National Youth Week is the largest celebration of young people in the country, providing a platform for young people to share their ideas, host events, have their voices heard on issues important to them and celebrate their contribution to the community. Youth Week 2017 in the Sutherland Shire will showcase the talent and diversity of our local young people.
Saturday 1 April, 10.30am, Greenhills Skate Park
Kick-flip your way into the skate competition at the newly constructed Greenhills Skate Park. The competition is open to age groups from under 9's through to open age competitions. You can sign up on the day from 10.30am.
Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 April, Sutherland Entertainment Centre
Young musicians from schools across the state will again battle it out to be crowned YouthRock champions in 2017. The competition is judged by music and recording industry representatives and more than $10,000 worth of prizes are on offer to the finalists. Check the Youth Week website for more details youthweek.nsw.gov.au/youthrock
Wednesday 5 April, 5 Sports, Caringbah
The inaugural Youth Week Cup will see local high school teams compete in a 5-aside soccer competition to lift the trophy and be named the Youth Week champions of 2017. Speak to your school about entering a team.
Saturday 8 April, 11am, Dunningham Park, Cronulla
Beach to the Burbs is a FREE all ages music festival with a host of local bands, and acts from further afield as well as lots of fun activities and plenty of giveaways on the day.
Tuesday 11 April, 2pm to 3pm, Sutherland Library
Have fun and learn new skills at our Circus Skills Workshop. Take a look behind the scenes and learn simple magic, juggling and circus tricks with household items. This hour of fun and learning will make you the life of the party. Free event for high school students. Bookings are essential, visit the Library's website to book.
Wednesday 19 April, 10am, Cooper Street Reserve, Engadine
The Sutherland Police Youth Expo provides an opportunity for local youth to engage with, get advice and information from local Emergency Services and Youth Organisations. Sutherland Police will provide a free BBQ, and a range of police vehicles will be on show for everyone to enjoy. For more information see facebook.com/SutherlandLAC
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