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Images of Unionville Festival 2007

photos by Grant Weaver,


A great parade under sunny skies!

Mayor of Markham Frank Scarpitti

The Hon. Michael Chan, MPP for Markham and
 wife. MP for Markham-Unionville John McCallum
 in front seat.


A Conestoga wagon, like the ones used
by Pennsylvania German immigrants

float of the Markham Fair,
celebrating its farming roots

At the “Angel Hair For Kids” booth, Lilian Tu, science teacher at Langstaff Secondary School in Richmond Hill, joins Langstaff students in donating their own hair to be made into wigs for kids being treated for cancer.  Lilian lost her father to cancer two years ago. “I do it for my father,” she told us.

The Unionville-Milliken Strikers soccer team, with coach Bill Markos, at the booth of their corporate sponsor Movado.  The team will be heading off to Blaine, Minnesota in mid-July to participate in an international soccer tournament.


Krazy Kraft Race on Toogood Pond

Congratulations to the winning entry “In The Dog House” and to the other crafty participants: Delta Doodle, Power Rangers, Make Beleaf Gardens, Pirates I and Pirates II

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your paddles!

Manoeuvre and mayhem on the high seas!

Two generations of Pirates, Pirates I and Pirates II Markham Waxers Pee Wee A hockey team,
already set for the 2007-2008 season, showed they
don’t always need a frozen pond to work as a team!
Jeff Ross, organizer of the Crazy Craft event. Jeff is also a member of the festival executive. Lifeguards Laura VanNiejenhuis and Fiona Lui were ready to dive in if called upon. Best Tricks Pet Contest
Howling Success

“Cuddles” holds court, with owner Terry Lambert

 dropped in on The Markham Group of Artists’ current exhibit of paintings at the Kathleen Gormley Art Centre on Main Street.

George Huff received the Juror's Choice award
with his painting, "Antigua Race Week"
Gail George received Honourable Mention
with her painting "Innerlandscap #1"

Gayle Fehr, with her work “Fair Lanes”

Julia Stoian, and her “African (3): In Red”

Main Street grooved to many rhythms

Maneli Jamal Unionville's own Myles Kennedy
Jeanine Mackie Band Rob Christian
Not Affiliated Band The Expos
Juggling and fire eating (!) busker Brant Matthews entertained a large crowd in the courtyard of the Varley Gallery.  The Gallery opened its doors free to the public for the day, a great chance to visit its current exhibit of portraits by F.H. Varley. a high energy dance routine by
 Toronto Dance Institute’s youngest contingent

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