April 30, 2015

Here's what's happening in Town this weekend.........

Richmond Hill Home & Lifestyle Show - May 1-3, 2015
Fri May 1 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Come on out to the Richmond Hill Home and Lifestyle Show and find all the help you need to bring your home to life! Show hours: Friday, May 1: 5pm - 9pm Saturday, May 2: 9am - 6pm Sunday, May 3: 10am - 5pm Hope to see you there! Cost: Free...

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Explore Your Creativity with the Richmond Hill Creative Eye
Thu Apr 30 - Sun May 3

Create a beautiful bracelet, earrings, pendant and more at their public workshop weekend event, just one week before Mother's Day. All workshops are $40 including supplies. “Make & Take" items start at $3 and up. Artisan's tables will be...

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Hill Potters Guild ~ Spring Sale
Fri May 1 - Sun May 3

Over 500 pieces of one-of-a kind ceramic works. Come and meet the guild members. Wheel-throwing and hand-building demonstrations will be held at the show. After visiting the sale, consider walking next door to the historic Burr House Tea Room and...

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Crepe Festival at Cafe en Passant
Wed Apr 8 - Fri May 8

Cafe en Passant loves crepes. Each spring they create special crepe menus. Enjoy!   Taxes and gratuities are extraPlease call 905 883-0575 for reservations...

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Beethoven Fest - Lecture & Recital on Beethoven Sonatas: Appassionata, Opus 57
Fri May 1 / 7:30pm

Graham Jackson will talk about the inner drama he has discovered in these works. It will not be an academic analysis, but rather an exploration of an imaginative picture of what is going on.In the “Waldstein”, for instance, he finds a kin...

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Richview Manor 5K Strides for Strokes - May 2, 2015
Sat May 2 / 8:00am

The 5K race will be chipped race. Participants will be given a race bib with a timing device attached. The race bib will act as your entry card to access the event and post-race party.Chips are imbedded in the bib and will be activated upon crossing...

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The Village Market - a Great Place to Get Good Food!
Sat May 2 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

The Village Market runs all year long, indoors, providing a local year round access to the freshest local organic vegetables, eggs and meats. This year there is a new farmer who is even growing local organic baby greens year round in his greenhouses...

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Walk or Run in Support of L'Arche Daybreak!
Sat May 2 / 9:00am

Come walk or run in support of L’Arche Daybreak!They will be joined by many enthusiastic high school students, friends, and supporters at 9:00 am for late registrations and 10:00 for the start of the Walk, Saturday May 2, 2015 at Jean Vanier Ca...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in May!
Sat May 2

Free, 30 minute, one-on-one lessons are back at StudioVivian! StudioVivian is a music school in Richmond Hill that offers fun, one-on-one piano lessons to children who loves music. To find out more information about StudioVivian, visit www.studioviv...

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Eating with the Seasons, with chef Doris Fin
Sat May 2 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

You are invited to embark on a Raw-Colourful-Organic-Nutritious-Delicious Interactive Culinary Experience with Wholesome Chef Doris Fin. Using local seasonal ingredients from local farmers, learn to prepare an epic raw vegan meal in the Waldorf scho...

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Catholic Community Services of York Region ~ Focus on Fathers Group
Sat May 2 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Focus on Fathers is a 6-week group program, presented by Catholic Community Services of York Region and Family Life Education, designed to strengthen personal and parenting skills for fathers of children 0 - 6 years of age. The course runs Saturdays...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Information Session
Sat May 2 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The McConaghy Computer Club is a place for Adults 55+ to meet and share computer experiences, and discuss problems, issues, tips and solutions. The Club aims to enhance the digital literacy skills of seniors across our community and make them feel co...

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Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad, an exhibit at the Heritage Centre
Tue Feb 17 - Sat May 9

On loan from the Welland Historical Museum, the Heritage Centre is pleased to offer this opportunity to travel back to the 1800s to learn about slavery, the escape route referred to as the Underground Railroad, and the challenges freedom-seekers face...

