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Pumpkins and Jack O'Lanterns of Various Sizes
Sarah, Queen’s Square | October 1, 2019
Spooky season is here! You’re never too old for costumes, haunted houses, and candy, which is why we have planned some wicked programs for adults... Read More»
Farah Heron
Veronica, Queen’s Square | October 1, 2019
Celebration of Women is a partnership with Idea Exchange and the City of Cambridge to celebrate Persons Day. On October 18, 1929, Canada’s highest... Read More»
DIY Blocks
Christina, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
Most people have the same reaction that I did when I first walked into the 3rd floor Makerspace at the Old Post Office; equal parts amazed and... Read More»
Man with octopus monster
Shawna, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
H.P. Lovecraft is best known for his short stories that forge the Cthulhu Mythos.  The tales of a giant sleeping aquatic creature with qualities of a... Read More»
Woman with question marks above head
Shaun, Hespeler | October 1, 2019
Has dressing up in costume lost its appeal? Are ghosts and goblins a bit too much?  Is candy corn not really your thing?  Well, good news; there are... Read More»
Books on shelves with cobwebs
Jessica, Hespeler | October 1, 2019
A spooky time of year demands some equally spooky reads.  While there are many modern horror novels, nothing beats the classics.  If you’ve always... Read More»
Stack of Books by a Roaring Fire
Cate, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
I’ve always had a passion for Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and T.S. Eliot.  They are renowned writers and their works are called Classics for a reason –their... Read More»
Pile of Pumpkins
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
Every year at around this time, I start to think of about Linus and Sally sitting in the pumpkin patch. The air is chilly, clouds are floating over... Read More»
Monster Holding Popcorn and Remote Control
Meredith, Queen's Square | October 1, 2019
It’s October, which means even if you’re not a year-round horror fanatic like me, now is the perfect time to dim the lights, grab some popcorn, and... Read More»
Volunteer Profile: Charlotte Turner
Sheridan Flietstra | September 26, 2019
Volunteer Profile: Charlotte Turner Grade eleven student Charlotte Turner has accumulated a surprising hoard of life experience. Charlotte can play... Read More»

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