste Recycling Event
18 Learn How To Do Traditional Chinese Painting
18 Scarborough Ontario Seniors Association Cultural Show
18 International Museum Day
19 Victoria Day on Main Street Unionville
20 Apprenticeship Information Session
20, 24 Special Chinese Storytime & Craft
21 Yarn Craft Club
21 Youth: Ontario Summer Company Program 2014
21 Ovation! Get STAGEstruck! 2014
21 Hidden Job Market Workshop
21 Understanding the Brain
of the ADHD-Autistic Spectrum Child
21 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
22 Dr. Norman Bethune C.I. presents Bethune Music Night
22 RCMP Information Session
22 James Robinson Public School Fun Fair & Concert
22 An Evening in Paris
22 Markham Board of Trade Ultimate B2B Networking Expo
23 Submission Deadline for Youth Ontario Summer Company Program 2014
23, 24, 25,
30, 31
Bargain Book Sale At Your Library
24 Annual Bits and Pieces Sale
24 Stories from India
24 Sing for Your Heart
24 CICS IYC 3rd Annual Youth Talent Showcase
24 Unionville High School presents Dance Highlights 2014
24 The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
Yard Sale for the Cure
24 Ride to Conquer Cancer Bingo Bowling Fundraiser
24 - 31 A Story of Canadian Art: As told by the Hart House Art Collection
25 The Dance Institute presents Once Upon a Time
25 Free Drawing Intensive Workshop
25 Purina Walk for Dog Guides
26 Smart Commute's 7th Annual Bike to Work Day Group Ride
26 9th Annual Johnny Bistro Ladies Golf Tournament
26 Submission Deadline for Youth: Markham Business Plan Competition 2014
26 - Jun. 16 Children's Sewing Class
26 - Jun. 16 Beginner's / Continued Sewing Class for Teens / Adults
26 Markham Garden & Horticultural Society Meeting and Early Flower Show
27 Spring Harmonies by Trudeau Music
27 Getting Started with Career Cruising and Education to Go
27 Markham Speed Dating Event
28 Central Park Public School 25th Anniversary
28 The Power of Love
28 NFB Film Screen: The Wings of Johnny May
28 Svengali Fashion Show
28 & Jun. 4 Intermediate Crochet Class
28 - Jun. 8 Surfacing Show
Markham Group of Artists
Spring Juried Show 2014
29 Mayor's Annual Business Address & Luncheon
29 TVB Productions presents Comeback to '68
30, 31 Elizabeth Beecham: Laws of Discovery Spotlight Show
30, 31 Kicks Dance Studio - 30th Anniversary Showcase
31 Celebrate South Asian Music & Dance
31 - July 28 Art Classes for Pre-teens / Teens
      
   
      
   
     * Events in bold are of particular interest to tourists in Markham.
   

June 2014

The Brunwick Light Infantry Battalion Bonbarner at the Unionville Festival Parade

1 YMCA Healthy Kids Day
1 Born to be Wild Charity Fashion Show
1 Summer Open House - Art & Design Camp for Serious Art Nerds
1, 6, 7, 8 Bargain Book Sale At Your Library
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sunday Pottery Classes
1 - 30 Family Storytimes
1 - 30 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 30 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
1 - 30 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART: AS TOLD BY THE HART HOUSE ART COLLECTION
1 - 30 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART: AS TOLD BY THE HART HOUSE ART COLLECTION
2 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
2 Centre for Dreams Charity Family Dance
2, 3 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
2, 4, 7 Taoist Tai Chi Open Houses
3 Unionville Montessori School Fun Fair

