What's on in the North Burnett

AUGUST

11: Mundubbera Garden Group - Second Thursday of each month at 9am, MCDA Centre.

12: Wine and Cheese Night at the Mount Perry Art Exhibition 7pm.

12: The Dead Maggies live band is coming to the Grand Hotel in Gayndah. Free entry with music from 8pm until late. A raucous combination of folk-punk and cow-punk.

12-14: The Mount Perry 22nd Annual Art Exhibition takes place at the Mount Perry Art Gallery

13: Red Frog Boardriders visit Mt Perry from noon. The event is hosted by Central Burnett Youth Service. Free barbecue supplied and there will be skateboards available to use. Attendees do not require experience but signed parental consent is required. Contact Cathy on 0432546038.

13: Working Bullock Team display and Organic Farm Tour at Gleneden Organic farm, from 2-5pm, includes camp oven damper and Billy tea. Bookings are essential, phone 0429137224. The cost adults $25 and school-aged $12.50. At 111 Slab Creek Rd, Gayndah.

13: Family Fun Day Dump Truck Pull Annual Mount Perry Family Fun Day Evolution Mining's Dump Truck Pull. For more information or to register a team, phone 41562222 or email truckpull@ evolutionmining.com.au.

13-14: North Burnett Acting Workshop. Theatre skills, building characters and delivering your best. A two day work shop. Day 1 for ages 12-22 from 12pm to 4pm. Day 2 for ages 7-11 from 12pm to 4pm. Free sessions sponsored by Uniting Care and Gayndah Arts Centre.

14: Red Frog Boardriders head to Gayndah from 1-4pm. The event is hosted by Central Burnett Youth Service. Free barbecue supplied and there will be skateboards available to use. Attendees do not require experience but signed parental consent is required. Contact Cathy on 0432546038.

17: Celebrate Seniors Week in Mundubbera from 10.30am. It's on for young and old. Take part in a lunch at Mundubbera Community Hall. Doors open at 10.30am for a noon meal. Entry to the event is $5. RSVP to MCDA. Phone: 41654690 by Wednesday, August 10.

18: Celebrate Seniors Week in Eidsvold From 10.30am. It's on for young and old. Join us for lunch at Eidsvold Community Hall. Doors open at 10.30am for a noon meal. Entry to the event is $5. RSVP to MCDA. Phone: 41654690 by Wednesday, August 11.

19: Whitaker Open Day at Burnett Park.

19: Pete Smith's Country Variety Show at Coalstoun Lakes from 2pm. Don't miss master bird whistler, yodelling, showman, whip cracking Sandy, comedy, with special guest artist Brian Jendra. There will be a lucky door raffle and great entertainment throughout the day. If you have any inquiries phone 41661468. The event will take place at Coalstoun Lakes Memorial Hall. Attendees above the age of 12 are $20, children 5-12 years are $5 and children under 5 years are free.

19: Come and enjoy morning tea with the CWCI Australia Safari team at Biggenden Gospel Chapel, cnr George & Mary Sts from 9.30am. Range of bibles/scripture materials available for purchase. Enquiries phone Ruth Clifford 41897110 or 0488725759.

20: Mungungo vs the World. Come and join in a fun cricket day out at the Mungungo Sportsground, with money raised going to LifeFlight and the Monto Aged Care Complex. There will be seven-a-side matches with the winning team to take on the Mighty Mungungo in the finals. Places still available for teams or singles at a cost of $5 per player. Queensland Cricket regional cricket officer Paul Trace will attend to have a bit of fun with the kids and will hand out giveaways. For more information, phone Noelene or John on 41661363 or 41665273 or email noelene.mips@bigpond.com.

20: Burnett Beef Ball at Biggenden Show Hall from 5.30pm. Tickets are $85 for individual or tables of eight available. Dress is strictly formal. Photo booth and bus are available. Goldenchild will provide the entertainment. If you would like to buy tickets, phone 41271277 or email admin@burnettlr.com.au.

20: Mundubbera Markets at the Uniting Church Grounds from 8am.

23: Healthy Ageing Expo at Biggenden QCWA Rooms from 9.15am. Morning tea provided. Entry $2 per person. Falls Prevention presentation. Be informed and know what help is available in the Biggenden community.

26: The Biggenden Diabetes Support Group meets on the last Friday of each month from 10am at Biggenden Conference Centre.

27: Tombola and hoy at Coalstoun Lakes Hall. Proceeds are donated to the Rotary Lodge at Bundaberg. For more information phone 41275171.

27: RuffnTuff at Biggenden Showgrounds. Expect aagreat family day out with show and shine, swap meet, trade displays, burnout competition, kids entertainment, food stalls, bar, music and much more. Camping, food and bar available on Friday night.

27: Working Bullock Team display and Organic Farm Tour at Gleneden Organic farm from 2-5pm, includes camp oven damper and Billy tea. Bookings essential, phone 0429137224. Cost for adults is $25 and school aged $12.50. Event is at111 Slab Creek Road Gayndah.

27-28: Don't miss the Catch A Catty Family Competition at Mingo Crossing. There are more than $10,000 in prizes, many categories for both adults and juniors. For more information, phone Ruth on 41277252, email jnrrok@gmail.com or phone Beppie 41563185.

27: Pie N Tie Evening Regional Art Gallery, 6-8pm. The event marks the official opening of the Queensland Regional Art Awards exhibition, Cream of the Crop. Entry is $5 and there is beer and wine available to buy. For more information phone the Mundubbera Regional Art Gallery Coordinator, Sue Allan on 0429654720.

31: Old time dance takes place on the last Wednesday of the month 6.30pm at Coalstoun Lakes Hall.

SEPTEMBER

1: Mundubbera Mature Men's Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 9.30am. The group meets at the MCDA Centre.

3: St Patrick's Church Father's Day Cent Sale (Mt Perry) takes place at St Patrick's Church.

4: Father's Day Bush Breakfast at Woowoonga Hall from 8am. $10 per adult and $5 per child. There will be a first time boot sale but must be in place by 7.30am. Bookings essential. For breakfast and stall bookings phone Estelle on 41271324 or mobile 0428271324 or Rita on 41271436.

5: Grandparents group meets on the first Monday of each month at 9.30am. The group meets at the MCDA Centre.

6: Eidsvold Writers Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm at the Eidsvold Library.

6: Eidsvold Garden Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4pm at the Eidsvold Community Hall.

7: Mundubbera Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month starting commencing at 10.30am. The group meets at the MCDA Centre.

17: Mundubbera Rotary Auction at The Big Red Shed, 1 Wilson Ave, Mundubbera

18-25: The Monto Dairy Festival, a week long celebration of Dairy, arrives in town. The festival, the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, has been a biennial event since 1964 that celebrates the area's heritage, diverse agriculture, while looking forward to the future. Entryis $5 per person for the Saturday night event only.

24: Fashion Parade and Garden Party Gallop into Spring at the Mundubbera Hospital from 1.30pm. Don't miss a fashion parade of race wear, fine art auction, afternoon high tea.

24: Mt Perry Night Rodeo. Further details TBA.

30: Biggenden Diabetes Support Group meets on the last Friday of each month 10am at Biggenden Conference Centre.


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