Fes­ti­vals, work­shops to cel­e­brate Youth Week

Pilbara News - - News - Louise Alling­ham

■ The City of Kar­ratha, the Shire of Ex­mouth, and the Tom Price Youth Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion have each been handed $1000 in State Govern­ment grants to de­liver Na­tional Youth Week events next month.

The events will range from fes­ti­vals to work­shops, and aim to cel­e­brate and ac­knowl­edge the pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion young peo­ple make in their com­mu­ni­ties.

The Shire of Ex­mouth has given the funds to Youth Ac­tion Ex­mouth group who will host a two­day mu­sic work­shop for teenagers be­tween 13 and 18 years old.

Shire of Ex­mouth chief ex­ec­u­tive Bill Price said the pro­ject would give the town’s young peo­ple new op­por­tu­ni­ties.

Tom Price Youth Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion will hold the Back­yard Bash fes­ti­val with a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties, games and work­shops.

The City of Kar­ratha is putting on live mu­sic event, Spark­fest.

Na­tional Youth Week WA runs from April 8-17.

Bill Price

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