March 21, 2015

Quote of the Week

"Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting
may be the best gift we can give."
~ author unknown

Events

Adults 55+ Program ~ Social Bridge Drop-In - Mar 23, 2015
Mon Mar 23 / 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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Committee of the Whole Meeting - including the declaration for the right to a healthy environment
Mon Mar 23 / 4:30pm

Committee of the Whole are meetings of council where issues get discussed.  Often there are delegations. Click here for the agenda. Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings Please see below for a description of this and othe...

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Family Services of York Region ~ Family Transitions Group for Separated & Divorced or Single Parents
Mon Mar 23 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This 12-week group promotes a healthy transition for parents going through separation or divorce. This Triple P course will address self care and moving from a two parent family to a one parent family. Course starts March 23 and runs Mondays, 6:00p...

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The Power of a Kind Heart ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano - Mar 23, 2015
Mon Mar 23 / 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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Live, Laugh and Oil On
Mon Mar 23 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join Performance and Wellness Coach Sandra Corrado and Laughter Coach Marjorie Moulin for a unique evening of laughter and learning: In a fun environment, learn quick and effective techniques to create a healthy, relaxed and energizing environment...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration'
Tue Mar 24 / 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 div...

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York Region Community of Women Advisory Committee ~ Women Against Violence Everywhere (WAVE) Forum
Tue Mar 24 / 9:30am - 1:00pm

WAVE is a free forum that will that will highlight survivors and their stories of triumph. celebrate positive self-esteem and self-confidence, give visibility and representation to York Region agencies providing support to women, and offer a safe env...

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Delmanor Elgin Mills ~ What's the Deal With Vitamin D? - Mar 24, 2015
Tue Mar 24 / 2:30pm

Sue Merritt one of the Living Well Coaches will present a lecture to learn how Vitamin D impacts every aspect of health. Having enough is probably the single easiest thing you can do to be healthier How much is enough? Join the community at Delmanor...

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RHCOC ~ AccessibilityWorks, March 24 2015
Tue Mar 24 / 4:00pm

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce visits Richmond Hill to talk about accessibility! Join Louie Di Palma, Director of SME initiatives at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for a step-by-step workshop of what your business needs to do in order to comply wi...

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Rotary International President here in Richmond Hill - Mar 24, 2015
Tue Mar 24 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

All are invited to join Rotary International President Gary CK Huang for dinner. Cocktails at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 7:00 pm Gary is expected to speak about Rotary's1. The quest for peace in the world2. The eradication of polio3. The development of cle...

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The Hero's Journey, by Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue Mar 24 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

We all create a story about life, whether we are aware of it or not. Each personal story leads to very different and varied lives. Yet, there is one version of life that seems to be consistent to every human, termed the “Hero’s Journey&rd...

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Connect With Your Intuitive Powers (Beginners) - May 24, 2015
Tue Mar 24 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Intuition is a gift we all have, and developing it requires practice and patience. In this experiential course, participants will deepen their intuitive skills, through the use of meditation, visualization and energy techniques. Participants will le...

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"They Came from Away: Welcoming the World to Newfoundland on September 11, 2001"
Tue Mar 24 / 7:30pm

Come join an international reunion of plane people as they gather to celebrate and reflect on a week of being grounded in Gander, Newfoundland after the attacks on September 11, 2001. Written and performed by Trevor McKinven. Doors open at 7:00pm....

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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Women Entrepreneurs & Professionals Support Group
Wed Mar 25 / 9:00am

Attention women in business! Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce is running a suppor group for women entrepreneurs and professionals - come out and join in! Get connected with other women in business who are facing the same the challenges and asking t...

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Are You Thinking of Starting a Business? Free Informal Information Sessions - Mar 25, 2015
Wed Mar 25 / 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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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Lunch & Learn: Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others
Wed Mar 25 / 12:00pm

This Lunch & Learn features Eleni Silverdis, Reminiscence Coordinator at Sunrise Richmond Hill. Learn about how important it is that caregivers take good care of themselves, and ways that they can do so. Cost: Freewill offering.  Call the c...

