Youth Fest skate comp and live bands draws crowd of 270 to Cessnock Skate Park

The school holidays have arrived, and Youth Week is in full swing in Cessnock.

A crowd of 270 turned out for the Youth Fest skate comp and live bands at Cessnock Skate Park on Saturday.

Cessnock Youth Centre and Outreach Service coordinator Will Doran said it was an awesome day.

“It was so much fun – there were lots of talented musos on stage and lots of talented young people in the comp,” he said.

Events still to come on Cessnock’s Youth Week program include:

Monday, April 16

  • Virtual reality sessions at Cessnock Library, 1pm-3pm. Bookings essential, call the library on 4993 4399.
  • Harry Potter pop-up photo booth at Cessnock Library, 3.30pm-5pm.

Tuesday, April 17

  • Guitar and songwriting workshop at CYCOS, 12.30pm-2.30pm. Call CYCOS on 4991 5372.
  • Harry Potter escape room at Kurri Kurri Library, 2pm-6pm. Call 4937 1638 for bookings.

Wednesday, April 18

  • Virtual reality sessions at Kurri Kurri Library, 1pm-3pm. 15-minute timeslots, call the library on 4937 1638 for bookings.
  • Harry Potter pop-up photo booth at Cessnock Library, 3.30pm-5pm.
  • Polymer clay workshop, 4pm-5.30pm at CYCOS. Call 4991 5372 for more information.
  • Cessnock Sings pop-up community singalong at CYCOS, 7pm-8.30pm. Entry by gold coin.

Thursday, April 19

  • Harry Potter escape room at Cessnock Library, 10am-2pm. Call 4993 4399 for bookings.
  • Harry Potter pop-up photo booth at Kurri Kurri Library, 3.30pm-5pm.
  • Maintain Your Ride workshop (bike and scooter maintenance) at CYCOS, 3.30pm-5pm. Call or text CYCOS on 0401 107 413 for bookings.

Friday, April 20

  • Practical Magic with Renata Daniel at Cessnock Library, 10.30am-12pm. Call the library on 4993 4399 for bookings.
  • Harry Potter pop-up photo booth at Kurri Kurri Library, 3.30pm-5pm.
  • Take the Stage talent showcase at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, 6pm-9pm. Free entry. Call Youth off the Streets on 4936 1917 for more information.

Saturday, April 21

  • DIY workshop at Bunnings Warehouse Cessnock, 11am. Call Bunnings on 4991 9500 for bookings.​

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