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The SRA publishes a newsletter every month that is distributed via e-mail to all active members and anyone who requests it. To submit something for inclusion in an upcoming newsletter, e-mail sra@strathcona-residents.org.

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July 2024 Newsletter

July 20, 2024

Upcoming Local EventsThis Saturday, July 20, will be a full day of fun in Strathcona.12-4 PM. Labyrinth Celebration (at the Linear Park Labyrinth of Hawks). Free cupcake decorating, prizes, labyrinth games and a jazz concert featuring the Gerry, Gary and Kit trio. 4-9 PM. 28th Annual Union St. Block Party (between Princess & Heatley). Live music! Free hot dogs! Fire trucks! Pickleball!…

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May 2024 Newsletter

May 19, 2024

Union Market Is Back! Aman Loodu and head barista Maria McGrath Aman Loodu is the new proprietor of the re-imaged Union Market. He’s a trained baker with 20 years experience in the restaurant industry, specializing in bread, cookies and pastries. He had been looking for years to find the right place to open his first…

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April 2024 Newsletter

May 18, 2024

Jackson Street Closure Update The School Streets pilot to close Jackson St. in front of Strathcona School (between Keefer and Pender) is apparently on hold. Our request for a presentation received this reply: “The project team is actively engaged in internal discussions, gathering input from residents, the school community, and various stakeholder groups regarding this…

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March 2024 Newsletter

March 4, 2024

UPCOMING EVENTS First Saturday Open Studios  Saturday, March 2, 12-5 PM. Tour local art studios and galleries at this monthly, artist-run event. Open to the public. To see which studios will be open, go to  https://www.firstsaturday.ca/ Free Indoor Pickleball  Every Monday, 1-2:30  RayCam Co-operative Centre gym. Fun and exercise! For all local residents 19+. Equipment…

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Feb 2024 SRA Newsletter

January 29, 2024

UPCOMING EVENTS SRA February Residents Meeting  Tuesday, Feb 6, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre (also via Zoom). Open discussion about cocktail crawls, dissolving Park Boards, toxic fumes and whatever else is on your mind. Link and agenda will go to all members the day before. Family Day Pajama Party  Monday, Feb. 19 10:30-12:30…

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Oct 2023 SRA Newsletter

November 7, 2023

October 2023 NEWSLETTERUpcoming Events Fall Harvest Festival Sunday, Oct. 15, 1-4 PM, Strathcona Community Garden Eco-Pavilion. Discover your community garden. Indigenous learning walk, crab-apple planting, apple cider pressing, light meal (BYO bowl, spoon & glass) CoVid & Flu Vaccination Clinic Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 16 & 17, 9AM-4PM at Strathcona Community Centre. You can book…

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Sept 2023 SRA Newsletter

November 7, 2023

SEPTEMBER 2023 NEWSLETTER Residents MeetingThe SRA will be holding an in-person meeting for residents on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 7-9 PM in the community room at the Strathcona Community Centre. We’ll be discussing the items below. If you like to add an item on the agenda, send an e-mail to sra@strathcona-residents.org. A reminder and agenda…

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June 2023 SRA newsletter

November 7, 2023

View this email in your browserJune 2023 Newsletter UPCOMING EVENTS Strathcona Community Centre’s Summer Kick Off will be this Saturday, June 24 from 11-2 in the centre’s back parking lot off Pender St. There will activities for all ages, including a bouncy castle, carnival games, art & crafts, a BBQ fundraiser and more! MacLean Park…

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May 2, 2023 Meeting : Strathcona 2033

May 4, 2023

Below is a summary of comments from the SRA meeting held via Zoom on May 2, 2023. The meeting was a chance for residents to give their answers to four questions concerning the Future of Strathcona. Guests: City of Vancouver Director of Community Planning Neil Hrushowy and Senior Planner Tom Wanklin. 2. What could be…

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April 2023 Newsletter

April 18, 2023

Local Traffic Calming Measures A few of the promised traffic calming measures for local streets are scheduled to be implemented this month, including the one-way southbound-only restriction on the 400 block of Campbell St. (between Hastings & Pender) and a neighbourhood-wide 30 km/h speed limit. We’re also told that closing Hawks to truck traffic (between…

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