September 2015

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SEPTEMBER 2015

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and hello to school. Change is in the air and the River District Centre is no exception, with its launch of new fun activities to welcome the season! We’re still accepting applications for our Pie Baking Contest – don’t delay, sign up today! Our final installment of the River District Drive-In Cinema will be a double feature of The Outsiders and Stand By Me. The 1st Annual Dog Gone Days of Summer is scheduled for mid-September and will feature a fun walk for the whole family and your four-legged friend. Want to savour the flavour of your favourite summer fruits and vegetables even after harvest season passed? Come down to our River District Farmers Market every Saturday to pick up your pickle-ble produce! Finally, be sure to stay healthy even as the cold weather comes to our door by participating in our YogaFit 4 Two, and Zumba classes. It’s all here, down by the river!

 

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Pie Baking Contest

The River District Pie Baking Contest is back and we’re extending the date to enter! Dig up your best pie recipe and fire up your oven!
Come join us and our panel of celebrity judges at the River District Centre!

When: Saturday, September 26 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: River District Centre
, 8683 Kerr Street
Why: The top 3 winners will recieve fantastic prizes!
Cost: Free; no entry fee is necessary to participate in this contest

More details and instructions on how to enter here?

Photo credit: www.halfbakedharvest.com

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Free Drive-In Movies at River District 

The last drive-in movie of the season is this Sunday, September 6. We are happy to announce that it will be a double feature of Stand By Me AND The Outsiders.

Gates open at 6:30pm at East Kent Ave North just west of Boundary Road. Movie begins at dusk, approximately 8:00pm.  

Click here 

Winter Craft Fair 2014

RIVER DISTRICT 2015 WINTER CRAFT FAIR – VENDOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! 

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

Vendors
We love to showcase and support local businesses at River District so if you would like to participate in this year’s Winter Craft Fair, please follow these steps:

1. Read the vendor information sheet
2. Complete the online application form
3. E-mail 3 photos of the products you will be selling to events@riverdistrict.ca

Application deadline is September 30th | Vendor confirmation is October 7th

Please contact us at 604-431-5594 or events@riverdistrict.ca if there are any other questions.

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1st Annual Dog Gone Days of Summer?

You won’t want to miss this first time event! Mark your calendars and plan on participating in this dog walk event. Walk along the beautiful Fraser River to complete a short 1.8 km loop to support the Vancouver Animal Services & Shelter. Visit various exhibitors, enjoy dog demonstrations, and enter to win prizes.

Giveaways for the first 20 people to register and make a cash donation, then, receive a passport with your map and other important info. Every exhibitor along the walk will be donating items for the 1:15pm draw, so be sure to stay for the entire event.  Bring a packed lunch or pick something up at the Farmer’s Market.  Rain or shine – this event is a go!

Click here 

 

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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.

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ArtsAlly 2015

Thank you to everyone who came down by the river for ArtAlly’s ‘West Coast Colour: An Outdoor Exhibit‘ event hosted at the River District Fraser River Pier. Missed out? Check the video below for a video of the diverse exhibit displayed on Aug 1 and Aug 15!

Click here for video

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Thank you Lululemon! 

Lululemon’s Lila Summer Series at the River District Sales Centre was a huge summer hit! Stay tuned for more coming from Lululemon #downbytheriver

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RD Farmers Market Video

Check out this awesome video of the River District Farmers Market, put together by Smart City Media! There’s always something for everyone here at our market!

Click here for video 

 

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

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Fit 4 Two 2015 Fall Season Classes

Fit 4 Two is back for an exciting fall season with ?four classes at the River District Centre!

1. Stroller Fitness
Date & Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm, Wednesdays
Session: Sep 16 – Oct 21 (*FREE TRIAL on SEPTEMBER 9)
Price: $81/6 classes, $15.50 drop-ins (cash only)

2. Mom & Baby Yoga
Date & Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm, Thursdays
Session: Sep 17 – Oct 22 (*FREE TRIAL on SEPTEMBER 10)
Price: $94.50/7 classes, $15.50 drop-ins (cash only)

3. Prenatal Yoga
Date & Time: 9:30 – 10:30am, Sundays
Session: Sep 20 – Nov 1 (*FREE TRIAL on SEPTEMBER 13)
Price: $108.50/8 classes, $15.50 drop-ins (cash only)

4. Tummies 4 Mummies & Infant Massage Combo
Date & Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm, Mondays
Session: Oct 26 – Dec 30 (*FREE TRIAL on OCTOBER 19)
Price: $93/6 classes, no drop-ins?

To register or for more information, please click here

 

Kids' Activities

Kids’ Activities

Family Place: Tues & Thurs
Drive-In Movie: Sep 6
Sunday Matinee: Sep 20

Adult Programs

Knitting Club: Sep 13 & 27
Zumba: Sep 14, 21, & 28

Health & Fitness

Yoga: Thurs & Sat
Fit 4 Two – Stroller Fitness: Wed
Fit 4 Two – Mom & Baby Yoga: Thurs
Fit 4 Two – Prenatal Yoga: Sun

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Come And Join the Party!

Date & Time: Mondays at 7:30pm (Sep 14, 21, & 28)
Where: 8683 Kerr Street
Price: $8 drop-in, $80 for 12wk pass (enjoy 2? free classes!)

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It’s Fitness that Fits You!

Have you heard of Fit U Fitness? They’re a group specializing in outdoor group fitness classes in South Vancouver. Classes are co-ed and blend bootcamp, tabata/HIIT & circuits to create a fun, dynamic, and effective workout for all fitness abilities.

Date & Time: Monday & Thursday at 6:15pm
Where: Riverfront Park (near the tennis courts west of Jellicoe St & E Kent Ave S)
Price: $10 drop-in, $50 for 5 classes, or $80 for 10 classes

For the most up-to-date class information, please visit their Facebook page or website.

 

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Next Market Dates: 
Saturday, Sep 5
Saturday, Sep 12
Saturday, Sep 19
Saturday, Sep 26

List of Vendors
Vendor and Volunteer Information
Market Information

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It’s Pickle Season

And we don’t mean the vegetable! Want to savour the flavour of your favourite summer fruits and vegetables even after harvest season passed? Come down to our River District Farmers Market every Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm to pick up your pickle-ble produce.

Pickling is a great way to preserve food and stock up on favourites for the fall/winter season. You can pickle almost any fruit or vegetable to create snacks and recipe garnishes. Pick up some bell jars, pick up your produce, and start pickling!

What to Pickle from our Farmers Market: 
Green beans, radishes, red tomatoes, roasted tri-coloured peppers, zucchini, beets, cauliflower, eggplants, corn, and more.

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Baconfest 2015

Join Urban Digs Farm for their 6th annual celebration of everyone’s favourite food group – BACON!

When: Saturday, September 26 from 6:00 – 10:30pm
Where: 4992 Byrne Road, Burnaby
Cost: Free admission for members, $5 for general admission

Click here for more information

 

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As of Monday, Sep 8 – the sales centre will be open everyday (including Fridays) from
?12-6pm! Come and see Vancouver’s best kept secret in Real Estate.

Open Daily 12-6pm
Call today at 604.879.8830 or email your questions to homes@riverdistrict.ca

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Development Update: We will be releasing Three Town Centre this September! Call or visit the sales centre today to confirm your interest. These new homes will also have access to Club Central. For more information on River District and the Town Centre, please watch this video here.

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