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 Friday, 26 August 2016 
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2016 Wondai Show
The first day of the two-day 99th Annual Wondai Show will be held at Wondai Showgrounds in Baynes Street, Wondai from early this morning through until late tonight (the gates will open to the public at 3:00pm). As usual, most of the morning and afternoon activities will be given over to judging this year's livestock and pavilion exhibits - the Show's main public day is tomorrow. But from 5:30pm this afternoon the South Burnett Kennel Club Championship Dog Show will get underway, followed soon afterwards at 6:30pm with the Show's traditional Stud Beef Young Judges and Paraders Competition. A licensed bar and BBQ will also be operating and the public are most welcome to come along to today's Show activities for free. More details? Contact the Wondai Visitor Information Centre on (07) 4168-5652 (or send them an email) or the Wondai Show Secretary on 0400-305-272.
Ziggy And The Copycat Killers - Nanango
South Burnett band Ziggy And The Copycat Killers will be performing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.
Little Shop Of Horrors - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Musical Comedy Society will be presenting the debut performance of this year's production "Little Shop Of Horrors" at the Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 7:30pm this evening. Little Shop Of Horrors is a 1980s comedy rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human beings. The main characters are Seymour Krelborn, who runs the florist shop for his overbearing boss Mr Mushnik, and Seymour’s love interest Audrey, who wants to leave her abusive dentist boyfriend Orin. The show’s music, composed by Alan Menken in early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and Motown styles, includes several well-known tunes ... and as the play goes on, the plant steadily grows bigger and hungrier, eating one character after another. Tickets to see the show are $25 for adults, $20 for pensioners and $15 for children and they'll be available at the door.
Daffodil Day Lunch - Nanango
The Nanango Uniting Church Adult Fellowship will be holding their annual Daffodil Day Lunch at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango from 12:00 noon today as a fundraiser for the Queensland Cancer Council. For $15 per person, guests will get to enjoy a two course lunch, live entertainment from the Blackbutt Singers and a special guest speaker. There'll also be lots of raffle prizes and a plant, fruit and vegetable and sweets stall - and locally grown daffodils will be available for sale as well. Tickets can be obtained up to September 21 from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre in Henry Street. More details? Phone Nev on 0409-495-093.
Rob Johns Revival Band - Nanango
The Rob Johns Rock & Roll Revival Band will be performing at Taras Hall next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Rob's band will be performing all the classics from the 1960s to the 1980s - Neil Diamond, Elvis, The Big O, Creedence and many more - and there'll be rock & roll swing dancing and a whole lot of fun. Tickets are $10 per person and they'll be available at the door. Everyone is welcome!
Kingaroy RSL Bingo
Bingo games will be running at Kingaroy RSL from 10:00am this morning (eyes down at 10:30am). There'll be four jackpots on offer, along with book games and raffles, and proceeds will go to help local good causes. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.
Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 3:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363.
Friday Night At The Shed - Nanango
The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Car Park) will be open from 7:30pm until late tonight for local musicians and anyone else who enjoys music to come along, bring their instruments and jam in a relaxed and informal setting (or just sit on the Shed's lounges, listen in and enjoy the wide variety of talent on offer). The Shed fires up every Friday night, has no admission charge and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.
Connections Craft Group - Kingaroy
The Connections Craft Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 12 noon this morning. Members are welcome to bring their own craft project, or join in an activity the group is doing. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided for a gold coin donation. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.
Circuit Fitness Class - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding a Circuit Fitness Class from 4:30pm to 5:30pm this afternoon in their upstairs fitness studio. The class provides a great workout that will help increase strength as well as give you great cardio exercise, and the class fee is just $7 for PCYC members or $15 for non-members. More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.
Seniors Having A Ball - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding a "Seniors Having A Ball" exercise class from 8:30am to 9:30am this morning. The program is designed to address the issues that many have with ageing and it's not just for seniors! It provides light exercise to keep the heart and joints moving, improving coordination and mobility. It also provides a beginner platform to start any fitness activity on. As well as physical fitness, it also has a fun social atmosphere too. The class fee is just $4 for PCYC members or $7 for non-members. More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.
Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers will be available for $20.
South Burnett Pantry - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today at 22 Stolzenberg Road in Kingaroy. The Pantry is a not-for-profit registered charity run by a Board of Management and staffed by volunteers, and it helps low income families, couples and singles stretch their shopping dollar further. The Pantry offers $40 pantry hampers that contain most of the food and personal cleaning items that most people need to get through part of the week (though you'll need to shop elsewhere for extras or special items). And anyone who's finding it hard to make ends meet is very welcome to make use of it. More details? Phone Joan on (0427) 496-684 or Ruth on (0447) 812-789. PS: If you'd like to help The Pantry in any way - either by volunteering or donating goods - please contact Joanne or Ruth about this too, or visit the website.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Friday, 26 August 2016 
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