March 27, 2016

Quote of the Week

"Every artist was first an amateur."

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Events

Meeting with Ward 2 Councillor, Tom Muench, to discuss downtown revitalization plans
Mon Mar 28 / 6:15pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow community members at 6:15 pm., and engage in a discussion that will impact Richmond Hill’s downtown core for years to come. Bring your ideas and enthusiasm, and a pen and paper. Don’t forget your neighbours! For more informa...

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Zumba Weekly Class Starts Tonight
Mon Mar 28 / 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Join us for weekly Zumba® classes, weekly 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...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Mar 29 / 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. A diverse gro...

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Nutrition Workshops for Pregnant Women and New Moms
Tue Mar 29 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Are you… Pregnant? A new mom? Do you live in Richmond Hill?If so, consider attending an upcoming community workshops to learn about healthy eating, nutrition and food safety. Share your knowledge and experience with other parents while partici...

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Cultural Summit ~ all invited. Learn about the culture happening in our community!
Tue Mar 29 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The purpose of the Cultural Summit is an event for artists, creative industry professionals, cultural organizations, students, volunteers and culture lovers to network and learn more about Richmond Hill’s Cultural Plan in action. - Performance...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - AllowanceMatters
Wed Mar 30 / 10:00am - 11:00am

AllowanceMatters  One-hour workshop for parents Class: Wednesday, March 30 @10am-11am Course Description: Learn why allowances are important for your children. This workshop will explain Knowledge Makes Cents’ effective AllowanceMatter...

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Long to reign over us: Celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday, a presentation at Delmanor
Wed Mar 30 / 3:00pm

The McMullen/Dark Collection of Royal Commemoratives joins us in celebration of the life and times of Queen Elizabeth II as she approaches her 90th birthday. “Special” items and commemoratives will be passed around during the presentatio...

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So you are a spiritual being, now what?
Wed Mar 30 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Explore the fundamentals of spirituality and learn how you can start living in alignment with your true spiritual essence. - What is Spirit?- What is a spiritual being?- Proof that we are spiritual beings.- As spiritual beings, how are we to live?...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - AllowanceMatters
Thu Mar 31 / 10:00am - 11:00am

AllowanceMatters  One-hour workshop for parents Class: Thursday, March 31 @10am-11am Course Description: Learn why allowances are important for your children. This workshop will explain Knowledge Makes Cents’ effective AllowanceMatters...

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Big Screen Thursday - At the Central Library. Free.
Thu Mar 31 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Come out, meet new friends and enjoy a lazy afternoon watching Alfred Hitchcock’s themed movies. Today's Screeing:  “Notorious” with Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.Admission: Free.  No registration is needed. Go to the 2nd...

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ADHD & Learning Disorders, Naturopathic Program for Success
Thu Mar 31 / 6:30pm

Hyperactive? Anxious? Difficult behaviour? Sensory issues? ADHD diagnosis? Learn about the causes and naturopathic methods to help kids and adults with these problems including our whole-person based program. Presented by Dr. Rahim Habib ND, Naturo...

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An Alpha Course has started up. Open to all
Thu Mar 31 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

What is Alpha?Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that gives you the opportunity to discuss the Christian faith in an informal, fun and friendly environment. Alpha consists of 8 talks - looking at topics including “Who is Jesus?” an...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Mar 31 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month (except fo...

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Mind-Body Fusion Starts Tonight
Thu Mar 31 / 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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Activating Your Chakras Through Foot Reflexology & Essential Oils
Fri Apr 1 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Foot reflexology and essential oil therapy are two powerful healing modalities that not only balance the physical body, they also work on the subtle energy flows in the body. By coupling the immensely beneficial vibrations of pure essential oils wit...

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38th RHGA Juried Art Show - Opening Night Celebrartion
Fri Apr 1 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us to celebrate the Opening Night of the 38th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Art Exhibition and Sale.   This year we are pleased to have artist Sam Paonessa select the work submitted by our talented artists for the...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Apr 1 / 7:00pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Curtain Club Theatre ~ "Wait Until Dark"
Fri Apr 1 / 8:00pm

"Wait Until Dark", the mystery thriller by Frederick Knott, runs from April 1 to April 16. Don’t let the quaint apartment of Susan and Sam Hendrix fool you. Hidden within is a score for which thieves and conmen would kill. Employing disguise a...

