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Family Program Registration Information


Winter 2017 * Registration now open! 

Museum Mini Mornings 

Looking for something new to do with your active preschooler? Join us at the Museum for fun, educational and interactive activities specifically designed for you and your little one. Classes are lead by our experienced program instructors and incorporate the museum's unique features including our heritage orchard, exhibitions, and historic buildings. Each 4 week session has a new theme and activities, so you can sign up for multiple sessions! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $40.00 each (max 3 children per adult).

  • Time : 9:30 AM -11:00 AM
  • Ages : 2 to 4 years old
  • Markham Resident Cost : $64.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $74.00

Wednesday Morning Sessions

Session 1: February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 2017

  • Barcode:  CANCELLED due to low registration.
  • Click here for weekly themes!

Session 2: March 8, 22, 29, April 5, 2017  (no class on March 15th due to March Break)

  • Barcode: 293983

 

Sunday Morning Sessions

Session 1: January 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017

  • Barcode: 293984
  • Click here for weekly themes!

Session 2: February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 2017 (no class on Feb 19th because of family day weekend)

  • Barcode: 293985
  • Click here for weekly themes!

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Family Snowshoeing 

The Museum provides the perfect place to spend time with your family while enjoying the Canadian Winter.  Each 2 hour session will include a basic introduction to snowshoeing, group activities/games and free time to explore the 25 acre Museum Grounds.  Snowshoes will be provided.  Participants will need to provide their own warm outdoor clothing, including winter boots.  Cost and registration is per person and all children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ages: 4+

Cost: $16.95

Session 1: Sunday February 5, 2pm-4pm 

  •  Barcode 293988

Session 2: Saturday February 11 2pm-4pm

  • Barcode: 293987

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Family Winter Nature Walk 

Hop into your winter boots and head over to Markham Museum’s winter wonderland! With an instructor, families will explore the museum’s 25 acres and learn all about the winter habitats and animals, find out how plants and animals adapt to our chilly weather, and look for signs they’ve been here. End the walk with some hot cocoa and create a winter bird feeder to take home. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $9.00 each (max of 3 children per adult registered).

  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $18.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $28.00
  • Dates: Saturday March 4     
  • Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Barcode: 294345

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Museum - Family Fun Science Workshops 

Join us as we mix, measure, and discover together!  From pulleys and gears to slimy experiments, we will explore the science behind some of our favourite things.  These workshops specifically allow families to engage together in hands-on activities that explore science in the world around them. Visit www.markhammuseum.ca for the weekly program details. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $9.00 each (max of 3 children per adult registered). 

  • Ages: 4+
  • Cost: $18.00

Session 1: Saturday January 28

  • Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 294301

Session 2: Saturday February 25

  • Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 294302

Session 3: Saturday March 25

  • Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 294304

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Museum Pottery– Family Valentines Tile 

Spend some quality time with your loved ones making a ceramic Valentines. Show your love with this beautiful heart-shaped tile that will last a lifetime. Cost is for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday February 11
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 294327

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Museum Pottery– Ceramic Family Frame 

Spend some quality time with your family this Family Day Weekend in our pottery studio making a picture frame. This keepsake will be a lasting memory that you can hang in your home. Cost is for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday February 18
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 294305

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Museum Pottery – “Light Up the Night” Lantern Workshop 

Light up those cold winter nights with a beautiful handmade ceramic tea-light lantern. Create your very own lantern as a family just in time for Earth Hour. It is sure to add some magic to your home. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday March 11
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 294328

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Museum Pottery– Splendid Spoons 

Ceramic spoons are great for sugar, coffee and even ice cream. Participants will create five unique ceramic spoons in a fun and relaxed environment taught by our professional instructor. Cost is for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Sunday March 19
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 294329

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Spring 2017 * Registration Starts February 14! 

Museum Mini Mornings 

Looking for something new to do with your active preschooler? Join us at the Museum for fun, educational and interactive activities specifically designed for you and your little one. Classes are lead by our experienced program instructors and incorporate the museum's unique features including our heritage orchard, exhibitions, and historic buildings. Each 4 week session has a new theme and activities, so you can sign up for multiple sessions! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $40.00 each (max 3 children per adult).

  • Time : 9:30 AM -11:00 AM
  • Ages : 2 to 4 years old
  • Markham Resident Cost : $64.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $74.00

Wednesday Morning Sessions

Session 1: April 19, 26, and May 3, 10 

  • Barcode: 299082 

Session 2: May 17, 24, 31 and June 7

  • Barcode: 299084

 

Sunday Morning Sessions

Session 1: March 19, 26, and April 2, 9 

  • Barcode: 299081
  • Click here for weekly themes!

Session 2: April 30, and May 7, 14, 28 (No Class on May 21st due to Victoria Day Long Weekend) 

  • Barcode: 299083

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Gift for Mother’s Day - Frame 

Create the perfect picture frame for all your special memories for Mom or Grandma. Our professional pottery instructors will show you how to make your own unique frame while you get to spend quality time together as a family.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $25.00 each to a max of 3 children. Includes all supplies to make one frame and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, May 6
  • Time:  10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
  • Ages: 7+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 297830

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Mother’s Day Flower Handprint Tile 

After breakfast in bed for mom, come and create lasting memories and a beautiful keepsake together. Our professional pottery instructors will show you how to make your very own unique Handprint Tile. Cost for 1 Child and adult. Includes all supplies to make one tile and firing. Additional children $25.00 each to a max of 3 children.

  • Date: Sunday, May 14
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 298318

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Gift for Father’s Day – Mug 

Get ready for Father's Day or spend some quality time with Dad before the big day by making something together in the pottery studio. Come and make a one of a kind project with or for that one of a kind guy! We will be making a ceramic mug for your number 1 dad. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $25.00 each to a max of 3 children. Includes all supplies for one mug and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, June 3
  • Time:  10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 299473

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Father’s Day Tree Hand Print Tiles 

After breakfast in bed for Dad, come and create lasting memories and a beautiful keepsake together. Create a one of a kind hand print tile with your family in our Pottery Studio studio. These Tree Hand Print Tiles will be a lasting memory that can be hung on the wall. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $25.00 each to a max of 3 children. Includes all supplies to make one tile and firing.

  • Date: Sunday, June 18
  • Time:  1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Markham Resident Cost : $40.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost : $50.00
  • Barcode: 299128

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Registration Information

Consult your Markham Life magazine for registration information, or call the Program Coordinator at 905-305-5970.

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