November 8, 2015

Quote of the Week

“Half a truth is often a great lie."
~ Benjamin Franklin

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after November 22nd?
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Events

Steps to Inner Peace ~ Meditation with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Mon Nov 9 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover the real meaning of human life and how to fulfill your potential and become the person you wish to be. Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how we can use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting ha...

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The Gateway: York Region's Conference for Internationally Educated Professionals
Mon Nov 9 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

This event is an exciting opportunity for internationally educated professionals and newcomer entrepreneurs, featuring:• motivational and practical information for newcomers who are inspired to start new business ventures• tips on connectin...

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Small Business Information Session
Mon Nov 9 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Are you considering starting a small business but don't know where to begin? Come out for an informal chat with the library's Business Librarian and the Small Business Consultant from the Town's Small Business Enterprise Centre.  You'll learn a...

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Stephen G. Woo Photography Exhibition for World Vision Canada
Fri Nov 6 - Thu Nov 12

This exhibition will showcase over 50 of Stephen Woo's personal works. The majority of these were taken during his World Vision Canada – Journey of Love production tours in Zambia and Zimbabwe, Africa and Yunnan, China. Everyone is invited. T...

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Rent frock Repeat Pop-Up Shop ~ a unique concept at the new Canada Post E-Commerce Store
Sun Nov 1 - Sat Nov 14

Rent frock Repeat scours both the runways and the showrooms of top designers to find amazing frocks that would normally be outside of the average woman’s budget–or just not available locally–and makes them available to rent and retu...

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Moving Forward Stronger: Facing the Losses 5 Week Sessions
Mon Nov 9 / 7:00pm

What happens when people are grieving but nobody has died? This is often what people who are caring for family members with debilitating chronic illness are going through. Awareness of the losses and processing the grief, while difficult is worthw...

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Artist Demonstration - Bonnie Steinberg
Mon Nov 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bonnie Steinberg – Architectural Themes in Painting Demo: Monday, November 9, 2015 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Workshop: Sunday, November 29, 2015 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm All welcome! Bonnie Steinberg will demonstr...

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Losing a Parent as an Adult - 6-ssession group
Mon Nov 9 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

During this six-week group, participants will have the opportunity to share their mourning experience with others in the same situation. Topics include: Time and stress management Building self esteem Assertiveness Improving communication skill...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Nov 9 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Start the week right with Zumba® - a Latin-inspired dance fitness party! Dance to a variety of Latin and international rhythms. Athletic wear, running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required! Bring a sealable bottle for wate...

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Council Meeting ~ all encouraged to attend
Mon Nov 9 / 7:30pm

Council Meetings are where decisions are made.  Anyone may observe this meeting. The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday before.  Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings. These meetings...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Nov 10 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster this "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill....

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Life Skills for Today's Woman - 6 session group
Tue Nov 10 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

A six-session 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 Assertiveness Improving communication skills Group runs on Tuesday...

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Holistic Chamber of Commerce Show & Tell Marketplace event
Tue Nov 10 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Come out and meet your local holistic professional community as they share their products and services to support you in your health and well-being.   This event is open to the general public at NO cost.   Please bring non-perishable food...

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York Region Laughter Club ~ A Full Hour of Laughter!
Tue Nov 10 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Come out to the the York Region Laughter Club for an hour full of laughter! The York Region Club has been in existence since November 1996. Laughter Wellness sessions are an hour full of unconditional laughter based on the Laughter Yoga method a.k.a...

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St. Matthew's United Church ~ Foot Clinic (2nd week of each month)
Wed Nov 11 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care 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 made at least one week in advance.   Please contact the ch...

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Be Mesmerized: Mike Super ~ at RHCPA
Wed Nov 11 / 8:00pm

Mike Super’s life has been characterized by an obsession and passion for magic. As the winner of NBC’s hit TV show ‘Phenomenon’, Mike is the only magician in history to win a LIVE magic competition on primetime US network tele...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group
Thu Nov 12 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Nov 12 / 7:00pm

Have you lost someone special to you? GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  Grief hurts, but there is help. For more information, Email keith@mybic.ca, or call the church office at 90...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Nov 12 / 7:00pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the 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...

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Classic Albums Live: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band"
Thu Nov 12 / 8:00pm

Classic Albums Live takes your most cherished vinyl and reproduce them note for note and cut for cut live onstage. The 2015-2016 CAL series starts with one of music’s greatest achievements, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The Beat...

