Theatre Company Presents
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 25,
2017 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Flato Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Boulevard
FAMILY friendly, the most FANTASMAGORICAL stage
musical in the history of everything. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
is an action-packed adventure telling the story of the magical flying
car, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, eccentric inventor Caractacus
Potts and his two children Jemima and Jeremy, alongside Truly
Scrumptious and Grandpa Potts, who are all trying to outwit the
dastardly Baron Bomburst and the Child Catcher.
wonderful score, breathtaking special effects, extraordinary
characters and the comedic lines that are extremely timely and
hilarious. Chitty is about invention, about inspiration, about seeing
the world through the eyes of a child.
Performance Time: 2
Hours (with a 20-minute Intermission)
Cost: $25 - $30
Event Organizer: Unionville Theatre Company
Enjoy Heritage Week in Historic Unionville!
20th - 26th, 2017
Location: Main Street Unionville
The vintage village
of Unionville is full of that heritage feel as Ontario
enjoy the spring like weather. The unofficial “kick off”
of an early spring coincides with the beginning of
Ontario’s annual Heritage Week. Family friendly fun for
all as you can enjoy sweets and refreshing beverages at
the patios and cafés. Browse the unique shops while
taking in the beautiful atmosphere on Main Street or
wander through the nature trails around Toogood Pond. Remarkable that both the
weather and architecture could make you feel right back
Nestled near Kennedy Road and Highway 7, Main
Street Unionville is a world away from the hustle of the
big city. Older than Confederation itself, with
buildings preserved from the 1800’s, Main Street
Unionville offers an assortment of trendy street cafés,
bistros, restaurants, shops and boutiques.
Slow down, relax and
enjoy the vintage vibe, while taking in the warm weather
this week in beautiful Historic Main Street Unionville.
Markham Civic Centre Outdoor Ice Rink
is Open for the
Free Public Skating
a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Skate Rental: Adults $10, Children $5
Extended Skate Rental Hours
Fridays: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 10
Sundays: 10 a.m. - 8 pm.
No hockey sticks, pucks or balls
Address: 101 Town Centre Blvd.
Rhythmic Gymnastics Slonny Cup 2017
February 24 – 26, 2017
Location: Markham Pan Am Centre, 16 Main Street
and experience the grace, skill and flexibility of
Family Fun Science
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30
Location: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd.
Join us as we mix, measure, and discover together!
From pulleys and gears to slimy experiments, we will explore the
science behind some of our favourite things. These workshops
specifically allow families to engage together in hands-on activities
that explore science in the world around them. Visit
www.markhammuseum.ca for the weekly program details.
Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $9.00 each
(max of 3 children per adult registered).
Modern Bride Wedding Show
Sunday, February 26, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Thornhill Community Centre
7755 Bayview Avenue
Looking for inspiration? The Modern Bride Wedding
Show will provide you with the experts that can assist
in planning the wedding of your dreams.
over 40 amazing exhibitors ranging from expert
consultants and photographers to decor and cake
designers and an exclusive fashion show, showcasing the
latest bridal fashion trends, the Modern Bride Wedding
Show will bring you everything you could need or want!
Career Exploration Workshops
Career Exploration Series: Changing
careers can be scary and exciting all at the same time. This workshop
series will demystify the whole career exploration process and give
you the tools that you need to make a clear career decision.
February 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Career Exploration 2:
Skills & Abilities
Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00
Career Exploration 3: Exploring Skills, Values & Change
Monday, February 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Exploration 4: Labour Market Information & Decision Making
Location: Job Skills' Markham - 4961 Highway 7, suites 100 - 101
Call 905-948-9996 to book your Workshop.
PechaKucha Night Markham - Volume 14
February 24, 2017
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location: Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street
Connect with Markham’s creative
communities at PechaKucha Markham! We know what
you’re asking: What is a PechaKucha? PechaKucha
(the Japanese word for chit-chat) is not your
typical slide show: presenters share their ideas
in 20 slides x 20 seconds each, no exceptions.
The Markham Public Library and the Varley
Art Gallery have partnered to host Markham’s
PechaKucha nights, featuring artists, thinkers
and innovators from Markham and beyond.
Admission is Pay What You
Want so please give generously. $1 from each
attendee's donation is contributed towards the
Global PechaKucha Night fund to support the over
900 cities holding these events around the
Grab a glass of beer or wine (cash
bar), and enjoy complimentary appetizers and
music. Stick around for the Post-PK party for
more meeting and mingling!
Smash Kitchen and Bar
Black Coffee, Your Coffee Butler
For more information
and to see past presentations, visit
Y2 Entrepreneurship Conference
for High-School Students
February 25, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Seneca College - Markham Campus
8 The Seneca Way
Want to learn or refine your entrepreneur,
leadership, and business skills? Want to work directly
with established and serial entrepreneurs, serial
startup founders, and business leaders?
or not you have a business idea, the Y2 Entrepreneur
Conference will offer you opportunities to work with
mentors and coaches who have run their own businesses
for years. You will participate in 3 workshops (design
thinking, building an investor pitch presentation,
effective public speaking) delivered by business leaders
who provide this expertise to other businesses. You will
meet many like-minded high-school students who want to
experience what it's like building a creative idea in
"the real world."
And you'll have a chance to
work with many of the 32 volunteer entrepreneurs, who
come from a variety of industries and from across York
Region and the GTA.
Whether you are interested to
pursue something in business, or just curious about
entrepreneurship, this conference will be helpful for
your personal growth.
And, if you're intrigued to
start a business, keep in mind that so far, 2 teams from
Y2 have gone on to earn $5500 in seed funding.
More information visit
Saturday, February 25, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: Centennial Community Centre
Penalty Box Lounge
8600 McCowan Road
In need of some fun plans? Circulate is the
event for you!
For a fun-filled night of games, friendly
competitions, and amazing snacks!
Suggested minimum donation of $2.
All donations from the night will go
The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Gibberish Exhibition at Markham Museum
On until April 24, 2017
What are they saying? Animals express themselves in many
ways to convey simple messages, such as "I like you,"
"Danger!" or "I'm hungry." The more social they are, the
more unique their ways of communicating. Discover who
does what and send messages just like animals do. Dogs,
cats, and horses are all part of it!
Species whose survival depends on a variety of social
interactions have developed unique ways to communicate.
Imitate the bee’s dance, discover the language of touch,
and listen to the strange vocalizations of whales.
When faced with
predators, animals emit warning calls to alert their
fellow creatures. Become the predator of the vervet
monkey, provoke the prairie dogs, and guess who sounds
to reproduce is vital to animals. Some males will do
anything to seduce their mate. Guess who does what.
careful not to disturb the male. Protecting his harem!
Man's Best Friend
developed special bonds with certain animals. Decipher
messages from dogs and cats and listen to moving stories
about special experiences with animals.