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CRC Youth Urban Art ProjectPride of Place - A Youth Urban Art Project

The Pride of Place - Youth Urban Art Project is designed to celebrate local youth, beautify public spaces and encourage young people to consider opportunities in the arts and cultural industries.

Come and celebrate the artistic journey of local youth who designed and beautified their local public spaces through exciting mural works at Machans Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Babinda, Gordonvale, Earlville and Edmonton.

The project is facilitated by professional artists with involvement of young people aged 12 to 25 years and is made possible with funding support from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.

For more information phone 4044 3095 or email: community_development@cairns.qld.gov.au

For details about Pride of Place workshops and mural applications, visit the Events Calendar below.

   
  

Youth Social Games: Bentley Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Todd Park, Bentley Park.

Cost: FREE

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Space+Place: 3 on 3 Basketball @ Shang Park Mooroobool

Date: Mon 23 Sep
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Lead the Dance Workshop @ Manoora Centre

Date: Mon 23 Sep
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Manoora Community Centre,Cnr Marchant & Murray Streets

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 23 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Space+Place: Hula Hoops in the Park @ Shang Street Park

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Shang Street Park, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Roller Skating @ Cairns Skating Centre

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE. Bookings essential.

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Volleyball @ Pumeri Park

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Space+Place: Animal Games @ Murray Street Park

Date: Wed 25 Sep - Fri 25 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Fitness in the Park @ Shang Park Mooroobool

Date: Wed 25 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Active Sports @ Murray Street

Date: Wed 25 Sep
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: ARC Beats Drumming @ ARC Disability Hub

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: ARC Disability Hub, 52 McNamara St, Manunda.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Skate Boarding @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Touch Football @ Harald Falge Park

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Harald Falge Park Lennon Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Drama + Kichido @ Plaza Palms, Manunda

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Plaza Palms, McLachlan Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Reading in the Park @ Murray Street Park

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: AFL Session @ Shang Park

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 23 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Animal Games @ Murray Street Park

Date: Wed 25 Sep - Fri 25 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

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SPAYC + PLACE

The Space and Place Activities for Youth in Cairns (SPAYC) program offers activities for young people to help them keep active, healthy and engaged. Young people are invited to join in the free activities to have some fun, be social and learn new skills!

Check out the activities on the What's On calendar below.

For more information call 07 4040 4935 or email cairns.saferstreets@police.qld.gov.au

Proudly supported by:

Cairns Youth Week 2019

Cairns Youth Week is an annual celebration of the achievements, vitality and strength of our young residents aged 12 to 25.

The 2019 program featured opportunities for young people to enjoy fun, positive and accessible events and activities that celebrate the many strengths and talents of youth in our region.

In April each year Cairns Regional Council supports a variety of community service providers, clubs and organisations to deliver Youth Week activities that:

  • Celebrate and foster the contribution, achievements and talents of Cairns youth; and
  • Encourage young people's participation by creating fun and interesting events and activities and involving young people in planning, running and promoting initiatives.

Youth Urban Art Project Tour

Come and celebrate the artistic journey of the local youth who designed and beautified their local public spaces through exciting mural works. View the exciting participant’s designs and workshop pieces whilst enjoying a snapshot of the project.

Coastwatcher Park, Trinity Beach

Kenrick Skate Park, Gordonvale

Sandown Close, Woree

The Youth Urban Art Project is an Australian Government and Cairns Regional Council initiative.

Stay Connected

Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 years make up almost 20 per cent of the Cairns population. That is more than 29,000 people or one in every five people in Cairns (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015).

Cairns Regional Council supports youth initiatives in the Cairns area through working with local service providers, community groups and young people.  Council is committed to meaningful engagement with the community to improve outcomes and the future of Cairns for young people.

Council encourages the voice of young people and representatives from local services to provide advice and ideas about how to make Cairns a great place for youth.

Local schools and services

To locate schools in the region, please visit https://schoolsdirectory.eq.edu.au/

What's happening

To find out what's happening around Cairns for youth check out the activities on the What's On calendar or the Youth Events & Activities (YEA) Facebook page www.facebook.com/cairnsyea/

Cairns has a number of local youth services and other organisations that support young people. If you are seeking information about a specific service in the Cairns region, please contact 4044 3095 or email community_development@cairns.qld.gov.au


Youth Active Games

Join in the fun of free sport and social ball games for local kids - all ages welcome!

Remember to bring a hat and water bottle.

Sessions run during school term only. For more information call 4044 3410

Proudly supported by Hambledon House, Cairns Regional Council, Benevolent Society & Australian Red Cross.


Program

Check out these awesome events, workshops and activities for people aged 12-25 years at a venue near you.

For up-to-date information about each event, and to 'share' and 'like' visit the Cairns Youth Facebook Page.

Youth Social Games: Bentley Park

Date: Mon 22 Jul
Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Location: Todd Park, Bentley Park.

Cost: FREE

Come and play, every Tuesday afternoon ... More

Space+Place: 3 on 3 Basketball @ Shang Park Mooroobool

Date: Mon 23 Sep
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Lead the Dance Workshop @ Manoora Centre

Date: Mon 23 Sep
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Manoora Community Centre,Cnr Marchant & Murray Streets

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 23 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Space+Place: Hula Hoops in the Park @ Shang Street Park

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Shang Street Park, Mooroobool.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Roller Skating @ Cairns Skating Centre

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE. Bookings essential.

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Volleyball @ Pumeri Park

Date: Tue 24 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Pumeri Park, Gough Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Pride of Place: Babinda Mural Application

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 25 Sep
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 59 Munro Street, Babinda.

Cost: FREE

Beautify local public spaces through exciting mural works. More

Space+Place: Animal Games @ Murray Street Park

Date: Wed 25 Sep - Fri 25 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Fitness in the Park @ Shang Park Mooroobool

Date: Wed 25 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Active Sports @ Murray Street

Date: Wed 25 Sep
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: ARC Beats Drumming @ ARC Disability Hub

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: ARC Disability Hub, 52 McNamara St, Manunda.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Skate Boarding @ Shang Park, Mooroobool

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Long Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Touch Football @ Harald Falge Park

Date: Thu 26 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Harald Falge Park Lennon Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Drama + Kichido @ Plaza Palms, Manunda

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Plaza Palms, McLachlan Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Reading in the Park @ Murray Street Park

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: AFL Session @ Shang Park

Date: Fri 27 Sep
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Karate Kids @ Murray Street Park

Date: Mon 23 Sep - Wed 23 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Animal Games @ Murray Street Park

Date: Wed 25 Sep - Fri 25 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora.

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

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Last updated: 22 July 2019