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South Burnett Daily Calendar Listings for November 2020

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.

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

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.

Giant Garage Sale - Kingaroy
The Birds Of A Feather cancer support group will be holding the final day of a three-day Giant Garage Sale in Kingaroy today to raise funds for the Cancer Council Queensland. The garage sale will start at 7:00am at 28 Arthur Street, Kingaroy. There will be a wide variety of goods for sale, including household items, bric-a-brac, collectibles, plants, cakes and jams, tools, silverware, clothing, crockery, manchester and more - just perfect for bargain-hunters! For more information, phone 0419-649-226.

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

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.

Monday Night Yoga - Wooroolin
A one hour yoga class will be running at the Wooroolin Memorial Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

Yarraman RSL Meeting
The Yarraman RSL branch will be holding its regular first Monday monthly meeting at the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street at 6:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome.

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

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.

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.

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch - Proston
The Golden Spurs Hotel at the corner of Blake and Rodney Streets in Proston will be holding a two-course Melbourne Cup Day Lunch today in conjunction with the Proston QWCA. Guests will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer on arrival, and in addition to the lunch there'll be a lucky door prize, sweeps, raffles and prizes for the best dressed. This is a COVID Safe event, though, so bookings are essential. You can find out more and/or make a booking by phoning the Spurs on (07) 4168-9069.

50th Annual Melbourne Cup Day Race Meeting - Kumbia
The Kumbia Racing Club will be holding its 50th Annual Melbourne Cup Day Race Meeting at the Kumbia racetrack from about 9:00am this morning through until 5:00pm this afternoon. This very popular 5-card event is the only live Cup Day race meeting in the South Burnett and it always attracts a great crowd, though this year - due to COVID Safe restrictions - you'll need to book tickets online (and BYO chair) to be certain of getting onto the course. As usual, there'll be a Fashions of the Field parade for men and women; Dash For Cash foot races; a bar, BBQ, and the Luncheon Hall in operation plus full Sky-TV race meeting coverage, a vigorous betting ring, and big screen coverage of that other race meeting in Melbourne. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for concessions, and a bus will be running from Kingaroy's Carrollee Hotel for people who've booked seats at the pub. More details? Contact the Race Club Secretary on (07) 4163-7200.

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.

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch - Murgon
The Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon will be running a Melbourne Cup Day Lunch from noon onwards today. Guests can enjoy a great meal; big screen coverage of the race; prizes for the two best dressed patrons and best fascinator; a lucky door prize and sweeps. This will be a COVID Safe get-together and you can book luncheon tickets by phoning (07) 4168-1819.

Nanango Community Choir
A meeting (and initial practice session) to form a Nanango Community Choir will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Gipps Street, Nanango from 7:00pm to 8:30pm tonight. The aim of the meeting is to give the choir its first outing at this year's Nanango Christmas Carnival, and everyone is welcome to take part. More details? Phone Jane on 0400-631-677.

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.

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch - Kingaroy
The Carrollee Hotel in King Street, Kingaroy will be running a Melbourne Cup Day lunch from noon today with big screen coverage of the race, TAB facilities and fashion prizes, plus live music from noon to 3:00pm. This is a COVID Safe event, but places are limited so a booking is essential: (07) 4162-1055.

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 (COVID Safe rules apply). New members - male and female - are very welcome, and you should BYO morning tea. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

KCCI Business Breakfast RSVP Deadline
Today is the last day you can book tickets for the KCCI Business Breakfast being held at Kingaroy Town Hall this Thursday morning, November 5 (see entry that day for all details).

Tuesday Night Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 7:00pm tonight (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the BDTHA on 0458-539-821 or send them an email.

Melbourne Cup Day Lunch - Nanango
Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango will be holding a Melbourne Cup Day Lunch from noon today. Guests at this $50 per head affair will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly and a sweeps ticket on arrival, then enjoy a three course lunch, big screen race coverage and all the fun of a traditional Cup Day getaway. Bookings are essential, though, and you can make one by phoning the RSL on (07) 4163-1375.

USA Election
Voting in the USA election began late yesterday afternoon and the final polling booths will close (in Alaska) at 5:00pm Australian time today. A record 95 million pre-poll votes were cast before today's election, so it may take a long time to get a final result. However, if there is a marked swing towards one candidate or the other in the crucial "swing states", this may be known by mid-afternoon or early this evening and provide some indication of whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump will be the USA's president for the next four years. The ABC's "Planet America" will be providing in-depth, expert coverage of today's election on ABC Channel 2 from 9:38pm tonight, which will also look at the implications that a Biden or Trump presidency might have for Australia.

Brekkie With BIEDO
The Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) will be hosting another in their series of virtual business breakfasts from 7:00am to 8:00am today. The meeting will be held online using Zoom and will be addressed by special guests. The Zoom link is available here. More info? Call BIEDO on 0400-695-456

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 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.

