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 Tuesday, 24 May 2022 
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Jonathan Thurston - Murgon and Kingaroy
Rugby league legend Jonathan Thurston will be dropping into Murgon State High School in Murgon today as part of a three-day visit to bring his JT Academy program to the region. And around noon, he'll be attending a sausage sizzle being held at the Murgon Men's Shed in Macalister Street. Then at 4:00pm, he'll be appearing at the Glendon Street Forecourt in Kingaroy at a free community gathering that will feature football jersey giveaways, a Rotary Club BBQ, live music from Misfitz and raffles which will run through to 7:30pm. Free buses to this event will be running from Blackbutt, Yarraman, Nanango, Murgon, Wondai, Tingoora, Wooroolin, Memerambi, Proston and Hivesville, and you can reserve a seat on them by phoning (07) 4168-1533. You can read more about Jonathon's visit and his three-day schedule on our website
Visit South Burnett Meet & Greet - Yarraman
Local tourism organisation Visit South Burnett will be hosting their latest Meet & Greet for 2022 at the Yarraman Caravan Park on the D';Aguilar Highway north of Yarraman's CBD from 6:00pm onwards tonight. The meeting will allow guests to inspect the park's facilities, and this will be followed by short business presentations from VSB members. Nibbles and drinks will also be provided, but to help plan the catering an RSVP would be appreciated by Thursday, May 19. You can make one by phoning Kate at VSB on 0455-494-741 or by email.
Anti-Porn Workshop - Kingaroy
Sistas In Sync - a Christian group concerned with making the South Burnett a better place for women and girls - have invited author, speaker and media commentator Melinda Tankard Reist to the region to give a talk on the sexualisation and objectification of women by the media, the pornography industry and the advertising industry, along with strategies parents can use to help combat this. Melinda will be giving her talk at St John's Lutheran School Hall in Ivy Street, Kingaroy at 7:00pm tonight and all concerned parents are very welcome. The first 100 mpeop0le through the door will also be offered a copy of Melinda's free book “How to Talk to Your Kids About Porn”.
Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street will be holding a free Trivia Night from 7:30pm this evening. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Tuesday Night Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 7:00pm tonight (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the BDTHA on 0458-539-821 or send them an email.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at their workshop buildings at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for their regular Tuesday get-together this morning, kicking off with a cuppa around 8:00am and continuing on until around noon. New members are always welcome! More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
South Burnett Chorale
The South Burnett Chorale will be holding their regular Tuesday practice night at the Church of Christ Hall at the corner of Haly and Burnett Streets in Kingaroy from 7:00pm to 9:00pm this evening. The Chorale meet every Tuesday night during school terms, and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone Margie on 0424-924-632.
Wondai Indoor Bowls
The Wondai Indoor Bowls club will be holding their regular Tuesday night meeting at Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:15pm this evening. New players are always welcome! More details? Phone Brian on (07) 4168-5650
Kingaroy Men's Shed
The Kingaroy Men's Shed will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the old Motor Pool building off Geoff Raph Drive at Kingaroy Airport from 9:00am to around noon today. The group meet every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday morning and new members and visitors are always welcome.
Blackbutt Singers - Yarraman
The Blackbutt Singers will holding their regular Tuesday morning practice session at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman from 9:30am to around noon this morning (COVID Safe rules apply). New members - male and female - are very welcome, and you should BYO morning tea. More details? Call Jocelyn on 0409-275-915 or send an email
Tuesday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around noon this morning. New members are always welcome and a $2 lesson is available if you'd like tuition in the basics (all equipment is supplied). More details? Phone (07) 4164-5574.
Nanango Indoor Bowls
The Nanango Indoor Bowls Association will be holding their regular weekly indoor bowls matches at the Nanango Cultural Centre in George Street, Nanango from 12:30pm (for a 1:00pm start) to around 4:00pm this afternoon. New players are always very welcome. More details? Phone Gary on 0487-853-617.
Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls group will be holding their weekly meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:00am this morning. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone Rod on 0400-523-330.
Coopers Gap CCC Meeting - Cooranga North
The Coopers Gap Community Consultative Committee will be meeting at Cooranga North Memorial Hall on Niagara Road at Cooranga North from 3:30pm to around 5:00pm this afternoon for an update on the development of AGL's Coopers Gap Wind Farm, and issues related to it. All interested people are welcome to attend as observers.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Nanango
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to help solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership, nor is it allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church hall at the corner of Alfred and Gipps Street. For more information, phone 0427-289-990.
South Burnett Pantry - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be open from 8:30am to 12:00 noon today at 22 Stolzenberg Road in Kingaroy. The Pantry is a not-for-profit registered charity run by a Board of Management and staffed by volunteers, and it helps low income families, couples and singles stretch their shopping dollar further. The Pantry offers $40 pantry hampers that contain most of the food and personal cleaning items that most people need to get through part of the week (though you'll need to shop elsewhere for extras or special items). And anyone who's finding it hard to make ends meet is very welcome to make use of it. More details? Phone James on 0438-071-658. PS: If you'd like to help The Pantry in any way - either by volunteering or donating goods - please contact James about this too, or visit the website.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Tuesday, 24 May 2022 
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