October 7, 2017

Quote of the Week

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it
is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”

~ William Arthur Ward

Events

Gratitude Walk on the Oak Ridges Trail
Mon Oct 9 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

The fall is upon us and the leaves are turning beautiful colours. Come 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 focused breath, Gratitude Essenti...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Oct 10 / 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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Own a Peace of Paradise ~ in Trujillo, Honduras. A presentation by Njoi. At RHCPA.
Tue Oct 10 / 7:30pm

Come find out about what it would be like to have your own place in paradise - Trujillo, Honduras. This development is well underway and many Canadians have already bought into it. Great temperatures, beautiful beaches, rejuvenating environment. Lo...

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Business@Breakfast at the Richmond Hill Curling Club
Wed Oct 11 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Get connected at the Business@Breakfast hosted by the Richmond Hill Curling Club. After a morning of networking and breakfast, guests are invited to curl a practice game. Bring clean, dry running shoes and something that's warm! Cost:Pre-registere...

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Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Oct 11 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. These clinics are held the 2nd Wednesday each month. Cost $35.00, receipts provided. Appointment must be reserved one week in advance. Please contact the church office 905-884-3606 for mo...

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Lianne Harris, Odd Behaviour ~ some storytelling of famous people, at RH Retirement Residence
Wed Oct 11 / 2:30pm

Their friends called them brilliant, their critics declared them crazy.Join this 1-hour presentation and learn about famous people and their unusual personalities and quirky behaviours. For more information please call 905 770-4704....

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Oct 12 / 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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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 12 / 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 centered, energized and peace...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Oct 12 / 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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Catch the Art Bus! It's going to the Studio Art Tour
Fri Oct 13 - Sun Oct 15

New this year the Art Bus will run all three days of the Tour weekend. The Friday night bus tour will be a pre-show tour. You will be the first to visit the sites and see the artists new work. Friday October 13, 6-10 p.m. Starting location: Mill Po...

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Mental Health First Aid Training. A 2 day course.
Sat Oct 14 / 9:00am - 4:30pm

MHFA training will teach the participants to:• Recognize the symptoms of mental health problems• Provide initial help• Guide a person toward appropriate professional help• Provide help to prevent the mental health problem from bec...

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Health Breakfast Series - "Bone Health with Exercise and Nutrition" at St. Matthew's United Church
Sat Oct 14 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Dr. Judith Snider, Chiropractor, Homeopath and Nutritionist will discuss the topic, Bone Health with Exercise and Nutrition. Please call to register 905-884-3606. Freewill offering....

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Exotic Birds Take Over Richmond Green!
Sat Oct 14 - Sun Oct 15

Hundreds of exotic birds and their owners will be flocking north to the Canadian National Cage Bird Show & Expo. The event, which is hosted by the Toronto-based Budgerigar & Foreign Bird Society of Canada (BFBS), is Canada’s top event...

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Gratitude Walk with Labyrinth Journey at Richmond Green
Sat Oct 14 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

The fall is upon us and the leaves are turning beautiful colours. Come 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 focused breath, Gratitude Essenti...

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Studio Art Tour ~ Amazing art all over Town!
Sat Oct 14 - Sun Oct 15

Every year, artists from the Richmond Hill Studio Tour invite the public into their home and studios. It's an opportunity for visitors to get a look behind the scenes, take a self-guided tour, meet the artists and purchase one-of-a-kind artwork. Lo...

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Studio Tour at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Oct 14 / 10:00am - Sun Oct 15 / 5:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery is one of several community locations on the 15th Annual Richmond Hill Studio Tour and Sale. Featured at this location will be Richmond Hill Group of Artist members Mary Espinosa (work above), Caterina Liberatore, Sue Foerster,...

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Oct 15 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Moon Pointer gatherings are informal get-togethers for the purpose of experiencing an aspect of Health & Wellness which comes through the practice of mindfulness. Gatherings are facilitated by Ashley Poy. Each get-together will consist of a b...

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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Lucky"
Mon Oct 16 / 7:00pm

Starring the late and GREAT Harry Dean Stanton, this American 2017 released film, tells the story of a 90-year-old atheist has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive e...