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Richview Manor Retirement Residence ~ One of a Kind Craft Show - Mar 25, 2015
Wed Mar 25 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

A special event at Richview Manor! In support of Mackenzie Health’s Strides For Stroke, volunteer Maureen Wilkinson has rounded up a number of talented vendors for our first ever One of a Kind Craft Show! Visit the Dufferin Room for a shopping...

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Schulich School of Business ~ Global Marketing Sample Class
Wed Mar 25 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Schulich Experience is coming to Richmond Hill! Join Professor Alexandra Campbell for sample class about Global Marketing. You will learn: How brands can be made culturally relevant The sustainability of the global brand   How t...

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"Ask the Doctor" Session for Caregivers Supporting a Relative with a Serious Mental Illness
Wed Mar 25 / 7:00pm

Home on the Hill is providing Family Caregivers of relatives living with serious mental illness an opportunity to ask these many unanswered questions of a Psychiatrist, to help support them in their role. Family caregivers and members of ou...

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Council Public Meeting - Mar 25, 2015
Wed Mar 25 / 7:30pm

Council public  meetings are where planning appications are reviewed The agenda will be available on the Friday before the meeting. Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings Please see below for a description of this an...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Spring Floral Arrangement Workshop - Mar 26, 2015
Thu Mar 26 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Get into the mood for spring and make your own table centre piece with fresh flowers.  Learn about the importance of texture, colour and composition in successful floral arrangements and take home a touch of spring! Course Code:  537615 Co...

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End of Season Clothing 50% off Sale at Treasures. Shop, Save & be a good community supporter!
Thu Mar 26 - Sat Mar 28

Treasures Charity Thrift Store is Richmond Hill's original thrift store, in the community since 1986.As a social enterprise and registered charity, Treasures Charity Thrift Store benefits the community in general by offering families and individuals...

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Richmond Hill Beaded Art Show and Sale Spring 2015, March 26-29
Thu Mar 26 - Sun Mar 29

This is a true community event. The Richmond Hill Beading Artists support a local charity as a way of giving back to community. This year a portion of the show's proceeds will go to support the Salvation Army Community Services' Breakaway Program, wh...

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Small Business Enterprise Centre ~ Health and Safety for Small Businesses - Mar 26, 2015
Thu Mar 26 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In this seminar, you will learn about: Health and safety legislation and how it pertains to your business. Liabilities and how to protect your business. The minimal requirements that you need to consider for your business. Cost: Free. Pre-reg...

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Women in the Know ~ Spring into Action and Simplify Your Life!
Thu Mar 26 / 6:15pm

Is your life cluttered and full of stuff? Do you want to simplify things around your home but don’t know where to start? Learn how to organize, sort and declutter your home. Trained transition professionals Gina Stavenjord & Gail Macintyre...

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York Singles Club 50+ New Member Information Session - Mar 26, 2015
Thu Mar 26 / 7:00pm

YORK SINGLES CLUB is York Region’s #1 Social club for 50+ singles. We provide many activities and have a membership of approximately 120 people. Activities include: Dances Biking Euchre Bridge Bowling Media club Camping Hiking House...

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Looking Ahead: For Recently Separated or Divorced People
Thu Mar 26 / 7:00pm - 11:00pm

This 6-session group is for people who have recently separated or divorced. Topics include: Coping with change Feelings of anger and loss Living alone and loneliness Resources for a new lifestyle This workshop is open to all members of the...

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Steppin Out Productions Presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" - 4 shows
Thu Mar 26 - Sun Mar 29

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum is a non-stop laugh-fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan, Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twis...

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Opening Night Celebrations - RHGA Annual Juried Show
Fri Mar 27 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebrate with us! It's the opening night of the 37th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Show 2014 Best in Show Winner - Michelle Richards-Clermont - 'Wisdom' Jurors Barbara Sutherland and Andrew Benyei will select...

