Entries for May, 2013

Vancouver Maker Faire 2013 – This weekend !

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is this weekend at the PNE and a bunch of VHS members are doing projects and talks.  Join us ! VHS’s Projects  A full list of projects can be found on the Vancouver Maker Faire Blog Richard Sim, The Messy Workbench The Messy Workbench will demonstrate the design/production cycle of amateur electronics/robotics. There […]

Vancouver Disruptive Technology Startup Weekend – May 31 @ BCIT Vancouver

Have an amazing idea for a product or service? Want to improve your odds of successfully bringing it to market?   Join us for the Vancouver Startup Weekend, a 54-hour mentored event where hardware-engineers, software-developers, graphic-designers, and business people come together, pitch ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups all in a single weekend.   […]

VHS at Main Street Car Free Day – 12 noon and 7 pm, June 16th (Father’s Day)

Come be hacky with VHS and thousands of our neighbours for Main Street Car Free Day. Find us at our booth between 21st and 22nd Avenues between 12 noon and 7 pm on Father’s Day, June 16th. Bring a project, check out the tall bikes, or just come say hi! Where:  21st and 22nd Avenues on Main st When:  Noon and […]

Bike Rave – June 29th, 2013

A lot of VHSer are going to be at this years Bike Rave. You should join us too and buy some EL wire to light up your bike. Note: VHS did not organize or sponsor this event. Some of our members are just attending it. Contact ravebike@gmail.com for questions. Where:  Crab Park at 8:00PM When: June 29th, […]

Breaker Faire – May 25th 10am-5pm

Like to BREAK things? Visit the Vancouver Community Laboratory for your chance to smash a car! For just a few dollars, you can take part in a scrumptious pancake BREAK-fast, WRECK a car, have your mind BLOWN by local art / creations, and PLAY a giant claw game! Wreckage form the car will be used […]

HACKER MOVEMENT BLOSSOMING IN VANCOUVER

Vancouver Hack Space FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HACKER MOVEMENT BLOSSOMING IN VANCOUVER VANCOUVER – DIY is alive and well in Vancouver.  On June 1st, the Vancouver Hack Space (VHS) will relocate from the Downtown Eastside to a new home at “The Bunker”, 270 East 1st Ave.  Amidst ongoing evictions and closures of community organizations, the Vancouver […]

Open Night Tuesday May 14th is at The Bunker – 270 East 1st Ave!

VHS at 45 West Hastings St is officially out of commission – there is virtually no equipment remaining, power to the router, switches, etc has been disconnected, there are no chairs, and there is no table space. Our move to 270 E 1st Ave is still in progress, and you will not be able to […]

Ye Olde Open Night at 45WHastings

Tuesday open nights are still happening at the old location. Now with added bonus challenge excitement. Want to sit in a blue chair? Too bad! Want to use the MAME box? Nuh-uh. Want a screwdriver with interchangeable bits? I don’t think so. Fridge to keep your drink cold? Not any more! (The amazing thing about […]

So how’s the move to 270E1st going?

Dan has a blog post about moving the big equipment to the new space.

We’re Moving to VHS 3.0, 270 East 1st

Details After 18 months of searching, VHS has finally found a new home! Our space behind 45 West Hastings served us well, but we’ve outgrown it and it is time to move on.  As of June 2013 our new home, affectionately dubbed The Bunker, is at 270 1st Ave E, Vancouver.  The new space is […]