GET ready to put your best foot forward and help raise cash for a fabulous cause.
The second annual Ladies in the Night Walk, in aid of Michael Sobell House hospice (MSH), takes place on Friday.
Join more than 1,000 women of all ages, abilities and backgrounds on a night-time stroll through the streets of Northwood, turning it into a sea of pink - the event's trademark colour.
Choose between a five-and-a-half and nine-mile route, both of which start and finish at MSH, based at Mount Vernon
Hospital in Northwood, on well-lit roads with marshalls and signs to lead the way.
There will be music and exercise on the lawn before the challenge.
Entrants will receive a walker pack complete with a T-shirt, sponsorship form, information booklet and glow in the dark novelty accessories.
There will also be a raffle with signed X-Factor merchandise, two British Airways return flights to Europe, and luxury beauty products.
The hospice, based at Mount Vernon Hospital in Northwood, cares for patients with life-limiting illnesses. It needs to raise £1.2million every year to continue offering its vital palliative care services.
what? Ladies in the Night Walk where? Michael Sobell House hospice, Mount Vernon Hospital, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, HA6 2RN when? Friday, June 3, (registration 9.30-11pm, walk begins at 11.30pm) cost? £20 entry, including walker pack call: Ophelia Chambers-Henry on 01923 844 829 or email email@example.com or Trish Mule on 01923 844 726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org see: www.michaelsobellhouse.co.uk or www.ladiesinthenightwalk.co.uk
A magic carpet ride
YOUNGSTERS can jump on a magic carpet and experience a world of enchantment and strange mythical creatures with Aladdin, the fourth in a successful series of children's theatre shows and creative workshops by Northwood Community Arts.
Indigo Moon Theatre will begin by leading 30 children in a shadow puppet-making workshop, followed by two afternoon performances telling the story of Aladdin, from Arabian Nights.
Set in the Middle East and told through the ancient art form of 'giant shadow' theatre, the show will follow Aladdin's wild and dangerous dreams and adventures, accompanied by an original score by Haviel Perdana, to bring the performance into the 21st century. Advance booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
what? Aladdin shadow-puppet workshops and performances where? St John's United Reformed Church Hall, Hallowell Road, Northwood when? Saturday, June 4, from 11.30am cost? Workshop £5 per child (accompanying adult free), show tickets £6 (£20 family of four) contact: ArtReach Box office 01628 675 800 or email email@example.com see: www.northwoodcommunityarts.co.uk
ESTEEMED English playwright Noël Coward's effervescent comedy, Blithe Spirit, will be brought to life by amateur dramatics society Proscenium.
The show combines a happily married novelist, two wives - one alive and one long dead - an eccentric medium, a seance and a dotty maid to create a charming and witty evening of theatre.
Ruislip resident Claire Wooster, who plays Elvira, the blithe spirit of the title, said: "My character is mischievous, out to make trouble for her once-husband and his current wife."
what? Blithe Spirit where? Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, UB10 8PD when? From Wednesday, June 8 to Saturday, June 11, 7.45pm cost? Tickets £10 contact: Box office 01895 673 200 or 020 8866 7075 see: www.compasstheatre.co.uk or www.proscenium.org.uk
90 years of the Royal British Legion
A WHOLE host of activities will take place across the borough to mark the 90th anniversary of the Royal British Legion.
The events will begin tonight with For Queen and Country, a presentation by former army officers and authors Stuart Tootal and Patrick Mercer, veterans of Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Free tickets are available for their talk at Uxbridge Library by calling 01895 250600.
Other planned events include a coffee morning in South Ruislip on Friday; a street party in Yiewsley and a poppy party and 1920s quiz in Uxbridge, both on June 10; a fundraising day with a cake and book sale and talk in Harefield on June 11; and a sponsored 27-mile library to library walk, beginning in Yiewsley, in aid of the Royal British Legion, on June 16.
There will also be a themed coffee morning in Northwood Hills on June 23; a tea dance in Harlington on August 10; flag-making at Oak Farm Library on September 2; and a family fun day and fun run at Ruislip Lido on September 10.
The events will conclude with a talk by Jeff Duley from the Eastcote Royal British Legion on September 14.
what? Royal British Legion 90th anniversary events where? Various locations across Hillingdon when? From today until September 14 cost? Free, except one event - proceeds to Royal British Legion see: www.hillingdon.gov.uk
Shake it up, baby, it's a Fab Four tribute night
COME together to see a fantastic Fab Four tribute perform in Ruislip this Friday.
Like... The Beatles, die-hard fans of Paul, John, George and Ringo, have the sole ambition of bringing their heroes' world-famous harmonies to life.
Formed in 2008, the group, who are all performers in their own right, pride themselves on emulating the sound, equipment and costumes of the Beatles, including outfits from the A Hard Day's Night and Sgt Pepper periods.
Expect to hear an array of classics from Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, Get Back, Yesterday and Yellow Submarine to Twist and Shout, All My Loving, Eight Days a Week, Help! and many, many more.
what? Like... The Beatles where? Tropic at Ruislip, Ruislip Social Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip, HA4 6JQ when? Friday, June 3, 9.30pm (doors 8.30pm) cost? £10 (£8 in advance) contact: Ticket line 020 8707 2256 see: www.tropicatruislip.co.uk