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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
Canadian Club2 Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Former long-time Strathcona resident Bill Jeffries is having a small exhibition at 'China Cloud Gallery', 524 Main Street.
S.R.A. Blog
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Notice about follow up meeting re: today's draft Local Area Plan.
Meeting is Wednesday March 5 (not 6)
sorry for confusion.. presentation of plan before council is still scheduled for March 12

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hello friends and neighbours,

We'll forgoe much commentary to share links to the final draft Plan and Staff report, which have just been released moments ago.

Neighbourhood Events
The Dovbush Dancers Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Discover Dance! series presents an exciting program of exuberant, colorful dances from different regions of Ukraine
Neighbourhood Events
green bike go Saturday, February 22, 2014
Strathcona Community Centre, presented by Village Vancouver and Bikes for All
Neighbourhood Events
Black Strathcona Saturday, February 22, 2014 - Thursday, May 1, 2014
One Community, Six Decades, Ten Stories
Neighbourhood Events
Hogan's Alley Saturday, February 15, 2014
As part of Balck History Month the Arts Club celebrates Hogan’s Alley with stories, songs and games from the era.
Neighbourhood Events
 Balkan Bhangra! Saturday, February 15, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, February 14, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
BlackStrathcona Project Monday, February 24, 2014
Black History Month Celebrates Vancouver’s first and only black community.
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, February 3, 2014
Hello Friends and neighbours,
Gong Hei Fat Choy 恭禧发财.

Some disturbing news this weekend: police are seeking witnesses after a man assaulted two young girls at Strathcona Elementary playground on Sunday. Details can be found below. Please keep an eye out for the suspect, and as always...

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, January 27, 2014

— apologies for the lateness of this message, the following was received from City staff just this afternoon (January 27).
City are proposing "Learning Sessions" starting this weekend, at which they will be presenting their plan for our neighbourhoods. Community members are strongly encouraged to...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Vancouver Japanese Language School 5-7pm
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Strathcona Community Centre, 10am - 12 noon