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 Saturday, 16 February 2019 
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Nanango Valentines Day Race Meeting
The Nanango Race Club will be holding their first race meeting for 2019 at the Lee Park Raceway off the D'Aguilar Highway just south of Nanango from 11:00am to around 5:00pm today. Today's races will have a "Pinkl, Pink And More Pink" theme and everyone is encouraged to dress up in their best pink outfits or accessories to be in the running for some great Moffatdale Ridge Fashions Of The Field prizes. The race club's popular Bit Bar will be serving up platters all day if you fancy a bite; a licensed bar and BBQ will be operating under the extended covered area; the race club canteen will be open for sit-down dining; children will be well catered for with face-painting and ice creams; and there'll be plenty of bookmakers and an on-course tote available in the betting ring to take your wagers. A lot of people like to use the February meeting for picnics on the lawns, and you're welcome to bring your own marquee if you like. This will be a 5 race meeting and buses will be running to the races from Kingaroy's Glendon Street Bus Depot (12:00 noon) and the Fitzroy Hotel at 12:20pm. The first race will leave the barriers around 1:20pm but gates will open at 11:00am so go-getters can get a head start on that all-important socialising. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners (under-15s are free). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Rosemary on (07) 4163-2346 or email her.
11th Annual Reef & Beef Extravaganza - Ironpot
The 11th annual Reef & Beef Extravaganza will be held at Ironpot Hall in Jarail Road, Ironpot from 5:30pm onwards this evening. This all-you-can-eat event will offer guests as many prawns, oysters, Moreton Bay bugs, scallops, whole cooked Red Emperor and pan-fried reef fish fillets, rib steaks and BBQ rib fillet steaks as they can pack in, along with salads, vegies and dessert. There'll also be a licensed bar operating too - so no BYO - plus live entertainment from local performers. It's been a year since Ironpot last digested a Reef & Beef Night but it'll be a fantastic event (as it always is). And if you'd rather be driven than drive the 55km from town, there'll be a bus running from Kingaroy's Glendon Street bus depot at 4:30pm for a small extra $10 fee. Reef & Beef tickets are $80 per head for adults, $50 for high school students and $25 for primary school students and you can book them by phoning Sonya on 0428-648-142 or Hook on 0428-648-244, or by emailing them. Be quick, though! Numbers for this popular community fund-raiser have risen every year and places are limited.
Friendship Markets - Kingaroy
The third Saturday of the month Friendship Markets will be held at the River Road end of the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00pm today. The markets are jointly run by the Kingaroy Rotary Club and Kingaroy Show Society and feature a great range of arts, crafts, fruit and gvarden stalls, plus unusual bric-a-brac. New stallholders are always very welcome! More details? Phone Wayne on 0432-355-166. Note: Today's markets are in a new location to take advantage of shade, toilets and power outlets - they were formerly at the Cheers Triangle end.
Horace & The Hayseeds - Blackbutt
Post-modern country funk band Horace And The Hayseeds will be performing at the licensed Scrubby Creek Bar next to the Bunyanut Cafe in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 6:30pm until late tonight as part of their 2019 "Dancing On The Tables" tour. Admission is free and there'll be a lucky door prize as well. More details? Phone the cafe on (07) 4163-0375.
South Burnett Cricket
There's no A-grade cricket being played in the region this weekend - the last round of the competition ahead of the finals is being played in Gympie - but there'll be four local B Grade matches. In Kingaroy, Kingaroy Services will play Warriors at Taabinga State School; in Nanango, Nanango will play the Kumbia Rattlers at the Nanango Sportsgrounds in Burnett Street; in Wondai, Wondai will play Blackbutt at the Wondai Sportsgrounds off the Bunya Highway north of the CBD; and in Murgon, Murgon District will play Cherbourg at Murgon State High School. All games start at 12:30pm and spectators are very welcome.
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed run 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 parkrun.com.au and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event. More details? Send an email.
Alex The Frenchman - Nanango
Popular solo performer Alex The Frenchman will be playing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the Palace on (07) 4163-1287.
Bowls Club Bingo - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404
South Burnett Pantry Garage Sale - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be holding a Garage Sale outside their premises at 22 Stolzenberg Road, Kingaroy from 7:00am this morning. The sale will be offering furniture, eskys, clothes and bric-a-brac at bargain prices, and all proceeds will go to aid the Pantry's ongoing welfare work in the community.
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 meeting today, kicking off with a cuppa at 9:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
Brahmousin Cattle School - Nanango
The second day of the three-day 2019 Brahmousin Cattle School will be held at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street all day today (and tomorrow). The school would be of interest to anyone interested in showing and judging cattle, and you can read more about it on the Cattle School website.
MisFitz and The Delinquents - Kingaroy
Popular local duo MisFitz will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:00pm to about 10:00pm tonight. They'll be followed by The Delinquents (aka DJdirex and friends) who'll be spinning the platters until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380
Elay - Kingaroy
Popular entertainer Elay will be performing at the Kingaroy Hotel-Motel at the corner of Youngman and Haly Streets in Kingaroy from 8:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1677.
John Koehle - Kingaroy
Entertainer John Koehle will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.
Natalie Fenton - Nanango
Well-known South Burnett entertainer Natalie Fenton will be performing at the Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm to 8:00pm this evening. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 16 February 2019 
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