May 9, 2015

Quote of the Week

"Sometimes the strength of motherhood
is greater than natural laws."

~ Barbara Kingsolver

Events

Prescription Drug Drop-Off 2015 ~ organized by YRP
Mon May 11 - Fri May 15

York Regional Police is helping to raise awareness of the public safety threat posed by the abuse of prescription drugs by supporting the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police in the 2015 Prescriptio...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopolous
Mon May 11 / 6:45pm - 7:45pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Monday evenings for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway! Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking include: Works 90% of bo...

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Richmond Hill Art School ~ Social Painting Night
Mon May 11 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join Richmond Hill Art’s School’s Social Painting Night to paint, sip wine, and meet people!        This month, the group will be recreating Contemporary Landscapes. From a simplified outline of a class...

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Parenting Workshop ~ Hold On to Your Home Language - May 11, 2015
Mon May 11 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Will a child be confused by two or more languages? How do children benefit from learning and speaking their home language? What kinds of help do children to hold on to their home language? What kinds of help do families need to keep their language? &...

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Monday Meditations ~ 6-Week Course with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon May 11 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part of Rose Hirano's Monday Meditation series. Classes will be offered through the year. This Week's Theme: The Key for a Successful Life These classes are a source of inspiration to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating and medita...

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Zumba® Class ~ Open House
Mon May 11 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Do you love music? Do you love to have fun? Are you looking for ways to tone up during the Summer? Then come out for the complimentary Zumba® Fitness Open House! Dance to Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop, international...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration'
Tue May 12 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A div...

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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Permission-Based Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Summit
Tue May 12 / 10:00am - 12:30pm

Lisa Kember and Javed S. Khan are guest speakers at the first ever Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Summit.Javed will showcase the practical elements of how to incorporate the key elements of CASL within your digital marketing programs an...

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CHATS Caregiver and Support and Education ~ Healthy Aging and Stroke Prevention
Tue May 12 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

CHATS Caregiver Support and Education invites you to an infortation session on healthy aging and stroke prevention! Topics will include: Stroke education – warning signs, risk factors, prevention strategies How to enhance your health and we...

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The RRSP Meltdown Seminar
Tue May 12 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is a complimentary seminar for those interested in learning how to double your money faster without increasing the risk.51.49% That's what Daniel Tiffin’s client's earned in 2013 in the Health Care fund. In 2014, it continued to do well w...

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Marketing Extravaganza Through Speed Networking & Social Media
Tue May 12 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Come out and particpate in our speed networking event - learn, share and develop instant connection with folks in the room to support relationship building and possible collaboration and referall's to grow your business. Iskander Gadirzade, from loc...

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The Sacred Quest for Love and Intimacy, a talk by Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue May 12 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

Is there a transcendent and spiritual order hidden in all relationships and family dynamics? Join Dr. Paul Meschino as he delves deep into the mystery of love, and the common challenges of relationships. This interactive gathering will serve to she...

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Business@Breakfast ~ A Chamber of Commerce Event at Lone Star Grill House - Apr 8, 2015
Wed May 13 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Networking works!Bring 2 potential members and your breakfast is free!Bring your Business Cards & Brochures!Prepare a 30 Second Infomercial for your Introduction.Guest speaker Dr. Ian Dawe, Physician-In-Chief at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental H...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Foot Clinic (2nd week of each month)
Wed May 13 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care 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 made at least one week in advance.   Please contact the ch...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Health & Wellness Fair - A Passport on TIPS for Healthy Living
Wed May 13 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Everyone welcome! Resource Information and mini treatments to improve your mind, body and spirit!  Finger food, door prizes and more!   To register, please contact the church office at 905-884-3606. ...

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Museum Feasibility Society Public Meeting - You're Invited!
Thu May 14 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill is conducting a study regarding the current operations at the Heritage Centre and its connection to the community. Attend this public meeting to learn more about the key findings and directions of the Museum Feasibility Study and&n...

