This week in Markham Events Mar 5 – Mar 11th, we celebrate International Women’s Day which is on March 8th. Consequently, we have included a specific Women’s Day event to help us kick off events this week! In addition, there are lots of other fun online events to tempt all kinds of tastes. Therefore, if you have a sweet tooth or a taste for travel – we have something for you!
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So here we go!
Saturday, March 6th
Tour Barcelona Spain with Jordi Gomez
Join Jordi, a Barcelona native and local tour guide for a livestream history tour and overview of this historic city centre. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona is a major cultural, economic and financial centre as well as the main biotech hub in Spain. Jordi will be available to answer questions after the tour. Presented by Washington, DC History & Culture.
Price: Donations Click here for details
Monday, March 8th
Songs of Women – A Multi- Genre Musical Celebration of International Women’s Day.
Join James Sokol’s global celebration of International Women’s Day with an array of music composed by, performed by and/or celebrating women. Broadway, pop, opera, country, classical and more! Audio & video clips bring the beauty of music into the discussion.
Price: $5 – $12.50 per device Click here for details
Second City Comedy Camps
Second City’s totally digital, totally FUN comedy camps will engage your children for a week of fun and creativity—with other kids. All you need is an internet connection and a camera, and we’ll have them “yes, and”-ing in no time. These camps are taught by our SC Training Center comedy pros.!
Price: $250 Click here for details
TECL Live After School
Parents and Caregivers! You are all welcome to attend the weekly Zoom virtual circle times led by the friendly and energetic researchers at the Toronto Early Cognition Lab at the University of Toronto. They will be doing fun sing-alongs, read-alongs, science experiments, crafts, silly games and more!
Age range birth to 7 years
Price: FREE Click here for details
Wednesday, March 10th
Brandi’s Corner Virtual Workshop
If you enjoyed ‘Bend it Like Beckham’, this interactive workshop might surprise you! Brandi Chastain is, alongside being an Olympic champion, World Cup hero, and coach extraordinaire, a founding Expert Member of Women in Soccer. Here she leads an honest productive coversation around a specific topic. Guests and topics to be announced . It’s a relaxed and candid setting, so put on your comfy pants and join Women in Soccer with this presentation!
Price: FREE Click here for details.
Maple Sweets & Treats
Get busy in the kitchen, as Black Creek Pioneer Village educators show you how to create two maple-flavoured treats. Learn how maple sap was harvested and used to sweeten food in the 19th century! Designed for Ages 5 to 12 but all age groups are welcome.
Price: $20 per household Click here for details