July 2015 Newsletter


JULY 2015

There are plenty of things happening at River District for the month of July! From family-friendly weekend events and activities to new programming at the centre. Join us on Sundays for free summer pop-up yoga classes with Yyoga, heritage walks along the waterfront, and a series of evening drive-in movies.

Our Farmers Market on Saturdays are also in full swing! Bring your family, friends, and furry friends to the market to experience locally sourced produce and products.

This month Zumba is returning to River District Centre! Come meet our new instuctor, Rosanna, who will be hosting Zumba and Zumba Kids classes throughout the summer.


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This summer, River District will be getting its first Drive-In movie experience!


River District is hosting a drive-in movie! Come down and enjoy tasty treats and some very popular movies.

Our first film on July 12 is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Come dressed up to support our 80’s Chicago style diners theme. 80’s high school attire is not a must but wouldn’t it be fun?!
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Location: East Kent Ave North just west of Boundary Way, between Boundary and Kinross

On four nights throughout the summer, River District will welcome hundreds of cars for the following movies:

  • July 12: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, 80’s theme
  • July 26: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Sci-Fi theme
  • August 30: The Outsiders, 50’s/greaser theme
  • September 6: Stand by Me, camping/outdoor theme

Details here


?Lululemon Metrotown

Lila Summer Series hosted by Lululemon Metrotown 

Lila: The play of the divine, who creates freely, merely for the joy of it, out of spontaneous creativity. 

The Lila Summer Series is a weekly class of yoga or fitness grounded in playfulness. Each week come strengthen our collective community by sweating with local instructors. The event starts at 6pm and will be approximately an hour and a half, some nights we will have a little extra something and will run until 8:30pm.

Location: River District Sales Center (Below Marine Drive, on Kinross st.)
When: Every Wednesday of July and August, starting July 15??



TD Canada Summer Block Party
TD’s River District Block Party is the ultimate neighbourhood event Admission is FREE & Free games and prizes & Free summer treats & Live music & Food trucks

Date: Saturday August 15
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Your newest TD branch at Marine Way & Kinross Street


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Come down to the river for a walk or bike ride along the foreshore trail,
a burger at Romers, 
or to participate in a variety of summer activities.

Colouring Contest

Colouring Contest ends Saturday, July 11th

Come to the centre to pick up a colouring sheet! Winners will receive vouchers for Ice Cream at the market. Get ready to be creative!

Details Here

John ATkins WAlking Tour

John Atkins Walking Tour

John Atkins will lead historical walking tours through the River District community!

Dates: July 19 & August 9

Details Here 

Little Free Library Book Drive

Let’s Fill up our Little Free Library with Summer Reads  

Bring books that you’ve already had the pleasure of reading, and drop them off at River District Centre!

Details Here


Review #Storymeet

See what happened at #StoryMeet On June 28.

Video Here


Bump, Set, Spike! 

Summer leagues just started this week. Get in on the fun Monday and Thursday Evenings!

Click here


YYOGA at River District

Join us for free outdoor yoga on Sundays from 11am to 12pm at the River District Sales Centre Riverfront Lawn!

Dates: July 12, & July 19
Details Here 


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Come check out new and existing River District Programs.
If you have any programming ideas, let us know!

Zumba Kids Zumba

Zumba is Back!

Zumba is back at River District and it isn’t making it’s return alone! We’re offering Zumba Kids classes as well!

What is Zumba? It is a mixture of low-intensity and high intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning fitness party. Zumba provides a total workout that combines all elements of fitness including: cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, and boosted energy.

This summer come try Zumba or Zumba kids and receive a FREE class pass to come again! Classes are offered weekly for Zumba and biweekly for Zumba Kids.

Details Here


Kids' Activities

Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs
Drive-In Movie: July 12 & 26
Zumba Kids: July 8 & 22

Adult Programs

Knitting Club: July 12 & 26
Urban Rec: Mon & Thurs

Health & Fitness

Yoga: Thurs & Sat
Zumba: July 9, 16, 23, & 30


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Next Market Dates: 
Saturday, July 11, 10am-3pm
Saturday, July 18, 10am-3pm
Saturday, July 25, 10am-3pm

List of Vendors
Vendor and Volunteer Information
Market Information


What to Expect in July

What to Expect in July

With the market now in full-swing, we are excited for the upcoming market days that offer live music and an incredible view of the water. Stay tuned for new vendors joining us this month by checking out our list of vendors at What’s At The Market.?


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The Sales of River District’s Town Centre have been well received!
With over 170 homes sold in 3 months in One and Two Town Centre, we have
fast tracked the release of the boutique concrete mid-rise at One Town Centre.

Preview of the mid-rise homes will begin on July 11 and will be the first opportunity to view the floorplans and price ranges for this unique offering. The anticipated start of sales will be in mid-August.

Town Centre (170 Sold)

Come and see Vancouver’s best kept secret in Real Estate.

Open Daily (Except Fridays) 12-6pm
Call today 604.879.8830. Or email your questions to homes@riverdistrict.ca


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