WHAT’S ON AROUND THE BURNETT
■ 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.
■ 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.
■ 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.
TUCK IN: It's pizza night at the Biggenden Swimming Pool on Friday night.