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Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Unionville Theatre Company
Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd.  map

Join us Feb. 21 to 24, 2019 into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Unionville Theatre Company celebrating our 40th season of staging high caliber musical production from within our own community proudly presents this “tale as old as time”. Magical with a visual WOW, spectacular costumes and sets, compliment the talent we have on stage, family theatre at its best.

Tickets: Adults $30, Child/Youth/Senior $25.00


Trillium Cup

Trillium Cup
- International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament

February 22 - 24, 2019

Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville South map

Event Organizer: Trillium Gymnastics Club

Trillium Invitational is an event that will showcase the grace, skill and flexibility of rhythmic gymnastics at the Markham Pan Am Centre. Please join us in supporting over 150 competitors taking part in this exciting event.


PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 22

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Markham Village Library
6031 Highway 7 map

In Collaboration with the Markham Public Library, the Varley Art Gallery hosts PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 19! This fun and informal gathering brings creative people together to share their ideas, works, thoughts, stories, passions, holiday snaps – just about anything, really -- in the PechaKucha 20x20 format. (20 slides x 20 seconds each!) A unique platform to uncover Markham’s creativity and talents, come out and take part in this inclusive community 

Tickets available February 1 at 

For more information and to see past presentations, visit  

Admission is Pay-What-You-Want so please give generously. $1 from each attendee's donation is contributed towards the Global PechaKucha Night fund to support the over 900 cities holding these events around the world. 

Grab a glass of beer or wine (cash bar), and enjoy complimentary appetizers and music. Stick around for the Post-PK party for more meeting and mingling!

Refreshments provided by My Little Pizzaria and Deli

Live music and DJ by Platform for Youth Creativity

Event Organizer: Rachel D’Oliveira Fell
Telephone: (905) 477-7000
Email Contact: 

Caribbean Winter Carnival

Caribbean Winter Carnival

by Scarborough Health Network Foundation (SHN Foundation)

Saturday, February 23, 2019

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: J & J Swagat Banquet Halls
          415 Hood Rd. #22  

Enjoy an island-style event with the taste of the different island flavors, shopping, food tasting, silent auction, fun, games, and raffle!

The Caribbean Philanthropic Council is fundraising to shape the future of chronic kidney disease management!

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is home to the largest regional nephrology program in North America, however we are currently running out of space to operate efficiently. To address the community's rapidly growing demands, SHN is looking to establish a first-of-its-kind hub - Bridletowne Neighbourhood Centre - that will combine chronic kidney disease management and community services like the YMCA and the United Way to increase our capacity and help foster a healthier shift in lifestyle for Scarborough.

Tickets: $40

Click here to purchase tickets.

The Art of Realism

The Art of Realism

February 22 to March 24, 2019

Location: Winged Canvas | Markham's Art Hub
185 Bullock Drive, Unit 1 

Precise, incredibly accurate and highly detailed are how we would describe the work in this exhibit. The Art of Realism celebrates York Region and Toronto-based artists who create art in the styles of realism, hyperrealism and photorealism. Breathtaking portraits, stunning landscapes, intricate illustration and more are featured in this show.

Join us for the Opening Party on Friday, February 22 from 7 - 10 p.m. to meet the artists while enjoying complimentary wine and refreshments!

The Art of Realism Show runs from February 22 to March 24.

Featuring artwork by:
Carmela Leone, Celia Tian, Fadwa Attyah, Fei Lu, Sabrina Cardillo, Raffi Anderian

The Markham Civic Centre Outdoor Ice Rink
is Open for the Season

Markham Civic Centre Skating Rink

Free Public Skating

Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily except Wednesdays
12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday

Skate Rental: Adults $10, Children $5

Skate rentals are available on:
Fridays: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. - 10 pm.

Recreational skating only.
No hockey sticks, pucks or balls allowed.

Address: 101 Town Centre Blvd.  map

L'Amour Tour

Revolt Events
L'Amour Tour

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 

8 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Boss Club, 10 Esna Park Drive map

Biggest Valentine's Party ft. DJ Goz

Students ONLY function.

*no guests above the age of 19 years old are permitted*

*For more information contact @dylanxreid via Instagram DM
or visit Instagram page.*

Art Jam to Live Music at Espressions

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:15 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Paintlounge Markham - 118 Main Street Markham North map

Art jam with us to live music featuring local talents! 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.

All supplies and materials are included, and you get complimentary access to our self serve cafe bar.

Price per person
$27 + HST for a solo 16×20” freestyle session

For this special event, we offer special discounted pricing! 
(normal solo 16×20” freestyle sessions are $32 + HST)

Start Time
7:15 / 7:30 / 7:45 / 8:00 p.m.
Choose a start time; event ends at 11 p.m.

