June 21, 2015

Quote of the Week

"May you live all the days of your life."

~  Jonathan Swift

Events

Campaign Office Opening for Majid Jowhari, Federal Liberal (Richmond Hill riding)
Mon Jun 22 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Majid invites you to join him for a cocktail reception to celebrate the official campaign office opening. Please RSVP by June 19th, 5 pm Location: 883 16th Ave, Unit 6  Click here for the Google map www.majidjowhari.liberal.ca...

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Monday Meditations ~ 6-Week Course with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Jun 22 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Part of Rose Hirano's Monday Meditation series. Classes will be offered through the year. This Week's Theme: 6 Meditation Practices for Happiness 1 These classes are a source of inspiration to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating a...

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Weekly Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jun 22 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Do you love music? Do you love to have fun? Are you looking for ways to tone up during the Summer? Then come out for Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness classes! Come dance to Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop,...

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Recreation and Parks Month ~ Adult Drop-in Table Tennis
Mon Jun 22 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and Play Every Day! Today's activity is Adult Drop-in Table Tennis (ages 18+). For more information, please call 905-771-8800. Recreation and Parks Month was initiated by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), the...

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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Jun 23 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diverse group o...

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Richmond Hill Markham Chinese Business Assoc & Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce Joint Networking
Tue Jun 23 / 5:30pm - 9:00pm

This joint networking session follows a successful April Lunch & Learn. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your business contacts LOCATION: Shoppes of the Parkway - 670 Hwy 7 East PRICE (+ HST): Members: $35; Non-Members: $45; Dis...

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Recreation and Parks Month ~ Drop-In Step Class
Tue Jun 23 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and Play Every Day! Today's activity is a Drop-in Step Class. For more information, please call 905-771-8800. Recreation and Parks Month was initiated by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), the Ontario Parks Ass...

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Be Inspired! An amazing Toastmasters experience open to all!
Tue Jun 23 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Three amazing speakers! Three powerful learning opportunities! 1) “Willpower - The Force that Shapes Us” Presented by Uri GalimidiAre you determined to make a meaningful change in your life, but do not know how to bring it about? Ar...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jun 23 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway and be in community. Poles will be availab...

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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Women Entrepreneur and Professionals Support Group
Wed Jun 24 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Get connected with women in business! Bring your business cards and brochures and prepare a 30-second infomercial for your business. Ice-Breaker for the Meeting: Share your favourite summer plan Pre-registration required. To register, visiit event...

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Recreation and Parks Month ~ Drop-In Cardio Combat
Wed Jun 24 / 9:30am - 10:30am

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and Play Every Day! Today's activity is a Drop-in Cardio Combat. For more information, please call 905-771-8800. Recreation and Parks Month was initiated by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), the Ontario Parks...

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Pan Am Flame Coming to Richmond Hill! June 24-25
Wed Jun 24 - Thu Jun 25

The Toronto  2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice® and OLG, is coming to Richmond Hill on June 24 and 25. Enjoy this chance see it live and to participate in the activities planned around it! The community is...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Wednesdays in June!
Wed Jun 24

Free, 30 minute, one-on-one lessons are back at StudioVivian! StudioVivian is a music school in Richmond Hill that offers fun, one-on-one piano lessons to children who love music. To find out more information about StudioVivian, visit www.studioviv...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jun 24 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

If you happen to be travelling up Yonge St. on a Wednesday, stop and get a breath of fresh air, and fresh fruits and vegetables! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcres...

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Summer Company 2015 Student Tradeshow
Wed Jun 24 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Richmond Hill SBEC and Staples invite the public to see what this year’s Summer Company participants are offering! The 2015 Summer Company program provides hands-on training, mentorship and awards of up to $3,000. Through the Government of On...

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Roma Crafts – Art Class Drop In on Wednesdays
Wed Jun 24 / 5:00pm - 6:00pm

On Wednesdays in the month of June, Roma Crafts Art Studio is open for children ages 5 to 10 to come and enjoy for one full hour of art lesson for just $10.Participants will learn to draw with step by step instructions and learn colouring techniques....

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Canadian Red Cross ~ Baby and Child CPR. Ideal for parents, grandparents and caregivers!
Thu Jun 25 / 9:30am - 3:00pm

This 5-hour, interactive, hands-on course provides essential emergency skills for those who care for babies and children. Because children don't come with instruction manuals! Taking this course will certify you CPR Level C for babies and children....

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Recreation and Parks Month ~ Drop-In Lunch & Burn
Thu Jun 25 / 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and Play Every Day! Today's activity is Drop-In Lunch & Burn!. For more information, please call 905-771-8800. Recreation and Parks Month was initiated by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), the Ontario Park...

