February 4, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow."
~ Swedish proverb

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Events

Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Feb 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Free English lessons, to people of all backgrounds, are offered at Grace Baptist Church.If you want to improve your conversational English and hear the Christian message of hope, you are welcome every Monday from 7:00-9:00 pm. It’s a friendl...

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My Big Fat German Puppet Show. Part of the ON!STAGE Series
Mon Feb 6 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you!This new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. The four-part series features an eclectic collection...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Feb 6 / 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 Feb 7 / 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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Kiss & Cry, screened at RHCPA
Tue Feb 7 / 7:30pm

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma. Special guests will be in attendance and participate in...

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The Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society invites all to see what it has been up to!
Tue Feb 7 / 7:30pm

Have you been wondering what the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society is all about! It is one of the best Horticultural Societies around!At this meeting there will be a short Annual General Meeting.  (Bad weather last month postponed...

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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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Business@Breakfast
Wed Feb 8 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Get Connected at Business@Breakfast.  These monthly meets are held at the members locations.  This month they are at the Holiday Inn Express. Cost: $25 member; $30 Non Member.  Click here to register. ...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Feb 8 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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LIVE! at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall - MIKE STERN - Legendary Jazz Guitarist. Special Guitar Clinic.
Wed Feb 8 / 7:00pm

One of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern has distinguished himself over a four-decade career that has encompassed musical partnerships with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Billy Cobham, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, the Bre...

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Amore!' presented by 'Bayan-Mix' & 'Quartetto Gelato'
Wed Feb 8 / 8:00pm

Straight from Russia, the multi-award winning musical duo 'Bayan-Mix' and the spectacular Canadian ensemble 'Quartetto Gelato' will collaborate in a romantic show entitled 'Amore!'. Virtuosic showpieces, Latin jazz standards, famous love songs and t...

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Women In The Know - The Advantages of Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP)!
Thu Feb 9 / 6:45pm

It is RRSP season again. Have you made your RRSP contribution yet for your 2016 tax year? Join this informal discussion on RRSPs and their tax efficient benefits. Here are some of the areas covered:• What is an RRSP?• Why open an RRSP acco...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Take Control of Your Life
Thu Feb 9 / 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 precio...

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Effective Parenting. A 4 Session Workshop
Thu Feb 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewish Family Child Services offer this four session group to help parents learn what they can do to raise a happy, motivated and well behaved child. For parents of children ages 2 to 10 years. Topics include: how to nurture self-esteem encoura...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Feb 9 / 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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CARE Speaker Series – 50/50 Rule: Sibling Communication. At Delmanor
Fri Feb 10 / 3:00pm

The second CARE Speaker Series will provide an understanding of family dynamics, guidance with family relationships and how to initiate difficult conversations when it comes to supporting your loved one. As space is limited please RSVP to Susan or J...

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Frank Spadone and the Doo Wops Live
Fri Feb 10 / 7:30pm

  Tickets: $45.  Click here to order on line or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Iceland: An Escapade into the Unexpected. An introduction to a photography journey
Fri Feb 10 / 7:00pm

This is an opportunity to learn about the September 2017 "Capture The Culture" Tour of Southern Iceland being led by Phil Shepherd. Are you looking to perfect your photography technique and experience the majestic landscapes of Iceland. Come find o...

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The Village Market - good food to be had
Sat Feb 11 / 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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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Feb 11 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. The Christian Education Committee and Youth Advisory Group are hosting this Valentine's Day Pancake Breakfast. ...

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Focus on Fathers ~ a 6 week parenting group. For fathers with children 6 and under.
Sat Feb 11 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fathers are very important in a young child's life. Hence, Catholic Community Services of York Region presents a Focus on Fathers Group This 6 week management skills program is designed to strengthen personal and parenting sills for fathers of child...

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High Tea, Served at St. Matthew's United Church
Sat Feb 11 / 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Sip tea from fine china teacups and enjoy a selection of homemade scones, finger sandwiches, and desserts. Invite friends and family and plan to attend this relaxing, enjoyable afternoon.All proceeds go to local charities. Tickets: $15 and can be o...

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Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi's Chinese New Year Celebration
Sat Feb 11 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Reza wishes you a prosperous Year of the Rooster! Enjoy an afternoon of cultural performances and light refreshments, All are welcome! Free admission. Emceed by Councillors Godwin Chan and Castro Liu...

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Valentine's Dinner ~ at the Sheraton's Crave Restaurant
Sat Feb 11

Enjoy a 4 course meal with your sweetheart! StarterWild mushroom and trule filled jumbo ravioli, shaved parmigiana cheese, white wine, roasted tomato compote and fresh herbsORSeared Icelandic cod fillet served on fondue of leeks, sun-dried tomato,...

