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Monthly Calendar


September 2019

Two chairs on dock
Sunday, May 19 through Sunday, September 1, 2019
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 19, 2019 through to and including Sunday, September 1, 2019. Idea Exchange... Read More»
two chairs on a beach at sunset
Monday, September 2, 2019
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Old Post Office, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
Idea Exchange will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day. Even though our buildings are closed, you can still access our web based... Read More»
Bella Marie
Saturday, August 3,17 and September 7, 2019, 3:30-5:00pm
Old Post Office
Live Performances
Join us in the beautiful Riverview Room at the Old Post Office for guitar music by Bella Marie.
vrdropin
Monday to Thursday, September 9 - December 5, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00pm (excl. October 14)
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Due to technical issues with the HTC Vive, the VR drop-in program is cancelled until further notice.
vrdropin
Saturday and Sunday, September 14 - December 1, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00pm (excl. October 13)
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Due to technical issues with the HTC Vive, the VR drop-in program is cancelled until further notice.
stage with curtains
Mondays, September 16 - November 25, 2019, 6:00 - 8:30pm (excl. October 14)
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Rehearse and perform a holiday play for the popular Music and Lights Festival in Hespeler. Performance is on Friday, November 29 from 5:30 - 9:00pm.
teentastemakers
Mondays, September 16, October 21, and November 18, 2019, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Preston
Programs + Workshops
The Teen Tastemakers are a group of local teens who meet monthly to discuss and review books, movies, and music, provide input about the library... Read More»
Employment Worker with Man at Computer
One Wednesday per Month, March-December 2019, 2:00-4:30pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Drop in for free assistance with an Employment Specialist from YMCA Employment Services. They can help you with: Resume Help Job Search Assistance... Read More»
teenrockpainting
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Programs + Workshops
Express yourself with rock painting! You can make a rock into a bumblebee, a football, a haunted house, or whatever you choose. All supplies will be... Read More»
dronebasicsfor teens
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Learn from a professional drone pilot all about what it takes to become certified, how drones can be used in our lives, and what kinds of imagery can... Read More»