Youth Week 2021 - Together more than ever

Monday 22 March 2021

Inner West Council, in collaboration with local young people and youth services, is celebrating Youth Week 6 to 24 April with a wide variety of activities throughout the Inner West.

The 2021 theme is "Together more than ever". This year the bumper program of events is being held in both Youth Week and the April school holidays.

Some activities require registrations and almost all activities are free. For all details about Inner West Council’s Youth Week, go to

Writing about nothing workshop,
Balmain Town Hall Meeting Room, Tuesday 6 April, 11am – 12.30pm, register

Oil pastel portraits workshop,
Marrickville Library and Pavilion, Wednesday 7 April, 11am – 1pm, register

Enviro youth bike tour,
Cooks River Marrickville, Thursday 8 April, 10am – 1pm, register

Police and Youth Oz tag tournament,
Steel Park Marrickville, Thursday 8 April, 10am – 3pm, register: Inner West Youth Liaison Officers on 9568 9299 or

Writing the real writing workshop,
Ashfield Library, Thursday 8 April, 11am – 1pm, register

Rainbow young people art workshop,
headspace Camperdown, Thursday 8 April, Thursday 15 April, 3pm – 5pm, register by emailing contact details to

Young designers workshop,
Ashfield Library, Friday 9 April, 11am – 12.30pm, register

3on3 basketball tournament,
PCYC Marrickville, Saturday 10 April, 9am – 8pm, register. $80.00 per team. Teams must have four players and play a minimum of four games.

‘Wire selfies’ art workshop,
Leichhardt Library, Monday 12 April, 11am – 12.30pm, register and Marrickville Library and Pavilion, Thursday 22 April, 4pm – 6pm, register

Intergenerational table tennis,
PCYC Marrickville, Tuesday 13 April, 10am – 3pm, register by emailing or calling 9559 7722

‘Word on the street’ young people’s workshop,
Addison Road Community Centre Gumbramorra Hall, Tuesday 13 April, Wednesday 14 April, Thursday 15 April, 2pm – 4pm, register

Pizza picnic,
Camperdown Park, Tuesday 13 April, 3pm – 4.30pm. For local young people (aged 16-25) on the Autism Spectrum to come together and connect. headspace Camperdown staff will be in attendance. Bookings essential, email

Other worlds writing workshop,
Balmain Library, Wednesday 14 April, 11am – 1pm, register

The Sky is the Limit empowerment program for girls in Years 7 – 10,
Marrickville Youth Resource Centre, Wednesday 14 April, Thursday 15 April, 10am – 3pm, register on or 9564 3222

Sew your own bucket hat,
Marrickville Library and Pavilion, Thursday 15 April, 2pm – 4pm, register

Learn to skate workshop,
Jack Shanahan Reserve Skate Park, Friday 16 April, 9am – 12 midday, register

Word on the street Poetry SLAM,
Addison Road Community Centre Gumbramorra Hall, Friday 16 April, 6pm – 8pm, no registration required

Star jump challenge,
raising money for youth mental health, various locations or

Cycling in the city workshop,
Whites Creek Valley Park Annandale, Saturday 17 April, 9am – 12.30pm, register

‘Youthchella’ afternoon of fun,
Marrickville Youth Resource Centre, Monday 19 April, 12 midday – 3pm. Includes live music, art, food, games and open mic. Register

Youth-led conversation on the climate emergency,
Rainbow Room, Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Wednesday 21 April, 6.30 – 8.30pm, more info: or 0466 428 063

Bean bag chats round circle mental health discussion,
Ashfield Town Hall, Wednesday 21 April, 4pm – 6pm, register Register with headspace Ashfield on 9193 8000

Bike maintenance workshop,
Marrickville Library and Pavilion, Thursday 22 April, 5pm – 7.30pm, register

Leading with culture youth weaving program,
connecting Indigenous young people to elders, includes movie and cultural tour at La Perouse, Ashfield Town Hall, Thursday 22 April, 12pm – 6pm, email

LGBTQIA+ movie screening,
Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Friday 23 April, 12.30pm – 3.30pm, register or email phone 0459 880 986

For more information or to contact Council’s youth team, email

For media enquiries, contact Elizabeth Heath, Media and Communications Coordinator, 9392 5334 or

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