January 15, 2017

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"Little hinges swing big doors."
~ W. Clement Stone

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Events

Christmas Tree Collection
Mon Jan 16

This is one of two days only for Christmas tree collection.  The other day was January 2nd. 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 the...

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Canada Summer Jobs Information Session for Employers
Mon Jan 16 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari is hosting a information session on Canada Summer Jobs.  This is an opportunity for employers to receive 50% and non-profits 100% of the minimum hourly wages. When young Canadians get work experience in small busin...

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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Operation Avalanche"
Mon Jan 16 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing Film Festival presents monthly engaging films to the Richmond Hill audience. This film is a 2016 American-Canadian conspiracy thriller, black comedy, directed by Matt Johnson, who co-wrote the film with Josh Boles. Johnson and Owen W...

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My Pop Choir, the 'everyone' choir for people who love to sing
Mon Jan 16 / 7:15pm - 8:45pm

A weekly choir experience that is all about the love of song, My Pop Choir doesn’t require experience or the ability to read music. It’s as much about fun, relaxation and laughter as it is about singing. Richmond Hill Winter Term - Monda...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness ~ Weekly Class Starts Tonight
Mon Jan 16 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the weekly Zumba® classes, a 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 bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 17 / 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. A d...

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Looking for more balance - free introductory tai chi class
Tue Jan 17 / 7:00pm

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy (CTCA) is starting a new introduction to tai chi session and offering a free introductory class. The tai chi program will run for 4 months, every Tuesday. Positive, non-competitive environment. No fitness level require...

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Do you like to sing? Chorus York invites you to join them!
Tue Jan 17 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Chorus York, Richmond Hill is now welcoming new members for all voice parts, especially sopranos and basses.Must be able to read music. Cost: $100 Rehearsals are Tuesdays 7:00-9:30 p.m.Please call 905-884-7922 info@chorusyork.ca...

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Hot Chocolate and Instant Oats Drive, for 360Kids
Wed Jan 18 - Thu Jan 19

Stan Daneman, in collaboration with 360Kids, has launched a drive to bring in various items required by the shelter this winter. These are for the many kids who are homeless and cannot stay at the shelter and hence wander the streets, cold and hungr...

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Mind-Body Fusion Classes Start Tonight
Thu Jan 19 / 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, energized and peace...

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Let Your Yoga DanceĀ® Event
Thu Jan 19 / 8:00pm - 9:15pm

Warm up your winter with the joy of dancing! Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to liberate your inner dancer, move your body, tickle your funny bone, and rela...

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The Parmiggiano's Are Back!!!
Fri Jan 20 / 8:00pm

They put the Fun in Dysfunctional! An Italian comedy performed in Italian! Rated PG-13.Presented by Rosie Productions.  This show has been rescheduled fromm Dec. 29th, 2016. Tickets: $70 to $80.  Please click HERE to order or call the box...

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The Village Market - open Saturdays all year long!
Sat Jan 21 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop and...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Jan 21 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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Holistic Nutrition Workshop: Rebalance Your Body and Mind
Sat Jan 21 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

 Rebalance your body and mind through holistic nutrition. - Start the New Year with Guidance!- Enjoy this workshop filled with holistic nutrition education, recipes, tips, and prizes! Facilitated by: Olivia Pileggi, CNP - Founder of Desire Rad...

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Ward 6 Community New Year's Levee
Sun Jan 22 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Councillor Godwin Chan invites you to attend his New Year’s Levee celebrating 2017 and the Lunar New Year! Residents will have an opportunity to:• Enjoy light refreshments• Enjoy children’s performances• Visit several comm...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Jan 23 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the weekly Zumba® classes, a 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 bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 24 / 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. A d...

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"Pain Relief the Natural Way" - a St. Matthew's Health Ministry Lunch 'n Learn
Wed Jan 25 / 12:00pm

You are invited to learn about: The types of pain How diet and lifestyle help ease pain Supplements that help to alleviate pain Drug and supplement interactions Speaker: Ehab Mekhail, Pharmacist, People’s Choice Pharmacy, Richmond Hill...

