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Leahy The Next Generation

The Next Generation Leahy

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

Christmas Comes to Downtown Markham Carousel

Come and celebrate the holidays with Christmas cheer in Downtown Markham at 8080 Birchmount Road (map) on Saturday, December 10 (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and Sunday, December 11 (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.). There will be a Christmas tree lighting, ice skating, music, festive treats, demonstrations from Markham Skating Club, fun activities, a visit from Santa Claus and more! The Remington Group will be donating 50% of all carousel proceeds to Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation’s Bear Essentials.

The highlights for each day are below.

Saturday, December 10 (12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
 - Free seasonal make and take crafts
 - Free face painting
 - DJ Medicineman

Sunday, December 11 (12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
 - Visit from Santa Claus
 - Free seasonal make and take crafts
 - Free face painting


Susie Mouroukas Art Exhibition

Tuesday, December 6 to Sunday, December 11, 2016

Location: McKay Art Centre
197 Main Street Unionville  map

For more information about Susie Mouroukas, visit

Admission: Free

Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
           Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
           Sunday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Gift Wrapping for a Cause at Markville Shopping Centre

December 5 to 24, 2016

Location: Markville Shopping Centre, 5000 Highway 7 map

Have your gifts beautifully wrapped for the ones you love this holiday season. All proceeds to benefit Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation.

Open everyday from December 5th to December 24th,
located on the lower level, near Sporting Life.

Price List:
Small: $3
Medium: $5
Large: $7
Boxes: additional $1

Monday to Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
December 24, 2016: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Glad Tidings

Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
& Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Location: Markham Missionary Church
5438 Major Mackenzie Drive East  map

A Christmas Celebration featuring John Rutter's Gloria, traditional carols arranged by David Willcocks and contemporary carols such as Unto Us A Son Is Born by Trevor Manor, O Lux Beatissima by Howard Helvey and Breath of Heaven by Amy Grant. Village Voices is directed by Oksana Vignan. Special guests are Mira Solovianenko, soprano, Joan Andrews, flute and the Albury Brass Quintet. Adult $28, Senior $25, Student $10, Kids under 12 Free. For more information, please call (905) 763-4172 or email

Visit Santa in Markham Village

Santa will be available to take pictures and talk to the children on Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Santa Hut is located at 68 Main Street Markham North (Markham Road north of Highway 7)  map

For more information visit



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  More Upcoming Markham Events

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
 171 Town Centre Boulevard  map

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