August 21, 2016

Quote of the Week

“Never underestimate the power of dreams
and the influence of the human spirit.
We are all the same in this notion:
The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”
— Wilma Rudolph, American runner and three-time gold medalist.

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Events

Local MPs host at Town Hall Meeting - Canada's Innovation Agenda
Mon Aug 22 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

As part of the government’s efforts to consult Canadians from all walks of life to share their ideas on how to put the country on a firm path to long-term growth across all industries MPs Majid Jowhari (Richmond Hill) Leona Alleslev (Aurora-Oak...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 23 / 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.com. A diverse...

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Artist in Residence - Margaret Buckworth and Mary Espinosa
Fri Aug 19 / 1:00pm - Thu Aug 25 / 10:00pm

Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm (10:00 pm on Thursday) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at...

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Councillor West - Ward 4 Community BBQ!
Tue Aug 23 / 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Join Councillor David West for his annual Ward 4 Community BBQ! The event will include:- Free BBQ (while quantities last)- live entertainment- children’s activities- various community groups- and much more! For more information please contact...

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Enjoy the Summer! Jazz in the Plaza! Free Concert! Last of the Season.
Tue Aug 23 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Make the most of the summer! Every Tuesday in July and August there will be a free outdoor jazz performance in the courtyard of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Performing tonight - Julie McGregor No need to book anything, just sh...

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How to Live Happy to Be ME!©
Tue Aug 23 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Joy is a fundamental human state. Yet many of us struggle with how to feel more happy more of the time. This was Valerie’s struggle too. Despite ongoing life achievements and career success, she felt disillusioned, unfulfilled and unhappy. But...

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Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Aug 23 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! It is a great workout!! On Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green there is a a 1-hr walk. (until August 23rd) If you do not have poles and wish to join us, feel free to come and walk with us...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Aug 24 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall's Farmer's Market runs through until mid October Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. The market is near Carrville Road....

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Moonlight Movie ~ at Richvale Community Centre. Full Out
Wed Aug 24 / 7:00pm

Enjoy this unique outdoor cinema experience! Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair and enjoy a free movie under the stars!Movies begin at dusk and are projected on a giant, inflatable movie screen and pre-movie fun begins at 7 p.m. Refreshments availabl...

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Cool Summer Praises. Mid-week Service at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 24 / 7:30pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church's Miles Hall for this casual  service.  This summer's  theme is  "Twelve good men and many good women".   Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome!...

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The Fab Four Tribute - Concerts in the Park
Thu Aug 25 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encouraged to come out and enjoy. Tonight's performerance - The Fab Four Tribute Limited parking is available adjacent to Mill Pond...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Aug 25 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month.  Em...

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Artist in Residence - Rani Satpute and Solmaz Karami
Fri Aug 26 / 1:00pm - Thu Sep 1 / 10:00pm

Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm (10:00 pm on Thursday) Saturday and Sunday – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Each Friday during the summer different RHGA member artists will begin their one week art residency at...

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Caribbean North 2016 - an evening of special entertainment, benefitting many
Fri Aug 26 / 6:30pm

This  will be an amazing summer concert!The evening will start will a live court yard mix and mingle with Victor Shim on saxophone and steel pans (drums) at 6:30. This Caribbean concert is really bringing the Caribbean to Richmond Hill, in a...

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Big Daddy's Weekly Hybrid Open Mic/Open Jam
Fri Aug 26 / 9:30pm

These are full service open mics, complete with small drum kit, keyboard, guitar and bass for your use if needed! Solo, duo, jam….any configuration, any genre. It’s your set, your stage, your music!. Build your own band!! A full PA tha...

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Is it corny to want non-GMO organic corn?
Sat Aug 27 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

There are lots of good looking vegetables at The Village Market.  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. Non-f...

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August Adopt-a-thon. Snuggly kittens and cuddly cats available for adoption
Sat Aug 27

TRUPet is hosting this adoption day.Forgotten Ones Cat Rescue is a growing group of volunteers who simply love cats. They are a not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to the rescue and adoption of homeless cats and kittens and providing support...

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Come and Learn about Kul (Cool) Coding for Kids, at Oak Ridges Moraine and Central Library
Sat Aug 27

Come and learn about computer courses for Kids. Kul Coder presents after school programs for kids between the ages of 7 and 17 years. They use various programming techniques, including Visual Programming Languages, through Syntax-based languages to...