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"The Art of Barbering" ~ a Richmond Hill Historical Society Talk
Mon Oct 16 / 7:30pm

Randy Barber returns to speak to the Historical Society, this time - about “Barbering”, bringing along his collection of barbering “accroutrements”. Yes Mr. Barber is talking about barbering!! All are invited to attend. ...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Oct 16 / 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 bott...

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ON!STAGE - Comedy in Motion
Mon Oct 16 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you! This new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. The four-part series features an eclectic collect...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Oct 17 / 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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Ladies, it's time to talk about money. Your money.
Tue Oct 17 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

You’re smart, savvy and successful. You’ve built the life you deserve and plan to enjoy it. But have you considered how realities like a longer life expectancy and time away from the workforce can impact your plans? Come and learn more a...

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16th Avenue Environmental Assessment Study Open House
Tue Oct 17 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Regional Municipality of York is undertaking two transportation Environmental Assessment Studies (EA Studies) for 16th Avenue. Study A is between Yonge Street and Woodbine Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham Study B is...

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York Region Parrot Club Toy Making Night
Tue Oct 17 / 7:00pm

The York Region Parrot Club is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of pet birds and the education of their owners. They have monthly meetings.  Memberships available. Toy Making Night is one of the club's most popular meetings of the...

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High Tea served at Richmond Hill Retirement Residence
Wed Oct 18 / 2:30pm

Flutist, Laura Nashman will play the afternoon away as you enjoy tasty treats and sip hot tea served in pretty china cups.Please RSVP at 905 770-4704 as space is limited...

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Speaker Box - Open Mic & Poetry Slaw. At Falcon & Firkin.
Wed Oct 18 / 6:30pm

After 75 shows, countless features, workshops, and so many tens from judges, Speaker Box will be closing it’s doors this year. This is the second to last show. Get on the open mic list or bring your best work and enter the poetry slam competit...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Wed Oct 18 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends are welcome to attend these monthly meetings. More and more Ontarians are being impacted by tick-borne diseases only to find out about the appalling medical politics, poor tests and that there are no suppo...

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Richmond Hill Board of Trade ~Women in Business
Fri Oct 20 / 8:30am - 10:00am

Women in Business Networking Event is hosted at Staples Canada Home Office. Guest Speaker: Agnes Lan, Change Connect. Cost: free for members. $10 for non-members.  Click here to register....

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An evening with Canadian Author Terry Fallis ~ an AORRH Federal Liberal Association Fundraiser
Thu Oct 19 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Leona Allesev, MP Aurora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill (AORRH)  is hosting a Federal Liberal Fundraiser with best-selling and award winning Canadian author, Terry Fallis. Terry is a former Liberal staffer to the Rt. Hon. Jean Chretien and is also a t...

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Healing Your Digestion ~ a naturopathic talk
Thu Oct 19 / 7:00pm

Digestion dramatically affects your immune system and is the 'mother' of nutrition. Dr. Rahim Habib, ND, to discuss how to improve your digestion, to improve your current and future health. He'll also address health issues such as irritable bo...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Oct 19 / 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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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 19 / 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 centered, energized and peace...

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Richmond Hill Board of Trade Seminar - The Science of Sales
Thu Oct 19 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

The key to sales scalability is the ability to break down and understand each component of the sales pipeline.  This seminar will:1) Discuss and design an advancement driven business development funnel2) Understand the buyer journey3) Understan...

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Active Bodies Active Minds ~ a program at the Centray Library
Fri Oct 20 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join Jill Javelosa-Avarez, a York Region Early Literacy Specialist for an hour of fun, interactive and educational literacy through music and movement. For children ages 0-6 years with a caregiver. There is no admission fee. Tickets will be handed...

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Oboe, Horn & Piano Trios: Wendy, Joanna & Ena - A Clearly Musical Home Concert
Fri Oct 20 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Enjoy a Clearly Musical Home Concert with Oboe, Horn & Piano Trios (Wendy Bornstein, Joanna Grace & Ena Moffat, performers) Get A Front Row Seat! Question & Answer portion with the musicians! A reception included! Location: Private re...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Oct 21 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and under - $4.00. Proceeds from this pancake breakfast go towards Mosaic Interfaith Out-of-the-C...

