May 17, 2015

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Events

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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Covernotes Open Mic
Mon May 18 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Covernotes' Open Mic is open to all musicians, spoken word artists, poets, writers, actors with short (10min) monologues and comedians. Or just come to listen. You never know what to expect. For more information or technical questions, contact Greg...

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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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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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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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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ 50 Ways to Grow Your Email List
Wed May 20 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Part of the Marketing Your Way Through Change series. It’s time to grow your contact list! Join us for “50 Ways to Grow Your List” workshop – you’ll leave with ideas and strategies to capture new contacts, grow your lis...

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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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Investors Group ~ Secrets of Financial Success
Wed May 20 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Fulfil your dreams...bring financial planning to life with the Secrets of Financial Success Seminar with Rozina Jivani of Investors Group! You will learn about: Tax efficient investing for life Building wealth Managing wealth Living off your w...

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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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RBC Dominion Securities ~ Exclusive Event for the Small Business Community
Thu May 21 / 6:00pm

You are cordially invited to come meet other businesses in the community, network, and learn from experts. Hear from Legal, marketing and small business experts regarding all the pitfalls that new entrepreneurs and small business owners make....

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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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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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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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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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Matters of the Heart ~ 13th Annual Science and Faith Wellness Conference
Sat May 23 / 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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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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17th Annual Kinark Golf Classic Fundraiser - May 25, 2015
Mon May 25 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

It's time to start thinking about the Annual Kinark Golf Classic fundraiser for the Kinark Foundation! This year's goal is to raise $80,000 in support of Kinark Child and Family Services, which serves children and families in Richmond Hill. Particip...

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Expand Your Spirit with Ecstatic Dance
Mon May 25 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Ecstatic Dance is a free flow conscious dance. You are taken into the layers of your body and your mind through music and collective energy. Ecstatic dance offers healing, prayer, expression and transformation through movement. It is a safe place t...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopolous
Mon May 25 / 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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Monday Meditations ~ 6-Week Course with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon May 25 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part of Rose Hirano's Monday Meditation series. Classes will be offered through the year. This Week's Theme: The Precious Knowledge of Future Lives These classes are a source of inspiration to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating a...

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Weekly Zumba® Classes Starting Tonight!
Mon May 25 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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 Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness classes! Come dance to Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop,...

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Connecting the Community ~ an opportunity for 'cross sector collaboration'
Tue May 26 / 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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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ Victoria's Boudoir History Presentation
Tue May 26 / 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Join the community at V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community as it explores the distinctive clothes and trends of the Victorian Age, and enjoy complimentary refreshments and scones. Cost: Free, but RSVP to Wendy or Marteen at 905-417-8585 is requ...

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Free Workshop - Traditional Chinese Medicine
Wed May 27 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Cathrine Page, R.Ac. R.TCMP will present a workshop on Traditional Chinese Medicine, Insight and Introduction to Alternative Medicine For further details and registration 647-302-3729 tlcpagewellness@gmail.com Location: Richmond Hill Budokan &...

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Williams HR Law ~ 4th Annual Proactive Workplace Law Workshop
Thu May 28 / 8:00am - 12:00pm

Business owners, managers and HR professionals are invited to join the Williams HR Law team for its 4th Annual Proactive Workplace Law Workshop. This year's Back-to-Basics Boot Camp will provide your organization with effective strategies to: Avo...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu May 28 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu May 28 / 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 Topic for May 28th: Awareness and Ascension How to Register: Go to www.m...

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The Curtain Club's Final Play of the Season - 'Tribute' by Bernard Slade - May 29-June 13, 2015
Fri May 29 / 8:00pm

The Curtain Club rounds out its 2014-2015 season with Tribute, Bernard Slade's heartwarming comedy. Storyline: A sometime Broadway press agent and former scriptwriter, who is everyone’s friend, nobody’s hero and a great womanizer has ma...

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Good organic food available Saturday mornings only, at The Village Market
Sat May 30 / 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 pl...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in May!
Sat May 30

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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Step out for liver research at the Canadian Liver Foundation's GTA Stroll for Liver – 5km Walk/Run!
Sat May 30 / 9:30am - 12:00pm

1 in 10 Canadians – over 3,000,000 people – has some form of liver disease.  The Stroll for Liver is the Canadian Liver Foundation’s national walk/run event in support of liver disease research and awareness.  This year t...

