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  South Burnett Monthly Event Listings for February 2018
February 1

Wondai Show Society AGM
The Wondai Show Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. All interested people are welcome to attend. More details? Phone Show Society secretary Valda Weaver on (07) 4163-5104.

Blackbutt-Yarraman QCWA Meeting
The Blackbutt-Yarraman QCWA will be holding their first Thursday monthly meeting at the Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Douglas and Muir Streets, Blackbutt at 9:30am this morning. New members and visitors are always very welcome.

South Burnett Cake Decorating Association - Wondai
The South Burnett Cake Decorating Association will be holding their monthly meeting in The Studio at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout in Wondai from 9:30am to around 1:30pm today. Anyone with an interest in learning more about this fascinating art is very welcome. More details? Phone Gloria on (07) 4168-1952 or send her 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.

Nanango & District Garden Club Meeting
The Nanango Garden Club will be holding their regular first Thursday of the month meeting at 10:00am this morning at a property in the Nanango area. New members are always very welcome. More details? More details? Phone Susan on (07) 4171-0619 or send her an email.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to help solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. A.A. isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

Kingaroy Community Kitchen
The Kingaroy Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Thursday morning meeting at St Mary's Hall at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 9:30am to around 1:00pm today. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results for the cost of a gold coin donation. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Tai Chi For Health - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running Tai Chi classes at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy this morning. An intermediate class will run from 9:00am to 10:00am, followed by a beginners class from 10:15am to 11:15am. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

St Joseph's Bingo - Murgon
St Joseph's Parish Hall in Angel Avenue, Murgon will be hosting bingo games from 7:30pm this evening. There'll be $1000 in prizes on offer as well as a canteen and lucky bingo tickets. Proceeds will go to aid St Joseph's school and community works.

Old Time Dancing Classes - Murgon
Old Time Dancing will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon at 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The class caters to all levels from beginners to advanced, all in a fun and social atmosphere lead by a qualified dance instructor. Class fees - which include tea and coffee - are just $4 if you're dancing, or $2 if you're watching. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.

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 $2

Blackbutt & Benarkin Aged Care Association Meeting
The Blackbutt & Benarkin Aged Care Association will be holding its first Thursday of the month meeting at the Blackbutt Medical Centre at 91 Coulson Street in Blackbutt from 6:00pm to around 8:00pm this evening. New members are very welcome! More details? Email secretary Tracey Snell or phone Jeff Connor on 0448-946-702.

Social Golf - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt will be running their weekly Sporters's Club game at 3:00pm this afternoon. This is a 6 hole event and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fun game of golf, as well as the chance to win a chook, golf balls or tees. Green fees are $5:00 for adults and $1:00 for children. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-0180.

Nanango Stags Sign-On Afternoon
The Nanango Stags rugby league football club will be hosting a Sign-On Afternoon at Fred Kassulke Oval off the D'Aguilar Highway south of the CBD from 3:30pm this afternoon. New players can pop down and pre-order their uniforms, have a free snag and an ice block, as well as meet most of this season's coaches. Today's sign-on is also a great chance to pay fees because today is the only time the club will be accepting cash (50% of fees are due by March 31 and the balance by April 30).

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

South Burnett Toastmasters - Kingaroy
South Burnett Toastmasters will be holding a meeting in the Anzac Room of Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 7:00pm this evening. Toastmasters is a great way to learn how to speak in public and boost your self-confidence, and new members are always very welcome! Meetings are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month. More details? Visit the South Burnett Toastmasters website

February 2

Natalie Fenton - Kingaroy
The Carrollee Hotel in King Street, Kingaroy will be running a Seafood Buffet from 5:30pm tonight, followed by popuylar South Burnett entertainer Natalie Fenton performing from 6:30pm. You can book a table at the buffet by phoning the pub on (07) 4162-1055.

South Burnett Autism Support Group - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Autism Support Group will be holding its first 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

Advanced Tai Chi - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running an advanced Tai Chi class at SBcare at the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets in Kingaroy from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

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.

Over 50s Bingo - Proston
Bingo games will be held at the Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston from 9:00am this morning, with eyes down at 9:30am. There's a $100 jackpot on offer, and morning tea is available for $2. Over 50s Bingo is held on the first and third Friday of each month and everyone - including Under 50s - is welcome. More details? Phone Noela on (07) 4168-9296.

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.

QRRRWN Barambah Branch Meeting
The Barambah branch of the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women's Network will be holding their first Friday of the month meeting today. The branch meets at a different venue each month, starting with smoko at 9:30am before the meeting gets underway at 10:00am. New members and guests are always welcome! More details on the location of this month's meeting? Phone Marg on 0418-689-728 or send her an email.

Art Exhibition Opening - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout at Wondai will be opening their first monthly exhibition for 2018 with a wine and cheese tasting at 6:00pm tonight. This month the gallery will be hosting ""Twists and Turns" by well-known South Burnett artist Shannus O'Sullivan; "Escape From The Past" by Rhonda Trivett and Rhondda Jones; and "Combination" by the Tangled Threads Group, while children from Tingoora State school will be exhibiting in Kidz Korner. As usual, tonight's opening will also feature great hot and cold finger foods and punch, along with wine tastings from a South Burnett winery, live entertainment and lots of fun socialising. Admission is $5 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the Gallery on (07) 4168-5926. Note: After tonight's opening the exhibition will remain on show from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily until the end of the month.

Friday Afternoon Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games on the third green at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 3:00pm this afternoon. 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.

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.

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.

Art With Lyn - Nanango
Creative Connections at 8 George Street in Nanango will be hosting art classes with artist Lyn Felsman from 10:00am to 1:00pm today. Tuition fees are $15 per person - which includes morning tea - and participants should BYO art supplies and project. To book, phone Lyn on 0421-679-258.

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.

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.

Fitzy - Kingaroy
Fitzy (aka Rob Fitz-Herbert) will be performing in The Nest at Kingaroy's Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets from 8:00pm until late tonight due to the wet weather. Admission is free.

February 3

St Mary's P&F Family Fun Day - Kingaroy
St Mary's Catholic College in Kent Street, Kingaroy will be holding its annual P&F Family Fun Day from 3:00pm to around 6:00pm this afternoon on the lawns outside the Maryknoll Centre. There'll be free family games, face painting, a sausage sizzle and drinks and snacks on sale and there's no admission fee. Everyone is welcome! You can read more about what last year's Family Fun Day was like on our website.

Western Performance Club Show - Nanango
The South Burnett Western Performance Club will be holding a show with Judge Kim Thake at their grounds in Racecourse Road, Nanango from 8:00am this morning. Spectators are very welcome.

Wooroolin Scouts Open Day & Sign-On
The Wooroolin Scouts will be holding an Open Day and 2018 sign-on at their den in Kate Street, Wooroolin from 10:00am to 2:00pm today. There'll be fun activities, information and a sausage sizzle in operation, and potential new troop members are very welcome. More details? Phone Buzz on 0429-026-168.

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.

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 Chris and Darryl 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.

24th Annual Nanango Stamp Fair
The Nanango Stamp Club will be holding their 24th annual Stamp Fair from 9:00am to 3:30pm today at the Nanango State High School Hall at the end of Cairns Street, Nanango. The event will feature a philatelic auction, a cent auction, a bargain table and a very busy canteen. There'll also be lots of great displays to delight any true philatelist's heart; three professional stamp dealers and 16 to 18 stamp clubs in attendance. Admission is completely free and refreshments will be available on-site too. Everyone's welcome to come along and get stuck in! More details? Phone Cornelia on (07) 4169-0256. PS: This is a very popular event that draws collectors from all over south-east Queensland.

Kennel Jam Session - Hivesville
The monthly Kennel Jam Session will be held at the Hivesville Hotel in Main Street, Hivesville from 5:00pm until late tonight. All musicians young and old are welcomed at these sessions, and so are all music genres. All the necessary backline gear is provided, too - just bring along your guitar, your voice and your friends and enjoy a great night of music. Accommodation is available at special rates for music lovers on the night, there's free camping nearby, and dinner will be served from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

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

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.

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.

Black & White Party - Kingaroy
The Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy will be holding a Black & White Party from 8:00pm until late tonight with Mo Swagger. Guests should dress in monochrome to be in the running for prizes and admission is free if you get in early enough. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

Just Us - Kingaroy
Popular local duo Just Us 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

Woodcrafters 25th Anniversary - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Woodcrafters will be celebrating their 25th birthday with an Open Day at the QRail buildings in King Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 3:00pm today. There will be stalls, displays, demonstrations and activities for the whole family. Admission is free and everyone is welcome!

Proston Rally
The Proston Car Rally Club will be holding their quarterly CAMS Khanacross Multiclub Rally at their racing track this weekend. The club's track is located 7.5km west of Proston on the Proston-Boondooma Road, and racing will commence around 8:00am this morning and conclude around 1:30pm tomorrow. 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 early on Sunday morning. 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.

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 Clay Target Club Annual Two Day Shoot
The Kingaroy Clay Target Club will be holding the first day of their annual Two Day Shoot at the clay target shooting grounds in Goodger Road, Kingaroy (opposite Kingaroy Airport) from 1:00pm this afternoon. This year's Shoot will have three main events: a 30TGT Medley sponsored by Ransen Timber; a 30TGT Single Barrel Championship sponsored by Ken Mills Toyota; and a 50TGT Double Barrel Championship. Spectators are very welcome.

Luke Medcalf - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett entertainer Luke Medcalf will be performing in the front bar at the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel from 8:00pm until late tonight. There'll also be a pop-up vodka bar in the beer garden. Admission is free.

