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markham: York Durham Line Partially Closed September 6, 2011 to December 23, 2011 - 09/18/11 12:04 AM
York Durham Line Partially Closed September 6, 2011 to December 23, 2011 York Durham Line is closed to through traffic from Steeles Avenue East / Taunton Road West to slightly south of 14th Avenue from September 6, 2011 to December 23, 2011. To travel north or south, you will need to detour via Altona Road to the east in Pickering or Nineth Line to the west in Markham. You will NOT be able to use Reesor Road because it is closed between Steeles Avenue East and 14th Avenue throughout the period of closure for the York Durham Line. York Durham Line (1 comments)
markham: Road Closure of Part of Bronte Road in Thornhill, Ontario - 09/17/11 10:00 PM
Road Closure of Part of Bronte Road in Thornhill, Ontario Bronte Road between Tanglewood Trail and Littlebrook Court will be closed from September 19, 2011 to mid December 2011 in Thornhill, Ontario. The closure is due to construction relating to the rehabilitation of the existing Bronte Road culvert over the German Mills Creek. If you have any questions about the road closure, contact the Town of Markham at (905) 477-7000. Road Closure of Part of Bronte Road in Thornhill, Ontario (0 comments)
markham: Recycle Your E-Waste in Markham on September 24, 2011 - 09/17/11 09:55 PM
Recycle Your E-Waste in Markham on September 24, 2011 Do you have E-Waste that you want to recycle in Markham, Ontario? Simply bring your unwanted electronics including comptuers, cameras, cell phones and televisions on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 9 am to 2 pm to Markham Village Community Centre (located on the southeast corner of Highway 7 East and Markham Road / Main Street Markham; accessible from Highway 7) Millken Mills Community Centre (located on the west side of Kennedy Road, south of 14th Avenue) Recycle Your E-Waste in Markham on September 24, 2011 (3 comments)
markham: Cornell Precinct Plan - Open House - September 19, 2011 - 09/17/11 09:34 PM
Cornell Precinct Plan - Open House - September 19, 2011 A public open house will be held to discuss the Cornell Precinct Plan on Monday, September 19, 2011 from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Great Hall of the Markham Civic Centre, which is located at 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario (northwest corner of Highway 7 East and Warden Avenue). Learn more and share your views with the Town of Markham regarding: Proposed location Character of the communicty Buildings and facilities Street and block design Public space functions For further information, contact the Town of Markham at (905) 477-7000 (0 comments)
markham: Wedding Photography Permits in Markham, Ontario - 09/17/11 07:54 PM
Wedding Photography Permits in Markham, Ontario If you plan to take wedding photography in certain parts of Markham, Ontario, you are required to obtain a photography permit from the Town of Markham. The cost is $103.50 for two hours and you can reserve your preferred location for your exclusive use. Locations where permits are required include Berczy Park Church Street Parkette Joseph Street Parkette Colborne Street, Thornhill Main Street Unionville Pingle Hosue Toogood Pond The information in this article was accurate as of September 17, 2011. Contact the Town of Markham for updates or visit their website at www.markham.ca/wps/portal/Markham/MunicipalGovernment/PermitsLicenses/Marriages Wedding Photography (1 comments)
markham: Does Markham pickup old appliances and metal items for recycling? - 09/16/11 05:06 AM
Does Markham pickup old appliances and metal items for recycling? The Town of Markham in Ontario will pickup your old appliances and metal items for recycling. Visit Markham's website at http://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/Markham/Residents/RecyclingWaste/CollectionServices/Appliances/ to find out what will be picked up, frequency of collection and the current procedure for arranging for pickup. Does Markham pickup old appliances and metal items for recycling? (1 comments)
markham: Holiday operating hours of community centres in Markham, Ontario? - 09/15/11 06:32 AM
Holiday operating hours of community centres in Markham, Ontario? The Town of Markham operates many community centers. Community centres are open on some statutory holidays but not other statutory holidays. If the community centres are open, they operate on reduced hours or provide more limited services that on other days during the year. Visit the Markham website for hours of operation at www.markham.ca/wps/portal/Markham/RecreationCulture/CommunityCentres Holiday operating hours of community centres in Markham, Ontario? (0 comments)
