FREE sessions to help your child to read – Miranda
Learn from a qualified teacher and pick up some strategies and tools to promote literacy skills within your child and help boost their confidence.
Who: parents and carers of primary school aged children
Where: Miranda Library, 31 Wandella Road, Miranda
When: Thursday 19th of October, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
The session is free, however bookings are essential. Visit their website for more information and to register.read more
Youth Outreach events – Camden LGA
The Camden Council have partnered with a number of different organisations to bring you a heap of cool activities from September 2017 to April 2018. These include fitness and wellbeing classes, skateboarding clinics, music showcases, movie nights and free pool entry! Check out the attached flyer for more information, don’t miss out!read more
FREE “Paws for a Second” study break – Narellen
Partnering with PAWS Pet Therapy, the Camden Youth Council are doing their bit for Mental Health Month through the use of cute and cuddly stress-relief at the local library!
Who: Young people who are studying
Where: Narellen Library, cnr Queen and Elyard Streets, Narellen
When: Every Monday and Wednesday in October, from 3.30pm (excluding public holidays)read more
FREE Australian Poetry Slam workshop – Glebe
Check out this free workshop with Australian Poetry Slam champion Arielle Cottingham. You will hear Arielle’s material and learn how to create your own poetry performance.
When: Saturday 30th September 2017 / 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Where: Glebe Library, 186 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037
For more info: Click hereread more
FREE Teachers education evening
You are invited to a Carers NSW Awareness Raising Workshop!
This year we are running a new, youth-driven project called Watch This Space. On the 13th of September we are travelling out to Bathurst, bringing the lived experiences of young carers into this workshop while providing young carers with the opportunity to become leaders in their local community.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Young Carer Team. We look forward to seeing you there!read more
Fireworks Festival – Gunning
FREE ‘Staying Connected When Emotions Run High’ workshop – Hurstville
Aftercare is holding a free workshop for carers and supporters of people who have relationship difficulties, difficulty regulating their emotions or who show impulsive and destructive behaviour.
Who: Anyone caring for someone who is above 12 years of age
When: Tuesday 5th of September, 9am – 3.30pm
Where: Club Central, 2 Crofts Avenue, Hurstvilleread more
FREE ‘Digital Nutrition’ seminar – Hurstville
This presentation aims to help parents, carers, teachers and allied health professionals who work with young people and would like some practical strategies for navigating this digital age.
Organised by Georges River Council and partners.
When: Tuesday 5th of September, 6.30pm – 8pm
Where: Civic Theatre Hurstville Entertainment Centre, MacMahon St, Hurstvilleread more
FREE Disability Knockout and Information Family Day Out – Coonabarabran
Come along for a fun and informative day and meet with Disability Service Providers, ask questions and get to know the available services in your local area!
Featuring information stalls, children’s activities, sports ability games, entertainment, guest speakers and much more! There will also be an Oz Tag Knockout Carnival, the game starting 12pm on Town Oval No. 1 – entries for this game close on the 29th of September, register using this form.
When: Thursday 5th of October, 11am – 3pm
Where: Coonabarabran Town Oval
Click here for more information.read more
FREE Students and Parents Motivation, Study Skills and Inner Peace Seminar
InFlow Education are running a free session for both parents and their children who are lacking in motivation, self-confidence and may be getting frustrated with their studies. This seminar will provide guidance on achieving academic success and educating both parties on a simpler path to inner peace to avoid tensions at home, facilitated by an experienced high school educator, coach and author.
Who: Students and parents
When: Wednesday 13 September 2017 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Castle Hill RSL Club – 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill, NSW 2154
For more info: Click hereread more
FREE Please Laika Me – Sydney
Check out this awesome one-night-only event in Sydney for the National Young Writer’s Festival! The night will be filled with workshops, cool performances and interactive installation while you meet and mingle with other young writers – it’s going to be heaps of fun!
Who: Anyone 16+ who is interested in writing
When: Wednesday 27 September 2017 – 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Where: Haymarket Library – 744 George Street, Sydney
For more info: Click hereread more
Learn how to make pasta from scratch – Wagga Wagga
Do you enjoy cooking? Want to learn how to make pasta from scratch? Why not attend this amazing cooking demonstration with Hilda and Laurie Inglese, authors of the cookbook ‘Wow! It’s Italian’.
Be sure to reserve your seat now!
Who: Anyone who has an interest in cooking
When: Thursday 31st August, 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Where: Wagga Wagga City Library
For more info: Click here
Talking Tweens Junior Book Club – Dural
FREE course for disadvantaged learner drivers – Various Locations
The NSW Government is offering 1,000 free places on the Safer Drivers Course each year to help young learner drivers from disadvantaged backgrounds and Aboriginal communities. The fee exemption allows those who are financially disadvantaged to benefit from the road safety outcomes of the Safer Drivers Course.
As well as becoming a safer driver, you can earn a bonus of 20 hours of log book credit once you complete the course, so you only need to finish 100 hours of supervised driving outside the course. The course has been designed for a learner to attend once, so the 20 hours of bonus log book credit will only be deducted once.
To be eligible for a free place you need to:
- Hold a valid learner licence
- Be aged under 25 years
- Have completed a minimum of 50 log book hours
- Hold a current Pensioner Concession Card issued by the Department of Human Services – Centrelink
Click here to find out more information!read more
Paid Marketing Intern Opportunity (ATSI) – Blacktown
Do you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background? Why not apply for this paid internship opportunity? This new opportunity is for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander young person (18-25 years) to work as a Marketing intern at Blacktown Arts Centre! The Social and Digital Media Marketing Intern will play an active role in the development of Blacktown Art Centre’s online community. The intern will work with the marketing team to maintain our presence on various social media platforms! Sounds great!
What: Paid marketing intern opportunity
Who: Indigenous youth aged 18-25 years
Closing date: No deadline! Apply now!
More Info: Please call 8571 9183 or go ahead and apply here!read more