September 13, 2015

Quote of the Week

"If you get troubled, go and sit by the river.
The flowing water will take your troubles away."
~ Joe Coyhi

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town after September 27th?
Check out the web site www.OnRichmondhill.com

Events

Art Class ~ "Capture the Fall Season" with John Pryce
Mon Sep 14 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

John Pryce will be offering an acrylic art class at the Oak Ridges CC, one last time before he moves out west to B.C. Overlooking Lake Wilcox from the classroom studio, budding artists will be inspired by the beautiful colours of the fall! Participa...

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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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Crepe Festival at Cafe en Passant
Sat Sep 12 - Sun Oct 4

Back by popular demand!! The Crepe Festival has returned to Cafe en Passant's menu - lunch or dinner or dessert! For Lunch...............   For dinner............   taxes & gratuities extra....

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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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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 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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Canadian Tai Chi Academy ~ New Classes
Tue Sep 15 / 9:30am

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy is starting two new classes on September 15: one at 9:30am and one at 7:00pm. Classes run every Tuesday for 4 months at St. Matthew's United Church. The first class is free with no obligation to join.  Positive, no...

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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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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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"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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York Region Parrot Club ~ Monthly Meeting
Tue Sep 15 / 7:00pm

Are you ready for another great season of birding with the York Region Parrot Club? This meeting is the kick off to the 2015/2016 season. Sign up for a great season of new and exciting events! Plan for this meeting: This will be a meet 'n greet...

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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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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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"Understanding the Goal of Life" with Manisha 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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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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Burr House Spinners and Weavers Guild ~ Monthly Meeting
Wed Sep 16 / 7:30pm

Are you interested in weaving, spinning, knitting, quilting, basketry and fibre arts in general? Monthly meetings of the Burr House Spinners and Weavers Guild resume tonight! Come out and learn more about the guild, facility and all that the group h...

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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ Women Entrepreneurs & Professionals Support Group
Thu Sep 17 / 9:00am - 10:30am

Attention women in business! Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce is running a support group for women entrepreneurs and professionals - come out and join in! Get connected with other women in business who are facing the same the challenges and asking...

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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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Meet the Artists, for the Studio Art Tour, at Covernotes
Thu Sep 17 / 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Covernotes looks awesome.  It's walls are decorated with some of the Town's greatest art! The Richmond Hill Studio Tour Artist's work is  on display for the month. Meet the artists and enjoy some refreshments. The Studio Art Tour is Octo...

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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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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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Richmond Hill Blooms Gala 2015
Thu Sep 17 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend this evening of celebration and gardening featuring: Presentation of the Richmond Hill Blooms 2015 Top Three Gardens per ward Tips, tricks and techniques to Gardening without Pesticides with Ed Lawrence Retired head g...

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Rainbows Support Group (for children) Orientation
Thu Sep 17 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Rainbows, a support group for children who have experienced loss through separation, divorce or death in the family will have an information and registration on Sept 17th.  The program runs Thursday evenings, starting September 24th until Decem...

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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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Cosmo Music ~ Sonor Music 2015 - Sept 18 & 19
Fri Sep 18 / 6:00pm

Two jam-packed days featuring Steve Smith (Journey), Trichy Sankaran, Chris Lesso, Barenaked Ladies' Tyler Stewart, Davide DiRenzo (Tom Cochrane), Dave Patel (Emmanuel Jal) and modus factor! Festivities include: Friday night kickoff with drum cli...

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Curtain Club Theatre ~ "Rope's End" - a bittersweet comedy by Douglas Bowie
Fri Sep 18 / 8:00pm

Somewhere long gone on the road not taken, lingering in some idealized, unreliable corner of memory is a soulmate. This bittersweet comedy is about life choices, leading the audience through twists and turns, ending up in a surprising and memorable p...

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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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Annual Richmond Hill Federal Liberal Association BBQ
Sat Sep 19 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

All Liberal supporters are invited to attend the Annual Richmond Hill Federal Liberal Association BBQ Cost: $5 (Includes BBQ, Drink, Salad & Sides and Desert) Come out and meet our Candidate – Majid Jowhari...

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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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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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Yard Sale organized by the Richmond Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church
Sun Sep 20 / 8:00am - 2:00pm

The Richmond Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church have an annual Yard Sale to raise funds for their charitable organization - the Adventist Development & Relief Agency and the Local Women's Ministries' Department. Stop by to say "Hi" and get some 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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Revera Retirement Community ~ Open House
Sun Sep 20 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Experience something new! Drop in and explore retirement living at its best. Look around, talk with staff and residents, and enjoy a selection of coffee, teas and desserts. Living at Revera is all about choice - the choice to do what you want, when...

