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VHS Open Nights for post-Maker Faire week

We’ve wrangled ourselves together and got our ducks in a row to have the space open every night this week (Monday June 8th – Friday June 12th) from 7:30pm-10pm as a bit of a post-Maker Faire bonus for people wanting to

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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

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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

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Mozillians Hackathon (Wednesday July 17th @ 7:30pm)

Hackspaces need a way to better engage across communities and allow their members to identify their interests.  Mozilla has implemented a pseudo social networking platform that fills this gap, and has released it as an open source project; lets get

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SMT/SMD (Surface Mount Technology and Devices) Night this Wednesday

Wednesday. Wednesday! WEDNESDAY! Is SMT night at VHS! Beeeee theeeeerrre! VHS has just received a large donation of SMT components, with some amazing parts in the mix. In order for our community to take advantage of these parts though, we

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Open Night Tuesday May 14th is at The Bunker – 270 East 1st Ave!

VHS at 45 West Hastings St is officially out of commission – there is virtually no equipment remaining, power to the router, switches, etc has been disconnected, there are no chairs, and there is no table space. Our move to

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Pi Preparedness Night

What: Raspberry Pi Night, including how to use a character LCD with the rpi! Where: VHS (45 west hastings alley entrance http://vanhack.ca/wp/about/) When: Wednesday March 27th @ 7:30pm Why: Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be at VHS next Tuesday,

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Raspberry Pi Night with Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation

What: Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and hardware designer of the Raspberry Pi will be visiting VHS for a special Raspberry Pi Night! Where: VHS (45 west hastings alley entrance http://vanhack.ca/wp/about/ ) When: Tuesday April 2nd @ 7:30pm Why: We

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Ski Pi! With Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation @ Whistler

  What: Ski Pi! A Fun day of skiing and boarding with Pete Lomas, of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and hardware designer of the Raspberry Pi. Where: Meet at the Roundhouse on Whistler mountain (top of the gondola) at 10am.

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Call for Letters of Support

The Vancouver Hack Space is partnering with the Vancouver Community Laboratory and the Red Gate Arts Society to put in a proposal to the city for one of the new buildings it’s looking to open for arts and cultural use.

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