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 Sunday, 06 October 2019 
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BP Dam Inland Fishing Classic - Yallakool
The second (and final) day of the weekend-long Bjelke-Petersen Dam Inland Classic fishing competition will be held at the Yallakool Tourist Park on the dam's foreshores today. This popular annual fishing competition is run by the Dam's fish stocking association and always offers a great weekend of family fun with loads of giveaways including rods, reels, tackle, iceboxes, vouchers, camping gear and more (in excess of $28,000 worth of prizes will be given away this year). In addition, one lucky person will also win a brand new boat, motor and trailer in the major prize lucky draw. Registrations to take part in the competition are just $20 for adults or $5 for juniors and the final weigh-ins, prize-givings and presentations will be held today. Spectators are very welcome!
Maidenwell Post Rip Challenge
The second (and final) day of the two-day Maidenwell Post Rip Challenge will be held at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds next to the Maidenwell Hotel from 9:00am until around 3:30pm this afternoon. The event is a fundraiser for both the Maidenwell Community Group and RACQ LifeFlight and today's action will get underway at 9:00am with a Novice Post Rip, followed at 9:45am with 100 Speed Race Finals, and then at 10:30am with the Australian Title Finals. After some Open speed heats and finals, the Aussie title will be followed by the Queensland Jack & Jill Title at 11:30am, and then Queensland Team State Title at 1:30pm. The weekend will then conclude with some local post rips, a local Jack & Jill and the remainder of yesterday's disc stacking competitions. There'll also be demonstrations of whip cracking, BBQ smoking and chainsaw sculpting, and food and a coffee van will be available in the grounds. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the action and admission for spectators is free. More details? Phone Ros on 0427-648-093.
Cooyar Campdraft
The second (and final) day of the two-day Cooyar Campdraft will be held at Cooyar's Showgrounds in Rangemore Road from early this morning through until early this afternoon. Today's events will feature the first round of a Novice Draft, followed by the finals of yesterday's Open Draft, and then the finals of today's Novice. Food and drinks will be available from the Showgrounds' canteen all day, and overnight camping is available in the grounds as well. Admission to the draft is 100% free for spectators. Everyone is welcome!
7-A-Side Cricket Carnival - Windera
Windera State School P&C will be holding a 7-A-Side Cricket Carnival all day today. There'll be a Calcutta at 8:30am and play will start at 9:00am with a maximum of 8 teams taking part. Fees apply for players but the event is free for spectators, and food and drinks will be available to purchase on-site (no BYO alcohol, and there's no EFTPOS so bring cash). The day will be followed by a Pizza Night at 5:00pm and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Tim on 0487-675-253 or Graham on 0427-779-707.
Putt-A-Putt - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt District Community Organisation and the Blackbutt Golf Club will be holding a big Putt-A-Putt day at the golf course at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt from 9:30am this morning as a fundraiser for the Blackbutt Park & Gardens project. The day's format will see amateur teams playing a game over 9 holes (golf buggies will be provided for transport), followed by a $6 burger lunch at the end of the contest. The day will be offering cash prizes for the first, second and third best teams ($300, $120 and $80) and there'll also be prizes for a hole-in-one, best individual score and an NAGA prize. Entry fees are $60 per team of 4 players, and all putters and golf balls will be supplied. The event is being spoonsored by Bendigo Bank and everyone is welcome, but team nominations need to be in by September 27. More details? Phone Nev on (07) 4170-0880.
Smokin' Blues & Roots Festival - Kilkivan
The Kilkivan Bush Caravan Park at 577 Rossmore Road in Kilkivan will be holding the third (and final) day of its Smokin' Blues & Roots Festival today. Between October 4-6 the festival will feature Big Kitty, The Smokin' Crawdads, Fiddle Me Please, Tennessee Lights, Hillbilly Goats and The Hipsters, along with American Smoke & Grill catering and fantastic activities and workshops for all ages, plus market stalls and overnight camping facilities. Attendance numbers are strictly limited, though, and you can obtain details of packages and prices by email.
Country Music Friends - Yarraman
The Country Music Friends will be holding their first Sunday of the month informal concert at the Yarraman Community Hall in Browne Street from 1:00pm this afternoon. New players are very welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Jenny on (07) 4163-2469.
High Tea At Dimities - Wondai
Dimities Cottage at 49 Haly Street in Wondai (opposite the art gallery) will be hosting one of their legendary High Teas from 10:00am to around noon this morning. Cost is just $15 per head but a booking is essential to help plan the catering: (07) 4168-5744.
Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Sunday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:30am until around 12:00 noon today. New members who are interested in learning woodwork are always welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Marcia on (07) 4170-0389
Sunday Poker - Kingaroy
Sunday afternoon poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy today. Registrations start at 2:00pm and play begins at 2:30pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Sunday Bingo - Wondai
Bingo games will be held at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this afternoon, with eyes down from 1:30pm. There will be 3 jackpots and 15 games on offer, and the kitchen will be open for light meals. Proceeds will go to help Wondai RSL veterans. More details? Phone (07) 4168-5297.
Kilkivan Railway Markets
The weekly Kilkivan Railway Markets will be held in Lester Millar Park in Kilkivan from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets feature an array of locally produced fruit, vegetables and merchandise and new stallholders are always welcome! More details? Stall Bookings? Phone (0407) 772-741 or visit the website.
Kumbia Museum
The Kumbia and District Historical Society's museum, located in the Federation Heritage Centre behind Kumbia Hall in Bell Street, will be open from 1:30pm to 3:30pm this afternoon. The museum contains an excellent photographic display of local history and is well worth a visit. More details? Phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 or Gayle on (07) 4164-4175.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Sunday, 06 October 2019 
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