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Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation!
2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation and this is a chance to celebrate and reflect on Canada's history, look ahead towards the future and embark on an exciting new chapter for the country.
Many activities have been planned for the community to participate in and commemorate this milestone. Visit this page regularly for updates or look at the Community Recreation Guides and the Bulletin Board pages of The Liberal newspaper for more information about how Richmond Hill will be celebrating.
|Festivals and Events|
|Experience enhanced events, including the Canada Day Celebrations, which will feature a lumberjack show, aboriginal entertainment and Canada 150-themed interactive areas. We invite you to come out wearing red and white to join in the festivities.|
|Street Banner Contest|
Congratulations to Richmond Hill community members whose artwork have been selected to be displayed on street banners along Yonge Street in Richmond Hill!
Take a sneak peek at the selected submissions.
Funded by the Government of Canada.
|Maple Tree Planting for Earth Day on April 21|
|As part of Richmond Hill's annual Earth Day celebrations, local schools and community members will be invited to take part in a tree planting event on Friday, April 21 which will be themed to commemorate Canada 150. Mayor and Council will plant a large maple tree in the presence of all Earth Day guests and participants.|
|Healthy Yard Program's 150 Maple Tree Giveaway on May 27|
Canada 150 will be recognized as part of Richmond Hill's Healthy Yards Program with a giveaway of 150 maple trees (1 gallon pots ranging in size from 75 cm to 125 cm in height). Richmond Hill's biologically diverse natural heritage will be showcased by giving away a variety of maple tree species including sugar maple and red maple. Trees will be given to Richmond Hill residents to plant on their own properties at the Healthy Yards event on May 27 (while supplies last).
|Heritage Centre Exhibits|
|An exhibit "Richmond Hill: Growing with Canada" will be on display at the Heritage Centre and a travelling exhibit will visit community centres throughout the year.|
Celebrating Canadian Musicians at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
|Visit the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts to buy tickets and celebrate Canada 150 - theatre style! Enjoy a variety of amazing talents from artists who proudly call Canada home.|
|Richmond Hill Public Library Festivities|
|2017 represents a landmark year for the Richmond Hill Public Library. In addition to participation in the nationwide celebration surrounding Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, 2017 also marks the Library's 165th year in Richmond Hill! With plenty to celebrate both nationally and locally over the coming months, the Library will be showcasing many Canada 150 and RHPL165-themed events, programs, community conversations, collection items, displays, and much more.|
|Sports Hall of Fame|
|An exhibit designed to showcase and celebrate the history of sport will be on display at the Richmond Hill Sports Hall of Fame.|
|Plant the Town Red and White|
|Richmond Hill floral planters in the downtown core will be planted with red and white flowers as will floral beds located around Richmond Hill. Join in and be creative with your landscaping this year.|
|Morgan Boyle Park Revitalization Project|
|Morgan Boyle Park is located on Pearson Avenue just north of Garden Avenue, west of Yonge Street. The existing junior and senior playground will be renewed and enhanced with the addition of a new Canada 150-themed splash pad. The existing parking lot, senior soccer field, slo-pitch softball diamond and tennis courts will also be renewed.|
SESQUI - A Cinematic 360° Dome Experience
SESQUI has announced a cinematic 360° dome tour which will feature an immersive experience of the 20-minute film HORIZON. This film features scenes shot in every province and territory and showcases Canada's awe-inspiring landscapes, diversity of perspectives, artistic talents and the people that call Canada home.
Richmond Hill is proud to be the only municipality in York Region to be selected as one of the seven stops as the dome travels exclusively across Ontario.
Learn more about the SESQUI dome experience.
A Resource Guide is available to help enhance your festivals and events with a Canada 150 theme.
Be sure to submit your festival or event on Richmond Hill's community calendar.
More about Canada 150