Author: Jeff Jones

Markham Museum readies for seasonal fun

Markham Museum is offering programs that mix a desire for renewal and change with the history and traditions of the community. First up this fall is the opening of Geared For Growing. This family-friendly exhibit takes visitors on an exploration of Markham’s Agricultural history. In fact, most of Markham’s populace used to work on farms. Many hands-on displays show and explain the simple machines that help most farm equipment function in order to plant, cultivate and harvest. Geared For Growing also tells the story of a secret agricultural research facility that once operated in Markham. From there, the vital...

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Local actor finds a bigger stage

Starting your performance career in ballet class at a dance studio in Stouffville may not, at first glance, seem like a certain path to Hollywood success but Amy Forsyth is well on her way to proving it possible. The Markham born actress is a veteran of local theatre companies Unionville Theatre Company, Markham Youth Theatre and City Youth Players but is now lighting up TV screens across North America. Appearances on Degrassi: The Next Generation and the CW’s Reign garnered her great reviews and led her to a leading roll in the popular American series, The Path (which aired...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Markham Museum

    November 5, 2017 - December 31, 2018
  2. Unionville Theatre Company

    February 19 - February 25
  3. Markham at the Movies

    February 27