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 Friday, 01 March 2019 
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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 "Our Country" by artist Anne Shaw in the front gallery; “Exploring Lights, Textures and Techniques” by artists Carmel Birchley, Maggie Spenceley and Colleen Helmore in the main gallery; "As I See It" by artist Suzi Wells in ther rear gallery; and works by students from St Joseph's Primary School in Kidz Korner. 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.
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.
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.
World Day Of Prayer
Today is the annual World Day of Prayer - an international, inter-denominational, inter-racial prayer movement held on the first Friday in March every year. This year's service has been written by the Christian women of Slovenia. It will be observed in Kingaroy at the Salvation Army Hall at 44 Alford Street at 9:30am; in Goomeri at the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, 9 Hodge Street, at 10:00am; in Nanango at the Nanango Community Baptist Church, Mt Stanley Road at 10:00am; in Wondai at the Uniting Church, 54 Pring Street at 10:00am; in Yarraman at the Calvary Lutheran Church, 14 McDaniell Street at 10:00am; in Blackbutt at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, cnr Gladys and James streets, at 1:00pm; and in Kumbia at the Peace Lutheran Church, Koehler Street, at 1:30pm. Note: Murgon's service will be held tomorrow at the Baptist Church, cnr Macalister and Stephens Street East, at 9:30am.
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.
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
Saturday Night Karaoke - Nanango
The Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango will be holding their first Karaoke Night for 2019 from 7:30pm until late this evening, led by Dancing Barman Karaoke. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to have a go! More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4163-1287.
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. More details? Phone Nanango Police on (07) 4163-1211 or Peter on 0422-196-219.
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.
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.
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.
Creative Night - Yarraman
The new Yarraman Gallery at 12 Toomey Street in Yarraman will be holding a Creative Night from 6:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. For a $25 donation, art materials will be supplied and guests (maximum of 10) are welcome to pursue anything that takes their creative fancy. Tea and coffee will be available for a gold coin donation, and guests are also welcome to BYO if they wish. However, no child-minding facilities are available so the night will be child-free. More details? Phone the gallery on 0401-577-111.
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.
Muddy Flats - Murgon
The South Burnett's most popular Indigenous band Muddy Flats will be performing at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the club on (O7) 4168-1819.
Rowan Edwards - Murgon
Popular South Burnett entertainer Rowan Edwards will be performing at the Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4168-1077.
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.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Friday, 01 March 2019 
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