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

State Of Origin Night - Goomeri
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival committee will be holding a special State Of Origin Night at the Goomeri Showgrounds in Laird Street from 6:00pm onwards this evening. For $5 per person (or $10 for a family) you can enjoy a range of exotic food vans, a licensed bar and big screen coverage of the match, as well as the chance to win great raffle prizes donated by the Festival's committee and Mark Smith Menswear. Everyone is welcome!

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

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:00am 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

Yarraman Progress Association AGM
The Yarraman Progress Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street at 6:00pm tonight. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Marcus Mission - Murgon
The Wesley Mission Queensland will be holding a free Marcus Mission BBQ and workshop at 109 Macalister Street in Murgon from 4:00pm to 9:00pm tonight (BBQ is 4-5pm; workshop runs from 5-9pm). The aim of Marcus Mission is to reduce the number of male suicides in the community by training mentors to detect and counsel men at risk of this, and all interested people are welcome to attend. More details? Phone 1300-969-216 from 8:00am to 4:30pm Mondays to Fridays.

Thursday Night Yoga - Kingaroy
A one hour yoga class will be running at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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 Toastmasters
South Burnett Toastmasters will be holding a meeting in the Anzac Room of Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 6:45pm (for a 7:00pm start) this evening. Toastmasters is a great way to learn how to speak in public and boost your self-confidence, and new members are always very welcome! Meetings are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month. More details? Visit the South Burnett Toastmasters website

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.

KCCI Breakfast Meeting - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be holding a breakfast meeting at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 6:30am this morning (for a 7:00am start). Gympie Chamber Of Commerce president Tony Goodman will be a special guest speaker, and he'll be discussing how the Gympie Chamber works with all levels of government to achieve its ends. Today's breakfast is limited to 100 guests due to COVID restrictions and is open to both KCCI members and non-members. Tickets are $35 per person and need to have been booked and paid for by November 3. They can be obtained by contacting the KCCI by email.

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.

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.

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.

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, and dinner after 5:30pm (all with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0474-741-822.

Art Exhibition Opening - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery on the roundabout at Wondai will be opening their latest monthly exhibition for 2020 with a wine and cheese tasting at 6:00pm tonight. This month the gallery will be showcasing "Love Of Colour" by Tingoora arts and crafts worker Dianne Hodges in the front gallery; "Burnett & Beyond" by local artists Pat van Kempen, Trish Corneal, Maria van Kempen and Stephanie Outridge Field in the main gallery; and "A Shuttered View" from Proston-based textile artist Ruth Wagner in the rear gallery, while children from C& K Kindergarten in Murgon will exhibit their own works in Kidz Korner. As usual, tonight's opening will also feature hot and cold finger foods and punch, along with wine tastings Barambah Cellars, live entertainment and lots of fun socialising. Admission is just $5 and everyone is welcome to attend. More details? Phone the Gallery on (07) 4168-5926. Note: After tonight's opening the exhibition will remain on show from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily until the end of the month.

Ringsfield Writers - Nanango
The Ringsfield Writers group will be meeting at the Palace Hotel in Drayton Street, Nanango at 11:00am this morning. Members of the group review and critique each others' writing in a positive way, and aspiring new writers are very welcome. More details? Email Janice

Bowls Club Bingo - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

Cooyar Trail Ride
CANCELLED: This year's annual Cooyar Trail Ride will be held at the Cooyar Showgrounds in Rangemore Road, Cooyar from 8:00am this morning until around 3:00pm this afternoon. The Ride is a non-competitive, recreational event hosted by the Cooyar SS P&C and normally runs over a full weekend. But this year - thanks to COVID - it will be a single day event and all riders will be restricted to an open loop circuit across varied terrain that includes areas of open and timbered riding, hills, rocks, gullies, and a few hill climbs for those who love the extra challenge. Participation fees are $80 per rider plus AMA membership, and pre nomination is required online. A canteen will be running from 7:00am and spectators are welcome to come view all the action at no charge, providing they observe COVID Safe rules. You can get more information on AMA Events. Note: This event was cancelled on Wednesday November 4 due to unforeseen circumstances.

Olive Grove Picnic With Producers - Moffatdale
An Olive Grove Picnic with Producers will be held at 1468 Barambah Road in Moffatdale from 11:00am to 5:00pm today. The event has been jointly organised by Clovely Estate, Farm 2 Fork Collective, The Saucy Fork and Pursers Coaches and will take the form of a family picnic amongst Clovely's olive groves. Entry tickets are $6.50pp via Eventbrite (available until November 6) and guests should BYO blankets or chairs and lawn games. The Saucy Fork will have grazing platters for two available for pre-purchase at $30 each (phone 0416-142-044 to order) and Pursers will provide return bus transport between Kingaroy, Murgon and Moffatdale for $10 per head for guests who'd prefer it (phone (07) 4168-1533 to book a seat). Clovely Estate wines will be available to purchase onsite (no BYO alcohol is allowed).

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 7:00am until around 12:00 noon 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.

Nanango Country Markets
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. As usual, the markets will feature a wide variety of craft stalls, new and used goods, plants, poultry and pets, but they'll be operating in a COVID Safe way. 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.

