Friday, January 31 to Thursday, February 13, 2020
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Join us for delicious winter meals January 31 - February 13, 2020 for Unionvillicious on Main Street Unionville.
Visit the following participating restaurants for their menu:
Looking for something to do with your family or friends?
Below are the movies showing:
- Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn)
- The Gentlemen
- The Touring
- Bad Boys For Life
- Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
- IP Man 4
- Jumanji: The Next Level
- Sonic The Hedgehog
for show times for any of above movies.
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
Address: 101 Town Centre Blvd. map
Recreational skating only.
No hockey sticks, pucks or balls allowed.
Adults $10, Children 12 and under $5
(Prices are based on a 2 hour rental)
Skate rentals are on:
Fridays: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. - 10 pm.
Kids’ Drop-in Programs and Camps
Available During School Strikes
The City of Markham continues to support parents by offering kids’ drop-in programs and camps during the school closures on Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13, 2020.
Programs will be offered across the City to provide convenient options to families that are impacted.
here to view the variety of fun, creative, active, and educational opportunities that are available for your kid(s).
Drop-in programs are available on a first come, first served basis.
Markham Moves Exhibition
On view June 8, 2019 to January 2021
Location: Markham Museum
Planes, trains and automobiles – we’re always on the move!
Come celebrate the official opening of Markham Museum’s newest exhibition. Markham Moves is fun for all ages and offers the ultimate experience focused on transportation throughout the ages. Learn about how it has changed over time and how it has affected our community.
Check out our Ball Drop and car ramp, among the many other activities and play areas the exhibition has to offer.
Brush up on your knowledge of basic principles of physics, engineering and motion of transportation in Markham Moves. Learn through open play, kinetic toys and design challenges!
Get Behind the Wheel
Test out your driving skills!
Inventive Minds at Work
Let out your inner engineer and get your gears turning. Visitors can try their hands in our tinker areas to build their own vehicle and test it!
Artifacts from the Museum’s Collection!
View our historical collections that highlight the range of transportation options in Markham!
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
197 Main Street Exhibition
from June 29, 2019 to June 26, 2020
Location: Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville map
A studio plays an important role in an artist’s creative process. It is a space where artworks are created, but it is also an area for research, experimentation and contemplation. A studio can be an entire room, a single wall or even the corner of a kitchen table. Over time, the studio becomes a reflection of the artist and the place itself can influence the work produced within. During his career, Canada's famous Group of Seven Artist, F. H. Varley,
worked in over fifteen different studios. A few of these featured prominently in his life, including his last one at 197 Main Street Unionville, now called the McKay Art Centre.
In this exhibition, F. H. Varley’s basement studio is revisited through artworks, tools and objects from the period 1957 – 1969 when the artist lived in Unionville.
Inspired by photographs of the McKay Art Centre from that time, the gallery is divided into two separate areas. As you enter, furniture, original to 197 Main Street, suggests a domestic interior. Here, works by F.H. Varley are grouped according to the studios in which they were created. Behind this space, you will find a deconstructed studio with the artist’s easel, paint palette and various works in progress on display. By evoking these settings, we can better understand F.H. Varley’s works and the role of the studio in
his creative production.
Curated by Anik Glaude, Charlotte Gagnier and John Abrams
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 pm.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Markham Little Theatre
The Dixie Swim Club
Wednesday, February 12 to Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8 p.m.
Venue: Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Blvd. map
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives.
THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB
focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years.
Sheree, the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and “perfect” life, and continues to be the group’s leader.
Dinah, the wisecracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life.
Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married—over and over and over again.
The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos.
And sweet, eager-to-please Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Thornhill Employment Hub
8199 Yonge Street, Unit 101B map
Employers are eager to hire!
Several employers will be available for you to meet with and make a fabulous first impression!
Bring your résumé, prepare to be interviewed and dress to impress.
Valentine's Dinner Dance
Friday, February 14, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location: Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall
Bachata / Salsa / Latin & Ballroom Dancing
Bachata and Salsa Dance Lessons at 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sit Down Dinner at 8 p.m. and 2 bottles of wine per table included, CASH BAR
Social Dancing on very large dance floor from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
DJ Frank Bishun
- Arugula Salad served in a Sweet Honey Balsamic
- Grilled Chicken & Beef Medallion with Seasonal Vegetables & Roasted Potatoes
- Dessert: Chocolate & Vanilla Tartufo served with Berries & Drizzle
- Coffee, Tea, Unlimited Soft Drinks & Juices AND 2 Bottles of Wine per Table
Tickets $65 per person
Singles, couples, everybody are welcome.
