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Desert EventsJoin PRO in Celebrating 30 (plus one) Years

Forced to cancel the 2020 gala due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Parkinson’s Resource Organization (PRO) is belatedly marking our 30th anniversary with a spectacular gala celebration to be held on December 11.  The theme is “Pearls of Wisdom,” and the event will be held at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort Read more…

Desert EventsLet’s Toast Good Wine for a Great Cause

Distinct wines and exciting expeditions are being curated in preparation for Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine’s (CVVIM) VIMY Awards and WineLover’s Auction taking place Saturday, November 13 at Thunderbird Country Club. Presented by Desert Care Network and sponsored by Monte De Oro Winery and Vineyards, this year’s event will feature Read more…

Desert EventsCome Celebrate the Return of Paint El Paseo Pink!

It’s time to come together once again for this important community event to raise awareness and funds for Desert Cancer Foundation’s patient assistance programs, which provide financial support for cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for residents of the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities.  Now in its 15th year, Paint El Read more…

Desert EventsWineLover’s Auction Returns

Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine (CVVIM), the valley’s only free primary care health clinic, is gearing up for its fifth annual fundraiser, The VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction, which will take place Saturday, November 13.  This year’s event will feature the inaugural VIMY Award created to honor a significant contributor Read more…

Desert EventsComing Together for the Greater Good

Last fall, Christina Green organized 25 local farmers and artisans to deliver a farmers market for the Desert International Horse Park’s seasonal events. Then COVID restrictions changed, and so did the opportunity. In an effort not to let down her vendors, she reached out to local cities to find an Read more…

Desert EventsVaccines: Your Questions Answered

In February, Desert Health hosted a livestream with Trilogy at the Polo Club featuring Desert Regional Medical Center’s Director of Pharmacy Services Tim Perlick, PharmD, MHA to answer your questions about vaccinations. As stated in a recent New York Times report, the evidence so far suggests that a full dose Read more…

Desert EventsThe CW3 CONFIDENCE Summit

Are you looking to make 2021 one of your best years ever? Then the 2nd Annual CW3 CONFIDENCE Women + Wealth + Wellness Summit is for you.  Taking place on January 21, 2021, the CW3 Summit is centered on seven keys of financial wellness and seven principles of self-care. This Read more…

Desert Events2020 Paint El Paseo Pink Walk YOUR Community “Virtually” Anywhere

Join the 14th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink on Saturday, October 10, this year as a virtual walk for breast cancer awareness, benefiting the cancer care needs of local valley residents. People can choose to walk in their own community, or in public parks and surrounding areas, individually or as Read more…

Desert EventsUPDATE (3.1.20): ALL WANDERLUST EVENTS (Including Wellspring) CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

For more information and the latest updates, visit www.wanderlust.com. Read more…

Desert EventsWIMY Awards & WineLover’s – POSTPONED

 Coachella Valley Volunteers In Medicine (CVVIM), the Valley’s only free primary care health clinic, is gearing up for its fifth annual fundraiser, The VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction, which has been rescheduled for Friday, November 13. In recognition of CVVIM’s 10th anniversary, this year’s event will feature the VIMY Award Read more…

Desert Events8th Annual Shoopy Scramble – POSTPONED

Brett Shoopman was born and raised in the Coachella Valley and is a golf professional at Desert Willow Golf Resort. Eight years ago, he discovered a suspicious mole that seemed to be growing. But it was under his shirt, not on his face, arms or legs, the typical locations golf Read more…

Desert EventsEnergy Abounds at Unearth Your Bliss

Last month, wellness professionals and health fans gathered to learn more about the significant benefits of connecting to Earth’s energy through grounding at “Unearth Your Bliss.” Hosted by the Earthing company and sponsored by Desert Health®, the event featured Earthing founder Clint Ober, advocates Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams and Read more…

Desert EventsLunch and Learn for Wellness Professionals

Mariel Hemingway is not only an iconic Academy Award nominated actor from a celebrated family; she is a prolific author, adventurist, eco activist, healthy lifestyle and mental health advocate, documentary producer, entrepreneur and speaker on mind-body-spirit optimization and purposeful living. On February 1, Hemingway will be joined by her life Read more…

Desert EventsWellness Week at the Polo Club

Trilogy® at the Polo Club, one of the Coachella Valley’s fastest growing resort communities, is opening their doors and inviting all to attend Wellness Week January 14-18 presented by Desert Health®.  The active lifestyle community whose tagline is Live Happier® is located off Avenue 52 (at Monroe) across from the Read more…

Desert EventsValley Achievers Honored by WLF

Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley announces its 8th Annual Women Who Rule Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, January 24, at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage. The highly anticipated event will honor the Coachella Valley’s most inspiring achievers, while benefiting the Women Leaders Forum’s Read more…

Desert EventsMake a Day of It!

Mark your calendars Saturday, February 22, for the 13th anniversary of the Desert Woman’s Show and the Greater Palm Springs Food & Wine Festival taking place at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Palm Desert. Attended by thousands, the Desert Woman’s Show will offer dynamic daily fashion shows by Pete Carlson’s Read more…

Desert EventsThe Valley’s Original Half Marathon Returns

Teams can compete in the half maratho

Returning to the heart of the desert for its 22nd running, the Palm Desert ½ Marathon & 5K continues its tradition as the original Coachella Valley running festival. Other races may come and go, but this one stands the test of time! Join over 1,200 other runners and walkers at Read more…

Desert EventsLiving Well at The Polo Club

Clint Ober

On Saturday, January 18, Trilogy at the Polo Club opens its doors and invites everyone to come see what the buzz is all about at their second annual Wellness Fair.  This new home community whose tagline is Live Happier® is worth a visit. As one of the valley’s fastest growing Read more…

Desert EventsFree Family Fun for a Cause

Yoga on the lawn

Spend Black Friday at the Health & Wellness Festival in Old Town La Quinta and support mental wellness for our local youth. This free event is for all ages so bring the kids, cousins, and grandparents and enjoy something for everyone including games, exercise, beer tasting, wellness exhibitors and entertainment. Read more…

Desert EventsHealthy Santas Visit Valley Farmers’ Markets

Santa helps little Adam

In farmers’ markets around California a new breed of Santas is making a stand for healthier children.  Stunned by the fact that today’s elementary aged kids now experience diet-driven illnesses never seen in this age group just 30 years ago, the old “Ho, Ho, Ho. Have a candy cane” line Read more…