April 15, 2017

Quote of the Week

“A stumble may prevent a fall."
~ Thomas Fuller

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

Suessical. On Stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Shows at 11am & 2pm
Mon Apr 17

'Oh, the thinks you can think' when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved stories collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Adapted from the Broadway version, Dr. Seuss’ beloved classic characters find themselves intertwined in an incredible...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Mon Apr 17 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends are welcome to attend this support group. More and more Ontarians are being impacted by tick-borne diseases only to find out about the appalling medical politics, poor tests and that there are no support s...

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"Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township", a talk at the Richmond Hill Historical Society
Mon Apr 17 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited Kelly Mathews to speak on her book "Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township". Her books will be available.  $20 cash. All are invited to attend. Guest fee: $5. Memberships are available. Light refr...

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Women in Business Networking
Tue Apr 18 / 8:30am - 10:00am

Are you a woman in business?  You may wish to attend this networking event. Guest Speaker: Liz Scott, Affinity Coach- What's Your Wow? Pre-registration is required.  Click here.  ...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Apr 18 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Apr 18 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

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Participate in Richmond Hill's Clean Up Week at Hunter's Point Park
Tue Apr 18 / 11:00am - 12:30pm

Join Councillor Cilevitz at Hunter's Point Wildlife Park for a Ward 5 Clean Up! Gloves, garbage bags and recycling bags will be provided Location: Hunter's Point Wildlife Park (Hunter's Point Drive north of Highway 7)...

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Richmond Hill Naturalist's Annual Potluck Dinner and AGM, and talk - Piping Plover
Tue Apr 18 / 6:15pm

Lot's is happening tonight. Everyone is invited (members, past-members, and non-members), for the dinner and talk, or just the talk. Things will start at 6:15 with the potluck. Please bring your eating utensils and a dish to share. The featured spe...

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Connecting the Community's Spring Event ~ in support of Heart & Stroke Big Bike
Tue Apr 18 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Connecting the Community Big Bike Team has put together an evening to feel good about supporting the Heart & Stroke Foundations Big Bike. Great Entertainment - George St. Kitt's & Isabella Tomaso A compelling talk by the Heart & S...

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York Region Parrott Club Monthly Meeting ~ Parade of Parrots
Tue Apr 18 / 7:00pm

York Region Parrot Club meets monthly.  Membership fees: Single $40; Family $60; Senior/Student $20. www.yorkregionparrotclub.ca Please note the Club's new meeting space - Richmond Hill  Legion - 233 Centre Street EastIn the event that t...

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Post-Budget 2017 Meeting with Richmond Hill Business Commwith MP Majid Jowhari and MP Leona Alleslev
Wed Apr 19 / 9:30am - 11:00am

Please consider attending the the post-budget meeting with MP Leona Alleslev and MP Majid Jowhari organized by the Richmond Hill Board of Trade.Agenda9:30 am - Registration9:35 am - Welcome & Introduction9:40 am - Speech by MP Majid Jowhari and M...

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Wed Apr 19 / 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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Earth Day Environmental Seminar
Wed Apr 19 / 5:30pm - 8:00pm

All are welcome to attend the 3rd Annual Earth Day Environmental Seminar.As we become more aware of our impact on our environment, many of us are taking steps to ensure we do everything possible to protect our natural resources. Taking care of the en...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 19 / 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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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Apr 19 / 7:00pm

Speaker Box will be returning for another incredible year of performances. There will be an open mic for those looking to share poems, comedy, songs or if you've never gotten on the mic it's a good time to start! Signup begins at 6:30pm and spots a...

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Thu Apr 20 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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Chinese Investment & Business Alliance of Canada April Networking with Members and Partners
Thu Apr 20 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

In April, Chinese Investment & Business Alliance of Canada (CIBAC) will pair up with Spirits Bar & Lounge in Sheraton Parkway Hotel to bring you a networking opportunity where you can enjoy: 20oz Domestic Beer at $4 (Tax included)6oz House W...

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Suite Thursdays - Jordana Talsky
Thu Apr 20 / 7:30pm

A new talent in the Toronto Jazz scene, Jordana Talsky, the vocalist/songwriter has been turning heads (and ears) for the last three years. In her own words, her sound is 'jazzy takes on pop songs and poppier takes on jazz songs. I am always attract...

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Opera Belcanto of York Presents Madame Butterfly
Thu Apr 20 / 7:30pm

A love story ending in tragedy.. nothing out of the ordinary in opera. However, when young geisha Ciocio-San falls in love with Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer who only marries her for convenience, the die are cast and her destiny is unescapable. Se...

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Healthy Foods, including many special gluten free products, at the Village Market
Sat Apr 22 / 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...

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Rummage Sale at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Apr 22 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Women's Association is having its Spring Rummage Sale! Come out and see what treasures you can find. Hope to see you there!...

