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CAMBRIDGE FARMERS' MARKET
Jan 01, 2017 7:00 AM Dec 31, 2017 1:00 PM
The Cambridge Farmers' Market is one of the oldest farmers' markets in Canada and its vendors sell a variety of local products Saturdays 7am-1pm and Wednesdays 8am-1pm.
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JANE AUSTEN'S WORLD 1792 - 1817 EXHIBITION
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 PM Dec 17, 2017 5:00 PM
Come out to the Fashion History Museum July 12 - December 17 to see the exhibition featuring dresses and accessories from the period when Jane Austen was actively writing and reflect the world around her: A shifting class system, mad leaders, waves of refugees, unwinnable foreign wars, massive changes in technology, and the rise of informal attire -- sound familiar?
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THE KNITS
Sep 16, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 05, 2017 5:30 PM
Idea Exchange presents "The Knits" art exhibition from September 15th to November 5th at Queen's Square Library.
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VISIT US FOR A GUIDEDED TOUR OF THE COTTAGE
Sep 20, 2017 12:00 PM Dec 31, 2017 5:00 PM
Drop by for a guided tour of McDougall Cottage on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday's from 12:00 - 5:00pm.
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BUTTERFLIES OF INDIA & SOUTH ASIA - CAMBRIDGE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Sep 25, 2017 - All Day Jan 07, 2018 - All Day
Butterflies of India & South Asia - Special Exhibition
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
September 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Discover thousands of freely flying butterflies in the Butterfly Conservatory, including a special exhibition of Butterflies of India & South Asia. See them flying for a limited time: September 25th through to January 7th, 2018. Butterflies to look for include the Lime Swollowtail (Papilio demoleus), the Blue Clipper (Parthenos sylvia), the Malay Cruiser (Vindula dejone), and many more. This special exhibition of free flying Indian and South Asian butterflies is in conjuntion with Ornamenting the Ordinary: Crafts of South Asia, a travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum, on display in the galleries. www.cambridgebutterfly.com
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ORNAMENTING THE ORDINARY - CAMBRIDGE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Sep 25, 2017 - All Day Jan 07, 2018 - All Day
On loan from the Royal Ontario Museum, Ornamenting the Ordinary: Crafts of South Asia showcases the artistic styles, craftsmanship, and craft traditions of South Asia's many culturally diverse regions. This newest addition to the roster of travelling exhibitions also explores the interaction between South Asia and the rest of the world.,
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CARROT CITY CANADA EXHIBIT AT IDEA EXCHANGE DESIGN AT RIVERSIDE
Oct 02, 2017 - All Day Nov 12, 2017 - All Day
Come to Idea Exchange Design at Riverside on opening October 2nd at 7pm to witness the opening of the exhibit, Carrot City Canada, which explores how design can enable the production of food in Canadian cities. Exhibit runs til November 12 2017
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ROCK OF AGES- DUNFIELD THEATRE CAMBRIDGE
Oct 11, 2017 7:30 PM Nov 05, 2017 9:30 PM
Fans of '80s arena hard rock music will dig this awesomely hilarious musical comedy that wails with big chords, big hair...and an even bigger heart
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16TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION CAMBRIDGE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS
Oct 20, 2017 8:30 AM Nov 17, 2017 9:30 PM
Cambridge Centre for the Arts presents 16th Annual Juried Exhibition from
October 20 - November 17
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BOARD GAME CAFE
Nov 02, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 02, 2017 10:00 PM
Come join us for the Board Game Café on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at Hespeler Public Library!
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KITCHEN CEILIDH- BRAD MCEWEN
Nov 02, 2017 7:00 PM Nov 02, 2017 9:00 PM
Come out to McDougall Cottage on November 2nd, from 7-9pm for a casual evening concert presented by talented local musicians and featuring traditional music, song and Scottish hospitality. This month’s host is Brad McEwen (Cittern).

