August 2020 Community Newsletter

It’s the last official month of summer and we’ve got a lot of sweet summer news to share! 

Vancouver Mural Festival is coming to River District, and we’ll be getting our very own mural gallery with work from 10 different artists. 

We’ve also got some exciting news about our Town Centre retailers, including Orangetheory, Shoppers Drug Mart, and Scotiabank.

For anyone who is interested in living in Town Centre, we have some final homes available in Quartet, as well as the final opportunity to live in Avalon 2. Our Presentation Centres for MODE and Paradigm are now open Thursdays to Mondays from 11am to 4pm for private appointments and our teams are happy to assist you with any information you may need. 

Vancouver Mural Festival is coming to River District! 

This summer, VMF is taking a break from their annual Street Party to share a reimagined celebration of art featuring 60+ new murals in 9 neighbourhoods, including our own! River District’s murals will be along East Kent Avenue, just east of River District Crossing.

They’re also hosting a contest where you could win a $200 gift card to River District Physio, $50 gift card to Romer’s, and a $50 to Save-On Foods, plus more prizes! 

Check out vanmuralfest.ca and @vanmuralfest for details, neighbourhoods and updates. For contest details, click here.

Honey Sold Out – Thanks For Your Support! 

Thank you to everyone who supported the River District Apiary through your purchase of honey! 

We hope you all are enjoying your honey and if we have another fruitful spring and summer season, we’ll likely be selling honey again next year. 

Orangetheory Coming Soon

Orangetheory is coming to Town Centre next month! 

Call now or stop by their Presales Booth outside of Save-On Foods to book free trial classes and reserve the lowest month to month membership rates.

These rates stay with you as long as you are an Orangetheory Fitness member. 

To learn more, call 604.250.1000 or visit their website.

Shoppers Drug Mart Coming Fall 2020

Shoppers Drug Mart is coming to Quartet this fall. 

It’s the perfect addition to Town Centre – adding another level of convenience to River District. Plus, there will be a Beauty Boutique for all your skincare and cosmetic needs.

Scotiabank Re-Opening September 8

Scotiabank will be re-opening its doors on September 8th. Their hours will be:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30am to 3:00pm

City of Vancouver – New Park Feedback

The Vancouver Park Board is planning a new 0.75-hectare park at Marine Way and Sawmill Crescent, right beside Fraser Flats. The park will feature a small playground, walkways, seating areas, and gardens. You can provide your feedback on the proposed design of this new park by completing an online survey. 

The survey will be open from August 24th to September 13th. To learn more, click here.

Away We Grow – Toddler Development Study

Are you a parent who is interested in nutrition or loves having your child participate in activities? 

The team at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute is doing an ongoing nutrition study to determine the effects of milk nutrients on toddler growth and development. They are looking for healthy toddlers under 18 months of age to participate. 

For more information, visit their website, email nutrition.research.@ubc.ca, or call 604.875.2345 x4896.