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White Rock Museum and Archives – 100 Years of Toys – June 6th to Oct 12th, 2015

I did say that we were busy.  This is the third event/display that we were working on.  We provided a different classic toy (recreated in LEGO) for each decade of the past 100 years.    Some are so old that they’re … Continue reading

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Vancouver Mini-Maker Faire June 6th and 7th, 2015

We’re back at Vancouver’s Mini-Maker Faire at the PNE this weekend, June 6th and 7th.  Another opportunity for the Lower Mainland to see what we do with LEGO bricks. If you’ve actually been monitoring the VMMF site, you’ll see that … Continue reading

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LEGO: A Fraser Valley Odyssey opens today at the Surrey Museum

You may have been thinking to yourself, that it’s been a bit quiet around here.   And you would be right, but thing have been hopping backstage with three different displays/events in the next week. Opening today is LEGO: A Fraser … Continue reading

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The “beans are spilled….. Vancouver’s getting a LEGO Fan Convention, BrickCan 2016

We’re spilling ALL the beans about BrickCan 2016, western Canada’s first and largest major LEGO Fan Convention and Exhibit, which will happen less than a year from today.  Mark your calendars now – April 21 – 24, 2016 – at … Continue reading

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And another odd image arrives….

This one is labeled teaser2.  It does not look like a tasty meal.

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This arrived image arrived in our email….

Anyone have an idea what this is about?

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Beyond the Brick ep.141 – John Langrish

John Langrish was recently interviewed by Joshua Hanlon and Matthew Kay of Beyond the Brick.   John, a member of VicLUG, the VLC and AbbyLUG  talks about some of his castle builds, his history in the LEGO community and shares a … Continue reading

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[MOC] Wheels in the 20s – Allan Corbeil

VLC past president Allan Corbeil has been on this 1920’s – 1930’s kick for a while now and has been wanting to build plains, trains and automobiles from that era.   For more photos head to Allan’s Flickr account  

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Hoth for the Holidays – BC & Yukon Make A Wish Foundation – Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights

Two years ago, the BC & Yukon Make A Wish Foundation reached out to the VLC to help build a display that would attract more people to the Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights. Years ago my five year old … Continue reading

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Menorah Build 2014 at Congregation Beth Israel

This past weekend, our VLC team was called into help over 200 kids and parents build a really, really large LEGO Menorah for the beginning of Hanukkah.  It topped out at around 15.5 feet.  Everyone had a lot of fun! … Continue reading

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