Admission is by cash donation.
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RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY
Nov 03, 2017 12:00 AM Nov 03, 2017 12:00 PM
If you are from the within Cambridge and/or North Dumfries, please request for a RAK Day Package for your company staff, friends, or community group to participate in this year’s Random Act of Kindness Day. You may also contact us at 519-624-8972 or send a quick e-mail to admin@cndcf.org. We would be happy to provide you with Kindness cards, posters as well as other materials you can use to spread kindness all over Cambridge and North Dumfries.
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BIRD FEEDING 101 AT SHADES MILL PARK
Nov 04, 2017 1:30 PM Nov 04, 2017 3:00 PM
Join the Nature Guide at Shades Mill Park to learn how to attract birds to your backyard. We will even try to hand feed the chickadees. For the kids, we will make a bird feeder from recyclable materials. Each family will be able to take one home.
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CHEECHO'S BIRTHDAY AT CAMBRIDGE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Nov 05, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 05, 2017 5:00 PM
The Conservatory's beloved parrot is turning 8!
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SHORTBREAD MAKING DEMONSTRATION WITH CATHY BRODIE
Nov 05, 2017 1:30 PM Nov 05, 2017 4:00 PM
Join us on Sunday, November 5th at McDougall Cottage for a "Shortbread Making Demonstration" with Cathy Brodie from 1:30 - 4:00pm.
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IMAGINENATIVE FILM + MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL ON TOUR
Nov 07, 2017 - All Day Nov 08, 2017 - All Day
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival On Tour
Cambridge Art Galleries is excited to host imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival on Tour in our Queen's Square Gallery.Tuesday, November 7, 6:30pm
Screening of Walking in Two Worlds - program of short films followed by conversation and light refreshments. Wednesday, November 8, 11:00am - 8:00pm
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RARE: AUTUMN HARVEST POTLUCK
Nov 07, 2017 6:00 PM Nov 07, 2017 8:00 PM
Join us for an Autumn Harvest Celebration Potluck Dinner at North House. Bring a dish to share that features seasonal, local Ontario produce and enjoy a taste of what the other guests bring. This is a FREE event open to the public. Max. 16.
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IMAGINENATIVE FILM & MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL
Nov 07, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 07, 2017 8:30 PM
Join us at the Queen's Square Library November 7 6:30-8:30pm for a screening of short films by Indigenous media artists followed by an open discussion and refreshments.
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NEEDLE-FELTED SHEEP ORNAMENT WORKSHOP
Nov 08, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 08, 2017 8:30 PM
Join us on Wednesday, November 8th at McDougall Cottage for a "Needle-Felted Sheep Ornament Workshop" from 6:30 - 8:30pm.
$15.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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CTAL - A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: 30 DAYS WALKING ACROSS THE KALAHARI WITH ALASTAIR SUMMERLEE
Nov 09, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 09, 2017 12:00 PM
CTAL (Cambridge Third Age Learning) is a lecture series featuring diverse and stimulating topics for mature and inquisitive minds. Lectures take place the second Thursday of each month at Trillium United Church at 10:00am.
November 10, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trillium United Church, 450 King Street E., Cambridge
$8.85 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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HESPELER BOOK CLUB
Nov 09, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 09, 2017 8:00 PM
Sit in our beautiful light-filled second floor as you participate in this new Idea Exchange book club featuring fiction as well as non-fiction
Thursdays, November 9, December 14, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Fridays, November 10, December 8, 10:30am – 12:00pm,
For more information, visit: www.ideaexchange.org
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MARIANNE BURLEW- TWINNING EXHIBIT
Nov 10, 2017 - All Day Jan 21, 2018 - All Day
Marianne Burlew: Twinning at Cambridge Art Galleries Idea Exchange Preston
Our bodies affect our selves in such intricate and complex ways. Marianne Burlew’s research focuses on the body’s connection to identity and uses the language of sensation to bridge abstract concepts of self into tangibility. Each installation combines video, sound, sculpture, and furniture in an open arrangement.
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REMEMBRANCE DAY AT THE MARKET
Nov 11, 2017 7:00 AM Nov 11, 2017 1:00 PM
Remembrance Day at Cambridge Farmers Market
Enjoy a historical poster exhibit on Food Shortages and the Role of Farmers’ During War Time.
Kids can learn about the role animals played during the war.



