July 17, 2016

Quote of the Week

“It's hard to beat a person who never gives up."

~ Babe Ruth

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Events

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Part 2, at Oak Ridges Retirement Community
Mon Jul 18 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the residents and staff for part 2 in the  Discussion Series with teacher, yoga instructor, and trainer Shoshana Chaim. Please RSVP to Jeannine or Kristen at (905) 773-4220....

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Free Trial Class for After School Program at JEI Learning
Mon Jul 18 - Fri Jul 22

Looking for an After School September Program for your kids? Come in for a free trial class! No purchase necessary. Simply claim your offer through this link and follow the instructions to reserve your spot. ...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 19 / 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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Artist in Residence - Greg Chiykowski, Andrea End and Silvija Hord
Fri Jul 15 - Thu Jul 21

 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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Wild about Science - Budding Marine Biologists, a York University's Let's Talk Science Outreach
Tue Jul 19 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about the specialized forms and adaptations of ocean animals though hands-on activities and role play. Limit of 30 tickets Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the...

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Mock Live Auction with Lorne Ferguson from Ferguson Auctions, at Oak Ridges Retirement Community
Tue Jul 19 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Lorne Ferguson will be at Oak Ridges Retirement Community from Ferguson Auctions to present this informative and interactive program on the history of some items he will be bringing along with him and take us through a mock ‘live auction’...

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What is Enlightenment and How Can You Attain It? A talk and discussion by Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue Jul 19 / 6:45pm - 9:30pm

We often think full enlightenment can only be achieved by such beings as Buddha or Jesus, yet recent discoveries show there is a path that leads to enlightenment for everyone. Strangely though, this path is not described by any spiritual or religious...

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Enjoy the Summer! Jazz in the Plaza! Free Concert!
Tue Jul 19 / 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 - Patrick Hewan No need to book anything, just sho...

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Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jul 19 / 7:30pm - 8:25pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! It is a great workout!! On Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green there is a a 1-hr walk. (until August 23rd) If you do not have poles and wish to join us, feel free to come and walk with us...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jul 20 / 9:00am - 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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Musical Babies, a YMCA Ontario Early Years, at the Richvale Library
Wed Jul 20 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

This program encourages language and early literacy skills through the use of songs, nursery rhymes and musical experiences.Please bring a blanket for your little one.Age group: Birth - 15 Months w/Adult. Admission: FREE. Note: Limit 30 people Ple...

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The Legend of the Marshmallow Island, presented by Mystic Drumz, at the Richvale Library
Wed Jul 20 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Experience a musical story about Larry the Frog and his friends who search for Marshmallow Island and the legendary dance party that takes place there.Age group: 3 -12 years. Admission: FREE. Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the pr...

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Reading Buddies at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Jul 20 / 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Children meet weekly with a teen volunteer to read and play literacy games. This program offers children an accepting environment to practice their reading skills in English and make new friends. Discover how much fun reading can be!Reading Buddies...

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Speaker Box - a poetry & open mic night. At Falcon & Firkin
Wed Jul 20 / 6:30pm

What is a Poetry Slam? It's a spoken word competition in which poets recite original work to garner the highest score from the randomly chosen audience judges. Each round you are given 3 minutes to deliver your best performance. Highest scoring poet...

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Marvelous Monarchs, a program at Richmond Green Library
Thu Jul 21 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

An active program that uses games and co-operative activities to help children learn about Monarchs butterflies, and their amazing migration to Mexico each year! Limit of 20 tickets Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult...

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Wild about StoryWalk, a family activity at the Central Library
Thu Jul 21 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us for our very first StoryWalk. We will boogie along with jungle animals as we follow our story outside.Please meet in the Children’s Department for the start of our StoryWalk.Age group: Family. Admission: FREE. This is a drop-in event....

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Gordon Lightfood Tribute - a Concert in the Park
Thu Jul 21 / 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 performerance - a Gordon Lightfood Tribute Limited parking is available adjacent to Mill...

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Artists in Residence - Katie Argyle and Sharon Kirsh
Fri Jul 22 - Fri Jul 29

Finding a way to express my inner language of imagery has fueled my desire to become a visual artist. Integrating experimental methods with a playful approach my mixed media paintings are loosely representational and share my strong affection for c...

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Ribfest ~ a 3 day family event
Fri Jul 22 - Sun Jul 24

This outdoor festival features professional rib teams from across North America cooking and competing for various best titles. In addition to the tasty food offerings, the festival will also feature 3 days of live entertainment, a beer garden an ind...

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Big Daddy's Weekly Hybrid Open Mic/Open Jam
Fri Jul 22 / 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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Saturday Morning at the Village Market. A good thing to do
Sat Jul 23 / 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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Foot Reflexology for Beginners Workshop
Sat Jul 23 / 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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Summer Pet-Adoption. Featuring lots of kittens!
Sat Jul 23 - Sun Jul 24

It's a cats, kittens and small animals adoption weekend!Featuring plenty of adorable, adoptable kittens to meet and fall in love with! Saturday, 23 July, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday, 24 July, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM For adoptions from Forgotten Ones,...

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Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari would like to meet for coffee
Sat Jul 23 / 9:30am - 10:30am

People say the best conversations happen over a nice cup of coffee. As currently the House has adjourned and the MP for Richmond Hill, Majid Jowhari, spends most of his time in Richmond Hill, so it is a great chance to meet and talk! I plan to make...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat Jul 23 / 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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Focus on Fathers ~ a 6 week program.
Sat Jul 23 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fathers are very important in a young child's life. Hence, Catholic Community Services of York Region presents a Focus on Fathers Group This 6 week management skills program is designed to strengthen personal and parenting sills for fathers of child...

