Strathcona, Vancouver's First NeighbourhoodStrathcona, 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 »
Apologies, our earlier email negelected to mention early-start pre-meeting potluck! Break bread with your neighbours! Please join us at 6:30 for a pre-meeting potluck - bring something to share, and your appetite for food and conversation.
Potluck will be followed by our regular meeting agenda, including Union Street presentation, sent out earlier (see below), starting at 7:15. We'll be adding to the agenda an opportunity to discuss this weekends oped from the...
Hello friends and neighbours,
Our regular November Residents Association meeting is this coming Wednesday November 2, 7:15pm at the Strathcona Community Centre.We’ll have the latest news and events around the neighbourhood, including plans for the AGM, report on Community Economic Development Strategy, Prior Street Safety and viaducts removal, as well as updates about renovictions and intimidation of our neighbours at the Georgia Hotel.
We are also...
Hello friends and neighbors,
Just a gentle reminder that our Annual General Meeting is this Wednesday, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre. With a number of retirements from the executive council, we could use some new members! If you are a resident of Strathcona and want to help continue some of the great work the SRA has done over the years, please consider standing to be a member of the executive council.
We will have lots of updates and news from around the...
The annual tradition on 600 block Union is in its 20th year,
and this is the biggest party yet!
Saturday, July 23, 2016, 5:00 - 10:30pm
Join friends and neighbours for the 20th Annual 600 block Union Street Block Party
This Year, featuring seven bands on two stages!
with Hot Dogs + Refreshments + Potluck!
Street Hockey + Kids Activities...
Stage 49 Ltd and all the cast and crew of "When We Rise" would like to thank the residents of Strathcona for all your support during their filming in the neighbourhood. Come for burgers, hot dogs and ice cream treats (for the first 250 people). Face painters and entertainment...
Apologies, we supplied the wrong date in that last email.
The upcoming SRA meeting is Wednesday June 1, 2016