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Markham Ultimate Art Contest

Markham's Ultimate Art Contest

Calling 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, please

 Walk With Art

Walk with Art

Monday, July 29, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Stiver Mill Community Centre
9 Station Lane map

Meet 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 Street Unionville. 

Walk Leader: Lorne Smith (Markham Historian)

As 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.

Highlights of the Walk:

Stiver Mill Community Centre
Situated 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.

Unionville Train Station
Built in 1871, one of the oldest stations in Canada and was once the economic heart of the village.

McKay Art Centre 
Once 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 alike.

Wear comfortable shoes and dress according to the weather. Light refreshments will be served.

For inquiries, please contact Sam at 905-947-9054 or email

Music on Main Street Markham

Music on Main Street Markham

Every Friday evening of this summer, three bands will be set up along Main Street Markham (map), playing various genre of music for your entertainment.

Blood Donation

Volleyball Tournament

Faisal Bhanji Memorial Cup - Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, August 3 & Sunday, August 4, 2019

7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville map

Traditional 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 touch.

The 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.


Main Street Markham Farmers' Market

 Every Saturday from May 11 to October 12, 2019

8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

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

The 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!

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

Painting Technique Art Camp

Summer Teen Intensives
- Painting Techniques in Acrylic & Oil
at Winged Canvas

Camp Schedule:
Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2, 2019

Full Days 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Winged Canvas Art Hub
185 Bullock Drive, Unit #1 Markham map

This 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 own style. 

Skills learned: Colour theory and mixing, brushwork, composition

For more information and pricing details, visit our website: 

Pop Up Flower Market

Pop-Up Flower Market
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
All 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.

Our 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.

Free Demos
With our market flowers, Kate will create nine different flower arrangements using the nine essential vases and tools for flower arranging.

Demos at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Free but please RSVP

Para Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Para Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Thursday, August 1, 2019 

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Angus Glen Golf Club
10080 Kennedy Road   map

The 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!

Featuring 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).

Before 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 golf.

Contact: Erin O'Sullivan
Phone: 416-426-7187

Thursday Nights at the Bandstand

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 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

                (ABBA Tribute)

August 15 - Johannes Linstead

                 (Latin Evening)

August 22 - Dreamer

                  The Supertramp Experience

August 29 - Brass Transit
                 (Chicago Tribute)

For more information about the Thursday Night at the Bandstand visit

Youth Showcase Series

Youth Showcase Concert Series

Location: 179 Enterprise Blvd. map

The 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.

The 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.

The 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.

The 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 homeless youth.

The Stiver Mill Farmers' Market

Every Sunday from June 9 to October 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

9 Station Lane, Unionville (map)

Stiver Mill Farmers’ Market in Unionville, Ontario offers fresh fruits, veggies, meat, baked goods, hand crafted products, and more.

Enjoy also live entertainment at the market on long weekends and Special Event days!

For more information, visit

Contact email:

Tel.: 647-884-8894

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