Y2K is celebrating National Youth Week with a series of fun events planned in collaboration with our partners. For a full listing of Youth Week events please consult our events calendar: http://kingstonyouth.ca/calendar/
Here are just a few of the key activities to check out throughout the city:
Monday, May 2nd
Motion with Council
On Tuesday May 2nd, kick off national youth week by joining members of Kingston City Council for a variety of games, sports and activities in the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Gym from 4-5pm. Activities will be run by youth for youth, the bouldering climbing wall will be open and the music will be loud. Drop in for an opportunity to interact with Kingston’s political leaders in a causal setting while having a blast and meeting new people. Organized by the City of Kingston, in partnership with the Y2K Youth Strategy Collective.
Tuesday, May 3rd
Y2K Delegation to City Council
On Tuesday, May 3rd, Y2K will be sending a delegation of youth to present on some of our successes to date this year, as well as what Y2K means to Kingston youth. We are encouraging as many Y2K supporters to come out as possible! Mark it in your calendar & bring a friend! Council meetings start at 7.30pm, and we will likely be near the beginning of the meeting.
Friday, May 6th
Kingston Police Present Market Madness
On Friday May 6, 2016 the Kingston Police, along with the City of Kingston and the Kingston Y2K Youth Strategy, will be hosting the second annual Youth Week basketball game in Springer Market Square from 4 to 6pm. In 2015 this event brought together officer and local youth to compete in basketball games behind Kingston City Hall. Two basketball courts will be constructed to provide local youth and officers the opportunity to interact in a fun and sporting environment. Entry to the event is completely free. Please come down to the event to meet some local officers, learn about the Kingston Youth Strategy, and support local youth.
Saturday, May 7th
Improbable Escapes Presents Escape City Hall!
It is improbable that you will be able to escape from Kingston City Hall in this challenging escape room game offered in partnership between the City of Kingston and Improbable Escapes. Youth and their families are invited to drop into City Hall May 7th between 1 and 3pm to test their wits and knowledge of Kingston’s history and governance system to escape from City Hall. Each game will take approximately 30 minutes. Start times vary and participation is free but group sizes are limited. Sign up to play through this link. Spaces in each game will be first come first served. Organized by the City of Kingston in partnership with the Y2K Youth Strategy Collective.