Proston Rally
The Proston Car Rally Club will be holding their quarterly CAMS Khanacross Multiclub Rally at their racing track this weekend (the club's track is located 7.5km west of Proston on the Proston-Boondooma Road). Racing will commence around 11:00am this morning and there'll also be burnouts from around 6:00pm, with racing wrapping up around 2:00pm tomorrow afternoon. Up to 50 cars attend Proston Rally Club meetings from all over Queensland and NSW and spectators are very welcome. There'll be a BBQ and soft drinks stand running throughout the event, as well as a hearty breakfast supplied by the Proston Lions club early on Sunday morning. Hot showers, toilets and free camping are available on site too. Admission to the Rally is 100% free for spectators, $50 for adult participants and $25 for juniors. More details? Phone 0458-689-446.

Muddy Flats - Wondai
The South Burnett's favourite Indigenous country rock band Muddy Flats will be performing at the Hotel Cecil in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 7:30pm until late tonight. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4168-5460.

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.

Beginners Running Course - Kingaroy
Kingaroy's Go Getta Girls will be holding a Beginner Running Course at Memorial Park in Haly Street from 6:45am (for a 7:00am start) to around 9:30am this morning. The course is for women over 18 who are interested in learning to run or improving their running. It covers basic running technique, warm ups, stretches, hill running and running-specific strength exercises. If you'd like to take part you should bring comfy clothes, shoes to run in, a hat, water, a towel and perhaps sunscreen. The course is completely free and it's a pre-requisite for joining the Go Getta Girls, but joining the group is entirely optional and there's no pressure to join. More details? Phone Donna on 0409-620-923

Goomeri Food Vans Night
Goomeri will be holding another of their new Food Van Nights from 5:00pm to around 8:00pm this evening at Goomeri's Market Square behind Joe's Grand Hotel. The event will feature a range of food vans from Gympie and the Sunshine Coast offering dishes that are usually unavailable locally (unless you cook them yourself), and it's being run as a fund-raiser for the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. This is a family friendly, pet friendly and COVID Safe outing with plenty of chairs and tables for you to eat dinner at. There's also no admission charge and everyone is welcome!

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

Saturday Night Blow-Out With DJ Richter - Kingaroy
DJ Richter will be spinning the platters at Kingaroy's Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until late tonight - and he'll be running karaoke sessions as well if you feel like giving it a red hot go. Everyone is welcome and things will run in a COVID Safe way. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380

Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
CANCELLED: The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Kingaroy (opposite the peanut silos) will be opening its latest exhibition at 6:00pm tonight. This month's exhibition - "Antfest 2020 – Showing Off" - will feature works from the Jumping Ant Arts Group including watercolours, weaving, wearable art, pottery, prints, paintings in acrylic, pen and wash and oils, silver and copper jewellery, hand-hooked rugs and 3-D art. Members of the group will be on hand to discuss their works, and there'll be light refreshments available as well. After tonight's opening, the exhibition will remain on display from 10:00am to 4:00pm weekdays until the end of the month. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. Note: This event was cancelled on Wednesday November 4 due to unforeseen circumstances. However, the exhibition will remain on display daily until the end of the month and admission to view it is free.

Remembrance Day Rifle Shoot
The Wondai Rifle Club in Rifle Range Road, Wondai will be holding a Remembrance Day Shoot from 10:00am onwards today in place of its traditional Anzac Day Shoot, which was cancelled this year due to the pandemic. All owners of bolt action .303 rifles and/or bolt action military rifles are encouraged to bring them along (as well as ammunition and a $50 entry fee) for a fun day's shooting on the club's 300m, 400m and 500m ranges. Lunch is included in the entry price and everyone is welcome! Note: Today's event has been organised in conjunction with the Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon RSL clubs in advance of Remembrance Day, which will be held next Wednesday, November 11.

Kingaroy Speedway Spring Spectacular
The South Burnett Speedway will roar into life at the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy tonight with its Spring Spectacular meeting. Tonight's get-together will feature the Queensland AMCA Title, Round 2 of the EDGE Automotive & Performance Street Stock Series, Round 2 of the Junor Sedan Allstar Series, plus fast-paced battles between Modified Sedans and Production Sedans. Gates will open at 2:00pm, racing will start at 4:00pm and the excitement will continue until around 10:30pm tonight. Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for students (with ID) and aged or disability pensioners or $65 for a family of two adults and up to three students (children 12 and under are free). Everyone is welcome! Note: This event is being run under COVID Safe conditions, so some restrictions will apply.

Saturday Cricket
The South Burnett's cricketers will be playing in Kingaroy, Kumbia, Nanango, Wondai and Murgon today. In A Grade, Murgon Crusaders will play Gympie Colts at the Murgon Sportsgrounds in Macalister Street, Murgon and Southern District Devils will play Gympie Valleys at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy, both at 12:30pm. In B Grade, Wooroolin Warriors will play the Murgon Diggers at Kingaroy State School at 12:30pm; Kumbia Rattlers will play Cherbourg at the Kumbia sportsgrounds in Gordon Street, Kumbia at 12:30pm; and Nanango's Scorpions will play Wondai at the Nanango Sportsgrounds in Burnett Street, also at 12:30pm (Kingaroy Services has the bye). Finally - in Juniors - Kingaroy Burnett Water will play Kingaroy Northern Agriservices at Taabinga State School in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy 8:00am in the Stage 2 competition; and in the Stage 3 competition, Kingaroy Burnett Water will play Murgon at the Wondai Cricket Grounds off the Bunya Highway at Wondai, also at 8:00am. Spectators are very welcome at all matches but must observe proper social distancing.

