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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
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Vancouver Japanese Language School 5-7pm
Neighbourhood Events
Malanka - A Ukrainian New Year's Celebration Saturday, January 18, 2014
With performances by the Dovbush Dancers, Barvinok Choir & Vancouver Folk Orchestra.
Neighbourhood Events
Project Limelight : Mirror Mirror Sunday, January 12, 2014
Presented by Project Limelight, Directed by Paul Belanger and featuring young performer's from the neighbourhood
Neighbourhood Events
City of Vancouver Downtown Eastside Local Area Planning Process Saturday, January 11, 2014
City hosted workshop for SRA and LAPP Committee members
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Patrick Condon and Ray Spaxman for A Discussion of Heights and Built Form, as relates to the Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan.
Neighbourhood Events
Winter Solstice Lantern Parade Saturday, December 21, 2013
From Strathcona Community Centre through the streets of Strathcona and Chinatown to the Sun Yat Sen Gardens
Neighbourhood Events
Jack and the Beanstalk at the Metro Theatre Friday, December 20, 2013
Special Charter Bus and Tickets for Strathcona families
Neighbourhood Events
Hogans Alley Holidays Thursday, December 19, 2013
Collecting healthy food donations for the Strathcona Community Center’s Backpack and Breakfast program to help kids in our neighborhood get a nourishing start for school!
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Featuring classical pianist Gaye Alcott and jazz pianist Randy Doherty
Neighbourhood Events
Give a Snack Vancouver Saturday, December 14, 2013
Are you looking to give back? Then give a snack!
Neighbourhood Events
Bah Humbug! Thursday, December 12, 2013 - Saturday, December 14, 2013
An Eastside Adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
Neighbourhood Events
Annual Aboriginal Christmas Craft Fair Saturday, December 7, 2013 - Sunday, December 8, 2013
This Weekend! Shop Local!
Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Winter Craft Fair Saturday, November 30, 2013
THIS SATURDAY! Mark your Calendars! The Strathcona Winter Craft Fair is back and better than ever!
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, November 21, 2013
SFU Community Conversations: Discussing DTES/Strathcona LAPP Emerging Directions
Neighbourhood Events
Deck the Dark at Maclean Park Sunday, November 17, 2013
Bringing People together to illuminate dark spaces