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South Burnett Daily Calendar Listings for August 2020

Nanango Country Markets
After an absence of several momnhs due to the pandemic, the Nanango Show Society will be holding their regular monthly Country Markets at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street from 6:00am to around 12:00 noon today - their first markets back after COVID-19 restrictions eased! As usual, the markets will feature a wide variety of craft stalls, new and used goods, plants, poultry and pets. The Nanango Markets are the largest rural market in south east Queensland and attract up to 420 stallholders. But new stallholders are always very welcome too! More info? Phone the Market Co-Ordinator on 0427-631-273 during business hours.

Nanango Theatre Company Auditions
The Nanango Theatre Company will be holding auditions for three up-coming one act plays the group will be performing in a few months to celebrate the NTC's 30th birthday. Auditions will be held at the NTC Playhouse at the corner of Elk and George Streets, Nanango from 12:00 noon today. Men and women aged from 20 to 70 years are particularly welcome, whether they have previous theatre experience or not.

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 Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

Dams Reopen Today
Yallakool and the Lake Boondooma Tourist Park will reopen for camping and overnight visitors today, after being restricted to just day visitors the past few months due to COVID-19. Bookings for onsite accommodation can be made at each park's kiosk.

Nanango August Race Meeting
After an absence of almost six months, the Nanango Race Club will be returning to racing today by holding their August Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway off the D'Aguilar Highway just south of Nanango from 11:00am to around 5:00pm today. Today's races will run under COVIDSafe conditions and all guests will be required to sign in at the ticket office on arrival and observe proper social distancing. The race club's popular Champagne@TheBit Bar will be serving up platters all day if you fancy a bite; a licensed bar and BBQ will be operating under the extended covered area; seating will be outdoors on the lawn; and there'll be plenty of bookmakers and an on-course tote available in the betting ring to take your wagers. This will be a 5 race meeting and buses will be running to the races from Kingaroy's Glendon Street Bus Depot (12:00 noon) and Nanango's Fitzroy Hotel at 12:30pm. The first race will leave the barriers around 1:25pm but gates will open at 11:00am so go-getters can get a head start on that all-important socialising. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners (under-15s are free). Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Rosemary on (07) 4163-2346 or email her.

Meeting With The Mayor - Murgon
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto will be joined by Cr Kathy Duff and Cr Kirstie Schumacher for an informal chat with residents outside the Murgon IGA from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. No bookings are necessary.

Proston QCWA Crafts Group
The Proston QCWA Crafts Group will be holding their regular Monday meeting at the Proston QCWA Rooms in Rodney Street from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The group's members pursue a wide variety of crafts and you don't need to be a QCWA member to attend and join in. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

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.

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.

League Stars - Kingaroy
The six-week League Stars junior rugby league competition will be held at T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 3:30pm to 4:30pm this afternoon (and every Tuesday afternoon for the coming five weeks). The course is aimed at encouraging young players to take up the sport, and course fees are $75. More details? Phone coach Brennan Brown on 0436-860-763.

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.

Wednesday Night Poker - Kingaroy
After an absence of many months due to the pandemic, Wednesday night poker games will be making a return to Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

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.

Breakky with BIEDO
Pop the kettle on and join BIEDO on Zoom for a breakfast chat. The group's next online catch-up will begin this morning at 7:00am. BIEDO has invited businesses from across the Burnett inland to join them online for an informal chat and information-sharing session, discussing all things business and staying connected during COVID-19. To join in, click on this link between 7:00am-8:00am: https://zoom.us/j/94986127289

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential to secure a seat because COVID safety restrictions apply. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Women's Community Tea - Murgon
A Women's Community Tea and bra fitting will be held at Graham House at 21 Taylor Street East in Murgon from 9:30am to 12:30pm this morning, and then again from 1:30pm to 4:30pm this afternoon. The event is being run by the charity Support The Girls (Australia) and apart from a free morning or afternoon tea, all bra fittings are complimentary and participants will be gifted bras, underwear and toiletries. However, numbers are limited to comply with COVID safety rules and participants will be temperature tested for extra safety. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400.

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.

Hivesville Progress Association AGM
The Hivesville Progress Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the Hivesville Hotel in Main Street at 6:00pm this evening. A key topic that will be discussed at tonight's meeting are upcoming projects for the town and its surrounds, and all interested people are encouraged to attend.

