January 7, 2018

Quote of the Week

"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors,
and let every new year find you a better man."
-- Benjamin Franklin


Events

Outdoor Skating in Richmond Hill
Fri Dec 15 - Thu Mar 15

The extremely cold weather we've experienced has meant that the Mill Pond has frozen! The Town staff has been out and groomed it. Bundle up and enjoy.  Remember your helmet. There is a place to sit and put on your skates and washrooms are acr...

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Christmas Tree Collection
Mon Jan 8

This is one of two days only for Christmas tree collection.  The other day is January 15th. Please remember: Remove all decorations and nails Maximum height per tree is 2.1 m (97') Place the tree at the curb by 7 a.m. Trees frozen into t...

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Meditation Mondays: How to use Affirmations to Achieve your Goals
Mon Jan 8 / 9:45am - 11:00am

Start your new year right! Instead of merely making new year resolutions, find out how you can actually ensure you achieve your goals through affirmations. Affirmations are positive statements that attract to you what you desire. Learn how to write e...

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Connecting the Community. Building a stronger community.
Tue Jan 9 / 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". Though this is the first week back after a holiday break The meeting...

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Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society Kicks-off the New Year
Tue Jan 9 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society will meet for the first time in the New Year! Guests are free for this Annual General Meeting, where you can learn how volunteers have spent 100s of hours enjoying various activities Find out the...

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Meditation & Stress Relief Fundamentals. 4 Week Course
Tue Jan 9 / 7:30pm - 8:45pm

This course uses breathing and relaxation techniques to prepare your mind for meditation Dates: Tuedays January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2018, 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm Session 1Jan 9, 2018: The Breath–The Gateway To Mental Quietude• Mind-breath con...

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Business@Breakfast at Cosmo Music. A Richmond Hill Board of Trade event.
Wed Jan 10 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Let's do some business networking. All invited to attend. Cost: $25 members; $35 non members.  Click here to register...

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Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jan 10 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. These clinics are held the 2nd Wednesday each month. Cost $35.00, receipts provided. Appointment must be reserved one week in advance. Please contact the church office 905-884-3606 for mo...

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Hiring Summer Students? – Apply to Receive Federal Funding – Info Nightat MP Alleslev's Office
Wed Jan 10 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Hiring Summer Students? – Apply to Receive Federal Funding – Info Night Jan. 10th MP Leona Alleslev will be hosting a Canada Summer Jobs Information Night at her constituency office for local employers in Aurora—Oak Ridges—Ri...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Rose Hirano. Living Lightly
Thu Jan 11 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings. Explore Buddha’s teachings on the nature of reality and how to live a happy life free from gras...

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Canada Summer Job Info Session hosted by Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari
Fri Jan 12 / 10:00am - 11:00am

The Canada Summer Jobs Initiative provides opportunities for young Canadians to gain meaningful work experience in the job market. This program helps local employers to create valuable summer job opportunities for full-time students aged 15 to 30 yea...

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Social Painting Nights ~ at Richmond Hill Art School. Suitable for all levels.
Fri Jan 12 / 7:00pm - 10:30pm

These monthly “Paint Nights” are unique and very relaxed. Enjoy wonderful music, great company, and a glass of wine. All materials are supplied from the paint to the canvases. Art materials include brushes, 1 canvas 16″x20″,...

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"I Married a Mangia-Cake!" A Stand Up Comedy Show at RHCPA
Fri Jan 12 / 9:00pm - 10:00pm

"I Married a Mangia-Cake!" and friends, is a night of stand up comedy, celebrating being Italian. Produced by Angela Maiorano-Thurston - Angela's Italian origins come from Puglia Italy, her mom comes from Bari Italy and her dad comes from Modug...

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Learn to Run ~ Crush your 2018 goals!!
Sat Jan 13 / 8:30am

Do you want to get into shape? Do you want to look and feel great? Do you want more energy and confidence? Learn how to run 10 km.  Learn how to dress for running, nutrition, weight loss and fitness The organizer is a marathon runner and fitne...

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Jan 13 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market. Prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products...

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Knowledge Makes Cents FUNancial Courses. JK to Gr. 9.
Sat Jan 13 - Sun Jan 14

The founder of Knowledge Makes Cents (KMCents) firmly believes all citizens deserve the knowledge for financial success. Money skills are life skills. KMC is a financial literacy academy for kids - teaching them the essential money skills for a fina...

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Salsa Dance Fever Latin Dance Social
Sun Jan 14 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Salsa Dance Fever invites you to join their Latin dance socials on Sunday evenings. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Excellent DJ and amazing Latin music! All dance levels. Partners are not needed! Beginner level dance lessons in Bachata &...

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King Henry's Arms Open Mic
Sun Jan 14 / 9:00pm

Come to  King Henry's Arms to kick off another new year of open mic Sunday nights at Richmond Hill's #1-ranked pub! KHA Open Mic is the longest running acoustic open mic in Richmond Hill (SIX YEARS). They are proud to support all local musician...

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Mother Of All Jams At Archibalds!
Sun Jan 14 / 9:00pm

Calling all musicians and singers! Come to Richmond Hills oldest pub Archibalds every sunday starting in January for a night of music, drinks, friends and jamming! amps, drums, keyboard provided just bring your guitars and sticks! pro band ready...

