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JUNE 12 SOUTHWARK CONCERT BAND OPEN REHEARSAL

The 20-year-old band with new conductor Bob Bridges is holding an informal rehearsal at 8.15pm at the United Reform Church at the top of Red Post Hill, Herne Hill, London SE5. Information: Eileen Abbas, 0181 299 1069 or Bob Bridges, 0171 221 5115. JUNE 12ANNE FRANK DAYFor the first national Anne Frank day, the AF Educational Trust, supported by Penguin Books and Addison Wesley Longman, has created special assemblies and classroom activities for key stages 1-4, and organised a schools' competition. A free Longman edition of Anne's diary will be donated to the first 2,000 participating schools.Information packs from: 0181 950 6476. JUNE 13-16 INTERNATIONAL WOODEN BOAT SHOW At the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, exhibitors build boats throughout the show and display their latest dinghies, canoes, skiffs, and motorboats, and techniques of sail making, knot tying, wire splicing and coral making are demonstrated by marine craftsmen. Children can build model boats, make flags and pennants and paddle a coracle in the pool, and there will be a display of historic vessels from the museum's collection. Details: 0181 858 4422. JUNE 14 ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR: IDEAS AND EXPLANATIONS

First of a series of 10 free talks and events open to the public organised by Retford Learning Town Project and Nottingham Trent University for the European Year of Lifelong Learning. Venue: King Edward VI School Conference Centre, Retford, Nottinghamshire, 7.30pm. In this talk, Linda Orchard, dyslexia support officer at Nottingham Trent University, will discuss homeschool links. A writing workshop, presented by Sue Thomas, writing course leader, is planned for July 3. Details: 01777 703654.

JUNE 20 AND JULY 4 OPEN DAYS

Middlesex University is opening its doors to students, parents and teachers at Trent Park, London N14, 10am-4pm. The day's programme will include exhibitions, performances, talks and tours. For school bookings and information call 0181 362 500 or E-mail: open day@mdx.ac.ukBishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, is holding two visiting days for sixth-formers. Details: 01522 527347.

JUNE 19-21 DIRECTIONS '96 - THE SCHOOLS FAIR

School-leavers aged 16+ looking for long-term career counselling, advice on higher education choices and opportunities in training and employment in the UK and abroad are invited to Hall 2, Wembley Exhibition and Conference Centre, 9.30am-4pm, free admission. Details available from the organisers, Hobsons Publishing, on 0171 336 6633. School groups should pre-register on the same number.

JUNE 21 NATIONAL GO HOME ON TIME DAY

The charity, Parents at Work, aims to highlight how long working hours are a major cause of stress, which can in turn jeopardise business efficiency and impair family and personal relationships. This event offers organisations and individuals the opportunity to focus on these issues. Details and Take-Action-Packs for employees and employers costing Pounds 5.50 and Pounds 10.50 respectively available from department TAP on 0171 628 3565. JUNE 25 THE CHILD WHO GETS UNDER YOUR SKIN

Lecture to be given by Vivienne Green, senior child psychotherapist at the Anna Freud Centre and Marlborough Family Service, at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3. Organised by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching. Admission: Pounds 4.50, Pounds 2 members. Details: Heather Geddes, 0404 850329. FAETT enquiries: 0181 340 7037.

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