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 Sunday, 21 July 2019 
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Murgon Rail Trail Festival

The second annual Murgon Rail Trail Festival will be held at Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street, Murgon from 7:00am to 2:00pm today. This family-oriented event includes a mega obstacle course which is spread across three football fields; a marathon and a 13km duathlon for runners; and a 10km and 5km fun runs/walks for everyone else (several - but not all - runs, walks and rides will start between 7:00am and 7:30am, so get to the Showgrounds a bit earlier if you plan to take part in one of these). There'll also be live entertainment on site, markets, food and wine, a Show & Shine and heaps of activities for children including comedy pig races, a billy cart competition, a mini obstacle course and an animal farm. Admission to the festival is completely free, and you can find out more details on the festival's website.
Sunday Rugby League - Nanango
Nanango will be hosting a super Sunday of rugby league from early this morning until late this afternoon, featuring an Intrust Super Cup match between the Sunshine Coast Falcons and Norths Devils that will be broadcast live on Channel 9. Today's games will kick off at Fred Kassulke Oval on the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango's CBD at 9:00am with an U12s match between Nanango and Kingaroy, followed at 10:00am with an U14s game between Nanango and Chinchilla. After this - at 11:00am - there'll be a women's match (SB Under 17s and Open exhibition game), and then the Intrust Super Cup match between the Falcons and Devils at 1:00pm, followed by an U18s clash between the South Burnett and Dalby at 3:00pm. A canteen will be operating in the grounds all day and admission is $10 for adults (U16s are free).
Sunday Bingo - Wondai
Bingo games will be held at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this afternoon, with eyes down from 1:30pm. There will be 3 jackpots and 15 games on offer, and the kitchen will be open for light meals. Proceeds will go to help Wondai RSL veterans. More details? Phone (07) 4168-5297.
Blackbutt IGA Tennis Tournament
The Blackbutt Tennis Club will be holding the Blackbutt IGA Tennis Tournament at their courts in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am this morning. The tournament - for teams of two players - will be offering prizes for the best dressed team and the team with the best name, along with a prize for the overall trophy winner. Court fees are just $10 per person (which includes lunch) but to help plan the catering, teams need to RSVP by July 17 to Roslyn on 0467-597-923. However, spectators are also very welcome to come along today and watch the fun at no charge.
Blackbutt Country Markets
The Blackbutt Lions Country Markets - run on the third Sunday of every month - will be held at Les Muller Park in Hart Street, Blackbutt from 7:00am until around mid-day today. The markets offer a wide range of locally produced arts, crafts and freshly harvested foodstuffs and everyone is welcome along! More details? Phone Ivan on (07) 4170-0068.
South Burnett PCYC Rainbow Run - Murgon
As part of the Murgon Rail Trail Festival (see further above), the South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will be holding a Rainbow Run this morning - an all ages 3km fun run/walk where coloured powder is thrown over participants at regular intervals. The run will begin at Murgon Showgrounds and proceed down Macalisater Steet to Shultz Crossing, then along the Rail Trail towards Lamb Street before returning to the showgrounds. Registrations open at 8:00am and the Rainbow Run will begin at 9:00am. Tickets are $5 per runner, or $10 if you'd like a colour pack of your own to throw. More dedtails? Phone the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889. PS: Wear clothes that can take being covered in coloured chalk - it will wash out later.
Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Sunday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:30am until around 12:00 noon today. New members who are interested in learning woodwork are always welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Marcia on (07) 4170-0389
Queensland Winter Craft Festival - Kingaroy
The second (and final) month of the Queensland Winter Craft Festival will be running throughout July at the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Kingaroy (opposite the peanut silos) from 9:00am to 1:00pm today. The Gallery is hosting exhibitions from the Tangled Threads Textile Art Group, the South Burnett Gem and Fossicking Club and silk artist Cecile Arndt this month, and it will also be running a number of art workshops covering everything from rug making and silk painting to pottery and creating bags from rags. The Craft Festival is the most extensive event of its kind in Queensland, and admission to view this month's exhibitions is free. More details? Phone the Gallery on (07) 4189-9323.
Sunday Poker - Kingaroy
Sunday afternoon poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy today. Registrations start at 2:00pm and play begins at 2:30pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Sunday Golf - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Golf Club on the Bunya Highway south-west of town will be holding their annual Members Carnival between 10:00am and 6:00pm today. This will take the form of a stroke event over 18 holes with gross and nett events in A, B and C Grades. There'll also be prizes for runner ups, run downs and nearest to pin. Play will get underway with a shotgun start at 11:00am and everyone is welcome. Green fees (which include lunch) are $25 per head. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4162-1720.
Native Plant Seminar - Yarraman
Native plant guru Geoff Robinson from Caboolture's Lotusbird Gardens Nursery will be giving a talk about growing edible and medicinal Australian native plants at the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman from 9:30am to around 2:30pm today. Geoff's talk is being hosted by the Colours Of Yarraman festival committee and admission is $10 per person (which includes morning tea). More details? Phone Joe on 0459-638-282.
Kilkivan Railway Markets
The weekly Kilkivan Railway Markets will be held in Lester Millar Park in Kilkivan from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets feature an array of locally produced fruit, vegetables and merchandise and new stallholders are always welcome! More details? Stall Bookings? Phone (0407) 772-741 or visit the website.
Kumbia Museum
The Kumbia and District Historical Society's museum, located in the Federation Heritage Centre behind Kumbia Hall in Bell Street, will be open from 1:30pm to 3:30pm this afternoon. The museum contains an excellent photographic display of local history and is well worth a visit. More details? Phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 or Gayle on (07) 4164-4175.
Come And Try Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club (the Kingaroy Junior Bees) is holding a come and try morning today at its Kingaroy Showgrounds track for junior riders who don't have a Motorcycle Queensland licence. Girls and boys can be aged 4 to 16. Sign-on is from 8:30am with riding from 9:30am until 11:30am. Riders need to wear long pants, long sleeves, closed-in shoes without laces, helmet, goggles and gloves. The club has a couple of peewee bikes which can be used.

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 Sunday, 21 July 2019 
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