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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
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Want to help green the city and get a great deal? Bring home a tree!
Neighbourhood Events
Maps & Memories 4th Downtown Eastside Artfare Institute Friday, June 6, 2014 - Sunday, June 8, 2014
A three-day intensive workshop on researching and expressing community stories through oral history and mapping
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The DTES Local Area Plan will be presented to Council tomorrow. The following is the SRA position on the LAPP which Chair Pete Fry will present in person. The speaker's list will likely be quite long, and possibly tense, but residents can submit written comments to mayorandcouncil@vancouver.ca.



Neighbourhood Events
Spade to Spoon Saturday, March 29, 2014
Strathcona's own food and garden event.
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, March 2, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbours,

Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting:
Wendesday, March 5, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre

Of course, top of the list is final draft of the Local Area Plan for the Downtown Eastside and...

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