The Youth Wrap (October 2014)

Get ready for the final Open Mic Night for 2014 with Bayside Freeza Committee’s, Boombox Events. The Committee is looking for bands, soloist, comedians, ventriloquists, contortionists, and even those who just love to perform! The final Open Mic Night will be held on November 28, between 7pm to 10pm at the Brighton Town Hall. “So far the response has been great, and we have seen some very talented young artists take to the stage,” says Emily, a youth worker with the committee. Head down and enjoy the talent of the Bayside Community, with free tea, coffee and hot choccie on offer, and a canteen to purchase snacks. This is a free, fully supervised, all ages event that is strictly drug, alcohol, and smoke free. For more information and to register, contact Emily at Bayside City Councils Youth Services on 9599 4622.

Looking to working on your fitness this summer? Bayside City Council are running a ‘Work it Out’ summer fitness program. ‘Work it Out’ will focus on a healthy body and a healthy mind, allowing young people, 12 years and above, to participate in activities like boxing, yoga, circuit training, hip hop, beach sessions, and more, with a new and exciting activity every week. The program will run Wednesday’s in Term 4, between October 15 and December 3, between 4.15 – 5.45pm. To register, visit, or contact Bayside City Council Youth Services on 9599 4622.

Halloween is just around the corner, and so is Bayside Youth Services’ annual ‘Halloween Between the Books’. The spookiest night of the year will bring ghosts and ghouls, pirates and princesses, witches and warlocks. Join Bayside’s Freeza Committee, Boombox Events, in celebrating this night with a silent disco, Tim Credible the Magician, games, giveaways, and a prize for best dressed. Put on your scariest costume, and head down to the Beaumaris Library on October 31 at 6pm. Entry is $10 and includes a canteen voucher. This is a smoke, drug and alcohol free event. Head to for all the info and to purchase tickets.

Kingston Youth Services and the Freeza committee, Fuse Productions, proudly present their annual Skate of Mind event. This event will showcase the raw talent within the local youth community of Kingston, with skate, BMX, scooter, and blades competitions. This free event will be held on November 15 at Sir William Fry Reserve, corner of Bay Street and Nepean Highway in Highett. On the day, there will be music, stalls, entertainment, henna body art, face painting, prizes, and a variety of food vendors. This is a fully supervised, smoke, drug, and alcohol free event. For more information contact Kingston Youth Services on 1300 369 436.

Kingston’s Intergenerational and Festival Committees present ‘Talking About Our Generations’. The event will launch the 2014 Kingston Seniors Festival with a lively, interactive theatre performance, audio visual displays, and refreshments. The launch will be held on October 2 at 2pm at Parkdale Secondary College Performing Arts Theatre, on Warren Road, Parkdale. For more information about this event and the Kingston Seniors Festival, contact Kingston Youth Services on 1300 369 436.