July 28, 2017

Quote of the Week
We need much less than we think we need."
~ Maya Angelou

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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Events

Knowledge Makes Cents - Making Cents Level 1-Spirit of Math Summer Camp Markham East
Mon Jul 31 / 1:00pm - Fri Aug 4 / 4:00pm

For students grade 2 to 3 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at the Spirit of Math Markham East Campus.This program teaches your child the link between money and work, saving and spending, sharing and giving back. In Level 1, your child will “earn”...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 1 / 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". A diverse group of people meet each week to share information about eac...

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Faith Amour
Tue Aug 1 / 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, after beginning her jazz career in New York and winning the 2013 New Mexico Music Award...

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"Gardening from a Hammock" ~ a talk at the Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
Tue Aug 1 / 7:30pm

Master Gardener Dan Cooper will share his knowledge of low-maintenance gardening from a book he co-authored that features gardens and advice from 17 well known garden experts, landscapers and designers. Dan is an avid world traveler, a published tra...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 2 / 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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SESQUI Dome at Richmond Green
Thu Aug 3 - Mon Aug 7

In partnership with Ontario150 and the Town of Richmond Hill, SESQUI will bring its immersive cinematic dome to Richmond Green with free screenings of the 360° film HORIZON. The 80-seat dome will exhibit the film from Thursday August 3rd to Mond...

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region
Thu Aug 3 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region has an open invitation to their monthly meetings. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer from often disabling symptoms associated with these...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. Michael Jackson Tribute
Thu Aug 3 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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Artists in Residence at The Mill Pond Gallery
Fri Aug 4 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 10 / 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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"First Fridays" in Richmond Hill
Fri Aug 4 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

This is an independent initiative designed to promote and assist with the revitalization of Richmond Hill’s downtown core.On the first Friday of the month, for 2017 - June through October, take a walk along Yonge Street between5 and 9 pm and en...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Aug 4 / 6:15pm - 6:20pm

Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold - first Friday of the month. All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Re-Buys until first break Then Top-up for close out Refreshments available. F...

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Lots of colour at The Village Market!!
Sat Aug 5 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Local organic carrots, some of the first of the season, will be at the Village Market.Also, it's blueberry season - both wild and local organic. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors....

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Optimizing Sport Motor Skill Learning Seminar
Sat Aug 5 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Attention coaches, university students, athletes, physiotherapists, and parents. Dr. Gabriele Wulf (PhD Sports Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas) and  Dr. Rebecca Lewthwaite (PhD Kinesiology University of Southern California) Co-aurthor...

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Free Puppet Show, at the Waldorf School
Sat Aug 5 / 10:30am

This free puppet show,  "A Fairy Cradle", is for children ages 3 and u. It's held in the Toronto Waldorf School kindergarten. Duration about 20 minutes. The puppet show will be presented by retired Waldorf early childhood teacher Dianne Golds...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Aug 6 / 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 Aug 6 / 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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Concerts in the Park ~ Featuring the Mystic Drumz. At Richmond Green Park Amphitheatre
Sun Aug 6 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Town has organized a great line up of summer concerts in the park again this year.  The Richmond Green Park's amphitheater is an ideal venue. Here's the performers' web site www.mysticdrumz.com This park is great for a stroll with pond...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game-Spirit of Math Summer Camp Markham East
Mon Aug 7 / 1:00pm - Fri Aug 11 / 4:00pm

For students in grades 4 to 6 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at the Spirit of Math Markham East Campus.The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experience. Through active participation in a fun, competitive, and...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 8 / 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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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Atlas Revolt
Tue Aug 8 / 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, Atlas Revolt is the brainchild of Toronto bassist Bret Higgins and created as a vehicle...

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Moonlight Movie ~ free outdoor screening of Angry Birds
Wed Aug 9 / 7:00pm

Enjoy a warm summer evening out with this unique outdoor cinema experience. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a free movie under the stars! For tonight Angry Birds -shown at the  Richmond Hill Central Library.  Indoor location in cas...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 9 / 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. Good Brothers
Thu Aug 10 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill's free Concerts in the Park series are great outdoor summer events. Tonights concert features Good Brothers. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets or cushions to each concert for seating....

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Artist in Residence - Rani Satpute and Helen Litras
Fri Aug 11 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 17 / 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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Intercollective by The Karma Project, Richmond Hill's Artists in Residence
Sat Aug 12 / 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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Rotary Club of Richmond Hill ~ A Beer Festival!! Cheers!!
Sat Aug 12 / 6:00pm - 11:00pm

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has organized a beer festival - 5th year! Come try some of the delicious craft beers from around Ontario. Live music from local bands.  Food from neighbourhood restaurants. Events are happening inside and outs...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Aug 13 / 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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Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi's Community BBQ
Sun Aug 13 / 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Come meet your neighbours and enjoy free food and entertainment. Please bring a donation of non-perishable foods for the local agencies to distribute. This event happens rain or shine! It's inside the Richmond Green Sports Complex....

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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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Local Salvation Army Back-2-School DRIVE

Supplies will benefit needy children in Richmond Hill who need backpacks, binders, pens and pencils, colouring pencils, markers, calculators, pencil cases, lunch bags, etc. • Drop off locations:1. RHCC Ministry Centre/Office 55 Newkirk Road, Ri...

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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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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: chat with Olympian Rosie MacLennan, speed boards....

Tune in to know. Find out about the details of the province's 30 by 30 Challenge to get us active and outdoors.   Come preview of the Aurora Music Festival - set to take the stage on the long weekend in August.   There is visit the I...

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