Lichens of Joshua Tree National Park

Oasis Visitor Center

Oct 25, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

Over 140 species of lichens occur in Joshua Tree National Park. Several species new to science have been recently discovered. However, these ubiquitous organisms are commonly overlooked.  This introductory class will give you a basic understanding of lichen biology and ecology in desert habitats. Kerry Knudsen, Curator of Lichens at the Herbarium of the University of California,...

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7th Annual Cabazon Outlets Shopping Extravaganza

Cabazon Outlets

Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

7th Annual Cabazon Outlets Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, October 25th Registration begins at 9am Get together, help others and be rewarded with a day of shopping and prizes! Tickets are just $25 Benefiting: DOVES of Big Bear Valley Pass Stars Baseball Habitat for Humanity San Gorgonia Pass Area Martha’s Village and Kitchen Prevent child Abuse Riverside...

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Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park

Black Rock Canyon Visitor Center

Oct 25, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park:  This workshop is designed to inspire creativity, self-esteem and personal empowerment for women of all ages. Participants will dive into a hands-on artistic experience in ways that are unexpected and thought provoking. The program will begin with a brief nature hike to appreciate the park, then you will combine powerful tools for self...

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Art Under the Umbrellas in Old Town La Quinta

Old Town La Quinta

Oct 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Presenting a diverse collection of 80 talented artists exhibiting their original creations along Old Town La Quinta’s picturesque Main Street - lined with restaurants, boutiques, and shops on the following 8 key Saturdays throughout the Desert Season:  November 15 November 29 January 10 January 17 February 7 February 14 March 21 Hotel Packages Available on...

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Oktoberfest

Spotlight 29 Casino

Oct 25, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Spotlight 29 Casino is excited to host an exciting event for the local community with the celebration of Oktoberfest. This fun-filled day for the whole family will feature a BBQ competition, beer garden and great entertainment on Saturday, October 25th from Noon to 9:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to all ages. BBQ and beer tastings will be available for purchase.   Spotlight...

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Desert Survival

Oasis Visitor Center

Oct 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Learn the essential “big five” skills needed to safely explore the sometimes harsh and often challenging desert landscape of Joshua Tree National Park. Donald Scriven will teach the physical skills and mental processes that will prepare participants to discover some of the most beautiful and most dangerous habitats of the world. Donald will offer suggestions and strategies to...

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Reel Women's Movie Marathon

Camelot Theatres

Oct 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest presents the first-ever Reel Women’s Movie Marathon to raise funds for breast health programs in the Coachella Valley. Please visit www.planned.org/rwmm for more information. $30 General Admission – PASS FOR ALL MOVIES $50 Premium Supporter – PASS FOR ALL MOVIES...

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.