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The Curtain Club presents 'Rough Justice' Mar 27 - Apr11, 2015
Fri Mar 27 - Sat Apr 11

Come out to The Curtain Club for an evening of legal intrigue with James Highwood's Rough Justice. Storyline: James Highwood is a TV journalist, whose lifework challenges the British system of justice. In a sudden role reversal, he finds that the...

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The Village Market - a good place to get good food
Sat Mar 28 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

The Village Market runs all year long, indoors, providing 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 organic baby greens year round in his greenhouses...

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St. Mary's Anglican Church ~ Second Hand Sale - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come on out and support St. Mary's ministry and community outreach efforts by supporting its Second Hand Sale! Browse the following areas for bargains: Men's Clothing Women's Cothing Children's Clothing French Room (Dressier Items) Household/...

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Transformations Workshop with Sandra Corrado - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 9:00am - 7:00pm

Do you feel like you are missing out on your dreams? Are you ready to take your life to a new and empowered level? Are you ready to leave your unwanted personal baggage behind? In this workshop, Sandra Corrado (CHRP, FIS, PTS, ZIN, Human Performa...

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Canadian Red Cross First Aid Training - March 28 & 29, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 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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Art Class ~ Capturing the Canadian Landscape with John Pryce
Sat Mar 28 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Learn how to apply simplified methods to produce a successful acrylic painting dealing with the familiar elements of Canadian Landscape. Participants will explore the characteristics of acrylics in both transparent and opaque forms, to capture their...

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Evergreen ~ Get Your Garden Ready! - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Are you looking for advice in planning your backyard garden? Do you want to get a ‘jump start’ on the growing season?  If so, come on out for some helpful tips and tricks to increase your garden’s bounty and build the health o...

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37th Annual RHGA Juried Exhibition and Sale
Sat Mar 28 / 11:00am - Sun Mar 29 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present the best work from our talented members in the 37th Annual Juried Exhibition and Sale. Jurors Barbara Sutherland and Andrew Benyei have selected approximately 60 pieces of original artwo...

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l'AFRY ~ The Francophonie Festival 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

A free French language activity for the whole family! Enjoy free workshops, entertainment and much more! Learn about companies and professionals offering services in French in York Region. Partagez le français - York Region (a French lang...

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Summit Presents an Easter Eggstravaganza!
Sat Mar 28 / 11:30am - 1:30pm

It's time for an Easter Eggstravaganza! The fun includes: Games Crafts Egg hunt And more! Pizza lunch is included! For more information, email karlie@summitcommunity.ca. Cost: $5 per person or $20 per family. Limited tickets available, so...

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Yin Therapy & Acuball Workshop, at My Yoga Studio - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Discover the amazing benefits of Acuball and Acuback - or learn how to use the better one you have! This workshop will guide you through a Yin style practice with the use of Acuballs and Acubacks to release target areas of your body. The Acuball and...

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Bayview Secondary School ~ Winter Family Fun Day
Sat Mar 28 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Drive away those winter blues and celebrate the coming of spring with your family! With fifteen fun activities, you and your kid(s) will definitely have a blast. Plus, for every game you win, you get to enter a ticket into a raffle for spectacular pr...

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York Region Environmental Alliance Annual General Meeting - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 2:30pm

Come and meet York Region Environmental Alliance's great Board of Directors and get an update on everything YREA has accomplished in 2014. Hear about YREA's plans for 2015! All members and donors may attend. Renew your membership/donate online or p...

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My House: Rainbow Resources of York Region ~ Rainbow Families Group - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 2:30pm

Rainbow Families of York Region is an LGBTQ+ friendly parenting group that provides a safe space for parents and their children to gather as a community. There goal is to form social supports and organize recreational activities to improve group part...

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Lego Block Party @ Central Library - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

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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Earth Hour: Use your power to change climate change - Mar 28, 2015
Sat Mar 28 / 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Earth Hour is an international event that asks households and businesses to turn off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for one hour on the evening of March 28th at 8:30 pm local time to promote electricity conservation and thus low...

