Events were held across the greater Athlone area to commemorate Youth Day on Wednesday June 16.
In Vygieskraal, the community organised a variety show, and sponsors were sourced to provide residents with some refreshments.
In Heideveld, a group calling themselves Residents for Change, hosted netball and soccer tournaments among the youth from Betsy, Daphne, Carol and Alison Courts.
The Heideveld Development Forum also hosted a netball and soccer tournament, with entertainment and motivational speakers. The Heideveld Community Action Network fed 3 000 youth on the day.