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 Friday, 11 October 2019 
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Blackbutt History Morning
The Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association will be holding a History Morning at Nukku Nook opposite the skate park in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to around 12:00 noon today. This month's guest speaker will be Bob Brock, who'll be sharing anecdotes from his life and his father's life in the Timbertowns. The morning is free and everyone is welcome (morning tea is available for just $2). More details? Phone the Museum on (07) 4163-0146, send them an email or visit their Facebook page
Colours Of Yarraman Movie Night
A free movie “Wonder Park” (rated PG) will be shown at 6:00pm tonight in the Yarraman P-9 school hall in John Street to help kick off this year's annual Colours of Yarraman festival. This P&C supported event is expected to finish by 8:15pm, and children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, and everyone is welcome.
Be Prepared For The Big One - Maidenwell
With this year's bush fire season looking like it could be particularly bad, the Maidenwell Rural Bush Fire Brigade will be holding a free "Be Prepared For The Big One!" information evening at Maidenwell Hall in Pool Street, Maidenwell from 6:00pm tonight (when things kick off with a free sausage sizzle) followed at 7:00pm with a presentation covering bush fire safety, action plans and care for animals. The workshop is primarily aimed at Maidenwell and Bunya Mountains residents, but everyone is welcome!
SBRC 2019 Listening Tour - Wondai and Murgon
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding the eighth and ninth of its 2019 Listening Tour meetings at Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 12:30pm today (for a 1:00pm start); and again at Murgon Town Hall in Gore Street, Murgon at 5:30pm this evening (for a 6:00pm start). The tour aims to inform residents about Council's operations and directly address any concerns they might have. A light afternoon tea or supper will also be provided and all residents are welcome, whether they're ratepayers or not. One final meeting will be held at the Bunya Mountains on October 21.
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.
Inamojo - Kingaroy
As part of Mental Health Week, two free "sample" sessions of Inamojo are being held in Kingaroy. Inamojo is a playful program designed to aid children's well-being involving music, art, meditation and stories. A full nine-week program is planned following these two sessions. (Dates to be advised). The first sample session was held on Wednesday. The second will be held from 3:30pm this afternoon at St Mary's Church Hall in Albert Street, Kingaroy. Cost is free. To book a spot or for more info, phone Elissa on (07) 4162-9254.
Mick Lindsay - Kingaroy
Entertainer Mick Linday will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 11:00pm tonight as part of his current Australian tour. Tickets are $21.45 for the show, or $54.10 for the show and a meal, and they can be booked online. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4163-1208.
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.
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.
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 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.
Majellan Morning Tea - Nanango
The monthly Majellan Morning Tea will be held in the meeting room behind the OLHC church at 37 Gipps Street, Nanango at 10:00am this morning. Everyone is welcome to come along for a cuppa and a chat.
Spring Fair - Widgee
A Spring Fair will be held at the Widgee Memorial Hall on the Gympie Woolooga Road in Widgee from 9:00am to 3:30pm today. The Fair will feature lots of stalls, homemade goodies, gift ideas, crafts, bric-a-brac, plants, food and live music. There's plenty of free parking in the grounds, too, and no admission charge. Everyone is welcome.
Friday Afternoon Scroungers - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street will be holding their regular Friday Afternoon Scroungers matches at 4:00pm today. A $5 match fee applies and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363
Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
Kingaroy State High School's 19th annual student art exhibition will be officially opened at the Kingaroy Art Gallery in Haly Street, Kingaroy at 6:00pm this evening. The exhibition includes more than 200 paintings, drawings, sketches and works in mixed media created by about 150 Year 7 to 12 students during this year's art classes. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
Full Sircle - Nanango
The Full Sircle acoustic duo will be performing at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 5:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.
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.
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
Master Blasters - Kingaroy
The first session of an eight-week junior cricket Master Blasters program for young cricketers aged 7 to 11 will be run at Lyle Vidler Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (next to Beangrowers) from 6:30pm to 8:00pm tonight. The program - for both boys and girls - is a super fun, social, safe, cricket program that is much shorter than traditional cricket, with a maximum of 90 minutes playing time. It helps kids develop the skills they need to play real games of cricket, and it's inclusive of children with a disability too. Everyone gets a chance to bat, bowl and field, and all the equipment is supplied. Master Blaster fees are $99 for the full eight weeks (which also includes a Kingaroy Junior Cricket shirt) and can be paid at tonight's sign-up.
Barambah Garden Club
The Barambah Garden Club will be holding its regular monthly meeting at a garden in the Murgon district at 9:30am this morning. New members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Ann on (07) 4168-6238 or 0438-686-238
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, 11 October 2019 
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