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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce ~ 35th Annual Golf Tournament
Mon Sep 21 / 7:30am - 4:00pm

Come out for the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce's 35th Annual Golf Tournament at Angus Glen Golf Club! Golf at this premiere public golf course known internationally for hosting PGA Tour events, and a host of the 2015 Pan-American Games! Golf and...

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Smart Commute Week. Explore your options and win
Mon Sep 21 - Sun Sep 27

During Smart Commute Week, September 21 – 27, 2015, use the online tool to explore your transportation options, match your trips with others and track the impact of your travel choices. The more options you try and log using the tool, the more...

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Committee of the Whole Meeting - observe how are councillors are serving us
Mon Sep 21 / 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 before...

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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 21 / 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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The Reel Thing Movie Series ~ "I'll See You In My Dreams"
Mon Sep 21 / 7:00pm

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. After the death of her beloved dog, Carol finds the everyday activities that have given her life structure - her regular bridge g...

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What was it like to teach in a one room schoolhouse?Richmond Hill Historical Society Monthly Meeting
Mon Sep 21 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited Dorothy Duncan to share her memories of teaching in a one room school house. Dorothy Duncan became interested in Canadian history when she became a teacher guide at Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toro...

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Connecting the Community. Plus presentations by Conservative Candidates
Tue Sep 22 / 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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Book Launch: "We Are Colourful Friends", 2nd Edition, at Covernotes
Tue Sep 22 / 11:00am - 1:30pm

Join Author/Illustrator Josephine Vaccaro-Chang, her colourful puppets and Ruby (a six foot sculpture) for the launch of the 2nd edition of the popular JK/SK children's book titled, "We Are Colourful Friends".  Books will be presented to Marj A...

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Art Class ~ "Weaving for Beginners #1
Tue Sep 22 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Weaving has a reputation for promoting serenity and a sense of accomplishment! Anyone can learn to weave in this program. You can weave a cloth table runner using a loom. An experienced instructor will guide you through the weaving process and loom...

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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Wed Sep 23 / 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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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Lunch & Learn: Preventing Falls in Seniors
Wed Sep 23 / 12:00pm

The St. Matthew's Lunch & Learn runs on the 4th Wednesday of each month. This month, a speaker from Circle of Care, Home Care for Seniors, will talk about fall prevention for seniors. Everyone is welcome! Lunch is generously provided by Oak Ridg...

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Rutherford/Carrville Road Environmental Assessment Open House
Wed Sep 23 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

York Region is conducting an Environmental Assessment Study of Rutherford/Carrville Road to address the transportation needs of pedestrians, cyclists, transit users and motorists along this corridor. York Region is hosting an open houses to obtain...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson afterschool on Thursdays
Thu Sep 24

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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All Candidates Event for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Riding
Thu Sep 24 / 6:30pm

Community partners have put together this event to meet the candidates and hear what they have to say. 6:30 to 7:00 - Meet & Greet 7:00 to 9:00 - Moderated Question Period Current Candidates for the Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Riding a...

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Worlds Collide Benefit Event - Canadian O.I.A.M. and Kenyan Boys Choir perform at Cafe En Passant
Thu Sep 24 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

We Can Change the World Day presents Worlds Collide. Come listen and meet the performers of Canada's O.I.A.M and the Kenyan Boys' Choir. Great food Raffle prizes This epic performance is in support of the We Can Change the World Day's effor...

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Inaugural Home on the Hill Family Support Group
Thu Sep 24 / 7:00pm

Home on the Hill will have their inaugural Family Support Group. This will be a meeting to for families supporting a relative with a serious mental illness to gather together to plan what they best want in terms of support. Areas for discussion cou...

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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Sep 24 / 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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Celebrating 115 of Service to York Region!
Thu Sep 24 / 7:00pm

Join the Canadian Red Cross, Region of York Branch to celebrate 115 years of service to the community!For many years citizens of Richmond Hill have been strong volunteers and supporters of the Red Cross. Come and view a historical display of special...

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ScrapFest Richmond Hill - Sept 25th and 26th!
Fri Sep 25 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to the Ultimate Papercrafting event in Richmond Hill! September 25 and 26 This event caters to the scrapbooker, cardmaker, mixed media artist, and papercrafter, selling products, teaching techniques, and meeting with like-minded individuals. H...

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Cosmo Music ~ Jeremy Taggert
Fri Sep 25 / 7:00pm

Former drummer and founding member of Canadian Alt-Rock group, OUR LADY PEACE, Jeremy Taggart will be taking the Cosmopolitan Music Hall stage for an intimate and interactive evening of pure drumming talent! In addition to drumming for Our Lady Peace...

