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July 2019 School Holiday Program

A wide range of fun activities are on offer during these school holidays at Council venues and facilities.

Bookings are essential for the events and transport

Please contact 

Youth Centre on (02) 6767 5749

Tamworth Regional Gallery on (02) 6767 5230 or click here



Additional $7.50 fee if children elect to purchase lunch from the cafe
Additional $7.50 fee if children elect to purchase lunch from the cafe
Title Time Where Cost Description & Information
Saturday 6 July 
Cupcake Frosting Workshop
Barraba Free - RSVP Learn how to decorate cupcakes with frosting, cupcake decorations and make your own from fondant icing. Ages 10+. Bookings essential and permission forms required. For bookings contact the Youthie on 67675749. 

Tuesday 9 July
NAIDOC Footy Fun Day - Excursion
11- 2.00pm Gipps St  Free- RSVP Join Youthie staff at the NAIDOC Footy Fun Day for footy, food & 'f'rizes! Limited places - bookings and permission forms required, contact the Youthie on 67675749. Event presented by the Tamworth NAIDOC Committee.
Gomeroi Dance Workshop  3-4.30pm  TRYC Free- RSVP
 Come and learn traditional Aboriginal dance with the Gomeroi Dance Company
 Claymation Workshop  4-6.00pm  TRYC Free- RSVP  Learn how to make animated films combining clay, technology and story telling with film making.  
 Sports Day
 6.30am- 6:00pm  Year Round Care $52 full day $28 half day   Come dressed in your favourite Sport Colours. Prizes for best dressed
 Mosaic making  11am-12noon  Tamworth Library
 Free- RSVP
 Mosaics for 8+ Bookings essential
 The Very Hungry Caterpillar  2:30pm-3:30pm   Tamworth Library Free- RSVP
 Celebrating 30 years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar 5-8 Years - Bookings essential
 
Wednesday 10 July
Singing Our Way Workshop 1-2.00pm TRYC Free - RSVP
Learn local Aboriginal song and language with Bareki Knox.

Cupcake Decoration Workshop
2-3.00pm TRYC Free - RSVP Learn how to decorate cupcakes with frosting, cupcake decorations and make your own from fondant icing.
Gomeroi Dance Company  3-4.30pm TRYC Free - RSVP Come and learn traditional Aboriginal dance with the Gomeroi Dance Company
 NAIDOC Family Movie Night   5.30PM TRYC Free- 
RSVP
 Join us for a NAIDOC Family Movie Night with popcorn and family BBQ.  Presented by the SALVOs in partnership with the Tamworth NAIDOC Committee and the Youthie.
 PORTRAITS IN CLAYMATION 
2 x Sessions
(Click the link for more details)
 Gallery $10- $15  

Learn to create a simple 15 second Claymation portrait of yourself!
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19137/School-Holiday-Workshop---Portraits-in-Claymation

 Wheels Fun day  6:30-6:00pm  Year Round Care  $52 per day $28 half day  Bring your bikes, scooters and Helmets for a fun day. Permission notes MUST be signed.

** $3 bbq lunch available 
 Games Day 11am-12.00pm Tamworth Library  Free- RSVP Family Games Morning - Bookings essential
 Astronaut Training  11am-12.30pm  South Tamworth Library  Free RSVP  Lunar Astronaut Training Workshop 8+ - Bookings essential
Inventing Workshop  2:30pm - 3.30pm    South Tamworth Library 
 Free- RSVP  Young Inventors Electronics Workshop 8+ Bookings essential 
 
Thursday 11 July
Drop In Art 12-5.00pm TYRC Free- RSVP Join Youthie staff in designing and painting Hip Hop themed backdrops. Don't forget to wear your painting clothes!
 Singing Our Way Workshop 1-2.00pm   TRYC Free- RSVP  Learn local Aboriginal song and language with Bareki Knox.
 Gomeroi Dance Company   3-4.30pm  TRYC Free- RSVP  Come and learn traditional Aboriginal dance with the Gomeroi Dance Company
 Animal Study With Danny Stanley  3 x Sessions
Click the link for more details. 
 Gallery $10-$20  

An opportunity to make a portrait of your favourite animal or pet.
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19138/School-Holiday-Workshop---Animal-Study

 Environmental Day  All day care Year Round Care $52 per day $28 half day
Learn how to help make the earth a better place
 Coding and Construction 11am-12.00pm Tamworth Library
 Free- RSVP Junior Coding & Construction Workshop 5-8 years. Bookings essential
 Coding and Construction
 3pm-4.00pm Kootingal Library  Free- RSVP  Junior Coding & Construction Workshop 5-8 years. Bookings essential
         
         
Friday 12 July
NAIDOC FAMILY FUN DAY
9-2.00pm Bicentennial Park  Free- RSVP
Join Youthie staff at the NAIDOC Family Fun Day and warm up with a delicious hot chocolate and chat with us. (The Youthie will open at 4.00pm). Event presented by the Tamworth NAIDOC Committee.
Landscape Painting  3 x Sessions
Click the link for more details. 
 Gallery  $10-$20  Learn the fundamentals of landscape painting.
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19139/School-Holiday-Workshop---Landscapes
 9-12 years Woolworths Excursion  11.00a,-1.30pm Year Round Care  $52 full day $28 half day  9-12 years will visit Eastpoint and Shoppingworld to learn the behind the scene of Woolworths . Lunch money will be required. Notes MUST be signed.
         
