May Meeting  Our first in-person membership meeting in over two years will be held on Wednesday, May 4, from 7-8:30 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. The meeting will be in the upstairs Community Room. Follow the signs. An agenda will be sent to all members the Monday before. If you’re not a member – or aren’t sure – you can…

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Celebrate Strathcona is set for Saturday, June 11 in Strathcona Park. We have a permit to use the entire park that afternoon. The event will include a mass picnic with food trucks, many fun workshops and activities sponsored by local groups, followed up with live music and dancing. We figured that, after the last two…

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As we hunker down for another CoVid winter, the SRA is doing what we can to keep the spirit of community alive. If you need help, please let us know either by emailing sra@strathcona-residents.org or phoning Dan at 604-347-9003. We’ll be holding our January Meeting on Weds. Jan 5 from 7-9 PM via Zoom. Joining us…

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SRA November Meeting and AGM. The SRA will be holding its 2021 AGM via Zoom on Wednesday, Nov 3, from 7-9 p.m. A link, agenda and ballot for the 2021-22 Board will be emailed to all members on Monday, Nov 1.   In addition to AGM business, we will be discussing the 19-story residential/retail development proposed for…

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BOARD RECRUITMENT We will not be holding a membership meeting in October as we have only updates to report (see below). Here are the minutes from September’s meeting. We are currently starting recruitment for the SRA Board of Directors in anticipation of our 2021 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for November 3. Do you have a passion for Strathcona?…

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UPCOMING MEETING: The next SRA membership meeting will be Wednesday, September 8, 7-9 PM via Zoom. A link and agenda will be sent to members in advance. If you haven’t officially joined the SRA yet, please do so at this link. It’s free, but we ask that you provide your address, so we know you’re a…

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Strathcona Park Update The Park Board estimates the east side of the park will re-open in early fall. Sod has been laid on the inside of the oval and the plan is to restore the gravel track. Sodding and overseeding of other turf areas will begin this week. One of the cottonwood trees was removed, reportedly due…

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Summer Story Time The SCPC is hosting storytelling for kids every Wednesday at 1 p.m. starting June 30 near the new “Book House” free library at Hawks and Keefer. Stories are geared for ages 3-7 and read by volunteers from VPD and VFD. MacLean Park Music CancelledWe are sad to announce that the free concerts in MacLean Park, which were…

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June 2021 Newsletter Here’s some of what’s going on in Strathcona…   We’d like to acknowledge all the residents who took advantage of Neighbourhood Small Grant Program, especially Maureen Teahan for organizing the re-painting the Linear Park Labyrinth and Ilka Riemann, Arnt and Val Arntzen for designing and building the amazing free library on the…

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SRA APRIL 2021 NEWSLETTER MAY MEETING The May SRA Meeting will be Monday, May 3, at 7 PM via Zoom. We’ll send out a link and agenda to all SRA Members on Monday. If you’re not a member yet, you can sign up here.  Joining the meeting will be Donnie Rosa from the Park Board, Sandra…

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