3

Royal Rose Tea Party

3

Second Career Information Session

3 - 8 SURFACING SHOW
MARKHAM GROUP OF ARTISTS
SPRING JURIED SHOW 2014
4 Cornell Library Book Club
4 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
4, 5 Heart and Stroke Big Bike
4, 11, 18, 25 Mosaic's Knitting Circle
5 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
5, 12 Open Studio Painting Group
6 PechaKucha Night Markham
6 - 8 UNIONVILLE FESTIVAL
7 NAVARASA VIRUNTHU 2014
7 Kids for Kids Community
Rummage Sale and Carwash
7 Rouge River Valley Walk
with Deputy Mayor Jack Heath
7 Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism
Garage Sale and Food Drive
7 Markham Irish Canadian Rugby Club Alumni Day
7 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
7, 14, 21, 28 Saturday Pottery Classes
8 OPAS Plein Air Challenge
9, 10 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
9 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
9, 10 CANTABILE CHORALE OF YORK REGION PRESENTS "STRAWBERRIES AND SONG 2014"
10 RCMP Information Session for Women
11 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
11 - 15 The Next Level Photography Group
12 Paintlounge Markham Relaunch Party
12 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
12 Hidden Job Market Workshop
12 THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE BANDSTAND
12, 13, 15 UNIONVILLE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
13, 14 LAVENDER VINTAGE FAIR
14 CORNERSTONE SUMMER FESTIVAL
14 FATHER'S DAY GIFT IDEA: DIY CLOCK WORKSHOP

14

Blood Donor Clinic
14 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET

14

Sun Life Financial Epic Cycle

14

Weekend Walk to End Women's Cancer Fundraiser

14

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC ACADEMY
SUMMER FESTIVAL

14

SANDRA AMODEO DANCE STUDIO SHOWCASE 2014

14

P&F Charity BBQ - "Let's Meat for Cancer Care"

14

Little Kickers Markham FREE Trial Soccer

14

Parkview Public School Car Wash and Bake Sale

15

Invitation to Annual General Meeting for the Information Markham & Volunteer Centre
16 Helmets on Kids Safety Presentation
16 Pride Week Flag-Raising Celebration
17 Thornhill Seniors Club 10th Anniversary
18 4th Annual MSH Leaders Night at the Races
18 Seminar: Anatomy of Common Business Contracts
18 Interview Strategies Workshop
18 Yarn Craft Club
18 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
18 Using Social Networking
18 - 22 TERESA CHU ART EXHIBIT
19 ARTHOUSE MEETS VARLEY
19 THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE BANDSTAND
19 Markham Board of Trade - Young Professional Committee Summer Schmooze Networking Event
19 - 21 MARKHAM VILLAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL
20 Calypso BBQ
20 Parent Ambassador Training
20 Open House at Markham Health Network
20 Relay For Life Markham/Stouffville
21 GLASSTRONOMY STUDIOS SPOTLIGHT SHOW
21 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
21 Safe and Sure Car Seat Installation Workshop
21 11th Annual Soaps It Up Charity Car Wash
21 AMD Radeon ExtravaLANza
22 Markham Yoga + Painting Workshop
22 Cornell Community Garden Grand Opening
22 Thornhill United Church
Community Garden Open House
22 2nd Annual Fashion Show
22 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART: CURATOR TOUR WITH DR. CHRISTINE BOYANOSKI
23 Learn to Formula to be Successful in Life
23 MARKHAM YOUTH THEATRE PRESENTS
DREAM ON: A SONG CYCLE
24 Apprenticeship Information Session

24

Second Career Information Session

24

MSBC, MBT FREE Network & Learn:
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

24

York Region Biz Series: The Future of Advertising

24

2014 Anne Murray Charity Golf Classic

24, 25

Prestige Dance Company presents "We Live To Dance"

25 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
25 NFB Film Screen: My Prairie Home at Angus Glen Library
25 Youth: Job Smarts
Effective Communication in the Workplace
25 Youth: Job Retention Workshop
25 MOVIES ON MAIN STREET UNIONVILLE
25 - 29 NIVETHA YOGARAJEEV & BIANCA DESOUZA ART EXHIBIT
26 THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE BANDSTAND
26 Markham Board of Trade After Hours Networking
26 Telemedicine for Savvy Seniors
26 Computer Basics at Markham Village Library
25 MOVIES ON MAIN STREET UNIONVILLE
26 KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA PRESENTS BRAHM'S SECOND SYMPHONY
28 ESPRESSIONS | LIVE MUSIC, SOCIALIZING, PAINTING
28 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
28 ALICE KWONG SCHOOL OF DANCE PRESENTS DON QUIXOTE
28 2014 Yee Hong Spring Into Wellness Walkathon
28, 29 TASTE OF ASIA
28, 29 Lions E-waste (Electronics) Collection
29 OFFICIAL REOPENING OF NEWLY RESTORED STIVER MILL AND FARMERS' MARKET
29 DANCE ENSEMBLE 2014 BY THE SCHOOL OF TORONTO CITY BALLET
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

