WAREHAM: RSPB Arne is hosting a special Christmas-themed Nature Tots session from 10.30am to 11.30am on Tuesday, December 18.

Explore the reserve, jump in puddles and look for winter creatures, as well as enjoying games and festive crafting.

Cost £5 per child. Visit rspb.org.uk/arne for more details.

MUDEFORD: Live music and events are held at The Mudeford Club in Mudeford, throughout December and January. Visit themudeford.club to find out more.

CHRISTCHURCH: All are welcome at St George’s Church in Christchurch, whether churchgoers or not, every Friday from 2.30pm to 4pm for board games, chat, tea and biscuits. Admission free.

WIMBORNE: The Little Angels Toddler Group for parents and grandparents with pre-school age children takes place in Queen’s Copse Lane every Thursday at 10am. There’s free play, crafts and singing. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. A donation is requested towards running costs.

SOUTHBOURNE: A babyballet Christmas Party is being held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Hall in Douglas Road, Southbourne, from 10am to 11.30am, 12pm to 1.30m and 2pm to 3.30pm, with 45 minutes of dancing and 45 minutes of socialising, mince pies and a visit from Father Christmas. Tickets £12 for children, parents go free. Details from 07915 665120.

LILLIPUT: Book a free croquet lesson at the East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Salterns Road.

Croquet is described as a game of skill and tactics.

For more information, call David on 01202 671784 or Terry on 01258 858607.

CANFORD CLIFFS: If you are over 70 and living alone in the BH postcode area, you are invited to join a free social club which meets at the village hall in Ravine Road every other Tuesday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. To find out more, and reserve a place, call 01202 402270 or visit bhteas.co.uk.

BOURNEMOUTH: New football sessions are taking place at Harewood Avenue in Bournemouth from 9am to 12pm.

Call Mini Soccer Advance on 07401 799993 or email info@minisocceradvance.co.uk to book a free taster session.

CHARMINSTER: Bournemouth in Bloom, the Bournemouth Horticultural Society, is hosting a Christmas Flower Arrangement Show at St Francis of Assisi Church Hall, at 7.30pm on Friday, December 7.

FERNDOWN: Ferndown and District U3A have just completed six CPR/defibrillator courses, which were run for the benefit of their members.

The training was provided by Andrew Ackroyd from Southern Lifeguard Training and organised by Yvonne Warner.