Tom Curtain's Territory Time - Kumbia
Popular country and western entertainer Tom Curtain and his friend Martin Oakes will be performing in concert at the Kumbia Campdraft Grounds and Racecourse from 4:30pm (when the gates open) until around midnight tonight. Tom, who's now based at Katherine in the Northern Territory, grew up at Old Boyneside just out of Kumbia and is returning to his old stomping grounds via Tamworth (where he picked up two Golden Guitars last weekend) to deliver a really great show that will include many songs from his latest album "Territory Time". A licensed bar and BBQ will be operating and there'll be lots of music and dancing, too. Tickets are $20 for adults or $10 for students aged 6 to 17 (children 5 years and under are free). They can be booked online or purchased at the gate.

February 4

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.

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.

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

Maidenwell Markets
If you're heading up to the Bunya Mountains today, go via Maidenwell and you can browse the Maidenwell Markets on the centre island 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. 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.

Kingaroy Clay Target Club Annual Two Day Shoot
The Kingaroy Clay Target Club will be holding the second (and final) day of their annual Two Day Shoot at the clay target shooting grounds in Goodger Road, Kingaroy (opposite Kingaroy Airport), starting early and wrapping up at around 4:00pm this afternoon. This year's Shoot will have three main events: a 30TGT Medley sponsored by Ransen Timber; a 30TGT Single Barrel Championship sponsored by Ken Mills Toyota; and a 50TGT Double Barrel Championship. Spectators are very welcome.

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

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.

February 5

Proston QCWA Meeting
The Proston QCWA will be holding their regular monthly meeting at the CWA Rooms in Rodney Street, Proston (just down from the Proston Community Hall) at 9:00am this morning. Potential new members are always very welcome! The group holds a general meeting on the first Monday of every month except January, and craft days most other Mondays. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

Sing Australia South Burnett - Fun Singing Group
The South Burnett branch of the Sing Australia singing group will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm this evening. The group have a welcoming, inclusive and fun approach to singing and meet every Monday except for school and public holidays. New members are very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Sharron on (0431) 816-071 or by emailing her.

Graham House Community Kitchen - Murgon
The Graham House Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Graham House Community Centre in Taylor Street, Murgon from 10:00am to around 12:00 noon this morning. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400. Note: The Community Kitchen meets every Monday during school terms.

Kingaroy SES Training Night
The Kingaroy SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the Kingaroy SES headquarters in Glendon Street, Kingaroy (next to Kingaroy X-Ray) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone 0428-741-274

Wondai SES Training Night
The Wondai SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at their shed in McCord Street, Wondai from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Anyone from the Wondai and Tingoora areas who's interested in joining the SES or just finding out more about what's involved is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Dean on (0409) 480-553

Monday Evening Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at Nukku Nook at the head of the Blackbutt Rail Trail in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00pm this evening (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Noeleen on (07) 4163-0413 or send her an email.

Family History Workshop - Kingaroy
Kingaroy Library in Glendon Street will be running a free Family History Workshop from 10:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. The workshops are suitable for both beginning and advanced genealogists, and are held on the first Monday of every month. More details? Phone the library on (07) 4189-9256.

Proston Scout Group Meeting
The Proston Scout troop will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at their Railway Park den in Rodney Street from 5:00pm to 7:00pm tonight.

Monday Night Line Dancing - Proston
Line dancing classes will be held at the Proston Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston tonight. A beginners class will run at 5:00pm and an advanced class at 6:30pm. Class fees are $5 per head and everyone is welcome!

Wondai QCWA Meeting
The Wondai branch of the QCWA will be holding their regular first Monday of the month meeting at the QCWA Rooms in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 10:00am this morning. All interested people are welcome.

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today (and also on Wednesdays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Cooinda Craft Group - Kingaroy
The Cooinda Craft Group will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 1:30pm today. Members of the group pursue a variety of crafts and newcomers are always welcome.

Hivesville QCWA Meeting
The Hivesville QCWA will be holding their regular monthly meeting at the Hivesville QCWA Rooms in Main Street, Hivesville at 10:00am this morning. Entry is free and members are asked to bring a plate to share for lunch. Everyone is welcome to attend! More details? Phone Judy on (07) 4168-9892.

Memorial Service - Goomeri
A memorial service will be held at Goomeri Cemetery in Goomeri West Road, Goomeri, from 11:00am this morning in honour of former Kilkivan Shire Chairman (Mayor) Alec Frederick McIntosh OAM who died on January 18 in Gladstone Hospital. Mr McIntosh was Mayor of Kilkivan Shire from 1970 until he retired in 1994, and was a former Goomeri resident.

Murgon SES Training Night
The Murgon SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the SES Building in Gore Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 9:00pm tonight. Anyone from the Murgon district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along.

February 6

Maidenwell QCWA Meeting
The Maidenwell branch of the QCWA will be holding their monthly meeting at the Maidenwell Hall Supper Room from 8:45am this morning (when things will kick off with a welcoming cuppa) through until this afternoon. The branch meeting itself will commence at 9:30am and all ladies in the Maidenwell and Bunya Mountains areas are very welcome to come along and meet the other branch members! You can obtain more details by phoning Glenda on (07) 4164 6137 or by emailing her.

South Burnett Chorale - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Chorale will be holding their regular Tuesday practice night at the Church of Christ Hall at the corner of Haly and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. The Chorale meets every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

Blackbutt Car Enthusiasts Club
The Blackbutt Car Enthusiasts Club will be holding its first Tuesday of the month meeting at the Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Muir and Douglas Streets, Blackbutt at 7:00pm tonight. The club is for motoring enthusiasts - any make, model and vintage are welcome - and in addition to sharing their love of motoring, members take part in monthly runs and attend other local events for Show & Shines. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Peter on (07) 4170-0289, Chris on 0427-782-573 or Dave on 0499-258-881.

Stencil Design Workshop - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be running a free after-school stencil making workshop for children aged 10 or higher from 4:00pm to 5:30pm this afternoon. Visiting artist Bronte Naylor and emerging local artist Kane Brunjes will be teaching stencil making techniques as part of the Telstra Mural Art Project.

Murgon RSL AGM
The Murgon RSL Sub Branch will be holding its Annual General Meeting in the Diggers Room at the Murgon RSL in Gore Street, Murgon at 1:00pm this afternoon. All interested people are welcome to attend.

NRL Clinic - Wondai
A Road To The Regions NRL Clinic and Education Session will be held at the Wondai Sportsgrounds off the Bunya Highway north of the Wondai's CBD from 4:30pm to 7:15pm this afternoon and evening. The clinic - which will run from 4:30pm to 6:00pm - is for NRL players aged 6-16 (male and female), while the Education Session (6:00pm-7:15pm) is for coaches.

Tuesday Social Bowls - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding social lawn bowls games from 12:30pm this afternoon. Dress standard is mufti and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363.

Country Crafters Meeting - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Country Crafters will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The group caters for people interested in crafts and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone June on (07) 4170-0054 or Roslyn on (07) 4163-0682

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 Tuesday 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.

Tuesday Morning Card Games - Yarraman
Heritage House at 26 Millar Street in Yarraman will be hosting its weekly Tuesday morning 500 card games from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today, followed by a light lunch. Playing fees - which include lunch and a lucky door prize ticket - are just $5. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.

Elgin Vale QCWA Meeting
The Elgin Vale branch of the QCWA will be holding their monthly meeting at the Elgin Vale QCWA Rooms at the corner of Manumbar Road and Porters Road, Nanango from 10:00am to around 12:00 noon today. New members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Lois on (07) 4162-3824.

Tuesday Night Indoor Bowls - Wondai
The Wondai Indoor Bowls Club will be holding its regular Tuesday meeting at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. Three games of 12 ends are played, lasting up to three hours, and playing fees are $3. New members are always welcome and you can find out more details by phoning secretary Christine Rasmussen at Wondai on (07) 4169-0995, Maryanne Pearce at Tingoora on (07) 4169 0776, or Faye Holding at Goomeri on (07) 4168 4494.

Tuesday Morning Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy 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.

Blackbutt Singers - Yarraman
The Blackbutt Singers will holding their regular Tuesday morning practice session at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman at 9:30am. New members are very welcome. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

Wine & Food In The Park Meeting
The Wine & Food In The Park festival committee will be meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street in Kingaroy at 5:30pm this evening to work on planning the 2018 festival (which will be held at Kingaroy's Memorial Park on Saturday, March 10). All interested people are very welcome to attend. More details? Phone Dafyd on (07) 4162-3899.

Nanango Scout Club Meeting
The Nanango Scout Club - which meets every Tuesday night during school terms - will be holding its regular weekly meeting at the Scout Den at 40 Henry Street, Nanango (just next to the police station) from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm tonight. The group currently has three sections in operation: Joeys (for children aged 6 to 8 years); Cubs (8-11 years); and Scouts (11-15 years). New members are always very welcome, and so are new leaders and youth members for all sections. More details? Phone Shirley Masnata on (07) 4163-7455 or send her an email.

February 7

Wednesday Morning Bridge - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bridge Club will be holding their regular Wednesday morning bridge games at the pavilion nearest to town inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. New and visiting players are most welcome (training is available for new players too, if needed) and the $5 meeting fee includes morning tea. More details? Phone Helen on (07) 4162-2128

Nanango Get Together Coffee Group
The Nanango Get Together Coffee Group will be meeting at Nanango Food Junction at 77 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11:00am this morning. Members of the group get together regularly for a coffee and chat, and new members 18 or older are always welcome, including visitors. The group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm, and the second and fourth Wednesday at 11:00am.

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting indoor bowls and cards (500) competitions at its centre on the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets, Kingaroy between 9:00am and 4:00pm today. Indoor bowls competitions commence at 9:00am and cards at around 1:00pm, and the $2 admission includes a cup of tea. Everyone is welcome. For more details phone (07) 4163-6191.