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A TIME OF REMEMBRANCE - IDEA EXCHANGE QUEEN'S SQUARE
Nov 11, 2017 9:30 AM Nov 11, 2017 12:30 PM
Time of Remembrance
Saturday, November 11, 9:30am – 12:30pm, Idea Exchange Queen's Square
Enjoy music and refreshments before and after
Remembrance Day Services held at the adjacent
cenotaph. www.ideaexchange.org
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TIME OF REMEMBRANCE
Nov 11, 2017 9:30 AM Nov 11, 2017 12:30 PM
Time of Remembrance Queen's Square Join us for music and refreshments before and after Remembrance Day Services held at the adjacent cenotaph. The service will be broadcast inside our location. Featuring music of the times provided by pianist Brian Garner and refreshments by Monigram Coffee Roasters.

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REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES IN CAMBRIDGE
Nov 11, 2017 10:30 AM Nov 11, 2017 11:30 AM
listed are the Remembrance Day Services to be held in Cambridge on Saturday, November 11, 2017. It is advisable to arrive before 11am.

Preston (Cambridge): Service starts before 11 a.m. at the Preston cenotaph.
Galt (Cambridge): Service starts before 11 a.m. at the Galt cenotaph.
Hespeler (Cambridge): Service starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Hespeler cenotaph
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PAINTED POPPIES AT MCDOUGALL COTTAGE
Nov 11, 2017 1:00 PM Nov 11, 2017 4:00 PM
Come to McDougall Cottage on November 11 1-4pm to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft. This month crafty kids will have tons of fun creating Painted Poppies in honour of Remembrance Day.

$3 per child, adults, no charge.
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A NIGHT HIKE AND CAMPFIRE AT SHADE'S MILL PARK
Nov 11, 2017 7:00 PM Nov 11, 2017 9:00 PM
We will have a fantastic night we’ll listen for wildlife, gaze at the night skies and finish with a campfire, marshmallows and hot chocolate at Shade's Mill Park.
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OPEN HOUSE AT MONIGRAM COFFEE ROASTERS
Nov 12, 2017 11:00 AM Nov 12, 2017 2:00 PM
Join Alicia Snell & Heather Sequeira for an Open House at Monigram Coffee Roasters supporting The Cambridge Food Bank. Bring your little ones to enjoy a fun filled Christmas event at Monigram Coffee Roasters (upstairs). The day will include refreshments, crafts, sensory play provided by Exploring Senses and individual Christmas photos with Emm Gee Photography. An edited digital copy will be provided making these photos perfect for Christmas Cards.
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FAMILY ART AFTERNOONS
Nov 12, 2017 1:30 PM Nov 12, 2017 3:30 PM
Come out to Idea Exchange- Queen's Square November 12 1:30-3:30pm.
Parents and children learn and play together in Family Art Afternoons. Monthly art projects and exhibition tours are lead by experienced local artists, a wide range of art materials are supplied.

Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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SANTA'S ARRIVAL AT CAMBRIDGE ICE CENTRE
Nov 16, 2017 6:00 PM Nov 16, 2017 9:00 PM
Santa's coming to Cambridge! Watch Santa arrive in style on the Zamboni at Cambridge Ice Centre at 6pm
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NIGHT OUT: WINTER HAND TIED BOUQUET
Nov 16, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 16, 2017 8:30 PM

Learn to create a beautiful hand-tied winter bouquet to showcase during the holiday season at Idea Exchange Queen's Square November 16 6:30-8:30pm. Choose from an assortment of winter evergreens to mesh with blooms of lush red, burgundy & white to design your hand-tied bouquet. Cayla, owner of Just Blooms, will give an in-depth lesson on flower varieties you will be using as well as teach you how to put the flowers types together to create your design.
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TALK: OUR VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS WITH KAREN RICHARDSON
Nov 16, 2017 7:00 PM Nov 16, 2017 9:00 PM
"Talk: Our Victorian Christmas with Karen Richardson" takes place on Thursday, November 16th at McDougall Cottage from 7:00 - 9:00pm.
$5.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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BUILDING BONANZA!
Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 17, 2017 12:00 PM
Two hours of building fun at Idea Exchange Queen's Square November 17 10am-12pm! Show off your building skills with Tengu blocks, Playsticks, Magformers, Zoobs and more!

Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

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KIDS ART MORNING
Nov 17, 2017 10:30 AM Nov 17, 2017 11:15 AM
Release your inner Picasso at Idea Exchange Hespeler November 17 10:30-11:15am! Discover and explore a wide variety of arts and crafts activities set up throughout the library.

Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

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WINNIE THE POOH
Nov 17, 2017 10:30 AM Nov 17, 2017 11:15 AM
Go on an adventure at Idea Exchange Preston November 17 10:30am-11:15am! Join us for some sweet Winnie the Pooh stories, songs, crafts and activities.

Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

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ART PARTY
Nov 17, 2017 11:00 AM Nov 17, 2017 11:45 AM
Join us for a morning of music and art at Clemens Mill November 17 11-11:45am. We'll paint, craft and create - bring your imagination!

Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

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P.D. DAY ACTIVITIES: DECK THE HALLS AT MCDOUGALL COTTAGE
Nov 17, 2017 1:00 PM Nov 17, 2017 4:00 PM
"P.D. Day Activities: Deck The Halls" at McDougall Cottage on Friday, November 17th, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm!


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CAMBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS SPANISH FIESTA
Nov 17, 2017 7:30 PM Nov 17, 2017 9:00 PM
The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra presents Spanish Fiesta at the Central Presbyterian Church
The sights and sounds of Spain have enchanted many great composers.
Their musical impressions will make your spirit dance and your heart sing!
Come and feel the passion!
Viva España!
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FAMILY TOY HACK
Nov 18, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 18, 2017 4:00 PM
Ever wonder what Barbie would look like with dinosaur feet? Come to Clemens Mill November 18 10am-4pm and find out! We'll take apart old toys and reassemble them - you're limited only by your imagination. Materials and tools provided.

Children must be supervised by an adult.

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CAMBRIDGE SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Nov 18, 2017 6:00 PM Nov 18, 2017 9:00 PM
Cambridge Santa Claus Parade.
Held at night, the music and lights create a unique seasonal experience. The parade starts at Hespeler & Dunbar and moves along Hespeler Rd. to Langs.
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COOKIES & KIDS THEATRE: SNOW WHITE
Nov 19, 2017 1:30 PM Nov 19, 2017 3:30 PM
DuffleBag actors begin the retelling of original adaptations of fairy tales full of wit and humour. This year it's Snow White. Fun for everyone!
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ST. ANDREWS DAY TARTAN TEA
Nov 19, 2017 2:00 PM Nov 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Come out to McDougall Cottage on November 19 2-4pm for one of McDougall’s ever popular Tartan Teas. Enjoy a traditional tea with sandwiches, sweets and more. Musician, Brad McEwen (Cittern) provides the musical mood.

Call to register for $15 plus HST.
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HOLIDAY MINIATURE TRAIN AT CAMBRIDGE CENTRE
Nov 20, 2017 11:00 AM Dec 03, 2017 8:00 PM
All aboard…the Holiday Miniature Train
Ride for FREE on the Holiday Miniature Train!
11am to 8pm daily
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Nov 22, 2017 2:00 PM Dec 31, 2017 7:00 PM
The Drayton Entertainment Production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast
An Enchanted Family Musical
Nov 22 to Dec 31, matinees at 2pm, evening performances at 7pm at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge
Disney’s most popular musical is a true international sensation, captivating 35 million people worldwide with its entertaining blend of romance and magic.n if he finds his one true love before the last petal falls off an enchanted rose. He meets his match in a strong-willed young woman named Belle, the daughter of an eccentric local inventor. But can the Beauty tame the Beast and see the truth beneath his physical appearance before time runs out?
With stirring musical numbers like “Be Our Guest,” “Something There,” and “Beauty and the Beast,” this lavish production radiates with sweetness and light. Discover the redemptive power of love with a charming story that will warm your heart and affirm your faith in miracles.
For more information, visit: www.draytonentertainment.com
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RARE: OWL PROWL
Nov 23, 2017 6:00 PM Nov 23, 2017 8:30 PM
Back by popular demand! Join Jason Bracey as he shares his knowledge of the species of owls found in Ontario and at rare. Learn many unique adaptations of owls and how to identify their various species. Jason will lead you on a “prowl” to see and hear these beautiful night birds. Registration for this event fills quickly and we ask that you pay in advance — sign up today!








