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Susan, Queen's Square | July 1, 2022
We’ve seen quite a few changes since the last time we refreshed our website; we stream and download more often, attend programs and events virtually... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | July 1, 2022
Summer has begun, and Idea Exchange has a brand new month of programs to help you get out, explore, and stay cool all season long. For more upcoming... Read More»
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Beth, Preston | June 1, 2022
Hearing a lot about pollinators lately? What is all the buzz about? Pollinators are insects or animals that are essential for pollinating our food... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square; Scott, Clemens Mill | June 1, 2022
June is Pride Month, and Idea Exchange is celebrating its brilliant, diverse community with displays and events all month long, and with stories... Read More»
A calendar for the month of June
Cassidy, Queen's Square | May 31, 2022
Summer is very nearly here, and Idea Exchange is gearing up for a sunny month of new programs and events for all ages. Alongside a number of Pride... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | May 1, 2022
April showers have brought both May flowers and a brand new month of programs and events to Idea Exchange. Check out some highlighted programs below... Read More»
Cassidy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2022
Spring is here with its rainy days, muddy earth, and the beginning of new plans for gardens, cleaning, and new projects! Whether you're looking for... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 28, 2022
Join us all March long for virtual events for all ages, including a March Break week packed with fun! Starting to think about your garden as the snow... Read More»
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Shawna, Clemens Mill | February 28, 2022
Iceland brings its own unique presence to literature reflecting its history as part of the Viking mythology and medieval sagas. Their literature has... Read More»
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Veronica, Queen's Square | February 1, 2022
International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8. This year the Canadian Government has picked the theme Women Inspiring Women. This means... Read More»