October 23, 2017

Quote of the Week

"A wounded deer leaps the highest."

~ Emily Dickinson

Events

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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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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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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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 2 / 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 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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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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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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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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Meditation & Stress Relief Fundamentals - The Breath – The Gateway To Mental Quietude
Mon Nov 6 / 9:45am - 11:00am

Manisha Melwani is offering a 4-week course using breathing and relaxation techniquesLearn how to prepare your mind for meditation through proper breathing techniques. This is the first of 4 weeks. (Mondays November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017, 9:45 am to 1...

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Meet Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner - Philippa Dowding, at Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Mon Nov 6 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet a Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner and Nominee for 2017. Philippa Dowding is an award-winning copywriter, poet, and children s author. Her books have been nominated for the Diamond Willow, Hackmatack, Silver Birch, and Red Maple awa...

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The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash
Mon Nov 6 / 7:00pm

Close your eyes and imagine the unique sound of Johnny Cash, as if it were live and for the first time in the early 1960's. Now open your eyes and experience this great singer songwriter recreated on stage in the hit musical tribute, The Man In Black...

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Looking Ahead. A six session group for divorced or separated.
Mon Nov 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This is a six session group for newly separated or divorced individuals who are dealing with the initial feelings of loss, anger, loneliness and wanting to let go of the past and move forward. The groups meets on Mondays November 6/17 from 7 to 9 p....

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Mind Body Connection for Men. 7 Week Program and the Lebovic Centre.
Mon Nov 6 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This is a brand new 7 session program for men who want to learn mindfulness and meditation in a safe and supportive group setting. Topics will include: stress and anxiety reduction connecting with your mind and body self-worth and self-esteem g...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 6 / 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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Creative Industries Symposium
Tue Nov 7 / 7:30am - 12:30pm

This year's theme: Aunthenticity: Free the Spectrum of Possibilities Celebrate creative industries and experience the collaboration between Tech and Art Finding Your Rainbow Workshop with HGTV-host Tiffany Pratt as she shares how to fearlessly br...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. This week only - alternate location.
Tue Nov 7 / 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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"Garden Dreams & Great Designs" ~ a Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Talk
Tue Nov 7 / 7:30pm

All are invited to hear Heinke Thiessen present “Garden Dreams & Great Designs”. Whether you're expanding or downsizing, good design and careful plant section will ensure you have year round interest with less maintenance. Heinke is...

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Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Nov 8 / 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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Fundamentals of Foot Reflexology Workshop ~ Healthy Feet—Healthy Body
Wed Nov 8 / 9:15am - 2:30pm

In this 5-hour, hands-on workshop conducted by Manisha Melwani, 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 ba...

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De-escalation of People in Mental Health Crisis. An Educational Interactive Workshop
Wed Nov 8 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Dr. Dawson will conduct an interactive educational workshop on “De-escalation of People in Mental Health Crisis”. This workshop is for mental health professionals, staff who work with individuals with serious mental illness or dementia,...

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Meet Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner - Richard Scrimger, at Richmond Green Library
Wed Nov 8 / 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Meet a Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner and Nominee for 2017. Richard Scrimger is a Canadian writer who has published fourteen books since 1996. He is best known for his children's literature, but has also written three books for adults...

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Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II. An author talk at the Central Library
Wed Nov 8 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Author and journalist Ellin Bessner will discuss her new book, Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II. It reveals how 17,000 Canadian Jews donned a uniform in WWII. They fought and died in all the major battles, and they had a d...

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Liiving with Teens. A six session group.
Wed Nov 8 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Parenting your adolescent without losing your cool. A six session group for parents of teenagers. Topics include: setting appropriate limits learning to let go parent’s rights and responsibilities keeping the lines of communication open...

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The Mike Super 2.OH! SHOW!™. At RHCPA.
Wed Nov 8 / 8:00pm

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place…but Mike Super’s brand new 2.OH! SHOW!™ begs to differ! If you witnessed Mike’s last smash hit show at our theatre, get ready to be wowed all over again in a br...

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To commemorate Remembrance Day, Meet Author Linda Granfield at the Central Library
Thu Nov 9 / 10:00am - 11:00am

To commemorate Remembrance Day, Linda Granfield, celebrated children’s author of books including In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae, Where Poppies Grow: A World War I Companion, and The Unknown Soldier. Ms Granfield will r...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 9 / 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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Lemon Bucket Orkestra. On stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Thu Nov 9 / 8:00pm

The Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Canada’s only balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super-band. Born on the streets of Toronto as a busking band in 2010, the original quartet of guerrilla-folk troubadours quickly amassed a battalion of troops armed wit...

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Meet Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner - Vikki VanSickle, at the Richvale Library
Fri Nov 10 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet a Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner and Nominee for 2017.Vikki VanSickle is a dynamic writer and publishing professional and the author of the acclaimed Clarissa books.November 10, 1:00 - 2:00 PM She will read from her works and disc...

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Social Painting Nights ~ at Richmond Hill Art School. Suitable for all levels.
Fri Nov 10 / 7:00pm - 10:30pm

These monthly “Paint Nights” are unique and very relaxed. Enjoy wonderful music, great company, and a glass of wine. All materials are supplied from the paint to the canvases. Art materials include brushes, 1 canvas 16″x20″,...

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Local and Organic Foods ~ to be found at The Village Market
Sat Nov 11 / 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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Good Information to Know

Tooth Fairy teachings for your kids

A wobbling baby tooth is a sign that the Tooth Fairy will soon be visiting. It’s also a sign for parents – that it’s time to help guide your kids through their important, first-time money activities.Baby teeth earnings are more lucr...

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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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Shane Koyczan - Nov. 16
Curtain Club's Parfumiere - Nov. 17 to Dec. 2
Fall Beaded Art Show & Sale - Nov. 23 to 26
Mental Health First Aid - Nov. 25
Nancy Fancy Splendiferous Christmas - Dec. 2 to Jan 6
Liona Boyd "Winter Fantasy" - Dec. 2
John  Tesh - Grand Piano Christmas - Dec. 2

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