March 8, 2015

Quote of the Week

"In life we sometimes hold ourselves back fearing obstacles along the way.
Start walking, the path will become clear."
~ Swami Chinmayananda

Events

Adults 55+ Program ~ Social Bridge Drop-In - Mar 9, 2015
Mon Mar 9 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice what you have learned in class or refresh your bridge skills.  Players of all levels are welcome.  This is a non-instructional drop in, so participants should have taken lessons and/or played pre...

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Weekly Zumba® Class
Mon Mar 9 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Do you love music? Do you love to have fun? Are you looking for ways to tone up? Start your week right with a Zumba® class! Zumba® classes are Latin-inspired dance-fitness classes. This "exercise in disguise" is set to Merengue, Salsa,...

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A Simple Life ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano - Mar 9, 2015
Mon Mar 9 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada Monday Meditation Series. Rose Hirano will teach on particular aspects of the mind and help participants understand its different parts and how it functions. Participants will then be able to identify and aba...

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Council Meeting ~ all encouraged to attend. Agenda available. Mar 9, 2015.
Mon Mar 9 / 7:30pm

Council meetings are where things get ratified. Issues have been discussed at previous meetings Click here for the agenda. (The agenda was made available on the Friday before the meeting.) Click here for the list of other upcoming council me...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration' - Mar 10, 2015
Tue Mar 10 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diver...

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2015 Business Achievement Awards
Tue Mar 10 / 6:00pm - 9:30pm

The Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce celebrates excellence in business. Breakfast Television's, Jennifer Valentyne, will emcee as local businesses are recognized for their achievements. Enjoy excellent food, network with business elite, and get in...

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Are You Thinking of Starting a Business? Free Informal Information Sessions - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Daniela from the Town’s Small Business Enterprise Centre and Joan, the Small Business Librarian, will share an information table in the library lobby. If you are thinking of starting a small business but have no idea where to start you may w...

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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ V!VA Luau
Wed Mar 11 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come in from the cold and feel the tropical warmth of V!VA Thornhill Woods' festive Hawaiian luau! Enjoy live musical entertainment and Polynesian-inspired refreshments. Space is limited! RSVP to Wendy or Marteen at 905-417-8585. Location: V!VA Th...

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"The Solar Murder" Book Launch by Richmond Hill author Stan Daneman - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Stan Daneman is launching his first murder mystery book, The Solar Murder. It is a gripping story, set in California, of a very rich tycoon that needs a very good lawyer to get him found not guilty of murdering his wife.  Cost:  $20. The...

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Edge of the Forest Exhibit Launch, at RHCPA - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

All are invited to attend the launch of this exhibit, Edge of the Forest. It is a juried textile exhibit of the Canadian members of the Surface Design Association. www.edgeoftheforest.ca The exhibit will be at RHCPA from March 2nd to 30th. Sponso...

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"Passionate Flowers by Georgia O'Keeffe" Painting Night - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 7:00pm

Celebrate the power of creativity, enjoy a relaxing evening with a glass of wine, good company and creativity. Participants will be guided through the painting process resulting in unique one of a kind paintings you can call your own. No painting ex...

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Fitness Expert, Igor Klibonov, will speak to the Self-Care for Strength Meetup - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Are you trying to lose weight? Get toned? Want to have more energy? In this talk, you will learn how you can lose 5-9 pounds in 2 weeks, increase your strength, control your sugar cravings, fit exercise into your busy day, and more. If you are curre...

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Gryphon Trio Onstage at RHCPA - Mar 11, 2015
Wed Mar 11 / 8:00pm

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013, Gryphon Trio has impressed international audiences and the press with its highly refined, dynamic performances. It has firmly established itself as one of the world’s preeminent piano trios. With a repe...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ St. Patty's Day Bingo - Mar 12, 2015
Thu Mar 12 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out for an afternoon of fun and a chance to win the jackpot!    Coffee and tea will be provided. Please register in advance  to attend.  Code # 528716 Must be an Adults 55+ member to participate. For more information, call...

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Lego Block Party @ Richvale Library - Mar 12, 2015
Thu Mar 12 / 4:15pm - 5:15pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build a creation around a specific theme and share their stories with each other. We supply the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room. Only 20 ti...