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Adults 55+ Computer information and Assistance Sessions
Sat Oct 21 / 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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Richmond Hill Senior Citizens' Club 35 Annual Fall Bazaar
Sat Oct 21 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Everyone is invited to attend this wonderful pre-Christmas event featuring tables loaded with their famous Cookie Train along with preserves, assorted baked goods, craft table, toy table, popular books, just to name a few. A light lunch of soup, san...

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Gratitude Walk on the Oak Ridges Trail
Sat Oct 21 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

The fall is upon us and the leaves are turning beautiful colours. Come 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 focused breath, Gratitude Essenti...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Oct 21 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 22 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork by members Valentine Ioppe and Shirley Robertson. Valentine's work portrays powerful and dramatic interpretations of the nature and sea hold a unique place in Russian and Canadian art. His...

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The Snow Sisters ~ The Musical. Two Performances. At RHCPA
Sat Oct 21

Join the Snow Sisters as they retell the story of their magical journey through winter adventure. This show is full of interaction, sing-a-longs, and surprises. It's designed for young children but can be enjoyed by the whole family together. Child...

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The Annual Temperanceville United Church Turkey Supper
Sat Oct 21

Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the traditional trimmings. Tickets are available for 5:30, or 6:45 p.m. Take-out dinners are also available. Adults - $18, children 6 to 11- $8, children 5 and under – free, but ticket required. For tickets co...

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St. Matthew's Annual Beef Salmon Dinner. Seatings 5 & 6:30 pm
Sat Oct 21

Choice of Roast Beef or freshly baked Salmon with potatoes, vegetables and homemade pie. Adults $20, children 12 and under, $9. Prepaid reservation only. Please contact the church office for tickets 905-884-3606....

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Oct 22 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Moon Pointer gatherings are informal get-togethers for the purpose of experiencing an aspect of Health & Wellness which comes through the practice of mindfulness. Gatherings are facilitated by Ashley Poy. Each get-together will consist of a b...

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"Notes & Quotes" : Music and Stories of Richmond Hill
Sun Oct 22 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Come for an enjoyable afternoon of music and stories of Richmond Hill's history. This event is a joint venture of the Richmond Hill Concert Band and the Richmond Hill Historical Society. The event will be in the Plaza Suite. Refreshments served.Ti...

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York Symphony Orchestra - Extroversion!
Sun Oct 22 / 3:00pm

Come for a concert that explores the evolution of expression. Many of Mozart's works suggest a remarkably extroverted composer, one who almost casually displays his wit, has passion, his elegance and his intellectual brilliance. But the true depth o...

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The Secret Path: Walking Towards Reconciliation ~ an impressive evening of artistry and reflection
Sun Oct 22 / 6:00pm

This event will awaken the heart, mind and soul through music, animated illustration, photography and the spoken word. The Secret Path: Walking Towards Reconciliation is the story of the tragic death of twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack during his...

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Salsa Dance Fever Latin Dance Social
Sun Oct 22 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Salsa Dance Fever invites you to join their Latin dance socials on Sunday evenings. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Excellent DJ and amazing Latin music! All dance levels. Beginner level dance lessons in Bachata & Salsa from 6:30pm - 7:15pm...

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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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Teaching kids to give back

Eva Trachtenberg’s children learned about charity as soon as they could understand the concept. “The first time it came up was after a holiday and my son received some money,” the Saskatoon mother of four recalls. “I said, &l...

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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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Create the Perfect Study Space ~ from Five Star Painting

The start of the school year brings about a sense of enthusiasm, anticipation, and a maybe a bit of anxiety for your child. You can help alleviate this angst by creating the perfect workstation and giving them the tools they need to succeed. Click...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Home safety, King Township Foodbank.....

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. Learn more about an initiative to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide related de...

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St. Michael's Choir at St. Mary Immaculate - Oct. 26
Fred Penner - Oct. 28
Remembrance Day Service - Nov. 5
Lemon Bucket Orkestra - Nov. 9
Fall Beaded Art Show & Sale - Nov. 23 to 26


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