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adult woman using her computer to video chat with various other adults on her screen
Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2020
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you are staying home during COVID-19? English... Read More»
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Services | March 31, 2020
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.  Through the YMCA Library Settlement... Read More»
Ramadan lanterns, date palms and beads
Shannon, Queen's Square | March 1, 2020
As Cambridge has become more diverse, the traditions and celebrations of our neighbours have also become more a part of what is happening around town... Read More»
Teen and senior sitting and laughing
Shannon, Queen’s Square | January 1, 2020
Storytelling is about connections. It transcends generations, stirs our emotions, and promotes togetherness. Through the stories we share, we reveal... Read More»
Around the World in 30 Stories: Storytelling By You
Shannon, Queen's Square | July 1, 2019
"If you listen carefully, at the end you'll be someone else." ~ Vyasa “Tell me a story…” said every child, ever. A great story strengthens a... Read More»
People talking in a circle
Services | March 11, 2019
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? From September through May, come and be a part of our... Read More»
people clapping and smiling
Shannon, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
Finding your way and building your life in a new place can be a challenge. So roll up your sleeves and get busy with us as a volunteer. Here are... Read More»
The word hello in many different languages
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 27, 2018
Idea Exchange has something for everyone, whether it’s resources and services, opportunities for leisure and discovery, or connections with other... Read More»