Teddy Bears Have Their Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic

Forbes Shire Council is inviting the community to come together to celebrate Children’s Week in a different way this year. Due to COVID restrictions, Teddy Bear’s Picnic will be going virtual!

Council has partnered with Forbes Business Chamber for an amazing Teddy Bear Hunt, taking place in the Forbes CBD from Saturday 24th October until Friday 1st November. Find the bears hidden in shop windows throughout the CBD, then upload your photos to Instagram (make sure to tag @forbesyouthactionteam and @forbesbc) for your chance to win a $50 Why Leave Town card. Post your photo to the Virtual Teddy Bear’s Picnic event page on facebook (https://bit.ly/2SR99wD) for an extra chance to win!

We would also love you to show us your creativity by downloading the colouring-in competition from Council’s website or pick up a copy from Council’s front counter or from your nearest preschool or child care centre. There are great prizes to be won in two categories – birth to preschool and Kindy to Year 3. Drop off your completed masterpiece to Council’s front counter or send a copy to youth@forbes.nsw.gov.au. The competition closes on Friday November 1st.

Council is also supporting our local preschools and day cares to carry out their in-centre celebrations and we look forward to sharing all the fun and photos from these events – follow @ForbesYouthActionTeam on facebook and like the Virtual Teddy Bear’s Picnic event to stay in the loop.

Make sure you’ve clicked “Attending” on the facebook event page as we’ll be sharing ways you can celebrate Children’s Week at home throughout the week – including recipes, DIYs and fun activities to inspire you!

For more information contact Council’s Youth Officer on 02 6850 2300.