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

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

Science Squad

Location: 5284 Highway 7 East, Unit 2, Markham  map

Black History Month Recognition Ceremony

Black History Month Recognition Ceremony

by Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

11:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

Location: Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Boulevard

A Black History Month event featuring STEAM demonstrations 
from York Region's best and brightest 
and musical performances from across the GTA.

Robbie Burns
Robbie Burns Day Dinner

Thursday, January 24, 2019

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: Unionville Arm 
189 Main Street Unionville, Markham 

Live music from David Leask 
with Highland Dancers, piper, haggis and more.

Phone: 905-470-8831

Immigrant Youth Centre
World of Dance

Thursdays, January 24 - March 7, 2019

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Immigrant Youth Centre
5284 Highway 7 East, Unit 2, Markham

Move your body and get fit by dancing to different styles from around the world. 

No experience required.

To register email

An Evening with Jack

"An Evening with Jack" - A Fundraiser for Ray Lai Campaign

January 25, 2919, 7 - 9 p.m.

Markham Village Train Station
214 Main Street, Markham North  map 

Ray Lai is hosting his one and only fundraiser to help pay down campaign debt from the 2018 Markham Municipal Election. Ray Lai is pleased to present Jack Heath, former deputy mayor of Markham, to an evening of conversation. Jack will be speaking on elections past, present, and future. He'll also be taking questions!

Light refreshments catered by Starving Artist Waffles and Espresso will be served.

Tickets: $100, eligible for 75% cash rebate from the City of Markham

More info:

Second Career Information Session

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps you train for a new job. If you were laid off any time after January 1, 2005 you may be eligible to apply for Second Career. This session will provide step-by-step information about the eligibility and suitability criteria for Second Career and will discuss the financial support that may be available along with direction for next steps in the process.

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

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Information Session. Pre-registration is required.

Apprenticeship Information Session

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Apprenticeship is a hands-on training program for people who want to work in a skilled trade, that can lead to a rewarding career in a high demand market. This session discusses some of the skilled trades in Ontario, and the process for becoming an apprentice.

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

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop. Pre-registration is required.

Hidden Job Market Workshop

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not sure where to begin your job search? Attend our Hidden Job Market workshop to help greatly improve your job search skills.

Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7  map

Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.
Pre-registration is required.

Markham Stamp ClubWednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Markham Village Arena, 6041 Highway 7 map

For All Ages | Free

Stamp collecting enthusiasts meet to socialize, trade and buy stamps, all year round. Anyone with interest in, or questions about stamps is welcome.



Wednesday, January 23, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: YSpace Markham, 169 Enterprise Boulevard, Markham, Canada  map

Showcasing Yorks brightest entrepreneurs, Open People Network has partnered with YSpace for its first 2019 #PitchItYORK event. Pitchit is an interactive and fun pitch event to help entrepreneurs showcase their company to potential clients and angel investors.Not looking to pitch? Come out and watch some awesome presentations, ask questions, provide valuable feedback and help expand the PitchIt community!Thank you to all sponsors; Hardboot, Flow Water, Global Payments, Miller Thomson, York University#PitchItYORK an event you dont want to miss!

Canadian Jazz All-Stars

Canadian Jazz All-Stars

Thursday, January 24, 2019

8:00 p.m.  to  10:00 p.m.

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

Canadian Jazz All-Stars is a first-time collection of artists, bringing together formidable musical forces to create a powerhouse ensemble! Vocalist Heather Bambrick, flugelhornist Guido Basso, bassist Dave Young, drummer Davide DiRenzo, saxophonist Mike Murley and pianist Robi Botos, considered by many to be the successor to the great Oscar Peterson, are well-known and well-loved members of the Canadian music scene. Together, these world-class artists have performed on the finest world stages, garnered international praise and accolades, and have collected more than two centuries of musical seasoning. They are at the top of their game and are the cream of Canadas musical crop. Canadian Jazz All-Stars are sure to thrill any and all audiences!

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

For more information about Heather Bambrick, visit

To learn more about Dave Young, visit

To learn more about Mike Murley, visit

To learn more about Robi Botos, visit

Get Youth Fit

Location: 5284 Highway 7 East, Unit 2, Markham  map

Family Sundays

Family Sundays at Markham Museum

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Road map

Join us as we celebrate our newest exhibition, Geared for Growing through hands on exploration of our 25 acre site. Each month boasts different themes relating to the science behind agriculture, along with either a fun craft to take home, or an interactive experience that your family will remember forever!



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

York police arrest robbery suspect after restaurant owner rams getaway car
      Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a restaurant robbery in Markham, Ont. on the weekend after the owner of the all-day breakfast eatery rammed the getaway car. >> full story
Doug Ford says Trudeau's carbon tax will cause recession
       During a speech at the Economic Club of Canada, the Ontario premier said there are already warning signs of difficult economic times ahead and a carbon tax will kill jobs and hurt productivity. >> full story

Highlighted News & Sports Headlines by CBC and TSN
Babcock strikes positive tone amid slump
          Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock has remained fairly optimistic as his team, who have lost seven of their last 10 games, goes through its toughest stretch of the season, Mark Masters writes. >> full story
By The Numbers: Halladay on the cusp of Cooperstown
       With former Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay expected to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday in his first year of eligibility, takes a look at the numbers behind one of the most dominant pitchers in recent memory.
>> full story

Public Transit in Markham

Markham Transit Transportations

YRT, VIVA & TTC Route Schedules
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Closest Bus Stop
 VIVA - 9058866767
 York Region Transit: 9057622100
 YRT Mobility Plus: 9057622112
 TTC: 416393INFO (4636)
 GO Transit: 4168693200
 Student Transportation: 9057132535
 Map of York Region Transit & VIVA
 Map of VIVA
 Map of Go Transit
 Map of TTC Routes
 Map of Subway / RT
 VIVA / YRT Bus Fares
 TTC Fares and Passes
 VIVA / YRT Bus Ticket Agent Locations
 Park 'N Ride
 Smart Commute 404-7

 Markham Weather Forecast

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A mix of sun and clouds

A mix of sun and clouds

         Daytime High: -5C  Overnight Low: -5C
         Chance of Precipitation: 30%
         Wind: 23 - 35 km/h Southeast
         Sunrise: 7:44 a.m.   Sunset: 5:14 p.m.


The Next 3 Day Forecast

January 23
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January 25

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High    2C

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High  -10C

Low    -3C Low      -8C Low   -18C


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  More Upcoming Markham Event

Tartan Terrors

Tartan Terrors

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00 p.m.  to  10:00 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd.  map

Tartan Terrors are their own Celtic invasion, mixing rock's energy with traditional folklore, dance, and humor. With an arsenal featuring classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and signature guitar styles, standing-room only audiences understand why Dig This Magazine declares "(The Terrors) are one act to keep an eye on"! The Terrors use their sonic blitz to score award-winning step and Highland dancers and internationally recognized comedic performers alike. Members of the Tartan Terrors have performed on four different continents; in some of the most prestigious festivals, Highland Games and theatres across North America. Join the phenomenon of the Tartan Terrors live in Markham!

Tickets: Prime $59, Regular $49, 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

          A Dog's Way Home A Dog's Way Home

          Venom Mary Poppins Returns

          Venom Holmes & Watson

          Venom Bumblebee

          Venom Aquaman

          Venom Spider-man Into Spider Verse

          Venom Mortal Engines

          Venom Creed 2

          Venom Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

          Venom Bohemian Rhapsody

          Venom Kill Mobile

          Venom Mojin: The Worm Valley

            Click here for movie show times.


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