Junior Ranger Program

Classroom With No Walls

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians' Junior Ranger Program gives students interactive way to learn the Tribe's rich history by visiting the Indian Canyons.

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Coachella Valley students have a unique opportunity to experience the rich history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in a classroom that has no walls. The Tribe’s Junior Ranger Program brings students ranging from preschool to college level to Indian Canyons in Palm Springs, a picturesque setting that allows full interaction of the surrounding terrain, floral, and fauna.

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Up, Up and Away!

Fourth annual Cathedral City Balloon Festival promises a race, sky rides, a Kids Zone, Balloon Glow dinners, and fireworks.

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Imagine a gourmet Italian dinner, designed by a French chef, on a plaza overlooking a golf course, with a dozen seven-story-high hot air balloons glowing nearby. Add a glass or two of Chianti, plus a chance to make new friends, with music and dancing, and you’ve got a quintessential desert evening that is part of Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon

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Don’t Miss the Bus!

At 16 feet long and 800 pounds, you shouldn't. This mode of transportation takes center stage for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Palm Canyon Theatre.

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When the costume and set designer at Palm Canyon Theatre took on Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, they knew the play created the biggest questions of their careers: How do you include a life-sized tour bus onstage and create as many as 120 costumes with 40 headpieces from scratch? “We’ve tried to stay true to the original movie from 1994,”says

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Streakers Afoot

A Desert Hot Springs family keeps their ‘streak’ of running intact with participation in upcoming Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge.

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Gary Rust will do just about anything to ensure his place in the U.S. Running Streak Association remains intact. Since 1983, Rust has run at least once a day to ranked 44th in the country with 34.28 consecutive years. The No. 1 ranking belongs to another Californian, Jon Sutherland, whose streak dates back to 1969 or 17,671 consecutive days. The