July 15, 2017

Quote of the Week
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church - Vacation Bible Camp
Mon Jul 17 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

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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Summer 2017 Alfred Piano Teacher Workshop, at Cosmo Music
Mon Jul 17 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Explore the newest and most innovative resources to motivate and energize your students at this FREE Piano Teacher Workshop with Mike Springer and Alfred Music. At this workshop, you will explore how to:• Bring solo performances to life with mu...

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Sonshine and Broccoli, at Central Library
Mon Jul 17 / 2:00pm - 2:40pm

Come rock out at the library with Lisa Sonshine and Brock (Broccoli) Burford. Families with children of all ages can sing, dance, and imagine that they are famous rock stars during this high-energy pop-rock show!Tickets given out 15 minutes before t...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 18 / 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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Rise 'n Shine Playgroup, at Light on the Hill Community Church
Tue Jul 18 / 9:30am - 11:00am

Light on the Hill Community Church invites little ones ages up to 6 and their parents or caregivers to attend this free drop in play group. Lots to do!...

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"Little Beaver and the Echo" Puppet Show ~ at Central Library
Tue Jul 18 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Looking forward to wowing your little one this summer? Come see how Canada’s national animal “the beaver” make friends in this puppet show and other activities. Ages: 3-5 yearsTickets give out 15 minutes before the show....

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Allison Au
Tue Jul 18 / 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, Juno-award winning Jazz Saxophonist, Composer and Arranger, Allison Au’s mu...

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ABRACANADABRA!!! : A Magic Show to Celebrate Canada's 150th
Wed Jul 19 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The funniest patriotic magic show around! Comedy magic, amazing illusions, audience participation and classic magic tricks invented by Canadian magicians. Show by Peter Mennie. Suitable for the whole family!Tickets give out 15 minutes before the sh...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. Richmond Hill Has Talent
Thu Jul 20 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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Artists in Residence - Lesley Block and Michelle Richards-Clermont
Fri Jul 21 / 1:00pm - Thu Jul 27 / 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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Ribfest
Fri Jul 21 - Sun Jul 23

Ribfest is a three-day outdoor event that features professional rib teams travelling to Richmond Hill from across North America. Ribbers cook and compete for various Best titles (as decided by honorary judges). In addition to the many delicious foo...

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Fresh Raspberries!! And they're local and organic. To be had at The Village Market
Sat Jul 22 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

It's raspberry season at the Village Market. They are transitional organic from Raymont's berries via Osoleo. Lots of local organic produce, meats and eggs and other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of glut...

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Pancake Breakfast at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Jul 22 / 9:00am - 11:00am

The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church's Bi-centennial Committee have decided to host a pancake breakfast this month! Consider inviting some friends. Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled...

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"Let's Talk over Coffee" with Richmond Hill MP, Majid Jowhari
Sat Jul 22 / 9:30am - 10:30am

People say the best conversations happen over a nice cup of coffee. Currently the House has adjourned for the summer and the MP for Richmond Hill, Majid Jowhari, can spend some time in Town.  It is a great chance to meet and talk! If you have...

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Pezmosis Summer Jam 5
Sat Jul 22 / 1:00pm - 10:00pm

It will be an exciting 5th year for Summer Jam ! Last year there were over 200 people in attendance and we raised over $1000 for We Can Change the World Day. Come out for this free outdoor event at the studio featuring amazing live bands, BBQ, great...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Jul 23 / 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 23 / 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 23 / 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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Intercollective by The Karma Project, Richmond Hill's Artists in Residence
Sun Jul 23 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join resident artists this summer for an immersive art experience that will elevate your consciousness. Connect as a united community through creative collaboration, dance, spoken word, dance, and reflection at some of Richmond Hill’s most insp...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 25 / 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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Rise 'n Shine Playgroup, at Light on the Hill Community Church
Tue Jul 25 / 9:30am - 11:00am

Light on the Hill Community Church invites little ones ages up to 6 and their parents or caregivers to attend this free drop in play group. Lots to do!...

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Fairy Tale Engineering, at the Central Library
Tue Jul 25 / 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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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Lori Viola
Tue Jul 25 / 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, Lori Viola is a seasoned and dynamic vocalist who has been captivating audiences...

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Free Seminar: Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell?
Wed Jul 26 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

You’re invited to join Valerie Accardi (Sales Representative from Century 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc.) and Olivia Waye (Mortgage Advisor from CIBC) in a free seminar which will discuss: the current market conditions with a focus on MLS inven...

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Book Launch for Jane Haque's Memoir
Wed Jul 26 / 7:00pm

There will be a special event to launch Jane Haque's new book. Jane Haque lives in Richmond Hill with her husband of 20 years, Izhar. This first book of hers is a memoir featuring the “pieces”—the main characters and important even...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Jul 26 / 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. Madonna/Lady Gaga/Adele (Material Girls)
Thu Jul 27 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill's free Concerts in the Park series are great outdoor summer events. Tonight's concert feature Madonna/Lady Gaga/Adele (Material Girls) Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets or cushions to each concert for seating....

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Artists in Residence - Bahar and Maryam
Fri Jul 28 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 3 / 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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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Jul 30 / 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 30 / 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 30 / 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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Intercollective by The Karma Project, Richmond Hill's Artists in Residence
Sun Jul 30 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join resident artists this summer for an immersive art experience that will elevate your consciousness. Connect as a united community through creative collaboration, dance, spoken word, dance, and reflection at some of Richmond Hill’s most insp...

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Good Information to Know

Fruits & Veggies Urgently Needed at 360Kids

The cook at 360 Kids needs for a few items to make tasty and healthy meals.Do you have extra fruit and veggies from your garden!  Tomatoes are very welcomed!Herbs, particularly basil, would be appreciated.And they'd really like some olive oil.&n...

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Extra-curricular coding classes for children are now in demand!

* presented by Elliott Bay, Real Programming 4 KidsThis fall thousands of Canadian parents will be enrolling their children in after school coding classes. The video game market is forecasted to be over 100 billion dollars globally in 2017. This is...

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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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Your Paneling is Outdated and Needs Painting ASAP

* Good to Know information presented to OnRichmondhill.com by Mike Otani, owner of 5 Star Painting - Richmond HillStarting in the 1950s, and on through the 70s, the installation of paneling on the interior walls became very trendy. Many homeowners gr...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: High School Students good work for mental health....

Tune in to know. On this week’s show, you'll introduce you to a couple of York Region high school students doing good work this summer in support of mental health.   Also you will learn more about an Aurora group preparing for the BIG...

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 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com. 
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