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Cafe Cruise in Richmond Hill!!
Sat Aug 27 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet the Shadowpath tour guide at Richmond Hill's Heritage Centre. To complement your signature cafe treats, short 12 minute plays will be featured at BB Cafe and Covernotes Coffee House, inspired by the cafe owners' journeys to run a cafe in Richmo...

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Summer Special Free Yoga Classes, at Vishnu Mandir
Sun Aug 28 / 8:00am - 9:00am

This free yoga class will take place in the Peace Park at Vishnu Mandir. No registration Required Walk in accepted Please bring your own yoga mat For more information please contact the yoga instructor, Deepa Nathwani, 647-505-3410 deepanathw...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Aug 28 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall's Farmer's Market runs through until mid October Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. The market is near Carrville Road....

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena
Sun Aug 28 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers Market It is happening Sundays from June 19th to September 4th from 10 to 2 Family entertainment Fun activities Food vendors Fresh produce Baked goods Handcrafted arts ...... and...

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D.I.Y. Non-Invasive Acupuncture Workshop at Sunrise
Sun Aug 28 / 2:00pm

We all experience different types of ailments and pains in our lives, perhaps now more than ever before. With our increasingly busy lifestyles, we don't always have the time to be going to the hospital or drugstore to remedy our illnesses. Instructo...

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Backpack Safety Clinic
Mon Aug 29 / 7:00pm

It’s almost time to get ready for back to school. Choosing the correct backpack is important for your child’s spine. Packing and wearing the backpack is equally important. Each year Chiropractor Judy Snider host a Backpack Safety clinic...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Aug 30 / 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.com. A diverse...

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Ashkenaz Festival presents The Klezmatics 30th Anniversary
Tue Aug 30 / 8:00pm

Celebrating their 30th anniversary with the release of a brand new CD to open the 2016 Ashkenaz Festival, the Grammy-award winning Klezmatics have been redefining Yiddish roots music for three decades. Throughout their illustrious career they have r...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Aug 31 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall's Farmer's Market runs through until mid October Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. The market is near Carrville Road....

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Backpack Safety Clinic. Two sessions: 1:00pm and 7:00pm
Wed Aug 31

It’s almost time to get ready for back to school. Choosing the correct backpack is important for your child’s spine. Packing and wearing the backpack is equally important. Each year Chiropractor Judy Snider host a Backpack Safety clinic...

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Moonlight Movie ~ at Rouge Woods Community Centre. The Peanut Movie
Wed Aug 31 / 7:00pm

Enjoy this unique outdoor cinema experience! Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair and enjoy a free movie under the stars!Movies begin at dusk and are projected on a giant, inflatable movie screen and pre-movie fun begins at 7 p.m. Refreshments availabl...

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Cool Summer Praises. Mid-week Service at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Wed Aug 31 / 7:30pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church's Miles Hall for this casual  service.  This summer's  theme is  "Twelve good men and many good women".   Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome!...

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Join the Toronto Waldorf School for a Vibrant Open House
Thu Sep 1 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Visit Toronto Waldorf School for their Open House. Learn more about their school and how their educational approach promotes creativity in developing minds. ScheduleTalks/Special Events:11am - An Introduction to Waldorf Education12.30am - Puppet Sho...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Sep 1 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francophone...

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Youth & Family Lawn Bowling Open House at Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club
Thu Sep 1 / 6:45pm - 8:15pm

Richmond Hill Lawn Bowling Club is holding an open house for youth ages 12-18 and their friends and family to try lawn bowling. The Club is celebrating 98 years at its location behind Elgin Barrow Arena, beside the tennis courts.Never heard of lawn...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Sep 2 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Richmond Hill's Farmer's Market ~ at Elgin Barrow Arena. Last day!!
Sun Sep 4 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your family and friends to the Richmond Hill Farmers Market It is happening Sundays from June 19th to September 4th from 10 to 2 Family entertainment Fun activities Food vendors Fresh produce Baked goods Handcrafted arts ...... and...

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Good Information to Know

Back-2-School Drive, from the Salvation Army. School supply donations required.

The Salvation Army are anticipating helping over 100 kids with Back to School supplies ready for school this September. Please consider donating. The items will benefit needy children in Richmond Hill. All items should be new if possible. What is...

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RESPs: What happens if your child doesn't go to university?

RESPs are a great way to save for your children’s education. But what if they choose not to go? Don’t worry, there are plenty of options. When 20-year-old Ariel Hartman, now in her fourth year at Ottawa’s Carleton University, was i...

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