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Strawberry Supper at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Thu Jun 25 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church hosts its Annual Strawberry Supper. Ticket prices:  $15.00 adults, $7.50 children 12 and under and $40.00 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under 12. Tickets in advance only.  Please call the church...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Jun 25 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Learn about Lyme Disease
Thu Jun 25 / 7:00pm - 8:45pm

The York North Lyme Regional Support group has invited Richmond Hill's naturopath Dr. Angela Lee to speak on Lyme disease and other infections ticks can transmit. This is meeting is open to eveyone. Come with your concerns about Lyme disease. For...

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Evergreen ~ Dig In! Help Take Care of Native Tree and Shrubs in the Community!
Thu Jun 25 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Be a part of a volunteer team helping to improve environmental health and biodiversity at the Oak Ridges Community Centre by nurturing existing wildlife habitat. Event will run rain or shine. Please dress according to the weather - long pants and st...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jun 25 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experiece the relaxation of Yoga and the 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 p...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jun 25 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to September 17th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for June 25th: Tools of The Ego How to Register: Go to www.meetu...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ TD Summer Reading Launch - Let's Play!
Fri Jun 26 / 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Summer is the time for fun and play! You can make each day different whether you are on your own or with a friend, outside, inside or upside down. Registration begins with a bang at our TD Summer Reading Club Launch.   Come out for an afternoon...

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Eat Well! Vist the Village Market.
Sun Jun 7 / 8:25am - 1:30pm

Join the many people in Town who make it part of their Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  These would be people who prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healt...

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Richmond Hill Christian Community Church ~ Walk by Faith: A Fundraising Marathon
Sat Jun 27 / 8:30am - 12:30pm

RHCCC is a multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-generational church which offers services and programs in English, Cantonese and Mandarin for all ages. It invites community who share the Church's community serving value to participate in its fundr...

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Super Saturday at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church - Pancake Breakfast & Car Wash!
Sat Jun 27

The Mission and Outreach Committee will be hosting their monthly community pancake breakfast on Saturday, and in conjunction with a Christian Education/Youth Advisory Committee, there will be a car wash. Breakfast (sausages, eggs, fruit, toppings, t...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in June!
Sat Jun 27

Free, 30 minute, one-on-one lessons are back at StudioVivian! StudioVivian is a music school in Richmond Hill that offers fun, one-on-one piano lessons to children who love music. To find out more information about StudioVivian, visit www.studioviv...

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Are you sick and tired of being sick or tired?
Sat Jun 27 / 10:00am - 3:00pm

This is a workshop on how to change your nutrition, change your mindset, improve your health and enhance your life! Be able to: Keep up with your kids Have a better relationship with your spouse Feel totally confident in everything you do Put...

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"Art for Heart" - a show and sale at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Jun 27 - Sun Jun 28

Daniel Marlatt, a Richmond Hill Group of Artist  is having an art show and sale in collaboration with the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Saturday June 27- 7:00-9:00 pm Sunday June  28 - 11:00-5:00 pm Having inherited cardiovascular dis...

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St. Mary's Anglican Church ACW ~ Strawberry Social
Sat Jun 27 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out for decadent desserts, including: Strawberry shortcake Strawberries and whip cream Other strawberry treats Pink lemonade The Strawberry Social is a wonderful opportunity for fellowship and fun! All are welcome. Please come adorned...

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Film Club with Barry Dempster - "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring" - June 27, 2015
Sat Jun 27 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Watch and discuss films with Barry Dempster, Founder and Programmer of Southlake Cinemania. The theme this season is faith: Religious faith as well as faith in oneself and in a meaningful world.   This month's film is "Spring, Summer, Fall,...

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Introduction to Thai Massage Workshop
Sat Jun 27 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join yoga instructor Mabel Pun for an introductory workshop into the art of Thai massage. Practice compassion by act of service and offering therapeutic touches. Learn to help others relieve pain and suffering with simple and easy techniques under t...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Jun 27 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Sunday Shopping can include visiting the Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jun 28 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Farmer's Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. This farmers market runs until...

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Roma Crafts – Registration for Summer Camp
Sun Jun 28 / 9:30am - 2:00pm

Bring your children along to see if this is what they'd like to do this summer! Let your children have 3 hrs of fun with painting, collages and carving in the month of July in Roma Crafts Art Camp.It is held daily from 10 am to 1 pm.Each day the chi...

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V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community ~ Celebrating Moms! Beer Tasting Event
Sun Jun 28 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the community at V!VA Thornhill Woods Retirement Community for a celebration of dads! Learn the art of beer making from a local craft brewery. Enjoy delicious beer samples along with pub-style snacks! Cost: Free, but registration is required....

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York Region Separation and Divorce Self-Help Group
Sun Jun 28 / 7:30pm

The Separation & Divorce Self-Help Group is focused on helping and supporting individuals who are going through separation and divorce. The group can help people to move through the labyrinth of pragmatic and emotional issues associated with d...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopolous
Mon Jun 29 / 6:45pm - 7:45pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Monday evenings for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway! Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking include: Works 90% of bo...

