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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
http://www.redfoxsociety.org Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Award-winning Red Fox Healthy Living Society gets 20,000 children and youth active each year, and trains Aboriginal youth to work in recreation and childcare. They've launched an Indiegogo Campaign to buy a van.
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Some upcoming events that should be of interest to neighbours.

The next seven days see the return of the Eastside Culture Crawl; Deck the Dark an innovative and fun new project to bring people together and illuminate Maclean park (just in time for the holidays!) and an SFU City Conversation...

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
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 15, 2013 - Sunday, November 17, 2013
THIS WEEKEND! Vancouver's visual arts, crafts and design festival featuring 400+ artists.
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Just a reminder, we are mixing it up a bit this month,

Tomorrow's meeting will be at:
Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre,
920 East Hastings 7:15,
Wednesday November 6

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 8, 2013
Live Music featuring Mark Wardrop and the Hullabelugas
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, November 2, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

We are pleased to announce that this month's meeting will be taking place 7:15, Wednesday November 6, at Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre, 920 East Hastings. The location change is part of our...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
A historic indoor digital tour of Strathcona with John Atkin
S.R.A. Blog
Double rainbow - Strathcona Elementary School

Why is Strathcona School, the #1 most at risk elementary school in B.C. STILL waiting for seismic upgrading?

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Town Hall meetings hosted by Green Party City Councillor Adriane Carr with former City Planner Peter Burch, UBC Professor Patrick Condon.
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Presented by Strathcona BIA and HUB
Neighbourhood Events
AAUC-BreadandSalt Friday, November 8, 2013 - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Strathcona News

Third incident reported
[from Block Watch Alert]

Description: White male, Late 30s, about 5'10", Skinny, Dark hair, No facial
hair - was wearing dark pants and a grey sweater, white hard hat, high vis
vest. [---] thinks it was a mountain bike. It didn't have a trailer when
she saw it.

The case number...

Strathcona News

Two similar incidents this weekend in which a prowler, wearing a hard hat and safety vest, riding a bicycle has been spotted at Stamp's Place, and by Maclean Park.

[Ray-Cam / Stamp's Place This Weekend] at 11:30 pm.
I turned my lights out on my main floor to watch a movie with my boy. About
ten minutes later someone shone a light into...