October 2, 2016

Quote of the Week

“Most human beings have almost an infinite
capacity for taking things for granted."
~ Aldous Huxley (author of Brave New World)

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Events

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. ALTERNATE LOCATION THIS WEEK ONLY
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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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society presents: "Gorgeous Gardens with Less Water"
Tue Oct 4 / 8:00pm

2016 has been one of the hottest and driest summers on record in southern Ontario. This is likely not a singular event, so Charlie will help us plan for coping with similar, future summers, by arming us with plant selection recommendations and care s...

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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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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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Business Networking Breakfast
Thu Oct 6 / 8:00am

Please join the staff at this new RBC branch to network with local business professionals and promote your business. You will have an opportunity to meet the RBC team that can help you grow your business.Please RSVP by Oct. 4th to Gina Dimou at 905...

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region
Thu Oct 6 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region will have its start up meeting on Thursday Sept.8th. Come join in brand new discussions and decisions. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer...

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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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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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"Let's Talk over Coffee" with Richmond Hill MP, Majid Jowhari
Sat Oct 8 / 9:30am - 10:30am

People say the best conversations happen over a nice cup of coffee. MP for Richmond Hill, Majid Jowhari, is back in the riding for the Thanksgiving weekend, so it is a great chance to meet and talk! He will meet at the Second Cup in Hillcrest Mall....

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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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Thanksgiving Skate ~ at Elvis Stojko Arena
Sat Oct 8 / 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Come out to the arena for a fun fall skate. Fee: Children/Youth (3 to 15) $2.55 Adults (16-64) $4.60 Seniors (65+) $2.80 Group $9.25 For more information www.richmondhill.ca/skating...

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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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Come for a swim on Thanksgiving Day
Mon Oct 10

Three swim times available Lane Swim - 6:30 to 8 am Fun 'n Fit - 11 am to 1 pm Leisure Swin - 1:30 to 3:30 pm For more information www.richmondhill.ca/swimming...

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Gratitude Walk
Mon Oct 10 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The fall is upon us and the leaves are turning beautiful colours. Come for a walk with nordic poles or come to simply walk and be grateful in community --we have so much to be grateful for. The Gratitude Walk will start with focussed breath, Gratit...

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Hillcrest is open on Thanksgiving
Mon Oct 10 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Hillcrest Mall is open on Thanksgiving Monday.  This fall, as part of its ongoing $125-million renovation, Hillcrest welcomes new retailers Sporting Life, H&M and Aritzia...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Oct 11 / 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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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed Oct 12 / 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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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Oct 12 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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Arduino? What's it all about? YLAB Open House & Demos at David Dunlap Observatory
Wed Oct 12 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

So what's this Arduino stuff all about? How is it used for robotics, electronics control, and other cool stuff?Come out and see what you can do with Arduino at the ylab maker space in the David Dunlap Observatory. They will be giving a presentation...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 13 / 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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"Our Town, Our Talent" - featuring local jazz performer Jackie Richardson
Thu Oct 13 / 8:00pm

The bright lights of Opening Night shine even brighter as we celebrate the incredible talent that Richmond Hill has to offer!Jackie Richardson, Richmond Hill’s own stage legend headlines the first performance of the 2016/2017 season. One of the...

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Mindfulness: A Conversation with Dr. Sharon Cohen, at Delmanor
Fri Oct 14 / 3:00pm

Dr. Cohen is the director of Toronto Memory Program, a community based organization for dementia care and an active dementia research site. Dr. Cohen also acts as consultant neurologist to the North York General Hospital Huntington’s Disease Pr...

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A Clearly Musical Home Concert: Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone & Piano
Fri Oct 14 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Enjoy this opportunity to hear musicians Kishan Chouhan and Joanna Grace in a unique up-close musical experience that cannot be matched in large concert halls. o Everyone has a front-row seat! o Clearly see and hear the featured performers o Ask q...

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80's House Party, at RHCPA
Fri Oct 14 / 8:00pm

Party like it’s 1983 when we celebrate the 80’s, RHCPA style! Pull out your raddest outfit for a chance to win great prizes plus enjoy music from Canadian new wave synthpop band The Spoons, with songs such as “Romantic Traffic,&rdq...

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Tree planting at Phyllis Rawlinson Park
Sat Oct 15 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill as we nurture native trees and shrubs at Phyllis Rawlinson Park. Everyone is welcome! Help maintain local biodiversity and wildlife habitat in your community! WHAT TO BRING: Weather-appropriate clothing...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Oct 15 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

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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A Clearly Musical Home Concert: Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone & Piano
Sun Oct 16 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Enjoy this opportunity to hear musicians Kishan Chouhan and Joanna Grace in a unique up-close musical experience that cannot be matched in large concert halls. o Everyone has a front-row seat! o Clearly see and hear the featured performers o Ask q...

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The Lightning Thief. Performances at 11am & 2 pm
Sun Oct 16

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological gods and monsters seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his...

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Good Information to Know

Halloween Safety Tips ~ compliments of the York Regional Police

Halloween is a favourite time, that's filled with fun, make-believe and candy. Unfortunately, it can be a time of risk for children. These safety tips can help to ensure that children will have a safe and happy time while trick or treating. Go tri...

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Cold & Flu Prevention ~ some tips from the Delmanor LivingWell Coaches

A cold or the flu can be especially risky for people over age 65 because they are more likely than younger adults to develop life-threatening complications. Colds and the flu are contagious viral illnesses that spread primarily through the release o...

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How to Fund Your Retirement Dreams!

How to Fund Your Retirement Dreams! Janine Purves, CFP, CPCA, CCS Senior Finacial Advisor Assante Capital Management Ltd.   Retirement!  We’ll all be there 1 day.   What will yours look like?  Have you even con...

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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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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 Opportunities

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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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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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com.
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