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 Saturday, 11 November 2023 
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Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day and a number of public services will be held throughout the South Burnett at 11:00am this morning to mark it. Everyone is welcome to attend these services to acknowledge the sacrifices made by our nation's servicemen and women in all the conflicts Australia has participated in. Today's Remembrance Day services will also mark the 105th anniversary of the Armistice which ended WWI (the guns fell silent at 11:00am). 2023 also marks 78 years since the end of WWII.
A commemorative service will be held at the Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Muir and Douglas Streets from 10:40am sharp this morning. More details? Phone John on 0408-010-932.
A service of Remembrance will be held at the Anzac Memorial in Barambah Avenue. Guests should assemble at 10:30am for a 10:45am start.
A service will be held at the Yarraman Cenotaph on the D'Aguilar Highway at 11:00am (wreath-layers should arrive prior to 10:45am). A Catafalque Party will be provided for the service by the troops of 7th Signal Regiment, and attendees will be invited to retire to the RSL rooms ay Kitty Cook House after the service for a lunch and catch up. More details? Phone Warwick on 0499-549-662.
A service will be held at the Nanango War Memorial at the corner of Henry and Drayton streets from 10:45am this morning (assembly is at 10:40am). The service will be followed by finger foods and refreshments at the RSL.
This year's Kingaroy Remembrance Day service will be held at Memorial Park in Haly Street, Kingaroy, beginning with a parade from the park entrance in Haly Street along the footpath to the Memorial Rotunda. This will be followed by an acknowledgement of country and an address by Mr Don Davy and this year's guest speaker, Sgt Brett Purdon from the RAAF. The bulk of the service will then run until shortly after 11:00am, after which all guests will be invited to Kingaroy RSL for refreshments.
A service will be held at the cenotaph outside the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street at 11:00am this morning (assembly is at 10:45am). The commemoration will be followed by light refreshments at the nearby Wondai Diggers Club. More details? Phone 0499-544-278.
A service will be held at the Murgon War Memorial on the corner of Lamb and Gore Streets between 10:30am and 11:15am this morning. The day's proceedings will be followed by a light lunch in the Diggers Room to which everyone is invited.
A service will be held at the Goomeri Memorial Clock at the corner of the Wide Bay and Burnett Highways at 10:30am. More details? Phone David Pitstock on 0427-169-043.
Boondooma Homestead on the Durong-Mundubbera Road at Boondooma will be holding a Remembrance Day commemoration beginning at 10:00am with morning tea, followed by a service at 11:00am, and then a BBQ lunch. Dress is casual and everyone is welcome, but to help plan the catering an RSVP to (07) 4168-0159 by Tuesday, November 1 would be greatly appreciated.
Widgee will mark Remembrance Day with a service at the Widgee Cenotaph next to Widgee Hall. Guests should arrive no later than 10:50am for the 11:00am service.
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 Mystique 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 David on 0459-228-882 or Louisa on 0409-547-906.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at their workshop buildings at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for their regular Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 9:00am and continuing on until noon. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
Giant Craft Fair - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt & District Tourism and Heritage Association will be running a Giant Craft Fair at Blackbutt's Memorial Hall in Bowman Road from 8:00am to 8:00pm today. The Craft Fair will have a huge range of hand-crafted items including jewellery; felt items; woodwork; dolls; baby clothes; embroidered, crocheted and knitted items; hair pieces; magnetic gift sets and more on sale - just perfect for Christmas gifts! - as well as food and drinks available all day. Popular entertainers The Sempf Family will also be performing from 5:30pm when a BBQ lights up to cook dinner treats. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
South Burnett Speedway - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Speedway will roar into life at the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy tonight with its second meeting for the 2023-24 season - the Spring Spectacular. The feature race of the meeting will be the hotly contested third round of the McCosker Super Sedan Series, but there'll also be contests for Production Sedans, Modified Sedans, AMCA's and Lightning Sprints in a jam-packed program that will run from 4:00pm (when racing starts) until late tonight. There'll also be canteen facilities operating onsite and campsites will be available in the Showgrounds if you want to stay over. Admission is $30 for adults, $20 for students (with ID) and aged or disability pensioners or $85 for a family of two adults and two students (children 12 and under are free). Everyone is welcome!
