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Identified Flying Objects Meetup II at VHS

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 […]

Vancouver Hack Space – Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) – Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

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 […]

Craft Night: Wed January 29th, 7:30-10:30 pm

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 Lightning Talks

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!  

Sunday 2013-08-11/10:00: Vancouver Robotics Club @ VHS

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 […]

Kickstarter Workshop – Monday, September 23rd

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 […]

Craft Night: Illuminares Lantern Festival Prep

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.

VHS Robotics Club

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 […]

Space Update

Did you know the VHS now has a vending machine? It takes anything up to a loonie and is loaded with snacks, drinks, electronics, and short projects you can do in an evening. There’s even EL wire for the bike rave this Friday. Once the machine has paid for itself profits will go to buying […]

Do you have a VHS button yet?

Show the world you’re a hacker! Get your VHS button. If you missed us at Maker Faire, make sure to visit us at Main Street Car Free Day. We’ll be giving away buttons and you can even make your own. A big thank-you goes to local Vancouver button company, Six Cent Press, for sponsoring us and […]