December 3, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty."
~ Mother Teresa

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Events

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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Meditation Monday with Manisha. Weekly sessions to help you stay focused on your spiritual journey!
Mon Dec 4 / 9:45am - 11:00am

Explore the fundamentals of spirituality and learn how you can start living in alignment with your true spiritual essence. Join other spiritual seekers like you who are eager to find peace and enduring happiness through a better understanding of thei...

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Contemporary Sculpture Show, "The Voice of Chairs"
Thu Nov 30 - Wed Dec 13

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

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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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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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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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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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Carol Sing at at the historic Temperanceville United Church
Fri Dec 8 / 7:00pm

Come an hour or so, as we celebrate the Christmas season, through the singing of popular Christmas carols and songs.  Hot chocolate, cider and Christmas goodies will be served afterwards!...

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Get some good winter greens, fresh at The Village Market
Sat Dec 9 / 8:30am - 1:00pm

As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. They are happy to report that they do have local organic and biodynamic winter greens that are grown in soil, not hydroponically. There is an exce...

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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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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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The Second Week of Advent Celebrated at Temperancevillle United Chuch
Sun Dec 10 / 9:30am

Come joint the Temperanceville United Church community to celebrate advent. This is week 2 - Peace. All are welcome....

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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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Breakfast with Santa, at the Sheraton
Sun Dec 10 / 11:30am - 2:00pm

Santa will be at Sheraton Parkway's Sunday brunch in December. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. For all good boys and girls, bring your wish list too. Buffet items include: Roast Turkey with all the fixings Crab legs Smoked fish 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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Meditation Monday with Manisha. Weekly sessions to help you stay focused on your spiritual journey!
Mon Dec 11 / 9:45am - 11:00am

Explore the fundamentals of spirituality and learn how you can start living in alignment with your true spiritual essence. Join other spiritual seekers like you who are eager to find peace and enduring happiness through a better understanding of thei...

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Zumba Complimentary Open House supporting the Salvation Army's Women's Take A Break Group
Mon Dec 11 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Dance to a variety of Latin and international rhythms and support a worthy cause, while having lots of fun.This event is complimentary with a donation supporting the Women’s Take a Break Group, run by the Salvation Army. The Women’s Take...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community.
Tue Dec 12 / 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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Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Dec 13 / 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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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Dec 14 / 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 - Jeffery Straker
Thu Dec 14 / 7:30pm

Come to the Plaza Suite to enjoy Suite Thursdays. Singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker performs his distinctive piano-folk-pop music. Tickets: $20. Click here to order or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Opera Belcanto of York Presents Joy! A Christmas Concert Celebration
Thu Dec 14 / 7:30pm

Enjoy the beauty of the music of Christmas! Tickets: Adult $35.  Student $15. Click here to order on line or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Victoria Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker. 4 Performances.
Fri Dec 15 - Sun Dec 17

Show dates & timesFriday, December 15 - 2 pmSaturday, December 16 - 2 pmSaturday, December 16 - 7 pmSunday, December 17 - 2 pm Tickets: $39 to $79.  Click here or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Fibre & Fire Exhibition at the Burr House
Fri Dec 15 - Sun Dec 17

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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Shop at The Village Market. Eat well! Even during the holidays.
Sat Dec 16 / 8:30am - 1:00pm

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. They are happy to report...

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A Victorian Christmas Tea and Craft
Sat Dec 16

Step back in time to a more genteel era when we enjoyed the repast of a Victorian Christmas Tea. You will be served with a delicious holiday luncheon and try exclusively blended teas. You will also be invited to the craft room to create a lovely or...

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O Holy Night -Traditional Holiday Music Celebration
Sat Dec 16 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy beautiful selections of traditional Christmas songs, carols and sacred music. Join soprano Victoria Gydov, pianist Karine Vasserman, violinist Oleksandra Fedyshyn and tenor Charles Di Raimondo to celebrate the upcoming holidays together with i...

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The Thrid Week of Advent Celebrated at Temperancevillle United Chuch
Sun Dec 17 / 9:30am

Come joint the Temperanceville United Church community to celebrate advent. This is week 3 - Joy. All are welcome....

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St. Matthew's Celebrates Christmas - Advent III
Sun Dec 17 / 10:30am

This is the third week of advent - the preparation for the coming of Christ. All are welcome....

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Season of Advent: Week Three "Joy". Lessons and Carols
Sun Dec 17 / 10:30am

Special music from the choir. The words of the Christmas Story from the King James Bible and the opportunity to sing some of our favourite carols will shape this service. All are welcome all to share communion irrespective of denomination or age. A...

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Breakfast with Santa, at the Sheraton
Sun Dec 17 / 11:30am - 2:00pm

Santa will be at Sheraton Parkway's Sunday brunch in December. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. For all good boys and girls, bring your wish list too. Buffet items include: Roast Turkey with all the fixings Crab legs Smoked fish S...

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McConaghy Centre Choir Christmas Concert
Sun Dec 17 / 3:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment by the McConaghy Centre Choir. This concert is open to everyone!Light refreshments will be served. For more details and/ buy tickets, drop by the McConaghy reception desk or call 905 737-1818. Cost: $5 purchased...

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Carols by Candlelight at St. Matthew's
Sun Dec 17 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend the special Carols by Candlelight service by the voices of St. Matthew’s choir, and hand bell choirs....

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Good Information to Know

Richmond Hill Arts Award. Call for nominations (by Dec 7th)

The Richmond Hill Arts Awards profile cultural success stories by recognizing artistic talent and community contribution to the arts sector in Richmond Hill. Four categories: Mid-career or Established Artist Emerging Artist Youth Artist Cultur...

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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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This weekend's THE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: YRDSB new people, reaction to govt's LGBTQ apolgoy....

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: Changes in the faces at the York Region District School Board....we'll te...

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Ecumenical Longest Night Service - Dec. 20
First Night Family Event - Dec. 31
New Year's Eve at RHCPA - Dec. 31

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