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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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