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National Youth Week is from 11-21 April 2024

The theme is Express. Empower. Get loud!

Youth Week began as a NSW Government initiative in 1989, and has since grown to be a celebration of young people in every state and territory across the country.

National Youth Week is an opportunity for young people (12-24) to:
  • share ideas
  • attend live events
  • have their voices heard on issues of concern to you
  • showcase their talents
  • celebrate their contribution to the community
  • take part in competitions
  • have fun!

What's On

Celebrate Youth Week in Hornsby Shire with FREE events for all young people aged 12-24.

Youth Week iconsMovie Night: Ghostbusters – Frozen Empire

Free movie, popcorn/ice cream/drink

When: Friday 12 April, 6.15pm–8.30pm
Where: Events Cinema Hornsby – 236 Pacific Hwy, Hornsby

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Youth Week iconsHornsby Art Society – Young Artist 2024

This year’s theme is “My Happy Place”.

Award Ceremony – by invitation only: Friday 12 April, 6pm–8pm
Exhibition Open: 9–14 April, 10am–4pm
Where: Wallarobba Arts & Cultural Centre – 25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsby

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Youth Week iconsCommunity Skate Workshops & JAM Sessions

Come along to the Galston Skatepark for FREE Community Skate Workshops & JAM!

Learn to Skate Beginner class & Mentoring Skate Session followed by a Skate & Scooter JAM with loads of prizes up for grabs!

This workshop is for ages 10 years and over.

When: Saturday 13 April, 10am–2pm
Where: Galston Skate Park – 412 Galston Rd, Galston

Register here

Youth Week iconsCommunity CPR Workshop

When: Tuesday 16 April, 10am–12pm
Where: Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre – 203 Peats Ferry Rd, Hornsby

Lunch provided. Bookings essential as spaces are extremely limited.

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Youth Week iconsLifeline Session Drop In

Support and information in one place.

Show bags available for all young people.

When: Thursday 18 April, 1.30pm–5pm
Where: Hornsby Library – 28-44 George St, Hornsby

Drop in, no bookings required.

Youth Week iconsMake Your Own Beeswax Wraps

When: Thursday 18 April, 2pm–3.30pm
Where: Pennant Hills Community Centre – Ramsay Rd, Pennant Hills

Snacks provided. Bookings essential as spaces are extremely limited.

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Hornsby Shire Council’s Youth Week events are safe and inclusive events for all our young people to attend. All events are drug and alcohol free.

Find out more information at

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