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CEILIDH ON! WITH BOB MACLEAN, JOHN HARRIS AND GWEN POTTER
Nov 23, 2017 7:00 PM Nov 23, 2017 9:00 PM
Evening Concert “Ceilidh On! With Bob MacLean, John Harris and Gwen Potter" Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at McDougall Cottage from 7:00 - 9:00pm.
$10.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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CINESERIES: TULIP FEVER
Nov 23, 2017 7:30 PM Nov 23, 2017 9:30 PM
Come out to the Cambridge Galaxy Cinemas for a special screening of Tulip Fever as part of the Cineseries brought to you by Idea Exchange.
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THE WHOLE SHEBANG: A RESEARCH PROJECT
Nov 24, 2017 10:00 AM Feb 11, 2018 3:00 PM
The Whole Shebang at Idea Exchange Queens Square seeks to question what it means to collect and the principles and policies in place around such an act. Who decides what is worth preserving and what isn’t? What happens when the trajectory of a collection changes? Is there a point when collections overstep their mandate? For the duration of this research project, the vaults will be emptied and every work in Cambridge Art Galleries’ collection of 200+ works will be on display simultaneously and all within the same gallery space. Drawing attention to the volume of works as well as the tools and materials used to protect them, Cambridge Art Galleries is not only displaying a collection spanning 30 years but presenting an opportunity to rethink what it means to collect, the policies around such an enterprise, the logistics of objecthood, and whether or not collecting should still be a relevant and active practice.
Research and Tour Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday: 2:00 – 5:00pm, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Sunday and Monday by appointment
Project Launch: Friday, November 24 at 7:00pm.
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NFB FILM CLUB: THE ROAD FORWARD
Nov 24, 2017 2:00 PM Nov 24, 2017 4:00 PM
NFB Film Club: The Road Forward
Friday, November 24, 2017, 2:00pm
Idea Exchange Queen's Square
This electrifying musical documentary links a pivotal moment in Canada's civil rights history - the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s - with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. Interviews and musical sequences describe how a tiny movement grew to become a successful voice for change across the country. The Road Forward seamlessly connects past and present through superbly produced story-songs featuring soaring vocals, clues, rock , and traditional beats. 101 minutes. free www.ideaexchange.org


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CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC AND LIGHTS IN THE VILLAGE
Nov 24, 2017 6:15 PM Nov 24, 2017 8:30 PM
Hespeler Village presents 'Music and Lights in the Village'
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MCDOUGALL COTTAGE: WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS
Nov 26, 2017 10:00 AM Nov 26, 2017 4:30 PM
"Fresh Greens Wreath Making Workshop" at McDougall Cottage on Sunday, November 26th from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm!


$35.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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3RD ANNUAL GUITARS FOR KIDS FUNDRAISER
Nov 26, 2017 1:00 PM Nov 26, 2017 4:00 PM
Join Cambridge Live Music on Sunday Nov. 26 at the Preston Legion for another fun afternoon in support of Guitars For Kids. Admission is free, donations are taken at the door.
• Live Music
• Silent Auctions
• Cigar Box Guitars
• Vendors
• Workshops

Guitars For Kids is a community initiative that collects, refurbishes, and distributes guitars to youth in the region. Donations are accepted on an ongoing basis at Queen Street Music School and all Idea Exchange locations. All guitars are refurbished by Brian Gardiner Guitar Repair.

