CRACK UP: Feeling jovial, get involved in the Dirranbandi Show preparations this year.
CRACK UP: Feeling jovial, get involved in the Dirranbandi Show preparations this year. Karen Berry

Five things to do this week

1. Dirranbandi Show Meeting

THIS Saturday, preparations and planning for the Dirranbandi Show will begin.

The Dirran Show committee will host a general meeting at the showgrounds.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come if they want to be involved in the show.

WHERE:

Dirranbandi Showgrounds

WHEN:

Saturday, March 16 from 9.30am onwards

2. St Patrick's Day

IT'S time to put on your favourite green costume as Cobb & Co welcome you to celebrate all things Irish.

There will be a Irish themed menu and festivities will kick on throughout the day.

WHERE:

Cobb & Co Hotel

WHEN:

Saturday, March 16

3. Irish lawn bowls

ST PATRICK'S Day is just around the corner and the Australian Hotel will be holding their annual Irish lawn bowls in the beer garden.

There will be a special menu including baby Guinness, green beer and loaded potatoes.

There will be prizes up for grabs as well, including best dressed.

WHERE:

The Australian Hotel, St George

WHEN:

Sunday, March 17

4. Learn to brew a coffee

LEARN the latest espresso coffee styles and beverages, how to dose, tamp and extract correctly, basic milk texturising and free pouring techniques, safety and hygiene standards, how to complete multiple coffee orders effectively and the cleaning and maintenance of equipment.

The course costs $110 per person.

WHERE:

Balonne Shire Council Multi Cultural Centre

WHEN:

Monday to Tuesday, 5-8.30pm

5. Bollon QCWA meeting

GET down to Bollon QCWA monthly meeting, meet the members and get together to brainstorm on workshops, events and to discuss what's happening in the division and state.

WHERE:

17 Main St, Bollon

WHEN:

Thursday, March 21 at 4pm

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Littleproud ready to 'refuel the tank' for second term

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ELECTION DAY: Maranoa voters go to the polls

ELECTION DAY: Maranoa voters go to the polls

Polls are now open for voting.