Entries for the ‘Events’ Category

Workshop: Silicon Molds & Resin Casting

What: Ever wanted to make a copy of something you’ve got? Got some props you’d like to make some durable copies for when you go to the San Diego Comic Con? Or maybe you’ve got a sculpture you’d like to sell some copies of. I’m going to be putting on a workshop at the Vancouver […]

Workshop: Build your own Anti elder god Orgonite

This was a JOKE, an April fools joke. This workshop did not happen and probably never happen at VHS. Orgonite will not solve your problems, it will not save you from the boogie man, or cancer, it will not give you a bigger sex organ, It has no effect at  all. Please stop emailing us about […]

Workshop: Introduction to arduino blink sketch and E-Textiles – Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

More information https://talk.hackspace.ca/t/workshop-introduction-to-arduino-blink-sketch-and-e-textiles-wednesday-april-1st-2015/1869?u=funvill   What Introduction to arduino blink sketch and E-Textiles. In this workshop we will be going over the most basic arduino sketch, The blink sketch. We will set up the arduino environment, wire an LED to the arduino board, programing an arduino to blink the LED on and off at a programed […]

VHS-GIS Workshop – Friday March 27th, 2015

Welcome to First VHS-GIS Workshop. In this first workshop, we will look into how to create different datasets of terrain surface from raw Digital Elevation Model using ArcGIS platform. We will look at some of the different sources, where to get DEM tiles, how to work with, as well as some things in DEM tiles. […]

Open Night: Wheatpasting at VHS – Wednesday March 25th, 2015

What: We will be making a batch of wheat past and using it to glue improvised poster to some of the walls at the space. Wheat past is a simple CHEAP glue mixture made from flower and water. It is often used for street art (Graffiti) @funvill will be running the night, I have a […]

Workshop: Creating stencils with Inkscape and Potrace – Monday, March 16th

In this workshop we will be going through the process of creating stencil suitable for the laser cutter (new and shinny way) or printing and cutting with an exacto knife. (Old school!) More information: https://talk.hackspace.ca/t/workshop-creating-stencils-with-inkscape-and-potrace-monday-march-16th/1658?u=funvill The process: We will be selecting photo or image from google image search, Altering the photo into a simple one […]

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 […]