Kumbia Community Markets
The monthly Kumbia Community Markets will be running at the Kumbia Memorial Hall in Bell Street, Kumbia from 8:00am to around noon this morning (set-up is from 7:00am). The markets run on the second Saturday of every month inside and outside the hall and feature bric-a-brac, crafts, food and live entertainment. New stallholders are always welcome, too. More details? Email the organiser
Kingaroy Men's Shed
The Kingaroy Men's Shed will be holding their regular Saturday morning meeting at the old Motor Pool building off Geoff Raph Drive at Kingaroy Airport from 9:00am to around noon today. The group meet every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday morning and new members and visitors are always welcome.
Murgon Men's Shed Summer Garage Sale
The Murgon Men's Shed at 75 Macalisater Street, Murgon will be holding their annual Summer Garage Sale from 6:00am this morning until sold out. The sale will be offering home goods, kitchenware, clothing, furniture, books and lots more and this sale is always a great place to spot a bargain or two. Donations of goods are also very welcome - you can make one by phoning 0437-773-062.
Saturday Line Dancing - Wooroolin
Line dancing classes will be held at Wooroolin Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin this morning. Classes will run from 9:00am to 10:00am (beginners) and 10:30am to 12:30pm (improvers) and a small dancing fee applies to either class. Everyone is welcome.
South Burnett Vintage Release Degustation Dinner - Moffatdale
Clovely Estate will be hosting a South Burnett Vintage Release Degustation Dinner at their cellar door at 91 Steinhardts Road in Moffatdale from 6:30pm until late tonight. Diners at this event will be able to sample the latest vintages from the region, with each course paired to the most appropriate local wines. Tickets to the dinner are $158 per head and can be booked through Eventbrite
Yarraman Men's Shed
The Yarraman Men's Shed at the end of Mill Street, Yarraman will be holding one of its regular get-togethers from 10:00am to 4:00pm today. The Men's Shed is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome. More details? Send them an email
Wooroolin Community Markets
The Wooroolin Community Markets will be held inside the Wooroolin QCWA Rooms on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning as part of today's Wooroolin celebrations (see entry elsewhere on this page). The markets offer stalls, a sausage sizzle, fresh produce, plants and crafts and are run on the 2nd Saturday of every month except January. Stall fees are just $7.50 and new stallholders are always welcome. More details? Phone Janice on 0439-073-160
Family Fun Day - Murgon
Murgon State School at 91 Gore Street in Murgon will be holding its annual Family Fun Day from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The event will feature rides, markets and food stalls and there's no admission charge. Everyone is welcome!
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 (ie opposite Bendigo Bank) in Yarraman from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon today. The markets - now held on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Saturday each month - feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $10! - phone 0498-540-340.
Mr Q - Kingaroy
The South Burnett's favourite rock band Mr Q will be performing at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:00pm until around 11:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed runs 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 and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event. More details? Send an email.
Ros Gregor Parkrun - Nanango
The Nanango parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run along the Ros Gregor Trail at Tipperary Flat next to the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the trail and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Railway Park Parkrun - Proston
The Proston parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the former railway line and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Parkrun - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail at Blackbutt from 7:00am this morning. The starting line is adjacent to the Roy Emerson Museum, off Bowman Road. Runners follow a course along the former railway line and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online (it's officially called the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail parkrun) and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Dean Perrett & Paul Ricketts - Nanango
Multi award-winning country music entertainers Dean Perrett and Paul Ricketts will be performing in concert at The Shed in Little Drayton Street, Nanango (just next to the Scott Carpark) from 6:00pm until late tonight. Tickets to the show are $25 per head (young people under 13 are free) and they're strictly limited. You can book them by phoning Jane on 0400-631-677 or secure them at the door if any remain unsold. Everyone is welcome!
