August 19, 2017

Quote of the Week
"A mind that is stretched by a new experience
can never go back to its old dimensions."
~ Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.

Events

Knowledge Makes Cents-Building Investment Cents-Spirit of Math Summer Camp Richmond Hill Central
Mon Aug 21 / 1:00pm - Fri Aug 25 / 4:00pm

For students in grades 7 to 9 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at the Spirit of Math Richmond Hill Central 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 progra...

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Solar Eclipse Viewing at the Central Library
Mon Aug 21 / 1:00pm

Have you made plans for checking out Monday's solar eclipse? Join the community at Central Library to witness this astronomical rarity, with some assistance and expertise from York Region Astronomy! Solar telescopes & safety glasses will be pro...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Aug 22 / 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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FREE Piano Teacher Workshop: Teaching Jazz Piano Basics Featuring Eric Baumgartner, at Cosmo Music
Tue Aug 22 / 9:30am - 12:00pm

Watch your students' eyes light up as they discover the joy of playing jazz! Willis Music offers jazz instruction and repertoire to motivate and inspire students of all levels. They'll show you how to incorporate basic jazz concepts into your lesso...

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Morgan Boyle Park - a renovation to be celebated Canada 150 style!!
Tue Aug 22 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

All are welcome to join local dignitaries to celebrate the official re-opening of Richmond Hill’s Morgan Boyle Park.In celebration of the park opening and Canada 150, visitors will have the chance to experience the park’s specially-design...

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Jazz in the Plaza - Free Summer Concert at RHCPA. Tonight: Christopher Platt
Tue Aug 22 / 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, already an accomplished guitarist in his teens, Chris’ influences include a broad...

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Intercollective by The Karma Project, Richmond Hill's Artists in Residence
Wed Aug 23 / 6:30pm - 8:25pm

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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Moonlight Movie ~ free outdoor screening of the Beauty and the Beast
Wed Aug 23 / 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! Tonight - Beauty and the Beast at the  Richvale Athletic Field.  This is also the indoor loca...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Prebyterian Church
Wed Aug 23 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you up at the cottage or just away on the weekends during the summer.  Rev. Duncan Jefrey 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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Inviting Seniors to Coffee Talk with Victoria and Eleanor
Thu Aug 24 / 8:00am - 9:00am

Come on out for a FREE coffee, conversation and company along with fellow seniors! Join Victoria Sedova of Remax Hallmark Realty and Eleanor Silverberg of Jade Self Development Coaching in engaging talk on a variety of interesting topics at Panera (...

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Concerts in the Park ~ at the Mill Pond. Tom Jones/Neil Diamond Tribute
Thu Aug 24 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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Artist in Residence - Mary, Nicholas and Margaret
Fri Aug 25 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 31 / 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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7th Annual Caribbean North Charities Foundation Gala Fundraiser
Fri Aug 25 / 6:30pm

You don't want to miss this 7th Annual Caribbean North Charities Foundation Gala Fundraiser! An amazing line up of Caribbean talent 6:30 - Mix and Mingle 8:00 - Showtime Bill Newman ~ the Crooner• People’s Choice Winner• Reg...

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Fresh and Local and Organic Fruits & Vegetables.
Sat Aug 26 / 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 vend...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Aug 27 / 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 27 / 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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Intercollective by The Karma Project, Richmond Hill's Artists in Residence
Sun Aug 27 / 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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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Aug 29 / 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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Ward 4 Community BBQ ~ featuring a Monarch Butterfly Educational Presentation
Tue Aug 29 / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Councillor David West invites you to his annual community BBQ. David is very enthusiastic about Monarch Butterflys and wishes to share this enthusiasm.  There will be an educational presentation and a special Monarch Butterfly release. Free BB...

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Moonlight Movie ~ free outdoor screening of Guardian of the Galaxy 2
Wed Aug 30 / 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 Guardian of the Galaxy 2 - Rouge Woods Community Centre.  This is also the indoor...

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Cool Summer Praises at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 30 / 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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Inviting Seniors to Coffee Talk with Victoria and Eleanor
Thu Aug 31 / 8:00am - 9:00am

Come on out for a FREE coffee, conversation and company along with fellow seniors! Join Victoria Sedova of Remax Hallmark Realty and Eleanor Silverberg of Jade Self Development Coaching in engaging talk on a variety of interesting topics at Panera...

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"First Fridays" in Richmond Hill
Fri Sep 1 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

This is an independent initiative designed to promote and assist with the revitalization of Richmond Hill’s downtown core.On the first Friday of the month, for 2017 - June through October, take a walk along Yonge Street between5 and 9 pm and en...

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'Tis the season - for fresh, local and organic produce. To be had at The Village Market.
Sat Sep 2 / 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 vend...

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Richmond Hill Food Truck Festival ~ at Richmond Green
Sat Sep 2 - Sun Sep 3

Richmond Green won’t just be serving up some greens! Get ready to entice your taste buds to something delicious. There's parking, food, drinks and entertainment… all you need to bring is your appetite! Trucks will be dishin’ it o...

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Free Puppet Show, at the Waldorf School
Sat Sep 2 / 10:30am

This free puppet show,  "A Fairy Cradle", is for children ages 3 and up. It's held in the Toronto Waldorf School kindergarten. Duration about 20 minutes. The puppet show will be presented by retired Waldorf early childhood teacher Dianne Gold...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Sep 3 / 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 Sep 3 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Lots of Back to School talk

Tune in to know. York Region’s ONLY news magazine show dedicated to the issues and events that matter to all of us who live and work here. On this week's show, IT'S THE BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL. They preview what's ahead for the York Region D...

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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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The Path to Conquering Public Speaking: Tips from the "Speak Up" workshop

by Chevonne Li, Admin Assistant of LifeNotes Wisdom Inc.  On Aug. 10th, Gap-Gen hosted our last summer post-panel workshop “Speak Up: Presenting your thoughts out loud”. The workshop was facilitated by Heather Skoll, creative direct...

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LOOKING AHEAD

Mental Health First Aid Training - starting Sept. 11
Curtain Club's first performance of the season - opening night Sept. 15
Tastes of the Hill - Sept. 24
Moon Festival - Oct. 4
The Secret Path: Walking Toward Reconciliation - Oct. 22

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