Chatty Craft Evening - Kingaroy
A Chatty Craft Evening will be held at the QCWA Rooms at 122 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 8:00pm tonight. This free social evening is held on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) and it allows women to get together with other women interested in crafts, forge new friendships and have a great time. Simply bring along a craft you'd like to work on and a plate of food to share with a cuppa. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094.

Wednesday Ladies Bowls - Yarraman
The Yarraman Bowls Club in Margaret Street, Yarraman will be holding their weekly Ladies Bowls games from 9:00am this morning. New players are always welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-8269.

Public Meeting - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council and the Queensland Local Government Grants Commission will be holding a public meeting in the Warren Truss Chamber at 45 Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 8:00am to 9:00am this morning. The Grants Commission will be meeting with the Council to discuss its annual Financial Assistance Grant and associated matters, and the public are welcome to participate and ask questions.

Wooroolin Scouts
The Wooroolin Scouts meet every Wednesday night during school terms at their den in Kate Street, Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The troop is open to young people aged 6 to 18, and new members are always welcome.

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.

Murgon Rotary Club Meeting
The Murgon Rotary Club will be holding their regular Wednesday evening dinner meeting at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 6:30pm onwards tonight (meeting starts at 7:00pm). New members are always welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4168-1180.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday 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

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Nanango Theatre Company AGM
The Nanango Theatre Company will be holding their Annual General Meeting at their playhouse at the corner of Elk and George Streets, Nanango at 7:00pm this evening. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts Group
The Nanango Country Quilters And Crafts group meet every Wednesday at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango between 9:00am to 2:00pm. Members can get to pursue a wide variety of crafts at these informal gatherings and the $3 meeting fee includes morning tea (but BYO cup and lunch). There's also usually a raffle as well. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Tricia on (07) 4171-0124.

February 8

Social Golf - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt will be running their weekly Sporters's Club game at 3:00pm this afternoon. This is a 6 hole event and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fun game of golf, as well as the chance to win a chook, golf balls or tees. Green fees are $5:00 for adults and $1:00 for children. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-0180.

St Joseph's Bingo - Murgon
St Joseph's Parish Hall in Angel Avenue, Murgon will be hosting bingo games from 7:30pm this evening. There'll be $1000 in prizes on offer as well as a canteen and lucky bingo tickets. Proceeds will go to aid St Joseph's school and community works.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to help solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. A.A. isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

Kumbia Community Morning Tea
After a two-month break for the festive season, Kumbia's monthly Community Morning Tea will be resuming at 10:00am this morning at the Kumbia QCWA rooms in Bell Street. Everyone is welcome along to this free get-together for residents who live in and around the Kumbia area, and you can enjoy some laughs and a great morning tea at no charge.

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.

Big Break Auditions - Kingaroy
The first round of this year's Big Break competition for musicians will be held at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:30pm tonight. Big Break gives young musicians the chance to win prizes and advance their careers, and you can read more about it on our website

Public Meetings - Blackbutt and Nanango
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding two public meetings at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall (3:00pm to 4:30pm) and the Nanango Cultural Centre (5:30pm to 7:00pm) today to get public feedback on what its priorities should be for the coming five years. Everyone is welcome and you can read more about this on our website

Old Time Dancing Classes - Murgon
Old Time Dancing will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon at 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The class caters to all levels from beginners to advanced, all in a fun and social atmosphere lead by a qualified dance instructor. Class fees - which include tea and coffee - are just $4 if you're dancing, or $2 if you're watching. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.

MBDA Breakfast Meeting - Murgon
The Murgon Business and Development Association will be holding their first monthly meeting for 2018 at the Royal Hotel at the corner of Gore and Lamb Streets in Murgon at 6:30am this morning (entry is via Gore Street). Breakfast is $19 per head and an RSVP to Margaret on (07) 4168-2922 by 3:00pm on Wednesday, February 7 would be greatly appreciated for catering purposes. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Valentines Day Dinner RSVP Deadline
Today is the last day you can book seats at a special Valentines Day Dinner being held at Ringsfield House, Nanango on February 14 (see entry that day for all details)

Tai Chi For Health - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running Tai Chi classes at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy this morning. An intermediate class will run from 9:00am to 10:00am, followed by a beginners class from 10:15am to 11:15am. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

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 $2

Kingaroy Community Kitchen
The Kingaroy Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Thursday morning meeting at St Mary's Hall at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 9:30am to around 1:00pm today. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results for the cost of a gold coin donation. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

February 9

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.

Advanced Tai Chi - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running an advanced Tai Chi class at SBcare at the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets in Kingaroy from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

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.

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.

Art With Lyn - Nanango
Creative Connections at 8 George Street in Nanango will be hosting art classes with artist Lyn Felsman from 10:00am to 1:00pm today. Tuition fees are $15 per person - which includes morning tea - and participants should BYO art supplies and project. To book, phone Lyn on 0421-679-258.

Friday Afternoon Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games on the third green at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 3:00pm this afternoon. 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.

Wondai Garden Club Meeting
The Wondai & Districts Garden Club will be holding its first monthly meeting for 2018 at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this morning. Today's meeting will feature a talk on woodworking by guest speaker Maureen Bowden and will be followed by lunch. New members are very welcome. More details? Phone Helen on (07) 4168-9297

Skin & Bone - Murgon
Popular entertainers Skin & Bone will be performing at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the club on (07) 4168-1819.

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.

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.

Percy Iszlaub's Funeral - Wondai
Former long-serving (and much-loved) Wondai Shire Mayor Percy Iszlaub's funeral service will be held at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 1:00pm this afternoon. The service is open to the public and in lieu of flowers, donation envelopes will be available to help raise funds for another of Percy's great passions, the Wondai and District Band.

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.

February 10

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

February 11

Murgon JRL Touch Footy Sign On Day
The Murgon Junior Rugby League will be holding a Touch Footy Sign-On at their clubhouse at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street from 9:00am to 11:00am this morning. Tiny Touchies (born 2010-2015) can play for $2 per game, while Juniors (born 2006-2009) can play for $50 per child. High school and seniors (born 2005 or earlier) will play in mixed senior teams for $70 per player. Matches will be played on Wednesday nights starting February 21.

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.

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.

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.

Movie Fundraiser - Kingaroy
Amber Allen will be holding a special screening of "The Greatest Showman" at Kingaroy's Satellite Cinema at 9:30am this morning as part of her fundraising efforts to help World's Greatest Shave. For $20 you can get to see this great new movie and enjoy some light refreshments, too. Everyone is welcome! More details? Pone Amber on 0428-320-164.

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

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

Wondai Army Cadets Open Day
The 135 Army Cadet Unit will be holding an Open Day at their depot in Bramston Street, Wondai between 10:00am and 2:00pm today. The day is for young people aged between 13 and 17 who are interested in joining the Army Cadets and/or who would like to find out more about all the fun things the Cadets do, and their parents are very welcome to come along as well. More details? Phone Andrew on 0408-623-621 or Lynda on 0427-327-722, or send them an email.

February 12

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today (and also on Wednesdays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Monday Evening Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at Nukku Nook at the head of the Blackbutt Rail Trail in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00pm this evening (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Noeleen on (07) 4163-0413 or send her an email.

Proston Scout Group Meeting
The Proston Scout troop will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at their Railway Park den in Rodney Street from 5:00pm to 7:00pm tonight.

Cooinda Craft Group - Kingaroy
The Cooinda Craft Group will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 1:30pm today. Members of the group pursue a variety of crafts and newcomers are always welcome.

Sing Australia South Burnett - Fun Singing Group
The South Burnett branch of the Sing Australia singing group will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm this evening. The group have a welcoming, inclusive and fun approach to singing and meet every Monday except for school and public holidays. New members are very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Sharron on (0431) 816-071 or by emailing her.

Graham House Community Kitchen - Murgon
The Graham House Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Graham House Community Centre in Taylor Street, Murgon from 10:00am to around 12:00 noon this morning. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400. Note: The Community Kitchen meets every Monday during school terms.

Wondai Art Gallery AGM
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery will be holding their Annual General Meeting in the Gallery's Studio next to Cornation Park in Wondai's CBD at 1:00pm today. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Kingaroy SES Training Night
The Kingaroy SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the Kingaroy SES headquarters in Glendon Street, Kingaroy (next to Kingaroy X-Ray) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone 0428-741-274

Murgon SES Training Night
The Murgon SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the SES Building in Gore Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 9:00pm tonight. Anyone from the Murgon district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along.

Monday Night Line Dancing - Proston
Line dancing classes will be held at the Proston Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston tonight. A beginners class will run at 5:00pm and an advanced class at 6:30pm. Class fees are $5 per head and everyone is welcome!

Peace Of Mind Lunch - Kingaroy
South Burnett Peace Of Mind will be holding a fund-raising lunch at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 10:30am to around 1:30pm today. South Burnett 2018 Volunteer Of The Year Rhonda Trivett will be providing free musical entertainment and there'll be soft drinks, sandwiches, cakes and other goodies available for purchase if you're hungry. There's no admission charge and everyone is welcome.

Wondai SES Training Night
The Wondai SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at their shed in McCord Street, Wondai from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Anyone from the Wondai and Tingoora areas who's interested in joining the SES or just finding out more about what's involved is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Dean on (0409) 480-553

February 13

Tuesday Morning Card Games - Yarraman
Heritage House at 26 Millar Street in Yarraman will be hosting its weekly Tuesday morning 500 card games from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today, followed by a light lunch. Playing fees - which include lunch and a lucky door prize ticket - are just $5. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.

