January 14, 2016

Quote of the Week

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities,
but in the expert's there are few
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~ Sunryu Suzuki, Zen Buddhist monk

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after January 28th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com

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Events

P.A. Day Camp at JEI Learning Centre, featuring Knowledge Makes Cents
Fri Jan 15 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

P.A. Day Camp featuring FUNancial workshops by Knowledge Makes Cents for ages 4-9.  *Perfect for children from Pre-K to Grade 4 *Admission is absolutely FREE when you bring along a friend! ($15 for a Pizza lunch and snacks) *Full day of activi...

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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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Every Friday Night Open Mic!, at Big Daddy's
Fri Jan 15 / 9:30pm

This high energy Open Mic/Open Jam is the place to go to hear and create some awesome music! No open mic gives you more stage time! Things start about 9:30 pm and go on to 1am….ish SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND...

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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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Free One on One Piano Lesson, offered in your home.
Sat Jan 16

StudioVivian is offering 30 minute one-on-one trial piano lessons on Saturdays!  The free trial lesson/assessment will take place at student's home at a time convenient for them.  Other days of the week may be available. To book a free les...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy 8 Week Program for Grade 4-6 students
Sat Jan 16 / 10:30am - 11:30am

FUNancial Freedom Game - Junior Version For Grade 4-6 students Saturdays 10:30am-11:30am for 8 weeks, from January 16 to March 5, 2016  Course Description: The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to...

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Artists in Residence - Winter Weekends
Sat Jan 16 / 11:00am - Sun Jan 17 / 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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Movie Madness at the Library!
Sat Jan 16 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Looking for a great way to spend an afternoon? Come out to Movie Madness at the Library!   Please feel free to bring a nut-free snack to the movie. Tickets for the movie will be handed out 15 minutes before the movie starts in the Warm Walkway...

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Learn to Meditate ~ 4-week Series with Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Teacher Rose Hirano
Sun Jan 17 / 10:00am - 11:00am

This four-class series is a perfect opportunity to discover the benefits of meditation and develop inner peace. You may often be so busy that you feel you don’t have time to sit and meditate, but actually taking a moment to restore your mind e...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy Program for JK-SK students
Sun Jan 17 / 10:00am - 11:00am

My Early Cents - Level 1 For Junior & Senior Kindergarten students Sundays 10am-11am for 8 weeks, from January 17 to March 6, 2016  Course Description: Through fun games and activities, your child work with the different denominations of...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy 8 Week Program for Grade 1-2 students
Sun Jan 17 / 11:15am - 12:15pm

Making Cents - Level 1 For Grade 1-2 students Sundays 11:15am-12:15pm for 8 weeks, from January 17 to March 6, 2016  Course Description: This program teaches your child the link between money and work, saving and spending, sharing and giving...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - "Me, a Chief Financial Parent?" Part 1
Sun Jan 17

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 1 One-hour workshop for parents Class options: Sunday, January 17: 10am-11am Sunday, January 17: 11:15am-12:15pm Course Description: From a very young age, your children are observing your money habits &nd...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy 8 week Program for Grade 4-6 students
Sun Jan 17 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

FUNancial Freedom Game - Junior Version For Grade 4-6 students Sundays 1pm-2pm for 8 weeks, from January 17 to March 6, 2016  Course Description: The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experienc...

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Official Constituency Office Opening for Majid Jowhari, MPP Richmond Hill, O
Sun Jan 17 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

All are invited to the official opening of Majid Jowhari's constituency office. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please call 905 707-9701...

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LEGO DUPLO Storytime
Sun Jan 17 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Read, sing and build with Duplo! Group runs Sundays until March 6, 2:00pm - 2:45pm. Limit of 30 adults and kids. Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the program starts Ages: 3-6 years with adult Admission: Free...

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Sunday Afternoon Weekly Open Mic at Yogi's Bar & Grill
Sun Jan 17 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

This town’s hippest new music venue is family friendly and open to ALL genres of music! They also boast a fabulous new menu, so come for the music and stay for dinner (or vice versa!) Be the music and you might get the opportunity to play your...

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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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Life Notes Wisdom ~ Yoga 4 Change
Mon Jan 18 / 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Are you looking for a yoga class where you can move your body gently? Moving with awareness can be transformative.  Let this class change your perception about yoga. Gentle can be powerful.    Taught by Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Heather...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jan 18 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come out for weekly Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required.  Bring a sealable b...

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Learning Disabilities Association of York Region ~ Strategies for Life: Youth & Adults with LD & ADD
Tue Jan 19

This eight-part series focuses on the academic and socio-emotional effects of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder. Young Adults ages 17-20 are welcome to explore the unique challenges that they may face. Students work towards develo...

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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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Canadian Tai Chi Academy ~ New Beginner's Class Starting
Tue Jan 19 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Relax, re-energize, recover your health.   Discover the many benefits of the ancient moves of tai chi for yourself.   Call 647-875-0319 or visit  www.canadiantaichiacademy.org for more info.   Location: Canadian Tai Chi Acad...

