August 28, 2016

Quote of the Week

“Hope is a verb with its shirtsleeves rolled up.”
~ David Orr, Environmentalist

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Events

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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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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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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Vera Samarkina at The Mill Pond Gallery
Fri Sep 2 / 1:00pm - Sat Sep 3 / 5:00pm

Journey - Vera Samarkina A retrospective art show that gives an insight into 3 years of Vera's experiments as an artist, and self exploration as a human being.   The Mill Pond Gallery is located in the heart of historic Richmond Hill across f...

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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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Colourful Carrots to be had at the Village Market
Sat Sep 3 / 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...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Sep 3 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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Richmond Hill Food Truck Festival
Sat Sep 3 - Sun Sep 4

Great Food! Cold Beer! Eating Challenges! Live Music! Children’s Village! Saturday September 3rd - 12 noon to 9 PMSunday September 4th - 12 noon to 9 PM FREE ADMISSION & PLENTY OF PARKING! The organization and events are dedicated...

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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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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Sep 4 / 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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Hillcrest Mall is open on Labour Day
Mon Sep 5 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Do you need any back to school items? Hillcrest is open for Labour Day. This fall, as part of its ongoing $125-million renovation, Hillcrest welcomes new retailers Sporting Life, H&M and Aritzia...

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The Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society presents: "Shade Gardening"
Tue Sep 6 / 8:00pm

Do you have a shade garden or a shady space and wonder what to plant there, besides hostas? Martin Galloway will share ideas on how you can plant with colour and diversity in even a dry shade garden. All monthly meetings are open to the public for a...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Sep 7 / 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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Songwriter Wednesday at Archibald's ~ hosted by Derek Christie
Wed Sep 7 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Join this regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwriters in performance. The format is low key, “unplugged”, acoustic based,...

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How Cloud Technology is Changing the Accounting Industry: Chamber of Commerce Lunch 'n Learn
Thu Sep 8 / 12:30pm - 2:30pm

The firms of the future are trusted business partnesr that forward-thinking clients are looking for. They are comfortable working on the cloud and they are liberated from their offices by their mobile devices. Come learn how Intuit and Quickbooks On...

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Free Talk and Guided Meditation "Choose Happiness", at the Central Library
Thu Sep 8 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Each and every one us has the capacity to tap into an endless supply of inner peace and happiness. In this Free Talk, Kadampa Teacher Rose Hirano will guide a relaxing meditation and explain simple, practical methods to overcome our negative mental...

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Retrospective Millinery Fashion Show, at Delmanor
Fri Sep 9 / 3:00pm

Time to get your hat on with museum director, Norma Shephard as she presents a retrospective millinery fashion show tracing hat history with a selection of original period pieces from the Victorian era to the present day. The Mobile Millinery Museum...

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Violin & Piano Masterpieces Concert. Two Performances
Fri Sep 9 - Sat Sep 10

Enjoy this opportunity to hear musicians Velma Ko and Joanna Grace in a unique up-close musical experience that cannot be matched in large concert halls. Everyone has a front-row seat! Clearly see and hear the featured performers Ask questions t...

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Pick Some Pretty Peppers at The Village Market this Saturday morning
Sat Sep 10 / 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...

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Tree Tenders Training - 3 Day Program
Sat Sep 10

This multi-day course provides engaging indoor and outdoor sessions that will answer all of your tree questions and give you skills to apply immediately in your own yard and/or neighbourhood.• LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors,&b...

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Tree Planting with Evergreen at Bridgeview Cordone Park
Sat Sep 10 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we nurture native trees and shrubs at Bridgeview Cordone Park. Everyone is welcome! Help maintain local biodiversity and wildlife habitat in your community! WHAT TO BRING: Weather-appropriate clothing...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Sep 10 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 11 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists presents talented members Taya Winitsky, Natalia Federov and Raya Finkelson this weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery. Above is work by Taya Winitsky. Natalia Federov Raya Finkelson The Mill Pond Gallery is loca...

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Community Corn Roast at Richmond Hill Baptist Church.
Sat Sep 10 / 4:00pm - 6:30pm

The community is invited to this Community Corn Roast! Enjoy:• Bouncy Castle for children• Obstacle Course for children• Volleyball• Basketball• Street Hockey• Food – Corn, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Chips an...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Sep 11 / 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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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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The BVI Bookdrive was a success! And let's do it again!

Last fall Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com, reached out to the Richmond Hill community for donations of children's books to send to the British Virgin Islands.  Marj is happy to report that this project was a success. Lynden Smith is...

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