June 18, 2017

Quote of the Week

“It will not always be summer; build barns."
 ~ Hesiod, Greek Poet, 800 BC.

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

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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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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Grant Writing Workshop
Tue Jun 20 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Learn how to write a successful grant proposal for your Not-for-Profit organization. This has been organized by Chorus York.Cost: $30/person Please go to this link to register: www.chorusyork.ca/workshops...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
Sat Jun 24 / 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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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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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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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jun 27 / 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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Let's Celebrate Seniors Month with a Lunch 'n Learn
Wed Jun 28 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Living Assistance Services will be hosting a Lunch and Learn again this year to celebrate the seniors in our community. The keynote speaker this year is Social Worker, Akua Carmichael -  “Understanding the Power in Power of Attorney”...

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Want to Start a Business? Drop-In Information Session at the Central Library
Wed Jun 28 / 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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MP Majid Jowhari is hosting a free event for seniors
Wed Jun 28 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Majid Jowhari, MP Richmond Hill, invites all seniors for an afternoon of sweets, treats and musical enjoyment in celebration of Seniors' Month at McConaghy Seniors' Centre. This event will feature live demonstrations and exhibitions, including multi...

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Temperanceville United Church Annual Strawberry Supper
Thu Jun 29

Enjoy a ham dinner with potato salad, coleslaw, pasta salad, bean salad, carrot salad and homemade pies and cake, and lots of fresh strawberries!You can eat in or take-out!Tickets are available for 5:30 or 6:45 p.m. Cost: Adults - $17, children 6 to...

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Canada Day ~ Celebrating Canada's 150th.
Sat Jul 1 / 11:00am - 11:00pm

Come celebrate Canada Day.  Every year, thousands of people in Richmond Hill and the GTA come to Richmond Green to celebrate Canada's birthday. It's a day full of fun activities including: Live entertainment Food from around the world A b...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 2 / 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 Jul 2 / 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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Concerts in the Park ~ Featuring the Richmond Hill Concert Band. At Richmond Green Park Amphitheatre
Sun Jul 2 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Town has organized a great line up of summer concerts in the park again this year.  The Richmond Green Park's amphitheater is an ideal venue.This park is great for a stroll with ponds, waterfalls, bridges, gardens, gazebos and acco...

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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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Preliminary work set to begin on the Yonge North Subway Extension project. Yeah!!!

The federal government announced on June 16th, 2017, more than $36 million in federal funding to support the planning and preliminary engineering of the proposed 7.4 km extension of the existing Yonge Subway. The other levels of government have previ...

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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 summer weather, Lyme Disease research, ....

Tune in to know. June is seniors month in Ontario and the theme this year is LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE. They speak with Environment Canada's Senior Climatologist Dave Phillips.  He gives us a preview of what kind of summer weather-wise we can...

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