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Kindness Rocks

All Ages

2024-07-15 10:30:00 2024-07-15 11:00:00 America/New_York Kindness Rocks Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence. Hespeler - Youth Services Department

Monday, July 15
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2024-07-15 10:30:00 2024-07-15 11:00:00 America/New_York Kindness Rocks Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence. Hespeler - Youth Services Department

Hespeler

Youth Services Department

Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

It's time to sing and dance together to celebrate love! This music-based program encourages self-confidence as your little one practices new skills.

 

 

Accessibility
If you require an accessibility accommodation for this program or event, please tell us how we can meet your needs as soon as possible so arrangements can be organized. If you require a sign language interpreter, please let us know at least two-weeks (10 working weekdays) before the program date. 
  
If you are attending a registered program with a support person, please add your support worker as a guest when you sign up. 

COST: Free

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs + Workshops |

TAGS: | Singing | School Aged | Preschool | Music | Dancing |

Hespeler

Phone: 519-658-4412

Hours
We're closed Sunday July 21
Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Jul 19 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:30AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the branch

The Hespeler location is a public library that has a comfortable reading area with fireplace and open children’s area.

Be inspired at Idea Exchange in Cambridge!  Connect with the public libraries and public art galleries of Cambridge. Idea Exchange supports and inspires our community with an environment of discovery for people of all ages.

Upcoming events

Sun, Jul 21, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 19, 2024 through to and including September 1, 2024.

Mon, Jul 22, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Have fun with friends playing the world's most popular board game.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Practice simple hand sewing techniques while making an outer space themed hanging mobile.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Preston - Community Garden
Explore the garden while participating in nature crafts and activities.

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
Help Barbie find the missing kittens before Ken returns!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Gallery
Come learn about and recreate historical art with your own twist!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Drop in to create a unique craft!

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Come see and learn about snakes, turtles and more!

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Learning Commons
Pokémon fans unite!

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy this fun crafternoon with us while we make... anything!

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Create your own game for your next game night.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Makerspace
Explore how the Makerspace can help take your game night to the next level!

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Enjoy this evening of stories for families.

Wed, Jul 24, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Explore the messy side of STEAM.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Preston
Play outside at the Preston Towne Market.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
Help Barbie find the missing kittens before Ken returns!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Gallery
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let your imagination run wild!

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
Are you a newcomer trying to get ready for the Canadian workforce? Kinbridge is here to help.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Will we be inside or out?

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Calling all builders and designers!

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department ,Children's Program Room
Welcome to the magical world of Barbie.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Artists of all skill levels are invited to come out for some self-directed, still life drawing practice.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Reading Room
Meet other fibre arts enthusiasts as you work on your own project in a social environment.

Thu, Jul 25, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
All the senses are celebrated in this inclusive sensory experience.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
Help Barbie find the missing kittens before Ken returns!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room,Youth Services Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Creative Hub Classroom
Take your maker skills to the next level.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
We are happy to host Rainbow Storytime in collaboration with SPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space!

Thu, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Exploring creativity in nature using a variety of art techniques and mediums.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 3
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Third Floor Classroom
Join SPECTRUM for a discussion and to meet other local gender-diverse folks.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Create a beautifully bad artwork, all fun and no pressure!

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Learn the basics of soldering and electronics.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Swifties unite!

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Preston - Gallery
Join Starling Employment Services (formerly Lutherwood) for this free, open workshop series to build your job searching skills.

Fri, Jul 26, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends and stay and play.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are…

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Let's Play!

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hespeler Children's Department
Screen short films this summer with the TD SRC theme: To the Stars!

Fri, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clemens Mill - Gaming Station
Drop in for some casual, tournament-style gaming.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler
Play outside at the Hespeler Village Market.

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Introducing our new STEAM club!

Sat, Jul 27, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 4:30pm
All Locations
Come and stay and play!

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace,Third Floor Classroom
Learn the basics of our Cricut Maker.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
This is mission control, we are ready for takeoff in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Queen's Square - Boardroom
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Sun, Jul 28, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 19, 2024 through to and including September 1, 2024.

Sun, Jul 28, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Soper Park
Join us as we stop by our local neighbourhoods and celebrate with them this summer.

Mon, Jul 29, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Have fun with friends playing the world's most popular board game.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Mon, Jul 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Make a silhouette image of your favorite summer flora using this camera-less photography technique.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Preston - Community Garden
Explore the garden while participating in nature crafts and activities.

Tue, Jul 30, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Gallery
Come learn about and recreate historical art with your own twist!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Drop in to create a unique craft!

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Mesmerizing bubble tricks!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Learning Commons
Pokémon fans unite!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy this fun crafternoon with us while we make... anything!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Create your own game for your next game night.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Tue, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Enjoy this evening of stories for families.

Wed, Jul 31, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Explore the messy side of STEAM.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Preston
Play outside at the Preston Towne Market.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Gallery
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let your imagination run wild!

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
Are you a newcomer trying to get ready for the Canadian workforce? Kinbridge is here to help.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Will we be inside or out?

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Calling all builders and designers!

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department ,Children's Program Room
Welcome to the magical world of Barbie.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Whether it's comics or manga, come together to draw some unscripted, improvised sequential art.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Reading Room
Meet other fibre arts enthusiasts as you work on your own project in a social environment.

Thu, Aug 01, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
All the senses are celebrated in this inclusive sensory experience.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room,Youth Services Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Creative Hub Classroom
Take your maker skills to the next level.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
We are happy to host Rainbow Storytime in collaboration with SPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space!

Thu, Aug 01, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 3
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Swifties unite!

Fri, Aug 02, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends and stay and play.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are…

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Let's Play!

Fri, Aug 02, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clemens Mill - Gaming Station
Drop in for some casual, tournament-style gaming.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler
Play outside at the Hespeler Village Market.

