This Saturday! Annual Mountain View Community BBQ @ Grays Park

THIS SATURDAY! Our annual Mountain View community BBQ is happening again — this time in Grays Park. This is the park between St. Catherines and Windsor streets, north of East 33rd Avenue. There is a playground and the McBride Annex school property abuts the park. We will have a picnic area and we welcome all… Read more »

Aug 19th: Annual Mountain View Neighbourhood BBQ in Grays Park

SAVE the DATE! Yes, it’s true. Our annual Mountain View community BBQ is happening again — this time in Grays Park. This is the park between St. Catherines and Windsor streets, north of East 33rd Avenue. There is a playground and the McBride Annex school property abuts the park. We will have a picnic area… Read more »

McBride Annex Spring Fair: Saturday, June 3rd from 11am – 3pm

After so many years it remains one of the best community events in the Mountain View neighbourhood. Come join the fun with families and others from the community and support McBride Annex Elementary. The annual McBride Annex School Spring Fair is happening at the beginning of June this year.  It is an exciting event with… Read more »

Welcome to The Eastwood: Fraser Street’s newest (and only) liquor primary establishment

What a delight to see some of the changes happening over the years on Fraser Street. Now, right in the heart of our neighbourhood, comes a new business on 4200-block Fraser Street that has been taking shape for many months. We have watched the young gents through the cracks in the paper that once covered… Read more »

Local church services for Christmas

Our friends down at Mountainview Christian Fellowship asked us to share one of their program items for the Christmas season. On December 20th at the church (located at the corner of East 27th Avenue and Prince Albert Street), 7pm – 8:30pm a concert titled “A Child is Born” is taking place. It is a children… Read more »

Prado Holiday Pop-Up Market – Dec. 16th! #PradoHolidayPopUp

Come to Prado Cafe (4208 Fraser Street) on Wednesday, December 16th 5-9pm for their first ever vendor showcase – a Holiday Pop-Up Market. All the best local holiday gifts will be there. Grab some beautiful art pieces to bring warmth to your home, and cover everyone on your Christmas wish list! Santa Claus will be… Read more »

City seeks leaf clearing volunteers – can you help your neighbourhood?

A message from Brian Beck, City of Vancouver Waste Management: Hello, City of Vancouver community volunteers. We are reaching out to you today because you are a trusted member of your community who cares about Keeping Vancouver Spectacular. Stormy, wet weather is common throughout this season and with many leaves on the ground, storm drains… Read more »

Our Mountain View bulletin board installed! Come see it today

Community work is not the most glamorous of pursuits, but it can be a powerful way to bring neighbours together. Our community bulletin boards were originally built 14 years ago. They have been moved to suit changes in the our neighbourhood. The bulletin board at Grays Park has been there until early in 2015 when… Read more »

Free coffee Saturday! A community bulletin board gets a new home

Come to the new Prado Cafe Fraser (SE corner, East 26th & Fraser) 11am – 1pm on Saturday, November 21st, mention you are from the Mountain View neighbourhood and you’ll get a voucher for a free coffee (or latte) & something to nibble. It will be while supplies last. ACROSS THE STREET (26th & Fraser,… Read more »

Grand Opening! New South Vancouver Community Policing Centre

The South Vancouver Community Policing Centre (SVCPC) has been integral to positive changes in the Mountain View neighbourhood. Six years ago regular community patrols organized by local volunteers, and coordinated through SVCPC helped to address public safety concerns, and find the occasional stolen vehicle as well. SVCPC have opened a new office on Victoria Drive,… Read more »

  • Get Fit Right Here in the ‘Hood

    Just thought we’d give a plug to a business that opened on Fraser Street several months ago. Vancouver Mind-Body Centre is located at 4364 Fraser Street between East 27th and 28th Avenue. It is a space set up for physical fitness activity. Their awning promotes personal training and group fitness sessions, and also provides space… Read more »

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    Posted on September 3, 2015 by
  • Block Parties Abound This Weekend!

    There are plenty of block parties happening over the Labour Day weekend, so if you’re around be sure to try and check one out near you. Saturday, September 5th “Kidz of Summer” 10am – 3pm 27th & Prince Albert (Mountain View Memorial Church) Saturday, September 5th “BBQ Party & Ice Cream Social” 4:30 – 8pm… Read more »

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    Posted on September 3, 2015 by
  • 16th Annual Kidz of Summer—September 5th!

    Be sure to attend the 16th annual “Kidz of Summer” at East 27th Avenue and Prince Albert Street. Date: Saturday, September 5th Time: 10am to 3pm Where: 4200 block Prince Albert Street (at 27th Ave.) Lots of games and prizes, plus drinks and popcorn plus face painting. And there will be live music! Admission: FREE!… Read more »

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    Posted on August 22, 2015 by
  • Mountain View Neighbourhood Website Updated!

    First launched in 2004 (!) mountain-view.ca has tried to keep our community updated on important news and events affecting our neighbourhood. The site hosting and domain registration has been donated since that time at no cost. Devoting time to these projects is always challenging, and it really helps to have volunteers who can provide additional… Read more »

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    Posted on August 18, 2015 by
  • Another great block party–thanks for coming out!

    Took a little while to get to this, but thanks everyone who came out way back on that lovely, warm summer evening on September 6th to attend our 14th annual block party BBQ. Here are a few photos to remind us of that evening. Thanks very much to Alain, our chef and co-organizer, and to… Read more »

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    Posted on October 10, 2014 by
  • Come to Mountain View’s 14th Annual Community BBQ Sept. 6th!

    Our 14th Annual community BBQ for local residents is happening on September 6th! Bring a chair. Bring the kids. Bring an appetite for barbecue and picnic fare! This is a fun and relaxed event where you can get to know your neighbour better, and let the kids play. Time: arrive any time after 4:30. The… Read more »

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    Posted on August 26, 2014 by