March 5, 2010

Quote of the month, in honour of the upcoming Oscars:

 "You know what your problem is, 
it's that you haven't seen enough movies 
- all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."
     
           Steve Martin
 
 
This newsletter lists events that are happening in and
around Markham during March. To view just-added events and to
find out what is happening after March visit
www.MarkhamOnline.com

Markham Miracle On Track to Achieve $250,000 Goal at Theatre Event

Join Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Members of Council, and community partners at An Evening of Unity and Hope – a spectacular concert supporting The Markham Miracle campaign, raising money to help rebuild Haiti. Date: March 4, 2010Time: 7:30 p.m.Loca...

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Markham Miracle Concert – An Evening of Unity and Hope
Thu Mar 4 / 7:30pm

A spectacular concert featuring Broadway stars Michael Burgess and Ma-Anne Dionisio, Cabaret diva Patricia O’Callaghan and excerpts from the production Taste of Broadway. Tickets $35 and $50. 100% of proceeds go to Markham Miracle to support re...

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Nearly Neil & The Solitary Band
Sat Mar 6 / 8:00pm

Bobby Bruce is an electrifying performer with his amazing tribute to Neil Diamond. For tickets call 905-305-SHOW or visit www.markhamtheatre.ca...

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York Regional Police Hosts Annual Chief-for-a-Day Contest
Fri Mar 5 / 1:00pm

On Friday, March 5, 2010, York Regional Police Chief Armand La Barge, Deputy Chiefs Bruce Herridge and Eric Jolliffe and a panel of members from the Police Appreciation Night Committee will judge the annual Chief-for-a-Day essay contest for York Regi...

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The New Federal Budget - explained
Fri Mar 5 / 7:30am - 9:00am

A highly anticipated Federal Budget will be released by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance, on Thursday March 4, 2010. What changes will be announced? How will you and your business be impacted? Join Tax Professionals from...

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Markham Concert Band "Sea to Sky"
Sun Mar 7 / 3:00pm

“Sea to Sky” is a major work describing the natural beauty of British Columbia. For tickets call 905-305-SHOW or visit www.markhamtheatre.ca...

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3rd Annual Art Entrepreneurship "Turn Your Passion Into Profit" Breakfast Seminar
Wed Mar 10 / 8:30am - 12:00pm

Gain tools to turn your passion into your profession. Markham Civic Centre. $15. For information call Markham Small Business Enterprise Centre 905-248-2736 or visit msbec.markham.ca...

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Exhibition Opening – Brenda Joy Lem: Homage to the Heart
Sun Mar 14 - Sun May 2

Curated by Linda Jansma. The art of Brenda Joy Lem embraces narrative and storytelling to convey a host of issues from racism and memory to ancient ritual and spirituality. For information call 905-477-9511 or visit www.varleygallery.ca...

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Exhibition Opening – Inner Landscapes: The Portraits of James MacDougall
Sun Mar 14 - Sun May 2

Curated by Tara Marshall. For Stratford based painter James MacDougall, it is the inner landscape of people rather than the Canadian landscape that holds his interest. For information call 905-477-9511 or visit www.varleygallery.ca...

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March Art Break 2010 at the Varley Art Gallery
Mon Mar 15 - Fri Mar 19

Be prepared to be challenged and get creative this March Break at the Varley Art Gallery. Half-day and full-day classes are held at the Varley Art Gallery. Full-week classes are held at the McKay Art Centre. To register for classes, call 905-477-5530...

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March Break Mystery at Markham Museum
Mon Mar 15 / 12:00pm - Fri Mar 19 / 4:00pm

March 15–19. 12 noon to 4 p.m. Follow the clues and become a great museum sleuth. Ages 12 and under. Regular admission price. Outdoor event, please dress accordingly. Call 905-294-4576 or visit www.markhammuseum.ca for more information....

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Markham Spring Home Show
Fri Mar 19 - Sun Mar 21

Markham Fairgrounds, Elgin Mills & McCowan Roads. Visit the Markham booth and learn about community programs. For more information visit www.markhamhomeshow.com...

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Fred Penner
Sun Mar 21 / 2:00pm

This multi-talented artist has the ability to connect with children through his music and songs. For tickets call 905-305-SHOW or visit www.markhamtheatre.ca...

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"Getting Ready For Ontario Sales Tax Harmonization (HST)" Seminar
Tue Mar 23 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Find out how harmonization will impact you as a small business owner. $10. Markham Civic Centre. Presented by the Markham Small Business Enterprise Centre. Pre-registration required. Register online at www.msbec.markham.ca...

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March Arts Mixer
Thu Mar 25 / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Markham Arts Council March Mixer will take place at the new studio of Ovation! Performing Arts at 556 Edward Ave, unit 60, near Yonge and Elgin Mills. A representative from the Ontario Arts Council will be on hand to answer questions about t...

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Carol Welsman – with Special Guest Peter Appleyard
Fri Mar 26 / 8:00pm

World-renowned vibraphonist jazz musician Peter Appleyard who performed at the opening of Markham Theatre in 1984 joins internationally acclaimed singer and pianist Carol Welsman. For tickets call 905-305-SHOW or visit www.markhamtheatre.ca...

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Earth Hour 2010
Sat Mar 27 / 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Earth Hour is a global lights-out initiative created by the World Wildlife Fund. Everyone is encouraged to turn off their lights for one hour on March 28 at 8:30 p.m. to show support for action on climate change. To sign up visit www.earthhour.org...

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Many Faces of Markham Concert
Sat Mar 27 / 2:30pm

Markham’s Race Relations Committee presents ‘Mosaic’ a Celebration of Diversity. Tickets $5. Contact Information Markham at 905-415-7500....

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Artisan Show and Sale – Original hand-crafted items
Tue Mar 16 / 10:00am - Sun Mar 28 / 4:00pm

McKay Art Centre, 197 Main Street Unionville. Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For further information and details contact the Varley Art Gallery at 905-477-9511, ext 221 or visit www.varleygallery.ca...

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York Regional Police Second Recruiting Session
Wed Mar 31 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The York Regional Police Recruiting Unit invites anyone who is interested in a career in policing to an Information Session regarding a unique and rewarding opportunity to become a Police Constable.  York Region is of one of the fastest-growing...

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