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NTYW - Get Involved

Celebrate NT Youth Week with a host of free events across the Top End. We’re talking movies, skating events, art, dance, esports and more. Remember, It’s Your Tomorrow.


Confidence and Resilience Workshop
She Flourishes hosts this empowering workshop for young females aged 12-15 years.
WHEN MON 12 APR | 1-3.30PM
AT KAREN BROWN FINE ART
INFO 8981 5036

What’s SUP on the Water?
Head along to Cas Pool and join Royal Life Saving Society NT to learn Bronze Medallion and Personal Survival Skills, stand up paddle boarding, pool lifesaving and much more! Ages 14-17.
WHEN MON 12 – FRI 16 APR | 9AM-3PM
AT CASUARINA POOL
INFO 8981 5036

Basketball and Wellbeing Program
Hoops 4 Health Academy is a program that will engage young people between the ages of 10-16 in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin. Young people can participate in fun games whilst learning new skills, getting fit and more!
WHEN MON 12 APR | 4-5PM
AT HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL, KARAMA
INFO facebook.com/hoops4healthaus

CDU Youth Futures Workshop
Young Territorians are invited to get in on this amazing line-up of speakers, talking all things positive mental health. Keynote address from bestselling author, teacher and podcaster Hugh Van Cuylenburg, from The Resilience Project.
WHEN THU 15 APR | 9AM-2PM
AT CDU STADIUM, MARARRA | ONLINE
INFO cdu.edu.au

Tracks Dance Pop Up Performance
Tracks’ school holiday program is designed to create a supportive environment for young dancers, encouraging participants to train, learn, move and practice teamwork. Don’t miss their pop up performance at the YMCA Nightcliff Pool Party!
WHEN FRI 16 APR | 5PM
AT NIGHTCLIFF POOL
INFO tracksdance.com.au


LAUNCH DARWIN

For ages 12-25 unless otherwise noted.
launchdarwin.com.au

Miss Juneteenth Movie
Grab some friends, pull up a deckchair and enjoy this free flick! Miss Juneteenth tells the story of a single mum, also a former beauty queen, and her attempts to get her headstrong daughter to follow in her footsteps. Free popcorn for the first 100 through the box office. Pop, pop! Bookings required.
WHEN FRI 9 APR | 7PM
AT DECKCHAIR CINEMA
INFO deckchaircinema.com

Pre Heat Skate
Warm up for the 2021 Street Heat skate comp with this afternoon shred sesh, hosted by LAUNCH Darwin and pro Aussie skateboarder Renton Millar.
WHEN FRI 9 APR | 5-7PM
AT LEANYER RECREATION PARK

Street Heat Skate Comp
Shredders and spectators – it’s time to get pumped about Darwin’s annual skate competition with host Renton Millar. Showcase your best tricks and scooter, quad, BMX, and skate action, while celebrating our awesome tropical outdoor lifestyle.
WHEN SAT 10 APR | 3-7PM
AT LEANYER RECREATION PARK

Skate Night
Join LAUNCH for their regular fortnightly social skate with a few added surprises for Youth Week. Skates, scooters, BMX, rip-sticks, and skateboards – all wheels welcome.
WHEN WED 14 APR | 6-8PM
AT JINGILI WATER GARDENS SKATE PARK

FREE-ze Sk8
Grab your winter gear and chill out in the coolest spot in Darwin for an hour and a half of games, music and ice skating. Don’t forget your socks! Bookings required, ages 12-20.
WHEN WED 14 APR | 5.30-7PM
AT DARWIN ICE SKATING CENTRE

Geektacular Meetup
By geeks for geeks, Geektacular Meetup is a bunch of micro-meetups featuring cosplay, games, digital art, mini market, badge making, anime showings and more. Recommended for ages 15+.
WHEN SAT 17 APR | 1-5PM
AT CASUARINA LIBRARY

Citylife Platform Lightboxes Youth Week Exhibition Launch
Time to light up the night! Head along to Nightcliff foreshore at sunset for the launch of this amazing exhibition, showcasing nine of Darwin’s up-and-coming young visual artists.
WHEN SUN 18 APR | 6-7PM
AT NIGHTCLIFF FORESHORE (NEXT TO THE POOL)

