June 4, 2017

Quote of the Week

“If you want an accounting of your worth,
count your friends."
~ Merry Browne

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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after June 18th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com  

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Events

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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Coming Up Roses in Richmond Hill, The History of the Rose Growing Industry, at Heritage Centre
Thu Jun 1 - Sat Sep 30

In the early 20th century Richmond Hill was known as the rose capital of Canada. This exhibit explores the history of the rose growing industry and the several large greenhouse companies that put Richmond Hill on the map. This exhibit will be displa...

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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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"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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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Jun 10 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market. Prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products...

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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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Used Camera Sale ~ at Treasures Charity Thrift Store
Sat Jun 10 / 10:00am - 5:00pm

This is a one day only event!! Cameras for every skill level and every budget, brands you've heard about and some you haven't • Digital Point & Shoot Cameras. 35mm SLR Film Cameras. Vintage Polaroid and other instant cameras. Film Point &a...

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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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Teddy Bear Picnic, back behind the picturesque Heritage Centre
Sat Jun 10 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your own picnic lunch and blanket and don’t forget your teddies!Enjoy the day at the park along with these fun activities for your little ones.• Teddy Bear Crafts• Interactive Entertainment• Games• Homemade Ice Cream&b...

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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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Pride Church Service at Richmond Hill United Church
Sun Jun 11 / 10:30am

Each year the Richmond Hill United Church has a service in June to celebrate their ongoing commitment to celebrate and affirm all people in their worship and work. Since 2013, Richmond Hill United Church has been an Affirming Ministry, meaning that...

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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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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Jun 13 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jun 13 / 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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"Magical Northern Lights" ~ a travel presentation
Tue Jun 13 / 6:30pm

Travelpoint Enterprises Inc. presents Iceland's Magical Northern Lights. Come find out about this excursion:  January 22 - 29, 2018 · 8 days, 11 meals Registration: 6:30-7:00pmPresentation: 7:00pmHighlights: Reykjavik Northern Light...

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Business@Breakfast. A Chamber event at the Central Library
Wed Jun 14 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Do you do business in Richmond Hill? If so, consider attending this Business@Breakfast event.These events happen monthly at various locations of the RHBOT members. It is an excellent networking opportunity and a very nice breakfast is served. Cost:...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jun 14 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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Want to Start a Business? Drop-In Information Session at the Central Library
Wed Jun 14 / 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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The Ugly Duckling. Performed by the Victoria Ballet.
Wed Jun 14 / 7:00pm

“The Ugly Duckling” is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. The story tells of a little duckling born in a barnyard. She suffers abuse from others because of the way she looks. Until one day, much to everyone’s surprise, he matu...

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Understanding the Purpose of Life ~ The Perspective of Vedanta
Wed Jun 14 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

We all put in great efforts to acquire, enjoy and preserve money, possessions, skills, worldly achievements and relationships in the face of many challenges and hardships in order to be happy. In the process, we go through a roller coaster of joys...

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The Village Market. A good place to get good food.
Sat Jun 17 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Maybe you're looking for something special for Father's Day.  There is a great selection of fresh, organic food to be had at the Village Market.  Meats, dairy, eggs, produce, baked goods (including gluten free) and prepared food. You may...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - Inspired
Sat Jun 17 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 18 / 5:00pm

  Take a moment to come by the Mill Pond Gallery this weekend to see Mary Espinosa's solo show "Inspired".  The exhibit will showcase her most recent work featuring contemporary, expressive landscape and abstract acrylic paintings. Show D...

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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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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Jun 18 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers' Market for fun activities and to purchase fresh produce! There will be family entertainment, food and crafts and activities for the children. Visiting the Farmers' Market is a fun way to e...

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Last Night at the Proms - a Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra tradition!
Sun Jun 18 / 7:30pm

The wildly popular annual concert continues to delight audiences with a new docket of symphonic music every year. This year we celebrate Canada’s 150th featuring Canadian composers and their music, to complement the standard “Proms&rdquo...

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Good Information to Know

Can you name all 6 pools in Town?

The Town's pools are: Bayview Hill Pool Centennial Pool Elgin West Pool Oak Ridges Pool Richvale Pool Wave Pool After a lengthy closure due to light fixture issues the Oak Ridges Pool is expected to reopen for recreational swimming  J...

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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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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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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: talks about celebrating seniors, security advice....

Tune in to know. June is seniors month in Ontario and the theme this year is LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE. On this week's show they celebrate seniors in the region with an interview with a member of the Richmond Hill Philharmonic orchestra who has been m...

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