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girl with pumpkin mask
Programs + Events | October 1, 2018
Check out these awesome Halloween programs happening this month at Idea Exchange for kids and teens. Just in time for Halloween, school’s out on... Read More»
a girl using a virtual reality headset
Lauren, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2018
With school back in session, and the fall season upon us, the time has come for everyone to settle back into their regular routines. Over here at... Read More»
Fall Leaves in a Book
Phil, Queen's Square | October 1, 2018
At the beginning of 2018, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month,... Read More»
Claire (Preston High School, Grade 9)
Teens, Idea Exchange | October 1, 2018
Idea Exchange is proud to introduce our 2018-2019 Teen Tastemakers, our teen ambassadors and authorities on good taste. The Tastemakers provide input... Read More»
two kids reading by flashlight
Stephanie, Queen's Square | October 1, 2018
I have always loved Halloween! The anticipation of the day as a child, dreaming up a costume, putting it together, and then the excitement of touring... Read More»
Children playing with Steamboxes
Idea Exchange | October 1, 2018
What are STEAMboxes? They are a unique on-site learning experience for children (Ages 6+) to explore with a parent/guardian. Available starting... Read More»
Roastmaster Graham Braun Preparing a Pour Over. Photo Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | October 1, 2018
Legend has it that after a vigorous battle against the Arabian army, the European conquerors seized the loot, which included a large quantity of... Read More»
Old Post Office
Idea Exchange | September 30, 2018
You’re invited! Join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Robin Williams book cover cropped
Phil, Queen's Square | September 24, 2018
According to statistics, nearly 10,000 biographies are published every year in the United States. So with that number ringing in our heads, what are... Read More»
Group of students holding hands
Charlotte Turner | September 17, 2018
One of the best parts of a new school year is joining some of the clubs or sports teams. It’s a great way to meet new people, get out of your comfort... Read More»

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