April 2017 Community Newsletter

APRIL 2017

Spring has finally arrived to River District Vancouver. Time to wake up from our winter hibernation. River District Farmers Market is just over a month away with opening day, Saturday, May 13th at 10:00am. This year marks the 5th season #downbytheriver. We also have a couple of Easter events for the kids, an Easter Craft Session on April 8th followed by the River District Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 15th. Happy Spring!

 

RIVER DISTRICT FARMERS MARKET IS COMING

We’re gearing up for the River District Farmers Market! The 2017 River District Farmers Market season begins Saturday, May 13th to Saturday, October 14th. This is our 5th season #downbytheriver.

Are you interested in becoming a Vendor at the River District Farmers Market? We’re always on the look out for more vendors in the following categories:

  • Farmers and Prepared Food
  • Food Cart Vendors
  • Craft Vendors
  • Musicians

We are also looking for volunteers. As the River District Farmers Market continues to grow in size and popularity, we need volunteers like you to maintain its success.

For more details on becoming a Vendor or Volunteer, please click here for more information.

RIVER DISTRICT EVENTS

EASTER CRAFT SESSION FOR THE KIDS

Celebrate Easter with kid friendly fun filled craft session. Join us as we make and take a variety of kid friendly projects.

Date: Saturday, April 8th
Time:  2:00 to 4:00pm
Place:  River District Centre (8683 Kerr)

 

 

RIVER DISTRICT ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

We’re ‘eggcited’ to welcome back the River District Annual Easter Egg Hunt with a very special guest, the Easter Bunny.

Date: Saturday, April 15th
Time: 2:00 to 5:00pm

Pre-register now by clicking here for more info

 

LADIES NIGHT ​​​​​​​CLOTHING EXCHANGE/SWAP

Are you interested in participating in Ladies Night Clothing Exchange/Swap? Perhaps, a spring cleaning of the closets is in order? If so, send us an email as we need a few more participants to make this happen.

Date: Tuesday, April 25th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30pm
RSVP: events@riverdistrict.ca

 

RIVER DISTRICT NEWS

FAMILY PLACE  INFANT & TODDLER CLOTHING SALE

A big thank you to all the parents who donated to the Family Place Infant & Toddler Clothing Drive. The Sale was held on Tuesday, April 2nd from 10:00am to 12:00pm. An extra special thanks to Esther and her team for their hard work and super organizational skills.

RIVER DISTRICT VANCOUVER ​​​​​​​ON GLOBAL NEWS

We’re thrilled to have River District Vancouver featured on Global News’ Open House series. Check out the video below and learn about the exciting things that are happening and about to take shape in River District Vancouver’s expanding and

thriving waterfront community.​​​​​​

Please click here to view the video.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Family Place Drop In Program for families with children 0-5 is looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers who enjoy working with children and families. The program runs on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the River District Centre and they are looking for volunteers. If you are interested, please contact Kimberley Berger at fampla@telus.net

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

Nobody’s Perfect:  Wed

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Programs

Knitting Club:  Apr 2, 16, 30

Ladies Night: April 25th

 

 

Health & Fitness

FitUFitness: Mon & Thurs

Zumba: Mon

Yoga: Tues & Sat

Mindful Mov’t: Wed