July 5, 2015

Quote of the Week
"We must regain the convinction that we need one another,
that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world,
and that being good and decent are worth it."
~ Pope Francis

Events

Zumba® in the Park Starts Tonight!
Mon Jul 6 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Summer is finally here and Sandra Corrado is taking Zumba® fitness, her Latin-inspired dance-fitness party, outdoors so that you can enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! Dance to hot Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin...

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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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Artists in Residence - Dan Marlatt and Heather Hennick
Fri Jul 3 - Wed Jul 8

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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Evergreen ~ Stewardship Event at Bridgeview Cordone Park
Tue Jul 7 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill to nurture native trees and shrubs at Bridgeview Cordone Park.Help maintain local biodiversity and wildlife habitat in your community! Everyone is welcome and the event is free!What to bring: Weather-appro...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Heather Bambrick
Tue Jul 7 / 7:00pm

The Jazz in the Plaza free concert series continues this summer! Every Tuesday in July and August, enjoy a new Jazz artist in the outdoor plaza of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Concerts move indoors when raining so you can enjoy f...

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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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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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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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Musical Babies Program at Richvale Library
Wed Jul 8 / 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years. This program will encourage language and early literacy skills through the use of songs, nursery rhymes and musical experiences. Parents/caregivers will learn to incorporate music into their baby’s ever...

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Self Care: Yoga And Pilates for Relaxation with Sandra Corrado
Wed Jul 8 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

While providing care and service for others on a daily basis, can you see how nurturing ourselves emotionally, physically and spiritually is beneficial for our own well-being, keeping us healthy to care for others?  During this nurturing evenin...

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Stay and Play
Thu Jul 9 / 10:00am - 8:00pm

Don’t be bored! Come play board games at the library! A variety of board games will be available in the Children’s Department throughout the day.    Age group: All Ages.   Admission: Free. This is a drop-in event - no...

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Kids' Club at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Thu Jul 9 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Come out on Thursdays this summer for stories, crafts, games and more!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group:...

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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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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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Fundraising Reception for Leona Alleslev with Hon. Helena Jaczek
Thu Jul 9 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Join Leona Alleslev, Liberal Candidate for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill, and the honourable Helena Jaczek, M.D., M.P.P. For Oak Ridges-Markham, for a special a special fundraising reception in an informal setting over cocktails, Oysters, and hors&...

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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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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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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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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jul 9 / 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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Artists in Residence - Andrea End and Lesley Block
Fri Jul 10 - Wed Jul 15

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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Yoga Stories for Kids
Fri Jul 10 / 10:30am - 11:00am

Come and join in the fun of stretching with stories and learn animal yoga poses along the African Safari adventure! Wear comfy clothes! No yoga mat necessary.  Limit of 15 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult t...

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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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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Jul 11 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Summer is finally here, so take your practise outdoors to enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! In this class you will experience the relaxation of yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and...

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Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Jul 11 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Many people 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. Ther...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in July!
Sat Jul 11

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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Super Lego Saturday!
Sat Jul 11 / 10:30am - 11:30am

You bring your ideas...let the Library provide the LEGO!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group: 7-12 years &...

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Mask Making at the Richvale Library
Sat Jul 11 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn how to create paper masks that can be worn or displayed as works of art.  Limit of 15 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. &nb...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Star Talk Night - Guest Speaker To Be Announced
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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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Jul 12 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Bring your yoga mat and come find the peace within you! If raining, class will run in the Temple Hall. Please come at 8:15am to register. For more information, contact Deepa Nathwani at deepanathwani@rogers.com or Rani Sethi at 416-930-8853. Cost...

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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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Digital Media Lab for Children
Mon Jul 13 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

At the Digital Media Lab, children explore the world of circuits and game design. Children use their creativity to build interactive game controllers with tools like MaKey MaKey, and then customize cool games. Come learn and explore the essential too...

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Scientists in the Summer ~ Please Play with Your Food!
Mon Jul 13 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Scientists in the School Presents: Scientists in Summer! Chemistry can be fun when it’s all about food! Explore solubility while experimenting with sweet treats. Discover things you never knew!   Children under the age of 11 must be ac...