Thursday Night Trivia - Nanango
Trivia games will be played at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm tonight, with great prizes on offer. Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential because COVID safety conditions apply. You can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Rates Information Session - Murgon
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at Murgon Town Hall from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
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 Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

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.

Kingaroy RSL Bingo
Bingo games will be running at Kingaroy RSL from 9:30am this morning (eyes down at 10:30am). There'll be multiple jackpots on offer, along with book games and raffles, and proceeds will go to help local good causes. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Scenic Circuit Track Reopens
The Scenic Circuit walking track between Dandabah and Tim Shea Falls in the Bunya Mountains National Park is scheduled to reopen today after being closed several weeks for routine maintenance.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
Kingaroy's Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am today. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Friday Social Golf - Proston
The Proston Golf Club on Brigooda Road, Proston will be holding a Friday afternoon social golf game today. Names need to be in by 2:00pm for a 2:30pm tee-off, and everyone is welcome. Cold beer and snacks will also be available at the clubhouse from noon (with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0455-3416-902.

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 Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

SEQ Mountain Bike Series - Wondai
The first round of the 2020 SEQ Mountain Bike Series will be raced in the South Burnett this weekend - the first mountain bike races held in the region for at least 20 years - and up to 70 elite riders are expected to take part, as well as keen local mountain bike enthusiasts. The event will be held at the South Burnett Mountain Bike club's trails in the McEuen Forestry at the end of Mackenzie Street, Wondai and today's racing action will focus on a short course loop. Racing will kick off at 12:30pm and continue until sunset. There'll be food and coffee vans available onsite, special areas for spectators and COVIDSafe procedures in place. Everyonre is welcome and there's no charge for spectators. You can also get more information plus maps of the course and vantage points on the SBMTB website

Barry Stead Memorial Race Day - Kingaroy
Kingaroy Bees junior motorcycle speedway club will be holding its 2nd annual Barry Stead Memorial Race Day today at the Kingaroy Showgrounds’ junior motorcycle speedway track. The club day remembers long-time supporter Barry Stead who died in 2018. Racing starts at 10:00am and spectators are more than welcome to come along to watch the Peewees, Superlites, 125cc and 250cc motorbikes in action. Free entry for spectators.

Women's Football Come & Try - Cherbourg
The Sunshine Coast Women's Football group are inviting locals to a Come and Try soccer at Jack O'Chin Oval in Cherbourg from 10:30am this morning. All women are very welcome and you can find out more by phoning club president Wayne Albert on 0417-622-826. Note: Football South Burnett's round robin competition for senior male players won't be held today due to inuries amongst some key players. The competition is expected to resume next Saturday, all being well.

Wooroolin Community Markets
The Wooroolin Community Markets will be held inside the Wooroolin QCWA Rooms on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets offer stalls, a sausage sizzle, fresh produce, plants and crafts and are run on the 2nd Saturday of every month except January. Stall fees are just $7.50 and new stallholders are always welcome. More details? Phone Janice on 0439-073-160 or send her an email.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Sunday Poker - Kingaroy
After an absence of several months due to the pandemic, Sunday afternoon poker games will be making a welcome return to 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

Murgon CBD Markets
The monthly Murgon Markets will be held in Lamb Street in the heart of Murgon from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon today. The markets offer locally-made crafts, foods and produce and are always an interesting Sunday morning out. New stall-holders are always welcome too! More details? Phone Richie on 0427-133-408

SEQ Mountain Bike Series - Wondai
The second (and final) day of the 2020 SEQ Mountain Bike Series will be raced in the South Burnett today - the first mountain bike races held in the region for at least 20 years - and up to 70 elite riders are expected to take part, as well as keen local mountain bike enthusiasts. The event will be held at the South Burnett Mountain Bike club's trails in the McEuen Forestry at the end of Mackenzie Street, Wondai and today's racing action will focus on a full course loop. Racing will kick off at 8:00pm and continue until the afternoon. There'll be food and coffee vans available onsite, special areas for spectators and COVIDSafe procedures in place. Everyonre is welcome and there's no charge for spectators. You can also get more information plus maps of the course and vantage points on the SBMTB website

Proston QCWA Crafts Group
The Proston QCWA Crafts Group will be holding their regular Monday meeting at the Proston QCWA Rooms in Rodney Street from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The group's members pursue a wide variety of crafts and you don't need to be a QCWA member to attend and join in. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

Ekka Show Holiday
Today is still the gazetted Ekka Show Holiday for the South Burnett region (even though the Ekka itself is cancelled). South Burnett Regional Council administration offices, customer service centres, libraries and depots will be closed all day. Today is also the gazetted show holiday for the towns of Goomeri, Cherbourg, Yarraman, Upper Yarraman and Cooyar. Normal services will resume tomorrow.

