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  South Burnett Monthly Event Listings for April 2019
April 1

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!

Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be holding its monthly meeting from 10:00am to noon this morning at the Senior Citizen Hall located at the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy Streets (opposite SupaIGA). New Members are always welcome, and you can obtain more details from president Noela Wittpoth on 0439-736-961.

Yarraman RSL Meeting
The Yarraman RSL branch will be holding its regular first Monday monthly meeting at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street at 6:00pm this evening. New members 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.

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 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.

South Burnett Antique Car Club
The South Burnett Antique Car Club will be holding its first Monday of the month meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy at 7:30pm tonight. The club is for owners of vintage veteran and classic motor vehicles (or those who'd like to be) and offers monthly runs, picnic BBQs and fellowship. More details? Phone Val on 0409-091-346.

Sing Australia - Kingaroy
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.

Monday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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.

Yarraman Creative Circle
The Yarraman Creative Circle crafts group will be holding their regular first Monday of the month meeting from 9:30am to around 2:00pm today at Kitty Cook House in Emmert Street. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Beryl on (07) 4163-8551.

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.

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

Kumbia Hall Committee Meeting
The Kumbia Hall Committee will be holding its first Monday of the month meeting in the meeting room at the front of Kumbia Hall in Bell Street at 8:00pm this evening. New members are very welcome! The Hall and/or Supper Room are also available for hire - phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 for more details.

Proston Scout Group
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. The group meets every Monday night during school terms.

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 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.

April 2

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

Kingaroy Croquet Club
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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
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 Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

Chatty Craft Evening
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 Tuesday 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.

Wondai Neighbourhood Watch Meeting
The Wondai Neighbourhood Watch group will be holding their regular monthly meeting from 7:30pm to about 9:30pm tonight at the Wondai Diggers Club in Mackenzie Street. All local residents are very welcome to attend.

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.

Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.

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.

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.

KCCI Meet & Greet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be holding its regular six-weekly meet'n'greet for local businesspeople at 5:15pm this evening. Tonight's host is the Kingaroy Police Station in Alford Street, Kingaroy and Officer In Charge Snr Sgt Dave Tierney and Detective Sergeant Scott Prendergast from Kingaroy CIB will be the evening's special guest speakers. Other speakers will include representatives from the Entrepreneurship Facilitation Program, local businesses and the South Burnett Regional Council. Meeting fees are $10 per person - which includes nibbles and drinks - and the meeting is open to everyone, whether they're KCCI members or not. For catering purposes, though, an RSVP to by March 30 would be greatly appreciated.

Yarraman Morning Card Games
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.

Kingaroy Probus Club Meeting
The Kingaroy Probus Club will be holding its first Tuesday monthly meeting at the Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy from 9:30am this morning. Meetings generally include guest speakers, entertainments and morning tea and conclude around noon. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Bob on (07) 4162-5579 or Allan on (07) 4162-1327.

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

Blackbutt Country Crafters
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

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.

Nanango Scout Group
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.

Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.

South Burnett Futsal Semi-Finals
The semi-finals of this season's South Burnett Futsal competition will be held at the Maryknoll Centre at St Mary's Catholic College in Kent Street, Kingaroy this evening. Intoxicate will play Inter Me-Van at 6:00pm and at 6:45pm KJ's Team will play Benchy's, with the winners of both games going on to play in next week's Grand Final. These matches will be followed at 7:30pm with a friendly game between Kingaroy Koalas United and the Red Bees. Spectators are very welcome!

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.

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 meet every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (07) 4162-1755.

April 3

Rising Stars Playgroup - Yarraman
The Yarraman Rising Stars Playgroup will be meeting at the Yarraman P9 State School Meeting Room between 8:45am and 10:30am this morning. Children involved in the playgroup will get to enjoy a morning of indoor and outdoor play and fun; develop pre-reading and pre-writing skills; form strong relationships with other children; and transition to school more smoothly. If you're bringing your child along, you should also bring along morning tea, a water bottle, a hat, closwed-in shoes suitable for climbing and old clothes (sunscreen will be provided). The playgroup meets every Wednesday during school terms. More details? Phone the school on (07) 4173-7333

Wednesday Night Poker
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Wednesday Morning Bridge
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

Blackbutt Lions Club
The Blackbutt Lions Club will be holding its first Wednesday of the month dinner meeting at the Lions Den off Bowman Road behind the Blackbutt Showgrounds this evening. Potential new members are guests are always welcome. More details? Phone Ivan on (07) 4170-0068.

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day
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.

Aussie Bingo - Murgon
Bingo games will be played at the Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon this morning, with eyes down at 10:30am. Everyone is 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.

Goomeri SES Meeting
The Goomeri SES will be holding their regular Wednesday night training session at the SES Building in Dickinson Park, Goomeri from 6:30pm to around 8:30pm tonight. Anyone from the Goomeri district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Group Leader Steve Kay on 0429-836-572 or Ray on (07) 4168-4150.

Kingaroy Dementia Support Group
The Orana Dementia Support Group will be holding its monthly meeting in the Community Hub at Kingaroy's Orana aged care facility from 10:00am to noon today. The group meets to discuss all aspects of dementia, provide support for carers and to share information, and all family and friends of a person suffering dementia or short term memory loss are welcome. More details? Phone Margot on (07) 4162-6555.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts
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.

Connections Craft Group
The Connections Craft Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 12:00 noon to around 2:00pm this afternoon. Members can bring their own craft project, or join in an activity the group is doing. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided for a gold coin donation. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous - Proston
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. AA isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Proston every Wednesday from 6:00pm at the old railway station at Railway Park in Rodney Street. For more information, phone 0427-137-140.

Blackbutt Camera Club
The Blackbutt Camera Club will be holding a meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 4:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. The club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month except December and January. The first Wednesday is devoted to practical photography (bring your own camera and equipment) and the third Wednesday to a review of those images and talks and tips on software (bring your laptop), followed by a committee meeting at 7:00pm. New members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Annette on (07) 4163-0148 or send her an email.

Kingaroy Ukesters
The Kingaroy Ukesters ukulele group will be holding their weekly meeting in The Hub Room of Kingaroy's Orana Aged Care Facility from 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The group meets every Wednesday for a group play and sing-along session, and members range from raw beginners to experts. New members are always very welcome, and fun tuition for the world's easiest to play instrument is always available. More details? Phone Dorothy on 0419-778-015 or Neil on 0400-478-378.

Murgon Rotary Club
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.

Wednesday Afternoon Games - Blackbutt
The Roy Emerson Museum at the end of Hart Street in Blackbutt will be hosting Wednesday afternoon board games from 2:00pm to around 4:00pm today. There'll be a big range of popular board games on offer, but guests are welcome to bring their own if they wish. Playing fees are just $2, which includes afternoon tea or coffee (BYO mug), and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jackie on 0438-785-009.

Wednesday Night Dance Class
Dance classes will be held at Inverlaw Hall in Inverlaw from 7:30pm tonight. The classes are a great way to learn ballroom dancing classics like the Quick Step, Jazz Waltz, Swing Waltz, Evening Three Step and many more, and class fees are just $4. More details? Phone David on 0459-228-882.

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 Mondays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Nanango Library Information Session
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding an information session about an up-coming $2 million upgrade of Nanango's library and administration centre at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango at 5:30pm this evening. The upgrade is expected to extend the building's working life by 30 years. All interested people are welcome to attend.

April 4

South Burnett Cake Decorating Association
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.

Asbestos Disease Support Society - Kingaroy
The Asbestos Disease Support Society will be holding a Community Morning Tea at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 10:00am this morning. The Society provides support and information for asbestos disease sufferers, and everyone is welcome - but to help plan the catering an RSVP would be greatly appreciated: 1800-776-412

Old Time Dancing Classes
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.

South Burnett Toastmasters
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

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.

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.

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.

Tai Chi Classes - 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).

Yarraman Progress Association
The Yarraman Progress Association - which represents the interests of the Yarraman community - will be holding its regular first Thursday monthly meeting at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street at 6:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome.

Nanango & District Garden Club
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.

Thursday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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 are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

Tai Chi Class - Kumbia
Kumbia's weekly Tai Chi class will be held in the lunch room at the Kumbia Sports Ground from 8:30am to 9:30am this morning. The class is for beginners and new members are always welcome.

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.

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.

Blackbutt-Benarkin Aged Care Association
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.

April 5

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 just $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.

Japanese Whisky Night - Bunya Mountains
The Bunyas at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains will be holding a Japanese Whisky Night from 6:00pm until late tonight. For $95 per head, guests will be treated to a master class in tasting a wide range of Japanese whiskies by Jody Retschlag, Signature Brand Manager at The Exchange, while enjoying fine food and listening to live music. Tickets are strictly limited and you can book them and/or find out more by phoning The Bunyas on (07) 4668-3131.

Friday 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.

Durong Community Meeting
A community meeting will be held at Durong Hall on the Chinchilla-Wondai Road at Durong at 2:00pm this afternoon. The meeting has been called to allow Durong residents to talk about the recent valuation increase and how it has impacted them.

Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363

Kingaroy Freemason Lodge Meeting
Kingaroy's Freemason Lodge will be holding its first Friday of the month meeting at the Masonic Temple at 22 William Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm to around 9:30pm this evening. Visitors are very welcome to attend the meeting, and potential members are invited to the post meeting supper. More details? Email the Secretary or visit the Lodge's Facebook page.

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.

Wondai Art Gallery Opening
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout at Wondai will be opening their latest monthly exhibition for 2019 with a wine and cheese tasting at 6:00pm tonight. This month the gallery will be hosting its annual Wondai Garden Expo Art Competition - sponsored by the Wondai Garden Expo - and all three galleries will be displaying entries in this popular exhibition, which offers more than $1500 in cash prizes. As usual, tonight's opening will also feature great hot and cold finger foods and punch, along with wine tastings from Cranes 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.

Mr Q - Murgon
Popular South Burnett band Mr Q will be performing at the Australian Hotel-Motel in Lamb Street, Murgon from 8:00pm until late tonight if you'd like to extend your Murgon Easter Fair partying (see entry elsewhere on this page). Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4168-1077.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
The Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am this afternoon. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Murgon Easter Fair
Murgon will be kicking off the Easter school vacation (which starts today) with the inaugural Murgon Easter Fair in Lamb Street, Murgon from 5:30pm to around 9:30pm this evening. The Easter Fair is a replacement for the town's popular Christmas Fair, which was washed out in 2018, and will feature all that event's favourite attractions including a huge range of amusement rides, live entertainment, ice creams, a BBQ, fairy floss and doughnuts plus a special appearance by the Easter Bunny between 6:00pm and 8:00pm (look for the giant Easter egg). Many Murgon CBD retailers will also be keeping their stores open to give the town a late night shopping experience, and there'll also be gift bags for small children. Everyone is welcome!

Friday Night At The Shed - Nanango
The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Car Park) will be open from 7:00pm until late tonight for local musicians and anyone else who enjoys music to come along, bring their instruments and jam in a relaxed and informal setting (or just sit on the Shed's lounges, listen in and enjoy the wide variety of talent on offer). The Shed fires up every Friday night, has tea and coffee-making facilities, and there's no admission charge. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.

School For Murder - Nanango
The Nanango Theatre Company will be presenting the third performance of their latest production "School For Murder" at the Nanango Playhouse in Elk Street, Nanango at 7:30pm tonight (doors open at 7:00pm). Tickets are $20 for adults or $15 for concessions, and they can be obtained from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre in Henry Street. Some tickets may also be available at the door, unless sold out. One final matinee performance will be held at the same venue tomorrow, with doors opening at 2:30pm for a 3:00pm start.

