This week we are excited about Live at Station Plaza’s first live concert at Main Street Markham since the start of Covid! There are lots of other events too so have a great week folks! For ongoing events for kids, click here.
Markham Arts Council Live Music Event – 12th Aug – 12.30pm
As part of their ‘Artist Unplugged’ series, Markham Arts Council presents Raisa Orshansky and Victor Kott, SOCAN and PARMA recording artists of the Original Impressions Duo! These two perform folk, klezmer, classical and popular music live on Thursday.
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Free Sundays at Bata Shoe Museum
If you want to take a trip downtown, make a note that the Bata Shoe Museum has free admission on Sundays all the way through to September 26th! If you haven’t been it is a fabulous place and well worth a visit! The Museum celebrates the style and function of footwear in four impressive galleries. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamourous platforms. Over 4,500 years of history and a collection of 20th-century celebrity shoes are reflected in the semi-permanent exhibition, All About Shoes. Three other galleries feature changing exhibitions, so there’s always something new to see.
For details click here. Price: Sundays FREE
Dino Park at Brindlewood Mall – Aug 12th – 22nd
Dino Park is an immersive walk-thru experience consisting of roaring animatronic life-size dinosaurs, carnival rides, games, food, and more! Whether you want to simply take pictures, go on thrill rides, try your luck at carnival games, or try our delicious candy floss, no matter your age there is something for everyone. At Dino Park safety is their number one priority, so rest assured that all covid safety protocols are followed strictly. Purchase tickets in advance and some tickets also available at the door (cash or debit).
For more details & tickets click here. Price: from $10.
Family Fridays – Guided Hikes at Evergreen Brickworks – August 13th – 7pm
Join Evergreen Brickworks for a family friendly guided walk as we explore the trails of the Weston Family Quarry Garden & Don Valley Brick Works Park. Learn more about Toronto’s Don Valley and the creatures that inhabit it. These programs are led by Evergreen’s outdoor educators and are small scale to keep everyone safe. Hikes will last approximately for 1 hour and are open to all ages.
For more details click here. Price $15 per person.
Family Music and Movement with EarlyON – Aug 17th – 10am
This online program explores the joy of music through interactive, musical based activities. Instruments and props are used as we learn new songs and rhymes together. In partnership with EarlyON Oshawa. For parents/caregivers with children aged 0-6 years.
For more details & booking click here. Price: FREE
Markham Family Fun Day – Aug 15th – 5pm
Join Islamic Relief Canada at Markham Fair Grounds for an exclusive screening of the family-friendly film ‘One Night In Al-Aqsa’, Inflatable activities, a selection of delicious food from our vendors, and a Live Performance from Ilyas Mao! Reserve your very own private outdoor Pod, or find your favorite spot on the grass to place your lawn chair or blanket to uncover the mysteries of Al-Aqsa, one of the holiest and most-beloved mosques in the world with a live performance from ILYAS MAO and Hassam Munir, fresh popcorn, food trucks and fun inflatable activities!
For more details click here. Price: from $10 per seat.
Live at Station Plaza – Aug 13th – 5-8pm
Come to a live music concert at the corner of Ramona Blvd and Markham Road! The first live concert on Markham Main Street since the start of Covid. Featuring an up and coming local band that everyone is talking about – LST IN HLYWD, delivering great pop punk music. Food choices from Little Bangkok, Cupcake Junkie, Chef Chan and others – we are looking forward to this!