Unfortunately, because of Canada Day (and the nice weather), we currently don’t know if we’ll have enough keyholders to keep the space open for our regular open house tonight. As such, tonight’s open house is tentatively cancelled. Before heading down, please check our Twitter, Facebook, blog or http://isvhsopen.com/ to see if we are open tonight. […]
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Thanks to everyone for another great Maker Faire this year. We hope to see everyone there in 2015 for the big 5th year of the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire! The VHS soldering workshop area was popular as always, especially thanks to the new line following robot kit this year (we sold out Sunday afternoon!). We […]
Are you into things that fly, and are small enough for a person to carry? Quadcopters, Helicopters, Fixed Wing, Multirotors, or anything else? Participate in our quadcopter build workshop, and want to continue to learn? Wanted to get into multirotors, and not sure how to get started? come on down! VHS will be hosting our […]
Weekly VHS Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) meeting. Where: Vancouver Hack Space 270 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC When: Wednesday Feb 19th, 2014 @ 7:00-9:00 pm Who: Meeting is open to all, members and non-members alike . All are welcome whether you hold an Amateur Radio license from Industry Canada or wish to acquire your Amateur […]
Wednesday. Wednesday! WEDNESDAY (the 29th)! is craft night at VHS Feel free to work on your crafty project, ask questions and for assistance, or just come to hang out with other crafty-minded people. Doors open to the public from 19:30 to 22:30. We’ll be knitting, sewing, and all other manner of fresh hands-on makery goodness. What: Craft […]
SHHH 30 may be over, but the opportunity remains to enjoy the insanity that is lightning talks. The complete talks will be made available below, so don’t forget to check back!
Curious about robots? Come out to the first Vancouver Robotics Club meeting at VHS. VRC has a long and colorful history of getting people excited about intelligent machines. VHS has a history of empowering people to make things. Putting these two groups together should be a recipe for great things and we’d like you to […]
Join Kickstarter staffer Stephanie Pereira for a primer on how to bring a Kickstarter project to life. We’ll take a look at some favourite maker projects from across the site and discuss how to structure an engaging campaign, what kind of rewards work best, how to spread the word about your project, and other helpful […]
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.
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 […]