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Jazz and Art at The Mill Pond Gallery
Fri Nov 13 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for an evening of Jazz and Art, featuring jazz duo Northern Latitudes.  “relaxing, romantic, toe-tapping, spine-tingling” Scot Benson (guitar) and Susan Sheard (flute/vocals) have been playing at venues and events th...

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Comedian Ron James ~ on stage at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Fri Nov 13 / 8:00pm

Hailed by critics from coast to coast, award winning comedian Ron James has consistently sold out theatres across the country with his marathon, side-splitting, kinetically charged performances. Prior to his enormous success as a stand-up comedian, R...

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The Village Market - open all year round
Sat Nov 14 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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. Many prepared foods, so you may wish to stop and enjoy a good cup of coffee or someth...

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Inspired Entrepreneur Program - a 4 day program (2 weekends)
Sat Nov 14

Do you have a business or a business idea? This is a one-time offer to take this pilot program and align your business with your values and aspirations.In exchange, you are asked for your commitment to attend both weekends, and provide feedback duri...

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Let's Get Rolling - Go 5 Pin Bowling! Youth League
Sat Nov 14 / 9:30am - 11:30am

The Youth League at Richmond Hill Pro Bowl is open to all children and youth between the ages of 2 and 19. Saturday mornings, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. This year bumper bowling is offered for children ages 2 to 4. The program runs from September...

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44th Annual Heintzman House Artisan Craft Sale
Sat Nov 14 - Sun Nov 15

The 2015 Heintzman House Craft Show and Sale showcases the talents of local craft artisans and fine artists. Saturday & SundayNovember 14th & 15th, 201510:00am – 5:00pm The historic 13-room mansion, built in 1817, will be adorned in i...

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Toronto Waldorf School ~ Open House
Sat Nov 14 / 10:00am - 1:00pm

Experience Waldorf! Toronto Waldorf School invites you to its Open House. See the classrooms and grounds, learn about the curriculum and teaching methods, speak with teachers, parents, students and alumni/ae, ask questions and see samples of student...

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"Shout It Out" English Conversation Circle
Sat Nov 14 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

The English Conversation Circle is designed to help ESL community  members improve their English speaking skills through group discussion and activities. Circle runs Saturdays until December 5. Age group: 18+. Admission: Free. Register at the...

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Richmond Hill Opening Night Gala for Reel Asian Film Festival: Two Thumbs Up
Sat Nov 14 / 7:30pm

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian), presented by National Bank, continues to reach audiences in their own neighbourhoods by presenting three screenings at the annual Richmond Hill weekend film festival from November 14 to...

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St. Mary's Anglican Church ~ Green Team Event: Lead-Up to Global Climate Summit
Sun Nov 15 / 12:00pm - 1:15pm

The Green Team of St. Mary's Anglican Church Invites you to a lead-up to the Paris December 2015 United Nations Global CLIMATE  SUMMIT (COP 21) Event Schedule Include: Videos and Laudato Si’ Presentation by a Climate Reality Leader Di...

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Warm Heart, Joyful Life ~ 4-week Sunday Meditation Series with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Sun Nov 15 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Explore how to cultivate an authentic experience of loving kindness through meditation. By opening your heart to others you can solve many of your daily problems, improve your relationships with others and maintain a happy, peaceful mind all the time...

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Opening Night Celebrations at The Mill Pond Gallery
Fri Nov 6 / 7:00pm - Sun Nov 15 / 5:00pm

Richmond Hill Group Of Artists Open Juried Art Exhibition and Sale November 6 to 15, 2015 Opening Night, Friday, November 6 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.   We are pleased to present our Inaugural RHGA Open Juried Art Exhibition and Sale. Submissio...

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I Am Somebody, a Reel Asian Film Festival Screening
Sun Nov 15 / 4:30pm

Enjoy the Reel Asian Film Festival right here in Richmond Hill. About I Am Somebody When we talk about Chinese cinema, megastars like Maggie Cheung or Chow Yun Fat immediately come to mind. But do we ever remember the extras acting in the back...

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Full Strike - Reel Asian's Closing Night here in Richmond Hill!
Sun Nov 15 / 7:30pm

Come and be part of the closing night of the Reel Asian Film Festival, here in Richmond Hill! About Full StrikeTen years after her victory, former Hong Kong badminton champion Ng Kau-sau (Josie Ho) is serving tables at her brother’s restaurant...

