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Holiday Events in Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL The town of Richmond Hill has long been known for its cheerful, and outgoing spirit. This holiday season, Richmond Hill will be celebrating with lots of festive, and non festive attractions. The classic 'Santa Under the Stars' parade will occur on November 28. Although this will be a drive-thru style parade, letters to [...]

2020-11-25T19:06:42+00:00November 20th, 2020|Local scene|

Staying Active

Our beautiful summer weather calls for activities outside. Staying active is an important aspect of our well-being. Physical activity not only keeps us in good health, but also impacts our general state of happiness. Whether you are an active person, or would like to practice recreational sports occasionally, there are plenty of neighbourhood opportunities for [...]

2020-06-09T15:38:57+00:00June 9th, 2020|Local scene|

Local Farmer’s Markets

Cooking for and eating with your family can be a very enjoyable activity. What can make it even more enjoyable is fresh and delicious food that you can currently find at local farmer’s markets. Village Market (at Waldorf), Hillcrest Farmer’s Market, York Farmer’s Market and 19th Avenue Farmer’s Market are just some of the local [...]

2020-06-01T16:54:05+00:00June 1st, 2020|Local scene|

Parks and Trails in Richmond Hill

While the spring is in full bloom, there is no better time to visit local parks, lakes and trails.  One of such destinations is the stunning waterfront park at Lake Wilcox. It is situated on the eastern shorelines of Lake Wilcox in Oak Ridges, Richmond Hill. You can take a self-guided tree tour with nearly [...]

2020-05-06T23:04:28+00:00May 6th, 2020|Local scene|

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|