September 24, 2017

Quote of the Week

“Kindness can manifest as compassion, as generosity,
as paying attention."

~ Sharon Salzberg


P.S. Forward this newsletter to those you think ought to get out more!

Events

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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Vanya 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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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 DanceĀ® 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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Cultural Days Celebrated in Richmond Hill
Fri Sep 29 - Sun Oct 1

Every year, Culture Days are celebrated by artists, individuals, organizations and communities with free, hands-on activities that allow the public to participate “behind the scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians...

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Apples! Apples! And they are local and organic at The Village Market
Sat Sep 30 / 8:30am - 1:00pm

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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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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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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Richmond Hill Curling Club Open House
Sat Sep 30 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

You have seen it on TV, now come out and try throwing a rock at the Richmond Hill Curling Club Open House.Truly a sport for all ages and all abilities. No experience necessary! Come discover the many benefits of curling. Bring a clean pair of runni...

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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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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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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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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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Book Launch for local author Stan Daneman
Mon Oct 2 / 6:30pm

Stan Daneman invites you to his book launch for his new novel Phoenix Rising.   Critics review: “This book is boldly imagined, and at times crackles with suspense. Strangely compelling and oddly haunting, this book is ambitious, arresting...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Oct 2 / 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 Oct 3 / 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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"Trees Add Property Value" ~ a talk at the Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
Tue Oct 3 / 7:30pm

Master Gardener, Pat deValence presents “Trees Add Property Value”. Pat explains why trees add value to our property, how to select trees and where to place them on your property. Purchasing, planting, and caring for your trees will also...

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Moon Festival celebrated at the RHCPA
Wed Oct 4 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come celebrate this ancient Chinese tradition of the Moon Festival Kids' lantern making Calligraphy Entertainment Riddles and Games Lucky Draws Chinese tea drinking Mooncakes .... and more This is a free event....

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Business Networking Breakfast, at RBC (Yonge & Stouffville)
Thu Oct 5 / 8:00am

Local business professionals are invited to network with other local business professionals and promote your business. You will have an opportunity to meet the RBC team that can help you grow your business. Breakfast provided! Please RSVP by Oct....

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Group of York Region
Thu Oct 5 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region has an open invitation to their monthly meetings. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer from often disabling symptoms associated with these...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Oct 5 / 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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2017 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Thu Oct 5 / 7:30pm

The Class of 2017 inductees are: Tracey Wainman Bill Woloski Mary Anne Palmer Gianni Facchini Peter Pendli Jamie Joslin Scott Mabley More details are at www.RichmondHill.ca/Sportshall Tickets: $20 (tax included).  Click here ...

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"First Fridays" in Richmond Hill
Fri Oct 6 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

This is an independent initiative designed to promote and assist with the revitalization of Richmond Hill’s downtown core.On the first Friday of the month, for 2017 - June through October, take a walk along Yonge Street between5 and 9 pm and en...

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Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest ~ at Richmond Green
Sat Oct 7 - Mon Oct 9

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Richmond Hill Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Enjoy all things autumn! 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Monday! Enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Richmond Hill Pumpkin...

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Adults 55+ Computer information and Assistance Sessions
Sat Oct 7 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

On the first and third Saturday of each month Computer Volunteers will lead informal computer discussions with their members. There is no charge for this. Following the discussion, general computer assistance will be available with the Computer Volu...

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Discover Your Inner Artist Group Show and Sale
Sat Oct 7 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 8 / 5:00pm

Discover Your Inner Artist at the Mill Pond Gallery. This weekend we have a gallery filled with original artwork from many of our members. You will see a variety of styles, subject matter and media represented.  We invite you to come in and en...

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Film Club: Films by Indigenous Filmmakers. Angry Inuk
Sat Oct 7 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch and discuss films by Indigenous filmmakers. Angry Inuk is the second in this film series. Documentary SynopsisSeal hunting, a critical part of Inuit life, has been controversial for a long time. Now, a new generation of Inuit, armed with socia...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Oct 8 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come by to get fresh fruits and vegetables.  Garden plants available seasonally.  Baked goods, eggs, maple syrup..... Located in the south part of the parking lot of Hillcrest Mall facing Carrville Ave....

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Good Information to Know

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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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 time only. While quantities last....

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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: David Phillips and look ahead to "sweater weather".....

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. Our first stop in this week's show is with Environment Canada's Senior Climatologist David Phillips a...

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LOOKING AHEAD

Studio Art Tour - Oct. 14 & 15
Mental Health First Aid - Oct. 14 & 15
"Notes & Quotes" : Music and Stories of Richmond Hill - Oct. 22
The Secret Path: Walking Toward Reconciliation - Oct. 22
Fred Penner - Oct. 28
Lemon Bucket Orkestra - Nov. 9

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