Culture Days @Richmond Hill Library

1 Atkinson Street

Richmond Hill, ON

September 27-29 is the official Culture Days celebration in Richmond Hill, and once again, the Library is the City's Culture Days Hub. Join local artists for music, visual arts, storytelling, origami & other crafts for all ages, and more!

Richmond Hill Public Library

Location

1 Atkinson Street

Richmond Hill, ON

Organizer

Richmond Hill Public Library

Events

Chorus York: Sing with Us

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Listen to the wonderful voices of Chorus York and then learn to perform a choral work! Chorus York is a growing community auditioned SATB choir newly inaugurated in February of 2016 and already grown to about 30 voices. Led by our passion f...

Fun with Origami

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson St

Origami Canada offers a free hands-on teaching station for kids, parents and senior friends of all ages! Come and learn the real art of Origami, which is a technique of folding 1 sheet of paper into something amazing without the aid of sci...

Build Your Own Animal Sculpture

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at Central Library's Front Garden

Build your own animal sculpture with Richmond Hill’s Artist in Residence, Cindy Scaife! Families will have the opportunity to view Cindy’s animal sculpture series called “A Puzzling Habitat” and create mini sculptures of a Red-Headed Wood...

Experiment with Watercolour

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson St

Watch live watercolour demonstrations by local artists from the Dynasty Watercolour Association on canvas, wood and even paper towels! Enjoy a display of art work from around the world and participate in a hands on watercolour activity.

Family Storytime

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson St

Join us for 45 minutes of silly stories, finger plays, rhymes, activities and songs. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. Limit of 30 tickets will be handed out.

Spin and Weave with the Burr House Spinners & Weavers

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Do you love textiles? Interested in timeless crafts? Come and try a hand at spinning and weaving! The Burr House Spinners & Weavers Guild welcomes anyone with an interest in such fibre arts as spinning, weaving, knitting, quilting, dyeing,...

STEAM Storytime

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Join us for a 45 minute storytime that explores themes of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through stories, rhymes and songs. Tickets handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. Limit of 30 tickets.

We Are Colourful Friends

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson St

Make a colourful puppet based on a character from the popular children's book, "We Are Colourful Friends," with local Richmond Hill author/illustrator Josephine Vaccaro-Chang. Josephine was awarded the "Best Richmond Hill Author 2018" title...

Chinese Knot Weaving Art

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

In this free workshop, Three's Company for Culture will introduce Chinese Knot Weaving Art culture. Participants will have the hands on opportunity to use the provided string to make beautiful ornaments. Chinese knotting is a decorative han...

Art Conversations / The 17th Annual Richmond Hill Art & Studio Tour Preview

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Take this amazing opportunity to preview paintings, photographs, ceramics, and other artworks of the 17th Annual Richmond Hill Art & Studio Tour! Artists will be present for demonstrations and engaging conversations.

Creativity Crafting Station

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson St

We provide the craft supplies, you provide the creativity. What will you make? Art for the fridge, an animal friend, a fancy crown or perhaps even a fire breathing dragon? Let your imagination go wild and you will be amazed by what you can...

What Makes Our Community Resilient?

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at Richmond Hill Public Library

Help create a ‘Resilience Map’ of Richmond Hill by adding stickers to a large map to indicate where you have seen or done ‘resilient’ things like using a bike path, solar panels on a roof, community gardens, etc. Then create a community art...

Tai Chi and Tai Chi Dance

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Come and join tai chi exercises and tai chi dancing. It's easy, even if you have never done it before! Red Maple Sunset Glow Cultural Association will do a 24-form style tai chi, a short version of tai chi that is composed of twenty-four un...

Meet Seedlings

Organized by Richmond Hill Public Library at 1 Atkinson Street

Come and meet Seedlings, a non-profit organization, created by four young climate catalysts in York Region! Green crafts for kids while parents will learn how to fight against the climate change within their community. Seedlings aims to re...