October 2015 Newsletter



Let’s ease into the season of crisp air, cozy drinks and celebratory holidays. Two more Farmers Markets for 2015, a Science World On the Road event, and a charity bike ride hosted by Lululemon Metrotown are just some of the festivities planned to welcome fall. We are also happy to announce that we will be a polling station for the federal election on Monday, October 19th.

Come take a stroll along the river and appreciate the beauty of Autumn!


This Saturday Science World On the Road will be coming to River District Centre. With the help of TD Canada Trust’s River District Branch, we are happy to be hosting this fun fall event for the family!

The festivities will take place from 2-5pm. Starting at 2pm with a Science Surprise Show. Then, from 3-5pm you and your family can drop-in at any time to make a science inspired craft.

No registration required. Come and experience science down by the river!


River District Centre will be hosting a polling station for the electoral district of Vancouver South on Monday, Oct 19

Date & Time: Monday, Oct 19
Location: River District Centre, 8683 Kerr Street
Poll No: 131, 132, 133, and 164

Candidates in your Electoral District:
Charles Boylan | Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Amandeep Nijjar | New Democratic Party
Harjit S. Sajjan | Liberal Party of Canada
Wai Young | Conservative Party of Canada

How to Vote:
You must prove your identity and address to register and vote in a federal election. Here are your ID options when you are voting in person:
1. Show a driver’s license, provincial or territorial ID card, or any other government-issued ID with name, photo, and current address
2. Show two pieces of ID, at least one must have your current address
3. If your ID does not have your current address, take an oath. Show two pieces of ID with your name and have someone who knows you attest to your address.

For more information, please visit http://www.elections.ca/.



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

Vendor confirmation is October 7th. If you are interesting in being a vendor please email events@riverdistrict.ca





Please drop off your gently-worn infant and toddler clothing to River District Centre until October          21st.


Stock up on gently-worn clothing for infants and children (5 and under)! The sale is cash only, all          items will be priced at $1, $2 or $5. All proceeds will directly support Fraserlands Family Place for        the purchase of new toys, books, and educational items.

   Date: Thursday, Oct 22
   Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
   Location: River District Centre, 8683 Kerr Street




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


Pie Baking Contest

Thank you for participating in our 2015 Pie Baking Contest! This year’s winner:

Tiffany and her
Pear Apple Pie (which is pictured)

A special thank you to our amazing judges:

Liz of Sweetness Squared Bakery, Cassandra of Good Life Vancouver, and Sheri of Stepping Stones Bakery.


River District Dog Walk
The 1st Annual Dog Gone Days of Summer was a lot of fun!

The rain meant a few of our furry friends were sporting their rain jackets.

Many thanks to Esther and her team for organizing this event for the neighbourhood.

Our hope is that all who came out (canines included!) had the opportunity to meet some new friends in the community!


edible magazine

What’s in Season…

Apples are in season and Thanksgiving is just around the corner.

Stop by the Farmers Market this Saturday, buy some apples and pick up the Autumn edition of Edible Vancouver.

The issue is featuring a Brown Butter Apple Pie Recipe you could use for your Thanksgiving feast.

Or stop by the market and buy pie from one of our amazing baking vendors!


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

Adult Programs

Knitting Club: Oct 11 & 25?
Zumba: Mon, no classes Oct 12 & Oct 19


Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs?
Sunday Matinee: Oct 11- The Book of Life


Health & Fitness

Zumba: Mon

?Yoga: Thurs & Sat

Fit 4 Two: Mon & Tues & Thurs



Halloween Fun

To prepare for the spectacularly spooky and fun holiday we invite you to come by River District on the afternoon of Saturday October 24th to take part in a fun Halloween Craft. More details to come on the River District website.


Trick or Treat

Halloween is Saturday October 31st, bring your kids to River District Centre as their first trick or treating stop! We’ll have treats and (maybe a few tricks too!) here from 3pm till closing. We can’t wait to see your costumes!




There are only two markets left for this season down at River District. Come down and enjoy the riverfront while supporting local farmers and vendors.

*Remember that this Saturday if you are one of the first 50 shoppers to spend $10, you will receive a River District Farmers Market Bag

Market Dates: 
Saturday, Oct 3 – List of Vendors
Saturday, Oct 10 – List of Vendors

Market Information




Three Town Centre was released in late September and it is already 45% sold! Visit the Sales Centre today to confirm your interest!

The Town Centre homes will be at the heart of River District. They will include access to Club Central, the Town Centre’s amenties building. Watch the video here to better understand the vision of River District and the Town Centre.

River District Sales Centre is open daily from 12-6pm
Call today at 604.879.8830 or email your questions to homes@riverdistrict.ca

e: info@riverdistrict.ca | p: 604.431.5594 | w: www.riverdistrict.ca


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