Nanango Blue Light Roller Skating
The Nanango Blue Light Disco committee will be holding their regular U18s Blue Light roller skating night at the Nanango Skating Rink in George Street, Nanango from 6:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. There'll be lots of fun plus games and prizes, and a canteen will be operating too. Admission is $5, which includes skate hire, and the event is fully supervised. Blue Light skate nights run on the first and third Fridays of the month during school terms. More details? Phone Nanango Police on (07) 4171-6333.

End Of Term Karaoke - Nanango
The Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango will be marking the end of Term 1 and tomorrow's Nanango Country Markets with a Karaoke Night led by Dancing Barman Karaoke from 7:30pm to around 11:00pm this evening. Admission is free. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

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.

Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

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.

April 6

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.

Moonlight Cinema - Proston
The Proston Men's Shed will be hosting another Moonlight Cinema evening at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston from 5:30pm (when the BBQ fires up) until later tonight. This evening they'll be screening the animation classic Peter Rabbit (rated PG) and in addition to a sausage sizzle, hot and cold drinks and popcorn will also be available for purchase - just BYO chairs or blanket. The movie begins screening at 6:30pm and everyone is welcome to this free community event.

Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

Kingaroy Scout Group Open Day
The Kingaroy Scout Group will be holding an Open Day at their den in James Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 3:00pm today. Guests will be able to see scouts have a go at putting together some camp gadgets, find out more about the troop and have some fun into the bargain. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Chris on 0401-558-376.

Dave Griffin - Kingaroy
Multi-instrumentalist Dave Griffin will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Haly and Glendon Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 9:00pm tonight, after which The Nest will be hosting a Superhero Dress Up until past midnight where guests are encouraged to dress as their favourite superhero. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4163-1208.

South Burnett Soccer Reunion
A gala dinner will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall from 5:00pm tonight (when guests will assemble in the Glendon Street forecourt for nibbles and drinks) to celebrate the 40th birthday of Football South Burnett. At 6:00pm, guests will move into the Town Hall for a formal dinner and a night of history and humour as they relive the highs and lows of 40 years of regional soccer competition and the growth and development of the region's four clubs. Tickets for the dinner - at $65 per head - closed on April 4. Tonight's get-together will be followed tomorrow with a Super Sunday of soccer at Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street that will start with a recovery breakfast around 9:00am and continue across four matches until late in the afternoon. Note: Because of the reunion dinner there will be no senior soccer matches played in the region today.

Nanango Family Fun Day
Nanango's Baptist Church in Mount Stanley Road will be holding a Family Fun Day from 10:00am to around 1:00pm today in the church grounds. The event will feature an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny and craft activities for children, and everyone is welcome.

Smooth & Groove - Kingaroy
Popular entertainers Smooth & Groove will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Amber Goldsmith - Nanango
Popular South Burnett country artist Amber Goldsmith will be performing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

Pizza & Pasta Night - Maidenwell
The Maidenwell Hotel will be holding a $20-per-head Pizza and Pasta Night from 6:00pm until around 8:00pm this evening. Reservations aren't necessary. More details from the hotel on (07) 4164-6133.

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.

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.

Saturday Rugby League - Murgon and Kingaroy
Rugby league fans should head to Murgon or Kingaroy today. In Murgon, Murgon's Mustangs will play the Wondai Wolves at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street in U6s/U7s at 8:45am; U8s/U9s at 9:30am; U10s at 10:15am; U11s at 11:45am (this will be a Murgon v Murgon game); and U14s at 12:45pm. This will be followed by an A-grade clash between the Mustangs and Wolves at 2:00pm. Meanwhile, in Kingaroy at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy's Red Ants will play Nanango in U6s/U8s at noon; U7s/U9s at 1:00pm; U10s at 2:00pm; U11s at 3:00pm; U12s at 4:00pm; and U14s at 5:00pm (the UI16s are having a bye this week). These junior games will be followed by an A-grade match between the Red Ants and Cherbourg's Hornets at 6:00pm. A canteen will be operating at both grounds and spectators are very welcome.

David Lynch - Kingaroy
Popular entertainer David Lynch will be performing at the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.

Barambah Cellars Opening - Moffatdale
The South Burnett's newest cellar door - Barambah Cellars at 167 Tipperary Road in Moffatdale - will be celebrating its official opening from 10:30am to 4:30pm today. Barambah Cellars stocks South Burnett wines produced by Nuova Sculoa ("New School"), Lightning Tree Wines and Hillsdale Wines, and guests can get to try them all, along with foods from the cellar door's cafe. All Barambah Cellars' wines are made exclusively from South Burnett grapes and are produced by the region's leading winemakers and vignerons. It specialises in Mediterranean varieties like Tempranillo, Sapaveri and Viognier, but there'll be favourites like Verdelho too (South Burnett verdelho is rated as one of the best in Australia). Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee.

Author Talk - Kingaroy
Former South Burnett resident Shandi Boyes - now one of the USA's top-selling authors - will be giving an Author Talk at the Kingaroy Library in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to 11:00am this morning. Sandy will be discussing her work, as well as passing on marketing and publishing tips. The session is free but seating is limited, so a booking is essential. You can make one by phoning (07) 4189-9256.

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.

School For Murder - Nanango
The Nanango Theatre Company will be presenting the final performance of their latest production "School For Murder" at the Nanango Playhouse in Elk Street, Nanango at 3:00pm this afternoon (doors open at 2:30pm). Tickets are $20 for adults or $15 for concessions, and they can be obtained from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre in Henry Street. Some tickets may also be available at the door, unless sold out.

Community Workshop - Yarraman
Toowoomba Regional Council will be holding the first of two community workshops at the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman from 1:00pm to 4:00pm today to discuss its 15-year review of the region's Planning Scheme. The workshop is a chance for Yarraman residents to have a say on the future of their town, and all interested people are very welcome to attend (afternoon tea will be supplied).

Dance - Inverlaw Hall
A dance will be held at Inverlaw Hall on the Burrandowan Road (roughly 20km from Kingaroy) from 8:00pm until late this evening. Music will be supplied by Mark's Music and there'll be the usual great supper and novelties, along with a Lucky Door draw. Admission fees are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for high school students and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone June on (07) 4162-1195 or David on 0459-228-882.

Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Wondai (opposite the peanut silos) will be officially opening its biennial $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Prize at 11:00am this morning, and announcing the winners. The Sculpture Prize started in 2017 and offers two major prizes - a $7000 Acquisitive for the winner, whose creator can live anywhere in Australia; and a $2000 Acquisitive for South Burnett and Cherbourg artists only. There is also a non-acquisitive $1000 prize on offer as well. The winning pieces will ultimately go on display as public art somewhere in the region, but after today's opening all entries will remain on display at the Gallery from 10:00am to 4:00pm weekdays, and 9:00am to 1:00pm on weekends and public holidays, until Saturday, May 25. Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee.

Men's Triples - Murgon
The Murgon Bowls Club in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding the first day of their weekend-long Men's Triples Competition today. Today's activities will feature three playing sessions that will kick off at 9:00am. Spectators are very welcome. More details from the bowls club on (07) 4168-1043 or 0408-759-291.

Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe - Kilkivan
Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe will be bringing their travelling group of boxers to the Kilkivan Hotel in Bligh Street, Kilkivan at 7:00pm tonight. Admission fees apply and guests are welcome to try themselves out against troupe members if they wish. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 5484-1125.

B-Grade Cricket Grand Final
The South Burnett's 2018-19 cricket season will draw to a close today with the B-Grade Grand Final between the Nanango Scorpions and Blackbutt's Timbertowners, which will be played at Bunny Pearce Oval in Blackbutt at 12:30pm. The Timbertowners have only suffered three losses this season, but one was against the Scorpions so today's match promises to be a very interesting game indeed. The Grand Final will be preceded at 11:30am with the region's A and B Grade presentations, and spectators are very welcome to both events. Note: Today's presentations and grand final were originally scheduled for last Saturday, but had to be postponed due to wet weather.

April 7

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

Blackbutt Roast Lunch
The Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Douglas and Muir Streets in Blackbutt will be hosting their first Sunday of the month Roast Luch from 11:30am to around 12:45pm today. The lunch offers all the trimmings of a traditional roast for guests who love to eat a roast, but hate preparing them and doing the washing up afterwards. It offers a choice of pork or beef served with roast potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, peas and gravy or apple sauce for $15 per head. Everyone is welcome but bookings are essential. You can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4170-0642

Men's Triples - Murgon
The Murgon Bowls Club in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding the second (and final) day of their weekend-long Men's Triples Competition today. Today's activities will feature two playing sessions that will kick off at 9:00am. Spectators are very welcome. More details from the bowls club on (07) 4168-1043 or 0408-759-291.

South Burnett Rep Trials - Kingaroy
Fans of junior rugby league should head to T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy today. The grounds will be hosting Rep Trials against Dalby to see which young players will have the honour of wearing a South Burnett Eagles jersey in this year's 47th Battalion competition. The day will kick off at 8:30am when U16s boys play Dalby, followed at 9:40am by U14s boys; by U17s girls at 10:40am; U12s boys at 11:40am; U14s girls at 12:25pm; and U13s boys at 1:20pm. Spectators are very welcome!

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.

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.

Super Sunday Soccer - Kingaroy
As part of this weekend's 40th anniversary celebrations for the region's peak football association Football South Burnett, there'll be a Super Sunday of soccer games played all day on the hallowed grounds of Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy to mark the occasion. Activities will kick off with a recovery breakfast around 8:00am before Gunnettes and Panthers take to the park at 9:00am in the Round 3 Women's Division match, followed by Gunners and Panthers at 11:00am in the Men's Division. After lunch, Wests' women will play Barambah at 1:00pm, before Wests and Barambah's men's squads test their mettle at 3:00pm. A canteen will be operating in the grounds all day, there's no admission fee and spectators are very welcome!

Country Music Friends - Yarraman
The Country Music Friends will be holding their first Sunday of the month informal concert at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street from 1:00pm this afternoon. New players are very welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Jenny on (07) 4163-2469.

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.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns 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

April 8

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.

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

Kumbia Quilt & Craft Group
The Kumbia Quilt & Craft Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at the Kumbia QCWA Rooms in Bell Street at 7:30pm. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Heather on (07) 4164-4258 or Val on 0437-152-713.

Heritage House Meeting - Yarraman
The Heritage House committee will be holding their 2nd Monday of the month meeting at Heritage House in Millar Street, Yarraman at 6:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-8111.

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

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.

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!

Monday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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.

April 9

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.

Yarraman Morning Card Games
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.

Murgon Show Society Meeting
The Murgon Show Society will be holding their monthly meeting at the Murgon Showgrounds at 20 Macalister Street at 5:30pm this evening. All people who'd like to play a part in putting on next year's Murgon Show are very welcome to attend.

Yarraman Agricultural Society Meeting
The Yarraman Agricultural Society will be holding their 2nd Tuesday monthly meeting at the Yarraman Showgrounds offices on the New England Highway west of town at 6:30pm this evening. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone 0438-638-506.

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

Kingaroy Croquet Club
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

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

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.

Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.

Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.

Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (07) 4162-1755.

Blackbutt Country Crafters
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

Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
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 Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

April 10

Wednesday Afternoon Games - Blackbutt
The Roy Emerson Museum at the end of Hart Street in Blackbutt will be hosting Wednesday afternoon board games from 2:00pm to around 4:00pm today. There'll be a big range of popular board games on offer, but guests are welcome to bring their own if they wish. Playing fees are just $2, which includes afternoon tea or coffee (BYO mug), and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jackie on 0438-785-009.

Murgon Rotary Club
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.

Wednesday Morning Bridge
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

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

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day
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.