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We Can Change the World Day ~ Craig Kielburger willl be in attendance!
Sun Feb 12 / 2:00pm

Just announced (January 23rd) that Craig Kielburger will be able to attend.He will be part of an incredibly inspiring show which highlights using creativity to create change and celebrates youth volunteerism and leadership in support of www.WE.org I...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Feb 13 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free English lessons, to people of all backgrounds, are offered at Grace Baptist Church.If you want to improve your conversational English and hear the Christian message of hope, you are welcome every Monday from 7:00-9:00 pm. It’s a friendl...

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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Boundaries (French: Pays)"
Mon Feb 13 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing presents monthly engaging films for the Richmond Hill audience. Boundaries (French: Pays) a Canadian drama, is directed by Chloé Robichaud and premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. The central characters are...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Feb 13 / 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 Feb 14 / 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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Valentine's Dinner ~ at the Sheraton's Crave Restaurant
Tue Feb 14

Enjoy a 4 course meal with your sweetheart! StarterWild mushroom and trule filled jumbo ravioli, shaved parmigiana cheese, white wine, roasted tomato compote and fresh herbsORSeared Icelandic cod fillet served on fondue of leeks, sun-dried tomato,...

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Richmond Hill Board of Trade ~ Business After 5 Networking
Wed Feb 15 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is an opportunity to build relationships and make new contacts Bring your business cards and brochures.This month the location is at the RHBOT member - Sign-A-Rama Richmond Hill. There is no charge to attend but registration is required. ...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Feb 15 / 7:00pm

Speaker Box will be returning for another incredible year of performances. There will be an open mic for those looking to share poems, comedy, songs about failed new years resolutions, or if you've never gotten on the mic it's a good time to start!...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Meditation for Daily Life
Thu Feb 16 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

This series will focus on establishing a daily meditation practice, the root of our future happiness. Through exploring topics such as karma, samsara, faith and wisdom we develop a powerful context for our meditation practice to really start to chang...

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Millan & Faye presents: The Opera! - a Suite Thursday event
Thu Feb 16 / 7:30pm

Opera Comedienne Kyra Millan and her music partner Tina Faye, invite the audience into the world of opera through a brilliantly funny, whirlwind concert full of operatic favourites and well-known classical tunes, as well sketches and improv that cele...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Feb 16 / 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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An Evening with Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari ~ A Year of Accomplishments
Fri Feb 17 / 7:00pm

This event is organized by the Richmond Hill Federal Liberal Association. Tickets: $100. Tax deductible (net amount).  Click here to order For more information please email  richmondhillfla@gmail.com...

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The Village Market - open Saturdays all year long!
Sat Feb 18 / 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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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Feb 18 / 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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Broadway Showstoppers - performed by the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat Feb 18 / 8:00pm

Much of the most memorable music of all time comes to us from the Musical Theatre. Canada’s theatre districts have put our major cities on the map in the eyes of the world. “Broadway Showstoppers” features music we have enjoyed in...

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York Symphony Orchestra ~ Opera's Greatest Hits
Sun Feb 19 / 3:00pm

Join the York Symphony Orchestra for a concert of your favourite opera themes. Come share this memorable performance featuring the greatest overtures and aries by Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti and Meyerbeer. Special guest artists include Jennif...

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Good Information to Know

February's Tax Tips ~ from Andre La Rosa, CPA

It’s tax season. Visit Andre's web site for your tax checklist, important dates, and to sign up for the monthly newsletter. www.larosacpa.ca  A few things to consider this month: 2016 Tax ReceiptsFebruary is generally the month you start...

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"Kids learn computer programming best in the smallest class sizes"

* Reflections by Elliott Bay, owner of Real Programming 4 Kids. This is what I know. Kids and teens learn computer programming, physics or math best in the smallest class sizes! My experience is from 35 years as both a mathematics student and an edu...

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Build Your Financial Plan ~ some ideas from Sun Life

A financial plan will help you meet your needs today and in retirement, and help protect you from the unexpected along the way. It includes the right mix of income, savings and insurance protection products to help you meet your financial goals.Where...

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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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3 Home Office Distractions (and How to Conquer Them). Some advice from Staples.

Staying productive when faced with the distractions common to a home office can prove challenging. The constant interruptions, temptations to do something, anything else, even your own wandering mind can throw you off track. To help keep you focused,...

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Looking Ahead:

Whitehorse - Feb. 22
Opera York's L'elisir d'amore - Mar. 4
International Women's Day Celebration - Mar. 8
Mental Health First Aid - March 13
Steppin Out Production's 13th: The Musical - Mar. 23-25
Gerry Dee Live - Apr. 10

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