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old vinyl records and cassette tapes
Chris, Old Post Office | April 16, 2019
Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives taking up valuable space in your closet? Maybe you have an old collection of home... Read More»
A/V Room
Services | April 10, 2019
Want to make YouTube videos, podcasts, or digital art? Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives just waiting to be digitized?... Read More»
man and woman using a calculator
Laura, Old Post Office | April 8, 2019
Learning is an important part of life and something we do every single day! It's exciting to discover a new skill or learn about a new subject, as it... Read More»
Social Worker
Services | April 8, 2019
Sit down and chat with Crystal, an Outreach worker from Langs, or Nick, a Master of Social Work student from Laurier University. Get information you... Read More»
Idea Exchange Volunteers Ajit and Maria
Shannon, Queen's Square | April 4, 2019
"Volunteering at Idea Exchange makes me feel useful to my community and empowers me to be more confident in life." – Maria Bolhuis Are you new to... Read More»
Woman in a cape and mask on a stack of books
Phil, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
“Who cares about history? …What’s the point of remembering stuff that happened before you were born?” It’s a question, Tariq, a nineteen-year-old... Read More»
planters made of tires
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | April 1, 2019
Lately I find that every time I go to throw something out, I have a moment when I think to myself, “What could I use this for?" It’s kind of fun to... Read More»
pencil on paper
Programs + Events | April 1, 2019
April showers bring May flowers, but it also brings another month full of programs to explore. With professionals sharing their knowledge of writing... Read More»
Laptop with photoshop open
Kate, Old Post Office | April 1, 2019
Did you know that as an Idea Exchange Member you have access to the entire Adobe Creative Suite for free? That’s over 10 industry grade programs!... Read More»
Parents and kids
Sarah, Queen's Square | April 1, 2019
There are many ways to have children and build a family structure. Some follow the model of a man and a woman in a relationship conceiving a child... Read More»

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