September 25, 2015

Here's what's happening in Town this weekend.......

Richmond Hill Welcomes Back Culture Days!
Fri Sep 25 - Sun Sep 27

Richmond Hill residents, visitors and culture lovers will come together to explore, discover and participate in Culture Days activities at various locations throughout Richmond Hill Culture Days is celebrated in hundreds of cities and towns across Ca...

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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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ScrapFest Richmond Hill - Sept 25th and 26th!
Fri Sep 25 - Sat Sep 26

Come to the Ultimate Papercrafting event in Richmond Hill! September 25 and 26, 2015 This event caters to the scrapbooker, cardmaker, mixed media artist, and papercrafter, selling products, teaching techniques, and meeting with like-minded individua...

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Art Show ~ Retired Teachers of Ontario (R.T.O.) Painter and Artisan Show
Thu Sep 24 - Sun Sep 27

This exhibit showcases the art of the Retired Teachers of Ontario (R.T.O) York Region District 34. Exhibit Hours Thursday, September 24, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Exhibit Opening Friday, September 25, 12:00pm-7:00pm: Regular Hours Saturday, September 26,...

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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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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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Covernotes ~ "Culture Days" Open Mic
Fri Sep 25 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Covernotes' Open Mic is open to all musicians, spoken word artists, poets, writers, storytellers, actors with short (10min) monologues and comedians.  Or just come to listen.  You never know what to expect! This event will be recorded for...

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Astronomy Talk with Dr. Ian Shelton ~ "GTA-Skies for Fall 2015"
Fri Sep 25 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Come learn about the cause and significance of total lunar eclipses and the many other celestial events happening this Fall! Dr. Shelton's talk will be followed by a hands-on tutorial session where you will be instructed how to and if weather permit...

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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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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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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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Culture Day at Toronto Waldorf School
Sat Sep 26 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Come out for Culture Day at the Toronto Waldorf School's 20+ acres campus!  Family activities include: Interactive Arts and Crafts Art Display Guided Tour of Waldorf Grounds Village Market: Organic Farmer's Market Bread Baking with Outdo...

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Chinese National Day celebrated here with a flag raising event
Sat Sep 26 / 10:00am

The Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham and Federation of Chinese Canadians in York Region has organized flag raising events in Richmond Hill and Markham At 10:00am the Chinese flag will be raised at Richmond Hill’s Municipal Office At...

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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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Discover Your Inner Artist at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Sep 26 / 11:00am - Sun Sep 27 / 5:00pm

Discover Your Inner Artitst at the Mill Pond Gallery this Culture Days weekend. The gallery walls will be filled with original artwork by talented local artists. Saturday, September 26, artists will be demonstrating all day. Sunday, Septermber 2...

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Mackenzie Health Volunteer Association (Richmond Heights Branch) presents Annual Fashion Show & Tea
Sat Sep 26 / 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy watching members of the Richmond Heights Branch of the Mackenzie Health Volunteer Association - ages 60 to 87 years - as they model the latest fashions (business, casual, easy-care travel, multi-use elegant) featuring Hudson’s Bay, at Upp...

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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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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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DDOD ~ Lunar Eclipse Viewing
Sun Sep 27 / 8:00pm

Tonight the Full Moon will undergo a remarkable transformation, going from a brilliant Supermoon to a nearly invisible deep red "Blood Moon". This will be the last total lunar eclipse visible from Eastern Canada until Jan 20, 2019...more than 3 years...

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