Sutherland Shire Youth Week 2018 - Friday 13 to Sunday 22 April 2018
National Youth Week runs from 13 to 22 April 2018 and is the largest celebration of young people in the country. Youth Week provides 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.
We've got seven epic events planned that will showcase the talent and diversity of our local young people.
FRIDAY 13 APRIL 5 SPORTS, CARINGBAH
What is life without the Beautiful Game? Youth Week SoccerTournament will see local high school teams compete in a friendly 5-aside soccer tournament. Speak to your school about entering a team.
WEDNESDAY 18 TO SUNDAY 22 APRIL, SUTHERLAND ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
Come and watch the most exciting Battle of the Bands to rock our Sutherland Shire. Young musicians from schools across the state will battle it out to be crowned Youth Rock champions in 2018.The competition is judged by music and recording industry heavyweights and more than $10,000 worth of prizes are on offer to the finalists.
FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2PM TO 3.30PM SUTHERLAND LIBRARY
Join Corey – Nichols, the shire’s local street artist as he talks about his art and shows you how to create your own street – art style artworks. Check out Corey’s art on Instagram at BornReadyArt.
SATURDAY 21 APRIL, 10.30AM GREENHILLS SKATE PARK
Kick-flip your way into the skate competition at Greenhill’s Skate Park. Run in partnership with Skate Boarding NSW and Project Youth, it’s open to under 9’s to open age competitions.
Sign up on the day from 10.30am.Time to get on your board!
SATURDAY 21 APRIL, 12PM CRONULLA MALL, CRONULLA
Proudly brought to you by Sutherland Shire Council FREE all-ages music festival –back this year reloaded! See the best of the best local bands and acts from further afield. Lots of fun activities and plenty of giveaways on the day.
SATURDAY 14 APRIL, 12PM ENGADINE SKATE PARK
A FREE Scooter event for young people and their families. With appearances by Korrupt, prizes and more! Contact Engadine District Youth Services (EDYS) - 9548 2734 or drop into the centre 16-20 Station Street, Engadine for more details.
SATURDAY 28 APRIL GU FILMHOUSE, CRONULLA
We premiere films made by local young filmmakers as part of the Shire Shorts film-making project.
Youth Week Partners and Supporters
Enquiries can be directed to Community Development Officer - Youth on 02 9710 0381 or email@example.com