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.

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.

Graham House Outreach - Blackbutt
Murgon's Graham House will be bringing their Emergency Relief Outreach Service to the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The service provides assistance with food and utility bills and also runs a no-interest loan scheme, and it's open to anyone experiencing tough times. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400 or 0447-683-492. Note: The Outreach Service will also be returning on September 8, October 13 and November 10.

Proston QCWA Meeting
The Proston QCWA will be holding their regular monthly meeting at the CWA Rooms in Rodney Street, Proston (just down from the Proston Community Hall) at 9:00am this morning. The group holds a general meeting on the second Tuesday of every month except January, and craft days every Monday, and potential new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

Rates Information Session - Wondai
POSTPONED - South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at Wondai Town Hall from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Meeting With The Mayor - Wondai
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto will be joined by Cr Scott Henschen and Cr Danita Potter for an informal chat with residents outside the Wondai Bakery from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. No bookings are necessary.

Wednesday Night Poker
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Graham House Outreach - Proston
Murgon's Graham House will be bringing their Emergency Relief Outreach Service to Shop 40 in Blake Street, Proston from 9:30am to 2:00pm today. The service provides assistance with food and utility bills and also runs a no-interest loan scheme, and it's open to anyone experiencing tough times. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400 or 0447-683-492. Note: The Outreach Service will also be returning on September 9, October 14 and November 11.

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.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential to secure a seat because COVID safety restrictions apply. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Thursday Night Trivia - Nanango
Trivia games will be played at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm tonight, with great prizes on offer. Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential because COVID safety conditions apply. You can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
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 Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

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.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
Kingaroy's Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am today. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am 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) 4163-6022.

AgForce SEQ Winter Warmer - Kingaroy
AgForce will be holding a "Winter Warmer" meet and greet at the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 5:00pm onwards this afternoon. Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be a special guest and all guests can join SEQ Regional President Caroline Harris and the AgForce SEQ Council over sundowners, soup and steaks. This get-together is for AgForce members only, but anyone can apply to join through AgForce's website. More details? Phone Andrew on 0427-144-298.

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.

Friday Social Golf - Proston
The Proston Golf Club on Brigooda Road, Proston will be holding a Friday afternoon social golf game today. Names need to be in by 2:00pm for a 2:30pm tee-off, and everyone is welcome. Cold beer and snacks will also be available at the clubhouse from noon (with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0455-3416-902.

Kingaroy RSL Bingo
Bingo games will be running at Kingaroy RSL from 9:30am this morning (eyes down at 10:30am). There'll be multiple jackpots on offer, along with book games and raffles, and proceeds will go to help local good causes. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Taabinga Prep Open Day - Kingaroy
Taabinga State School in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy will be holding a Prep Open Day from 10:00am to 11:00am this morning to allow parents looking for prep in 2021 to inspect the school and meet the teachers. Intending guests should assemble at the school's hall at the corner of Rae and Kingaroy Streets at 9:50am. COVIDSafe conditions will apply.

Back To Basics Music Muster - Proston
The second annual Back To Basics Music Muster will be held at 1385 Proston-Boondooma Road (west of Proston) all this weekend. This year's Muster will be compered by Gary Fogarty and will feature performances from Kerry Kennedy, Glen Albrecht, Vanessa Sanger, Natalie Fenton, Grahame Doubleday and Brian Howard. It will run from 10:00am to 11:30pm today, and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday. There's also free camping onsite, toilets (but no showers) and some food available, but guests should BYO seating and liquid refreshments and COVIDSafe rules will apply. Tickets to the Muster are $50 per head and need to be booked in advance. You can find out more by phoning Mike on 0412-884-482

Friendship Community Markets
After an absence of six months, the third Saturday of the month Friendship Community Markets will be making a welcome return at the River Road end of the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00 noon today. The markets are run by the South Burnett Show Society and feature a great range of arts, crafts, fruit and garden stalls, plus unusual bric-a-brac. New stallholders are always very welcome! More details? Phone 0408-880-927.

