Events Affecting Ward 1 Residents

Below are events of interest to Thornhill Ward One Residents. If you know of another event Click Here to tell us about it.

Netherlands Bazaar, September 30th, 2017 ....


Visit the Netherlands Bazaar - Admission Free

Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Where: Thornhill Community Centre 7755 Bayview Avenue
corner Bayview Ave. & John St.

Time: Marketplace 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Auction 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Features: Restaurants with delicious Dutch food, live music, handicrafts, Delft Blue pottery and other gift items, woodcrafts, bake-sale, groceries, plants, fresh flowers, coffee table books, collector stamps, Silent Auction and much more.

All proceeds to designated needy families across Ontario.

For further information or contact details, please visit our website: www.netherlandsbazaar.com

Pomona Mills Clean-up and Planting April 30, May 6, 2017.... ....

Happy Spring! Here are the details for our annual cleanup and planting events:....

Pomona Mills Park Cleanup & Planting

Join Pomona Mills Park Conservationists for our annual Spring Clean-up and Planting events!

Rain or Shine
Clean-up bags will be provided
High school students can earn volunteer hours
Refreshments will be provided by Tim Hortons
Zero waste event

Park Cleanup
Sunday, April, 30th, 10 AM to Noon.
Meet on the soccer field east of Henderson Ave and Forest Park Crescent.

Tree & Shrub Planting
Saturday, May 6th, 10 AM to Noon.
Enter park from east side of Henderson Ave and Forest Park Crescent.
Bring your gardening gloves and shovel.

For more information, please contact:

Naadia Ahsan
647-389-1339
naadia.ahsan@gmail.com

Councillor Valerie Burke
(905) 479-7747

German Mills Meadow & Natural Habitat April 23rd, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ....

Park clean-up organized by the Settlers Park Residents Association (SPRA).

Gloves and Bags provided. Meet at the Fan House.

The German Mills Meadow and Natural Habitat is located south of John Street, just south of Cottonwood Court.

Thornhill Star Gazing Night - because of weather conditions Changed to April 27th, 2017 from 8:30 p.m. .....

Thornhill Star Gazing Night

Telescopes will be available to view the Moon, Jupiter nad various "deep-sky wonders". A local astronomer with a "sly pointer" will be on hand to trace out constellations.

When: Thursday, April, 20th, 2017

TIme: from 8:30 p.m.

Where: Pomona Mills Meadow, east of St. Volodymyr's Church

15 Church Lane, First north on John Street, just east of

Yonge Street, Thornhill.

Dress warmily in case of enclement or overcast condition.

Please, stay close to the walkway to protect the wildflower plantings.



Rain or Cloud Day: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Direct Bus from Thornhill To Pearson Airport.....

Do you have to go the airport? tired of paying the expensive parking fee?

There is a direct bus from Thornhill, at the Richmond Hill Centre at Yonge Street and Highway 7 (by the Silvercity). It goes directly to Pearson Airport in 20 minutes.
Bus route 40
Please, always check prices at Go website for changes
Adult single-ride ticket $ 7.15
Adult day pass $14.30
Adult two-ride ticket see Presto Card
Adult 10-ride ticket see Presto Card
Adult monthly pass see Presto Card
Senior or Child single-ride ticket $ 3.35
Senior or Child day pass ticket $ 6.65
Student single ride $ 6.65
Student day pass ride $13.30
Senior or Child monthly pass see Presto card
Student 10-ride ticket see Presto card
Student monthly pass see Presto card
Group pass $26.60
Prices: No GST is charged.

Bus route 40

Lives Station to Pearson Airport every hour starting from 4:15 a.m.

From Pearson Airport, every hour starting from 4:45
Terminal 1, Ground Level at Q4 Stop.

The GO Bus drops passengers off at Terminal 1. If you need to get to Terminal 3 (terminal 2 is permanently closed) use the People Mover Train between the terminals.
For more information about the Mover Train:

http://www.gtaa.com/en/travellers/airport_information/ground_transportatio/link_train/

For more information about the GO schedule:
going to the Pearson airport: (click on the arrows on the right to move schedule)
http://www.gotransit.com/timetables/en/schedules/schedules_window.aspx?tableid=40&dir=E&date=2015-10-25&parentid=1



Returning to Thornhill:
http://www.gotransit.com/timetables/en/schedules/schedules_window.aspx?tableid=40&dir=E&date=2015-10-25&parentid=1

If you need Go Transit Information, Bus routes, times, locations, etc .. call 1-888-438-6646 and hit 0 for operator. Operator Information is available on:
Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to Midnight
Saturday, Sundays and Holidays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Schedules are subject to change. Please, see schedule.

Message From Councillor Burke regarding the loud trains horns in Thornhill ......

Message from Councillor Burke:

I have received several complaints about loud train horns and would like to provide you with the following information from Drew Redden at CN:

For your information, please see below. You may also direct residents to CN's public inquires line at 1-888-888-5909 or contact@cn.ca

From October 12th , 2016 to October 19th, 2016 CN crews will be working 24 hour days installing rail ties along a six mile stretch of track near Markham. Residents can expect to see machines operating up and down the track as well as an increase of employees working in the area.

Crews will return for another round of maintenance from October 26th to November 2nd.

I apologize for any disturbance this may cause residents during this time period and thank you for your understanding.

Drew Redden

Thornhill Terry Fox Run September 18th, 2016 .....

When:Sunday, September 18, 2016

Run Day Details

Registration: 8:00 am

Opening Ceremonies: 8:30 am

Official Start: 9:00 am

Open Start: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Location: Thornlea Secondary School Track - 8075 Bayview Avenue

Main intersection: Bayview Avenue and Green Lane
Parking is available and Markham Transit is accessible

Complimentary breakfast, BBQ lunch, and water stations will be provided

Route Information
Bicycle, Stroller, and Rollerblade accessible. Partially Wheelchair accessible.

Dogs must be on-leash

Route distance: 2km, 5km, and 10km

Form registration and more information:

https://secure.terryfox.ca/registrant/EventLocationHome.aspx?eventid=190371&langpref=en-CA&LocationID=190909&Referrer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.terryfox.org%2fRun%2fFind_A_Runsite.html


The 40th Thornhill Village Music Festival Sunday, September 18, 2016 ........

The 40th Thornhill Village Music Festival

When: Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Time: 12 noon to 8 p.m.

Where: Thornhill Park near Yonge Stret and Centre Street, in Thornhill


For more information:


http://www.thornhillfestival.org/

The 40th Thornhill Village Festival Saturday, September 17, 2016 .........

The 40th Thornhill Village Festival

When: Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: On the side streets of John Street and Yonge Street, in Thornhill


For more information:


http://www.thornhillfestival.org/

Pomona Mills Clean-up and Planting May 1st, May 7, 2016 ....

Happy Spring! Here are the details for our annual cleanup and planting events:

Pomona Mills Park Cleanup & Planting

Join Pomona Mills Park Conservationists for our annual Spring Clean-up and Planting events!

Rain or Shine
Clean-up bags & gloves will be provided
High school students can earn volunteer hours
Refreshments will be served

Park Cleanup
Sunday, May, 1st, 10 AM to Noon.
Meet on the soccer field east of Henderson Ave and Forest Park Crescent.

Tree & Shrub Planting
Saturday, May 7, 10 AM to Noon.
Meet on the far side of the clearing west of Henderson Ave and Forest Park Crescent.

For more information, please contact:

Naadia Ahsan
647-389-1339
naadia.ahsan@gmail.com

Councillor Valerie Burke
(905) 479-7747


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