November 26, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
~ Plato

 

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Events

Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 27 / 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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RH Thomson-The World Remembers-Nurses, Caregivers and Mothers of WW1. A talk at the Central Library
Mon Nov 27 / 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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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community.
Tue Nov 28 / 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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An Afternoon Spice Tea, at the Heritage Centre
Tue Nov 28

Enjoy a simple dessert tea serving up a favourite spice cake and signature mulled-cider. A lovely way to enjoy the afternoon! Sittings 1:00pm or 2:30pm $8.50 per person Please reserved by calling 905 780-3802...

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Own a Peace of Paradise ~ in Trujillo, Honduras. A presentation by Njoi. At RHCPA.
Tue Nov 28 / 7:00pm

Come find out about what it would be like to have your own place in paradise - Trujillo, Honduras. This development is well underway and many Canadians have already bought into it. Great temperatures, beautiful beaches, rejuvenating environment....

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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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Classic Albums Live - Houses of the Holy
Tue Nov 28 / 8:00pm

Released in 1973, Houses of the Holy was Led Zeppelin’s fifth studio record and was later certified 11x platinum. With such classic Zeppelin hits as ‘The Song Remains The Same’, 'Over the Hills and Far Away', and ‘The Rain Son...

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Book Launch "Picturesque Richmond Hill 2017". At Richmond Green Library
Wed Nov 29 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

This book is a joint creation by Michael Lai and Bill Chan. Mr Lai's last publication, "Richmond Hill, Our Heritage, Our Community", received great positive feedback from local residents and community leaders. This new book "Picturesque Richmond Hil...

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Contemporary Sculpture Show, "The Voice of Chairs"
Wed Nov 29 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

This is an exhibit to have you think about how chairs represent our internal spaces. There will be eight sculptural works that demonstrates how an ordinary object can become a new object with multi meanings. Essentially a sculpture is a poetic form...

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Avalon Waterways and Rocky Mountaineer Travel Presentation
Thu Nov 30 / 7:00pm

Lina Lococo-Beja of Travelpoint invites you to join her for an intimate evening to learn more about the Avalon Waterways European River Cruises and why they offer such great value.  And learn about teh Rocky Mountaineer's unique world of Rail Tr...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 30 / 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 30 / 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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Fibre & Fire Exhibition at the Burr House
Fri Dec 1 - Sun Dec 3

Come see collaborative works to celebrate Canada 150. Creations from the Burr House Spinner and Weavers and the Hill Potters' Guild. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 to 4:30 until Dec. 17th, 2017. Tea Room open Parking around back www.burrh...

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Seniors' Christmas Celebration ~ at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Fri Dec 1 / 1:00pm

A wonderful way to start the holiday season! FREE to all Richmond Hill Seniors 60+. Tickets are available at the McConaghy Centre and Oak Ridges Community Centre beginning Monday October 16.  (Each senior is allowed to pick up a maximum of two...

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World AIDS Day. Learn about the programs and participate in a candlelight vigil
Fri Dec 1 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Held on December 1 each year, World AIDS Day provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite and show their support for people living with HIV/AIDS, to commemorate those who have passed away, and to eliminate stigma and discrimination byraising...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Dec 1 / 6:15pm

Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold - first Friday of the month. All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Re-Buys until first break Then Top-up for close out Refreshments available. Fo...

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The Village Market. The Source for Local Organic Food.
Sat Dec 2 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Make it part of your Saturday routine to visit The Village Market. Prioritize eating well! Don't wait for New Years! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selec...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Dec 2 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and under - $4.00. Funds raised will support their programs. For details please call the church...

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Costas Menegakis Candidacy Launch
Sat Dec 2 / 10:00am

Costas Menegakis is returning to the political scene! He is having a launch of his candidacy for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination for the riding of Aurora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill for the 2019 Election. All are invited! Location: ...

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SQUAREtreasures Group Show and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Dec 2 / 11:00am - Sun Dec 3 / 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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Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas
Sat Dec 2 - Sat Jan 6

Give your holiday season little extra sparkle, don’t miss out on this wonderful musical at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Plaza Suite presented by Electric Moon Theatre Company. What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents...

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Christmas Tea ~ served at the Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Dec 2 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come and enjoy a Christmas Tea - with sandwiches, scones, squares, cookies, tea & coffee. Cost: $10. There will also be a bake table, jams, preserves, knitting & jewelry....

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Film Club: Films by Indigenous Filmmakers. Empire of Dirt
Sat Dec 2 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch and discuss films by Indigenous filmmakers.  Empire of Dirt is the fourth and final in this film series. Documentary SynopsisThree generations of First Nations women struggle to deal with the demons of their past. Click here to registe...

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9th Annual Richmond Hill Community Food Bank Music Marathon
Sat Dec 2 / 2:00pm - 11:55pm

Like everywhere, there are many in need. So raising funds and collecting food is the reason for this 9th annual all day/all night Saturday party starts at 2:00 pm on December 2nd and goes until midnight. There will be 20+ local, original musical a...

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Christmas @ The Farm!
Sat Dec 2 / 3:00pm - 8:00pm

All are invited to the 10th annual Christmas @ The Farm! Lot's happening!! Wagon & Sleigh Rides Live Music in the Barn Live Nativity Scene & Petting Zoo Kids Crafts & Face Painting Food Trucks There is no charge to attend. Pro...

