October 9, 2016

Quote of the Week

"It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment."
~Naomi Williams

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Events

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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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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Financial Literacy Series: Saving Strategies. At Central Library
Tue Oct 11 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In partnership with the CPA [Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada] the library will facilitate an 8 week financial literacy education and information program for Canadians of all ages. You can register for all of the series or just the ones...

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Do you like to sing? Chorus York invites you to join them!
Tue Oct 11 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Chorus York is welcoming new singers in all sections, especially altos and basses. This new community choir under the direction of Stephane Potvin.Rehearsals are Tuesdays 7:00-9:30 p.m. at Richmond Hill Presbyterian ChurchCall 905 884-7922 for more...

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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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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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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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The Sun's Story ~ a real story told at the Central Library
Thu Oct 13 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come for a trip through time as we follow the Sun’s 14 billion year life cycle - from birth in a cold primordial nebula, through middle age with its family of planets, asteroids, and comets, and into its last throes of nuclear fusion before fad...

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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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Alzheimer's Disease: What's New in Prevention and Treatment: A Conversation with Dr. Sharon Cohen
Fri Oct 14 / 3:00pm

Join Dr. Sharon Cohen, behavioural neurologist and medical director of Toronto Memory Program, as she discusses: the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and normal aging strategies to promote brain health new approaches to Alzheimer&rsq...

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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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The Village Market. Saturdays only
Sat Oct 15 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday morning you can come for breakfast or lunch, and by organic foods for the rest of the week. As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gl...

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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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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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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 Reel Thing Fim Series presents Our Little Sister
Mon Oct 17 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing is an initiative run by the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts but the films are screened at Rainbow Cinemas. This month's film: Our Little SisterSynopsisReleased in 2015, this highly acclaimed film from Japan (will be scree...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Oct 17 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Free English lessons, to people of all backgrounds, are offered at Grace Baptist Church.If you want to improve your conversational English and hear the Christian message of hope, you are welcome every Monday from 7:00-9:00 pm. It’s a friendly,...

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A talk on the Sharon Temple ~ at the Historical Society's monthly meeting.
Mon Oct 17 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited Megan Houton, Education & Program Coordinator for the Sharon Temple National Historic Site & Museum.  Megan will talk will be about the history of the Children of Peace, a breakaway group...

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Zumba® Weekly Classes
Mon Oct 17 / 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 18 / 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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LivingWell with Beverly Beuermann-King. A talk at Delmanor
Tue Oct 18 / 2:30pm

There’s a myth that the Golden Years are stress-free. In fact, studies have shown that with aging comes different forms of stress. Join acclaimed stress management expert, Beverly Beuermann-King, who will guide us through a variety of useful...

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Attention Women Entrepreneurs! Special GroYourBiz Event Night
Tue Oct 18 / 5:45pm - 7:30pm

The GroYourBiz™ Markham Board is opening up its October meeting to invite Women Entrepreneurs of Richmond Hill to join them for a Special Event Night.Whether you are a Sole Proprietor or growing your business, hiring and retaining talent can be...

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Interested in travelling the world? Collette Tours opens the door
Tue Oct 18 / 6:30pm

This is an invitation to a presentation all about Collette - and their amazing travel opportunities. Hear about the products first hand from Collette Director of Sales and see how Collette gives your more. www.gocollette.com Please RSVP to Lina Lo...

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Financial Literacy Series: 10 Healthy Habits Of Financial Management. At Central Library
Tue Oct 18 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In partnership with the CPA [Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada] the library will facilitate an 8 week financial literacy education and information program for Canadians of all ages. You can register for all of the series or just the ones...

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'Foot Reflexology for Beginners' Workshop
Wed Oct 19 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

In this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology can be used to help relieve aches and pains, coughs and col...

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Importing & Exporting: A Practical Toolkit About Logistics and Customs Clearance
Wed Oct 19 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

This seminar is presented by the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre.  www.businessrichmondhill.ca/Small_Busines Presented by Perry Lo, Canaan Transpport Group Inc. To register, email ecdev@richmondhill.ca...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Oct 19 / 6:30pm

The Speaker Box Series (formerly YorkSlam) is a poetry slam and open mic event spotlighting the best in spoken word and artistic performance. The show begins with an open mic (musicians, comedians, authors, rappers, poets and all performers welcome)...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Wed Oct 19 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

These meetings for Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends. • Please come Fragrance Free. • Parking is on Hopkins St. just south of the Police Station. For more information: yorknorth.lymegroup@gmail.com Find them on Facebook &ndash...

