June 25, 2017

Quote of the Week

Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them."

– Stephen Covey

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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 Do you know about the www.OnRichmondhill.com web site?
There's events listed for the whole summer and beyond!!
Also a directory of businesses and community groups.

Events

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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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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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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Artist in Residence - Josephine Sherman
Fri Jun 30 / 1:00pm - Thu Jul 6 / 10:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio.  There will be original artwork in various stages of com...

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TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party - at the Central Library
Fri Jun 30 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Come for an afternoon of Canadian games, activities and fun. Prizes and cake await!Age group: Preschool - Grade 8.Admission: FREE.This is a drop-in event. No registration is needed....

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Clash of the Burbz - SLB x Jaay Cee Showcase
Fri Jun 30 / 9:15pm

Who is at the top of the Hills? Clash of the Burbs will be an eye catching hip hop show featuring the best out of York Region's underground hip hop scene. From soulful vocals from Jaay Cee to the clever bars of SLB, this show is guaranteed to have th...

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The Village Market is open on Canada Day!
Sat Jul 1 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Why not celebrate Canada Day with an excursion to The Village Market.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...

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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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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Jul 2 / 9:30am - 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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Crave Restaurant Sunday Brunch
Sun Jul 2 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

The temptations are endless!With market fresh variety, this Sunday brunch will tantalize your palate. Executive Chef Glen Gardner has taken the flavours of York Region and created a Sunday Brunch buffet unlike any other brunch in the city.• Arr...

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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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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 4 / 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". A diverse group of people meet each week to share information about eac...

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Turboprop
Tue Jul 4 / 7:00pm

Make the most out of summer and attend  the “Jazz in the Plaza” series of free concerts every Tuesday in July and August. Rain or Shine! For tonight, innovative and electrifying, Turboprop tackle a wide range of music from Charlie...

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"Butterfly Gardens" ~ a talk at the Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
Tue Jul 4 / 7:30pm

 Monarch butterfly expert, Carol Pasternak, will present “Butterfly Gardens”, discussing what plants attract the most butterflies, and suggesting components for the perfect butterfly garden. After raising monarch butterflies for mor...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. Beach Boy Tribute
Thu Jul 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill's free Concerts in the Park series are great outdoor summer events. Tonight it's a Beach Boy Tribute!! Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets or cushions to each concert for seating....

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Artists in Residence - Nasim Taheri and Leyla Mohammadi
Fri Jul 7 / 1:00pm - Thu Jul 13 / 10:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to bring back our popular Artist in Residence Summer Program. Each week different RHGA members will turn the front room gallery into a studio.  There will be original artwork in various stages o...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Jul 7 / 6:15pm

Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold - first Friday of the month. All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Re-Buys until first break Then Top-up for close out Refreshments available. F...

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Lots of local organic food to be had at The Village Market
Sun Jul 9 / 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 and...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 9 / 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 9 / 9:30am - 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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Crave Restaurant Sunday Brunch
Sun Jul 9 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

The temptations are endless!With market fresh variety, this Sunday brunch will tantalize your palate. Executive Chef Glen Gardner has taken the flavours of York Region and created a Sunday Brunch buffet unlike any other brunch in the city.• Arr...

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Ward 5 Community BBQ
Sun Jul 9 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

Councillor Karen Cilevitz invites the community to her free Community BBQ. Kid's Activities Kid's Soccer organized by Playball Canada Community booths Live musical performances Please bring chair or blankets for seating, and a refillable wat...

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Good Information to Know

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 home reno casting, student summer slide...

Tune in to know. If you're about to embark on a home renovation, hold on! There is a casting call in YORK REGION for the PROPERTY BROTHERS show!With the school year about to wrap up, we have a story about how to avoid the SUMMER SLIDE and keep you...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Position: York Telephone Recruiter for Heart & Stroke Canvass

Here are the details:Role Description A) Title of position: York Telephone Recruiter for Heart & Stroke Canvass B) Position overview:The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and strok...

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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com. 
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