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Something’s cooking at the library tonight

Yes, the library is the place to be if you’re interested in honing your culinary talents! Richmond Hill Public Library is putting on three Flavours of Richmond Hill workshops offering insider tips and recipes for Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern and Eastern European cuisine. These free one-hour events start at 7 p.m. today, February 5, [...]

2020-02-05T23:29:04+00:00February 5th, 2020|Local scene|

Richmond Hill Winter Carnival February 1 and 2!

How would you like to spend the weekend watching lumberjacks chop wood, Vikings do battle or falconers demonstrate their skills? Try your luck at the Bigfoot Race, devouring wings or learning origami? It’s all happening this weekend at the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival at Mill Pond Park near Mill and Trench Streets. The two-day, event-filled [...]

2020-01-29T23:05:31+00:00January 29th, 2020|Local scene|

Celebrate Chinese New Year with an amazing race!

If you’re a youngster from Grades 2 to 8, you’re in luck! This Saturday, January 25, the STEAM Project at 561 Edward St. in Richmond Hill is holding a “build your own mouse vehicle” workshop. Once you’ve created the perfect vehicle, you’ll race them against other kids. The whole event is designed as a celebration [...]

2020-01-22T22:49:20+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Local scene|

This winter, smell the roses at Richmond Hill Heritage Centre

Once upon a time, so many beautiful roses grew in Richmond Hill greenhouses that the area was dubbed Canada’s rose capital and became a thriving centre for horticulture. In 1914, Richmond Hill-grown roses took first prize at the prestigious International Rose Show in New York City. More prize-winning roses cultivated in Richmond Hill were flown [...]

2020-01-15T21:42:15+00:00January 15th, 2020|Local scene|

Happy Holidays from Elm Developments

No doubt you’ve heard jingle bells as Santa and his reindeer make an appearance or listened to Christmas carollers as you’ve hurried along a busy street. Maybe you’ve lit Hanukkah candles to celebrate eight nights of a miracle. Or stepped outside on a frosty evening to look at the magnificent winter sky. Holidays are a [...]

2019-12-28T01:28:04+00:00December 25th, 2019|News|

Winter solstice this Saturday, December 21

Winter solstice marks the transition between fall and winter, traditionally a time for celebration. This year, in Richmond Hill, the longest night of the year takes on a Finnish flavour with a unique event at 19 Church Street South at 7 p.m. Bring a candle as well as fruit and nuts to fill a “solstice [...]

2019-12-18T20:58:45+00:00December 18th, 2019|Local scene|

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday!

Does Santa like scrambled eggs or Belgian waffles for breakfast? Find out this Saturday when you and the family join the bearded man in red for the popular annual Holiday Brunch at the Oakview Terrace in Richmond Hill. Besides taking a photo with Santa and enjoying the sumptuous brunch offerings, take a turn making crafts, [...]

2019-12-11T23:18:27+00:00December 11th, 2019|News|

Make a holiday wreath or a reindeer!

This Saturday, December 7, why not take a holiday workshop? If you live in Richmond Hill, you’re in luck. What could be more satisfying or fun than creating a beautiful wreath from fragrant natural materials? Everything you need for the perfect wreath is waiting for you at Lake St.George Field Centre, 950 Bethesda Side Road, [...]

2019-12-04T15:55:43+00:00December 4th, 2019|Local scene|