July 24, 2016

Quote of the Week

“Taking time to do nothing often brings everything into perspective.”

― Doe Zantamata

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Events

Marshall Tournament at Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club
Mon Jul 25 / 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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Free Trial Class for After School Program at JEI Learning
Mon Jul 25 / 3:00pm - Fri Jul 29 / 4:00pm

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 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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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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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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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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St. Kitt's Music Jazz ++ Festival this weekend
Fri Jul 29 - Mon Aug 1

There's a great line up of entertainment of entertainment all weekend long. It's worth the drive to Newmarket. Please see their web site www.newmarketjazzfestival.com...

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Artist in Residence - Daniel James Marlatt
Fri Jul 29 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 4 / 10:00pm

Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm (10:00 pm on Thursday) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at...

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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 2 / 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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My Little Pony, a program at the Central Library
Tue Aug 2 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

We are WILD about My Little Pony! Join us for activities, games and Little Pony crafts.Age group: 5-6 years.Admission: FREE.Limit of 25 childrenNote: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pi...

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Enjoy the Summer! Jazz in the Plaza! Free Concert!
Tue Aug 2 / 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 - Tio Chorinho No need to book anything, just show...

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Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Aug 2 / 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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Annual Photography Competition of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society
Tue Aug 2 / 8:00pm

Ever wondered how to take better pictures of your garden? Come see the winners of the society’s annual photography competition. Raf Ollivierre, past president and life member of the RH Horticultural Society, will discuss our members’ winn...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Aug 3 / 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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Come Sing with Me, an Ontario Early Years Program, at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Aug 3 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

'Come Sing with Me' program participants will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of musical activities. Language and early literacy skills will be encouraged through the use of rhymes, songs, activities and stories. Tickets will be handed...

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Reading Buddies at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Aug 3 / 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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Memoir Writing with Educator and Therapist Liz Pearl, at Oak Ridges Retirement Community
Thu Aug 4 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Think you have an interesting story to tell?  Have you ever thought about putting your life down on paper for others to read? Come to Oak Ridges Retirement Community for this great session on memoir writing with Liz Pearl, a published author, E...

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Richmond Hill Has Talent - a Concert in the Park
Thu Aug 4 / 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 - Richmond Hill Has Talent - a celebration of local performers Limited par...

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Artist in Residence - Helen Litras
Fri Aug 5 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 11 / 10:00pm

Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm (10:00 pm on Thursday) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Aug 5 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Big Daddy's Weekly Hybrid Open Mic/Open Jam
Fri Aug 5 / 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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St Christopher's Anglican Church's Annual Community Fun Day.
Sat Aug 6 / 9:00am - 12:30pm

Come for a FUN DAY of Food and Games! There will be yard sale, basketball 3pt shootout, smart circuit challenge, live music, balloon figures, ice cream truck, games, food and much more. All money raised will be given to Richmond Hill Food Bank and...

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Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari would like to meet for coffee
Sat Aug 6 / 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 ma...

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Free Weekly Story Time (Ages 3-7) at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Aug 6 / 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 13 - Puppet Show by Dianne Goldsmit...

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Happy Belated Birthday, Harry! a celebration at the Central Library
Sat Aug 6 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Better late than never! Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with magical crafts, fantastical games, and cake! 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 safety of the c...

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The Rotary Club Beer Festival, at RHCPA! Cheers!
Sat Aug 6 / 3:00pm - 11:00pm

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill will be holding their fourth annual Craft Beer Tasting Festival to raise funds for charities supported by Rotary. Ten local Ontario Craft Beer Brewers will each bring a few different types of beer to sample. A 4 oz s...

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena
Sun Aug 7 / 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 Aug 7 / 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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Children's Concert. Faustwork Mask Theatre. At Richmond Green Amphitheatre
Sun Aug 7 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Town has organized a great line up of Summer Concerts in the Park again this year. This Sunday afternoon concert features Faustwork Mask Theatre There is no charge to attend this event. Performance takes place at the outdoor amphitheatre, loca...

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Good Information to Know

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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Volunteer Drivers needed for 360Kids

360°kids’ kitchen at their Home Base feeds up to 65 youth daily and they greatly rely on donations from the community, including the generous donations from Whole Foods in Unionville. They have been given the opportunity to collect donatio...

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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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Small Business- Big Problem: Is Your Image Costing You?

First impressions mean everything in the world of business. Small business owners are constantly tackling the challenge of appearance. How can you make your small business appear professional, reliable, and legitimate? A handful of solutions may come...

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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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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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