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The Reel Thing Film Series ~ Two Days, One Night - June 29, 2015
Mon Jun 29 / 7:00pm

In favour of receiving a bonus, Sandra's coworkers vote to terminate her while she's on mental health leave. When she learns of her fate, Sandra convinces the plant manager to allow a second vote in secret without the biased influence of the team lea...

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Monday Meditations ~ 6-Week Course with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Jun 29 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Part of Rose Hirano's Monday Meditation series. Classes will be offered through the year. This Week's Theme: 6 Meditation Practices for Happiness 2 These classes are a source of inspiration to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating a...

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Councillor Karen Cilevitz ~ Ward 5 Meeting
Mon Jun 29 / 7:00pm

This Ward 5 Meeting will feature an interactive discussion with staff members of the Department of Community Services. The meeting will  include an informal Q&A with Councillor Cilevitz and her residents. It will be...

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Weekly Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jun 29 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Do you love music? Do you love to have fun? Are you looking for ways to tone up during the Summer? Then come out for Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness classes! Come dance to Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop,...

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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Jun 30 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diverse group o...

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Recreation and Parks Month ~ Drop-In Lunch & Step
Tue Jun 30 / 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and Play Every Day! Today's activity is Drop-In Lunch & Step! For more information, please call 905-771-8800. Recreation and Parks Month was initiated by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO), the Ontario Parks...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jun 30 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway and be in community. Poles will be availab...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Jul 1 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

No Wednesday is complete without a stop at the farmer's market for fresh fruits and vegetables! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh seasona...

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Hillcrest Mall Open on Canada Day - July 1, 2015
Wed Jul 1 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Bring your family to Hillcrest Mall for a fun day of shopping! Hillcrest Mall is open on the following statutory holidays from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgivi...

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Canada Day Celebrations!
Wed Jul 1 / 11:00am - 11:00pm

Richmond Hill's Canada Day celebrations dazzle thousands of residents every year! The celebration includes: Live entertainment Multicultural food A Bavarian beer garden A children’s village and teen zone Marketplace, artist exhibit and m...

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Canada Day Open House at Vishnu Mandir's Peace Park - all welcome!
Wed Jul 1 / 11:00am - 5:00pm

This Summerfest at the Vishnu Mandir is a very good way to celebrate Canada Day.  This event features: Canada Day flag hoisting ceremony Free escorted tours of museum Musicians Games Kiddy rides Mehndi (henna) Face painting Food vendo...

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Fourth Dimansional Consciousness
Thu Jul 2 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twelve Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to November 26th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for July 2nd: Emotional Attachments How to Register: Go to www.meetup....

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The Village Market ~ an excellent place to get organic food, and more....
Sat Jul 4 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Many people in Town make it part of their Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  These would be people who prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle....

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Jul 4 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Jul 5 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Farmer's Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. This farmers market runs unti...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sun Jul 5 / 10:00am - 11:30am

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!!  In this clinic, you will be introduced to a new pair of Nordic Walking Poles and you will learn: How to adjust the poles for your height About the unique hand strap, how it fits,...

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Sunday Afternoon Children's Concerts ~ Banana Hatz
Sun Jul 5 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Come sing along with Douglas John and Juno Award nominee, Markus, on a hilarious musical adventure with their pal, Oucho the Monkey! Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and/or cushions to each concert for seating. For more infor...

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Good Information to Know

Which business would you like to see receive a free rebranding? Please view and vote!

Pixel Thought Media will be giving a $25,000 rebranding to one of these 3 Richmond Hill business. Cafe en Passant, Bright 'n Rite and Pezmosis Music Productions made the final cut. Please view their videos and vote.  Click here to vote....

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The Black Experience Project: Ground-breaking Research Study Seeks to Gain Insight From The GTA

Did you know that the Greater Toronto Area – Toronto, York, Durham, Peel and Halton – is home to more than 400,000 individuals who self-identify as “Black”? Blacks account for nearly 5% of Richmond Hill’s population.The...

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Positively Proud: York Region Pride Parade

*Article by Stephanie Cerqueira, assistant editor for OnRichmondhill.com I attended the York Region Pride Parade June 20, 2015.  It ran from 2:00 p.m. until about 5:00 p.m.  It began at Yonge St. and Crosby Avenue.  It travelled south...

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Richmond Hill needs to remove this barrier to small business. Request to sign petition.

* an article by Dr. Barb Winslow, Verterniarian, Owner of York Region Petmobile Town of Richmond Hill prohibits owners of small and home-based businesses from parking their commercial vehicles in their driveways. This is prejudicial and obstruction...

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Financially Smart Kids – Summed up in one word ...

Habits. Or better yet, summed up in three important words: successful lifelong habits. Kids form habits – good and bad – at an early age. Their money habits – good or bad - are pretty well set by age seven. That’s why financi...

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