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Meditation Mondays: Daily habits of a spiritual seeker
Mon Jan 15 / 9:45am - 11:00am

As a spiritual seeker, are you looking for clarity and direction on your path? What daily habits can you cultivate to evolve and thus bring peace and balance in your life?This will be followed by a guided meditation to tune into the still inner witne...

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Christmas Tree Collection
Mon Jan 15

This is second of two days only for Christmas tree collection.  (The other day was January 8th.) Please remember: Remove all decorations and nails Maximum height per tree is 2.1 m (97') Place the tree at the curb by 7 a.m. Trees frozen in...

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The Reel Thing Docs - Loving Vincent
Mon Jan 15 / 7:00pm

RHCPA presents The Reel Thing at Imagine Theatres Synopsis A year after the death of the artist, Vincent van Gogh, Postman Roulin gets his slacker son, Armand, to hand deliver the artist's final letter to his now late brother, Theo, to some worthy...

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Complimentary Open House supporting Mosaic Interfaith's Out of the Cold Program for the Homeless
Mon Jan 15 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms and support a worthy cause, while having lots of fun..This event is complimentary with a donation supporting The Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold Program. This program provides safe refuge, warm...

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Connecting the Community. Building a stronger community.
Tue Jan 16 / 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...

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York Region Parrot Club ~ Trick Training
Tue Jan 16 / 7:00pm

The York Region Parrot Club is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of pet birds and the education of their owners. Members bring their bird(s) to the  meetings and there's always have fun socializing the birds and socializing with eac...

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Business After 5: Ask the Expert. At Moxie's
Tue Jan 16 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come and meet your fellow business people here in Richmond Hill. Come watch and listen to our workshop where 4 experts of different fields of expertise will give you all the information about their respective fields! Cost: free for members, $10 non...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Jan 18 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francop...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Rose Hirano. Living Lightly
Thu Jan 18 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings. Explore Buddha’s teachings on the nature of reality and how to live a happy life free from gras...

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Investors Group Presents: RRSPs or TFSAs? The Top Tax-Effective Strategies for Building Retirement
Thu Jan 18 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

You are invited to hear Daniel Collison, B.A., CFP, TE, speak on the topic of "RRSPs or TFSAs? The Top Tax-Effective Strategies for Building Retirement. Daniel's credentials are: Regional Director, Investors Group Financial Services Inc. Lecture...

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Quartet ~ a heart warming comedy. To be enjoyed at The Curtain Club
Fri Jan 19 - Sat Feb 3

Enjoy local community theatre! SynopsisAt a country home for retired opera singers, Cecily, Wilf and Reggie are preparing for a Verdi birthday concert. When the renowned diva Jean arrives unexpectedly, secrets of the past emerge, emotions run high a...

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Learn to Run ~ Crush your 2018 goals!!
Sat Jan 20 / 8:30am

Do you want to get into shape? Do you want to look and feel great? Do you want more energy and confidence? Learn how to run 10 km.  Learn how to dress for running, nutrition, weight loss and fitness The organizer is a marathon runner and fitne...

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New Year's Levee and Open House with MP Leona Alleslev
Sat Jan 20 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join MP Leona Alleslev for a New Year’s Levee and Open House at her constituency office located at 12820 Yonge St, Suite 202! Come celebrate the New Year with your family and friends with some hot chocolate and holiday treats. Click here to le...

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The Story of Babar the Elephant: Quintroversy Woodwind Quintet & Narrated by Jacques Arsenault
Sat Jan 20 / 3:00pm

Get ready to hear the classic tale of Babar the Elephant with narrator Jacques and live music by Francis Poulenc performed by Quintroversy Woodwind Quintet! Jacques is no stranger to the magic of storytelling whether it is bringing tales to elementa...

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Clarinet & Piano Masterpieces - A Clearly Musical Home Concert
Sat Jan 20 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Clearly Musical Home Concert Series features musicians in up-close experiences in the heart of Richmond Hill. You will have the opportunity to clearly see and hear the musicians and ask questions to learn more about the music and the performers!...

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The Conversation Cafe - a tea-party speaker series, at the Hesperus Village
Sun Jan 21 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Shadowpath Theatre presents a tea-party speaker series, featuring creative elders making an impact in their community.This afternoon event features two fifteen minute interviews, a speed round, performances AND a tea party!Shadowpath’s Artistic...

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Good Information to Know

Food and Clothing Drive for 360°Kids

Stan Daneman, in collaboration with 360°kids, has launched the second annual campaign for food items and new clothing for the homeless kids of Richmond Hill. Last year over 8000 items were collected. The campaign is to provide items that can be...

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"When is the snow plow coming down my street!!" There's an app for that!

Want to know where the snow plows are in Richmond Hill- check out RHPlows- new online app that tracks the snow removal activities in your neighbourhood. http://trh511.roada.ca  It shows you where our road and sidewalk plows are working and whe...

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This weekend's THE FEED-105.9FM THE REGION: tiips for getting the year off to a good start and more

Tune in to know. York Region’s ONLY news magazine show dedicated to the issues and events that matter to all of us who live and work here. The show kicks off 2018 with tips to help you manage your holiday debt and save for retirement. They...

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