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Father’s Day in Richmond Hill

What to do for Father’s Day? If you lived at Avenue Towns in Richmond Hill, you’d have lots of choices in your neighbourhood. With Hillcrest Mall just a short walk from home, shopping for him would be just a matter of choosing your store. Father’s Day promotions are in full swing right now. Hillcrest is [...]

2019-06-12T22:50:01+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Local scene|

An 1860 wedding mystery

Imagine this. You’ve invited to the wedding rehearsal of Mr. John Harrington to Miss Elizabeth, only daughter of Amos Wright Esq., M.P.P. Will the afternoon tea reception go as planned, despite the fact that the bride’s heirloom ring is missing? Find out when you enjoy a traditional Victorian cream tea with interactive performers from Live [...]

2019-06-05T19:34:56+00:00 June 5th, 2019|Local scene|

Major music exhibition to draw thousands in Richmond Hill

This Saturday, June 1, don’t be shy! Join fans at Cosmo Music’s four-acre property and huge Richmond Hill facility for a chance to see live bands, check out instruments and gear and enjoy festival food truck fare and beer garden fun. For those serious about their instruments, artist performance clinics with top drummers and guitarists [...]

2019-05-30T01:25:52+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Local scene|

Why this Saturday’s Public Works Open House is cool!

If you’ve always wanted to sit in the driver’s seat of a huge snowplow or a fire truck, this Saturday, May 25 is your day! Richmond Hill’s Public Works is hosting a day devoted to family fun at the Richmond Hill Operations Centre, 1200 Elgin Mills Road East. Besides climbing into mega machinery, find out [...]

2019-05-22T21:10:38+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Local scene|

Theatre Ontario Festival in Richmond Hill

Theatre lovers, you’re in for a treat! May 15 through 19, the annual Theatre Ontario Festival brings a showcase of outstanding community theatre productions to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Four plays will be performed over the four-evening run. Companies who will be performing include the Bloor West Village Players from Toronto, [...]

2019-05-15T20:54:44+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Local scene|

A Victorian tea or a vegan picnic? Choose your Mother’s Day!

What’s going on in Richmond Hill around Mother’s Day? Lots! If a full-service, Victorian-style tea is called for, reserve your table at the Richmond Hill Heritage Centre, 19 Church St. North. The Mother’s Day Tea takes place on Saturday, May 11 with four seatings now available. Expect platters of dainty sandwiches and sweets, scones with [...]

2019-05-08T22:14:49+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Local scene|

Hill Potters’ Spring Pottery Exhibition & Sale

Spring’s the perfect time to add something new to your décor. If a handmade, one-of-a-kind piece of pottery sounds tempting, this weekend is an ideal time to drop by the Hill Potters’ Spring Pottery Exhibition and Sale. From Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5, the sale is on at Burr House Guild Hall, 530 [...]

2019-05-01T22:43:23+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Local scene|

Get ready for Doors Open Richmond Hill on May 11

Clear your calendar now! Saturday, May 11 is the day to experience 15 special Richmond Hill buildings. Expect expert guided tours as well as a range of unique activities. Take a solar-powered pontoon ride at Lake St.George Field Centre. Call ahead to book your seat at the Richmond Hill Heritage Centre’s all-day Mother’s Day tea. [...]

2019-04-25T02:33:18+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Local scene|

Eggapalooza in Richmond Green Park

The Easter Bunny rules this weekend, April 19 to 21 at Richmond Green Park. Bring the family and hunt for brightly coloured eggs. The weekend’s filled with other spring-themed activities too. Go kite flying, play games, try your hand at making crafts, take a train ride and visit a petting zoo. A mini-spring bonnet parade [...]

2019-04-17T18:27:44+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Local scene|

Adding native plants to your landscape is smart

Make this the year you add native plants to your garden or landscaping. They’re not only easy to grow but they add colour and beauty to any space. Take a workshop on creating a garden design that includes native plants on Thursday, April 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. It’s part of Richmond Hill’s Healthy [...]

2019-04-11T01:08:07+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Local scene|