BC Youth Week: Are you ready Langley City?

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Date: 
April 24, 2017

Langley City Celebrates the Positive Contributions Youth make in our Community

For Immediate Release

Langley City, BC – With the first week of May fast approaching, youth all over BC are gearing up for BC Youth Week 2017, and the expectations are higher than ever. Langley City has planned a diverse range of events this year, and there is sure to be something for absolutely every youth aged 12 – 17!

May 1st. Community Garden Planting
3:30pm-6:00pm at the H.D. Stafford Middle School, 20441 Grade Crescent
Youth are invited to put together H.D. Stafford’s new community garden.

May 3rd. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
5:00pm-9:00pm at the Timms Community Centre, 20399 Douglas Crescent
Youth are invited to form a team and sign up at Timms. $5.00 registration fee per team. 3 point shooting contest at 8:00pm – Prizes for winners. Free for spectators.

May 4th. Art Show and Art Battle
6:00pm-7:30pm at the Timms Community Centre, 20399 Douglas Crescent
Open to anyone aged 12-17 to participate. If you’re interested in displaying your art, you won’t want to miss this. Open to the public.

May 5th. Amazing Race
5:00pm-7:00pm at the Timms Community Centre, 20399 Douglas Crescent
Join us in a race around Langley. Winning team gets a pizza party. Form a team of six to participate and email youth@langleycity.ca.

May 6th. Youth Carnival and BBQ
6:00pm-9:00pm at the Timms Community Centre, 20399 Douglas Crescent
Carnival games, music, food, and so much more! Open to ages 12- 17.

May 7th. Langley Walk- Youth Booth
12:00pm at the Willoughby Community Centre and Park, 7888 200 Street

“Langley City is excited to take part in the annual celebratory event during the week of May 1st – May 7th,” said Thomas Nyte, Youth Recreation Leader at the City of Langley, “It’s the week the City enjoys and celebrates the value, diversity and positive contributions youth make in our community.”

For more information about Youth Week in the City of Langley, visit https://city.langley.bc.ca/parks-recreation/youth

 

About BC Youth Week

Youth Week is an internationally celebrated event that aims to recognize the positive contributions youth make in their communities and to celebrate the valuable work youth do all year round. Since its inception in 1995, BC Youth Week has grown to include over 30 municipalities and non-profit organizations in BC.
The BC Youth Week Committee coordinates the logistics of Youth Week in BC; however, the youth themselves help to plan the actual events that take place in each area. This is a very unique aspect of Youth Week, as one of BC Youth Week’s goals is to encourage youth to take an active role in their education, recreation, and personal development. For a full listing of events in the lower mainland, visit www.bcyouthweek.com.

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Media Contact:
Samantha Paulson
Communications Officer
Phone: 604.514.2823
Email: spaulson@langleycity.ca

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