Article Source: East Kilbride Universal Connections
First Published: 11 October 2020 10:27
Updated: 11 October 2020 10:27
In 1970 East Kilbride became home to the very first, purpose built youth facility in Scotland.
In recognition of this momentous achievement we are hosting a year-long programme of activities and would love for as many local people, schools, organisations and businesses to get involved and help us celebrate!
So how can you get involved?
Join our online October Week Celebrations:
We start our celebrations with a whistle stop tour through the decades. Each day we will post interactive activities for young people and families to enjoy from ‘how to make a tie dye t shirt’ and 80’s playground games to superhero babies and a Big Fat Quiz of the Key, there is something for everyone and every era!
Full details can be found at www.facebook.com/ekuniversalconnectionsatthekey
Get involved in our Competitions:
We are running 3 competitions, each with 3 age groups categories (primary/ secondary/ adult).
Closing date is 18th December so lots of time to get involved!
We are inviting entrants to:
• Design a Community Centre for the year 2070 – what would if look like? What would it include?
• Write a Jingle - Since 2018 We have extended our provision to include activities for adults and families. We are looking for entrants to create a jingle for the Centre that reflects all that we now do
• Design a t- shirt – We would love to create some memorabilia from this year and are looking for entrants to create a t – shirt design. The winning entries will be produced and distributed.
This is only the start of our year of celebration and hopefully at some point we will be able to once again, host our fabulous face to face events and would love to see you there!
We will also be carrying out some consultation activities during the year to look how we best meet the needs of our whole community and love for you to get involved with those too. Until then we hope you stay safe and well!
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