October 12, 2016

Quote of the Week

"We run away all the time to avoid coming face to face with ourselves."
 ~ Anon.

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Events

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Oct 31 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Nov 1 / 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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Do you like to sing? Chorus York invites you to join them!
Tue Nov 1

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: How To Teach Your Kids About Money. At Central Library
Tue Nov 1 / 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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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society presents "Three Outdoor Container Designs for Winter"
Tue Nov 1 / 8:00pm

Ever wondered how to design a wonderful winter container? Heinke Thiessen will demonstrate how you can put one together, introducing some wintery updates for your outdoor containers that will last till the spring! All monthly meetings are open to t...

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RH Thomson. A Talk at the Central Library
Wed Nov 2 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Richmond Hill born, Canadian television, film and stage actor Robert Holmes “R.H.” Thomson, to explore stories and photos of Richmond Hill, Canada and WW1. RH will also engage the audience in their own stories about their family&rsq...

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region
Thu Nov 3 / 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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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Nov 3 / 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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Opera York presents Tosca
Thu Nov 3 / 7:30pm

Drama, passion and fabulous music – Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera. Sabatino Vacca - Artistic DirectorGiuseppe Macina - Stage DirectorOrchestra, Chorus, Sets and Supertitles Tickets: Adults - $40, $45, $50: Students -  $25....

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"Remembering Diana", a presentation at Delmanor
Thu Nov 3 / 2:30pm

The staff and residents are thrilled to be welcoming Norman and Kevin and The MuMullen/Dark Collection of Royal Commemoratives as we celebrate and “Remember Diana”. Once again special commemoratives and items will be passed around as we...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 3 / 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 Nov 4 / 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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Tokyo Police Club ~ at RHCPA
Fri Nov 4 / 8:00pm

Since the release of the Newmarket natives’ first single 'Nature of the Experiment,' Tokyo Police Club has continued to write indie hits, like 'Hot Tonight,' 'Tunnel Vision' and 'Your English is Good'. At the same time, they’ve been...

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Good organic foods to sustain you in this cold weather
Sat Nov 5 / 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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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Nov 5 / 9:00am - 11:00am

The Youth Advisory Team will host a pancake breakfast in William Wallace Memorial Hall.   Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee.   Cost: Adults - $8.00; Childre...

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Relax & Be Pampered with a Reiki Health Session and Essential Oils
Sat Nov 5 / 9:00am - 6:00pm

Sandra Corrado will be offering 1 hr or 1-1/2 hr sessions available between 9:00 am – 6:00 pmWhat is Reiki?Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by trained Reiki health...

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Hands & Hearts Bazaar at St. Matthews United Church
Sat Nov 5 / 9:30am - 1:00pm

All are welcome to attend the  "Hands & Hearts Bazaar" Handmade items Christmas decor, Bake sale Cookie walk ...and more Also a brunch will be served - Adults - $8, Children 10 and under -  $3...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Nov 5 / 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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Ignite Fair 2016! An opportunity for youth to find meaningful volunteer experiences
Sat Nov 5 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Looking for organizations to volunteer with? Passionate about a cause and you're looking for support from a local youth group or charity? Trying to find inspiration? Need to complete those 40 hours of volunteer service and don't know where to begi...

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Fall Art Show & Sale at the Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Nov 5 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Come and enjoy fabulous and diverse art! Live Music! Light Refreshments!Admission $5 at the door. Supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation and African Aids FamiliesHosted by Hands and Hearts For Africa...

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Film Club with Barry Dempster: Food for Thought - The Lunchbox
Sat Nov 5 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Big screen feasts for those who live to eat. Whether hunger strikes in Taipei or Mumbai or a French patisserie, food is served with wit and sensuality. Come take a trip around the world one dish at a time – watch a film and discuss it with Bar...

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Opera York presents Tosca
Sat Nov 5 / 7:30pm

Drama, passion and fabulous music – Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera. Sabatino Vacca - Artistic DirectorGiuseppe Macina - Stage DirectorOrchestra, Chorus, Sets and Supertitles Tickets: Adults - $40, $45, $50: Students -  $25....

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Time to reset the clock!
Sun Nov 6

On Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time ends . (Note: it is not Savings) Yes, we "Spring forward and Fall back" At 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March, the clocks go forward one hour and on the first Sunday in November there...

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Communicate 2 "FullFeel" Your Needs
Sun Nov 6 / 9:30am - 4:30pm

Do you know about the impact of the words you use especially in dealing with conflict? In this full day workshop, based on the process of NonViolent Communication developed by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, you will gain insight about the impact of the wor...

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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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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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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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8 Proven Productivity Practices - Tips from Staples small business content developers at BizLaunch.

Business owners are busy. As an entrepreneur building equity in a business that requires a ton of effort, you need to make sure that you maximize your output and spend your time on the right things. So how can you focus on generating the most value f...

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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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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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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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