Disaster Resilience Workshop - Proston
The Red Earth Community Foundation and FRRR will be holding an information session about disaster resilience at Emma's Coffee Shop at 42 Blake Street, Proston from 10:00am this morning. There's no charge and everyone is welcome.
Greg Griffith - Linville
Entertainer Greg Griffith will be performing at the Linville Hotel in George Street, Linville from 4:00pm until 8:00pm tonight. The hotel's kitchen will also be operating from 11:00am for lunch, dinner and snacks and there's free camping across the road or paid accommodation at the hotel if you want to stay overnight. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 5424-7280
Dinner & Line Dancing - Wondai
Let's Dance Line Dancers will be holding a combined dinner and line dancing night at the Wondai Diggers Club in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this evening. Dinner will be served from 6:00pm and dancing will run from 7:00pm to around 10:00pm. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Vicki on 0427-461-538 or Lynette on 0427-752-093.
7th Annual Kingaroy Swap Meet
The Kingaroy and District Machinery Club will be holding its Seventh Annual Swap Meet at the club's grounds in Geoff Raph Drive near Kingaroy Airport from 6:00am this morning through until around 2:00pm this afternoon. The Swap Meet offers the opportunity to buy and sell all manner of had-to-get parts, tools and bits and pieces of machinery, and if you're into vintage tractors, trucks or steam engines it's heaven on a stick. Stall sites (10m x 6m) are just $10 with set-up on Friday, and overnight camping is available for $10 per site for stallholders who want to stay over. There'll also be food and drinks available on Friday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, and again today from 5:00am to 1:00pm. Admission today is just $5 per head (U16s are free) and if it's anything like the club's previous Swap Meets, expect big crowds and lots of stands. To book a stall, contact Janet on 0438-325-472.
Weeman - Kingaroy
Entertainer Weeman will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 5:00pm until around 9:00pm tonight. Admission is free and the hotel's kitchen will be running for dinner and/or snacks. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380
Never 2 Old To Rock & Roll - Kilkivan
The Kilkivan Bush Camping and Caravan Park at 577 Rossmore Road, Kilkivan will be hosting the second day of a two-day Rock & Roll dance weekend today. The event will feature rock and roll, rockabilly and swing dance classes during the day and a night-time dance featuring two live bands from 6:00pm to 11:00pm on a smooth concrete undercover dance floor. Unpowered campsite fees for the full two days are $55 per person, or $30 for Saturday only. Tickets need to be booked online and you can get more details by contacting the park on (07) 5484-1340.
Saturday Cricket
The South Burnett's junior cricket teams will play the fourth round of their local competition today, with all matches starting at 8:00am. In Stage 2, Kingaroy Kookaburras will play Kingaroy Cobras at River Road Oval in Kingaroy, and Nanango Scorpions will play the Tingoora Vikings at Tingoora Sportsground. And in Stage 3, Kingaroy will play Nanango Scorpions at Taabinga State School. Meanwhile - in the sixth round of the senior competition - Tingoora Vikings will play Kingaroy Services Blue at Tingoora Sportsground; Wondai Wolves will play Nanango Scorpions at the Wondai Cricket Grounds; Wooroolin Warriors will play Kingaroy Services Orange at Kingaroy State School; and Tingoora Huntsmen will play Murgon Diggers at the Murgon Showgrounds, with all senior matches starting at 12:30pm. And finally - in round 5 of the Gympie A Grade One Day Competition - Wooroolin Warriors will play Kozminsky Oval in Gympie, and Murgon Crusaders will play Gympie Colts on a second field at Murgon Showgrounds, with both matches also starting at 12:30pm. Spectators are welcome at all games.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 11 November 2023 
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