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Laureen, Queen's Square | July 7, 2015
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format you'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking... Read More»
Still Life DVD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Jessica, Queen's Square | July 1, 2015
I recently watched The Grand Seduction, a Canadian film where a small Newfoundland town needs to convince a doctor to stay and live in their... Read More»
Pot over campfire
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | July 1, 2015
The air is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and on the evening breeze you can smell the faint aroma of the most wonderful smell there is... Read More»
Gore Building, 1910. (Courtesy of the City of Cambridge Archives)
Linda F., Queen's Square | July 1, 2015
Some buildings and structures in Cambridge haven’t been restored, but there is something left to remind us of what used to be there. It’s always good... Read More»
Idea Exchange Volunteers
Shannon, Queen's Square | June 30, 2015
The 2015 Idea Exchange Anniversary Volunteers National Volunteer Month offers us the chance to take notice of all our volunteers, and give a special... Read More»
Chocolate birthday cake with candles
Emma, Preston | June 30, 2015
Celebrate Canada's birthday by taking our July Birthday Challenge! Idea Exchange has put together a list of authors, illustrators, musicians, actors... Read More»
Starfiled and nebula
Caitlyn, Queen's Square | June 26, 2015
Change. It is a word that fills some of us with a feeling of excitement and others a feeling of dread. In a rapidly changing world, we are frequently... Read More»
Teen Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Brooke, Clemens Mill and Preston | June 26, 2015
Running Around--Completing Challenges--Collecting Items Jurassic World came to St. Benny's in honor of the blockbuster movie's release! The madness... Read More»
Pool noodles in a pool
Laureen, Queen's Square | June 20, 2015
Besides helping you to float in a swimming pool or hitting your little brother over the head, there are lots of things you can do with pool noodles!... Read More»
Mary Misner, Gallery Director, Idea Exchange and Amanda Maxwell, Board Chair, Idea Exchange
Idea Exchange | June 12, 2015
On June 10, 2015, in the company of her family, colleagues and friends, Mary Misner, Gallery Director at Idea Exchange, received the Lifetime... Read More»