July 2014

Proud To Be Canadian 

1 2014 CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN MARKHAM
1 Mandarin’s Canada Day Free Buffet
1 Canada Day at Markville Shopping Centre
1 - 31 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART: AS TOLD BY THE HART HOUSE ART COLLECTION
1 - 31 GUGLIELMO MARCONI - THE EARLY DAYS OF WIRELESS EXHIBITION
2 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
2, 3 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
2, 9, 16,
23, 30
Mosaic's Knitting Circle
at Mosaic Home Care
2 - 31 Family Storytimes
2 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
2 - 31 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
2 - 31 TD Summer Reading Club
3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
3 Internet Basics at Markham Village Library
3 B-Boying/Girl/ Urban Dance Up Rize at Milliken Mills Library
3 Markham Board of Trade Golf Day
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE BANDSTAND
4 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
4, 5 THE OPEN MARKET
4, 5, 6 11TH MARKHAM RIBFEST AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
5 Go Abstract Workshop
5 Strawberry Social
5, 12, 19, 26 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
6, 13, 20, 27 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
6, 13, 20, 27 SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES AT THE MILLENNIUM BANDSTAND
7 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
8 In da Mix - Play de Record Academy DJ Workshop at Cornell Library
8, 10, 29 FREE Kindermusik Demo
9, 30 MVNC Fundraising Talk Series
9, 23 MOVIES ON MAIN STREET UNIONVILLE
10 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
10 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
10 Hidden Job Market Workshop
10 MBT Breakfast Networking
10, 31 Natural Summer Survival Information Session
11 - 13 NIGHT IT UP!
11, 18, 25 Zumba Body Sculpting Project
12 The Garden in White Dinner Party
12 Just Add Ice Talent Showcase
13 PAN AM ONE YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION
13 Markham Yoga + Painting Workshop
13 Markham Horticultural Club Self-Guided Garden Tour
13, 20, 27 Community Chill Out (Yard Sale)
14 Let’s Talk in English at Angus Glen Library
15 Interview Strategies Workshop
15 Meet an Employer!
16 Using Social Networking
16 2daBeat - Play de Record Academy Beat Production Workshop at Angus Glen Library
16 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
16 - 20 PAINTINGS 4 YOU
16 RCMP Information Session
17 Angus Glen Five Miler
17 Alex Chiu Annual Golf Tournament 2014

18

Second Career Information Session

18, 19

Rouge Park & Parks Canada presents
Marvelous Moths & Beautiful Butterflies

19

Just Add Texture! Painting Workshop

19

Heart and Stroke Big Bike

19

YMCA Rep Your Region Talent Showcase

19 Safe and Sure Car Seat Installation Workshop
19 Bishops Star Plaza Party
19 WELCOME CENTRE SUMMER FESTIVAL
20 UNITY FESTIVAL: MARKHAM AROUND THE WORLD
20 UNITY FESTIVAL: COLOUR COMMUNICATES CULTURE AT MAIN STREET MARKHAM
21 Computer Lab
22 RBC Play Lacrosse Presented By The Toronto Rock
22 Make Your Mark(eting)
22, 29 Yoga Classes
23 From Academic to Career Building
23 First Financial Steps in Career Transition with Vladimir Solokhine
23 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
23 Kickin It Ol’ Skool at Milliken Mills Library
23 FREE DRIVE-IN AND SOCK HOP AT DOWNTOWN MARKHAM
23 - 27 JOHN MA ART EXHIBIT
24 Jazz on the Patio
24 Straight Talking: The Art of Assertiveness for Youth
24 What Top Skills Companies Are Looking For!
25 The Charitable Soul of York Region: Corporate Partnerships
25 - 29 Ontario Health Study Centre- Markham
26 Family Music Festival
26 Cook & Lunch with a Chef
26 Toronto Zoo Giant Panda Mascot Visit
26 ESPRESSIONS | LIVE MUSIC, SOCIALIZING, PAINTING
26, 27 2014 INTERNATIONAL KAM CHA HONG KONG MILK TEA COMPETITION
27 MAGICAL: THE TALES OF DISNEY PRINCESSES
29 Free Kindermusik Demo
30 NFB Film Screen: Hi-Ho Mistahey!
30 Comic & CosPlay Night
31 Food Handler Certification Program
31 RCMP Information Session for Women
30, 31 OLIVANA TONON ART EXHIBIT
   
