Celebrate Youth Week

National Youth Week (NYW) starts 8 April and runs until 17 April.. NYW is the largest celebration of young people in Australia. Thousands of young people aged 12-25 from across Australia are involved each year and this year’s theme for the event is ‘It starts with us’.

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim Ford said there is lots of exciting things happening in the Hawkesbury that our young people can get involved in this School Holiday’s to celebrate Youth Week!

3D Printer Demo
Monday, 11 April, 2 to 3.30 pm @ Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor Hosted by Hawkesbury Library Services
Design and print your own 3D project, then collect it the following week.
For 11 years+.
Cost: $5
Bookings are essential – phone 4560 4460 or email programs@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Claymation
Thursday, 14 April, 11am to 1pm @Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor
Hosted by Hawkesbury Library Service
Make miniature cartoon and manga figures with modelling clay.
For 11 years+.
Cost: $5
Bookings are essential – phone 4560 4460 or email programs@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Youthfest 15
Friday, 15 April, 11am to 3pm @ Richmond Park, Richmond
Hosted by NRGY – The North Richmond Youth Project
Youthfest has been running since 2011 and is bigger and better than ever! This year’s theme is Be a Hero for a day in Health and Wellbeing! Its Your Say! It is a free event with many activities including: Laser- Tag, Bubble Soccer, Gladiator Castle, Live Bands and DJs, Sausage Sizzle, Pancakes, Activities, Workshops, Information Stalls, and more. It’s also a chance for young people to meet with Youth Service Providers and find out more about the youth services in the Hawkesbury.
All ages welcome
Cost: Free
For more details contact Rochelle Nixon, North Richmond Community Centre on (02) 4571 3659 or email ydp@northrichmond.org.au.

Are we there yet?
Friday, 15 April, 12pm @ Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre
Hosted by Hawkesbury City Council
Are we there yet? is an interactive road safety session that explores the challenges new drivers may face, the responsibilities of being a passenger and provides low risk driving strategies. Ideal for pre-drivers, learner drivers, novice drivers and passengers of novice drivers.
For 15-19+years
Cost: Free
For more details contact Rohan Smyth, Youth Participation Officer on (02) 4560 4562.