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 Saturday, 31 July 2021 
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Wondai Winter Race Day
The South Burnett Race Club will be holding their annual Wondai Winter Race Day meeting at the Wondai race track in Cadell Street, Wondai from around 12:00 noon today (the first race leaves the barriers around 1:30pm). The fashion theme of today's meeting is "Classic Black & White" and guests are encouraged to dress to this theme to be in the running for great prizes. As usual, the meeting will feature an on-course TAB; live telecasts of Brisbane and interstate races (along with interstate betting fluctuations); a vigorous undercover betting ring; a great BBQ and bar and a Punters Podium. The always popular Lady Luck Cocktail Bar will be in full swing too, along with the track's canteen, and admission is just $10. Today's meeting will feature a full card of five races and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the race club on 0418-916-646. Note: This meeting was originally scheduled for July 3, but was p0ostponed to today due to wet weather.
Yarraman Men's Shed
The Yarraman Men's Shed at the end of Mill Street, Yarraman will be holding one of its regular get-togethers today. The Men's Shed is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome. More details? Send them an email
Farmers Day Out - Murgon
A Farmers Day Out to show support for South Burnett farmers doing it tough will be held at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street from 1:00pm until late this evening. For a slim gold coin donation, visitors can enjoy markets with live music from 1:00pm to 4:30pm, along with a fun Farmers Olympics every hour featuring great events like hay baling and billy boil-offs; jaw-dropping lawnmower racing burn-outs from the Somerset & Lockyer Lawnmower Racers; and at 3:00pm a car crash rescue demonstration from local firies and ambos. From around 5:00pm, there'll also be an evening concert along with a BBQ - just BYO chairs or blankets. The first 100 families through the gate will also receive a free Goodies Bag, and all visitors will get a ticket in the lucky gate draw for one of 8 great prizes. Farmers who quote their PIC or Grower Number can also go into a free draw to win one of four special gift baskets. And in addition to lots of inexpensive market goodies there'll also be a ton of free info available to help farmers or their mates navigate difficult times. The day is designed to be inexpensive for everyone, no matter what their financial circumstances, and families are particularly encouraged to come along - but everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Sharon at the Murgon Show Society on (07) 4168-6028
Byte Nite - Murgon
The South Burnett PCYC in Macalister Street, Murgon will holding their fortnightly Byte Nite from 6:00pm to around 8:30pm this evening for Murgon and Cherbourg youngsters. Children can play a range of fun and entertaining games and pursue other amusements for free during the course of the night, as well as get a free meal and a ride home afterwards if they need one, all under the supervision of caring local volunteers. Byte Nite is an initiative of the PCYC and Murgon Business and Development Association to tackle youth crime in the district by giving youngsters something to do on a Saturday night, and anyone who'd like to volunteer to help this community-driven initiative in any way should contact Sgt Rene Bond at the PCYC on (07) 4168-1889 for more information.
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 parkrun.com.au 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 parkrun.com.au 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 8:00am until around 1:00pm 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.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 31 July 2021 
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