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 Tuesday, 25 February 2020 
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Pancake Day - Kingaroy And Yarraman
Today is Shrove Tuesday (probably now better known as International Pancake Day) and it heralds the beginning of fasting in Lent. According to historians Pancake Day had is origins in medieval times when feasts of pancakes were held to use up supplies of fat, butter and eggs because these foods were forbidden during Lent. In Kingaroy, the Anglican Ladies Guild will be holding their traditional Pancake Day celebration from 10:00am onwards this morning at the church hall in Alford Street. Admission is $2 and there'll be a morning tea, a lucky door prize, a raffle, pancake tossing, entertainment and a bring and buy stall. Everyone is welcome! Meanwhile, Yarraman will also be holding Pancake Day celebrations at Heritage House in Millar Street between 10:00am and 1:00pm today. There'll tea and coffee and several different varieties of delicious pancakes on offer (sweet and savoury) for just $5, and everyone is welcome! More details from Heritage House on (07) 4163-8111.
First Time Home Buyer Seminar
Troy Schultz from @Realty will be holding a seminar for first home buyers at 99 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy from 6:30pm to around 8:30pm tonight. Troy will explain the home buying process; whether it's better to buy a new or old home; how to qualify for the First Home Owner's grant; financing options; and how to prepare for home ownership. He'll also provide a local market update; explain the closing process; and introduce finance specialist Donna Richards from Westpac, who'll explain the services that are available locally for first home buyers. The seminar is free but seating is limited. You can reserve a place by phoning Troy on 0422-225-135.
Visit South Burnett Official Launch - Nanango
The new Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation will be officially launched at Taras Hall next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 6:00pm this evening (for a 6:30pm start). SBRC CEO Mark Pitt and Peter Homan, the CEO of Southern Queensland Country Tourism will be special guests. Afterwards, guests who've RSVP'd will sit down to a launch dinner. Everyone is welcome to attend the launch, but RSVPs to attend the dinner should be made to Julie Thomson on 0438-434-033 by 5:00pm on February 18.
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. New members are very welcome. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.
Social Bowls - Nanango
The Nanango Bowls Club in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding social lawn bowls games from 12:30pm this afternoon. Dress standard is mufti and new players are very welcome. More details from the club: (07) 4163-3363
Tuesday Darts - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Darts Club will be holding its regular Tuesday night meeting at the Lions Den off Bowman Road in Blackbutt at 5:30pm tonight. New players are always welcome.
Tuesday Night Trivia - Kingaroy
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy will be holding its regular Tuesday Night Trivia games this evening. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play starts at 7:00pm. Registration is just $2 and play is in teams of six. More details from the RSL: (07) 4162-1755.
Blackbutt Country Crafters
The Blackbutt Country Crafters will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The group caters for people interested in crafts and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone June on (07) 4170-0054 or Roslyn on (07) 4163-0682
Yarraman Indoor Bowls
The Yarraman Indoor Bowls Club will be holding their regular Tuesday morning meeting at the Lutheran Church Hall in McDaniel Street, Yarraman at 9:30am this morning. New members are always welcome.
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.
Indoor Bowls - Wondai
The Wondai Indoor Bowls Club will be holding its regular Tuesday meeting at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 7:30pm this evening. Three games of 12 ends are played, lasting up to three hours, and playing fees are $3. New members are always welcome and you can find out more details by phoning secretary Christine Rasmussen at Wondai on (07) 4169-0995, Maryanne Pearce at Tingoora on (07) 4169 0776, or Faye Holding at Goomeri on (07) 4168 4494.
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.
Coffee & Crafts Morning - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy QCWA will be holding a Coffee & Crafts Morning at their rooms at 122 Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy (just next to the RSL) from 9:30am to around noon today. Ladies are welcome to bring along their crafts, something to share for morning tea and a gold coin donation for charity, and enjoy a relaxed get-together over tea and coffee. Some months new crafts are taught as well. Coffee & Chart mornings are held on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays and all women are welcome. More details? Phone Lois on 0407-965-094
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 Tuesday get-together 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.
Danny's Diner - Kingaroy
Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - will be held at the Uniting Church Hall at the corner of Alford and Youngman streets in Kingaroy from 5:30pm to 7:00pm tonight. The dinner is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Association for the benefit of anyone who's hungry or otherwise doing it tough. While an RSVP isn't essential, it would be appreciated to help plan the catering. You can make one by phoning Lenelle on (07) 4162-8482. You can also read more about Danny's Diner on our website.
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 A.A. membership. A.A. isn't allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution. AA meets in Nanango every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall in Alfred Street (next to St Patrick's school). For more information, phone 0427-289-990.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Tuesday, 25 February 2020 
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