September 11, 2016

Quote of the Week

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more,
smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and
realize how blessed you are for what you have."

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Events

'My Pop Choir' Opens New Location in Richmond Hill - the everyone choir for people who love to sing!
Mon Sep 12 / 7:15pm - 8:45pm

A weekly choir experience that is all about the love of song, My Pop Choir doesn’t require experience or the ability to read music. It’s as much about fun, relaxation and laughter as it is about singing. Mondays starting September 12 to...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Sep 13 / 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 diver...

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McConaghy Open House
Tue Sep 13 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

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 friend a...

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Divorce Care Group
Tue Sep 13 / 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Divorced? Separated? - You don't have to go through it alone.This is a group for men and women who are going through separation and divorce and want to explore issues of concerns and find mutual support. Weekly Seminar Topics: What's happening to...

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Free Introductory Tai Chi Class and Open House
Tue Sep 13 / 7:00pm

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy(CTCA) is starting a new introduction to tai chi session and offering a free introductory class. This tai chi program will run for 4 months, every Tuesday. Positive, non-competitive environment. No fitness level require...

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Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast
Wed Sep 14 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Get Connected at the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce's Business @ Breakfast. Remember your business cards  and have a 30 second infomercial prepared.Cost: Pre-registered. Members: $25 + HST; Non-Members: $35 + HSTWalk-Ins: Members: $30 Non-Me...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Sep 14 / 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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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Sep 14 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is 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 reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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Yoga4Change. A gentle yoga class to change you and the world!
Wed Sep 14 / 9:15am - 10:15am

This class incorporates yoga and gentle movement sequences to support every day activity.Whether you have arthritis, chronic pain, stiffness or injury this class is for suitable for you. Bodywork, relaxation exercises, and breath work can be transfo...

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Orientation Session for Enterprising Careers, a career exploration program for women
Wed Sep 14

The Women's Centre of York Region has 2 orientation sessions for their upcoming Career Exploration Program for Women. Discover employment options that ‘fit’ your personality• Build self-confidence as you identify your interests &...

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Langstaff Open House for Adults 55+ Members
Wed Sep 14 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Open House is a great opportunity to learn about the types of activites that are offered for Adults 55+ members, to meet others and to ask questions. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Open to Adults 55+ members and non-members....

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Mackenzie Health Volunteer Assoc.(Richmond Heights Branch) presents 6th Annual Fashion Show & Lunch
Wed Sep 14 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy watching members of the Richmond Heights Branch of the Mackenzie Health Volunteer Association - ages 50 to 88 years - as they model the latest fashions (business, casual, easy-care travel, multi-use elegant) from PEACH TREE ORIGINALS, located i...

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Women In The Know - Change your thoughts, improve your life!
Wed Sep 14 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

“Every thought we think and every word we speak is creating our future.” -Louise Hay Come and hear Sara’s amazing story of recovery! Sara Tawil Shor is a licensed Heal Your Life® workshop leader, passionate about helping other...

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Moon Festival celebrated at the Oak Ridges Community Centre
Thu Sep 15 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come celebrate this ancient Chinese tradition of the Moon Festival at  the Oak Ridges Community Centre, overlooking Lake Wilcox. Kids' lantern making Calligraphy Entertainment Riddles and Games Lucky Draws Chinese tea drinking Mooncakes...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Sep 15 / 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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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Sep 15 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This series, Freedom from Anger & Conflict, will focus on the meditations and practical methods for transforming anger and conflict. By learning to wholeheartedly accept difficulties we can use them as the springboard for real transformation. In...

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Trying - a comic and touching drama. First show of the season for the Curtain Club
Fri Sep 16 - Sat Oct 1

This is the first of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: The differences between two people at opposite ends of their lives “trying” to understand each other provides a funny, poignant and moving story. Based on the author’s...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market
Sat Sep 17 / 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-food items so...

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Super Saturday Community Pancake Breakfast and Car Wash at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Sep 17 / 9:00am - 11:00am

The Mission and Outreach Committee is hosting a pancake breakfast in William Wallace Memorial Hall. Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and...

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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Sep 17 / 9:30am

Young Mothers Support Group meets once a month at Gormley Church. The purpose of this group is to support young families. This support will focus on young moms, offering services such as free clothing, baby must-have items (diapers, wipes, formula,...

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Registration for Conversational ESL Sessions at Gormley Church.
Sat Sep 17 / 9:30am

Learn conversational English in a fun, comfortable setting and make new friends with weekly ESL classes for adults at Gormley Church. ESL sessions begin with this registration day on September 17 at 9:30 am and will continue to meet every Saturday f...

