May 14, 2017

Quote of the Week

“People who share with others are seldom hungry."
~ Haitian Proverb

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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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 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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Insurance for Small Business Owners, Do you Need it and Why? Free Seminar offered by SBEC
Tue May 16 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this session Chad Larmond will cover:• Two ways to help business owners financially• Five major areas of wealth transfers• The Four financial questions everyone should answer• 10 minute lesson on life insurance for business own...

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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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Want to Start a Business? Drop-In Information Session at the Central Library
Wed May 17 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

In partnership with the Richmond Hill Public Library, Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre is offering free drop-in information sessions for individuals interested in learning how to start a business, general start-up information, informati...

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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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"De-Stress" Workshop
Wed May 17 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Do you suffer from headaches, an upset stomach, fatigue, food cravings, or back and neck pain? In our hectic, time-crunched lives where there never seems to be enough hours in the day, have you ever considered that 70% of illnesses are stress relate...

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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue May 23 / 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 23 / 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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Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
Wed May 24 / 7:00am - 9:00am

This is a Christian Celebration of Prayer for the Richmond Hill community. This year's theme is  'Be Steadfast in our Faith. To Persevere, Persist and Pray'. Keynote Speaker: Rev. David Payne. Pastor at the Campus Church in Aurora, author of...

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A Conversation with CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors
Thu May 25 / 2:30pm

Community & Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS) is the largest provider of in-home and community services in York Region. Join Christina Liorti as she discusses the programs and services available. Please RSVP to James or Susan at  905 770-...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu May 25 / 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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New Horizons Band of York Region showcases its talent!
Thu May 25 / 7:00pm

The New Horizons Band of York Region proudly announces "A Showcase of Musical Talent". This new band is for active adults who want to learn music.  Come hear what they have accomplished! Tickets:  $8, available at the door CASH Only OR o...

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Join MP Jowhari for a conversation around Mental Health in Richmond Hill
Thu May 25 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari invites all community members and local organizations to join him for a conversation around Mental Health. One in five Canadians struggle with mental health issues. This represents approximately 39,000 members of our c...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu May 25 / 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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Richmond Hill 11th Annual Seniors' Information Fair
Fri May 26 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come for a pizza lunch and learn more about services for seniors. Impersonator of Paul McCartney will provide exciting entertainment. All adults over 55 years old are welcome. Purchase your tickets today! This event sells out! Doors open at 9:30 a....

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Mental Health First Aid Training. A 2 day course
Sat May 27

One in three people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. As a result, this course was developed to help people provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health c...

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Rummage Sale at Emmanuel Anglican Church
Sat May 27 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

All are invited to drop by. Tons of great stuff at low, low prices! Household Items Clothes Books Toys Treasures CDs/DVDs Jewelry Collectibles Something for everyone!...

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National Public Works Week Open House
Sat May 27 / 10:00am - 2:30pm

Visit Richmond Hill's free National Public Works Week Open House at the Operations Centre and learn about Public Works staff and the services they provide.Demonstrations and displaysEducational displays and information booths show visitors first-hand...

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Spring Fling at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 27 / 11:00am - Sun May 28 / 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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Community Information & Volunteer Fair - Hosted by Councillor Castro Liu
Sat May 27 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Community Information & Volunteer Fair - Hosted by Councillor Castro Liu Learn more about your community and join Councillor Castro Liu and fellows residents of Richmond Hill for a Community Information & Volunteer Fair! Many community bo...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun May 28 / 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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Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, at Richmond Green
Sun May 28 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guide is an annual national walk to raise fund for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guide Service Program. {2016 Walk} This activity welcome walkers to walk with their dogs, and have games after the walk to play together wi...

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McConaghy Centre Choir Spring Concert
Sun May 28 / 3:00pm

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

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Ladies Night at Canadian Tire Richmond Hill. 2 Locations.
Sun May 28 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Great grand prizes, giveaways, samples, demos, local businesses, food, music, and so much more is happening at Ladies Night, an event for everyone of all ages!Come out to Ladies Night at Canadian Tire Richmond Hill, listen to a great DJ, have a marsh...

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York Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars and Beyond
Sun May 28 / 7:30pm

Come and experience an epic concert of music from blockbuster film scores. Featuring the music from E.T., Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Superman, and of course, music from the Star Wars franchise! Tickets: Adults $30; Seniors $25; Stu...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION:

Tune in to know. Learn more about the national EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS campaign…and what we all need to know to stay safe and protect ourselves during emergencies…Also, a preview of the FASHIONABLE fundraiser for Participation House on...

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Curb Appeal Counts: How to Make a Great First Impression

* presented to OnRichmondhill.com from the realtors, Vince & Val Accardi Spring has sprung! With temperatures slowly rising and the April showers finally bringing around May flowers, it’s time to get spring cleaning. In life we know that fi...

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Garage Organization Tips ~ from Five Star Painting®

For many homeowners, besides being a place to park their vehicles, their garages also served as an extension of the home, and have a variety of secondary functions, such as a workshop, additional storage space or a personal man cave. According to a s...

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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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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:
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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