Saturday 13 July
Hip Hop Karaoke  4-6.00pm TRYC Free- RSVP Battle it out in a Hip Hop themed Karaoke
Competition. Come dressed as your favourite Hip Hop artist. Loads of prizes to be won.
         
         
 Monday 15 July
 Cookies and Cakes  6.30am-6.00pm Year Round Care  $52 full day $28 half day  Lots of baking to be done. Children will be making cookies and cakes.
         
         
 Tuesday 16 July
 Digital Art With Danny  3-5.00pm   TYRC Free- RSVP  Work with local artist Danny Stanley and combine traditional drawing techniques and turn them into amazing digital artworks using iPads. 
 Table Tennis Competition  5.00PM  TYRC Free- RSVP  Fun table tennis competition with cool prizes to be won.
 9-12 years Electronics Day  All day care  Year Round Care  $52 full day $28 half day  Children can bring their electronics in to play at the centre.
 5-8 years Excursion "The Young King" TREC  All day care  Year Round Care  $52 full day $28 half day  5-8 years will travel to the TREC to watch "The Young King" cost is $15 pp and notes MUST be signed.
Puppet Making  11am-12pm Tamworth Library  Free- RSVP Making Puppets 8+ Bookings essential 
Coding and Construction  2.30pm-3.30pm  Tamworth Library
 Free- RSVP  Junior Coding & Construction Workshop 5-8 years. Bookings essential.
         
 Wednesday 17 July
 Digital Art With Danny  3-5.00pm   TYRC Free- RSVP  Work with local artist Danny Stanley and combine traditional drawing techniques and turn them into amazing digital artworks using iPads. 
 Pool Comp 5.00pm TYRC Free- Rsvp  Fun pool competition with cool prizes to be won.
 Learn to Weave 3 x Sessions (Please click link for more info)  Gallery $10-$20  Explore our the traditional craft of Weaving with local artist Sophie Honess
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19141/School-Holiday-Workshop---Weaving
 The Very Hungry Caterpilla  11am-12.00pm

 2pm-3.00pm 
Tamworth Library

South Tamworth Library
Free - RSVP  Celebrating 30 years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar 5-8 Years - bookings essential
 Astronaut Training  11am-12.30pm Barraba Library  Free- RSVP  Lunar Astronaut Training Workshop 8+ - Bookings essential
         
 Thursday 18 July
 Digital Art With Danny  3-5.00pm  TRYC Free - RSVP  Work with local artist Danny Stanley and combine traditional drawing techniques and turn them into amazing digital artworks using iPads. 
 Video Games Comp  5.00pm TRYC Free- RSVP  Battle it out on the PS4 and Xbox in our video games comp. Great prizes to be won.
 Print Making 3 x Sessions (Please click link for more info)

 Gallery  $10-$20 Explore and experiment with printmaking
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19149/School-Holiday-Workshop---Print-making

 Mosaic Making 11am-12.00pm Tamworth Library  Free- RSVP  Mosaics for 8+ - Bookings essential 
 Electronics Inventing 1.30pm-3.30pm Tamworth Library  Free- RSVP Young Inventors Electronics Workshop 8+ - Bookings essential 
         
 Friday 19 July
 Basketball Comp + Goal Kicking Comp  3-5.00pm  TYRC Free- RSVP  Show off your basketball and goal kicking skills and win awesome prizes.
 Transfer Printing  4-6.00PM  TYRC Free- RSVP  Transfer your designs onto a hoodie
 Explore colours and textures  3 x Sessions (Please click link for more info)
 Gallery  $10-$20  

Explore the colours and textures of nature
https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/content/event/19175/Colour-%26-Textures-in-Nature


Pyjama and Movie day
All day care  Year round care  $52 full day $28 half day  Come dressed in your Pj's for a relaxing day or movies and popcorn.
 Saturday 20 July
 STEAM EXPO  10-5.00pm  TYRC Free- RSVP  SCIENCE*TECHNOLOGY*ENGINEERING*ART*MATHS EXPO brought to you by the Tamworth Regional Youth Council in partnership with the Tamworth Library Innovation Studio.
         
Tamworth Library 
Tamworth Library