April 2, 2017

Quote of the Week

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off."
~ quote credited to Gloria Steinman

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

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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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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Journeying Together – An Exhibition of New Art from the L'Arche Daybreak Craft Studio
Mon Apr 3 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

All are welcome to attend the opening reception of this month long exhibit at the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts. Featured in the show are original paintings and several large format photographs which illustrate the creative process betwe...

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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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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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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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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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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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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Apr 7 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available. $20,000+ prizes in 2015!For more details call 905 770-1772...

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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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E-Waste Collection Day hosted by Ward 3 Councillor Castro Liu
Sat Apr 8 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

Unwanted electronics shouldn’t end up in landfills. Most of the parts — steel, glass, copper, aluminum, plastics, and precious metals — can be recovered and made into new products or resources, while items like computers, printers,...

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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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The 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, celebrated at the local Legion
Sat Apr 8 / 1:00pm

The Richmond Hill Legion Branch 375 will be planting a “Vimy Oak” sapling and raising a new Canadian flag and pole in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Canadian Veterans, Members of the Royal Canadian Le...

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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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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Apr 10 / 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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Gerry Dee Live. At RHCPA. 2 Shows - 7:30 & 10
Mon Apr 10

Gerry Dee is one of Canada’s busiest comedic talents. Drawing inspiration from his years as a high school teacher, Gerry is the star and co-creator of the hit CBC sitcom 'mr.d', now entering its 6th season. Gerry is the Winner of the 2013 Cana...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Apr 11 / 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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"Medical Cannabis 411: Let's Talk about Chronic Pain & Mental Health", a panel discussion, and more
Tue Apr 11 / 7:00pm

This event will be a very informative panel discussion outlining the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain and mental health. Confirmed Panel Members: 1. Moderator: Adam Saperia (Grow Wise Health)2. Medical Practitioner: Dr. Biljana Kostovic (Wh...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Apr 12 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 12 / 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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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Apr 13 / 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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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Making Progress
Thu Apr 13 / 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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Maundy Thursday at Emmanuel Church. All welcome
Thu Apr 13 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. For this Maundy Thursday at Emmanuel Church there will be the Eucharist and the ceremonial foot-washing, for those who wish it) Maundy Thursday is the Christia...

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Maundy Thursday celebrated at Richmond Hill United Church.
Thu Apr 13 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service.This evening's service include readings focusing on Jesus' last night with his disciples, and the sharing of communion....

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Classic Albums Live - The Beatle' s White Album. just a few tickets left!!
Thu Apr 13 / 8:00pm

Classic Albums Live pays homage to The Beatles’ ninth studio album, The Beatles, but better known as, the White Album. With such hits such as 'Back in the U.S.S.R,' 'Blackbird,' 'Helter Skelter' and 'Revolution,' the White Album has been named...

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Maundy Thursday Communion, a part of the Easter Services at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Thu Apr 13 / 9:00pm

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! This evening service...

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Good Friday Breakfast and Worship, part of the Easter Services at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Fri Apr 14 / 9:00am

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! At this Good Friday...

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Richmond Hill United Church invites the community to its Good Friday services
Fri Apr 14 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service. This service service includes Youth and Chancel Choirs....

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Good Friday Service at St. Matthew's United Church. All Welcome!
Fri Apr 14 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special Good Friday Service. Officiated by Reverend Warren Ball...

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Good Friday Service at Emmanuel Anglican Church. All Welcome!
Fri Apr 14 / 11:00am

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. Emmanuel Anglican Church is an interesting history.  The treasures of the original Emmanuel Church on Hanlan's Point on the Toronto Island were transferred...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Apr 15 / 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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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Apr 15 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 16 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists members Zabrina Szymanski and Dr. Jahan Eslami present "Moments". The Opening Night will take place on Friday, April 14 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Meet the artists! Dr. Jahan Eslami is a fulltime, succes...

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"Pride Lands" - a Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra, guest appearance by George St. Kitts
Sat Apr 15 / 8:00pm

From the earliest colonial days South African music has developed out of the mingling of local ideas and forms with those imported from outside the country, giving it a special twist that carries with it the unmistakable flavour of the country. Join...

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Sunrise Service and Family Worship, at St. Matthew's United Church
Sun Apr 16

All are welcome to attend the Easter Sunday services at St. Matthew's United Church. Sunrise Worship, 7 am, followed by a light breakfast Family Worship, 10:30 am...

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Easter Sunday Service at Emmanuel Anglican Church
Sun Apr 16 / 10:00am

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. Easter  Sunday is the Day of the Resurrection.  There will be the Holy Eucharist Emmanuel Anglican Church is an interesting history.  The treasu...

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Easter Sunday Service at Richmond Hill United Church
Sun Apr 16 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service. "Alleluia!" The story of the resurrection and the celebration of communion will be part of the service....

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Easter Sunday Service at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sun Apr 16 / 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! Easter Sunday is the...

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Easter Brunch Buffet ~ at the Crave Restaurant
Sun Apr 16 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Enjoy a special Easter Brunch Buffet at Sheraton's Restaurant. The buffet features: • Carved roast beef• Crab legs• Shrimp cocktail• Italian antipasto and deli• Roast lamb• Eggs benedict• Breakfast favourites&bull...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Vimy Ridge Anniversary, Baby Boxes, YRP Seniors Academy

Tune in to know.  2017 represents the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, an historically significant victory by Canadian troops in northern France during World War 1. 105.9 THE REGION’s Jim Lang spoke to Markham resident, Rober...

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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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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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LOOKING AHEAD:
Hike for Hospice - May 7

Mental Health First Aid Training - May 27
Cosmos Music Fest & Expo - June 3

Walk for Alzheimer's - June 10

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