September 3, 2017

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Events

Chorus York Meet & Greet
Tue Sep 5 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

"Come sing with us!!"Chorus York now accepting new members in all voice parts.Artistic Director: Stéphane Potvin Come meet the choir & our director while enjoying some refreshments. For more information: www.chorusyork.ca  905-884-7...

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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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Want to eat local and organic? Come Saturday mornings to The Village Market
Sat Sep 9 / 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 ve...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Sep 9 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 10 / 5:00pm

Come by the Mill Pond Gallery this weekend to see 'The Moments of Inspiration'. The exhibit will showcase the work of Richmond Hill Group of Artist members Raya Finkelson (work above) and Taya Winitsky (work below). Gallery Hours: Satu...

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Richmond Hill Baptist Church Community Corn Roast
Sat Sep 9 / 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Everyone is invited! Corn Roast Bouncy Castles Cotton Candy Ball Hockey Volleyball Basketball This event is free - all welcome For more information: 905-884-3091 - events@richmondhillbaptist.org...

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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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Adults 55+ McConaghy Open House
Tue Sep 12 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come visit the McConaghy Centre and sample the variety of programs offered. Enjoy program demonstrations, a performance from the McConaghy Choir, door prizes and light refreshments. A barbecue lunch will be available for a nominal fee. Bring a fri...

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Mental Health First Aid Training. A 4 evening course
Mon Sep 11 / 6:00pm - 8:15pm

One in three people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. As a result, this course was developed to help people provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health c...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Sep 12 / 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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Free Introductory Tai Chi Class and Open House
Tue Sep 12 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Regain your healthy, energetic, peaceful self through the ancient moves of Tai Chi. Positive, non-competitive environment. No fitness level required, all ages welcome Registration same evening for new classes. The Canadian Tai Chi Academy is a Re...

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Richmond Heights Branch of Mackenzie Health Volunteer Assoc. presents 7th Annual Fashion Show & Sale
Wed Sep 13 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy watching members of the Volunteer Association as they model clothing that is designed and 100% Canadian handmade by PEACH TREE ORIGINALS, located on Anderson Avenue in Markham.The clothing, created exclusively for the modern mature woman &ndash...

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2017 Snowbird Lifestyle Presentation at RHCPA
Wed Sep 13 / 7:00pm

This event is designed to showcase products and services related to a 'snowbird' lifestyle. There's a spectacular line up of entertainment: country music superstar Michelle Wright Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott funny fisherman Jimmy Fly...

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High Notes Avante Social at Pearl Pianos
Thu Sep 14 / 7:30pm - 10:30pm

An intimate evening of music, words and inspiration highlighting some of the composers and musicians who moved forward on higher notes despite their lived experience with mental health issues. Paul Radkowski s a classicaly trained pianist who now wo...

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How Low Does It Go? Featuring the Lowest Woodwinds - A Clearly Musical Home Concert
Fri Sep 15 - Sat Sep 16

Join Jeffrey Densham (bass clarinet, bassoon, baritone sax & alto flute) & Joanna Grace (piano) for a Clearly Musical Home Concert Get a front row seat! Question & Answer portion with the musicians! A reception included! Two concerts...

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Vania and Sonia and Masha and Spike - a comedy to start the Curtian Club's new season!
Fri Sep 15 - Sat Sep 30

This is the first production of the 2017/28 season for the Curtain Club SynopsisVanya and his adopted sister Sonia live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, but their peace is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha re...

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Community Indoor Garage Sale ~ at Richmond Green
Sat Sep 16 / 8:00am - 1:00pm

Your junk just might be someone else’s treasure, so start clearing out today. This indoor garage sale is an opportunity to mingle with other Richmond Hill residents. Tables must be reserved. Please click here for more info. Scroll to page 6....

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Get crackin'. Saturday morning at The Village Market
Sat Sep 16 / 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 ve...

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Community Pancake Breakfast and Car Wash at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Sep 16 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and under - $4.00. Proceeds will go to support Home on the Hill. And, in the Church parking lot...

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Adults 55+ Computer Information and Assistance Sessions
Sat Sep 16 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

On the first and third Saturday of each month Computer Volunteers will lead informal computer discussions with their members. There is no charge for this. Following the discussion, general computer assistance will be available with the Computer Volu...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Sep 16 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 17 / 5:00pm

This weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery see the work of Jette Cott and Rosie Sherman. 'My art pieces tend to reflect my mood or my experimentation with different images, techniques and mediums. I hope an image will catch your imagination. My intentio...

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Sep 16 / 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Everyone is invited to join us for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. Meal includes: Spaghetti, Salad, Bread Tea/Coffee/Juice and Treats!No registration required. $1 Suggested Donation....

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Terry Fox Run at Mill Pond
Sun Sep 17 / 7:00am - 2:00pm

Richmond Hill Rotary is organizing the Terry Fox Run at beautiful Mill Pond, as usual, on the third Sunday of September. Everyone is welcome to participate in a Terry Fox Run, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. While th...

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Terry Fox Run ~ Oak Ridges
Sun Sep 17 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

This is a 1.5 km family walk or run. Bicycle, rollerblade and wheelchair accessibleDog friendly Registration: 9:00 am Run Start: 10:00 am Run Finish: 2:00 pm  Click here to view the route map...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Sep 17 / 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 17 / 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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Lighthouse ~ a contemporary worship experience
Sun Sep 17 / 5:00pm

This is an evening gathering designed for young adults . . . and the young at heart. Come for a 60 minute, contemporary, creative, arts-filled, Spirit-led, Jesus-centred and God-honouring worship experience culminating in unparalleled hospitality wi...

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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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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: A Back to School Special

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, IT'S OUR BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL.   We preview what's ahead for the York R...

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LOOKING AHEAD

Tastes of the Hill - Sept. 24
Entrepreneurs in Residence - Sept. 28
Caribbean Family Day - Oct. 1
Moon Festival - Oct. 4
Studio Art Tour - Oct. 14 & 15
The Secret Path: Walking Toward Reconciliation - Oct. 22
Fred Penner - Oct. 28

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