April 22, 2017

Quote of the Week

“We are what we repeatedly do."
~ Aristotle

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

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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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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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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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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"Eat Your Vegetables!" Of course, when they are from the Village Market
Sat Apr 29 / 8:30am - 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 lun...

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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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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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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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Experience St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog - free interactive workshop
Sat Apr 29

Thi  St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog interactive workshop is part of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church Mental Health Wellness Conference Theme: Therapy Dog: Our best friend to better health & wellness!Workshop Objectives:1) Improv...

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Richmond Hill Senior Citizens' Club No. 35 ~ Lunch & Fashion Show
Sat Apr 29 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

All are invited to attend. Lunch sponsored by Delmanor Elgin Mills. Followed by a fashion show featuring fashions by ALIA & TANJAYCost: $15.00For tickets please call Grace (905) 770-1448 or Fern (905) 884-3994...

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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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Lucid Dream - Abstract Mixed Media Art Exhibition by Olie Vainberg, at the Boynton House
Mon May 1 - Sun May 7

Come and indulge your visual senses in a rich, exuberant, colourful art show of abstract paintings, created in different multi media techniques, by a very unique and talented artist, Olie Vainberg. Exhibition Dates & Times: May 1 - May 4 : 4p...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon May 1 / 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 May 1 / 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...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue May 2 / 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 May 2 / 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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Sharon and Bram ~ on stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Tue May 2 / 6:30pm - 6:25pm

Since 1978, Sharon and Bram have defined high quality family entertainment, sharing their music with millions of delighted children. As members of the trio Sharon, Lois and Bram, they toured North America, producing countless albums and starring in t...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed May 3 / 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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Cecilia String Quartet
Wed May 3 / 8:00pm

Formed in 2004, the Cecilia String Quartet (CSQ) is the current Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music. Hailed for their 'powerful' (Chicago Sun-Times) and 'dauntingly perfect' (Berliner Zeitung) performances, th...

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Tension Relief Training for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Memory Loss. 4 Week Course
Thu May 4 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you caring and supporting a family member who has Alzheimer's or other memory loss condition? Are you experiencing guilt, frustration or anger in dealing with the challenges you are facing?  If so, know you are not alone and HELP IS HERE!...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu May 4 / 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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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri May 5 / 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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Strides for Strokes ~ fundraising for Mackenzie Health
Sat May 6

Run or walk in support of Mackenzie Health.  Join over 1,200 runners and walkers at the 12th annual Richview Manor's Strides for Stroke 5K Run/Walk supporting Mackenzie Health. 7:00 a.m. - Registration, pledge drop off, race vendor fair opens...

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The Village Market - Saturdays only
Sat May 6 / 8:30am - 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 lun...

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Global 6K for Water ~ a World Vision event, at Richmond Green
Sat May 6 / 9:30am

6 kilometres is the average distance that people in the developing world walk for water — water that is often contaminated with life-threatening diseases. On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, people from around the globe will walk or run an average dist...

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Shi Dingrou: Remembering Lichuan. Asian Heritage celebrated at the Central Library
Sat May 6 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Celebrate the Asian Heritage Month and meet Shi Dingrou, the writer of popular Chinese TV series Remembering Lichuan. Watch the trailer (with English subtitles) and ask Shi Dingrou about TV series and her writing. The first 10 people through the do...

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Mandarin MS Fundraising Walk ~ held at Elgin West CC
Sun May 7 / 9:00am

Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world. When you join the Mandarin MS Walk, you join our country's collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars you raise are invested in world-leading MS research happe...

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Hike for Hospice 2017 ~ It's the 15th anniversary of this hike!
Sun May 7 / 9:30am

This is the 15th anniversary of this hike for Hill House Hospice - York Region’s only residential hospice. Consider participating in the Hike for Hospice to raise funds and bring awareness of palliative care in York Region. The hike starts at...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest - first of the season!
Sun May 7 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market at Hillcrest Mall returns. Sunday's only. Many vendors with produce, baked goods, eggs, maple syrup, garden plants. Located along the south parking lot, along Carrville....

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Lighthouse ~ a contemporary worship experience
Sun May 7 / 5:00pm

This is an evening gathering designed for young adults . . . and the young at heart.Come for a 60 minute, contemporary, creative, arts-filled, Spirit-led, Jesus-centred and God-honouring worship experience culminating in unparalleled hospitality with...

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Canadian Choral Celebration ~ Richmond Hill United Church Chancel Choir
Sun May 7 / 7:00pm

All are invited to attend this special choral presentation by the acclaimed Richmond Hill Chancel Choir. Music Director: Barry PetersPiano & Organ: Stillman Matheson You may order your ticket at 905-884-1301 ext. 5 office@rhuc.org Tickets are...

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Good Information to Know

Free Tax Clinic for Seniors & Low Income Families. Offered by our MP's office

The office of Majid Jowhari, MP Richmond Hill, will be hosting free tax clinics during the month of April, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, by appointment. To book your appointment please contact Ranaa Namdar 905 707-9701 or Majid.Jowhari@parl.gc.ca Imp...

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Request for items for a Charity Garage Sale - supporting We Can Change the World Day.

The Clutterbugs, friends of the organizers of We Can Change the World Day, are collecting items for the May 20th, (2017) Charity Garage Sale. This is more than a garage sale!• Lemonade Stand• Music• GiveawaysPlease call Katrina 416-89...

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The Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club is offering 4 – 1 hour lessons for $10 in June

Lawn bowling is a low cost, outdoor activity suitable for all ages. It provides light exercise, a chance to meet new friends and an opportunity to spend time outside in good weather. This special offer is for Tuesdays at 9:45 am Thursdays at 6:4...

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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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LOOKING AHEAD:

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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