markham: Are there any Dog Off Leash Areas in Markham? - 09/14/11 07:38 AM
Are there any Dog Off Leash Areas in Markham? Markham's by-laws require that all pets must be leashed in Markham parks except in off leash areas. Markham has a permanent leash-free dog area at the northwest corner of Miller Avenue and Rodick Road which are in the Woodbine Avenue and Highway 7 area. You can also apply to establish a permanent Dog Off Leash Area by following the guidelines and completing the application. There are rules of conduct for the dog off leash area. Further information is available at www.markham.ca/wps/portal/Markham/Residents/PetAnimalCare/DogOffLeashArea/ Are there any Dog Off Leash Areas in Markham? (4 comments)
markham: Planning to Build a Deck in Markham, Ontario? - 09/13/11 01:23 AM
Planning to Build a Deck in Markham, Ontario? Are you planning to build a deck in Markham, Ontario for your residential property? Markham has a Deck By-Law # 142-95 which has been in force since August 21, 1995. It replaced a more restrictive by-law. The Deck By-Law contains rules regarding the height, area, setback and other issues relating to a deck. Before you build a deck, make sure you are familiar with the By-Law. It is available on the Town of Markham website at www.markham.ca. Planning to Build a Deck in Markham, Ontario? (1 comments)
markham: Town of Markham is looking for Committee Volunteers - Deadline September 26, 2011 - 09/11/11 01:14 AM
Town of Markham is looking for Committee Volunteers - Deadline September 26, 2011 Do you enjoy volunteering? The Town of Markham is looking for committee volunteers to advise it on a wide range of topics. Currently, Markham is looking for volunteers for the following committees: Public Realm Advisory Committee (this is a new committee) Leash Free Markham Committee The application deadline is Monday, September 26, 2011. Applications and details of the mandates of the committees, meeting times, application process and more are available at www.markham.ca. Alternatively, you can contact the Clerk's Office at the Town of Markham's Civic Centre. Town of (1 comments)
markham: 11th Annual Markham Auto Classic on Main Street Markham - 09/07/11 10:52 PM
11th Annual Markham Auto Classic on Main Street Markham The 11th Annual Markham Auto Classic on Main Street Markham will occur on Sunday, September 11, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. immediately north of Highway 7. It will feature over 300 classic cars, motorcycles, trucks, race cars and other vehicles as well as craft and food vendors. If you would like to display your vehicle, on-site registration is $20. You will receive a charitable donation receipt. Trophies will be awarded for the best vehicles in variety of catgories. 11th Annual Markham Auto Classic on Main Street Markham (1 comments)
markham: Drivers - Be Careful on the First Day of School in Markham, Ontario - 09/06/11 07:01 AM
Drivers - Be Careful on the First Day of School in Markham, Ontario Tuesday, September 6, 2011 is the first day of school for the 2011 / 2012 school year in Markham, Ontario. As a driver, you need to remember a few things now that school is starting again. It is the first day of school in Markham for many children including those attending junior kindergarten and new families to Markham. Obey all traffic laws, speed limits, stop signs and school crosswalk guards. Many children will dart out in the middle of the road and not obey (or not know) traffic (5 comments)
markham: Scott Conarroe Exhibition: By Rail at Varley Art Gallery, Unionville, Ontario - 09/05/11 01:20 PM
Scott Conarroe Exhibition: By Rail at Varley Art Gallery, Unionville, Ontario DATES: Saturday, September 10, 2011 to Sunday, November 6, 2011 WHERE: Varley Art Gallery, 216 Main Street Unionville, Unionville, Ontario COST: $5 adults, $4 seniors/students, $12 family, Free children under 6 DESCRIPTION: In 2007 Scott Conarroe embarked on a journey across North America to photograph railway infrastructure. Largely empty of trains or people, these contemplative, elegiac photographs evoke a range of responses to what is arguably the defining technology of the modern nation state. Scott is the recent winner of the Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography (3 comments)
markham: 2011 Culture Days Photo Contest at Markham Museum - 09/04/11 02:31 AM
