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 Saturday, 10 February 2018 
10th Annual Reef & Beef Extravaganza - Ironpot
The 10th annual Reef & Beef Extravaganza will be held at Ironpot Hall in Ironpot from 5:30pm onwards this evening. This all-you-can-eat event will offer guests as many prawns, oysters, Moreton Bay bugs, scallops, whole cooked Red Emperor and pan-fried reef fish fillets, rib steaks and BBQ rib fillet steaks as they can pack in, along with salads, vegies and dessert. There'll also be a licensed bar operating too - so no BYO - plus live entertainment from local performers. It's been a year since Ironpot last digested a Reef & Beef Night but it'll be a fantastic event (as it always is). And if you'd rather be driven than drive the 55km from town, there'll be a bus running from Kingaroy's Glendon Street bus depot at 4:30pm for a small extra $10 fee. Reef & Beef tickets are $80 per head for adults, $50 for high school students and $25 for primary school students and you can book them by phoning Sonya on 0428-648-142 or Hook on 0428-648-244, or by emailing them. Be quick, though! Numbers for this popular community fund-raiser have risen every year and places are limited.
Boondooma Yellowbelly Fishing Competition
The 30th annual Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition will be held at Boondooma Dam near Proston all this weekend, commencing at 5:00am this morning and concluding at around lunchtime tomorrow. The event - organised by the Boondooma Dam Fish Stocking Association in conjunction with a bevy of sponsors - will have adult and junior sections and numerous cash prizes for each weigh-in period. A licensed bar, BBQ and food and drink stalls will be operating for the duration and accommodation for competitors is available at the adjoining Lake Boondooma Tourist Park. Competition entry fees are $20 for adults and $5 for children and all competitors will need to have a Stocked Impoundment Permit to take part. Last year more than 1000 keen anglers wet their lines for a share of the $4,500 prize-monies and large numbers of an campers packed the dam's camping grounds. This year organisers expect similar numbers or higher. More details and/or nominations? Phone John on (0427) 112-477 or send him an email. Want on-site accommodation? Then phone the Lake Boondooma Tourist Park on (07) 4168-9694 or email them.
Cooyar Show Cocktail Party - Cooyar
The Cooyar Show Society will be hosting a Cooyar Show Cocktail Party at Cooyar Hall tonight as a curtain-raiser for this year's Cooyar Show and Campdraft on February 23-24. Doors will open at 6:30pm and guests can get to enjoy a finger food buffet, a licensed bar, entertainment by Kent Tonscheck and a special cocktail bar offering everything from exotic cocktails to non-alcoholic mocktails. A highlight of the night will be the official announcement of this year's Miss Cooyar Showgirl and Miss Cooyar Teen Showgirl, while this year's Miss Cooyar Junior Princess - for girls under 12 - will be judged on the floor tonight. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for young people aged 12-17, and $5 for children aged under 12. They'll be available at the door tonight unless sold out. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jacinta on (07) 4692-6050.
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed run at Coronation Park in Wondai at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the South Burnett Rail Trail and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at parkrun.com.au and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event. More details? Send an email.
Maidenwell Rural Fire Brigade Open Day
The Maidenwell and District Rural Fire Brigade will be holding an Open Day at their shed just down the road from the Maidenwell Hotel from 10:00am to around 12:30pm this morning. There'll be a free sausage sizzle on offer, along with face painting and sample bags for children. Three brigade appliances (units 41, 51 and 52) and emergency equipment will be on display, and brigade members will be giving demonstrations of how they're used. A staff member from the Burnett Area Office in Kingaroy will also be in attendance to answer any questions visitors might have about rural fire brigades and the important role they play in keeping communities like Maidenwell safe. Everyone is welcome!
Red Ants Sign-On Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Rugby League Football Club will be holding their 2018 Sign-On at their clubhouse at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. All new players must provide a copy of their birth certificate, and playing fees for the season range from $60 to $135.
Wondai Wolves JRL Sign On Day
The Wondai Wolves Junior Rugby League will be holding their 2018 Sign On Day at the Wondai football fields from 10:00am to 2:00pm today. New players are very welcome!
Bowls Club Bingo - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404
Michael Reynolds Memorial Golf Day - Murgon
The Murgon Golf Club on the Bunya Highway north of town will be holding the inaugural Michael Reynolds Memorial Golf Day from 12:00 noon today. This will be a nine hole, three person ambrose with a 1:00pm shotgun start, and both golfers and non-golfers are welcome. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4168-1608.
One 4 The Road - Kingaroy
Entertainers One 4 The Road will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at the old railway station building at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for its regular Saturday morning meeting today, kicking off with a cuppa at 9:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
Junior Panthers Sign-On Day - Nanango
The Nanango Soccer Club (the Panthers) will be holding their 2018 Junior Sign-On at the Burnett Street soccer fields from 9:30am to 12:30pm this morning. The Panthers will be accepting registrations for the Juniors from boys and girls aged from 5 to 16, and for MiniRoos (ie Squirts) from children turning 3 in 2018 up to 5 years of age. There'll also be a free sausage sizzle running in the grounds and lots of ball activities to amuse kids and parents. More info? Send an email.
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the former Murgon Railway Station) today. The Men's Shed meets every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday to work on projects and new members are always welcome.
At The Wineries
Three of the South Burnett's wineries will be open for lunch today. At Moffatdale, Moffatdale Ridge will have their cellar door verandah cafe open for light meals and snacks from 10:00am to 4:00pm. And in Kingaroy, Cranes Winery and Kingsley Grove will be open the same hours, serving up wines and platters (at Cranes) and wines, cheese platters and wood-fired pizzas (at Kingsley Grove). You can find out more about all three wineries (including location maps and phone numbers) on South Burnett Wine.
Misfitz - Kingaroy
Popular local duo Misfitz will be performing in the beer garden of Kingaroy's Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets from 7:30pm until late, along with DJdirex. Everyone is welcome. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

 Saturday, 10 February 2018 
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NANANGO (07) 4171-6871  ·  KINGAROY (07) 4162-6272  ·  WONDAI (07) 4168-5652  ·  MURGON (07) 4168-3864

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