Ultimate Art Contest
all art lovers in grades 4 - 12! Do you consider
yourself an Art Nerd? We want to know what being
an Art Nerd means to you! Show us how much you
love art by sending us your interpretation of
the theme “Art Nerd.” It can be a comic,
illustration, painting or digital piece —
something that captures your passion for
creating. Submission deadline is Wednesday, July
31, 2019 at 6 p.m.
For more information,
July 29, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Stiver Mill Community Centre
Station Lane map
at Stiver Mill Community Centre, 9 Station
Lane, Unionville, ON L3R 1R5 at 7 p.m. and
join us for a historical walk down Main
Leader: Lorne Smith (Markham Historian)
Markham's official historian since 1973,
Lorne Smith loves the past, but doesn't
necessarily live there. A Markham Museum
volunteer since 1970 and a recipient of the
Mayor's Senior's Hall of Fame award, the
Markham resident embraces the present with a
clear and hopeful vision for the community's
future. In addition to helping preserve the
local heritage, he continues to devote his
time, expertise and energy to the local
community of Markham. He writes and edits
historical publications. Mr. Smith is a
previous recipient of the town's civic
recognition award for cultural achievement.
of the Walk:
Mill Community Centre
in the heart of Heritage Unionville, is
Markham’s last standing grain elevator and
feed mill. One of the few left in the
Ontario with its original equipment.
in 1871, one of the oldest stations in
Canada and was once the economic heart of
the home of Frederick Horsman Varley, famed
Group of Seven member in 1840s. It is now
used for art exhibitions, attracting art
lovers, tourists, history buffs and locals
comfortable shoes and dress according to the
weather. Light refreshments will be served.
on Main Street Markham
Friday evening of this summer, three bands will
be set up along Main Street Markham (map),
playing various genre of music for your
Bhanji Memorial Cup - Volleyball Tournament
August 3 & Sunday, August 4, 2019
a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Markham Pan Am Centre
Main Street Unionville map
volleyball is a unique game which has been
around for centuries and played all over the
world. It is a one-touch game, however;
traditional volleyball does not require the
bump-set-spike scenario as international
volleyball. Instead, it is based on a consistent
2-hand-overhead striking of the ball. Three
touches are only permitted on the same side, if
the ball is hit into the net on the first touch.
The second touch would be lifted out of the net
in a bumping motion or one hand palm faced down.
The third touch would be hit over with the
2-hand-overhead strike. Spiking is not permitted
on the third touch but only allowed on the first
Faisal Bhanji Memorial Cup is a traditional
volleyball tournament dedicated to remembering
of one of the world’s greatest players who is no
loner with us, Faisal Bhanji. The Faisal Bhanji
Memorial Cup will be hosted by Toronto North
Volleyball Club. There will be intense
competition from teams all over the world, but
only one Champion will prevail.
Street Markham Farmers' Market
Saturday from May 11 to October 12, 2019
a.m. – 1 p.m.
132 Robinson Street map
Street Markham North, 2 lights north of
award-winning Main Street Markham Farmer's
Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables,
baked goods, preserves and other fine,
quality products. Enjoy also listening to
live performances of this year's new
musicians and performers!
Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market is a
proud member of Farmers’ Markets of
Summer Teen Intensives
Painting Techniques in Acrylic & Oil
July 29 - Friday, August 2, 2019
Days 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Winged Canvas Art Hub
Bullock Drive, Unit #1 Markham map
specialized art camp is designed specifically for
teens seeking to learn acrylic and oil painting,
or further develop their skills in painting. Core
lessons will be taught step-by-step, allowing
students to become familiar with the mediums.
We’ll explore colour mixing, brushwork, blending,
layering and more. There will also be open project
time for students to choose their own subjects,
design a unique composition, and discover their
Skills learned: Colour theory and mixing,
more information and pricing details, visit our
July 31, 2019
Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Four Local Female Flower Farmers are
creating a Pop Up Flower Market at Kate's
Garden next Wednesday, July 31st. Imagine
freshly-cut Snapdragons, Dahlias, Zinnas,
Sunflowers, Foxgloves, Larkspur,
Delphinium, Sweetpea, Amaranthus, and
Cosmos to name just a few. Pick up
luscious fresh blooms or "Bring Your Own
Vases". Use our workshop space to create
your own arrangements on the spot with
guidance from our Fleuristas.
Pop Up Flower Market lasts all day with
lemonade and delicious sweets from our
neighbours' Main Street Bakehouse to
entice you to linger and savour.
our market flowers, Kate will create nine
different flower arrangements using the
nine essential vases and tools for flower
at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Pro-Am Golf Tournament
August 1, 2019
a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Angus Glen Golf Club
excitement is building for our second annual Para
Pro-Am Golf Tournament this year on August 1st at
the Angus Glen Golf Club. We can't wait to welcome
over 100 youth guests this year to participate in
adaptive sports like boccia, roller sledge hockey,
relay races, sitting volleyball and golf! There’s
a sport for everyBODY!
Paragolfers (golfers with a disability): Greg
Westlake (captain of the Canadian Paralympic Para
Ice Hockey Team), Paul Rosen (Paralympic Para Ice
Hockey goalie and CBC Colour Commentator) and
Reggie Millage (former wheelchair basketball
athlete and currently the Head Coach for the Golf
Association of Ontario).
Tee-Off we have a great lineup of events,
including a special exhibition by pro golfer and
entertainer Todd Kierstead, one of the world’s
best trick-shot artists and also a man dedicated
to helping people with disabilities learn to play
Thursday Nights at the
Bandstand Kicks Off
Another Summer of Great Music in Unionville
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
6 to August 29, 2019 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
The primarily Tribute band live music series has
once again been put together with input from our
audience. And this year 7 first timers to
Thursday Nights will be performing! An
outstanding live music line-up is for all to
enjoy throughout the warm summer ahead of us.
August 1 - JukeBox Heroes:
International Tribute to Foreigner
August 8 - ABBA Revisited
August 15 - Johannes Linstead
August 22 - Dreamer
The Supertramp Experience
August 29 - Brass Transit
more information about the Thursday Night at
the Bandstand visit www.unionvillepresents.com.
Youth Showcase Concert Series
179 Enterprise Blvd. map
Youth Showcase Concert Series is the HOTTEST youth
music festival of the summer. The concert series
aims to promote artist and bands under the age of
25 from across the GTA.
goal of the Youth Showcase Concert Series is to
give young musicians the opportunity to perform in
front of a large audience and gain experience
working in a professional production setting.
concerts will take place at the Downtown Markham
Courtyard, 179 Enterprise Blvd., every Saturday
afternoon in August from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., and
feature new artists each week.
Youth Showcase Concert has also partnered with
Conchordium and various sponsors to present a gift
of $2,000 in support of 360 Kids, a local
non-profit organization helping at-risk and
The Stiver Mill Farmers' Market
Sunday from June 9 to October 6,
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
9 Station Lane, Unionville (map)
Farmers’ Market in Unionville,
Ontario offers fresh fruits,
veggies, meat, baked goods,
hand crafted products, and
Enjoy also live entertainment
at the market on long weekends
and Special Event days!
more information, visit www.unionvillestivermillmarket.com.