August 1, 2015

Quote of the Week
"Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement
depends on a community of persons working together."
~ Paul Ryan

Events

Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Aug 4 / 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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Shadowpath Theatre ~ Seniors' Drama Classes: Drama Games and Improv with Claire
Tue Aug 4 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

A variety of games and and exercises will fill each class and challenge participants to have fun, think fast, and stretch their imaginations to new lengths. Theses classes are a fantastic way to improve verbal and non-verbal comunication skills, as w...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ In The Mix Camp (4 Days)
Tue Aug 4 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In the Mix is an innovative program that provides a unique opportunity for children to explore what's new in dance music and internet technology.  Using iPads supplied by In the Mix, kids get to be directors, DJs and choreographers while produci...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Zebrina
Tue Aug 4 / 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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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Aug 4 / 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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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Monthly Meeting: Photography Competition Results
Tue Aug 4 / 8:00pm

The Photography Competition is back at this month's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society! Raf Olliviere, talented photographer and past President and Life Member of our Society, will reveal the judges’ favorite photogra...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Aug 5 / 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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Revera Retirement Living ~ Western Theme Day
Wed Aug 5 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the community at Rivera Hilltop Place Retirement Residence for Western Theme Day! Come out and enjoy: Delicious country style BBQ Dining out on the patio Live entertainment by 16-year-old uperstar Tori Hathaway! Tori performs at major...

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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Aug 5 / 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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Moonlight Movie - Paddington
Wed Aug 5

Enjoy "Paddington" under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie! Come early to get a good spot, enjoy some refreshments (for a nominal fee) and watch a fun, family movie on a giant inflatable screen! Movies begins at dusk. Location: Town Park, Ver...

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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Aug 5 / 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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Shadowpath Theatre ~ Seniors' Drama Classes: Family History and Storytelling with Claire
Thu Aug 6 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Everyone has a story that is unique and individual to them.  During this course, explore various faucets of your personal and family history through writing exercises with an emphasis on engaging forms of story telling. Classes run Thursdays, 1...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Kids' Club
Thu Aug 6 / 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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Artists in Residence - Katie Argyle
Thu Aug 6 / 1:00pm - 10:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open today from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Come by to see the result of Katie's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Katie Argle - Exploration...

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RBC Dominion Securities ~ Investment and Retirement Seminar
Thu Aug 6 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In a booming market all investors can make money, but what happens when things begin to turn sideways?  Have you made any money in the last year?  Do you feel your retirement is protected? This presentation will provide meaningful, actiona...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Dream Girls
Thu Aug 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This tribute band will bring you the biggest and best hits from the Dream Girls: Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, and Diana Ross! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encour...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Aug 6 / 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 Topic for August 6th: Understanding Abundance. How to Register: Go to ww...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Claass
Thu Aug 6 / 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 Aug 7 / 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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Artists in Residence - Michelle Richards-Clermont and Rosie Sherman
Fri Aug 7 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 13 / 8:00pm

New this summer - members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.  They set up on Friday and are there until the following Thursday.  Each artist will end their week on Thursday evening wit...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Aug 7

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 Aug 7 / 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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The Village Market ~ the place to get organic foods, and more
Sun Aug 9 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  Prioritize eating well! 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 pr...

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 8 / 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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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Amazing Race: Library Edition
Sat Aug 8 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Get your passports ready! Teams will race around the library completing activities themed from different parts of the world!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star talk & stargazing with Rachel Ward-Maxwell, McMaster University
Sat Aug 8 / 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 Aug 9 / 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 9 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

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 seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. The Hillcre...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinics
Sun Aug 9 / 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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Sunday Afternoon Children's Concerts ~ Cosima Grunsky
Sun Aug 9 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Through an interactive experience, Cosima will charm young children with music from the guitar, ukelele, dulcimer, and a variety of other instruments from around the world! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in...

