Entries for the ‘Events’ Category

TONIGHT! Old School Cool Night, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Where: VHS When: Thursday, March 5th, ,2015, 7:30 – 10:30 pm Cost: Free and open to everyone Remember back in the day when you’d use your slide rule to calculate square roots, your 16K computer to play Xs and Os, or your phonograph to listen to the latest hits? Those days are back. Bring your […]

Intro to Bitcoin, Monday, March 23th, 7 – 9 pm

Curious about Bitcoin? This is the perfect chance to learn, no experience required! We will cover the basics in a brief, but comprehensive presentation and spend the rest of the evening in a Q&A session. Help will also be provided if you’d like to set up your own bitcoin wallet after the Q & A. […]

Open source, laser cut, maps Workshop – March 9th, 2015

What In this workshop we will be making a the files (SVG) to create a laser cut wooden map from open data. We will be following an updated version of this (award winning) instructable I created last year http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-maps-with-public-data/1 I will describe where and how to get open data archives, what you can do with […]

Grand Opening and SHHH – Feb 21st from 12:00 Noon till late

What VHS has moved into its new home on 1715 Cook street, and is mostly unpacked. Its time for an open house and party to show off the new space to everyone. Open House (Noon – 5pm) Never been to a hack space before? Dying to see VHS’ new space? This is the perfect time […]

SOLD OUT Feb 12th Workshop: Soldering for Beginners

Illustration by J.L. Martin Cost: Only $3 (payable on the night) Experience level: beginner Class Size: sold out Date: Thursday feb 12th Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: VHS, 1715 Cook Street, Buzzer #104 Sign up: Workshop is now full Come down and learn to solder or to brush up on your soldering skills for future workshops. You’ll […]

The Shoebox public tour (1715 Cook st)

We have keys to the new space! Many of us have not seen the new space yet, and this is your opportunity to come down and view it before we fill it with stuff. This is also an opportunity to have a voice in how we layout the space before we start moving stuff in. […]

Move date is Tuesday, starting early morning – Come help out!

We have a truck booked for Tuesday the 23rd of Decermber. Who can drive a 16 foot box truck? We probably need at least 3 drivers, because this is going to be a long day. Everyone willing to drive, we need you at Penske1 in Burnaby at 7 am to sign some forms. Live tally: […]

Status of our move – Prognosis: Not Good.

Hi, We need donations to help us move!   The Story As many of you know, VHS’s lease got unexpectedly terminated last October.   In the meantime, our moving and space hunting committees have done a heroic job packing up The Bunker and finding a new space within our (frustratingly stringent) requirements.   Despite our best efforts, it’s […]

Movie night at VHS! Saturday!

Saturday!   All day is movie night at the Vancouver Hack Space!   Come on down, members, non-members, friends, guests, and everyone! For our very last SHHHH (Super Happy Holiday Hacker House) at the Bunker, we’re having a movie night! Say goodbye to our old digs, and start looking forward to the new ones! We […]

Beer advent calendar – VHS Style – Nov 30 7:30pm

What: Last year a few us did a Beer advent calendar at VHS. It was awesome! This year we have worked out a few bugs and I think its ready for the entire membership. Anyone that wants to joins us can. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1486879274927545/ Google +: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cn4kkcbu7lh6ceiu2ei7e7tervg Forum Post:  https://talk.hackspace.ca/t/beer-advent-calendar-vhs-style-event/607?u=funvill When: Nov 29, 7:30pm Sunday Who: […]