If you want to upgrade to a bigger canvas, you can upgrade upon arrival.

Please note that promos, prepaid workshop vouchers, and coupons cannot be used with this event.


Music From The Mediterranean

Music From The Mediterranean

Saturday, February 23. 2019, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location:  Markham Free Methodist Church, 22 Esna Park Drive  map

MARIA SOULIS, mezzo soprano

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in G minor
Federico Garcia Lorca: Canciones Españolas Antiguas
Sevillanas del siglo XVIII
Anda, Jaleo
Mikis Theodorakis: Greek Folk Songs
On the hidden shore/Sto perigiali to krifo
The train leaves at eight/To treno fevgi sits okto
Gioachino Rossini: Sonata No. 2 for String Orchestra
Ottorino Respighi: Il Tramonto The Sunset, based on poem by P.B.Shelley



Winged Canvas

Hogan Landscaping

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

Kimberly Clark, Broker
Century 21
Direct: 647-293-8632
Office: 905-471-2121


Clean and Care Services
Clean and Care Services

Pulse Dance Works

Sher's 5 Star Catering

Dance Dreamz


National News, Business, Entertainment & Sports Headlines

Maple Leaf 'Somebody is going to be shot': Top bureaucrat says partisan mudslinging has gone too far
      Canada's most senior federal public servant says he is worried about the nation and the state of its political discourse — fearing it has sunk to such lows that it could lead to an assassination attempt during the next federal election campaign. >> full story
Maple Leaf Hudson's Bay Co. announced Thursday it will close down its housewares chain Home Outfitters in Canada
      There are 37 Home Outfitters locations across Canada. All will be closed by the end of 2019. Almost all of the areas losing a Home Outfitters store have a regular HBC store nearby >> full story
Maple Leaf Carey finishes Pool play undefeated at Scotties
          Unbeaten Alberta skip Chelsea Carey kept rolling at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Wednesday with a 12-3 rout of Quebec's Gabrielle Lavoie at Centre 200. Carey finished Pool A play at 7-0 and will advance to the championship round starting Thursday afternoon. >> full story
Maple Leaf Canada’s Greatest Curlers: Jones honoured as best skip in history
          Jennifer Jones and Sandra Schmirler. They are the only skips to capture the three pinnacles of Canadian curling – the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the world championship and Olympic gold. >> full story

Public Transit in Markham

Markham Transit Transportations

YRT, VIVA & TTC Route Schedules
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Closest Bus Stop
 VIVA - 905·886·6767
 York Region Transit: 905·762·2100
 YRT Mobility Plus: 905·762·2112
 TTC: 416·393·INFO (4636)
 GO Transit: 416·869·3200
 Student Transportation: 905·713·2535
 Map of York Region Transit & VIVA
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 VIVA / YRT Bus Fares
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 Markham Weather Forecast

Friday, February 22, 2019

Mainly sunny

Mainly sunny

         Daytime High: 2°C  Overnight Low: -8°C
         Chance of Precipitation: 20%
         Wind: 13 - 20 km/h Northwest
         Sunrise: 7:05 a.m.   Sunset: 5:56 p.m.


The Next 3 Day Forecast

February 23
February 24

February 25

Mainly sunny A mix of sun and clouds Mainly sunny
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High     2°C

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High    -4°C

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  More Upcoming Markham Event

Yaíma Saez y su grupo

Thursday, February 28, 2019

8:00 p.m.  to  10:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd.  map

“Cuban contralto Yaíma Sáez’ voice transports to the golden age of Cuban music.” – Havana Times

With her powerful, velvety voice, this contralto is counted among a long line of female vocalists in the styles of bolero, filiín, canción, son, and the most authentic Cuba popular music. Some compare her to Elena Burke and Omara Portunondo for her sober style and remarkable interpretive strength. Yaíma effortlessly crosses genres, showing her love for the classics while continuing to shine like a jewel of our times. 

Tickets: Prime $65, Regular $55, Youth $15

Click here to view more exciting shows,
 events and festivals of 2019.

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

          Serenity The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

          Serenity The Wandering Earth

          Serenity Integrity

          The Kid Who Would Be King Pegasus

          Glass Glass

          The Upside The Upside

          Aquaman Aquaman

          Spider-man Into Spider Verse Spider-man Into Spider Verse

          Serenity Miss Behaviour

          Serenity Alita: Battle Angel

          Serenity Isn't It Romantic

          Serenity Happy Death Day 2U

          Kill Mobile Fall In Love At First Kiss

            Click here for movie show times.


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