Busy Needles Group
The Blackbutt Busy Needles group will be meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 1:30pm today. The group meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Linda on (07) 4170-0823 or Sue on (07) 4163-0919.

Kingaroy Ukesters
The Kingaroy Ukesters ukulele group will be holding their weekly meeting in The Hub Room of Kingaroy's Orana Aged Care Facility from 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The group meets every Wednesday for a group play and sing-along session, and members range from raw beginners to experts. New members are always very welcome, and fun tuition for the world's easiest to play instrument is always available. More details? Phone Dorothy on 0419-778-015 or Neil on 0400-478-378.

Wondai Senior Citizens Club
The Wondai Senior Citizens Club will be holding their second Wednesday of the month meeting at the Wondai Diggers Club at 87 Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 1:00pm this afternoon. The $2 meeting fee includes afternoon tea, a singalong, card games, bingo and beatles with small prizes, and membership is only $5 a year. The club also organises occasional bus trips. New members are always welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Graham on (07) 4168-5598.

Wooroolin QCWA Meeting
The Wooroolin QCWA will be holding their regular monthly meeting at the Wooroolin QCWA Rooms on the Bunya Highway, Wooroolin at 9:30am this morning. All interested women from Wooroolin and district are very welcome to join them for a great afternoon tea and a chat after the meeting. More details? Phone Janice on 0439-073-160.

Kumbia QCWA Craft Group
The Kumbia QCWA Craft Group will be holding their regular 2nd Wednesday of the month meeting at the Kumbia QCWA Rooms in Bell Street today, kicking off with morning tea at 9:30am. Everyone is welcome, whether they're QCWA members or not. More details? Phone Mollie on (07) 4164-4191 or Lil on (07) 4164-4218.

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 Mondays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Wednesday Night Poker
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Aussie Bingo - Murgon
Bingo games will be played at the Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon this morning, with eyes down at 10:30am. Everyone is welcome.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts
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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Proston
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. AA isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Proston every Wednesday from 6:00pm at the old railway station at Railway Park in Rodney Street. For more information, phone 0427-137-140.

Wednesday Night Dance Class
Dance classes will be held at Inverlaw Hall in Inverlaw from 7:30pm tonight. The classes are a great way to learn ballroom dancing classics like the Quick Step, Jazz Waltz, Swing Waltz, Evening Three Step and many more, and class fees are just $4. More details? Phone David on 0459-228-882.

Goomeri SES Meeting
The Goomeri SES will be holding their regular Wednesday night training session at the SES Building in Dickinson Park, Goomeri from 6:30pm to around 8:30pm tonight. Anyone from the Goomeri district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Group Leader Steve Kay on 0429-836-572 or Ray on (07) 4168-4150.

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

Nanango Probus Club Meeting
Nanango's Probus Club will be holding their monthly meeting 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.

Connections Craft Group
The Connections Craft Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 12:00 noon to around 2:00pm this afternoon. Members can bring their own craft project, or join in an activity the group is doing. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided for a gold coin donation. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

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.

April 11

MBDA Breakfast Meeting - Murgon
The Murgon Business and Development Association will be holding its monthly meeting at the Royal Hotel at the corner of Gore and Lamb Streets in Murgon at 6:30am this morning (entry is via Gore Street). The MBDA represents the interests of the businesses and community of Murgon and districts, and monthly meetings discuss new developments in the area and community projects the group are undertaking or considering. Breakfast is $19 per head and an RSVP to Margaret on (07) 4168-2922 by 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 10, would be greatly appreciated for catering purposes. All interested people are very welcome to attend.

South Burnett Cake Decorating Association
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.

Understanding Your Pension - Kingaroy
The Financial Information Service of the Dpt of Human Services will be holding a free "Understanding Your Pension" seminar covering deeming, the income and asset tests, concessions and self service options from 3:00pm to around 4:15pm this afternoon at Centre4elink's offices at the corner of Markwell and Glendon Streets, Kingaroy. Bookings are essential and can be made by calling 136-357.

Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

Old Time Dancing Classes
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.

Saturday Night Youth Off The Streets - Murgon
A meeting of the Saturday Night Youth Off The Streets crime prevention committee will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon at 6:00pm this evening. The meeting will be planning the organisation of late night opening at the PCYC, and Elders and community members who'd like to get involved in this initiative are very welcome. More details? Phone Sgt Rene Bond at the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889.

Gathering Of The Scots - Kingaroy
A "Gathering Of The Scots" will be held at the Kingaroy Library in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 12:00 noon today. Thew gathering has been organised by Australia's Clan McKinnon leader Lynnsay Fryer to assess interest in forming a South Burnett Scottish Group (for Scots and anyone with Scottish ancestry) to pursue Scottish traditions like celebrating Robert Burns' birthday, baking shortbread, Highland dancing, piping, or simply raiding the English. Everyone is welcome - even "pretend" Scots who just love Highland culture - and you can obtain more details by phoning Kingaroy Library on (07) 4189-9256.

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.

Tai Chi Class - Kumbia
Kumbia's weekly Tai Chi class will be held in the lunch room at the Kumbia Sports Ground from 8:30am to 9:30am this morning. The class is for beginners and new members are always welcome.

Yarraman Over 50s Club
The Yarraman Over 50s Club will be holding their regular second Thursday of the month meeting at Kitty Cook House in Emmett Street. Yarraman from 9:30am this morning. The Over 50s Club is an active social group with around 40 members and meeting days can include activities such as cards, exercises, and choir practice, as well as lunch. The group also organise occasional bus trips. New members are always very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Dale on (07) 4163-8375.

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
Kumbia's monthly Community Morning Tea will be held 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.

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.

Thursday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

Tai Chi Classes - 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).

NaTDA Meeting - Nanango
The Nanango Tourism & Development Association will be holding its monthly dinner meeting in the Long Hai Room at the Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 5:30pm tonight. 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 represents the interests of the Nanango community, business and tourism operators. All interested people are very welcome to come along and get involved! Afterwards, the meeting will be followed by an informal, optional social dinner at the RSL's bistro. You can obtain more information by phoning Gloria Kirkness on (07) 4163-2848. Note: Tonight's meeting is being held a week earlier than usual due to the up-coming Easter break

April 12

Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363

Kingaroy QCWA Meeting
The Kingaroy branch of the QCWA will be holding their regular second Friday of the month meeting at the QCWA Rooms in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy (just next to Kingaroy RSL) from 9:30am to around 12:00 noon this morning. The day will kick off with coffee and chats - the meeting itself starts at 10:00am - and visitors and potential new members are always very welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094.

Friday Night At The Shed - Nanango
The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Car Park) will be open from 7:00pm until late tonight for local musicians and anyone else who enjoys music to come along, bring their instruments and jam in a relaxed and informal setting (or just sit on the Shed's lounges, listen in and enjoy the wide variety of talent on offer). The Shed fires up every Friday night, has tea and coffee-making facilities, and there's no admission charge. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.

Ash Williamson - Murgon
Popular performer Ash Wilkinson will be performing at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:00pm to 11:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the club on (07) 4168-1819.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
The Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am this afternoon. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

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.

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.

Menopause The Musical - Kingaroy
Menopause The Musical will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm to 9:00pm tonight. The creators of the show, which has been on tour around the world for the past 17 years, say it was inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of wine, and is a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived “The Change” - a sidesplitting musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s that leaves many audiences cheering and dancing in the aisles. Menopause The Musical has now been seen by more than 11 million people, and its Kingaroy performance will be the show's only appearance in the South Burnett. The show is for people aged 15 or over, and tickets - at $54.90 per head - can be booked online.

Free Family Movie Night - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be hosting a Free Family Movie Night at 5:30pm this evening. The PCYC canteen will be operating and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889.

Blackbutt Burger Night Fundraiser
The Blackbutt-Benarkin Aged Care Association will be holding a Burger Night Fundraiser at the Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Douglas and Muir Streets in Blackbutt as part of their drive to raise the final $50,000 the group needs to build extra accommodation units at their Scott Haven complex in Hart Street. The bar at the RSL will open at 3:00pm and the burgers will roll out between 6:00pm and 8:00pm, accompanied by live entertainment from the RSL Ramblers. Guests can enjoy a burger with chips for $7 ($5 for kids) and there'll also be fish and chips, salads and a limited number of chicken breast burgers on offer. Everyone is welcome, and you can also order takeaways by phoning (07) 4170-0642.

Musical Afternoon - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club will be hosting a Musical Afternoon at SBCare at the corner of Kingaroy and Avoca streets, Kingaroy (opposite SuperIGA) from 1:00pm to 3:00pm today, featuring country and western singing and popular songs. Admission is by gold coin donation - which includes afternoon tea - and everyone is welcome! More info? Phone Merv on (07) 4163-6191.

110th Annual Nanango Show
The first day of the 110th annual Nanango Show will be held at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street today. Most of the today's Show activities will focus on judging pavilion entries - the Show's main public day is tomorrow - but there'll be a Young Judges and Handlers competition at 5:30pm tonight and the public are welcome to attend for free.

South Burnett Autism Support Group - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Autism Support Group will be holding its second Friday of the month meeting at SB Care opposite Super IGA in Avoca Street, Kingaroy at 7:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Jenni on (07) 4171-0096 or Jenny on (07) 4164-1107

Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

South Burnett Pantry - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today at 22 Stolzenberg Road in Kingaroy. The Pantry is a not-for-profit registered charity run by a Board of Management and staffed by volunteers, and it helps low income families, couples and singles stretch their shopping dollar further. The Pantry offers $40 pantry hampers that contain most of the food and personal cleaning items that most people need to get through part of the week (though you'll need to shop elsewhere for extras or special items). And anyone who's finding it hard to make ends meet is very welcome to make use of it. More details? Phone Joan on (0427) 496-684 or Ruth on (0447) 812-789. PS: If you'd like to help The Pantry in any way - either by volunteering or donating goods - please contact Joanne or Ruth about this too, or visit the website.

Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome and a $2 lesson is available if you'd like tuition in the basics (all equipment is supplied). More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

April 13

Saturday Rugby League - Nanango
Most South Burnett football sports are taking a break for the next fortnight, but league fans can still get to see one game today: the South Burnett Eagles U18s, who'll be playing their contemporaries from Warwick at Stags Oval on the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango at 2:00pm today. A canteen will be operating and spectators are very welcome.

Cooyar Spit Roast
The Cooyar Hotel on the New England Highway at Cooyar will be holding a Spit Roast Night with live music in their Outback Bar behind the pub from 6:30pm until late this evening. Seating is limited so a booking is advisable: (07) 4692-6185. There's also free camping nearby if you'd like to stay over.

Dance - Booie Hall
A dance will be held at Booie Hall at 1226 Booie Road, Booie from 8:00pm until late tonight. Old Time dance music will be supplied by Diamonds Orchestra and there'll be a great supper, novelties and a lucky door prize, too. Admission is $10 for adults, or $5 for high school students and non-dancers. Everyone is welcome - especially younger people - and you can find out more by phoning Marie on 0439-794-027.

Zone Duo - Kingaroy
Touring group Zone Duo will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 8:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

Blackbutt Trivia Night
A Trivia Night will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt at 5:30pm tonight (play starts at 6:00pm sharp). The evening is a fundraiser for the Blackbutt Art Gallery and there'll be lots of prizes on offer. Tickets are just $10 per head and play will be in tables of six (if you don't have a team, organisers will find you one). There'll also be great food catered by the Blackbutt-Yarraman QCWA and a licensed bar operated by the Blackbutt-Benarkin Lions. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the Gallery on (07) 4170-0221.

