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build your own
Trish at the Old Post Office | January 7, 2020
What is Engineering? Simply put, it is designing and building a structure or machine. Engaging children in engineering projects is a great hands-on... Read More»
Two people working on knitting projects
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | January 2, 2020
Woolly Wonders is a new program at Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill that gives knitters and crocheters a space to create something special for someone in... Read More»
A person painting miniatures
Kimberley, Clemens Mill | January 1, 2020
Warhammer Club at Clemens Mill We are excited to announce that we are bringing Warhammer to Clemens Mill: a multifaceted hobby of tabletop wargaming... Read More»
Two children doing art
Karly, Queen's Square | January 1, 2020
As one decade ends and another begins, why not embrace your creative side by learning a new skill? Cambridge Art Galleries has many great programs... Read More»
Girl using her cell phone
Sarah, Queen’s Square | January 1, 2020
Happy New Year from all of us at Idea Exchange! 2020 is here and there’s so much excitement in the air as we welcome another year of learning,... Read More»
Teen tastemakers sitting in library
Teens, Idea Exchange | January 1, 2020
Welcome to 2020! The Teen Tastemakers have some great recommendations to start your year off right: MOVIES / TELEVISION (Charlotte) There is often... Read More»
Older couple looking at old photos
Lauren, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
For many years I wondered how I was going to turn all of my old home video VHS tapes into a digitized copy that I could watch today. I had countless... Read More»
An open book with musical notes floating above it
Leah, Queen’s Square | January 1, 2020
Why are we so drawn to rock and roll biographies? Is it the scandal and excess? The proverbial sex, drugs and rock n’ roll? Or is it like a car crash... Read More»
Messy shelves with dishevelled clothes and organized shelves with folded clothes
Shawna, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
As January deepens we spend more time at home indoors looking at our stuff.  The desire to spend a little extra time to declutter and organize will... Read More»
Movie clapperboard that says coming soon
Jessica, Preston | January 1, 2020
Many of the best movies and television series are based on books, and a whole slew of page-to-screen adaptations are scheduled for release in 2020.... Read More»

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