November 5, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes."

~ Henry J. Kaiser

Events

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. Special promo code for discount tickets!
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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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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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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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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Living 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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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 9 / 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 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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Organic Apples 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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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Nov 12 / 10:00am - 11:00am

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 and last approximately 1 hour. Each get-toge...

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Salsa Dance Fever Latin Dance Social
Sun Nov 12 / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Salsa Dance Fever invites you to join their Latin dance socials on Sunday evenings. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Excellent DJ and amazing Latin music! All dance levels. Beginner level dance lessons in Bachata & Salsa from 6:30pm - 7:15p...

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ON!STAGE - Don Ross
Mon Nov 13 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you! This new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. Don Ross- Canadian fingerstyle guitarist and the o...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 13 / 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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Meet Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner - Joel Sutherland
Tue Nov 14 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet a Forest of Reading Author/ Illustrator Winner and Nominee for 2017. Joel Sutherland  is an author of thriller, horror and fantasy short stories and novels, anthologies and children's books. His notable works include Frozen Blood and the H...

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Wingfield Lost and Found. At RHCPA.
Tue Nov 14 / 8:00pm

The RHCPA’s presentation of the complete Wingfield Cycle concludes with Wingfield Lost and Found. In the midst of a record drought wells on the Seventh Line are drying up. A search to locate a new well on Wingfield Farm ensues, but distraction...

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Effective Parenting. 4 session.
Tue Nov 14 / 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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Speaker Box - Open Mic & Poetry Slaw. At Falcon & Firkin.
Wed Nov 15 / 6:30pm

After 75 shows, countless features, workshops, and so many tens from judges, Speaker Box will be closing it’s doors this year. This is the last show. Get on the open mic list or bring your best work and enter the poetry slam competition. Come...

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Hormone Balance ~ a naturopathic talk
Thu Nov 16 / 7:00pm

Your hormones impact all your organ systems, at all ages. From cognitive development in children, fertility, mood health, bone health, skin health and so much more. Dr. Rahim Habib ND will run a screening test for participants to see how their hormo...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 16 / 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 16 / 7:30pm - 8:45pm

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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Shane Koyczan. On stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Thu Nov 16 / 8:00pm

Internationally recognized author, poet and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan has emerged in a new wave of artists that dare to belong to the people and speak directly to them in their own voice. Born and raised in northwestern Canada, Shane Koyczan...

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High Notes Avante Social at Pearl Pianos. Featuring Toronto composer and pianist Frank Horvat
Fri Nov 17 / 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Come for an intimate evening of music and inspiration regarding mental health. Ten years after releasing his first self-composed album, I’ll Be Good, Toronto composer and pianist Frank Horvat, has responded musically and personally with an int...

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The Romantic Comedy ~ Parfumiere. On stage at the Curtian Club.
Fri Nov 17 - Sat Dec 2

This is the second production of the 2017/18 season for the Curtain Club SynopsisThis gentle romantic comedy takes us to a Parfumerie in Budapest, just before Christmas in 1937. While customers clamour to finish their holiday shopping, the owner and...

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The Village Market - for fresh, local and organic produce.
Sat Nov 18 / 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 produc...

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Christmas Bazaar at Temperanceville United Church ~ lots of goodies
Sat Nov 18 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Plan on stopping by this quaint little church located at the corner of King Rd and Bathurst Street. Fill your Christmas baking needs or your freezer and pantry for the winter! Choose from their harvest tables of goodies –• Mix & Matc...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Joyous Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 18 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

There is not a better time to start your Christmas shopping then at "A Joyous Christmas Bazaar" at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church!The selection of gift ideas will amaze you:- a piece of knitting- a piece of jewellery- something from the Antiqu...

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Holiday Marketplace at Toronto Montessori
Sat Nov 18 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

This first annual TMS Holiday Marketplace will feature artisans and entrepreneurs selling unique locally-produced products. The event will focus on creating a unique shopping experience that engages shoppers and supports the local business community...

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Film Club: Films by Indigenous Filmmakers. Colonization Road.
Sat Nov 18 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch and discuss films by Indigenous filmmakers.  Colonization Road is the third in this film series. Documentary SynopsisThe title for the firsthand documentary Colonization Road sounds like a metaphor, but it references more than 1,600 kilo...

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Santa Claus Parade. Richmond Hill's Night Time Parade!
Sat Nov 18 / 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Santa Claus is coming to our town! Route:  Beginning at William F. Bell Parkway travelling south on Leslie Street ending at Performance Drive....

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Queens, Cartoons & Balloons: A Musical Concert to Lift You Up - A Clearly Musical Home Concert
Sat Nov 18 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Witness the unbelievable music created by international balloon artist Sean Rooney with musical collaborator Joanna Grace Get A Front Row Seat! ($30 incl HST) Question & Answer portion with the musicians! A reception included! Location: Priv...

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LIVE! at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall - The Elwins, Beauty Community Tour
Sat Nov 18 / 8:00pm

The Elwins are a group of guys that you would be happy to introduce to your friends and parents that just so happen to have a knack for writing bright and infectious songs.Formed in 2008 by high school friends Matthew Sweeney and Travis Stokl, they w...

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Nov 19 / 10:00am - 11:00am

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 and last approximately 1 hour. Each get-toge...

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Good Information to Know

This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Keifer Sutherland, Value Village for Halloween.....

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 …. With "time change weekend" upon us, we have a few tips to help...

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A Conversation Opens… by Heather Skoll and Suzanne Smoke

On Sunday, October 29th (2017) in Richmond Hill, there was a follow up discussion to “The Secret Path” film and event that took place on October 22nd at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Gathered in circle were 18 people,...

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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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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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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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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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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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