❚ West Highland Museum AGM will take place on Thursday May 25 at 5pm in the museum on Cameron Square, Fort William. All welcome.
❚ Talk Lochaber is holding its AGM on Tuesday May 16 at 7pm at An Drochaid, Claggan. Talk Lochaber is the weekly talking newspaper for blind or visually impaired people. If you know someone who might benefit from the service or wish to volunteer, get in touch with Patrizia.
❚ Nether Lochaber craft fair will take place this Saturday April 29, from 10am to 4pm, with cakes and jams, handmade cards, knitted crafts and jewellery, among other items for sale. The fairs take place on the last Saturday of every month. Call Berit for more information on 01397 705539.
❚ Arisaig WI will hold its AGM on May 4. The institute held its penultimate meeting of the season on April 20, when the speaker Helen Lamb gave a talk on the Amish, which was well received.
❚ An Lanntair in Stornoway will launch its Fèill Ceáird is Còcairachd: Craft and Cookery Festival this Saturday April 29. The free festival will take place from noon- 4pm, offering a tour of food and craft from the Outer Hebrides.
❚ Nevis Canoe Club has organised a series of paddle sessions for adult beginners or those with basic experience.
They start with a pool session at the leisure centre tomorrow (Friday April 28) from 8pm-9pm. There will also be four Monday sessions (6pm- 8.30pm), based at Locheil Outward Bound on May 8, 15, 22 and 29. All equipment is provided.
The sessions are subsidised by Nevis Canoe Club but there will be a charge of £40 which includes £15 membership.
More detail can be obtained by emailing the club at neviscc@ hotmail.co.uk.