APT9 Kids On Tour - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout at Wondai will be hosting the third (and final) session of APT9 Kids On Tour from the Queensland Gallery Of Modern Art at The Studio next to the gallery from 12:30pm to 3:30pm this afternoon. APT9 allows children aged 5 to 12 to explore and experience diverse art styles from Australia, Asia and the Pacific through hands-on art making activities and interactive experiences. APT9 is completely free, but places are limited so an RSVP is highly advisable to reserve a place. You can make one by phoning the Gallery on (O7) 4168-5926.

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.

Sugar Free Country - Kilkivan
The Kilkivan Bush Caravan Park at 577 Rossmore Road, Kilkivan will be hosting "Sugar Free Country" from noon until late today - a country music concert featuring Drew McAlister, Matt Cornell, Seleen McAlister, Caitlyn Shadbolt, Josh Setterfield, Brook Chivell and Natalie Pearson to raise funds for research into Juvenile Type 1 Diabetes. Tickets are $50 for adults, $20 for children under 12 or $120 for a family pass. On-site camping will be available, and so will an American Smoke & Grill dinner (both for an extra fee). More details? Phone the caravan park on (07) 5484-1340.

Classic Tones - Nanango
Classic Tones will be performing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight, serving up classics from the 60s to the 80s and covering every style from Country to Aussie Pub Rock. Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

Gem, Rock and Lapidary Show - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Gem and Fossicking Club will be holding the first day of their inaugural two-day Gem, Rock and Lapidary Show at Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 4:00pm today. The event will feature unique crystal, rock and mineral displays; a dealer pavilion; outdoor tailgaters and lots of fun for the kids. Food and drink stalls will be operating in the grounds, too. More details? Phone Neville on (07) 4163-5026.

Saturday Golf - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Golf Club on the Bunya Highway west of town will be holding their Burke & Wills Open Day today: a stableford in A, B and C grades for men and an ungraded stableford for women. There'll be prizes for the best non-golfer, close approaches and an optional ProPin, but names need to be in by 10:30am for a shotgun start at 11:00am. More details? Nominations? Phone (07) 4162-1720.

Ken Baines Disco - Kingaroy
A Ken Baines Disco with an Easter theme will be held at Saint Mary's Parish Hall in Albert Street, Kingaroy, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. About 30 young people with disabilities usually attend, along with their carers. Everyone is welcome!

Tranzmile Truck, Trailer & 4WD Parts Open Day
Tranzmile Truck, Trailer & 4WD Parts at 4 Barron Park Drive in Kingaroy will be holding their official opening and an Open Day from 8:00am to noon today. There'll be free Western Star merchandise; a $50 voucher for every $500 you spend today; truck and trailer parts suppliers on hand to answer your questions; and giveaways and show bags. The Kingaroy Scouts will also be on hand to serve up a BBQ brekkie and sausage sizzle if you get peckish. Everyone is welcome!

Maidenwell Thai Buffet
The Maidenwell Hotel will be holding a Thai Buffet from 6:00pm until around 8:00pm tonight, offering everything from Thai satay sticks to a yellow Thai chicken curry. More details from the hotel on (07) 4164-6133.

Elay Music - Kongaroy
Elay Music will be performing in the front bar at the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.

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.

Harvey Norman 10th Birthday Party
Harvey Nortman computers in Rogers Drive, Kingaroy will be celebrating their 10th birthday this morning with a live in-store broadcast by Hit FM, along with a jumping castle and sausage sizzle in the parking lot. Everyone is welcome.

Arthur Nettelfield - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett country rock entertainer Arthur Nettelfield will be performing at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until 11:30pm this evening. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

110th Annual Nanango Show
The main public day of the 110th Annual Nanango Show will get underway at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street, Nanango at 7:00am this morning when the gates open and prime cattle judging begins. This will be followed by horse events and stud cattle judging; barrel racing and rodeo events in the main ring; and chainsawing and wood chopping. The Show's official opening will occur around 1:30pm and will be followed by trotting (2:00pm); woodchops (3:00pm); a rodeo (3:00pm to 5:30pm); and monster trucks and rollover cars. Other features of this year's Show to look out for include a big Sideshow Alley, lots of great amusement rides, live music and the great Heritage Nanango fireworks display in the evening. Admission is still just $15 for adults and $10 for pension card holders and children over 14, but children under 14 accompanied by a paying adult can get in for free. A bar, BBQ and lots of food stalls will be operating in the grounds throughout the day and well into the night as well. More details? Phone the Show Society office on (07) 4163-1273. You can also find out more details on the Nanango Show Society's website.

Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

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.

Wondai Street Sprints
The first day of the weekend-long, fourth annual Wondai Street Sprints sprint car races will be held at the Wondai Industrial Estate off the Bunya Highway just north of Wondai's CBD today. Race time trials will be held from 8:30am to around 4:30pm, and there'll be food and merchandise stands on site. Over 135 entrants have nominated for this year's Sprints in classes including historic, touring cars, sports sedans, racing cars and special interest. A one-day pass for spectators is $15 (or $25 for both days) but under 14s can get in for free. More details? Phone Kevin on 0428-622-749 or visit the website.

Yarraman Markets
The Yarraman Progress Association's Yarraman Markets will be held on the vacant block at the corner of the D'Aguilar and New England Highways in Yarraman from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon today (ie opposite Bendigo Bank). The markets feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls, and are held on the second Saturday of every month. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $5! - call Joe on (0459) 638-282

April 14

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.

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.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns 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

Gem, Rock and Lapidary Show - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Gem and Fossicking Club will be holding the second (and final) day of their inaugural Gem, Rock and Lapidary Show at Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 4:00pm today. The event will feature unique crystal, rock and mineral displays; a dealer pavilion; outdoor tailgaters and lots of fun for the kids. Food and drink stalls will be operating in the grounds, too. More details? Phone Neville on (07) 4163-5026.

Wondai Street Sprints
The second (and final) day of the weekend-long, fourth annual Wondai Street Sprints sprint car races will be held at the Wondai Industrial Estate off the Bunya Highway just north of Wondai's CBD today. Race time trials will be held from 8:00am to around 3:00pm, and there'll also be a huge Show and Shine held on the sports oval adjacent to the racetrack, with judging taking place between 9:00am and 12:30pm and trophy presentations at around 1:00pm. Over 135 entrants have nominated for this year's Sprints in classes including historic, touring cars, sports sedans, racing cars and special interest, and food and drink will be available in the grounds. A one-day pass for spectators is $15, but under 14s are free. More details? Phone Kevin on 0428-622-749 or visit the website.

Barambah Bowhunters AGM - Nanango
The Barambah Bowhunters and Field Archers Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting at their clubhouse in Bowhunters Road, Nanango (just next to Virgil's Artisan's Village) from 12:30pm to around 3:30pm this afternoon. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Linda Little Campaign Launch - Blackbutt
ALP candidate for Maranoa Linda Little will be launching her campaign for the 2019 Federal election at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 11:30am to around 2:30pm today. The launch will give guests the opportunity to quiz Liz on issues of concern and compare her policies to those of the National Party incumbent, Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud. There'll also be a democracy sausage sizzle and tea, coffee and soft drinks available.

April 15

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.

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 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!

Monday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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.

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.

April 16

Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (07) 4162-1755.

Kingaroy Croquet Club
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

Blackbutt Country Crafters
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

Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
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 Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

Yarraman Business Group
The Yarraman Business Group will be holding their regular third Tuesday monthly meeting at the Club Room in the Yarraman Caravan Park on the D'Aguilar Highway north of town at 6:15pm this evening. The group caters for Yarraman businesses and new members are very welcome. More details? Phone 0409-504-383.

Proston Over 50s Club
The Proston Over 50s Club will be holding their regular third Tuesday of the month meeting and social at the Proston Town Hall in Rodney Street from 10:00am onwards today. The $2 admission fee includes morning tea and there'll be a communal lunch at around noon (bring along a plate to share). Members take part in various games, lucky door prizes and progressive raffles, and membership is just $5 per year, with bus trips are organised throughout the year. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Noela on (07) 4168-9296.

Community Meeting - Murgon
A community meeting will be held at Murgon Town Hall in Gore Street, Murgon at 6:30pm tonight to hear progress on the South Burnett PCYC's plans to trial opening late on Saturday nights in an effort to reduce youth crime in the area. Other speakers will also discuss other aspects of tackling the problem. The meeting will be preceded by a free sausage sizzle at 6:00pm and all interested people are welcome to attend.

Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.

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

Cricket Talent Search - Kingaroy
A talent search for young cricketers aged 10 to 25 will be held at Taabinga State School in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy this afternoon. Indigenous cricketers can try out between 3:30pm and 5:00pm, and cricketers with a disability can try out from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. You can find out more details about both these programs on Queensland Cricket's website.

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.

Free Sewing Workshop - Nanango
Want to know how to use your sewing machine? How to repair garments? Make some simple items? Follow a pattern? If you're into sewing or want to be, then come along to a free sewing workshop being held in the meeting room behind Our Lady Help Of Christians Catholic Church at 16 Alfred Street, Nanango between 9:00am and 2:00pm today. Bring along your sewing machine and accessories (if you have them - if not, let the organisers know when you register) plus pins, scissors, a tape measure, a picker, a pen and notebook, and your lunch. Women and men are both welcome. More details? Phone Patricia on 0408-762-973.

Safer Driving For Women Workshop - Kingaroy
Kingaroy police will be holding a free Safer Driving For Women Workshop at the Bill Hull Car Centre at the corner of Kingaroy and Avoca Streets, Kingaroy from 5:30pm to around 8:00pm tonight. The workshop will teach attendees about personal safety, road safety, basic car maintenance, changing tyres and checking oil levels and women of all ages are encouraged to attend. Canapes and cold drinks will be provided, too, but numbers are limited so an RSVP to help plan the catering would be greatly appreciated. You can make one by phoning Kingaroy police on (07) 4160-4900.

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

Yarraman Morning Card Games
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.

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.

Kingaroy Photographic Club
The Kingaroy Photographic Club will be holding its 3rd Tuesday of the month meeting inside Kingaroy State High School's Community Room from 6:30pm this evening (access is via the Markwell Street bus parking area). New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Rosemary on (07) 4162-3406.

Kingaroy QCWA Twilight Branch
The Kingaroy QCWA Twilight Branch will be holding their third Tuesday 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.

April 17

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.

Goomeri SES Meeting
The Goomeri SES will be holding their regular Wednesday night training session at the SES Building in Dickinson Park, Goomeri from 6:30pm to around 8:30pm tonight. Anyone from the Goomeri district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Group Leader Steve Kay on 0429-836-572 or Ray on (07) 4168-4150.

Ringsfield Readers Book Club - Nanango
The Ringsfield Readers Book Club and Book Exchange will be holding its monthly meeting at Ringsfield House at 41-45 Alfred Street, Nanango at 10:00am this morning. Book Club members can exchange books for free, or for a small donation if they don't have a book, during Ringsfield's trading hours. Club members also have access to a cake and coffee deal at the meetings, which are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

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

Blackbutt Camera Club
The Blackbutt Camera Club will be holding a meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 4:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. The club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month except December and January. The first Wednesday is devoted to practical photography (bring your own camera and equipment) and the third Wednesday to a review of those images and talks and tips on software (bring your laptop), followed by a committee meeting at 7:00pm. New members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Annette on (07) 4163-0148 or send her an email.

Wednesday Night Poker
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Kingaroy Ukesters
The Kingaroy Ukesters ukulele group will be holding their weekly meeting in The Hub Room of Kingaroy's Orana Aged Care Facility from 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The group meets every Wednesday for a group play and sing-along session, and members range from raw beginners to experts. New members are always very welcome, and fun tuition for the world's easiest to play instrument is always available. More details? Phone Dorothy on 0419-778-015 or Neil on 0400-478-378.

