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 Saturday, 22 May 2021 
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Nanango Autumn Race Meeting
The Nanango Race Club will be holding their Autumn Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway in Racecourse Road just south of Nanango from 10:00am to around 5:00pm today. Today's races will have a "Fab Furs, Pearls and Braces" theme and everyone is encouraged to dress up in their best Autumn outfits and/or accessories to be in the running for some great Moffatdale Ridge Fashions Of The Field spot prizes. The race club's popular Pink Champagne 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; and there'll be plenty of bookmakers and an on-course tote available in the betting ring to take your wagers. There's also plenty of undercover seating and lots of parking on course. The Autumn meeting is always popular and - as usual - patrons are welcome to picnic on the lawns and even bring their own marquee if they 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 rear of Nanango's Fitzroy Hotel at 12:30pm. The first race will leave the barriers around 1:20pm, but gates will open earlier so go-getters can get a head start on that all-important socialising. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners (under-16s are free). Everyone is welcome!
Wondai Country Markets
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery's popular monthly Wondai Country Markets will be operating at Coronation Park in Wondai's CBD from 7:00am to 12:00 noon today, with stallholders selling everything from fresh fruit and vegetables through to arts and crafts, useful knick-knacks, foods and clothing. There'll also be live entertainment; lots and lots of other stalls selling great gifts and goodies; and special hand-made treasures from local artisans available from the Art Gallery's "Studio" building just a short stroll across the park. The BBQs will also be firing up from 6:45am to dish out hearty breakfasts for early bargain hunters. New stallholders are always very welcome (stall fees range from $10 with power and water available, if needed) and you can obtain more details by phoning the Wondai Regional Art Gallery on (07) 4168-5926.
Drive-In Movie Night - Kingaroy
Taabinga State School P&C will be holding a Drive-In Movie Night at the Kingaroy Machinery Club's grounds at Geoff Raph Drive near Kingaroy Airport from 4:30pm this evening. The event will screen the muilt-award winning animated classic Shrek (rated PG) at 5:30pm, followed by the popular adventure comedy Jumanji (rated PG) at 8:00pm. Family admission - with up to six people per car - is just $35 per car for either movie, but tickets must be booked online in advance before 4:00pm Saturday. This is a COVID Safe event and munchies and dagwood dogs can be pre-ordered when you book your tickets, but local food vendors will be on-site tonight, too. Everyone is welcome!
Nanango Mini Markets
The Nanango Mini Market, which runs on the 4th Saturday of each month (except January) outside the Churchyard Opp Shop at the corner of Drayton and Burnett Streets in Nanango, will be running from 7:00am to around noon this morning. Apart from offering great bargains at great prices - ranging from plants to craft work, DVDs, bric-a-brac, glassware, books, jewellery, photographic work and mosaic art - the markets also have a $2 sausage sizzle, $1.20 soft drinks ($2 for a coke) and gold coin donation tea and coffee if you get peckish. Entry is free and new stallholders are also very welcome, with stall fees starting at just $5. In addition, this is a COVID Safe market as well. More details? Phone Sue on 0419-319-981.
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.
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.
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.
Love 2 Sing Karaoke - Murgon
Love 2 Sing Karaoke will be running a karaoke night at the Australian Hotel at the corner of Lamb and Gore Streets in Murgon from 7:00pm until late tonight. The hotel's kitchen will also be open from 5:30pm if you want to grab a dinner beforehand. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4168-1095.
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.
Biggest Morning Tea - Kilkivan
Kilkivan QCWA will be holding a Biggest Morning Tea at 6 Park Street in Kilkivan from 9:30am this morning as a fundraiser for the Queensland Cancer Council. For just $5, guests can get to enjoy a great morning tea and an auction with some great items on offer, along with a raffle that will be drawn when the auction concludes. Everyone is welcome!
51 Years Clubhouse Opening - Wondai
DATE CLAIMER - This weekend Wondai Rugby League will be celebrating 51 years since its clubhouse opened (after COVID-19 disrupted 50th anniversary plans in 2020).

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 22 May 2021 
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