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Laser Etched Live Edge Wood
Jeremy, Old Post Office | October 5, 2021
This holiday season, up in the Old Post Office Makerspace, we are stocking live edge slabs that are perfect for gift ideas. These pieces of wood are... Read More»
A sheet ghost hovers in front of a yellow background
Shawna, OPO | October 1, 2021
Why do we love ghost stories? For the adrenaline junkie, whose roller coasters will be soon closed for the season, a good scare will get the heart... Read More»
A plate with a Canadian flag printed on it sits on a table next to silverware
Jennifer | October 1, 2021
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees… For bakers, these words are pure magic. This is the temperature at which cookies become crisp around the edges,... Read More»
An exterior shot of the Old Post Office location of Idea Exchange
Christine, Old Post Office | October 1, 2021
Have you ever looked at an old building and wondered about its history? If its walls could talk, what stories would they tell? Do you find yourself... Read More»
A smiling jack o lantern
Cassidy, Queen's Square | October 1, 2021
Spooky season is upon us, and with it, a new month of programs, learning and fun at Idea Exchange. This month we are featuring two different program... Read More»
A watery landscape
Shannon, Queen's Square | October 1, 2021
Aren’t we all longing for a little peace and tranquility these days? We’ll you know what they say “Don’t wait for it, create for it!” Join us this... Read More»
A person holds up a colourful skull against a blue wall
Teen Tastemakers | October 1, 2021
Happy October, everyone! If you’re looking for some worthwhile entertainment to celebrate the “Spooky Season,” the Teen Tastemakers have got you... Read More»
A family gathers around carved pumpkins, dressed in spooky costumes
Pam, Queen's Square | October 1, 2021
If you love Halloween as much as I do, you won’t want to miss a trip to one of our Idea Exchange locations. Each Idea Exchange location will be... Read More»
A tiny kitten wearing a kitches hat stands next to a pumpkin
Jessica S., Preston | October 1, 2021
I love Halloween! I love the pumpkins and the candy corn and the decorations. I love dancing to the Monster Mash and dressing up like a friendly... Read More»
A person in a biege shirt and a brown apron works in a creative space
Shawna, Old Post Office | September 29, 2021
Welcome back to the Old Post Office Makerspace!  As part of our return to regular Sunday and evening hours, we are rebooting our Makerspace Reward... Read More»