Loads of local activities to celebrate National Youth Week
THE spotlight will be on young people across the Gladstone region next week.
National Youth Week celebrations start on April 4.
A range of events have been organised across the region.
This year's theme is Our Voice. Our Impact.
A 10-day regional program of activities has been organised and will run until April 13.
Gladstone Regional Council's youth development team has partnered with various community organisations to host the activities for children and young people from 12 to 25 years old.
Gladstone Regional Council Community Services portfolio spokeswoman Maxine Brushe said more than 20 activities had been planned.
Cr Brushe said this was the third year council had offered the 10-day Youth Week event.
An invitation only Mayor's Youth Breakfast on April 4 will officially start local Youth Week celebrations.
This event has been organised to congratulate, acknowledge and recognise the outstanding achievements of young people aged 12-24 years living in the local community.
Gladstone PCYC will host Rumble in the Park with a bungee run, PS3 competition, create your own Manga character, a crazy hair stall and free food on offer.
Rumble in the Park will be held at Memorial Park next to PCYC on April 10 from 2pm to 4pm.
The event is drug and alcohol free.