Winter school holidays guide

North Burnett libraries are welcoming author Lauren Corvino for storytime, while South Burnett libraries will celebrate reading goals with a Medieval Party these holidays. PICTURE: FILE 282944_02

23 June: Neon Night Walk

5.30pm, Meet at Nanango Lions Park

A free community walk will be held in Nanango, complete with free glow sticks and BBQ. This go-in-the-dark adventure will head from Nanango Lions Park to Hannibal’s Bucket and back. Get warm, get out and about with your friends, family and pets and make some new connections in your community. The event is made possible by South Burnett Karate Association, Karate 4 Kids and DDWMPHN. Call Jo on 0409 713 023 for more details.

24 June: Girls RL Invitational Day

The session run by Wondai Proston Wolves Rugby League Club is open to all under 10s and under 12s girls of all experience levels to join, gain some skills and have fun. Rugby league games will be held at the Wondai Sports Grounds on 24 June:

12pm under-10s girls invitational game

1pm under-12s girls invitational game

Call Marty on 0400 950 642 or Brittany on 0438 889 326 for more information.

25 June to 2 July: StormCo Adventure service in town

69 Moreton St, Eidsvold

9am-12.30pm Kids Club (face painting, games, crafts and songs)

From 1.30pm Monday to Friday we can do volunteer yard work and odd jobs

26 June – 7 July: Flipside Circus in the Burnett

Free circus skills workshop for children over the school holidays with targeted sessions for ages:

Kindy Camp: 2-4 year olds (with parent/ carer)

Flipperoos 5-8 year olds

Circus Skills 7-12 year olds and 11-16 year olds

Learn a range of skills like juggling, trapeze, acrobatics and more. Presented by Bridges Health and Community Care, North Burnett Regional Council, South Burnett Regional Council and PCYC Murgon at the following towns:

Blackbuttt 26 June

Kingaroy 27-28 June

Murgon 29-30 June

Biggenden 3 July

Gayndah 4 July

Mundubbera 5 July

Eidsvold 6 July

Monto 7 July

Book your free session on by searching ‘Bridges Flipside Circus’

26 June: Bush Bots Gayndah

Robotics coding and tech fun for kids at the Gayndah Arts and Cultural Centre

Years 1-3: 9.30-11.30am

Years 4-6: 12-3pm

Cost: $42.50 per child. Visit www.bricksand to sign up.

26 June – 4 July: North Burnett storytime

Come along to North Burnett libraries’ First 5 Forever storytime with children’s author Lauren Corvino. Lauren will be touring the region’s libraries to share her heart-warming debut book ‘The Nearby Nanna’. Perfect for ages 0-5. No bookings required.

Biggenden Library – Monday, 26 June 10.30am

Gayndah Library – Monday, 26 June 1pm

Mundubbera Library – Tuesday, 27 June 10am

Eidsvold Library – Wednesday 28 June 10.30am

Monto Library – Thursday, 29 June 10am

Mt Perry Library – Tuesday, 4 July 1pm

27-29 June: Central Burnett Day Camp

An adventure of a lifetime provided by the Central Burnett Uniting Church. The day camp will include bush activities, God stuff, archery, painting, craft, adventure, Gunya Building, exploring, Damper Making, obstacle courses and lots of fun. For more information email, call 0419 165 000 or visit ‘Central Burnett Day Camp’ on Facebook.

28 June – 6 July: Super Powered crafts

North Burnett children are invited to unleash their superpowers these school holidays for some free family fun. Take part in interactive activities by four Australian artists – Kaylene Whiskey, Tony Albert, Gordon Hookey and Vincent Namatjira when Superpowered on Tour comes to your town.

Come along for arts and crafts filled with creativity, imagination, and boundless fun, whilst making superhero collages, creating power icon props and fashioning costumes and masks. No bookings required!

This program, in collaboration with the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, is designed to inspire young minds and ignite their super-selves through engaging activities and interactive experiences.

Biggenden Library: 28 June, 10.30am

Gayndah Library: 29 June, 10am

Monto Library: 29 June, 1pm

Eidsvold Library: 30 June, 10.30am

Mt Perry Library: 4 July, 10.30am

Mundubbera Library: 6 July, 10am

27 June: Monto Sports Fun Day

Monto Skate Park, 2-4.30pm

A great afternoon of fun, games and activities for all ages. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Maddi on 0447 061 775

28 June: Eidsvold Sports Fun Day

Eidsvold Tennis Courts, 2-4.30pm

A great afternoon of fun, games and activities for all ages. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Maddi on 0447 061 775

28 June: CTC Small Town Skills and Family Fun Day in Blackbutt

11am-3pm at Les Muller Park, Blackbutt

29 June: Kingaroy Under 8s Day

Memorial Park, Kingaroy 9am-12pm

Come along for the free event including children’s crafts, activities, giveaways and sausage sizzle.

1 July: Medieval Party

10am-12pm at Kingaroy Library

The 2023 Medieval Party is one of the South Burnett Libraries’ biggest events of the year. The library celebrates another year of their kids’ rewards program, ‘The Kingaroy of Libraria’.

Children are encouraged to come dressed in their best medieval outfit for a morning of fun and excitement. There will be crafts, games, best dressed competitions, face painting, lucky door prizes and Whanau Kai Coffee and Food. A special storytime will be held at 10.30am, followed by a Coronation Ceremony at 11am. For more information, contact the Kingaroy Library on 07 4189 9256

1-2 July: Heritage Makers Fair

1 July 8.30am-5pm

2 July 8.30am-3pm

Gympie Showgrounds (77 Exhibition Rd, Gympie)

Rotary Club of Gympie have gathered an incredible array of more than 65 masters, artisans and makers of diverse heritage trades and crafts for their Heritage Makers Fair. The fair aims to showcase everyday skills of ‘yesteryear’ and inspire a new generation of craftspeople. Tickets are only $15 per person per day and can be purchased online at or at the gate. Proceeds benefit charities and community groups.

6 July: Small Town Skills and Family Fun Day Wondai

11am-3pm at Wondai Sports Grounds

7 July: Teen RAVE at PCYC

7-10pm at PCYC South Burnett

Cost: $5 per person

Put on your flashing headband and your glow in the dark bracelets and don’t forget your dancing shoes – for an awesome night of fun. Strictly open to 14 to 17-year-olds (Must show school ID or proof of age cards).

There will be a live DJ there on the night and food and drink will be available for purchase. Come dressed in your bright coloured dance attire and glow sticks and flashing accessories encouraged. Contact South Burnett PCYC for more details on 4168 1889