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The Victoria Makerspace continues to be open to members at this time. However please respect the heath of your community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here.

To support social distancing efforts and transmission reduction all events are strictly RSVP including our monthly Open House and New Applicant nights. Please RSVP at https://makerspace.ca/calendar

If you are a member and you need to access the facilities please observe social distancing protocols.

  • Remain at least 2 meters away from anyone else and whenever possible much further.
  • Wash your hands upon arrival and frequently during occupancy. Avoid touching your face.
  • Wipe down any and all surfaces (machines, buttons, handles, tools, points of contact, etc) before use with the hard surface cleaner provided.
  • Wear a mask if you have one.
  • Wear gloves if you have them.
  • Go home to eat.
  • If it is busy, and I can’t stress this enough: Go Home.
We do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is).

Upcoming events

    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 13:00 - 17:00 (PDT)

    Some of the team will be working on the robot in the classroom.  We're getting close to having the robot ready for our first competition of the season.

    Note: We'll be running a live stream from the classroom.  If you are shy, you might not want to be in the classroom while the feed is live.

    • 25 Oct 2020
    • 09:30 - 17:00 (PDT)
    • classroom

    Some of the team will be working on the robot in the classroom.  We're getting close to having the robot ready for our first competition of the season.  Today might be our last day of in person work on the robot for while.

    Note: We'll be running a live stream from the classroom.  If you are shy, you might not want to be in the classroom while the feed is live.

    • 30 Oct 2020
    • 19:00 - 20:30 (PDT)
    • Victoria Makerspace Classroom
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    An interview night hosted by the spaces New Members Committee. This is the informal interview evening for shortlisted perspective members and a general orientation.  Hopeful applicants sit down together along with current members to get a feel for the community. Event takes place in the Classroom.

    This event is the third mandatory step in the application process. For more details on the application process visit makerspace.ca/apply 

    Among other thing covered the night will include

    • Safety information,
    • Expectations of membership and some basics of how to share a work space
    • New perspective members will commit to some concrete volunteer contribution to the space
    • How to get started on your goals at the space


    This event has be adapted in consideration of the on going pandemic with a new cap of 6 people. Please respect the heath of our community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here

    While you are visiting  please note that we do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is). Wash your hands often and do your best to keep physical distance between yourself and others wherever possible. 

    • 3 Nov 2020
    • 19:00 (PST)


    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (PST)
    • Victoria Makerspace
    Join waitlist

    Open House Tour- Second Tuesday of the Month

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 7:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    This event has be adapted in consideration of the on going pandemic with a new cap of 8 people. Please respect the heath of our community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here.

    While you are visiting please note that we do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is). Wash your hands often and do your best to keep physical distance between yourself and others wherever possible.

    If you have not RSVP'd you will not be invited inside so please don't "Just show up". 

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 20:00 - 21:00 (PST)
    • Victoria Makerspace
    Join waitlist

    Open House Tour- Second Tuesday of the Month

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 8:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    This event has be adapted in consideration of the on going pandemic with a new cap of 8 people. Please respect the heath of our community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here.

    While you are visiting please note that we do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is). Wash your hands often and do your best to keep physical distance between yourself and others wherever possible.

    If you have not RSVP'd you will not be invited inside so please don't "Just show up". 

    • 1 Dec 2020
    • 19:00 (PST)


    • 8 Dec 2020
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (PST)
    • Victoria Makerspace
    Join waitlist

    Open House Tour- Second Tuesday of the Month

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 7:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    This event has be adapted in consideration of the on going pandemic with a new cap of 8 people. Please respect the heath of our community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here.

    While you are visiting please note that we do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is). Wash your hands often and do your best to keep physical distance between yourself and others wherever possible.

    If you have not RSVP'd you will not be invited inside so please don't "Just show up". 

    • 5 Jan 2021
    • 19:00 (PST)


    • 12 Jan 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (PST)
    • Victoria Makerspace
    Register

    Open House Tour- Second Tuesday of the Month

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 7:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    This event has be adapted in consideration of the on going pandemic with a new cap of 8 people. Please respect the heath of our community and do not come to Makerspace if you are experiencing any symptoms, or if you have been recently exposed to anyone experiencing symptoms. For more information about symptoms click here.

    While you are visiting please note that we do not have staff at Makerspace cleaning, so presume that every surface is contaminated (even though we have no evidence it is). Wash your hands often and do your best to keep physical distance between yourself and others wherever possible.

    If you have not RSVP'd you will not be invited inside so please don't "Just show up". 

