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What's on this Month: March 2019


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Programs + Events | March 1, 2019

Spring may be just around the corner, but our spring programs are already here! The calendar is packed this month with something everyone can enjoy – and our Spring 2019 Idea Exchange Magazine is now available at all locations. Read on for some March highlights, and check out the monthly calendar for a full listing of events.

Gather together, meet like-minder gamers, and conquer the world with our Board Game Café on Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 – 10:00pm at Hespeler. Board game cafés are sweeping the nation, growing in popularity as people rediscover their love for these classic games. Read more about the unlikely resurgence of board games here, and visit us for our next game night at Idea Exchange.

Our new lecture series, The Thursday Topic, continues this month! On Thursday, March 7 from 11:30am – 12:30pm, join us for 5 Fun Things To Do With the Kids in Your Life at the Old Post Office. Children’s Programmer Elora Gamsby will give you fresh ideas on how to spend some fun quality time with the children in your life. Later this month we’ll have Living Your Retirement Plan on Thursday, March 21 from 11:30am – 12:30pm at the Old Post Office. Join financial advisor Emily Seunarine to discover your options for retirement and how they work, sources of income, and how to protect your retirement savings.

Looking for a new job? Want to improve your professional online presence? Look no further than Mastering LinkedIn on Wednesday, March 20 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Queen’s Square. Staff from Lutherwood Employment Services will help you maximize your LinkedIn profile for career success, understand how to use it to build your professional brand, and establish a professional network. This program requires registration.

Learn how to bring your DIY remodelling plans to a new level with our DIY Remodel Using SketchUp program. SketchUp is a powerful architectural tool that is easy to learn and can help make your remodelling plans look like HGTV show renovation previews. This program runs on Wednesdays from March 20 to March 27, 6:30 – 8:00pm at the Old Post Office. Registration is required.

Learn how to save your own flower, vegetable, and herb seeds at our Seed Saving with Bob Wildfong from Seeds of Diversity Canada. This program takes place on Saturday, March 23 from 2:30 – 3:30pm at Preston. Bob will lead you through the steps of harvesting, drying, and storing seeds for future uses. Don’t forget to check out the Seed Library while you’re at Preston! This program requires registration.

Virtual Reality Armchair Travel is back with new virtual destinations for you to explore with the Google Expeditions VR headset. On Thursday, March 28 from 6:30 – 8:00pm at Clemens Mill, come and explore the desert with us. Save the date for April 18 and May 9 to explore the giants of the sea and Antarctica. Registration is required for this program.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in March at Idea Exchange!