July 31, 2016

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- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Events

Civic Holiday - it's sort of a holiday.
Mon Aug 1

The Civic Holiday is celebrated on the first Monday of August. In 2016 the Civic Holiday is on Monday, August 1. It's a public holiday in some provinces and territories. The civic holiday is not a statutory holiday in Ontario. The Civic Holiday is...

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Hillcrest Mall is open on the Civic Holiday
Mon Aug 1 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

Hillcrest Mall is open on the Civic Holiday, August 1st, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Hillcrest’s $125-million renovation is currently underway with the Hudson’s Bay now open. Construction on Sporting Life’s new anchor store h...

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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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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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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 12 / 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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"Lettuce Go To the Market" ~ The Village Market on Saturday Mornings
Sat Aug 6 / 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...

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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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Surf Shack ~ Catch the Wave of God's Amazing Love. RHPC Summer Camp
Mon Aug 8 - Fri Aug 12

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church has organized a summer camp.  The theme is Surf Shack  - Catch the Wave of God's Amazing Love. Dates and times:  August 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ages:  4-12Lunch and an afternoon snack will be p...

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Music Show, at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Mon Aug 8 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Juno nominee Jake Differ for an afternoon of musical fun. With Jake leading the way on guitar, ukulele, flute and voice, everyone ends up singing, dancing, playing instruments and laughing the whole way through. T ickets will be handed out 15 m...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 9 / 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 Aug 9 / 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 - Lori Viola No need to book anything, just show u...

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Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Aug 9 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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 Aug 10 / 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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Reading Buddies at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Wed Aug 10 / 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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Moonlight Movie ~ at Richmond Hill Central Library. Zootopia
Wed Aug 10 / 7:00pm

Enjoy this unique outdoor cinema experience! Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair and enjoy a free movie under the stars!Movies begin at dusk and are projected on a giant, inflatable movie screen and pre-movie fun begins at 7 p.m. Tonight's movie is Zo...

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"Make, Build, Do", a program at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Thu Aug 11 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Do you love making, building, tinkering, and creating? Come to the library for a fun maker challenge! Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. Limit of 15 children.Age group: 7-12.Admission: FREE....

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Top 100 Unusual Things to See in Ontario, at presentation at Delmanor
Thu Aug 11 / 3:00pm

Please join the residents and staff at Delmanor as they host renowned author, geographer and travel writer, Ron Brown. Author of more than 20 books, “Nobody knows Ontario like Ron Brown”. Focusing on his publication, “Top 100 Unusu...

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Good Brothers - a Concert in the Park
Thu Aug 11 / 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 - Good Brothers - a country/bluegrass Limited parking is available adjace...

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Artist in Residence - Yvonne Pearson and Nicholas Gere
Fri Aug 12 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 18 / 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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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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Cute Cuke's to be had at The Village Market
Sat Aug 13 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

There are lots of good looking vegetables at The Village Market.  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-foo...

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Free Weekly Story Time (Ages 3-7) at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Aug 13 / 10:30am - Fri Aug 12 / 11:00am

Bring your family to the FREE Story Time every Saturday morning! Today's theme: Puppet Show by Dianne Goldsmith, Retired TWS Kindergarten Teacher. While you are here, shop at the Village Market for organic produce, delicious food and more! Followi...

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Cafe Cruise in Richmond Hill!!
Sat Aug 13 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Cruise along Yonge Street with a Shadowpath tour guide and discover historical points of interest, pop-up plays and more. Meet the Shadowpath tour guide at Richmond Hill's Heritage Centre. To complement your signature cafe treats, short 12 minute p...

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Local Vocals Give Back Bazaar, at the courtyard of the RHCPA
Sat Aug 13 / 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 Aug 14 / 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 14 / 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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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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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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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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RESPs: What happens if your child doesn't go to university?

RESPs are a great way to save for your children’s education. But what if they choose not to go? Don’t worry, there are plenty of options. When 20-year-old Ariel Hartman, now in her fourth year at Ottawa’s Carleton University, was i...

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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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