Open Mic Night - Kingaroy
The Carrollee Hotel in King Street, Kingaroy will be holding an Open Mic Night from 7:30pm until late this evening, with a backline supplied by local band Skin & Bone. Performers only need to BYO instrument (your voice is one of them) and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1055 or Glenn on 0407-646-972.

Beginners & Improvers Show - Nanango
The South Burnett Western Performance Club will be holding a Beginners and Improvers Show at their grounds in Racecourse Road, Nanango from 8:00am today. This will be a COVID Safe event and will be followed by an Open Show at the same time and venue tomorrow. All keen horse people are very welcome to come along as either participants ($6 per class) or spectators (free).

Open Show - Nanango
The South Burnett Western Performance Club will be holding an Open Show at their grounds in Racecourse Road, Nanango from 8:00am today. This will be a COVID Safe event as well as the club's last show for 2020, and all keen horse people are very welcome to come along as either participants ($6 per class) or spectators (free).

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

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.

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

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.

Monday Night Yoga - Wooroolin
A one hour yoga class will be running at the Wooroolin Memorial Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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

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.

Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch Meeting
Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch will be holding its quarterly meeting at the Kumbia Hall Supper Room in Bell Street, Kumbia at 7:30pm tonight. Detective Snr. Sgt. Jim Lacey from the Major & Organised Crime Squad in Toowoomba will be a special guest speaker, and all interested people are very welcome to attend.

NAIDOC Day - Cherbourg
Cherbourg will be holding its annual NAIDOC Day celebrations from 10:00am to 2:00pm today in the park opposite The Ration Shed Museum in Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg. NAIDOC - the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee - is now an annual celebration of Indigenous culture. NAIDOC usually runs from the first Sunday in July to the second Sunday, but was deferred nationally this year due to the pandemic. This year's celebrations will include the food and market stalls; the presentation of Cherbourg's annual Community Awards; and a "Cherbourg's Got Talent" talent quest, which can produce some remarkably good performances. This will also be a COVID Safe event, but everyone is welcome. You can also read more about what 2018's NAIDOC Day was like - and see photos - on our website

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.

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.

Tuesday Night Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 7:00pm tonight (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the BDTHA on 0458-539-821 or send them an email.

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.

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.

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 (COVID Safe rules apply). New members - male and female - are very welcome, and you should BYO morning tea. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:00am 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

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.

State Of Origin
The second State Of Origin match between the Maroons and Blues will be played at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney from around 7:10pm tonight. The Maroons won the first round of this ultimate annual competition 18-14 last week and the Blues will be seeking an equaliser tonight to keep their 2020 hopes alive. However, a second victory for the Maroons will put an end to the contest - so viewers can expect some very hard-fought, action packed footy from both teams. Most clubs and hotels in the region will be broadcasting the match on big screen TVs tonight, or you can stay at home and watch it on free to air TV.

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

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.

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.

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

Executive & Community Standing Committee Meeting - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding an Executive & Community Standing Committee meeting at their Council Chambers in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 9:00am this morning. Standing Committees are an initiative of the Council designed to make decision-making more public and transparent, and any decisions taken at Standing Committee level will later be ratified at the SBRC's monthly General Meeting. Today's meeting will be run under COVID Safe guidelines, but is open to the public.

State Of Origin Night - Goomeri
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival committee will be holding a special State Of Origin Night at the Goomeri Showgrounds in Laird Street from 6:00pm onwards this evening. For $5 per person (or $10 for a family) you can enjoy a range of exotic food vans, a licensed bar and big screen coverage of the match, as well as the chance to win great raffle prizes donated by the Festival's committee and Mark Smith Menswear. Everyone is welcome!

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.

Thursday Night Yoga - Kingaroy
A one hour yoga class will be running at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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.

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.

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.

KSHS School Formal
Kingaroy State High School will be holding their 2020 School Formal at Kingaroy Town Hall this evening. The first graduating students will disembark at 5:30pm and spectators should get to the Glendon Street forecourt earlier than this to secure a place. Note: Glendon Street will be closed between Haly and Alford Streets during the late afternoon to allow cars to deposit students at the red carpet.

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, and dinner after 5:30pm (all with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0474-741-822.

Topology Concert - Wondai
SOLD OUT: Creative musical group Topology will be performing in concert at the Wondai Town Hall in Mackenzie Street, Wondai at 6:00pm this evening as part of a state-wide tour to promote their new album "We Will Rise". Tonight's show will be part performance, part conversation in an evening of music designed to inspire community conversation, collective reflection and renewed strength. The concert will also include performances from children attending Moffatdale, Windera and Cloyna State Schools who recently took part in musical workshops organised by group. Everyone is welcome, and tickets can be booked online.

