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2018 Youth Week!

05 Apr 2018 11:32 AM | Lisa McPherson (Administrator)

Council are partnering with youth focused groups , services and businesses and are in the processes of planning a program for Youth Week 2018 - Unity Through Diversity . Stay tuned for further information via http://www.pmhc.nsw.gov.au/Community-Culture/Youth/National-Youth-Week

National Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to share ideas, attend live events, have their voices heard on issues of concern to them, showcase their talents, celebrate their contribution to the community, take part in competitions but most of all have fun!

YAC presents - Fright Night Friday

  • Fri 13 April 6pm-10:30PM
  • The Basement at Port Panthers
  • Age 14-20 years
  • $5 on the door- All money collected will go to charity
  • Come celebrate all things Friday 13th best outfit wins a prize..Lets keep it R rated..
  • DJ Lineup
  • Over 18’s will need to sign in at the main counter in Panthers.
  • This is a Drug and Alcohol free event- Please see Panthers Website regarding FAQ’s- portmacquarie.panthers.com.au

Seaside Scavenger-Port Macquarie

Headspace Greenspace

  • Tues 17 April 11pm-2pm
  • Town Green
  • Chilling out with music, healthy ‘Green treats’ including sushi, bliss balls, wraps & smoothies
  • Come hang out on the beanbags and unwind on the grass
  • Dream catching/mindfulness workshop & drumming circle
  • A day to provide young people the opportunity to relax, enjoy healthy food in an inclusive environment while being mindful & creative
  • Free event for all ages

 Presented by YP Space - Youth Homelessness Matter Day March
  • 8:30 Start at either Bunnings, The Race Course, Aldi or Windmill Hill.
  • Joins us in a march across Port Macquarie to highlight the issue of youth homelessness, locally and across Australia.
  • For more information follow the Link- http://www.yps.org.au/  


Artwalk- Creative Youth Zone

Creative Wauchope Festival

  • Sat 21 April 10am-2pm
  • Bain Park- Wauchope
  • Creative Wauchope Festival will bring together and celebrate all things creative and artistic, with fun activities and workshops for young and old.
  • For more info follow the link- https://www.facebook.com/creativewauchope/

YACAM Presents - Rainbow Rhythms

  • Sun 22 April 12pm-7pm
  • Rainbow Beach Reserve
  • Free all ages
  • A Drug and Alcohol free event
  • Lineup - Nana Klumpp, Genes, The Oasis, EZ3, TIA, Jo Hord, Ultravoilet, Bella Cicak
  • This live music event will showcase the young local talent of the Camden Haven.


  • Sunday 22 April 12pm to 3pm
  • Guest Appearance: Manga Artist Matt Lin will join us for a Draw Off
  • Ultimate self-created costumes that pay homage to your favourite Anime or Manga character and bring it to life for all to see! Cosplay Parade at 1pm. Register on the day.
  • Doodle Art – try your hand at creating your favourite anime or Manga characters
  • Games – play your favourite board game
  • Sausage sizzle
  • Chopstick Championships
  • Draw Off! plus lots more!
  • Manga Mania Art Exhibition - Do you like drawing manga or anime characters or pictures? We would like to showcase your art in an Exhibition of Manga/Anime Artworks. We would like to invite you to be part of this exhibition. Entries will receive a certificate and prizes will be announced at Cosplay @ Port (Sunday 22nd April). If you would like to be part of this exhibition…please leave your artwork with your name, age, telephone number at your local library (no framed work please…just on paper or cardboard. 3D models welcome) by Thursday 19 April

Locals Talk @ The Library

  • Saturday 14 April 10-11am
  • Port Macquarie Library
  • Celebrating Youth Week with some inspiring young locals - Young Hastings Heroine of the year Jess Denham, musician and producer Nicholas Cummins, and youth mental health crusader Vee Vien
  • Morning tea provided
  • RSVP 5581 8755 or portlib@mnclibrary.org.au

Youth Week Library Techie Stuff

  • Tuesday 17 April and Friday 20 April – Introduction to Recording
  • 10am to 12 noon for 16 years up. Bookings 6581 8755
  • Tuesday 24 April and Friday 27 April – Introduction to Electronic Music
  • 10am to 12 noon for 16 years up. Bookings 6581 8755


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