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Things to Do This Week: May 3-10

Check out the variety of options to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day this week, or enjoy a High Desert outdoor concert.

JIM POWERS Attractions, Current Digital

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Mon Petit Mojave brings music to an outdoor drive-in venue in Yucca Valley.

Monday is National Paranoid Day. Best way to celebrate? Tune in to Z107.7 FM Desert Oracle host by Ken Layne, who is guaranteed to keep you mesmerized with his stories from aliens to Bigfoot-esque bests. Check Spotify for back episodes.

Taste Cinco de Mayo at a variety of Coachella Valley restaurants, like El Jefe, which offers a three-course dinner May 5 at the Saguaro Palm Springs. Sample Dos Hombres, the mezcal brand tequila by Breaking Bad stars Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston.

Or visit the Agave Caliente Tequila Bar at the new Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City where you can sip mezcal and munch chips and limey ceviche.



What kind of bird is that in your backyard? Kurt Leuschner helps identify them for you in a special online program May 4 by the Rancho Mirage Library.  Read up first on writer Susan Myrland’s experience becoming a birder during the pandemic.

Chita Rivera, a 10-time Tony nominee and three-time recipient, is joined May 6 by choreographer and director Raymond Del Barrio for the final Theatre Thursdays by CV Rep.

Bring toiletries and personal care items to make a difference for someone less fortunate as part of “A Drive to Change Lives” May 7 in Rancho Mirage to assist the work done by Well in the Desert.

Check out the variety of ways to say thanks to Mom on Mother's Day by visiting our online calendar and clicking on the date, May 9, to view restaurant specials in Greater Palm Springs.

Mon Petit Mojave, the outdoor drive-in musical venue in Yucca Valley, continues its concert series again May 8 with ManoucheFest featuring a five-player gypsy jazz band.

Supermodel Beverly Johnson wants you to shop until you drop for a good causes, May 7-8, such as the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children and Bighorn Behind a Miracle, which aids cancer patients. Meet and greets designers from Summer Colony Living boutiques, participate in an art show and silent auction May 7 followed by shopping May 8 at The Gardens on El Paseo.

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