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Celebrate Youth Week in Oakville May 1-7

Oakville – April 24, 2023 – For immediate release
Celebrate National Youth Week in Oakville from May 1 to 7, 2023! The Town of Oakville
and community partners are offering seven days of free fun and interactive activities
and learning opportunities for youth ages 11 to 17.
Featured events and activities

  • Basketball, chess and pickleball on May 1 at Trafalgar Park Community Centre.
  • Arts and crafts with Arthouse and Bollywood fitness on May 2 at River Oaks
    Community Centre.
  • Ace the Job Interview, an online learning opportunity, hosted by Sheridan
    College Community Employment Services on May 2 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • An open mic session hosted by the Oakville Youth Action Committee at Queen
    Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) on May 3 from 5:30 to
    8 p.m.
  • Career Exploration, an online learning opportunity, hosted by Sheridan College
    Community Employment Services on May 3 from 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Basketball, swimming, table tennis, and Bingo at Iroquois Ridge Community
    Centre on May 4.
  • The Drop! this month is at Glen Abbey Community Centre with sports, video
    games, trivia and more on May 5.
  • Teen Carnival: Mini Comic Con at Oakville Public Library’s White Oaks Branch
    on May 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Skating with a live DJ at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex on May 6 from 6 to 8:50
  • Rock climbing, the Oakville Fire Department’s obstacle course, sports, video
    games and button-making at QEPCCC on May 7. The fun starts at 11 a.m.
  • College basketball workshop and Q&A session with Sheridan College Basketball
    Athletes at Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    A complete list of Youth Week activities, including exact dates, times and location of
    activities is available at oakville.ca. Registration is required for many activities, so
    remember to sign up early to reserve your spot!
    Other Free Youth Drop-in Programs
    In addition to the planned activities for National Youth Week, all drop-in programs
    offered between May 1 and 7 are free for youth aged 13 to 17. Join us to get creative
    and active!

    Ride Oakville Transit for free starting May 1
    Youth aged 13 to 19 can ride Oakville Transit for free starting May 1 with a valid
    PRESTO card. Customers who do not have a PRESTO card can purchase one for $6 at
    the ServiceOakville counter at Town Hall, Oakville Transit or at any Shopper’s Drug
    Mart location in Oakville. Visit oakvilletransit.ca for more information.

    Youth Centre Mural Project

    Youth are encouraged to share their artistic abilities! The town is looking for a local artist
    to guide youth volunteers through the planning and production of a public art project at
    QEPCCC Youth Centre. A budget is provided for workshops, materials, and more.
    Expressions of interest are due May 1, 2023. Visit the Public Art & Exhibition page to
    learn more.
    Follow @OakvilleYouth on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more information.
    Please share Youth Week photos using #OakvilleYouth
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