   
   

August 2014

 
1 - 4 OLIVANA TONON ART EXHIBIT
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Zumba Body Sculpting Project
1 - 15
18 - 29
Future Engineers Summer Camp
1 - 23 TD Summer Reading Club
1 -25 MARKHAM MUSEUM'S FARM TO TABLE EXHIBITION
1 - 31 GUGLIELMO MARCONI - THE EARLY DAYS OF WIRELESS EXHIBITION
1 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 31 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART: AS TOLD BY THE HART HOUSE ART COLLECTION
1 - 31 Family Storytimes
2 Let it Drip! Painting Workshop
2, 9, 16,
23, 30
MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
3, 4 JAMBANA ONE WORLD FESTIVAL
3, 10 SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES AT THE MILLENNIUM BANDSTAND
3, 10 Community Chill Out (Yard Sale)
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
5 FREE Kindermusik Demo
5 Second Career Information Session
5, 12, 19, 26 Yoga Classes
6 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
6 Zumba Classes
6 - 10 STEPHEN CHEUNG SUMMER ART SHOW
6, 20 MOVIES ON MAIN STREET UNIONVILLE
7 RCMP Information Session
7 PARAPAN AM ONE YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION
8 Open Mic Night
7, 14,
21, 28
THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE BANDSTAND
8 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
9 BOLLYWOOD FEST
9 O.J.O.A. REJUVENATION CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE
10 WINE, WOMEN AND SHOES
11 30th Anniversary MSH Golf Tournament
11 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
11 Markham Irish Women's Rugby Team Fundraiser
11 - 21 Beginner Guitar Program (Intensive)
12 Building Pathways to Success in School
12 Cornerstone Insurance Broker's 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
13 - 18 GEILLIEN LAI: VIBRATIONS 2014
14 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
14 Enhancing Staff Performance Through Effective Coaching Workshop
14 - 17 THE 17TH ANNUAL MARKHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL
16 Go Abstract Workshop
16, 17 Electronics (Ewaste) Drop Off
17 Markham Yoga + Painting Workshop
17 TGO’s annual Ride for Kids
17 MARKHAM CLASSIC CRUISERS AND SHINE SHOW
18 CAWEE Annual Golf Classic 2014
18, 19 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
19 SUB URBAN STREET ART EVENT
19 Momprenuer’s Turn your Passion into a Business
19 Financial Planning for Business Owners with Vladimir Solokhine 
19 Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) with Vladimir Solokhine 
20 Health & Wellness Sci Chat: All you need to know about Vaccines
20 Hidden Job Market Workshop
20 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
20 - 24 RON REHFELD AND LEVIN RODRIGUEZ ART EXHIBIT
21 Believing is Achieving Begins with Healthy Self-Esteem with Lori Dalton
23 RBC MARKHAM-MILLIKEN CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL  
23 Bonding Over Wellness: Mother-Daughter Fitness Circle
23 Just Add Texture! Painting Workshop
23 Fern Funday
23 Free Kindermusik Demo
23 CLASSICAL MUSICAL CONCERT
23 TEDDY BEAR FAMILY FUN FAIR 
23, 24 KICKS Dance Studio presents
2014 Summer Dance Intensive
& Raptors Jr. Dance Pak Workshop
24 Butter Tart Contest at Stiver Mill Farmers' Market
24 Markham's Got Talent
24 7th Annual Markham Giro Bike Race
24 Summer Time Shine by Dance Kids Canada
25 Apprenticeship Information Session
26 Uncovering Legitimate Work from Home Opportunities in Canada
27 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
27 Amica at Swan Lake's Bistro Grand Opening, Casablanca Style!
27 - 29 MARKHAM YOUTH THEATRE PRESENTS
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
27 - 31 "PEOPLE AND PLACES ON THE JOURNEY"
BY JULIA KANE AT THE MCKAY
28, 29 Free Real Estate Education Event - Developed by Scott Yancey star of A&E's Flipping Vegas
30 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
     * Events in bold are of particular interest to tourists in Markham.
   