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Fourth Dimansional Consciousness
Thu May 14 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twelve Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to September 17th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for April 16th: The Third Dimension of Consciousness How to Register:...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu May 14 / 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,...

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Being green is natural at The Village Market!
Sat May 16 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

The Village Market runs all year long, indoors, Saturdays only, providing a local year round access to the freshest local organic vegetables, eggs and meats. Until about the first of June there will be a good selection of organic spring bedding plan...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in May!
Sat May 16

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.studiovi...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Assistance Session
Sat May 16 / 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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Matters of the Heart ~ 13th Annual Science and Faith Wellness Conference
Sat May 16 / 12:30pm - 5:00pm

All are welcome to attend this wellness conference organized by Richmond Hill Christian Community Church Wellness Committee, RHCCC Science and Faith Committee and Ontario Chinese Christian Medical Fellowship Key Note Speaker: Dr. Grace Chua, MD, FRC...

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Asian Heritage Month Community Celebration
Sat May 16 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come and explore the amazing cultures of Asia: Traditions Food Clothing Dance Music Everyone is welcome! Admission: Free...

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Spring Voice Concert: My Own Country - Through the Seasons in Song
Sat May 16 / 7:30pm

Soprano Beth Evans and bass-baritone Stephen Cockle, with accompanist and music director Carolynne Davy, present an evening of songs celebrating the countryside and rural life through the year, drawing liberally from the golden age of English art son...

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Artist Workshop at The Mill Pond Gallery - May 17, 2015
Sun May 17 / 9:30am - 3:30am

Potrait in Pastel – Guo Yue Dou Workshop: Sunday, May 17, 2015 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm GuoYue Dou is a full time artist, and devotes his time to creating inspiring artwork. He paints a variety of subjects; landscape, still life, and f...

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Oak Ridges Corridor/Jefferson Forest Hike
Mon May 18 / 9:30am - 11:30am

Join members of the Oak Ridges Trail Association (ORTA) for a 6k hike at a slow pace over easy terrain that will take about 2 hours. See two beautiful kettle lakes and the site of the old power plant which served the Radial Railway. This Victoria Da...

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Hillcrest Mall Open on Victoria Day - May 18, 2015
Mon May 18 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Bring your family to Hillcrest Mall for a fun day of shopping!Hillcrest Mall is open on the following statutory holidays from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgiving...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopolous
Mon May 18 / 6:45pm - 7:45pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Monday evenings for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway! Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking include: Works 90% of bo...

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The Reel Thing Film Series ~ My Old Lady - May 18, 2015
Mon May 18 / 7:00pm

A New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estrranged father that comes with unexpected residents. In accordance with centuries-old tradition, the apartment doesn't revert to his possession until its present occupants pass away. A witty and...

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"Victoria Day – Canada's Unique Holiday", a talk at the Historical Society
Mon May 18 / 7:30pm

Learn more about the celebration and the life of Queen Victoria through a presentation and display of items from the Norman McMullen and Kevin Dark, members of the Richmond Hill Historical Society. Using their own collection they will dazzle us...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration'
Tue May 19 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A div...

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Let's Talk Inclusion: Your Insights on York Region's Diverse Communities.
Tue May 19 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The aim of this initiative is to build strong, inclusive communities that promote and embrace diversity so that York Region can continue to grow and prosper. The Region of York invites individuals in the community to share your perspectives on immig...

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York Region Parrot Club ~ May Meeting: Chop Night - May 19, 2015
Tue May 19 / 7:00pm

Chop Night is back by popular demand! Bring your cutting boards and a knife and be prepared to have a fun-filled night making tasty bird food!...

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Krasman Centre ~ Family Support Drop-In Night - May 19, 2015
Tue May 19 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Krasman Family Support Program runs a Family Support Drop-In Night on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Family Support Program offers resource services to families of psychiatric survivors. The philosophy of the program is that...

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Jewish Family and Child Services ~ High-Conflict Divorce
Wed May 20 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

A workshop presented by Jewish Family and Child Services for parents wanting to develop strategies and techniques to deal with a High Conflict situation and help to lessen the impact of that conflict on their children. Topics include: Impact of...