Couch Surfing
Get your cheer on, as teams race decked out couches in a series of action-packed races. It’s all about National Youth Homelessness Matters Day and celebrating the resilience of young people, with entertainment, food and info on what to do if you, or someone you know, are impacted.
WHEN WED 21 APR | 10.30AM-3PM
AT CIVIC PARK
INFO anglicare-nt.org.au


DARWIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

yourcentre.com.au

Future Voices
Speak your mind! This workshop is for 14-18 year olds passionate about Darwin’s future and the issues we face. Facilitated by Thomas Midena from Corrugated Iron Youth Arts, polish your speech and performance skills, then take them to the stage in the Studio Theatre to inspire an audience.
WHEN MON 12 APR | 10AM-7.30PM

Painting for Peace & Trust
What do we mean by peace, by trust, and how do they work together? Experienced Larrakia artist Jason Lee leads this series of workshops exploring some big questions and supporting participants to express their ideas on the canvas. For ages 11-15.
WHEN MON 12 – THU 15 APR | 10.30AM-2.30PM

SECRETS Preview
SLIDE Youth Dance Theatre is opening up the rehearsal room doors for a sneak preview and the rehearsal of their upcoming performance SECRETS. Find out more on pg 16.
WHEN TUE 13 & WED 14 APR | 10AM

Youth Week Esports Open
Esports is a fast growing spectator competition sport that sees players or teams going head-to-head in a video game. Stay and play in an exciting arena setup in the Studio Theatre, with prize packs up for grabs valued at over $1000, and other giveaways on the day. Ages 12-24.
WHEN THU 15 APR | 12-4PM

Swamp Stomp
DEC is turning it all the way up with the resounding sound of young Territorians! Tune in to the NT’s next wave of headliners and emerging bands in this swampy music gig for under 18s.
WHEN FRI 16 APR | FROM 1PM


CITY OF PALMERSTON

palmerston.nt.gov.au

Urban Jam - Community Expo
Head along to Goyder Square for this special edition of Urban Jams, presented alongside a community expo. Entertainment includes a special guest performance by J-MLLA supported by Yung Milla, live street art, DJ and dance performances, 3x3 basketball comps, laser tag, a free BBQ and so much more.

Alongside all of that entertainment is the community expo, highlighting community service providers, career pathway organisations, and social and sporting clubs for young people.
WHEN SAT 10 APR | 5-8PM
AT GOYDER SQUARE

Kidz vs Copz Basketball Game
Presented by YMCA NT, and back for its eight year, this friendly game of basketball sees members of the NT Police Force take on the young people of Palmerston. It gives young people the opportunity to engage positively with police officers and it gives the police an opportunity to engage with young people in a relaxed environment. Get ballin’.
WHEN THU 15 APR | 11AM-2PM
AT PALMERSTON RECREATION CENTRE BASKETBALL COURTS
INFO nt.ymca.org.au

How to Adult
A powerhouse of youth supporters and orgs has teamed up for this six-session program to help set young folk aged 16-20 up with some important life skills.
WHEN MON 12 – FRI 16 APR, 10AM-12PM | SAT 17 APR, 2-4PM
AT CITY OF PALMERSTON LIBRARY
INFO palmerston.nt.gov.au


KATHERINE

Espresso Nook Youth Barista Course
Learn how to make the perfect brew with this hands-on barista course.
WHEN TUE 13 APR | 9-11AM
AT GODINYMAYIN YIJARD RIVERS ARTS & CULTURE CENTRE
INFO 8972 3751

YMCA Disco
Round up your mates and bust a boogie with a night of tunes.
WHEN THU 15 APR | 5.30-8.30PM
AT YMCA KATHERINE
INFO nt.ymca.org.au

Self Care/Mindfulness
Time to take care of your body and your mind with these free hour-long sessions.
WHEN MON 12 – WED 14 APR | 9-10AM
AT HEADSPACE KATHERINE
INFO 8978 4000 | headspace.org.au


Out and about? Share your NTYW adventures with us!

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Header: Colby Thomas, 'Heavy City'. Thumbnail & inset: Kaleb Tester, 'Doodle Fish'. Both works featured in City of Darwin’s CITYLIFE Platform Lightboxes Youth Week exhibition.

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