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Free Weekly Story Time (Ages 3-7) at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Jul 23 / 10:30am - 11:00am

Bring your family to the FREE Story Time every Saturday morning! Today's theme: TBA While you are here, shop at the Village Market for organic produce, delicious food and more! Following weeks' schedule:- July 30 - TBA- August 6 - TBA- August 13 -...

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Pezmosis Summer Jam
Sat Jul 23 / 11:00am - 9:00pm

Mark Pezzelato,Creative Contractor of Pezzmosis Music, has put together this annual jam fest up at his studio in Oak Ridges. Live music all day long, BBQ, raffle to raise money for Free The Children. Free event, rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair an...

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Local Vocals Give Back Bazaar, at the courtyard of the RHCPA
Sat Jul 23 / 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Come celebrate our community with music, artists and vendors!! Richmond Hill is a giving place and comes together when our neigbours are in need! Three wonderful charities will be on-site to inform the community of their purpose and needs The Ri...

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena
Sun Jul 24 / 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 24 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jul 26 / 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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Enjoy the Summer! Jazz in the Plaza! Free Concert!
Tue Jul 26 / 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 - Liane Fainsinger No need to book anything, just...

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Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jul 26 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! It is a great workout!! On Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green there is a a 1-hr walk. (until August 23rd) If you do not have poles and wish to join us, feel free to come and walk with us...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Jul 27 / 9:00am - 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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Marshall Tournament at Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club
Wed Jul 27 / 10:00am - 5:00pm

Come and watch some of the best lawn bowlers in the GTA compete in “The Marshall” tournament at the Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club. The Club is celebrating 98 years at its location behind Elgin Barrow Arena, right next to the tennis cou...

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Musical Babies, a YMCA Ontario Early Years, at the Richvale Library
Wed Jul 27 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

This program encourages language and early literacy skills through the use of songs, nursery rhymes and musical experiences.Please bring a blanket for your little one.Age group: Birth - 15 Months w/Adult. Admission: FREE. Note: Limit 30 people Ple...

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Reading Buddies at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Jul 27 / 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Children meet weekly with a teen volunteer to read and play literacy games. This program offers children an accepting environment to practice their reading skills in English and make new friends. Discover how much fun reading can be!Reading Buddies...

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Hansel and Gretel, resented by Big Kid Entertainment, at the Central Library
Thu Jul 28 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Hansel & Gretel have returned to the Witch’s Candy House to discover it has been mostly eaten. The Witch has become “blue” and lazy, Hansel & Gretel want to help.This “Healthy” adventure is highlighted by a talki...

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Wills and Estate Planning Presentation
Thu Jul 28 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join one of Toronto’s most dynamic lawyers,  Howard Dyment, LL.B, as he walks you through various strategies used to create a well structured will and estate plan, along with sharing some cautionary stories that result from failing to plan...

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An Abbamania Tribute - Concert in the Park
Thu Jul 28 / 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 performerance - an Abbamania Tribute Limited parking is available adjacent to Mill Pond...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Jul 28 / 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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Good food to be had at the Village Market
Sat Jul 30 / 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 30 / 10:30am - 11:00am

Bring your family to the FREE Story Time every Saturday morning! Today's theme: TBA While you are here, shop at the Village Market for organic produce, delicious food and more! Following weeks' schedule:- August 6 - TBA- August 13 - Puppet Show by...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Jul 31 / 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 31 / 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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Good Information to Know

We want the subway to Yonge and Highway 7!!! Show your support. Sign the petition now.

It’s time for everyone to get on board and support the Yonge North Subway Extension. This is a multi-billion dollar project that will take more than a decade to design and build, so there is a sense of urgency. By demonstrating widespread publ...

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Back-2-School Drive, from the Salvation Army. School supply donations required.

The Salvation Army are anticipating helping over 100 kids with Back to School supplies ready for school this September. Please consider donating. The items will benefit needy children in Richmond Hill. All items should be new if possible. What is...

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Diapers are needed for children in care of York Region CAS

There are currently 25+ infants/toddlers from newborn to age three in York Region that could use diapers ranging in size 1 to 5t? These children have been placed with family members who are often seniors living on limited incomes who have unexpected...

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Suggestions of What to Say and What Not to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

Do• Show unconditional support• Say: You are sorry• Ask: How are you doing?• Allow them to talk when and as much as they want• Avoid clichés• Offer practical aid• Extend invitations and understand if they dec...

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Garage Door Mural Project at the Mill Pond Gallery. Please stop by!

In collaboration with the Town of Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill Group of Artists were invited to submit a proposal to design and paint a mural on the existing 2 car garage door at the Mill Pond Gallery. The winner was selected - Andrea End.  The...

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Job Skills is offering free Right Fit Employment Programs.

Is a disability keeping you from finding work? Are you receiving financial support through the Ontario Disability Support Program? The free Right Fit Employment Program through Job Skills in Markham is available in person or via webcast, and includ...

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Paint Your Deck to Get Ready for Summer. Some advice from Five Star Painting

Like many homeowners, you probably have a deck located off your kitchen, family room or other interior space. With summer about to enter into full bloom, your deck provides the ideal place for relaxation, entertainment and other events. With long day...

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The BVI Bookdrive was a success! And let's do it again!

Last fall Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com, reached out to the Richmond Hill community for donations of children's books to send to the British Virgin Islands.  Marj is happy to report that this project was a success. Lynden Smith is...

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