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Beyond The Law Of Attraction – Find Out the Secret That Was left Out Of The Movie "The Secret"
Tue Jan 19 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

From focusing on positive outcomes to creating self-affirmations, scientific studies show these methods lead to less accomplishment, not more! Join Dr. Paul Meschino as he explores the essential truth of how to manifest what you truly desire and disc...

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Open Mic Life Every Tuesday at The Falcon and Firkin
Tue Jan 19 / 8:30pm

This is a friendly supportive environment!  Weekly food and beer specials! Kitchen stays open late! SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND ENCOURAGED! This is a full service open mic  - complete with small drum ki...

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Life Notes Wisdom ~ Yoga 4 Change
Wed Jan 20 / 9:20am - 10:20am

Are you looking for a yoga class where you can move your body gently? Moving with awareness can be transformative.  Let this class change your perception about yoga. Gentle can be powerful.    Taught by Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Heather...

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Aptus Learning ~ Workshop: How to Succeed in Highschool
Wed Jan 20 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Does your child have the planning and organizational skills to succeed in school? Is your child a motivated, responsible student with strong goals? Find out how your child can get better skills, better grades, and better options! Attend a FREE works...

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Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Library
Wed Jan 20 / 7:00pm - 7:30pm

You and your stuffed animals are cordially invited to this special edition of Bears, Books, and Blankets!Bring your stuffy along for some bedtime songs and stories, then tuck your fury friend in to bed for a library sleepover.  But, that’s...

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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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LifeNotes Wisdom ~ Yoga for Arthritis
Thu Jan 21 / 10:15am - 11:15am

Are you looking for a yoga class that will consider your aches, pains, and stiffness?     This class will allow you to explore movement that is gentle, even if you have arthritis.    Taught by Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Heather Sko...

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Family Life Education ~ Money Matters Program
Thu Jan 21 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Money Matters is an 8-week program, presented by Catholic Community Services of York Region, that helps you to build your financial future - one step at a time. Improve your financial knowledge and money management skills for you and your family. To...

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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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Awaken the Heart ~ Meditation with Rose Hirano, Kadampa Buddhist Teacher
Thu Jan 21 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Keeping a good heart and caring attitude towards others will result in happiness for ourself and all those around you. In this way you can transform your life and stay positive and constructive in the face of daily challenges. This series...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jan 21 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred,...

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Women in Business, Networking and Support
Fri Jan 22 / 9:00am - 10:00am

This is a women entrepreneur and professionals support group.  There are monthly meetings.  Marlene Gardiner, an Arbonne representative, will be giving a short talk "Making a Lasting First Impression". There is no charge to attend. Click h...

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Every Friday Night Open Mic!, at Big Daddy's
Fri Jan 22 / 9:30pm

This high energy Open Mic/Open Jam is the place to go to hear and create some awesome music! No open mic gives you more stage time! Things start about 9:30 pm and go on to 1am….ish SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND...

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A good thing to do on a Saturday in the winter: go to The Village Market
Sat Jan 23 / 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...

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Karma and Reincarnation Workshop
Sat Jan 23 / 10:00am - 12:30pm

The Law of Karma states that people reap the results of past actions. What if the right conditions to experience the results are not yet in place? What happens to the still unexperienced results of our past actions? Do they carry over to future liv...

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Free One on One Piano Lesson, offered in your home.
Sat Jan 23

StudioVivian is offering 30 minute one-on-one trial piano lessons on Saturdays!  The free trial lesson/assessment will take place at student's home at a time convenient for them.  Other days of the week may be available. To book a free les...

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Essential Oils Introductory Experience with Sandra Corrado ~ "Essential Oils and Greening Your Home"
Sat Jan 23 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

Come out for an Essential Oils Introductory Experience! Energize, relax, rejuvenate, refresh, invigorate, clean, empower, and more. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for many applications. Explore Young Living’s Everyday Es...

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Banana Hatz: A Ukelele Adventure Sing-Song. Shows at 11am and 2 pm
Sat Jan 23

Tickadeeboo Entertainment are pleased to present a family friendly hour of singin’, Ukulele playin’, Banana Hatz wearin’, craziness and musical silliness. Featuring Douglas John from Treehouse TV’s ‘Ants in your Pants&...

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Artists in Residence - Winter Weekends
Sat Jan 23 / 11:00am - Sun Jan 24 / 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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LEGO Block Party
Sat Jan 23 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other. Lego is supplied. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room. Join the other Lego Block Parties: Janu...

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Matryoshka 2016
Fri Jan 22 / 8:00pm

Matryoshka is a one-actor-play based on selected short stories of Anton Checkov. Parsa Pirouzfar, the playwright and director, performs all of the characters in this theatrical production. This play will be performed in the Persian language. Tick...