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.

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.

Saucy Fork Book Launch - Tingoora and Moffatdale
Roberta Schablon from The Saucy Fork will be launching her new cookery book at Taste Of Tingoora at 73 Tingoora-Charlestown Road, Tingoora at 10:00am this morning; and again at Clovely Estate's cellar door in Steinhardt's Road, Mofdfatdale at 6:00pm this afternoon. Wines will be available for purchase at Clovely, along with copies of the book, but there's no charge to attend either launch. You can also read more about Roberta's book on our website.

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

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.

Art Gallery Open Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street, Kingaroy (opposite the peanut silos) will be holding an Open Day from 9:00am to 1:00pm this morning to showcase their latest exhibition "Antfest 2020 - Showing Off". The Gallery was forced to cancel their official opening of this exhibition at short notice last week due to unexpected building works, but today's get-together will allow you to view the exhibitiuon and meet the artists. There'll also be live demonstrations of different art techniques from 10:00am. Everyone is welcome and there's no admission fee. More details? Phone Melody on (07) 4162-5632.

A Day On The Dam - Yallakool
SOLD OUT: Yallakool Tourist Park on the shores of Bjelke-Petersen Dam north of Murgon will be hosting a "Day On The Dam" music concert this evening. The concert is the first outdoor live music event held in the region this year, and will feature popular country performers Troy Cassar-Daley and his daughter Jem as special guest artists, supported by local entertainers Connie Shelton, Andrew Beckett and Les O’Chin. Gates open at 3:00pm and the concert will get underway from 5:00pm. Due to COVID restrictions, guest numbers are limited to 400 and tickets are $45 per adult or $95 for a family of four. They can be obtained from the Yallakool Tourist Park or by phoning (07) 4168-4746.

Turn The Screws On Crime - Kingaroy
Kingaroy Police and Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch will be holding another one of their popular anti-theft number plate mornings today in Kingaroy, For $3, volunteers will fit anti-theft number plate screws to your vehicle, which will stop your plates being stolen. The morning will be held on the vacant land near Repco in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, from 8:30am to 11:30am.

Gordonbrook Dam Ride
The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club will be holding a Gordonbrook Dam Ride for mountain bike enthusiasts at Gordonbrook Dam west of Memerambi today. The club have been building a small network of mountain bike trails at the dam over the past year, and today will be the first time they've been unveiled to the public. This get-together is open to any mountain bike enthusiast - member or not - and participants should meet up at Gordonbrook Dam's picnic area at 9:30am with their bikes and riding gear to take part. Given that the weather is forecast to be hot, cold drinks for also be available for sale if you need them. More details? Phone Jason on 0418-881-289. Note: A second ride will be held at the McEuen Forestry at the end of Mackenzie Street in Wondai tomorrow on the club's other tracks.

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 7:00am until around 12:00 noon 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.

Full Sircle - Wondai
South Burnett band Full Sircle will be performing at the Hotel Cecil in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4168-5460.

Cooyar Spit Roast
The Cooyar Hotel on the New England Highway at Cooyar will be holding its last Spit Roast Night for 2020 in their Outback Bar behind the pub from 6:30pm (when serving starts) until late tonight. The cost is $25 per head for a great two-course buffet spit roast feed and live music until late, but seating is limited so a booking is a must: (07) 4692-6185. There's also free camping nearby if you'd like to stay over.

Saturday Cricket
The South Burnett's cricketers will be playing in Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon today. In A Grade, Wooroolin Warriors will play Gympie's Colts at Lyle Vidler Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy at 12:30pm; and Murgon's Crusaders will play an away game against Harlequins in Gympie. In B Grade, Murgon Diggers will play Wondai at the Murgon Sportsgrounds in Macalister Street; Nanango's Scorpions will play the Kumbia Rattlers at the Nanango Sportsgrounds in Burnett Street; and Cherbourg will play Kingaroy Services at Murgon State High School, with all matches starting at 12:30pm (Wooroolin's Warriors have the bye this week). Finally - in Juniors - Nanango will play Kingaroy Northern Agriservices at the Nanango Sportsgrounds in Burnett Street at 8:00am in the Stage 2 competition; and in the Stage 3 competition, Murgon will play Nanango at the Murgon Sportsgrounds in Macalister Street, also at 8:00am. Spectators are very welcome at all matches but must observe proper social distancing.

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.

South Burnett Western Performance Club Meeting - Nanango
The South Burnett Western Performance Club will be holding a general meeting at the club's grounds in Racecourse Road, Nanango from 10:00am this morning to plot out potential events for 2021. Potential new members are very welcome to come along and meet the club (COVID Safe rules apply).

