DON'T forget the Battersea Muddy Dog Challenge on Saturday in Windsor Great Park.The event allows participants to take on a 2.5km or 5km course, either alone or alongside their keen canines. There are 17 different mud-drenched obstacles for runners and their four-legged-friends to crawl, jump, climb, slide and wade through.It is too late to take part but this fund raising event for Battersea Dogs and Cats Homes (including the one in Old Windsor) should be worth a watch. Entrance is off the A332, Sheet Street Road.

THE Royal Windsor 10km River Trail Run is this Sunday, starting 9am at Alexandra Gardens The run is not designed to be a gruelling cross country but a fun. friendly run through a historic course, past key landmarks and beautiful river views.Onsite facilities will include commentary and music to entertain those not running. There will be prizes for winners.Entries are taken on the day of the event - cost £30.

WHAT'S the best way to encourage children to eat their greens?Easy. Go along to Squires Garden Centre in Maidenhead Road, Windsor between Monday, May 29 and Friday, June 2 between 10am and 4pm and let your child plant their own fruit and vegetable box.They can plant a box with a choice of three tasty plants to grow and take home. They can choose from pepper, lettuce, tomato or strawberry plants.Children can also take part in a free veggie hunt. Simply follow a trail of questions around the garden centre then receive a sticker at the end.No need to book. Just turn up. Come between 10am and 4pm. The cost is £5.50 Visit www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk for more details.

LEGO Robotics Club at Maidenhead Library is becoming very popular since it started on Sundays a month ago.It is running until July 30 between 11am and 12.30pm in the Narrative Cafe, offering a chance to people to build and programme robots with Lego and electronics. Entry fee is £2.50 and it is open to people aged eight and upwards with no need to book.

WRAYSBURY and Horton’s vicar Reverend Colin Gibson has started a series of one hour surgeries on Saturday mornings at which anyone is welcome to drop in.  It could be to book a christening or a wedding, complain about the churchyard, ask to see the church records or just discuss a personal problem. The surgeries will be fortnightly and alternate between St Andrew’s in Wraysbury and St Michael’s in Horton - with the next taking place tomorrow at St Michael’s at 10am.

IT IS Storytime and Craft ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ morning at Eton Wick Library, Haywards Mead on Wednesday, May 31 from 10.30am and 11am. It costs £1 and is for children aged less than five.Booking is not required but for more information call the library on 01753 857933.

GO BACK to the 1950s or come right up to date at the Henry VI bar in Eton on Friday, June 9 when the KD Band will be performing classic rock and pop from the 1950s up to date from 8.30pm in the evening.

THE last Wednesday of the month - May 31 - means the Book Group meeting at Datchet Library in Horton Road from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.Call 01753 545310 for more information.