September 17, 2017

Quote of the Week

If cats could talk,they wouldn't."
~ Nan Porter


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Events

RH Board of Trade celebrates the past Portrait of Giving Chairs
Mon Sep 18 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is the 8th Annual Richmond Hill Portraits of Giving/RHBOT Biz After 5 reception. This exhibit celebrates York Region leaders who give back to their community, including some past chairs who have dedicated many hours to help the Richmond Hill bus...

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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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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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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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LIVE! at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall - The Nick Johnston Experience
Fri Sep 22 / 7:00pm

Cosmo is  excited to announce that Nick Johnston is performing live at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall. He's a virtuoso phenom with insane chops and a distinct musical style.He's a Canadian guitarist known for his catchy, melody-driven instrumental...

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Apples! Apples! And they are local and organic at The Village Market
Sat Sep 23 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

It is harvest time! 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 sold by small local vendors are also to...

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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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Let's Talk Over Coffee! An Invitation from Richmond Hill MP, Majid Jowhari
Sat Sep 23 / 9:30am - 10:30am

Meet with your local MP Majid Jowhari for coffee to talk about your concerns on local issues. Be a voice for your community! Location: Tim Horton's  - 50 Red Maple Road...

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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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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Sep 25 / 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 26 / 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 - "Strategies to Deal with Stress as We Age" at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Sep 27 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch & Learn (4th Wed each month) Strategies to Deal with Stress as We AgeWednesday, September 27 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM333 Crosby Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON Learn strategies to support yourself and others dealing with stress as we age. Sp...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Sep 28 / 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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Entrepreneurs in Residence ~ the stories of 4 local people. At the Central Library
Thu Sep 28 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Four speakers will tell their story of "Life’s transitions that steered me towards entrepreneurship”. Ale Groen - ThinkSpaceAnne Klausner - Exercise with CareCarrie Libling - Electric Moon Theatre CompanyDali Kosmojak - Organic Locks...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Sep 28 / 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-...

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From Brahms to the Beatles - presented by the Ratrelli Cello Quartet (Germany)
Thu Sep 28 / 7:30pm

A singularly unique ensemble, the Rastrelli Cello Quartet has been thrilling audiences with their renderings of non-traditional programming since 2002. The musicians formed the ensemble with a mission to perform music “between the genres,&rdqu...

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Let Your Yoga Dance® workshop
Thu Sep 28 / 8:00pm

Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to liberate your inner dancer, move your body, tickle your funny bone, and relax your mind. This creative dance workout invi...

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Fire Prevention Week Open House - a great family event!
Sat Sep 30 / 8:00am - 3:00pm

It is time for Richmond Hill Fire & Emergency Services' Annual Fire Prevention Week Open House.   Join them at Fire Station 8-1 (191 Major Mackenzie Drive West) for a day filled with great food, games, and Some very special educationa...

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Fundamentals of Foot Reflexology Workshop ~ Healthy Feet—Healthy Body
Sat Sep 30 / 9:30am - 2:30pm

Healthy Feet—Healthy BodyIn this 5-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...

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A Special "Open Hearts Journals Workshop"
Sat Sep 30 / 10:00am - 5:00pm

It's an opportunity to reconnect, apologize, forgive, grieve, acknowledge, love, appreciate, give gratitude to your relationships...in a journal. In the Write From Your Soul,  a One Day Workshop, you will learn to create a beautiful heartfelt g...

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York Region Kidney Walk ~ at Richmond Green
Sat Sep 30 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

It’s about providing a better future for kidney patients. Every kilometre counts. The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Walks are the largest community fundraising event in Ontario dedicated to raising funds for:• innovative research•...

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Discover Your Inner Artist Group Show and Sale - Culture Days!
Sat Sep 30 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 1 / 5:00pm

Discover Your Inner Artist at the Mill Pond Gallery this weekend.  It is Culture Days across Canada, a national event to promote arts and culture in our communities. This weekend we have a gallery filled with original artwork from many of our m...

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Town's Farmer's Market ~ Last one of the season!
Sun Oct 1 / 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 Oct 1 / 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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Taiwanese Grass Weaving Art. A workshop at the Central Library. Part of Cultural Days
Sun Oct 1 / 1:00pm - 3:30pm

"Three's Company for Culture"  will introduce Taiwanese Grass Weaving culture and history with a power point presentation, and with an instructional and interactive arts and craft workshop, in English and Mandarin. Attendees will be encouraged...

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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Open House.
Sun Oct 1 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come visit the theatre!  It's their annual open house!  Lots of fun and food!  live music Kids zone free food This is a free event....

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Caribbean Family Day! A Celebration for All!!
Sun Oct 1 / 1:00pm - 8:00pm

Come and enjoy all the great things about the Caribbean!! Taste the unique Caribbean dishes!Jerk ChickenCurry RotiBake and SaltfishPepperpotBlack PuddingCoconut Water Enjoy the unique musical culture and colourful costumes!SteelpanLimbo DancingStil...

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Good Information to Know

Richmond Hill Arts Award. Call for nominations (by Dec 7th)

The Richmond Hill Arts Awards profile cultural success stories by recognizing artistic talent and community contribution to the arts sector in Richmond Hill. Four categories: Mid-career or Established Artist Emerging Artist Youth Artist Cultur...

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"No Tricks, Only ACTIVE Treats!!"

A great Halloween hand out for trick or treaters! The Town is offering a package of 5 passes for youth skating or swimming for $5. Available at community centres. Limited quantities.  (they sold out well before Oct. 31st....

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Attention Young Musicians!! YRP & Cosmo Music is having a music contest!

York Regional Police is holding a youth music contest, Voices over Violence.They are inviting young musicians to create an original song on the themes of anti-violence. Musicians 24 years and younger are invited to submit an original song on the the...

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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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Chorus York in Richmond Hill is looking for singers

"Come sing with us!"New singers welcome. Artistic Director, Stephane Potvin Weekly rehearsals every Tuesday 7:00-9:30 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church (10066 Yonge St.).www.chorusyork.ca For more information please call 905-994-7922...

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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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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 check in with the OSPCA for an update on the dogs rescued from Texas followin...

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LOOKING AHEAD

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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