November 6, 2016

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Events

Knowledge Makes Cents - FUNancial Freedom Game
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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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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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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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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Business@Breakfast. A Chamber event at the Curling Club
Wed Nov 9 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Networking works! Get connected at Business@Breakfast Bring your business cards and brochures! After the breakfast meeting guests will have the opportunity to curl a practice game.Bring clean, dry running shoes and something warm to wear Cost: Me...

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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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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Nov 10 / 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. Francophone...

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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 11 - 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...

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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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Candlelight Craft Market at the Waldorf School
Sat Nov 12 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

This craft market is held in the Waldorf School lobby during regular Village Market. Feature items are: Beeswax candles Wooden Toys Scarves Textiles Please click here for a list of additional vendors...

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"Let's Talk Over Coffee" a Pre Budget 2017 dialogue at our MPs office
Sat Nov 12 / 9:30am - 11:30am

Majid Jowhari, MP Richmond Hill, is hosting a Let's Talk Over Coffee meet up in the Constituency Office where we can engage in a Pre Budget 2017 dialogue. Please come out and tell him what is important to YOU, by voting for YOUR top 3 priorities 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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Afternoon Tea & Bake Sale, at Emmanuel Anglican Church
Sat Nov 12 / 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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Celebrate Gormley Church's 143rd Birthday!
Sun Nov 13 / 10:00am

It may be a little community church, but God has used Gormley Church to impact lives in a BIG way for nearly 143 years! If Gormley Church has impacted your life or if you've always wanted to visit that church at the top of the hill, please join the...

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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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Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Nov 14 / 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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Roman Zavada: ON!STAGE
Mon Nov 14 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you! The new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. The four-part series features an eclectic collectio...

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Zumba® Weekly Classes
Mon Nov 14 / 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 Nov 15 / 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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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Nov 16 / 6:30pm

The Speaker Box Series (formerly YorkSlam) is a poetry slam and open mic event spotlighting the best in spoken word and artistic performance. The show begins with an open mic (musicians, comedians, authors, rappers, poets and all performers welcome)...

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Financial Literacy Series: Planning For Retirement. At Central Library
Tue Nov 15 / 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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Search Engine Optimization 101+ ~ presented by the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre
Thu Nov 17 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn from the basics to the advanced. Learn how to dominate the search engines. Presented by Allan Pollett. Twitter: @allanp73 Since 1998, Allan has been as a SEO and web marketing specialist. He is known as the "SEO Guru" having written several b...

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Bayview Avenue Open House
Thu Nov 17 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

York Region is conducting a Schedule C Environmental Assessment Study of Bayview Avenue between Steeles Avenue and Elgin Mills Road in the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham. The study will address current and future transportation nee...

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Thursday evening meditation class presented by Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu Nov 17 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In our life we may go through unpleasant experiences, which we can struggle to move on from. We may have difficulties in our relationships at present that stem from past experiences. In this series, we will learn how to let go of these negative minds...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 17 / 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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The Present: Stereoscope Saxophone Quartet
Thu Nov 17 / 8:00pm

In York Region Chamber Music’s second concert, Stereoscope Saxophone Quartet will delight audiences with the best music written in the recent past! In a world more connected than ever, hear contemporary classical music influenced by internatio...

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Women in Business Networking
Fri Nov 18 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Women in Business Networking happens monthly and is organized by the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce. There will be a guest speaker from Change Connect Topic: 1) The Science of Sales2) Establishing a Recruitment Strategy3) Understanding how Sal...

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The Last Resort- by Norm Foster, performed at The Curtain Club
Fri Nov 18 - Sat Dec 3

This is the second of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: This off-the-wall musical comedy is a spoof about a New York restaurateur on the run from the mob. He finds himself at the Last Resort Hotel in rural Saskatchewan, where everyone who c...

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Zero Gravity Circus
Fri Nov 18 / 8:00pm

Toronto-based Zero Gravity Circus has been bringing together aerialists, contortionists, theatrical clowns, acrobats, fire-dancers, sword-swallowers, wire-walkers, high-divers, sideshow acts, jugglers, hula-hoop artists, magicians and mind readers to...

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The Village Market - organic produce and more
Sat Nov 19 / 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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Mental Health First Aid Training ~ now offered in Richmond Hill
Sat Nov 19 - Sun Nov 20

This two day training program stems from statistics that tell us that one person in three will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. This course is a 12 hour course, Saturday November 19 and Sunday November 20, 9 am to 4:30 pm . The...

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"Wills, Power of Attorney and Estates- What You Need To Know to Protect You and Your Family"
Sat Nov 19 / 9:00am - 11:00am

St. Matthew's United Church Health Ministry has invited Les Kotzer, a well known and respected wills lawyer with Fish and Associates Law Firm to give a talk with a breakfast. Les is a lawyer, author and songwriter Register by calling the Church off...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Joyous Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 19 / 9:00am - 1:30pm

Get started on your Christmas Shopping! Baked Goods Jams & Jellies White Elephant Crafts, Books And More! Take some time out from your browsing to enjoy a Spud Luncheon  at the R.H.P.C. 50’s Diner! 11:00 am to 1:30 pm: Adults...

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Christmas Bazaar at Temperanceville United Church ~ lots of goodies
Sat Nov 19 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

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

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Mariann Home Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 19 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come one, come all, to this Christmas Bazaar! Lots of craft items, very popular baked goods, treasure items and a lovely tea room.Raffle prizes. All proceeds go to support resident activities at the Mariann Home...

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The Wise Family Cemetery ~ a talk at the Central Library
Sat Nov 19 / 10:30am - 11:30am

The Richmond Hill Central Library in conjunction with the Mary-Lou Griffin Local History Collection is pleased to present the following programm as part of the series “Archaeology in York Region”.  During a heritage resource assessm...

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Santa Claus Parade. New Route. New Time!!
Sat Nov 19 / 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join in the excitement of the Santa Claus Parade, as it brings the holiday spirit to life each year. The Parade attracts thousands and features a number of diverse floats from the community. Route: Beginning at William F. Bell Parkway, the parade wi...

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Reel Asian Film Festival Comes to Richmond Hill with screening of "My Egg Boy"
Sat Nov 19 / 7:00pm

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival® is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora. Works include films and videos by East, South and Southeast Asian artist in Canada, the U.S., Asia and all ove...

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Oak Ridges Retirement Residence is having a Community Bazaar!
Sun Nov 20 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

The community is invited! Lots of items for sale! Giftware Kitchenware Jewelry Scarves Chocolate Spices & Seasonings Books Shoes & More...

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Good Information to Know

Monthly Tax Tips from Andre La Rosa, CPA – November 2016 Issue

A few items to take note of this month: Tax PlanningIt is time to start thinking about year-end tax planning. Items to consider before year end include, making donations, selling stocks, contributing to RESP and TFSA, buying a vehicle, equipment or...

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for a Bright Financial Future

* this article was prepared by Vanessa Page ( www.CreditCards.com ) interviewing Deborarh McMillan of Knowledge Makes Cents One of the best gifts you can give your children is a good repertoire of financial skills. Teach your kids smart spending, sa...

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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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