Apr
10
5:00 pm17:00

Sietta Live in the Park

City of Darwin's LAUNCH Youth Festival opens with the sweet sounds of Sietta live in Civic Park!

Sietta – born from a love for soul and pulsating beats and production; bred from the madness of the Darwin heat and signed to Elephant Tracks have been touring for the last few years around Australia.

Their shows regularly sell out in Darwin and beyond and we are very excited to have them performing FOR FREE at LAUNCH.

LAUNCH Pop-Up Youth Arts Space
Jan
12
Jan 16

LAUNCH Pop-Up Youth Arts Space

  • Mayfair Gallery

This Wet Season, LAUNCH presents one whole week of creative goodness! Packed full of workshops, art supplies and comfy couches, Mayfair Gallery will be transformed into a youth arts space where you can come and create, hang out and learn some new creative skills! 

Catching Trivia - The 2nd Annual Hunger Games Quiz
Nov
14
6:00 pm18:00

Catching Trivia - The 2nd Annual Hunger Games Quiz

  • Casuarina Library

Join Effie Trinket and Caesar Flickerman for the 2nd annual Hunger Games Quiz.

A night of Hunger Games themed games and trivia: The Reaping; The Cornucopia; Sponsorship; pizza and more. 

Lucky Door, Best Dressed & Team prizes - Catching Fire movie tickets to be won!!

LAUNCH Pop-Up Gig feat. OK Kaleidoscope & DJ Fishslappa
Nov
14
5:30 pm17:30

LAUNCH Pop-Up Gig feat. OK Kaleidoscope & DJ Fishslappa

  • Mayfair Gallery

The ultimate wet season party starter is happening at the Mayfair Gallery, Harriet Place. As the clouds roll in the build-up starts with a Street Art Exhibit and Rap Battle, featuring local MCs from the northern suburbs.

Be prepared to sweat as the night continues with 2014 year’s Battle of the School Bands grand winner, OK Kaleidoscope. Cool off at the LAUNCH After Party as Fishslappa gets tropical, mixing up tempo electronic beats in the balmy night air.

Celebrate the end of year with us at the Mayfair Gallery on Friday 14th of November from 5:30PM – 9:00PM!

LAUNCH Pop-Up @ Mindil Beach Markets
Oct
30
5:30 pm17:30

LAUNCH Pop-Up @ Mindil Beach Markets

  • Mindil Beach Markets

Come and join us for the last Mindil Markets of the year! Come by and pick up a copy of the brand new LAUNCH Quarterly hot off the press, make a badge, try out screen printing or pull a pose in the photobooth. And of course, everything is free!!

Oct
2
Oct 3

AFL Spring Footy Skills Clinic @ TIO

  • TIO Stadium

Boys and Girls!

Want a sneek peek behind the scenes at TIO stadium?

Want to meet and be coached by your favourite Thunder Players?

Well grab your mates and beat the school holiday blues! Come along to TIO and get involved in some AFL fun! Clinics are for boys and girls of all abilities between the ages of 10 and 17 - the only must haves are a love of footy and a desire to have fun! The clinics combine a mixture of skills, fun activities and games designed to teach beginners the fundamental skills and challenge those who have a passion for playing AFL. You can also meet local team mentors and ask about being part of a local team!

Thursday 2 October & Friday 3 October 10am – 2pm

$5.00 per person, transport and BBQ lunch provided

Bookings Essential!  Book online (here) or call 8930 0439

Oct
1
9:00 am09:00

GET THAT JOB - Barista Training

  • ICAE Training Centre

Darwin's Cafe Scene is taking off, and employers are always looking for new baristas. Learn how o make great coffee on cafe-grade machines and Get That Job!

Refreshments provided. Accessible venue.

Be quick, Numbers Limited.

Register here.

Quiz4Dili
Sep
25
6:00 pm18:00

Quiz4Dili

  • Brown's Mart

Come armed with your wittiest team name and your sharpest pencils, this is a quiz night so side-splittingly outrageous that it can only occur once in every calendar year. Prepare for a battle of wits that would leave even Stephen Fry weeping in a corner. 

August 2: Pop-up Cinema featuring The Sapphires!
Aug
2
6:00 pm18:00

August 2: Pop-up Cinema featuring The Sapphires!

  • Tiwi Park

The extremely popular LAUNCH Pop-Up Cinema returns, this time popping up at Tiwi Park.Showcasing local creative pieces by young people as well as the family favourite, The Sapphires.Join us for a night of free entertainment under the stars! The Sapphires is an Australian musical comedy set in 1968 about four young Indigenous women who form an all-girls musical group and quickly learn a whole lot about love, friendship and war.