Wednesday Afternoon Games - Blackbutt
The Roy Emerson Museum at the end of Hart Street in Blackbutt will be hosting Wednesday afternoon board games from 2:00pm to around 4:00pm today. There'll be a big range of popular board games on offer, but guests are welcome to bring their own if they wish. Playing fees are just $2, which includes afternoon tea or coffee (BYO mug), and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jackie on 0438-785-009.

Free IT Workshop - Nanango
Want to learn how to use your digital devices better? How to bank online safely? Access MyGov or Gmail? Or simply speed up a slow PC? Then come along to a free IT workshop being held in the meeting room behind Our Lady Help Of Christians Catholic Church at 16 Alfred Street, Nanango between 9:00am and 2:00pm today. Bring along your digital device, a pen and notebook, and your lunch. Women and men are both welcome. More details? Phone Patricia on 0408-762-973.

Kingaroy Carers Group
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.

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts
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.

Aussie Bingo - Murgon
Bingo games will be played at the Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon this morning, with eyes down at 10:30am. Everyone is welcome.

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

Asperger's Awareness BBQ Lunch - Kingaroy
An Asperger's Awareness BBQ Lunch will be held at the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 11:30am to 2:00pm today. The event is a fundraiser for the South Burnett Autism Support Group supported by Kingaroy Rotary and local sponsors, and it will be offering hamburgers for $5 and sausages in blankets for $2.50, along with $2 soft drinks. Everyone is welcome!

Nanango National Seniors
The Nanango branch of National seniors will be holding its third Wednesday of the month meeting at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango this morning. The meeting will kick off with an informal cuppa around 9:30am before proceedings get underway at 10:00am. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone John on (07) 4163-6626.

Wednesday Morning Bridge
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

Murgon Rotary Club
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.

Blackbutt Red Cross
The Blackbutt branch of the Australian Red Cross will be holding their 3rd Wednesday of the month meeting at the Blackbutt tennis clubhouse in Hart Street, Blackbutt at 9:30am this morning. New members 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 Mondays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Wednesday Night Dance Class
Dance classes will be held at Inverlaw Hall in Inverlaw from 7:30pm tonight. The classes are a great way to learn ballroom dancing classics like the Quick Step, Jazz Waltz, Swing Waltz, Evening Three Step and many more, and class fees are just $4. More details? Phone David on 0459-228-882.

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day
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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Proston
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. AA isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Proston every Wednesday from 6:00pm at the old railway station at Railway Park in Rodney Street. For more information, phone 0427-137-140.

Connections Craft Group
The Connections Craft Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 12:00 noon to around 2:00pm this afternoon. Members can bring their own craft project, or join in an activity the group is doing. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided for a gold coin donation. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

April 18

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.

Tai Chi Class - Kumbia
Kumbia's weekly Tai Chi class will be held in the lunch room at the Kumbia Sports Ground from 8:30am to 9:30am this morning. The class is for beginners and new members are always welcome.

Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

Thursday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

Old Time Dancing Classes
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.

Blackbutt Agricultural Society
The Blackbutt Agricultural Society will be holding their third Thursday of the month meeting at the main pavilion inside the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road at 7:00pm this evening. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Tai Chi Classes - 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).

National Seniors Meeting - Murgon
The Murgon branch of National Seniors will be holding their second bi-monthly meeting for 2019 at the Murgon Bowls Club at 103 Macalister Street, Murgon from 10:00am to around 11:30am this morning. Today is the group's regular meeting and all interested people are welcome. Afterwards, members usually adjourn to the Murgon Services Club for lunch. The group meets on the third Thursday of every second month and run 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.

South Burnett Cake Decorating Association
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.

South Burnett Toastmasters
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

Scavenger Hunt - Proston
Here's a school holiday activity with a difference! Jacaranda Tea Rooms in Blake Street, Proston will be running a Scavenger Hunt for school-age children from noon (for lunch). The hunt itself will start at 1:00pm and children can follow clues spread around the town to win great prizes. You can book a spot by phoning the Team Rooms on 0428-895-119 or by dropping by in person.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 19

Good Friday
Today is Good Friday, a public holiday. Most South Burnett business will either be closed today or operating on restricted hours. Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday are also public holidays. If you're planning to attend something today, it would be wise to phone beforehand to check they're not taking an Easter break. And if you need to do some grocery shopping at a supermarket, your only choices are Kingaroy's Super IGA (7:00am to 9:00pm), Yarraman IGA (6:00am to 8:00pm) and Goomeri Foodworks (8:00am to 4:00pm). Finally, licenced premises are permitted to sell and supply liquor from 10:00am to 12:00pm in conjunction with a meal today if they elect to open, but takeaway sales are not permitted.

Maidenwell Running Festival
The first day of the 5th annual Maidenwell Running Festival (formerly known as the Maidenwell Marathon) will be held at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds next to the Maidenwell Hotel today. As the name suggests, the Marathon is for runners and walkers and this year there will be 12 events over three days, ranging from 400m foot races to a 56km ultra-marathon. Whatever your fitness or competitive level - and no matter whether you're walking or running - the festival has a distance to suit everyone. Today the Festival will kick off at 12:00 noon, where runners will have the choice of a 14km, 28km or 42km full marathon course. And tonight, volunteers will be preparing a Good Friday pasta meal with a vegetarian option for participants and guests ($15 per head). Free camping is available at the Sports Grounds if you'd like to stay the full weekend. You can read more about the Maidenwell Running Festival on the Festival's website, or phone Bronwyn on 0439-842-412. You can also read more about what last year's Running Festival was like on our website.

Yarraman Walk Of Faith
The annual inter-denominational "Yarraman Walk Of Faith" will be held in Yarraman today, commencing with a brief service at 10:00am at the Calvary Lutheran Church at 14 McDaniell Street, Yarraman. After this, marchers will proceed to the rest of Yarraman's churches (ie Our Lady Of Dolours Catholic church, St Philips' Anglican Church and the Uniting Church) before concluding with tea, coffee and hot cross buns. This Good Friday walk - which has been running in Yarraman for decades - embraces all the town's churches, and everyone is welcome to attend this community celebration of Easter. An offering plate will be in place if you'd like to make a donation towards expenses, and transport will be available for those who are unable to undertake the walks between churches.

April 20

Nanango Easter Saturday Race Meeting
The Nanango Race Club will be holding their Easter Saturday Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway in Racecourse Road just south of Nanango from 10:00am to around 5:00pm today. Today's races will have an "Easter Bonnets and Top Hats" theme and everyone is encouraged to dress up in their best Easter outfits and/or accessories to be in the running for some great Moffatdale Ridge Fashions Of The Field spot prizes. The race club's popular Pink Champagne 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; and there'll be plenty of bookmakers and an on-course tote available in the betting ring to take your wagers. There's also plenty of undercover seating and lots of parking on course. The Easter meeting is always a biggie and this one might be even bigger with free Easter Eggs, face painting and other entertainment for children plus great live music for adults. As usual, patrons are welcome to picnic on the lawns and even bring their own marquee if they 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 rear of Nanango's Fitzroy Hotel at 12:30pm. The first race will leave the barriers around 1:30pm, but gates will open earlier so go-getters can get a head start on that all-important socialising. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners (under-16s are free). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Rosemary on (07) 4163-2346 or email her.

Monogorilby Camp Oven Comedy Night
The annual Monogorilby Camp Oven Comedy Night will be held at Monogorilby Hall 45km north-west of Boondooma from 10:00am this morning through until the same time tomorrow. This year's get-together is a fundraiser for RACQ LifeFlight and it will offer lots of fun family activities including a Pig on a Spit; sausage sizzle; camp oven damper and camp oven cooking; a licensed bar; stalls and demos; a fun Dog Parade; rib-tickling comedy; and music from walk-ups and local talent, along with raffles. There'll also be free overnight camping and a Bush Poet's Breakfast to kick off Sunday morning. Tickets are just $35 for adults and $15 for youngsters, and you can book some and/or find out more information by phoning (07) 4165-8121.

Big Booie Easter BBQ
Cranes Winery on Haydens Road at Booie will be holding the first day of their annual Big Booie Easter BBQ from 10:00am to 4:00pm today. Winemaker Bernie Cooper will be donning his chef's apron to cook up sizzling BLT burgers, chicken burgers with chimichurri, snack cheese platters and jumbo cheese platters - and if you can manage to fit in dessert, there'll also be three flavours of home-made cheese cakes available (jaffa, peanut brittle or choc mint), all served with a shot of one of Cranes' fabulous Booie Range Liqueurs. Popular entertainer Guy Davis will also be providing hours of relaxed live music during lunch. In addition, Cranes' full range of award-winning wines will be available as well. Bookings aren't essential, but if you want to be certain of a seat they're probably advisable: (07) 4162-7647.

Easter At Barambah Cellars
Barambah Cellars - the South Burnett's newest cellar door at 167 Tipperary Road at Moffatdale - will be open for wine tastings and gourmet platters from 10:30am to 4:30pm today, tomorrow and Monday. Barambah Cellars stock hard-to-get South Burnett wines from Nuova Scuola (ie "New School"), Lightning Tree Wines and Hillsdale Estate along with local gourmet produce, and are run by three of the region's top winemakers and viticulturalists. Bookings aren't required but are always appreciated: 0408-850-595.

Nanango Panthers Movie Night
POSTPONED: The Nanango Panthers will be holding a free Outdoor Movie Night at the Burnett Street sports fields in Nanango from 5:00pm this evening (movie screening starts at 6:00pm). The night's feature movie is the recently-released animated classic How To Train Your Dragon III - The Hidden World (rated PG), the heart-warming tale of how Toothless the dragon finally met his mate and how he, his human partner Hiccup and Hiccup's feisty fiancee Astrid went on to liberate dragons everywhere. This beautiful film is the final in a trio of How To Train Your Dragon movies. It was only released in cinemas this January, and it scored a high 88 to 91 out of 100 rating from movie review site Rotten Tomatoes. The Panthers canteen will also be open and will be offering $7 meals, snacks and soft drinks. Everyone is welcome - just BYO blanket or chair. Note: This event has been postponed until tomorrow due to rain.

Proston Easter Parade
Here's something else that's really different! The Proston QCWA will be holding an Easter Parade from 9:30am to 11:30am in Proston this morning. The parade will assemble at the Baptist Church at 9:30am and then travel along Blake Street to the QCWA Rooms in Railway Park around 10:00am. There'll be prizes for the best-decorated floats of any description (ie cars, trucks, tractors, horse and cart, scooters, walkers and bicycles) and also the best fancy dress costume. Parade fees are just $2 to take part, or 50c for a small float or bike. Afterwards there'll be a morning of fun games including thong-tossing, egg and spoon races, a scavenger hunt and the awesome Proston Regatta (see above), wrapping up with an Easter hat competition at around 11:00am. Stall holders are welcome to take part, too, and stall fees are just $5. Everyone is welcome!

AGL Kumbia Charity Campdraft
The first day of the two-day Kumbia & District Charity Campdraft will be held at the Kumbia Sportsgrounds off Bell Street in Kumbia from early this morning when the canteen opens and begins serving up Big Country Breakfasts through until late this afternoon. This year's Campdraft will have a bumper field of competitors and will be offering some really great Easter campdrafting action, with today's competitions focussing on an Open draft and a combined Maiden/Novice draft offering a combined $5600 in cash prizes. Admission to watch all the action is 100% free for spectators and this evening there'll be live entertainment, a multi-draw raffle, a calcutta and a licensed bar running until midnight. There's also free overnight camping in the Sportsgrounds all weekend if you want to stay over. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Malcolm on 0427-009-399, Stacey on 0419-771-484 or Janine on 0408-226-822.

