December 31, 2016

Quote of the Week

"We age not by years but by events
and our emotional reaction to them."
~ Dr. Arnold Hutschnecker

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Events

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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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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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.Over 60 melodies ha...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 10 / 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.com. A d...

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Fundamentals of Foot Reflexology Workshop ~ Healthy Feet—Healthy Body
Wed Jan 11 / 9:30am - 2:30pm

In this 5-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology can be used to help relieve aches and back and joint pain, coughs and...

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CARE Speaker Series – Senior Cognitive Issues. At Delmanor
Fri Jan 13 / 3:00pm

The first in the series and in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care, please join the staff and residents and their families for the CARE (Changing Aging Through Research and Education) Speaker Series. The first topic will help you recognize sym...

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"Back to the Roots" a Concert with Front Row Seats!
Fri Jan 13 - Sat Jan 14

Join singer/songwriters Gregory Swain and Robert Bourrie for a journey into the adventure of songwriting, technique, and studio recording.  Everyone has a front row seat! $30 incl HST!  Question & Answer portion with the musicians!...

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Good food to be had at the Village Market.
Sat Jan 14 / 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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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Jan 14 / 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Young Mothers Support Group meets once a month at Gormley Church. The purpose of this group is to support young families. This support will focus on young moms, offering services such as free clothing, baby must-have items (diapers, wipes, formula,...

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Richmond Hill Community Spaghetti Dinner
Sat Jan 14 / 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Everyone is invite to come out for a delicious meal where neighbours can get to know each other without cost being a limiting factor. On the menu: Spaghetti with meat sauce Salad Bread Hot & cold beverages Treats Suggested donation is...

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Good Information to Know

January's Monthly Tax Tips by Andre La Rosa, CPA

Andre would like to wish you a  very Happy New Year. As we begin a new calendar year, a few things to consider: Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)A new year means you can contribute $5,500 to your TFSA for 2017. If you have withdrawn funds from a...

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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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Together we CAN change the world!

“Whoa-oh, we can make a difference,Whoa-oh, come on and make a change,Come on every boy and girl,Together we can change the world”.These lyrics by the local band OIAM (One in a Million) were written for the first We Can Change the World D...

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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com.
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