Youth

What’s on this Summer

We’ve got plenty to keep the kids busy these summer school holidays!

To keep up-to-date with all event happenings, visit the Murray Community Events Facebook page.

Dungeons and Dragons Late Night | Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 January

Come along and have a go at Dungeons and Dragons! For new, casual and serious players alike. Dice, pencils and character sheets provided.

Time: 12:00pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Pinjarra Lesser Hall
Cost: Free
Contact: 08 9531 7708

This is a drop-in style event and participants will be able to come and go as they please – recommended for ages 12+.

North Dandalup Youth Day | Monday 6 January

Giant games, ice cream van, sports equipment, competitions and prizes, video games, virtual reality (ages 12+) and music!

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: North Dandalup Hall
Cost: Free
Contact: 08 9531 7777

Ages 8 to 17

Destination Moon - A Two Day Voyage | Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 January

Science exploration and robotic lunar adventures presented by team Techxcelerate. Code your own space game, take part in a robotic rover challenge and take a VR Tour + more!

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Venue: Pinjarra Lesser Hall
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: Book now

Sponsored by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation and the Shire of Murray. Ages 7 to 12.

Ravenswood Community Summer Days | Tuesday 14, 21 and 28 January

Celebrate the summer holidays at Gowman Park with Ravenswood Learning Centre. Giant games, music, coffee van + more!

BYO camp chairs or picnic blanket.

Time: 9:30am – 11:30am
Venue: Gowman Park, Ravenswood
Cost: Free
Contact: 08 9531 7777

Virtual Reality Showcase | Friday 17 January

Enter a virtual world where nothing is quite as it seems.

Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Venue: Murray Library
Cost: Free
Contact: 08 9531 7777

Ages 10+

Scratch Board Fun | Tuesday 21 January

Scratch away to reveal the hidden image – all materials provided.

Time: 9:30am – 10:30am
Venue: Murray Library
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: Book now

Ages 7 to 10

Willowdale Bauxite Mine and Wagerup Alumina Refinery Tour | Wednesday 22 January

Visit Alcoa these school holidays!

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Pick-up: Mandurah and Waroona (subject to minimum numbers)
Bookings essential: tourcentre@alcoa.com or 08 9530 2400

Play in the Park | Wednesday 22 January

Face painting, ice cream and food vans, bouncy castle, free sausage sizzle and kids craft activities.

In attendance: community support services, educational providers, not-for-profit agencies and local clubs.

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Cantwell Park, Pinjarra
Cost: Free

Huntly Bauxite Mine and Pinjarra Alumina Refinery Tour | Wednesday 29 January

Visit Alcoa these school holidays!

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Pick-up: Mandurah and Pinjarra (subject to minimum numbers)
Bookings essential: tourcentre@alcoa.com or 08 9530 2400

Pyjama Storytime | Thursday 30 January

A holiday favourite! Don PJs for an evening of entertaining stories and summer snacks. BYO cuddly toy

Time: 5:00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Murray Library
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: Book now

Ages 3 to 8

myVoice Youth Reference Group

The myVoice Youth Reference Group is made up of Shire of Murray young men and women aged 11 – 25.

The Group work collaboratively to provide input into the Shire of Murray Youth Strategy 2016 – 2020 and to offer suggestions for ongoing youth activities throughout the district.

The success of the following events/projects is attributed to the work of the Group:

  • Street Chillz Drug Aware Youth Fest – 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Dwellingup Teenz Youth Space
  • Pinjarra Youth Space
  • Youth Zone at the LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival
  • Virtual Reality Night
  • Centre Stage Youth Theatre Program

Individuals interested in joining the Group are encouraged to do so by downloading a form below.

The Shire of Murray is passionate about assisting communities in developing regular ongoing activities for youth.

Individuals with an idea for an activity in their area are encouraged to contact the Shire’s Community Development Officer (Youth) Trick Cole on (08) 9531 7708.

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