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 Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

Festival Of The Dams - Lake Boondooma
The first day of the weekend-long Festival Of The Dams fishing competition will be held at Boondooma Dam west of Proston today. Up to 50 teams will be competing in the two-day event, but there's plenty of fun to be had for spectators too, with markets and food vans opening from breakfast onwards; live music; children's activities; lots of raffles and lunches and dinners available as well. The festival is being sponsored by the South Burnett Regional Council and inexpensive caravan and camping sites and cabins can be booked from the Lake Boondooma Tourist Park. Final competition winners will be announced around lunchtime tomorrow.

Art Exhibition Opening - Murgon
Artist Lee Porter will be unveiling a new exhibition of her works at the Royal Hotel in Lamb Street, Murgon at 1:00pm today. The opening will be accompanied by live music from Connie Shelton, and lunch will be available at the hotel if you'd like to make a full afternoon of it. Admission is free, COVIDSafe restrictions apply and lunch bookings should be made in advance by phoning the Royal on (07) 4168-1799

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Festival Of The Dams - Lake Boondooma
The second (and final) day of the weekend-long Festival Of The Dams fishing competition will be held at Boondooma Dam west of Proston today. Up to 50 teams will be competing in the two-day event, but there's plenty of fun to be had for spectators too, with markets and food vans opening from breakfast onwards. The festival is being sponsored by the South Burnett Regional Council and inexpensive caravan and camping sites and cabins can be booked from the Lake Boondooma Tourist Park. Final competition winners will be announced around lunch time.

Back To Basics Music Muster - Proston
The second (and final) day of the annual Back To Basics Music Muster will be held at 1385 Proston-Boondooma Road (west of Proston) from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. This year's Muster will be compered by Gary Fogarty and will feature performances from Kerry Kennedy, Glen Albrecht, Vanessa Sanger, Natalie Fenton, Graheme Doubleday and Brian Howard. There's also free camping onsite, toilets (but no showers) and some food available, but guests should BYO seating and liquid refreshments and COVIDSafe rules will apply. Tickets to the Muster are $50 per head and need to be booked in advance. You can find out more and/or obtain them by phoning Mike on 0412-884-482

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

Meeting With Mayor - Kingaroy
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto will be joined by Cr Danita Potter and Cr Kirstie Schumacher for an informal chat with residents outside the Glendon Street Cafe from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. No bookings are necessary.

Proston QCWA Crafts Group
The Proston QCWA Crafts Group will be holding their regular Monday meeting at the Proston QCWA Rooms in Rodney Street from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The group's members pursue a wide variety of crafts and you don't need to be a QCWA member to attend and join in. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

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.

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.

Rates Information Session - Kingaroy
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at the Kingaroy Town Hall Reception Room from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

Under The Bonnet - Kingaroy
Kingaroy police will be holding a free Under The Bonnet workshop at the Bill Hull Car Centre at the corner of Kingaroy and Avoca Streets, Kingaroy from 5:30pm to around 7:00pm tonight. The workshop will teach guests about personal safety, road safety and basic car maintenance skills, and men and women of all ages who'd like learn how to become a bit handier around their vehicle are encouraged to attend. Canapes and cold drinks will be provided, too, but numbers are limited so an RSVP to help plan the catering would be greatly appreciated. You can make one by phoning Bill Hull Car Centre on (07) 4162-2833 or by emailing them.

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 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.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Wednesday Night Poker - Kingaroy
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential to secure a seat because COVID safety restrictions apply. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Thursday Night Trivia - Nanango
Trivia games will be played at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm tonight, with great prizes on offer. Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential because COVID safety conditions apply. You can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
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 Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

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.

