May 21, 2017

Quote of the Week

“If you don't ask you are saying no for them."
~ unknown

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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Events

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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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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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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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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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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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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8th Richmond Hill Scouts E-Waste Drive
Sat May 27 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

Time to clear the clutter! Bring your old and broken electronics for safe disposal and support programming for youth in Richmond Hill. Items accepted:• Televisions• Computer and Network Equipment• Printers• Telephones and Cell ph...

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The Village Market. A good place to get good food.
Sat May 27 / 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 l...

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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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Free Yoga for Beginners
Sun May 28 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Upa Yoga is a simple yet powerful system of exercise that activates the joints, muscles, and energy system. Based on a sophisticated understanding of the body’s mechanics, Upa Yoga dispels inertia in the body’s energy and brings ease to...

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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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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "After the Storm"
Mon May 29 / 7:00pm

A powerful family drama, set in Japan, this film received 94% ratings on ROTTON TOMATOES. A divorced man struggles to regain his estranged family’s trust while sheltering with them during a typhoon, in the latest film from celebrated Japanese...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon May 29 / 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 30 / 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.co...

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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue May 30 / 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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Business After 5 at First Richmond Centre
Tue May 30 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Are you in business in Richmond Hill? If so, the Richmond Hill Board of Trade invites you to their monthly "Business After Five" at First Richmond. It is also First Richmond’s 23rd corporate anniversary!  Refreshments (including wine!) an...

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Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends! Divorce & Separation Group
Tue May 30 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is a 10 week program to help you adjust to the end of a relationship through separation or divorce and want to explore issues or concerns and find mutual support.Dates & Times: Tuesdays, from May 30th to July 18th, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30 p....

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Open House at Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club
Wed May 31 / 1:00pm

Come learn about the game, bowl some bowls and enjoy some light refreshments. The Club is located behind the Elgin Barrow Arena. To let them know you are coming, or for more information, please contact Barb Cruickshank at barbcr@sympatico.ca. www....

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Tech Night, for 6 to 12 yr olds, at Central Library
Thu Jun 1 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tech Night is an event for children aged 6-12 to come learn about the potential of technology and experience some of it themselves.There will be games about programming as well as pieces of hardware to test out. It’ll be an educational and enj...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Jun 1 / 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 Annual 55+ BBQ
Fri Jun 2 / 11:30am - 1:30pm

In recognition of Seniors’ Month, the Town of Richmond Hill invites you to the Mill Pond for the annual free 55+ barbecue. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and entertainment! Sponsored by Delmanor Elgin Mills. For further information, contact the M...

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P.A. Day Program - STEM Fair, at the Central Library
Fri Jun 2 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Drop-in to the Children’s Department for tech demos, maker activities and STEMtastic fun!Mimetics Digital Education will be bring JADE robots to demo from 2-5pm.Let’s Talk Science will be providing hands on science experiments from 2-3pm,...

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Wine & Design Paint Party. At Delmanor
Fri Jun 2 / 2:30pm

Unleash your inner Rembrandt! Come for a glass of wine and some hors d’oeuvres as you paint the next great masterpiece. Please RSVP to James or Susan at  905 770-7963...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Jun 2 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Refreshments available. $20,000+ prizes in 2015! For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Norm Foster's 'Outlaw', performed at The Curtain Club
Fri Jun 2 - Sat Jun 17

This is the final show for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: In this wild, wild western comedy, the year is 1871 and a Canadian farmer travelling far from home is accused of committing a murder in the state of Kansas. With only his wits to defend himse...

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Fresh, organic food to be found at The Village Market
Sat Jun 3 / 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 l...

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Pancake Breakfast at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Jun 3 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Consider inviting some friends. Cost: Adults - $8:00; Children 12 and Under - $4.00 This month the breakfast is s...

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Cosmo MusicFEST & EXPO
Sat Jun 3

This is the 3rd year for Cosmo MusicFEST & EXPO and it's getting bigger and better.   With much more to come, here are some of the performance include: Meghan Patrick and The Beaches - main stage Chris Coleman Nita Strauss Dennis...

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The Four Men - Singing Songs of Love, Hope and Inspiration
Sat Jun 3 / 2:00pm

All are invited to attend this concert, hosted by Hands and Hearts for Africa and GranAurora.Piano accompanist Ronald GreidanusGeneral Admission Cost: Adults: $20; Seniors & Student $15; Free admission for children 6 and under accompanied by an a...

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22nd Annual Gutsy Walk ~ at Richmond Green
Sun Jun 4 / 9:30am - 2:00pm

Are you ready to make it stop? Become part of Canada’s largest community event committed to raising funds for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Show loved ones living with Crohn’s and colitis they are not alone. Let's stop the...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 4 / 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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19th Annual Mill Pond Splash
Sun Jun 4 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Mill Pond Splash is a family oriented event showcasing environmental conservation and our natural heritage. With wildlife displays, live music, stream sampling, and environmental displays – there’s lots to see and do.  There will be...

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Good Information to Know

Help Yourself to Mindfulness in Adapting to Adversity & Loss

Leave no stone unturned....this is key when using AcknowledgeAssessAssist to cope through adversity and situational loss™. By being open to a variety of methods that may help, you are assured everything that can be done is being done. &nb...

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The Importance of Home Staging

* this good information was presented to OnRichmondhill.com by realtors, Val & Vince AcardiWhen the government implemented measures to cool the market at the end of April, the real estate industry shifted. It has been nearly a month since these m...

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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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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church - Vacation Bible Camp

Let your kids take on awesome adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. VBS Hero Central uses epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic...

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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: talks about road trips, ticks & mosquitoes, cyberattack

Tune in to know. If you plan to take a road trip over the long weekend or this summer, we have a checklist to make sure your vehicle is in tip top shape. For those of you spending time in the great outdoors, we have tips on how to protect yourself...

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