September 18, 2016

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Events

Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game - Sept 19-Oct 24
Mon Sep 19 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

FUNancial Freedom Game - JR For grade 4-6 students. Monday classes from September 19 - October 24 @ 5:00PM-6:30PM The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experience.  Through active participation i...

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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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The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King. A Richmond Hill Historical Society meeting.
Mon Sep 19 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited Sheilah O’Connor & Christine Hurlburt to talk about "The Search for Richard III: England’s Lost King". In 2012 the world’s attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the m...

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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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Richmond Hill Naturalists have invited Kevin Callan, "The Happy Camper"
Tue Sep 20 / 7:30pm

Kevin Callan is the author of thirteen books, including the best selling “The Happy Camper”, the incredibly popular series of paddling guides, and most reviewed “Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss”. On a...

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - Making Cents L1 - Sept 21-Oct 19
Wed Sep 21 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Making Cents - Level 1 For grade 1-2 students. Wednesday classes for 5 weeks from Sept. 21 to Oct. 19 @ 5PM-6:30PM This program teaches your child the link between money and work, saving and spending, sharing and giving back.  In Level 1, your...

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Career Day at Sunlife
Wed Sep 21 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Manage your business for yourself, but not by yourself! As a Sun Life Financial advisor you’ll receive exceptional training and support, competitive compensation, and ongoing recognition for your achievements.Sunlife staff is ready and waiting...

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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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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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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - My Early Cents L1 - Sept 22-Oct 20
Thu Sep 22 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

My Early Cents – Level 1 For grade JK-SK students. Thursday classes for 5 weeks from Sept. 22 to Oct. 20 @ 5PM-6:30PM Children as young as 3 years old already understand the purchasing power of money.  We teach your young child the two s...

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game - Sept 24-Oct 22
Sat Sep 24 / 10:00am - 11:30am

FUNancial Freedom Game - JR For grade 4-6 students. Saturday classes for 5 weeks from September 24 - October 22 @ 10:00AM - 11:30AM The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experience.  Through acti...

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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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Summit Church Wild West Fall Fest
Sat Sep 24 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Grab your cowboy hat and join us at Summit in Richmond Hill for Wild West Fall Fest! This boot-stompin' afternoon will feature a free corn roast, live music, hay rides, pony rides, craft corral, artisan farmers’ market and lots more! Free adm...

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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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Learning Disabilities Association 40th Anniversary
Mon Sep 26 / 6:00pm

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Learning Disabilities Association of York Region! They are celebrating this milestone with an event that will spotlight the families and individuals living with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD we service...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Sep 27 / 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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2016 Community and Cultural Grant Information Session
Tue Sep 27 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The purpose of the information session is to provide an overview of the new Community and Cultural Grant program guidelines and application process. The Community and Cultural Grant Program provides project funding to not-for-profit community and cu...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Sep 28 / 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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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Sep 29 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for adults (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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Alzheimer's and Dementias - Naturopathic support program
Thu Sep 29 / 6:00pm

Learn about the new risk factors and causes and naturopathic methods to help with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Presented by Dr. Rahim Habib ND, Naturopathic Doctor at 305 Carrville Rd in Richmond Hill. Find out more about the event and other up...

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Legal Boot Camp ~ offered by the Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thu Sep 29 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Whether you want to start a business, or you’re already operating a business, you’re bound to come across legal questions: Do I need to incorporate? Should I trademark my name? Are contracts really that important? How do I prepare p...

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Entrepreneurs in Residence ~ Inspirational Storytelling, at the Central Library
Thu Sep 29 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Are you a new entrepreneur? Considering starting a small business? The Richmond Hill Public Libary is partnering with StartUp York and OnRichmondHill.com to bring you an evening of storytelling.Come and listen to four dynamic and passionate entrepre...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Sep 29 / 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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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Sep 29 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month.  Em...

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Culture Days include Art Conversations at the Richmond Hill Public Library
Fri Sep 30 - Sun Oct 2

Now is your chance to preview the 14th Annual Richmond Hill Studio Tour! The Richmond Hill Studio Tour is one of the most recognized tours in York Region and includes original artworks including painting, sculpture, pottery, photography, printmaking...

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National Seniors' Day ~ celebrated at the McConaghy Centre
Fri Sep 30 / 1:00pm

National Seniors’ Day is a special day for senior citizens all over the world. Come for an afternoon of fabulous entertainment at the McConaghy Centre. Decadent desserts and coffee and tea will be served. This is a free event for those with...

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Blackmore Tennis Club. Season Opening. No cost to try them out!
Fri Sep 30 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

There will be a social round robin, assessments for lessons and programs and light refreshments. There is no charge for the evening! Both members and non members are welcome, as they look forward to kicking off the new season! Drop in any time betw...

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Fire Prevention Week Open House - a great family event!
Sat Oct 1 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Annual Fire Prevention Week Open House provides the community with a day full of fun and education!Watch live demonstrations throughout the day, like an auto extrication where firefighters will cut up a car, a high-angle rope rescue where you can...

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Women In The Know - Health & Wellness Fair
Sat Oct 1 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

As women we are all busy. A fall Health & Wellness Fair is a perfect way for us to discover what is out there to help keep us healthy & well. We will have specialist from these areas.• Mental Health• Meditation• Nutrition&bull...

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Kidney Foundation's Kidney Walks ~ at Richmond Green
Sat Oct 1 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

It’s about providing a better future for kidney patients. One step at a time The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Walks are the largest community fundraising events in Ontario dedicated to raising funds for innovative research, vital programs,...

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Culture Days - Discover Your Inner Artist at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Oct 1 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 2 / 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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Culture Days at the Richmond Hill Public Library
Sat Oct 1 / 10:00am - 4:30pm

Discover Richmond Hill’s vibrant cultural scene at the Central Library when it is transformed into the Culture Hub. Some of Richmond Hill's most exciting artists will be offering FREE hands-on activities such as celtic dancing, live jukebox, s...

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Tree planting at Spadina Parkette
Sat Oct 1 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

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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Family Caregiver Community Symposium in York Region
Sat Oct 1 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Family Caregiver Community Symposium celebrates family caregivers of older adults and all they do! Presentations Exhibits Draw Prizes Refreshments and more! There will be a ''Keeping It Together Book Talk" by Eleanor Silverberg This ev...

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Harvest Tea at the Heritage Centre. Sittings at 1 & 2:30
Sat Oct 1

These Fall Afternoon Teas are themed to offer a different experienceReservations are recommended but drop-ins will be accepted if space allows. Cost: $8.50 per person For more information and to reserve your space call 905-780-3802....

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Beef Salmon Dinner ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Sat Oct 1

Delicious entrée of beef or salmon, served with potatoes, vegetables and homemade pie, coffee/tea. Adults $18, children under 12 - $9. Two seatings:  5 & 6:30 pm. Please call the church office for tickets 905-884-3606. Prepaid rese...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Oct 2 / 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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Good Information to Know

Monthly Tax Tips from Andre La Rosa, CPA – September 2016 Issue

A few items to take note of this time of year: Next Personal Tax InstallmentNext tax installment is due on Sept 15th. If you receive CRA forms to pay installments for 2016 make sure you pay them on time to avoid penalty and interest.Check with your...

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What's the Deal with Primers? Some good information from Five Star Painting

Derived from the Latin word primus, which means FIRST, the word “primer” refers to the “first” coat or the “prime” coat, and prepares you for what comes next. Many people use primers in multiple aspects of their da...

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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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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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"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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