November 11, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Monotony is the awful reward of the careful."
~ A.G. Buckham

Events

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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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Nov 14 / 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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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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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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Fall Lecture Series: Humanity's Greatest Celestial Observatories: Past, Present & Future
Tue Nov 14 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Fall Lecture Series"HUMANITY'S GREATEST CELESTIAL OBSERVATORIES: Past, Present & Future"is starting on November 14th. Come for a journey through time as we explore some of humanity's greatest efforts to understand the celestial realm. Lecture 1...

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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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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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Lunch & Learn: Downsizing for Seniors
Thu Nov 16 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Come for an interactive workshop on downsizing! Learn from industry experts and net thousands extra on your home. No cost, no obligation. Lunch will be served! To register for this seminar you must call (416)-460-5636. S.M.A.R.T. Realty Solutions...

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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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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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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 hosts the Candlelight Craft Market
Sat Nov 18 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Come for your organic produce, meats and eggs and other products that support a healthy lifestyle and also venture to the andlelight Craft Market upstairs in the Toronto Waldorf School lobby. There are vendors of wooden toys, scarves, felted figur...

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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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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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Collective Minds Media Group Show at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Nov 18 / 11:00am - Sun Nov 19 / 5:00pm

Collective Minds Media Group is a dynamic group of seven artists who create original, one of a kind, multi media artwork. The members of the group are Arlene Koszorek, Lesley Block, Margaret Buckworth, Tina Sanders, Christine Chin-Fook, Sy...

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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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Horizontal Money: Opening The Channels Of Social Finance
Mon Nov 20 / 7:00pm

Triple bottom line...Aligning your money with your values...ESG screens...Impact investing. Are these just slogans? Is our financial system really changing? In this talk Mark McAlister will describe some highlights of the “clean money revolut...

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Richmond Hill Historical Society ~ Kevin Barrett presents his WW I & II memorabilia & memories
Mon Nov 20 / 7:30pm

All are invited to come and hear Kevin Barrett talk about his personal collection talk about his personal collection of World War I and World War II items. It has been Kevin's life long passion.  He will share his enthusiasm, expertise and prov...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 20 / 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 Nov 21 / 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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Home Buyers Primer - What you need to know about buying your first home
Tue Nov 21 / 6:30pm

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Ensure you make a well-informed choice when making an offer on the home of your dreams.Attend this event and cut through all the clutter, misconceptions and complexities involv...

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St Matthew's Health Ministry Lunch & Learn "Say Goodbye to Headaches & Back Pain"
Wed Nov 22 / 12:00pm

Come and learn about: Posture and how it affects your back Good habits to minimize neck and back pain Foods that trigger headaches Speaker: Dr Judith Snider, Chiropractor, Homeopath, Nutritionist Lunch Sponsored by: Sunrise Richmond Hill Co...

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RH Thomson-The World Remembers-Nurses, Caregivers and Mothers of WW1. A talk at the Central Library
Wed Nov 22 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Back by popular demand! Join Richmond hill born, Canadian television star of the ANNE television series, film and stage actor Robert Holmes “R.H.” Thomson, to explore the roles of women and the war.Age group: 16+ years. There is no charg...

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7th Annual Fall Beaded Art Show & Sale, hosted by the Richmond Hill Beading Artists
Thu Nov 23 - Sun Nov 26

This is a true community event and one of a kind show, we support a local charity as a way of giving back to our community, in this show we are helping Richmond Hill Community Food BankArtists will be revealing their finest Fall 2017 and Winter 2018...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 23 / 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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Suite Thursdays - Micah Barnes, "New York Stories"
Thu Nov 23 / 7:30pm

Come to the Plaza Suite for Suite Thursdays - Micah Barnes, New York StoriesMicah is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter, formerly a member of The Nylons. Tickets: $20. Click here to order on line or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 23 / 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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Footloose: The Musical. On stage at RHCPA. By Steppin' Out Productions
Thu Nov 23 - Sun Nov 26

An Amazing Musical Theatre Experience. A rollicking musical production that is fun for the whole family. Based on a movie of the same name. 5 Shows: Thu Nov 23, 7:30PM Fri Nov 24, 7:30PM Sat Nov 25, 1:30 Sat Nov 25, 7:30PM Sun Nov 26, 1:30P...

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Delmanor Holiday Market
Fri Nov 24 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get inspired and get a head start on your Holiday gift purchasing. Visit a wonderful collection of vendors offering creative and unique gift ideas…...

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Christmas/Hanukkah Market at CATA. Lots of special things to make you feel good!
Fri Nov 24 / 5:00pm - 10:00pm

20 unique craft vendors will be happy to help you start or complete all your shopping needs. While you shop you can get a reading from one of 4 talented card readers and a relaxing chair massage from a registered massage therapist. Follow the event...

