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Shannon, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
April is National Volunteer Month, and we salute the more than 400 individuals who donate their time, ideas and energy to Idea Exchange. In 2016, a... Read More»
walking across a stream in spring
Phil, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
Sometimes it seems like you can’t go out for a simple walk anymore. With all the data tracking options available, if you’re not measuring every... Read More»
random words
Linda, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
Find a canoe, float down the river, and fish for a poem -- it’s Poetry Month!  We are very pleased to showcase our winning poets from our Poem-A-Day... Read More»
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Lina, Preston | April 2, 2017
I say yes because I am one!  Recently, Phil at Queen's Square wrote an article on sleeplessness and how to get to sleep. He had some good ideas.... Read More»
man with cricut machine
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | April 2, 2017
Do you like to scrapbook or make your own cards? If you answered yes, you might be interested in learning more about the new Cricut machine at Idea... Read More»
vacuuming a car seat
Shaun, Hespeler | April 2, 2017
Hooray! Spring is finally here! Or, it should be here by now. I don’t really know. I’ve lived in this province a couple of years and I’m still trying... Read More»
movie popcorn and glasses
Jessica, Queen’s Square | April 2, 2017
I love going to the movies.  There’s nothing better than completely immersing yourself in another world and escaping the humdrum of daily life. ... Read More»
Unbelievably UnPlugged
Programs + Events | March 29, 2017
Time to cue the April showers, and with them, a new month’s worth of programs and events at Idea Exchange! Read on for a few highlights. Warm up your... Read More»
Math and art on blackboard behind a child
Kids | March 17, 2017
Looking for a program to inspire curiosity and wonder? Check out STEM Storytime, a drop in program to encourage little ones to explore the principles... Read More»
The Brush Off Junior
Programs + Events | March 1, 2017
March is here which means spring is just around the corner! Check out the many spring-inspired events happening at Idea Exchange this month to get... Read More»