July 19, 2015

Quote of the Week
"Photography helps people to see."
~ Berenice Abbott

Events

Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Future Engineers Academy Eco Watch Lab Scientist Camp, July 20 - 23
Mon Jul 20 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Eco Watch Canada - Future engineer academy is providing this camp where children will learn Science and Math concepts through creative hands-on science experiments and fun activities.   The camp runs July 20 - 23, 10:00am - 12:00 pm all days....

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Summer Company 2015 Student Tradeshow
Mon Jul 20 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Richmond Hill SBEC and Staples invite the public to see what this year’s Summer Company participants are offering! The 2015 Summer Company program provides hands-on training, mentorship and awards of up to $3,000. Through the Government of On...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Secrets of the Illustrators
Mon Jul 20 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Have you ever wanted to paint like Eric Carle or create scenes like Barbara Reid? Come out and learn the secrets of these and other famous children's illustrators in this hands on and creative program.  Limit of 25 children. Children under t...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Jul 20 / 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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Covernotes ~ Open Mic Night
Mon Jul 20 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Covernotes' Open Mic is open to all musicians, spoken word artists, poets, writers, actors with short (10min) monologues and comedians.  Or just come to listen.  You never know what to expect.   For more information or technical que...

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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jul 20 / 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 21 / 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 - Jette Cott and Andrea End
Fri Jul 17 - Thu Jul 23

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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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Chamelea Presents Pirateology
Tue Jul 21 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kids will take an adventure back in time to understand the life of pirates.  They will learn knot tying and flag language, experiment with chemical reactions to investigate treasures, learn to fish an ice cube and explore the writing and reading...

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Global Demographics Group ~ Seminar: The RRSP Meltdown
Tue Jul 21 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Come on out to this educational seminar by Daniel Tiffin! Agenda 1. 6:30 PM - Registration and Networking. Light refreshments 2. 7:00 PM - Seminar. Learn how to: Take money out of RRSPs without paying taxes Double the income from your RRSPs by...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Jordana Talsky
Tue Jul 21 / 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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STOP EXERCISING! The Way You Do It Now
Tue Jul 21 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Are you trying to lose weight, get toned, and have more energy? Are you stressed out? Don't have time to exercise? Most nutrition and exercise programs are not customized to your body. They are cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all programs.  Igor K...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jul 21 / 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 22 / 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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Richvale Library ~ Musical Babies Program
Wed Jul 22 / 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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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Jul 22 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your camera? Do you want to explore some of the most beautiful locations in Richmond Hill and learn how to capture what you see creatively and uniquely? For only $10 (paid cash or check...

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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Jul 22 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church for this contemporary/folk style service.  You'll sing pop songs, camp songs and folk songs as well as more contemporary praise songs.  This year theme is a lighthearted look at "D...

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Richmond Hills Public Library ~ Messy Play Day
Thu Jul 23 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Play dough extravaganza! Wear your old clothes and get messy with a variety of play doughs, slimes, sand 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...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Kids' Club
Thu Jul 23 / 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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Richvale Library ~ Family Yoga
Thu Jul 23 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about the benefits of Yoga. Yoga promotes balance, coordination, good posture and body awareness. Please dress comfortably.  Limit of 15 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-...

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Business After 5 ~ An RHCOC Networking Event
Thu Jul 23 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Networking works! Bring your business cards to this after-hours Chamber of Commerce event! Prepare a 30-second infomercial for your introduction. Cost: Members - Free with preregistration. Walk-ins will be charged $10 Future Members - Pre-regi...

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Burr House Craft Gallery ~ Student Art Show "Meet the Artist" Reception and Awards Presentation
Thu Jul 23 / 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Meet the artists behind the works at the Student Arts Show, on display during July each weekend at the Burr House Gallery. Awards Presentation is at 7:00pm. For more information, visit RichmondHill.ca/Arts or call the Arts Supervisor at 905-787-144...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Absolute Journey
Thu Jul 23 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This tribute band will captivate audiences with their high-energy renditions of Journey's music!  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 enj...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jul 23 / 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 Subject for July 23rd: High Vibrational Food, Part 1 How to Register: Go...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Jul 23 / 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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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Drama Kids
Fri Jul 24 / 10:45am - 12:00pm

Lights, camera, ACTION! Learn some new acting skills and put on a play!   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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Burr House Craft Gallery ~ Student Art Show
Fri Jul 24 - Sun Jul 26

Come see the inspiring works of adult participants from Richmond Hill's art programs and workshops. Art includes acrylics, watercolour, mixed media, drawing, and more. Show runs Friday - Sunday on all weekends in July, 12:30pm - 4:30pm all days. Te...

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Ribfest 2015
Fri Jul 24 - Sun Jul 26

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 food...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Jul 24

Looking for a good way to start the weekend? The Sheraton's Crave Restaurant is now offering Lobster Friday's Price: $45 (+taxes and gratuities) Please call 905 695-2828 for reservations....

