July 1, 2017

Quote of the Week

Books have the same enemies as people:
fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content."
~ Paul Valery

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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 Do you know about the www.OnRichmondhill.com web site?
There are 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 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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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Jul 5 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you up at the cottage or just away on the weekends during the summer.  Rev. Duncan James is offering 'Cool summer Praises' services on  runs on Wednesdays, July 5 (excluding July 19) to August 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Miles Hall....

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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
Sat Jul 8 / 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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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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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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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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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 11 / 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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Fairy Tale Engineering, at the Central Library
Tue Jul 11 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Hear your favorite fairy tale and decide how to solve the fairy tale’s character engineering problem. Limit of 15 children Ages 5-7 yearsTickets give out 15 minutes before...

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Pollinator Garden Workshop ~ presented by Evergreen
Tue Jul 11 / 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we take care of native trees and shrubs at Leno Park. Everyone is welcome! Help nurture wildlife habitat in your community and learn about your watershed by testing water quality.For more information,...

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Fil Bianco
Tue Jul 11 / 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, drummer Fil Bianco has spent 32 years playing professionally in venues around the...

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Building with Boxes, at the Central Library
Tue Jul 11 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Don’t get boxed in! Let your ideas flow! What can you engineer or create with boxes of all sizes? Limit of 15 children Ages: 6-8 yearsTickets give out 15 minutes before...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jul 12 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is 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 reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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"See yourself in a whole new light". Sun Life Financial seminar for prospective advisors.
Wed Jul 12 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Are you looking for a career opportunity where you can make a difference and bring balance to your life? Do you want to be your own boss, where the earning potential is limitless and your efforts are rewarded? If this sounds like you, you are welco...

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Old Tyme Community Fair – Front Lawn of the Central Library
Wed Jul 12 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Come One! Come All! Step back in time and join the fun at our RHPL Olde Tyme Community Faire.Food, games, fun and entertainment for the whole family to Celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday and the Library’s 165 Birthday.Admission is free! No r...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Jul 12 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you up at the cottage or just away on the weekends during the summer.  Rev. Duncan James is offering 'Cool summer Praises' services on  runs on Wednesdays, July 5 (excluding July 19) to August 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Miles Hall....

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Celebrating Canada 150 – with Canadian Children's Author /Illustrator Ruth Ohi
Thu Jul 13 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Ruth Ohi will share her stories from “Fox and Squirrel” and “Scribble” and do an interactive drawing demonstration and other hands on activity with the children. This is a drop-in event for families with children ages 5-7 yea...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. Dream Girls
Thu Jul 13 / 7:00pm

Richmond Hill's free Concerts in the Park series are great outdoor summer events. Tonight's concert features Dream Girls. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets or cushions to each concert for seating....

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Wavestage Theatre Co. Presents TITANIC the Musical. 4 Performances
Thu Jul 13 - Sun Jul 16

Come aboard the ship of dreams in this Tony Award®-winning Best Musical—a heart-stopping and riveting ride through the final moments of Titanic’s fateful journey. In this stunning production, Wavestage Theatre plunges you into the m...

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Artists in Residence - Katie, Greg, Silvija and Andrea
Fri Jul 14 / 1:00pm - Thu Jul 20 / 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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Artists in Residence - Katie, Greg, Silvija and Andrea
Fri Jul 14 / 1:00pm - Thu Jul 20 / 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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Local organic farm fresh produce, at The Village Market
Sat Jul 15 / 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. Stop and enjoy breakfast, lunch or a g...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Jul 16 / 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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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 16 / 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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Crave Restaurant Sunday Brunch
Sun Jul 16 / 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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MP Majid Jowhari is a Community BBQ at the Mill Pond.
Sun Jul 16 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

This community BBQ is to bring the community together.  There will be fun-filled actiities, great food, live music, entertainment for kids and a showcase of culturally divere art, exhibits and live performances. Please consider leaving your car...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Featuring the Dufflebag Theatre. At Richmond Green Park Amphitheatre
Sun Jul 16 / 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. Here's the performers' website www.dufflebag.com This park is great for a stroll with ponds,...

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Lighthouse ~ a contemporary worship experience
Sun Jul 16 / 5:00pm

This is an evening gathering designed for young adults . . . and the young at heart.Come for a 60 minute, contemporary, creative, arts-filled, Spirit-led, Jesus-centred and God-honouring worship experience culminating in unparalleled hospitality with...

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Good Information to Know

Bayview Avenue 3 Month Closure at CN Bridge (just north of Elgin Mills to Stouffville)

York Region is continuing the construction of Bayview Avenue between Elgin Mills Road and Stouffville Road. To complete the road and aquifer improvements under the CN bridge, Bayview Ave. will be closed to traffic from 19th Ave. to Meadow Glen from J...

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Yoga: A mindful experience of breathing and balancing

* By Chevonne Li, administrative assistant for LifeNotes Wisdom Inc. For most people, yoga is simply a type of workout that can enhance one’s physical appearance, at least that’s what I thought until I took one of Heather’s yoga wo...

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Career Workshop for High School Youth - 3 Session

The purpose of this series of 3 workshops is to assist youth, grades 10 to 12, understand the nature of the jobs in the fields of Technology, Business and Health Care so that they would know better whether these are their preferred choices of career,...

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How to Deal with Failure in Science. Some thoughts by The STEAM Project

Let’s face it; we didn’t get to the point we are at today in science without some spectacular failures. Many people know the story of penicillin and how Alexander Fleming’s dirty dish keeping led to the eventual find of a bacteria k...

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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 BBQing, children's safety.....

Tune in to know. If you're hosting a Canada day bbq this weekend, here's a few quick and easy suggestions from a culinary expert.Also on the show, a few fireworks safety reminders from fire officials.And with the kids home for the summer, we talk...

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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. 
(Click here for the format for submitting an event listing)

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