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 Saturday, 15 May 2021 
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Top Of The Range Markets & Woodchopping
The Blackbutt Bazaar Boutique Markets will be running along the Rail Trail corridor near Blackbutt Memorial Hall from 7:00am to 1:00pm today as a fundraiser for the Blackbutt Avocado Festival. As well, Blackbutt Axemen and Sawyers will be putting on a special woodchopping competition between 9:00am and 4:00pm in the nearby Blackbutt Showgrounds featuring champion Australian axemen including Peter, Mitch and Jack Argent; Kerry Head and many more. Two Queensland Titles will be contested and everyone is welcome!
Kingaroy Friendship Markets
The third Saturday of the month Friendship Markets will be held at Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00pm today. The markets are jointly run by the Kingaroy Show Society and feature a great range of arts, crafts, fruit and garden stalls, plus unusual bric-a-brac. New stallholders are always very welcome! More details? Phone Craig on 0408-880-927
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the shed next to the former Murgon Railway Station) today. The Men's Shed meets every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday to work on projects and new members are always welcome.
2021 Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The 2021 Kingaroy Eisteddfod will get under way at 8:30am today at Kingaroy Town Hall. this is the last day for this year's event. Today's program will feature entries in Dance categories and will run into the early evening. A lunch break will be taken between 12:30pm and 1:30pm. Spectators are very welcome to attend any (or all) sessions. Cost is $5:00 for adults or $3:00 for pensioners / students for each session (morning, afternoon or evening). NB. There is no concert being held this year.
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.
Nanango Parkrun
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.
Movie Night - Proston
A Movie Night featuring rarely-seen home movies of life in and around Proston in the 1950s will be held at Proston's Community Hall in Rodney Street from 5:00pm this evening (there'll also be a sausage sizzle and snacks available for purchase from 4:00pm if you want to fuel up). The Movie Night will showcase a time when Proston was a boom town with its own butter factory, sleeper mill, railway line to Murgon and extensive CBD, as well as a seemingly idyllic Australian lifestyle from 65 years ago that now seems just a distant memory. It's being held as a fundraiser for the Proston Heritage Association as they begin preparing for the town's Centenary in 2023, and admission is just $10 for adults or $20 for families with children. 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 feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls, and are held weekly. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $5! - call Joe on (0459) 638-282. Note: All patrons and stallholders are asked to observe proper social distancing to stay safe.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at the old railway station building at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for its regular Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
Wheelchair Basketball - Murgon
The Suncoast Spinners and South Burnett Peace of Mind are hosting Wheelchair Basketball at the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon, from 10:00am to noon today. Wheelchair basketball is inclusive, which means isnít just for people in a wheelchair - it's for all people aged 6-70, and wheelchairs will be supplied. Playing fees are just $5 and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Rhonda on 0488-110-955.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 15 May 2021 
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