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Committee of the Whole Meeting - observe how our councillors are serving us
Mon Nov 16 / 4:30pm

This Committee of the Whole meeting is where issues get discussed but decisions are not made.  Anyone may observe this meeting.  Click here to find out how to present The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday befo...

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The Reel Thing Movie Series ~ "Jimmy's Hall"
Mon Nov 16 / 7:00pm

1932. Jimmy Gralton is back home in the Irish countryside after ten years of forced exile in the USA. His widowed mother Alice is happy, Jimmy's friends are happy, all the young people who enjoy dancing and singing are happy. Which is not the case of...

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Living with Teens - Raising Adolescents Without Losing Your Cool
Mon Nov 16 / 6:30pm - 9:00pm

This six-session group is for parents of teenagers. Topics include: Setting limits Letting go Parents' rights and responsibilities Keeping the lines of communication open Realistic expectations The pressures of drugs, alcohol, dating and sexu...

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"The Poppy and The Rose – The Royal Canadian Legion in Richmond Hill", a Historical Society talk
Mon Nov 16 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society, in recognition of Remembrance Day,  has invited Ross Toms, from our Royal Canadian Legion to speak : “The Poppy and The Rose – The Royal Canadian Legion in Richmond Hill”. He will talk abo...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Nov 16 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Start the week right with Zumba® - a Latin-inspired dance fitness party! Dance to a variety of Latin and international rhythms. Athletic wear, running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required! Bring a sealable bottle for wate...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Nov 17 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster this "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill....

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York Region Parrot Club ~ Monthly Meeting
Tue Nov 17 / 7:00pm

Meeting agenda to be determined. For more information about the York Region Parrot Club, visit the York Region Parrot Club website. New membership fees are as follows : Single - $40; Family - $60; Senior and Student - $20. Cash and cheque are accep...

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Getting a Handle On It! The Many Ways of Coping
Wed Nov 18 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

For coping sake, do not miss this program! Self-Care involves managing how we cope and we are required to cope on a daily basis. As important as coping is it is not really taught. Join Eleanor Silverberg for an insightful evening providing the opport...

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Council Public Meeting
Wed Nov 18 / 7:30pm

Public Council Meeting discuss planning applications. Click here for the complete agenda and  for the list of other upcoming council meetings....

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ "Nuts and Bolts of Fiction Writing" Writer in Residence Joseph Kertes
Wed Nov 18 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Discover how to create realistic characters, write dialogue, set tone and shape plot. You'll learn about character, narrative voice, pace, setting and other elements of good fiction writing. You'll look at the many ways stories and novels grow organi...

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Women's Group for Connecting and Healing
Wed Nov 18 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

If you are feeling unheard, alone or struggling with a relationship or career, join this small group of women. You will be heard, supported and given a wonderful opportunity to re-discover your values, priorities, how to get your needs met and creat...

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Arthur Murray Richmond Hill Dance Studio ~ Free Evening of Latin Dance
Thu Nov 19 / 8:00pm - 9:45pm

You are invited to attend Arthur Murray Richmond Hill Dance Studio's free 'Evening of Latin Dance'! Guests will get their hips moving by enjoying a Latin group class, followed by an Arthur Murray style dance session. Learning to dance is not only fu...

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Small Business Workshop ~ Tax Planning for Your Small Business
Thu Nov 19 / 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As an owner manager of a small business there are a number of tax strategies that allow you to minimize the tax you pay. This seminar will introduce the options available to help you create an effective plan. Tax planning opportunities to be covered...

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GriefShare Support Group
Thu Nov 19 / 7:00pm

Have you lost someone special to you? GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  Grief hurts, but there is help. For more information, Email keith@mybic.ca, or call the church office at 90...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Nov 19 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the 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...

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Longevity Exercises Course - Combining Foot Reflexology & Taoist Body Movements
Fri Nov 20 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

EXERCISES for your Body and Brain! Do you have less energy as you are growing older?  Are your reflexes and memory declining? Are your joints getting stiffer and less flexible? Gain more energy, flexibility and mental clarity These powe...

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Richview Manor ~ Performance by Pianist Paolo Busato
Fri Nov 20 / 2:45pm - 3:45pm

Join the community at  Richview Manor for singing and dancing to the music of pianist Paolo Busato! Hope to see you there!...

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Mary Poppins - on stage at RCHPA, for 5 performances. A Steppin' Out Theatrical Production
Thu Nov 19 - Sun Nov 22

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Br...