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Women in the Know ~ Let's Create Your Vision Board!
Thu Mar 12 / 6:15pm

A vision board is a collage of pictures and affirmations. It is a preview of what is to come in your life. If you want to live your life the way YOU want it, not by chance, then creating a Vision Board is very important. Once created, your Vision Bo...

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Canadian Red Cross Baby-Sitting Course - Mar 13, 2015
Fri Mar 13 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

Caring for children is more than just child's play. Does your baby-sitter know how to: Feed a baby or change a diaper? Prepare a simple meal? Play games with children of all ages? Prevent injuries and keep children safe? Handle an emergency i...

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March Break at the Library ~ Wild about Mo Willems!
Fri Mar 13 / 10:00am - 11:00am

If you love the Pigeon books, you will enjoy this afternoon of fun with Mo Willems books. Listen to some classic Mo Willems stories and create a "Mo" inspired craft.   Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins.  Limit...

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March Break at the Library ~ Le Cinema Francais
Fri Mar 13 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Bring your friends and family to watch a French movie on a big screen! Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway.  Limit of 80 people. Date: Friday March 13, 2015 Age: Family Cost: Free...

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The Village Market has local food and gluten free products and more
Sat Mar 14 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Unlike traditional outdoor farmers markets, the Village Market runs all year long, indoors. This provides a local year round access to the freshest local organic vegetables, eggs and meats. This year there is a new farmer who is even growing local o...

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Canadian Red Cross First Aid Training - March 14 & 15, 2015
Sat Mar 14 / 9:00am - 5:30pm

Would you know what to do in a first-aid emergency? Gain the peace of mind that comes from being properly trained to perform Standard First Aid and CPR, and from being able to use the automated external defibrillators that are increasingly available...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Pancake Breakfast
Sat Mar 14 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfst includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Consider inviting some friends. These pancake breakfasts are monthly events with a break in the summer. This pancak...

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Richmond Green Skate Trail is open until March 15th
Mon Dec 8 - Sun Mar 15

Lace up your skates and set out for an enjoyable glide through the 250 metre looped trail's natural setting! The trees surrounding the trail are native to the area and many were transplanted from other areas of the park during the park's redesign. Wi...

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Arya Norouz Bazaar, at the Sheraton - Mar 14 to 17, 2015
Sat Mar 14 - Tue Mar 17

All are invited to attend the 16th annual Arya Norouz Bazaar. Performances, exhibits, vendors, food. Saturday 10 am to 10 pmSundday 10 am to 10 pmMonday 12 pm to 10 pmTuesday 12 pm to 10 pm For more information please call 416 500-7577 or 416 89...

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Richmond Hill Christian Community Church ~ "Is God a Delusion? What does Science Really Say?"
Sat Mar 14 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Christian Community Church Science and Faith Committee, in collaboration with RZIM and Power2Change Student Ministries, presents John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University and one of the premier apologists (defenders...

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"Celebrate: A Tribute to the Platters" Onstage at the RHCPA - Mar14, 2015
Sat Mar 14 / 8:00pm

The Platters have been on a journey to stardom since the 60's. This coming White Day (sort of an Asian Valentines) 'Celebrate: A Tribute to the The Platters' will bring their internationally acclaimed sound to Richmond Hill. To live and learn...to l...

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Roma Crafts ~ March Break Special Workshop: Acrylic Painting on Canvas
Mon Mar 16 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Registration runs until March 6. Limited spaces! Roma Crafts is also running these other fun and educational Special Workshops during March Break: Tuesday, March 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm: Watercolour Painting of a Flower Wednesday, March 18, 10:00am...

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March Break at the Library ~ Become a Storybook Illustrator
Mon Mar 16 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Art One Academy will do a step by step demonstration for our junior illustrators, who will draw the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland and learn about lines and pattern. They will explore the world of classical literature and fantasy creatures, an...

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March Break at the Library ~ Play Dough Palooza
Mon Mar 16 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Put your old clothes and thinking caps on for this messy DIY playdough palooza!  Make playdough from scratch and complete playdough challenges. The kids will be able to take their dough and keep creating at home.  Ages:  All Ages C...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Social Bridge Drop-In - Mar 16, 2015
Mon Mar 16 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice what you have learned in class or refresh your bridge skills.  Players of all levels are welcome.  This is a non-instructional drop in, so participants should have taken lessons and/or played pre...

