August 16, 2015

Quote of the Week
"A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart."
~ Goethe

Events

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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This Week's 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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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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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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Artists in Residence - Greg Chiykowski and Anita Dhanjal, stop by when at Mill Pond Concert
Thu Aug 20 / 1:00pm - 10:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open on Thursdays in the sumemr  from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Come by to see the result of Greg and Anita's week long artist residency at the galler...

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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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This Week's Artists in Residence - Yvonne Pearson
Fri Aug 21 - Thu Aug 27

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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Classic Carribean Music ~ on stage at RHCPA
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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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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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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'Songs Under the Stars' Returns for Summer 2015
Sat Aug 22 / 7:00pm

Stargazing and song making returns to Richmond Hill with this summer's second installment of ‘Songs Under The Stars". The annual summer evening outdoor concert and stargazing party features local singer-songwriter and recording artist Derek Chr...

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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 page...

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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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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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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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Art N' Smart Art Academy ~ Art Class Open House
Sun Aug 23 / 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Come out to Art N' Smart Academy for an Art Class Open House!  "Fall" in love with Art and experience Art 'N Smart Academy's fun and creative classes before the Fall semester begins! Demo art classes give you the chance to explore a variety of...

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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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Cosmo Music ~ FREE Piano Teacher Workshop: Energize and Organize Your Piano Studio!
Mon Aug 24 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Cosmo Music, The Student Music Organizer and Red Leaf Pianoworks invite piano teachers to a FREE pedagogy workshop. Join Darlene Irwin, teacher and author of dozens of helpful teaching aids for the piano studio, as she explains how to effective...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Aug 24 / 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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Covernotes ~ Open Mic Night
Mon Aug 24 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Covernotes' Open Mic is open to all musicians, spoken word artists, poets, writers, storytellers, actors with short (10min) monologues and comedians.   Or just come to listen!  You never know what to expect.   For more information or...

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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Aug 24 / 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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more

Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Aug 25 / 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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Ward 4 Councillor David West ~ Ward 4 Family BBQ
Tue Aug 25 / 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ward 4 Councillor David West invites you to the Ward 4 Family BBQ! Enjoy: Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs, cold drinks (while quantities last) Entertainment by Flyball Governor Community booths An on-site ice cream truck Face painting Fu...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Joseph Callender
Tue Aug 25 / 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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Travel Talks ~ An Informative Evening with Debbie Ross and Womens Travel Network Tour Leaders
Tue Aug 25 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Come learn about Solo Women Travel from Debbie Ross, owner and founder of the Womens Travel Network! Presentation includes: An introduction to the Womens Travel Network A talk about solo travel for women A discussion about travel destinations (...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Aug 26 / 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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Moonlight Movie - Finding Nemo
Wed Aug 26

Enjoy an evening under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie: "Finding Nemo" 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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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Aug 26 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Aug 26 / 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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Artists in Residence - Yvonne Pearson. Come visit during the Mill Pond Concert
Thu Aug 27 / 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 Yvonne's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Yvonne Pearson - Reflectio...

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Catholic Community Services of York Region ~ Preparing New Parents Program
Thu Aug 27 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is a five-week parenting skills program for expectant couples and parents who have children 0-6 years of age. Topics to be covered include: The Importance of Parents in Child Development, Discipline Anger Management and Conflict Resolution...

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Cosmo Music ~ Physis Piano Clinic w Myron McKinley of Earth, Wind and Fire
Thu Aug 27 / 7:00pm

Gifted pianist, producer, songwriter, and music director for Earth, Wind and Fire Myron McKinley is coming  to Cosmo Music to show us all about the exciting line of Physis Pianos! Upon graduating from USC, McKinley quickly began performing with...

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Leadership Mastermind Group Program - "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership", 4 week program
Thu Aug 27 / 7:30pm - 8:45pm

This is a complimentary Leadership Mastermind Group Program on "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" By John C Maxwell, lead by Joel Emuan. Joel will be sending out further details and study materials for registered participants to help their prep...

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Concerts in the Park ~ The Bee Gees
Thu Aug 27 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

"Night Fever" is the world's number one production of the Bee Gees. This all-Canadian cast will take you back through five decades of one of the greatest bands in pop history! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Aug 28

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 28 / 8:00pm

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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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 29 / 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 29 / 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 products...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat Aug 29 / 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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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star Talk Night - Dr. Pauline Barmby, "Space Telescopes"
Sat Aug 29 / 8:00pm

Enjoy 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...

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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 30 / 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 30 / 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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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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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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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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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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