December 26, 2016

Quote of the Week

"Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishments."
~ Maxwell Maltz

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Events

Richmond Green Skate Trail - lace up your skates and get outside!
Sat Dec 10 - Wed Mar 15

The Richmond Green Skate Trail features: * Trail through 250 m of natural space* Lights for evening skating* Heated washroom and change room* ParkingThe trail is open for ice skating weather permitting from December to March. Call 905-771-5490 for i...

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Board Games Fun at the Central Library
Tue Dec 27 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet new friends and have fun playing a variety of board games.Age group: Family. Admission: FREE. This is a drop-in event. No registration is needed....

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Chanukah on Ice!
Tue Dec 27 / 4:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill & Chabad Romano Centre present Chanukah on Ice! Join them for an evening of public skating, a children's Chanukah skit, arts and crafts, food and refreshments and the official lighting of an ice menorah! Richmond Hil...

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Rainbow Magic Fairies at the Central Library
Wed Dec 28 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

If you love Rainbow Magic Fairies books then join us for games, crafts and magical activities.Age group: 6-8 years. Admission: FREE. Limit of 20 children. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for d...

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Lego Block Party at the Central Library
Thu Dec 29 / 2:00pm - Wed Dec 28 / 3:30pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other.The library supplies the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego..Age group: 7-12 years.Admission: FREE...

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French Movie Afternoon - Le Cinéma Français
Thu Dec 29 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Bring your friends and family to watch a French movie on a big screen. Amenez vos amis et votre famille à regarder un film français sur un grand écran. Nous espérons que vous pouvez nous rejoindre!Limit of 80 tickets will...

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The Parmiggiano's Are Back!!!
Thu Dec 29 - Fri Dec 30

Presented by Rosie Productions Two Performances Dec. 29th - 8 pm Dec. 30th - 8 pm Tickets: $80.  Please clickHERE to order or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Countdown to Noon Year's Party at the Richmond Green Library
Sat Dec 31 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Come say goodbye to the year 2016 at Richmond green at our countdown to “Noon” year party. We will play games, make crafts, sing songs and of course have cake! Age group: 4+.Admission: FREE. Note: Children under the age of 11 must be a...

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Noon Year's Eve Party at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Sat Dec 31 / 11:30am - 12:15pm

Ring in the New Year with some games, stories, and a craft! Age group: All ages with a parent. Admission: FREE.Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the program starts at the Circulation Desk of the Oak Ridges Moraine Library....

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

Richmond Hill's First Night celebration is a family-friendly New Year's Eve party. Skip the late night events and bring your family to this event filled with activities and entertainment. New this year - Cosmic Skating!!  - Skate the night awa...

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New Year's Eve Seafood Buffet Dinner at the Sheraton
Sat Dec 31

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Seafood Buet Dinner at the Sheraton Parkway's Crave RestaurantMenu includes:Cold• Iced Canadian lobster• Jumbo New Zealand mussels• Smoked Atlantic salmon with capers and red onions• Chilled...

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Comedy & Cabaret New Year's Eve
Sat Dec 31 / 10:00pm

Ring in the New Year with a special program guaranteed to have you laughing until midnight and beyond. Enjoy an evening of comedy, music and a few surprises. Come early and enjoy the annual York Region’s Largest Dessert Buffet, included in th...

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New Year's Day/Epiphany Sunday
Sun Jan 1 / 10:30am

Epiphany allows us to hear the “other” Christmas story from the Gospel of Matthew. Today we remember the coming of the Magi (or Wisemen) and how a star and a long journey brought them to an encounter with God in Jesus Christ. We’l...

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Hillcrest Mall is open on New Year's Day
Sun Jan 1 / 11:00am - 6:00pm

Hillcrest Mall is open for New Year’s Day on Sunday, January 1, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.In addition to New Year’s Day, Hillcrest Mall will be open on New Year’s Eve from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m....

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Christmas Tree Collection
Mon Jan 2

This is one of two days only for Christmas tree collection.  The other day is January 16th. Please remember: Remove all decorations and nails Maximum height per tree is 2.1 m (97') Place the tree at the curb by 7 a.m.Trees frozen into the...

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JEI Polar Express Winter Camp
Tue Jan 3 / 9:00am - Fri Jan 6 / 3:00pm

Aboard our Polar Express train during this winter break. PROMO ENDS when the first 10 spots are filled up. DON'T MISS OUT! JEI Winter Camp will definitely keep your kids busy during this winter break. 4 days of creative activities, a mixture of ma...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 3 / 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".  This is an OnRichmondhill.com initiative. A diverse group of people me...

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Exploring Polar Animals at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library
Tue Jan 3 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Ever wondered how polar animals stay warm and dry? Come to the library for a cozy afternoon of experiments, activities, and crafts. Age group: 6-10 years.Admission: FREE.Please pick up your free ticket 15 minutes before the program starts at the Ci...

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Attention Dork Diaries Fans!! Come to the Central Libary
Tue Jan 3 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

If you love the Dork Diaries books, then come to the library for games, crafts and trivia.Age group: 8-10 years. Admission: FREE. Limit 20 Note: Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick...

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Puppet Palooza at the Central Library
Thu Jan 5 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Have fun making puppets and bringing them to life when you create and perform your own puppet theatre show.Limit of 20 children. Age group: 9-12 years.Admission: FREE.Register online . www.rhpl.richmond hill.on.ca   Note: Children under the age...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Jan 5 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francophone...

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

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Organic Food and more, available at The Village Market, Saturdays only!
Sat Jan 7 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

Is a New Year's Resolution for you and your family to eat well?  You may wish to make it a habit to come shopping at the Village Market on Saturday mornings. As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Jan 7 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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The Future: York Region's String Quartet!
Sun Jan 8 / 3:00pm

This family concert will feature new music written by York Region composers Xintong Wang (Richmond Hill), Sean Goldman (Richmond Hill), and Parisa Sabet (Aurora) using melodies written by York Region students and community members. ProgrammeXintong...

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Good Information to Know

Calling all Local Artists! Studio Tour Applications due Feb. 3rd

Each year, the annual Richmond hill Studio Tour features many talented artists from Richmond Hill and beyond to the community. If you are a fine arts artist, sculptor, glass artist, wood worker, fibre artist, potter, jeweler, or other – the org...

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December Tax Tips ~ from Andre La Rosa, CPA

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 2016 personal tax return. Tax installmentsAvoid unnecessary penalty and interest. If you were required to pay insta...

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Urgent need for volunteers at local Heart & Stroke Foundation Office

Our local chapter of the Heart & Stroke Foundation are currently looking for office volunteers to help them with database entry, preparing the Heart Month canvassing kits, and counting money for their school program. Skills required:• Fluen...

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We're Ready! Are You? Says the Town.

* this article was presented to OnRichmondhill.com by Ward 4 Councillor David West.Winter comes every year. Sometimes it's late; sometimes it's early. One thing we're certain of is that it's coming!Richmond Hill staff start planning for winter long b...

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