May 28, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Giving money effectively is almost as hard
as earning it in the first place."
~ Bill Gates

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

Film Screening of "Within Every Woman"
Mon May 29 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join WSN York Region and ALPHA Education for the film screening of "Within Every Woman", followed by a panel discussion. Learn about the war crimes in WWII and the "comfort women", and how it relates to us today. PANEL SPEAKERS• Flora Chong, Ex...

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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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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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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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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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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Monthly Meeting
Thu Jun 1 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

All who are visually impaired are welcome to attend.At this meeting there will be: Sandra Kirby singer Red Maple School Band led by Mr. David McShan Trivia for prizes Door Prizes Entertainment and gifts From 1 to 1:30 pm lunch, coffee, tea...

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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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Sidewalk Sale at Richmond Heights Plaza
Fri Jun 2 - Sat Jun 3

The merchants of the Richmond Heights Shopping Centre (Yonge & Levendale) are hosting their 2nd Annual Sidewalk Sale. Come check out the amazing deal that they have to offer, plus demos and specials treats. Click here for a list of the stores i...

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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. An all day, family friendly event.
Sat Jun 3

This is the 3rd year for Cosmo MusicFEST & EXPO and it's getting bigger and better.   This is Canada' premier musical instrument and gear exhibition and celebration of live music.  If you have any interest in music you need to com...

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Annual RHGA Student Exhibition and Sale
Sat Jun 3 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 4 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists invite you to the Annual Student Exhibition and Sale. Work from both adult and children classes will be on display and for sale! Many of our instructors will be on hand to answer questions about their programs. &nb...

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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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Pride in the 905 Kicks Off with Family Pride Event
Sat Jun 3 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

York Region Family Pride provides families with a fun and welcoming safe space where you can teach your kids about inclusion and the diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.ENJOY:- Bouncy castle- Crafts- Games- DJ Dance Par...

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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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Learn to Run for Beginners ~ meeting at Richmond Green
Sun Jun 4 / 10:30am

Great learning for anyone who wants to get in shape! The group will meet for six consecutive Sundays. Meet at the Gazebo. Click here to respond and more info.  Maximum number will be 20....

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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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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Jun 5 / 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 Jun 6 / 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 Jun 6 / 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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"Vines and Climbers" ~ a talk at the Horticultural Society
Tue Jun 6 / 7:30pm

All are invited to hear the talk “Vines and Climbers” by Dugald Cameron, owner of Garden Imports for 32 years. Vertical gardening is a fast growing trend. Whether you've got a small urban garden or a large crowded garden, there's a climb...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Jun 8 / 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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Oboe & Piano Concert ~ a Clearly Musical Home Concert
Fri Jun 9 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

At this intimate gathering Wendy Bornstein (oboe) and Ena Moffat (piano) will perform Everyone gets a front row seat! Q & A  with the musicians! A reception follows the performance! Cost: ($30 incl HST) Click here to order and additi...

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Walk for Alzheimer's – Make Memories Matter
Sat Jun 10 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Together, we can walk to end Alzheimer's disease in York Region! Make memories matter by joining the Walk for Alzheimer's in York Region. Register individually or better yet, register as a team with family, friends and co-workers. The Walk for Alzh...

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Camera Sale ~ at Treasures Charity Thrift Store
Sat Jun 10 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

This is a one day only event!! Featuring assorted film an digital camera at great prices. Plus photographic equipment and accessories. Point & Shoot Digital cameras, memory cards, chargers SLR film cameras and point and hoot film cameras Ma...

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Tatiana and Anastasia at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Jun 10 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 11 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork by members Tatiana and Anastasia Korotkova. Meet the artists and see their pieces featuring a variety of themes. An example of Tatiana's work is above. Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday 1...

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Chorus York: Canadian Treasures
Sat Jun 10 / 7:30pm

For 150 years, Canadians have been creating wonderful, original music. Come celebrate their wonderful achievements as they perform some of our Canadian choral treasures.Artistic Director: Stephane Potvin, Accompanist: Christina FayeTickets: Adults$2...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 11 / 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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Cello & Piano Concert ~ at Richmond Hill Prebyterian Church
Sun Jun 11 / 3:00pm

This concert features  Jenny Cheong, cello & Shara Sun, piano, in the church sanctuary. Jenny Cheong is active as the principal cellist of the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor of Global Youth Leaders Orchestra (www.gylca...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: talks about home protection, new YRDB director.....

Tune in to know. If you're in the spring cleaning mode, there are details about the CURB-SIDE-GIVEAWAY IN VAUGHAN.Also in this week's show, we get to know the new interim director of education at the YORK REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD about how the...

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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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U of T School of Medicine looking for Black Community Members

The University of Toronto’s MD Program has recently announced a new admission pathway for black students called the Black Student Application Program (BSAP). They are excited to launch BSAP for the 2017-2018 admission cycle, with their applicat...

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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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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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Driving Straight and True: Why You Might Need a Wheel Alignment After Winter Pothole Season

* this "Good Information to Know" was presented to OnRichmondhill.com by Richmond Hill HondaThe countless potholes that seem to open up all over the road during the winter can do a number on the alignment of your wheels, and you shouldn’t wait...

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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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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com.
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