2017 Youth Month: final week planner | Western Cape Government


2017 Youth Month: final week planner

25 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: 2017 Youth Month: final week planner

The Western Cape Department of Social Development will conclude Youth Month commemorations next week with a series of events celebrating young people.

The Department has focused this year’s celebrations on not only giving young people avenues to express themselves, such as through the launch of the Express Yourself Youth Canvas, but also on the delivery of opportunity and services to young people through the launch of the Mitchells Plain Youth Cafe.

The Department will continue in this vein during the last week of Youth Month. The media are invited to the following events;

Zumba Youth Fitness Expo event in Elsies River

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will be joined by Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, in hosting a Zumba fitness class with 60 youth from our various youth programmes, such as Youth Cafes, EPWP and internships.

Date: 26 June 2017 (Tomorrow)

Time: 10:30 am

Venue: Adriaanse Civic Centre, 22 40th Avenue (Corner Adrianse Avenue), Elsies River, Cape Town


Youth Cultural Expression Evening

Minister Albert Fritz will host an evening of fun and entertainment, as 100 young people from across the province meet to display their talents in art, music, dance and theatre. A major theme this youth Month has been to give young people spaces to express themselves.

Date: 27 June 2017 (Tuesday)

Time: 18:00 pm

Venue: SPH Banqueting Hall, University of the Western Cape, Bellville

Bredasdorp Youth Engagement

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will host 80 young people from Bredasdorp and surrounding rural communities for an engagement session. The major purpose will be to discuss the issues faced by young people in the area, and to workshop the services they want to see the Department develop in the area, including the possibility of a new Youth Café.

Date: 29 June 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 09:00 am

Venue: Thusong Centre, Bredasdorp


Groot Brak River (Mossel Bay) Youth Café launch

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will launch the new and innovative R6.5-million Youth Café in Groot Brak River, near Mossel Bay. This state of the art Youth Café was borne out of a partnership between PetroSA and the Mossel Bay Municipality.

Date: 30 June 2017 (Friday)

Time: 14:00 pm

Venue: Hibiscus Street, Green Haven, Groot Brak River

Media Enquiries: 

Sihle Ngobese

Spokesperson for Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development

Western Cape Government

7th floor, 14 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town, 8000

Tel : (021) 483 9217

Cell :  076 083 6543

Email : Sihle.Ngobese@westerncape.gov.za