May 29, 2016

Quote of the Week

“He who averts his eyes from the obligation of charity
is regarded as a villain."
~ Maimonides 

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after June 12th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com

Events

Bike to Work Day 2016
Mon May 30 / 7:30am - 9:30am

Join Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill for their 9th annual Bike to Work Day 7.5 km group ride through the Leslie and Highway 7 corridor.Start and End: MMM Group Limited, 100 Commerce Valley Drive West, Thornhill, ON Cost: FREE! Registration is...

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Create a T-shirt Memory Quilt.
Mon May 30 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Create a quilt from your memories! If you have been saving your child(ren)'s favourite t-shirts or sports jerseys? It’s time to get the 'memories' out of boxes and drawers! This class will give you ideas on how to turn treasured clothing into...

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Zumba Weekly Class Starts Tonight
Mon May 30 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for 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 31 / 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. A diverse g...

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Retiring Without Debt. A free talk at the Central Library
Tue May 31 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Participants will be taught how to make changes to their finances in preparation for a retirement free from debt.You will learn to identify various sources of income available during your retirement, how to identify weaknesses in your current financi...

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Spring is finally here! Are you thinking of buying a home?
Tue May 31 / 7:00pm

Join three specialists for a Real Estate Seminar on what you need to know to empower yourself for one of the biggest investments in your life! We will hear from specialists involved in the 3 key areas of your real estate purchase. This is a great opp...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jun 1 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Home on the Hill Family Support Group, for those supporting a loved one with mental illness
Wed Jun 1 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Are you looking after a loved one with a serious mental illness? If so, you are welcome to attend these bi-weekly meetings. For more information please contact Kathy at kathleen.mochnacki@gmail.com...

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Songwriters Open Mic at Yogi's Bar and Grill
Wed Jun 1 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Looking for a regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwriters in performance? The format is low key, “unplugged”, acoustic ba...

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Driving Test Workshop for Seniors, at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Thu Jun 2 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Are you turning 80 and need to retake your driving test, or just want a refresher on rules of the road? A speaker from the Ministry of Transportation will come and help you prepare for the test. To register please call 905-773-5533 or email Kelly a...

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Cancer: Naturopathic support strategies
Thu Jun 2 / 6:30pm

Learn about naturopathic support treatments that can help those with a a variety of cancers. Topics to be discussed include nutrition, intravenous vitamin C, herbal medicine (eg: mistletoe), homeopathy, mind-body approaches, how to integrate with ch...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Jun 2 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Secrets to HappinessHappiness is a state of mind and something we can train in. Learn profound methods to transform all problems into the very means for experiencing love, joy, compassion and wisdom. Through ancient practices we can increase our...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Jun 2 / 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 peace...

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Let Your Yoga Dance Workshop
Thu Jun 2 / 8:00pm - 9:15pm

Let's dance into spring with a series of LET YOUR YOGA DANCE WORKSHOPS, being offered at the Schwartz-Reisman Centre. Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to lib...

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Read TALK Sing Play ~ A PA Day program at the Central Library
Fri Jun 3 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Read, talk, sing, and play with Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, Children’s author and early learning specialist. Be one of the first to see her first published book ABC, ABC what do you see?Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program start...

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Kids Make the Best Gardeners. A PA Day Program at the Central Library
Fri Jun 3 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Kids are experts when it comes to getting dirty and gardening is a great way to have some messy fun. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child.Tickets...

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P.A. Day LEGO Block Party at the Central Library
Fri Jun 3 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Take the LEGO challenge or build your own masterpiece, either way there will be lots of LEGO fun.Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child.Tickets will...

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Curtain Club Theatre ~ "Buying the Moose"
Fri Jun 3 - Sat Jun 18

"Buying the Moose", the hilarious comedy by Michael Wilmot, runs from June 3 to June 18. After his wife discovers him with a blow up doll which is wearing one of her dresses, Rob is out in the cold when she, for some reason, assumes the worst! Rob c...

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Did you know that people come from all over the GTA on Saturday mornings to the Village Market?
Sat Jun 4 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop...

