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 »

  • Reminder: Join us for Keep Vancouver Spectacular Saturday, 9am

    Love Your Neighbourhood! Please join members of your community to Keep Vancouver Spectacular. Our annual clean-up brings out families to tidy up the streets and alleys of Mountain View. See you outside Ruth Morton Church (27th & Prince Albert), at 9am Saturday morning. Wraps up by 11am.   DETAILS Saturday May 26 2012 9:00-11:30 a.m…. Read more »

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  • Food! A Walking Tour of Mountain View Cemetery

    Join Chris Mathieson, a community historian, as he discusses the history of Vancouver’s relationship with food through introductions to fishermen, farmers, hunters, shopkeepers and more. Food traditions associated with death and cemeteries will also be explored. Sunday, June 3rd, 10:00amNo reservations necessaryRain or shine$10.00 per person – cash only pleaseMeet at Celebration Hall – 5445… Read more »

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  • McBride Annex Spring Fair – June 2nd

    The McBride Annex Spring Fair is back! The annual McBride Annex School Spring Fair is a fun and exciting carnival with games for kids of all ages, delicious Food, Bouncy Castle, Giant slingshot, silent auction, Flea Market, facepainting, music and fun! Flea market tables are still available to rent. Date/Time: Saturday, June 2nd from 11am… Read more »

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  • Mark your calendar – KVS Saturday morning May 26th!

    It’s that time of year again. On Saturday morning neighbours come out for a chance to give back to our community. Keep Vancouver Spectacular is a tradition here in Mountain View that has made a big difference. Folks assemble about 9am at the corner of 27th Avenue and Prince Albert (outside Ruth Morton Church), and… Read more »

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  • Bike found! Thanks, everyone

    UPDATE The missing bike was returned on Friday. Thanks to our community for looking out for a neighbour! +++ A message from our neighbour Kiki: "Our daughter’s bike was stolen from the bike rack at McBride Elementary today, probably around lunch time. The slick little thieves managed to break the combination on the lock, leaving… Read more »

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  • Fraser street gets high-tech nod to history

    BY MANORI RAVINDRAN, VANCOUVER SUN What more can you add to a community that already has its fair share of murals, sidewalk mosaics and street banners? That’s what Mike Klassen and Lilli Wong asked themselves last year when brainstorming ways to further engage residents in their Mountain View neighbourhood. The two neighbours designed a new… Read more »

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