August 30, 2015

Quote of the Week

"Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people,
a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad,
and a soul that never loses faith in God."

Events

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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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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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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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 Heinke Thiessen makes a presentation to the group. Heinke is a horticultural Judge and co-President of Credit Valley Horticultural Society. Shee will discus...

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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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Longevity Exercises - Combining Foot Reflexology and Taoist Movements
Wed Sep 2 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

  In this course you will learn about gentle yet powerful exercises called Longevity exercises. They promote vibrant health by leading vital life energy (or Chi) into the body. Longevity exercises are done to special music while standing on...

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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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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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TMJ Society of Canada Support Group Meeting
Wed Sep 2 / 7:00pm

The  TMJ Society of Canada is having a support group meeting. TMJ stands for the Temporomandibular Joint and refers to diseases related to the jaw. For further information please see www.tmjscanada.ca or email  tmjscanada@gmail.com Meetin...

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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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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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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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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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Sep 8 / 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 OnRichmondhill.co...

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Adults 55+ Program ~ Computer Information Session
Tue Sep 8 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Sep 8 / 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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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Foot Clinic (2nd week of each month)
Wed Sep 9 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care completed by trained nurses by appointment only.  The clinic rate is $35.  Home visits can also be arranged for $50. Receipts provided.  Appointments must be made at least one week in advance.   Please contact the ch...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Wed Sep 9 / 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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'Coping Basics' with Eleanor Silverberg: Getting a Handle On It
Wed Sep 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This is the 1st of a 3 Part Self-Care Series on How to Cope for Family Caregivers and Those Who Service Others. There is no subject on coping taught in school to get through the losses, challenges and adversities that are part of living. This serie...

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Snider Chiropractic Clinic ~ Backpack Safety Workshop
Wed Sep 9 / 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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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Sep 10 / 7:00pm

Have you lost someone special to you? GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  Grief hurts, but there is help. For more information, Email keith@mybic.ca, or call the church office at 90...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson!
Thu Sep 10

StudioVivian offers affordable piano lessons in your home or at one of their many locations throughout Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, Aurora & Newmarket. (Click here to see the list of locations) They are offering trial lessons on Thursday a...

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Intuition Development Circle
Thu Sep 10 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join our monthly CATA community to develop your intuition. This group is designed to provide you with a like-minded and open group of people that will help you practice your intuition skills. We’ve taken the experiential aspects from our intui...

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Sep 12 / 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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"Just Be" featuring artist Haleh Dehlavi, at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Sep 12 - Sun Sep 13

This weekend the Mill Pond Gallery has an exhibition and sale by Haleh Dehla. Haleh works with mixed media and most of her artworks are collage. Using wire and creating figures and shapes with it is part of hernew collection, which is under brand na...

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Terry Fox Tribute unveiling at Ransom Park
Sat Sep 12 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

In honour Terry Fox's 35th anniversary of his Marathon of Hope there will be an unveiling of the Terry Fox Tribute in Ransom Park (located in the Village of Richmond Hill) There will be a community celebration. In 2012 more than 700 residents parti...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson!
Sat Sep 12

StudioVivian offers affordable piano lessons in your home or at one of their many locations throughout Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan, Aurora & Newmarket. (Click here to see the list of locations) They are offering trial lessons on Thursday a...

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York Region Arts Council ~ Movie Night Fundraiser in Support of the Arts
Sat Sep 12 / 7:30pm

The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) is pleased to announce a special screening of "The Wizard of Oz" at the Rainbow ! Movie-goers of all ages will delight in seeing this family-friendly, classic film in all its Technicolour glory! Guests will enjoy p...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Sun Sep 13 / 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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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinics
Sun Sep 13 / 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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Royal Canadian Legion Annual Golf Classic
Sun Sep 13

Our local Legion has organized a golf tournament.  It's a very affordable one and the organizers hope to see a lot of support for the veterans and their families. Three options: 18 hole foursomes $85/golfer (cart and dinner included)11:30 st...

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Good Information to Know

The Federal Election in Richmond Hill - our candidates and our boundaries

Do you know who you are voting for? OnRichmondhill.com will be bringing you more information about the candidates.  Also, Connecting the Community will invite the candidates to do a short presentation.  Tentative dates are September 22, 29...

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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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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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An Exclusive Evening with Kevin O'Leary to Benefit Spinal Cord Research

Kevin O’Leary, Chairman of O’Leary Funds and investor/Host of ABC Television’s Shark Tank will be coming to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts on October 7th for an exclusive presentation to support spinal cord researc...

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Roma Crafts Fine Art offers course to learn the captivating art of pencil and ink drawing

Roma Crafts Art program  is a perfect course for children who want to learn the captivating art of pencil and ink drawing while learning the techniques using coloured pencils, pastels and watercolor paint. Lessons for age 5 to 9 Mondays star...

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Financial Literacy Programs offered for Young Children by Knowledge Makes Cents

Knowledge Makes Cents provides financial literacy for kids. Starting Sunday, October 4th three age/grade approriate programs are offered: 1) The My Early Cents – Level 1 program is for junior to senior kindergarten students. Through fun games...

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All About The Royal Conservatory of Music

* an article by Cyndi Shi, Director, StudioVivian Many parents have heard about RCM examinations for their ability to earn high school credits. What exactly are those examinations and what is the RCM curriculum all about? Today, let's take a look at...

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Light, Middle or Heavy Weight? To Cope or Not to Cope? Those are the Questions...

As we ride on this journey called life, there are easy smooth roads and there are also bumpy hills and at times low valleys requiring us to cope. While we have joyful experiences, we also tackle losses and adversities. This is definitely the case for...

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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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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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