March 26, 2017

Quote of the Week

“The best things in life aren't things."
~ Ann Landers

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

Lunch & Learn: Downsizing for Seniors
Mon Mar 27 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Come for an interactive workshop on downsizing! Learn from industry experts and net thousands extra on your home. Lunch will be served No cost, no obligation. To register for this seminar please call (416)-460-5636. This event is presented by Sh...

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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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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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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Mar 29 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ted Leider is seeking the nomination for the PC riding of Richmond Hill.He would like to meet more people  in our community and hear their concerns.  And, he wants to let you know why he is running. This is an opportunity to get involved....

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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...

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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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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Apr 1 / 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Everyone is invited to join us for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. Spaghetti - Salad - Bread - Treats. $1 Suggested Donation Email contact Colleen: RHspaghetti@yahoo.ca for further...

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Yard Waste Collection Begins
Mon Apr 3

After a long winter there is sure to be yard waste. This is a reminder to place at the curb before morning. Next collection date: April 17th When placing yard waste out for collection, remember yard waste must be placed in: clean, open, rigid a...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Apr 3 / 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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ON!STAGE - Infinitus presented by Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Mon Apr 3 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you!This new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beatboxing stri...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Apr 3 / 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 Apr 4 / 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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Network: Anytime, Anywhere with Anyone. Presented by Small Business Enterprise Centre
Tue Apr 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this session, the speaker, Jean Chow, will discuss the importance of networking at any stage – whether you’re thinking of starting a business, in the process of launching, or already have your company up and running. Also how to apply...

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Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society ~ "The Three Plus One Tenors", a talk by Ken Brown
Tue Apr 4 / 8:00pm

As part of the  William and Marjorie Barker Lecture, Ken Brown, guest speaker at the 2016 Richmond Hill Blooms Gala, will make a case for why he believes Iris, Peony, Daylily and Lily are the four powerful perennials that should be the backbone...

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Succeeding in High School.
Wed Apr 5 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Does your child have the planning and organizational skills to succeed in school? Is your child a motivated, responsible student with strong goals? Are you worried that it’s only going to get more difficult for them in high school, in universi...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 5 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ted Leider is seeking the nomination for the PC riding of Richmond Hill.He would like to meet more people  in our community and hear their concerns.  And, he wants to let you know why he is running. This is an opportunity to get involved....

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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Monthly Meeting
Thu Apr 6 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

If you are visually impaired you are invited to attend this month's VIP (Visually Impaired Person) meeting. Meeting Agenda: 11:15 to 12:15: Introduction and speech: Mr. Keith Gordon will speak about the Charles Bonnet Syndrome, as well as ‘...

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5th Annual Spring Beaded Art Show & Sale, hosted by the Richmond Hill Beading Artists
Thu Apr 6 - Sun Apr 9

This is a one of kind, handmade beaded jewellery and accessories event.Artists will be revealing their finest Spring & Summer 2017 collectionThere are pieces that fit every budget, and every occasion, casual or formal. Dates & Times Thurs...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Making Progress
Thu Apr 6 / 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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more

Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Apr 6 / 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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A good way to start the weekend. Visiting the Village Market
Sat Apr 8 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

Do you wish to eat healthy, organic food? If so, a Saturday morning visit to The Village Market would be a good thing to do. As well as produce, eggs, cheese, meats, nuts, baked goods.... can be found. You may wish to stop for breakfast or lunch o...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Churc
Sat Apr 8 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and under - $4.00. Proceeds from this pancake breakfast will go to support the Richmond Hill Food...

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39th RHGA Juried Art Exhibition
Sat Apr 8 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 9 / 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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Palm Sunday ~ celebrated at the Emmanuel Anglican Church
Sun Apr 9 / 10:00am

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. This Sunday Holy Eucharist will be part of Sunday Palm Sunday  or Sunday of the Passion. Emmanuel Anglican Church is an interesting history.  Th...

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Palm - Passion Sunday, a part of the Easter Services at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sun Apr 9 / 10:30am

All are invited to attended  the 2017 Easter Services and celebrate this holiest time of year. Join Jesus and his friends on a journey towards the sacrifice of the Cross and the joyous Easter surprise that Christ is Risen! Palm - Passion Sunda...

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Palm / Passion Sunday celebrated at Richmond Hill United Church
Sun Apr 9 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service.Palm Sunday recognizes the triumph of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem to uncertainty as shadows gather....

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Good Information to Know

Dave Phillips says we need to be patient. Snow may come in spring. 105.9 The Region Interview

Spring may officially arrive on Monday March 20th, but according to Environment Canada’s senior climatologist Dave Phillips, we can’t put away the shovels just yet. Our favourite “weather guy” says we can’t forget that...

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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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Tax Rule Changes That Will Impact Canadian Homeowners

* A 'Good Information to Know' article provided by realtors Val & Vince Accardi Tax season is fast approaching, but did you remember the big change that was implemented last year that will impact every homeowner and taxpayer in Canada?Last year,...

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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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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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My House & AIDS Committee of York Region announce merger

This merger is regarded as a significant step to ensure sustainability of vital social and recreational programs for LGBTQ+ community members in York Region. The merger will result in the dissolution of My House as an independent non-profit organiza...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: High Note Gala, an event to remove the stigma of mental health.

Although we do not talk about it very much, mental illness touches us all. An astounding 1 in 3 people will be affected during their lifetime. Through education and positive role modelling High Notes Avante aims to get more people to share their st...

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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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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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LOOKING AHEAD:
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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