October 12, 2016

Quote of the Week

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Only when we have gained sufficient depth of understanding
of the causes of our outcomes
can we hope to change them."
- Mahatma Gandhi

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Events

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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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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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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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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Do you like to sing? Chorus York invites you to join them!
Tue Oct 18 / 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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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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Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce Networking Opportunity
Wed Oct 19 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Get Connected at Business After 5. Cost: Members free of charge (with pre-registration)Future members and walk-ins $20 (HST included) Click HERE to register Location: Invel Tex Corp / Mustang Apparel, 30 Wertheim Court, Unit 10 Eas  ...

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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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Hillcrest Mall opens new South Wing
Thu Oct 20 / 10:00am - 9:00pm

Hillcrest Mall officially opens its new South Wing, as part of its $90-million-plus renovation. The shopping center welcomes much anticipated retailers Sporting Life (40,000 sq. ft.) and H&M (21,000 sq. ft). The first shoppers to arrive at the...

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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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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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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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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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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Oct 24 / 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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ON!STAGE with Dan Hill
Mon Oct 24 / 7:30pm

The ON!STAGE series opens with Grammy award-winner, Canadian singer and songwriter, Dan Hill. Best known for his number one hit 'Sometimes When We Touch' Dan Hill has been a writing, performing and producing force in the music industry for over 40 ye...

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Zumba® Weekly Classes
Mon Oct 24 / 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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more

Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Oct 25 / 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:Own Your Financial Future: Managing Debt &Making Credit Work for You.
Tue Oct 25 / 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 25 / 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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Business Value Proposition & Branding ~ presented by Small Business Enterprise Centre
Wed Oct 26 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The key to securing customers and investors in your business idea is being able to clearly and quickly describe your value proposition and create a brand identity that captures it. In this session we will explore how to categorize your customers, id...

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"Principles of Successful Aging" ~ a Lunch & Learn at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Oct 26 / 12:00pm

Join the good people at St. Mathew's Health Ministry to learn: keys to living life at its highest quality, no matter what being informed about the concerns you may have about aging knowing that you can make a big difference in other people's liv...

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Taking it to the streets: The Hillcrest Mobile Collection
Wed Oct 26 - Sat Oct 29

To celebrate its recent renovation and new collection of retailers Hillcrest will be hitting the streets in an exciting way with a unique experiential pop-up truck. October 26, 27 & 28 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m October 29 from 1 p.m. &n...

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Muslims Actually. . . Come meet some Muslim activists.
Wed Oct 26 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Love. Laugh. Live. It’s Muslims Actually! is a website and a hash tag campaign that counters the negative images of Muslims being projected in the media and portrays Muslims more truthfully – as peace loving, generous and compassionate pe...

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3D Printing or Laser Cutting: Which is Better? YLAB Demos & Open House
Wed Oct 26 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

What's is more useful? A laser cutter or a 3D printer? Ylab has its proponents on both sides, and they're going to try to settle the argument once and for all. Or until the next newest-latest machine comes out.They will have an overview of how they...

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Ready for Import ~ a free seminar presented by the Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thu Oct 27 / 10:00am - 12:30pm

This is a free seminar offered by the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre. Presenter: Amelia NgTo register, email ecdev@richmondhill.ca...

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ADHD, Autism Spectrum & Learning Disorders, Naturopathic Program for Success
Thu Oct 27 / 6:00pm

Learn about the causes and naturopathic methods to help kids and adults with these challenges including our whole-person based program. Presented by Dr. Rahim Habib ND, Naturopathic Doctor at 305 Carrville Rd in Richmond Hill. Find out more about t...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Oct 27 / 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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Susan Hoeppner, Juno nominated recording artist, on stage at RHCPA
Thu Oct 27 / 7:30pm

Join Susan and three up and coming flute phenoms, Alheli Piienta, Emily Bi and Emily Phernanbucq, for a night of performance excellence of works by: Kulesha Boehms Hatsiz Boesmoistier Gaubert Angulo Faure And celebrate the release of Susa...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 27 / 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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Halloween Party at the McConaghy Centre
Fri Oct 28 / 12:00pm

You’re in for a scary good time! It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare and see if you can recognize your friends. A delicious lunch will be served followed by an afternoon of spooky fun and entertainment. You might even win a...

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TAVES Consumer Electronics Show ~ at the Sheraton
Fri Oct 28 - Sun Oct 30

The TAVES Consumer Electronics Show is Canada’s ultimate technology showcase, connecting trade professionals, media and consumers. www.taveshow.com This world-class exposition attracts companies from around the globe and showcases cutting edge...

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Spooky Mill Pond Tour - a free event
Fri Oct 28 / 7:00pm

Back by popular demand, you will learn about some interesting facts and foibles of our unique town during this evening tour. The tour will meet at Mill Pond Gazebo and venture out into the neighbouring village backstreets and share stories from the...

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Teen's Halloween Howl
Fri Oct 28 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

For teens In grades 6-8 - the annual Halloween Howl at the Richvale Community Centre. The Centre will be transformed in a creepy carnival with games, music, haunted maze and much more. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume.Tickets: $5.00 ...

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Brent Butt, Corner Gas Star, on stage at RHCPA
Fri Oct 28 / 8:00pm

Brent Butt discovered early on that being funny was a good way to get attention. Born in Saskatchewan, Brent honed his comedic skills headlining top clubs in Toronto and touring internationally at major festivals. It was the instant hit of his Emmy n...

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The Village Market. A good place to get gluten free foods
Sat Oct 29 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop fo...

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Club 35 Annual Bazaar at the McConaghy Centre
Sat Oct 29 / 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 homemade so...

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Trick-or-trees planting at Leno Park!
Sat Oct 29 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Evergreen and the Town of Richmond Hill for Trick or Trees at Leno Park! Everyone is welcome! Be prepared for a spooky planting of native trees and shrubs! Increase local biodiversity and wildlife habitat in your community!What to Bring:Weathe...

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The Morning Group Exhibition and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Oct 29 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 30 / 5:00pm

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

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"Spirit of Hope", Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra's first concert of the season
Sat Oct 29 / 8:00pm

Building toward Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, “Sprit of Hope” celebrates new Canadians to our local community. Musical history has a long list of composers who were forced to leave their homeland, finding new opportun...

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Good Information to Know

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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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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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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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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