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Veronica, Queen's Square | May 26, 2020
I remember racing home as a kid so I could watch Art Attack. I loved Neil Bruchanan and was amazed at what he could make with common items found... Read More»
Photo of Autumn dancing in Idea Exchange, Queen's Square
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | May 20, 2020
“There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” - Vicki Baum  I have always loved dance. From twirling in a big skirt when I was a... Read More»
Mother and son looking at tablet
Brittni, Preston | May 13, 2020
Out of books? As we enter another week of physical distancing and staying home, I am sure you are getting tired of reading, re-reading, re-reading... Read More»
kids doing school work virtually
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | May 12, 2020
We get it. Being both a parent and a teacher is hard. As families across the Region continue to adjust to learning from home, we know not everything... Read More»
Mother and daughter reading a book together
Hespeler Youth Services Team | May 7, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day! On May 10th we take time to pause and celebrate all the moms in our lives. This year the Youth Services Team at Idea Exchange... Read More»
Typewriter with papers flying in the air
Shannon, Queen's Square | May 6, 2020
"I am not crazy, my reality is just different from yours." - Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland It’s not hard to admit that we all feel a little topsy... Read More»
Typewriter with papers flying in the air
Shannon, Queen's Square | May 6, 2020
Alone Together: A Cambridge Quaranzine is looking for dynamic and creative content for a new e-magazine. This publication will document the local... Read More»
Preston Springs Hotel
Susan, Queen's Square | May 1, 2020
This week, I was supposed to be visiting Newfoundland for the first time. That trip has been postponed so instead of exploring the streets of St.... Read More»
Grandfather, father and son in garden with tomatoes
Beth, Preston | May 1, 2020
There are many reasons to be more interested than ever in gardening at home. You may have more time at home, or a mind to being more self-sufficient... Read More»
Mother and young children looking at tablet
Andrea, Queen's Square | April 30, 2020
We’ve missed you! Join us for fun, engaging, and educational virtual programs! We're taking the kids programs you love and moving them online. Access... Read More»