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Cassidy, Queen's Square | May 1, 2022
April showers have brought both May flowers and a brand new month of programs and events to Idea Exchange. Check out some highlighted programs below... Read More»
Cassidy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2022
Spring is here with its rainy days, muddy earth, and the beginning of new plans for gardens, cleaning, and new projects! Whether you're looking for... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 28, 2022
Join us all March long for virtual events for all ages, including a March Break week packed with fun! Starting to think about your garden as the snow... Read More»
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Shawna, Clemens Mill | February 28, 2022
Iceland brings its own unique presence to literature reflecting its history as part of the Viking mythology and medieval sagas. Their literature has... Read More»
A woman in a pink dress rests in a lush, green field
Veronica, Queen's Square | February 1, 2022
International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8. This year the Canadian Government has picked the theme Women Inspiring Women. This means... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2022
February is here, and whether you're looking to stay social, entertained or learning something new, Idea Exchange has programs, materials and online... Read More»
Blocks with the numbers 2021 becoming 2022 as they turn
Cassidy, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
2022 has arrived, along with a brand new cycle of virtual programs at Idea Exchange. With new and familiar programming for kids, as well as engaging... Read More»
A gingerbread house sits in front of a decorated Christmas tree
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2021
Long before it was shaped into men or made into candy-studded houses, gingerbread was the term used to describe “preserved ginger” which was simply... Read More»
A snowman in a red hat, scarf and mittens smiles in the snow
Cassidy, Queen's Square | December 1, 2021
Snow is falling, the nights are longer, and the holiday season is upon us. Whether you're looking for fun, creative and educational programs, or a... Read More»
A selection of old black and white and sepia photos lay spread on a table
Megan, Queen's Square | December 1, 2021
With public spaces reopening and Idea Exchange settling back into regular hours, we’re getting closer to a new version of normal. It’s wonderful to... Read More»