Rates Information Session - Nanango
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at Nanango Cultural Centre from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Coopers Gap CCC Meeting - Bell
The Coopers Gap Community Consultative Committee will be meeting at Bell Bunya Community Centre in Bell from 1:00pm to around 2:30pm 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, but COVIDSafe restrictions apply and intending guests will need to contact Sue Hogan by email beforehand to obtain an invitation. Note: This meeting was originally planned to be held in June, but had to be postponed due to the pandemic.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Kingaroy RSL Bingo
Bingo games will be running at Kingaroy RSL from 9:30am this morning (eyes down at 10:30am). There'll be multiple jackpots on offer, along with book games and raffles, and proceeds will go to help local good causes. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Friday Social Golf - Proston
The Proston Golf Club on Brigooda Road, Proston will be holding a Friday afternoon social golf game today. Names need to be in by 2:00pm for a 2:30pm tee-off, and everyone is welcome. Cold beer and snacks will also be available at the clubhouse from noon (with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0455-3416-902.

Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am 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) 4163-6022.

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.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
Kingaroy's Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am today. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

QCWA Scone Morning - Kingaroy
Kingaroy QCWA will be celebrating 98 years of the QCWA with a scone morning at the Kingaroy Branch Rooms (in Kingaroy Street, near the Kingaroy RSL CLub) from 9:30am this morning.Six scones for $8.00 (with jam and cream, add $1.00). Tea or Coffee with scone $6.00. Everyone welcome! For more info, phone Clair on (07) 4162-1027.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

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 Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

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

Proston QCWA Crafts Group
The Proston QCWA Crafts Group will be holding their regular Monday meeting at the Proston QCWA Rooms in Rodney Street from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The group's members pursue a wide variety of crafts and you don't need to be a QCWA member to attend and join in. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.

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.

Rates Information Session - Durong
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at Durong Hall from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Meeting With Mayor - Nanango
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto will be joined by Cr Roz Frohloff and Deputy Mayor Gavin Jones for an informal chat with residents outside the Nanango IGA from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. No bookings are necessary.

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.

Rates Information Session - Blackbutt
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has invited residents to attend a "Rates Information Session" at Blackbutt Memorial Hall from 5:30pm tonight. No bookings are required. The information session is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

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.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Wednesday Night Poker - Kingaroy
Wednesday night poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy tonight. Registrations start at 6:30pm and play begins at 7:00pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

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.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Kingaroy
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 Kingaroy every Thursday from 7:30pm at the "Biscuit Tin", behind St Mary's Church Hall, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy. For more information, phone (07) 4162-5747.

Thursday Night Trivia - Nanango
Trivia games will be played at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 6:00pm tonight, with great prizes on offer. Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential because COVID safety conditions apply. You can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

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.

Taras Hall Bingo - Nanango
Bingo games will be held at Taras Hall immediately next to Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 9:00am this morning (doors open at 9:00am; eyes down at 10:00am sharp). Everyone is welcome but a booking is essential to secure a seat because COVID safety restrictions apply. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

Kingaroy Cuppa & Chat Group
Kingaroy's Cuppa and Chat Group will be holding its weekly meeting at The Biscuit Tin behind St Mary's Church at 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy from 10:00am to around 11:00am today. As the name suggests, members enjoy a cuppa and biscuits baked in the community kitchen, and simply chat about whatever interests them. More details? Phone Centacare Community Connections on (07) 4162-5439.

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.

Friday Social Golf - Proston
The Proston Golf Club on Brigooda Road, Proston will be holding a Friday afternoon social golf game today. Names need to be in by 2:00pm for a 2:30pm tee-off, and everyone is welcome. Cold beer and snacks will also be available at the clubhouse from noon (with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0455-3416-902.

Kingaroy RSL Bingo
Bingo games will be running at Kingaroy RSL from 9:30am this morning (eyes down at 10:30am). There'll be multiple jackpots on offer, along with book games and raffles, and proceeds will go to help local good causes. Everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755.

Friday Croquet - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Croquet Club will be playing croquet games at the rear of the Kingaroy Cricket Club in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (just next to Beangrowers) from 9:00am to around 11:30am 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) 4163-6022.

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 Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.

Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (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.

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

Meeting With The Mayor - Blackbutt
South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto will be joined by Cr Roz Frohloff and Deputy Mayor Gavin Jones for an informal chat with residents outside the Blackbutt Bakery from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. No bookings are necessary.

Proston QCWA Crafts Group
The Proston QCWA Crafts Group will be holding their regular Monday meeting at the Proston QCWA Rooms in Rodney Street from 9:00am to 2:00pm today. The group's members pursue a wide variety of crafts and you don't need to be a QCWA member to attend and join in. More details? Phone (07) 4168-9391.