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 Friday, 12 May 2017 
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.
Cuppa And Chat Group - Kingaroy
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.
Blackbutt History Talk
The Roy Emerson Museum at the end of Hart Street, Blackbutt (just opposite the Bowman Road skate park) will be hosting a local history morning from 9:30am today. Former Nanango Shire Mayor and founding father of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Reg McCallum will be giving a talk on "Days In Blackbutt", sharing his recollections about his involvement in the creation of the Blackbutt to Linville sections of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, the Pioneer Walk and his memories of the Timbertowns. The talk is free, a great $2 morning tea will be available afterwards, and the winner of the Blackbutt & District Tourism & Heritage Association's Mother's Day raffle will also be drawn. Everyone is welcome!
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.
Retro Karting - Nanango
The Retro Karting Queensland F100 Grand Prix will be held in the South Burnett for the first time at South Burnett Kart Hire on the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango's CBD today and tomorrow. Spectators are very welcome to come and watch the action trackside from 9:30am until 5:00pm both days. Food and drinks will be on sale at the canteen, and karts will be availible to hire on Sunday. More details? Phone Rose on (07) 4163-1313.
85th Annual Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The twelfth day of the 85th annual Kingaroy Eisteddfod will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy today. The Eisteddfod will be concluding the judging of Solos/Duos/Trios dance entries today, which have been running since last Friday. Spectators are very welcome.
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.
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 11:30am 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 (07) 4162-3824 or 0407-965-094.
Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Kingaroy will be opening their May exhibition at 6:00pm this evening. This month the gallery is hosting a trio of exhibitions: selected works from Dorothy Pratt's private art collection; pen and ink works by Glenn Cunningham; and charcoal works by Tony Adams. Admission is free and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the gallery on 4189-9323.
Friday Night Karaoke - Wooroolin
The Grand Hotel on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin will be hosting a karaoke night with Love2Sing from 7:00pm until late this evening. Meals will be available from 5:30pm as well. Admission is free.
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.

 Friday, 12 May 2017 
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