November 2015 Newsletter


Come take a stroll along the river and appreciate the season. Put on your rain jackets and boots, though the days have become damp and short, we have a few activities planned down by the river to delight your spirit. Our River District Winter Craft Fair is on Sundays this November and December, there will be many great holiday gift ideas, so gather a few friends and come on down! We are happy to announce that we are once again taking part in the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) annual Coats for Kids campaign. Our first Ladies’ Night at River District Centre will be a Stella & Dot Trunk Show, it’s an opportunity to meet other ladies from around the neighbour, unwind, and shop.




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Mark your calendars – River District is excited to host its 4th annual Winter Craft Fair and it’s just around the corner! Come on by the River District Centre to do your holiday shopping and support local artisans.

Dates: Sundays – November 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 | December 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: 11AM – 4PM | Free admission
Location: River District Centre, 8683 Kerr Street

For more informtion about the market and to see our list of vendors, visit here

Vendors featured in the pictures below include:

Chicka Bites Baked GoodsMB Furniture Revival, and Bluefish Bohemian Jewelry.


River District is excited to take part in the Coats for Kids CampaignCoatsforKidsPoster

Once again, River District and Wesgroup Properties are proudly participating in the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) annual Coats for Kids campaign.

We are acting as a drop off location for new or gently used coats for children of all ages, (particularly items for kids ages 12-17), during our office hours of 11AM to 6PM, from November 13 to December 2.

All coats will go towards the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau & the Surrey Christmas Bureau, organizations who’s outreach helps to provide a brighter Christmas for families in need. Details here


River District Ladies Night

Date & Time: Wednesday, Nov 18
Location: River District Centre
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Event: Stella and Dot Trunk Show

Join us for our 1st Ladies Night Event! Come see the Stella & Dot Collection and meet other ladies from the neighbouhood. It’s an opportunity to browse, socialize and unwind. Details here.


Come down to the river for a walk along the foreshore trail and take in the change of season!

self-defenceRiver District Safety: Self- Defense

In October, a memeber of the River District Community put together a community Safety Morning at River District that included a self-defence class. It was a great morning of education and community.  A very special thank you to community member Brooke for organizing this event.  Thank you Intention Martial Arts for teaching us self-defense, you can find out more about their programs here. Also, thank you Collingwood Community Policing for setting up an information table to answer questions, interested in volunteering for community policing, more information here.


South Vancouver   Family Place  Fraserlands Family Drop-infamilyplace

Have you been to South Vancouver Family Place’s River District location? Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10:15am-12:30pm Familys with kids from infants to 6 years old are invited to come to River District Centre for the Fraserlands Family Place Drop-In. In order to support this non-profit organization, families are asked to bring $1 and contribute to the group snack. More information about South Vancouver Family Place can be found on their website.



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Did you visit the Farmers Market this year? What did you like best? Can we make any improvements? Interested in giving back to the community and volunteering to help next season? We’ve put a survey together to get your feedback.

Vendors Survey here

Visitors Survey here



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


Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs?
Saturday Matinee:  Nov 14- Paddington Bear

Adult Programs

Knitting Club: Nov 8 & 22?
Ladies Night: Nov 18 

Health & Fitness

Zumba: Mon

?Yoga: Tues & Sat

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We would like to thank everyone who came and supported the River District Farmers Market this year. This season was full of sunshine, with one ‘tropical’ wind stormy day!

From our amazing local farmers who brought the fruits (& veggies) of their labour, to our artisans and vendors who made the riverfront even more beautiful with their hand-crafted goods, to our talented musicians who serenaded us, you each made our riverfront market a warm and welcoming event each and every Saturday.

River District Community and Neighbours – Thank you for coming and supporting the market and our local vendors each week from May to October.

A very special thank you to our amazing and wonderful Market Manager, Isabelle, you went above and beyond, and we are so grateful for your work and passion for the market!

Until next year, join us for one of our indoor events or markets at River District Centre.

Please take a moment to fill in our farmers market survey.

Vendors Survey

?Visitors Survey

More Market Information can be found on our website.




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These homes are all about the VIEW! The One Town Centre midrise building featuring these limited opportunity one bedroom homes has been designed to maximize the southern exposure – providing lots of natural light – and offering breathtaking views of the water. They truly are spectacular!

Take a tour here and see for yourself.

A6 Midrise Plan:
1 Bedroom + Flex | 1 Bath
Interior: 660 sq. ft.
Exterior: 70 sq. ft. with SE or SW exposure
TOTAL: 730 sq. ft.

As part of the Town Centre, these homes have access to all the amazing amenities available at River District Vancouver, from the 14,000+ sq. ft. private fitness and aquatic centre, Club Central, to the convenience of a grocery store, restaurant, banks, cafes and shops just steps from your door.

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