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Youth programs

Check out our upcoming youth events including band nights, film festivals, study sessions, workshops and lots more!
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Street Jam

Street Jam festival celebrates the diversity of our young people through sport, arts, food, music and more.

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Questacon: Science on the move opening events

Celebrate the opening of Science on the Move with some fun drop in activities.

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Chill Out! Pop Culture Trivia Night

Who will be crowned our pop culture legends?!

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Kids Masterclass and Monster Wall fun with Leigh Hobbs


Get creative with Leigh Hobbs on his Monster Wall!

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Dinner and Skating


Join us for dinner at Retro followed by disco skating at the rink.

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Virtual Reality at Retro

Enter a new world through virtual reality.

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Boho Collection


Come and create your very own boho collection.

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Lunch and the movies

Join us for lunch at Retro Lane followed by a movie at Regent Cinemas

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Chill out! 2000s Dance Party


Let’s dance the night away and say goodbye to school holidays!

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Creative Collage Workshop with Donna Caffrey

Create your very own, new original artworks

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Rock/Metal Night - Live at the Retro


Rock/Metal night is back at the Retro and it’s heavier than ever!

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Chill Out - Game Night


Join us for a chill evening of pool, gaming and music.

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Switch Wednesdays


Switch Wednesdays give younger kids a chance to enjoy Retro’s Nintendo gaming lounge.

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Retro Live!


Join us for an evening of rad tunes and support our amazing local artists.

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The Faces of Retro

The Faces of Retro showcases the committee members – their personalities, their stories and why they joined the committee.

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Resume Writing Skills


Let the experts help you with your resume.

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Role Play Games

10.00am - 12.45pm

D&D, Pathfinder, Cuthulu or Legacy games – the options and adventures are endless!

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High School Book Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Discuss and explore interesting books, sharing your opinions and ideas with others.

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Board games at Lavington Library

10:00 am - 12:45 pm

Come along and play an old classic or try something new!

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Board games at the LibraryMuseum


Come along and play an old classic or try something new!

Community and youth

Our community and youth programs support growth and development and provide an avenue to meet other people in the area.

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Retro Lane Cafe

The large, multi-functional cafe is an open and friendly space where young people are welcome to join in regular activities.

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Library and Museum at Home

Here’s a compilation of online resources to keep you up to date and entertained

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Come together at the library

Borrow from our collections of books, DVDs, e-books and magazines; browse the internet on our computers, access free wifi, attend exciting exhibitions and programs, and meet up with friends for a coffee at Retro Lane Café.