SE Vancouver in October: Pie Making Contest, Pumpkin Patch, Free Movies & More

18 Oct

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Lots going on at the River District in SE Vancouver this October.  There are so many events, we have set them out by date order.  

Friday, October 18th

Free showing of Tim Burton’s animated movie the Corpse Bride at 4:00 pm. As always, popcorn will be served.

Saturday, October 19th

River District Farmers Market is on from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Only two more markets left in the season. This Saturday’s market, they will be handing out 25 umbrellas to the first visitors to the Information Tent. Yoga classes routinely run on Saturdays at 11:00 am and 12:15 pm.

Sunday, October 20th

The Pumpkin Patch is back this Sunday from Noon to 4:00 pm.  Come play in the pumpkin patch, pose for photos and pick out your perfect Halloween pumpkin. Urban Digs Farms will be selling pumpkins for $5 each (cash only). There will also be lots of fun activities and crafts for the kids happening inside the Centre.

River District Knitting Club meets on Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.   All ages are welcome. No experience is required. You are asked to bring your own materials and equipment. If you miss this week’s MeetUp, the Club will be meeting bi-weekly on Sundays from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. You can RSVP for this event at MeetUp.com or by calling T: 604.431.5594.

Saturday, October 26th

The last River District Farmers Market of the season takes place on October 26th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Come out and stock up on some local goodies.

Did you perfect your pie making skills over the Thanksgiving long weekend?  If so, you may wish to enter the Pie Making Contest being held on October 26th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. which will take place after the last Farmers Market for the season. Prizes include:  1st Prize: Metropolis Gift Card $150, 2nd Prize: $50 Gift Card to Romer’s Burger Bar and 3rd Prize: $25 Gift Card Starbucks.  Apply in person at River District or online by October 24th.

Sunday, October 27th

Halloween Party: Princesses, Pirates & Creatures Party will be taking place. Come dressed in your favourite princess, pirate or magical creative costume. There will be a costume contest crafts and other fun activities for the kids.  The event runs from 1:00 – 3:00 pm   And at 3:00 pm, there will be a free Munchkin Matinee showing of Escape From Planet Earth with popcorn, of course.

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