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first day of kindergarten for a girl wearing a backpack and holding hands with a parent
Laureen, Queen's Square | June 22, 2020
Starting school can be a very exciting time but also a little scary. Idea Exchange is here to help you get ready for the big day! Kanopy Kids is the... Read More»
Example Laser Cut 3D Puzzle
Meg, Old Post Office | June 17, 2020
Take the joy of the Old Post Office's Makerspace home with you! Our Take and Make kits come ready to assemble with instructions and everything you... Read More»
kid reading a book outside on a lounge chair
Andrea, Queen's Square | June 17, 2020
Our award-winning summer reading program is back for another year of reading, prizes, and awesome programs to keep your whole family learning and... Read More»
freshly made green juice in a mason jar surrounded by fresh veggies and fruit
Veronica, Queen's Square, and Shawna, Old Post Office | June 16, 2020
I just love when it starts to get warmer outside. The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the warm breeze feels wonderful on my face. Warm... Read More»
two hands holding shells and plastic bits
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | June 15, 2020
When Boyan Slat went snorkelling as a teenager on a trip to Greece, he realized he was seeing more plastic bags than fish. Since that day he has been... Read More»
family gathered around a BBQ, grilling food together
Lisa, Hespeler | June 15, 2020
Happy Fathers’ Day! If your dad is like mine, summer is his time to shine in the dinner department. I have wonderful memories of sitting around our... Read More»
Malual Bol Kiir
Shannon, Queen's Square | June 11, 2020
"Play is powerful, because it brings people together.” ~ Malual Bol Kiir Every minute 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or... Read More»
woman sitting on the floor in a gym beside a weight
Veronica, Queen's Square, and Shawna, Old Post Office | June 9, 2020
There is just something about finishing a great workout that leaves you feeling like you can take on the world and all its challenges. It has become... Read More»
Samantha Bailey
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | June 9, 2020
There is nothing I love more than digging into a good mystery story. Don’t get me wrong, I love a lot of genres, but I can always count on a mystery... Read More»
person using laser cutter
Idea Exchange | June 2, 2020
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office will be open for Makerspace Pick-up Service starting on Tuesday, June 16. Idea Exchange members can submit their laser... Read More»