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Curtain Club Theatre ~ "Season's Greetings"
Fri Nov 20 / 8:00pm - Sat Dec 5 / 8:00pm

"Season's Greetings", a holiday comedy by Alan Ayckbourn, runs from November 20 to December 5. Cheating at Snakes and Ladders, fighting over comic books, a bungled infidelity beneath the tree - Christmas has arrived at Belinda and Neville’s ho...

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The Village Market - open all year round
Sat Nov 21 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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. Many prepared foods, so you may wish to stop and enjoy a good cup of coffee or someth...

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Kim John Payne Parenting Workshop 1: Soul of Discipline
Sat Nov 21 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

This workshop will provide a developmental roadmap to help parents and educators establish the kind of discipline that is both nurturing and effective. You will learn about three cumulative discipline phases: Training creative compliance for the...

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Let's Get Rolling - Go 5 Pin Bowling! Youth League
Sat Nov 21 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

The Youth League at Richmond Hill Pro Bowl is open to all children and youth between the ages of 2 and 19. Saturday mornings, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. This year bumper bowling is offered for children ages 2 to 4. The program runs from September...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Joyous Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 21 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

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: Adul...

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"Shout It Out" English Conversation Circle
Sat Nov 21 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

The English Conversation Circle is designed to help ESL community  members improve their English speaking skills through group discussion and activities. Circle runs Saturdays until December 5. Age group: 18+. Admission: Free. Register at the...

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Public Lecture ~ The Methodists
Sat Nov 21 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Professor Phyllis Airhart of the University of Toronto will describe the Wesley family and the origins of the Methodist movement in England, its distinctive beliefs and practices, and the role of saddlebag preachers and women in spreading Methodism....

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"The Seven F's to a Fantastic Life" Workshop
Sat Nov 21 / 2:00pm

Do you need to make some changes in your life?Come and listen to Lynn Rae talk about how you can have a fantastic life!Learn to apply Lynn’s 'Seven F’s' to your life today! There is no cost to attend. Refreshments will be served. For m...

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Kim John Payne Parenting Workshop 2: Teens & Tweens
Sun Nov 22 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

This is a workshop for parents, educators and those who work with teens and tweens. This workshop will explore issues affecting young people between the ages of 10 and 18, and offer workable strategies. Kim John Payne, M.Ed, is the author of the #...

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Warm Heart, Joyful Life ~ 4-week Sunday Meditation Series with Kadampa Buddhist Teacher Rose Hirano
Sun Nov 22 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Explore how to cultivate an authentic experience of loving kindness through meditation. By opening your heart to others you can solve many of your daily problems, improve your relationships with others and maintain a happy, peaceful mind all the time...

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Richmond Hill Santa Clause Parade
Sun Nov 22 / 1:30pm - 3:00pm

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.  www.richmondhill.ca/santa For more information call...

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Introductory Workshop to Young Living Essential Oils and Skin Care
Sun Nov 22 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come out for an Introductory Session to Young Living Essential Oils and Skin Care! Enjoy, relax, rejuvenate, refresh, invigorate, clean, empower, and more! Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for many applications. Come out and exp...

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Good Information to Know

Bookdrive for BVI

When we think of the British Virgin Islands we imagine a beautiful place to sail or a memorable cruise ship port.  BVI does well from tourism.  There is also an active business district to support the islands’  offshore financial...

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"Rose Kessler's Stories", about life growing up on the farm. A Historical Society project.

The Richmond Hill Historical Society is pleased to have published “Rose Kessler’s Stories”, a book of both historical and local interest. It has been a pleasure collecting Rose’s columns and letters written over the years, in...

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Improve Your Writing with Richmond Hill's Public Library's Writer in Residence Joseph Kertes

Over the next few months, Writer in Residence Kertes will be running a number of workshops to help writers improve both their writing and their chances of getting published. In the new year, two of these sessions include a chance for aspiring writers...

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Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program available through York Region Public Health

The Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program (HBHC) is a home visiting program for expectant parents and parents with children not yet in school. York Region Public Health Registered Nurses and Family Visitors provide eligible families with informati...

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"Keeping up with the Kardashians" – Dangerous to your wallet and your kids!

* This article was submitted to OnRichmondhill.com by by Deborah McMillan, Founder & CEO of Knowledge Makes Cents.In the past, it used to be fairly easy to “keep up with the Joneses”. They were our neighbours, living in the same commu...

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