Entries for July, 2013

Stop-Motion Animation Night – Thurs, August 8th @ 7pm

When: Thursday August 8th (add to calendar) Time: 7 – 10 pm Where: 270 1st Ave E Vancouver, BC Cost: FREE for everyone  (donations gratefully accepted) Join us for a night of stop-motion animation adventure and exploration! VHS members Marcel and Matthew will share their experiences building armatures and working on animation projects. Get tips […]

15 Aug – Chainmaille Workshop at VHS

WHO: Anyone, member or not, who has done chain in the past or would like to learn the basics. Experienced maillers are of course invited down to chat and show off. WHAT: Come hang out with us and make some chainmail. Don’t know how? No problem! We’ll show you the basics, which are applicable to […]

VHS’s First Movie night – Friday 26 July 2013 @9pm

VHS’s is going to have its first movie night this Friday 26 July. If you where looking for a night to bring our your significant other and the family to VHS, this would be a good night for it. You may know what VHS is all about but your family might never gets to see […]

Craft Night: Illuminares Lantern Festival Prep

Tomorrow night is the Illuminares Lantern Festival at Trout Lake in Vancouver. Need to work on your lantern? Need to START on your lantern? VHS has all the tools and expertise you need to make it happen. LEDs, EL wire, and crafting supplies to assist you.

VHS Robotics Club

Who: Anyone who likes robots. What: Meet other like minded people. Check out the laser cutter. Use our copy of Solidworks to design something and then print it on one of our many 3D printers. How about resuscitating a robot in need of some love? We may even have the fume hood set up for […]

Geek Speak: Dan Royer, Vancouver Hack Space member

A longtime member of VHS, Dan Royer, was recently interviewed by Stephen Thomson of the Georgia Straight. DAN ROYER IS among the roughly 120 members of Vancouver Hack Space. The nonprofit group’s aim is to provide a welcoming place for computer programmers, artists, engineers, and other tinkers to meet up and work together on creative projects of […]

Mozillians Hackathon (Wednesday July 17th @ 7:30pm)

Hackspaces need a way to better engage across communities and allow their members to identify their interests.  Mozilla has implemented a pseudo social networking platform that fills this gap, and has released it as an open source project; lets get together and hack on Mozillians to create something cool! Ideas: add support for Open Badges […]

VHS AGM and QGM (Sunday, July 28th 2013. @11 am)

Its that time again to go another AGM (annual general meeting) and QGM (quarterly general meeting) Who: VHS members of good standing for 3 consecutive months (paid your dues), except by special arrangement at the discretion of the directors. No guests, Members only! Where: VHS (the bunker) 270 1st Ave E, Vancouver BC V5T 1A6 […]

SMT/SMD (Surface Mount Technology and Devices) Night this Wednesday

Wednesday. Wednesday! WEDNESDAY! Is SMT night at VHS! Beeeee theeeeerrre! VHS has just received a large donation of SMT components, with some amazing parts in the mix. In order for our community to take advantage of these parts though, we have to break down the perceived barriers to entry that many people have for working […]