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 Friday, 13 December 2019 
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Murgon Christmas Festival
The new-look Murgon Christmas Festival run by the Barambah Ministers Association will be held at QEII Park in the centre of Murgon's CBD from 4:30pm until around 9:30pm today. Rides, fairy floss and face-painting for children will start operating at 4:30pm and popular Christian band Iron & Clay will perform on the Lamb Street Rotunda from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, followed by community Christmas carols. There'll also be food and drink stalls operating in the park. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. More details? Phone Chris on 0414-397-570 or Glen on (07) 4168-4134. Note: The former Murgon Christmas Festival run by the MBDA has now moved to Easter and become the Easter Speggtacular.
Flicks In The Sticks - Goomeri
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival will be holding a free outdoor movie night at the Goomeri Sportsgrounds in McIvor Street, Goomeri from 7:00pm this evening. The feature movie will be Kiwi Christmas and coffee, ice creams and hot chips will be on sale in the grounds. Guests should BYO blanket or chairs, and everyone is welcome.
Hivesville Christmas Carnival
Hivesville will be holding its annual Christmas Carnival in Anzac Park from 5:30pm to around 8:00pm tonight. The carnival is organised by the Hivesville Progress Association, Hivesville Markets and Council and will feature a sausage sizzle and light refreshments, live entertainment from the Seventh Day Adventist Church Choir (who'll be performing Christmas carols - they're very good), a visit from Santa at about 7:00pm and raffle drawings at 8:00pm. Afterwards, the nearby Hivesville Hotel will be offering live music from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. Everyone is welcome! PS: In the event of wet weather, the Carnival will relocate to the rear of the Hivesville Hotel
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.
Murder At Crimson House - Kingaroy
The fifth performance of the South Burnett Musical Comedy Society's theatre restaurant production "Murder At Crimson House" will be held at the Trades Hall inside Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy at 6:30pm tonight. Tickets for a two-course dinner and the show are $40 per person and need to be booked online. One final performance will be held at the same time and venue tomorrow night.
Tanduringie State School Picnic Day
Tanduringie State School will be holding its annual Picnic Day today for school families and the community to celebrate the conclusion of the 2019 school year. This annual get-together is organised by the school's P&C committee and volunteers, and all Maidenwell and district locals are welcome. More details? Phone the school on (07) 4164-6146.
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 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
Beer And Burger Night - Knigaroy
Huskys Burgers outside SupaIGA in Avoca Street, Kingaroy will be holding a Beer and Burger Night until 8:30pm this evening. Guests planning a night on the town can buy their beer at takeaway prices from the bottle shop located diagonally opposite, then bring them over to Husky's for a sit-down burger dinner. It's a much cheaper option than going to a local pub for dinner (roughly 50% less) and the burgers are better, too. More details? Phone Husky's on (07) 4189-5605.
Muddy Flats - Murgon
Muddy Flats will be performing at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 7:00pm until around 11:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the club on (07) 4168-1819.
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.
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
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.
Dinner Music With Alice Benfer - Nanango
South Burnett entertainer Alice Benfer will be performing at the Palace Hotel's restaurant in Drayton Street, Nanango from 5:30pm until late tonight to mark the last day of school for most students (and their parents). Bookings are advisable: (07) 4163-1287.
Alex The Frenchman & DJ Richter - Kingaroy
Popular local entertainer Alex The Frenchman will be performing an acoustic set at the Commercial Hotel in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 9:30pm tonight, followed by DJ Richter who'll be spinning the platters until late. Admission is free and everyone's welcome. More details? Phone 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.
Full Sircle Acoustic Duo - Nanango
Local acoustic duo Full Sircle will be performing at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm until around 10:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from ther RSL on (07) 4163-1375.
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, 13 December 2019 
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