March 12, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Big doors swing on little hinges."
~ W. Clement Stone

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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Events

March Break - S.T.E.A.M. Across Canada, at the Central Library
Mon Mar 13 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Come in on Monday and let off some S.T.E.A.M!!!! We’ll have fun exploring some interesting facts about Canada through stations featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. Age group: 7-9 years.Admission: FREE.Limit of 15 participa...

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March Break - Super Science's Special Event Presentation at Richmond Green Library
Mon Mar 13 / 1:00pm - 1:40pm

Spectacular 40 minute hands-on, interactive science show including dry ice demonstrations, bubbling potions, cool chemical reactions, air pressure experiments and much more!Limit of 40 participants. Age group: Family Ages 6+ Admission: FreeNote: Ch...

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March Break - Hands on Exotics presents Junior Safari, at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Mon Mar 13 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the library to learn about how to care for pets at home. You’ll also get a chance to see some cool live animals!Limit of 30 tickets Age group: 6-10 years.Admission: FREE.Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adul...

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March Break - Celebrate Canadian Picture Book Authors, at the Central Library
Mon Mar 13 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come celebrate Canadian Picture Book Authors with stories, crafts and activities based on your favourite characters, Franklin the Turtle, Scaredy Squirrel and Fox and Squirrel. Limit of 20 participants. Age group: 4-6 years.Admission: FREE. Note: C...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Mar 13 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Mar 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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March Break - Music and Movement at Richvale Library
Tue Mar 14 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn through music and movement.Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years. Limit of 15 kids Age group: 4-6 years with an adult. Admission: FREE. Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the program starts at the Circulation Desk of the R...

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March Break - Lego Challenge, at the Central Library
Tue Mar 14 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Take the Lego Challenge and put your engineering skills to the test as you design and build with Lego. Limit of 20 participants Age group: 7-10 years.Admission: Free Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program...

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March Break - Big Kid Entertainment presents Rapunzel at Richvale Library
Tue Mar 14 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

A reinvention of the Rapunzel fairy tale that focuses on 3 unique characters. Come see what Rapunzel, the Baker and the Witch are all up to! Limit of 70 people Age group: 4+ years. Admission: FREE. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accom...

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March Break - Sick of Winter Hawaiian Party Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Tue Mar 14 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Say goodbye to winter with crafts and activities Limit of 15 participants Age group: 5-10 yearsAdmission: Free Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the program starts at the Circulation Desk of the Oak Ridges Moraine Library. Tickets...

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Kids Weave Program at the Central Library
Tue Mar 14 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Canada’s past with a weaving project that has a modern twist. Learn how to weave with a CD and help us create a unique display for the library.Age group: 8-12 years. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult...

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March Break - Soli and Rob Music Concert, at the Central Library
Wed Mar 15 / 10:00am - 10:40am

Join Soli & Rob for a guitar-strummin’, toe tappin’ extravaganza for the whole family.This interactive and engaging sing-along with guitar and ukulele is sure to include an “out of the suitcase” appearance from puppet side...

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March Break - STEM Fair with Logics Academy at Richmond Green Library
Wed Mar 15 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Explore what is possible at our first STEM fair at Richmond Green. Kids will have a chance to play with various robotics and coding technologies by participating in group challenges and STEM stations. Limit of 50 participants. Age group: Family...

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Choosing Your Power of Attorney. A Presentation by TD Wealth
Wed Mar 15 / 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Join Linda Alderson, CA CPA and Author of 'Let the Records Show' as she walks guests through the process of selecting a Power of Attorney and protecting yourself as you age. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; please rsvp in adva...

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March Break - Mad Science presents Science of Magic Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Mar 15 / 4:00pm - 5:00pm

How do magicians use science to do their tricks?Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear using optical illusions, polymers, mirrors, as well as hidden compartments, sleight-of-hand, and misdirection. Limit of 30 participants Age group: 6...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Mar 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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March Break - Mad Science presents Spin! Pop! Boom at Richvale Library
Thu Mar 16 / 10:00am - 10:45am

Be amazed by the wonders of physics and chemistry through exciting demonstrations. Limit of 70 tickets Age group: 5-12 years. Admission: FREE. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and...

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March Break - St. Patrick's Day Storytime Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Thu Mar 16 / 10:30am - 11:15am

Come to the library for a fun morning of stories and songs about St. Patrick’s Day traditions.Limit of 20 participants Age group: 4-7 years Admission: Free Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program roo...