White table covers and red napkins
FREE coat check, FREE Parking
to purchase tickets.
Anime Art Party at Winged Canvas Art Hub
You're invited to an Anime Art Party!
Winged Canvas is turning 6, and we'll be throwing ourselves a birthday party this Family Day weekend!
Free to attend. Please RSVP for the free general admission tickets here
Enjoy free art activities, birthday cake, and a gallery tour. Meet Sadie and Pongo, the beloved studio dogs! Want to learn some Anime skills? There will be ticketed workshops in Cartooning & Painting.
Save the Date:
Saturday, February 15, 2020, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive #1, Markham map
Milton Marlins – GTA Skins Dash for Cash
Saturday, February 15
& Sunday, February 16, 2020
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville map
Milton Marlins hosts their GTA Skins Dash for Cash swim meet at the Markham Pan Am Centre.
The facility has 50 metre, 10 lane competition pool with electronic timing system and FINA Approved Sprint Track Start Blocks.
The purpose of this meet is to provide developmental opportunities to swimmers in a world class, long course pool.
for more information.
Provincial Dodgeball Championships
Saturday, February 15, 2020
8:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
& 1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
7:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
& 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Markham Pan Am Centre
16 Pan Am Centre
16 Main Street Unionville map
Event Organizer: Dodgeball Ontario
Dodgeball Ontario will be hosting the Provincial Dodgeball Championships at the Markham Pan Am Centre.
Over 200 athletes will participate in this event.
Free Table Tennis Drop in
every Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
from January 6 - March 30, 2020
(except February 17, March 16, 18 & 20)
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 .p.m.
Location: Cornerstone Christian Community Centre
Bring a friend and enjoy this recreational sport.
Meet others in your neighbourhood that
share the same passion for the game!
Trial Class at Winged Canvas Art Hub
Here at Winged Canvas, we want to make it easier for you to start your creative journey. We offer a trial class so that you can explore your creativity and try out a program! Between our amazingly talented instructors, our signature teaching method, the inviting studios, the inspiring gallery, and our unique art nerd culture, we hope you’ll find everything you wished for in an art school, and more! All high-quality art materials are included.
Trial class for Kids - $8 (1.5 hour class)
Trial class for Teens/Adults - $15 (2 hour class)
Location: Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive #1 Markham map
Black History Month Film Screening
by Markham Public Library
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Milliken Mills Library, 7600 Kennedy Road map
The Markham Public Library will be screening two films to celebrate Black History Month.
The Library will be showing a special free screening of the Oscar-nominated film, Harriet.
We will also be showing a National Film Board of Canada movie, Black Soul, which is an animated short by Martine Chartrand. It follows a young boy as he takes a look back at his heritage.
Free popcorn, cookies and drinks will be provided!
Attend for your chance to win a secret prize!
Markham Stamp Club Meeting
Wednesdays, February 12 & 26, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Markham Village Community Centre
For All Ages | Free
Collecting Stamps? The Markham Stamp Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday at the Markham Village Community Centre.
Stamp collecting enthusiasts meet to socialize, trade and buy stamps, all year round.
Anyone with interest in, or questions about stamps is welcome.
Dealers are present to fill gaps in your collections.
IIBA Markham Toastmasters Club Meeting
Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Location: 7600 Kennedy Rd., Unionville. map
Toastmasters is a friendly, safe environment where you will learn to develop your communication and leadership skills. Meet members who are active members of the club and have grown from their experience as Toastmasters.
We meet every 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Milliken Mills Community Centre located at 7600 Kennedy Rd., Unionville.
We are a community club where guests are always welcome to our fun and energetic club. You will find a supportive and encouraging environment, while you visit our club and experience the many benefits of Toastmasters. Guests need to be 18+ years of age, and the first 3 meetings are free!
IIBA Markham Toastmaster is launching Speechcraft - a six week program on the 2nd and 4th weeks of January, February and March. Guests are welcome to attend.
The skills gained will serve you in all areas of your life. On the job, you will be able to communicate better with your boss, co-workers, patients, suppliers and customers.
