What’s On - from February 16

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FRIDAY

BILLINGSHURST Dramatic Society is holding a Quiz Night at Fishers Farm Park, Feb 17, 7.30pm. Teams of 6 or less. Lots of prizes £5 a head (to include a bowl of chilli).

WALK: Feb 17. All welcome, just turn-up at Barns Green (Village Sign near club) at 11am. Easy, mostly flat circular, guided, free sociable HDC Walk around the outskirts of the village. 2 miles, 1 hour. Peter 01403 741305.

SATURDAY

CATS Protection Horsham branch, Catstravaganza Event, Feb 18, 2-4pm, Millennium Hall, Crawley Road, Roffey. Gifts for all available, cards etc, presents and accessories for your feline friends, plus much more. Bric-a-brac, tombola, jewellery, toys, books, cds, dvds. Refreshments and home-made cakes available. Free entry but donations or cat food/litter would be warmly received. Join our facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/CatsProtectionHorsham Email for more information: Catsprotectionzjc@yahoo.co.uk

JUMBLE Sale in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care is being held in the Scout & Guide HQ, Jubilee Hall, Church Lane, Southwater, Feb 18, 10am-noon. Jumble needed can collect call (or text) 07766 685 862 or 07816 670 320.

OPTICS Weekend, Feb 18 and 19 at RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, Wiggonholt, Pulborough, 10am-4pm. More information from 01798 875851 or www.rspb.org.uk/pulboroughbrooks

SEEDY Saturday, Feb 18, at Friends Meeting Hall, Worthing Road, opp Library, Horsham. Grand opening at 10am by Bob Sherman of Garden Organic, come and swap your saved seeds or pick up others for a donation. Interesting stalls include Wakehurst, Greenshift, Open Pollinated Nurseries, Wimblehurst Chocolate, Nymans, Horsham Organic Gardeners and Horsham Horticultural Society. Free entry, Homemade cake and tea/coffee available.

WALK: Feb 18. All welcome, 4½ mile circular, hilly, sociable HDC Health Walk into the heart of the South Downs to The Burgh with magnificent views towards Arundel. Free, just turn-up at Kithurst Hill car park (off the Storrington to Amberley road, TQ070125) at 2pm. Dogs allowed on a lead. 1¾ hours. Mick 01903 745971.

SUNDAY

WALK: Feb 19. All welcome, North Stoke, 7½ mile hilly HDC circular walk for the more ambitious to Amberley via the South Downs Way then along the banks of the River Arun to South Stoke. Free, just turn-up at 10am at Kithurst Hill car park (off Storrington to Amberley road, TQ070125). Well-behaved dogs welcome. 3 hours. Mick 01903 745971.

MONDAY

HEALING For Everyone + Training, Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham, Feb 20, 7.30-9pm. Further information from William on 01403 255025.

WALK: Feb 20. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am at Henfield Cricket Ground off the A281 (TQ 223156, BN5 9RP) for a mostly flat (some stiles) 6 mile circular HDC Health Walk through fields to near Albourne green, expansive views of the South Downs, back through Woodmancote Place Deer Park. No dogs. 2½ hours. Mike Powell 01403 242564.

TUESDAY

HORSHAM & District Horticultural Society: The Camelia Botnar Foundation will be the subject of an illustrated presentation by The Chief Executive on Feb 21, commencing at 7.30pm, at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road, Horsham. All are welcome. Members free, guests and non-members £1 entry or join on the night for £5. For more information see www.horshamhorticulturalsociety.co.uk

HORSHAM Holistic Health - Mind, Body and Spirit group. Feb 21, talk on ‘Acupuncture and the Chinese Perspective on Health’ by Stephen West, 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Worthing Road, Horsham. Cost £5. Contact Tina on tina@rainbowoasis.co.uk or 07857 545 678.

NEW Runners Club for the Disabled: Committee meeting, Feb 21, in the Unitarian Church Room, Worthing Road, Horsham, 10.30am-12.30pm. More information from 01403 265616.

WALK: Feb 21. All welcome, 5¾ mile mostly flat (few short climbs) circular sociable HDC Health Walk on undulating Wealden tracks and through woodland. Free, just turn-up at The George & Dragon pub car park, Dragons Green, near Shipley (TQ 139235) at 10am. No dogs. Bring your own pancakes. 2¾ hours. Bill 01403 256248 or Geoff 01403 258180.

WEDNESDAY

WALK: Feb 22. All welcome, free, just turn-up at 10am in Rookwood Golf Club car park, Horsham (just off A24 at Robin Hood roundabout, TQ 162318). Meet in reception. Flat circular 4 mile HDC Health Walk to Broadbridge Heath along part of the “Riverside Walk”. 2 hours. Michael V 07719 467861.

THURSDAY

FIVE books for one pound. That is the bargain on offer at a secondhand book sale being held at Horsham Hospital, Feb 23, 10am-2pm. Also a selection of toys. Organised by The League of Friends of Horsham Hospital in aid of hospital projects.

WALK: Feb 23. All welcome, meet at West Chiltington Village Hall (TQ 083179) at 10am: Various circular HDC Health walks, some stiles and moderate slopes, incorporating windmills, vineyards, llamas and good views of the South Downs. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 to 5 miles. Sue 01403 255710.