Saturday Night Blow-Out With DJ Richter - Kingaroy
DJ Richter will be spinning the platters at Kingaroy's Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until late tonight - and he'll be running karaoke sessions as well if you feel like giving it a red hot go. Everyone is welcome and things will run in a COVID Safe way. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380

Barambah Pottery Sale - Cherbourg
The Ration Shed Museum in Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg will be open for early Christmas shopping from 9:00am to 1:00pm this morning, offering original Indigenous artworks and beautiful Barambah Pottery items crafted by the Museum's artists and potters. Everyone is welcome and EFTPOS facilities are available as well.

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.

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

McEuen Forestry Ride - Wondai
The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club will be holding a McEuen Forestry Ride for mountain bike enthusiasts on their course in the forestry area at the end of Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 8:00am this morning. The ride is open to any mountain bike enthusiast - club member or not - and participants should meet up outside Wondai's IGA in the CBD for a short ride to the track, where bacon and egg sandwiches, sausages and cold drinks will be on sale if you need them (the ride itself is entirely free). More details? Phone Jason on 0418-881-289.

Monday Night Yoga - Wooroolin
A one hour yoga class will be running at the Wooroolin Memorial Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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

South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association - Wondai
The South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting at The Studio next to the Wondai Regional Art Gallery from 6:00pm (for a 6:30pm start) tonight. The SBRTUA represents the interests of South Burnett Rail Trail users and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Dafyd on (07) 4162-3899.

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 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.

Tuesday Night Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 7:00pm tonight (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the BDTHA on 0458-539-821 or send them an email.

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 (COVID Safe rules apply). New members - male and female - are very welcome, and you should BYO morning tea. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

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.

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.

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.

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

State Of Origin
The third (and final) State Of Origin match between the Maroons and Blues will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane from around 7:10pm tonight. The Maroons won the first round of this ultimate annual rugby league competition and the Blues secured an equaliser in the second round, so tonight's high-stakes match will decide the 2020 winner and you can expect a very fast paced, hard fought match with both sides giving it their all. Most clubs and hotels in the region will be broadcasting the match on big screen TVs tonight if you enjoy watching the game with other league fans, or you can stay at home and watch the match on free to air TV.

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

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:00am 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

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.

Thursday Night Yoga - Kingaroy
A one hour yoga class will be running at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

South Burnett Toastmasters
South Burnett Toastmasters will be holding a meeting in the Anzac Room of Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy at 6:45pm (for a 7:00pm start) this evening. Toastmasters is a great way to learn how to speak in public and boost your self-confidence, and new members are always very welcome! Meetings are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month. More details? Visit the South Burnett Toastmasters website

NaTDA Meeting - Nanango
The Nanango Tourism & Development Association will be holding its monthly dinner meeting in the Long Hai Room at the Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango at 5:30pm tonight. NaTDA aims to assist, foster, instigate and/or manage any project that could contribute to the advancement of the communities in and around Nanango, and represents the interests of the Nanango community, business and tourism operators. All interested people are very welcome to come along and get involved! Afterwards, the meeting will be followed by an informal, optional social dinner at the RSL's bistro. You can obtain more information by phoning Gloria Kirkness on (07) 4163-2848.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Toowoomba Councillor Visit - Cooyar and Yarraman
Toowoomba Regional Councillors Kerry Shine and Geoff McDonald will be visiting Cooyar Hall on the New England Highway, Cooyar at 9:30am this morning to meet residents and discuss any local concerns. After this, they'll be moving to the Yarraman Memorial Hall in Browne Street, Yarraman for a similar session with Yarraman residents. You can book a meeting with them by phoning 131-872.

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, and dinner after 5:30pm (all with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0474-741-822.

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.

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.

Tucker & Chop - Kingaroy
Popular local blues and rock duo Tucker & Chop will be performing at the Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until around 11:30pm tonight. Admission is free. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

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.

Linville Heritage Festival
The first day of the inaugural, three-day Linville Heritage Festival will be held at Linville and Moore today to celebrate 110 years since the first train arrived at Linville. The festival will kick off with the opening of a photographic exhibition about the long-forgotten Linville Picnic Races at the Old Church Gallery in Moore (open from 10:00am to 4:00pm) and this will be followed by a Camp Fire Cook Off at the Linville Hotel (4:00pm to 5:00pm), and then a night of country rock at the pub from 6:00pm accompanied by an outdoor, big screen slideshow from 7:00pm. Free camping will be available in the centre of the village for those who want to stay over, and the festival's main activities will occur tomorrow and Sunday.

Alex The Frenchman - Wondai
Popular South Burnett entertainer Alex The Frenchman will be performing at the Cecil Hotel in Mackenzie Street, Wondai from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free - but you need dinner you can also order a parmy and a pot for just $20. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4168-5460.

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

Murgon Men's Shed Giant Garage Sale
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a Giant Garage Sale at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the big shed next to the former Murgon Railway Station) from 6:30am onwards today. The sale will be offering machinery, power tools, furniture, electrical goods, outdoor gear and many sundry items donated by Men's Shed supporters, and should be a great place to pick up a bargain. Everyone is welcome!

Footloose Dance Party - Kingaroy
The Commercial Hotel at the corner of Glendon and Haly Streets in Kingaroy will be celebrating the easing of pandemic restrictions with a Footloose Dance Party running from 9:00pm until late tonight. Everyone is welcome and there's no entry fee. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.

