October 21, 2017

Quote of the Week

"We must walk down a path of reconciliation from now on.
Together and forever."
~ Gord Downie

Events

Richmond Hill Retirement Residence Has Gone Country!
Mon Oct 23 / 2:30pm

Yee Haw, Country Kenny is in the building! Grab your dancing partner and enjoy some of the great country classics. For more information please call 905 770-4704....

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Oct 23 / 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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Merry-Go-Round
Mon Oct 23 / 7:00pm

Merry-Go-Round is a theatrical production surpassing genres, combining prose, dance and music into a poetic vision on stage. Love, land, marriage, interests. Which of these is more important? The happiness of the young generation, or – in acc...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Oct 24 / 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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Sales - Winning at Prospecting ~ a seminar presented by the Small Business Enterprise Centre
Tue Oct 24 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

It’s a simple equation: 0 = 0. No matter how many tools we put in place to help our sales people be successful, the truth of the matter is that if there are no prospects at the top of the pipeline then there’s no deals at the bottom. Fil...

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A free talk at RBC. Financing Commercial Real Estate.
Tue Oct 24 / 6:00pm

Are you interested in learning ore about financing commercial real estate? Types of Properties Owner-occupied vs Income Producing How much will RBC Finance? What Information is Required? Characteristics of the Industry Location: RBC 12280 Y...

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She Succeeds. A day for women to grow their business.
Wed Oct 25 / 9:30am - 4:00pm

Ladies, this is to be a day that will be symbolic of the growth you want to achieve in your business. Come for a day that will fill you with confidence to achieve the growth that you desire in your business. The day will start with hearing from Jul...

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Business Mandarin Workshop - offered by the Richmond Hill Board of Trade
Wed Oct 25 / 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Business Mandarin Workshop, hosted by the Toronto Mandarin School, is a Lunch and Learn where you can acquire some basic Chinese language knowledge, conversational skills, cultural knowledge, and business etiquette. Workshop description: Language...

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St Matthew's Health Ministry Lunch & Learn "The Changing Seasons of Dementia"
Wed Oct 25 / 12:00pm

Come and learn about: Common symptoms associated with dementia and its’ impact as we age Current care models used to support individuals living with dementia Initiatives used to develop dementia healthy communities Speaker: Mona Lancast...

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Celebrate Small Business Month!
Wed Oct 25 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Richmond Hill  Board of Trade and Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre come together to celebrate Small Business Month at the Holiday Inn Express. Meet RHBOT New Members! Learn and experience a 'New Member Showcase'. Cost: Free ...

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Wonders of Peru ~ a presentation by Luxury Travel
Wed Oct 25 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Lina Lococo invites you to this special presentation, hosted by Luxury Travel, to learn about travel to Peru. Please RSVP by Friday, October 13, 2017. Please let Lina know you will be attending:   416 570-8771 lina@travelpoint.ca ...

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Kamal Al-Solaylee discusses his book "On Being Brown" At the Central Library
Wed Oct 25 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join author and journalist Kamal Al-Solaylee to discuss his latest book, Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone), winner of the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (2016). Kamal Al-Solaylee has been a distinguished w...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Oct 26 / 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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St. Michael's Choir School Concert at St. Mary Immaculate
Thu Oct 26 / 7:00pm

St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Parish is celebrating 160 years this year. To mark this historic event there will be a  Sacred Music concert given by the world renown St. Michael's Choir School. Tickets: $20. available through the Parish Office a...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Oct 26 / 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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Women In The Know - Managing Stress and It's Impact On Health!
Thu Oct 26 / 7:00pm

Join 'Women In The Know' as Dr. Von Chaleunsouk-Marsden talks about the impact of stress on our lives and how we can manage it. So ask yourself if:• Is your life full of day to day stress?• Do you find yourself running around without a mom...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Oct 26 / 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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Adults 55+ Halloween Party
Fri Oct 27 / 12:00pm

The McConaghy Seniors Centre is having a party, and 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...

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Classic Albums Live - Rush 2112
Fri Oct 27 / 8:00pm

Rush's signature concept album 2112 is brought to life by Classic Albums Live in an evening celebrating Canada's greatest rock band. Based in the future, the Solar Federation determines the content of all reading matter, songs, pictures - every facet...

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Flyball Governor Band Plays Halloween Party - Richmond Hill Legion Fundraiser
Fri Oct 27 / 8:00pm

Come for great dance music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's!! Costumes optional.Light food buffet at 11pmTickets: $10. members, non-members $15 at the door Cash bar Please support your local Richmond Hill Legion....

