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Intro to Oscilloscopes – Nov 11, 2015 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Before we clear out the abundance of scopes that are at VHS we have the chance to do a hands on program for several people at the same time. Oscilloscopes help to “see” electronic signals in a circuit. The scope

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Workshop: Build a radio controlled fixed-wing airplane

Event: https://www.picatic.com/event14452756333652668/10 $150 if you need to buy a transmitter $85 if you already have a transmitter, or plan to buy a different one $0 if you want to help/heckle but don’t need any airplane parts Event Description In recent years,

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Workshop: Leather and Lasers – Passport Wallet, November 22nd Noon-5pm

We’ve been playing around for a while with using the laser cutter to make leathercraft projects. It works really well!   We’ll be running a workshop to learn the basics. The workshop will be November 22nd starting at noon, and running

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Sew it again – Saturday, November 21st at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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Sew it again – Saturday, November 7th at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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Giant fox head build night, Thursday Oct 15th, 2015

What: Giant fox head build night at VHS. Come down and help us build a giant low polygon fox head for the space. (and secretly my Halloween costume). We will be using the laser cutter to cut the largest possible parts

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Workshop: Lighting With Arduino, Sunday, October 25th, Noon – 5 PM

Have you been interested in Arduino microcontrollers? Don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you all the basics while you build a small project. At the end of this workshop you will go home with an Arduino controlling

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Workshop: How to peal a grape with a laser cutter – Sept 29, 2015 @5:30pm

What: In this workshop we will be demonstrating how to vaporize the layer of skin from a grape without damaging the grape flesh using a standard off the self 80W laser cutter and a DC motor. Why This workshop is

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Stand with Ahmed Arduino Binary clock Workshop #IStandWithAhmed – Sunday Sept 20th, 2015 3:30pm

In a time when government funding for sciences is dwindling, workshops that encourage youth to take an interest in science and technology are essential for the future of Canada and the world. Increased knowledge of technology helps to avoid fearful

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Photos from the #The100DayProject Vancouver Global Meetup

Photos from the Photos from the #The100DayProject Vancouver Global Meetup     Hello from #The100DayProject #GlobalMeetup in Vancouver, BC with @Funvill and @Yassi81. Thank you @VHS for the great space and @elleluna for the wonderful project idea! #

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