Country Crafters Meeting - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Country Crafters will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The group caters for people interested in crafts and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone June on (07) 4170-0054 or Roslyn on (07) 4163-0682

Nanango Scout Club Meeting
The Nanango Scout Club - which meets every Tuesday night during school terms - will be holding its regular weekly meeting at the Scout Den at 40 Henry Street, Nanango (just next to the police station) from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm tonight. The group currently has three sections in operation: Joeys (for children aged 6 to 8 years); Cubs (8-11 years); and Scouts (11-15 years). New members are always very welcome, and so are new leaders and youth members for all sections. More details? Phone Shirley Masnata on (07) 4163-7455 or send her an email.

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 Tuesday 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.

Kingaroy-Memerambi RSL Sub Branch AGM
The Kingaroy-Memerambi RSL Sub Branch will be holding its Annual General Meeting at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 5:00pm this evening. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Tuesday Morning Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy 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.

South Burnett Mountain Bike Club Meeting - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club will be holding its monthly dinner meeting in the beer garden at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy at 6:30pm tonight. The club holds regular group mountain bike rides all over the South Burnett, and is developing forestry trail rides in the McEuen Forestry area near Wondai. New members are always welcome.

South Burnett Chorale - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Chorale will be holding their regular Tuesday practice night at the Church of Christ Hall at the corner of Haly and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. The Chorale meets every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

Coffee & Craft Morning - Kingaroy
A Coffee and Craft Morning will be held at the QCWA Rooms at 122 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. Guests can bring their own craft along and simply enjoy the morning, but a new craft will be taught for the benefit of those who'd like to learn something new. You should also bring some morning tea to share and a gold coin entry for charity, but everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094. Coffee and Craft Mornings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Blackbutt Singers - Yarraman
The Blackbutt Singers will holding their regular Tuesday morning practice session at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman at 9:30am. New members are very welcome. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

10th Anniversary Of The Apology - Cherbourg
The Ration Shed Museum in Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg will be marking the 10th anniversary Apology speech by then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd with a community evening from 5:30pm onwards tonight. The evening will include videos followed by acoustic songs from Cherbourg musicians, and it will be an opportunity for people to celebrate and reflect on the decade since the speech. The Ration Shed suggests families bring along a picnic as no food will be served, but everyone is welcome.

Pancake Day - Kingaroy and Yarraman
Today is Shrove Tuesday (probably now better known as International Pancake Day) and it heralds the beginning of fasting in Lent. According to historians Pancake Day had is origins in medieval times when feasts of pancakes were held to use up supplies of fat, butter and eggs because these foods were forbidden during Lent. In Kingaroy, the Anglican Ladies Guild will be holding their traditional Pancake Day celebration from 10:00am onwards this morning at the church hall in Alford Street. Admission is a slim $2 and there'll be a morning tea, a lucky door prize, a raffle, pancake tossing, entertainment and a bring and buy stall. Everyone is welcome! Meanwhile, Yarraman will also be holding Pancake Day celebrations at Heritage House in Millar Street between 10:00am and 1:00pm today. There'll tea and coffee and several different varieties of delicious pancakes on offer (sweet and savoury) for just $5, and everyone is welcome! More details from Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.

Tuesday Social Bowls - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding social lawn bowls games from 12:30pm this afternoon. Dress standard is mufti and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363.

Tuesday Night Indoor Bowls - Wondai
The Wondai Indoor Bowls Club will be holding its regular Tuesday meeting at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. Three games of 12 ends are played, lasting up to three hours, and playing fees are $3. New members are always welcome and you can find out more details by phoning secretary Christine Rasmussen at Wondai on (07) 4169-0995, Maryanne Pearce at Tingoora on (07) 4169 0776, or Faye Holding at Goomeri on (07) 4168 4494.

Wine & Food In The Park Meeting
The Wine & Food In The Park festival committee will be meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street in Kingaroy at 5:30pm this evening to work on planning the 2018 festival (which will be held at Kingaroy's Memorial Park on Saturday, March 10). All interested people are very welcome to attend. More details? Phone Dafyd on (07) 4162-3899.

February 14

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Valentines Day Lunch Or Dinner - Kingaroy
Kingsley Grove Estate at 49 Stuart Valley Drive off the Bunya Highway south-west of Kingaroy will be offering Valentines Day lunches and dinners. For $35 per head guests can enjoy a glass of bubbly on arrival, a gourmet cheese platter, their choice of pizza, pavlova with seasonal fruit and wine ice cream and a chocolate and wine pairing. However, bookings are essential: (07) 4162-2229 or 0414-230-128.

Murgon Rotary Club Meeting
The Murgon Rotary Club will be holding their regular Wednesday evening dinner meeting at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 6:30pm onwards tonight (meeting starts at 7:00pm). New members are always welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4168-1180.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday 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

Wednesday Ladies Bowls - Yarraman
The Yarraman Bowls Club in Margaret Street, Yarraman will be holding their weekly Ladies Bowls games from 9:00am this morning. New players are always welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-8269.

Valentines Day Dinner - Nanango
Historic Ringsfield House at 41-43 Alfred Street, Nanango will be holding a special Valentines Day Dinner from 6:00pm to 9:00pm tonight evening. Guests will get to enjoy a special menu crafted especially for the occasion, but bookings are necessary by February 8 because seating is limited. You can make one and/for find out more details by phoning Ringsfield on (07) 4163-3345.

Valentines Day Dinner - Coolabunia
The Whipbird Cafe at 21 Chaseling Street, Coolabunia will be holding a three course Valentines Day Dinner at 6:30pm this evening (when entrees are served, so arrive earlier). Guests can choose either a private table lit with candles or they can sit outside in the garden lit with fairy lights. There'll also be live music. Tickets are $59 per person and bookings are essential. To book, phone (07) 4162-7658.

Nanango Get Together Coffee Group
The Nanango Get Together Coffee Group will be meeting at Nanango Food Junction at 77 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11:00am this morning. Members of the group get together regularly for a coffee and chat, and new members 18 or older are always welcome, including visitors. The group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm, and the second and fourth Wednesday at 11:00am.

Valentines Day Dinner - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets will be offering two different Valentines Day dinners tonight: a two-course dinner for $44.90 per head or a three course dinner for $54.90 per head, both from chewf's special menu and both with a complimentary beverage. Booking times are 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:00pm. You can secure one by phoning the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.

Wooroolin Scouts
The Wooroolin Scouts meet every Wednesday night during school terms at their den in Kate Street, Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The troop is open to young people aged 6 to 18, and new members are always welcome.

Valentines Day Dinner - Nanango
Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango will be offering a three course Valentines Day Dinner from 6:00pm this evening, along with a complimentary beer/wine on arrival and great dancing music by the South Burnett's favourite saxophonist Tom Mackenzie. Guests will also have the chance to win a lucky door prize: a romantic getaway. More details from the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting indoor bowls and cards (500) competitions at its centre on the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets, Kingaroy between 9:00am and 4:00pm today. Indoor bowls competitions commence at 9:00am and cards at around 1:00pm, and the $2 admission includes a cup of tea. Everyone is welcome. For more details phone (07) 4163-6191.

Probus Club Meeting - Nanango
Nanango's Probus Club will be resuming their monthly meetings at the QCWA Rooms in Fitzroy Street, Nanango (just across the road from IGA) from 9:30am to 11:30am this morning. The club meets on the second Wednesday of each month except January, and all meetings usually feature a guest speaker who talks on an interesting topic. Afterwards, some members like to go for a meal at a local venue, and newcomers are always welcome. More details? Phone Rosie on (07) 4163-8930 or send an email.

Wednesday Morning Bridge - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bridge Club will be holding their regular Wednesday morning bridge games at the pavilion nearest to town inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. New and visiting players are most welcome (training is available for new players too, if needed) and the $5 meeting fee includes morning tea. More details? Phone Helen on (07) 4162-2128

Valentines Day Breakfast - Proston
The Jacaranda Tearooms at 42 Blake Street, Proston will be serving up a Valentines Day Breakfast from 6:30am this morning. Couples can enjoy 4 pancakes (ie 2 pancakes each) served with cream or ice cream and your choice of topping for $10! Bookings aren't essential but would be appreciated: 0428-895-119

Valentines Day Dinner - Wondai
The Wondai Hotel will be holding a Valentines Day Dinner from 6:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. You can reserve a place by phoning the hotel on (07) 4168-5274.

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.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts Group
The Nanango Country Quilters And Crafts group meet every Wednesday at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango between 9:00am to 2:00pm. Members can get to pursue a wide variety of crafts at these informal gatherings and the $3 meeting fee includes morning tea (but BYO cup and lunch). There's also usually a raffle as well. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Tricia on (07) 4171-0124.

February 15

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to help solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. A.A. isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

Old Time Dancing Classes - Murgon
Old Time Dancing will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon at 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The class caters to all levels from beginners to advanced, all in a fun and social atmosphere lead by a qualified dance instructor. Class fees - which include tea and coffee - are just $4 if you're dancing, or $2 if you're watching. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.

Kingaroy Community Kitchen
The Kingaroy Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Thursday morning meeting at St Mary's Hall at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 9:30am to around 1:00pm today. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results for the cost of a gold coin donation. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Big Break Auditions - Kingaroy
The second round of this year's Big Break competition for musicians will be held at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:30pm tonight. Big Break gives young musicians the chance to win prizes and advance their careers, and you can read more about it on our website

St Joseph's Bingo - Murgon
St Joseph's Parish Hall in Angel Avenue, Murgon will be hosting bingo games from 7:30pm this evening. There'll be $1000 in prizes on offer as well as a canteen and lucky bingo tickets. Proceeds will go to aid St Joseph's school and community works.