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March Break at the Library ~ Face-Drawing Workshop: Facial Expression
Mon Mar 16 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Art One Academy teaches students to draw human faces in the style of comic books and animation. Ages: 9 - 12 years Cost: $10.00 per student. Register online here....

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March Break at the Library ~ Mad Science Workshop: Harnessing Heat
Mon Mar 16 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Witness a mini rocket launch while learning the properties of heat. Watch the states of matter change as raw sugar turns into candy floss. Ages: 6 - 10 years Cost: $6.50 per child. Register online here....

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Business After 5 ~ A RHCOC After-Hours Networking Event, March 16 2015
Mon Mar 16 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Networking works! Bring your business cards to this after-hours Chamber of Commerce event! Cost: Members - Free with preregistration. Walk-ins will be charged $10 Future Members - Pre-registered and Members and Walk-in: $20 No shows will be...

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March Break at the Library ~ Lego Duplo Fun
Mon Mar 16 / 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Join in for creative play and tons of Lego fun! Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway. Ages:  3 - 6 years Cost: Free...

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March Break at the Library ~ Lego Block Party
Mon Mar 16 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine!  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. Ages: 7 -12 years Cost:  Free....

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Bring Peace into the World ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano - Mar 16, 2015
Mon Mar 16 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada Monday Meditation Series. Rose Hirano will teach on particular aspects of the mind and help participants understand its different parts and how it functions. Participants will then be able to identify and aba...

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Covernotes Open Mic Night! - Mar 16, 2015
Mon Mar 16 / 7:00pm

Covernotes' Open Mic Night is open to all musicians, spoken word artists, poets and writers.  Or just come to listen. You never know what to expect!  For more information or technical questions, contact Greg at events@covernotescoffee...

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The Reel Thing Film Series ~ Elsa and Fred
Mon Mar 16 / 7:00pm

Starring Hollywood legends Christopher Plummer and Shirley MacLaine, Elsa & Fred is a romantic comedy between two elderly people whose paths cross unexpectedly: the recently widowed, mild-mannered Fred and the unpredictable Elsa, who shakes thing...

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Lego Block Party @ Oak Ridges Moraine Library - Mar 16, 2015
Mon Mar 16 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build a creation around a specific theme and share their stories with each other. We supply the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room. Only 20 ti...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration' - Mar 17, 2015
Tue Mar 17 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diver...

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Roma Crafts ~ March Break Special Workshop: Watercolour Painting of a Flower
Tue Mar 17 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Registration runs until March 6. Limited spaces! Roma Crafts is also running these other fun and educational Special Workshops during March Break: Monday, March 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm: Acrylic Painting on Canvas Wednesday, March 18, 10:00am - 1:00...

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March Break at the Library ~ St. Patrick's Day Storytime
Tue Mar 17 / 10:30am - 11:15am

Come to the library for a fun morning of stories and songs about St. Patrick’s Day traditions. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins.  Ages: 4 - 6 years Cost: Free. Limit of 20 children....

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Little Red Theatre presents "Tales of Anansi the Spider" - Mar 17, 2015
Tue Mar 17 / 2:00pm - 2:50pm

Little Red Theatre presents four funny tales about the adventures of Anansi’s the spider with lots of music and movement. Register online here. Ages: 4 – 11 years Cost: $6.50 per person. Please note: If a parents wishes to accompany a...

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Richview Manor Retirement Residence ~ St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Tue Mar 17 / 2:45pm - 5:00pm

The luck of the Irish is upon everyone! Join the community at Richview Manor for an afternoon of malarkey and fun on St. Patrick’s Day. Green will be everywhere in sight, from the clothes to the beer! Musical entertainment will be here, and t...

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Delmanor Elgin Mills ~ St. Patrick Day Celebration - Mar 17, 2015
Tue Mar 17 / 3:00pm

There's no better way to St. Patrick’s Day than to join the community at Delmanor Elgin Mills for music by the famous “Par Three Trio”, a good old Irish group that will have everyone up on their feet dancing! Enjoy some green beer...

