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Saturday, 06 April 2019
Nanango Country Markets
- The Nanango Show Society will be holding their regular monthly Country Markets at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street from 6:00am to around 12:00 noon today. As usual, the markets will feature a wide variety of craft stalls, new and used goods, plants, poultry and pets. The Nanango Markets are the largest rural market in south east Queensland and attract up to 420 stallholders. But new stallholders are always very welcome too! More info? Phone the Market Co-Ordinator on (0427) 631-273 during business hours.
Moonlight Cinema - Proston
- The Proston Men's Shed will be hosting another Moonlight Cinema evening at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston from 5:30pm (when the BBQ fires up) until later tonight. This evening they'll be screening the animation classic Peter Rabbit (rated PG) and in addition to a sausage sizzle, hot and cold drinks and popcorn will also be available for purchase - just BYO chairs or blanket. The movie begins screening at 6:30pm and everyone is welcome to this free community event.
Barambah Cellars Opening - Moffatdale
- The South Burnett's newest cellar door - Barambah Cellars at 167 Tipperary Road in Moffatdale - will be celebrating its official opening from 10:30am to 4:30pm today. Barambah Cellars stocks South Burnett wines produced by Nuova Sculoa ("New School"), Lightning Tree Wines and Hillsdale Wines, and guests can get to try them all, along with foods from the cellar door's cafe. All Barambah Cellars' wines are made exclusively from South Burnett grapes and are produced by the region's leading winemakers and vignerons. It specialises in Mediterranean varieties like Tempranillo, Sapaveri and Viognier, but there'll be favourites like Verdelho too (South Burnett verdelho is rated as one of the best in Australia). Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee.
School For Murder - Nanango
- The Nanango Theatre Company will be presenting the final performance of their latest production "School For Murder" at the Nanango Playhouse in Elk Street, Nanango at 3:00pm this afternoon (doors open at 2:30pm). Tickets are $20 for adults or $15 for concessions, and they can be obtained from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre in Henry Street. Some tickets may also be available at the door, unless sold out.
Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
- The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Wondai (opposite the peanut silos) will be officially opening its biennial $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Prize at 11:00am this morning, and announcing the winners. The Sculpture Prize started in 2017 and offers two major prizes - a $7000 Acquisitive for the winner, whose creator can live anywhere in Australia; and a $2000 Acquisitive for South Burnett and Cherbourg artists only. There is also a non-acquisitive $1000 prize on offer as well. The winning pieces will ultimately go on display as public art somewhere in the region, but after today's opening all entries will remain on display at the Gallery from 10:00am to 4:00pm weekdays, and 9:00am to 1:00pm on weekends and public holidays, until Saturday, May 25. Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee.
Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
- 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
B-Grade Cricket Grand Final
- The South Burnett's 2018-19 cricket season will draw to a close today with the B-Grade Grand Final between the Nanango Scorpions and Blackbutt's Timbertowners, which will be played at Bunny Pearce Oval in Blackbutt at 12:30pm. The Timbertowners have only suffered three losses this season, but one was against the Scorpions so today's match promises to be a very interesting game indeed. The Grand Final will be preceded at 11:30am with the region's A and B Grade presentations, and spectators are very welcome to both events. Note: Today's presentations and grand final were originally scheduled for last Saturday, but had to be postponed due to wet weather.
Author Talk - Kingaroy
- Former South Burnett resident Shandi Boyes - now one of the USA's top-selling authors - will be giving an Author Talk at the Kingaroy Library in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to 11:00am this morning. Sandy will be discussing her work, as well as passing on marketing and publishing tips. The session is free but seating is limited, so a booking is essential. You can make one by phoning (07) 4189-9256.
- 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.
Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe - Kilkivan
- Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe will be bringing their travelling group of boxers to the Kilkivan Hotel in Bligh Street, Kilkivan at 7:00pm tonight. Admission fees apply and guests are welcome to try themselves out against troupe members if they wish. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 5484-1125.
