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Monthly Calendar


Idea Exchange: The Brush Off
Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:00pm
Queen's Square
Special Events
IDEA EXCHANGE: THE BRUSH OFF Friday, June 2, 2017 Doors open 7:00pm Painting starts 7:30pm Idea Exchange is excited to present our annual... Read More»
Neighbourhood Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Hespeler
Special Events
Let’s spend the day together! Get to know your neighbours and enjoy fun activities! INDOOR ACTIVITIES 9:30am – 5:30pm             Games and puzzles... Read More»
Skating Party
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Events in the Community
Special Events
In celebration of World Refugee Day in Waterloo Region, join us for a FREE Skating Party to welcome newcomers to our community! Bring your own skates... Read More»
Two chairs on dock
Sunday, May 21 through Sunday, September 3, 2017
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting Sunday, May 21, 2017 through to and including Sunday, September 3, 2017. Idea Exchange... Read More»
Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Drop-in for conversation and some time to knit! Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00pm, at Queen's Square Wednesdays, 10:30am – 12:00pm, at Hespeler
Ukulele Jam Night
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00pm
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»
knit together
Wednesdays, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Drop-in for conversation and some time to knit! Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00pm, at Queen's Square Wednesdays, 10:30am – 12:00pm, at Hespeler
Ukulele Jam Night
Wednesdays until June 28, 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»
Books seen from the top
June 9-15, 2017
Clemens Mill, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Book Sales
It's book sale time at all Idea Exchange library locations! Materials offered may include adult and children's books, magazines, cd and dvds [... Read More»
Artvibe
Mondays, April 3, May 1 & June 12, 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 June 12, Stone... Read More»
Little library
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
A Little Library is a box full of books where neighbours stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. Come make yours to... Read More»
Chalk art
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Cambridge Street Art Festival: Chalk Blending Workshop with Jennifer Chaparro Discover the history of street painting, an art form using various... Read More»
Voices yet to come
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30pm
Queen's Square
Live Performances
Experience storytelling through the voices of the Youth Arts Group from the Six Nations Grand River Territory. Listen as Frankie Warner, Imani Mitten... Read More»
Board Games
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:30 – 10:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Gather together, meet like-minded gamers, and conquer the world!! Fun, friendly atmosphere for those fans of low-tech board games like Pandemic,... Read More»