October 30, 2016

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Events

Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church presents "Out of this World!"
Mon Oct 31 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church is having their annual children's event - and it is open to everyone. There are lots of fun games and a bouncy castle suitable for children of age 12 and under. Children play games to earn coupons to r...

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - My Early Cents Level 1 (for kindergarten students). 8 weeks
Tue Nov 1 / 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Inquire at The Play Lounge for the promotional code for a special 15% discount off the registration fee. There's more! Students enrolled in this program at The Play Lounge will receive a 25% discount off one entry fee for The Play Lounge. Program: F...

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Astronomy in the News - a 4 week lecture series
Tue Nov 1 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Astronomers Ian and Tuba Shelton will discuss the latest discoveries from recent space missions, revealing our place in the universe.It's obvious how weather satellites orbiting high above the Earth can take photographs to show where the clouds are....

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - Making Cents Level 1. 5 week program
Wed Nov 2 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

For grade 1-2 students. Wednesday classes for 5 weeks from Nov 2 – 30 @ 5PM-6:30PM This program teaches your child the link between money and work, saving and spending, sharing and giving back. In Level 1, your child will “earn” i...

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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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The Memory Project, with guest speaker Vishnu Persaud. At Oak Ridges Retirement Residence
Thu Nov 3 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Memory Project connects Veterans to share their stories in community forums. It is part of an initiative with Historica Canada, Canadian Heritage and Veterans Affairs to help enhance awareness of Canada’s history and citizenship. Vishnu Pe...

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - My Early Cents Level 1 - 5 week program.
Thu Nov 3 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

For kindergarten students (must be at least 4 years old). Thursday classes for 5 weeks from Nov 3 – Dec 1 @ 5PM-6:30PM Children as young as 3 years old already understand the purchasing power of money. We teach your young child the two sides...

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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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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game - Saturdays
Sat Nov 5 / 10:00am - 11:30am

For grade 4-6 students. Saturday classes for 5 weeks from Nov 5 to Dec 10 @ 10AM-11:30AM (No class on Nov 26) The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experience. Through active participation in a fun, c...

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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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Puppet Play ~ "A Home for the Winter"
Sat Nov 5 / 10:30am

On the first Saturday of the month there will be a puppet play by Dianne Goldsmith. This month's title is "A Home for the Winter". This event will take place in one of the Toronto Waldorf School kindergartens. For children age 3 and up....

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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game - Mondays
Mon Nov 7 / 5:00pm - 6:30pm

For grade 4-6 students. Monday classes for 5 weeks from Nov 7 to Dec 5 @ 5PM-6:30PM The best way to teach children good money habits is by giving them their own money to experience. Through active participation in a fun, competitive, and simplified...

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Life Skills for Today's Woman. 6 Session Program
Mon Nov 7 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This is a six session wellness group for women wanting to discuss relevant issues and wanting to make a change in their lives. Topics include: time and stress management building self-esteem becoming more assertive improving communication skil...

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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Nov 7 / 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 Nov 7 / 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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Creativity Connected explores the uniqueness of York Region's creative businesses and talent
Tue Nov 8 / 7:30am - 12:30pm

Are you an architect, dancer, designer, food decorator, writer, IT professional, musician, publisher, photographer, engineer, in film, television, radio, or work in another creative field?All creativity is welcome at the Creative Industries Symposium...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Nov 8 / 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: Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know. At Central Library
Tue Nov 8 / 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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Learn about Europe's River Cruises!!
Tue Nov 8 / 7:00pm

Lina Lococo-Bejo from TravelPoint in Richmond Hill has organized a special event to let us know about river cruising in Europe. This is an opportunity to learn about Europe's finest journeys by river and road. Join the experts from Insight Vacation...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Nov 9 / 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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Peter Rabbit ~ has hopped on stage at RHCPA
Wed Nov 9 / 6:30pm

'Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were - Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter...' These famous opening words of The Tale of Peter Rabbit have enchanted young audiences for over 100 years. In celebration of Beatrix Pot...

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Chris Martin, from Martin guitars, at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall
Wed Nov 9 / 7:00pm

Cosmo Music is proud to welcome C.F. Martin & Co. Chairman and CEO, Chris Martin to the Cosmopolitan Music Hall for a rare and special evening of talk, demos and entertainment celebrating one of the world's leading acoustic instrument makers.The...

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Living with Teens. A 6 Session Program
Wed Nov 9 / 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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An Array of Strategies For Better Health ~ A Women in the Know presentation
Thu Nov 10 / 6:45pm

Willpower can only get us so far. Come and learn in an interactive environment about energy work, meditation, Reiki and other strategies to keep us on the path to better health!Everyone has a story and while the details may be different, the emotions...

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Effective Parenting. A 4 Session Workshop
Thu Nov 10 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This four session group is to help parents learn what they can do to raise a happy, motivated and well behaved child. For parents of children ages 2 to 10 years. Topics include: how to nurture self-esteem encourage problem solving increase com...

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Marriage Workshop at the Summit. Worth Fighting For…
Thu Nov 10 / 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Learn to Fight Fair! Not only is healthy conflict achievable in every marriage, it is crucial for a lifetime of love with your spouse. This 2-week series is to learn how to fight fair with your spouse, engage in healthy conflict and understand your...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 10 / 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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Classic Alblums Live - Last Waltz
Thu Nov 10 / 8:00pm

Classic Albums Live pays tribute to one of the best live acts of the rock era and their farewell concert in 1975. The Band’s Last Waltz was so integral to the rock landscape that Martin Scorsese filmed the concert and made it into what is consi...

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2nd Annual Open RHGA Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
Fri Nov 4 - Sun Nov 13

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists is pleased to present their 2nd Open Juried Exhibition and Sale. Open to all York Region artists, this show will be juried by arts professionals Chai Duncan, Curator, The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville and Katharine H...

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Festival of Praise & Remembrance: Honouring the Veterans, Youth & Community. At RHCPA
Fri Nov 11 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The evening will be filled with lively entertainment by local artists and community groups. There will be dance, music and displays of war memorabilia.  The “Timbrels” will sound with rhythms that will remain unforgettable. The Scott...

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Good organic foods to sustain you in this cold weather
Sat Nov 12 / 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 for...

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45th Annual Heintzman House Craft Show & Sale ~ showcasing local craft artisans & fine artists
Sat Nov 12 - Sun Nov 13

The historic 13-room mansion, built in 1817, will be adorned in its finest holiday décor and promises to meet all of your holiday shopping needs. Experience a wide variety of hand made items hand picked by the Heintzman House auxiliary, inclu...

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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Nov 12 / 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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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"We The Church" ~ commemorate Gormley Church's 143rd Anniversary
Sun Nov 13

All are invited to attend this special service. “We The Church” is a joint Sunday Service between Gormley Church and the neighbouring St. John’s Anglican Church....

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Harvest Your Energetic Potential: Sound Healing Circle
Sun Nov 13 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Joanna Grace will provide a vocal and instrumental soundscape, lightly showering you with healing sounds. You will experience: * An Introduction to Sound Healing * Customized Healing Sounds * An opportunity to use your voice in our Sound Healing...

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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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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 is Consciousness? Some thoughts by Peter Dennis

My definition of Consciousness is awareness of what’s going on around us and what’s going on within us. Here’s one way of looking at it:Suppose we are all in a large room, which is full of furniture: There are tables, chairs, sofas,...

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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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