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Interesting squashes to be had at The Village Market on Saturday mornings.
Sat Oct 28 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

When you think of squash, exotic names like Hubbard, Delicato, Acorn and Kabocha spring to mind. Farmer Mike Lanigan already has a wide choice of local organic and biodynamic squashes -- including many from his own farm. Lot's to be had at the Vil...

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Fred Penner. On stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. 2 shows: 11 & 2
Sat Oct 28

A gentle giant with kind eyes and an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself, this musical master brings 25 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that skillfully blends the many genres of performing and communication....

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Oct 28 / 11:00am - Sun Oct 29 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present orignal art work by members Samirae Sharifpooran and Patricia Duke. Samirae presents "Past & Present".Her Mixed Media work demonstrates self portrait, focusing on photographs taken in past and painting...

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Oct 28 / 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Everyone is invited to come for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. Spaghetti - Salad - Bread - Treats. $1 Suggested Donation. No registration required. Email contact Colleen: RHspagh...

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Home on the Hill Gala at Oakview Terrace
Sat Oct 28 / 6:00pm

This is Home on the Hill's first gala to raise funds and awareness of the need of supportive housing and to support mental health programs for those with serious mental illness. It's a dinner and dance with door prizes and silent auctiion! Tickets:...

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Shadowpath Theatre presents "Happy Haunted Town"
Sat Oct 28

Roam the downtown core of historical Richmond Hill like never before. Shadowpath performers bring local tales to life beginning at the hauntingly beautiful Presbyterian Church in their upstairs sanctuary. As organ music fills the air, the spirits wi...

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Diamond Music ~ presented by the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat Oct 28 / 8:00pm

The 10th anniversary “diamond” is couched in concert of significant works that connect with the number “10” selected repertoire performed on the first concert of the first season, and a few fan favourites, including “Rha...

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Oct 29 / 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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St. Matthew's United Church 60th Anniversary!
Sun Oct 29 / 10:30am

Former members and newcomers are welcome to attend this special worship celebration. The Rev. Warren Ball and guest speaker The Rev. Terry Thom. will preside. A potluck luncheon will follow....

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A Happy Halloween to be celebrated by all at the Richmond Hill Board of Trade
Sun Oct 29 / 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Come for some spooky Halloween fun on the Sunday before the big day! Games! Costume Contests! Tricks & Treats! Some great spooky scenes for photo op glory! All welcome.  There is no charge to attend!...

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Tri-City Gospel Chorus.....and 4 heavens Sake Quartet! At RHPC
Sun Oct 29 / 7:00pm

An 80 male voice A Cappella Gospel Chorus will be singing fun Gospel favourites in the Barbershop style. It will be a fun evening of laughter, joy, hymn singing, heart warning stories (true, and almost true). It is for everyone. A free will offeri...

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Anne Morse and The Transeekers are Returning to Richmond Hill
Sun Oct 29 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Presented by Peter Dennis. Anne Morse is a channeler who has been connecting with The Transeekers (non-physical entities) for over 30 years. On October 29th, Anne and The Transeekers will be in Richmond Hill to bring us information and messages that...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Oct 30 / 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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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Oct 31 / 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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Intellectual Property: What's In It For You? A free Small Business Enterprise Centre workshop
Thu Nov 2 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) provides high-quality and timely Intellectual Property (IP) rights.  They help innovators understand IP, how to protect it, and how to use their IP strategically to grow and prosper.The workshop i...

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Group of York Region
Thu Nov 2 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region has an open invitation to their monthly meetings. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer from often disabling symptoms associated with these...

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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Monthly Meeting
Thu Nov 2 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

This meeting is for anyone who is visually impaired, and their caregiver. Meeting includes socializing, talk, and lunch. Please contact Mariam for further details at 905 770-0601  ...

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DriveWise with the Ministry of Transportation, at Delmanor
Thu Nov 2 / 2:30pm

Please join the residents and staff at Delmanor as they welcome Lisa Thompson from the Ministry of Transportation as she discusses the Senior Driver Licence Renewal Program and offers safe driving tips. Refreshments to follow. Please RSVP to Susan...

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Do you want to quit smoking? York Region Public Health can help!
Wed Nov 1 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The STOP program delivers research-based, cost-free smoking cessation workshops in local communities. The program is a collaboration between the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and York Region Public Health. Eligible participants attend a wo...

