May 7, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored."
~ Aldous Huxley

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/w/wclements193773.html

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after May 21st? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com 

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Events

An Amazing Art Exhibit at RHCPA - Victor Molev
Fri May 5 - Wed May 31

Victor Molev is a Canadian artist of Russian descent, working in the styles of Decorative Realism, Fantasy, Symbolism and Surrealism. 46 of his paintings are exhibited at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts for the month of May. His...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon May 8 / 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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"The Robert Veltheer Lecture Series on Mental Illness". Cognition and Cognitive Remediation
Mon May 8 / 7:00pm

Home on the Hill Supportive Housing is a charitable organization founded by the families of people with seriousmental illness. This lecturer is part of the newly named "The Robert Veltheer Lecture Series on Mental Illness". Dr. Bowie's presentatio...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon May 8 / 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 9 / 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 9 / 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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LivingWell Guest Speaker: Rosita Hall. A free event at the McConaghy Centre
Tue May 9 / 2:30pm

As part of Delmanor Elgin Mills LivingWell series, Rosita Hall has been invited to speak at the McConaghy Centre.Rosita was nominated as one of the “Top 100 Black Women to Watch” in Canada! Owner of Motivated Minds, a best-selling author...

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A presentation about River Cruising. A good opportunity to find out more.
Tue May 9 / 6:30pm

Lina Lococo-Beja of Travelpoint invites you to an intimate evening to learn ore about River cruising in Europe with Avalon Waterways. Offering the most thoughtfully designed, newest ships in river cruising isn't the only advantage of Avalon Waterway...

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One Family, Two Homes - a 6 session series
Tue May 9 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

This is a six session series for families experiencing separation and divorce. Children participate in separate age appropriate groups which will help them to: feel better, deal with some of the myths and know where to get support. Topics for paren...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed May 10 / 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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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Monthly Meeting
Thu May 11 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

If you are visually impaired you are invited to attend this month's VIP (Visually Impaired Person) meeting. Meeting Agenda: Meeting Agenda: 11:15 to 1:00 - Dr. Maria Grazia Bevilacqua is going to discuss naturopathic medicine and well-being...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu May 11 / 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. Francop...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu May 11 / 7:30pm - 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 peac...

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Mother's Day Lunch at the McConaghy Centre
Fri May 12 / 12:00pm

A wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day! Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by live entertainment. Impersonator of Engelbert Humperdinck will provide exciting entertainment and have you dancing in your seats! Register at any community Centre...

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Fraud Prevention. A talk at Delmanor
Fri May 12 / 3:00pm

Find out how you can protect yourself and your loved ones. Seniors have been identified as the most victimized group of fraud. All things concerning the latest widespread scams will be covered.   Please RSVP to James or Susan at  905 77...

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Garden plants have made their appearance at The Village Market
Sat May 13 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Are you looking for seedlings for your garden that are organic? The Village Market is a good place to look. On your Saturday morning visit to The Village Market you can find organic  produce, eggs, cheese, meats, nuts, baked goods.... You...

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Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale
Sat May 13 / 9:00am - 11:30am

A huge selection of vegetables, herbs and flowers! Knowledgeable people on hand to answer questions. Very reasonable prices....

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat May 13 / 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 breakfast will go to 360Kids. For details please call the...

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Walk with Hope ~ a fundraiser for L'Arche Daybreak
Sat May 13 / 9:00am

Join the annual Walk WITH Hope! This year, all fundraising is directed towards purchasing a new Wheel Chair Van. The Walk WITH Hope is a fundraiser and friend-building event where core members (people with disabilities), assistants, friends, family...

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Doors Open
Sat May 13 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Doors Open Richmond Hill is an event that supports cultural sites in the community to open their doors to everyone. This free event is part of Doors Open Ontario, launched in 2002 by the Ontario Heritage Trust. Click here for more information....

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Open House at Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club
Sat May 13 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

In conjunction with Richmond Hill’s Doors Open, the Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club is having an Open House. Lawn bowling is a low cost, outdoor activity suitable for all ages. It provides light exercise, a chance to meet new friends and an o...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - Paint the Town!
Sat May 13 / 11:00am - Sun May 14 / 5:00pm

Richmond Hill Group of Artists proudly presents, Paint the Town! 2017. Paint the Town! show is now an annual spring event that showcases original art from over thirty participating members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists.  Discover uniqu...

