What's on in Gladstone during school holidays
HERE'S a taste of what the kids can participate in the second week of the school holidays.
All events are part of National Youth Week, unless otherwise specified.
FRIDAY, APRIL 10:
Mayor's Youth Breakfast: At Savour the Flavour, Tondoon Gardens, 7.30am - 9am. Includes Saiki Sister City Book Exchange. Invitation only event.
Fairy and pixie magic garden: (non-Youth Week) At Calliope Crafty Capers, 9.30-11.30am, 5-16 years. Cost $20. Create your own fairy or pixie's magical garden with a clay house, Fimo mushrooms and flowers, picket fence and a fairy crossing bridge. Phone 0428 871 010.
Beat Box Workshop: At Mt Larcom Youth Shed, 10am - 1pm. Free. Learn the basics of beatboxing. Take a water bottle and snack.
Free golf lessons by a PGA Professional: At Gladstone Golf Course. Free. 10-15 years at 9-10am
and 10am-11am, 16-25 years at 11am-noon and noon-1pm.
Wear enclosed shoes and polo shirt. Meet at the pro shop. Numbers are limited and bookings are required. Phone 4976 6300.
Anime Movie Night: At Gladstone Library, 6-8.30pm for 10-15 years. Free. Screening of Laputa: Castle in the Sky. Event also being held at Agnes Water Library on April 17, screening Howls Moving Castle. Snacks provided.
SATURDAY, APRIL 11:
Skate park competition: At Calliope Skate Park, 10am-1pm. Free. Skateboard/bike/scooter comp with Eythan Lewis-Heselwood. Sausage sizzle and drinks for sale.
Teen Book Club launch: Free. At Gladstone Library. Also at Boyne Library on April 19. 12-18 years, 10.30am-12.30pm. Meet local author Sue-Ellen Pashley. Morning tea provided.
SUNDAY, APRIL 12:
Rainbow Run at Mt Larcom. Registrations have closed, but you can still go and watch. At Mt Larcom Showgrounds. Gates open at 8am.
MONDAY, APRIL 13:
Library Mystery: From Monday, April 13 to Friday, April 17, at Boyne Tannum Library, 12-25 years. Free. Solve the puzzle and go in the draw for an iPad. A new clue is posted daily inside the Boyne Tannum Library. The prize draw will be at 3pm on Friday.
Woodland Fairies: (non-Youth Week) At Calliope Crafty Capers, 9.30-11.30am, 3-12 years. Cost $20 plus product cost. Make a woodland fairy tutu, wand, wings, magic sparkling necklace and a fairy headband. Phone 0428 871 010.
TUESDAY, APRIL 14:
Master Chef Challenge: At Cedar Galleries, 49544 Bruce Hwy, Calliope, 11am-1pm. Free. Complete the challenges to get ingredients to make your lunch. Aprons provided. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Not suitable for people with
food intolerances. Bookings required. Phone 4976 6300.
Gladstone Youth for Cultural Diversity: At Gladstone Port City Language Cafe, Gladstone Library, 9.30am-11.30am. Free. For information phone 0487 422 142.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15:
DreamVision Board: Gladstone Library, 11am-2pm. Free. Create your own personal dream vision board. Limited places available. Bookings required. Phone 4976 6300.
Lantern making: Gladstone Community Hub, 5 Buller St, 5pm-8pm. Free. For 12-25 years (parents and carers may attend). Lanterns on display from 7.30pm. Food provided.
Car maintenance: At Bill Robertson Toyota showroom area, for 15-25 years, 6-8pm. Free. Learn general maintenance,
how to change a tyre, components of a vehicle and more. Places limited. Bookings required. Phone 4976 6300.
THURSDAY, APRIL 16:
Rumble in the Park: At Gladstone PCYC. Free community event from 2-4.30pm. Bubble soccer. There also will be events at the Gladstone Skate Park in Memorial Park from 6-8pm, with a canteen operating.
Skateboard graphic designing: (non-Youth Week) At Calliope Crafty Capers, 9-11.30am, 8-17 years. Cost $30 plus product cost. Create your own design on a maple timber skateboard deck. Phone 0428 871 010.
FRIDAY, APRIL 17:
Bubble painting art workshop: At Mt Larcom Youth Shed, Year of Light Event, 10am-12.30pm. Free. Wear old
World Trivia Night: At Gladstone PCYC, 6pm for 6.30pm start. Free. Food and drinks for sale. Maximum six people per team. No bookings required.
Movie night: At Boyne Tannum Community Centre, screening of Evan Almighty from 6.30-8.30pm. Free. Food and Drinks for sale. Take your own bean bag or blanket. Community event.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18:
Fishing with Johnny Mitchell: Canoe Point, for 10-17 years, 9am-noon. Free. Participants must take their own fishing
equipment, snack and water bottle. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. There's the chance to win a new fishing rod. Bookings required. Phone 4976 6300.
Bungee Run and Bubble Soccer Balls: At Discovery Coast Sport and Recreation Ground, Anderson Way, Agnes Water, 2-5pm. Free. Canteen open. Enclosed shoes must be worn.
SUNDAY, APRIL 19:
Chill Out at the Calliope Pool: 1-3pm, inflatables/Zorb balls. Normal pool entry fee applies. Kiosk open for drinks and
snacks. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.