September 2014

 
1 UNIONVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL
1 "PEOPLE AND PLACES ON THE JOURNEY"
BY JULIA KANE AT THE MCKAY
1 A STORY OF CANADIAN ART:
AS TOLD BY THE HART HOUSE ART COLLECTION
1 - 30 GUGLIELMO MARCONI - THE EARLY DAYS OF WIRELESS EXHIBITION
1 - 30 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 30 Family Storytimes
2 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
3 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
3 Quilting Classes
3, 6 Taoist Tai Chi Open Houses
4 Open Mic Night
4 Nao and Zen: An Introduction to Zen
4 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
4, 11, 18, 25 Open Studio Painting Group
5 MARKHAM MOON FESTIVAL
5, 6 MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL BASH
5, 6 MMHA Celebrates Hockey! Equipment Swap
5, 26 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
6 Desi Fusion - 2014 East & West
6 Soccer Day!
6 Chevrolet Safe and Sure Car Seat Installation Workshop
6, 13, 20, 27 Saturday Pottery Classes
6, 13, 20, 27 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
7 MARKHAM AUTO CLASSIC
7 Parkinson SuperWalk Markham/Unionville
7 Ride for Karen
7 Youth Bowling Canada
7, 14, 21, 28 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
7, 14, 21, 28 Sunday Pottery Classes
8 - 29 Beginner's / Continued Sewing Class for Teens / Adults
9 Momprenuer’s Turn your Passion into a Business
9 Financial Literacy for Job Seekers with Minnat Ahmed
9 Thornhill Seniors Club Welcome Back Lunch
9, 23 Do You Want to Become a Canadian Citizen?
9 For Whom the School Bell Tolls
10 The Hong Kong-Canada Business Association
17th Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner
10 ALS Canada 2014 Charity Golf Classic
10, 11 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
10 - 13 MARKHAM LITTLE THEATRE PRESENTS 84, CHARING CROSS ROAD
11 I Heart Art | Art-Themed Speed Dating
11 MBT Breakfast Networking
11 Medicare, Better Care: How to Ensure Our Health Care is Sustainable
11 351 Silver Star Air Cadet Squadron Recruiting Event
11 Seed Saving Workshop
12 - 14 MACEDONIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL
13 Let it Drip! Painting Workshop
13 Healthy Living Fair
13 Yoga in the Park
13 Come Try Ringette
13 Doncaster Animal Clinic Open House Fundraiser for the Shining Through Center for Autism
13 Marleigh One Year Anniversary Open House
13 Real Estate Keys to Buying Your New Home
14 Markham Unionville Terry Fox Run 2014
14 Cardiac Care Classic
14 Rally for the Cure
14 MPP Dr.Helena Jaczek's 7th Annual Community BBQ
15 Job Smarts
15 - Oct. 27 Children's Sewing Class
16 Calligraphy Classes
16 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES: GLORIA
17 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
17 Grey Matters: Film Screening and Q&A with Director Brandy Yanchyk
17 The Kid, The Backpack and the Hunchback
17 Canadian Federation of University Women, Markham Unionville Chapter Meeting
17, 24 Yarn Craft Club
17 - Nov. 12 Life Skills Training and Project Program
18 Mega Job Fair
18 Interview Strategies Workshop
18 “Protecting Your Estate: Keeping It Safe from Creditors, Taxation and Your Family"
18 Songs & Stories in Spanish
18 A Girl’s First Period: An Awareness Workshop for Moms and Preteens
19 Take a Cafe Break with Mosaic /
Coffee Break Alzheimer Society York Region
20 Fungki Hair Runway Show
20 Go Abstract Workshop
20 Annual 5km Run/Walk Around Toogood Pond
20 Summer Sweat Fest Finals
20 FALL FEST 2014
20 CRAIG JAMES LAUR: TRANSIT LOVE TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUEST LUKE MAXIM
20 38TH ANNUAL THORNHILL VILLAGE FESTIVAL
20 - Oct. 17    Shoppers Drug Mart Tree of Life
20, 21 Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk Weekend
21 The Jim Hunter ALS Cycle for a Cure
21 On The Floor presents "PLAY"
A Night for SickKids Gala
22 THE FOUR LADS AND THE FOUR ACES
23 MSBC Infosession: By-Law and Licencing Requirements for Markham Businesses
24 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
25 Second Career Information Session
25 Charity Hockey Challenge
25 A Downtown Abbey Soiree Charity Event
25 Zumba Classes
25 Spelling Bee
25 FRANK D'ANGELO WITH HIS BAND
26 CHUCHO VALDES
27 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
27 LIGHTHOUSE
27 PECHAKUCHA
27 DOOR OPEN MARKHAM
27 Wishmaker Walk for Wishes
27 CULTURE DAYS
27 FREE DOUBLE FEATURE DRIVE IN
27 VEGGIE SWAP AND SHARE
AT BOX GROVE FUN FEST
27, 28 APPLEFEST AT MARKHAM MUSEUM
28 Lions Community Walk/Run for Happiness
29 Straight Talking: The Art of Assertiveness
30 FERNANDO VARELA
30 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
   
