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Youth events

Baseline For Young People is City of Whittlesea's Youth Services team provide programs, events and projects that young people can get involved in throughout the year including school holidays.

Young Women's Leadership Program

Join us for an exciting free 6-week program design to empower and inspire you.

We'll cover topics around women in leadership, challenging gender norms, healthy relationships and gender equity, and more!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to grow, learn, and connect with a community of empowered young women.

Date: Every Tuesday from 14 November to 19 December 2023
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Where: Edge Youth Services, Shop MM1, Ground Floor, 415 McDonalds Rd, Westfield Plenty Valley, Mill Park
Cost: Free
Recommended for: Young women aged 15 to 20.


Village Cinemas: Next Goal Wins

City of Whittlesea’s Youth team have booked out a whole cinema to see "Next Goal Wins”.

Places are limited, so book your ticket now!

Please note, this movie may contain several sequences with flashing lights that may affect those who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or have other photo sensitivities.
Please note this movie is rated M.

When: Thursday 4 January, 11.45am
Where: Village Cinemas at Westfield Plenty Valley 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park

Cost: $10 (Includes ticket and a drink and popcorn)

Age requirements: Strictly between 10 – 18

Book online


Young Chef’s Table

Join City of Whittlesea’s Youth team for our Young Chef's Table school holiday event.

This immersive culinary program is for young aspiring cooks, or for young people wanting to learn their way around the kitchen.

Unleash your inner chef, make new friends, and create delicious memories during this hands-on workshop.

When: Wednesday 10 January, 11am to 2pm

Where: Mernda Village Community Centre, 70 Mernda Village Drive, Mernda

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 12 – 18

Book online   


Whether you're a seasoned artist or just discovering your creative flair, there's something for everyone.

Take your art piece home, get some ideas for at home activities. Plus meet some new friends.

When: Thursday 11 January 11am to 2pm

Where: Wollert Community Centre, 525 Epping Rd, Wollert

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 10 – 18    

Book online

Games in the Park

Gather your mates and head to the park for a day of games, good vibes, and great company.

Great music and food will be included, so join us for some fun!

When: Tuesday 16th January, 11am to 2pm

Where: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre & Reserve, 2 Boronia St Thomastown

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 10 – 18

Bookings are not essential.

Melbourne Zoo

Join our exciting excursion to Melbourne Zoo and encounter incredible animals and lush habitats, creating unforgettable memories. Reserve your spot for a day of fun.

When: Wednesday 17 January 9am – 4:45pm

Where: Meeting at EDGE Youth Services at Westfield Plenty Valley, Shop MM1, 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park. (Public transport will be used to and from EDGE)

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 10 – 18

Book online

Skating Fest    

Grab your board and mates and join us for a fun evening of adrenaline-pumping skate action, awesome tunes, a laid-back vibe, and free food.

See you on the ramps!

When: Friday 19 January, from 4pm     

Where: Whittlesea Skate Park, J.W.Towt Reserve Walnut Street, Whittlesea

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 16 – 25

Bookings are not essential.

Circus Workshop

Join us for an afternoon of laughter, skill-building, and circus fun while unleashing your inner performer with hands-on training in various circus skills.

When: Monday 22 January, 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Where: Mill Park Leisure Centre, 33 Morang Drive, Mill Park

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 10 – 17

Book online


Join us at Urbnsurf for a day of perfect waves, surfing, and beachside vibes. Whether you’re a seasoned pro on the waves or a first timer, catch the excitement and ride with us. Book your wave now!

Where: Tuesday 23 January, 8.30am to 2pm

When: Meeting at EDGE Youth Services at Westfield Plenty Valley, Shop MM1, 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park. (A private coach will take us from EDGE Westfield to Urbnsurf and will return to EDGE)

Cost: $30 a ticket includes cost of wetsuit and surfboard hire, plus lunch back at EDGE

Age requirements: 16 – 25

Book online

Dance Workshop

Join us for a Dance Workshop where you’ll learn new moves, make friends, and feel the rhythm. Reserve your spot on the dance floor!

Snacks will be provided.

When: Thursday 25 January, 2pm to 3pm

Where: Mill Park Leisure Centre, 33 Morang Drive, Mill Park

Cost: Free

Age requirements: 12 – 18

Book online

Westfield FReeZA event EOI's

City of Whittlesea’s FReeZA Crew is excited to announce our upcoming FReeZA event at Westfield.

We are currently seeking expressions of interests from enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about singing and performing, whether that be solo or in a duo, as part of a band or DJing.

Age Range: 12 to 25.

Experience: All skill levels are welcome

Applications close: Thursday 25 January

Register your application. 

Once you apply, we will look at your suitability and inform you of your application status. Please note that we get a number of applications and have limited spaces available.

If you are not selected, this is not a reflection of your music, and there are other performance opportunities you can apply for

For inquiries or additional information, please reach out to City of Whittlesea Youth services at or 03 9217 2170


Baseline for Young People program

Join City of Whittlesea's Youth Services team every day of the week with specialised and regular programs created just for young people.

Visit our Weekly Programs page to see what you can take part in after school.