TORONTO, July 29 /CNW/ -
WHO? Town of Richmond Hill Mayor Dave Barrow along with Members of
Council, Theatre Manager Michael Grit, Town staff and residents
WHAT? Will celebrate the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games by watching the
Opening Ceremony live in High Definition
WHERE? At the SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas (located at 8771 Yonge
Street at Highway 7)
WHEN? On Friday, August 8 at 8 a.m. (doors open at 7 a.m.)
WHY? Presented by the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,
this one-of-a-kind event will bring together thousands of
residents to celebrate the Olympic Games and support Olympic
athletes from around the world.
Well-known for its diversity and multiculturalism, Richmond Hill
residents of all ages and cultures will join in unity to mark this
historic occasion, celebrate the Olympic spirit and view the 2008
Beijing Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in front of "the big
This is a non-ticketed event and admission is free. Donations are
welcome in support of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing
Arts. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis to
the first 3,000 patrons.
This event is proudly sponsored by Richmond Hill Toyota and made
possible by the generous support of Cineplex Entertainment and in
cooperation with the CBC.
Once open in October 2008, the Richmond Hill Centre for the
Performing Arts will be York Region's newest and finest, fully
accessible, performing arts facility.
For more information, on this event or the Richmond Hill Centre
for the Performing Arts, visit the Town of Richmond Hill's
This document is produced by the staff of the Richmond Hill Centre for
the Performing Arts at the Town of Richmond Hill.
For further information:
For further information: Danielle Chateau, Manager, Special Projects,
(905) 771-5494, www.richmondhill.ca