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RAWR Vanity live at Redlands Youth Day Out

Grab your skateboard, scooter or BMX and head straight to Redlands Youth Plaza on Friday 8 April to see Triple J unearthed darlings RAWR Vanity live on stage at Redlands Youth Day Out.

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the band, who hail from the Redlands, were part of a fantastic line-up of free entertainment and activities on offer for those aged between 12-25 as part of the city’s celebration for National Youth Week.

“Following their recent tour of the US, RAWR Vanity are rapidly gaining acclaim in Australia and internationally and we’re delighted to welcome them back to our city for Redlands Youth Day Out,” Cr Williams said.

“Redlands PCYC has organised a fantastic program to celebrate National Youth Week and I encourage young people from across the city to join the buzz at Redlands Youth Plaza on Friday.

“Queensland’s Youth Week Champion and state finalist of the 2016 Young Australian of the Year, Tasman Bain, will also be there to talk to local youngsters.

“The 22-year-old is a determined campaigner to end violence against women, a shaper of global human rights and an emerging voice in youth mental health. He’s a fantastic role model for all Queenslanders and living proof that mental illness is no barrier to success.

“While the theme of this year’s celebrations is ‘Be the future’, Council believes the young people of the Redlands were more than the future; they are the here and now.”

Division 9 Councillor-elect Paul Gleeson said council was committed to working with community organisations to provide services and facilities, and undertake projects and activities that encourage their participation in the community.

“Young people are an integral part of our city and it is vital that we listen to their opinions because their beliefs matter and their voices deserve to be heard,” Cr Gleeson said.

“In November last year, we adopted a new youth strategy for the city that provides a comprehensive roadmap for youth initiatives in the Redlands over the next five years by celebrating and fostering the city’s young people.”

Redlands Youth Day Out is proudly presented by Redlands PCYC, in partnership with Redland City Council and the Redlands Youth Network, a group of local youth service providers in the city.

Redlands Youth Day Out
When: Friday 8 April 2016, 10am – 2pm
Where: Redlands Youth Plaza (Capalaba Skate Park), Old Cleveland Road, Capalaba

Get Ready for Redlands Youth Week 2013

With Youth Week 2013 just around the corner, Redland City Council is encouraging young people to take advantage of the free activities on offer.

National Youth Week, from 5-14 April, is Australia’s largest celebration of young people and Redlands has a full calendar of events.

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Youth Week was an opportunity for young people to get involved in the community, express their ideas and make new connections.

“Youth Week’s 2013 theme is to ‘be active, be healthy, be you’ and we have a host of activities that reflect the diverse talents and interests of Redlands’ young people,” Cr Williams said.

“From art exhibitions with live music to outdoor events, our goal is to promote opportunities for young people to express who they are and have fun being themselves.

“We are proud to have a full calendar of events in Redland City, presented in partnership with the Redland Youth Network – a team of community organisations all helping the Redlands to be a wonderful place to grow up.”

Free events schedule

  • 3 April: Q-Crew Hip Hop Dance Extravaganza, dance workshop 1.30pm -3.30pm, family performance 5.30pm – 6pm, Dunwich Hall, North Stradbroke Island. For information: 3415 2816.
  • 4 April: Youth Week Fun Day @ The Hut, 11am-3pm, The Hut Youth Space, Jackson Road, Russell Island. For information: 3409 1177.
  • 5 April: Quandamooka Youth Leadership Program, 10-11.30am for 9-12 years, 1.30-3.30pm for 13-17 years, 7 Stradbroke Place, Dunwich. For information: 3415 2816.
  • 8 April: Skateboarding Workshop, 10am – 1pm, Mt Cotton Skate Park, Valley Way Mount Cotton. Bookings required ph: 3829 8233.
  • 9 April: Skateboarding Workshop, 10am – 1pm, Thornlands Skate Park, William Stewart Park, Cleveland Redland Bay Road. Bookings required ph: 3829 8233.
  • 9-12 April: The Happy Active You, various activities and times, The Cage Youth Space, Dollery Road, Capalaba. For information: 3823 2224.
  • 11 April: Youth: In Transit Exhibition Youth Drop, 6pm (exhibition 8 April- 5 June), Redland Art Gallery Capalaba, Capalaba Place, Capalaba (in the library building). For information: 3829 8899.
  • 10 April: Beading Workshops, 10-11.30am, Macleay Island Community Hall, 2-3.30pm, Russell Island Hut Youth Space, Jackson Road Russell Island. For information: 3488 2533.
  • 12 April: Skateboarding workshop, 10am – 1pm, William Taylor Memorial Sports Fields, Mooroondu Rd, Thorneside. Bookings required ph: 3829 8233.
  • 12 April: The Big Youth Week Beach Party, 10am – 2pm, Raby Bay Foreshore, Masthead Drive, Raby Bay. For information: 3829 8233.
  • 27 April: Youthlink Annual Skate Event, Youthlink, 11am – 4pm, Point Lookout Skate Park, East Coast Road, Point Lookout. For information: 0418 301 000

For full details contact Council’s Community Development Team on 3829 8233, email kara.mansley@redland.qld.gov.au or visit www.facebook.com/RedlandsYouth.

Unless otherwise stated, all activities are free and open to all young people aged 12 to 25 years.

All events and activities are drug and alcohol free and are proudly supported by Redland City Council and the Redlands Youth Network.