Fri, Aug 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Introducing our new STEAM club!

Sat, Aug 03, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 4:30pm
All Locations
Come and stay and play!

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace,Third Floor Classroom
Interested in using the Laser Cutter at the Old Post Office but have no idea where to start?

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Queen's Square - Boardroom
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Sun, Aug 04, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 19, 2024 through to and including September 1, 2024.

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed August 5 for the Civic Holiday.

Tue, Aug 06, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Gallery
Come learn about and recreate historical art with your own twist!

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Drop in to create a unique craft!

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 11:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Learning Commons
Pokémon fans unite!

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy this fun crafternoon with us while we make... anything!

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Create your own game for your next game night.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Tue, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Enjoy this evening of stories for families.

Wed, Aug 07, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Explore the messy side of STEAM.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Preston
Play outside at the Preston Towne Market.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Gallery
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let your imagination run wild!

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
Are you a newcomer trying to get ready for the Canadian workforce? Kinbridge is here to help.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Will we be inside or out?

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Calling all builders and designers!

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department ,Children's Program Room
Welcome to the magical world of Barbie.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Reading Room
Meet other fibre arts enthusiasts as you work on your own project in a social environment.

Wed, Aug 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Magazine Lounge
Read with us and have great discussions about amazing books.

Thu, Aug 08, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
All the senses are celebrated in this inclusive sensory experience.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room,Youth Services Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Creative Hub Classroom
Take your maker skills to the next level.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
We are happy to host Rainbow Storytime in collaboration with SPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space!

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Lounge
Come see and learn about snakes, turtles and more!

Thu, Aug 08, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 3
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Third Floor Classroom
Join SPECTRUM for a discussion and to meet other local gender-diverse folks.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Swifties unite!

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Preston - Gallery
Join Starling Employment Services (formerly Lutherwood) for this free, open workshop series to build your job searching skills.

Fri, Aug 09, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends and stay and play.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are…

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston
Screen short films this summer with the TD SRC theme: To the Stars!

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Let's Play!

Fri, Aug 09, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clemens Mill - Gaming Station
Drop in for some casual, tournament-style gaming.

Fri, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler
Play outside at the Hespeler Village Market.

Fri, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Introducing our new STEAM club!

Sat, Aug 10, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
May 11 - August 10, 2024

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 4:30pm
All Locations
Come and stay and play!

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Experiment with fresh leaf indigo dye and play with pattern making on silk scarves using simple shibori resists.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace,Third Floor Classroom
Calling all photographers and designers.

Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
LGBTQ2S+ identifying individuals are invited to explore a different creative project each month in a fun and safe space.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Ready! Set! Go! For an afternoon of competitive gaming.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Queen's Square - Boardroom
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Sun, Aug 11, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 19, 2024 through to and including September 1, 2024.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Have fun with friends playing the world's most popular board game.

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Mon, Aug 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Learn about the photographic process of making cyanotypes!

Mon, Aug 12, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Preston - Community Garden
Explore the garden while participating in nature crafts and activities.

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Enjoy a creative evening in the Gallery Studio with a focus on improving mental health.

Tue, Aug 13, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Gallery
Come learn about and recreate historical art with your own twist!

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Drop in to create a unique craft!

Tue, Aug 13, 11:00am - 11:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Learning Commons
Pokémon fans unite!

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy this fun crafternoon with us while we make... anything!

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Create your own game for your next game night.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Enjoy this evening of stories for families.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Explore the messy side of STEAM.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Stretch it out and get your body moving.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Preston
Play outside at the Preston Towne Market.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Imagine, explore, and discover!

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Gallery
Sing, dance, and practice self-confidence.

Wed, Aug 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let your imagination run wild!

Wed, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies.

Wed, Aug 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
Are you a newcomer trying to get ready for the Canadian workforce? Kinbridge is here to help.

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Will we be inside or out?

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Calling all builders and designers!

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department ,Children's Program Room
Welcome to the magical world of Barbie.

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Old Post Office - Riverview Room
Hear about the incredible journey of dinosaur bones!

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Reading Room
Meet other fibre arts enthusiasts as you work on your own project in a social environment.

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
All the senses are celebrated in this inclusive sensory experience.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room,Youth Services Department
Let's Play!

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom,Children's Program Room
Take your maker skills to the next level.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
We are happy to host Rainbow Storytime in collaboration with SPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space!

Thu, Aug 15, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 3
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Explore the world of electrical components and circuits.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Join us this summer as we dive into 2SLGBTQIA+ narratives!

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Swifties unite!

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends and stay and play.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Community Desk, HE
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Youth Services Department
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are…

Fri, Aug 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Let's Play!

Fri, Aug 16, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room,Sensory Room
We welcome families to join us for an hour of sensory exploration.

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Paper, scissors, glitter, GO!

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clemens Mill - Gaming Station
Drop in for some casual, tournament-style gaming.

Fri, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler
Play outside at the Hespeler Village Market.

Fri, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Old Post Office - Children's Discovery Centre
Introducing our new STEAM club!

Fri, Aug 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square
An interactive after-hours who-done-it.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 4:30pm
All Locations
Come and stay and play!

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Explore fun ways to begin or revive your journal.

Sat, Aug 17, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Main Street
Celebrate summer in our local neighbourhoods.

Sat, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Get ready for back-to-school with a fully customized pencil case.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Queen's Square - Boardroom
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.

Sun, Aug 18, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 19, 2024 through to and including September 1, 2024.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Community Desk, CM
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Aug 20, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Queen's Square - Community Desk, QS
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.

Tue, Aug 20, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Drop in to create a unique craft!

Tue, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Aug 20, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Meet new friends, learn about your community, share your culture and customs, and practice your English.