Games like Candy Land, Blockus, Snakes and Ladders, Operation and many other super fun games are available to pick up and play during this event. There are always FREE refreshments as well. All are welcome, but children under the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by a parent of guardian. It’s a fun, inexpensive way to have fun with the family while teaching children about fair play, positive communication and helping improve their reading and problem solving. Come for the whole event or feel free to just swing by for a snack and a game or two. Occurs on a semi monthly basis.
Fun, family-friendly movies are shown on our BIG SCREEN and, of course, there is always lots of FREE popcorn! Attendees are also provided with informative and interactive booklets to accompany the film. All are welcome but children under 12 MUST be with a parent or guardian. Occurs on a semi monthly basis.
The Saint John Free Public Library visits to read some fun stories and do cool artistic activities. This program takes place once a month, usually the third Tuesday of the month, and runs from 3pm-4pm. Children 6-12 are welcome to join.
Lettuce Eat is a monthly, hands-on cooking opportunity to make healthy and inexpensive meals. Registration is required.
CVRC is a distribution depot for the SJ Food Purchasing Club, a bulk buying program that offers a monthly opportunity to buy fresh produce at an affordable rate.
Pay for the order size you want ($15 for one large bag or $25 for two bags) and get a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables each month. Pick up your order the following week on pick-up day, 12:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.
You do not need to buy an order every month – just when it is beneficial to you.
2020 Order and Pick Up Dates
January - Money due Jan 17 | Pick up Jan 24
February - Money due Feb 14 | Pick up Feb 21
March - Money due Mar 13 | Pick up Mar 20
April - Money due April 9 (Thursday) | Pick up April 17
May - Money due May 15 | Pick up May 22
June - Money due June 12 | Pick up June 19
July - Money due July 17 | Pick up July 24
August - Money due Aug 14 | Pick up Aug 21
September - Money due Sept 11 | Pick up Sept 18
October - Money due Oct 16 | Pick up Oct 18
November - Money due Nov 13 | Pick up Nov 20
December - Money due Dec 11 | Pick up Dec 18
CVRC regularly hosts pop ups, where a samples of a simple, healthy, home cooked meal or snack are served, along with the recipe. Anyone is invited to show up, try out the food, and stay for a chat!