Dance - Inverlaw Hall
- A dance will be held at Inverlaw Hall on the Burrandowan Road (roughly 20km from Kingaroy) from 8:00pm until late this evening. Music will be supplied by Mark's Music and there'll be the usual great supper and novelties, along with a Lucky Door draw. Admission fees are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for high school students and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone June on (07) 4162-1195 or David on 0459-228-882.
Amber Goldsmith - Nanango
- Popular South Burnett country artist Amber Goldsmith will be performing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.
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.
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.
Kingaroy Scout Group Open Day
- The Kingaroy Scout Group will be holding an Open Day at their den in James Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 3:00pm today. Guests will be able to see scouts have a go at putting together some camp gadgets, find out more about the troop and have some fun into the bargain. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Chris on 0401-558-376.
Pizza & Pasta Night - Maidenwell
- The Maidenwell Hotel will be holding a $20-per-head Pizza and Pasta Night from 6:00pm until around 8:00pm this evening. Reservations aren't necessary. More details from the hotel on (07) 4164-6133.
Men's Triples - Murgon
- The Murgon Bowls Club in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding the first day of their weekend-long Men's Triples Competition today. Today's activities will feature three playing sessions that will kick off at 9:00am. Spectators are very welcome. More details from the bowls club on (07) 4168-1043 or 0408-759-291.
South Burnett Soccer Reunion
- A gala dinner will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall from 5:00pm tonight (when guests will assemble in the Glendon Street forecourt for nibbles and drinks) to celebrate the 40th birthday of Football South Burnett. At 6:00pm, guests will move into the Town Hall for a formal dinner and a night of history and humour as they relive the highs and lows of 40 years of regional soccer competition and the growth and development of the region's four clubs. Tickets for the dinner - at $65 per head - closed on April 4. Tonight's get-together will be followed tomorrow with a Super Sunday of soccer at Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street that will start with a recovery breakfast around 9:00am and continue across four matches until late in the afternoon. Note: Because of the reunion dinner there will be no senior soccer matches played in the region today.
Dave Griffin - Kingaroy
- Multi-instrumentalist Dave Griffin will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Haly and Glendon Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 9:00pm tonight, after which The Nest will be hosting a Superhero Dress Up until past midnight where guests are encouraged to dress as their favourite superhero. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4163-1208.
Saturday Rugby League - Murgon and Kingaroy
- Rugby league fans should head to Murgon or Kingaroy today. In Murgon, Murgon's Mustangs will play the Wondai Wolves at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street in U6s/U7s at 8:45am; U8s/U9s at 9:30am; U10s at 10:15am; U11s at 11:45am (this will be a Murgon v Murgon game); and U14s at 12:45pm. This will be followed by an A-grade clash between the Mustangs and Wolves at 2:00pm. Meanwhile, in Kingaroy at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy's Red Ants will play Nanango in U6s/U8s at noon; U7s/U9s at 1:00pm; U10s at 2:00pm; U11s at 3:00pm; U12s at 4:00pm; and U14s at 5:00pm (the UI16s are having a bye this week). These junior games will be followed by an A-grade match between the Red Ants and Cherbourg's Hornets at 6:00pm. A canteen will be operating at both grounds and spectators are very welcome.
Smooth & Groove - Kingaroy
- Popular entertainers Smooth & Groove will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.
Nanango Family Fun Day
- Nanango's Baptist Church in Mount Stanley Road will be holding a Family Fun Day from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today in the church grounds. The event will feature an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny and craft activities for children, and everyone is welcome.
Community Workshop - Yarraman
- Toowoomba Regional Council will be holding the first of two community workshops at the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman from 1:00pm to 4:00pm today to discuss its 15-year review of the region's Planning Scheme. The workshop is a chance for Yarraman residents to have a say on the future of their town, and all interested people are very welcome to attend (afternoon tea will be supplied).
David Lynch - Kingaroy
- Popular entertainer David Lynch will be performing at the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.
Saturday, 06 April 2019