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November 2019

Daily Pre-School Workshops at Main Street Kids

Monday, November 18 - Friday, December 20
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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$25
Pre-School Programs at Main Street Kids

Main Street Kids Pre-School Workshops run each weekday and offer enhanced hands-on learning activities that inspire and encourage children ages 2 –4 years. Children will get their hands into learning while being introduced to a variety of topics. Pre-reading, number/letter recognition, science and math are explored through these workshops in a fun and creative way. See website for registration information.

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Fall Art Classes registration at Art One Academy Markham!

Monday, November 18, 2019 - Monday, February 3, 2020
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Art One Academy Markham offers a high quality education and instruction in the visual art with the learning environment that is as unique as each student and art classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. Our programs has been designed to combine the fundamentals of drawing, painting and sculpture into exceptional program that utilizes a broad range of materials and based on The Ontario Curriculum for Arts. Art history is introduced through hand-on projects that include assignments on Canadian…

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Join Us For our Fall Semester

Monday, November 18 - Thursday, December 12
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JOIN US FOR 12 WEEKS OF MAGICAL, MUSICAL FAMILY FUN THIS FALL! Classes begin September 15. Locations in Markham Village and Cliffside Village (Scarborough). Visit www.mtinthevillage.com for more details and to REGISTER TODAY! OR Sign up for a FREE Trial Class (Trial class space is limited and does not guarantee enrolment in a registered spot). JOIN OUR MUSICAL COMMUNITY! "Music together with Josie is an experience that has been formative in my son's life. A better combination of program and…

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Fall Classes with Music Together in the Village

Monday, November 18 - Saturday, November 30
ON Canada

Registration is open for our Fall 2019 session of family musical fun! 12 weekly, 45-minute classes which include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences–developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers–regardless of their own musical ability. 1 CD and Digital Download Files, as well as an illustrated Songbook are included! Locations in Markham Village and Cliffside Village (Scarborough) – Weekday or weekend classes.

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Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, December 18
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is a perfect beginner to intermediate class to try different art materials and experiment with techniques to build…

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Gym Classes for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Monday, November 18 - Saturday, November 30
My Gym Markham, 50 Anderson Avenue, Unit 14
Markham, ON L6E 1A6
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Free

Kids just LOVE My Gym (and parents do too)! We are not just a "play place" or indoor playground. Our talented and highly-trained instructors run age-appropriate structured weekly classes that incorporate songs, games, gymnastics, and tons of original activities. There is always something new to learn at My Gym Children's Fitness Center. We invite you to join us for a Free Trial class so that you and your little one can see what our program has to offer. We offer…

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Baby Music Program

Monday, November 18 @ 2:51 pm - Saturday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:51 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 21, 2019

88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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A steady beat is the foundation of all music (and language)! Babies first experience steady beat in the womb–listening to their mother’s heartbeat and feeling the rhythm of her steps. Kindermusik activities are carefully designed for a child to experience steady beat using multiple senses: HEARING IT: Whether singing a capella, reciting a poem or rhyme, playing an instrument or listening to a recording, the steady beat is everywhere in a Kindermusik class! FEELING IT: Children feel the steady beat…

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Music Lessons For All Ages

Monday, November 18 - Tuesday, December 31
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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Join the adventures of the school-age kids as they travel from play room to the practice room to the recital hall. Check out those fun-filled educational programs for kids.

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Join Us For Our Winter Semester!

Monday, November 18
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An event every day that begins at 2:51 pm, repeating until Friday, January 31, 2020

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Registration for our Winter Session is NOW OPEN! Register by November 17, 2019 and receive $10.00 off tuition! Sing, Dance, and Jam Along with Us! Join us for 10 weekly 45-minute classes featuring the Sticks Song Collection this Winter! Your children will love playing follow-the-leader during "Follow me Down to Carlow," counting the stars while rocking in your arms during "Great Big Stars," and thinking up favorite treats from Grandma for "Trot to Grandma's House." In addition to your weekly classes,…

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Drawing Techniques Classes at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Wednesday, November 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This is a great class for beginners or those looking to sharpen their realistic drawing skills. We’ll use a variety of dry mediums such as pencil, chalk pastel, and coloured pencils to explore the foundations of drawing. Students will learn fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading and blending. Lessons are presented step-by-step, but intermediate level students may choose their own subject matter and receive personalized instruction on their projects. Our small class size ensures that there is more time…

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Annual Main Street Markham Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Street Markham, Hwy 48 (North of Hwy 7)
Markham, ON Canada
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Free

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to town! The 47th Annual Markham Santa Claus Parade is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones. This festive tradition is a time to believe in magic and a time to come together to show who we are as a community – warm, welcoming and spirited. The parade features 100+ floats including marching bands, local businesses and our cultural community, and of course, jolly Old Saint Nick. The…

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Oil Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 30, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This is a class for teens and adults to learn and experiment with different oil painting techniques and subject matter. We'll show you all the basics, from creating an underpainting to mixing colour to blending/layering techniques, to value and composition. Studies include master copies of famous painters, still life, landscapes, portraits, and more. Students will have creative license and flexibility with their subject matter and receive personalized instruction suitable to their level and interests. For more information, visit our website:…

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Intensive Drawing class at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun.