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Try-Tones Band Back at London Pub!
Sat Mar 28 / 8:30pm

Back by popular demand! Trytones Band do London again - London Pub that is!  Popular Rock and Roll Covers - 60's - 70's - 80's - 90's...come out and have a great night with friends! (Come early for dinner) Sing along, shoot the...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Palm-Passion Sunday - March 29, 2015
Sun Mar 29 / 10:30am

Palm - Passion Sunday remembers the joyful crowds who greeted Jesus with Hallelujahs.  Later they would shout “Crucify him!”  Music and liturgy reflect this duality of joyous welcome and cruel cross. If you do not already have...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Sunday Afternoon Tea and Dance - Mar 29, 2015
Sun Mar 29 / 2:00pm

Come out for a fun afternoon of Social Dancing to everyone’s favourite tunes, both old and new.  Dance to music from the Big Band song books to the classic Oldies...Elvis to Buble and so much more!  Light refreshments will be served....

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Oak Ridges Community Spaghetti Dinner - Mar 29, 2015
Sun Mar 29 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Meet your neighbours over a delicious spaghetti dinner hosted by community resident Dora Georgiopoulos, and sponsored by Councillor Greg Beros and various local businesses. Contact: oakridgescommunity@hotmail.com $1.00 suggested donation...

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Bahá'í community of Richmond Hill ~ Screening of "To Light a Candle"
Sun Mar 29 / 7:30pm

The Bahá’í community of Richmond Hill cordially invites all citizens of York Region to attend a free special screening of the documentary film “To light a Candle”, directed by acclaimed Iranian-Canadian journalist, aut...

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Yard Waste Collection Begins - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30

After a long winter there is sure to be yard waste. This is a reminder to placee at the curb before morning. Next collection date: April 13th When placing yard waste out for collection, remember yard waste must be placed in: clean, open, rigid a...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Social Bridge Drop-In - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 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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Adults 55+ Program ~ Bike Basics - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

With spring quickly approaching, this workshop provides an overview of bike maintenance, including a tune-up checklist, fixing a flat, inspecting brakes and general bike safety.  Fee: $2.00. Adults 55+ membership is required. Course Code: # 529...

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Lego Block Party @ Oak Ridges Moraine Library - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 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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Freedom from Distractions ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 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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Artist Demonstration at The Mill Pond Gallery - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Landscapes in Oil/Acrylic – Keith Thirgood Demonstration: Monday, March 30, 2015 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmWorkshop: Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Keith is a Canadian landscape artist working in the Canadian post...

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"Chi to Be" Chakra Meditation with Essential Oils - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Did You Know:  Essential Oils, such as Frankincense, have been used in ancient times to meditate more deeply? Join presenter Sandra Corrado, CHRP, FIS, PTS, ZIN, for a meditation for each of the 7 main chakras. Receive insights  and clarit...

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Sage Presents "Gerry Dee Live" with Gerry "Mr.D" Dee - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 7:30pm

Sage presents Gerry Dee, star and creator of CBC's hit sitcom "Mr. D" and author of "Teaching: It's Harder Than It Looks".He also appeared as Gerry Dee, Sports Reporter on "The Score". 2013 Winner of a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an...

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

Council meetings are where things get ratified. Issues have been discussed at previous meetings The agenda will be available on the Friday before the meeting. Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings Please see below for a...

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Weekly Zumba® Class - Mar 30, 2015
Mon Mar 30 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration'
Tue Mar 31 / 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 div...

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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ Passover: The Celebration of Freedom - Mar 31, 2015
Tue Mar 31 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the community at V!VA Thornhill Woods to hear Cantor David Edwards share his personal spiritual journey through discussion and song. Space is limited! RSVP to Wendy or Marteen at 905-417-8585. Location: V!VA Thornhill Woods (9700 Bathurst Stre...

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Small Business Enterprise Centre ~ What Can Be Deducted From My Small Business? Give Me Examples!
Tue Mar 31 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come out to this seminar and: Get an overview of the principles of business expense deduction. See the application of these principles in actual business situations. Participate in a discussion of some specific business deduction rules. Cost:...