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Young Living Essential Oils Introductory Workshop
Sun Aug 9 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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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Emmanuel Anglican Church ~ "The Great Big Sea "Day Camp
Mon Aug 10 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Emmanuel Anglican Church is hosting a Day Camp for children ages 5 - 12. The theme is "The Great Big Sea" Participants will enjoy: Arts and crafts Games Bible stories Songs Sports Fun And more! "The Great Big Sea" Day Camp runs August 10...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Vacation Bible School
Mon Aug 10 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church runs from August 10-14, 9:00am - 4:00pm each day. This is for children ages ages 4-12. This year's theme is G-Force VBS.  Learn to show God's love by:  Moving Acting Ca...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Playing to Learn
Mon Aug 10 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years   Come explore many play- based activities that promote healthy child development, conversation and problem solving skills for preschool children.  Note: Limit of 15 children.   Age gro...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Aug 10 / 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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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Aug 10 / 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 Aug 11 / 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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Richvale Library ~ Play Can Be Magic!
Tue Aug 11 / 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Magician X.Ray will amaze, amuse and astound you with his magical illusions. There will be lots of audience participation as he fascinates you with his magic.  Please note: If a parent or caregiver wishes to accompany a child to this program th...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Chamelea Presents Fizzy Ice Milk
Tue Aug 11 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kids will create swirling coloured designs with milk, make “dancing beans,” instant snow and discover the history and science behind ice cream.    Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program roo...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Teresa Marchione
Tue Aug 11 / 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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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Aug 11 / 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 Aug 12 / 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 Aug 12 / 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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Moonlight Movie - Book of Life
Wed Aug 12

Enjoy an evening under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie: "Book of Life" Come early to get a good spot, enjoy some refreshments (for a nominal fee) and watch a fun, family movie on a giant inflatable screen! Movie begins at dusk....

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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Aug 12 / 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 ~ Super Sarah Magic Show
Thu Aug 13 / 10:30am - 11:15am

Back by popular demand! Super Sarah will amaze you with her magical fun.  Please note: If a parent or caregiver wishes to accompany a child to this program they must also purchase a ticket. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by...

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Artists in Residence - Michelle Richards-Clermont and Rosie Sherman
Thu Aug 13 / 1:00pm - 10:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open today from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Come by to see the result of Michelle and Rosie's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Michelle Richa...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Richmond Hill's Got Talent!
Thu Aug 13 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A night to celebrate Richmond Hill's artistic talent! This show brings some of the town's finest talent to the stage. The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encouraged to c...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Aug 13 / 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 August 13th: Creating Abundance How to Register: Go t...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Claass
Thu Aug 13 / 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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Artists in Residence - Greg Chiykowski and Anita Dhanjal
Fri Aug 14 - Thu Aug 20

New this summer - members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.  They set up on Friday and are there until the following Thursday.  Each artist will end their week on Thursday evening wit...

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Rotary Beer Tasting Event at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Fri Aug 14 / 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Back by popular demand! Rotary Beer Tasting Event is returning to Richmond Hill!!  Sample some Ontario craft beer and local food while enjoying outdoor entertainment on the patio! Proceeds benefit Rotary's charitable work in the community. O...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Aug 14

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 15 / 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
Sun Aug 16 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  Prioritize eating well! 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 pr...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Fly a Kite
Sat Aug 15 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn how to make a kite to fly outside.  Limit 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: 6-9 years.   Admi...

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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 16 / 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 16 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

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 seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. The Hillcre...

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MPP Reza Moridi's Annual Community Summer BBQ
Sun Aug 16 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Reza Moridi, MPP Richmond Hill, invites the public to his annual community summer BBQ. Come meet your neighbours, enjoy free food (regular, vegetarian, Halal, and kosher), entertainment, and children's activities. Hope to see you there - rain or sh...

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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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Psychology of Colour: Out of the BLUE

Ask a group of people their favorite colour, and the majority will respond with blue. Whether it’s casting the backdrop of a clear summer sky, splashing against mammoth rocks on an ocean shoreline or being sung by some heartbroken musician unde...

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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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Mind over Money – 8 Bad Habits to Throw you off Track - insights by Janine Purves, CFP, CPCA

Many studies have shown the market outperforms the average investor.  Why is this?  Janine has seen many situations where your returns have more to do with your behaviour & beliefs than they do the market, and your ability to stock pick...

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What should you hold inside an RESP?

So, you’ve decided to open a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) to save for your child’s education. What next? When you meet with an advisor to set up the plan, you’ll be asked how you want your contributions to be invested....

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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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