   
   
   

October 2014

Markham Fair 

1 NATIONAL BANK PRESENTS
ZAKIR HUSSAIN, TABLA; KUMARESH RAJAGOPALAN, VIOLIN; JAYANTHI KUMARESH, VEENA
1 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
1 Quilting Classes
1 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Personality & Fit
 - Values & Work Environment
1, 2 Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers
1 - 5 GUGLIELMO MARCONI - THE EARLY DAYS OF WIRELESS EXHIBITION
1 - 5 CINDY GERRIE ART EXHIBIT
1, 8 Beginner Crochet Class
1 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 31 Markham Group of Artists Fall Exhibition
1 - 31 Family Storytimes
1 - Nov. 5 Paper Crafting and Stamping Classes
1 - 31 KIM ADAMS ONE FOR THE ROAD EXHIBITION
2 VOCA PEOPLE
2 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Workplace Skills & Abilities
 - Exploring Work Interests
2 RCMP Information Session for Women
2 - 5 MARKHAM FAIR
2, 9, 16,
 23, 30
Open Studio Painting Group
3 Career Exploration Workshops
 - Labour Market Research
 - Managing Career Change
3, 30 Second Career Information Session
4 Visions for a Green City: York Region Youth Environmental Forum
4 Just Add Texture! Painting Workshop
4 Nao and Zen: An Introduction to Zen
4 Markham Civic Centre Green Energy Doors Open Tour
4, 11 MAIN STREET MARKHAM FARMERS' MARKET
4, 11,
18, 25
Saturday Pottery Classes
5 DOG DAY AT THE MARKET
5, 12, 19, 26 Sunday Pottery Classes
6 Computer Lab
6 Write Your Winning Resume Workshop
6 - Nov. 3 Beginner's / Continued Sewing Class for Teens / Adults
7 Teachers' Night Out
7, 14 Jewelery Making
- Caged Bead Earring & Bracelet
7, 14, 21, 28 Memoir Writing: Our Stories in Our Words
8 Financial Literacy for Women
8 - 12 XU ZHOU, CANAD INTERNATIONAL VISION ART CENTRE EXHIBIT
9 FREE English Conversation Practice Session for New Immigrants
9, 21 One Book One Markham: A Tale for the Time Being Discussion Group
9 YMCA Self Employment Information Session
9 Markham Organic Home Gardens Hosts: Composting Workshop
9, 23 Volunteer Your Time! Join the Milk Club!
10 Light Up The World Purple!
11 Let it Drip! Painting Workshop
11 - 13 AUTUMN THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION
11 Markham Fire Station Open House
11, 18 Swedish Weave Class
12 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
14 Get W.I.T.H. It!
Workshops in the Interest of Teen Health
The REAL Goods on College & University
14 Momprenuer’s Turn your Passion into a Business 
14 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES: LUNCH BOX
14, 31 Welcome Wagon Information Session
14 to Dec. 9 Stained Glass Classes
15 Yarn Craft Club
15 Apprenticeship Information Session
15 POLLY FERMAN'S GLAMOUR TANGO
15 Opportunities to Work from Home Information Session
15 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
15 - 19 DANIEL HUI, ARTS IN HARMONY
16 FALL CELEBRATION
