September 25, 2016

Quote of the Week

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
~ Dalai Lama

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Events

Free screening of Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief at RHCPA
Mon Sep 26 / 10:00am

The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts is showing a free movie on the first PA Day of the new school year. Movie at 10am Doors open at 9am First come, first serve – up to 400 people Everyone attending the screening receives an...

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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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Zumba® Weekly Classes
Mon Sep 26 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Consider attending this 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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Sep 29 / 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 centred, energized and peace...

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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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Saturday Moring at the Village Market. A good thing to do
Sat Oct 1 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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 excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items so...

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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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Relax & Be Pampered with a Reiki Health Session and Essential Oils
Sat Oct 1 / 9:00am - 6:00pm

What is Reiki?Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by trained Reiki health practitioners to balance life force energy. When applied correctly this technique can provide the f...

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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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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Oct 1 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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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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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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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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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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The Golden Trio - a musical performance at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Oct 1 / 7:30pm

All are invited to a special evening of musical stories from the Baroque period through to the modern day Featuring 'The Golden Trio' Jade Butlin-Woo Christina Jowett David Miller The three have been performing together since 2015 during the...

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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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The Theatre puts out it's welcome mat!
Sun Oct 2 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts for their 3rd Annual Open House!Take a closer look at the RHPCA as they open their doors for an afternoon of live music, food & drink samples, sponsor tables, kids zone, flash sales, prizes an...

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Zumba® Weekly Classes
Mon Oct 3 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Consider attending this 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...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Oct 4 / 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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Effective Human Resources Tips ~ presented by Small Business Enterprise Centre
Wed Oct 5 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Looking to bring your first employee on board? Want to build an engaged team committed to your customers and to the success of your business? This seminar help you understand how to effectively lead your team, provide you with an overview of workpla...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Oct 5 / 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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First VIP meeting of the season!
Thu Oct 6 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

This meeting is for anyone who is visually impaired. The group has the pleasure of having a speaker, Dr. Maria, a naturopathic doctor. She will give us a presentation about keeping healthy. Schedule:11:15 - 11:30: Introductions11:30 - 1:00: Dr. Mar...

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New Horizons Band of York Region Coming to Cosmo Music
Thu Oct 6 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

They're calling it a Petting Zoo - it's where you'll have a chance to try a variety of band instruments, ask Cosmo Music Band Specialists questions about the instruments, and chat with the New Horizons Band of York Region Director, Doug Robertson to...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Oct 6 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Living in a constant state of desire or craving creates dissatisfaction in our mind and never ultimately leads to lasting happiness. By developing contentment we can free ourselves from deceptive desires and start to discover a more meaningful way o...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 6 / 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 centred, energized and peace...

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Discover Your Inner Artist Group Show and Sale
Sat Oct 8 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 9 / 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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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Oct 7 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Foods to be found for your Thanksgiving Feast, at the Village Market
Sat Oct 8 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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 excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items so...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun Oct 9 / 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

Current Volunteer Opportunities with the local Heart and Stroke Foundation chapter

Do any of these volunteer opportunities call out to you? 1) Big Bike Support VolunteerWorking with the Big Bike Coordinators, you will provide direct support to the Big Bike program through a combination of sales and administrative support, includin...

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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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Would your team like to have a Heart & Stroke Fundraiser?

Across the country more and more people are organizing sporting events in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Everything from hockey, to table tennis, curling, volleyball, baseball, golf, badminton, rowing, swimming and so much more. The Hea...

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Volunteer Call from Reel Asian International Film Festival. Coming to Town November 19th

Reel Asian International Film Festival is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join the Reel Asian family for their 20th Anniversary. www.reelasian.com The festival will be in Richmond Hill on November 19th at the Richmond Hill Cent...

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Richmond Hill Youth Council –an invitation to young Canadians to apply

MP Majid Jowhari, the Member of Parliament for the riding of Richmond Hill, invites all youths from the ages of 15-24 to apply to his new Constituency Youth Council (CYC). Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has said that “young voices must be part...

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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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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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