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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, February 26, 2011
A benefit dance to help finance Yippies In Love, the all-new musical about the good old days when Vancouver was the protest capital of Canada.
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Family Friendly Event!
S.R.A Newsletter

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

 

-- the newly formed Strathcona Kids Food Project meets February 9...

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, February 18, 2011
Come and hear two of Vancouver’s finest gospel and blues singers in East End Blues and All That Jazz.
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here is the agenda for the next meeting of the Strathcona Residents Association, to be held on February 2, 2011, 7:15 p.m. at the Strathcona Community Centre. There may be other information items presented in addition to those listed below.

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Neighbourhood Events
Friday, February 11, 2011
Second Annual Community Benefit Show
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Vancouver's GREASY Rock 'N' Roll Rhythm 'n' Blues & Country Revue
S.R.A Newsletter


VISIT FIRST UNITED CHURCH’S NEW OFFICES

 

(Thanks to Susan Henry for this notice)

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Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Public input on City plans for high-rises in Chinatown and DTES
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, January 21, 2011
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Monthly meeting of the SRA
S.R.A Newsletter

SRA Newsletter
17 January 2011

 

CITY CONSIDERING HIGHER BUILDINGS IN D.T.E.S.

Vancouver’s City Council will consider a City staff report recommending that parts of Chinatown, Hastings Street west of Main, and other parts of the Downtown Eastside be rezoned to allow higher buildings to be built. At its meeting this Thursday,...

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, December 17, 2010
A Staged Reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
S.R.A Newsletter

NEXT S.R.A. MEETING ON DECEMBER 1

 

Guest speaker for this month’s meeting of the Strathcona Residents Associaiton will be Joji Kumagai, Acting Executive Director of the Strathcona Business...

Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, November 7, 2010
A Taste of Japan in the Heart of the Old East End