Category Archives: Front Page News

For items that should be seen on the front page of the VLC site.

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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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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VLC Sandbox Invasion – BrickCon 2014 MOC

Here is the VLC entry for BrickCon 2014′s theme of Invasion.   Initially conceived by Keith (hamslice) with contributions by Dave, Allan, Tim and Shane.  The idea is a sandbox overrun by green army men and the obstacles the bugs … Continue reading

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Brickcon 2014 Award winning MOC – Mouse Guard by Paul Hetherington aka BrickBaron

Welcome to the world of Mouse Guard, the graphic novel, comic and role playing game by David Petersen. These great stories follow the adventures of Lieam, Saxon and Kenzie. Three of the Guards finest guards mice. Their duty is to … Continue reading

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4th Annual Literacy Building Challenge – Surrey City Central – Oct 18th and 19th, 2014

Calling All LEGO Enthusiasts! Come see LEGO Certified Professional, Robin Sather build a large scale Jack-O-Lantern onsite and enjoy all the other fun LEGO activities! The 2014 theme for the 4th Annual Literacy Building Challenge is Imagination. Each sponsored team is challenged … Continue reading

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Rebricker of the Week: Tyler Sky aka Tsky64 or Bricksky

Sara at LEGO’s Rebrick website reached out to VLC member Tyler Sky and interviewed him about his prolific building hobby.  It can be found here: http://rebrick.lego.com/en-US/BottomMenu/Blog/922014-tsky64-bricksky.aspx or is reproduced below: by SMOORESARA 02nd september 2014 at 14:18 Most people can’t imagine … Continue reading

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