News from the wider Launceston community that may be of interest to families

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Auskick begins at East Launceston Junior Football Club on Friday 30 April.

Location: NTCA Ground
Time: 3.45pm – 4.45pm

Questions – contact Ben Green on 0407 171 405

Haus Creative School Holiday workshops

Haus Creative is running an arts program for children & young people at their Devonport HQ over the school holiday period.

Details on this link:

Hockey Tasmania 6-12 years


Hockey Tasmania is offering all primary school children aged 6-12 years the opportunity to play hockey at the Northern Hockey Centre, St Leonards.  The Stick2Hockey Competition for U8s and U11s and the Junior U14 Competition are played Saturday mornings in Term 2 and 3, sign-up day Saturday 1 May 11.30-12.30pm.  If you have any queries please contact Participation Co-ordinator .

Welcome to Autism workshop

An introductory workshop for parents and family members.

This workshop explores the characteristic strengths and challenges of autism and provides parents and family members who are new to autism with a welcoming introduction to useful resources and supports.

Launceston – Tuesday 30 March

Register at

Download the flyer here – Community – Welcome to Autism Workshop Flyer

My Child and Autism – free workshop

How Early Days can help:

Early Days provides workshops for parents and other family members of children 0-6 who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis or are going through the assessment and diagnosis process.

What this workshop offers:
• Learn about autism and what it means for your child and your family
• Learn practical strategies that can make a difference to your child’s development
• Discuss options for funding early intervention supports

Download the flyer for workshop details including how to book – My child and autism Launceston March 16 2021

Active Launceston programs

Get active and join some of the free Active Launceston actitivites. Active Yoga, Active Armchairs and Active online Tai Chi are running now.

Download the flyer here for more information  – Commuity – Active Launceston 2020 – 2021 Schedule

Junior Badminton

Life Centre Music

Grasshopper Soccer

South Launceston Uniting Church

The South Launceston Uniting Church meets on the Penquite Campus in Briggs House Dining Room every Sunday at 9.30am.

All are very welcome to attend.



Launceston United soccer


The Music Tree Choir

What: Music Tree Choir for 6-12 year olds. A fun, activity-based singing group introducing pitch and choir etiquette
When: 4pm-4:45pm Fridays, during term weeks
Where: 100 Punchbowl Road, Launceston
Why: Come along if you love to sing!
How: Visit The Music Tree website to enrol or find out more now!

Stompin Core Classes

Launceston Youth Theatre Ensemble

LYTE are excited to open enrolments for our 2021 Actors Ensemble, for young people from Prep-Grade 12.
Established in 1999, Launceston Youth Theatre Ensemble is a respected youth theatre company committed to nurturing the creativity of young Tasmanians, and to inspiring the artists and audiences of the future.
Participation in theatre builds courage and confidence, and develops imagination, creative thinking, mindfulness, communication and social skills. As a LYTE member, you will participate in exciting theatre workshops and performances, and make amazing new friends. And in 2021 you will be part of creating a brand new theatre work with a celebrated Tasmanian playwright!
LYTE will help you find your voice as an artist and the courage to share it; we’d love to have the opportunity to welcome you to our ensemble.

Contact: Jane Johnson
PH: 0402634820
FB: Launceston Youth Theatre Ensemble