December 17, 2017

Quote of the Week

"Sometimes, even a gift you don't want
is a gift worth receiving."

~ Ken Gallinger

Events

Skating at Richmond Green
Fri Dec 15 - Thu Mar 15

If you’re looking for an outdoor leisurely skate, visit Richmond Green’s artificial ice surface located behind Tom Graham Arena. There is no charge to skate. The outdoor, looped quarter mile skate trail has: covered seating area ro...

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Happy Holidays. At the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Wed Dec 20 / 8:00pm

By popular demand, the Richmond Hill Concert Band and the York Region Police Male Chorus return to the RHCPA stage after last year’s triumphant debut. Since its formation in 2010, the Richmond Hill Concert Band has been dedicated to performing...

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Ecumenical Longest Night Service at Richmond Hill United Church
Wed Dec 20 / 7:00pm

Experience the peace that comes from stillness and silence after the hectic rush of preparations. This service can be a time of comfort and consolation for folk who have experienced a bereavement, break-up or unemployment this year. Even though you...

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Winter Solstice Prayer Service
Thu Dec 21 / 7:00pm

Come for a quiet time of reflection and storytelling at this darkest time of the year. Beginning in the chapel at Richmond Hill United Church, participants will decorate a yule log and share hopes for the new year before going outside....

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Prepare your feast, and last minute gifts, at The Village Market
Sat Dec 23 / 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, and interesting gifts too. Also many prepared foods - you may wish to stop and enjoy some...

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Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas. Shows at 11 & 1
Sat Dec 23 - Sun Dec 24

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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Sing Joy to All the World! – A Christmas Celebration
Sat Dec 23 / 11:00am - 12:30pm

Enjoy this beautiful SATB cantata (music by Lloyd Larson), featuring new music blended with traditional Christmas carols, allowing for audience sing-a-long. The Richmond Hill Gospel Choraliers (directed by Pastor James Anderson) of Richmond Hill Sev...

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The Fourth Week of Advent Celebrated at Temperancevillle United Chuch
Sun Dec 24 / 9:30am

Come joint the Temperanceville United Church community to celebrate advent. In the morning Temperanceville celebrates the Advent journey leading to Christmas with a message of Love. Inspiring Christmas Carols sound good news of Love, loud and clea...

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St. Matthew's Celebrates Christmas - Advent IV
Sun Dec 24 / 10:30am

This Sunday is the fourth during our journey towards the birth day of a King, All are welcome....

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Season of Advent: Week Four "Love"
Sun Dec 24 / 10:30am

For God so loved the world….that. Let us count all the ways that God’s love came down at Christmas. Students and other family from out of town may be “home for the holidays”. Make this Sunday a time for the entire family to...

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Christmas Eve Services at St. Mary's Anglican - Three Services - 4 pm, 7pm and 11pm.
Sun Dec 24

This Christmas Eve, all are welcomed to come to St. Mary's Anglican Church as we gather to celebrate the birth of Jesus and experience the joy and wonder of the Word made flesh, Emmanuel!! St. Mary's has three Christmas Eve Services that are open to...

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Christmas Eve Service of Carols and Communion at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Churchy
Sun Dec 24 / 7:30pm

Tonight we light the Christ Candle and meditate together on how the world is different because “God is with us”.  Candles will illuminate the chancel as glowing faces reflect God’s love come down at Christmas.  Through C...

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Christmas Eve, with Reverend Warren Ball, at St. Matthew's United. Services at 7 & 10:30
Sun Dec 24

At 7PM, we’ll gather for a family celebration of this special, blessed night. At 10:30PM, when we will celebrate Communion during a quieter, more reflective Christmas Eve service.  ...

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Richmond Hill United Church Christmas Eve Services. 7 & 10 pm
Sun Dec 24

All are welcome to attend. 7:00 p.m. A service geared to the young and young at heart with carols and candlelight, and Christmas readings. 10:00 p.m. An adult oriented service carols, candle light and the celebration of Communion....

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Traditional Christmas Eve Service at the Historic Temperanceville United Church
Sun Dec 24 / 7:30pm

A beautifully traditional Christmas Eve service, recreating that wondrous night in Bethlehem, complete with authentic stable! Refreshments served after the service. All are welcome....

