December 31, 2016

Quote of the Week

"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep;
I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.''
~ Alexander the Great

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Events

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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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Jan 11 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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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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Christmas Tree Collection
Mon Jan 16

This is one of two days only for Christmas tree collection.  The other day was January 2nd. 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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The Reel Thing Fim Series presents "Operation Avalanche"
Mon Jan 16 / 7:00pm

The Reel Thing Film Festival presents monthly engaging films to the Richmond Hill audience. This film is a 2016 American-Canadian conspiracy thriller, black comedy, directed by Matt Johnson, who co-wrote the film with Josh Boles. Johnson and Owen W...

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"Bring On the Joy": An Event for Family Caregivers
Mon Jan 16 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Come out and enjoy as Eleanor Silverberg, Social Worker and Self Development Coach will be bringing to life her new book "Keeping It Together". Eleanor will facilitate interactive discussion and practice with caregivers of aging parents, ailing relat...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness ~ Weekly Class Starts Tonight
Mon Jan 16 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the weekly Zumba® classes, a 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 bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 17 / 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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Looking for more balance - free introductory tai chi class
Tue Jan 17 / 7:00pm

The Canadian Tai Chi Academy (CTCA) is starting a new introduction to tai chi session and offering a free introductory class. The tai chi program will run for 4 months, every Tuesday. Positive, non-competitive environment. No fitness level require...

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Mind-Body Fusion Classes Start Tonight
Thu Jan 19 / 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 centred, energized and peace...

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Let Your Yoga Dance® Event
Thu Jan 19 / 8:00pm - 9:15pm

Warm up your winter with the joy of dancing! Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to liberate your inner dancer, move your body, tickle your funny bone, and rela...

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The Village Market - open Saturdays all year long!
Sat Jan 21 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop and...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Jan 21 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

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