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Covernotes ~ "Meet The Artist": Kathleen Megna - Mar 17, 2015
Tue Mar 17 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Covernotes Richmond Hill invites you to meet photographer Kathleen Megna. Enjoy smiles, hot roasted coffee in the lovely warm atmosphere of an old schoolhouse from the 1800s....

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Iranian Fire Festival ~ at Richmond Green - Mar 17
Tue Mar 17 / 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Welcome the spring - with food, festivities and fire! About the Fire Festival On the last Tuesday evening of the year, literally the night before Red Wednesday, Iranians gather to celebrate Chahar Shanbeh Suri. Bonfires are lit in public places--wi...

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York Region Parrot Club ~ March Meeting: Avian Behaviour with Kristi
Tue Mar 17 / 7:00pm

The York Region Parrot Club is pleased to have Kristi Flemming back this month to talk about Avian Behaviour. The presentation will start at 7:30 -if there are any birds that need to be groomed, it will take place before the presentation (between 7:0...

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Krasman Centre ~ Family Support Drop-In Night - Mar 17, 2015
Tue Mar 17 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Krasman Family Support Program runs a Family Support Drop-In Night on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Family Support Program offers resource services to families of psychiatric survivors. The philosophy of the program is that...

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Are You Thinking of Starting a Business? Free Informal Information Sessions - Mar 18, 2015
Wed Mar 18 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Daniela from the Town’s Small Business Enterprise Centre and Joan, the Small Business Librarian, will share an information table in the library lobby. If you are thinking of starting a small business but have no idea where to start you may w...

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Roma Crafts ~ March Break Special Workshop: Sewing - Hand Embroidery
Wed Mar 18 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Registration runs until March 6. Limited spaces! Roma Crafts is also running these other fun and educational Special Workshops during March Break: Monday, March 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm: Acrylic Painting on Canvas Tuesday, March 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm...

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March Break at the Library ~ Super Science Event
Wed Mar 18 / 10:00am - 10:40am

Children will be amazed with the spectacular Super Science bubbling potions, cool chemical reactions, fantastic air pressure demonstration and much more. Ages:  5 – 11 years Cost:  $6.50 per person. Register online here....

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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ Wellness and Vitality Fair
Wed Mar 18 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Feel great by participating in a V!VAfit exercise class and speak with V!VA Thornhill Woods health & wellness experts to learn more about how you can lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Delicious and nutritious snacks will be provided. RSVP is...

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March Break at the Library ~ Fun with Geronimo Stilton
Wed Mar 18 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Calling all Geronimo Stilton fans! Come on out for games, crafts and trivia. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway.  Ages: 7 – 9 years Cost: FREE...

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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Presents "Dinosaur Train - Live!" - 2 Shows, 2 & 6:30
Wed Mar 18

Dinosaur Train – Live! brings the beloved stars of the hit PBS series to the stage. Join Buddy, Tiny, King, Don and more in this fun-filled, interactive and immersive live trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth....and rode...

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March Break at the Library ~ Applefun Puppetry Presents Jungle Trek!
Wed Mar 18 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Boldly go where few puppets have gone before! The jungle is a peaceful place… until some nutty space explorers arrive. Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of interactive fun. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take ho...

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March Break at the Library ~ Pawsitively Pets Show
Wed Mar 18 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

See and touch mammals, reptiles, and amphibians in this one hour show. Please note: If a parent wishes to accompany a child to this program, the parent must also purchase a ticket. Ages: 5 - 11 years Cost: $6.50 per person. Register online here....

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Dynasty Watercolour Association Monthly Meeting - Mar 18, 2015
Wed Mar 18 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Dynasty Watercolour Association (DWA) is a group for watercolour and acrylic artists. Its meetings are a chance for all watercolour artists to meet for fellowship, support, sharing of knowledge and experiences, demonstrations, workshops, workshop...

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Canadian Red Cross First Aid Training - March 19 & 20, 2015
Thu Mar 19 / 9:00am - 5:30pm

Would you know what to do in a first-aid emergency? Gain the peace of mind that comes from being properly trained to perform Standard First Aid and CPR, and from being able to use the automated external defibrillators that are increasingly available...

