January 22, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Most people say when you get old you have to give things up,
but I think we get old because we give things up."
~ Theodeore Green (former US Senator, retired at age 98)

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Events

Richmond Green Skate Trail - lace up your skates and get outside!
Sat Dec 10 - Wed Mar 15

The Richmond Green Skate Trail features: * Trail through 250 m of natural space* Lights for evening skating* Heated washroom and change room* ParkingThe trail is open for ice skating weather permitting from December to March. Call 905-771-5490 for i...

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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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Looking for more balance - free introductory tai chi class
Tue Jan 24 / 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 requir...

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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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Money Matters ~ a free 8 financial literacy week program
Thu Jan 26 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Catholic Community Services of York Region presents an eight-week financial literacy program designed to increase your financial knowledge and improve your money management skills for yourself and your family. Topics: • Handling your Money&bul...

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Women In The Know - The Benefit of Minerals For Our Body
Thu Jan 26 / 7:00pm

The New Year is here and most of us are trying to start on the right foot by taking better care of our health. To do that we all should know what we need to have in our body to deal with our busy day to day.Alona Yeshayav, CNP, BA a Certified Nutriti...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Take Control of Your Life
Thu Jan 26 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will establish the foundation of Buddhist philosophy and learn how we can take control of our life by integrating inner peace into our daily routine. We will also come to appreciate our limitless capacity and the precious...

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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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"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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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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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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Grand Opening Natural Energy Healing with Promotional Reiki Pricing
Mon Jan 30 - Wed Feb 1

All are welcome to the Grand Opening Promotional Reiki Pricing. (Jan; 30th to Feb. 1st) You can receive a 20 minute Reiki Treatment for $20.00. (They request a completion of a customer satisfaction survey). Check out their web site  www.mynatu...

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Bridge Group for Women - an 8 week program
Mon Jan 30 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Would you like to learn about yourself, build and acknowledge your strengths and connect with others in a warm and supportive environment? The Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) presents the Bridge Group for Women This is an 8-sessio...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Jan 30 / 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 31 / 9:00am - 10:00am

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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Postive Parenting for Teens ~ a 6 week program
Wed Feb 1 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Family Life Education's Parents of Teens group explores positive parenting - an approach to raising teenagers that promotes appropriate development and behaviours. Topics covered include: Positive parenting, role of parents in the teenage yea...

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Expanding Consciousness with Peter Dennis
Wed Feb 1 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This course runs for six consecutive Wednesdays, Starting February 1st. Classes begin at 7:30 pm and go to approximately 10:00 pm. The purpose of this course is to explore a number of metaphysical concepts in order to develop understandings and...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Take Control of Your Life
Thu Feb 2 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will establish the foundation of Buddhist philosophy and learn how we can take control of our life by integrating inner peace into our daily routine. We will also come to appreciate our limitless capacity and the precious...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Feb 2 / 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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Richmond Hill Winter Carnival!! Come have some fun!
Fri Feb 3 - Sun Feb 5

The Richmond Hill Winter Carnival is a weekend of affordable fun and entertainment!! Lots of activities this year! Face Painting Kids Rides, including Pony Rides Subtonic Monk Mobile (make your own music on this crazy contraption!) Snowboard 1...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Feb 3 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Los Lobos, on stage, one night only, at RHCPA.
Fri Feb 3 / 8:00pm

Multiple Grammy Award–winning band Los Lobos brings their unique brand of music to the RHCPA stage for one night only. Influenced by rock’n’ roll, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such...

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"Let's go to the Village Market!"
Sat Feb 4 / 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 Feb 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

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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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Feb 4 / 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Young Mothers Support Group meets once a month at Gormley Church. The purpose of this group is to support young families. This support will focus on young moms, offering services such as free clothing, baby must-have items (diapers, wipes, formula,...

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Good Information to Know

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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Street Banner Contest ~ Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation! Deadline Feb. 24th.

Richmond Hill's street banner contest is a Canada 150 initiative that strives to engage community members and showcase local artists. The banner designs are selected through a contest that is open to all members of the community. Please click here t...

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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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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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Easy Auto Maintenance Tips to Help Prevent Road Accidents

Here are some common sense tips to stay safe this winter, presented by Richmond Hill Honda.Keeping your auto in good condition makes sense on many levels. A smooth-running vehicle is more pleasant to drive, is more fuel efficient, and - crucially - i...

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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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Looking Ahead:

The Tea Party - Feb. 11
We Can Change the World Day - Feb. 12
RH Philharmonic Orchestra's Show Stoppers - Feb. 18
York Symphony Orchestra's Opera's Greatest Hits - Feb. 19

Whitehorse - Feb. 22
Opera York's L'elisir d'amore - Mar. 4

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