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.

Fraud Awareness Seminar Thursday, October 18th, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m......

CIBC together with with York Regional Police is having an informative Seminar about Fraud Awareness.

When: Ocotber 18th, 2018

Time: 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Thornhill Community Center
7755 Bayview Avenue, Activity Romm B1 and B2

Speak to a CIBC representative at the CIBC 905- 944-3800 or at the CIBC branch at the Thornhill Shopping Center (John Street).

Refresments will be served

Come and help us plant at Amswell Park October, 18th, 2018 ....

Date: October 18

Time: 9.00 AM to 2 PM

Location: Annswell Park. North end of Dudley Street.
Dudley runs South to North, one stop sign East of Yonge St.

The park is at the north end of the street, just north of Elgin Street, Thornhill,-79.423381,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x882b2cf4e9bfa583:0x2a38e9f824bf2aec!8m2!3d43.8128132!4d-79.4213479

Dark Sky Watch Evening Thursday September 13h, 2018 ....

Escape to Thornhill's own dark-sky oasis and join our avid
astronomers with their telescopes for an exciting stargazing evening.

When: Thursday, September 13 at 8 p.m,

Where: Thornhill Meadow, east of St. Volodymyr's Church,15 Chuuch Lane, Thornhill

Rain or cloud date: Thursday, October 11.

Contact Jim Laframboise at 905-889-1073.

Vegan Danish Bakery now open on Sundays ......

The Vegan Danish Bakery is now open on Sundays.

address: 7718 Yonge Street, Thornhill

parking at the back of the bakery


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 12 pm to 7 pm
Thursday: 12 pm to 7 pm
Friday: 12 pm to 8 pm
Saturday: 12 pm to 6 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am to 5 pm
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German Mills Meadow & Natural Habitat Sunday, April 8, 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.

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:

Pomona Mills Clean-up and Planting April 29, May 17, 2018.... ....

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, 29th, 10 AM to Noon.
Meet on the soccer field east of Henderson Ave and Forest Park Crescent.

Windflower Planting
Sunday, May 17th, 5 to 7 p.m Crescent.

Thornhill Meadow, west side of Pomona Mills Park near 15 Church Lane.
Bring your gardening gloves and shovel.
For more information, please contact:

Naadia Ahsan

Councillor Valerie Burke
(905) 479-7747

Thornhill Star Gazing Night - April 19th, 2018 from 8:30 p.m. .....Please see message, Due to Wet Meadow, and Ice the event has been cancelled....

Thornhill Star Gazing Night - due to weather conditions & wet meadow, tonight’s event has been cancelled.

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

When: Thursday, April, 19th, 2018

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: to be announced

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:

For more information about the GO schedule:
going to the Pearson airport: (click on the arrows on the right to move schedule)

Returning to Thornhill:

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

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

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