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Tree planting at Phyllis Rawlinson Park
Sat Sep 17 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Sep 17 / 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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The Teston Road Ossuary, an archeological talk at the Central Library
Sat Sep 17 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Human remains were unearthed on Teston Road in Vaughan that proved to be part of a 15th Century Huron-Wendat burial site. Dr. Ronald Williamson will describe his experiences overseeing the excavation of this site.  Admission: $5 (+GST). &...

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Rani Satpute at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Sep 17 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 18 / 5:00pm

  The Richmond Hill Group of Artists presents talented member Rani Satpute this weekend at the Mill Pond Gallery. Rani’s art tends to focus on the nature and its beauty through the vibrant colors of the different flowers in season o...

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Terry Fox Run - 2 locations - Mill Pond and Oak Ridges CC
Sun Sep 18

The Terry Fox Run is held on the 3rd Sunday of September. Mill Pond Park Location:Registration: 7:30 amOpen Start: 8:00 am - 1:00 pmBicycle, Rollerblade, Wheelchair and Stroller accessible.Dog friendly but please have your dogs on a leash.Route dist...

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Gormley Church Back2Church Sunday & Community Corn Roast
Sun Sep 18 / 10:00am

Join Gormley Church on Sunday, September 18 for two ** COUNT 'EM!** two exciting events! Join them for the BACK TO CHURCH SUNDAY SERVICE at 10 AM and please join them after the service for the GORMLEY CHURCH COMMUNITY CORN ROAST! Nobody does a Corn...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Sep 18 / 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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Picture yourself at Revera. An Open House at Brookside Court/Hilltop Place
Sun Sep 18 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

From the moment you arrive, the friendly staff think you’ll see yourself living at Revera! Every guest will have their picture taken by professional photographer Phil Shepherd. Also they are having a fundraiser to support the Alzheimer Societ...

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Yoga4Change. A gentle yoga class to change you and the world!
Mon Sep 19 / 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This class incorporates yoga and gentle movement sequences to support every day activity. Whether you have arthritis, chronic pain, stiffness or injury this class is for suitable for you. Bodywork, relaxation exercises, and breath work can be trans...

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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents Last Cab to Darwin
Mon Sep 19 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing is an initiative run by the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts but the films are screened at Rainbow Cinemas. This month's film: Last Cab to DarwinSynopsisRex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he e...

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New Membership Open House for the Richvale Lions Club
Mon Sep 19 / 7:30pm

The Richvale Lions Club is having an informational night about their current community projects and activities. Come meet the Club members. Find ways give back to your commuinty or exercise your leadership skills. Beginning with their inception and...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Sep 20 / 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 diver...

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Tree Planting at Spadina Parkette
Tue Sep 20 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we nurture native trees and shrubs and do water quality testing at Spadina Parkette ( Weldrick Road East and Spadina Road). Everyone is welcome! Help maintain local biodiversity and wildlife habit...

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York Region Parrott Club Meet and Greet
Tue Sep 20 / 7:00pm

After a great summer the York Region Parrot club is ready for another great season of birding. This is the kick off to our 2016/2017 season. Sign up for a great season with some new and exciting events.Membership fees: Single $40;Family $60; Senior/...

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'Foot Reflexology for Beginners' Workshop
Wed Sep 21 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

In this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology can be used to help relieve aches and pains, coughs and col...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Sep 21 / 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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Orientation Session for Enterprising Careers, a career exploration program for women
Wed Sep 21 / 9:30am - 11:00am

The Women's Centre of York Region has 2 orientation sessions for their upcoming Career Exploration Program for Women. Discover employment options that ‘fit’ your personality• Build self-confidence as you identify your interests &...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Sep 21 / 6:30pm

The Speaker Box Series (formerly YorkSlam) is a poetry slam and open mic event spotlighting the best in spoken word and artistic performance. The show begins with an open mic (musicians, comedians, authors, rappers, poets and all performers welcome)...

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

This is a meeting for Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friendsPlease come 'Fragrance Free'This group is on Facebook – York North Lyme Group.Email address: yorknorth.lymegroup@gmail.com LOCATION: Richmond Hill Police Station, Community Room,...

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Richmond Hill Career Fair
Thu Sep 22 / 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Organized by the Town of Richmond Hill and Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre, the Richmond Hill Career Fair is an ideal setting for local employers and skilled professionals to connect, network and assess if there is a good fit. The Ric...

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Funding Your Retirement Dreams!
Thu Sep 22 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Join Janine Purves on Thursday September 22nd for the workshop presentation- Funding your retirement dreams! You make a good living, but want more to show for it. You are approaching retirement and you want more life from your money....