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Cash Flow Management ~ presented by Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thu Oct 20 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Many businesses are profitable, but poor cash flow management makes it difficult to operate. Understanding how to monitor and manage cash flow is imperative, not only to operate effectively on a daily basis, but to be prepared for the unexpected expe...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Oct 20 / 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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Suite Thursdays presents Amanda Rheaume
Thu Oct 20 / 7:30pm

Ottawa-based Amanda Rheaume is an accomplished Métis singer-songwriter with a powerful, slightly gritty, deeply personal, and instantly accessible folk/roots sound with elements of country, pop, and soul. Tickets: $20.  Click here to ord...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 20 / 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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The Village Market. A Saturday ritual.
Sat Oct 22 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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 be found. You can stop fo...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Pancake Breakfast
Sat Oct 22 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Consider inviting some friends. These pancake breakfasts are monthly events with a break in the summer. Cost: Adu...

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"The Over Site" an archaeological talk about local Iroquoian activity
Sat Oct 22 / 10:30am - 11:30am

The excavation of the Over Site has resulted in the first detailed examination of an early 15th Century Iroquoian village site on the Don River drainage system. Dr. Dana Poulton will describe the site, the flora and fauna and artifacts.Admission: $5...

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Seed Saving Workshop! Presented by Evergreen, at Central Library
Sat Oct 22 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen, the Town of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Public Library to explore techniques to save and store your favourite seeds for next season! Learn how easy it can be to harvest seeds from your own garden! Seed saving is a fun activi...

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The Morning Group Exhibition and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Oct 22 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 23 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork created by 'The Morning Group' this weekend and next. These local artists meet at the Mill Pond Gallery regularly on Mondays during Open Studio sessions available to members of the RHGA...

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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Oct 22 / 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Young Mothers Support Group meets once a month at Gormley Church. The purpose of this group is to support young families. This support will focus on young moms, offering services such as free clothing, baby must-have items (diapers, wipes, formula,...

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Oct 22 / 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Everyone is invited for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. $1 Suggested Donation For more informaton please email RHspaghetti@yahoo.ca...

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Sounds of Persia
Sat Oct 22 / 7:30pm

Music from the heartland of Iran!Kurdish, Gilaki, Improvised trio & classical Persian, performed by Avaye Andalib Ensumble led by Shaho Andalibi. On this night, you will experience composed folk music of Kurdistan & Gilan + improvised Persia...

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The Joy of Aging 2016 - 4 Secrets To a Healthier Life
Sun Oct 23 / 9:30am - 1:00pm

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, our focus this year is - 4 Secrets to a...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church is beginning celebrating it's 200th anniversary!
Sun Oct 23 / 10:30am

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church's celebration of 200 years as a congregation begins on the 199 Anniversary, Sunday, October 23. All are welcome to this special service of thanksgiving and praise at 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary as they launch our Bi...

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Moving On 2 Feel Better. A Comprehensive Program, delivered over 2 days, by experienced facilitators
Sun Oct 23 / 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Do you want to feel better from experiencing circumstances of adversity and loss affecting family living such as divorce, illness, having an ill family member, or family estrangement/alienation or job loss? In this workshop, we will work towards hav...

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Health, Wealth & Happiness Open House. Hosted by Investors Group. At RHCPA.
Sun Oct 23 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Learn from the pros as you visit over 18 booths to learn the latest tips and trends on leading a healthier lifestyle. From massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, personal training and life coaching to those niche services that make all our lives a...

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York Symphony Orchestra ~ Reflections
Sun Oct 23 / 3:00pm

This concert celebrates the pinnacle of expression and introspection. Guest Artist: Wesley Bells, Violin Guest Conductor: Misha Roháč Tickets: Adults $30; Seniors $25; Students: $15.  Click here to order on line or call the box office...

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Good Information to Know

Hand out some ACTIVE Treats this Halloween

This Halloween hand out some swim/skate passes. The Town is offering these passes for "10 for $5.00"! Available for purchase at any of the Town's Community Centre's. You can do your part to keep kid's active!...

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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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Monthly Tax Tips from Andre La Rosa, CPA – October 2016 Issue

A few items to take note of this month: HST InstallmentsIf you are an annual HST filer, you may have to pay quarterly installments and the 3rd installment is due October 31st. Charity LotteriesIt is charity lottery season. This is a great way for c...

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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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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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