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CBC's 'This is That', on stage at RHCPA
Wed Jan 25 / 8:00pm

CBC’s highly successful news satire program, This is That, is going live at the RHCPA. A current affairs program that doesn’t just talk about the issues, it fabricates them. Join hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring as they introduce you t...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Jan 26 / 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, energized and peace...

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Molly's Veil - an historical drama, performed at The Curtain Club
Fri Jan 27 - Sat Feb 11

This is the third of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: Charlotte Whitton becomes the first female Mayor of Ottawa in 1952. Known as extraordinarily witty, colourful and controversial, her private and special relationship with Margaret Grier...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market.
Sat Jan 28 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop an...

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Making Mermaids For African AIDS, a one day workshop at Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Jan 28 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

This is a fabulous one day fabric sculpting workshop to raise funds for Stephen Lewis Foundation.Create your own seated mermaid for home or garden using foil, wire, old tee shirt, and Paverpol. The creations will be about 18" tall.Andrea Chan of Crea...

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"Passion for Wellness & Giving" ~ a half day event to make you feel good
Sat Jan 28 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

A day to enjoy: Meditation Gentle and Relaxing Yoga Tai Chi - Qigong for Longevity Special guest Speaker - Suzy Rosenstein (Certified Life Coach) Cost: $40; with lunch $45 This event is in support of We Can Change the World Day 3 and Blessi...

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The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket
Sat Jan 28 / 11:00am

What is friendship? What happens when it goes wrong? What do you have to do to make it work? Henry and Bucket are best pals, although sometimes you wouldn’t think so! Like all good friends they have their ups and downs, their battles and reco...

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Rabbie Burns Supper, at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Jan 28 / 5:30pm

This annual Burns Supper welcomes guests from across York Region and beyond to a night of music, poetry, song and celebration in honour of Scotland's bard Robert Burns. The skirl of the pipes and the swirl of the kilts are crowned with a feast fit f...

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Ward 2 Community New Year's Levee
Sun Jan 29 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Ward 2 Councillor, Tom Muench, invites you to his New Year's Levee. Refreshments Guest speakers Live music Get to know your Councillor and learn more about your community....

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Medical Marijuana: It's High Time We Learned the Facts. A Panel Discussion, at RHCPA.
Sun Jan 29 / 2:30pm - 5:00pm

There will be a panel discussion on the current state of medical cannabis and its future,  in the Canadian landscape. This is an opportunity for community leaders, healthcare professionals, caregivers, elected officials and those living with a...

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Good Information to Know

Why Do We Have Favourite Colours? ~ an article by Five Star Painting

It’s that moment when you’re deciding what to wear to work… and it hits you: 90 percent of the shirts in your closet are a variation of the same or a similar color! You had no idea that you were biased, but there you have it. The s...

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January's Monthly Tax Tips by Andre La Rosa, CPA

Andre would like to wish you a  very Happy New Year. As we begin a new calendar year, a few things to consider: Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)A new year means you can contribute $5,500 to your TFSA for 2017. If you have withdrawn funds from a...

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Canada Summer Jobs Program - opportunities for employers and non-profits

This is an opportunity for small businesses (up to 50 employees), public sector employers and non profit organizations to receive 50% and non-profits 100% of the minimum hourly wages.  This is for full time students aged 15 to 30. When young Can...

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Together we CAN change the world!

“Whoa-oh, we can make a difference,Whoa-oh, come on and make a change,Come on every boy and girl,Together we can change the world”.These lyrics by the local band OIAM (One in a Million) were written for the first We Can Change the World D...

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Calling all Local Artists! Studio Tour Applications due Feb. 3rd

Each year, the annual Richmond hill Studio Tour features many talented artists from Richmond Hill and beyond to the community. If you are a fine arts artist, sculptor, glass artist, wood worker, fibre artist, potter, jeweler, or other – the org...

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New Year, New Dreams

New Year, New Dreams By Janine Purves   It’s January! You have grand plans to make this year the best ever!  In fact, having a little down time over the holidays made you realize that you look forward to a few special things in lif...

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Looking ahead:

Richmond Hill Winter Carnival - Feb 3 to 5th
The Tea Party - Feb. 11
We Can Change the World Day - Feb. 12
Whitehorse - Feb. 22


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