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Pancake Breakfast at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Jun 4 / 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. These pancake breakfasts are monthly events with a break in the summer. Cost: Adu...

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Cosmo MusicFest & Expo. A free all day event. Featured band - Big Wreck
Sat Jun 4 / 9:00am - 9:00pm

This year's Cosmo MusicFEST & EXPO will be even bigger and better! CosmoFEST 2016 will have lots of live music, more family fun, food (and beer). With the increased partnership of suppliers and sponsors, more artists, experts and clinics will be...

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Temperanceville United is having a yard sale!
Sat Jun 4 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

Come check out the treasures for sale!Monies raised will go towards the “SAVE OUR CEMETERY!” project, focused on revitalizing the headstones and surroundings, in order to preserve and better showcase the heritage cemetery. For more infor...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Jun 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including a Computer Information/Assistance Session on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at the McConaghy Centre. The Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunte...

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Make colour work for you with Nancy Falconi . Art Workshop
Sat Jun 4 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Create pictures with emotional impact! In this creative photography /art course with photographer and artist Nancy Falconi you will learn to shift from taking photos to creating ones that invoke emotion, an essential skill required for artists in any...

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Karma and Reincarnation, a course taught by Manisha Melwani
Sat Jun 4 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Law of Karma states that people reap the results of past actions. What if the right conditions to experience the results are not yet in place? What happens to the still unexperienced results of our past actions? Do they carry over to future liv...

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JEI Spelling Bee Contest (GR 1-8)
Sun Jun 5

Put your spelling skills to the test!For all students grades 1-8. This is a GTA event and students will have the opportunity to win great prizes.  Apple iPod Shuffle Raffle Prizes Both JEI and Non-JEI students to enroll. JEI would like...

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Hand drum making session and meditation
Sun Jun 5 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

All are invited to celebrate the creating of their own drum with Kathryn Aunger. The day starts off with a grounding meditation and then you start into learning about the Aboriginal drum making process. Kathryn has been creating drums for many year...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 5 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Sun Jun 5 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Finding Stillness Within | 4-week series In this series we we explore ancient wisdom for the modern world by looking at the teachings on the Four Noble Truths. Buddha’s very first teaching is as relevant, vibrant, and alive today as it was whe...

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Mill Pond Splash
Sun Jun 5 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Held annually in the Town of Richmond Hill since 1998, Mill Pond Splash is a unique eco festival that offers hands-on educational activities that motivate and encourage the public to make positive environmental changes in many spheres of their lives....

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The community is invited to "Grillin Up for Mckenzie Health" at the Jaffari Centre
Sun Jun 5 / 12:00pm - 6:00pm

The Jaffari Centre is having a backyard BBQ for friends, family and neighbours. Proceeds will benefit the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. Activities, fun, food, games, prizes and more! To RSVP and for more information please email outreach@jaffari.ca...

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Demo Night with Sam Paonessa at The Mill Pond Gallery
Mon Jun 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us at the Mill Pond Gallery this evening with artist Sam Paonessa.  This artist demonstration will be in acrylic and the subject will be landscape including a water scene.  Sam is a Plein Air painter and this demo will be followed by a...

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Start the Week Right With a Zumba Weekly Class
Mon Jun 6 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for 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 7 / 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. A diverse...

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Woman's New Moon Transformational Circle
Tue Jun 7 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Women are welcome to attend this magical evening of intention setting, meditation, relaxation and connection. Empowering women on their journey while creating a community to connect and manifest is the purpose of this gathering.Each circle will inclu...

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The Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society presents: "A-Z of Growing Roses"
Tue Jun 7 / 8:00pm

June is the month of roses – now is the time to try your hand at growing them! Former president of the Toronto Rose Society and the National Canadian Rose Society, Shari-Lyn will cover everything you need to know before you try your hand at ro...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jun 8 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Monthly Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jun 8 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Walking is very important to all of us, and maybe the only form of exercise in which many of us participate. For this reason, proper foot care is very important.The foot care team - all nurses with specialized training - will, in a clinic setting:&b...

