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 Saturday, 02 March 2019 
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Nanango Country Markets
The Nanango Show Society will be holding their regular monthly Country Markets at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street from 6:00am to around 12:00 noon today. As usual, the markets will feature a wide variety of craft stalls, new and used goods, plants, poultry and pets. The Nanango Markets are the largest rural market in south east Queensland and attract up to 420 stallholders. But new stallholders are always very welcome too! More info? Phone the Market Co-Ordinator on (0427) 631-273 during business hours.
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 Diamonds 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 June on (07) 4162-1195 or David on 0459-228-882.
Yarraman Horse Ride
The Yarraman Horse Ride Committee will be holding their 23rd annual Yarraman Horse Ride today - a 25km trail ride around neighbouring properties. The ride will leave the Yarraman Showgrounds on the New England Highway west of town at 8:00am following a compulsory briefing at 7:30am. The cost of the ride is $20 for TRA members or $35 for non-members, which includes cold water throughout the day (lunch can be purchased in the morning before the ride), $25 for children 14 and under or $100 for a family of four. Free camping will be available at the Showgrounds on Friday and Saturday nights, and meals will be available for purchase from Friday night through to Sunday morning. There'll be a bar and DJ running from around 6:00pm tonight after the ride concludes, and non-horse riders are very welcome to attend for free (but no BYO is allowed). More details? Phone Robert on 0438-638-506 or Sharyn on 0429-042-575.
Turn The Screws On Crime - Kingaroy
Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch will be holding a special "Turn The Screws On Crime" morning at Repco in Youngman Steet, Kingaroy between 8:30am and 12:30pm this morning. For a gold coin donation, Queensland Police will fit one-way screws onto your car's number plates to deter theft.
Rowan Edwards - Nanango
Popular South Burnett performer Rowan Edwards will be appearing at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel 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
Murgon Show Society Country Cabaret
The Murgon Show Society will be holding a Country Cabaret at Murgon Town Hall in Gore Street, Murgon from 6:30pm until late tonight as a curtain-raiser for this year's annual Murgon Show on March 15-16. In addition to the announcement of 2019's Miss Show Girl, Rural Ambassador and Junior Show Girl, veteran entertainer Tony Wagner from Dayboro will be providing the music. There'll also be novelty prizes throughout the night, a multidraw raffle, lucky door and lucky spot prizes, along with a great meal. Tickets are $15 per person or $50 per family and they can be obtained in advance from the Murgon Post Office in Lamb Street, or Maroske's Tyre Service on the Bunya Highway. Some tickets may also be available at the door unless sold out earlier. Everyone is welcome!
DJ iLLp - Kingaroy
DJ iLLp will be spinning the platters from 9:00pm until late tonight at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.
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.
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.
Guy Davis - Wondai
Popular entertainer Guy Davis will be performing at the Wondai Hotel in Hasly Street, Wondai from 5:00pm until late tonight. The hotel will also be serving up pig, beef and lamb-on-a-spit dinners from 6:00pm. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4168-5274.
Watercolor Workshops - Kingaroy and Wondai
Two different watercolour workshops will be held in the South Burnett this weekend, both led by expert watercolour artists. In Kingaroy, the Kingaroy Arts Team will be holding a two-day workshop at the 1913 Council Chambers behind the Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre in Haly Street led by acclaimed North Burnett artist Sue Lederhose between 8:30am and 5:30pm both days. Course fees are $150, and more details can be obtained from the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery on (07) 4189-9323. And in Wondai, the Wondai Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Wondai will be hosting as similar workshop led by artist Graham W. Smith from 9:00am to 5:00pm both days. Course fees are $60 ($30 for concessions) and guests should BYO lunch - morning and afternoon teas will be provided. More details? Phone the gallery on (07) 4168-5926.
Bell Show And Rodeo
The annual Bell Show and Rodeo will be held this weekend at the Bell Showgrounds in Wallace Street, Bell. In addition to the usual range of agricultural events, this year's show will feature a classic car and motorcycle rally; a ute, car and bike muster; home brew judging; and on Sunday, an NRA-affiliated rodeo that will kick off at 9:00am and run all day. Full details about this year's show can be downloaded from the Bell Show Society's website.
Saturday Cricket
Fans of A-grade cricket can put their feet up today along with Murgon's victorious cricketers, who'll be watching with interest as two Gympie teams battle it out in that faraway town to see who'll face our local superheroes in the Grand Final next week. But in B Grade, Services will play Nanango at Taabinga State School in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy; Murgon will play Wondai at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street, Murgon; the Warriors will play Blackbutt at Kingaroy State High School; and Cherbourg will test themselves against the mighty Kumbia Rattlers 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.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 02 March 2019 
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