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Semi-Nude Life Drawing at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 23 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 7, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This 8-week course will teach you a solid foundation of figure drawing, including gesture, proportions, structure and form with various short and long poses. Students will work from a partially clothed model and receive personalized instruction and one-on-one critiques. All model fees are included. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/life-drawing-art-class

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Watercolour Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Sunday, November 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 8, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Build on your watercolour painting skills in this 8-week advanced course for teens and adults. Students will explore and try a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, including landscapes and portraiture. The instructor will cover sky painting techniques, washes and colour layering, painting accurate skin tones and more. Works by artists such as J.M.W Turner and Georgia O’Keefe will be studied. At the end of the course, students will be given time to work on…

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A Very Merry Motown Christmas

Thursday, November 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

Colourful, engaging, and full of fun, Motown Christmas takes you to a time when the best holiday playlist was filled with the unmistakable soul, rhythm, and groove of classic motor city cool. Hits from The Temptations, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye and others, alongside Christmas classics sung by the greatest acts of the legendary label come alive under the intoxicating vocals of Tony Reynolds (renowned collaborator of Tom Jones and Elton John), eight incredible back-up singers, and a…

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FLIP Fabrique – BLIZZARD

Saturday, November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

Ticket Prices: Prime $65, Regular $55, YouthTix $15 “FLIP Fabrique projects an irrepressible spirit of fun and, yes, it’s catching.”— The New York Times Cirque FLIP Fabrique is a young troupe founded by a group of friends who are at the peak of their talents as professional circus artists. BLIZZARD is the story of a group of friends, each one different from the other like snowflakes, exploring the awe and wonder of a winter storm. Through the lens of their…

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December 2019

A Seasonal Celebration 2019

Sunday, December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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We’ve got a great playlist of holiday favourites for you, including Greensleeves and the music from “Home Alone”. You'll love our Christmas march "Jingle Bells Forever" - the clever synthesis of Stars and Stripes Forever and Jingle Bells. With a few sing-alongs and maybe a Santa Selfie too, it'll be a terrific afternoon with Markham Concert Band. Get your ticket today: http://bit.ly/mcb-dec19

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Men of the Deeps – Christmas in the Mine

Thursday, December 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

Cape Breton’s own Men of the Deeps choir have been travelling the world as Canadian Ambassadors, singing and story telling their way into audiences’ hearts. The group of working and retired coal miners have spent more than half a century delivering emotional performances on large and small stages giving us a sense of life as a miner in a mining town; preserving and presenting some of Cape Breton’s rich folklore, culture, and talent. Known “to sing from the heart,” Canada’s…

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Annual Unionville Olde Tyme Christmas & Candlelight Parade

Friday, December 6 @ 6:00 pm
Historic Main Street Unionville, Main Street
Unionville, ON Canada
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Free

Join us on the evening of Friday, December 2nd, 2016 for the annual Candlelight Parade to witness Main Street Unionville come to life. With festive parade floats, bands, dance troupes, and the guest of honour, Santa Claus, it is a magical night for all.

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A Whole New World & The Musical Magic of Alan Menken

Friday, December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

From the producers of "Any Dream Will Do" starring Thom Allison, Alana Hibbert, Elena Juatco and Adrian Marchuk, revisit the magic of childhood when the iconic music of master songwriter Alan Menken takes on a life of its own. Discover how one man's music gave us a whole new world of animated characters, stories, and classic films. Hear all the popular hits from Disney's animated feature films, Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Pocahontas. Sing, hum along,…

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Countermeasure – Made to Measure

Thursday, December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

Countermeasure is the fresh face of Canadian a cappella, known for their upbeat sound, sophisticated harmonies, and infectious energy. Hailing from Toronto, Countermeasure’s 14-member group puts ears to the test with their sophisticated harmonies and evolved arrangements. Led by award-winning composer/arranger Aaron Jensen, and featuring some of Canada’s top young vocal talent, Countermeasure delivers a magical and memorable musical experience that has earned the group critical and public acclaim. From Bjork to the Beatles, from revamped jazz standards to contemporary…

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John Mcdermott Family Christmas with Special Guest Dala

Friday, December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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Ticket Prices: Prime $75, Regular $65, YouthTix $15 Since the beginning of his musical career, John McDermott has recorded more than 25 albums, including three platinum, one double platinum and one triple platinum. This Christmas, John brings along JUNO nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine of the Dala Girls. Darlings of the Canadian music scene, the Dala Girls write and sing in lush harmonies best…

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Winter Camp 2019-2020 at Art One Academy Markham!