2011 Culture Days Photo Contest at Markham Museum Amateur photographers are invited to visit the Markham Museum, a 25 acre site of parkland which includes an orchard and heritage gardens. Markham Museum features a variety of buildings representing the on-going growth of the Markham community. See re-created businesses, family homes and mills. Submit your photos for a chance to get them displayed at a future Museum event. The date of the photo contest is Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Markham Museum located at 9350 Markham Road, just north of 16th Avenue. Further information is (3 comments)
markham: 2011 Markham Fair - 09/04/11 02:26 AM
2011 Markham Fair The 2011 Markham Fair will be held from Thursday, September 29, 2011 to Sunday October 2, 2011 from 9 am. to 10 p.m. for Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Markham Fair is held at the Markham Fairgrounds located on the northeast corner of McCowan Road and Elgin Mills Road at 10801 McCowan Road in Markham, Ontario. The Markham Fair is Canada's largest four day fall fair. Admission: Adult/Youth $15; Children 12 and under: $2; Seniors $10; Preschool Children 4 and under, Free Attractions and events include Wonderful Wandering Entertainers throughout (0 comments)
markham: 2011 Applefest at Markham Museum - 09/04/11 02:00 AM
2011 Applefest at Markham Museum Markham Museum will be hosting the 2011 version of Applefest on Saturday, September 24, 2011 and Sunday September 25, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Markham Museum is located at 9350 Markham Road, Markham, Ontario just north of 16th Avenue on the west side of Markham Road. The cost is $3.00 per person and children who are 2 years and under are free. Markham Museum operates its own apple cider mill and will offer fresh samples to visitors. Take a stroll through Markham Museum's heritage apple orchard and participate in a variety of hands-on activities (1 comments)
markham: 2011 Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in Markham, Ontario - 09/04/11 01:54 AM
2011 Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in Markham, Ontario It is almost time for the annual Terry Fox Run in Markham, Ontario. The 2011 edition of the Terry Fox Run will be held on Sunday, Stepmber 18, 2011 from 8 a.m to 11:30 a.m. The location is the Unionville Old Library Community Centre in Unionville, Ontario. There is no cost to participate. The Markham Terry Fox Run offers 5km and 10km routes. The Run travels around the Toogood Pond and through the Unionville pathways. Pets are welcome to join in the fun. There is no entry fee and no minimum (0 comments)
markham: 2011 ALS Charity Golf Classic at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ontario - 09/04/11 01:41 AM
2011 ALS Charity Golf Classic at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ontario The 2011 ALS Charity Golf Tournament raises money to fund a cure and treatment for ALS. The Golf tournament will be held at Angus Glen Golf Club which is located at 10080 Kennedy Road, Markham, Ontario on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 from 10 am to 9 pm. You can register as an individual or as a foursome to participate in this event. Included with registration, as well as a full day of fun, is the use of a golf cart, your green fees and golf balls. To register, (0 comments)
markham: Some activities to do on the Labour Day weekend - 09/04/11 01:23 AM
Some activities to do on the Labour Day weekend Don't know what to do for the Labour Day long weekend? Here are some local ideas. Visit: Markham Museum Main Street Unionville Main Street Markham Ontario Science Centre Toronto Zoo Stivers Farmer Market Enjoy a local park Canada's Wonderland Centre Island Harbourfront Shopping Camping Enjoy a provincial park Beach Nature trail Ontario Place Canadian National Exhibition Some activities to do on the Labour Day weekend (0 comments)
markham: Unionville Main Street Millennium Bandstand Concerts - 2011 Labour Day Weekend - 09/03/11 09:50 PM
Unionville Main Street Millennium Bandstand Concerts - 2011 Labour Day Weekend On the 2011 Labour Day weekend, the following FREE music concerts will be featured at the Millennium Bandstand located at the southwest corner of Main Street Unionville and Fred Varley Road in Unionville. Friday September 2, 2011 - 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Canteen Knockout Saturday September 3, 2011 - 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Midnight Jewel Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. - The Hip Kings Monday, September 5, 2011 - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Mystic Drumz The historic Main Street (1 comments)
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