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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Presents "Robin Hood"
Tue Mar 31 / 6:30pm

Somewhere near you there is a band of brothers fighting for justice, seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the poorly treated. They are lean, mean, trained justice fighting machines! Armed with whatever comes their way, nothing is as it...

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1st Ward 5 Meeting, Hosted by Karen Cilevitz. Guest speaker, Altaf Stationwala, CEO Mackenzie Health
Tue Mar 31 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Karen invites the community to her first Ward 5 meeting to be held in the gymnasium at Richvale Community Centre. Guest Speaker: Altaf Stationwala  - President and CEO, Mackenzie Health Richmond Hill This meeting is open to all Richmond Hill r...

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Burnout Prevention Workshop with Eleanor Silverberg
Wed Apr 1 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

A workshop for family & professional care providers, including spouses, adult children, siblings, case managers, personal support workers, nurses, etc., based on the book Caregiving with Strength. This workshop: Introduces the three streng...

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Visually Impaired Person (VIP) Meeting ~ Arts and Crafts Learning Session
Thu Apr 2 / 11:30am - 2:30pm

Anyone affected by vision loss is invited to attend an arts and crafts learning session during this month's VIP gathering. Crafts that you can learn during the session include but aren't limited to the following: Pottery and clay Rug hooking Co...

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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group - Apr 2, 2015
Thu Apr 2 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

This is the group's monthly meeting. Join in the discussions, bring your questions and share the experience of being with other people who understand your issues, yet do not judge. Confidential/scent free. Visit the group website at www.fibrosupp...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group - Apr 2, 2015
Thu Apr 2 / 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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Stress Busters! Practical Approaches to Deal with Stress...Now! Prepare for the Shift! - Apr 2, 2015
Thu Apr 2 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Are you constantly feeling stressed, worried, or tense? Do you have trouble relaxing? Do racing thoughts make it difficult for you to sleep at night, or is your stress level affecting your health? At this workshop, Sandra Corrado (CHRP, Lifestyle an...

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Classic Albums Live ~ "Hotel California" - Apr 2, 2015
Thu Apr 2 / 8:00pm

Note for Note. Cut for Cut. Classic Albums Live brings you one of music’s most iconic albums, The Eagles’ Hotel California. With 32 millions albums sold worldwide and a list of hits including 'Hotel California', 'Life in the Fast Lane' an...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Maundy Thursday Service - Apr 2, 2015
Thu Apr 2 / 9:00pm

This evening service invites reflection on the last meal Jesus and his disciples shared.  Like them, worshippers share bread and wine, and prayers and praise in a darkened sanctuary.  Worshippers will be asked to leave in reverent silence....

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Good Friday Breakfast and Worship - Apr 3, 2015
Fri Apr 3 / 9:00am

A symbolic breakfast of hot cross buns at 09:00 a.m. will be followed by solemn service of Word and special music at 10:30 a.m.  Worshippers leave quietly, suiting the mood of the day. No offering is good enough to thank God  for giving hi...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Good Friday Worship Service - Apr 3, 2015
Fri Apr 3 / 10:30am

Join the congregation at St. Matthew's United Church for Good Friday worship with Reverend Terry Thom. Everyone welcome. For more information, call the church office at 905-884-3606....

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Hillcrest Mall Open on Good Friday - Apr 3, 2015
Fri Apr 3 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Bring your family to Hillcrest Mall for a fun day of shopping! Hillcrest Mall is open on the following statutory holidays from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgivi...

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Allencourt Fish & Chips - continue the tradition of having fish on Good Friday
Fri Apr 3 - Mon Apr 6

It has been part of Easter traditions, particularly Catholics and Orthodox Christians, to eat fish on Fridays. Also, traditionally meat was not eaten during Lent (the 40 days before Easter). The practice of eating fish is  as abstaining from m...

