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Oakville Youth Week: 7 Days of Energy, Education and Excitement

Oakville’s springing into the month of May with Oakville Youth Week events from May 1-7. Read on to see what exciting events and opportunities await!

Monday is a slam dunk, featuring open houses at all youth centres from 3-8 p.m., as well as a police vs. youth basketball game from 4-7 p.m. at Glen Abbey Community Centre that’s sure to get the crowd on its feet.

Tuesday features a 4-5 p.m. presentation of SAVIS’ “Toxic Media” at the Bronte Youth Centre, followed by T.A.C.O. (Totally Awesome Career Opportunities) Tuesday, from 5-8 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Community Centre (QEPCC). And don’t worry – the event includes totally awesome real tacos, as well.

Wednesday offers another opportunity to see “Toxic Media”, this time at the Nottinghill Youth Centre from 4-5 p.m., as well as a chance to strike a pose and be a star at the Teen Green Screen from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Woodside Branch Library.

On Thursday, embrace your inner Katniss Everdeen or Hawkeye with archery at Joshua’s Creek Arena from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Then kick off the weekend on Friday with kick-flips and music at the DJ Recreational Skate at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex from 8-9:30 p.m., or swim, rock-climb and roast marshmallows from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Camp Fire Night at the YMCA. And if you want to try something new and different, check out Bubble Soccer at River Oaks Community Centre from 8-9 p.m.

Saturday’s all about sun and stars, with a Beach Party at White Oaks Pool from 2:30-4 p.m. and a night of powerful performances with Oakville Talent Starz from 7-10 p.m. at QEPCC.

End the week with a Sunday of skateboarding at Kinoak Indoor Skateboard Park from noon-7 p.m., or by participating in a Canada 150 art project at QEPCC from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

No matter your interests, Youth Week’s got something for everyone.