January 3, 2016

Quote of the Week

"The enemy of peace isn't only war,
but also indifference."
~ Pope Francis

Events

Skating at Richmond Green
Sat Jan 2 - Tue Mar 15

If you’re looking for an outdoor leisurely skate, visit Richmond Green’s artificial ice surface located behind Tom Graham Arena. There is no charge to skate. The outdoor, looped quarter mile skate trail has: covered seating area ro...

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Even though it is winter The Village Market is open!
Sat Jan 9 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Yes, the Village Market, the organic farmers market which runs Saturdays from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Toronto Waldorf School is open. In addition to local organic sunflower sprouts, stored organic root vegetables, and local organic meats and eggs....

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Artists in Residence - Winter Weekends
Sat Jan 9 / 11:00am - Sun Jan 10 / 5:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm throughout January. Our members will be busy creating, as well as exhibiting some of their finished pieces.  We welcome you to come in and see artists at work, lear...

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The Reel Thing Movie Series
Mon Jan 11 / 7:00pm

This film, which had its North American premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, has been described as “a broad and sweet political comedy” by the Globe and Mail. Written and directed by Philippe Falardeau,  the fil...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 12 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Women in the Know ~ "Myths and Facts about Weight Loss" by Bonnie Wisener. RHM
Thu Jan 14 / 6:30pm

Are you tired of all the nutrition noise out there? Are you wondering why, with all of the dieting books and programs available, you are still on a weight loss rollercoaster? Come out for "Myths and Facts about Weight Loss" with Bonnie Wisener. A h...

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Jan 16 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market. Prioritize eating well! As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There are some imported organic veggies as well t...

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Christmas Tree Collection - 2 dates only
Mon Jan 18

Christmas Tree collection will only be on Monday, January 4 and Monday, January 18, 2016. Remove all decorations and nails Maximum length per tree is 7’ (2.1m) Place the tree at the curb by 7 a.m. Trees frozen into the snow cannot be coll...

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Committee of the Whole Meeting - observe how our councillors are serving us
Mon Jan 18 / 4:30pm

This Committee of the Whole meeting is where issues get discussed but decisions are not made.  Anyone may observe this meeting.  Click here to find out how to present The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday befo...

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Artist Demonstration - Yaohua Yan
Mon Jan 18 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us once a month for a demo from a visiting artist and sign up for the full day Sunday workshop to learn how to apply the techniques to your own artwork. Monday Evening Demos: FREE for members, $10 non-membersFull day Sunday Workshops: ...

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Strategies for Life: Youth and Adults with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder
Tue Jan 19

An eight part series, put on by the Learning Disorders Association of York Region, that focuses on the academic and socio-emotional effects of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder. Young Adults ages 17-20 are welcome to identify uniq...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 19 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.c...

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Council Public Meeting
Wed Jan 20 / 7:30pm

Public Council Meeting discuss planning applications. On the agenda is an application for an amendment to the Official Plan to allow the construction of an 8 story building in the Village Core.  Click here for details Click here for the comp...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Jan 21 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Volunteer Opportunities

"Our Syrian Family Richmond Hill" ~ can you lend a hand

The war in Syria started in 2011 and, to date, has left over 220,000 dead.More than 12 million people have been displaced from their homes.Over two million of these are children. This devastating humanitarian disaster calls on us to act. "Our Syrian...

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Learn French at a French College

Learning French in a French college, it’s the obvious choice!  College Boreal has now come to York Region! The following courses are being offered: BEGINNER: Levels I, II , III – 15 weeks per level INTERMEDIATE: Levels I, II, II...

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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com.
(Click here for the format for submitting an event listing)

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