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September 2019

Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Tuesday, September 17 - 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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Honey Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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$12

Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the Bee Space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, build a bee habitat, see some live animals, and much more! 10:00-15:30 Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, 2019 Adults (Ages 15-59): $12 Seniors (60+): $6.50 Youth (Ages 5-14): $6.50 Child (4 and under): FREE with adult purchase Parking: $4.00

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Honey Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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Honey Harvest Festival

Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the bee space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, play bee games, build a bee habitat and much more!

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Run for the Bees

Saturday, September 21 @ 7:45 am - 10:00 am
Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
Vaughan, ON L4L 1A6 Canada
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$25.00

Kick off the 4th annual Honey Harvest Festival with a trail race and enjoy a shot of honey at the finish line. Proceeds from the run will support bee habitat conservation, educational programs and camp bursaries for low income children. Race entry fees include festival admission. Advance Registration Required (opening Summer 2019) 7:45am-10:00am Saturday September 21 Kortright Centre for Conservation 9550 Pine Valley Drive Vaughan ON L4L 1A6 $25

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WISE Girls and WISE Boys Club 2019-2020 (Ages 6-12)

Saturday, September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 28, 2019

Private Residence Richmond Hill, ON Canada
$30 – $40

Mindset skills for success, confidence, and happiness for your children Hello parents! Do you want your children to: - Develop powerful thinking skills – mindset skills – that will enable them to handle the ups and downs of growing up? - Have the resources they need so they don’t get down on themselves or give up on themselves? - Learn a powerful way of thinking so that they are confident and prepared to choose the right path in life? -…

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Summer Art Workshop: Plein Air in Gouache

Saturday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn to paint en plein air (outdoors) with Winged Canvas co-founder and award-winning artist Fei Lu. Historic Main Street Unionville will provide the beautiful scenery and Fei will provide the guidance. She’ll teach a step-by-step lesson in the AM, followed by open painting at two locations in the PM. In the event of inclement weather, this workshop will run on Sunday, September 22. Meet at 10:00am at the Starbucks on Main Street Unionville. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Summer Art Workshop: Plein Air in Gouache

Saturday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn to paint en plein air (outdoors) with Winged Canvas co-founder and award-winning artist Fei Lu. Historic Main Street Unionville will provide the beautiful scenery and Fei will provide the guidance. She’ll teach a step-by-step lesson in the AM, followed by open painting at two locations in the PM. In the event of inclement weather, this workshop will run on Sunday, September 22. Meet at 10:00am at the Starbucks on Main Street Unionville. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Blockbuster Broadway

Saturday, September 28
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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The only thing better than spending an evening at a hit Broadway show is spending an evening with ALL of them! Blockbuster Broadway is the ultimate show tune extravaganza performed by an acclaimed cast of the best Broadway artists from New York’s famed Broadway district. Celebrate show stopping songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music, Chicago, CATS, The Lion King and A Chorus Line with a lineup of top vocalists audiences…

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Camp Spooky

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 27, 2019

Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada's Wonderland Drve
Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1S6 Canada
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Canada’s Wonderland has family-friendly Halloween fun at Camp Spooky with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang! Kids can enjoy scare-free attractions, live shows, costume parties, mazes, plus all the rides in KidZville and Planet Snoopy. Camp Spooky is included with Park Admission.

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Oil Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, September 28 @ 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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Marky Monday’s Adventures In Space

Saturday, September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge Street
Richmond HIll, Ontario L4C 3B7 Canada
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$22.50

Children's entertainer Marky Monday wants to take you on an incredible space adventure on the main stage at the RHCPA! The perfect family show for kids aged 3-10. Enjoy great music and an unforgettable performance as Marky Monday celebrates the launch of his new album: Marky Monday’s Adventures In Space. Marky Monday will be accompanied on stage by the Ovation! Performing Arts Academy Dance Team. This event received support from the Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Program.

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October 2019

Markham Fair

Thursday, October 3 - Sunday, October 6
Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Road, Markham ON Ontario Canada + Google Map

Canada's largest 4-day Agricultural Fair. Enjoy great food, midway, demonstrations, local vendors, cratfs, livestock judging, music, roaming entertainers, demolitian derby, BMX, monster truck show and lots more!