The Bourbon Boys - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett band The Bourbon Boys will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until after midnight tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

Proston Regatta In The Park
Here's something different! No need to travel to the Territory for the Henley on Todd Regatta - the Proston Round Table, the Coverty Creek Social Club, Mondure District Rural Fire Brigade and the South Burnett Regional Council will be holding their own Regatta In The Park at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston from 10:00am this morning following the Proston QCWA's Easter Parade and markets (see below). To be part of the Regatta, participants simply need to hire a pretend boat for $2.50 per race (children aged 4-7 can hire an inflatable for free) and take part in a range of fun, non-competitive, gender-neutral events in the park with the chance to win some great prizes. Spectators can enjoy the entertainment, too (there's no admission fee). Proston is well-known for whacky, off-the-wall events that are great fun, and this family-friendly get-together will be alcohol free as well. Everyone is welcome! More details? Visit the Regatta website or its Facebook page. You can also read more about what last year's Regatta was like (and see photos) on our website.

Easter Saturday Grocery Shopping
If you need to restock the larder over the Easter break, today is the best day to do it. All the region's supermarkets will be open today and trading until late afternoon or evening. But if you overlook something essential, there's no need to panic - most supermarkets will be open tomorrow and Monday as well (except for Woolworths and Aldi in Kingaroy, which will both be closed on Sunday and Monday).

Robert Early - Kingaroy
Entertainer Robert Early will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL Club in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm this evening. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Western Dressage & Ranch Pattern Clinic - Nanango
The South Burnett Western Performance Club will be holding a Western Dressage & Ranch Pattern Clinic at their club house in Racecourse Road, Nanango from 8:30am today for beginner to intermediate riders. In the morning, the focus will be on correct riding techniques including rider position (legs, hands, seat and posture) and how this influences the horse in terms of tempo, straightness, impulsion and collection, all with a view to maximising points in a test. This will be followed by an afternoon clinic after lunch which will be for test and pattern practice. This clinic will give riders the opportunity to ride a test and have one of Australia’s leading judges critique their strengths and improvement areas and provide invaluable insights about how to build skills in this exact discipline. Course fees are $85 per clinic for a maximum of 10 riders per clinic.

Wondai Autumn Garden Expo
The first day of the weekend long Wondai Autumn Garden Expo will be held at the Wondai Sports Grounds off the Bunya Highway just north of Wondai's CBD from 8:00am this morning through until 4:30pm this afternoon. The Expo is one of the largest gardening shows of its type in south-east Queensland, and it always draws hundreds of keen gardeners to Wondai every April. This year (for the tenth year running) it's being held in conjunction with the South Burnett Orchid Society's Annual Show, which will be staged at the nearby Wondai Diggers Club in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 9:30am to 3:00pm; and the Wondai Art Gallery are also running a special exhibition on a floral theme too - so make sure you check out all three venues! As well as the usual huge range of plant and garden-related product displays, the Expo will also feature a number of interesting and well-informed guest speakers talking on a variety of gardening topics throughout the day. Guests can also get to enjoy a Flower Show and live music, and there'll be plenty of food and drink outlets dotted around the grounds too. Admission is a slim $5 per day (young people under 15 can get in for free) and you can get more details and/or book a stand of your own on the Garden Expo's website or by phoning Helen on (07) 4168-9297.

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.

David Lynch Jr - Nanango
The Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango will be hosting popular local entertainer David Lynch Jr from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

Maidenwell Running Festival
The second day of the 5th annual Maidenwell Running Festival (formerly known as the Maidenwell Marathon) will be held at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds today. As the name suggests, the Marathon is for runners and walkers and there will be 12 events over three days, ranging from 400m foot races to a 56km ultra-marathon. Whatever your fitness or competitive level - and no matter whether you're walking or running - the festival has a distance to suit everyone. Today the Festival will kick off at the Maidenwell Sports Grounds at 6:00am where runners will have the choice of a half marathon, a full marathon or a 56km ultra-marathon course. These will be followed by an 8:00am start for a 10km run; a 9:30am start for a 5km run; and a 10:30am start for a 2.2km children’s run, followed by a Beer Mile Championship at 3:00pm. And tonight, everyone is welcome along to the Maidenwell Hotel for one of their famous pig-on-a-spit nights plus live music. Free camping is also available at the Sports Grounds on a first-come, first-served basis if you'd like to stay the full weekend. You can read more about the Maidenwell Running Festival on the Festival's website, or phone Bronwyn on 0439-842-412. You can also read more about what last year's Running Festival was like on our website.

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.

Easter At The Moffatdale Wineries
If you'd like to take a break at a winery over Easter, Moffatdale Ridge on Barambah Road at Moffatdale and Clovely Estate on Steinhardt's Road will both be open today. Clovely's cellar door offers the widest range of award-winning wines in region, including wonderful Mediterranean varieties that are largely unknown to most Australian wine consumers (eg: Barbera, Nebbiolo, Petit Verdot and Sangiovese) along with more traditional varieties. Over Easter, Clovely's cellar door will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily for wine and olive oil tastings. Moffatdale Ridge, meanwhile, will be open the same hours and in addition to wine tastings, their cafe can provide morning and afternoon teas and lunches as well. Bookings aren't necessary at either winery, but are always appreciated if you're bringing a big group.

Easter In The Park - Kingaroy
South Burnett Flightsavers will be holding the 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day at Memorial Park at the corner of Alford and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 8:30am to around noon this morning. There'll be two Easter Egg hunts at 9:00am and 11:00am, along with fun $5 craft activities for children plus three-legged races, egg and spoon races, a sack race and egg tossing. A coffee van will be on site and the Lions will be running a sausage sizzle, with cold drinks available as well. There's no admission charge and everyone is welcome!

South Burnett Orchid Society Annual Show
The South Burnett Orchid Society will be holding their annual show at the Wondai RSL's club rooms in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 9:30am to about 3:00pm today in conjunction with the Autumn Garden Expo (see above). The orchid show features magnificent displays of orchids, foliage, floral art and photos. There'll also be plants and orchid supplies on sale, along with raffles and a Lucky Door prize. Admission is just $3 and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Linda on 0467-591-954

BVRT Easter Adventure Ride - Blackbutt
The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association will be hosting a 45km BVRT Easter Adventure Ride of about 45km, departing from the Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre in Hart Street, Blackbutt around 7:00am and proceeding down the Blackbutt Range. The ride will combine the Allery Track with the BVRT and Rohlmann's track across a challenging mix of rutted forestry tracks, gravel roads, some asphalt, about 50 metres of hike-a-bike through a deep creek gully, and an old historic track down an open ridge, finishing at the Old Church Gallery in Moore for lunch. The ride is suitable for mountain bikes and gravel bikes only, is fully supported, and the $35 registration fee includes transport back up to Blackbutt by Out There Cycling (lunch is not included, so bring cash). However, places are limited to 25. Tickets can be booked online through Eventbrite.

April 21

Blackbutt Country Markets
The Blackbutt Lions Country Markets - run on the third Sunday of every month - will be held at Les Muller Park in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00am until around mid-day today. The markets offer a wide range of locally produced arts, crafts and freshly harvested foodstuffs and everyone is welcome along! More details? Phone Ivan on (07) 4170-0068.

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.

Nanango Panthers Movie Night
The Nanango Panthers will be holding a free Outdoor Movie Night at the Burnett Street sports fields in Nanango from 5:00pm this evening (movie screening starts at 6:00pm). The night's feature movie is the recently-released animated classic How To Train Your Dragon III - The Hidden World (rated PG), the heart-warming tale of how Toothless the dragon finally met his mate and how he, his human partner Hiccup and Hiccup's feisty fiancee Astrid went on to liberate dragons everywhere. This beautiful film is the final in a trio of How To Train Your Dragon movies. It was only released in cinemas this January, and it scored a high 88 to 91 out of 100 rating from movie review site Rotten Tomatoes. The Panthers canteen will also be open and will be offering $7 meals, snacks and soft drinks. Everyone is welcome - just BYO blanket or chair. Note: This event was originally planned for Saturday, but has been postponed to this evening due to rain.

Moffatdale Boutique Markets
The quarterly Moffatdale Boutique Markets will be running at the Yallakool Tourist Park on Bjelke-Petersen Dam at Moffatdale from 10:00am to 3:00pm today. The markets will feature more than 45 artisan stall holders along with four food trucks, two coffee vans, a jumping castle and children's activities. There's no admission fee and everyone is welcome to come along and browse for Easter treasures.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns 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

Easter At The Moffatdale Wineries
If you'd like to take a break at a winery over Easter, Moffatdale Ridge on Barambah Road at Moffatdale and Clovely Estate on Steinhardt's Road will both be open today. Clovely's cellar door offers the widest range of award-winning wines in region, including wonderful Mediterranean varieties that are largely unknown to most Australians (eg: Barbera, Nebbiolo, Petit Verdot and Sangiovese) along with more traditional red and white varieties. Over Easter, Clovely's cellar door will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily for wine and olive oil tastings. Moffatdale Ridge, meanwhile, will be open the same hours and in addition to wine tastings, their cafe can provide morning and afternoon teas and lunches as well. Bookings aren't necessary at either winery, but are always appreciated if you're bringing a big group.

Easter Sunday Fun Day - Kingaroy
Kingsley Grove Estate at 49 Stuart Valley Drive south-west of Kingaroy will be holding an Easter Sunday Fun Day from 10:30am this morning until late this afternoon. There will be an Easter Egg hunt in the vineyard (BYO baskets) and children can enjoy a jumping castle and face painting activities, while their parents sit back and enjoy a glass of their favourite Kingsley Grove wine. There'll also be a selection of wood-fired pizzas available for lunch between noon and 1pm, and wine ice-creams for dessert (plain for children). Tickets are $40 per head for adults and $15 per head for children aged 10-17 (under 10s are free), but bookings are essential to properly plan the catering: 0414-230-128.

Maidenwell Running Festival
The final day of the 5th annual Maidenwell Running Festival (formerly known as the Maidenwell Marathon) will be held at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds today. As the name suggests, the Marathon is for runners and walkers covers 12 events over three days, ranging from 400m foot races to a 56km ultra-marathon. Whatever your fitness or competitive level - and no matter whether you're walking or running - the festival has a distance to suit everyone. Today the Festival will kick off at the Maidenwell Sports Grounds at 6:00am where runners will have the choice of a half marathon, a full marathon or one of a trio of relay races over 7km, 14km or 21km. These will be followed at 8:00am by the final of the 400m foot race, then at 9:00am with the final of the 120m Maidenwell Gift. Later tonight there'll be a BBQ meal available in a marked, unrestricted area next to the Maidenwll Hotel, which will be hosting the annual Maidenwell Bull Ride. Free camping is also available at the Sports Grounds on a first-come, first-served basis if you'd like to stay the full weekend. You can read more about the Maidenwell Running Festival on the Festival's website, or phone Bronwyn on 0439-842-412. You can also read more about what last year's Running Festival was like on our website.

Open Mic Afternoon At The Fitzroy
CANCELLED: The Fitzroy Hotel in Fitzroy Street, Nanango will be holding an Open Mic Jam Session from 2:00pm to around 6:00pm this afternoon, hosted by Mr Q. Anyone is welcome to put their name up on the blackboard and - when their turn comes - perform up to 20 minutes of originals or covers. All PAs, guitars and drums will be provided by Mr Q. There'll also be meals available from noon to 2:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm if you get hungry. Everyone is welcome along for a great afternoon of live music and family fun! More details? Phone Tony on 0439-077-681. Note: Due to hotel renovations this event was cancelled. It will return as usual next month on May 26th.

