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 Friday, 12 April 2019 

Kingaroy Show Dinner

The 112th annual Kingaroy Show will be held at Kingaroy Showgrounds on May 4-5, and the South Burnett Show Society will be raising the curtain on it tonight with their annual Show Society Dinner, which will be held in the undercover area at Kingaroy Showgrounds from 6:30pm until late tonight. Tickets to this relaxed casual event are just $20 for adults, $10 for students or $50 for a family of four and include a great roast dinner and dessert, a licensed bar and easy listening music. As well, Miss Showgirl, Rural Ambassador, Junior Miss Showgirl and Junior Rural Ambassador will be judged and crowned during the course of the evening. For catering purposes, though, tickets need to be booked by close of business on Thursday, April 11. They can be obtained in person at the Showgrounds' offices in Youngman Street, by phoning the office on (07) 4162-5800 or by phoning Roshy on 0455-897-809.
Blackbutt Burger Night Fundraiser
The Blackbutt-Benarkin Aged Care Association will be holding a Burger Night Fundraiser at the Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Douglas and Muir Streets in Blackbutt as part of their drive to raise the final $50,000 the group needs to build extra accommodation units at their Scott Haven complex in Hart Street. The bar at the RSL will open at 3:00pm and the burgers will roll out between 6:00pm and 8:00pm, accompanied by live entertainment from the RSL Ramblers. Guests can enjoy a burger with chips for $7 ($5 for kids) and there'll also be fish and chips, salads and a limited number of chicken breast burgers on offer. Everyone is welcome, and you can also order takeaways by phoning (07) 4170-0642.
Musical Afternoon - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting a Musical Afternoon at SBCare at the corner of Kingaroy and Avoca streets, Kingaroy (opposite SuperIGA) from 1:00pm to 3:00pm today, featuring country and western singing and popular songs. Admission is by gold coin donation - which includes afternoon tea - and everyone is welcome! More info? Phone Merv on (07) 4163-6191.
Menopause The Musical - Kingaroy
Menopause The Musical will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm to 9:00pm tonight. The creators of the show, which has been on tour around the world for the past 17 years, say it was inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of wine, and is a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived “The Change” - a sidesplitting musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s that leaves many audiences cheering and dancing in the aisles. Menopause The Musical has now been seen by more than 11 million people, and its Kingaroy performance will be the show's only appearance in the South Burnett. The show is for people aged 15 or over, and tickets - at $54.90 per head - can be booked online.
Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363
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.
Kingaroy QCWA Meeting
The Kingaroy branch of the QCWA will be holding their regular second Friday of the month meeting at the QCWA Rooms in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy (just next to Kingaroy RSL) from 9:30am to around 12:00 noon this morning. The day will kick off with coffee and chats - the meeting itself starts at 10:00am - and visitors and potential new members are always very welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094.
Friday Afternoon Social Golf - Proston
The Proston Golf Club on Brigooda Road, Proston will be holding a Friday afternoon social golf game today. Names need to be in by 2:00pm for a 2:30pm tee-off, and everyone is welcome. More details from the club on (07) 4168-9367.
Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
The Cuppa and Chat 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 11:00am this afternoon. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.
Friday Night At The Shed - Nanango
The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Car Park) will be open from 7:00pm 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 tea and coffee-making facilities, and there's no admission charge. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.
South Burnett Autism Support Group - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Autism Support Group will be holding its second Friday of the month meeting at SB Care opposite Super IGA in Avoca Street, Kingaroy at 7:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Jenni on (07) 4171-0096 or Jenny on (07) 4164-1107
Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome and a $2 lesson is available if you'd like tuition in the basics (all equipment is supplied). More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.
Free Family Movie Night - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be hosting a Free Family Movie Night at 5:30pm this evening. The PCYC canteen will be operating and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889.
110th Annual Nanango Show
The first day of the 110th annual Nanango Show will be held at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street today. Most of the today's Show activities will focus on judging pavilion entries - the Show's main public day is tomorrow - but there'll be a Young Judges and Handlers competition at 5:30pm tonight and the public are welcome to attend for free.
Ash Williamson - Murgon
Popular performer Ash Wilkinson will be performing at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 11:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the club on (07) 4168-1819.
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 are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.
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.

 Friday, 12 April 2019 
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