Preston Legion Branch 126
334 Westminster Drive, North
Cambridge
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AT MY TABLE
Nov 27, 2017 11:00 AM Jan 21, 2018 3:00 PM
At My Table at Design at Riverside Gallery Opening: Monday, November 27, 7:00pm
At My Table presents the exceptional, the quirky and the essential for the modern cook and host/hostess. Highlighting innovative international and Canadian products including an eco-section to consider a lighter footprint in the kitchen. Discover a spectrum of modern and historical designs in tableware, barware, cookware, and small kitchen appliances from lesser known sources, as well as some of the biggest and most iconic names in the business.
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MY STORY: FLY WITH ME
Nov 29, 2017 2:00 PM Nov 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Come to Idea Exchange Preston on November 29th 2-3pm to hear local author Walter Gowing recount his exciting adventures travelling to over 100 countries around the globe, as featured in his book, Fly With Me.
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CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE: CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
Nov 29, 2017 3:30 PM Nov 29, 2017 4:45 PM
Wednesday November 29,2017
Malcolm Street Train Station (10 Malcolm Street)
3:30 pm: Pre-show with live musical performance by Marie Bottrell
4:00 pm: Train arrives at station
4:15 to 4:45 pm: Live musical performances on the train by Jim Cuddy, Devin Cuddy & Kelly Prescott
4:45 pm: Train departs for Ayr


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CLEMENS MILL BOOK CLUB
Nov 29, 2017 6:30 PM Nov 29, 2017 8:00 PM
CLEMENS MILL BOOK CLUB

IDEA EXCHANGE CLEMENS MILL
Join our book club at Clemens Mill which meets the last Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Here's what the Clemens Mill Book Club will be reading: Nov 29: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
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FLIGHT OF WHITE EXHIBIT AT CAMBRIDGE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Dec 01, 2017 10:00 AM Jan 28, 2018 5:00 PM
Flight of White: Experience a Snowfall of Butterflies! Featuring thousands of free flying Rice Paper butterflies starting December 1, 2017 - January 28, 2018.
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FLIGHT OF WHITE: EXPERIENCE A SNOWFALL OF BUTTERFLIES
Dec 01, 2017 10:00 AM Jan 28, 2018 5:00 PM
Come to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory from December 1st to January 28th to see this truly unique holiday exhibit transforming the tropical butterfly conservatory into a magical oasis featuring 1000's of additional Rice Paper butterflies flying freely through the Conservatory.
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CAMBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER
Dec 01, 2017 7:30 PM Dec 01, 2017 9:00 PM
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra presents: The Nutcracker at Forward Baptist Church.
Come and celebrate a Cambridge seasonal tradition of a timeless classical masterpiece.
In partnership with the Cambridge Centre for the Arts.
Support the K of C New Toys for needy Kids Campaign; bring a new unwrapped toy
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BOB'S YOUR ELF - CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY PLAYERS
Dec 01, 2017 8:00 PM Dec 09, 2017 8:00 PM
"Bob's Your Elf"
by Norm Foster
Directed by Jude Winterbottom
Evenings: November 24, 25, December 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2017
Matinee: December 3, 2017
Evening Curtain: 8 PM, Matinee Curtain: 2 PM

An elf named Bob is banished from the North Pole to learn a lesson about co-operation.
Because of his bad attitude, Santa sends him to a small town to help with a Christmas Pageant. Here Bob is faced with bumbling amateur actors who are doing their best to put on the best darn
Christmas show their town has ever seen. Hilarious comedy to put everyone in the holiday spirit.

www.cambridgecommunityplayers.com
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HESPELER SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Dec 02, 2017 12:00 AM Dec 02, 2017 4:00 PM
Family Fun in the Hespeler Village area of Cambridge December 2nd at noon on Queen St.
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CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE: CANDYLAND
Dec 02, 2017 10:00 AM Jan 02, 2018 5:00 PM
615 King St. E. Central Park is transformed into a whimsical wonderment of candy and magic.
Enjoy the lights and décor of Candyland from December 2 to January 2, 2018. Take a walk through Central Park (615 King Street East), and enjoy the light displays and candy-themed decorations and bring your skates!
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NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUP
Dec 02, 2017 11:00 AM Dec 02, 2017 3:00 PM
Neighbourhood Soup at Design at Riverside
Our society is food obsessed, but what if you don't have enough? Join us for thought provoking conversations with people and organizations who's innovative solutions serve the most vulnerable among us. A new guest each hour will help us see food differently.
Enjoy a short, informal talk at the top of each hour and stick around for mingling over a bowl of soup generously provided by Food Not Bombs and bread provided by City Bakery.
Free admission, pay-what-you-can can for soup.
Schedule:
11:00am – Food Not Bombs
12:00pm – Farm to Fork
1:00pm – McQuesten Urban Farm
2:00pm – feedfive

Food Not Bombs
Each Saturday, Food Not Bombs picks up donated food from grocery stores, cooks fresh vegan meals, and serves these meals to the community for free!

