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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 »
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hello fellow Strathconians,

October’s meeting is unique for three reasons:

1. It’s on October 1st (weird but soon)
2. It’s our AGM (important voting and nominations, so come in person!)
3. It starts at 7 pm not at 7:15 (change is frightening, but this slight adjustment is manageable?)

Please mark you calendars now:...

Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Harvest Festival photo © Jonathan Cruz Saturday, September 13, 2014
(formerly known as the Strathcona Harvest Festival) Family-friendly community street party
Neighbourhood Events
Atira Proposed development at 420 Hawks - Community Open House Thursday, September 4, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
7:15 at Strathcona Community Centre
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hello Strathconians!
What a summer it’s been; real heat with lots of local events and festivals. Although the next few days look drab, here’s to at least a few more weeks of great weather and hanging out in the parks!
The SRA takes a break for the summer months, but September is just around the...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A Strathcona Community Art Project
Neighbourhood Events
Project Limelight Presents The Chocolate Factory Sunday, July 13, 2014
Presented by Project Limelight, Directed by Paul Belanger and featuring young performer's from the neighbourhood
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, July 11, 2014

For the past two years Strathcona residents have been pressing the City to make Prior Street safer for local use.
We have written letters, held meetings, and protested.

The City has finally agreed to conduct an independent Road Safety Audit of Prior Street this summer. The results of this study could lead to short-term street safety improvements, plus influence...

Neighbourhood Events
**Join us for our Annual Neighbour Hood Sale**
Neighbourhood Events
18th Annual Union Street Block Party Saturday, July 5, 2014
Mingle with your neighbors at the 18th annual 600 block Union Street Block Party
Neighbourhood Events
East Van Summer Jam Saturday, July 5, 2014
A day of live bands, soccer and basketball tournaments, a skate demonstration, and some of the cities finest Food Trucks. Celebrating East Vancouver community, music, and culture. Strathcona Park.
Neighbourhood Events
105 Keefer open house Monday, June 23, 2014
Beedie Living is applying for HAHR rezoning at 105 Keefer, for a 13 story tower
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, June 3, 2014

((APOLOGIES: it would seem the earlier newsletter got stalled in the web server queue))

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting, tomorrow:
Wendesday, June 4, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre (UPSTAIRS, preschool room)


Neighbourhood Events
BC Buds Spring Arts Festival Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Sunday, May 11, 2014
The Firehall Arts Centre's 10th Annual Sprint Arts Festival