'CONVERGE' National Youth Week

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  • Location: The J, Noosa Junction & Cooroy Butter Factory, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland
Converge revs up and roars in for National Youth Week 
Supercharges, flames, wings and chrome will be on show as the coasts best car customisations converge for the 'Pimp my ride' car show and national youth week festivities at The J on Saturday 14 April.
CONVERGE: a celebration of young peoples culture from 10am to 3pm on Saturday April 14 at The Junction Youth and Community Centre and Sunday April 15 at Cooroy's Apex Park and the Butter Factory Arts Centre.
Live music, market stalls, theatrical showcases, creative art workshops and the 'Pimp my ride' car show will create an outdoor extravaganza celebrating young people and their culture. The festival will run from 10am-3pm with free entry for all ages for the day's activities.
Market stalls will be set up in the car park providing young artisans and entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their talents to their peers. Local bands will provide entertainment whilst the brave can conquer the perilous Pinnacle, a freestanding rock-climbing and abseiling creation.
Proudly sponsored by Creative bodyworks Nambour, the car show will provide Noosa's die hard mechanics the chance to win $500 for the best car customisations and bodywork art.
Following the day festivities an evening rock concert will be held at The J from 7.00pm to 11.00pm featuring Melbourne band Syndonia  and three local acts - No parking, Veya and Kemistry. J Rock is an all ages, drug and alcohol free gig with tickets available for $10.
National Youth Week (NYW) is Australia's largest celebration of young people. NYW 2007 will take place across Australia from 14-22 April. Thousands of young people aged 12-25 years get involved in NYW each year by organising, running and attending NYW events and participating in a variety of NYW competitions, online polls and discussion forums. High schools, universities and TAFEs also take part in the celebrations.
A creative place of opportunity, The J is a safe and friendly venue where young people can collaborate and indulge in their creative desires and pursuits.
The Pinnacle
The Pinnacle will provide a sense of adventure and extreme sport, rock climb or abseil the seven meter wall or a try a leap of faith, climb the tower and leap for the trapeze.... can you catch it?
Ladders should be firmly fixed for safe ascent - right? not Jacobs ladder, have you ever tried a high rope? Go on challenge yourself with the Pinnacle!
Music Showcases
Some of Noosa's best young musicians local bands Luna Mary, The Gammonettes and Citizen Erased as well as performers Josie Cubis, Lance Halls, The Invain Duo and many more……….
Young entrepreneurs will sell their merchandise check out some cutting edge jewellery, clothes, food and books.
Theatre Showcase
Dance, impromptu drama and film in the j theatre
Stencil Art Workshops
Be creative and bring your t-shirts, caps, skate decks or what ever you want to stencil, all art materials provided
Car Show
$500 prize money for the best pimped up car proudly sponsored by Steve and Julie at Creative Bodyworks, Nambour
Art Gallery @ the Butter Factory
An exhibition of artwork by youth to be held at the Cooroy Butter Factory
BMX and Sk8 Clinics @ Cooroy Skate Park
7.00pm - 7.30pm  Stone Ballad
7.45pm - 8.15pm  Veya
8.30pm - 9.00pm  No Parkin
9.15pm - 9.45pm  Kemistry
10.00pm 10.45pm   Sydonia (Melbourne)
60 Noosa Drive
Noosa Junction
QLD 4567
Phone  07 - 5455 4455

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The J, Noosa Junction & Cooroy Butter Factory, Not Assigned

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