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Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s Anne of Green Gables – the Ballet™

Friday, October 4
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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“Anne of Green Gables is beloved the world over, and it is an honour to be entrusted with this quintessentially Canadian story,” said Bengt Jörgen, artistic director, CEO and choreographer Nothing less than theatrical magic, this Ontario Premiere of Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ promises to enchant from its opening act to the final curtain. Since its publication in 1908, the story of Anne of Green Gables has been told in films, made-for-television movies, musicals, plays, and animated…

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Fire Prevention Week Open House

Saturday, October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Richmond Hill Fire Station 8-1, 191 Major Mackenzie Drive West
Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada
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Free

Not every hero wears a cape...but at the RHFES Fire Prevention Week Open House you can learn how YOU can be a hero in your home! At the Open House, residents of all ages will learn many other important fire prevention tips including how smoke and carbon monoxide alarms save lives. They’ll also be able to experience what it’s like to be a firefighter by sitting in a fire truck, watching auto extrication demonstrations, and driving a fire truck in…

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Tough Nutter

Sunday, October 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Camp Robin Hood, 10243 Reesor Road
Markham, ON L6B 1A8 Canada
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$30

Tough Nutter is an exciting, challenging and safe obstacle course that boosts fun activity in children while supporting SickKids' Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Program! Students in grades 1 to 8 are encouraged to register where they will work together to overcome age-oriented physical obstacles to cross to the finish line. Our one course has three varying degrees of difficulty, challenging Tough Nuts to push themselves while promoting teamwork and fun while loved ones cheer them on!

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Toronto and Richmond Hill Pumpkinfests

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a…

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172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Woodbridge Fairgrounds, 100 Porter Avenue
Vaughan, ON Canada
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Join all the fun at the 172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair! Make Thanksgiving weekend even more special by visiting our Fall Fair! Join in the tradition of celebrating our community together with old-fashioned fun - it's a taste of the country, right in the City! Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at the Fair - there is something for everyone to see, learn and do! • Exotic Car Show • Giant Pumpkin Contest • Children’s Village, Pioneer Area • Petting Zoo & Farm…

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Drawing Techniques Classes at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Wednesday, October 16 @ 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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Watercolour Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Sunday, October 20 @ 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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Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

Wednesday, October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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"Nobody could play those songs better, and the drums were aurally as well as visually front and center. Some Night!" — Elmore Magazine Prepare to party! Max Weinberg’s Jukebox continues to take North America by storm, blasting out hit after hit. Audiences participate by picking and calling out the songs the band plays—in real time. From the Beatles to Bruce and the Stones to Steppenwolf the band infuses classic songs with the respect they deserve. “It’s not a concert—it’s party!”…

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The Official Blues Brothers Revue

Friday, October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, ON, L3R 8G5
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The Official Blues Brothers Revue combines the comedy, music and mayhem from the original movie, as well as songs from the five popular albums released by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. It’s a faithful recreation of the characters Jake and Elwood, and a spectacular tribute to Chicago’s rich history of Blues, R&B, and traditional soul music. This is the only Blues Brothers Show sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and the Belushi Estate. Anyone who missed a chance to see Aykroyd and…

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November 2019

Semi-Nude Life Drawing at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 16 @ 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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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

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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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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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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January 2020

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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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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June 2020

The Incredible Bubble Show

Saturday, June 13, 2020
Markham Fair Grounds, 10801 McCowan Road
Markham, Ontario L3P 3J3 Canada
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$25 – $80

The Incredible Bubble Show- June 13, 2020- Markham Fairgrounds The Incredible Bubble Show is packed with exciting entertainment and endless activities for kids and families. Experience a spectacular event filled with wonder and delight which features a Laser and Light Show and Bubblicious activities. Kids will enjoy learning about the science of bubbles and how bubbles can change form. The event features: A Spectacular Laser Bubble Show Bubble Art Studio Water Spheres and much more Start the day with AMAZING…

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