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Monthly Calendar


Two chairs on dock
Sunday, May 20 through Sunday, September 2, 2018
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Old Post Office, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting Sunday, May 20, 2018 through to and including Sunday, September 2, 2018. Idea Exchange... Read More»
Happy Canada Day
Monday, July 2, 2018
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 for Canada Day. While closed, our web based services, including the library... Read More»
Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill
Saturday, June 30 - Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Clemens Mill
Special Events
The Clemens Mill location will temporarily close to the public on Saturday, June 30, 2018 for renovations and will re-open to the public on Tuesday,... Read More»
Old Post Office
Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 11:00am-4:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Thursday, July 5, 2018, 11:00am-4:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
group of teens
Thursday, July 5, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Preston
Special Events
Join the Teen Tastemakers and some special guests as we debate the best in YA fiction to choose the #1 book Cambridge teens should read this summer.... Read More»
game board
Thursday, July 5, 2018, 6:30 - 10:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Gather together, meet like-minded gamers, and conquer the world!!  Fun, friendly atmosphere for those fans of analog board games like Pandemic, Magic... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, July 6, 2018, 11:00am-8:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office Party
Friday, July 6, 2018, 6:00-10:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
This summer, Idea Exchange is excited to open our newest location – The Old Post Office! What can you expect? Outdoor Music Stage with MC Mike... Read More»
Old Post Office
Saturday, July 7, 2018, 11:00am-4:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Monday, July 9, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
guitar
Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Programs + Workshops
Part performance and part talk, come meet singer/songwriter Ian Foster! About the Meet A Maker Series Get up close and personal with local makers and... Read More»
Old Post Office
Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Nintendo Switch
Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 2018, 2-4pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Join us at Queen’s Square on Wednesdays in July from 2-4 pm for a drop-in Gamer’s Club. Use our laptops to play your favourite games – Roblox, Kizi,... Read More»
Old Post Office
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
OPO Light Show
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, July - August 2018, 9:00 - 11:00pm
Old Post Office
Live Performances
Watch visual effects transform the Old Post Office! Our newest Idea Exchange location will come alive with a video projection designed by Westbury... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, July 13, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, July 13, 2018, 2:00pm and 4:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Saturday, July 14, 2018, 11:00am-2:15pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7:00pm and 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
two people wearing virtual reality goggles
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Events in the Community
Programs + Workshops
Discover a new reality! Join us for an interactive VR tournament, hosted by Idea Exchange and Ctrl V Cambridge. Ctrl V is a network of physical... Read More»
making things
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 6:30-7:30pm
Old Post Office
Programs + Workshops
Local artist, Shawna Bauer-Kenyon, will inspire you to use our Cricut Cutter. About the Meet A Maker Series Get up close and personal with local... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, July 20, 2018, 2:00pm and 4:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Lisa Hirmer, Firestarts, 2018
Saturday, July 21, 10:00-11:30am
Events in the Community
Live Performances
Location: George St Parking Lot (where George St turns into Blair Rd) at the head of the Grand Trunk/Walter Bean Grand River Trail.  Bring your... Read More»
Old Post Office
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:00pm and 2:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00pm and 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
girl reading a book
Last Thursday of the month, June 28, July 26 and August 30, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Hespeler
Book Clubs
That's right, there's no set book to read in this book club for teens, led by teens. Come along and talk about your favourite books, music or movies... Read More»
making things
Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6:30-7:30pm
Old Post Office
Programs + Workshops
Meet fashion designer Bella Viglianti -- the designer behind BVD (Bella Viglianti Designs), a sustainable clothing brand. Bella focuses on making... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00pm and 4:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 2:00pm and 2:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Old Post Office
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7:00pm and 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»