Monday, December 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Our doors will be open for four fun-packed days of art during the winter holidays of our Winter Camp: Monday, December 23 and December 30, Thursday, January 2 and Friday, January 3 We will be offering a variety of projects exploring different media ranging from watercolour, collage, and mixed media sculpture. Young artists will be creating delightful masterpieces inspired by nature. Experienced art instructors, exciting art projects, 2 complimentary snacks, yoga daily and a fun atmosphere will make this a…

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Songs of Pride Land – The Music of the Lion King

Friday, December 27 - Saturday, December 28
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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Songs of Pride Land opens a musical door for you to experience the magic of the holiday season with your loved ones! This all-ages show will be performed by talented former Toronto’s Lion King cast members: George St. Kitts, Toni Anderson, Onala Joseph, Christine Sahealy and Jivaro Smith (recently showcased in the hit concert "Magic of Motown"). Featuring songs from The Lion King plus beautiful spirit filled South African tunes which tribute “Mama Africa” - Miriam Makeba. Experience the music…

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Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s the Nutcracker

Monday, December 30 - Tuesday, December 31
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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Lasting memories are made year after year by Ballet Jörgen’s treasure The Nutcracker — a Canadian Tradition. Ballet Jörgen’s interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s well-loved score blends a magical classic tale with Canadian twists. Created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Bengt Jörgen, this returning festive-favourite is set against the rugged beauty of the Canadian landscape as seen through the eyes of the Group of Seven. Celebrate the holiday season with friends and family by making The Nutcracker - a Canadian Tradition…

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Winter Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, December 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Warm-up with creativity this winter at Markham's Art Hub! Winter break is the perfect time to learn sculpture, drawing and painting techniques with new friends. Magic & Fantasy (Sculpture) Mon, Dec 30 If you love wizards (hello Harry Potter!), dragons & mythological creatures and Disney fairytales then this camp is for you! Learn sculpture techniques using Sculpy to create your own fantasy creature. All high-quality art materials are included, and two snacks are provided each full day. Extended hours are…

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Winter Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Tuesday, December 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Winter Landscapes (Painting) Tue, Dec 31 Embrace the cold Canadian winter and get inspired by the beauty of sparkly snow scenes. Using acrylic paint, we’ll learn techniques like colour mixing and brushwork to create a stunning winter snowscape. All high-quality art materials are included, and two snacks are provided each full day. Extended hours are available until 5:30 pm and early drop off is free!

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January 2020

Winter Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Comics & Superheroes (Drawing) From popular comics to the world of Marvel and DC, this day is all about drawing your favourite superheroes and villains! You’ll learn how to draw action figures step by step, and you’ll have the option to design your own superhero and apply the art of storytelling. All high-quality art materials are included, and two snacks are provided each full day. Extended hours are available until 5:30 pm and early drop off is free! Friday January…

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Learn to Paint PA Day Camp Bundle

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Register for a full year of PA Day Camps: Get 7 PA Day Painting Camps for the price of 6! On York Region PA Days, we get out our brushes and explore the world of painting! We begin each camp with guided step-by-step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom to paint anything they choose, with personalized instruction from a professional artist instructor. For kids who want to learn painting,…

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PA Day Painting Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:30 am

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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On York Region PA Days, we get out our brushes and explore the world of painting! Each PA Day Painting Camp has a different theme, where we’ll learn painting techniques such as colour mixing, brushwork and layering with acrylic paint. We’ll explore watercolour too, learning how to achieve fun effects like splatters, colour blending and salt textures. We begin each camp with guided step-by-step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the…

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Circa Humans

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

“. . the five-star favourite . . . a clear demonstration of the artistry of circus” – The Guardian, UK Circa is Australia’s most in demand circus-arts Company on the international stage. How much of life’s weight can the human body bear? Who can be trusted for support? Performers test these limits in Humans. With their vulnerabilities exposed on a bare stage in the intimate confines of the Flato Markham Theatre, acrobats explore what it means to be human, discovering…

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Classic Albums Live The Beatles – Let it Be

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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$15

Fifty years ago, The Beatles gave the world a treasured musical legacy with Let it Be, the twelfth and final studio albums featuring iconic tracks like Oh! Darling, Here Comes the Sun, and Because. With Classic Albums Live, world-class musicians concentrate fully on faithfully recreating this iconic music as you remember it from the original recording – note for note, cut for cut. Get Back! and relive the Beatles’ 1970s release that reportedly “shipped 3.2 million copies in 13 days.”-…

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Marvellous Magic PA Day at Main Street Kids

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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$55

Join Main Street Kids for our York Region PA Day Programs. Each day is a different fun theme for ages 4-10 yrs. View our upcoming schedule and book early! January 31 – Marvellous Magic Create your very own Magic Bird Cage Illusion trick! Special guest magician wows us with his tricks! Each program is 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Before and after care is available upon request. (7:30 – 6:00 extra $8) Must be prepaid and limited spaces are available.…

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March 2020

Masters of Illusion

Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday, March 15, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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“We’re talking knock-your-socks-off, JAW-DROPPING magic!” - Fox 4 News Masters of Illusion is back by popular demand! Starring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians, this 21st century magic show is unlike anything you have seen before - filled with modern illusions and arts of deception, performed live on stage. Cutting-edge illusionists perform sleight-of-hand, perplexing interactive mind magic, hilarious comedy, dangerous escapes and large-scale illusions LIVE in Markham. Audiences will be held at the edge of their seats by the jaw-dropping grand…

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