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Sep 22 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This series, Freedom from Anger & Conflict, will focus on the meditations and practical methods for transforming anger and conflict. By learning to wholeheartedly accept difficulties we can use them as the springboard for real transformation. In...

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Follow Your Heart: A Middle Eastern Spectacle
Thu Sep 22 - Sun Sep 25

Presented by Evolution Dance Theatre, Follow Your Heart is about a modern Middle Eastern woman, Almaza, who is in love with a traditional man, Jivan. Their love is irresistible, yet doomed as he is bound by tradition and his culture. It is a journey...

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ScrapFest in Richmond Hill 2016
Fri Sep 23 - Sat Sep 24

Come to the Ultimate Papercrafting Destination at the Richmond Green Sports Centre! This event caters to scrapbookers, cardmakers, stampers, and mixed media artists. There is something for everyone at this two day event. The 24 hour Crop is for 150...

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Foods of all colours to be had at The Village Market on Saturday mornings
Sat Sep 24 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Come pick the cream of the crop!  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 excellen...

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Rummage Sale at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Sep 24 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Women's Association is having its Fall Rummage Sale! Come out and see what treasures you can find....

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat Sep 24 / 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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Computer Information Session, at Oak Ridges Community Centre
Sat Sep 24 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CTV".This is a short informal presentation on...

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Collective Minds Media Group Show
Sat Sep 24 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 25 / 5:00pm

Collective Minds Media Group is a dynamic group of seven artists who create original, one of a kind, multi media artwork.   Visit us at the Mill Pond Gallery this weekend to view a variety of original artwork. Sylva Sroujian's work is above....

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Sep 24 / 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. $1 suggested donation For more info please email RHspaghetti@yahoo.ca...

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ReThink Classical - Exploring the Past Through Music
Sat Sep 24 / 6:15pm

Step back to in time and explore the music of the past with York Region Chamber Music! Pianist Andrea Botticelli will perform the music of Mozart, Haydn, and Hummel on a rare historical fortepiano for one night only! Andrea will be performing on a '...

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360 Kids Benefit Concert with Derek Christie and Laurelle Augustyn
Sat Sep 24 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join an initimate evening of song with two of York Region's better known emerging singer-songwriters, Derek Christie and Laurelle Augustyn, as they raise money for (and awareness of) the great work of 360 Kids. This wonderful organization serves ove...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Sep 25 / 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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Tastes of the Hill - a multicultural festival
Sun Sep 25 / 11:00am - 8:00pm

Celebrate diversity and cultrue at Tastes of the Hill, a multicultural festival that provides a great opportunity to learn about cultures, fashion and films from around the world. international foods crafts animals from far away lands internati...

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Good Information to Know

"Recycle for Sight" Do you have prescription glasses lying around? The Lions Club 'recycles' them!

For more than 80 years, Lions have been collecting, sorting and cleaning eyeglasses, and distributing them to those in need. The program is referred to as “Recycle for Sight”.Each year, Lions collect about 30 million pairs of glasses worl...

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Podcasts and Expanding Consciousness

Do you know the difference between an Internet Radio Show and a Podcast? The difference is that an Internet Radio Show is a live broadcast, whereas a podcast is pre-recorded. Both can be downloaded from a website (host platform) to a computer, mobile...

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Richmond Hill to Build in Centre of Town - Long-awaited Civic Facility Coming to Downtown

Richmond Hill Council made a momentous decision Wednesday and voted to build a new civic centre and community amenities in the centre of Town. This much-anticipated decision means the Town-owned land at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major...

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Win a Round Trip to Asia - Draw a picture about the Moon Festival!

The upcoming Moon Festival is having an art contest! Who is Eligible?• Students who are presently attending Grade 1 to Grade 8What is Required?• Draw a picture with the theme “When the Moon is Full, Mankind is One” • Label...

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The Joy of Aging ~ an event raising money for the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Care Centre

The Joy of Aging is a unique annual event for life-loving women over 40 who cherish their health and intend to keep it. They know you care as much about your mind as you do about your body. By popular demand, their focus this year is - 4 Secrets to...

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How to Fund Your Retirement Dreams!

How to Fund Your Retirement Dreams! Janine Purves, CFP, CPCA, CCS Senior Finacial Advisor Assante Capital Management Ltd.   Retirement!  We’ll all be there 1 day.   What will yours look like?  Have you even con...

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Call from Reel Asian International Film Festival. Coming to Town November 19th

Reel Asian International Film Festival is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join the Reel Asian family for their 20th Anniversary. www.reelasian.com The festival will be in Richmond Hill on November 19th at the Richmond Hill Cent...

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