16 TLX VIP Launch Event
16, 30 Everyday Parenting English
16 Dynamic Cover Letters Workshop
16 RCMP Information Session
16 Toastmasters Division "A" Fall Contest
16 OLIVER JAMES TRIO
17 COMEDIAN GERRY DEE
"THE REAL MR. D"
17 Under The Umbrella
17, 18 Cathedraltown (MAC Fall Fest)
Invitational Swim Meet
17 - 19 2014 Markham Fall Home Show
18 Go Abstract Workshop
18 DIY Kimono Pockets: Papercraft Workshop
18 Grace Church Semi-Annual Rummage Sale
18 Spotlight Community Talent Show
18 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament
18 KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA
- LOVE, HOPE AND TRANSFORMATION
18 The Beautiful Gift of Autism
18 Spooktacular Halloween Party
18 ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PRESENTS BROADSWAY
19 MARKHAM BOLLYWOOD FILM NIGHT
19 MARKHAM CONCERT BAND PRESENTS "OCTOBER POPS"
19 One Book One Markham Event:
Enhance and Explore Nature
in your Neighborhood: Guided Hike
 - A Tale for the Time Being
19, 26 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
20 Enough is Enough: Bully Film Screening at Cornell Library
20 Diabetes Prevention Program
21 Small Business Forum 2014
22 BELA FLECK AND ABIGAIL WASHBURN
22 Hidden Job Market Workshop
22 Using Social Networking
22 Fall Fling Luncheon and Fashion Show
22 Healthy Little Pumpkins
22 A Tale of Space & Time
22 ESL Book Club at Angus Glen Library
22 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
22, 29 Intermediate Crochet Class
22 - 26 "FACE TO FACE" EXHIBITION
BY PAINTERS 6
23 5th Annual Hope and The City
23 Songs & Stories in Spanish
23 Interview Strategies Workshop
24 THE JIM CUDDY BAND
24 Extra Life! Play Games. Heal Kids
24, 25, 31 Bargain Book Sale At Your Library
25 "Help Me! - Child Abuse Symposium"
25 IdeaFest at Cornell Library
25 180th Anniversary of St. Andrew's United Church
25 RANDY BACHMAN'S VINYL TAP TOUR
25 ESPRESSIONS | SIP, PAINT, SHARE AND LIVE MUSIC!
25 TRICK OR TREATS ON MAIN STREET MARKHAM
25, 26 SCARYFEST AT MARKHAM MUSEUM
26 JUST FOR KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY
AT PAINTLOUNGE
26 CIBC Celebration of Hope presents "The Chocolate Sunday"
27 Book Club for Teens at Milliken Mills Library
27 PA Day at Markham Village Library
27 Youth Health Fair at Milliken Mills Library
27 Singing Voices Needed
28 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
28 One Story at a Time - Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Launch 2014
29 MERCEDES CHEUNG, VIOLIN
29 Healthy Eyes Workshop at Cornell Library
29 Markham Organic Home Gardens Hosts: Vermicomposting
29 Experience Counts! Marketing Skills for the Mature Worker
29 Let's Talk Big Data: Big Change | Big Opportunities
29, 30 "LUMINOUS FLOW" BY THE DYNASTY WATERCOLOUR ASSOCIATION
30 An Afternoon with Audrey Miller
30 Show us your Supapawa!: Comic & CosPlay Night
31 PACIFIC MALL HALLOWEEN
   
