FAMILY FUN: Attendees have a fun time racing in the potato sack race at the Brigalow Bush Carnival.
FAMILY FUN: Attendees have a fun time racing in the potato sack race at the Brigalow Bush Carnival. Matthew Newton

5 things to do around our region

Brigalow Bush Carnival

DON'T miss out on all of the action, from chainsaw events to broom throwing and egg and spoon races at the Brigalow Bush Carnival.

Other events include BMX, Pony Club, bullock rides and a mystery Power Play challenge.

When: Saturday, September 21.

When: Friday 5pm - Sunday 1pm weigh-in

Where: Brigalow Recreation Grounds.

Cost: $5 adults, primary school students free

Reach Out Wandoan and Miles Sessions

CONFIDENTIAL sessions for community members in need of drought assistance. Representatives from drought assistance agencies will be available to help with funding application, financial planning and mental health support.

When: Tuesday - Wednesday, September 24-25, 9.30am - 4.30pm each day.

Where: Wandoan and Miles State High School

Contact: Sharon Cruickshank on 07 4628 5354.

Note that numbers are limited, so bookings are essential.

Meandarra School Show

IT'S that time of year again. The Meandarra School Show is back. Come along for an afternoon of excitement, activities and live music for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Saturday, September 21, gates open at noon.

Where: Meandarra School grounds

Cost: $5 for adults 17 years and over, kids free. All day rides pass five years and over $20, four years and under $5.

Note that this is a cash only event and there will be no cash out available.

Holiday Bible Club

THE Chinchilla Baptist Church is hosting a Holiday Bible Club for all children from Prep to Year 6.

The Underwater Kingdom will feature Bible stories, puppets, games, craft, singing and afternoon tea.

When: Monday-Friday, September 23-27, from 2-5pm each day.

Where: Chinchilla Baptist Church

Supreme Australian Dog Trial Championship

The Australian Supreme Sheep Dog Trials are coming to Dalby.

The annual event will showcase the talent and tenacity of the best of an amazing breed, right here in the Western Downs.

When: 23 - 29 September

Where: Dalby Showgrounds