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Winter school holiday fun

Tamworth Regional Council's winter school holiday program has been announced with an exciting array of programs for primary and high school students scheduled from Tuesday 4 July to Saturday 15 July.


Haley Fenn, Coordinator of Out of School Hours Care & Tamworth Regional Youth Centre, is looking forward to seeing young people engage with friends and the events scheduled.


“We have listened to the feedback received from the Autumn School Holiday Program, and have worked to improve the community’s access to an increased variety of arts, sports and cultural activities” she said.


For those interested in sports, The Tamworth Sports Dome and Youthie have a wide range of activities on offer.


High school students are encouraged to participate in the NAIDOC Oztag Day on Tuesday 4 July and basketball competition on Wednesday 12 July.


The Sports Dome are running sports days for children aged 5 - 12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays across the school holiday period.


In addition to smaller running and co-ordination games, sports such as badminton, volleyball, dodgeball, table tennis, lawn bowls, pick ball, bocce and indoor soccer will

be played.


Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth City Library and the Tamworth Youthie have a range of tactile arts and craft workshops scheduled for children aged between 5 – 18 to engage with.


Danny Stanley, Emma Stanley, Jo Anne Bar and Joanne Stead will be running art sessions at the Gallery on creating cartoons, charcoal drawing, paper art, movie making bubble wrap painting and creating artworks using natural materials.


The Mirri-dhuual Creations Cultural Art Workshop planned on Wednesday 5 July, and a Virtual Reality workshop on Tuesday 11 July.


For information on workshops and programs hosted at Tamworth City Library, head to their website.


In addition to programs and activities, a drop-in service will be available at the Youthie on Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the school holiday period commencing from Thursday 6 July.



More information on Council’s school holiday program and youth activities can be found at: www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/live/community/children-and-families/youth-events-and-activities

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