August 22, 2015

Quote of the Week
"You are free to choose, but you are not free
from the consequence of yoru choice."
~ Erza Taft Benson

Events

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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Local Art at Local Coffee Shop
Fri Aug 21 - Wed Sep 30

An art show featuring four members of the Dynasty Watercolour Association is being held at the Europa Deli & Bakery Cafe. Artists Ben Lee, Margaret Lee, Momin Khan and Diana Li are displaying their works there for the month of August and Septemb...

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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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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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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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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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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Aug 25 / 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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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Women Entrepreneur and Professionals Support Group
Wed Aug 26 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Get connected with women in business! Bring your business cards and brochures and prepare a 30-second infomercial for your business. Ice-Breaker for the Meeting: Name a book that has impacted you. Pre-registration required. To register, visit even...

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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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YRDSB Trustee Carol Chan's Town Hall Meeting
Wed Aug 26 / 11:30am - 2:00pm

All are invited to the this meeting.Meeting agenda: Slideshow showing special events and programs of the York Region District School Board Share community events in Richmond Hill Sharing the Jurisdictional Trip that took place in London and Finl...

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Revera Living is Celebrating National Dog Day, and all dog owners are invited!
Wed Aug 26 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come for a tail-wagging good time as the good people at Revera – Brookside Court & Hilltop Place celebrate National Dog Day! They will be serving delicious refreshments and light snacks, along with doggie bowls and treats. Living at Revera...

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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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Free Hearing Screenings
Thu Aug 27 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Helix Hearing Care has teamed up with Shoppers Drug Mart located at 10660 Yonge St. (at Oxford, south of Elgin Mills)  to conduct free hearing screenings. What is a hearing screening?A hearing screening is a quick pass/fail test used to assess...

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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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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Tree and Shrub Stewardship in Russell Tilt Park
Thu Aug 27 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In co-operation with the national charity Evergreen Brick Works, the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society  will be participating in tree and shrub stewardship activities in Russell Tilt Park. This is a great way to contribute to the co...

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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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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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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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Artists in Residence - Katie Argyle
Fri Aug 28 / 1:00pm - Thu Sep 3 / 8:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open daily throughout July and August.  New this summer, members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.   You are welcome to come in and visit often to see t...

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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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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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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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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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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Aug 31 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing people from all sectors together.
Tue Sep 1 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster this "cross sector collaboration.  The meeting is  facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondh...

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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Monthly Meeting
Tue Sep 1 / 8:00pm

At this month's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society, guest speaker Hank Thiessen makes a presentation to the group. Hank is a horticultural Judge and co-President of Credit Valley Horticultural Society. He will discuss how...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Wed Sep 2 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

The end of summer brings all-new types of local produce to the Hillcrest Farmers' Market! Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. This farmers market runs until the end of October, every Wednesday and Su...

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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Sep 2 / 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 - Big Hero 6
Wed Sep 2

Enjoy an evening under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie: "Big Hero 6" 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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Snider Chiropractic Clinic ~ Backpack Safety Workshop
Wed Sep 2 / 7:00pm

School is around the corner and it’s time to think about backpacks. Do you know if your child’s backpack is the fitting properly? How much does your child’s pack weight when full? Does your child know how to safely lift and put o...

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The Blood Donor Clinic at Hillcrest Mall is looking for some Life Savers
Thu Sep 3 - Sat Sep 5

This Labour Day weekend the Blood Donor Clinic at Hillcrest Mall is looking for some Life Savers, aka blood donors. As people are busy squeezing in one last weekend getaway before the start of the school year, many donors don’t keep their appo...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Sep 3 / 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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Toronto Waldorf School ~ Open House
Fri Sep 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Why “…do employees of Silicon Valley giants like Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard” send their children to a primary school that doesn’t use computers? (New York Times) Take a tour, see the school, feel the difference...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Sep 4 / 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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The Village Market ~ the place to get organic foods, and more
Sat Sep 5 / 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...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Information Session
Sat Sep 5 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The McConaghy Computer Club is a place for Adults 55+ to meet and share computer experiences, and discuss problems, issues, tips and solutions. The Club aims to enhance the digital literacy skills of seniors across our community and make them feel co...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Sun Sep 6 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The end of summer brings all-new types of local produce to the Hillcrest Farmers' Market! Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. Hillcrest Farmers' Market runs until the end of October, every Wednesday...

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Hillcrest Mall Open on Labour Day - Sep 7, 2015
Mon Sep 7 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Bring your family to Hillcrest Mall for a fun day of shopping!Hillcrest Mall is open on the following statutory holidays from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgiving...

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Good Information to Know

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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Ontario Investing in Mackenzie Health Repairs and Upgrades

Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi is very please to announce that through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF), Ontario is upgrading hospital infrastructure and the province is investing $1,207,367 for infrastructure upgrades to Richmond Hill&rs...

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Sexual Healing ~ Enjoy those steamy senior years

an article presented by Opal Rowe, Living Assistance ServicesYour retirement has the potential to be your golden years for love. These better sex secrets don't require special techniques or mail-order potions - most of them are simple things you can...

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Voting by Mail While Inside or Outside Canada. Post secondary students and travelers take note!

Eligible Canadian electors may apply to vote by special ballot. With a special ballot, you can vote by mail from anywhere in the world for the October 19, 2015 general election, If you are eligible to vote and would like to vote by special ballot, a...

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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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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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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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