Public Meetings - Wondai, Murgon and Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding three public meetings at the Wondai Town Hall (Noon to 1:30pm), Murgon Town Hall (3:00pm to 4:30pm) and the Kingaroy Town Hall Reception Room (6:00pm to 7:30pm) today to get public feedback on what its priorities should be for the coming five years. Everyone is welcome and you can read more about this on our website

National Seniors Meeting - Murgon
The Murgon branch of National Seniors will be holding their first bi-monthly meeting for 2018 at the Murgon Bowls Club at 103 Macalister Street, Murgon from 9:30am this morning. Today is the group's regular bi-monthly meeting and all interested people are welcome - the photo competition theme is kangaroo, and there will be a CPR training session after the meeting concludes at 11:30am. Afterwards, members usually adjourn to the Murgon Services Club for lunch. The group meets on the third Thursday of every second month and runs regular bus trips to nearby areas on alternate months. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Paula on (07) 4168-3114 or (0438) 708-885.

NaTDA Meeting - Nanango
The Nanango Tourism & Development Association will be holding its first monthly meeting for 2018 in the Long Hai Room at the Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 5:30pm this evening. NaTDA aims to assist, foster, instigate and/or manage any project that could contribute to the advancement of the communities in and around Nanango, and it represents the interests of the Nanango community, businesses and tourism operators. All interested people are very welcome to come along. Afterwards, the meeting will be followed by an informal social dinner at the RSL's bistro. You can obtain more information by phoning Gloria Kirkness on (07) 4163-2848.

Tai Chi For Health - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running Tai Chi classes at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy this morning. An intermediate class will run from 9:00am to 10:00am, followed by a beginners class from 10:15am to 11:15am. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

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 $2

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.

Proston Roundtable Meeting
The Proston Roundtable will be holding a dinner meeting at the Proston Bowls Club in Murphy Way at 6:30pm tonight. Everyone is welcome, but an RSVP would be appreciated to help plan the catering. Phone Julie on (07) 4168-9574.

Social Golf - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt will be running their weekly Sporters's Club game at 3:00pm this afternoon. This is a 6 hole event and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fun game of golf, as well as the chance to win a chook, golf balls or tees. Green fees are $5:00 for adults and $1:00 for children. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-0180.

South Burnett Toastmasters - Kingaroy
South Burnett Toastmasters will be holding a meeting in the Anzac Room of Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 7:00pm this evening. Toastmasters is a great way to learn how to speak in public and boost your self-confidence, and new members are always very welcome! Meetings are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month. More details? Visit the South Burnett Toastmasters website

February 16

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.

Art With Lyn - Nanango
Creative Connections at 8 George Street in Nanango will be hosting art classes with artist Lyn Felsman from 10:00am to 1:00pm today. Tuition fees are $15 per person - which includes morning tea - and participants should BYO art supplies and project. To book, phone Lyn on 0421-679-258.

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.

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.

Pink Stumps Charity Lawn Bowls Night - Wondai
POSTPONED: A Pink Stumps charity lawn bowls night will be held at the Wondai Country Club on the Bunya Highway north of Wondai's CBD from 6:00pm until late this evening. The event is a fundraiser for the McGrath Foundation and will kick off with a BBQ at 6:00pm, followed by lawn bowls at 7:00pm. There'll also be a licensed bar, multi-draw raffles and novelty prizes. Tickets are $15 per head - which includes a burger - and everyone is welcome. You can read what last year's event was like (and see photos) on our website Note: This has been postponed until tomorrow due to wet weather.

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.

Nanango Netball 2018 Sign-On
The Nanango District Netball Association will be holding their 2018 Sign On at their courts in Brooklands Road, Nanango at 4:30pm this afternoon. Existing and new players are all very welcome!

Blue Light Disco - Kingaroy
A Blue Light Disco will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 8:30pm this evening. Entry to the disco is restricted to young people aged from prep to Year 11 who can produce their student ID, and tonight's disco will have a superhero theme, with great prizes to be won for the best costuimes, courtesy of sponsors. Admission is $5 and - as usual - attendees are asked to remember that Blue Light Discos are drug, alcohol, chewing gum and tobacco free and no passouts or early exit will be given without parental permission and/or collection. More details? Contact the Kingaroy police station on (07) 4160-4900 or send them an email.

Over 50s Bingo - Proston
Bingo games will be held at the Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston this morning, with eyes down at 9:30am. There's a $100 jackpot on offer, and morning tea is available for $2. Over 50s Bingo is held on the first and third Friday of each month and everyone - including Under 50s - is welcome.

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.

Burrandowan Campdraft
The first day of the 3-day Burrandowan Campdraft will get underway at the Chahpingah Recreation Reserve at Burrandowan at 8:00am this morning. Today's events are the Maiden Draft and the first half of the Grahame Hugh Downs Memorial Novice, followed by the finals of the Maiden. In the evening, there'll be a rib fillet BBQ, a Maiden draft presentation in the hall, plus with live entertainment by Natalie Fenton. Admission to the campdraft is free for spectators and there's plenty of free camping in the grounds. More details? Phone Cameron on 0408-748-336 or Cath on 0427-582-474.

Friday Afternoon Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games on the third green at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 3:00pm this afternoon. 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.

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.

Advanced Tai Chi - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running an advanced Tai Chi class at SBcare at the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets in Kingaroy from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

Twilight Markets - Nanango
A Makers, Bakers And Growers Twilight Market will be held at 8 George, Nanango (diagonally opposite the Cultural Centre) from 5:30pm to 8:00pm this evening. The markets feature hand-made, home-made and home-grown items and can be a great place to pick up unique items. Everyone is welcome!

Blue Light Disco - Nanango
The Nanango Blue Light Disco committee will be holding their monthly U18s Blue Light Disco at the Nanango Skating Rink in George Street, Nanango from 6:00pm to 8:00pm tonight. There'll be a fully equipped DJ providing the beats, plus games and prizes, and a canteen will be operating too. Admission is $5 and if you dress in red you could win a prize. More details? Phone Nanango Police on (07) 4163-1211.

February 17

Psychic Fair - Maidenwell
A Psychic Fair will be held at the Maidenwell Hotel in Main Street, Maidenwell from 10:00am to 4:00pm today. A psychic reader will be attending and there'll also be sales of essential oils, calming crystals and spirit guide drawings. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Beth on (07) 4164-6133

Sistas In Synch Brunch - Kingaroy
Sistas In Sync will be relaunching for 2018 this morning with a bring-a-plate shared brunch at the Uniting Church in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) at 9:30am this morning. Sistas in Sync's aim is to make the South Burnett a better place for women and girls, and all women and girls are 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

Cent Auction - Kumbia
The Kumbia QCWA will be holding the South Burnett's first cent auction of 2018 at their rooms in Bell Street, Kumbia at 10:00am this morning. In addition to a great range of items to bid on, there'll also be a Lucky Door prize, a raffle and one of the QCWA's famous morning teas. Admission is just $10 but to help plan the catering, an email RSVP would be greatly appreciated.

Kingaroy Markets
The third Saturday of the month Kingaroy Markets will be held at the Cheers Triangle end of the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00pm today. The markets are jointly run by the Kingaroy Rotary Club and Kingaroy Show Society and feature a great array of arts, crafts, fruit and flower stalls. New stallholders are always very welcome! More details? Phone Patrick on 0419-648-754.

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.

Natalie Fenton - Kingaroy
Popular solo entertainer Natalie Fenton 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.

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.

South Burnett Ladies Night Out - Kingaroy
While the South Burnett Shed Men are meeting in Wondai (see elsewhere on this page), their wives and other women will be holding a Ladies Night Out at 19 Avocado Crescent in Kingaroy from 5:30pm. All women are welcome, but should bring along a plate of finger foods for a shared supper.

Chinese New Year Banquet - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt RSL in Douglas Street, Blackbutt will be holding a Chinese New Year banquet this evening. Tickets are $40 per head, and you can book them by phoning 0408-624-116.

Burrandowan Campdraft
The second day of the 3-day Burrandowan Campdraft will get underway at the Chahpingah Recreation Reserve at Burrandowan at 5:30am this morning. Today's campdrafting events are the second half and the final of the Grahame Hugh Downs Memorial Novice (the first half ran yesterday), followed by the 2nd and final round of the Open Campdraft (there'll also be a gymkhana running from 9:00am to noon in the morning for riders aged from under 8s to 17 years). In the evening, there'll be a meal in hall rib, presentations for the Open and Novice drafts and live entertainment. Admission to the campdraft is free for spectators and there's plenty of free camping in the grounds. More details? Phone Cameron on 0408-748-336 or Cath on 0427-582-474.

Pink Stumps Charity Lawn Bowls Night - Wondai
A Pink Stumps charity lawn bowls night will be held at the Wondai Country Club on the Bunya Highway north of Wondai's CBD from 6:00pm until late this evening. The event is a fundraiser for the McGrath Foundation and will kick off with a BBQ at 6:00pm, followed by lawn bowls at 7:00pm. There'll also be a licensed bar, multi-draw raffles and novelty prizes. Tickets are $15 per head - which includes a burger - and everyone is welcome. You can read what last year's event was like (and see photos) on our website Note: This was originally planned for Friday night, but was postponed at the last minute due to wet weather.

South Burnett Shed Men - Wondai
The South Burnett Shed Men will be meeting at Owen Blamires' shed at 89 Hines Street, Wondai at 8:00pm this evening. Owen will be speaking about his recent experiences helping cyclone victims in Vanuatu. There'll be tea and coffee available along with 3 BBQs, and guests are welcome to bring their own food and soft drinks and cook up their own BBQ dinner if they wish. They should also bring a $5 note to cover costs and provide donation to local charity. More details? Phone Nev on 0407-135 -325, Lester on 0409-621-833 or Don on (07) 4162-7130.

