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Youth events and programs

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Cre8tive Kids Club is a drop-in after-school session for primary school kids offering a range of
STEAM-Focused activities such as craft, construction, science, robotics and more!

Runs weekly during school term. Sessions do not require bookings.
Kids 5 - 12 years
4pm - 5pm

Tuesdays - Altona North Community Library
Tuesdays - Newport Community Hub
Wednesdays - Williamstown Library
Thursdays - Altona Library
Fridays - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

LEGO Mindstorms

Do you love LEGO? Do you love robots? Our LEGO Mindstorms program is perfect for you – over an 8-week course, participants will work in pairs to build robots and use simple programming language to make them move and complete basic tasks.

Bookings are essential, places are limited. Ages eight to 14.

This program runs during term-time only. Check our events page to find out where and when the next 8-week program will be held.



Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side? Monthly Minecraft Meets are run by young people for young people and are open to primary and secondary school students aged eight to 12.

Bookings are essential. Laptops will be provided by the library.

Altona North Community Library: First Wednesday of every month

Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre: Third Wednesday of every month

Coding Club

Ever wondered how to build your own computer? Participants in this 8-week hands-on program will do just that, learning to construct and program a computer from scratch using Kano kits.

With step-by-step instructions and fun challenges, Kano is the best way to make, learn and play with technology. No experience needed. All equipment provided.

Bookings are essential, places are limited. Ages eight to 14.

This program runs during term-time only. Check our events page to find out where and when the next 8-week program will be held.

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Find information about youth events, activities and support services throughout the Hobsons Bay area.