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Richmond Hill Lawn Tennis Club ~ Open House
Sat May 2 / 11:00am

The Richmond Hill Lawn Tennis Club invites all residents to its 2015 Opening Day! If you are looking for an activity for yourself or kids that lets you get active, make new friends, and have fun, tennis is the game for you! start playing tennis...

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Richmond Hill Senior Citizens' Club #35 ~ Lunch and Fashion Show
Sat May 2 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out and enjoy a Spring Fashion Show courtesy the Richmond Hill Senior Citizens' Club #35, featuring fashions by Tanjay and Alia! Lunch sponsored by Delmanor Elgin Mills - Inspired Retirement Living! Tickets: $15.00. Purchase or reserve tickets...

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Spirituality: Understanding It and Pursuing It - A Talk by Peter Dennis
Sat May 2 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Spirituality: Understanding It and Pursuing It  --   Blending Physics with Metaphysics, Peter will explain what Spirituality is, he will describe the Creator's purpose and answer many of life's bigger questions, such as: Who are we? Why ar...

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Beethoven Fest - Lecture & Recital on Beethoven Sonatas: Opus 90 and Opus 101
Sat May 2 / 7:30pm

Graham Jackson will talk about the inner drama he has discovered in these works. It will not be an academic analysis, but rather an exploration of an imaginative picture of what is going on.In the “Waldstein”, for instance, he finds a kin...

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Register for a Great Art After School Program (for 6 to 9 year olds)
Sun May 3 / 9:30am - 2:00pm

Consider enriching your young child's life with real art classes. Children will develop the drawing skills and creativity and learn techniques in colouring and painting. There will be a focus on nature. This after-school program runs Monday to Thu...

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Hike for Hospice - May 3, 2015
Sun May 3 / 9:30am

Hill House Hospice, York Region’s Residential Hospice, invites the community to "Hike for Hospice". May is such a great month at Hill House because their favourite group of people are all ready to show their support for Hill House Hospice by p...

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The Laughter Studio ~ World Laughter Day 2015
Sun May 3 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Did you know that every year, on the first Sunday in May, the entire world celebrates health, joy and world peace with unconditional laughter? The Laughter Studio and Oak Ridges Retirement Community invite you to a Special Session of Uncontition...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sun May 3 / 10:00am - 11:30am

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!!   In this clinic, you will be introduced to a new pair of Nordic Walking Poles and you will learn: How to adjust the poles for your height About the unique hand strap, how it fit...

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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ Israeli Dance Class: Eight Week Series
Sun May 3 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Join the community at V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community and discover the rhythm, energy and culture of Israel through dance and song. Cost: Free, but registration is required. To register, call Wendy or Marteen at 905-417-8585. Location: V!...

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Richvale Park Clean Up
Sun May 3 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

All are invited to join the friends of the Richvale Greenway on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 between 11 and 1 to help clean up the park. Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Kids and pets welcome. Please meet at Richvale Community Centre. Please RS...

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Art N' Smart Academy ~ Summer Camp Open House. Chance to Win a Free Week of Camp!
Sun May 3 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Come out to Art N’ Smart Academy's Summer Camp Open House! It’s a perfect chance to see the studio, meet the staff, explore the program and ask any questions you may have! The day's activities include: Amazing raffles, including free...

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McConaghy Centre Choir ~ Spring Concert
Sun May 3 / 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of wonderful entertainment by the McConaghy Choir, conducted by Dr.Richard Heinzle. This choir is truly magical. The concert is open to all ages. Light refreshments will be served, sponsored by Delmanor Elgin Mills Retirement...

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Richmond Hill United Church ~ Chancel Choir Annual Spring Concert: "This Shining Night"
Sun May 3 / 7:00pm

You are invited to the  Richmond Hill United Church Chancel Choir's annual Spring Concert "This Shining Night". You will be entertained with a variety of musical styles: gospel, folk songs, contemporary music and ballads. This year the "Mackenz...

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