If you're missing the weekend already then our pick of things to do will help the week pass by nicely...

Watford Observer: Harry Pilling,15, on saxaphone with his band Tradtastic at the World Mile Festival

Jim Philips Small Band

Fronted by Jim on baritone sax, renowned musician Jim Philips is presenting this accomplished band playing original arrangements of popular standards.

3-5 Hempstead Road, Kings Langley, Tuesday, February 21. Details: kingslangleyjazz.co.uk

Jayson Gillham

Internationally regarded for his compelling performances, Jayson is often a finalist in some of the world’s leading piano competitions, including Leeds and recently won first prize in Montreal. For this concert he plays Chopin, Debussy, Schubert and Schumann.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Tuesday, February 21, 8pm. Details: 01923859291

Watford Observer: Return of the Mac: Stevie Nicks talks Fleetwood Mac, feminism and romancing Prince ahead of O2 gigs

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, returns for their landmark Hits to Blues World Tour. Encompassing nearly five decade of legendary music and channelling the spirit of Fleetwood Mac at their very best, Hits to Blues offers a unique opportunity for fans to rediscover the songs and performances that have ensured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one of the most loved bands of all time.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Tuesday, February 21, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488

Flight of Imagination

Lester Hillman, who flew gliders from RAF Hendon, explores the influence of John Buchan and his book 39 Steps on our aviation heritage.

Bushey Centre, Bushey High Street, Bushey, Tuesday, February 21, 8pm. Details: 020 8950 2283

Supercharge Your Online Presence

Are you a business owner or entrepreneur looking to transform your digital presence, build their audience and increase conversions? If so, register to attend this free event. You will also have an opportunity to network with other small businesses plus find out more how your business could access up to £4,000 worth of free training for itself.

Watford Central Library, Hempstead Road, Watford, Wednesday, February 22, 10am. Details: 07740529582

Watford Observer: Restaurant of the Year

Ladies Who Lunch

The wives of three enormously wealthy men plot to raise millions for charity. Stealing insider information from their husbands, they achieve runaway stock market success, attracting interest from the Mafia and the authorities. Investigations reveal a trail of blackmail, murder and money laundering. A sophisticated comedy crime caper that will keep you laughing and guessing to the end.

Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, Wednesday, February 22, to Saturday, February 25. Details: 01923 467269

Menopause the Musical

Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Ruth Berkeley (Penny Dreadful) Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour. This hysterical show packed full of one-liners about night sweats, hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of innuendo-laden versions of 60s, 70s and 80s pop classics. An all-singing, all-dancing comedy set in a department store, where four women with seemingly nothing in common, meet by chance and make fun of their woeful lives experiencing ‘The Change’.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Wednesday, February 22, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488

Watford Observer: Cassiobury Park, Watford.

Spotlight on History: A History of Cassiobury

This talk about the former seat of the Earls of Essex and the much-loved public park will be richly illustrated with fine art from Watford Museum’s collections by its curator Sarah Priestley.

Verulamium Museum, St Michael’s Street, St Albans, Wednesday, February 22, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 751810

The Big Quiz

The largest annual Watford quiz, The Big Quiz is back and has a new venue for 2017 - it’s time to get a team together! Proceeds go towards supporting the Watford Community Fund which helps voluntary and community groups in the local area. You will be rewarded with an evening of fun and laughter, fish and chips supper, raffle and auction and attendance at the largest annual quiz in Watford.

Bushey Sports Club, Aldenham Road, Met. Police Bushey Sports Ground, Bushey, Thursday, February 23, 6.30pm. Details: 07785 593306

Edouard Manet and his Milieu

Lecture by Barry Venning BA MA. One of the first 19th Century artists to paint modern life, Manet was a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Thursday, February 23, 7.30pm. Details: 01923859291

Watford Observer: Levison Wood

Levison Wood

Best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer. With his keen desire to immerse himself fully in local cultures and customs, Wood has delighted audiences around the globe with stories of his epic adventures, ranging from being chased by crocodiles and hippos in Africa, shot at by gunmen, falling off a mountain, being arrested more times than he can remember and meeting such illustrious characters as the Dalai Lama and George Clooney along the way.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Thursday, February 23, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488

Huw Warren Trio Brasil

Trio Brasil is award-winning Welsh pianist Huw Warren’s celebration of his lifelong love affair with the music of Brazil. Dazzling virtuosity meets deeply lyrical poignancy in music that can make you laugh, cry and want to dance.

The Old Town Hall, High Street, Old Town, Hemel Hempstead, Thursday, February 23, 8pm. Details: 01442 228091

Basin Street Brawlers

Described by visitlondon.com as ‘London’s top hot jazz ensemble’ this band blends together master musicians of swing. Expect a stomp through beautiful melodies and raucous rags of the 1920s and 1930s.

Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, Thursday, February 23, 8.15pm. Details: 01923 467269

Watford Observer: Lee Nelson - Suited & Booted

Lee Nelson – Serious Joker

After getting into trouble for sneaking into places he shouldn’t be, Lee Nelson is back where he most definitely should be: live on stage with his brand-new, laugh-out-loud, best ever stand-up show.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Friday, February 24, 7.30pm. Details: 01923859291