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Kate, Old Post Office | June 1, 2019
“Music is the universal language of mankind.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow He isn’t wrong! Music has been an integral part of the human experience... Read More»
Summer Programs
Programs + Events | June 1, 2019
Summer is finally here, bringing with it tons of new programs for you to explore. Read on for some June highlights, and check out the monthly... Read More»
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Tina, Preston | May 31, 2019
I’ve become obsessed with de-cluttering. My children are now 20 and 18 and my husband and I are wanting to downsize in a few years. It’s amazing the... Read More»
Indigenous Dress
Sarah, Queen's Square | May 31, 2019
June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions and culture of First Nations, Metis... Read More»
Social Worker
Services | May 27, 2019
Sit down and chat with Crystal, an Outreach worker from Langs Mondays: 9:30am - 1:00pm Thursdays: 9:30am - 1:00pm Get information you need about the... Read More»
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Services | May 13, 2019
Free Individual appointments are available to assist you with the use of technology. Appointments are for 60 minutes. A friendly staff member is... Read More»
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Beth, Preston | May 2, 2019
When the winter eases off a bit, and we start to feel the warmth of the sun again, it is easy to remember how good it feels to be outside. Those... Read More»
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Shaun, Hespeler | May 1, 2019
I don’t know about you but, come winter my desire to hibernate is strong. It’s only with the help of cup after cup of very strong, very black coffee... Read More»
trail runners
Sarah, Queen's Square | May 1, 2019
The 7th Annual Cambridge Mill Race happens on May 19th 2019. This year, the 8km race has evolved from a road race into a trail race, using portions... Read More»
Emmanuel Jal
Shannon, Queen's Sqaure | May 1, 2019
Emmanuel started his life as a child soldier in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan in the early 1980s. He was eventually rescued by a British aid... Read More»