June 28, 2015

Quote of the Week

"Gratitude is the sign of noble souls."
~ Aesop


Events

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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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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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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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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Lecture by Christopher Houghton-Budd - "Matching Rudolf Steiner's Ideas on Money Today's World"
Tue Jun 30 / 7:00pm

The Money for a Better World study group at Hesperus is proud to present economic and banking historian Dr. Christopher Houghton-Budd. Dr. Houghton-Budd, currently a research professor at Delft University, Netherlands, will speak about Rudolph Stein...

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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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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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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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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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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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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Information Session
Sat Jul 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The McConaghy Computer Club is a place for Adults 55+ to meet and share computer experiences, and discuss problems, issues, tips and solutions. The Club aims to enhance the digital literacy skills of seniors across our community and make them feel co...

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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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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Jul 6 / 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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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Jul 7 / 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 Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Monthly Meeting
Tue Jul 7 / 8:00pm

At this month's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society, guest speaker Martin Galloway, will make a presentation to the group. Martin, a popular speaker at horticultural events, will share his passion for biologically diverse e...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jul 7 / 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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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Foot Clinic (2nd week of each month)
Wed Jul 8 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care 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 made at least one week in advance.   Please contact the ch...

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Artists in Residence - Dan Marlatt and Heather Hennick
Fri Jul 3 / 1:00pm - Wed Jul 8 / 8:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open daily throughout July and August.  New this summer, members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.   You are welcome to come in and visit often to see t...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Jul 8 / 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 sea...

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Partagez Le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Jul 9 / 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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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jul 9 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to November 26thth, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for July 9th: Letting Go Of Attachments How to Register: Go to...

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Wavestage Theatre Company ~ Into the Woods
Thu Jul 9 / 7:00pm

Wavestage Theatre Company presents Into the Woods! Into the Woods takes place in the fairytale kingdom where once upon a time, a baker and his wife were sent on a quest into the woods by a mysterious witch. Thrust into a world of magic and adventure...

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Artists in Residence - Dan Marlatt and Heather Hennick
Thu Jul 9 / 1:00pm - 10:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open today from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Come by to see the result of Dan and Heather's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Heather Hennick -...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Chicago Transit
Thu Jul 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This tribute band showcases hits from Chicago Transit Authority that will keep you dancing and singing all night long! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encouraged to...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Jul 10 / 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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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Star Talk Night - Guest Speaker To Be Announced
Fri Jul 10 / 9:00pm - Sat Jul 11 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A STAR TALK NIGHT Star Talk nights offer great talks by great speakers on astronomy, space science and sometimes, science fiction.You'll also have a chance to tour...

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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Jul 12 / 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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Councillor Karen Cilevitz ~ Ward 5 Summer BBQ 2015
Sun Jul 12 / 11:00am - 2:00pm

Come on out for a fun summer BBQ complete with live entertainment by: Derek Christie Band Laurelle Augustyn Sacha Visagie All funds raised after expenses go to 360kids Cost: Free! Location: Mount Pleasant Park...

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FeFa Fitness Model Search Competition - July 12, 2015
Sun Jul 12 / 2:00pm

FeFA presents it's newest Fitness Model Search! FeFA's continuing mission is to recognize the outstanding achievements and dedication put forward by fitness competitors by awarding cash prizes and modeling opportunities, in a fun and fair competitio...

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York Region Separation and Divorce Self-Help Group
Sun Jul 12 / 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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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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Car Care: Air Conditioning Service: Start planning now for an enjoyable summer

While it’s true that the weather is warm, it’s not yet sweltering. That means it’s a good time to have your car’s air conditioning system thoroughly inspected and serviced, before it’s desperately needed. Most cars, espe...

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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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Would you like to know what is happening in Town after July 12th?
Check out the web site www.OnRichmondhill.com
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This newsletter was sent by Marj Andre, Director, OnRichmondhill.com.
For any inquires please contact her at 416 822-5139 Marj@OnRichmondhill.com

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