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What's On In The South Burnett - our region's most comprehensive daily calendar
 Monday, 29 April 2024 
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South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
South Burnett Koala Forum - Murgon
The Burnett Catchment Care Association and the CSIRO will be running a South Burnett Koala Forum at the Murgon Services Club in Lamb Street, Murgon from 10:30am to 1:30pm today. The forum will include presentations from the CSIRO, Burnett Koala Program, Koala Action Gympie Region and Koala Rescue Queensland looking at ways to conserve and protect this much-loved Australian native animal. The forum is free but registrations should be made online to help plan the seating. You can also read more about this event on our website
Gem & Fossicking Club - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Gem and Fossicking Club will be holding their regular Monday meeting at their club's workshop in Shed 2 in the South Burnett Enterprise Centre at 6 Cornish Street, Kingaroy from 8:30am to around 12:00 noon today. The club embraces all aspects of lapidary (including gem hunting and cutting) and meets in Kingaroy every Monday and Thursday. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone 0491-606-427.
Diabetes Yarning - Cherbourg
A Diabetes Yarning workshop for First Nations people will be held at Gundoo Early Years Place at 8 Fisher Street, Cherbourg from 10:00am to 1:00pm today. The workshop - presented by Diabetes Australia and the National Diabetes Services Scheme - will pass on essential knowledge about diabetes, as well as insights and strategies ranging from identifying the symptoms to managing the condition. Indigenous people were 4 times more likely to have diabetes than non-Indigenous people, and 10 times more likely to die from it (or conditions associated with it) between the ages of 55 and 64, so today's workshop is important. You can drop into Gundoo to reserve a place or simply phone Aunty Chloe or Aunty Jacqui on 0461-525-218.
Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The third day of the 2024 Kingaroy Eisteddfod will be held at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 10:45am onwards today, with competitors in the Dance Solo/Duo/Trio section battling it out for line honours (a process that will continue until May 4). Spectators are very welcome and a nominal entry fee applies.
Proston SES Training Night
The Proston SES group will be meeting at their shed at the corner of Collingwood and Nelson Streets in Proston at 5:30pm this evening for their regular weekly training night. New members are very welcome!
Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to around 12:30pm today for its regular Monday get-together. The Men's Shed meets most Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome! More details? Phone 0491-102-087
Local SES Meeting
SES volunteers from Wondai, Murgon, Nanango and Kingaroy will be holding their weekly group meeting from 7:00pm to 9:00pm tonight. The venue alters from one week to the next, but you can find the location of tonight's meeting by phoning Scott on 0460-304-715. Potential new SES volunteers are also very welcome to attend.
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 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 Eileen on 0429-856-770 or Cheryl on 0409-361-989.
Line Dancing - Blackbutt
A line dancing class will be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall in Bowman Road, Blackbutt at 7:00pm tonight. Line dancing classes are held every Monday night and Wednesday morning, and new dancers are always welcome.
Monday Night Darts
The Nanango Darts Club at the corner of Elk and George Streets, Nanango will be running its regular weekly competition night from 7:00pm this evening. New members are always welcome. More details? Phone (07) 4163-2255.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at their building at 5-23 Rodney Street, Proston from 9:00am until around 12:00 noon today. The Men's Shed is open every day (except Sundays) and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone the Men's Shed on 0477-235-429
Silver Foxes Line Dancing - Kingaroy
The Silver Foxes line dancing group will be meeting at the GB Hall inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. The group offers a fun morning of line dancing and socialising, along with morning tea and it meets every Monday. New members are always welcome - just bring comfortable shoes and a water bottle - and there's plenty of off-street parking available too.
Graham House Community Garden - Murgon
Graham House's community garden group will be meeting at the garden behind the Graham House Community Centre at 21 Taylor Street East in Murgon at 8:00am this morning. The group meet weekly and it's a great way to meet new people with similar interests, stay active, get some sunshine and take home healthy produce. More details? Phone Graham House on (07) 4169-8400
Wondai To Kingaroy Shopping Bus
Graham House will be running a shopping bus between Wondai and Kingaroy today. The bus will pick up customers from their Wondai address at 8:30am and transport them to Kingaroy Shoppingworld (or other destinations if arranged beforehand), then make a return journey to Wondai at around 12:00 noon. Tickets on the bus are $10 per person return and it runs every Monday, but places are limited so a booking is necessary. You can make one by phoning Graham House Community Transport on (07) 4169-8400.
