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Vancouver's First Neighbourhood
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Strathcona, Vancouver's First Neighbourhood

Strathcona, Vancouver’s oldest and truly unique neighbourhood, has been called a slum, “home of the working man,” and absolutely charming. Starting out as a collection of shacks and cottages around the Hastings Mill, it developed into a residential area that quickly moved south and east away from the mill... Read More about Strathcona and the area's history »
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, July 23, 2016
The annual tradition on 600 block Union is in its 20th year, and the biggest party yet
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 26, 2016
the ABC miniseries invites the neighbors of Strathcona to a special thank you party
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2015 Family Halloween Dance Party Saturday, October 24, 2015
Dancing, Crafts, Treats!
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Right to Food Celebration Friday, October 16, 2015
The Backpack Program Leadership Committee invites you to come out and enjoy a Right to Food celebration during this year’s World Food Day
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Union Street Block Party Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Friday, June 26, 2015
A monthly family-friendly event with crafts, music, children’s art activities and refreshments. Friday June 26 6-8 pm @ 800 E Hastings Street, and following on the last Friday of each month.
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Strathcona Community Centre Pop-up Pub Night Saturday, June 20, 2015
Community Centre Benefit Pub Night, live music
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Our annual community event during which neighbours are invited to sell or buy each other's treasures
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Saturday, June 13, 2015
A free fun day for everyone at Creekside Park Meadow (Science World)
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Mariachi Night at the Russian Hall Friday, June 12, 2015
featuring Los Dorados bringing you a wild night of fun and music from Old Mexico!
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - Saturday, June 13, 2015
a great show for all ages, full of delightful vignettes and toe-tapping musical numbers
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Thursday, May 7, 2015
6-8 pm Hastings Sunrise Community Centre @ 3096 E. Hastings St (room #9) - free.
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
6-8 PM - Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer) - free.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
with Jackie Kloosterboer - Vancouver’s Emergency Planning Coordinator
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
1-5 PM at Stretch Yoga 180 E Pender Street (ages 16+)