August 5, 2017

Quote of the Week

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world,

and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches.' 

~  Dita Von Teese

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Events

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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Knowledge Makes Cents-FUNancial Freedom Game-Spirit of Math Summer Camp Vaughan
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 Vaughan 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 simpl...

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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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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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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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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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The Village Market. Every Saturday.
Sat Aug 12 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

On Saturday morning you can come for breakfast or lunch, and by organic foods for the rest of the week. 'Tis the season for local produce.  Stock up! As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a he...

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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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Art, Spirituality & Rock n' Roll ~ a unique engaging exhibit at the Boynton House, by Tom Grella
Sat Aug 12 - Sun Aug 13

This show will feature unique works by local artist, Tom Grella, recently returning from Argentina; he created this art within the last 5 months in ink on paper, acrylic paint on paper, mixed media. Some deal with movement, flow of energy represent t...

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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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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Aug 13 / 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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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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Meditation Walk in Phyllis Rawlinson Park.
Sun Aug 13 / 7:00pm

Do you find nature is a place where your spirit is nurtured? Are you interested in exploring the presence of the divine in creation? Come to the Picnic Shelter to participate in a time of meditation and prayer in nature. Participants will meet as...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Building Investment Cents-Spirit of Math Summer Camp Markham West
Mon Aug 14 / 1:00pm - Fri Aug 18 / 4:00pm

For students in grades 7 to 9 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at the Spirit of Math Markham West Campus.Would you like your child to achieve financial freedom as adults? Time is on their side if they start to build their assets early. In this program, your c...

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Bubble Science presented by Bubbleology, at the Central Library
Mon Aug 14 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Bubbles are an engineering feet, during this performance learn how bubbles form, why they’re spherical, how to make a cube bubble, WHAT IS A BUBBLE, what’s inside a bubble and the science of bubble tornadoes. See us create a large bubble...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Aug 15 / 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....

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: TuneTown
Tue Aug 15 / 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, formed in 2016, TuneTown is an exciting new collective featuring creative Toronto mains...

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Family Fort Building
Tue Aug 15 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Canada has many historic forts. Come out and create your family’s own fort! Forts will be created using blankets and sheets. Though some blankets/sheets will be available you are encourage to bring your own to build with. Once your fort is bu...

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MP Majid Jowhari is hosting a Seniors Town Hall
Wed Aug 16 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Majid Jowhari would like to hear from seniors.  What are their concerns?...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 16 / 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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Moonlight Movie ~ free outdoor screening of the movie Sing
Wed Aug 16 / 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! Showing tonight SING  at  Bond Lake Arena, Ozark Park.  This is also the indoor location...

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TD Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Party, at the Central Library
Thu Aug 17 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

If you've been invovled with the TD Summer Reading Club you need to come. After the performance by RHPL Live, stay seated because we will be having a TD Summer Reading Prize Draw.Then join come to the Children’s Department for cake plus more f...

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Wealth Considerations for U.S. and Dual Citizens. A talk by TD Wealth
Thu Aug 17 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join Dean Smith, Ph.D, CFP®, TEP, CPA, CA and Partner at Cadesky Tax as he walks guests through the challenges and considerations U.S. persons (and snowbirds) living and investing in Canada need to navigate regarding their wealth.Light refreshmen...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. British Legends
Thu Aug 17 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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Artist in Residence - Mary, Sylva and Astha
Fri Aug 18 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 24 / 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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Local Organic Food at The Village Market Saturday Mornings
Sat Aug 19 / 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. GF/Vegan Blueberry Scones pictured above. Non-food items sold by small local vendor...

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"Let's Talk over Coffee" with Richmond Hill MP, Majid Jowhari
Sat Aug 19 / 9:30am - 10:30am

People say the best conversations happen over a nice cup of coffee. Currently the House has adjourned for the summer and the MP for Richmond Hill, Majid Jowhari, can spend some time in Town.  It is a great chance to meet and talk! If you have...

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Roll on Richmond Hill. A Steamroller Printmaking Event
Sat Aug 19 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come and watch the Town of Richmond Hill's paver roll over an inked blocks of wood to make a fine art prints. Prints will be available for purchase in the Burr House Artisans Shop, Tea Room and Gallery. Featuring a 150 piece woodblock print, guest...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Aug 20 / 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 20 / 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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Kool Cars – A Road Trip to Awareness ~ presented b y Epilepsy York Region
Sun Aug 20 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Come join Epilepsy York Region for a day of fun including: a display of awesome cars & motorcycles live music by Plan B vendors kids activities raffles food trucks Admission: $5.00 at the door (kids 12 & under free). For more info...

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Lighthouse ~ a contemporary worship experience
Sun Aug 20 / 5:00pm

This is an evening gathering designed for young adults . . . and the young at heart. Come for a 60 minute, contemporary, creative, arts-filled, Spirit-led, Jesus-centred and God-honouring worship experience culminating in unparalleled hospitality wi...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: dog parks, decline in real estate sales...

Tune in to know. On this week’s show, hear you about the York Regional Police campaigns to keep our roads and our waterways safe from drunk drivers. If you're looking for dog parks, accessible trails or horseback riding, 105.9 checked out t...

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Bayview Avenue 3 Month Closure at CN Bridge (just north of Elgin Mills to Stouffville)

York Region is continuing the construction of Bayview Avenue between Elgin Mills Road and Stouffville Road. To complete the road and aquifer improvements under the CN bridge, Bayview Ave. will be closed to traffic from 19th Ave. to Meadow Glen from J...

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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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