National Youth Week free events in Wonthaggi

Bass Coast young people have been busy planning a day of free activities on the last day of National Youth Week (NYW), Sunday 22nd April. The events will be held at the Wonthaggi YMCA and Wonthaggi Skate Park.

National Youth Week (NYW) runs for just over two weeks from Saturday 4th April. NYW

celebrates and recognises the contribution to community of young people. Bass Coast Shire Council supports the event annually and works in partnership with other organisations to make it a fun and positive celebration.

Bass Coast Shire Council Mayor, Cr Pamela Rothfield says Council is proud to support and celebrate National Youth Week.

‘Wonthaggi Secondary College students have been instrumental in getting this day up and running. It will be a fun day for young people and their families,’ she said.

The event will include a free skate and scooter competition, a free pop up cinema, free body and face painting, free photo booth.

Bass Coast Shire Council, Wonthaggi YMCA, Anglicare and Bass Coast Adult Education Centre are supporting and funding the event.

The Skate and Scooter Competition starts at 11.30am and everyone under 25 years old is welcome to participate.

The pop up cinema will feature the movie Jamanji and commences at 6:30pm.

For more information, contact Council’s Acting Youth Planning and Policy Officer, Annette Dodson, by emailing community.development@basscoast.vic.gov.au or calling 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211.