September 6, 2015

Quote of the Week

"What comes out of you when you are squeezed
is what is inside of you."

~ Wayne Dyer

Events

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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Committee of the Whole Meeting - first one after the summer break
Tue Sep 8 / 4:30pm

This Committee of the Whole meeting is where issues get discussed but decisions are not made.  Anyone may observe this meeting.  Click here to find out how to present The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday befo...

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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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Holistic Chamber of Commerce ~ "The Juggling Act: How to Have Time for Career, Work, and You"
Tue Sep 8 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Are you looking for tips, tools and ideas who to manage the upcoming back to school frenzy? Maybe you are wondering how to manage competing priorities, or how to find time for family and friends as you work IN and ON your business, fitness/wellness,...

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The 6th Annual Portraits of Giving Exhibit
Tue Sep 1 - Wed Sep 30

Portraits of Giving is a photographic exhibition of individuals who have given back to the community of York Region. Karen Merk of Merk Photography captures each participant in a unique way, showcasing each person's individual way of giving back. E...

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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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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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Council Public Meeting - first one after the summer break
Wed Sep 9 / 7:30pm

Public Council Meetings discuss planning applications. The agenda is publicized the Friday before Click here for the complete agenda and the link to other upcoming council meetings...

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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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'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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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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Business After 5 ~ An RHCOC Networking Event
Thu Sep 10 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Networking works! Bring your business cards and brochures to this after-hours Chamber of Commerce event! This month's event will take place at the Artist Opening Reception for the Portaits of Giving. Cost: Members - Free with preregistration. W...

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Women in the Know ~ "Back School"
Thu Sep 10 / 6:30pm

Let's go to "Back School " and learn about the lower back!  Lower back pain is an extremely common problem that most people (4 out of 5 people) experience at some point in their life. Did you know that in Canada back pain is one of the most com...

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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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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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Longevity Exercises - Combining Foot Reflexology and Taoist Movements
Fri Sep 11 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

  Learn Longevity Exercises, a gentle yet powerful set of exercises that are done to special music while standing on a foot reflexology board. They promote vibrant health by leading vital life energy (or Chi) into the body. Lo...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Sep 11 / 7:45pm

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 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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Hillcrest Mall Celebrates the Grand Opening of its New Hudson's Bay
Sat Sep 12 / 9:30am - 6:00pm

As part of its ongoing $125 million transformation, Hillcrest Mall is celebrating the grand opening of its newly renovated and expanded Hudson’s Bay (HBC) with day of special promotions and events. Festivities include: 9:30 am: Ribbon-cutt...

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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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Film Club with Barry Dempster ~ "The One I Love"
Sat Sep 12 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Watch and discuss films with Barry Dempster, poet, novelist, and founder of Southlake Cinemania. The theme for Film Club is What The Heart Wants: Unexpected Love Stories, and this month's film will be Charlie McDowell's The One I Love. Admission: F...

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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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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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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star Talk and Star Gazing Night, with Paul Delaney, York University
Sat Sep 12 / 7:45pm

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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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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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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"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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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Sep 14 / 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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Happy Mind, Happy Life ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Sep 14 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how to use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting happiness from within. This series of classes is based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary book, "Modern Bud...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Mon Sep 14 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jeanne Pacey of Concession Pharmacy in Hamilton is this month's guest speaker. Meets monthly, open to everyone Lyme patients and caregivers very welcome Fragrance Free please Find York North Lyme Group Facebook page. Email for information at y...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Sep 15 / 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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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Pub Night
Tue Sep 15 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Pub Night is an informal networking event for young professionals and entrepreneurs (40 years old and younger). Cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeurves provided. Click here to register or call (905) 884-1961 ext 25 Cost: Pre-registered: Memb...

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"Is Stress Actually Good for You?" with Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue Sep 15 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

You hear it all the time: Stress is bad for you! But what if everything you thought you knew about stress was wrong? Join Dr. Paul Meschino as he explores the new science of stress and why you can stop stressing about stress. This interactive gathe...

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Family Life Education ~ Divorce Care Group
Tue Sep 15 / 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Divorced? Separated? You don't have to go through it alone. The Divorce Care Group is for men and women who are going through separation and divorce, who want to explore issues of concern and find mutual support. Group meets on Tuesdays 6:45 - 8:45...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Sep 15 / 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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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Wed Sep 16 / 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. Hillcrest Farmers' Market runs until the end of October, every Wednesday...

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Medipac and the Canadian Snowbird Association ~ Snowbird Lifestyle Presentation
Wed Sep 16 / 1:00pm

There is a spectacular lineup of entertainment appearing at this year's Snowbird Lifestyle Presentation! Appearing at the show: Canada's favourite musical comedy duo, Bowser and Blue Country superstar, Michelle Wright  Scottish-Canadian Te...

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All Candidates Event for Aurora-Oak Ridges- Richmond Hill
Wed Sep 16 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

VoteSmart is an event to raise civic literacy. So, all are invited!! The evening will run in the following order:1. Opening speech (2 mins)2. Candidates will each have up to 7 minutes to explain: who they are as a person and candidate why they b...