   
   

November 2014

Markham Santa Claus Parade float 
1 U-THEATRE "SWORD OF WISDOM"
1 ANNUAL OLDE TYME CHRISMAS BAZAAR
1 Just Add Texture Technique Painting Workshop
1 Apple Creek Kid K
1 Celebrate ParaSport - Markham's 3rd Annual Accessibility Fair
1, 2 "LUMINOUS FLOW" BY THE DYNASTY WATERCOLOUR ASSOCIATION
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Saturday Pottery Classes
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Saturday Pottery Classes
 1, 7, 8,
21, 22
Bargain Book Sale At Your Library
1 - 30 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 30 Family Storytimes
1 - 30 KIM ADAMS ONE FOR THE ROAD EXHIBITION
1 - 30 Markham Group of Artists Fall Exhibition
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sunday Pottery Classes
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
3 - Dec. 1 Children's Sewing Class
4 Arts Unionville Information Session
5 - Dec. 3 Knitting Classes
5 Quilting Classes
5 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
5 - 9 JAMES LEE ART EXHIBIT
6 EMILE-CLAIRE BARLOW
6, 13, 20, 27 Open Studio Painting Group
6, 20 Volunteer Your Time! Join the Milk Club!
7 INTI-ILLIMANI
8 Jewelery Making
- Viking Knit (Workshop)
8 ST. AGNES KOUYING TSO FUNDRAISING VARIETY SHOW
8 ARTFUL HEART HANDCRAFT SHOW
8, 9 2014 HEINTZMAN HOUSE CRAFT SHOW AND SALE
10 - Dec. 1 Beginner's / Continued Sewing Class for Teens / Adults
11 Remembrance Day Service
11 MARKHAM AT THE MOVIES: THE GRAND SEDUCTION
12 - 16 TONY VOLPE LEE ART EXHIBIT
12 - 16 GAMING FIRST CONTACT
13 GIMME ONE RIDDIM
15 Jewelery Making - Kumihimo (tubular and flat)
16 Eco-Cities
19 Yarn Craft Club
19 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
19 - 22 MARKHAM LITTLE THEATRE PRESENTS OTHER DESERT CITIES
19 - 22 ADRYANNE HUNT ART EXHIBITION
22 Jewelery Making - Seed Beading
25 First Link Memory Cafe at Mosaic
26 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
28 FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS ON MAIN STREET MARKHAM
29 42ND ANNUAL MARKHAM SANTA CLAUS PARADE
   
   

December 2014

Shriners at Unionville's Olde Tyme Christmas Parade 
1 - 31 WHAT IS MARKHAM EXHIBITION
1 - 31 MARKHAM GROUP OF ARTISTS ANNUAL FALL JURIED SHOW
1 - 31 KIM ADAMS ONE FOR THE ROAD EXHIBITION
1 - 31 Markham Group of Artists Fall Exhibition
1 - 31 Family Storytimes
3 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at The Woodhaven Long Term Care
4 Volunteer Your Time! Join the Milk Club!
4, 11, 18 Open Studio Painting Group
5 THE 34TH ANNUAL UNIONVILLE OLDE TYME CHRISTMAS & CANDLELIGHT PARADE
5, 6 THE 2nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY ARTISAN SHOW AND SALE
6, 13, 20, 27 Saturday Pottery Classes
7, 14, 21, 28 Sunday Pottery Classes
7, 14, 21 STIVER MILL FARMERS' MARKET
8 THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS
10, 17 Yarn Craft Club
17 Alzheimer Society of York Region
Caregiver Support Group
at D.A.Y. Centre
24 Cantonese Book Club at Milliken Mills Library
   
   
   

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