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What's On in Markham 27th April - 3rd May

This week we have a great list of events for you! Gardening, lots of music, a Wellness Fair, lots for kids, yoga, the arts and lots more! Scroll down to find out What’s On in Markham 27th April – 3rd May!

Camp Ondiamo - Shadow Lake Centre - Stouffville - 29th & 30th April

A one day immersive family experience at a camp close to Toronto. Participate in over 20 activities with your children on either April 29th or 30th. Skilled camp leaders will be running the activities and you’ll have a chance to take a break from the city in a beautiful setting on a private lake in Stouffville.

For more details click here. Price: $100 – $200

10,000 Trees for the Rouge - Hillmount Park Markham - 29th & 30th April

Join 10,000 Trees for the Rouge at Hillmount Park, Markham – April 29 – 30, 2023 for our Annual Earth Week Community
Planting to plant 3200 trees and shrubs. We are looking for 1000 volunteers!

Please Note: April 29th is a Set-up Day – we will be moving plants and shovels into the field and setting up tents. April 30th will be the primary tree planting day.

For more details click here. Price: FREE

Markham Concert Band presents: Your Old, Old Favourites - Flato Markham Theatre - April 30th - 1.30pm

Here’s a whole show of fun and familiar tunes to put a bounce in your step and a smile on your face. Louis Prima’s Sing Sing Sing! Leroy Anderson’s Syncopated Clock! Special guest – Borealis Big Band will be doing a pre-show at 1:35 pm and an in-show set.

Save 50% on Children’s tickets with code: 5ForKids (with a purchase of an adult ticket, children get 50% discount)

For more details click here. Price: from $10

Planting Trees & Shrubs Webinar - April 27th - 7pm

What do you do after bringing home a tree or shrub from the nursery? Learn planting and maintenance best practices to ensure it remains healthy for years to come.

This event is intended for Ages 6+:

– Beginner level information

– Activities and concepts that are friendly for all ages

– Intended audience includes children, youth, and adults

This event is taking place via Zoom. After registration you will be emailed a link to join the webinar.

For more details click here. Price: FREE

Markham Museum presents: Health and Wellness Fair - April 27th - 1pm - 4pm

Join us on April 27th from 1:00PM to 4:00PM for a Health and Wellness Fair. Learn more about your health as you age from vendors, guest speakers, and enjoy refreshments.

For more details & to register – click here. Price: FREE

Odine Quartet presents: Young Artist Showcase - Inifiniti Strings Markham - April 29th - 7pm

Odin Quartet partnered with Unionville Music Competition and selected 5 young musicians to perform at this special event. 

Come hear timeless music by Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schumann. These young people are the future of classical music, and you don’t want to miss this concert! 

Odin Quartet will also play selected works from the standard repertoire for string quartet, as well as some fresh Canadian music written for them.

For more details click here. Price: from $22.63

YRAACC present: The Impact of Anti-Black Racism on our Well - Being - Markham Museum - April 29th - 11am

York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities (YRAACC) is inviting you to a workshop on the impact of Anti-Black Racism on our Mental Well-being

Theme: Let’s reason together on overcoming the stigma of mental health.

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Josie Rose – M.S.W, R.S.W
  • Lilia Esi – Afrocentric Community Development, DEI Consultant and Life Coach

Come join us in a non-judgmental space to discuss the impacts of the following: 

  • Holistic Well-being
  • Impacts of Anti-Black racism
  • Cultural Reclamation and Healing
  • Mental Health in the Black Community
  • Collective Care and Community Connection

Event Details: 

  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd, Markham, ON and online
  • Lunch is being served
  • Programming for young children

For more details click here. Price: FREE

Cineplex Family Favourite - My Neighbour Totoro - Cineplex Downtown Markham - April 29th - 11am

My Neighbor Totoro (Japanese: となりのトトロ, Hepburn: Tonari no Totoro) is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film that was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten about two girls who move to the country to be near their ailing mother. They have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

For more details click here. Price: $2.99

Markham Library Events

What's On in Markham - June 1st - June 7th

Last week we listed all the events Markham Library host – the list was a very long one and this week it is just as extensive! So, just to make things simpler here is a list of all the events going on. Scroll down for the link to the rest of the details on the Markham Library site. You can filter down to your choice of nearby libraries, type of event etc to find the events that suit you!

  • Storytime
  • Baby & Books
  • Reading Coach
  • Reading Buddies
  • Reading Club
  • Chair Yoga
  • Yoga for Adults
  • Laughing Yoga
  • Flex & Stretch Yoga
  • Joyful Family Yoga
  • Mandarin Songs & Stories
  • Learn to Paint: Painting Techniques from an Artist
  • Environmental Art
  • Meditation
  • Mental Health Matters – Taking steps to Wellness
  • Top-Ranked US Universities: To Apply or Not To Apply?
  • English Conversation Circle
  • Homeschoolers Weekly Meet-Up
  • 10 Things you needs to know about your permanent residence card (in Cantonese)
  • Minds in Motion: A programme for Mandarin speaking seniors
  • School Readiness and how to prepare for Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Pets & Wildlife in Markham


For more details click here. Price: FREE

Rouge River Brewery presents:

April 28th - Special Music Guest Kevin Kerr

April 29th - Craft Workshop - Nail String Art

April 30th - Yoga & Beer with Bohemian Bliss Yoga

The Heintzman House 2023 Art Show & Sale - April 28th - 30th

Attention all art lovers! Join us at the Heintzman House 2023 Art Show and Sale from April 28th to 30th.

Admission and parking is free, so bring your friends and family along to enjoy this unique art show.

For more details click here. Price: FREE

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Flato Markham Theatre presents: Danny Zzzz Extreme Magic / Illusion / Escape - May 15th - 7.30pm

You have no doubt seen him as a finalist on America’s Got Talent, America’s Got Talent Extreme, Italy’s Got Talent, Canada’s Got Talent, Germany’s Got Talent, Australia’s Got Talent, Got Talent All Stars, Dragons Den, Jay Leno, Chris Angel’s Phenomenon or at one of more than 4,000 shows across North America. His new show “Extreme-Magic and Escape will take his ‘MAGIC’ to a whole new level. 

For more details click here. Price: from $39.78