The Youth Wrap (June 2014)

Bayside City Council are taking submissions of artwork this month for the 2014 Young People of Bayside Art Exhibition. Submit your artwork at the Bayside City Council’s Corporate centre between June 10 and June 20. The artwork will be on display at the ARTrium Exhibition Space at the Bayside City Council’s Corporate Centre from July 2 to 31, with the celebration night on Wednesday 16 July. More details of the celebration night coming soon!

For more information or to register for the event, contact Adam on 9599 4622, or email

Bayside Youth Services and the Boombox FReeZA committee are gearing up for another incredibly entertaining Battle of the Bands. The battle will be held on August 15 at the Brighton Town Hall, where multiple artists will battle for the chance to progress through all battle rounds in order to win the final FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands. If you are in a band or a solo performer, aged between 10 and 21 years of age, and live, study or work within the City of Bayside, register now for your chance to compete in this year’s battle. Applications for the annual battle are open until June 16 so get in quick! Bayside Youth Services, with the support of the Bayside FReeZA youth committee, has been running battle of the bands for over a decade, with the winners from last year, ‘Osaka’, representing Bayside on the Push stage at the St Kilda Festival. To register, complete the application form at

For more information contact Emily on 9599 4622, or email her at

Frankston Freeza Committee, Fresh Entertainment, have opened its studio’s doors to the local musicians in need of a space to record their tunes. The studio is open to absolutely all music groups and solo artists, with opening hours typically 1pm to 6pm weekdays, however these hours may vary to suit the needs of the project. Fresh Entertainment is able to provide engineers to work with, who are either experienced or currently studying. The studio is located on Ebdale Street in Frankston, and because it is a Fresh Entertainment Youth Committee initiative, it is only available for use by young musicians.

For bookings and enquiries, contact Chris Hoffman at, or message the Fresh Entertainment Facebook Page,

Looking for something to do after school? Check out the Frankston Hangouts this term to see what activities they have to offer! Various activities, most of which are free, are on offer this term at all the Hangout locations, including Carrum Downs, Frankston North, Frankston South, Karingal, Langwarrin and Seaford. Activities include golf, hip hop classes, cooking, games, movie evenings, art, visits to local attractions like Strike and Skateworld, song writing, music group, drama groups and more! They are also planning School Holiday Activities for young people aged between 12 and 17 years of age, such as Gravity Zone, Ice Skating and Go-Karting.

For bookings and more information phone 9768 1366, or like their Facebook page,

Kingston Youth Services and Freeza group, FUSE Productions are on the lookout for bands and artists to compete in their annual FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands Heat. The heat will be held on August 1, with prizes up for grabs and winners proceeding to the regional finals! Applications must close on June 16 so apply now for your chance to win.

Online applications can be submitted at For more information, contact Kingston Youth Services on 1300 369 436.