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Celebrate Good Friday with a 4 Course Seafood Dinner at the Sheraton's Crave Restaurant
Fri Apr 3

Friday is traditionally Seafood Friday at the Crave Restaurant. Enjoy this Good Friday with a very good 4 course meal. Creamy Clam Chowder ~~~ Organic GreensorCaesar Salad ~~~ Seafood Combo Platter, with scallopsshrimp, lobster, salmon and muss...

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Cantabile Chorale of York Region ~ Good Friday Charity Benefit Concert - Apr 3, 2015
Fri Apr 3 / 7:30pm

Cantabile Chorale of York Region welcomes local church choristers in a performance of Joseph Martin's Lenten cantata, "Canticle of the Cross", a fundraiser for selected social service agencies in York Region. Cantabile often performs in Richmond Hil...

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The Village Market - come get some good food!
Sat Apr 4 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

The Village Market runs all year long, indoors, providing 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 organic baby greens year round in his greenhouses...

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37th Annual RHGA Juried Exhibition and Sale
Sat Apr 4 / 11:00am - Mon Apr 6 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present the best work from our talented members in the 37th Annual Juried Exhibition and Sale. Jurors Barbara Sutherland and Andrew Benyei have selected approximately 60 pieces of original artwo...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Easter: The Joyous Day of Resurrection - Apr 5, 2015
Sun Apr 5 / 10:30am

The church will be decorated with Easter flowers and the music will soar with Resurrection Joy. Baptism and Affirmation of Baptism will be celebrated as we proclaim “Christ is risen!” with fellow Christians around the world. If you do no...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Good Easter Sunday Worship - Apr 5, 2015
Sun Apr 5

He is Risen! Join the congregation at St. Matthew's United Church for Easter Sunday worship with Reverend Terry Thom. 2 services: 7am Sunrise Service. Followed by light breakfast 10:30 am Family Worship service Everyone welcome! For more in...

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Easter Brunch Buffet ~ at the Sheraton
Sun Apr 5 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Enjoy your Easter Sunday at the Crave Restaurant with a brunch buffet Carved roast beef Crab clusters Shrimp cocktail Eggs Benedict Breakfast favourites Italian antipasto favourites Array of fresh salads Smoked salmon & fish Mussels R...

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Krasman Centre ~ Family Support Drop-In Night - Apr 5, 2015
Sun Apr 5 / 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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Good Information to Know

Maximize your child's learning ability. Learn about the Eye See...Eye Learn Programs.

Maximize your child’s learning ability Eye health and vision is an essential part of children’s cognitive and social development, especially as they start school. An untreated eye issue can greatly impede a child’s ability to learn...

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Do you believe that Ontario residents have the right to live in a healthy environment?

One of our very active community members, Terry Knight, believes we definitely should have this right to live in a healthy environment.  And she believes she is not alone. To date, almost 70,000 Canadians, including over 250 in Richmond Hill, h...

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The Heart and Stroke Foundation seeks local Big Bike teams

To support the Heart and Stroke Foundation's, life-saving research, they are seeking local Big Bike teams to ride 30 person bike. The York South office of the Heart and Stroke Foundation is recruiting teams to participate in our community’s an...

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What does Your Library mean to you? Please give feedback.

Please help our libraries determine their visual identity. Please complete a short survey to help identify what their new brand should represent. Please click here to complete the survey (by March 31, 2015)....

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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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LEAF's Backyard Tree Planting Program

Make your yard beautiful this spring! LEAF wants to help you get the right tree in the right place with their subsidized Backyard Tree Planting Program. Their experts will provide extensive advice and resources on proper care to ensure that your tre...

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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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Attention Employers: Canada-Ontario Job Grant Program - funds available to invest in your employees

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in training with help from the government. Small, medium and large businesses can take advantage of the grant and deliver short-term training to existing and new employees....

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town after April 5th?
Check out the web site www.OnRichmondhill.com
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This newsletter was sent by Marj Andre, Director, OnRichmondhill.com.
For any inquires please contact her at 416 822-5139 Marj@OnRichmondhill.com

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