Youth Week 2022

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Speak up. Be involved. Get connected. Have fun.

Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to express ideas, diversity and views, create and enjoy activities, and celebrate talents and contributions as members of our community. Check out these events happening in Waverley this April.

Youth Week Events

Silent disco walking tour: Multiple dates

When: Multiple sessions from 24 March - 14 April at 6pm or 7:30pm

Where: Bondi Beach and Bondi Junction

Pop on Guru Dudu’s headphones and join the ‘flash mob’ taking to the streets of Bondi Junction and Bondi Beach!

Express yourself to retro beats from the 70s, 80s and 90s as you’re guided through your local area by the hilariously funny disco host.

Gather your tribe, put on your boogie shoes and get dancing in the streets!

Find out more and register here

Author talk with Will Kostakis: Monday 4 April

When: Monday 4 April, 4pm - 5pm

Where: Waverley Library

Will Kostakis grew up writing story drafts in the corner of Waverley Library. He's known for taking way too many selfies and for writing the The First Third, The Sidekicks and the Monuments duology.

Now an acclaimed author for young adults, take part in this author talk where he will share his journey from how he got published in high school to how he writes his books now.

He'll be sharing tips and tricks for aspiring authors, answering questions and giving away books.

Register here

Blackout poetry: Tuesday 5 April

When: Tuesday 5 April, 4pm - 5pm

Where: Waverley Library

Do you enjoy writing, poetry, art and collage? Want to try something new?

Blackout poetry is the treasure hunt of poetry. You find words that catch your interest from a newspaper, book, or magazine and “blackout” the words you don’t want, creating your own poem.

Not only will you become a poet for the day, but also an artist as we take the poem and create a collage around it with a variety of mixed media. All materials will be provided.

Register here

Please note this event is specifically for people aged 12 - 18 years.

Tips and tricks for your HSC year: Wednesday 6 April

When: Wednesday 6 April, 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Where: Waverley Library

Every HSC student can get study help whenever they need it, thanks to the library. Come along to hear about your ‘secret weapon’ Studiosity.

To gain the best advice for maximising your marks in the year 12, learn about how Studiosity can help, and how to make your HSC year easier.

Find out more and register here

WAYS Mini Blitz: Sunday 10 April

When: Sunday 10 April, 11am - 2pm

Where: Bondi Markets, Bondi Beach Public School

Bondi Market comes to life with the sounds of local young talent performing acoustic and DJ sets! Come on down and enjoy the market vibe, live music and giveaways. No bookings required.

Let's go surfing at Bondi: Sunday 10 April

When: Sunday 10 April, 9.30am - 11am

Where: Bondi Beach

Please note: This event is specifically for people aged 12 - 19 years who identify as girls/women and non-binary 

This workshop will be led by local surf school Let’s Go Surfing which s run by experienced, local instructors in a safe, supportive and positive environment.

Whether you are a beginner who wants to have a go or a more experienced surfer wanting to explore how to improve your ability, this lesson is designed to build confidence and hone your skills.

Register here

Concrete riders skateboard lessons and skate jam: Sunday 10 April

When: Sunday 10 April, several times between 9.30am - 4.30pm

Where: Bondi Skatepark and WAYS Rooftop, Bondi Beach

Want to learn how to skate or improve your skills? Learn from Concrete Riders' coaches who are experience, local instructors that are focussed on helping you have fun, try new things and make progress in a safe, non-intimidating environment. There is also $500 worth of prizes and giveaways up for grabs!Come down and take part! Find out more and register here

Check out the schedule below:

Due to high demand for free Concrete Riders’ coaching sessions, we’ve opened a further two time slots to also cater for mixed groups!

9.30 – 10.30am

♀ young people 12+ identifying as girls/ women and non-binary

♂ mixed group coaching 12+

10.30am - 11.30am

♀ young people 12+ identifying as girls/ women and non-binary

♂ mixed group coaching 12+

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Skate jam comp for all people aged 13 - 18 years at the WAYS Rooftop, Bondi Beach.

Need more information?

  • Customer Service Centre on 9083 8000
  • Visit us as 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction
  • Email us

Or contact: Nicole Fairley
Community Development Officer - Children, Families and Young People
Phone: 9083 8936
nicole.fairley@waverley.nsw.gov.au