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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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Trains 2014 – Cameron Rec Centre recap – Nov 8 – 9, 2014

This past weekend, the Vancouver LEGO club had a display at Trains 2014, British Columbia’s biggest model train show which is held annually at the Cameron Recreation Centre in Burnaby.   I hope that you were able to get out … Continue reading

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Snoopy and Woodstock: Best Friends Forever – by Tyler Sky (BrickSky)

Last year, Tyler built Calvin and Hobbes for the Make a Wish Foundation Parade of Wonders VLC display at Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights.  This year, he built two more iconic comic book characters for another display.  As much … Continue reading

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Mt Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show 2014 – AbbyLUG and VLC

Last month on Oct 18th and 19th, our neighbours AbbyLUG with a little help from a few members of the Vancouver LEGO Club put on a train display at the 16th annual Mt. Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show. Hopefully some … Continue reading

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Arbutus Ridge Townhouse Development in LEGO (teaser image) – Paul Hetherington

Alas, The Ridge theatre, bowling alley and strip mall in Vancouver are gone.  To be replaced by The Arbutus Ridge Townhouse Development.   Paul Hetherington has chosen to replicated this new complex in LEGO.   I speculate that there won’t … Continue reading

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