Great Things To See and Do around Town

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vivaldi Gloria
Saturday May 4
Please visit chorusyork.ca for tickets.
 
Chorus York and Artistic Director Stéphane Potvin invite you to join them in welcoming the season with our annual spring concert. This year’s concert, entitled Classics in the Spring, is a program of classical choral repertoire, including Vivaldi’s Gloria, with guest soloists Angela Gibbon and Kira Braun, and a further collection of great English choral music. The accompanist for the concert is organist, Richard Hansen.
 
There will be two opportunities to enjoy this program. On Saturday, May 4th, the concert will be presented at 8:00 p.m. at St. Matthew’s United Church, 333 Crosby Ave., Richmond Hill, with a reception to follow. The program will be presented again the following day, Sunday, May 5th, at 3:00 p.m. at Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St.,Thornhill.
 
Tickets are available at www.chorusyork.ca/concerts or at the door.  Prices are as follows: $25 (Reg.), $20 (Sr.), $15 (Stu. with ID), $55 (Family, 2 adults, 2 children under age 18), Free (children under age 10).
 
Call 905-884-7922 for further details.
 
Be sure to visit the choir’s website www.chorusyork.ca for details regarding concerts in Season Four, 2019-2020.
 
TRCA Presents
TRCA Presents
Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden at Central Library
May 5, 2019 
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Richmond Hill Public Library, Central Branch, 1 Atkinson Street. For more information and to register click here
 
 

Pancake Breakfast – Hosted by Mission & Outreach
William Wallace Memorial Hall
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
10066 Yonge Street
905-884-4211
(includes pancakes, eggs, sausages, fruit topping, tea, coffee, juice)
Saturday, May 11, 2019 (Richmond Hill Doors Open)
09:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  
$8.00 per person – $4.00 children (12 and under) 
 
Proceeds will be going towards an Indigenous Peoples Endowment Fund established by the Presbyterian Church in Canada.  Come & Enjoy!  
       
 
Métis Kitchen Party Series
Central Library
Wed, 05/15/2019 – 8:45PM
Age: Adults
Part 1 – Wednesday, May 15, 7 – 8:45 PM: Practice Métis percussion techniques (clogging, spoons, fiddlesticks) to accompany the fiddle played by acclaimed musician Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk. Learn how the European fiddle traditions became incorporated into Canadian communities. Find us in Room A & B.
 
Part 2 – Wednesday, June 26, 7 – 8 PM: Concert by Métis Fiddler Duo, Alyssa and Conlin Delbaere-Sawchuk. Come to a Métis Kitchen Party and celebrate National Indigenous History Month! Find us in Room A & B.  To register please click here.
 
In Celebration of Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday
A Victorian Afternoon at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sunday May 19
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Call church office 905-884-4211 or e-mail
[email protected] for tickets by May 10, 201
                                                                                          
Bike to Work Day
2019 Bike To Work Day
May 27, 2019
Registration begins April 29
Date: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Start and End Location: 
 
Join the Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill network for a 10 km group ride in the Highway 7 and 16th Avenue Corridor, featuring the newly implemented Highway 404/Highway 7 Interchange improvements, cycling lanes on Highway 7, and the Lake to Lake Cycling Route and Walking Trail! The event will include an SCMRH Bike to Work Day t-shirt, bike safety checks by Evolution Cycles, continental breakfast, prizes, giveaways from exhibitors, and a chance to network with local cyclists. Registration will close at noon on Thursday, May 23rd.
Register by Friday, May 10th to enter in our EARLY BIRD prize draw for a chance to win a cycling prize pack, which includes a cycling helmet and glove set courtesy of Evolution Cycles and a stainless steel water bottle courtesy of Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill!
REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON! Click Here.
 
 
York Regional Police and Richmond Hill Fire and emergency Services present Seniors’ Day 2019 
June 11- Oak Ridges Community Centre
Interested parties can register by phone (1-866-876-5423 x 6709) or by email [email protected]
 by May 28, 2019.  
 
 
Lullaboo Nursery and Childcare Center Inc. SickKids Fundraiser – May 31
Lullaboo Nursery and Childcare Center Inc. has been a proud supporter of the SickKids Foundation for over a decade. The Foundation holds a special place in our hearts as we have cared for many children who have been patients.

This year, our SickKids Foundation fundraising events will be held at each of our locations in the month of May. Our Elginmills location in Ward 4 at 180 Elginv Mills Road West, will be hosting their fundraising event on Friday, May 31 at 4:30 PM.

We host these events to raise money for this wonderful foundation, to help fund research and provide new equipment for the hospital and families.
 
In addition to our fundraising event, 100% of the registration fees in the month of May will be donated directly to the SickKids Foundation. We have a designated spot on the Donor Wall at SickKids Hospital recognizing our fundraising achievement of almost $120,000 to date.We are asking today to consider making a merchandise, monetary, or BBQ supplies donation as well as adding this event to your local news letter or feed so that we can make 2019 our best fundraising year yet. All merchandise donations received will be placed on our raffle table where parents may purchase tickets to win amazing prizes.We accept donations such as: Toys, Gift cards, Gift baskets, Recyclable cutlery, water bottles and juice boxesTo offer a monetary donation, please visit our fundraising website below and  a charitable donation receipt will be issued by SickKids Foundation and mailed/emailed to you:
https://www.sickkidsdonations.com/registrant/donate.aspx?eventid=282465&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct/none
 
 
 
Thursday September 12, 2019 – 7:30 pm (only evening talk) ~ Bernie Farber : A Canadian Genocide: Canada’s Historical Treatment of its Indigenous People
 

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019 (10am to 12pm) ~ James Lockyer: Wrongful Convictions in Canada

Thursday, October 3, 2019 (10am to 12pm) ~ Helena Moncrieff: Discovering the Urban Orchard
 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 (10am to 12pm) ~ John Lorinc: The Ward
 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 (10am to 12pm)  ~ Dr. Aurel Braun: Assessing the Middle East Chessboard
 
Thursday, October 24, 2019 (10am to 12pm) ~ Carolyn Harris: Royal Parenting from Medieval to Modern Times
 
November 7, 2019   (10am to 12pm) ~ Ted Barris: The Great Escape: A Canadian Story
 
To purchase tickets click on your preference.  Or call the box office at 905 787-8811
  • Speaker Series (all 6 daytime talks) – $70 . click HERE
  • Bernie Farber – $20  Click HERE
  • Speaker series + Bernie Farber – $85. Please call the box office to purchase this discounted package