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The STEAM Project Summer Camp Open House!
Sat Apr 22 / 10:30am - 4:30pm

Come learn about The STEAM Project Summer Camp at the Richmond Hill Curling Club. (STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematic.) They will have interactive displays and examples of...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - New Discoveries
Sat Apr 22 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 23 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork by talented members Heather Hennick/Art Therapist and Lesley Block. 'New Discoveries are made through exploring what happens emotionally, cognitively, artistically, and relationally through...

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Spring Luncheon at Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Apr 22 / 1:00pm

The Richmond Hill United Church Women have organized a Spring Luncheon.Tickets: $20.  Please order your ticket at 905-884-1301 ext. 5  office@rhuc.org...

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Schubert & Ice Cream Concert ~ a Clearly Musical Home Concert
Sat Apr 22 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join Velma Ko and Joanna Grace for a Viola and Piano Concert featuring the music of Schubert! * Everyone gets a front row seat! * Q & A with the musicians! * An ice cream social follows the performance!Tickets: $30. For more information and t...

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Opera Belcanto of York Presents Madame Butterfly
Sat Apr 22 / 7:30pm

A love story ending in tragedy.. nothing out of the ordinary in opera. However, when young geisha Ciocio-San falls in love with Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer who only marries her for convenience, the die are cast and her destiny is unescapable. Se...

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York Symphony Orchestra ~ Absolute Vienna
Sun Apr 23 / 7:30pm

York Symphony Orchestra invites you to a performance of the greatest composers of historic Vienna Guest Artist: Kara Huber, Piano Beethoven -Coriolan Overture Schubert- Symphony No.  Brahms- Piano Concerto No. 2 Tickets:  Adults $...

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Richmond Hill Board of Trade ~ Business After 5 Networking, at the Sheraton
Mon Apr 24 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Propel your business to new heights with 'Busines After 5' Come for an evening of building relationships and make new contacts! See how networking really works! Bring your business cards and brochures! This event is in partnership with the Rotary...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Apr 24 / 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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Zumba Weekly Class Starts Tonight
Mon Apr 24 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come to a 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 bo...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Apr 25 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Apr 25 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

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Relaxation Yoga & Presentation ~ a St. Mathew's United Church Lunch 'n Learn
Wed Apr 26 / 12:00pm

Come and learn about Relaxation Yoga with Ranjith from Priya Yoga & Pilates Studio Informative presentation about the benefits of Yoga & Thai Massage Introduction to chair yoga, relaxation and meditating techniques Relax & meditate w...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 26 / 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 27 / 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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Berg, Murphy, Northey & Page
Thu Apr 27 / 8:00pm

Rock out to this once in a lifetime evening with Moe Berg (The Pursuit Of Happiness), Chris Murphy (SLOAN), Craig Northey (Odds) and Steven Page (ex-Barenaked Ladies) as they come together to form Canada’s own “super-group” collecti...

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Mind-Body Fusion Starts Tonight!
Thu Apr 27 / 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 peac...

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The 'T' Party with Grace Bly.
Fri Apr 28 / 2:30pm

The amazing stroke of the ‘T’ can reveal many things about you. No trait is unfavourable – what you may perceive as being a “skeleton in your closet” may be your saving grace. Handwriting expert, Grace Bly will provide...

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Fundamentals of Foot Reflexology Workshop ~ Healthy Feet—Healthy Body
Sat Apr 29 / 9:30am - 2:30pm

In this 5-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Learn how to massage your feet to: Improve the function of your body's organs Norm...

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Recharge your Batteries for Spring with a Reiki Health Session with Essential Oils
Sat Apr 29 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

1-hr Sessions available between 11:00 am – 6:00 pm What is Reiki?Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by trained Reiki health practitioners to balance life force energ...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - Student Exhibition!
Sat Apr 29 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 30 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists are pleased to announce our upcoming Student Oil Painting Show, featuring not only our "Teen" budding artists, but also our inspiring Adult painters.  Diverse subject matter along with enthusiastically learned...

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Open House at Brookside Court & Hilltop Residence. Celebrated with Music.
Sun Apr 30 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Revera Living is celebrating everyone’s love of life and music with an Open House. Drop by to listen to some great music and enjoy light refreshments prepared by their amazing in-house chefs. Their friendly staff and residents would be happy...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: MP Jowhari speaks about his free tax clinics

Tune in to know.  With the deadline to file your taxes just around the corner, we speak with Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari.His constituency office is hosting free tax clinics (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) for the month of April for seniors and...

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Monthly Tax Tips – April 2017 Issue. From Andre La Rosa, CPA

Tax season continues. Visit the website www.larosacpa.ca  to get your tax checklist and view past newsletters. Here are few things to consider this month. Tax Filing DatesApril 30th, personal tax returns due.June 15th, personal tax returns due...

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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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LOOKING AHEAD:

Tension Relief Training for Caregivers - May 4
Strides for Strokes - May 6

Hike for Hospice - May 7

MS Walk - May 7

L'Arche Daybreak Walk for Hope - May 13th

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

Gutsy Walk - June 4

Walk for Alzheimer's - June 10

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