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Youth Job Search

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Topic: Interviews

Location: Job Skills Employment Services, 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 -101  map

Are you 15-29? Do you need some guidance on how to write an effective resume? Nervous about interviews? Not sure what education you should pursue? Finished school and need to figure out what do with your education? Book an appointment to meet with our Resources & Information Specialist and attend our monthly workshops to learn about effective job search strategies and meet with our Business Liaisons! 

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.

Computer Lab

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Are you good with computers but need to build your confidence? In this self-directed workshop you’ll be given time to explore a variety of computer programs and skills:

- typing
- email
- internet
- on-line safety
- devices
- digital skills
- Photoshop/graphics
- blogs
- Facebook
- LinkedIn
- MS Office Suite (2000-2013, XP)
- Reading
- Math
- Life Skills
- Money Management
- Workplace Skills

Laptops will be provided, but if you have your own, feel free to bring it. We also recommend that you bring headphones or ear-buds to listen to the tutorials.

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

For more information call 905-948-9996.

Badminton Ontario Provincial Championships

Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 
9:00 p.m.

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

Thornhill Mom to Mom Sale

Thornhill Mom to Mom Sale

Saturday, April 27, 2019 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Thornhill United Church
25 Elgin Street  

At the Thornhill Mom to Mom Sale you will find amazing deals on 
previously loved toys, clothes, books, outdoor toys, 
baby gear, nursery furniture and so much more.

One stop shopping all under one roof. 

10,000 Trees For The Rouge Annual Spring Tree Planting

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


The Organization 10,000 TREES will host a one day planting event in Markham. That same day Sunday, April 28th, 10,000 Trees will celebrate its 30th anniversary. 

This planting will, once again take place in Markham. This year's site is located beside Robinson Creek, in a residential area at the south east corner of Stonebridge Drive and Major Mackenzie Rd. E, west of McCowan Rd. 
Check our website,

10,000 Trees is an all-volunteer, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to restoring natural wildlife habitat through the planting of native trees, shrubs and flowers. 10,000 Trees’ first planting in the Rouge River watershed was in 1989. 

This year the organization 10,000 Trees is preparing for its 30th annual planting event. As one of Canada’s largest public tree‐planting events, this unforgettable experience attracts annually between 2,000 to 3,000 volunteers dedicated to restoring wildlife habitat and building community. In addition to the planting there will be a number of educational displays and demonstrations. 

There is no parking or drop-off at the planting site. Volunteers arriving by car are asked to park or to be dropped off at the Mount Joy GO Station located at 1801 Bur Oak Ave in Markham. Shuttle buses will be available to take volunteers to the planting site and back to the GO station, and will run continuously between 8:45 am and 4:15 pm. 

All volunteer planters should bring the following: waterproof boots, gloves, a garden spade or shovel and a refillable water bottle or mug to take advantage of free Starbucks coffee or water from the City of Markham’s WOW “Water on Wheels” trailer. 

Tree planting begins at 9:00 a.m. 

Dignitaries will gather for a ceremonial tree planting and cake cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m., followed by the BBQ lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m.


The Art of Abstraction

The Art of Abstraction Exhibition

April 5 to May 12, 2019

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

Vibrant colours, bold brushstrokes and different perspectives abound in this exhibit. Abstract art inspires our imaginations and sparks our curiosity. Explore work by artists who experiment with textures, collage, paint, drawing and more. Don’t worry about “getting” it — this show invites you to consider how artists represent their ideas and the world through abstraction, and how we can make our own deeper emotional connections to their work. 
Visiting Hours: Tuesday - Thursday:  12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
                      Friday - Sunday:   10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

“Nealon has a laid-back charisma that’s easy to be drawn into.” – Chicago Tribune

Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humour, dry wit, and likeable demeanour. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds. Nealon has also found great comedic success in his extensive film career. He has teamed up with fellow Saturday Night Live comedian Adam Sandler in several well-known films, such as Just Go with It, Anger Management, The Wedding Singer and Happy Gilmore. Kevin’s other film credits include Daddy Day Care, Roxanne and Grandma’s Boy.

