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A basket with trowel, gardening glvoes and information about the Cascadia Pea
Beth and Tina, Preston | March 1, 2021
Calling all gardeners! One Seed, One Community Cambridge, brought to you by four community organizations (Idea Exchange, rare Charitable Research... Read More»
Child sitting at a table with headphones on, watching a tablet and laughing
Andrea, Queen's Square | March 1, 2021
Even though we’ve had to re-schedule our Spring Break to April this year, Idea Exchange still has some great virtual programs to offer kids after... Read More»
Phone laying on a personal planner date book
Cassidy, Queen's Square | March 1, 2021
This year, along with hopefully some milder weather, March is bringing some change to programs at Idea Exchange. Along with a new month of exciting... Read More»
A hand holding a lightbulb
Jessica, Hespeler | March 1, 2021
If I hear that William Shakespeare wrote King Lear during a pandemic one more time, I think I’m going to scream. As we lived through the first... Read More»
A silver chair and ottoman with white cushions
Shawna, Old Post Office | February 24, 2021
Antiques represent pieces of history that live amongst us. Some come down through the family reminding us of memories shared. Some we acquire that... Read More»
A white calendar sits on an orange and teal background, with pins and stickers highlighting certain dates.
Betty, Queen's Square | February 23, 2021
This year, along with hopefully some milder weather, March is bringing some change to programming at Idea Exchange. Along with a new month of... Read More»
illustration of orange girl playing guitar and blue man drawing. Pink background
Shannon Markle | February 12, 2021
"I wish there was something I could just do!" We've all said that in the past year, haven't we? Wanted to 'just do' something to ease the stress,... Read More»
Close up shot of young woman hands knitting with red yarn
Marcie Bronson | February 3, 2021
Cambridge Art Galleries and Idea Exchange are honoured to support and host The Cambridge Poppy Project ( This is a... Read More»
A small yellow and gray bird sitting on a windowsill
Veronica, Queen's Square | February 3, 2021
Have you ever heard that heartbreaking thud of a bird colliding with your window pane? Birds flying into windows is an all too regular occurrence;... Read More»
Rhythm and Blues Presents Black History Month
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | February 2, 2021
As I opened zoom on my computer to join my very first Rhythm & Blues Committee meeting back in January, I was nervous. I didn’t know much yet... Read More»