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"What's Poverty Got To Do With It?" A panel discussion at the Central Library
Wed Nov 1 / 7:00pm

All are invited to attend this consciousness raising panel discussion about the interconnectedness of poverty, homelessness, precarious work and human trafficking in York Region. The panelists will address these critical issues, the human costs invo...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 2 / 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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Let's Talk Cannabis ~ HR and Legal Considerations. A presentation for professionals.
Fri Nov 3 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Let’s Talk Cannabis™ series is the platform for professionals to access industry leading experts for factual information. In this series of seven lectures and panel discussions., Let’s Talk Cannabis™ will present factual...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Nov 3 / 6:15pm

Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold - first Friday of the month. All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Re-Buys until first break Then Top-up for close out Refreshments available. Fo...

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"The Chosen Highway" ~ a special theatrical production of the Baha'i Faith
Fri Nov 3 / 7:30pm

Arts 4 Unity production from Halifax will present “The Chosen Highway” - a performance of music, spoken word and live painting.The presentation is based on the memoirs of Lady Blomfield, one of the very first Baha’is from the wester...

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Shaun Majumder. Performing at RHCPA.
Fri Nov 3 / 8:00pm

Gemini award-winning Actor/Comedian Shaun Majumder is best known for his work on the acclaimed CBC comedy show 'This Hour Has 22 Minutes' where he impressed with his intriguing characters and hilarious physical comedy. A veteran of the Just for Laug...

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Nov 4 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market. Prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Nov 4 / 9:00am - 10:00am

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. Funds raised will support their programs. For details please call the church...

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Hands & Hearts Bazaar at St. Matthew's United Church
Sat Nov 4 / 9:30am - 1:00pm

Get an early start on Christmas! Handmade items Christmas decor baked goods & cookie walk, houseplants nearly new items and more Brunch is served! $10, Children 10 and under $3...

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igniteFAIR 2017. The place to find volunteer opportunities
Sat Nov 4 / 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Returning to the heart of Richmond Hill for a fourth year, igniteFAIR will bring together over 40 different organizations  providing hundreds of volunteer opportunities to all attendees. The real purpose is to connect hundreds of young people w...

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Emmanuel Anglican Church Afternoon Tea & Bake Sale
Sat Nov 4 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea, and take home some fabulous baked goods from our sales table. Sandwiches, Sweets, Tea, Coffee or Fruit Punch…  only $5 per person All are welcome!...

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Art Show supportiing the Stephen Lewis Foundation, at the Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Nov 4 / 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Enjoy all forms of art, fashion, music and food! This is a yearly fundraiser for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Admission: $5...

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Time to reset the clocks!
Sun Nov 5

On Sunday, November 5th , 2017 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...

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Remembrance Day Service
Sun Nov 5 / 11:00am

The March of Remembrance will form at 10 a.m. at the northwest corner of Wright and Yonge Streets and will proceed south on Yonge Street at 10:30 a.m. All ex-service personnel are invited to take part in the March. Residents are invited to attend t...

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Journeying Circle
Sun Nov 5 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Once a month there  is a Journeying Circle i to receive guidance, healing and teachings in Non-Ordinary Reality for ourselves, others and our precious Earth. Prerequisite: Journeying experience required Bring: Drum, Rattles, Bandana/Eye Cover,...

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Good Information to Know

"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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AIDS Committee of York Region's Wish List for the Holiday Season. Gift cards please

The annual holiday wish list program matches wish lists from individuals and families with donors from the community. This season help a local family in need. Donate a gift card or cash/cheque to make the holidays brighter for families in need in Yo...

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Out of the Cold program needs medical practioner volunteers

The Out of the Cold program is opening soon and they are looking for Registered Nurses (RN’s), Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) and Medical Doctors to volunteer at their shelters! The Out of the Cold program is a dynamic place to volunteer! If...

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Monthly Tax Tips ~ from Andre La Rosa

Andre suggests a few items to take note of: New Tax Initiatives for Private CorporationsThis has been a very hot topic since the Federal Government dropped this ill advised surprise on small business in July 2017. The discussion period for this topi...

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The Role of Cannabis in Arthritis

One of the important moments championing medical use of marijuana for arthritis pain relief came in 2004. Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles took to the stage at an annual arthritis conference to talk about the benefits of using medical marijuana. Her speech...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Downie, Diwali.....

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. On this week’s show …. We remember the life and the music of GORD DOWNIE. We learn m...

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Lemon Bucket Orkestra - Nov. 9
Fall Beaded Art Show & Sale - Nov. 23 to 26
Liona Boyd "Winter Fantasy" - Dec. 2


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