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Back by popular demand! Flyball Governor (formally The Trytones Band) do London again.....
Sat Jan 23 / 8:30pm

......London Pub, that is! Come inside and warm up! Popular Rock and Roll Covers - 60's - 70's - 80's - 90's - 00's Have a great night with friends (come early for dinner) Sing along, shoot the breeze, party, dancing! Cover charge not in eff...

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Learn to Meditate ~ 4-week Series with Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Teacher Rose Hirano
Sun Jan 24 / 10:00am - 11:00am

This four-class series is a perfect opportunity to discover the benefits of meditation and develop inner peace. You may often be so busy that you feel you don’t have time to sit and meditate, but actually taking a moment to restore your mind e...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? P2
Sun Jan 24

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 2 One-hour workshop for parents Class options: Sunday, January 24: 10am-11am Sunday, January 24: 11:15am-12:15pm Course Description: Part 2 is a continuation of discussions and tips on how to be the best C...

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"Knead the Balls" Workshop ~ at My Yoga Studio
Sun Jan 24 / 3:00pm - 5:15pm

This workshop will empower you to personally adopt simple and effective self-care regimens. We will stretch massage and restore the body with Yoga and The Yoga Tune Up® (YTU) Therapy Balls. YTU balls can be used as an adjunct offering benefits o...

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Sunday Afternoon Weekly Open Mic at Yogi's Bar & Grill
Sun Jan 24 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

This town’s hippest new music venue is family friendly and open to ALL genres of music! They also boast a fabulous new menu, so come for the music and stay for dinner (or vice versa!) Be the music and you might get the opportunity to play your...

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more

Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jan 25 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come out for weekly Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required.  Bring a sealable b...

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Rowan Moon ~ January Meditation Circle
Mon Jan 25 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Are you ready to take your manifesting skills to a whole other level?!     The Rowan Moon offers the opportunity to strengthen your perseverance and nurture your dreams. Its energy encourages the combining of intellect with intuition....

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 26 / 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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Business After 5, with the Chamber of Commerce
Tue Jan 26 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Members and non-members are invited to this first of the year 'Business After 5'Member, Janine Purves of Assante Capital Management Ltd is hosting the event at her office As well as networking there will be wine tasting. Bring your business cards a...

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Open Mic Life Every Tuesday at The Falcon and Firkin
Tue Jan 26 / 8:30pm

This is a friendly supportive environment!  Weekly food and beer specials! Kitchen stays open late! SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND ENCOURAGED! This is a full service open mic  - complete with small drum ki...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Lunch & Learn: Mindfulness Meditation to Improve Your Well-Being
Wed Jan 27 / 12:00pm

Learn practices that focus on the benefits of meditation-connection to breathe, the mind/body relationship, and a body scan for stress reduction and pain management. This month's speaker is Tara Brasier of Fire Bird Studio. Cost: Free Will Offering...

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Aptus Learning ~ Workshop: How to Succeed in Highschool
Wed Jan 27 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Does your child have the planning and organizational skills to succeed in school? Is your child a motivated, responsible student with strong goals? Find out how your child can get better skills, better grades, and better options! Attend a FREE works...

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Family Literacy Day Celebration
Wed Jan 27 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Bring the whole family and join us for our all-ages Family Literacy Celebration! We’ll have games, prizes and live demos of how to access eBooks for children from the RHPL website. Bring your own devices and experience first-hand the benefits o...

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Yiddish Glory - The Lost Song of Life and Faith
Wed Jan 27 / 8:00pm

An all-star supergroup resurrects Yiddish songs from World War II that were thought lost to history until U of T professor Anna Shternshis discovered them sealed in Ukrainian archives. From a collection of thousands, the most heartfelt and defiant...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Jan 28 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month (except fo...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jan 28 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred,...

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Good Information to Know

"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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JRCC Furniture Depot Helps Five Refugees Families Furnish Their Homes

The Syrian refugee crisis has captivated the conscience of Canadians from coast-to-coast. Many communities have stepped up to help those arriving from their war-torn homeland. The Jewish Russian Community Centre (JRCC) Furniture Depot, in collaborat...

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January Tax Tips ~ by Andre La Rosa

As we begin a new calendar year, a few things to consider: BackupEnsure you backup your files regularly but also good to have a year end backup. 2016 PayrollNew 2016 payroll tax tables are now available on CRA web site and will be available for dow...

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Richmond Hill's Citizen Budget - you can easily tell the Town how to spend tax dollars

Every year, Richmond Hill uses tax dollars to provide a number of services for the community such as road maintenance and snow clearing, fire rescue and prevention, pools and community centres, parks maintenance and libraries. To help residents bett...

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Safey Tips to Help Prevent Residential Break and Enters

More than 400 residential break and enters have occurred across the south end of York Region in the past three months, prompting police to urge citizens to take extra steps to protect their homes.Since October 1, 2015, York Regional Police have recei...

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