The proceeds from this event will support the Richmond Hill United Church (RHUC). RHUC has for many years been a hub for many community events and provides access to community space. This is a critically important resource for many organizations and groups providing a wide range of opportunities for children, youth, families and seniors engaged in the arts, education and sporting activities as well as services provided through the non-profit sector.
John Ota is all about food, architecture and history.
He is the author of “The Kitchen”, the best-selling book about his journey through history in search of the perfect design.
“The Kitchen” book was a finalist for the 2021 Paris Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in the Design Category and was a finalist for the 2021 Taste Canada Awards in the Culinary Narratives category. John has degrees from the University of Toronto and the Schools of Architecture at the University of British Columbia and Columbia University.
He has worked in architecture offices in Toronto, New York and Vancouver. John has chaired the awards committee of the Ontario Association of Architects, served on the Toronto Historical Board and been a guest critic at the Ryerson University School of Architecture in Toronto.
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Book Sale in Centennial Hall
Refreshments, special interest books and Artist.
Relax with a refreshment, visit, stay and read or browse!
Community Room in Common RM
Beading Demonstration by Metis Artist Kathy Morgan
Basketry Demonstration by Michelle Zikovitz
.... and more!!
Children’s Corner in Chapel
Story Time 11:00 & 1:00
Make Your Own Bookmark 11:00 - 2pm
Music in the Sanctuary
Richmond Hill United Church African Drummers
10:00 - 10:30 am
10:30- 11:00 Parlour
11:00 – 11:30 Sanctuary
11:30 – 12:00 Parlour
Elaine Charal (Handwriting Analysis)
1:00 -1:30 Parlour
3:30 Sanctuary John Ota “The Kitchen”
Two-time winner of The Libris Award (Best Bookstore in Canada) and named as a favourite by the legendary Stuart McLean, Blue Heron Books values its location in a 200-year-old building located in the busy and popular shopping area once frequented by former resident Lucy Maud Montgomery. The store is a hub for the community and a bastion of friendly chaos where everyone is welcome.
The friendly staff from Blue Heron will be on location to oversee the sale of the books by the authors
Several of the ArtWalk artists will be providing art demonstrations throughout the day. Learn a little more about their creative process.
The hallways will also feature many examples of the varied types of art work that will be available on September 24 at the Richmond Hill Art Walk.
Ken Follet is a popular author. Hardcover and Paperbacks
Hard cover, paper backs, classics, mystery, romance, cook books, self-help, arts and crafts and lots of excellent children's books. Payment options: Cash, debit or credit.
3 for $5
3 for $2
There are thousands to choose from!
So we've put them in their own room! Come see!!
1 book - 50 cents
3 books - $1
10 books - $3
20 books - $5
Beautiful Books. New selection to bid on for each hour!!!!
There are many very good restaurants that are just a few blocks away from Richmond Hill United Church.
You could take some books back to your car, grab lunch and come back to hear an author. Or maybe the other way around!!
Here are some of our suggestions: