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From Britannia Mines blog: What Does LEGO Have to Do with Mining?

I missed posting about this earlier, but it’s a great blog entry for our recently closed Britannia Mining Museum.  It’s been lifted from their blog which can be found here. http://www.bcmm.ca/Blog/why-lego What Does Lego Have to do with Mining? Posted … Continue reading

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Beyond the BrickBaron – Paul Hetherington interviewed on video

Paul Hetherington a.k.a. BrickBaron is a LEGO builder and artist who is well known throughout the LEGO AFOL community.  Last night, he did an interview with Joshua Hanlon and Matthew Kay from the YouTube channel Beyond the Brick.   It was … Continue reading

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The VLC at Vancouver Mini Maker Faire at the PNE – June 7-8, 2014

We had a lot of fun last year at Vancouver Mini Maker Faire.   It’s great to know that so many of you Makers played and built with LEGO in your youth but then when on to find different mediums to … Continue reading

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Slow News days at the Vancouver Sun – LEGO related articles

Must be slow news days at the Vancouver Sun. Normally, I wouldn’t post these here as they are to say the least, oddball.  For the past few days, the Vancouver Sun have posted articles which mention LEGO and not in … Continue reading

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The Bricks & Drinks Mixer: Green Month Style – Science World After Dark – April 25, 2014

So who attended the Science World After Dark: Bricks and Drinks Mixer Part 1 in February?   What do you mean Part 1, there’s a Part 2?   Yup… If you missed out on the legendary and massively sold out Part 1, … Continue reading

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[article] Langara Voice: Vancouver LEGO Club: Big Kids with Little Toys

A couple weeks back, Keith and Pierre were contacted by Ashley Legassic for an article for the Langara Voice.  It is reproduced here from the following link: http://www.langaravoice.ca/2014/03/26/vancouver-lego-club-big-kids-with-little-toys/ Vancouver Lego Club: Big kids with little toys March 26, 2014 1:56 … Continue reading

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[article] Capilano Courier – BRICK BY BRICK: Lego Beyond A Childhood Toy

Original link: http://capilanocourier.com/brick-by-brick-lego-beyond-a-childhood-toy/ BRICK BY BRICK Lego Beyond A Childhood Toy By Romila Barryman | Published: March 12, 2014 “Leg godt” or “Play Well” was the ideology Ole Kirk Christiansen used to build his toy company in 1932. This Danish … Continue reading

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Thanks for attending Science World After Dark Feb 2014 with us!

Well, I guess technically it was called Science World After Dark: The Bricks and Drinks Mixer.  But what we’re calling it is a helluva lot of fun with LEGO on a Friday night.  And the alcohol certainly didn’t hurt.   Except … Continue reading

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AbbyLUG (and the VLC) on CityTV Vancouver

I’m not ashamed to admit it, I stole this article from our neighbours AbbyLUG. Adele, a member of AbbyLUG, posted this and was part of the crew being interviewed before the launch of The LEGO Movie which as those who … Continue reading

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Thank you! 2013 Van Dusen Festival of Lights Make-A-Wish Parade of LEGO Wonder

Thank you for all of you who came out to the 2013 Van Dusen Festival of Lights Make-A-Wish Parade of LEGO Wonders and gave generously to help make the wishes of local children who face or faced life threatening medical … Continue reading

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