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What's On?

Young Families Easter Fun Day

Free Easter-themed activities for young parents and their families

When:   Saturday 12th April 2014

Time:    10.00am - 2:00pm

Location:   Speers Point Park (Lake Macquarie Variety Playground)

Click here for more details. If you have any further questions regarding the event please contact Erin at The Place on ph. 4032 5500.



Tantrum Youth Arts

Tantrum Youth Arts offers dynamic, creative opportunities to young people aged 3-26 yrs.
Workshops explore play and imagination through a variety of contemporary dramatic arts
practices: character play, physical theatre, storytelling, dance, installation art, improvisation,
visual arts, writing and filmmaking. Workshops are held weekly each Semester at The Place
for ages 3 years and up. Click here for more information.

Study Space

Study Space is a FREE program offered by The Place for Year 11 & 12 students.

Study Space offers HSC students FREE access to: 

  • Homework & social support from volunteer mentors

  • “yourtutor” & ”SkillsBuilder” online professional tutoring

  • Quiet & group study spaces

  • Computers, internet & printing

  • Study guides & resources

  • Information about career pathways, University & TAFE

  • Food & drinks while at Study Space.

Click here for more info.

Young Parents Group

Free weekly group for parents who are in their teens and early twenties (under 26yrs)
to meet, socialise & share information. Workshops, excursions and activities vary
and are decided on by the parents. Some transport asssistance is available.
Hosted by Young Parents for Young Parents from 12.30pm - 3pm most Friday afternoons.
For more info click here.

Teens Place Social Club

A fun social group for High School Age children with High Functioning Autism and Asperger's.
Hosted on Friday nights from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, except in school holidays.
$10 per week, includes pizza. For more information click here.

Eastlakes Youth Centre

Hosted by Youth Workers from  Eastlakes Youth Centre. Free entry.
Free pool, table tennis, games, food & music.
From 6.30pm - 9pm most Thursday nights.