Sunday Afternoon Poker
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 Bull Ride
The annual Maidenwell Bull Ride will be held behind the Maidenwell Hotel from 5:00pm until late tonight to wrap up the three-day Maidenwell Running Festival. There'll also be a barbecue dinner available nearby, and after the bull ride winds down there'll be live music playing until late tonight. There's an admission fee to get in to see the Bull Ride, which runs in a restricted access area ($15 for adults, $10 for high school students, or $40 for a family - primary school age and younger children are free) but there's no admission fee if you just want to see the band. Free camping and hot showers are available in the hotel's grounds too. If you enjoy rodeo action, the Bull Ride is always a really great night out - and it's also a major fundraiser for the Tanduringie State School P&C. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4164-6133.

Big Booie Easter BBQ
Cranes Winery on Haydens Road at Booie will be holding the second (and final) day of their annual Big Booie Easter BBQ from 10:00am to 4:00pm today. Winemaker Bernie Cooper will be donning his chef's apron to cook up sizzling BLT burgers, chicken burgers with chimichurri, snack cheese platters and jumbo cheese platters - and if you can manage to fit in dessert, there'll also be three flavours of home-made cheese cakes available (jaffa, peanut brittle or choc mint), all served with a shot of one of Cranes' fabulous Booie Range Liqueurs. Popular entertainer Guy Davis will also be providing hours of relaxed live music during lunch. In addition, Cranes' full range of award-winning wines will be available as well. Bookings aren't essential, but if you want to be certain of a seat they're probably advisable: (07) 4162-7647.

Kumbia Charity Campdraft
The second (and final) day of the two-day Kumbia & District Charity Campdraft will be held at the Kumbia Sportsgrounds off Bell Street in Kumbia from early this morning when the canteen opens and begins serving up Big Country Breakfasts through until late this afternoon. This year's Campdraft will have a bumper field of competitors and will be offering some really great Easter campdrafting action, with today's competitions featuring a Junior draft and a Juvenile draft, along with the finals of the Maiden and Novice drafts begun yesterday. This evening after the campdraft concludes there'll be a great pig-on-a-spit roast dinner and dessert on offer, catered by the Kumbia Rattlers Cricket Club. Admission to the campdraft is 100% free for spectators. There's also free overnight camping in the Sportsgrounds all weekend if you want to stay over. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Malcolm on 0427-009-399, Stacey on 0419-771-484 or Janine on 0408-226-822.

Easter At Barambah Cellars
Barambah Cellars - the South Burnett's newest cellar door at 167 Tipperary Road at Moffatdale - will be open for wine tastings and gourmet platters from 10:30am to 4:30pm today and Monday. Barambah Cellars stock hard-to-get South Burnett wines from Nuova Scuola (ie "New School"), Lightning Tree Wines and Hillsdale Estate along with local gourmet produce, and are run by three of the region's top winemakers and viticulturalists. Bookings aren't required but are always appreciated: 0408-850-595.

Easter Family Fun Morning - Nanango
Historic Ringsfield House at 41-45 Alfred Street, Nanango will be holding an Easter Family Fun Morning from 9:00am until around noon today. Activities for children include Easter basket making and an Easter Egg hunt ($10), a jumping castle ($4), face painting ($4 with funds donated to the All Inclusive Butter Factory Park project) and a sausage sizzle. Easter platters for two will also be available for $25. However, to help plan the catering bookings are essential. You can make one by phoning (07) 4163-3345

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.

April 22

Yarraman Creative Circle
The Yarraman Creative Circle crafts group will be holding their regular 4th Monday monthly meeting from 9:30am to around 2:00pm today at Kitty Cook House in Emmert Street. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Beryl on (07) 4163-8551.

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

Easter Monday Public Holiday
Today is Easter Monday, a public holiday, and most South Burnett business will either be closed today or operating on restricted hours. If you're planning to attend something today, it would be wise to phone beforehand to check they're not taking an Easter break.

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

Monday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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!

Kumbia Quilt & Craft Group
The Kumbia Quilt & Craft Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at the Kumbia QCWA Rooms in Bell Street at 7:30pm. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Heather on (07) 4164-4258 or Val on 0437-152-713.

April 23

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

South Burnett Chorale
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 meet every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

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

Yarraman Morning Card Games
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.

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.

Nanango Scout Group
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.

Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (07) 4162-1755.

Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.

Kingaroy Croquet Club
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

Blackbutt Country Crafters
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

Kumbia QCWA Meeting
The QCWA Kumbia Branch in Bell Street will be opening its doors at 9.00am this morning for a cuppa, followed by its monthly branch meeting at 9:30am. After this formality has been attended to, though, members focus on friendship and fun through sharing their skills in traditional and contemporary art and handcraft activities for the remainder of the morning and into the afternoon. Members, non-members and new members are all very welcome! More details? Phone Catherine Woodham on 0403-616-564.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
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 Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.

April 24

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.

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

Indoor Bowls & Cards Day
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 Night Poker
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Wednesday Night Dance Class
Dance classes will be held at Inverlaw Hall in Inverlaw from 7:30pm tonight. The classes are a great way to learn ballroom dancing classics like the Quick Step, Jazz Waltz, Swing Waltz, Evening Three Step and many more, and class fees are just $4. More details? Phone David on 0459-228-882.

Goomeri SES Meeting
The Goomeri SES will be holding their regular Wednesday night training session at the SES Building in Dickinson Park, Goomeri from 6:30pm to around 8:30pm tonight. Anyone from the Goomeri district who's interested in joining the SES (or simply finding out more about what's involved) is very welcome to come along. More details? Phone Group Leader Steve Kay on 0429-836-572 or Ray on (07) 4168-4150.

Rising Stars Playgroup - Yarraman
The Yarraman Rising Stars Playgroup will be meeting at the Yarraman P9 State School Meeting Room between 8:45am and 10:30am this morning. Children involved in the playgroup will get to enjoy a morning of indoor and outdoor play and fun; develop pre-reading and pre-writing skills; form strong relationships with other children; and transition to school more smoothly. If you're bringing your child along, you should also bring along morning tea, a water bottle, a hat, closwed-in shoes suitable for climbing and old clothes (sunscreen will be provided). The playgroup meets every Wednesday during school terms. More details? Phone the school on (07) 4173-7333

Kingaroy Ukesters
The Kingaroy Ukesters ukulele group will be holding their weekly meeting in The Hub Room of Kingaroy's Orana Aged Care Facility from 1:00pm to 3:00pm this afternoon. The group meets every Wednesday for a group play and sing-along session, and members range from raw beginners to experts. New members are always very welcome, and fun tuition for the world's easiest to play instrument is always available. More details? Phone Dorothy on 0419-778-015 or Neil on 0400-478-378.

Busy Needles Group
The Blackbutt Busy Needles group will be meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 1:30pm today. The group meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Linda on (07) 4170-0823 or Sue on (07) 4163-0919.

Wednesday Morning Bridge
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

Connections Craft Group
The Connections Craft Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 12:00 noon to around 2:00pm this afternoon. Members can bring their own craft project, or join in an activity the group is doing. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided for a gold coin donation. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Aussie Bingo - Murgon
Bingo games will be played at the Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon this morning, with eyes down at 10:30am. Everyone is welcome.

Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster - Boondooma
The first day of the five-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 25 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers, and in addition to lots of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Today's activities will begin with a Bush Poet's Breakfast at 7:30am, followed by invited artists and walk-up performers well into the evening. Admission to today's Muster is $5 or you can buy a 5-day pass for $105. Bush camping is also available on-site and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get a program of this year's Muster in PDF format by clicking here.

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

Nanango Country Quilters & Crafts
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.

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 Mondays). New members are very welcome! More details? Phone Ben on 0491-102-087

Business Breakfast - Kingaroy
A breakfast for South Burnett business owners will be held at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 6:30am (for a 7:00am start) to 9:00am this morning. The event will be compered by Matt Collins, who'll interview Joe Prendergast (Goomeri Hotel), Donna Ryan (Jamaica Blue) and professional angler Matthew Mott about ways to improve customer service and business tips in general. The cost of the breakfast is $20. Everyone is welcome, and bookings can be made by phoning (07) 4163-1375.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Proston
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. AA isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Proston every Wednesday from 6:00pm at the old railway station at Railway Park in Rodney Street. For more information, phone 0427-137-140.

Wednesday Afternoon Games - Blackbutt
The Roy Emerson Museum at the end of Hart Street in Blackbutt will be hosting Wednesday afternoon board games from 2:00pm to around 4:00pm today. There'll be a big range of popular board games on offer, but guests are welcome to bring their own if they wish. Playing fees are just $2, which includes afternoon tea or coffee (BYO mug), and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jackie on 0438-785-009.

Murgon Rotary Club
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.

April 25

Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster - Boondooma
The second day of the five-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 25 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers, and in addition to bucketloads of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Today's activities will begin with a Bush Poet's Breakfast at 7:30am, followed by invited artists and walk-up performers well into the evening. There'll also be an Anzac Day Service held in the grounds at 9:00am this morning. Admission to today's Muster is $15 or you can buy a 5-day pass for $105. Bush camping is also available on-site and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get a program of this year's Muster in PDF format by clicking here.

Wondai Anzac Day Race Meeting
The South Burnett Race Club will be holding their 46th Anzac Day Race Meeting at the Wondai race track in Baynes Street today in aid of Legacy, and after a sombre morning of reflection it's always one of our region's most popular race meetings of the year. Today's trackside action will feature an on-course TAB; live telecasts of interstate races and interstate betting fluctuations; a vigorous undercover betting ring; a great BBQ and bar; the Lady Luck Cocktail Bar; a "Poppies and Lace" fashion theme; and a card of five races. Gates will open at 11:30am; the bar will open at 1:00pm; and the first race will leave the barriers at around 2:05pm. Everyone is welcome and admission is just $10. Reserved seating is also available for a small extra charge. You can read more about what last year's Anzac Day race meeting was like (and see pictures) on our website.

April 26

Friday Night At The Shed - Nanango
The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Car Park) will be open from 7:00pm until late tonight for local musicians and anyone else who enjoys music to come along, bring their instruments and jam in a relaxed and informal setting (or just sit on the Shed's lounges, listen in and enjoy the wide variety of talent on offer). The Shed fires up every Friday night, has tea and coffee-making facilities, and there's no admission charge. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.

Rowan Edwards & DJdirex - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett entertainer Rowan Edwards will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to around 10:00pm tonight, after which DJdirex will be spinning the platters until late. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome and a $2 lesson is available if you'd like tuition in the basics (all equipment is supplied). More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

Manumbar Campdraft
The first day of the three day 2019 Manumbar Campdraft will be held at the Manumbar Campdraft Grounds, kicking off at 2:00pm this afternoon and continuing until dusk. This year's campdraft will feature Maiden, Novice, Junior, Juvenile, Restricted Open and Open Drafts, as well as pony club events for children. There's free on-site camping and a pig-on-a-spit dinner and live entertainment on Saturday night as well. Admission to the campdraft is 100% free for spectators and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Sheryl on (07) 4168-8107, message the Manumbar Campdraft's Facebook page or send her an email.

Meet The Candidate - Kingaroy
Clive Palmer's United Australia Party candidate Julie Saunders (who is contesting the seat of Maranoa in the upcoming May 18 Federal election) will be holding a Meet & Greet at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 2:00pm to 4:00pm today. Members of the public are welcome to ask her about UAP's policies.