Wondai Social Fishing Club BBQ
The Wondai Social Fishing Club will be holding their annual BBQ at the Lions Pavilion inside the Wondai Sportsgrounds off the Bunya Highway north of town from 6:00pm tonight. Membership - which includes the BBQ - is just $25. More details? Phone Kay on 0428-731-803 or Bob on (07) 4169-0981.

Beginner's Running Course - Kingaroy
Kingaroy's Go Getta Girls will be holding a one day beginner running course at Memorial Park in Haly Street from 6:00am to 10:00am this morning. The course is for women over 18 who are interested in learning to run or improving their running. The course covers basic running technique, warm ups, stretches, hill running and running-specific strength exercises. If you'd like to take part you should bring comfy clothes, shoes to run in, a hat, water, a towel and perhaps sunscreen. The full cost of the course is $40 total (which includes brekky) and you should bring this along too. More info? Phone Deb on 0427-685-797.

February 18

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.

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.

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 Sesh At The Palace - Nanango
The Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango will be holding an all-acoustic Sunday Sesh in the beer garden from 11:30am to around 2:30pm today, featuring Amber Goldsmith Music. Children's activities will also be available to keep young ones happily amused while their parents relax. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

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

Burrandowan Campdraft
The final day of the 3-day Burrandowan Campdraft will get underway at the Chahpingah Recreation Reserve at Burrandowan at 5:30am this morning. Today's campdrafting events will kick off with a Maiden for Maiden Riders, followed by a Restricted Sweepstakes Open Draft, the C. M. Jacobs Memorial Junior and a Juvenile Draft, then conclude with the final of Restricted Sweepstakes Open Draft and the final of the Maiden for Maiden. Admission to the campdraft is free for spectators and there's plenty of free camping in the grounds. More details? Phone Cameron on 0408-748-336 or Cath on 0427-582-474.

Kids On Tour - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery will be hosting Me, Myselfie and I - a free arts workshop open to all children aged from 6 to 11 years - from 9:30am to around 12:30pm this morning. All material and equipment is provided and parents are encouraged to attend. Morning tea will be provided, too, but to help plan the catering an RSVP would be appreciated: (07) 4168-5926. You can also read more about today's workshop on our website

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

February 19

Murgon Neighbourhood Watch
Murgon Neighbourhood Watch will be holding their first bi-monthly meeting for 2018 at the Murgon Police Station at 46 Stephens Street from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm this evening. The meeting will get an update on the current crime situation in Murgon and nearby areas from Murgon police. New members are always very welcome and there is no meeting or membership fee.

Monday Night Line Dancing - Proston
Line dancing classes will be held at the Proston Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston tonight. A beginners class will run at 5:00pm and an advanced class at 6:30pm. Class fees are $5 per head and everyone is welcome!

Cooinda Craft Group - Kingaroy
The Cooinda Craft Group will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 1:30pm today. Members of the group pursue a variety of crafts and newcomers are always welcome.

Proston Scout Group Meeting
The Proston Scout troop will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at their Railway Park den in Rodney Street from 5:00pm to 7:00pm tonight.

Sing Australia South Burnett - Fun Singing Group
The South Burnett branch of the Sing Australia singing group will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm this evening. The group have a welcoming, inclusive and fun approach to singing and meet every Monday except for school and public holidays. New members are very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Sharron on (0431) 816-071 or by emailing her.

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today (and also on Wednesdays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Graham House Community Kitchen - Murgon
The Graham House Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Graham House Community Centre in Taylor Street, Murgon from 10:00am to around 12:00 noon this morning. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400. Note: The Community Kitchen meets every Monday during school terms.

Monday Evening Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at Nukku Nook at the head of the Blackbutt Rail Trail in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00pm this evening (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Noeleen on (07) 4163-0413 or send her an email.

Kingaroy SES Training Night
The Kingaroy SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the Kingaroy SES headquarters in Glendon Street, Kingaroy (next to Kingaroy X-Ray) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone 0428-741-274

Wondai SES Training Night
The Wondai SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at their shed in McCord Street, Wondai from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Anyone from the Wondai and Tingoora areas who's interested in joining the SES or just finding out more about what's involved is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Dean on (0409) 480-553

Murgon SES Training Night
The Murgon SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the SES Building in Gore Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 9:00pm tonight. Anyone from the Murgon district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along.

Bill Roberts' Funeral Service
A fuineral service for former Murgon Shire Mayor Bill Roberts, OBE will be held at Murgon Town Hall in Gore Street, Murgon at 12:30pm today. In lieu of flowers, donation envelopes for the Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum will be available at the door.

February 20

Tuesday Morning Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy 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.

South Burnett Chorale - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Chorale will be holding their regular Tuesday practice night at the Church of Christ Hall at the corner of Haly and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. The Chorale meets every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

South Burnett Unpacked - Bunya Mountains
The quarterly South Burnett Unpacked tourism industry networking day will be held at The Bunyas in Dandabah from 9:30am this morning. The meeting will feature presentations by The Bunyas, the Bunya Acccommodation Centre, Bunya Mountains Horse Drawn Tours, Astrotourism, Destination Marketing Conversations, the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and the Murri Rangers. All tourism operators are welcome to attend, and lunch will be provided to those who RSVP by email by February 15.

Farm Safety Workshop - Kingaroy
The Queensland Farmers Federation will be holding a one day workshop in Kingaroy today help South Burnett farm businesses reduce risks and increase efficiency and compliance. The workshop is being funded by the Queensland Government and coordinated through the Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network, and its focus will be on providing farm employers and team leaders with practical information and resources to improve their workplace health and safety and people management skills. The cost of the workshop is $30 per person and more details and registrations can be made on the QFF website.

Wine & Food In The Park Meeting
The Wine & Food In The Park festival committee will be meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street in Kingaroy at 5:30pm this evening to work on planning the 2018 festival (which will be held at Kingaroy's Memorial Park on Saturday, March 10). All interested people are very welcome to attend. More details? Phone Dafyd on (07) 4162-3899.

KCCI Meet & Greet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be launching its first Meet & Greet for 2018 with a breakfast at Kingaroy's Oasis Motel from 6:45am to 8:00pm. Today's breakfast will be addressed by guest speakers Kathryn Stevens, from BaconFest; and James Darcy, from the South Burnett Regional Council, who will discuss the Kingaroy Streetscape Revitalisation project. A $10 meeting fee applies to cover the cost of the brekkie but everyone is welcome, whether they're KCCI members or not. PS: To help plan the catering, an email RSVP to the KCCI by February 18 would be greatly appreciated.

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 Tuesday 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.

Country Crafters Meeting - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Country Crafters will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The group caters for people interested in crafts and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone June on (07) 4170-0054 or Roslyn on (07) 4163-0682

Nanango Scout Club Meeting
The Nanango Scout Club - which meets every Tuesday night during school terms - will be holding its regular weekly meeting at the Scout Den at 40 Henry Street, Nanango (just next to the police station) from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm tonight. The group currently has three sections in operation: Joeys (for children aged 6 to 8 years); Cubs (8-11 years); and Scouts (11-15 years). New members are always very welcome, and so are new leaders and youth members for all sections. More details? Phone Shirley Masnata on (07) 4163-7455 or send her an email.

Blackbutt Singers - Yarraman
The Blackbutt Singers will holding their regular Tuesday morning practice session at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman at 9:30am. New members are very welcome. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

Tuesday Social Bowls - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding social lawn bowls games from 12:30pm this afternoon. Dress standard is mufti and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363.

Tuesday Morning Card Games - Yarraman
Heritage House at 26 Millar Street in Yarraman will be hosting its weekly Tuesday morning 500 card games from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today, followed by a light lunch. Playing fees - which include lunch and a lucky door prize ticket - are just $5. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.

Tuesday Night Indoor Bowls - Wondai
The Wondai Indoor Bowls Club will be holding its regular Tuesday meeting at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. Three games of 12 ends are played, lasting up to three hours, and playing fees are $3. New members are always welcome and you can find out more details by phoning secretary Christine Rasmussen at Wondai on (07) 4169-0995, Maryanne Pearce at Tingoora on (07) 4169 0776, or Faye Holding at Goomeri on (07) 4168 4494.

February 21

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting indoor bowls and cards (500) competitions at its centre on the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets, Kingaroy between 9:00am and 4:00pm today. Indoor bowls competitions commence at 9:00am and cards at around 1:00pm, and the $2 admission includes a cup of tea. Everyone is welcome. For more details phone (07) 4163-6191.

South Burnett Regional Council Meeting - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding its first monthly general meeting for the year at the Glendon Street Council Chambers in Kingaroy at 9:00am this morning. Meetings are open to the public.

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Kingaroy Carers Group Meeting
The Kingaroy Carers Group will be holding their regular third Wednesday of the month meeting at the Kingaroy RSL's Function Room in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 10:30am to 12:30pm this morning. The group is open to anyone who acts as a carer. It's designed to provide a social and networking outlet for carers, who often find themselves isolated by their role. The group provides coffee, cake, companionship, support and information and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the Care for Carers team on (07) 4150 1900 or email them.

Murgon Rotary Club Meeting
The Murgon Rotary Club will be holding their regular Wednesday evening dinner meeting at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 6:30pm onwards tonight (meeting starts at 7:00pm). New members are always welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4168-1180.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts Group
The Nanango Country Quilters And Crafts group meet every Wednesday at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango between 9:00am to 2:00pm. Members can get to pursue a wide variety of crafts at these informal gatherings and the $3 meeting fee includes morning tea (but BYO cup and lunch). There's also usually a raffle as well. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Tricia on (07) 4171-0124.

