WHAT’S ON AROUND THE BUR­NETT

Central and North Burnett Times - - LIFE | LIFEWHAT’S ON -

Jan­uary

■ VAR­I­OUS DAYS – CHIL­DREN’S STORYTIME: Check the coun­cil web­site, north­bur­nett.qld.gov.au, for times and days. Chil­dren’s Storytime is all about sharing sto­ries and rhymes, singing, talk­ing and play­ing. It is not just fun but good for lit­tle brains, too. Head along to your town’s li­brary each week for a fun-filled in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion to en­hance your child’s lan­guage de­vel­op­ment. Phone

1300 696 272.

■ JAN 11–MARCH 1 – A CEL­E­BRA­TION OF 10 YEARS OF ART: The Neo­mai Ex­hi­bi­tion at Mun­dub­bera Re­gional Art Gallery will fea­ture an eclec­tic ar­ray of vis­ual art from many of the past ex­hibitors. Paint­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, ce­ram­ics, jew­ellery, wood­work, leather­work, glass art, tex­tile art and more.

■ 12 – UN­TIL FE­BRU­ARY 11 - RM WIL­LIAMS BUSH LEARN­ING CEN­TRE: If you missed the open­ing of Rose Hamilton-Barr’s ex­hi­bi­tion Faith, Hope and Love - A Cel­e­bra­tion of Cre­ation it will be open un­til Fe­bru­ary 11. 49 images in metal, can­vas and mostly framed acrylics. Ad­di­tions will be show­cased.

Fe­bru­ary

■ 1 – OLD TIME DANCE: Dance the night away at the Coal­stoun Lakes monthly dance. Doors open 6pm, en­try $8 with sup­per in­cluded. THIS DANCE HAS BEEN CAN­CELLED. ■ 1 – POOL AND PIZZA NIGHT: At Biggen­den Swim­ming Pool at 6pm. Come and en­joy a swim and a de­li­cious pizza. Cost nor­mal pool en­try plus your pizza made by Lo­ca­li­cious.

■ 2-3 – MUN­DUB­BERA 7-A-SIDE CAR­NI­VAL: Men’s and ladies’ com­pe­ti­tion. More than $5000 in prize money plus other prizes to be won. Men’s team $80/team, ladies’ team $60/team. Sprint races. Nom­i­na­tions close Jan­uary 31. Satur­day night en­ter­tain­ment in­cludes cal­cutta of team at com­mu­nity cen­tre.

■ 4 – BINGO: AT Biggen­den Memo­rial Hall from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Cost for 15 games us $15 in­clud­ing two jack­pots. Rolling jack­pot. Door prizes and raf­fles. Free morning tea. En­quiries phone 0427 611 663. An ini­tia­tive of the North Bur­nett SES.

■ 9 – RO­TARY CAR RALLY: Save the date for Monto Ro­tary Club an­nual car rally.

■ 9 - TRIVIA NIGHT AT MONTO RSL: From 7pm, meals avail­able be­fore and dur­ing, cash prizes to be won, $60 for a ta­ble of 6, test­ing lo­cal and gen­eral knowl­edge, ques­tions writ­ten by the Monto RSL brains trust. ■ 10 – MONTHLY MAR­KETS AT THE MT PERRY MU­SEUM: Stalls are $5 and $5 for an an­nual mem­ber­ship to cover in­di­vid­u­als for in­surance pur­poses. Homemade leather goods, bric-a-brac, plants and seedlings, cro­chet doilies, knit­ted items, arte­facts made from stain­less fords and spoons plus more. Break­fast from the Men’s Shed. Phone Bep­pie on 4156 3185.

■ 16 – CAR BOOT SALE AT MEN’S SHED: In former Biggen­den Rail­ways Yards and also the side­walk mar­kets at the Den op­po­site Beirs Park from 8am. In­cludes sausage siz­zle. Sites $5 to Ron­nie on 0427 779 966 or Bill

0417 711 005. Plus coun­try mar­kets at The Den (op­po­site Beiers Park) from 8.30am. Book­ings 0432 589 644. For morning tea call into the QCWA Rooms for a cuppa and slice or check out their book sale.

■ 17 – COME AND TRY DAY: North Bur­nett Field Archers is hold­ing a Come and Try Day from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Day is free with gear pro­vided and a sausage siz­zle and drink in­cluded. ■ 7– Rod Bryant and Doug Alexan­der at Coal­stoun Lakes Hall: Great af­ter­noon of coun­try/mid­dle of the road mu­sic from 1pm to 4pm. Cost $20. Af­ter­noon tea pro­vided. Record­ing artists CDs avail­able. Phone 0400 523 343 or 4152 4349.

March

■ 2 – BRAD BUTCHER TOUR COMES TO BIGGEN­DEN: At An­mol’s Cui­sine from 7pm. with spe­cial guest Bren­dan Rad­ford. Cost is $20 p/p en­ter­tain­ment only. Phone Lesty 0409 618 364 or Harry 4124 0655.

■ 2 – MAYOR’S BALL: Head to the Monto Shire Hall for all the glitz and glamour of the Mayor’s Ball. The event kicks off at 7.30pm on March 2. Con­tact Ivan on 0419 650 651 for more in­for­ma­tion. ■ 30 – MONTO RACES: Great fam­ily af­ter­noon en­joy­ing coun­try rac­ing at its best from 11.30am–8pm.

Five lo­cal races with Sky chan­nel for south­ern races. Fash­ions on the field events, kids en­ter­tain­ment, and wine/cheese ta­bles.

■ 30 – MT PERRY SHOW SO­CI­ETY BALL: $50 per ticket, three course meal, mu­sic by High Noon.

PHOTO: BEV LACEY

TUCK IN: It's pizza night at the Biggen­den Swim­ming Pool on Fri­day night.

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