Introduction to What’s On in Markham This Week – June 24th – July 1st
This weeks blog, ‘What’s On in Markham This Week – June 24th – July 1st’, includes events for July 1st just in case you would like to plan your Canada Day. However, the rest of the Canada Day weekend events will be in next weeks blog. Lots of events this weekend to keep you entertained! For ongoing events for kids click here. Have fun folks!
Together Apart Summer Cirque – From July 1st
Acrobatic theatre hits Markham Fairgrounds on Canada Day to tell a story of a fantasy world celebrating the summer solstice. Daytime fireworks will light up the sky during this amazing show! Social distancing is observed as the audience will be separated into groups of up to five people per household. Free on site parking. There is also a 25% discount on tickets for Canada Day weekend – just enter the code CANADA25 on check out.
For details click here. Price from: $61.00 per ticket including tax/discount/fees. Minimum of 4 tickets must be purchased.
Markham Virtual Canada Day
This year Markham’s virtual Canada Day efforts will share some of the history and success of past Canada Days in Markham, and will engage residents in the National Canada Day celebrations.
Markham’s Canada Day schedule of July 1 virtual activities:
- Watch the new Canada Day in Markham Celebration video with greetings from key City and Community members and pictures from past celebrations
- Download and have fun this summer with Markham’s Canada Day-themed activity ‘Fun Kit’ for families
- Engage with the National Canada Day celebrations from Ottawa.
For more details click here on July 1st to see the activities. Price: FREE
Strawberry Picking at Applewood Farm – now open!
If you are thinking of taking a family drive somewhere this weekend – try visiting Applewood Farm and do some strawberry picking! Approximately 15 minutes drive north of Markham this is a fun activity if you like to eat strawberries, make jam, or have some delicious bakes in mind for this week. Go early in the day to make sure there is a plentiful supply!
For more details click here. Price: Admission $12 per person for ages 3+ includes a 2L basket of pick-your-own strawberries per entry.
Sensible Sweets PA Day – June 30th – 1.30pm
Join Dietitians Sarah & Emilia for an interactive cooking class, perfect for children ages 7-12*! In this session, kids will learn how to prepare fun and nutritious sweet treats in the kitchen! Menu: Banana Lentil Muffins & Fruit Kabobs with Dip *Suggested age of participants is 7-12 years, but all ages are welcome! A perk for parents: Register for all 4 P.A. Day webinars and receive a free 30 min. Family Meal Planning session with Emilia or Sarah (done virtually)!
For more information click here. Price: $20
Book a Summer Camp!
Lots of choices for kids summer camps at StudentScholars Academic, Music and Arts Centre this year with both online and in-person camps available!
- Onsite Summer Camp 2021- In Preparation For The Next School Year: JK-GR 8
- Online Academic Camp- In Preparation For The Next School Year: JK-GR 8
- Online Academic Camp- Preparation For The Next School Year: GR 9-12
- Online Art Camp (Ages 5- 14 Years)
- Online Coding Camp (Grades 1- 12)
- Online & Onsite Music Camp- Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Violin (Any Age)
- Online STEM- Robotics Camp – AGES 8- 14
For more details click here. Price: varied prices
Joyful Yoga – June 26th – 11.00am
In this class led by an instructor from Markham Yoga, all are invited to practice breathing, relaxation and simple yoga poses that will encourage mindfulness for everyone in the family. This program is facilitated through Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link 1 day prior to the program.
For more details click here. Price: FREE