June 11, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Desiring less is even more valuable than owning less."
~ Joshua Becker (Becoming Minimalist)

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 25th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com 

Events

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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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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"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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 18 / 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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Father's Day Brunch Crave Restaurant at Sheraton Parkway Hotel
Sun Jun 18 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Treat him to amazing brunch!• Carved roast beef• Smoked salmon and fish• International hot food selection• Italian antipasto• Shrimp cocktail• Crab clusters• Breakfast favourites including eggs benedict• Chocol...

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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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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Maudie"
Mon Jun 19 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing presents monthly engaging films for the Richmond Hill audience. Maudie, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins)...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jun 20 / 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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Richmond Hill 55+ Ice Cream Social
Wed Jun 21 / 1:00pm

Savour an ice cream cone while enjoying some entertainment and the view from a beautiful setting. Celebrate the arrival of summer at the Ice Cream Social! Sponsored by Delmanor Elgin Mills. FREE to Adults 55+ Richmond Hill Residents Register at a...

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St. Matthew's Strawberry Supper
Wed Jun 21 / 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Enjoy a great meal! Cold roast beef, ham, assorted salads, cake, ice cream & fresh Ontario strawberriesTickets: $18 adults, Children 12 and under are free.  Please call 905-884-3606 to order tickets....

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High Conflict Divorce Workshop
Wed Jun 21 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This is a one session workshop for parents wanting to develop strategies and techniques to deal with a High Conflict divorce situation and help to lessen the impact of that conflict on their children. This workshop is not for individuals in an abusi...

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Karma and Reincarnation, a course taught by Manisha Melwani
Wed Jun 21 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Law of Karma states that we will reap the results of our past actions. But what if we run out of time or, circumstances are not right for us to experience the results in this lifetime? Do we come back to live the results of past actions? I...

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Richvale Lioness Strawberry Supper
Thu Jun 22 / 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Come one. Come All!!  ....to the Richvale Lioness Club's Annual Strawberry Supper. Fabulous dinner consists of: Cold Cuts Assorted Salads Rolls Coffee & Tea Assorted Desserts ......and Strawberries and Ice Cream There will be a r...

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Strawberry Supper at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Thu Jun 22 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Enjoy a delicious Strawberry Supper at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church. There is a buffet of cold meats and varied salads followed by ice cream topped with delicious local strawberries, cupcakes and hot and cold beverages.Tickets: Adult $18; C...

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38th Annual Polo for Heart
Thu Jun 22 - Sun Jun 25

For over 37 years, Polo for Heart has brought players from around the world to The TorontoPolo Club in Richmond Hill to participate in the world’s oldest team sport. You can witness the power and the passion of polo at this 3-day event featuri...

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Community BBQ, hosted by Castro Liu
Thu Jun 22 / 5:30pm - 9:00pm

This is a great event.  Lots happening.  Lots of people! Free BBQ Popcorn, Cotton Candy Face Painiting Henna Extensive line up of entertainment Community Booths ..... an more...

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Fasting in Religion ~ an Interfaith Symposium
Thu Jun 22 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

This Interfaith Symposium has been organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslims of Richmond Hill. Presentations from Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths.Moderated by Richmond Hill Mayor Dave Barrow. 6:00 - 6:30 Registration and refreshments6:30 - 6:50 Welcomi...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Thu Jun 22 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends are welcome to attend this meeting. More and more Ontarians are being impacted by tick-borne diseases only to find out about the appalling medical politics, poor tests and that there are no support systems...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market.
Sun Jun 25 / 8:00am - 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 an...

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Complimentary Community Pancake Breakfast. Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church's celebration.
Sat Jun 24 / 9:00am - 11:00am

A complimentary community pancake breakfast in celebration of Canada 150 will be hosted by the Mission & Outreach CommitteeRichmond Hill Presbyterian Church, from 9 to 11, or while quantities last. There will be a free will offering to help supp...

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Fundamentals of Foot Reflexology Workshop ~ Healthy Feet—Healthy Body
Sat Jun 24 / 9:30am - 2:30pm

In this 5-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 back and joint pain, coughs and...

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A Sense of Place - Josephine Sherman at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Jun 24 / 11:00am - Sun Jun 25 / 5:00pm

A SENSE OF PLACE - CANADA ARTIST STATEMENT: “My inspiration comes from nature and from being a part of the natural world; just as the tree stands and sways in the breeze, so do I. Feeling the force of nature, sometimes gentle, other times...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 25 / 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 25 / 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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Ward 6 Godwin Chan's SummerFest
Sun Jun 25 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Free admission and BBQ food. Bring your water bottle to refill. Kid's activities. Live shows. Community booths, including the police dog. Come celebrate Canada's 150 Birthday!...

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Gormley Church Community Picnic & BBQ
Sun Jun 25 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Gormley Church loves the beautiful hamlet of Gormley, in which God has placed them, and the surrounding neighbourhoods of Richmond Hill and Whitchurch-Stouffville. What do you do when you love somebody? You invite them to a summer BBQ and Picnic! So...

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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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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 seniors, fire safety.....

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 a preview of the MARKHAM SENIORS ART SHOWCASE & SALE. They also have an intervi...

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