June 5, 2016

Quote of the Week

“If you always live with those who are lame,
you wil yourself learn to limp."
~ Latin proverb

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Events

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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Celebrate Recovery is celebrating it's 5 anniversary.
Tue Jun 7 / 6:00pm

Celebrate Recovery is a 12 Step Program designed to help you overcome hurts, hang-ups and addictive habits. This weekly gathering provides support and accountability as you learn to take responsibility for your recovery by applying the Biblically ba...

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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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Business at Breakfast. A Chamber of Commerce event. At Staples Elgin Mills
Wed Jun 8 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Boost your business at "Business@Breakfast" Bring your business cards and have a 30 second infomercial ready. Cost:  Pre-registered: Members - $25 (+HST), Non -Members -$35 (+HST) Walk -ins: Members - $30, Non -Members -$40...

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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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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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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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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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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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Foot Reflexology for Beginners
Fri Jun 10 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

In this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology can be used to help relieve aches and pains, coughs and colds, fevers...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market
Sat Jun 18 / 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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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. GF/Vegan Blueberry Scones pictured above. Non-food items sold by small local vendor...

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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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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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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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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Jun 11 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 12 / 5:00pm

This weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery see the beautiful work of our members Anastasia and Tatiana Korotkova.  The artist will be on hand all weekend.  No admission fee.   The Mill Pond Gallery is located across from the beautiful M...

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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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Yoga 4 Change, in support of Free the Children Charity. Free trial class.
Mon Jun 13 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Consider attending a gentle yoga classes in support of Free the Children Charity. Great for seniors and desk workers.• Improve flexibility in seated chair poses• Build strength and balance with standing poses• Calm the Mind with breath...

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Start the Week Right With a Zumba Weekly Class
Mon Jun 13 / 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 14 / 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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Azamara Club Cruises Presentation
Tue Jun 14 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Lina Lococo-Beja, from Travelpoint,  invites you to join her and a select group of clients’ for an intimate afternoon with Azamara Club Cruises to introduce you to Club Cruising.They will guide you through the world, revealing Internationa...

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A Conversation with Dr. Rahim Habib: depression amongst older adults
Tue Jun 14 / 2:30pm

Dr. Habib, Naturopathic Doctor, will outline the unique signs and symptoms of depression amongst older adults as well as the wide range of factors that lead to depression. Focusing on several naturopathic treatment strategies and self-help tips to i...

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Town's Strategic Plan Phase 3 Implementation Plan. Everyone invited to see this presentation.
Tue Jun 14 / 7:30pm

There is an open invitation to all of the Town's residents to attend a community presentation of the Town’s Strategic Plan Phase 3 Implementation Plan. You will learn how Richmond Hill is taking action on Town plans, undertaking new initiative...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jun 15 / 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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Strawberry Supper at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jun 15 / 5:00pm - 8:30pm

All are invited to the annual Strawberry Supper!The dinner features cold roast beef, ham, assortment of salads, cake, ice cream & fresh Ontario strawberries! Tickets: $18 adults, children 12 and under are free.  Please call 905-884-3606 for...

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Speaker Box - a poetry & open mic night. At Falcon & Firkin
Wed Jun 15 / 6:30pm

What is a Poetry Slam? It's a spoken word competition in which poets recite original work to garner the highest score from the randomly chosen audience judges. Each round you are given 3 minutes to deliver your best performance. Highest scoring poet...

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Home on the Hill Self-Care Group, for those dealing with a mental illness
Wed Jun 15 / 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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Gypsy Flame Show Band at the Rhapsody
Wed Jun 15 / 7:30pm

Showtime at Rhapsody will run for one hour, starting at 7:30 pm and will be a wonderful mix of Hungarian, Romanian, Russian and Gypsy musical offerings and 1940s Liza Minnelli style cabaret. You will be delighted by singer, dancer, violinist an accor...

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Polo for Heart ~ 3 action-packed days of horses, thrills & family entertainment!!
Thu Jun 16 - Sun Jun 19

Experience the thrill of polo during the Polo For Heart Festival June 16, 18 and 19 at the magnificent Gormley Polo Centre.Everyone is invited to see North America’s top polo players and horses take to the turf twice daily for non-stop action a...

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High blood pressure - Naturopathic treatment
Thu Jun 16 / 6:30pm

Learn about the causes of high blood pressure and naturopathic solutions to help regulate it. Topics to include the role of environmental toxins, herbal medicine, nutrition and stress. Reserve your spot at www.familynaturopath.ca/contact-us/ ...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Jun 16 / 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 16 / 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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Oak Ridges Fair ~ at Lake Wilcox Park.
Fri Jun 17 - Sun Jun 19

Lots to do and see and eat! Experience live musicians, inspiring local art exhibits, creative children’s activities and engaging performers from our community. And a magical midway! Yes, it's Father's Day Weekend! Free entry! Friday &ndas...

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Delmanor welcomes photojournalist, Peter Bregg
Fri Jun 17 / 3:00pm

Internationally-renowned photojournalist Peter Bregg has travelled to over 70 countries capturing some of the world's most compelling stories with his camera. Sharing his insight and up close photos of celebrities, politicians, athletes and everyday...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Jun 18 / 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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Unauthorized Biography of 20th Century Oak Ridges
Sat Jun 18 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Last year Adult Services Librarian Cam Knight presented his “celebrated” unauthorized biography of 19th century Oak Ridges. This year, Mr. Knight will extend his narration into the 20th Century. Admission: Free.Please pre-register at th...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Jun 18 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 19 / 5:00pm

This weekend at the gallery we present 2 shows. In our Front Room Gallery Yuni Ko, children's instructor will be showing her students work. Yuni is offering a Summer Camp week in July and teaches throughout the year on Saturday afternoons. Yuni ko...

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Plein Air Workshop with Sam Paonessa
Sat Jun 18 / 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Plein Air Workshop with Sam Paonessa Come and join professional artist Sam Paonessa for a day painting the charming Mill Pond in Richmond Hill. Engage in the basics of painting landscape outdoors. The day will begin with a demo followed by a value s...

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena. First day of the season!!!
Sun Jun 19 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers Market It is happening Sundays from June 19th to September 4th from 10 to 2 Family entertainment Fun activities Food vendors Fresh produce Baked goods Handcrafted arts ...... and mo...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 19 / 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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Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra ~ Last Night of the Proms
Sun Jun 19 / 7:30pm

The annual RHPO Last Night at the Proms continues to be a wildly popular event. Joined by one of the best choirs in the land, this concert promises to brighten anybody’s June with a new docket of symphonic delicacies to complement the standard...

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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

Balancing Kids at Home While Running Your Biz

By the small business content developers at www.BizLaunch.com Working from or out of your home has many great advantages and some occasional drawbacks. If you have kids, the complications only get more numerous as sick days and vacations often cons...

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Painting the Bathroom - some considerations from Five Star Painting

According to Consumer Reports, to paint a room, such as a bathroom, helps add value to your home. If you are planning to sell your home, keep in mind that the bathroom is one of the best areas to invest dollars to help ensure you impress potential ho...

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Why send your Kids to Summer Camp?

TOP FIVE BENEFITS OF SUMMER CAMP: 1.   Friendship – Children and adults make new friends and renew familiar ones, often becoming friends for life. It builds community in a unique way, where children and youth can be silly and ha...

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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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