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 Sunday, 06 August 2017 
Patchwork, Quilting And Crafty Weekend - Wooroolin
The third (and final) day of a three-day Patchwork, Quilting And Crafty Weekend will be held at Wooroolin Hall on the Bunya Highway, Wooroolin from 9:00am to 4:00pm today. Participants should bring along their own craft materials, but the organisers will provide morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for a modest cost of $30. The weekend is a fundraiser for the Wooroolin Community Committee, who need to raise $4000 a year to pay for their building and public liability insurance, and all crafts people are welcome for what promises to be a fun time! More details? Phone Wendy on 0409-273-491 or send her an email.
Kilkivan Railway Markets
The weekly Kilkivan Railway Markets will be held in Lester Millar Park in Kilkivan from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets feature an array of locally produced fruit, vegetables and merchandise and new stallholders are always welcome! More details? Stall Bookings? Phone (0407) 772-741 or visit the website.
Martial Arts Tournament - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Karate Association is hosting Round VI of the International Sports Karate Associationís Mat Sports Tournament at Kingaroy High School's sports hall from 8:00am until late today. Martial arts such as Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Kick Boxing and many more will all be represented - some by world ranking exponents - and this year organisers expect over 100 competitors and even more spectators and supporters, many coming from all over Queensland and interstate. Admission to watch all the action is just $10 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Kelly on 0418-787-926 or visit the SKA website.
Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertown Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Sunday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:30am until around 12:00 noon today. New members who are interested in learning woodwork are always welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Marcia on (07) 4170-0389
Maidenwell Markets
If you're heading up to the Bunya Mountains today, go via Maidenwell and you can browse the Maidenwell Markets at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds (just next to the Rural Fire Brigade HQ in the heart of town) between 8:00am and 12:00 noon this morning. These markets offer a range of arts and crafts, local produce, plants, home baking, bric-a-brac, sauces, jams, chutneys, coffee, food and lots more (there's even a jumping castle for children). Stallholder fees are very modest and all proceeds go to the Maidenwell Community Group for the development of the township. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Robyn on 0423-032-080.
Kumbia Museum
The Kumbia and District Historical Society's museum, located in the Federation Heritage Centre behind Kumbia Hall in Bell Street, will be open from 1:30pm to 3:30pm this afternoon. The museum contains an excellent photographic display of local history and is well worth a visit. More details? Phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 or Gayle on (07) 4164-4175.
Rail Trail Marathon Ride - Murgon
The South Burnett Mountain Bike club will be meeting up with cyclists from Maryborough at the Murgon RSL in Lamb Street, Murgon at 9:00am this morning (for a 9:15am start). Both groups will be making an epic ride along the South Burnett Rail Trail from Murgon to Wooroolin and return - probably with a mid-ride stop-off at the famous Wooroolin Cafe - and new riders are very welcome to take part! More details? Phone Jason on 0474-879-229.
Sunday Bingo - Wondai
Bingo games will be held at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this afternoon, with eyes down from 1:30pm. There will be 3 jackpots and 15 games on offer, and the kitchen will be open for light meals. Proceeds will go to help Wondai RSL veterans. More details? Phone (07) 4168-5297.
Sunday Poker - Kingaroy
Sunday afternoon poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy today. Registrations start at 2:00pm and play begins at 2:30pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Fungi Workshop - Kingaroy
Scientist Dr Sandra Tuszynska, a passionate biologist specializing in mycology (ie the study of fungi) will be providing a free presentation about fungi and the role they play in natural ecosystems at the Kingaroy Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 2:00pm to 4:00pm this afternoon. Dr Sandra will explain that while some fungi provide food, immunity and communication networks across entire forests, others feast on pollutants such as pesticides, petrochemicals and plastics. And this amazing renewable resource can also be used to produce anything from furniture to surfboards. Children are welcome to attend today's presentation as well as adults. More details? Phone Diana on 0409-459-672.
Sandy Ridges Rural Fire Brigade AGM
The Sandy Ridges Rural Fire Brigade will be holding their Annual General Meeting at their shed at 1849 Burnett Highway, Nanango at 12:00 noon today. All interested people are welcome to attend. More details? Phone (07) 4163-5104.
Proston Rally
The Proston Car Rally Club will be holding the second (and final) day of their quarterly CAMS Khanacross Multiclub Rally at their track this morning. The club's track is located 7.5km west of Proston on the Proston-Boondooma Road, and racing will commence around 8:00am and conclude with results and awards around 1:30pm. Up to 50 cars attend Proston Rally Club meetings from all over Queensland and NSW and spectators are very welcome. There'll be a BBQ and soft drinks stand running throughout the event, as well as a hearty breakfast supplied by the Proston Lions club. Hot showers, toilets and free camping are available on site too. Admission to the Rally is 100% free for spectators, $50 for adult participants and $25 for juniors. More details? Phone Barry on (07) 4168-9447 or Sonia on 0411-689-447.
Pink Ribbon Research Charity Day - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road in Blackbutt will be holding its Pink Ribbon Research Charity Day today. Games will take the form of a three person ambrose with a shotgun start at 10:00am.There'll be heaps of trophies (everyone will win a prize) as well as 9 pin shots. Adults and children are all welcome. More details? Phone the club house on (07) 4163-0180 or the captain on (07) 4163-0332.

 Sunday, 06 August 2017 
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