IBRP South Burnett Speedway - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Speedway Club will be holding the first day of a bumper two-day meeting to decide the IBRP SSA National Modified Sedans and Australian Modlites titles at the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy today. Gates will open at 2:00pm and racing will get underway at 4:00pm. This meeting has attracted a top field of speedway driving talent from right around Australia (including multiple national and state title-holders), and a key aim of tonight's racing is to whittle down a field of 95 competitors in the Modified Sedans category to a more manageable number for tomorrow's finals. So spectators can expect thrills and spills aplenty as competitors put the pedal to the metal in order to secure a spot tomorrow. Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for students and pensioners or $65 for a family of two adults and up to three students (children 12 and under are free). There'll also be canteen facilities operating onsite and camping available, too. This meeting is one of the club's biggest of the year - possibly even bigger than the Kings Royal - and the full program can be viewed here (7.5Mb PDF)

Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster - Boondooma
The third day of the five-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 25 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers, and in addition to bucketloads of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Today's activities will begin with a Bush Poet's Breakfast at 7:30am, followed by invited artists and walk-up performers well into the evening. Admission to today's Muster is $20 or you can buy a 5-day pass for $105. Bush camping is also available on-site and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get a program of this year's Muster in PDF format by clicking here.

Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
The Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am this afternoon. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Tyson Clancy-Jones - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett entertainer Tyson Clancy-Jones will be performing in the front bar of the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.

South Burnett Pantry - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be open from 8:30am to 12:30pm today at 22 Stolzenberg Road in Kingaroy. The Pantry is a not-for-profit registered charity run by a Board of Management and staffed by volunteers, and it helps low income families, couples and singles stretch their shopping dollar further. The Pantry offers $40 pantry hampers that contain most of the food and personal cleaning items that most people need to get through part of the week (though you'll need to shop elsewhere for extras or special items). And anyone who's finding it hard to make ends meet is very welcome to make use of it. More details? Phone Joan on (0427) 496-684 or Ruth on (0447) 812-789. PS: If you'd like to help The Pantry in any way - either by volunteering or donating goods - please contact Joanne or Ruth about this too, or visit the website.

Friday 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.

Wesleyan Food Hampers - Nanango
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers will be available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am to 12:00 noon today. Food hampers are available for a modest price to people facing financial difficulties.

Heritage House 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!

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.

Friday Night Junior Women's Rugby League - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Eagles girls’ games – Round 1 of the Toowoomba JRL competition – will be played against Toowoomba Souths at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy tonight. U14s will play at 6:30pm, but the U17s game originally set down for 7:30pm will not be played after Toowoomba Souths forfeited or Friday afternoon, and U12s will have a bye. Spectators are very welcome and a canteen will be running on site.

April 27

Manumbar Campdraft
The second day of the three day 2019 Manumbar Campdraft will be held at the Manumbar Campdraft Grounds, kicking off around 6:30am this morning and continuing until dusk. This year's campdraft will feature a Maiden, Novice, Junior, Juvenile, Restricted Open and Open Drafts, as well as pony club events for children. There's free on-site camping and tonight there'll be a pig-on-a-spit dinner and live entertainment as well. Admission to the campdraft is 100% free for spectators and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Sheryl on (07) 4168-8107, message the Manumbar Campdraft's Facebook page or send her an email.

Saturday Soccer - Wondai and Kingaroy
Soccer will also be resuming this weekend after the Easter school holiday, with Round 4 senior games being played at Kingaroy and Wondai. In Wondai, the Barambah Bears will play Nanango's Panthers at the Wondai Soccer Grounds off the Bunya Highway just north of the Wondai Sportsgrounds, with the women's division kicking off at 1:40pm, followed by the men's division at 3:00pm. And in Kingaroy, home teams Wests and Gunners will face off on the sacred ground of Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street, with the women's division playing at 3:15pm, followed by the men's division at 5:00pm. Canteens will be running at both venues and spectators are very welcome. Meanwhile, this year's junior soccer season will also kick off today, with all matches being played at the Wondai soccer fields from 8:00am to around 11:00am.

DJ Ty - Kingaroy
DJ Ty will be spinning the platters on the front deck of the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 9:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.

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.

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.

Rowan Edwards - Nanango
Popular South Burnett entertainer Rowan Edwards will be performing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from Beau at the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.

Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at the old railway station building at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for its regular Saturday morning meeting today, kicking off with a cuppa at 9:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

Danny B. vs DJdirex - Kingaroy
Highly sought-after Brisbane DJ Danny B. will be returning to the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy tonight to face off against popular local Djdirex from 9:00pm until late in a quest to find the platters that matter. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

IBRP South Burnett Speedway - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Speedway Club will be holding the second (and final) day of their bumper two-day meeting to decide the IBRP SSA National Modified Sedans and Australian Modlites titles at the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy today. Gates will open at 2:00pm and racing will get underway at 4:00pm. This meeting has attracted a top field of speedway driving talent from right around the nation (including multiple national and state title-holders). And after a blistering, bruising series of qualifying races yesterday, tonight's racing will see Australia's 2019 winners for both the Modified Sedans and Modlites titles take to the podium later tonight when it's all done and dusted. In between, spectators can expect thrills and spills aplenty as competitors put the pedal to the metal in an all-out effort to secure one of these two highly-prized trophies. Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for students and pensioners or $65 for a family of two adults and up to three students (children 12 and under are free). There'll also be canteen facilities operating onsite and camping available, too. This meeting is one of the club's biggest of the year - possibly even bigger than the Kings Royal - and the full program can be viewed here (7.5Mb PDF)

Pig On A Spit Night - Maidenwell
Maidenwell's historic Maidenwell Hotel will be holding a Pig On A Spit night from 6:00pm until late tonight in conjunction with the Maidenwell Running Festival (dinner is served from 6:00pm to 8:00pm). There'll be live entertainment 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! The hotel also has roast beef and spit roasted chicken on the menu for those who prefer to go non-pork, plus a vegetarian option (ie vegies only). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the pub on (07) 4164-6133.

Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

Nanango Mini Market
The Nanango Mini Market, which runs on the 4th Saturday of each month (except January) outside the Churchyard Opp Shop at the corner of Drayton and Burnett Streets in Nanango, will be running from 7:00am to around noon this morning. Apart from offering great bargains at great prices, the markets also have a $2 sausage sizzle, $1 soft drinks and gold coin donation tea and coffee if you get peckish. New stallholders are also very welcome, with stall fees starting at just $5. More details? Phone Sue on 0419-319-981.

Saturday Rugby League - Wondai, Murgon and Cherbourg
After a short break for the Easter school holidays, rugby league will be resuming today with junior matches in Wondai, Murgon and Cherbourg, and two A-grade clashes at Wondai and Cherbourg. In Wondai, the home team Wolves juniors will battle it out with the Nanango Stags juniors at the Wondai Sportsgrounds on the Bunya Highway, with U6s/U8s playing at 9:00am; U7s/U9s at 9:55am; U10s at 10:45am; U12s at 11:45am and U14s at 12:45pm. These matches will be followed by a A-grade clash between the Wolves and Murgon Mustangs at 3:15pm. In Murgon, Murgon juniors will play Central Burnett at the Murgon Sportsgrounds in Macalister Street, with U6s/U8s playing at 8:00am; U7s/U9s at 9:00am; U10s at 10:00am; U12s at 11:00am; U11s at noon; and U14s at 1:00pm. Finally, in Cherbourg, the junior Cherbourg Hornets will play the junior Red Ants at Jack O'Chin Oval in Broadway Street with U6s/U8s playing at 9:00am; U10s at 10:00am; and U12s at 11:00am. These matches will be followed by an U16s clash between Kingaroy and Highfields at noon; and then an A-grade match between the Hornets and Red Ants at 1:00pm. Spectators are very welcome, and canteens will be running at all three venues.

Risa - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett entertainers Risa will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL Club in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm this evening. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Booking Date - Broncos Trip
The Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club is planning a trip to the Broncos Leagues Club at Red Hill in Brisbane on April 4 ... but today is the cut-off date for bookings! Cost is $20 for Kingaroy Senior Citizens Club members and $25 for non-members. For more info, phone Merv on (07) 4163-6191.

2019 Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The 2019 Kingaroy Eisteddfod - one of the oldest in Australia, and the oldest in Queensland - will get underway at the Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 9:30am this morning. As usual, competitors will be coming from all over south-east Queensland to take part in this year's Eisteddfod, and today's activities will focus on junior dancers from private dance groups and school dance groups (seniors are being run at the same time and venue tomorrow). The Eisteddfod will continue until May 9 with dance solos, duos and trios being judged from April 29 to May 3; music from May 6 to 8; and speech and drama on May 9. Spectators are very welcome!

Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster - Boondooma
The fourth day of the five-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 25 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers, and in addition to bucketloads of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Today's activities will begin with a Bush Poet's Breakfast at 7:30am, followed by invited artists and walk-up performers well into the evening. Admission to today's Muster is $25 or you can buy a 5-day pass for $105. Bush camping is also available on-site and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get a program of this year's Muster in PDF format by clicking here.

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 Joan Spicer on 0456-999-928.

April 28

Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster - Boondooma
The final day of the five-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 25 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers, and in addition to bucketloads of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Today's activities will begin with a Bush Poet's Breakfast at 7:30am, followed by invited artists and walk-up performers well into the evening. There'll also be a church service held in the grounds this morning for those who wish to attend. Admission to today's Muster is $10 or you can buy a 5-day pass for $105. Bush camping is also available on-site and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get a program of this year's Muster in PDF format by clicking here.

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.

Kingaroy RSL Bingo
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

Manumbar Campdraft
The third (and final) day of the three day 2019 Manumbar Campdraft will be held at the Manumbar Campdraft Grounds, kicking off around 6:30am this morning and continuing until 5:00pm in the afternoon. This year's campdraft will feature a Maiden, Novice, Junior, Juvenile, Restricted Open and Open Drafts, as well as pony club events for children. There's free on-site as well. Admission to the campdraft is 100% free for spectators and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Sheryl on (07) 4168-8107, message the Manumbar Campdraft's Facebook page or send her an email.

South Burnett Orchid Society - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Orchid Society will be holding their regular monthly meeting at CTC's rooms at the South Burnett Youth Park in Somerset Street, Kingaroy from 2:00pm to around 3:30pm this afternoon. The Society exists for orchid enthusiasts of all skill levels and meets on the last Sunday of every month except December. New members and visitors are always very welcome. More details? Phone Beryl on (07) 4168-1695 (ahrs), Gary on (07) 4162-8404 (ahrs) or Linda on 0429-634-637

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.

2019 Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The 2019 Kingaroy Eisteddfod - one of the oldest in Australia, and the oldest in Queensland - will get underway at the Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 9:30am this morning. As usual, competitors will be coming from all over south-east Queensland to take part in this year's Eisteddfod, and today's activities will focus on senior dancers from private dance groups and school dance groups. The Eisteddfod will continue until May 9 with dance solos, duos and trios being judged from April 29 to May 3; music from May 6 to 8; and speech and drama on May 9. Spectators are very welcome!

Bunya Mountains Markets
The monthly Bunya Mountains Markets will be running at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains today. The markets feature up to 30 stands selling quality, locally-produced fresh produce, arts and crafts and they'll be operating from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Local cafes like Poppies On The Hill and The Bunya Mountains Cafe will be offering special Market Day menus and morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas, and walking trail maps will be available from both cafes, the Bunya Mountains General Store and market stalls if you'd like to take a walk through the adjoining National Park. More details? Phone (07) 4668-3126.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns 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

April 29

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

Sing Australia - Kingaroy
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.

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.

Monday Yoga - Blackbutt
Yoga classes will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning. Class fees are $4 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Pauline on 0437-606-699.

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.

Proston Scout Group
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. The group meets every Monday night during school terms.

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!

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

April 30

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

Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.

Blackbutt Country Crafters
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
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 meet every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.

Yarraman Morning Card Games
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.

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

Kingaroy Croquet Club
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am this morning. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-6022.

Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.

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 Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (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 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
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 Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

Nanango Scout Group
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.

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