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ABLE Network's Open House for their newest location ~ at L'Arche Daybreak
Wed Jun 8 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come learn more about the program and meet Community Partners, participants and supporters of The ABLE Network. The ABLE Network inspires adults with intellectual disabilities to reach their full potential through access to better living and employm...

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Songwriters Open Mic at Yogi's Bar and Grill
Wed Jun 8 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Looking for a regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwriters in performance? The format is low key, “unplugged”, acoustic ba...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Jun 9 / 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. Francophone...

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Women In The Know - "Decrease your stress and enjoy the summer!"
Thu Jun 9 / 7:00pm

Shawn Nesbit a Registered Holistic Nutritionist will show us how to get control back in our life and enjoy the summer! Stress is an unavoidable part of life but that doesn't mean it has to affect your health, performance or weight in a negative way....

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Jun 9 / 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 peace...

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Steppin' Out Theatrical Productions Presents "All the Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra"
Thu Jun 9 / 8:00pm

Enjoy an evening of music celebrating 100 years of Old Blue Eyes! This magical night will transport you back to the Rat Pack era for a night of fun, swing and Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Tickets: Adults - $34.00; Students/Seniors - $28.00. Purchase tickets on...

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Local Organic Food at The Village Market Saturday Mornings
Sat Jun 11 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop for...

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Walk for Alzheimer's in York Region. At Richmond Green.
Sat Jun 11 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Together we can walk to end Alzheimer's disease in York Region! On Saturday, June 11th, 2016, 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 c...

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Essential Oils Introductory Experience with Sandra Corrado ~ "Essential Oils & Fitness"
Sat Jun 11 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

Come out for an Essential Oils Introductory Experience! Energize, relax, rejuvenate, refresh, invigorate, clean, empower, and more. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for many applications. Explore Young Living’s Everyday Es...

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Explore the Village - Historic Walking Tour
Sat Jun 11 / 11:00am

This free event will be a guided tour through the historic village of Richmond Hill. The tour commences at the Heritage Centre....

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Lego Block Party at the Richvale Library. Ages 7 to 12.
Sat Jun 11 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other. The Library supplies the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room.Admission: FR...

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Discover the Treasurers of this Holy Book, at Rouge Woods Community Centre
Sat Jun 11 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Womens Assocation (Richmond Hill branch) has organized an exhibition of the Holy Qur'ans. All are invited to come and see. Refreshments served. For more information and to register please visit www.islamevents.ca Please cont...

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Lego Block Party at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library. Ages 7 to 12.
Sat Jun 11 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other. The Library supplies the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room.Admission: FR...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 12 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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A Blue Dot Information Session. All those who would like to a healthy environment should attend
Sun Jun 12 / 11:00am - 1:30pm

Blue Dot is hosting an important meeting about environmental rights in Ontario.Blue Dot is a growing movement of Canadians who believe that that everyone should enjoy the right to a healthy environment.This summer, the Ontario government will conduct...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Need Immediately. Can you help the local Heart & Stroke office write tax receipts?

The local Heart & Stroke Foundation office, located up Yonge Street in Aurora, is looking for volunteers to help write tax receipts for donors in support of their Jump Rope for Heart program. Option 1:They need help over the next 4 weeks - May 3...

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Good Information to Know

OnRichmondhill.com's Connecting the Community riding Big Bike to support Heart & Stroke Foundation

OnRichmondhill.com supports the Heart & Stroke Foundation - the money for research, the great advice for those living with heart disease, the lobbying of the government to amend policies to support a healthier community. OnRichmondhill.com does...

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A Kid's Run for Nature - new to Richmond Hill!

Come out to "Run for Fun” and support endangered species at the Kids’ Run for Nature on Sunday, June 5th at Mill Pond Park. This is an event created by two 10-year old girls who wanted to get kids and their families involved in our great...

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Advantages of Learning Programming

We use computer programs and apps on our phones for pretty much everything in our lives. We use them in business/work and even just for fun/leisure. The current demand for coders far exceeds the supply and that demand is only expected to grow.Golpin...

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