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Melody Fair Concert: A Tribute to the Bee Gees with Golden Memories
Fri Sep 25 / 8:00pm

Melody Fair Concert is a tribute to the lengendary Bee Gee and their golden melodies especially from that Melody Fair era of puppy love and romantic stories. The Bee Gees are famous for big hits such as Melody Fair, To Love Somebody, Massachusetts,...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Sep 25 / 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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Davis Orthodontics' Street Hockey Tournament
Sat Sep 26 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Davis Orthodontics 4-on-4 Street Hockey Tournament is geared towards kids aged 8-16 who will compete in a fun, family environment. Kids will participate in a knockout-style tournament with the winning team receiving a personal trophy. If you ar...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Fall Rummage Sale
Sat Sep 26 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Women's Association of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will be hosting their annual Fall Rummage Sale on Saturday, September 26. There will be clothing for all ages and sizes but it is suggested that you come early for the best selection!...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinic
Sat Sep 26 / 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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Blackmore Tennis Club ~ Open House
Sat Sep 26 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

To celebrate its upcoming Fall/Winter tennis season, Blackmore Tennis Club is holding an Open House.  This is a great opportunity to be assessed for Club programs, including: Round Robins House Leagues Group Lessons  Be a part of...

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Thinking about piano lessons? StudioVivian is offering a free lesson Saturday afternoon
Sat Sep 26

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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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star Talk and Star Gazing Night, with Dr. Roberto Abraham, UofT
Sat Sep 26 / 7:30pm

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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Summer's Fading, But the Hillcrest Farmers' Market is Still on!
Sun Sep 27 / 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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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts ~ Open House
Sun Sep 27 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

All are invited to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts' Open House! You will enjoy: Live music Tech demonstrations A Kids Zone Food samples And more! Hope to see you there! Cost: Free...

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Councillor Karen Cilevitz ~ Fall Ice Skating Party
Sun Sep 27 / 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Winter's not here yet, but you can get a jump on winter fun with some ice skating! Hosted by Ward 5 Councillor Karen Cilevitz. Cost: Free for all ages!...

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Lunar Eclipse to be observed at the DDO
Sun Sep 27 / 8:30pm

The good people at DDO are counting on clear skies on September 27 for a fantastic lunar eclipse night. Remember to bring lawn chairs or a blanket and maybe a pair of binoculars. The big scope won't be open since this is more of a "bare eyeballs eve...

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Moon Festival Celebration in Richmond Hill
Sun Sep 27 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Originally named the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Moon Festival is one of the most important holidays celebrated by Chinese communities around the world. "When the moon is full, mankind is one" In China, the full moon has always represented the gatheri...

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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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Some Views of Our Candidates - (Auora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill Riding) - Answers to 6 questions

OnRichmondhill.com asked 6 questions to the Federal candidates of both ridings - Richmond Hill and Aurora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill. The responses from the 3 candidates of the Richmond Hill and Aurora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill riding,  Brenda Pow...

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Some Views of Our Candidates - (Richmond Hill Riding) - Answers to 6 questions

OnRichmondhill.com asked 6 questions to the Federal candidates. Information to contact each candidate is listed below. Question 1.  Richmond Hill is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. What is your vision for Richmond Hill in 202...

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What question would you like to ask the federal candidates?

OnRichmondhill.com is one of the community partners for the upcoming All Candidates Electionfests. The other community partners are: the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Markham Chinese Business Association, The Liberal newspaper, The...

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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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What is igniteFAIR? Pledges for Change? Vehicles for youth to change the world, starting right here!

The idea for igniteFAIR began in early 2014 to help students learn about the hundreds of non-profit, youth-run, and volunteer organizations across Ontario that provide opportunities to get involved. Each organization will have its own booth at ignit...

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Aid Worker Who Needs Aid

This is something important, beneficial to many and an interesting experiment in social media. Many of you know that my son, Steve, has worked overseas as an aid worker since 2002. In 2012, he was kidnapped and, fortunately, within four days, he was...

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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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Car Care: Engine Oil Level

Understanding the importance of regular checking and maintenance of the proper engine oil level can help maintain proper engine health and extend its life. Recently, a prominent consumer publication noted that some vehicles’ engines normally c...

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Is Caregiving Everywhere?

What comes to mind for you when you think of a 'caregiver'? Is it the person who is hired to come in and assist your frail, elderly aunt or parent or grandparent? Over the many years of assisting family caregivers of the chronically ill, I slowly hav...

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September's Tax Tips ~ presented by Andre La Rosa, CPA, CGA

Personal Tax InstallmentsThe 3rd of 4 tax installments for 2015 is due on September 15th. if applicable. The 4th is due on December 15th. Write you SIN and “2015 tax installment” on cheque. Estate Administration TaxEffective January 1, 2...

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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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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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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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