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Reptilia LIVE! at Hillcrest Mall for March Break: March 19 - 21
Thu Mar 19 - Sat Mar 21

Slither into Hillcrest Mall this March Break for Reptilia LIVE! Canada’s largest indoor reptile zoo, Reptilia, will bring its live animal show for families and children to Hillcrest Mall from March 19 to 21. At the live show, followed by an i...

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Roma Crafts ~ March Break Special Workshop: Graphite Pencil Drawing of Panda
Thu Mar 19 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Registration runs until March 6. Limited spaces! Roma Crafts is also running these other fun and educational Special Workshops during March Break: Monday, March 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm: Acrylic Painting on Canvas Tuesday, March 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm...

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March Break at the Library ~ Fun with Colours
Thu Mar 19 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Co-Sponsored by the YMCA Ontario Early Years Centre.  During this program participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of developmentally appropriate activities that help to develop colours recognition in the world. Please note:...

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March Break at the Library ~ Lego Block Party
Thu Mar 19 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine.  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway.   Ages:  7 -12 years Cost: Free. Limit of 20 children...

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March Break at the Library ~ Music and Movement
Thu Mar 19 / 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years. Come and enjoy an hour of learning through music and movement. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway. Ages: 4 - 6 years. Please note: An adult must attend with...

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March Break at the Library ~ Un-Birthday Party
Thu Mar 19 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

You are cordially invited to an "Alice in Wonderland"- themed tea party, where it is nobody’s birthday but everybody’s un-birthday!  Sip from a tea cup as you enjoy stories, taste tasty treats and celebrate a happy un-birthday for a...

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Richview Manor Retirement Residence ~ Swing into Spring!
Thu Mar 19 / 2:45pm - 4:00pm

The winter of 2014-2015 was brutal! This blustery season of snow, ice, wind, extreme cold day after day with no end in sight won't soon be forgotten. Well, the light at the end of this dark tunnel is here, and Richview Manor is planning to celebrate...

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March Break at the Library ~ The World in Graphic Novels
Thu Mar 19 / 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come out to this unique program and explore the different worlds in graphic novels such as “Amulet”. Ages: 9-12 years Cost: Free. Register online at www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca....

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group - NEW HOURS!
Thu Mar 19 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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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Richmond Hill Naturalists Club Monthly Meeting: An Evening with Laurence Packer
Thu Mar 19 / 7:30pm

The public is cordially invited the Richmond Hill Naturalists Club Monthly meeting. This month's speaker is Professor Laurence Packer of York University. Professor Packer has been studying bees since 1975. His research laboratory is one of the large...

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Canadian Red Cross Baby-Sitting Course - Mar 20, 2015
Fri Mar 20 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

Caring for children is more than just child's play. Does your baby-sitter know how to: Feed a baby or change a diaper? Prepare a simple meal? Play games with children of all ages? Prevent injuries and keep children safe? Handle an emergency i...

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Roma Crafts ~ March Break Special Workshop: Soft Pastel Drawing of a Butterfly
Fri Mar 20 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Registration runs until March 6. Limited spaces! Roma Crafts is also running these other fun and educational Special Workshops during March Break: Monday, March 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm: Acrylic Painting on Canvas Tuesday, March 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm...

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March Break at the Library ~ Pete the Cat Special Storytime
Fri Mar 20 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Fans of Pete the Cat can come out for stories, songs and crafts. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins in the South Walkway.   Ages: 4 - 6 years Cost: Free. Limit of 20 children....

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March Break at the Library ~ Chamelea presents: 'Crime Scene Investigation' (CSI) Workshop
Fri Mar 20 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kids will discover secret clues, investigate the motives of cunning suspects, and use scientific techniques of biochemistry and molecular biology to uncover solutions to baffling crimes. Limit 25 students Ages: 9 - 12 years Cost: $6.50 per child....

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March Break at the Library ~ Super Sarah Magic Show
Fri Mar 20 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Super Sarah will amaze you with her magical fun. Please note: If a parents wishes to accompany a child to this program, the parent must also purchase a ticket. Ages: 4 - 10 years Cost:  $6.50 per person. Register online here.  ...