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Good food is to be had at The Village Market. Saturday's only.
Sat Apr 2 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

People come from all over the GTA. 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. You may wish to stop and enjoy something to eat...

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Bowl For Kids Sake ~ a fun fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Sat Apr 2

Bowl for Kids Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters' premier fun-raising event where people get together with friends, family, and co-workers and have a fun time bowling in support of Big Brother Big Sister mentoring programs in your community. Registrat...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Apr 2 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including a Computer Information/Assistance Session on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at the McConaghy Centre. The Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunte...

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38th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Exhibition and Sale
Sat Apr 2 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 3 / 5:00pm

Visit us this weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery for the 38th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Art Exhibition and Sale.   This year we are pleased to have artist Sam Paonessa select the work submitted by our talented ar...

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LA FRANCOPHONIE À L'HONNEUR!
Sat Apr 2 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

L'AFRY vous attend à la foire de la francophonie le 2 avril prochain au centre communautaire Oak Ridges (12895 avenue Bayview). La foire sera ouverte au public de 13 h à 17 h et se déroulera comme suit : 13 h 00 : Cér&ea...

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Karma and Reincarnation
Sat Apr 2 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Law of Karma states that people reap the results of past actions. What if the right conditions to experience the results are not yet in place? What happens to the still unexperienced results of our past actions? Do they carry over to future liv...

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Annual Holi Dinner and Show at Vishnu Mandir
Sat Apr 2 / 5:30pm

The program will include an entertaining assortment of singing, dancing and a play about a child's search fro the true meaning of Holi. Tickets: $25 adult; $15 child. For more information please email laxmisabha@vishnumandir.com   {2016}...

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Opera York Gala Evening ~ Jewels of the Opera
Sat Apr 2 / 6:00pm

Join Opera York at its Gala Evening! 6:00 pm  - Reception 7:00 pm  - Full Italian Dinner  8:30 pm  - Opera Highlights Mini Concert  9:00 pm  - Dancing Enjoy: Highlights from Tosca Silent Auction Raffle Tick...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Sun Apr 3 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Stop Worrying, Start Living.There are many uncertainties in this life. When we naturally respond with worry, our mind becomes tight and uncomfortable and it can be difficult to think clearly or enjoy anything. In this series of classes, we will learn...

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Yard Waste Collection - first of the season!
Mon Apr 4

After a long winter there is sure to be yard waste. This is a reminder to placee at the curb before morning. Here are all the dates for 2016: April 4 and 18May 2, 16 and 30June 13 and 27July 11 and 25August 8 and 22September 12 and 26October 3, 17,...

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Start the Week Right With a Zumba Weekly Class
Mon Apr 4 / 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness party. 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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Interested in singing with a new community choir?
Mon Apr 4 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Chorus York is a new community choir looking for singers, especially basses, who can read music. Rehearsals are held Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's United Church Accompanist also needed. For more information please call 905 884-45...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Apr 5 / 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. A diverse gro...

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CHATS: A Conversation on Diabetes Management, at Delmanor
Tue Apr 5 / 3:00pm

CHATS (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors)be at Delmanor for a conversation on Diabetes Management Refreshments to follow. Please RSVP to Susan or James at 905 770-7963 Donations to the Richmond Hill Food Bank would be greatly appreciated....

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Woman's New Moon Transformational Circle
Tue Apr 5 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Women are welcome to attend this magical evening of intention setting, meditation, relaxation and connection. Empowering women on their journey while creating a community to connect and manifest is the purpose of this gathering.Each circle will inclu...

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"Tips and Tricks with Annuals," presented by the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society
Tue Apr 5 / 8:00pm

Former host of HGTVs One Garden Two Looks and The Indoor Gardener, Denis Flanagan will give us a glimpse at some of the exciting new varieties of annuals for 2016 and discuss how to create a successful and colorful annual garden, including advice on...

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Elevate - Become the person you have always been deserving of being. A free talk by Randy Taylor
Wed Apr 6 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Elevate is hosted by Randy Taylor, one of Canada’s top motivational speakers and thinkers.   These regular public gatherings began with a question. “Where can people go to believe in themselves more and overcome self-limiting d...

