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Three women enjoying a party
Veronica, Queen's Square | February 25, 2019
Planning the perfect outfit can be totally stressful, but don’t worry we are here to give you the 411 on planning your outfit. For this knock-out... Read More»
magnus chase book cover
Sarah, Clemens Mill | February 16, 2019
It’s important for all kids to be able to pick up a book and see themselves reflected in the characters. In children’s books especially, this is... Read More»
girl with lizard
Natasha, Hespeler | February 12, 2019
It’s almost time for a much-needed March Break. But what to do with all that time? Bring the whole family down to Idea Exchange for exciting events... Read More»
Boom logo
Idea Exchange Art + Design | February 7, 2019
Hit the beat at our biggest party! VOLUME 3: BOOM Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:00pm Idea Exchange, Queen's Square 1 North Square, Cambridge This is... Read More»
Double the Impact, Double the Fun
Sheridan Flietstra, Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Co-op Student | February 7, 2019
Mike and Kim Palazzo like to do things together. These former teachers, who each taught for 30 years in Toronto, recently retired and now indulge in... Read More»
Cambridge Old Post Office
Sarah, Queen's Square | February 4, 2019
Idea Exchange’s newest location, the Old Post Office, has been recognized by Canadian Architect as a winner of the 2018 Canadian Architect Award of... Read More»
1950s car radio
Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
On the evening of February 2, 1959, American teenagers in the central Midwest were getting dressed up and heading out for a night of music and... Read More»
Penguin
Idea Exchange | February 1, 2019
Now in its 130th year, National Geographic Magazine is possibly the preeminent magazine in the world. First created in magazine format, National... Read More»
emoji coming out of a phone
Jessica, Hespeler | February 1, 2019
Remember emoticons? If you’re of a certain age you remember this precursor to the modern day emoji. When the word “emoji” gained popularity I... Read More»
lit candles and rolled towels
Meghan, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
A confession: February is my least favourite month of the year. Why? The holidays are gone but the credit card bills for all those presents, food and... Read More»

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