Saturday Soccer - Kingaroy
Football South Burnett will be hosting games against the visiting Sunshine Coast Goannas today at Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy. At 5:00pm, a game between the Goannas Women's Team and a South Burnett Women's Team will kick off, followed by a clash between the Men's Teams at 7:00pm. Spectators who've been starved of football action this year are very welcome to come along and a canteen will be running (all under COVIDSafe conditions, of course). In the morning, the Goannas will be dropping into Cherbourg for pre-match training between noon and 1:00pm at Jack O'Chin Oval. They will hand out gift bags to local children who come along to find out more about soccer.

Friendship Community Markets
The third Saturday of the month Friendship Community Markets will be running at the River Road end of the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00 noon this morning. 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.

National Agriculture Day - Kingaroy
Today is National Agriculture Day and an outdoor party to celebrate agriculture and its many related industries - as well as do a bit of fundraising for Rural Aid - will be held at Bethany Farm in Peterson Drive (just opposite Kingaroy airport) from 6:15pm until late tonight. Top country entertainers Dean Perrett and Mick Lindsay will be performing on stage, along with a special appearance by the Kingaroy State High School choir. There's no admission fee and alcohol will be available on the grounds, but guests should BYO blanket or chair and observe proper social distancing. The concert is being sponsored by Hancock Prospecting and while Akubras and boots are always appreciated, they're not compulsory. Everyone is welcome! You can also read more about this event on our website

Kingaroy Dance Academy Concert
The Kingaroy Dance Academy will be holding their annual end of year concert at St John's Lutheran School in Ivy Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm tonight (doors open at 5:00pm and close at 5:45pm). Tickets are $22 for adults or $17 for children (under 3s are free) and they can be booked online. Note: There'll also be a matinee performance at 11:00am this morning with identical ticket prices.

Saturday Cricket
The South Burnett's cricketers will be playing in Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon today. In A Grade, Murgon Crusaders will play Gympie Wests at Murgon Sportsground in Macalister Street, Murgon, from 12:30pm, and Wooroolin Warriors will play Gympie Harlequins at Lyle Vidler Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy - also at 12:30pm. In the South Burnett Cricket Competition, the first rounds of T20 games will be played, which means double headers! At 11:30am, Cherbourg will play the Warriors at Murgon State School; Kumbia Rattlers will play Kingaroy Services at the Wondai Cricket Grounds; and Nanango Scorpions will play Murgon Diggers at Murgon Sportsground. Then at 3:00pm, Kingaroy Services will play Cherbourg at Murgon State School; Warriors will play Wondai at the Wondai Cricket Grounds; and Murgon Diggers will play the Kumbia Rattlers at Murgon Sportsground. In Juniors, Kingaroy Burnett Water will play Nanango at Kingaroy State School at 8:00am in the Stage 2 competition; and in Stage 3, Kingaroy Burnett Water will play Nanango at the Wondai Cricket Grounds, also at 8:00am. Spectators are very welcome at all matches but must observe proper social distancing.

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 7:00am until around 12:00 noon 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.

Linville Heritage Festival
The second day of the inaugural, three day Linville Heritage Festival will be held at Linville and Moore today to celebrate 110 years since the first train arrived at Linville. The Old Church Gallery at Moore will be hosting a photographic exhibition about the Linville Picnic Races from 10:00am to 4:00pm today, and also running a Farmer's Lunch from noon to 2:00pm for a maximum of 35 people. At Linville, there'll be a discussion about the first train's arrival at 9:00am at Linville Station, followed by a Heritage Morning Tea at Linville Hall with live music over 4 half-hour sittings between 10:30am and 12:30pm. Meanwhile, the Linville Store will be offering pies, pasties, spuds and milkshakes on the lawn from 11:00am to 3:00pm. At noon, there'll be a Great Aussie BBQ at the Linville Hotel; the official opening of Linville's community and sculpture garden at 2:30pm and a water colour art class on the hotel's balcony at 3:30pm. Then the day will conclude with live music from Buzz Tally and Stone River Fever at the pub from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Free camping will be available in the centre of the village if you want to stay over, but some of today's events will require advance booking and a fee.

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

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

Linville Heritage Festival
The third (and final) day of the inaugural, three day Linville Heritage Festival will be held at Linville and Moore today to celebrate 110 years since the first train arrived at Linville. At Linville, the action will kick off with breakfast pancakes at Linville Hall from 7:00am to 8:30am, followed by a performance from the Camerata Chamber Orchestra between 9:00am and 10:00am. In Moore, The Old Church Gallery will be hosting its third display of a photographic exhibition about the Linville Picnic Races (from 10:00am to 3:00pm), and back at Linville, the Linville Store will be offering pies, pasties, spuds and milkshakes on the lawn from 11:00am to 3:00pm. At noon, there'll be a Country Lunch At The Pub with live music from Matthew Wild that will run until 2:30pm, while over at Moore the Old Church Gallery will be running a Farmer's Plate Lunch from noon to 2:00pm for a maximum of 35 people. Free camping will be available in the centre of the village if you want to stay over, and some of today's events will require advance booking and a fee.

