September 9, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Storms make trees take deeper roots."
~ Dolly Parton

Events

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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"Know Your Numbers, Finance for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses". A free seminar offered by SBEC
Tue Sep 12 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

You may be in different businesses but there is one thing common amongst you all. You all have a Vision, Mission and Passion to build your businesses to greater heights. While business owners are growing their businesses to new levels, they often mi...

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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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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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Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Sep 13 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. These clinics are held the 2nd Wednesday each month. Cost $35.00, receipts provided. Appointment must be reserved one week in advance. Please contact the church office 905-884-3606 for mo...

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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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Learn about Waldorf, anthroposophy and Rudolf Steiner -- free introductory talk
Wed Sep 13 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Foundation Studies is a year-long, part-time, program that takes place on Saturdays from September through May. Learn about Waldorf education, meditation, and a path of human development suited to our post-modern times. Click here to read an intervi...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Sep 14 / 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. Francop...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Sep 14 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Theme for the fall session: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult TimesBased on the book, Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the classes for the few coming months give you practical, creative methods to transform your day-to...

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Alzheimer's and Dementias - Naturopathic Support Program
Thu Sep 14 / 7:00pm

Learn about the new research on how to improve cognitive health. Learn about the new risk factors and causes, important tests and concepts and a naturopathic support program to help improve cognitive health including Alzheimer's and other dementias....

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Yummy Kid Friendly Lunches! A "Women In The Know" session
Thu Sep 14 / 7:00pm

School has started and the daily routines have begun. For those who have kids, it’s time to pack lunches again!• Is what you pack for your kids’ lunch an issue in your household?• Does your kids’ lunch come home uneaten?...

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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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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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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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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 ~ 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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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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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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Orientation Session for Free Meditation Course
Sun Sep 17 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn a simple yet powerful meditation technique. The Willpower Institute course begins Monday, September 18th, 2017 and ends Monday, February 28th, 2018. The classes run Monday to Friday from 12:45 pm to 2:45 pm. This is a non-denominational medi...

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise. Learning about our Indigenous History.
Sun Sep 17 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history we’re rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples—which recommended edu...

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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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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "78/52"
Mon Sep 18 / 7:00pm

The fall season of the Reel Thing will open with a new documentary from director Alexandre O. Phillipe along with film historians, directors and actors, who deconstruct the infamous and iconic shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO. This...

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The 200th Anniversary of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church. A Historical Society Talk.
Mon Sep 18 / 7:30pm

All are invited to attend the Richmond Hill Historical Society's monthly meeting. This month the speaker will be Reverend Duncan Jeffrey - Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church. Duncan will speak to the church's...

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Zumba Weekly Class Starts Tonight!!
Mon Sep 18 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Sep 19 / 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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Lunch & Learn: Downsizing for Seniors
Tue Sep 19 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Come for an interactive workshop on downsizing! Learn from industry experts and net thousands extra on your home. No cost, no obligation. Lunch will be served.To register for this seminar please call (416)-460-5636. Open to homeowners in Richmond...

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"The Robert Veltheer Lecture Series on Mental Illness". a talk by Dr. David Goldbloom
Tue Sep 19 / 7:00pm

Home on the Hill Supportive Housing is a charitable organization founded by the families of people with seriousmental illness. This lecturer is part of the newly named "The Robert Veltheer Lecture Series on Mental Illness". At this lecture Dr. Davi...

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Adults 55+ Computer Information Session at Oak Ridges Community Centre
Wed Sep 20 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Computer Volunteers will lead an informal computer discussion with their members. There is no cost but registration is required. Course code: #6409. Click here Registration for general programs with the Town of Richmond Hill begin Wednesday August...

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Speaker Box - Open Mic & Poetry Slaw. At Falcon & Firkin.
Wed Sep 20 / 6:30pm

After 75 shows, countless features, workshops, and so many tens from judges, Speaker Box will be closing it’s doors this year. This is the third to last show. Get on the open mic list or bring your best work and enter the poetry slam competiti...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Thu Sep 21 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends are welcome. More and more Ontarian's are being impacted by tick-borne diseases only to find out about the appalling medical politics, poor tests and that there are no support systems in place. This group i...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Sep 21 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Theme for the fall session: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult TimesBased on the book, Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the classes for the few coming months give you practical, creative methods to transform your day-to...

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Mind-Body Fusion Starts Tonight!
Thu Sep 21 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centered, energized and peace...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Fall Rummange Sale
Sat Sep 23 / 9:00am - 11:00am

The Women's Association of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will be hosting their annual Fall Rummage Sale. There will be clothing for all ages and sizes but it is suggested that you come early for the best selection!  You may find a...

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Computer Programming Game Design – Scratch. 8 week program at the Central Library
Sat Sep 23 / 10:15am - 11:15am

Create computer games using the visual computer programming language, Scratch. Saturdays (8 weeks): September 23 to November 11, 10:15 - 11:15 AM Age group: 8-9 years. Admission: $60.00. (Register Online) www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca Please click h...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - Astha Tewari
Sat Sep 23 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 24 / 5:00pm

This weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery see the work of Astha Tewari. Her work is related to representing the global culture and blend of eastern and western art concepts. Astha works in abstract, live portrait, landscape, impressions and figurative a...

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Computer Programming Game Design – Stencyl. An 8 week program at the Central Library
Sat Sep 23 / 11:30am - 12:30pm

In this course students will be introduced to computer language and how to use Stencyl to create their own computer game. Saturdays (8 weeks): September 23 to November 11, 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM Age group: 10-12 years.Admission: $60.00.  Click here...

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Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival
Sat Sep 23 - Sun Sep 24

Tastes of the Hill celebrates Richmond Hill's diverse, multicultural community. This year's festival will open Saturday evening - with a nod to Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation featuring a Canadian-inspired schedule of live entertainment...

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Town's Farmer's Market
Sun Sep 24 / 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 24 / 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

Corporate Fundraising Support Volunteer Needed for the local branch of Heart & Stroke

Are you wanting to do some worthwhile volunteer work this fall?This role will provide direct support to the corporate fundraising programs in the York Region Area for the Big Bike Campaign through a combination of sales and administrative support. T...

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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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New Horizons Band of York Region looking for older adults to join and have some fun!

Learn Music, Make Friends, Have Fun with Active Adults Just Like You!Maybe you have absolutely no musical experience but you always wanted to learn?GOOD. They love absolute beginners. They start from the very beginning, page one, how to put the instr...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Alzheimer's Music Program, YRP in action...

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 meet an inspiring young woman who is fundraising for cancer research.YRP And...

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LOOKING AHEAD
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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