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Delmanor Elgin Mills ~ Fit As A Fiddle - Mar 20, 2015
Fri Mar 20 / 3:00pm

Join the community at Delmanor Elgin Mills for an action-packed, one-hour show, with audience participation, which will leave you feeling  as “Fit As A Fiddle” Refreshments to follow. RSVP to 905-770-7963...

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Young Living Essential Oils Introductory Workshop
Fri Mar 20 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Experience the power, potency and purity of Young Living Essential Oils! Essential Oils are used in: Self-Care Pain Management Uplifting Mood Relaxation And More! "Some are calling these oils the medicine of the future" Essential oils pro...

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Canadian Red Cross First Aid Training - March 21 & 22, 2015
Sat Mar 21 / 9:00am - 5:30pm

Would you know what to do in a first-aid emergency? Gain the peace of mind that comes from being properly trained to perform Standard First Aid and CPR, and from being able to use the automated external defibrillators that are increasingly available...

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The Village Market has local food and gluten free products and more
Sat Mar 21 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday mornings are you only chance to visit The Village Market. Unlike traditional outdoor farmers markets, the Village Market runs all year long, indoors. This provides a local year round access to the freshest local organic vegetables, eg...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Assistance Session - Mar 21, 2015
Sat Mar 21 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The McConaghy Computer Club is a place for Adults 55+ to meet and share computer experiences, and discuss problems, issues, tips and solutions. The Club aims to enhance the digital literacy skills of seniors across our community and make them feel co...

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Art Class ~ Gouache with Doug Purdon - Mar 21, 2015
Sat Mar 21 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join renowned artist Doug Purdon as he shows participants how to use gouache in their watercolour paintings to achieve effects that are impossible to obtain by using transparent watercolor paints alone.  Learn new techniques, breaking a few rule...

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Good Information to Know

Thank you for the 360 Experience - Debra McLaughlin, 105.9 The Region

A letter from Debra McLaughlin, General Manager, 105.9 The Region, to her supporters It is the morning after the morning of the 360 Experience and I can tell you that I am still cold. I have had multiple hot showers, sat next to a fireplace, slept w...

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Community Survey ~ Richmond Hill Heritage Centre

Richmond Hill is looking for input on the programs, events and services offered by the Heritage Services team, at the Heritage Centre and around the Town. Please take a few minutes to complete this online survey. By completing the survey, you will...

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Come and Participate in Pitch-In Canada Weeks

The Town is encouraging individuals, residents, schools  and groups to “Pitch-In” and help clean up Richmond Hill during this year’s Pitch-In Canada Week activities.During the weeks of April 19 to May 2, communities across Cana...

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Getting to Know Our Neighbours ~ at the Jaffari Centre

Article by Marj Andre, Director, OnRichmondhill.comI arranged a tour of the Jaffari Centre, on February 28th with one of its active members, Shabnees Siwjee. The group was part of Connecting the Community, but the invitation was extended to others wh...

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What's Happening at the David Dunlap Observatory ~ Local Heroes Honoured

Hundreds of members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), Toronto Centre, have been honoured with the 2015 Royal Astronomical Society of Canada QILAK Award www.rasc.ca/awards/qilak The largest group award to date pays tribute to the e...

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Fostering Bright Futures ~ contributing to a York Region Children's Aid Bursary Fund

Of the kids who have grown up in the care system following neglect or abuse, only 44 per cent of them complete high school putting them at further disadvantage. For youth at York Region Children’s Aid Society who have overcome so much to pursue...

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Artrepreneur ~ A New Initiative for Artists - Apply now!!

The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has awarded a one-time $10,000 grant to launch Artrepreneur, a twelve week business development incubator for artists, arts groups and arts organizations....

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How to Get the Most out of Your Doctor's Visit ~ a checklist from Bayview Concierge

Picture this: You’ve waited months to see a specialist, and finally you’re going tomorrow. Then you see her, and you initially think the appointment went well, but as you’re heading home you remember two or three questions you forgo...

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Monthly Tax Tips ~ provided by Andre La Rosa, CPA, CGA

It's tax season.  Andre has few things for us to consider this month. 2015 Tax Installments, avoid penalty and interestPersonal tax installments, if required, are due quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15. Penalties and i...

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