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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, August 20, 2011
BBq, Live Entertainment, Prizes, Games, Silent Auction, Dunk Tank, Face Painters & “Movie in the park” at dusk.
Neighbourhood Events
Monday, August 29, 2011
Learn the skills required to provide first aid to an injured pet!
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Learn the skills required to provide first aid to an injured pet!
S.R.A Newsletter

 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here are a few news items for you:

-- summer means more break-ins, so take precautions

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S.R.A Newsletter

 

 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here are a few items of news:

 

-- celebrate Cottonwood Garden’s 20th anniversary this...

Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Sunshine Patch children's garden at Strathcona Community Centre
S.R.A Newsletter

 From SRA Chair James Johnstone

 
Hello, SRA members. Further to the notes in the minutes of the June SRA meeting, the following letter has been sent to Dr. Gary Horvath informing him of the result of the recent vote regarding SRA...
S.R.A Newsletter

 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. There will be a special meeting of the SRA this Wednesday, July 6, to vote for funding toward September’s “This is Strathcona” festival. A new school is opening in the neighbourhood this fall, and they are offering special programs this summer....

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, July 9, 2011
A fun-filled annual family event
S.R.A Newsletter

Hi, Strathcona friends and neighbours. This newsletter includes the following items:

-- agenda for June 1 SRA meeting

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Neighbourhood Events
Friday, June 17, 2011
2nd Annual Mariachi Fiesta with Los Dorados, Vancouver's premier Mariachi band
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, May 26, 2011
This is the Vancouver observance of this very important international event
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 12, 2011
A neighbourhood tradition that draws buyers and sellers from around the city
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Please set aside an evening to attend one of the Vancouver Public Library’s open house sessions in the neighbourhood. They are asking residents what services and design features should be included in the new library to be built in the 700-block of East Hastings. See details below.

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Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Vancouver Public Library Needs Your Ideas for Your Library Branch