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March Break - Little Red Theatre presents The Coat, at the Central Library
Thu Mar 16 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Enjoy a multi-media hearty hockey adventure and take an exciting tour of the world from the perspective of a lost coat and the child that misses it. www.littleredtheatre.on.ca Things are lost, things are gained. These are life’s difficult trans...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Mar 16 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francopho...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Mar 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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It's St. Patrick's Day! What is this holiday all about?
Fri Mar 17

St. Patrick’s Day is really associated with a saint named Patrick. He is credited with converting the early people of Ireland to Christianity about 1600 years ago and this was the root of the celebration. And he died on March 17th. In Ire...

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March Break - Magic with Scott Dietrich, at theCentral Library
Fri Mar 17 / 10:30am - 11:15am

With a wave of a wand, Scott Dietrich, will amaze, amuse and astound you with his magical illusions. There will be lots of audience participation as he fascinates you with his magic. Age group: 4-10 years.Admission: FREE.Limit of 80 participants N...

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March Break - Fun with Franklin the Turtle at Richvale Library
Fri Mar 17 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Come for an adventure with Canada’s favourite turtle, Franklin. We will have a great time reading and singing and doing a fantastic craft! Limit of 15 tickets Age group: 3-6 years. Admission: FREE. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be...

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March Break - Parachute Playtime, at the Central Library
Fri Mar 17 / 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come to the library for a morning of parachute activities and games.Limit of 10 participantsAge group: 5-7 years.Admission: FREE.Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the s...

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The Village Market - Saturdays only
Sat Mar 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 Mar 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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Art Exhibition and Sale - Caterina Liberatore
Sat Mar 18 / 11:00am - Sun Mar 19 / 5:00pm

This weekend see the work of RHGA member Caterina Liberatore. Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm There is no admission fee. Refreshments are served. Plenty of free parking.  The Mill Pond Gallery is located in the heart...

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Mental Wellness & Illness at RHCCC - Topic: Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Sun Mar 19 / 8:45am - 10:20am

The Richmond Hill Christian Community Church is offering 6 sessions to help address this concern. This week's presentation: Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Mindfulness. Presented by Dr Michael Pare MD and Dr Victoria Chan PhD (...

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CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Money 2 Week Course
Sun Mar 19 / 3:00pm - 6:00pm

This course is free and includes a workbook and private access to on-line budgeting tools.Grace Baptist Church is pleased to offer the CAP Money Course, a revolutionary money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple, cash-b...

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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Old Stone (Chinese: Lao Shi)"
Mon Mar 20 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing presents monthly engaging films for the Richmond Hill audience. Old Stone (Chinese: Lao Shi) is a 2016 Chinese-Canadian drama film directed by Johnny Ma. It was screened in the Discovery section at the 2016 Toronto International Film...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Mar 20 / 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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"Bring On the Joy": An Event for Family Caregivers
Mon Mar 20 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Come out and enjoy as Eleanor Silverberg, Social Worker and Self Development Coach will be bringing to life her new book "Keeping It Together". Eleanor will facilitate interactive discussion and practice with caregivers of aging parents, ailing rela...

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The Historic Unionville. A talk at the Richmond Hill Historical Society
Mon Mar 20 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited George Duncan to speak about Historic Unionville, a village in the city All are invited to attend. Guest fee: $5. Memberships are available. Light refreshments are served following the meeting....

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Mar 20 / 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 Mar 21 / 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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Public Relations – How to Get Media Coverage. Presented by Small Business Enterprise Centre
Tue Mar 21 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this session, the speaker (Corey Herscu) explores the various ways in which companies – both large and small – should approach their Public Relations strategy.Corey will cover:- How to know when it's time to hire PR- Best practices for...

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York Region Parrott Club Monthly Meeting ~ Vet Visit
Tue Mar 21 / 7:00pm

York Region Parrot Club meets monthly.  Veterinarian Dr. Markus Luckwaldt will return to the club for hands-on parrot first aid Dr. Markus will demonstrate various first aid scenarios using birds in attendance as patients. Time permitting he...

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Learn About Mushrooms - a Richmond Hill Naturalist's talk
Tue Mar 21 / 7:30pm

There will be an engaging presentation by mycology expert, Pat Burchell on mushrooms. As Past President of the Mycological Society of Toronto and Chair of the MST Education Committee, Pat teaches courses on mushroom identification and leads hikes to...

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"Marriage Check-Up" at Summit Community Church
Wed Mar 22 / 7:00pm - 8:45pm

A successful marriage requires regular check-ups! This workshop is a tool to help you do just that! There will be discussions of different areas of the marriage relationship to determine ways to ensure that you stay connected. This program is for 2...

