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 Friday, 01 November 2019 
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Murgon Music Muster
The first invited artists day of the 2019 Murgon Music Muster will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon from 7:30am this morning - when things kick off with Bush Poets Breakfast and a walk-up artists concert - through until 10:00pm tonight. The Muster will be officially opened at 1:00pm and this will be followed with performances from Homegrown (1:45pm); Brendan Smoother (2:20pm); Jack Viljoen (2:55pm); Chris Pritchard (3:30pm); Clarrie Weller (4:05pm); and John Abbot (4:40pm). After a 90 minute dinner break Steve Sparrow (6:45pm), Tracy Coster (7:20pm), Brendan Radford (7:55pm), Chris Callaghan (8:30pm) and Anne Kirkpatrick (9:05pm) will round out the day. Tickets today are $30 for adults or $10 for young people aged 12-18 (under-12s are free). You can find out more on the Muster's website
Colour Fun Run - Kingaroy
St John's Lutheran School P&F Association are hosting their second annual Colour Fun Run from 5:00pm to 7:00pm this evening at the school's oval at 92 Ivy Street, Kingaroy. There'll be two age divisions - one for young children from Kindy to Grade 3 (5:00pm to 5:45pm), the other for children Grade 4 and above (5:30pm to 6:15pm). Coloured powder bags will be on sale for $3, and there'll also be a BBQ and soft drinks available as well. The Colour Fun Run will include inflatables, an obstacle course, a DJ and music and all young people are very welcome to take part, whether they're St John's students or not. The entry fee to be part of the Colour Run is just $12 and you can book tickets online at Trybooking (registrations close on October 31 and include a free colour bag).
Pink Up Karaoke - Goomeri
As part of Pink Up South Burnett - which starts today and runs to November 11 - a Pink Up Karaoke Night will be held at the Goomeri Bowls Club in Moore Street, Goomeri tonight. Activities will get underway with a $2.50 sausage sizzle at 6:00pm, followed by karaoke at 7:30pm. There'll also be raffles, prizes for the best "Pink Up" outfit and a licensed bar operating. Entry is just $5 per person and all proceeds of the evening will be donated to the McGrath Foundation to support their breast care nursing program. Everyone is welcome! You can also find out more about Pink Up Your Town on the Pink Up website.
Bugger The Drought RSVP Deadline
Today is the last day you can register to attend the free Bugger The Drought evening being held at Mondure Hall next Friday night, November 8 (see entry that day for all details).
Art Exhibition Opening - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout at Wondai will be opening their latest monthly exhibition with a wine and cheese tasting at 6:00pm tonight. This month the gallery will be showcasing new works by award-winning local artist Elizabeth Greensill in the front gallery; new paper tole craftworks by Rosemarie Matthews-Frederick in the main gallery; works by Kylie Madill in the rear gallery; and children's works by students at Murgon's C&K Kindergarten in Kidz Korner. As usual, tonight's opening will also feature great hot and cold finger foods and punch, along with wine tastings from Clovely Estate, live entertainment and lots of fun socialising. Admission is just $5 and everyone is welcome to attend. 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.
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) 4163-1211.
Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363
Friday 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.
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 today. 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.
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.
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.
Around The World Musical Tour - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy State High School Instrumental Music Band will be performing an "Around The World Musical Tour" at the Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre at the end of Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 6:00pm tonight. The concert will feature a variety of well-known tunes from different countries and admission is just a gold coin donation. Everyone is welcome!
What’s Your Beef - Kumbia
The AgForce Qld Cattle Board is hosting an open industry event today for all beef producers, whether AgForce members or not. The forum will be held at 'Cardowan', 1563 Ironpot Road. Industry experts, including MLA managing director Jason Strong, will participate in sessions. The Cattle Forum will run from 10:30am to 5:00pm and will be followed by drinks and a barbecue. RSVP to Melissa on 0438-363-001 or by email.
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.
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 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.
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.
Amber Goldsmith & DJdirex - Kingaroy
Popular South Burnett country artist Amber Goldsmith will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm tonight, followed by DJdirex who'll be keeping the music rolling until late. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.
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.
Karaoke At The Palace - Nanango
The Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango will be holding a Karaoke Night from 7:30pm to around 11:00pm this evening as a warm-up for tomorrow's Nanango Markets. No talent is required - just a willingness to get up and give it a red hot go. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Beau at the Palace 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.

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