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Lots to do during June at the Town of Newmarket, check out all of our events and activities happening all month long! Click the button below to download your June is month calendar!

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Public Art Unveiling 

Thursday, June 22 | 10 a.m.
Fairy Lake Park (off Water Street) 

In celebration of Pollinator Week and Indigenous Month, the Town of Newmarket has partnered with the York Region Arts Council to install a new piece of public art that is part of a regional series across York Region. Join us to unveil the beautiful artwork and celebrate our local pollinators by taking a photo with the piece and sharing it on social media. Tag us @TownofNewmarket on facebook and instagram.

Recreation & Parks Month at the Museum 

Tuesday to Saturday | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
Free admission 

Join us for a new exhibit ’Love Local, Love Main Street’. Take a stroll back in time and check out our featured displays based on actual Main Street Merchants and Businesses from the mid-1800s to 1960s, through artifacts, photographs and newspaper ads.

Rainbows in a Martini Glass 

Friday, June 2 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
$5/person | Age 18+ 

Create a colourful piece of artwork layering different colours of sand in a martini glass, finished with a succulent on top. Museum staff will present a mini pop-up display of vintage glassware from the museum’s collection. Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

Family Swim to Survive Program 

June 5, 12, 19 & 26  | 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.
Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West)
FREE Admission 

Swim to Survive is an annual campaign to educate Canadians on how to stay safe around water and how to prevent drowning incidents. With summer around the corner, the Town is offering a free program throughout the month of June to support new Canadians and Newmarket resident with water safety skills. Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

National Health and Fitness Day 

Saturday, June 3 

Get up, get out and get moving to celebrate National Health and Fitness Day. Share your activities with others by using the hashtag #letsMoveCanada. 

National Health and Fitness Day Bingo 

All month long
Fitness Centre - Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive)

Celebrate National Health and Fitness Day by grabbing a Bingo card from the Fitness Centre and completing the challenges over the month of June. Complete as many of the activities on the Bingo card for your chance to win a prize. Hand your Bingo card into the Fitness Centre between June 25 to July 1, 2022 to be entered into the draw. Learn more at newmarket.ca/fitness 

Nature Play 

Saturday, June 3, 10, 17 & 24 | 10 to 11 a.m. 
Ken Sturgeon Park (1035 Lockwood Circle) 
FREE Admission | Age 2.5 to 5 
Parent/guardian supervision required 

Parents, grandparents or caregivers and their children will meet in their “classroom” without a room, at the trail’s edge, dressed to learn; to get dirty, explore, touch, engage the senses, ask questions, find answers, assess risk and even make mistakes along the way. Please dress for the weather. 

  • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Age 2.5 to 3 
  • 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. | Age 3.5 to 5 

Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

Young Engineers 

Saturday, June 24 
Community Centre & Lions Hall - Hall 4 (200 Doug Duncan Drive) 
FREE Admission 

Enjoy an introduction to brand-new STEM fall programs, hosted by Young Engineers Newmarket-Aurora. 

  • Big Builders - Age 4 to 6 | 9:15 to 10 a.m. 
  • Bricks Challenge - Age 7 to 10 10:15 to 11 a.m. 

Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

Culinary Adventures for Kids 

Saturday, June 24 
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. 
Recreation Youth Centre and Skate Park (56 Charles Street) 
Parent/guardian supervision required 

Enjoy another brand-new program and approach to culinary skills acquisition. 

Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

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National Indigenous Peoples Month 

Tuesday to Saturday | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | 1 to 4 p.m.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
Free admission 

Drop by all month long and see the diversity of Indigenous culture though the Museum’s displays and collection of Indigenous artifacts. Monetary donations accepted.

Curriculum-Based Education School Programs

The Elman W. Campbell Museum offers heritage school programs for students in kindergarten, to grade 4 (during the school year). Students will learn about the theme through objects in our collections and engage in hands-on activities. 

Grades 4 and 5 

What are the Three Sisters? The Grandfather Teachings? See the diversity of Indigenous culture though the museum’s displays, collection of Indigenous artifacts, Métis reproduction artifacts and Inuit sculptures. Go on an adventure with our scavenger hunt and learn about trading while making a beaded bracelet. Admission by monetary donation. 

Bookings or inquiries: 905-953-5314 or museum@newmarket.ca 

Painted Paddle Artwork Prints 

Saturday, June 24 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
$5/child Parent/guardian supervision required 

Draw, create, design, and paint your own Painted Paddle Artwork print, try a scavenger hunt and hands-on tabletop activities. Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 


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National Accessibility Awareness Week 

May 28 to June 3, 2023 

Accessibility and inclusion make communities whole. Let’s develop an awareness of how every person or business can more fully contribute to making improvements. As we work to build a community that is inclusive and accessible, we enrich the lives of all. 

Parasports in the Park 

Saturday, June 3 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Lions Park (424 D’Arcy Street) 

Come celebrate #NAAW2023 with us! Try a new sport and discover the world of parasport. Learn more at newmarket.ca/inclusion 

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June is Pride Month 

Saturday, June 10 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South)
$5/child | Parent/guardian supervision required 

Happy Pride Month! Celebrate the LGBTQ2S+ community, diversity and inclusivity. Make your own rainbow ribbon wand, try a museum scavenger hunt and hands on tabletop activities. Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com 

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June is Seniors’ Month 

Seniors’ Meeting Place (474 Davis Drive) 

Join us as we celebrate our amazing older adults and the contributions they have made in our community. 

  • June 2 Friday Night Social Dance 
  • June 3 Live Music Pub Night - Wreckroom Elvis 
  • June 5 Seniors Lunch 
  • June 8 Dip & Sip Acrylic Art Workshop 
  • June 12 Seniors Lunch 
  • June 15 Acrylic Art Workshop - Birds of Paradise 
  • June 16 Friday Night Social Dance 
  • June 19 Seniors Lunch 
  • June 21 Heart to Home Meals Seminar 
  • June 23 Newmarket Public Library: Seniors Discovery Program 
  • June 25 Canada Day Social Tea 
  • June 26 Seniors Lunch 
  • June 27 Ministry of Transportation: Senior Drivers & The License Renewal Process 

Pre-Register at newmarket.perfectmind.com Learn more at newmarket.ca/adults55+