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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|

Browse the annual Richmond Hill Potters’ Guild show this weekend

Looking for a gift that you won’t find anywhere else? This weekend from Friday to Sunday, November 29 to December 1, drop by the historic Burr House Guild Hall at 530 Carrville Road. Over 500 one-of-a-kind ceramic works by 30 potters will be on display for sale, including porcelain, raku and wood-fired pieces. Some of [...]

2019-11-27T22:01:18+00:00November 27th, 2019|Local scene|

Winterfest starts this Friday at Canada’s Wonderland

Living at Avenue Towns in Richmond Hill puts you only half an hour away from one of our country’s top theme parks, Canada’s Wonderland. This year for the first time, visitors to Canada’s Wonderland will be treated to an immersive holiday experience on select dates beginning this Friday, November 22. During WinterFest, the park transforms [...]

2019-11-21T01:18:26+00:00November 20th, 2019|Local scene|

Santa Claus goes on parade this Saturday

See the jolly man in the red suit make his annual appearance this Saturday, November 16, accompanied by lots of other festive characters. If you head to the William F. Bell Parkway and Leslie Street for 6 p.m., you’ll be in for a treat. A long line of brightly decorated floats, walking groups and marching [...]

2019-11-13T22:44:19+00:00November 13th, 2019|Local scene|

Richmond Hill remembers

At this time in November, Canada remembers the many sacrifices made by its veterans. Sunday, November 10, at 10:30 a.m., Richmond Hill ex-service personnel and residents are invited to take part in the March of Remembrance starting at Yonge and Wright Streets and proceeding south along Yonge to the Cenotaph for the annual Remembrance Day [...]

2019-11-06T20:46:16+00:00November 6th, 2019|Local scene|

Haunted historic Richmond Hill

This time of year, who doesn’t love a good ghost story? Richmond Hill has its share of tales, especially in the historic downtown area where sightings of apparitions and mysterious smells of flowers, cigar and pipe smoke have been reported. One well-known haunted spot, Oak Manor, is an old farmhouse that stands at Yonge St. [...]

2019-10-30T22:35:59+00:00October 30th, 2019|Local scene|

Hallowe’en for children: what’s on nearby

The weekend before the big night is always busy with spooky doings in and around the neighbourhood. Avenue Towns is close to lots of Hallowe’en fun for kids. Youngsters over five years old will find special activities just down the street on Saturday, October 26 at Indigo in the Hillcrest Mall. For smaller children aged [...]

2019-10-23T20:12:38+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Local scene|

Art and Studio Tour this weekend

Richmond Hill is the setting for a major celebration of the arts. A three-day tour of local artists’ studios as well as performing arts sites and galleries starts Friday night, October 18 and runs through Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop into sites as you wish, talk to the artists and [...]

2019-10-16T21:30:02+00:00October 16th, 2019|Local scene|