Wooroolin Scouts
The Wooroolin Scouts meet every Wednesday night during school terms at their den in Kate Street, Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The troop is open to young people aged 6 to 18, and new members are always welcome.

Wednesday Ladies Bowls - Yarraman
The Yarraman Bowls Club in Margaret Street, Yarraman will be holding their weekly Ladies Bowls games from 9:00am this morning. New players are always welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-8269.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday 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

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.

Nanango Get Together Coffee Group
The Nanango Get Together Coffee Group will be meeting at Nanango Food Junction at 77 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11:00am this morning. Members of the group get together regularly for a coffee and chat, and new members 18 or older are always welcome, including visitors. The group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm, and the second and fourth Wednesday at 11:00am.

QCWA Twilight Branch Meeting - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy QCWA Twilight Branch will be holding their third Wednesday of the month meeting at the QCWA Rooms next to Kingaroy RSL in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to around 8:00pm tonight. The Twilight Branch is a new branch of the QCWA specifically designed for working women and busy mums. It meets in the evenings and is separate from the traditional Kingaroy branch (which meets during the day). The Twilight Branch is open to all women who'd like to take part in QCWA activities and/or find out more about this highly respected community organisation. New members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094 or email her. You can also read more about the branch on this page of our website.

Wednesday Morning Bridge - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bridge Club will be holding their regular Wednesday morning bridge games at the pavilion nearest to town inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. New and visiting players are most welcome (training is available for new players too, if needed) and the $5 meeting fee includes morning tea. More details? Phone Helen on (07) 4162-2128

February 22

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to help solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. A.A. isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

Big Break Auditions - Kingaroy
The third round of this year's Big Break competition for musicians will be held at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:30pm tonight. Big Break gives young musicians the chance to win prizes and advance their careers, and you can read more about it on our website

Social Golf - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt will be running their weekly Sporters's Club game at 3:00pm this afternoon. This is a 6 hole event and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fun game of golf, as well as the chance to win a chook, golf balls or tees. Green fees are $5:00 for adults and $1:00 for children. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-0180.

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.

Hoy - Murgon
The Ballogie Community Group will be holding their 4th Thursday of the month Hoy games at the Murgon Motor Inn on the Bunya Highway at Murgon from 1:30pm today. Admission is $5 and there'll be a $1 afternoon tea and $1 raffle tickets on offer. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4164-1249 or 0448-289-403.

Murgon LAC Meeting
The Murgon Local Ambulance Committee will be meeting at 41 Lamb Street in Murgon at 7:00pm this evening. New members are very welcome.

Tai Chi For Health - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running Tai Chi classes at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy this morning. An intermediate class will run from 9:00am to 10:00am, followed by a beginners class from 10:15am to 11:15am. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

Old Time Dancing Classes - Murgon
Old Time Dancing will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon at 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The class caters to all levels from beginners to advanced, all in a fun and social atmosphere lead by a qualified dance instructor. Class fees - which include tea and coffee - are just $4 if you're dancing, or $2 if you're watching. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 or send them an email.

St Joseph's Bingo - Murgon
St Joseph's Parish Hall in Angel Avenue, Murgon will be hosting bingo games from 7:30pm this evening. There'll be $1000 in prizes on offer as well as a canteen and lucky bingo tickets. Proceeds will go to aid St Joseph's school and community works.

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 $2

Kingaroy Community Kitchen
The Kingaroy Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Thursday morning meeting at St Mary's Hall at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 9:30am to around 1:00pm today. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results for the cost of a gold coin donation. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Birds Of A Feather - Kingaroy
After a two-month bfreak for the festive season, the Birds Of A Feather Cancer Support Group will be resuming their regular 4th Thursday of the month meetings at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 10:00am this morning. This is a friendly, informal group of women who have (or had) cancer, as well as carers, and they get together once a month for a morning tea and chat. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 or Joan on (07) 4164-8151.

February 23

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.

Heritage House Monthly Dinner - Yarraman
Heritage House at 26 Millar Street in Yarraman will be holding their monthly dinner at 6:00pm this evening. Heritage House's monthly dinners are always an inexpensive fun night out with great entertainment, but to help plan the catering you'll need to phone (07) 4163-8111 to make a booking. Everyone is welcome!

Investiture Ceremony - Kingaroy
Kingaroy State High School will be holding their annual Investiture Ceremony at the school's indoor sports hall at 10:00am this morning. Member for Nanango and Leader of the Opposition Deb Frecklington will be guest speaker at this annual event where the school's student leaders for 2018 will be officially recognised. Everyone is welcome.

Art With Lyn - Nanango
Creative Connections at 8 George Street in Nanango will be hosting art classes with artist Lyn Felsman from 10:00am to 1:00pm today. Tuition fees are $15 per person - which includes morning tea - and participants should BYO art supplies and project. To book, phone Lyn on 0421-679-258.

Friday Afternoon Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games on the third green at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 3:00pm this afternoon. 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.

Advanced Tai Chi - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Arthritis & Osteoporosis Support Group will be running an advanced Tai Chi class at SBcare at the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets in Kingaroy from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. The classes aim to help relieve pain and improve quality of life, relieve stress, sharpen concentration, and improve balance, posture and mobility. Class fees are $3 for each attendance plus a $20 fee to Arthritis Queensland for insurance. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone June 0419-026-760, Jan 0434-891-600 or Antonia 0431-149-816 (Note: these classes run every week during school terms except for public holidays).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ladies Afternoon Tea RSVP Deadline
Today is the last day you can book tickets for the St John's Lutheran School P&F Ladies Afternoon Tea that will be held at Ringsfield House on Saturday, March 3 (see entry that day for all details)

February 24

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.

Saturday Night Rugby League
While the South Burnett's 2018 rugby league season has yet to get underway, footy fans can get a treat tonight with a trial game between the Kingaroy Red Ants and Bulimba at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy at 6:00opm (gates open at 5:00pm). Admission is $2 to cover the costs of referees, and everyone is welcome!

Nanango February Race Meeting
The Nanango Race Club will be holding the South Burnett's first race meeting for 2018 at the Lee Park Raceway off the D'Aguilar Highway just south of Nanango from 11:00am to around 5:00pm today. Today's races will have a "Floral Shirts, Floppy Hats and Floaty Dresses" theme and everyone is encouraged to dress up in their best outfits to be in the running for some great Moffatdale Ridge Fashions Of The Field prizes. The race club's popular Champagne@the Bit Bar will be serving up platters all day if you fancy a bite; a licensed bar and BBQ will be operating under the extended covered area; the race club canteen will be open for sit-down dining; children will be well catered for with face-painting and ice creams; and there'll be plenty of bookmakers and an on-course tote available in the betting ring to take your wagers. A lot of people like to use the February meeting for picnics on the lawns, and you're welcome to bring your own marquee if you like. This will be a 5 race meeting and buses will be running to the races from Kingaroy's Glendon Street Bus Depot (12:00 noon) and the Fitzroy Hotel at 12:20pm. The first race will leave the barriers around 1:20pm but gates will open at 11:00am so go-getters can get a head start on that all-important socialising. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners (under-15s are free). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Rosemary on (07) 4163-2346 or email her.

Murgon Junior Golf Registration Day
The Murgon Junior Golf Club will be holding its 2018 Registration Day at the Murgon Golf Club on the Bunya Highway south of the CBD from 11:00am this morning. In addition to registering new players, there'll also be a golf clinic led by Patrick Jones and a BBQ lunch. More details? Phone Cole Cooper on 0448-582-733.

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.

Proston Show Dance
The annual Proston Show Dance will be held at the Proston Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston from 7:30pm until late tonight. The dance is the traditional curtain-raiser for the annual Proston Show and tonight's get-together will have a 1960s theme. Guests can also get to meet the winners of this year's Miss Showgirl and Rural Ambassador competitions. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students (which includes a light supper, tea and coffee) and a licensed bar will be operating as well. Everyone is welcome!

Pig On A Spit Night - Maidenwell
Maidenwell's historic Maidenwell Hotel will be holding another of their popular monthly Pig On A Spit evenings from 6:00pm until late tonight (dinner is served from 6:00pm to 8:00pm). There'll be live entertainment from a Classic Rock Tribute Band and lots of cold beer, along with more pork than you can poke a fork at, all served up with with roast potatoes, pumpkin, corn, peas, carrots, applesauce and gravy for $17 per plate! There'll also be roast beef and spit roasted chicken on the menu for those who prefer a non-pork option, plus a vegetarian option (ie vegies only). In addition, there'll also be a Meat Raffle run as a fundraiser for Tanduringie State School, with three quality meat trays from The Little Butcher in Kingaroy up for grabs. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the pub on (07) 4164-6133.

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

Wondai Royale Casino Night
The Wondai State School P&C will be holding a Wondai Royale Casino Night at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street from 7:00pm tonight as a fundraiser to purchase digital technology resources for the school. There'll be a suit and cocktail dress code and guests at this licensed event can get to try their hand at Blackjack, Poker, Roulette or a Money Wheel. There'll also be live entertainment, auctions, a raffle and prizes for the best dressed. The $40 per head entry fee includes funny money (to gamble with), a lucky door ticket and finger foods, and tickets can be obtained at the door. Everyone who's 18 or older is welcome.

Wondai Country Markets
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery's popular monthly Wondai Country Markets will be operating at Coronation Park in Wondai's CBD from 7:00am to 12:00 noon today. Today's markets will feature stallholders selling fresh fruit and vegetables, arts and crafts, useful knick-knacks and clothing. There'll also be live entertainment; lots and lots of other stalls selling great gifts and goodies; and special hand-made treasures from local artisans available from the Gallery's new "Studio" building just a short stroll across the park. The BBQs will also be firing up from 6:45am to dish out hearty breakfasts for early bargain hunters. New stallholders are always very welcome (stall fees range from $10 with power and water available, if needed) and you can obtain more details by phoning the Gallery on (07) 4168-5926 or by emailing them

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.

