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A pair of hands holding the earth
Cassidy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2021
April showers are bringing both May flowers and a full month of fun and fascinating virtual programs to Idea Exchange. From Spring Break activities... Read More»
Grand River Parks Membership Card
Amy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2021
Picture this: you have the whole weekend free of work and school to take a trip. That may not be quite enough time to make the trek up the Lake Huron... Read More»
A group of 4 individuals sitting around a table and talking
Shaun, Hespeler | April 1, 2021
For most of us, this last year has been about adapting to major changes in our personal, family, and working lives.  While there’s no denying things... Read More»
A monarch butterfly sits on a pink flower, wings wide.
Veronica, Queen's Square | March 31, 2021
Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate the start of the new season than going to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to see some... Read More»
A white sweatershirt on a blue background. The sweater is embroidered with oars, and embroidery hoops and thread are scattered.
Shawna, Old Post Office | March 23, 2021
The history of sewing has its roots firmly embedded in necessity.  From clothing to bedding to farm animal equipment everyone needed to know how to... Read More»
A basket with trowel, gardening glvoes and information about the Cascadia Pea
Beth and Tina, Preston | March 1, 2021
Calling all gardeners! One Seed, One Community Cambridge, brought to you by four community organizations (Idea Exchange, rare Charitable Research... Read More»
Child sitting at a table with headphones on, watching a tablet and laughing
Andrea, Queen's Square | March 1, 2021
Even though we’ve had to re-schedule our Spring Break to April this year, Idea Exchange still has some great virtual programs to offer kids after... Read More»
Phone laying on a personal planner date book
Cassidy, Queen's Square | March 1, 2021
This year, along with hopefully some milder weather, March is bringing some change to programs at Idea Exchange. Along with a new month of exciting... Read More»
A hand holding a lightbulb
Jessica, Hespeler | March 1, 2021
If I hear that William Shakespeare wrote King Lear during a pandemic one more time, I think I’m going to scream. As we lived through the first... Read More»
A silver chair and ottoman with white cushions
Shawna, Old Post Office | February 24, 2021
Antiques represent pieces of history that live amongst us. Some come down through the family reminding us of memories shared. Some we acquire that... Read More»

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