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 QCWA Meeting
The QCWA Kumbia Branch in Bell Street will be opening its doors at 9:00am this morning for a cuppa, followed by its monthly branch meeting at 9:30am. After this, though, members focus on friendship and fun through sharing their skills in traditional and contemporary art and handcraft activities for the remainder of the morning and into the afternoon. Members, non-members and new members are all very welcome! More details? Phone Catherine on 0403-616-564. Note: Today's meeting will also be the branch's Christmas break-up. Meetings will resume on the 4th Monday in January next year.

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.

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

Monday Night Yoga - Wooroolin
A one hour yoga class will be running at the Wooroolin Memorial Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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.

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 (COVID Safe rules apply). New members - male and female - are very welcome, and you should BYO morning tea. More details? Call Judy on (07) 4170-0880.

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.

Tuesday Night Bingo - Blackbutt
Bingo games will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 7:00pm tonight (eyes down at 7:30pm sharp). These weekly bingo nights are a fundraiser for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the BDTHA on 0458-539-821 or send them an email.

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.

Gender-Based Violence Light Show - Kingaroy
A short video made to highlight gender-based violence (GBV) - made by local volunteers - will be projected onto the peanut silos in Haly Street, Kingaroy around 6:30pm tonight as part of a project by South Burnett Centacare to highlight "16 Days Of Activism" against GBV. The short video will also be projected onto the silos on Thursday and Friday evenings before shifting to the Kingaroy Cinema where it will also be shown.

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

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 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.

Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Wednesday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:00am 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

Brekky With BIEDO
The Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) will be hosting the final in their series of virtual business breakfasts for 2020 from 7:00am to 8:00am thisa morning. The meeting will be held online using Zoom and will be addressed by special guests. The Zoom link is available here. More info? Call BIEDO on 0400-695-456

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.

Gender-Based Violence Light Show - Kingaroy
A short video made to highlight gender-based violence (GBV) - made by local volunteers - will be projected onto the peanut silos in Haly Street, Kingaroy around 6:30pm tonight as part of a project by South Burnett Centacare to highlight "16 Days Of Activism" against GBV. The short video will also be projected onto the silos tomorrow evening before shifting to the Kingaroy Cinema where it will also be shown.

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 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.

Thursday Night Yoga - Kingaroy
A one hour yoga class will be running at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

Gender-Based Violence Light Show - Kingaroy
A short video made to highlight gender-based violence (GBV) - made by local volunteers - will be projected onto the peanut silos in Haly Street, Kingaroy around 6:30pm tonight as part of a project by South Burnett Centacare to highlight "16 Days Of Activism" against GBV. After tonight, the video will be shifting to the Kingaroy Cinema where it will also be screened.

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.

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, and dinner after 5:30pm (all with appropriate social distancing, of course). More details? Phone 0474-741-822.

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.

Goomeri Food Vans Christmas Carnival
Goomeri will be holding another of their new Food Van Nights from 5:00pm to around 8:00pm this evening at Goomeri's Market Square behind Joe's Grand Hotel - and since the Christmas season has started, tonight's get-together will also be the town's Christmas Carnival with an appearance from Santa, live entertainment from Natalie Fenton and Christmas Carols by students from Goomeri State School, along with a licensed bar. There'll also be a big fireworks display sponsored by Northern Agriservices Goomeri and as usual, the night will feature a range of food vans from Gympie and the Sunshine Coast offering dishes that are usually unavailable locally (unless you cook them yourself). Tonight's get-together is being run by the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival committee as a festive season "thankyou!" to the town. This is a family friendly, pet friendly and COVID Safe outing with plenty of chairs and tables for you to eat dinner at. There's also no admission charge (though a gold coin donation would be very much appreciated) and everyone is welcome!

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.

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

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 7:00am until around 12:00 noon 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.

Australia Stock Horse AGM - Inverlaw
The South Burnett branch Australian Stock Horse Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting from 10:30am this morning at Stockhaven Australian Stock Horse Stud at 962 Kingaroy Burrandowan Road, Inverlaw at 10:30am this morning. Members and non-members are invited to come along and find out more about the local association. For more information or to RSVP, Kristie on 0418-157-212 or by email

Free Movie Night - Yarraman
Toowoomba Regional Council and Youth Connect will be running a free outdoor movie night at the Yarraman Recreation Grounds (near Errol Munt Park) this evening. Things will kick off at 4:00pm with food stalls offering a range of dining possibilities, plus 12 multi-draw Christmas raffles offering the chance to win great prizes. After this, the movie classic "Miracle On 34th Street" will begin screening at 7:00pm. Tonight's event will be run under COVID Safe conditions and everyone is encouraged to BYO chairs or blankets to watch the show.

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.

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

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.

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

Monday Night Yoga - Wooroolin
A one hour yoga class will be running at the Wooroolin Memorial Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00pm to 7:00pm tonight. Class fees are "pay as you feel" and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone Phoebe on 0421-253-171

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.