Markham Royals vs. Mississauga Chargers
Junior A Hockey Games
Friday, February14, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Centennial Arena
The Markham Royals are a Junior 'A' ice hockey team from Markham, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
In 2015, Junior 'A' hockey returned to Markham when the Niagara Red Wings moved their franchise to our community. Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti greeted the team: “The new Markham Royals Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club will be joining a well-established hockey community known for producing over sixty NHL players including Steve Stamkos, Steve Thomas, Brad May, Mike Zigomanis, Cody Hodgson, Jeff Skinner, Mike Palmateer, Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Members Syl Apps and Adam Oates. We’re confident the Markham Royals Junior ‘A’ team will carry on that tradition of hockey excellence.”
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Unionville Library
Markham has its very own monthly trivia night and it takes place in the heart of Unionville.
Think you're missing out on all of the fun trivia nights going on downtown? Well guess what?! Markham has its very own monthly trivia night and it takes place in the heart of Unionville.
This is an event where adults come together to have fun and put their knowledge to the test and since you work in teams there's no pressure.
Free snacks will be provided as well as prizes for the winning team!
Bring a group of friends and sign up as a team (up to 5 people) or join on your own and meet new people.
Think of a cute and punny team name before you arrive and get ready for some friendly competition!
Markham Village Open Mic
Join us the legendary Markham Village Open Mic every Thursday night at The Duchess in Markham Village, 53 Main Street Markham North. map
The longest running weekly live music event in the city of Markham!
* Weekly featured artists
* Industry nights (music industry with feedback and advice for performers)
* Free studio time giveaways
* Demo recording prize packs
* Professional photographer nights
We pride ourselves on hosting a friendly, open environment for creativity. with a flow and vibe reminiscent to the historic and legendary Greewnich Village Open Mic's.
Sign up begins at 8:00 p.m. and the first performer is on shortly after 8:30 p.m. Come early for sign-up as it gets quite busy. Set-times are generally 15 minutes (2-3 songs with changeover), but we can arrange longer, featured and promoted sets in advance.
Whether you're a solo musician, jammer, rock a suessaphone, accordian, flute, beatbox or dance, all are welcome!
Free Drop In Badminton
every Fridays until March 27, 2020
(except March 20)
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Cornerstone Christian Community Centre
Bring a friend and enjoy some active recreation.
Must bring your own racket and birdies.
every Friday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
at Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church
(North of Steeles Ave. on Kennedy Road.)
This class is ideal for participants of all flexibility levels, as the exercises are modified to accommodate participant’s comfort and level.
Daily stretching can help to prevent injuries and for better circulation and blood flow.
Come check us out for a slow paced workout that will provide long term benefits.
Cost: $5 / session
or call 647-495-8283 Pastor Cymone.
Panwar Music and Dance Productions' Monsoon
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Location: Vedic Cultural Centre
Panwar Music and Dance Productions is presenting its first show of the year 2020 – MONSOON - celebrating the rain with Kajri, Chaiti, Thumri, Bandish and Bhajan.
The Monsoon weather pattern influences the entire creation and has inspired poets, writers, painters, singers and dancers for ages to express their artistic imagination.
Through the authentic compositions called Chaiti and Kajri, the show Monsoon describes the loving and romantic emotions beautifully in this production.
The rain inspired songs and dances promises to drench souls with serene entertainment.
Panwar’s MONSOON has a wonderful team of passionate dancers and ardent musicians.
Give a treat to your loved ones with a classic show of Panwar Music and Dance this family day weekend - MONSOON.
At the advent of the New Year 2020, our group is working hard towards presenting beautiful new compositions with new lyrics and new choreographies envisioned by Hemant and Vaishali Panwar.
Do come to enjoy the songs on dark clouds, cuckoo birds, peacocks, pleasant rain drops, swings on sturdy mango trees – all based on the stylised dance KATHAK.
Come to enjoy the gushes of rain through lovely songs and dances that might gladden your gracious heart.
for a preview of Monsoon.
Tickets are $30. Discount is available for seniors and children.
For tickets and more information, call 416.992.9815 or 647.348.9069.
Comics Culture Workshop Issue #6
Saturday,January 18, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Milliken Mills Library
Local comic book store Heroes World is teaming up with MPL as we read and learn about comics and graphic novels.
Do you love comics? Local comic book store Heroes World is teaming up with Markham Public Library as we read and learn about comics and graphic novels. These workshops are all about superheroes! We will talk about comic books, do some fun activities, make up our own superheroes, and borrow some comics from the library!
February's topic is origin stories! Come up with a cool backstory for your hero.
For kids ages 8-12.