Calendar

If you're looking for something to do over winter, we've got you covered!

 

September
Thursday 20

Gaming Club
Drop in after school to chill and play video games with other young people aged 12-25.
Avondale Heights Library, 69 Military Road, Avondale Heights | 3.30-5.30pm | FREE!

Friday 21

Gertrude Street Projection Festival MiNi
Head to the Atherton Gardens as projection arts takes over for two nights only, allowing emerging projection artists and locla creatives to change to exhibit their work after dark.
Atherton Gardens, 119 Gertrude St, Fitzroy | 6-9pm | FREE! | Continues Saturday 22 September


Saturday 22

Sync @ Scienceworks
Science. Music. Snacks. Gather your friends and snack on delicious eats, cool science, and after-hours exclusive teen access while dancing to rotating live performances from Eilish Gilligan, Halski and SYDE.
Scienceworks, 2 Booker St, Spotswood | 6-10pm | $10-$15 | For 13-18 year olds | Book your spot at https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/

Sunday 23

BODY WORLDS Vital
Explore the mysteries of the human form, health and wellbeing, via real human bodies. This world-renowned exhibition comes to Melbourne for the first time ever, giving us a unique look at what's really underneath our skin. Open all holidays.
Melbourne Showgrounds Agricultural Hall 10, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale | $15 / $25 / $30 | Book your spot at https://www.bodyworldsvital.com/

Monday 24

The Mind Exhibition
Explore the brain through experiences, artworks, and historical psychiatric objects. You'll think about the workings of your own mind and the minds of others. Open all holidays.
Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson St, Carlton | 10am-5pm | FREE for under 18s / adults $15

Tuesday 25

Lady Bird - Movie Arvo at the Valley Youth Space
Follow Christine, AKA Lady Bird, during her last year of school - complete with the school production, first love, family dramas, and applying for uni to break free. MA15+
Valley Youth Space, 3 Matthews Ave, Niddrie | Doors open 2pm. movie starts 2:30pm SHARP | FREE! | For 15-25 year olds only | Book via youth@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Wednesday 26

Craft Connect
Bring your own craft, share your skills and ideas with others and find inspiration for your next creative effort! This craft group is open to everyone interested in making and creating including knitters, felters, stitchers and more.
Niddrie Library, 483 Keilor Rd, Niddrie | 11am-1pm | FREE! | Aimed for people 18+

Thursday 27

Game Off!
Video fame tournament run by Avondale Heights gaming club. Compete for your chance to win gaming vouchers!
Avondale Heights Library, 69 Military Rd, Avondale Heights | 2-5pm | FREE! | Book at https://bit.ly/2DjRQ2j

Friday 28

Queer Ideas Festival Concert
Queer Ideas Festival is closing with an underage concert, featuring your favourite queer performers, artists and DJs. Dance your public holiday afternoon away!
Deaking Edge, Federation Square | 1.30pm-4.30pm | FREE! | For LGBTIQA+ young people aged 19 and under | Book at https://bit.ly/2NWS8Ay

Saturday 29

AFL Grand Final

Sunday 30

Above and Beyond
Design and fly your own areoplane pilot drone in the eye of a hurrican, and ride an elevator to the edge of space. In collaboration with NASA, to inspire people to imagine the future of areospace technology. Open all holidays.
Scienceworks, 2 Booker St, Spotswood | 10am-4.30pm | $8-$23 | Book at https://bit.ly/2xoJVLO

October
Monday 1

Skateboard design workshop
Design and paint a skate deck. Bring along your sketchpad and ideas, and some clothes you don't mind getting messy in. Deck and paints provided. Bookings necessary.
Avondale Heights Libary, 69 Military Rd, Avondale Heights | 2pm-4pm | FREE! | Book at https://bit.ly/2MQDw10

Tuesday 2

Event Management Training with The Push
Covering event management, cultural and outdoor events, design, artwork and advertising, marketing, promotions and publicity, production and lighting and budgeting.
Valley Youth Space, 3 Matthews Ave, Niddrie | 10am-5pm | FREE! |Food provided | Book via youth@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Wednesday 3

Get On Board Bus
Jump on board a sight-seeing tour of inner-Melbourne, celebrating LGBTIQA+ history and services, accompanied by qualified and queer-friendly youth workers. Lunch provided! Bookings essential.
9.30am-6pm | FREE! | For LGBTIQA+ people aged 12-25 | Book at https://bit.ly/2NrIdTX

Thursday 4

Young Writers Group
Develop your creative writing skills with Melbourne University Creative Writing students. Sessions include fun writing activities, meeting other young writers and feedback on your writing.
Niddrie Library, 483 Keilor Rd, Niddrie | 11am-1pm | FREE! | For 12-16 year olds

Friday 5

Rainbow Valley
Rainbow Valley is Valley Youth's social group for LGBTIQA+ young people. Come get to know your newest rainbow friends at our bumper group meetup, an hour longer this month thanks to the school holidays! Snacks provided.
For details contact Anna at Valley Youth on 0448 867 394 or ademel@mvcc.vic.edu.au | 3.30-6.30pm | FREE! | For LGBTIQA+ people aged 12-25

Saturday 6

Vegan Market of Melbourne
Good for the body and soul, the Vegan Market of Melbourne delivers delicious and ethical vegan produce and products.
The Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford | 10am-5pm | FREE!
Sunday 7

Lost Picnic
Melbourne's newest music festival is family-friendly! Featuring Tash Sultana headlining, awesome food and barefoot dancing in the grass. Under 18s welcome but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
The Nursery at Flemington Racecourse, 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington | 11am-8pm | $69-$109 | Book at https://bit.ly/2Dfjw8F