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Recharge your Batteries for Spring with a Reiki Health Session with Essential Oils
Sat May 13 / 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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Asian Heritage Month Community Celebration
Sat May 13 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month and Canada's 150th. Discover Asia's diversity Savour the tastes of Asia Experience Asian culture Celebrate Asian student success Everyone is welcome! Organized by school trustee Carol Chan and Councillors Godw...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun May 14 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come by to get fresh fruits and vegetables.  Garden plants available seasonally.  Baked goods, eggs, maple syrup..... Located in the south part of the parking lot of Hillcrest Mall facing Carrville Ave....

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Mother's Day Buffet Brunch at the Sheraton's The Crave. 10% discount available
Sun May 14 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Treat mom to something really special Menu includes: • Crab clusters• Smoked fish• Shrimp cocktail• Array of fresh salads• Carved roast beef• Roasted lamb• Roasted rack of pork• Mussels marinara• Seasone...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon May 15 / 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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"Queen Victoria: The Mother of Confederation" ~ a talk at the Richmond Hill Historical Society
Mon May 15 / 7:30pm

Garry Livio Toffoli, a Canadian historian, author and monarchist will speak about the "Queen Victoria: The Mother of Confederation". He will discuss her institutional and personal role in the formation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867. All are welc...

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Meditation, Hypnosis & Self-Hypnosis ~ a talk at the Richmond Hill Budokan
Mon May 15 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come for a special night with special guest, Peter Dennis.peter will be haring his insight, knowledge and awareness in the areas of Meditation, Hypnosis and self-Hypnosis. Fee: $5 - a donation to the Medical Mission Team Fund, a Richmond Hill Budoka...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon May 15 / 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 16 / 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 16 / 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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Seniors Spa & Wellness Day at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed May 17 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

This Health and Wellness Fair is a “A Passport on TIPS for Healthy Living”A fun filled event that provides an opportunity for participants in the community to improve their individual health of mind, body, and spirit, through new learning...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed May 17 / 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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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu May 18 / 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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Women in Business Networking
Fri May 19 / 8:30am - 10:00am

The Richmond Hill Board of Trade organizes a monthly Women in Business Networking opportunity. Guest Speaker: Carrie-Ann Nihmey-Smye, Simple Glamour for Real Women Today's modern women is a multi-tasking goddess who balances many roles and needs t...

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Charity Garage Sale - supporting We Can Change the World Day!
Sat May 20 / 8:00am - 12:00pm

The Clutterbugs have organized a charity garage sale to support the efforts of We Can Change the World Day This is more than a garage sale!There is also a:• Lemonade Stand• Music• GiveawaysPlease call Katrina 416-898-3816 or Christina...

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A good way to start the long weekend. Visiting the Village Market
Sat May 20 / 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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Spring Fling at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 20 / 11:00am - Sun May 21 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists are celebrating the return of Spring with a member group show and sale. We are filling our gallery walls with a riot of colour. Artwork will include a variety of medium, theme and style. Gallery Hours: Saturday and...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun May 21 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come by to get fresh fruits and vegetables.  Garden plants available seasonally.  Baked goods, eggs, maple syrup..... Located in the south part of the parking lot of Hillcrest Mall facing Carrville Ave....

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Good Information to Know

360°Kids Employment Programs

360°kids employment programs serve youth with multiple barriers to employment between the ages of 15 and 30 throughout York Region. Typical employment barriers are (but are not limited to) homelessness, mental health challenges, addictions, physi...

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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Mental Health Week tallks and more....

Tune in to know. This week they wrap up NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK with stories from across the region which they hope will not only inform inspire. Also, Morning Man, Jim Lang, speaks with Tommy Frew and his goal to become the NHL's oldest roo...

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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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LOOKING AHEAD:

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

Gutsy Walk - June 4
Mill Pond Splash - June 4

Walk for Alzheimer's - June 10

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