Meetings and Events

Meetings and Social Events
Sept. 2022 – June 2023

Held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 143 Main Street North, Markham Village. Third Wednesdays of the month -doors open at 6:30 p.m. for social time, meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. We hope members will join us for these informative talks. Some Zoom or hybrid meetings may occur depending upon the Covid-19 situation or inclement weather.

Sep.21, 2022Joanne Kinya Baker – Town of Markham’s Diversity Action Plan & Anti-Black Racism Initiative
Joann Kinya Baker works for the town of Markham, and has a Masters of Social Work Degree with a focus on International and Community Development. She is a proud Margaret McNamara award recipient and scholar, and founder of Shades of Humanity Consulting, a Canada-based equity and anti-racism consulting firm. Her specialized research areas include immigration, trauma, diversity, equity & inclusion, race relations and community development.
Oct. 19, 2022Elizabeth Zemelman – Healthy Eating Based on Canada’s Most Recent Food Guide
Elizabeth Zemelman is a registered dietician who will address the major changes made to the historic Canada food guide and how they impact you. Elizabeth will be presenting via Zoom.
Oct. 26, 2022Fashion Show with fashions by Peppertree Klassics. A fun event this will also be a fundraiser for the Yellow Brick House women’s shelter which suffered reduced donations during the pandemic. The cost is $45 for the venue and $10 for the charity.
Nov. 16, 2022Caroline Taylor – Climate Change
This topic and speaker was initiated by our Issues and Advocacy Committee
December 7, 2022
Sugar Plum Social at The School Fine Dining.
Jan. 18, 2023Barbara Perry -Women in Politics – Issues and Challenges
Barbara Perry is a professor at Ontario Tech University. This topic and speaker was initiated by our Issues and Advocacy Committee
Feb. 15, 2023Sue Mather -Dementia – New Research and Initiatives
Sue Mather is a licensed Psycho-Therapist who will discuss new initiatives as well as the role and well being of caregivers.
Mar. 15, 2023TBA – Gardening with a Focus on Environmental Well -Being
Apr. 19, 2023Talented Members “What Women Create”
This is an opportunity for members to share something they’ve created (i.e. artwork, craft, hobby, etc.) to entertain and inspire other members, We hope this forum will provide an evening of fellowship and connection amongst our members!
May, 2023Spring banquet with music to be confirmed at the Crystal Fountain.