Farm to Fork
Farm-to-Fork.ca is designed to connect emergency food providers and food donors; increasing the quality & quantity of food donated to those in need.

McQuesten Urban Farm
As part of an initiative to increase food security in the McQuesten area of Hamilton, we are developing a plan to create an urban farm in the green space behind the former St. Helens school. Not only will this farm address the issue of securing a nutritious and sustainable food source for the community, but it will also create a positive change in the community by providing an outlet for citizens of all ages, adding economic value to the community, and fostering strong bonds between residents in McQuesten.

feedfive
Filled with a heart to serve the hungry, but challenged by the cost of the meal ingredients, feedfive was created with a sole mission: To provide wholesome meals to those who can't afford them. We accomplish this by selling our super soft t-shirts and matching every t-shirt sold with five full meals served to five hungry people. No complicated formulas, it's simple; you buy a t-shirt, we cook and serve five meals on your behalf.
Cost: Free admission, pay-what-you-can for soup.
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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT SUGAR BERRIES
Dec 03, 2017 8:30 AM Dec 03, 2017 10:00 AM
Join us at Sugar Berries for Breakfast with Santa on December 3rd from 8:30am-10am. $25 includes a pancake breakfast for one adult and one child as well as one loot bag and one photo with Santa.
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MILK & COOKIES WITH SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS!
Dec 03, 2017 11:00 AM Dec 03, 2017 5:00 PM
Ho Ho Ho! Santa is coming to the Butterfly Conservatory! Sunday December 3rd, 2017 from 11:00am & 1:00pm
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WINTER SOLSTICE TARTAN TEA
Dec 03, 2017 1:00 PM Dec 03, 2017 3:00 PM
McDougall Cottage invites you to Winter Solstice Tartan Tea
Seatings at 1 and 3 p.m.
Music by Musician-in-Residence Ruth Sutherland
(Celtic harp) and Friends
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STAY AND PLAY ACTIVITIES
Dec 04, 2017 10:00 AM Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM
Let your imagination soar at Idea Exchange Preston Dec. 4-15 10am-12pm! We've lined up new discovery stations for each day. Play with toys, make something for the holidays, play a game, build a tower - there are so many possibilities!

Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

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CAMBRIDGE CHRISTMAS MARKET
Dec 07, 2017 4:00 PM Dec 10, 2017 9:00 PM
The Cambridge Christmas Market vendors fill City Hall and Market Square to create a one-stop shopping destination for quality,unique gifts, seasonal food and a great shopping atmosphere!
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CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE - WATERLOO REGION CHILDRENS SAFETY VILLAGE
Dec 07, 2017 5:30 PM Dec 07, 2017 9:30 PM
Come out and see the Children’s Safety Village like you’ve never seen it before. Listen to a story with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, take part in seasonal arts and crafts or stroll through the village to see the sparkles from more than 3000 lights bulbs. The event runs regardless of weather, be sure to wear appropriate clothing.
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM EST various entry times, cost is 3.00,
purchase tickets in advance at www.waterlooregioncsv.com



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BOARD GAME CAFE
Dec 07, 2017 6:30 PM Dec 07, 2017 10:00 PM
Come join us for the Board Game Café on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at Hespeler Public Library!
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CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE: PHIL KLINE'S UNSILENT NIGHT
Dec 07, 2017 7:00 PM Dec 07, 2017 9:00 PM
Christmas in Cambridge Phil Kline's Unsilent Night
A modern twist on caroling, all ages can enjoy walking through downtown Cambridge with thousands of participants. Download the caroling music and share it through your MP3 player or portable CD player!



