Summer outing: The summer outing for members of Yarm Mothers' Union is on Monday, June 27. They will leave Yarm at 11am and have lunch in Bishopthorpe village before going to Bishopthorpe Palace for a conducted tour. For details and to book a place, call Nancy Redfern on (01642) 888626.

Yoga sessions: Yoga sessions are held in Yarm Fellowship Hall in West Street on Mondays and Thursdays, from 7.30pm to 9pm and on Saturdays, from 10.30am to noon. Call (01642) 353340 for more information.

Church open: Yarm Parish Church will be open for visitors and private prayer on Wednesdays, from 10am to 4pm.

Prison talk: At the next Probus meeting, on June 14 at 10am at the Yarm Social Centre, Bentley Wynd, there will be a talk by the governor of Kirklevington Grange Prison.

Charity dinner: Doghouse Cricket Club is hosting a charity dinner with celebrity speakers, Gary Pallister and Paul Frost, at the Tall Trees Hotel in Yarm on Tuesday, June 21. Geoff Cook, former England batsman, will also be present. Dress code is formal and tickets are available from Tall Trees Hotel, (01642) 786786, priced £26.

Squash club: Yarm Squash Club, in Leven Road, which shares the ground with Yarm tennis and cricket clubs, is keen to welcome new members. The small, friendly club has five teams for men and one ladies team in the Durham and Cleveland SRA leagues, with the first team playing at the top end of the Premier League.

Voluntary work: NEPACS, formerly the North Eastern Prison After Care Society, is looking for people who can spare a few hours a month to help at Kirklevington Grange Resettlement Prison, Yarm. For more details contact (01642) 787038 or write to Kirklevington Grange Resettlement Prison, Yarm, Stockton TS15 9PA.

Flower planting: Help to green the environment on World Environment day, on Sunday, from 10.30am to noon, by planting plugs of native wildflowers in the meadow next to Quarry Woods local nature reserve. All equipment is supplied. To take part, meet outside Preston Hall Museum entrance. For more information, call (01642) 789807.

Montessori centre: A Montessori centre is now open in its independent unit within the grounds of Egglescliffe Church of England School on Butts lane. For details, call (01642) 786327.

Summer fete: St Martin's church, Kirklevington, holds its annual fete on Saturday, June 11, at 2pm, in the village hall. The St John Ambulance band will provide music and the lucky programmes cost 50p.

Summertime festival: Ingleby Barwick Residents Network is a non-profit making organisation aiming to improve facilities and promote community spirit in the village. They welcome residents who would like to be involved. A summer festival is being planned for August 20 and help is needed to organise the event and provide support on the day. For more information call Debbie on (01642) 751130 or Cheryl on (01642) 765636.