Tagged: Youth

Yarning Circle to tackle Ice use

October 3, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the Shire’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will host a ‘Yarning Circle’ to discuss the growing use of the illicit drug Ice. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams spoke about the concept. “A Yarning Circle is a forum for discussion where participants can openly talk, listen and share...

Skate comp to kick-off Youth Week celebrations

March 29, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Youth Week

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to launch this year’s local National Youth Week program with a Skate Competition at the Bowral Skate Park on Saturday 1 April. Run by Highlands Community Centre, the competition will start at 10am and will feature free giveaways, prizes, music and a barbeque lunch. Council’s official Youth Week program continues...

Council hosts Manga workshop for Youth Week

March 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

If you know the difference between Goku and Gohan, an upcoming workshop at Bowral Library may be for you! To help celebrate National Youth Week, Council’s Library services team is hosting a free Manga Drawing Workshop on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Led by renowned artist and illustrator Matt Lin, the workshop will teach participants tips...

Draft Youth Strategy on exhibition

November 8, 2016Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Wingecarribee Youth Strategy and Action Plan 2016 – 2026 at the last Ordinary Meeting of Council. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer, Michelle Williams explained the purpose of the draft strategy. “The draft Wingecarribee Youth Strategy and Action Plan looks at the contribution that...

HSC study lock-in at Bowral Library

September 13, 2016Posted in: Events

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Wingecarribee Public Libraries will host their fifth annual HSC Night Shift study lock-in on Monday 10 October at Bowral Library to help students prepare for their final exams. Year 12 students will have exclusive after-hours access to the library from 6.30pm until the lock-in concludes at 10pm. Council’s Children’s and Youth Librarian Trudy Eccleston said...