June 26, 2016

Quote of the Week

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us."
~ Anonymous

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Events

Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jun 28 / 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 g...

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Life After High School - A Gap-Gen presentation for students and parents
Tue Jun 28 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Nervous or excited about life after high school? Gain expert insight from, and network with, panelists who have integrated themselves seamlessly at university or college. Cost: $7 (+HST) Please order at www.gap-gen.com For more information contact...

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So, you are a spiritual being, now what?
Tue Jun 28 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Explore the fundamentals of spirituality and learn how you can start living in alignment with your true spiritual essence. - What is Spirit?- What is a spiritual being?- Proof that we are spiritual beings.- As spiritual beings, how are we to live?...

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Foot Reflexology for Beginners Workshop
Wed Jun 29 / 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 col...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jun 29 / 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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Summer Company 2016 Student Tradeshow
Wed Jun 29 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Richmond Hill SBEC and Staples invite the community to see what this year’s Summer Company participants are offering! Summer Company program is delivered by the Richmond Hill SBEC in partnership with the Government of Ontario. For more inform...

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Hormonal health - Naturopathic treatment
Thu Jun 30 / 6:30pm

Learn about naturopathic strategies for helping resolve acne, infertility, PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, thyroid and adrenal disharmony.  Reserve your spot at www.familynaturopath.ca/contact-us/  or call 905-597-7201. Presented by Dr. Rahim...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Jun 30 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month.  Em...

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Canada Day celebrated at Richmond Green
Fri Jul 1 / 11:00am - 11:00pm

Come celebrate Canada's 149th birthday! Take part in a variety of activities,  including a children's village, teen zone, Bavarian Garden, multicultural food pavilion, artist exhibit and marketplace. Live entertainment throughout the day. Fir...

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Hillcrest Mall is open on Canada Day
Fri Jul 1 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Hillcrest will be open this Canada Day holiday. You can shop, eat and maybe just get out of the heat! This fall, as part of its ongoing $125-million renovation, Hillcrest welcomes new retailers Sporting Life, H&M and Aritzia....

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Artist in Residence - Josephine Sherman
Fri Jul 1 - Thu Jul 7

 Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at the Mill Pond Gallery. Visit daily and see the artist’s technique and how the work progresses. A closing reception will be held each...

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Canada Day Celebrations, at Delmanor
Fri Jul 1 / 3:00pm

The staff and residents wish for you to join them as we celebrate Canada Day in style with the Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Trio. Refreshments to follow. Open to all. There is no charge to attend. Please contact Susan Applebaum...

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An impressive landmark unveiled at Vishnu Mandir
Sat Jul 2 / 8:00am - 12:00pm

The community is inivited to this grand opening of a this 50 feet tall idol of Lord Hunaman is being erected in the premises of Vishnu Temple.  It will become the landmark of Richmond Hill. The statue of such magnitude and beauty would be first...

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Local Organic Food at The Village Market Saturday Mornings
Sat Jul 2 / 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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Free Weekly Story Time (Ages 3-7) at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Jul 2 / 10:30am - 11:00am

Bring your family to the FREE Story Time every Saturday morning! Today's theme: TBD While you are here, shop at the Village Market for organic produce, delicious food and more! Following weeks' schedule:- July 9 - TBA- July 16 - Puppet Show: The S...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 3 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall's Farmer's Market runs through until mid October Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. The market is near Carrville Road....

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena
Sun Jul 3 / 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...

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Children's Concert. Disney Music. At Richmond Green Amphitheatre
Sun Jul 3 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Town has organized a great line up of Summer Concerts in the Park again this year. This Sunday afternoon concert features the Richmond Hill Concert Band celebrating the music of Disney There is no charge to attend this event.Performance...

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Ukelele Summer Camp
Mon Jul 4

StudioVivian is offering a 4 week camp, July 4 to 29th, 1 to 4 pm (Monday to Friday) to learn ukelele! Ages 6 to 12 Cost: $200 (for 20 classes). Please call 647 686-8859 for more information and to register. Location: 9011 Leslie Street...

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Summer Festival of Arts and Education at the Waldorf School ~ "The Human Form Divine"
Mon Jul 4 - Fri Jul 22

Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto located at the Toronto Waldorf School will host the 6th Summer Festival of Arts and Education July 4 through 22. This is an intensive and interesting program that attracts many people from around the world!  And it...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 5 / 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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From Surviving to Thriving: A Mindful Approach to Creating Personal Wellbeing & Professional Success
Tue Jul 5 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The objective of this experiential workshop is to inspire the participant towards self empowerment and personal well being and to demonstrate how that translates to professional success. It explores the practice of Mindfulness and how it can help peo...

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Enjoy the Summer! Jazz in the Plaza! Free Concert!
Tue Jul 5 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Make the most of the summer! Every Tuesday in July and August there will be a free outdoor jazz performance in the courtyard of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Performing tonight - Chris Wallace No need to book anything, just sho...

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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society presents: "Creative Small Garden Design," Frank Kersh
Tue Jul 5 / 8:00pm

Frank will share tried and true principles of good garden design for small spaces. Learn how to choose the right plants for the right locations, incorporate texture and colour and use plants in vertical spaces to make the most of your small space....

