March 19, 2017

Quote of the Week

“If you want to communicate effectively,
you need to be clear with the words you use."
~ Pete Carroll

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

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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"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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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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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. George Duncan is an architectural historian interested in the documentation of Ontario’s heritage buildings, local histor...

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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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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Mar 21 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

This weekly program is for preschoolers (birth to 5 years old) and their parents, grandparents or caregivers.There will be a variety of activities: Arts and Crafts Play Dough Cars and Trains Dress-up Blocks Floor and Table Toys Outdoor Play...

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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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Oak Ridges Community Centre Adults 55+ Open House
Wed Mar 22 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Visit the Oak Ridges Community Centre Open House to learn about the programming offered to Adults 55+. Visitors can enjoy free fitness demonstrations and /or join a facility tour. Attend a Table Tennis, Pickleball, Badminton or Dart session and lea...

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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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Patient and Doctor Communication, a presentation at Oak Ridges Retirement Residence
Thu Mar 23 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you or your loved one concerned that you’re not getting the best medical help possible? Come for an educational presentation on the importance of communication between you and your doctor. You will also gain helpful tips on what to follow...

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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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Meditation, Information, and Discussion Series
Sat Mar 25 / 1:30pm - 3:00pm

This is a free Session with a limited number of spots in it where the guests will be a part of a guided meditation. Then guests will receive information about Reiki, how Reiki plays a part in assisting the body to heal after illness or trauma,...

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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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Richmond Hill Board of Trade ~ Business After 5 Networking
Mon Mar 27 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come and meet fellow business people. The Richmond Hill Board of Trade (formerly Chamber of Commerce) organizes a monthly after-hours business meeting at one of their members locations. Please click here to register. Remember your business cards a...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Mar 27 / 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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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Mar 27 / 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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more

Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Mar 28 / 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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Money and Consciousness" Workshop
Tue Mar 28 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn how to use the power of your subconscious mind to master the energy of money In this exciting workshop you will:• Discover the root cause of your money challenges• Understand how your subconscious mind works• Release old limitin...

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Country Music Performer, Terri Clark, on stage one night only at RHCPA
Tue Mar 28 / 8:00pm

Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Terri Clark has emerged as a distinctive voice on the country music landscape – driven, passionate, spirited – and every bit her own woman. With over five million albums sold and such hits as 'Better Th...

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How To Start, Grow and Sell Your Company. Presented by the Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thu Mar 30 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this session, the speaker (Vincent Tsang) will guide attendees through how to take their idea from concept to creation. The first five years are critical for most small businesses and Vincent will talk about his own inspirational experience and sh...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Mar 30 / 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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Celebrate Culture in Our Community!
Thu Mar 30 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Cultural Summit is an event for artists, creative industry professionals, cultural organizations, students, volunteers and culture lovers to network and learn more about culture in Richmond Hill. The evening will feature an update on the Richmon...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Making Progress
Thu Mar 30 / 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...

more

more

Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Mar 30 / 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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39th RHGA Juried Art Exhibition - Open Night Ceremony
Fri Mar 31 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists at the Mill Pond Gallery celebrate the 39th Annual Member Juried Show and Sale.   Our Jurors, artists Helen Walter and Vita Keeling will select approximately 50 original pieces of artwork from over 100 wo...

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The Curtain Club performs the Canadian Mystery, "Missing"
Fri Mar 31 - Sat Apr 15

This is the fourth of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: Evelyn MacMillan has vanished without a trace. Detective Carol Seaforth is brought in to investigate and a rural town is turned upside down to uncover the truth behind Evelyn’s d...

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Don't be fooled. There's organic food at The Village Market
Sat Apr 1 / 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...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Apr 1 / 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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Pollinator Garden Workshop
Sat Apr 1 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

Did you know your garden does more than grow food and flowers? Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill in bringing back pollinators to our city. Everyone is welcome! Learn how you can create a beautiful sanctuary for local birds, bees and but...

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39th RHGA Juried Art Exhibition
Sat Apr 1 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 2 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists at the Mill Pond Gallery celebrate the 39th Annual Member Juried Show and Sale.   Our Jurors, artists Helen Walter and Vita Keeling will select approximately 50 original pieces of artw...

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Good Information to Know

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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5 Reasons Not to DIY Paint. Presented by 5 Star Painting

You are ready to update your home with a fresh coat of paint, and now you are weighing your options between do-it-yourself (DIY) and hiring a professional. Consider these 5 reasons we suggest that you do not DIY. 1. Safety Not commonly recognized...

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A Tool to Relieve Tension in Your Life

Tension is an inescapable part of living that is experienced in varying degrees. Different circumstances can make you feel tense like being late for an appointment, writing an important exam, going on a job interview, being stuck in traffic, or when...

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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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LOOKING AHEAD:

Beaded Art Show & Sale - Apr. 5 - 9
Gerry Dee Live - Apr. 10
Medical Cannabis 411- Apr. 11
Pride Lands - Apr. 15

Hike for Hospice - May 7
Cosmos Music Fest & Expo - June 3

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