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Entrepreneurs in Residence ~ Inspirational Storytelling, at the Central Library
Thu Mar 23 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Are you a new entrepreneur? Considering starting a small business? The Richmond Hill Library has  partnered with StartUp York and OnRichmondHill.com to bring you an evening of storytelling. Come and listen to four dynamic and passionate entrep...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Making Progress
Thu Mar 23 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will explore Buddha’s teachings on love and compassion. The revolutionary practice of cherishing others enables us to become the kind person we all wish to be. Through this our relationships with others improves and...

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13 The Musical - by Steppin Out Productions
Thu Mar 23 - Sat Mar 25

Steppin Out Productions hits the stage with an electric cast! Show's SynopsisEvan Goldman is plucked from his fast paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce and two weeks before his Bar Mi...

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Suite Thursdays - Stephen Fearing
Thu Mar 23 / 7:30pm

Multiple JUNO Award-winning Blackie and the Rodeo Kings member Stephen Fearing visits the Suite Thursday with his brand of Canadian-Folk. Tickets: $17.70. Click here to order or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Mar 23 / 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 Board of Trade - Women in Business meeting at RHCPA
Fri Mar 24 / 8:30am - 10:00am

The Richmond Hill Board of Trade has monthly 'Women In Business Networking' sessions. Get connected with Women in Business Bring your business cards and brochures Prepare your 30-second infomercial for your introduction. Guest Speaker: Laura Will...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market.
Sat Mar 25 / 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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Maple Syrup Festival Hosted by Ward 4 Councillor David West
Sat Mar 25 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Tap into Spring! Join Ward 4 Councillor David West for the first annual Maple Syrup Festival! Learn about the history and tradition of maple syrup by visiting and participating in various maple related activities and demonstration stations: •...

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Art Exhibition and Sale - The Power of Art
Sat Mar 25 / 11:00am - Sun Mar 26 / 5:00pm

This weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery, The Power of Art, featuring work by RHGA members Sue Foerster and Alexandra Conrad. The work above is by Alexandra Conrad. Sue Foerster Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Musical perfor...

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Chorus York: Spring Sing
Sat Mar 25 / 7:30pm

You are invited to a celebration of the season of renewal as we welcome back the warmth of the sun and the beauty and fragrance of the new flowers of spring.Artistic Director: Stephane Potvin, Accompanist: Krista Rhodes Tickets:  Adults $25; Se...

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Earth Hour - Unplug for an hour, atleast.
Sat Mar 25 / 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Join millions of individual, from hundreds of countries switch off in solidarity with global efforts to change climate change. Let's hope for a better tomorrow for our planet and future generations. www.earthhour.org "Be the change you wish...

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Good Information to Know

Messages from We Can Change the World Day 3

Although it was the snowiest day of 2017, those who made it to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts on February 12th left with some important inspirational messages. Founder of We Can Change the World Day Heather Skoll left the audience...

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Monthly Tax Tips – March 2017 Issue. From Andre La Rosa, CPA

It's tax season. Visit www.larosacga.ca  for your tax checklist, important dates, and to sign up for the monthly newsletter. A few things to consider this month. Principal ResidenceNote the administrative change to CRA’s reporting requi...

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"The housing bubble!" "16 offers?!" "Sold $200,000 over asking?!"

* A 'Good Information to Know' article provided by realtors Val & Vince AccardiIf you are a homeowner or a buyer in this market, these statements are all too familiar to you. The past two years have brought in record-breaking home prices in the...

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Adventures in Podcasting

My adventures in Podcasting began last September and the learning curve has been nice and steep ever since. So far, I have had ten outstanding guests, all of whom, in my opinion, are true Consciousness Expanders. These recordings generally hover arou...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities with the Local Chapter of the Heart & Stroke Foundation

Here is a list of volunteer opportunities.  Please consider sharing this information. Office Administration Volunteers Reliable, detail-oriented and committed volunteers needed to assist with data entry and administrative tasks. You may be...

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Can you volunteer for Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Month

From March 29 to April 30, 2017 the Canadian Cancer Society is putting out a call for volunteers to sell pins during Daffodil Month. Daffodil month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society with volunteers...

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Looking Ahead:
Canadian Mystery, "Missing" - Mar. 31 - Apr. 15

Beaded Art Show & Sale - Apr. 5 - 9
Gerry Dee Live - Apr. 10
Pride Lands - Apr. 15

Hike for Hospice - May 7

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