Celebrate Youth Week in The Hills

Young people in The Hills are encouraged to take part in Hills Youth Week celebrations, between APRIL 10 AND APRIL 18. Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to share ideas, attend live events, showcase their talent, celebrate and have fun.

KEEPING SAFE PROGRAM
Thursday, April 11
Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers
Learn safe driving behaviours, make better choices on the road and gain encouragement to become a better driver. This workshop is suitable for young people learning how to drive.
Cost: FREE.
To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.

HILLS UNPLUGGED
Thursday, April 11
The Pioneer Theatre, in Castle Hill
Three inspirational and successful entrepreneurs who have founded their careers/ businesses in The Hills will talk about what it takes to make a successful business at YoHu’s Youth Week event, The Hills Unplugged, at on. Speakers include:

• ASHELY FELL – Industry leading social researcher, TEDx speaker and Head of Communications at McCrindle Research;

• JOSH HAWKINS – YouTube entrepreneur, comedian and content creator at Hi Josh. Josh has had over three million views on his viral videos; and

• MIKE ICO – Coffee entrepreneur who changed the coffee culture in The Hills. Founder of The Baron, The Tuckshop and Good Fellas.

Cost: FREE.
To book: https://events.humanitix.com.au/hills-business-unplugged?fbclid=IwA R0QCz0hjyom7BcNIAMgHG2nPPCu hkACbeadannEsSfjiR-ZWiXTWrb7UjE.

WELLBEING AND FOCUS ON HAPPINESS WORKSHOP
Saturday, April 13
Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers
Learn yoga techniques, mindfulness and relaxation to reduce stress. This free workshop is for carers and people living with disability.
Cost: FREE.
To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.

Balcombe Heights Skate Park Upgrade Unveil
Sunday, April 14
Balcombe Heights Estate
Join the Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne as she officially opens Balcombe Heights Skate Park following upgrades. There will be giveaways, demos and free skate and scooter lessons.
Cost: Free.

5 on 5 Basketball Competition
Monday, April 15
Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Centre
Get your teams together for a fun day of social 5 v 5 basketball at Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Centre.
Cost: FREE.
To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.

SONG WRITING WORKSHOP
Monday, April 15
Castle Hill Library
Learn how to write a song from scratch with the author of Songwriter’s Book, Monica Welander. Monica will take you through the tools and the tips to create an original song. Suitable for ages 12-18 years.
Cost: $15pp.
To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.

FAMILY FUN DAY
Tuesday, April 16
Balcombe Heights Estate Enjoy a variety of activities, including painting, henna tattooing, skate competitions, an inflatable obstacle course and much more.
Cost: FREE.
For more information: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.

WORK READY SKILLS WORKSHOP
Wednesday, 17 April
2019 Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers Learn interview and resume writing skills, how to deal with stress and all about dealing with money.
Cost: FREE.
To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.