Saturday: The Ferndown branch of Arthritis Care meets in the Day Centre 2-4pm.
Sunday: CAPROW members meet 10.30am at the corner of Bell Street, Priests Road and Marsh Way, Herston, Swanage to walk via Dancing Ledge. Angela 01929 424512.
Monday 7th: West Moors Horticultural Society meets in the Memorial Hall 2.30pm: Speaker Neil Lucas of Knoll Gardens. Wimborne Camera Club members get together 7.30pm St Michael's Church Hall, Colehill: illustrated talk by Tony Worobiec.
Tuesday 8th: Ferndown branch of the Royal Naval Association muster in the RBL Hall in Church Road, Ferndown 7pm - a warm welcome to any ex-RN personnel. Vanessa Honeybourne is the guest of Dorset Homeopathic Group 7.30pm Allendale Centre. Verwood Evening WI's first meeting of the new year 7.30pm in the URC Hall. Bournemouth Writers Circle meets at Pelhams, Kinson. Poole Camera Club meet 7.30pm in the Moose Hall, Jollife Road, Tatnum.
Wednesday 9th: Why not join the Blashford Lake's staff for a guide walk around the reserve with the added bonus of finishing in time for lunch: meet and park at the Alice Lisle pub 11am-1pm. Bournemouth Big Band, Swing and Jazz Club meets for the first time this year in Kinson Community Centre 7.15pm. Get into the swing of 2013 with The Soggy Biscuit Band Tea Dance at Wimborne's Allendale Centre 2.30 - 4.30pm.
Thursday 10th: Paul Sturgess gives a presentation of Dorset from coast to countryside to members of Ferndown Camera Club 7.30pm Barrington Centre. Ringwood Natural History Society meets in the Greyfriars Centre 7.30pm for an evening with Martin Noble and his New Forest reptiles. Kinson & District Country Market in the Community Centre 9.45am-noon. Another outing for CAPROW: meet 10.30am in Smugglers Road cp to walk to Hightown Common. Steve 01202 897756. An afternoon of Line and Square Dancing in Ferndown Village Hall every Thursday from 1.30pm: Enquiries to 01202 581204.
Friday 11th: Wimborne Country Market in the Allendale Centre, Wimborne 9.30am-noon. Wimborne U3A's monthly talk 10.30am Wessex Hall, Wimborne Methodist Church: Mary Bevan on Thomas Hardy's love poems.
Saturday 12th: Today CAPROW meet 10.45am in the Kettle Bridge picnic area, Cerne Abbas for a local walk. Ann 01929 459529.