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What's On, Newmarket: Voices of Joy, Graduation Concert, Neighbours in Song

Here are the listings for Newmarket and area theatre, music and art happenings for June
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May 30 to June 8: Newmarket Stage Company presents The Odd Couple Female Version (Neil Simon) at Stage 426, Royal Cdn. Legion, 707 Srigley St. Newmarket, 8 p.m.  (matinees June 1 & 6 - 2 p.m.), call 289-500-2114. 
May 31 to June 15: Curtain Club Theatre presents The Savannah Sipping Society at the Curtain Club, 400 Newkirk Dr., Richmond Hill, 905-773-3669 (Hilarious!) 


Saturday, June 1: Old Town Hall presents Daring Pairings: A Wine and Musical Journey to Italy, three Italian wine selections (& cheese) with pianist Vlad Soloviev performing Second Year: Italy from The Pilgrimage Years (Franz Liszt), 7 to 10:30 p.m. Cost $45/person - reserve or call 905-953-5300, ext. 2844.
Sunday, June 2: Tapestry Chamber Choir presents Neighbours in Song - old favourites and new gems featuring composers Chatman, Daley, Halley, Lauridsen, Whitacre and Paulus at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Main & Water Sts., Newmarket, 3 p.m. Tickets $20 at door or call 905-830-3041.
Friday, June 7: GranAurora presents Beau Dixon (musician, playwright, actor, DORA award winner) in concert at Sharon-Hope United Church, Leslie St., Sharon, 7 p.m. Tickets $25 with all proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation (Grandmother to Grandmother Campaign), refreshments included. For information, 
Friday, June 7: John Sheard presents Homeward Bound: The Best of Simon & Garfunkel (full band) at Aurora Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. Tickets $45, 905-713-1818.
Saturday, June 8: Bradford Arts Centre presents York Chamber Ensemble at Bradford United Church, 66 Barrie St. 
Sunday, June 9: Voices of Joy choir presents Thank You For The Music at Bethel CRC Church, 333 Davis Dr., Newmarket., 3 p.m. Free will offering. For information, 905-727-3290 or 905-775-8821.
Sunday, June 9: The Graduation Concert of Grace Ronan and William Salinas-Crosby “Our Favourite Things—From Baroque to Broadway” at Trinity United Church (Park and Main), Newmarket, 3 p.m. Tickets $20 at door.


May 9 to Aug. 3: Aurora Cultural Centre presents artist Deron Ahsen:nase Douglas - a solo exhibition of 35 portraits and characterizations of the Onkwehon (Turtle Island) “We Are Still Here!”.
June 1 to Aug. 24: Aurora Cultural Centre presents Jon Oelrichs, oil paintings inspired by a post-industrial space - artwork available for sale. On Wedneday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. Jon Oelrichs in conversation, and Wednesday, Aug. 14 guided tour with curator Stephanie Nicolo at 1:30 p.m.- 905-713-1818 
Looking ahead: Oct. 11 to 26 is the 1st Annual Newmarket Juried Art Show, check website for details - - or
— Contributed by Judy Craig