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Lots of fun to be had at a free event, to be held at Byron’s Youth Activities Centre (YAC), on Thursday, June 20, from 4pm to 8pm.

Live music, a flea market, food, an art sale and a non-alcoholic bar will all be part of a free event, to be held at Byron’s Youth Activities Centre (YAC), on Thursday, June 20, from 4pm to 8pm.

Organisers say it is part of their Friend Raiser, which is being held during June.

YAC coordinator, Stephanie Sims, told The Echo, ‘We call it a Friend Raiser because we are looking to nurture all our relationships in the community, not only our financial relationships.

‘Obviously, we need to raise significant funds, but it’s really about community connections.’

‘It’s a free, fun and family friendly event and we hope people brave the cold to come and have a lovely time with us,’ Stephie said.

The YAC has helped young people navigate adolescence in the Byron Shire for three generations, and is headquarters of Byron Youth Service (BYS).

The YAC has a barbershop, music rehearsal space and commercial kitchen where young people learn employability skills and connect to role models and mentors.

The YAC is located at 1 Gilmore Crescent, Byron Bay, behind the courthouse and skatepark. For more info visit www.bys.org.au.


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