August 26, 2017

Quote of the Week
"Every rope gat two ends."
~ Guyanese Proverb

Events

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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Interested in learning how to play the Ehru? Open House for Beginner Erhu Class
Wed Aug 30 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church is offering beginner Ehru lessons Wednesday's from Sept 13 to Dec 20, 2017, 6:00pm – 6:50pmInstructor: Feva LaiFee: $105 for 15 lessonsThese classes are offered in Cantonese & Mandarin and English transl...

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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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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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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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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

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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"Variegated Plants: Flashlights in the Shade Garden" ~ a Horticultural Society talk
Tue Sep 5 / 7:30pm

Award–winning horticulturist Frank Kershaw presents “Variegated Plants: Flashlights in the Shade Garden”. Frank believes variegated plants can almost replace flowers in the shade garden, by lighting up the dark corners of shade lik...

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Interested in learning how to play the Ehru? Open House for Beginner Erhu Class
Wed Sep 6 / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church is offering beginner Ehru lessons Wednesday's from Sept 13 to Dec 20, 2017, 6:00pm – 6:50pmInstructor: Feva LaiFee: $105 for 15 lessonsThese classes are offered in Cantonese & Mandarin and English transl...

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Group of York Region
Thu Sep 7 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region has an open invitation to their monthly meetings. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer from often disabling symptoms associated with these...

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An Evening of Harp ~ presented by York Region Chamber Music
Fri Sep 8 / 7:30pm

York Region Chamber Music is a group of classically-trained professional musicians from York Region and the GTA. They are dedicated to producing professional chamber music events inside and outside the concert hall. This evening's performance featur...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Sep 10 / 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 10 / 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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Good Information to Know

Creativity Connected Awards. Be recognized for excellence in the Creative Industries. By Sept.15

The Creativity Connected Awards recognize individuals or companies in Richmond Hill that demonstrate excellence in the creative industries field.Apply for awards in these three categories:Creative Laureate• The award celebrates the very best of...

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Extra-curricular coding classes for children are now in demand!

* presented by Elliott Bay, Real Programming 4 KidsThis fall thousands of Canadian parents will be enrolling their children in after school coding classes. The video game market is forecasted to be over 100 billion dollars globally in 2017. This is...

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Looking for some competitive fun this fall? Join in the Co-Ed Ice Hockey Leagues!

All skill levels are welcome to participate in this 4-on-4, non-contact recreational ice hockey league. Both teams and individuals are welcome to register. Teams must have a minimum of nine players and a goalie. Goalies play for free. Full hockey e...

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Bayview Avenue 3 Month Closure at CN Bridge (just north of Elgin Mills to Stouffville)

York Region is continuing the construction of Bayview Avenue between Elgin Mills Road and Stouffville Road. To complete the road and aquifer improvements under the CN bridge, Bayview Ave. will be closed to traffic from 19th Ave. to Meadow Glen from J...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Getting organized, giving blood.....

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, we chat with a professional organizer who has the do’s and don’ts to...

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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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