April Community Newsletter
Spring has sprung! The songbirds are chirping down by the river and Mother Nature has made her appearance. Here at River District, we are preparing for another season of the River District Farmers Market starting Saturday, May 14th. Plus, we are pleased to have local resident and Designer/Artist Marianne Greaves present her Spring Art to Wear Fashion Show and Sale.
2016 RIVER DISTRICT FARMERS MARKET
We’re gearing up for the River District Farmers Market! The 2016 River District Farmers Market season will begin Saturday, May 14th to Saturday, October 15th.
Are you interested in becoming a Vendor at the River District Farmers Market? We’re always on the look out for more vendors in the following categories:
- Farmers and Prepared Food?
- Food Cart Vendors
- Craft Vendors
We are also looking for volunteers. As the River District Farmers Market continues to grow in size and popularity, we need volunteers like you to maintain its success.
For more details on becoming a Vendor or Volunteer, please click here for more information.
RIVER DISTRICT EVENTS
SPRING MUNCHKIN MATINEE
Join us for this month’s Munchkin Matinee of Home (2015) featuring an alien on the run who makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.
Date: Saturday, April 16th
For more information, please click here
Date: Sunday, April 17th
Time: 2:00-4:00pm (Show starts at 2:30pm)
Local resident and Designer/Artist Marianne Greaves is hosting the Spring Art to Wear Fashion Show and Sale at the River District Centre. Admission is $15 per person or $20 for two (with partial proceeds to go to the BC Cancer Foundation). More info here
Welcome back to Ladies Night! This month’s topic is Healthy Eating for Women. Shannon Smith, Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Operations Manager with Choices Market, will be joining us. More details, please click here
Date: Wednesday, April 20th
VANCOUVER SCHOOL BOARD
Date: Sunday, April 24th
Join the Vancouver School Board for a workshop and open house as they discuss and seek community input for the South Vancouver region. More details, click here.
RIVER DISTRICT NEWS
Find out more about what’s going on in the River District community, and what is to come!
SPRING FLING MARKET – THANK YOU
Thank you to all the Vendors and Visitors who joined us Sunday, March 20th for River District’s First Annual Spring Fling Market, a prelude to the River District Farmers Market. Even though it was a rainy day down by the river, we were pleased to see everyone! We hope to see you again at the River District Farmers Market. To view photos, click here.
ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EASTER EGG HUNT!
It was hopping down at the River District Centre on Sunday, March 26th for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. We had over 120 kids plus their parents in four different time slots. Our very special guest, The Easter Bunny made an extra special appearance to the delight of the kids (big and small). A big thank you to Vancity Mascots for bringing the Easter Bunny. Photos of this event can be viewed by clicking here.
Clothing Drive – accepting donations for South Vancouver Family Place
South Vancouver Family Place is accepting donations of gently used spring and summer clothing for its Spring Fundraiser on May 31st.
Clothing for kids aged 0 to 6 years is appreciated. Drop off your donations to the River District Centre. For more information, please visit the Centre or call Family Place at 604.325.5213
Fit4Two’s Upcoming New Classes
This Spring, join two outdoor Fit4Two’s classes:
- Stroller Fitness with a FREE TRIAL on April 7th. Classes starting April 14th to May 19th
- Stroller Bootcamp with a FREE TRIAL on April 29th. Classes starting May 4th to May 27th.
More information is available by clicking here
Sarah Russell, who has been teaching yoga at River District Centre for the past 4 years is off on a new adventure. Although Sarah will be dearly missed, we wish her the best as she starts this new chapter. Her first adventure will be travelling through Europe.
Sarah’s last yoga class will be on Saturday, April 30th. Come and say goodbye!
Joining us at River District Centre is Laura O’Reilly who after a career in the corporate world followed her heart and sought yoga only to discover a wealth and world beyond her imagination. Laura’s classes are breath-centred and founded on alignment based movements with a focus on mindful awareness. We are pleased to welcome Laura to the River District community!?
RIVER DISTRICT PROGRAMMING
Come check out the River District Centre Programs.
If you have any programming ideas, let us know!
Knitting Club: April 10 & 24
Ladies Night: April 20th
Health & Fitness
?Yoga: Tues & Sat
RIVER DISTRICT SALES
The River District Sales Centre will be closed April 11th until April 22nd to prepare for the opening of Quartet.
Quartet is your final opportunity to own at Town Centre!
Quartet is a diverse arrangement of sophisticated residences coming this Spring. The first release – Encore – is an 18 storey tower with panoramic views of the Lower Mainland.
To ensure you don’t miss out, register to become a QUARTET VIP by clicking here.
River District Sales Centre is currently open from 12-5pm.(It will be closed from April 11th-22nd.)
Call today at 604.879.8830 or email your questions to email@example.com