August 9, 2015

Quote of the Week
"Clutter is anything that does not support your better self."
 ~ Eleanor Brownn

Events

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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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 Seventh-Day Adventist Church ~ SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School
Mon Aug 10

Children ages 6-12 will have a blast at SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School! SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School runs from Mon, Aug 10 to Fri, Aug 14, 6-8pm, and Sat, Aug 15, 11am - 12:30pm. This week of fun includes: Songs Games Crafts Bible...

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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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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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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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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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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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Keith Thirgood and Sharon Kirsch Teaching Summer Art Series Classes
Wed Aug 12 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Join an expert Art instructor for a mini session of lessons in a specialized visual art discipline. You will have a chance to learn different and new techniques to improve and expand your artistic abilities.  The August session, led by Keith Th...

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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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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
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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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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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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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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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
Sat Aug 15 / 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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Canadian Museum of Indian Civilization ~ India Independence Day Celebration
Sat Aug 15 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Canadian Museum of Indian Civilization invites members of the Indo-Canadian community of Richmond Hill to a Flag Raising Ceremony to observe India's Independence Day and to pay homage to Ex-President of India Shri A.P.J. Kalam. In attendance:...

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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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Everest Summer Church Day Camp
Mon Aug 17 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Thematic skits, games, music, crafts and life lessons teach children (J.K. - Grade 5) to hold on no matter how high their mountains may be! Camp runs August 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. each day. Cost:  No Charge. Register online at ww...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Story Drawing: Summer Play
Mon Aug 17 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

In the summer do you like to play soccer or baseball, or do you enjoy running a race? If you like to draw and tell stories, come and draw your own with local author and artist, Nancy Hallas. Hands-on exercises and story drawing techniques will b...

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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Aug 17 / 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 18 / 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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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Quinch Bullen Band
Tue Aug 18 / 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 18 / 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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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 23 / 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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Healthy Feet, Healthy Body: Foot Reflexology Workshop for Beginners
Wed Aug 19 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

This 4-hour, hands-on workshop will teach participants the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology is an easy-to-learn, safe and natural form of therapy. It can be used to...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Aug 19 / 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 19 / 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 - Cinderella
Wed Aug 19

Enjoy an evening under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie: "Cinderella" 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 19 / 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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Partagez Le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Aug 20 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Cher and Rod Stewart
Thu Aug 20 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy an evening with this dynamic duo who will take you back through the years as they perform the very best of Cher and Rod Stewart! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents ar...

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Come enjoy a great line up of Carribean music
Fri Aug 21 / 6:30pm

This is the 5th Annual Gala Concert in support of the Guyana Burn and Healthcare Charitable Foundation. This year's line up includes: Smokey Burke George St. Kitts Bill 'The Crooner' Newman Reshmi Chetram Roger Gibbs with the Shak Shak Musici...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Aug 21

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 21 / 8:30pm

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 Bronstine's 6th Annual Charity Garage Sale
Sat Aug 22 / 8:00am - 3:00pm

Come on out for The Bronstine's 6th Annual Charity Garage Sale! This year, 100% of the proceeds will go to Just Paws Animal Rescue, based in Richmond Hill as well as Toronto and GTA. Just Paws has only been around for two years, but has already resc...

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 22 / 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 organic foods, and more
Sat Aug 22 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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 products. There are prepared foods, so you may wish to stop and enjoy something to eat! Make it pa...

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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts ~ Miss Canada Globe 2015 National Pageant Finals
Sat Aug 22 / 8:00pm

Watch 95 delegates from all over Canada as they vie for the national title for Miss Canada Globe 2015, Miss Teen Canada Globe 2015, Miss Canada Petite 2015 and Miss Teen Canada Petite 2015. The winners will represent Canada in the international pagea...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star Talk Night - Mysteries of the North Star, with Dr. John Percy
Sat Aug 22 / 8:30pm

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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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Aug 23 / 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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Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival
Sun Aug 23 / 11:00am - 8:00pm

Come out to the 9th Annual Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival! Vsitors can enjoy an amazing array of entertainment, including: Arts and crafts Sports Music Contests Art displays A smorgasbord of food from around the world!...

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Good Information to Know

The Federal Election in Richmond Hill - our candidates and our boundaries

Do you know who you are voting for? OnRichmondhill.com will be bringing you more information about the candidates.  Also, Connecting the Community will invite the candidates to do a short presentation.  Tentative dates are September 22, 29...

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Bereaved Families of York Region: What they are all about and what they are doing

Bereaved Families of York Region is a non-profit organization that began in 1991 by four bereaved mothers who came together in response to the needs of the community. Today BFOYR provides free programs and services to those who have experienced the...

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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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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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What is The Mikey Network?

The Mikey Network, founded in 2003, is a charitable organization working to create public awareness and provide education about heart healthy lifestyles. Since its formation, The Mikey Network has placed over 1800 life-saving MIKEY defibrillators, t...

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