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MCDOUGALL COTTAGE KITCHEN CEILIDH
Dec 07, 2017 7:00 PM Dec 07, 2017 9:00 PM
All are welcome to join us for a casual evening concert presented by talented local musicians and featuring traditional music, song and Scottish hospitality at McDougall Cottage
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CAMBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Dec 09, 2017 7:30 PM Dec 09, 2017 9:00 PM
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra presents This very special holiday concert at Knox’s Galt Presbyterian Church. It will be sure to lift your holiday spirits. By popular demand a mass choir drawn from local churches will once again add to this festive occasion.
Soprano Stephanie DeCiantis will be sure to inspire!
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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AND KIDS IN KILTS
Dec 10, 2017 1:00 PM Dec 10, 2017 4:00 PM
At McDougall Cottage one special day a month, they invite children (ages three and up) to create a fun seasonal or Scottish inspired craft. Drop in anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. $3 per child, adults, no charge.December 10, drop-in from 1 to 4 p.m.
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HESPELER BOOK CLUB
Dec 14, 2017 6:30 PM Dec 14, 2017 8:00 PM
Come out to Idea Exchange Hespeler, December 14th from 6:30-8pm. Featuring " The Girl with Seven Names" by Hyeonseo Lee.
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RARE: OWL PROWL
Dec 14, 2017 7:00 PM Dec 14, 2017 8:30 PM
RARE presents " Owl Prowl." Back by popular demand! Join Jason Bracey as he shares his knowledge of the species of owls found in Ontario and at rare. Join us at the ECO Centre (Slit Barn)
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THERES A SONG IN THE AIR: A TIMELESS HOLIDAY CLASSIC
Dec 17, 2017 7:30 PM Dec 17, 2017 10:00 PM
Cambridge Arts Theatre presents "There’s a Song in the Air: A Timeless Holiday Classic" on Sunday, December 17 at 7:30pm.
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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AT THE CAMBRIDGE BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Dec 27, 2017 10:00 AM Jan 07, 2018 5:00 PM
This fun program is self-guided and is included with General Admission on December 27th - January 7th, 2018.

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CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIDGE: RBC PRESENTS NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Dec 31, 2017 5:00 PM Dec 31, 2017 8:00 PM
Royal Bank Presents New Year's Eve Party - Hespeler Arena, 640 Ellis Road. Join us to celebrate a new year with some skating! Loads of fun activities off the ice as well.
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THE LEGACY PROJECT
Jan 18, 2018 6:30 PM Jan 18, 2018 8:00 PM
Please join us at Idea Exchange Queens Square Studio for the inaugural screening of The Legacy Project, a moving documentary film that follows seniors and youth as they share traditions of drum making, cooking, and harvesting. Fundamentally celebrating the exchange of
wisdom and ritual between cultures and generations, the film was a collaboration between Cambridge Art Galleries, community seniors organizations, and filmmakers Gary Kirkham and Dwight Storring. This remarkable project, developed as a response to Canada’s sesquicentennial
anniversary, transcended barriers between generations and cultures within our community to create an inspiring and enduring legacy heirloom. Filmed on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishnawbe and Neutral peoples, this project was made possible through the New Horizons for Seniors Grant and by support from our community partners: Stirling Heights Long Term Care, Chartwell Queen’s Square Retirement Residence, and the Cambridge Gleaners.
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BECKY'S NEW CAR - CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY PLAYERS
Jan 26, 2018 8:00 PM Feb 04, 2018 8:00 PM
"Becky's New Car"
by Steven Dietz
Directed by David MacMillan
Evenings: January 26, 27, February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2018
Matinee: February 4, 2018
Evening Curtain: 8 PM, Matinee Curtain: 2 PM

A fork in the road often appears when you least expect it, and in the most unlikely way. When this happens to Becky, she finds that despite what she thinks is the obvious choice, it becomes clear that it’s not nearly so apparent. She suddenly has thoughts she never believed she could have, and maybe even the ability to act on them. Does this fork in the road become a turning point in the life of this middle-aged, happily married average woman? ‘Becky’s New Car’ is a play
about options and their repercussions, choices that can lead to the point of no return.
Funny, heart-warming and thoughtful, you will leave the theatre with
your own thoughts and the choices you would make, given the chance

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