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Escape Rooms
Lori, Hespeler | August 1, 2019
Captives, traps, riddles, imagination, adventure, secrets, breakouts, mystery, codes, perplexing, hints and escapes.  Can you guess what these have... Read More»
math kid
Elora at Queen's Square | July 19, 2019
Adding, subtracting and telling time are just some of the fun things you can do with numbers. I know what you’re thinking, “How are numbers fun?” But... Read More»
Mango Languages Logo
Idea Exchange | July 8, 2019
Mango Languages has a new look! Check it out and start learning a new language today. Learning another language means learning a new way of thinking... Read More»
What's On this Month: July 2019
Programs + Events July 1, 2019 | July 1, 2019
This month, we’ve got lots of program to help you make the most of your summer. From learning local history to exploring your creativity, there’s so... Read More»
Unleash your Inner Child
Shaun, Hespeler | July 1, 2019
“Can we play too?” It’s a familiar question to staff running the children’s programs here at Idea Exchange, except it’s not just kids asking the... Read More»
Holiday at Home
Sarah, Clemens Mill | July 1, 2019
Don’t have a passport? Interested in supporting our Canadian Economy? Or just working with limited time to get away? These are all good reasons to... Read More»
microphone with lights behind it
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»
sign saying de-clutter your life
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»