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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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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jul 13 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Summer is finally here and Sandra Corrado is taking Zumba® fitness, her Latin-inspired dance-fitness party, outdoors so that you can enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! Dance to hot Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin...

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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Jul 14 / 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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RBC Dominion Securities ~ Investment and Recruitment Seminar
Tue Jul 14 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

In a booming market all investors can make money, but what happens when things begin to turn sideways?  Have you made any money in the last year?  Do you feel your retirement is protected? This presentation will provide meaningful, actiona...

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"The Sacred Quest for Health and Vitality" by Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue Jul 14 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

Everyone knows that healthy eating, exercise and stress reduction will lead to a long healthy life, right? Wrong! Scientific studies show that putting these “healthy” principles to the test does not always turn out to be true. Everyone&nb...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jul 14 / 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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Caregivers Moving Forward Stronger: Facing the Losses with Eleanor Silverberg
Tue Jul 14 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Help is here for family caregivers who want to gain strength in meeting the challenges of care demands combined with their other daily responsibilities. In this 5 week group, you will learn an approach that taps into a powerful resource for transfor...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Roselyn Brown
Tue Jul 14 / 7:00pm

The Jazz in the Plaza free concert series continues this summer! Every Tuesday in July and August, enjoy a new Jazz artist in the outdoor plaza of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Concerts move indoors when raining so you can enjoy f...

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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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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Jul 15 / 10:00am - 8:00pm

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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Musical Babies Program at Richvale Library
Wed Jul 15 / 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years. This program will encourage language and early literacy skills through the use of songs, nursery rhymes and musical experiences. Parents/caregivers will learn to incorporate music into their baby’s ever...

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The Summer Reading Club Show with Cindy Cook
Wed Jul 15 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

The TD Summer Reading Club is encouraging children to see reading as “PLAY.” Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door does this by incorporating word games, puppets, songs and lots of audience participation to show that “reading is a FUN way...

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Kids' Club at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Thu Jul 16 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Come out on Thursdays this summer for stories, crafts, games and more!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group: 5...

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Artists in Residence - Andrea End and Lesley Block
Thu Jul 16 / 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 Lesley and Andrea's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Lesley Block&nb...

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Concerts in the Park ~ The Good Brothers
Thu Jul 16 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill's own Juno Award winners will delight the crowds with their high-energy music, encompassing country, blue grass, folk, and a bit of rock 'n' roll! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hil...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jul 16 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four 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 Topic for July 16th: High Vibrational Energy Healing #3 How to Register:...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jul 16 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience 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...

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Dental Works 4 Kids Storytime
Fri Jul 17 / 10:00am - 10:45am

Come out for a dental-themed storytime: Dental Works 4 Kids. Tooth-themed books will be read, proper brushing techniques will be demonstrated and children will get to practice brushing teeth on stuffed animals. Children and Parents will have the op...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Jul 17 / 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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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Jul 18 / 8:30am - 2:30pm

Many people 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. Ther...

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Jul 18 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Summer is finally here, so take your practise outdoors to enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! In this class you will experience the relaxation of yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in July!
Sat Jul 18

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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Fairy House and Gnome Home Workshop
Sat Jul 18 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Gnomes and fairies live in the forest and love to find small, earthy spaces to make their homes. Children will learn about the wonders of nature and create their own gnome home or fairy house.  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11...

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David Dunlop Observatory ~ Star Talk Night - Randy Attwood, talk on Apollo 11
Sat Jul 18 / 9:00pm

njoy 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 t...

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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Jul 19 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Bring your yoga mat and come find the peace within you! If raining, class will run in the Temple Hall. Please come at 8:15am to register. For more information, contact Deepa Nathwani at deepanathwani@rogers.com or Rani Sethi at 416-930-8853. Cost...

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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Jul 19 / 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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Sunday Afternoon Children's Concerts ~ Nathalie Vachon
Sun Jul 19 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In the realm of story-telling, anything is possible. Join Nathalie as she spins original tales that will engage, inspire, and have you laughing all afternoon! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill...

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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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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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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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"The Three Speakers": The Inspirational Evening

*Article by Stephanie Cerqueira, assistant editor for OnRichmondhill.com I went to an event called “The Three Speakers” hosted by Toastmasters June 23, 2015.  Toastmasters is a non-profit organization that helps people improve their...

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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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