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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
Give a Snack Vancouver Saturday, December 14, 2013
Are you looking to give back? Then give a snack!
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Featuring classical pianist Gaye Alcott and jazz pianist Randy Doherty
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, December 6, 2013

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
I've just returned from a press conference regarding a 122 year old building under threat of demolition THIS COMING MONDAY. Present were several generations of Chinese-Canadians and Japanese-Canadians, as well as a younger generation of artists and housing...

Neighbourhood Events
Annual Aboriginal Christmas Craft Fair Saturday, December 7, 2013 - Sunday, December 8, 2013
This Weekend! Shop Local!
Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Winter Craft Fair Saturday, November 30, 2013
THIS SATURDAY! Mark your Calendars! The Strathcona Winter Craft Fair is back and better than ever!
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

As we're easing into the holiday season and the nights are getting darker and colder, we thought it would be nice to turn our next meeting into something more of a social - and we're inviting folk to bring some snacks to...

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