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Christmas Dinner Buffet at the Sheraton Parkway
Mon Dec 25 / 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate holiday traditions at the Crave restaurant and enjoy a festive Christmas buffet. Crab Leg Clusters Filet Mignon Seafood Chowder Carved Roasted Turkey with Stuffing and Gravy Carved Hip of Beef with Jus Over 14 international hot spec...

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Sylvia Chan's Solo Art Exhibition Reception at RHCPA
Wed Dec 27 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Sylvia's artwork is being shown at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts from Dec 2nd to January 2nd. She is a young emerging local artist. All are welcome. Here is her web site www.sylviachanart.com ...

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Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas. Shows at 11 & 1
Thu Dec 28 - Sun Dec 31

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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Get crackin' on eating organic for the new year. Saturday morning at The Village Market
Sat Dec 30 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

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 selection of gluten free products. Also many prepared foods - you may wis...

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New Year's Eve at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church. All Welcome!
Sun Dec 31 / 10:30am

In some countries this day is referred to as “Old Year’s Night”. Scots call it “Hogmanay” (nobody really knows what that means!) Make this a time to let bygones be bygones – forgive yourself and others and pledge...

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First Night!! A Family Friendly Event
Sun Dec 31 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Richmond Hill’s First Night celebration is a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party. This event is specially planned for young families to offer an alternative to other late night celebrations. The evening is filled with free public skati...

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New Year's Eve Seafood Buffet at the Sheraton
Sun Dec 31 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

End the year with a scrumptious seafood buffet dinner! Cold items: Iced Canadian Lobster Jumbo New Zealand Mussels Smoked Atlantic Salmon with Capers and Red Onion Chilled Shrimp (without shell) with Cocktail Sauce Sliced Italian Cold Delicat...

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New Year's Eve. Ring out the old and bring in the new year!
Sun Dec 31 / 10:00pm

Celebrate the last moments of Canada’s historic 150 year anniversary with a night guaranteed to have you laughing until midnight and beyond. Emcee and undisputed Cabaret Queen Sharron Matthews hosts an evening of comedy, music and a few surpri...

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Good Information to Know

"When is the snow plow coming down my street!!" There's an app for that!

Want to know where the snow plows are in Richmond Hill- check out RHPlows- new online app that tracks the snow removal activities in your neighbourhood. http://trh511.roada.ca  It shows you where our road and sidewalk plows are working and whe...

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Healthy Eating for Healthy Eyes. By Dr. Radhika Chawla, OD

Do carrots really contribute to keeping our eyes healthy? They sure do! But there’s more to healthy eyes than just eating carrots. In fact, vitamins and antioxidants found in many of our everyday foods play a large role in maintaining our eye h...

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Food and Clothing Drive for 360°Kids

Stan Daneman, in collaboration with 360°kids, has launched the second annual campaign for food items and new clothing for the homeless kids of Richmond Hill. Last year over 8000 items were collected. The campaign is to provide items that can be...

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The Krasman Centre need donations to make the holidays merry and bright

The Krasman Centre would like to thank the local community for their support over the years. Your generous donations have made a big difference for people in our community dealing with mental health and addictions challenges. www.krasmancentre.com T...

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

As we approach the end of another calendar year, Andre has listed a few things to consider doing before the end of the year, for your 2017 personal tax return. Bill 148 & New Minimum WageMinimum wage is going up to $14/hr in January 2018 (and $1...

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Volunteers Needed - Heart Rallies 2018

The local chapter of the Heart & Stroke Foundation's Heart Rallies are coming up and they need help! At these rallies, at various community centres, volunteers will:• Welcome canvassers• Distribute canvassing kits• Provide informa...

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MP Leona Alleslev Invites Pre-Budget Consultations for 2018

The Government of Canada has launched pre-budget consultations and they are looking to residents, business owners, local organizations and non-profits to provide ideas and suggestions on what our families, community and country need to face the futur...

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This weekend's THE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: a talk with new YRDSB chair, keeping pets warm.....

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: How to keep your pets safe and warm during the cold winter months. Meet...

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