    • 2 Feb 2021
    • 19:00 (PST)


    • 2 Mar 2021
    • 19:00 (PST)


    • 6 Apr 2021
    • 19:00 (PDT)


Past events

22 Oct 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
18 Oct 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
15 Oct 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
13 Oct 2020 Open House Tour (Tour 2)
13 Oct 2020 Open House Tour
13 Oct 2020 Woodshop Committee Open Meeting
12 Oct 2020 FIX IT in the classroom
10 Oct 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
29 Sep 2020 Applicants Evening
26 Sep 2020 Applicants Evening
12 Sep 2020 FTC Kick-off
10 Sep 2020 Open House Tour
8 Sep 2020 Open House Tour (Tour 2)
8 Sep 2020 Open House Tour
29 Aug 2020 Applicants Evening
22 Aug 2020 Applicants Evening
11 Aug 2020 Open House Tour (Tour 2)
11 Aug 2020 Open House Tour
10 Aug 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Jul 2020 Applicants Evening
14 Jul 2020 Open House Tour (Tour 2)
14 Jul 2020 Open House Tour
24 Jun 2020 Applicants Evening
9 Jun 2020 Open House Tour (Tour 2)
9 Jun 2020 Open House Tour
30 Apr 2020 Postponed Due to Pandemic -- Applicants Evening
26 Mar 2020 (CANCELED) Applicants Evening
16 Mar 2020 FIX IT in classroom
13 Mar 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
10 Mar 2020 Open House Tour
1 Mar 2020 CNC Class
27 Feb 2020 Applicants Evening
24 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
23 Feb 2020 CNC Class
13 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
11 Feb 2020 Electronics Committee - planning 2020 initiatives
11 Feb 2020 Open House Tour
10 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
9 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
6 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
4 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
3 Feb 2020 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Jan 2020 Applicants Evening
29 Jan 2020 Metalshop committee meeting
28 Jan 2020 Electronics Committee - planning 2020 initiatives
14 Jan 2020 Open House Tour
31 Dec 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Dec 2019 FIX IT in classroom
29 Dec 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
27 Dec 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
22 Dec 2019 FIX IT in classroom
13 Dec 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Nov 2019 Intro to welding
29 Nov 2019 Metalhead Meetup
29 Nov 2019 Metalhead Meetup
28 Nov 2019 Applicants Evening
12 Nov 2019 Open House Tour
24 Oct 2019 Applicants Evening
14 Oct 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
13 Oct 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
8 Oct 2019 Open House Tour
26 Sep 2019 Applicants Evening
23 Sep 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
10 Sep 2019 Open House Tour
9 Sep 2019 FIX IT in the Classroom
7 Sep 2019 High performance model rocketry (workshop and launch event)
5 Sep 2019 Woodshop Move Meetin
23 Aug 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
14 Aug 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
13 Aug 2019 CANCELLED Open House Tour
1 Aug 2019 Wild Apricot Migration Deadline
18 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
17 Jul 2019 Resin Printing with the Form 1
9 Jul 2019 CANCELLED Open House Tour
8 Jul 2019 Woodshop Workgroup Meeting
4 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
2 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
27 Jun 2019 Last Applicants Evening Until September
20 Jun 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
11 Jun 2019 Open House Tour
6 Jun 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 May 2019 CNC Class
29 May 2019 Applicants Evening
16 May 2019 Metalshop Committee Meetup
14 May 2019 Open House Tour
14 May 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
9 May 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Apr 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
27 Apr 2019 Lichtenberg Pyrography using High Voltage electricity
18 Apr 2019 Applicants Evening
14 Apr 2019 Planned Power Outage
9 Apr 2019 Open House Tour
9 Apr 2019 FIX IT in Classroom - Cancelled due to illnesss
2 Apr 2019 FIX IT in classroom
20 Mar 2019 Applicants Evening
17 Mar 2019 Biology Workshop Detecting Estrogens
14 Mar 2019 CNC Class
12 Mar 2019 Open House Tour
9 Mar 2019 Flavour Tripping Party
6 Mar 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
5 Mar 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
2 Mar 2019 FIX IT in the classroom
27 Feb 2019 Applicants Evening
26 Feb 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
16 Feb 2019 Open House Tour (SUPPLEMENTARY)
12 Feb 2019 Open House Tour
12 Feb 2019 Open House Tour (CANCELLED)
29 Jan 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
16 Jan 2019 Applicants Evening
11 Dec 2018 Open House Tour
8 Dec 2018 Laser Cutter Maintenance Workshop
2 Dec 2018 Potluck
28 Nov 2018 CNC Plasma Design Meeting
21 Nov 2018 Applicants Evening
13 Nov 2018 Open House Tour
24 Oct 2018 Laser Cutter Project Show & Tell
17 Oct 2018 Applicants Evening
9 Oct 2018 Open House Tour
2 Oct 2018 FIX IT Team (Classroom)
22 Sep 2018 Lichtenberg Pyrography using High Voltage electricity
20 Sep 2018 Hands-on with the Makerspace Laser Cutters
19 Sep 2018 Spore to Fruit Mushroom Cultivation Course
11 Sep 2018 Open House Tour
19 Aug 2018 CNC Class (Wood Only)
27 May 2018 CNC Class
29 Jan 2018 CNC Class
2 Jan 2018 CNC Class

What is Victoria Makerspace?

Victoria Makerspace is a member-operated shared space where people come together and collaborate while sharing tools, resources and knowledge. Members come from all different backgrounds and collectively bring vast amounts of knowledge and experience to the space. To keep Makerspace functioning, all members share a responsibility to keep the space safe, tidy, and welcoming. Makerspace members benefit from 24-hour access to a large assortment of equipment and tools. See more details on out equipment  facility features.








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