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"Understanding the Goal of Life" with Manisa Melwani
Wed Sep 16 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

It has been said that  “Life is a game in which no one gets out alive.” Everything owned and acquired in life is left behind at death. Noone takes anything with them – possessions, skills, learning, degrees, jobs, family, frie...

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Home on the Hill Lecture Series: The Relationship between Marijuana and Psychosis
Wed Sep 16 / 7:00pm

Home on the Hill is very pleased to welcome Dr. Amir Barsoum who will talk on the relationship between marijuana use and psychosis. Dr. Barsoum’s lecture will explore the relationship between marijuana and psychosis. He will describe the sympt...

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Holistic Chamber of Commerce ~ "Black and White Party" with Founder, Camille Leon
Wed Sep 16 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join the Ontario Holistic Chamber of Commerce Chapter Presidents in celebrating their communities and the organization with the founder and Executive Director, Camille Leon visiting from California, USA Enjoy a special evening of mocktails and hor&r...

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Council Meeting ~ first one after the summer break
Wed Sep 16 / 7:30pm

  Council Meetings are where  decisions are made.  Anyone may observe this meeting. The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday before.  Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings....

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Family Life Education ~ Money Matters Program
Thu Sep 17 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Money Matters is an 8-week program, presented by Catholic Community Services of York Region, that helps you to build your financial future - one step at a time. Improve your financial knowledge and money management skills for you and your family. To...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson afterschool on Thursdays
Thu Sep 17

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...

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An Evening with Michael Parsa, and Special Guest, Jason Kenney
Thu Sep 17 / 6:30pm

Michael Parsa, Federal Conservative Party for the riding of Richmond Hill, is having a fundraising dinner. 6:30 pm registration 7:00 pm dinner Tickets: $200 or a table of 10 for $1800. To purchase tickets or for more details:  905 762-00...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Sep 17 / 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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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Sep 17 / 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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Richmond Hill Naturalist's Monthly Meeting: Topic - Trumpeter Swans
Thu Sep 17 / 7:30pm

All are invited to attend the Richmond Hill Naturalists  General Meeting with guest speaker Donna Lewis on the TrumpeterSwan. Members are free. A donation of $5.00 from the public would be appreciated....

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Max Hemmati (Kopol Jaan) and his favourite comics at RHCPA
Fri Sep 18 / 8:00pm

Aziz Productions proudly presents the special English stand up comedy taping of your boy, Toronto's own, Iran born and raised stand up comic: Max Hemmati (Kopol Jaan), and his favourite comics. Hosted by Chrissie Cunningham Special Guest - Funnym...

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Sep 19 / 8:00am - 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 i...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Pancake Breakfast
Sat Sep 19 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Consider inviting some friends. These pancake breakfasts are monthly events with a break in the summer. Proceeds f...

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Evergreen ~ Dig in and enrich Monticello Park by Planting Native Trees and Shrubs!
Sat Sep 19 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we plant native trees and shrubs at Monticello Park. Everyone is welcome! Help increase biodiversity and provide wildlife habitat in your community!You should bring: Weather-appropriate clothing (lon...

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Evergreen ~ Uncover Your Creeks and Do Some Tree Planting at Artisan Park
Sat Sep 19 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Take action to improve the health of the Rouge River Watershed with citizen-science activities taking place at Artisan Park in Richmond Hill. Help ensure Rouge River remains a vital and functioning part of the urban ecosystem by: Monitoring water...

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"Richmond Hill Art Sputnik" - Multicultural Festival and Fair
Sat Sep 19 / 12:00pm - 9:00pm

The Association of Russian-speaking Craftspeople, Artists, and Fashion Designers (ARCAF) is dedicated to promote Russian-speaking artists, designers, craftsmen and musicians of various backgrounds and cultural traditions. This year ARCAF is organizi...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson Saturday afternoon
Sat Sep 19

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...

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Oak Ridges Terry Fox Run
Sat Sep 19 / 4:00pm

Please join the celebration of the 35th Anniversary of The Marathon of Hope. This year the Oak Ridges Terry Fox run will be on the Saturday early evening Registration begins 4:00pm Run Start 5:00pm The event is for all levels of fitness and e...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Sep 19 / 7:30pm

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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Terry Fox Run 2015 - Celebrating 35 Years
Sun Sep 20 / 8:00am - 1:00pm

In 1980, Terry Fox made Canadian history with his Marathon of Hope. You can continue his legacy by raising funds for cancer research through the Terry Fox Run. Registration now open - no entry fee or minimum donation. Check-in begins at 7:30am. B...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmer's Market is Still on!
Sun Sep 20 / 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. This farmers market runs until the end of October, every Wednesday and Su...

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Good Information to Know

MPP Reza Moridi annonces some good news for students

Reza Moridi, MPP Richmond Hill, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Minister of Research and Innovation,  announced that the Government of Ontario is modernizing OSAP - the Ontario Student Assistance Program to make it more flexi...

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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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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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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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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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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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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Needed for September 20th Terry Fox Run at the Mill Pond

This is a very worthwhile event to volunteer for. When you raise a dollar for cancer research, the ripple effect of that contribution can be felt in more than 75 different research projects spanning a variety of different cancer sites. No entry fee,...

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