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Liona Boyd's "Winter Fantasy". Performance at the historic Richmond Hill United Church.
Sat Dec 2 / 7:30pm

This will be a beautiful concert! Liona Boyd will be performing with: Andrew Dolson Grammy nominated flautist Ron Korb Richmond Hill United Church Chancel Choir Tickets: $35. General seating.Tickets may be purchased at the church or by calli...

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ON!STAGE - Twas the Night Before Christmas
Sat Dec 2 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you! Twas the Night Before Christmas presented by DuffleBag Theatre - expanding the beloved poem in fun new directions. Tickets: $20 Click here to order on line or call the box office at...

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John Tesh - Grand Piano Christmas
Sat Dec 2 / 8:00pm

Four-time Emmy® Award winner and two-time GRAMMY® nominee, Tesh’s highly successful and varied career path includes a 10-year run as anchor on Entertainment Tonight, a string of #1 radio hits and his popular nationally syndicated radio...

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The Saturn Seal in Eurythmy
Sun Dec 3 / 9:30am - 11:00am

The philosopher and educator, Rudolf Steiner, drew seven fascinating planetary seals. They are like a harmonic resonance of each 'planet' and can be moved in eurythmy. Reg Down will be guiding a group through the Saturn seal in the large forum space...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Season of Advent & Christmas: Advent One - Hope. The Lord's Supper
Sun Dec 3 / 10:30am

What do we wait for? Our hope is in God. As this service a sacred meal will be shared uniting us with the church and her saints of all times and places. All are welcome all to share communion irrespective of denomination or age. At any of these wo...

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St. Matthew's Celebrates Christmas - Advent I
Sun Dec 3 / 10:30am

The 1st Sunday of Advent begins our spiritual preparation for the birth of Christ! All are welcome....

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Shamanic Healing Circle
Sun Dec 3 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the monthly Shamanic Healing Circle to receive guidance, healing and yeachings for yourself, others and our precious Earth. Prerequisite: Journeying experience is recommended but not required Bring: Drum, rattles, bandana/eye cover, journal, m...

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Christmas Home. At RHCPA.
Sun Dec 3 / 7:30pm

A fire crackling on the hearth,the scent of pine and spice – laughter and love fill the air. Join Canada’s trumpet-sensation Guy Few, with soprano Leslie Fagan and pianist Stephanie Mara, as they present traditional carols, holiday melod...

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Last Yard Waste Collection of the Year
Mon Dec 4

This is the last collection of the year.  When placing yard waste out for collection, remember yard waste must be placed in: clean, open, rigid and reusable container  (i.e.garbage can or bushel basket) cardboard box large, Kraft pap...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Dec 4 / 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.
Tue Dec 5 / 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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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Group of York Region
Thu Dec 7 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue group of York Region has an open invitation to their monthly meetings. This is a safe, confidential and inclusive meeting for residents of York Region who suffer from often disabling symptoms associated with these...

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VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Christmas/Hannukah/Holiday Party
Thu Dec 7 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

This is an invitation for all who are visually impaired to come and celebrate the holiday season. The party will include: Seasonal Songs by Sandra Kirby. Contest Questionnaire Live musical school band Draws for gifts Holiday lunch and dessert...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Dec 7 / 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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Beauty and the Beast, presented by Mackenzie Music
Thu Dec 7 - Fri Dec 8

Disney’s classic fairytale is brought to life in a full-scale musical theatre production that features an incredibly talented student cast, an exceptional live orchestra, and outstanding technical effects. Featuring iconic songs such as 'Belle...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Dec 7 / 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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Fibre & Fire Exhibition at the Burr House
Fri Dec 8 - Sun Dec 10

Come see collaborative works to celebrate Canada 150. Creations from the Burr House Spinner and Weavers and the Hill Potters' Guild. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 to 4:30 until Dec. 17th, 2017. Tea Room open Parking around back www.burrh...

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Nasim Taheri at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Dec 9 / 11:00am - Sun Dec 10 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork this weekend by talented member Nasim Taheri. Come in and meet Nasim and enjoy the show. Gallery Hours: Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm There is no admission fee. Refreshments are...

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Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra presents "Holiday Letters"
Sat Dec 9 / 8:00pm

The annual RHPO Holiday Spectacular has been a popular concert tradition over the past 10 years, celebrating the season with unique programs that entertain and delight their audience. “Holiday Letters” commemorates the seasonal practice...

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St. Matthew's Celebrates Christmas - Advent II White Gift Sunday
Sun Dec 10 / 10:30am

On this special Sunday, we remember others less fortunate than ourselves. White-wrapped gifts of non-perishable food types and financial contributions will be collected and distributed to the local Richmond Hill Food Bank, and other worthy local pro...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Season of Advent: Week Two - "Peace". Church School Pageant
Sun Dec 10 / 10:30am

Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight! Experience the joy of Christmas through the eyes of our younger friends. A special visitor is expected to join us following a pot luck lunch for all. Come and celebrate! All are welcome all to s...

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Carols by Candlelight at the Richmond Hill United Church
Sun Dec 10 / 7:00pm

Enjoy the Christmas season - Carols by Candlelight with the Chancel and Youth Choirs. There will be readings, and opportunities for congregational carol singing....

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Good Information to Know

This weekend's THE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: Financial Literacy, Subway coming to.....

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 …. We have a lesson in financial literacy and what you need to know...

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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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Un-complicate your will.

* This article was presented to OnRichmondhill.com by Serge Hirtescu, Investor's GroupWhen it comes to our finances, we often complicate matters more than they need to be. This is usually inadvertent – we have an intention to make something eas...

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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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