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NetZero Environmental Forums ~ Peter DeVita
Wed May 20 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Peter DeVita presents "Understandiing Climate Change". Open discussion and coffee to follow. For more information, email office@rhuc.org...

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Dynasty Watercolour Association Monthly Meeting - May 20, 2015
Wed May 20 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Dynasty Watercolour Association (DWA) is a group for watercolour and acrylic artists. Its meetings are a chance for all watercolour artists to meet for fellowship, support, sharing of knowledge and experiences, demonstrations, workshops, workshop...

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Eating Disorders of York Region's Riverwalk Wellness Centres ~ Emotion-Focused Family Therapy
Thu May 21 / 10:00am - 5:00pm

Eating Disorders of York Region's Riverwalk Wellness Centres presents...Emotion-Focused Family Therapy: Supporting Your Loved One Across The Lifespan Including Support For Mental Health With Dr. Joanne Dolhanty PhD, C. Psych And Dr. Adèle Lafr...

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Academy of Learning ~ Open House
Thu May 21 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come see the Academy of Learning College campus! Light refreshments for your enjoyment. Please RSVP to 905-508-5791 or inforhc@academyoflearning.com by May 15th. Hope to see you there!...

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Health & Wealth to 101+ Seminar, held at the Central Library
Thu May 21 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come hear an internationally renowned Integrative medical doctor and Nutraceutical Scientist talking about getting healthy naturally!Learn how to build your own bank and borrow money from yourself and pay yourself the interest! Also learn how to get...

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Small Business Enterprise Centre ~ Building Your Small Business Health and Safety Program
Thu May 21 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Session 2 of the Building Your Small Business Health & Safety Program teaches you: How to assess your business –  Workplace Hazard Identification How to identify necessary program elements Why / how to create Policies and Procedur...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu May 21 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to September 17th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for May 21st: Higher Dimensions of Consciousness How to Register...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu May 21 / 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,...

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Young Living Essential Oils Introductory Experience
Fri May 22 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Experience the power, potency and purity of Young Living Essential Oils! Essential Oils are used in: Self-Care Pain Management Uplifting Mood Relaxation And More! "Some are calling these oils the medicine of the future" Essential oils pro...

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The Village Market - a Saturday morning tradition
Sat May 23 / 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. Saturdays only Fresh greens, local organic sunflower sprouts, stored organic root vegetables, and local or...

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Transformations Workshop with Sandra Corrado
Sat May 23 / 9:00am - 7:00pm

Is fear holding you back from reaching your goals? Are you feeling stuck in your life and missing out on your dreams? Are you perceiving that it's someone else's fault that you're not living your true potential? In this workshop, Sandra Corrado (C...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in May!
Sat May 23

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.studiovi...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat May 23 / 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 fits,...

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National Public Works Week Open House & Healthy Yards Event - May 23, 2015
Sat May 23 / 10:00am - 2:30pm

Bring your family to the National Public Works Week Open House & Healthy Yards Event.There's lots to do and see! Equipment and trucks: Climb up and feel what it’s like to sit in the driver’s seat of a snow plow, front end loader, flu...

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Electronics Recycling Fundraiser with the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill
Sat May 23 - Sun May 24

What a great way to do something positive for the environment, and raise needed funds for the local and international charities supported by Rotary. Just drop off your old electronics on May 23 and 24th between 9am and 5pm. Two locations: Hillcr...

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Educational Talk ~ Shall the Community Have a Public Library? - May 23, 2015
Sat May 23 / 10:30am - 11:30am

On October 10, 1853, the ratepayers in Vaughan Township met to decide if their community was to raise funds for a public library. Librarian Cameron Knight will examine this aspect of the library movement in 19th Century Ontario. Cost: $5. Please re...

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Spring Fling at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 23 / 11:00am - Sun May 24 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists are celebrating the return of the warn weather with a group art show dedicated to the season! Spring Fling Group Exhibition and Sale will feature a great variety of original artwork by many of our talented members....

