Back To School
- The first term of the 2020 school year begins today and all school-age children attending State schools are required to return to class this morning. Term 1 will conclude on Friday, April 3 with a sixteen day Easter break. Motorists should take note that reduced speed limits around school grounds also begin to apply from today and you can face a steep fine for exceeding them - so drive slowly.
Visit South Burnett Meeting - Blackbutt
- A meeting to introduce the new Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation will be held at Blackbutt RSL at the corner of Muir and Douglas Streets, Blackbutt from 5:30pm to 6:30pm this evening. Visit South Burnett are a new grassroots organisation of local tourism operators working in partnership with the South Burnett Regional Council to revamp tourism marketing, and the meetings will allow local tourism operators to hear and discuss VSB's plans and join the organisation if they wish. VSB is led by Jason Kinsella from Moffatdale Ridge and several other long-established South Burnett tourism operators, and the new organisation will be officially launched next month. Similar meetings will be held in Kingaroy (Feb 4), Nanango (Feb 11), Murgon (Feb 18) and Wondai (Feb 20). More details? Phone Julie on (07) 4162-1966.
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) 4163-5574.
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.
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
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
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.