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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
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hi everyone,

Looking forward to getting together tomorrow night at 7 pm sharp.
We meet at the Strathcona Community Centre, we’ll be upstairs this time in the breakfast room.

After our guests from the Britannia Community Centre tell us about the major renovations anticipated for their site, we’ll be holding our Annual General Meeting.
Think about volunteering for a committee or a task. All positions will be open for nomination: SRA Chair, Executive Council, Treasurer...

Neighbourhood Events
The Raymur Mothers
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014
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: SRA meeting and AGM, Wednesday October 1st at 7 pm sharp. (at the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer Street)

We are committed to having guest...

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 corner and our activity resumes. We would like to invite you to attend the next season’s first SRA meeting on Wednesday, September 3rd at 7:15 at the Strathcona Community...

Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Harvest Festival photo © Jonathan Cruz
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Atira Proposed development at 420 Hawks - Community Open House
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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 road management when the viaducts come down. This is our chance to share our experiences and voice our...

Neighbourhood Events
Project Limelight Presents The Chocolate Factory
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
18th Annual Union Street Block Party
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
East Van Summer Jam
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
105 Keefer open house
Monday, June 23, 2014
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)

The days are getting longer, and it's hard to drag people out to an SRA meeting, but this will be our last meeting before the summer, we'll be covering local event...