Ted Talks Night

Hello Makers! A quick notice about an upcoming ted talks night we will be hosting. It has been moved to next Thursday Aug 27. This event is open to members and the public. If you want to eat snacks and get inspired, we will be glad to see you.

Star Party

If you missed the Cowichan Valley StarFinders 2015 Island Star Party
<http://starfinders.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/2015SStarParty.pdf>, we
might be able to make up for it a little bit at Makerspace Nanaimo.

Bill and Durwin will be co-hosting a Star Party on Friday August 22nd at
If you’re planning to attend the Games Night anyway, just stay late.
We’ve got a 12″ reflector telescope (on loan from Ladysmith Secondary) and
Bill will bring his home-made 20″.
Bring what you’ve got, even if it’s a pair of binoculars or an app on your

Click the link below for updates on the viewing conditions.


(Sunset is at about 8:30 but it doesn’t get dark enough for viewing stars
until about 10pm.)

Garage Sale August 8th

After our last garage sale, unfortunately we still had a fair bit of equipment and goods left over.  We’re going to be hosting a second round, with the goal of getting rid of some of the awesome equipment we already have too much of – there will be some great finds including audio equipment, oscilloscopes, and some radio equipment perhaps.  Come on by and check out what we’ll have – August 8th from 9 AM to 1 PM at 2221 A McGarrigle Road!