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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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AFOL Community Survey by The LEGO Group

To learn more about the adult LEGO fan community, TLG distributes a survey 2 times a year. The surveys help them understand what you and your fellow AFOLs are engaged in, what you think of your LEGO hobby, and how … Continue reading

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Jamie Davis’ Western Star Rotator Tow Truck – Highway Thru Hell – Tim Tosino

Check out more photos at Tim’s Flickr account As seen at Trains 2014, a lot of people recognized the above MOC from the Discovery Channel (Canada) television show Highway Thru Hell. A rotator is the heaviest tow truck on the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Snoopy and Woodstock Remember – Nov 11, 2014 – Tyler Sky

A few days ago, Tyler Sky, showed us his Snoopy and Woodstock MOC. Today, Remembrance Day and Veteran’s Day, he’s given the two a fitting setting in appreciation of those who fought for our country. Lest We Forget In Flanders … Continue reading

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