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Film Club with Barry Dempster ~ "Higher Ground" - May 23, 2015
Sat May 23 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Watch and discuss films with Barry Dempster, Founder and Programmer of Southlake Cinemania. The theme this season is faith: Religious faith as well as faith in oneself and in a meaningful world.   This month's film is "Higher Ground" (Vera F...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat May 23 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Astronuts "What's Up in Space" Camp and and STEM Contest
Sun May 24 / 11:35am - 4:00pm

Attention all Cosmic Kids! Enter the amazing Astronuts STEM Contest and present your entry to hundreds of kids at the 4th annual "What's Up in Space" Camp! Contest details and rules available here. Even if you don't enter the contest, come out for...

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Musical Showcase ~ featuring Star Performers of the Talent Can be Taught System
Sun May 24 / 7:00pm

Come see and hear what Talent CAN Be Taught System is all about. 7 of the top students will perform. Special guest appearance:  Donovan Fuller, trumpet This is a free event.  Please reserve your ticket at www.TalentCanBeTaught.com/events...

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York Symphony Orchestra ~ Viva Opera - May 24, 2015
Sun May 24 / 7:30pm

At this concert you will hear some of the most passionate music ever composed for the human voice. The selections are justly famous for their ability to convey every aspect of human emotion. Come and experience an evening of the greatest sounds of...

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Good Information to Know

Attention Businesses: Enter to win a branding or rebranding project
Fri Apr 24 - Wed May 20

Your business needs a good brand like a lawyer needs a good suit. Attention businesses of York Region. Pixel Thought Media wants to help one passionate and deserving company achieve the brand presence they deserve and we’re doing this pro bono...

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Attention Artists: Canada Day – Artists exhibition application. May 15th deadline

Calling all local artists, art community groups and cultural organizations! The Canada Day Artist Exhibit application is now available. Anyone interested in participating in our Canada Day Art Exhibition Area, during the Canada Day festivities ,Wed...

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The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Announces its 2015-2016 Season

Jane Lynch, Arsenio Hall, Steven Wright and Gowan are just some of the highlights of a season of over 25 shows. The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its exciting 2015-2016 Season last night. The RHCPA follows up...

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Café en Passant welcomes spring with a free dinner entree

Come enjoy a free dinner entree when a second dinner entree of equal or greater value is purchased, and with a purchase of one appetizer. Up to $20 maximum discount Max. 2 coupons per table Expires May 31 st. 2015 Not valid on Mothers Day weeke...

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Accent Wall Designs ~ some great ideas from 5 Star Painting

One of the easiest ways to accentuate your home interior is using the simple concept of accent walls. Accent walls contrast with primary walls and boost aesthetic appeal through dark and light color combinations. But while accent walls are definitely...

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Tax Tips for May ~ provided by Andre La Rosa, CGA

Thank God it’s MayAn expression used by many accountants after tax season. This year tax season was extended to May 5th due to an errant email. A few items to take note of:Next Tax Filing DateJune 15th, personal tax returns due for those that...

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Car Care: Wheel Alignment and Tire Rotation ~ Now's the time

Your vehicle’s chassis and tires work hard and take a lot of abuse, especially during winter months. Spring is when everyone cleans away the residue of winter, and it’s a good time to give your tires and alignment some attention, too. If...

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Seeking Vendors for the Downtown Farmers Market

The Village of Richmond Hill Business Improvement Area is seeking vendors to sell fresh, locally-grown produce, organic produce as well as other items such as jams, jellies, honey, flowers, homemade baked goods, etc. Richmond Hill BIA in partnership...

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Free Wood Chips. Be nice to your garden!

The Town has lots of wood chips and you can come by Richmond Green to pick some up. Your garden will love you! less weeding less watering faster plant growth protection from overheated soils during hot summer added nutrients The wood chip...

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For any inquires please contact her at 416 822-5139 Marj@OnRichmondhill.com

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