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Spring Fling at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 30 / 11:00am - Sun May 31 / 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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My Yoga Studio ~ Core Workshop with Nora Reed
Sat May 30 / 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Learn the basic anatomy of the core and enhanced breathing techniques to create greater stability in your practice and your life. Take a journey into your body and discover the deep front line and how each part fits to create the whole. Cost: $45 +...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat May 30 / 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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Autism Ontario York Region ~ Family Fun Fair
Sun May 31 / 10:00am - 3:00pm

Come out for a day of family fun to benefit Autism Ontario York Region's summer day programs! The day's events include: Urban Smoke Fusion BBQ Food Truck Music with Laurence and Anthony Music with Steve and Ally Carnival games for kids Bake S...

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Great Strides ~ Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis, here in Richmond Hil - May 31, 2015l
Sun May 31

The Great Strides™ walk is Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s largest national fundraising event. Each year, tens of thousands of Canadians come together to raise funds for life-sustaining CF research and care. Since 1960, Cystic Fibrosis Canada h...

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Ladies Louge ~ 2nd Annual Women and Wellness Expo
Sun May 31 / 10:00am - 3:00pm

For $20, hear Dr. Joey Thulman speak about "Dr. Joey's 7 Game-Changing Heealth Habits" and get: A swag bag A session with Dr. Joey A light lunch For more information and to register, visit www.ladieslounge.ca. Free to shop and park! Enjoy sh...

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Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club ~ Purina® Walk for Dog Guides
Sun May 31 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

Purina® Walk for Dog Guides is an annual national walk to raise fund for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guide Service Program.  Walkers are invited to walk with their dogs, and to join in games after the walk to play together with the f...

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An Inspiring Interfaith Evening & Conversation:Don't judge my path if you've not walked my journey
Sun May 31 / 2:00pm - 7:00pm

To celebrate five inspiring years the Mulla Asghar Memorial Library and Resource Center invites the community to an inspiring interfaith evening and conversation on : "Don't judge my path if you have not walked my journey"Programme2:00 pm - Registrat...

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Oak Ridges Community Spaghetti Dinner - May 31, 2015
Sun May 31 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Meet your neighbours over a delicious spaghetti dinner hosted by community resident Dora Georgiopoulos, and sponsored by Councillor Greg Beros and various local businesses. Contact: oakridgescommunity@hotmail.com $1.00 suggested donation...

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Good Information to Know

Enter to win a branding or rebranding project for your business. Entry closes May 20th
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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OnRichmondhill.com has a Heart & Stroke's Big Bike Team. Please consider supporting.

In the efforts to further connect the community, Marj Andre, the director of OnRichmondhill.com formed a group, Connecting the Community.  People come together weekly, to share and support their efforts to make Richmond Hill a better community....

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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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4 Ways to Help Your Child Practice Piano

 * an article by Cyndi Shi, founder of StudioVivianDriving your piano child to lessons at the same time week after week, year after year... To me, parents of kids that take piano lessons are among the most persistent parents on the planet, whom...

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York Region Dragon Boat Club Adult Recreational Program Summer 2015

This introductory program is perfect for beginners and those without any paddling experience who want to give the sport of dragon boating a try. Coaches will focus on the technical skills of paddling while facilitating team building, personal goal d...

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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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A Green Garden: Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society ~ Plant Sale

*Article by Stephanie Cerqueira, assistant editor for OnRichmondhill.com I stopped by the Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society plant sale on Saturday, May 9, 2015.  The event was held at the M.L. McConaghy Centre.  There was a...

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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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Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. This acknowledges the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada. It also provides an opportunity for Canadians across the country to reflect on and celebrate the contributions of Canadian...

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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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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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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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Volunteer Opportunities

Be GUTSY and have fun volunteering. At Crohns & Colitis Gutsy Walk June 7th

Gutsy Walk is a fun, family-friendly way to meet new people, support a great cause and raise money for research! Volunteer positions available include entertainment & activities, refreshments, registration, set-up/tear down, route marshall, and...

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