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Mental Health First Aid Training. A 2 day course.
Sat Nov 25 / 9:00am - 4:30pm

MHFA training will teach the participants to:• Recognize the symptoms of mental health problems• Provide initial help• Guide a person toward appropriate professional help• Provide help to prevent the mental health problem from bec...

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St. Mary's Immaculate Annual Tea, Poinsettia & Craft Sale
Sat Nov 25 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

Bring your Family! Come for Tea & Goodies!Do your Christmas Shopping! Bright & Beautiful Poinsettia Flowers! Chances to win great prizes. Ticket: $5.00 ‐  Includes Sandwiches, Squares, Pastries and endless tea and coffee....

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St. Mary's Annual Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 1:30pm

Come one, come all!!! Christmas Crafts, Gifts & Decorations! Baking & Knitting Tables! Books and Jewelry Table! White Elephant! Raffle Prizes!! Hot lunch & dessert is served from 11:30 to 1:00 pm - Cost: $10...

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Mariann Home Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come one, Come all!!!Lots of craft items, baked goods and treasures! Lovely tea room! Raffle tickets! All proceeds go to support the resident activities at Mariann Home....

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Red Cross Babysitting Course offered at the Central Library
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 4:45pm

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills in this one day babysitting course presented by the Canadian Red Cross. Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual and wallet card will be given upon successful completion of this course.Please note: There will be...

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SQUAREtreasures Group Show and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Nov 25 / 11:00am - Sun Nov 26 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present SQUAREtreasures a group show and sale featuring a variety of original artwork.  Artwork will range in size from small to medium sized squares and show a range of subject matter and media. Our Upstairs...

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100 Years Ago - Charity concert in memory of the last Russian Emperor and his family
Sat Nov 25 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Our Lady of Smolensk Russian Orthodox Church is hosting this charity concert. Featuring  world class opera stars: Cesar Bello Larisa Skrynska Sergey Martsenyuk pianist Ernesto Ramires famous accordionist Alexander Sevastian This conce...

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Chorus York and The Bells of St. Matthew's presents "Top Hats & Tunes"
Sat Nov 25 / 8:00pm

Come and enjoy some of your favourite songs from: The Sound of Music Moulin Rouge Phantom of the Opera Porgy & Bess Wizard of Oz Brigadoon South Pacific The King & I Tickets: Adults $25.00, Seniors $20.00, Students $15....

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Nov 26 / 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-to...

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Richmond Hill Federal Liberal Party Association Holiday Party!
Sun Nov 26 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This will be a fun time for Liberal friends, family and neighbours to get together and celebrate! Meet our Member of Parliament, Majid Jowhari. Complimentary appetizers will be served between 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. Admission to this event is free, but y...

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Salsa Dance Fever Latin Dance Social
Sun Nov 26 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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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York Symphony Orchestra - A Scottish Voyage
Sun Nov 26 / 7:30pm

Come and enjoy some beautiful music! Guest Artist Alejandro Junco, Violin Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture Bruch - Scottish Fantasy Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 'Scottish' Tickets: Adults $30, Seniors $25, Students $15.  Click here to or...

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Good Information to Know

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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Celebrating Canada 150 - MPP Reza Moridi Honoured Members of the Community

In honour of the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario since confederation, MPP for Richmond Hill Reza Moridi awarded youth, women and men who have worked tirelessly to build our community. Recipients included community members from various cultur...

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Not everyone wants to leave an inheritance

* Article by Sergiu Hirtecu, Financial Planner, Investors GroupUntil recently, passing down an inheritance was something to be expected. Parents would save enough money so their kids would receive some sort of windfall that they could then put toward...

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Monthly Tax Tips – November 2017 Issue ~ from Andre La Rosa

A few items to take note of: New Tax Initiatives for Private CorporationsThe government has backed off on part of this initiative introduced back in July 2017. Thanks to various business groups who showed the government how detrimental this bill cou...

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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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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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The Facts About Computer Vision Syndrome: Recognize the symptoms and ways to prevent it.

Article by Dr. Radhika Chawla, O.DComputers have become a part of every day life for many. For both children and adults, sitting in front of a computer screen for hours is becoming more and more common.Every day we have patients coming into our offic...

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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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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Kettle Campaign, Shine Through the Rain, No Fly List...

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 …. 'Tis the season. They'll tell you about the Salvation Army Ket...

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Nancy Fancy Splendiferous Christmas - Dec. 2 to Jan 6
Liona Boyd "Winter Fantasy" - Dec. 2
John  Tesh - "Grand Piano Christmas" - Dec. 2
RHPO "Holiday Letters" - Dec. 9
Opera Belcanto "Joy" - Dec 14
Victoria Ballet - "The Nutracker" - Dec. 15 to 17
New Year's Eve at RHCPA - Dec. 31

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