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Jul 24 / 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 25 / 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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The Village Market - offering good organic food, and more....
Sat Jul 25 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Many people make it part of their Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free produ...

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St. Christopher's Church ~ Annual Community Fun Day
Sat Jul 25 / 9:30am - 1:30pm

St. Christopher’s Anglican Church is hosting its Annual Community Fun Day! Participants will enjoy: Yard sales Inflatables Games Face painting Bake sales Food And more!  All money raised will be given to Richmond Hill F...

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Free, One-On-One Piano Lessons on Saturdays in July!
Sat Jul 25

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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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat Jul 25 / 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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The Holy Quran Exhibition ~ at the Central Library
Sat Jul 25 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

The Holy Quran is the spiritual book of the Muslims and is believed to be the word of God and his message to mankind. The Holy Quran is considered by Muslims as the eternal miracle revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. It can be touched, seen, read and c...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Spy Camp
Sat Jul 25 / 10:30am - 11:30am

A mysterious detective dropped off some secret case files and it’s up to you to uncover the mystery! Learn how to be a secret agent by using some sneaky spy tactics.  Limit 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied...

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Richvale Lbrary ~ Make and Take Your Own Craft
Sat Jul 25 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Create your own masterpiece from the library's collection of craft supplies! Come and be creative!  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 safet...

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Young Living Essential Oils Introductory Workshop
Sat Jul 25 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Here's a chance to experience the power, potency and purity of Young Living Essential Oils! Essential Oils are used to: Energize Relax Refresh the air And More! Come Explore Young Living Essential Oils. You will have an opportunity to smell...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star Talk and Star Gazing Night
Sat Jul 25 / 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 26 / 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 26 / 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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Library Settlement Partnerships ~ Summer English Speaking Club for Newcomer Youth
Mon Jul 27 / 10:00am - 12:30pm

If you are between 13 and 17 and new to Canada, come out and Let's Talk in English this summer! The program runs from July 27 - July 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm. You'll enjoy: Daily fun-filled activities Group games with prizes Small group chatting...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Jul 27 / 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 28 / 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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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Northern Lattitude
Tue Jul 28 / 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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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jul 27 / 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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more

Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Jul 29 / 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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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Jul 29 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your camera? Do you want to explore some of the most beautiful locations in Richmond Hill and learn how to capture what you see creatively and uniquely? For only $10 (paid cash or check...

more

more

Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Jul 29 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church for this contemporary/folk style service.  You'll sing pop songs, camp songs and folk songs as well as more contemporary praise songs.  This year theme is a lighthearted look at "D...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Kids' Club
Thu Jul 30 / 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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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Get Ready, Get Set, Let's Learn How Letters Are Formed!
Thu Jul 30 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years.   Have you ever wondered how letters are formed? How about using music and movement to understand where to start forming letters. Join us as we use play dough to caulk curves and lines and music to fo...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Paul McCartney
Thu Jul 30 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy an authentic reproduction of the sights and sounds of Paul McCartney and the Beatles. Jeremy Wright and the band will feature the biggest hits of the Beatles years! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Ri...

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

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...

more

more

Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jul 30 / 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 Subject for July 30: High Vibrational Food, Part 2 How to Register: Go to...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Music Concert with Russ
Fri Jul 31 / 10:30am - 11:15am

Join in the fun as Russ performs his musical tour. You’ll be singing for days! Please note: Parents wishing to attend this program with their child must also purchase a ticket. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Jul 31

Looking for a good way to start the weekend? The Sheraton's Crave Restaurant is now offering Lobster Friday's Price: $45 (+taxes and gratuities) Please call 905 695-2828 for reservations....

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 1 / 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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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Aug 1 / 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. Th...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Aug 1 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlap 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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more

Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 2 / 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 Aug 2 / 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 r...

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Good Information to Know

The Salvation Army Backpack Drive - Aug 4 to Sept 4

The Salvation Army is pleased to offer a drop point for anyone who would like to donate new (or very gently used) back to school supplies for needy families in our Richmond Hill community. Donations can be received during the month of August at 55 N...

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Summer is a good time for kids to be creative.

Roma Crafts offers a variety of affordable art classes for your young budding artist. These classes are offered July 20 to August 14, 2015,  10am to 1pm• Mondays – Acrylic Collage ART• Tuesdays – Still Life• Wednesdays...

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Car Care: Your Cooling System - Keep your cool in the heat

Whether you’re broiling in rush-hour stop-and-go or racking up the highway miles, a cooling system failure can stop you in your tracks, yet most people don’t give any day-to-day thought to the vital components that keep their vehicle&rsqu...

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Some Good Information to Know about Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) manages a safe, secure and accessible supply of blood and blood products for all Canadians (excluding the province of Quebec).In 1998, Canadian Blood Services assumed the role of Canadian Red Cross Society. Red Cross is...

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