May 2017 Community Newsletter

MAY 2017

River District Farmers Market’s opening day is Saturday, May 13th at 10:00am. This year marks the 5th season #downbytheriver. We hope you can join us as we welcome back our fabulous Market Vendors for another successful season. We also have a Mother’s Day Craft Session on the same day. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th so be sure to show Mom how much she is appreciated. Our friends at TD are hosting a First Time Buyers Seminar on May 16th and Run for H20 returns June 17th.​​​​​

RIVER DISTRICT FARMERS MARKET RETURNS

We’re thrilled to welcome back the River District Farmers Market. The Market begins Saturday, May 13th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Join us opening day for the return of our favourite farmers, bakers and artisans plus a few new ones. The first 100 shoppers will receive one of our coveted re-usable shopping totes. Looking forward to see everyone there.

For a preview of the Vendors coming this season, visit the Vendor List by clicking here for more details.

RIVER DISTRICT EVENTS

MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES AND ​​​​​​SONGS IS BACK

Join us for Mother Goose Rhymes and Songs. Come and learn new ways to communicate with your baby through this 6 week program focusing on songs and rhymes.

Date: Wednesdays, May 10th to June 14th
Time:  9:45 to 11:45am
Place:  River District Centre (8683 Kerr)

​​​​​​​More info by clicking here.
MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT SESSION FOR THE KIDS

Moms are the BEST! Show your Mom how much you appreciate all the things she does for you by creating something special just for her.

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 2:00 to 4:00pm
RSVP: events@riverdistrict.ca

More info by clicking here.

LADIES NIGHT CERAMIC PAINT & GLAZE

This month, we’ll be painting and then lightly glazing a selection of ceramics. Select a tumbler, mug or bowl to paint and then glaze in the company of us ladies. Participation is required.

Date: Tuesday, May 30th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30pm
RSVP: events@riverdistrict.ca

More info by clicking here.

RIVER DISTRICT NEWS

FIRST TIME BUYERS SEMINAR HOSTED BY TD

 

Are you a first time home buyer, know somebody who is, or simply want more information on first time home purchase? Look no further! TD is hosting a free First Time Home Buyers Seminar. Be sure to RSVP.

Date: Tuesday, May 16th
Time: 6:30 to 7:30pm
Place:  River District Centre (8683 Kerr)
RSVP: Wesley.Ho@td.com

RIVER DISTRICT EASTER EGG HUNT – THANK YOU

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s River District Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th. What a great turnout!​​ A special thank you to our special guest, the Easter Bunny. We hope everyone had a great time and enjoyed the Easter weekend with family and friends.

Please click here to view the photos.

RUN for H20 VANCOUVER 2017

A charity run fundraiser for clean water in Guatemala but also a family friendly sustainability education fair that is open to the community.

Date: Saturday, June 17th
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Place: starts at Riverfront Park

For more info, please click here.

RIVER DISTRICT PROGRAMMING

Come check out the River District Centre Programs.
If you have any programming ideas, let us know!

Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs

Mini-Yoga: Tues

Mother Goose:  Wed

 

Adult Programs

Knitting Club:  May 14 & 28

Ladies Night: May 30th

Health & Fitness

FitUFitness: Mon & Thurs

Zumba: Mon

Yoga: Tues & Sat

Mindful Mov’t: Wed

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