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Knowledge Makes ₵ents - Financial Literacy Workshop for Parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? #1
Thu Apr 7 / 9:30am - 10:30am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? - Part 1 For parents. Offered on Thursday April 7 @ 9:30AM-10:30AM From a very young age, your children are observing your money habits – both good and bad! So what should you do at home to help your children for...

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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons)Monthly Meeting
Thu Apr 7 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

For those who are visually impaired you are invited to join the VIP meeting.The presentation will be on a new technology called OR-CAM. Lunch will be provided (Pizza, coffee/tea). If you have any food allergies, please bring your own lunch. For mor...

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Richmond Hill Beaded Art Show & Sale Spring 2016
Thu Apr 7 - Sun Apr 10

This is a true community event and one of a kind show, we support a local charity as a way of giving back to our community, in this show we are helping Autism Ontario A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the charity mentioned above. Artis...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano - Practical Compassion for Daily Life
Thu Apr 7 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

When we experience real compassion we develop a genuinely optimistic and beneficial attitude. By integrating positive states of mind such as patience, love and compassion into our daily life – we have a healing effect on those around us and can...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class ~ held at Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts
Thu Apr 7 / 7:15pm - 8:30pm

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 Centre for the Performing Arts ~ Classic Albums Live: CCR's "Chronicle"
Thu Apr 7 / 8:00pm

The Classic Albums Live series concludes with a band that defined American rock and roll in the 60’s and 70’s, Creedence Clearwater Revival. The album Chronicle was a compilation of their greatest hits that included ‘Proud Mary&rsqu...

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Let Your Yoga Dance Workshop
Thu Apr 7 / 8:00pm - 9:15pm

Let's dance into spring with a series of LET YOUR YOGA DANCE WORKSHOPS, being offered at the Schwartz-Reisman Centre. Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to lib...

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Euchre Night! Come Have Fun! Organized by the Richvale Lioness Club
Fri Apr 8 / 7:30pm

Euchre Night hosted by the Richvale Lioness Club. • Prizes• Snacks• Everyone welcome Proceeds to community support. Admission: $5.00 Want more information? Please call Lioness June 905-770-9187...

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The Village Market. A place to get organic food, and more.
Sat Apr 9 / 8:30am - 2:30pm

This market is Saturday morning only.  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 v...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Pancake Breakfast
Sat Apr 9 / 9:00am - 11:00am

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

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Seedy Days - at the Central Library
Sat Apr 9 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Check out our first ever Seed Library, and “check out” some seeds for your garden!Never borrowed from a seed library before? It’s as easy as 1-2-3!1. Check out the seeds you would like to try to grow.2. Plant your seeds, and follow...

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38th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Exhibition and Sale
Sat Apr 9 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 10 / 5:00pm

Visit us this weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery for the 38th Annual Richmond Hill Group of Artists Juried Art Exhibition and Sale.   This year we are pleased to have artist Sam Paonessa select the work submitted by our talented ar...

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Richmond Hill Grows - Seed Library Launch
Sat Apr 9 / 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Join the celebration of the Richmond Hill Grows – Seed Library Launch! Charlie Dobbin, member of the Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society and host of the Garden Show on AM740 (every Saturday at 9:00am), will present on Gardening in...

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Good Information to Know

Support Yonge Subway Extension - Please sign this petition

Do you want: Faster commutes, less congestion and less greenhouse gas emissions Improved transit connections More jobs and places to live for a lasting economic stimulus Please sign the Change.org petition started by councillor Godwin Chan to...

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Creating Edible Gardens, including an Edible Garden Community Grant

Transition Town has an initiative called Treemobile, which is fruit tree-planting to adapt to climate changed future. This is a volunteer based social enterprise that thrives on community involvement.  This program has been extremely successful...

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Daffodil Month - Volunteers Needed Now

When loved ones are diagnosed with, or pass away from cancer, we often want to do something to help or honour them. This April, the Canadian Cancer Society wants you to know that there is something you can do. This April, by volunteering just a few...

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March's Monthly Tax Newsletter ~ by Andre La Rosa, CPA

It's Tax season.  A few things to consider this month. Fraudulent emails and phone calls – Protect yourself.Canadians continue to get emails and calls from people claiming to be with CRA and demanding you send money. Visit the CRA web sit...

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