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 Saturday, 19 October 2019 
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Bingo & Games Night - Kingaroy
Taabinga State School will holding a Bingo and Games Night Extravaganza from 6:00pm this evening at the Taabinga School Hall in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy. Prizes include a $1000 jackpot and a flat-screen TV. BYO snacks but a licensed bar will be operating, so no BYO drinks! Ticket price includes raffle tickets and bingo book. Tickets can be booked online for $20 per person. Child-minding will be available from 5:45pm ($5 per child or $10 per family).
Percussion Workshop - Kingaroy
Day 1 of a two-day Percussion Workshop organised by the South Burnett Community Orchestra will be held at the Uniting Church Hall in Kingaroy today. The workshop will be led by Education Queensland percussion specialist Jeff Jarrott. For more information, contact the SBCO by email
Waterhole Rocks - Nanango
The third day of the four-day Waterhole Rocks rock'n'roll campout weekend will roar into life at the Nanango Showgrounds this morning and continue on until late tonight. The festival is devoted to all things associated with 1950s and 1960s rock 'n' roll. This includes hot rods, custom cars, vintage caravans, driving games and dance lessons, all backed up by rock'n'roll acts. The Festival will get underway at 9:00am today with an hour of music from Jeff Hancox, followed by Muddy Flats playing from 10:00am to 1:00pm, then Little Stevie and the Tail Fins to 5:00pm, and then a Fashion Competition to 6:00pm. After this, Jeff Hancox will perform from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, and then the Rock & Roll Boys will play to 11:00pm. A bar and canteen will be operating in the grounds and entry to the festival is $20 today (or you can buy a weekend pass for $40). Powered and unpowered campsites are also available at the Showgrounds for a nominal amount per night if you want to bunk down in the grounds. Everyone is welcome and the Festival will rock on right through until Sunday afternoon. More details? Phone the Nanango Show Society on (07) 4163-1273 or Terry on (07) 4163-1999 or 0409-496-167.
International Rural Women's Day Lunch - Moffatdale
The QRRRWN will be hosting an International Rural Women's Day luncheon at Hidden Gold Homestead in Waterview Drive, Moffatdale from 11:00am to 2:30pm today. For $55 per head, guests will be greeted with a complimentary wine or soft drink on arrival, a buffet lunch and desserts plus complimentary tea and coffee. Barista coffee, soft drinks and South Burnett wines will also be available for purchase, as well as raffle tickets. The luncheon will be addressed by three guest speakers - Nanango State High School captain Kate Perrett; Eidsvold ringer and station hand Olivia Frahm; and Roma nurse Mikaela Greenslade. Tickets can be purchased on EventBrite. More details? Phone Skye on 0438-513-335 or Kayleen on 0428-624-550.
Kingaroy Bowls Club Bingo
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
Model Aero Fly-In - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Aeromodellers Society will be holding the first day of a two-day Model Aero Fly-In at the KAMS flying field at 844 Booie-Crawford Road, Booie from 8:30am until this evening. KAMS members fly model aeroplanes of all types, and this weekend's get-together will be drawing fellow modellers from all over south-east Queensland. It's also a great opportunity for locals to come try the sport as well. Admission is free, and there'll be a sausage sizzle and soft drinks on sale if you get peckish. There's also gold coin donation on-site camping available if you want to stay over. More details? Phone John on 0408-879-286, Neil on 0418-987-422 or Dennis on 0458-622-895.
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.
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.
Seafood & Sax - Murgon
The Australian Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon will be holding a Seafood & Sax Night with the South Burnett's very own Sultan of Sax Tom McKenzie from 5:30pm until late tonight. Seafood platters for one or two people will be available, along with the hotel's normal menu. More details from the pub: (07) 4168-1077
Blackbutt Helping Hands
Blackbutt's Helping Hands group - who provide emergency food relief and other assistance to those doing it tough - will be open at St John's Anglican Church in Gladys Street, Blackbutt from 9:00am to 11:00am this morning. More details? Phone Davina on 0409-271-308

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 19 October 2019 
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