Celebrations for National Youth Week began early in the Bega Valley with the launch of a Youth Mural yesterday at the Wallaga Lake community hall.
“Bega Valley Shire Council has provided grants of up to $1,000 to support National Youth Week activities and some organisations are ready to start their celebrations now,” Council’s Community Connections Manager, Anne Cleverley said.
“National Youth Week officially runs from 16 to 24 April and is an opportunity for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events.
“This year’s theme is Together More Than Ever and the Bega Valley community has some great activities organised for our young people.”
Activities and events include:
Thursday 8 April, Adulting 101 Finance for ages 18 to 25 with Headspace Bega
Sunday 11 April, Skate Workshop at Tathra Skatepark
Monday 12 April, Skate Workshop at Bega Skatepark
Friday 16 April and Saturday 24 April – Far South Film presents Live Visual Effects for Streaming, a 2-day youth workshop for ages 12 to 18 at the Funhouse Studio Bega.
Saturday 17 April, Kianinny Clean Up in Tathra (at Kianinny Bay) from 10.30am to 1pm. Book via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0410 026 990.
Sunday 18 April, Grom Development Program for Beginners with the Sapphire Coast Boardriders
Saturday 24 April, Here To There: Past to Present art workshops for ages 12 years and over at the Old Bega Hospital.
“Council is pleased to support these great events. We hope the young people in our shire will engage with them, take the opportunity to showcase their talents, celebrate their contribution to the community and importantly, have fun!” Ms Cleverley said.