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Public Open House for Bradstock Park (off Regent) Prooposed Revitalization
Wed Jul 6 / 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Town will be replacing some facilities within the park and upgrading them to meet current demands. Local residents are invited to this public open house to review and comment on the park design. The proposed revitalization includes: junior...

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Toastmasters Youth Leadership ~ an 8 Week Program
Wed Jul 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

What is a Youth Leadership program? A youth leadership program is designed to assist students to prepare presentations in front of their peers. Students will learn how they are able to improve their speaking ability and be able to converse with peer...

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Songwriter Wednesday at Archibald's
Wed Jul 6 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Richmond Hill's monthly open mic for songwriters, hosted by Derek Christie. Join us for this regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwrit...

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Community Stewardship Event at Phyllis Rawlinson Park
Thu Jul 7 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we take care of native trees and shrubs in Phyllis Rawlinson Park. Everyone is welcome! Help nurture local wildlife habitat and slow the spread of invasive plants! WHAT TO BRING: Weather-appropriate c...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Jul 7 / 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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Tribute to Elton John and Roy Orbinson - a Concert in the Park
Thu Jul 7 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encouraged to come out and enjoy. Tonight's performer - Tribute to Elton John and Roy Orbinson, performed by Tribute Act Limited par...

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Defence Policy Review in York Region - Federal Ministers are ready to listen
Thu Jul 7 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Department of National Defence has launched public consultations – the first of this magnitude in over 20 years – as part of an open and transparent dialogue with Canadians to inform the development of a new defence policy for Canada....

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Artists in Residence - Lesley Block and Heather Hennick
Fri Jul 8 - Thu Jul 14

 Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at the Mill Pond Gallery. Visit daily and see the artist’s technique and how the work progresses. A closing reception will be held eac...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Jul 8 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Big Daddy's Weekly Hybrid Open Mic/Open Jam
Fri Jul 8 / 9:30pm

These are full service open mics, complete with small drum kit, keyboard, guitar and bass for your use if needed! Solo, duo, jam….any configuration, any genre. It’s your set, your stage, your music!. Build your own band!! A full PA tha...

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The Village Market - Saturday mornings only
Sat 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 fo...

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Free Weekly Story Time (Ages 3-7) at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Jul 9 / 10:30am - 11:00am

Bring your family to the FREE Story Time every Saturday morning! Today's theme: TBD While you are here, shop at the Village Market for organic produce, delicious food and more! Following weeks' schedule:- July 16 - Puppet Show: The Sea Shell by Di...

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Songs Under The Stars, at RHCPA
Sat Jul 9 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Back for 2016...  annual musical star gazing summer evening! Stargazing and song making returns to Richmond Hill with this summer's first installment of ‘Songs Under The Stars’. This annual summer evening outdoor concert and starga...

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Meditation for Daily Life: meditation classes from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Sun Jul 10 / 10:00am - 11:00am

At the moment we may feel that our meditations and our daily life are pulling in different directions. We can overcome this problem by transforming all our experiences into the spiritual path by developing special ways of thinking. Then, instead of f...

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena
Sun Jul 10 / 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...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 10 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall's Farmer's Market runs through until mid October Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. The market is near Carrville Road....

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Councillor Karen Cilevitz - 2nd Annual Ward 5 Summer CommunityBBQ
Sun Jul 10 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

Join Councillor Karen Cilevitz for her 2nd Annual Ward 5 Community BBQ! The event will include:- Free BBQ (while quantities last)- live entertainment- soccer demonstrations- children’s activities- various community groups- and much more! &nbs...

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Good Information to Know

'Looking to play'. Memories of childhood to be made at My Gifted Child

Walking into My Gifted Child brings back so many memories.  I have been a customer for about 30 years.  Samuel Ng now has his store in the Richmond Heights plaza.  It had been at Hillcrest. I am amazed at how many of these toys are th...

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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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Why is the Ukulele Good for Young Children?

For a child, learning an instrument has been proven to have many benefits physically, mentally and emotionally. It helps them be better at school, cope with stress and develops them into better human beings. Playing the ukulele from a young age can p...

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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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June Tax Tips ~ from Andre La Rosa, CPA

Andre has suggested that there are a few items to take note of: Next Tax Filing DateJune 15th, personal tax returns due for those that are self-employed but any taxes payable were already due. Same is true for your annual HST filing. Next Personal...

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Volunteers Needed for Jazz Festival

The TD-Newmarket jazz+ Festival is a unique summer event and is a vibrant celebration of arts and culture through the exploration of music, art and as many cultural genres as possible – It is JAZZ PLUS! The glorious festival located at Ray Twin...

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What is the "It" in Keeping It Together

What is the " It" in Keeping It Together, the title of Eleanor Silverberg' book? You, as a family caregiver, may think "it" refers to having the resources required to provide the best care for your chronically ill family member. As a human being, you...

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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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Yonge Subway to Richmond Hill - "Let's focus on when now!", exclaims Councillor Godwin Chan

Queens Park has spoken - it recognizes that York Region commuters need and deserve better connection to Yonge subway. On June 2, 2016, I was thrilled to join other dignities to extend a warm welcome to Transportation Minister Del Duca at Richmond Hi...

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