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 »

  • Please Vote! A Letter from Saffron

    The following letter was circulated to friends and families in our neighbourhood. It is a sample of the passion and drive Saffron and Christie have devoted to getting out the vote for McBride School’s Aviva Community Fund drive. The message is simple: PLEASE VOTE. If you have not registered, or voted you have the ability… Read more »

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  • McBride School 10-day online campaign starts Dec. 3rd – please VOTE!

    Bill Henderson (left) records with kids from McBride School (click image for larger) MEDIA RELEASE December 2, 2012 “Grandpa” Rock Star Gives Back to East Vancouver Community Chilliwack’s Bill Henderson in music video performance to kick off online vote Vancouver, BC – Aviva Community Fund grant competition semi-finalists from Sir Richard McBride Elementary School PAC… Read more »

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  • Chilliwack’s Bill Henderson helps McBride school playground campaign

    It’s so great when we pull together, and even better when someone lends their good name to a worthy neighbourhood cause. Last week Bill Henderson, the accomplished Canadian musical performer from the band Chilliwack, recorded a holiday jingle with the kids of McBride Elementary School and Little Mountain Out of School Care to help support… Read more »

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  • All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery, October 27th

    Night for All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery Saturday, October 276pm to 10pmCelebration Hall – 5445 Fraser St (entrance from 39th Ave) Preparations have begun for the 8th annual All Souls At Mountain View Cemetery, October 27, 2012. from 6-10 pm. This unique cultural event offers the public an opportunity to remember their dead, whether… Read more »

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  • Help McBride School get a new playground! VOTE for Aviva Community Fund

    VOTING for the Aviva Community Fund has begun! We need your help getting enough votes to win a grant so that we can pay for a NEW Primary Playground before the old one is taken out. Support McBride and the whole neighbourhood by VOTING ONCE A DAY FROM OCTOBER 1st to 15th and asking everyone… Read more »

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  • Have your say in big changes proposed by Vancouver City Hall

    If your street is deemed too wide, then a house could replace that public space If you live near Fraser Street then this story will interest you: http://www2.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=fd1e24d1-8afd-45ac-ab36-4bf4fd615df2 City council is pushing through a major policy change that will permit high density zoning within "1 1/2 blocks" of arterials such as Fraser, Main and others…. Read more »

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