Line Dancing - Wooroolin
A line dancing class for beginners and improvers will be held at Wooroolin Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 7:30pm to 9:00pm this evening. Class fees are $10 and students should wear comfy shoes and bring a water bottle. Classes are held every Monday night.
Wild Horse Walking Club - Yarraman
Yarraman's Monday Walking Club will meet up at the BBQ Hut next to the toilets in Errol Munt Oval on Margaret Street, Yarraman at 7:00am this morning for a leisurely one hour walk on a concrete path walking circuit. The group helps members stay active and healthy as well as meet new friends, and it has very flexible walking options too. It's sponsored by Wild Horse FM 99.7, Stanwell, FRRR and Highways & Byways and it's free. More details? Phone 0408-988-100
Parkinson's Support Group
The South Burnett's Parkinson's Support Group meets on the last Monday of each month at different venues to provide help and support to people who suffer from Parkinson's and their carers. You can get the time and location of today's meeting by phoning Carmen on (07) 5486-1268 or Darryl on (07) 4168-3116.
Monday Morning Bingo - Yarraman
The Royal Hotel in Toomey Street, Yarraman will be running its fortnightly bingo games from 11:00am this morning in the hotel's function room. The day offers $750 in prize monies over 58 calls and a progressive jackpot as well. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the Royal on (07) 4163-8219.
Project Planning Workshop - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council will be running a Project Planning Workshop at the Council's offices at 45 Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 9:00am to 11:00am this morning. The workshop is aimed at artists, artsworkers, not-for-profit groups, clubs and organisations and it will show participants how to put together all the necessary information for a project from concept to completion to support a grant application. The workshop is free but registration is necessary to help plan the seating. You can book a place on Eventbrite.
Junior & Senior Boxing Classes
The Kingaroy Boxing Club at the corner of Markwell and Pound Streets, Kingaroy will be running their weekly junior boxing class for 12s and under from 4:30pm to 6:30pm this afternoon, followed by a senior class for over 12s from 6:00pm7:30pm. More details? Phone 0428-621-991
Sing Australia - Kingaroy
The South Burnett branch of the Sing Australia singing group will be holding their regular Monday night meeting at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy (opposite Shoppingworld) from 7:00pm to around 9:00pm this evening. The group have a welcoming, inclusive and fun approach to singing and meet every Monday except for school and public holidays. New members are very welcome, and you can obtain more details by phoning Sharron on (0431) 816-071 or by emailing her.
Blackbutt-Benarkin Lions RSVP Deadline
Today is the last day you can RSVP to attend the Blackbutt-Benarkin Lions Club's 20th Anniversary Dinner at the Blackbutt Golf Club on May 4 (see entry that day for all details)
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 from 7:00am to 1:00pm today. The Men's Shed is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome. More details? Send them an email
SE Burnett Landcare AGM - Tablelands
South East Burnett Landcare will be holding their Annual General Meeting at Tableland Hall at 459 Crownthorpe Road, Tablelands at 7:00pm this evening. All interested people are welcome to attend.
South Burnett Pantry - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Pantry will be open from 8:30am to 12:00 noon today at 1A (Lot 3) Railway Terrace in Kingaroy. The Pantry is a not-for-profit registered charity run by a Board of Management and staffed by volunteers, and it helps low income families, couples and singles stretch their shopping dollar further. The Pantry offers $40 pantry hampers that contain most of the food and personal cleaning items that most people need to get through part of the week (though you'll need to shop elsewhere for extras or special items). And anyone who's finding it hard to make ends meet is very welcome to make use of it. More details? Phone James on 0438-071-658. PS: If you'd like to help The Pantry in any way - either by volunteering or donating goods - please contact James about this too, or visit the website.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Monday, 29 April 2024 
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