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Monthly Calendar


April 2017

March 29 – May 7, 2017
Queen's Square
Exhibitions + Openings
Generation Yet Unnamed is a new exhibition focused on art made by youth. The exhibition presents artworks in all medium: painting, drawing, sculpture... Read More»
Music is my weapon
Saturdays, January 14 – April 22, 2017 1:00 – 4:00pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Learn songwriting, how to arrange music, and basic audio engineering from recording artist Rufus John and a team of professionals.  Perks include:... Read More»
Artvibe
Mondays, April 3 & May 1, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Preston
Programs + Workshops
Create a different plant-themed art project each month. All materials supplied. April 3, Paper Flower Bouquets May 1, Felt Succulents
Poi Spinning
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:30 – 6:30pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
From the basics of spinning and twirling, to a choreographed routine, create interesting rhythmic and geometric patterns using poi. All experience... Read More»
AV Exchange
Tuesdays, April 4 – May 2, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Join us for the next step in creating, editing, and publishing your ideas as we explore photography, image editing and develop our very own digital... Read More»
Ukulele Jam Night
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Preston, Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Check out these jam sessions where you'll learn some songs, share ideas and enjoy some fun together. Grab your uke and come on out. No experience... Read More»
Artvibe
Tuesdays, April 4, & May 2, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Create a different plant-themed art project each month. All materials supplied. April 3, Paper Flower Bouquets May 1, Felt Succulents
Gaming
Wednesdays, April 5 – May 24, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Drop by for PlayStation 4 Pro games – bring yours or play one from our collection. We’ll also have Munchkin Steampunk, Exploding Kittens and other “... Read More»
Ukulele Jam Night
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Check out these jam sessions where you'll learn some songs, share ideas and enjoy some fun together.  Grab your uke and come on out.  No experience... Read More»
Board Games
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 – 9:30pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Meet like-minded gamers looking to play some low-tech board games like Pandemic, Magic: the Gathering, Catan and D&D. Limited games available so... Read More»
Cube Club
Alternate Thursdays, March 2 – April 27, 2017, 7:00 – 8:00pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Want to solve a Rubik’s Cube? Or maybe you’re an expert but want to try a different kind of cube? Enjoy a fun hour with fellow cubers.  All skill... Read More»
Back of stuffed bunny sitting with easter eggs
Friday, April 14, 2017
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed Friday, April 14, 2017 for Good Friday. While closed, our web based services, including the library... Read More»
Bunny in meadow with easter basket
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed Sunday, April 16, 2017 for Easter Sunday. While closed, our web based services, including the library... Read More»
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Events in the Community
Art Courses
Discover the beautiful and diverse world of monoprints with instructor Kari Mullin. This practical evening workshop is designed to show you how to... Read More»
Poetry
Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Events in the Community
Special Events
Celebrate 10 years of our Poem-A-Day contest and local poetic talent! Be inspired by winning entries from the child, youth and adult categories.... Read More»
Birdhouse
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1:00 – 3:00pm
Preston
Programs + Workshops
Celebrate Earth Day by building a house for our feathered friends! Kits include all the materials needed. Children must be supervised by an adult.
Stemotics
Saturdays, April 22 – May 13, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
The pros at Stemotics will teach students to design and build programmable robots using motors, sensors, gears, wheels, axles and other technical... Read More»
Cricut design
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm
Clemens Mill
Special Events
Learn how to DIY with our Cricut® design and cut system and create two fun projects.
Improv
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Want to learn how to be quick on your feet, or are you looking for a great way to show off your creativity?  Whether you’re naturally funny or not,... Read More»
Games
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Hespeler
Lectures + Talks
Interested in the portrayal of the American Railroad in “Ticket to Ride” or epidemiology in “Pandemic”? This free lecture series pairs Wilfrid... Read More»
Music is my weapon
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Clemens Mill
Special Events
Come celebrate with emerging teen musicians at the Music Is My Weapon CD Release Party! The Music Is My Weapon program is made up of a small group of... Read More»
Unbelievably Unplugged 2015. Photo by Brian Duggan.
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Queen's Square
Live Performances
Join MC Craig Norris as we feature our community’s best up-and-coming singer/songwriters. Presented in partnership with Cambridge Live Music.... Read More»