■ 3 COFFEE IN THE PARK AT GAYNDAH - It's almost that time again - the FREE Coffee in the Park health and well-being community events will be held Gayndah on August 3. A new venue for the Gayndah event - right outside the Courthouse. It starts at 10am-1pm.
So come along and meet the IWC North Burnett team, Diabetes Educator Janelle Anderson, and be in the running for great prizes. Everyone who has a SWAP ONE health check with the team on the day goes in the draw to win shopping / eating vouchers of $50, $30 and $20 respectively:
■ 4 EIDSVOLD BOWLS CLUB DINNER - Come and hang out with members from the community with a home made meal from 6pm onwards. It’s important that you RSVP your interest to Dianne Wilson on 0410 334 396 by Thursday night so they know how many people to cater for. It costs $22 and it includes a buffet.
■ 5 MONTO MARKETS - Takes place at the bottom end of Newton (main) Street near the Visitor Information Centre starting at 9am. Fresh veges, cakes, crafts and much more. PM Monto Country Craft Markets Facebook page if you would like a stall. ■ 5/6 TWO-DAY POLOCROSSE CARNIVAL AT THE EIDSVOLD SHOWGROUNDS - Everyone is encouraged to attend as it will be a huge weekend. On Friday night there will be a sausage sizzle. Saturday night hot meal will be provided. Local DJ Entertainment. Bar and Food all weekend – including breakfast both days. Held at the Eidsvold showgrounds, Burnett Highway, Eidsvold. DAILY START TIME: Saturday from 9:30am and Sunday from 8am.
■ 5 I AM A CIRCLE PERFORMANCE AND DINNER 9am-2pm at Landcare Hall, Kelvin Street, Monto. 12+ woman performance by BJ Long, explore the use of voice, imagination, body, movement, energy to express personal stories. The performance will cost $49.
■ 6 I AM A CIRCLE WORKSHOP - Landcare Hall, Kelvin street from 9am-2pm. Come along to Sunday’s ‘I am a circle’ workshop…. where you will explore deeper the use of voice, imagination, body, movement, and energy to express personal stories. The workshop will cost $69. Tickets can be ordered by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0428 661 860.
■ 5 OLD TIME DANCE AT MUNGUNGO - Monto Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star (OES) is hosting an Old Time Dance at Mungungo Hall from 7.30pm to late. $10pp entry includes supper, spot & lucky door prizes. Raffles. Funds raised will be donated to Monto St Johns Ambulance & QCWA Rural Crisis Fund. For more information phone Shirley on 4166 2069, Michele on 4166 5269 or Helen
■ 6 RALLY AND GYMKANA PRACTICE DAY AT GAYNDAH PC - A chance to ride and practice with other kids of various levels. Meet some new friends and catch up with some old ones. Shared Morning Tea. BYO Lunch. Helpers to help the Gayndah club set up and pack up would be appreciated. It will start at 8.30am-1pm at the Gayndah Showgrounds.
■ 11 EIDSVOLD BOWLS CLUB DINNER
■ 12-13 WOMAN ON WHEELS - In 2017, as part of Motorcycling Queensland’s ongoing commitment to supporting the development of more females involved in the sport. Day 1 will offer targeted, specialised female coaching, including bike maintenance, bike prep, track walk and talk activities at the track that participants will be racing at the following day.
Day 2will offer a variety of women’s only racing as well as male support classes. The focus of this Series will be on fun, development and participation, specifically targeting females (junior and senior). 2pm Central Burnett Motorcross track in Mundubbera.
■ 14 ROYAL SHOW PUBLIC HOLIDAY
■ 18 EIDSVOLD BOWLS CLUB DINNER
■ 19 RIDEGHAVEN CENT SALE 1.30PM TO 4PM. Join for an afternoon of fun at Ridgehaven Sanderson Lounge. Cent sale tickets, raffle and lucky door, gold coin donation for afternoon tea.
■ 19 KARAYOUKE TALENT QUEST - Come along for a great night of entertainment featuring you. If you have ever wanted to appear on the stage this is your opportunity. Also a chance to win $50 cash and a guest spot in the next Pilotlight Productions show at the Isis Club, Childers. $5 entry, $1 a song. A great family night. Meals available.
■ 19 MUNDUBBERA COUNTRY MARKETS - Held at the Uniting Church Grounds at 8am till 12pm. New stall owners are welcome.
■ 23 CELEBRATE SENIORS WEEK - It starts at 10:30am held at the RM Williams Centre in Eidsvold. Hot lunch and dessert will be served. Card players are encouraged to bring your cards, raffles and lucky door. Please RSVP to MCDA on Phone: 4165 4690 By Tuesday 15th August 2017
■ 2 MUNDUBBERA STATE SCHOOL FETE - It starts at 4:00 pm till late. There will be food, rides, stalls, show bags, bar, live band and much more. Unlimited rides will cost $27 per person, all rides are $5 per person. The rides will consist of the rock wall, super slide, jumping castle and willy the worm.
■ 2 NORTH BURNETT EAT STREET MARKETS IN MONTO - In partnership with the Heartland Festival, featuring Musicians, Entertainers & Food Vendors. For more information, contact Council Community Development Officers on 1300 696 272. It starts at 6-8pm. ■ 2 CRYSTAL AWAKENING INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP - Activate the wisdom and knowledge of your heart and soul as you connect with the Crystals and their energy of Divine Love. The event starts at 9am till 5pm and takes place in Eidsvold. For all enquiries please contact Robert Bolanac on 0456 160 919.
■ 3 AN EVENING WITH OPERA Q MONTO COMMUNITY HALL FROM 2PM. Tickets are $90 each at tables of eight, with money from the event going toward Angel Flight Australia. To book online, go to Try Booking via https://www.trybooking.com /RBDW. For further information, phone Liz Robertson from Monto Magic Tourism on 4167 8182.
■ 5 GAYNDAH BUSINESS WORKSHOP - WINNING EXPORT PROGRAM - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and FIAL present a series of exciting workshops tailored at helping Food and Agricultural businesses increase their capabilities and confidence to innovate and access new markets. The workshop will take place at the Gayndah Arts and Cultural Centre starting at 9am-2pm.
■ 6 PROPERTY COMPUTER MAPPING WORKSHOPS - Mundubbera AgForce Queensland in conjunction with the North Burnett Regional Council is proud to be delivering natural disaster resilience mapping workshops to producers in the North Burnett Regional Council area. It starts at 8.30am-4pm.
■ 23-24 THE MONTO DAIRY FESTIVAL - The Monto Dairy Festival will be holding a Dairy Carnival in 2017 at Monto Showgrounds. 10am, and celebrate until midnight at the Monto Show Grounds. Rides, Dairy Goat Comp, and more.
I AM STRONG: BJ Long’s all-women workshop and performance taking place in Monto.
Enjoy the Eidsvold Bowls Club dinner.
Coffee in the Park at Gayndah.