Fortunato - Kingaroy
Popular entertainer Fortunato 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

Rural & Regional Affairs Policy Forum - Blackbutt
The ALP will be holding a Rural & Regional Affairs Policy Forum at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt at 2:00pm this afternoon. The forum is an opportunity for branch members to hear about Laborís agenda for regional and remote communities, and to have a say about the ALPís National Policy Platform. All South Burnett ALP branch members are welcome. More details? Phone Nick on 0406-549-250.

February 25

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.

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.

Hivesville Country Markets
The Hivesville Country Markets will be held at the Hivesville Sports Grounds from 7:00am to around 1:00pm today. These family friendly monthly markets are held on the 4th Sunday of every month, and feature a variety of stalls including fresh local farm produce, plants, crafts and lots of food. There'll also be mini auctions running throughout the morning and there's plenty of free parking in the grounds. New stallholders are very welcome too, and you can obtain more details by phoning Trish on 0459-493-511.

Sunday Golf - Nanango
The Nanango Golf Club on the D'Aguilar Highway north of town will be holding their Men's Carnival today, with shotgun starts at 8:00am and 12:30pm. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-1463.

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.

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

BSMX Coaching Day - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Junior Motorcycle Club will be holding a BSMX coaching day from 9:00am to noon this morning at their track inside Kingaroy Showgrounds' main arena. Course fees are $60 and you can book a place by phoning and/or find out more information by phoning Ben Schodel on 0410-690-392.

Storm Recovery BBQ - Kumbia
The South Burnett Regional Council and BIEDO will be hosting a free Storm Recovery Community BBQ at the Kumbia Memorial Hall in Bell Street, Kumbia from 3:30pm to 7:30pm this afternoon. The BBQ is for the benefit of people who suffered damage in the Boxing Day and New Year's Eve storms and in addition to the chance to meet and talk with other storm victims in an informal setting and enjoy a great BBQ dinner, the event will also provide information about what resources and support is available to help residents with their storm recovery efforts. Note: A second community BBQ will be held at Mondure Hall next Sunday.

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

February 26

Monday Evening Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at Nukku Nook at the head of the Blackbutt Rail Trail in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00pm this evening (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Noeleen on (07) 4163-0413 or send her an email.

Sing Australia South Burnett - Fun Singing Group
The South Burnett branch of the Sing Australia singing group will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm this evening. The group have a welcoming, inclusive and fun approach to singing and meet every Monday except for school and public holidays. New members are very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Sharron on (0431) 816-071 or by emailing her.

Coffee & Craft Morning - Kingaroy
A Coffee and Craft Morning will be held at the QCWA Rooms at 122 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. Guests can bring their own craft along and simply enjoy the morning, but a new craft will be taught for the benefit of those who'd like to learn something new. You should also bring some morning tea to share and a gold coin entry for charity, but everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094. Coffee and Craft Mornings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Monday Night Line Dancing - Proston
Line dancing classes will be held at the Proston Community Hall in Rodney Street, Proston tonight. A beginners class will run at 5:00pm and an advanced class at 6:30pm. Class fees are $5 per head and everyone is welcome!

Graham House Community Kitchen - Murgon
The Graham House Community Kitchen will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Graham House Community Centre in Taylor Street, Murgon from 10:00am to around 12:00 noon this morning. Community Kitchen members learn how to cook a variety of budget conscious home-cooked meals, then sit down together for a communal lunch afterwards to enjoy the results. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400. Note: The Community Kitchen meets every Monday during school terms.

Kingaroy SES Training Night
The Kingaroy SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the Kingaroy SES headquarters in Glendon Street, Kingaroy (next to Kingaroy X-Ray) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone 0428-741-274

Proston Scout Group Meeting
The Proston Scout troop will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at their Railway Park den in Rodney Street from 5:00pm to 7:00pm tonight.

Monday Ukulele Club - Wondai
The Wondai Ukulele Club will be holding its regular Monday afternoon meeting at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery Studio on the roundabout at Wondai from 1:00pm today. While the club largely focusses on ukuleles, other instruments are also welcome. More details? Phone Graham on 0411-821-493.

Cooinda Craft Group - Kingaroy
The Cooinda Craft Group will be holding its regular Monday morning meeting at the Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 1:30pm today. Members of the group pursue a variety of crafts and newcomers are always welcome.

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today (and also on Wednesdays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Wondai SES Training Night
The Wondai SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at their shed in McCord Street, Wondai from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Anyone from the Wondai and Tingoora areas who's interested in joining the SES or just finding out more about what's involved is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Dean on (0409) 480-553

Ken Baines Morning Tea - Kingaroy
Centacare South Burnett will be holding their monthly Ken Baines Memorial Morning Tea at the Biscuit Tin at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy at 9:30am this morning. Everyone is welcome for a relaxed cuppa and chat - and you can bring a friend if you like! More details? Phone Centacare on (07) 4162-5439.

Murgon SES Training Night
The Murgon SES will be holding their regular Monday night training session at the SES Building in Gore Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 9:00pm tonight. Anyone from the Murgon district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along.

February 27

Wine & Food In The Park Meeting
The Wine & Food In The Park festival committee will be meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street in Kingaroy at 5:30pm this evening to work on planning the 2018 festival (which will be held at Kingaroy's Memorial Park on Saturday, March 10). All interested people are very welcome to attend. More details? Phone Dafyd on (07) 4162-3899.

Coffee & Craft Morning - Kingaroy
A Coffee and Craft Morning will be held at the QCWA Rooms at 122 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. Guests can bring their own craft along and simply enjoy the morning, but a new craft will be taught for the benefit of those who'd like to learn something new. You should also bring some morning tea to share and a gold coin entry for charity, but everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094. Coffee and Craft Mornings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Nanango Scout Club Meeting
The Nanango Scout Club - which meets every Tuesday night during school terms - will be holding its regular weekly meeting at the Scout Den at 40 Henry Street, Nanango (just next to the police station) from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm tonight. The group currently has three sections in operation: Joeys (for children aged 6 to 8 years); Cubs (8-11 years); and Scouts (11-15 years). New members are always very welcome, and so are new leaders and youth members for all sections. More details? Phone Shirley Masnata on (07) 4163-7455 or send her an email.

Blackbutt Singers - Yarraman
The Blackbutt Singers will holding their regular Tuesday morning practice session at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman at 9:30am. New members are very welcome. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

Tuesday Social Bowls - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding social lawn bowls games from 12:30pm this afternoon. Dress standard is mufti and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363.

Tuesday Morning Card Games - Yarraman
Heritage House at 26 Millar Street in Yarraman will be hosting its weekly Tuesday morning 500 card games from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today, followed by a light lunch. Playing fees - which include lunch and a lucky door prize ticket - are just $5. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.

Tuesday Night Indoor Bowls - Wondai
The Wondai Indoor Bowls Club will be holding its regular Tuesday meeting at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. Three games of 12 ends are played, lasting up to three hours, and playing fees are $3. New members are always welcome and you can find out more details by phoning secretary Christine Rasmussen at Wondai on (07) 4169-0995, Maryanne Pearce at Tingoora on (07) 4169 0776, or Faye Holding at Goomeri on (07) 4168 4494.

Country Crafters Meeting - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Country Crafters will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The group caters for people interested in crafts and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone June on (07) 4170-0054 or Roslyn on (07) 4163-0682

South Burnett Chorale - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Chorale will be holding their regular Tuesday practice night at the Church of Christ Hall at the corner of Haly and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. The Chorale meets every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

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 Tuesday 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.

Tuesday Morning Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman Street, Kingaroy 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.

February 28

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts Group
The Nanango Country Quilters And Crafts group meet every Wednesday at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango between 9:00am to 2:00pm. Members can get to pursue a wide variety of crafts at these informal gatherings and the $3 meeting fee includes morning tea (but BYO cup and lunch). There's also usually a raffle as well. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Tricia on (07) 4171-0124.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday 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

Wednesday Ladies Bowls - Yarraman
The Yarraman Bowls Club in Margaret Street, Yarraman will be holding their weekly Ladies Bowls games from 9:00am this morning. New players are always welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-8269.

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.

Murgon Rotary Club Meeting
The Murgon Rotary Club will be holding their regular Wednesday evening dinner meeting at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 6:30pm onwards tonight (meeting starts at 7:00pm). New members are always welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4168-1180.

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting indoor bowls and cards (500) competitions at its centre on the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets, Kingaroy between 9:00am and 4:00pm today. Indoor bowls competitions commence at 9:00am and cards at around 1:00pm, and the $2 admission includes a cup of tea. Everyone is welcome. For more details phone (07) 4163-6191.

Wednesday Morning Bridge - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bridge Club will be holding their regular Wednesday morning bridge games at the pavilion nearest to town inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. New and visiting players are most welcome (training is available for new players too, if needed) and the $5 meeting fee includes morning tea. More details? Phone Helen on (07) 4162-2128

Wooroolin Scouts
The Wooroolin Scouts meet every Wednesday night during school terms at their den in Kate Street, Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The troop is open to young people aged 6 to 18, and new members are always welcome.

Nanango Get Together Coffee Group
The Nanango Get Together Coffee Group will be meeting at Nanango Food Junction at 77 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11:00am this morning. Members of the group get together regularly for a coffee and chat, and new members 18 or older are always welcome, including visitors. The group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm, and the second and fourth Wednesday at 11:00am.

Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today. New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

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