To learn more about Kevin Nealon, visit

Tickets: Prime $79, Regular $69, Youth $15

Saturday Night Live Jazz

Saturday Night Live Jazz Series

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Go for Tea, 179 Enterprise Blvd., Unit 13 map

Enjoy live jazz music every last Saturday night of each month.

Free admission.

Phone: 905-947-0221

Music for Love Charity Concert

Music for Love Charity Concert

Saturday, April 27, 2019

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Boulevard  

The Music for Love Charity Concert is hosted by Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto and Ontario Cross-cultural Music Association, together with National Youth Development Association (NYDA), in support of SickKids Foundation. This is a concert comprising of solo and concerto piano. There will be a “Live” performance showcasing the Steinway & Sons Spirio piano, the world highest resolution player piano. It is able to recreate recorded performances with perfect accuracy. Watch as it recreates music with piano and video by Steinway Artists Lang Lang and YuJa Wang just like they were there.

The goal of this concert is to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses and to inspire charitable giving in the young generations while providing a platform for children to perform.

Shoppers Love. You. RUN for WOMEN

Run For Women

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Distances: 5K Walk/Run, 10K Run, and 1K (12 & under)

Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville 

      8:00 a.m.: 1K Little Steps
8:25 a.m.: Welcome and Warm-up
8:45 a.m.: 10K start
9:00 a.m.: 5K start

In Unionville, the SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU.  Run for Women will enable Markham Stouffville Hospital to confront York Region’s mental health crisis with a program that addresses the unique obstacles that women in our increasingly diverse community face on the path to wellness. Run for Women. Participate in a run or walk of a 5K or 10K race and children 12 and under can also participate in the 1K-Little Steps event. Register as a team or individual by visiting and selecting the Unionville race. All proceeds will benefit women’s mental health at our hospital. 

 | 905.472.7373 ext. 6970

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National News, Business, Entertainment & Sports Headlines

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Public Transit in Markham

Markham Transit Transportations

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 VIVA - 905·886·6767
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 YRT Mobility Plus: 905·762·2112
 TTC: 416·393·INFO (4636)
 GO Transit: 416·869·3200
 Student Transportation: 905·713·2535
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 VIVA / YRT Bus Fares
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 Markham Weather Forecast

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Mainly sunny 

Mainly sunny

         Daytime High: 15°C  Overnight Low: 6°C
         Chance of Precipitation: 20%
         Wind: 14 - 21 km/h South
         Sunrise: 6:18 a.m.   Sunset: 8:12 p.m.


The Next 3 Day Forecast

April 26
April 27

April 28

Light rain Mainly sunny Mixed precipitation

High    15°C

High   11°C

High    8°C

Low      2°C Low     1°C Low    -1°C


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  More Upcoming Markham Event

Many Faces of Markham

Many Faces of Markham

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Bur Oak Secondary School 
933 Bur Oak Avenue

Free - Open to the public

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the City of Markham and the Markham Race Relations Committee presents Many Faces of Markham. This annual event promotes the elimination of racial discrimination and celebrates the community’s ethno-cultural inclusiveness.

This year’s theme is “Everyone Welcome” - Empowering Markham Students as Emerging Champions in Equity. The event features student artwork, videos, dancing, and live cultural performances.

Pizza is available to be purchased for a suggested donation of $2 in support of Yellow Brick House.

Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission will be speaking at the event.

Renu Mandhane was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission in October 2015. She is the former Executive Director of the award-winning International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She has an LL.M in international human rights law from New York University. Renu began her practice focused on criminal law, and in that capacity she represented many survivors of sexual violence and prisoners. Renu has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and the United Nations. Most recently, Renu was recognized by Canadian Lawyer magazine as one of Canada’s most influential lawyers for her advocacy related to solitary confinement.

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

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

  Serenity Dumbo

  Serenity Captain Marvel

  Serenity Us

  Serenity Pet Sematary

  Serenity Shazam!

  Serenity P Storm

  Serenity Hellboy

  Serenity Missing Link

  Serenity Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

  Serenity The_Curse_of_La_Llorona

            Click here for movie show times.


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