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Desert EventsFifth Annual Women Who Rule!

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the 5th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. Four incredible women serving the Coachella Valley and beyond will be honored for their extraordinary community leadership, philanthropy, commitment to Read more…

Desert EventsHeroes in Recovery to Host Sixth Annual 6K Event

Heroes in Recovery, a national movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, is returning to Palm Springs for their sixth annual 6K run/walk. The race is a 6K, not a 5K, which not only represents the six letters in the word “Heroes,” but Read more…

Desert Events22nd Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes®

A Better You Today and Tomorrow Living with Diabetes is the theme of the 22nd Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes taking place Saturday, February 25, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The public is invited to attend this Read more…

Desert EventsPolochella Youth Tournament Returns

Empire Polo Club will once again host the annual youth polo tournament dubbed “Polochella” on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 at 10am.  This free event is open to the public and features a variety of activities for families of all ages including the two-day tournament; instruction for youth Read more…

Desert EventsWining, Dining & Helping a Great Cause

The acclaimed WineLover’s Auction returns this year to Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage on February 3. Given the success of last year’s inaugural event, the auction will no doubt be overflowing with fine wines, good times and good-hearted generosity. The WineLover’s Auction is a festive event reflective of the Read more…

Desert EventsPathway to Health, Beauty and Wellness Expo

The Pathway to Health, Beauty and Wellness Expo will be held December 1 at Agua Caliente Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. The event will showcase the extraordinary products, services and cutting edge technologies our desert valley has to offer – all in one location and FREE to attendees. Guests Read more…

Desert EventsEisenhower Introduces “Wellness Worth Watching” Movie Series

Eisenhower Wellness Institute and Desert Health® are partnering to offer the “Wellness Worth Watching” movie series this season. Three thought-provoking movies will provide an in-depth look at the topics of nutrition, the mind-body connection, and the mind-shift from stress to happiness. Each evening will begin with the screening of one Read more…

Desert EventsWelcome the Holiday Season with Gilda’s Gift of Giving

Just before Thanksgiving each year, the community gets a special chance to show its support of those whose lives have been impacted by cancer and express its gratitude for Gilda’s Desert Cities, the unique non-profit organization that provides them with emotional and educational support—all while having fun. The occasion is Read more…

Desert EventsSeason is Here!

Nov. 5 • Run with Los Muertos. Come to the historic pueblo viejo district of Coachella and run in honor of a passed loved one. This night time 5k begins at 6p and also features music and festivities for spectators and runners alike. Register at www.runwithlosmuertos.com. Nov. 12 • Step Read more…

Desert EventsGet Ready for an Eventful Season!

Sept. 16 • Break the Stigma Golf Tournament. Michael’s House presents the third annual Tournament and Awards Luncheon. Join us in raising awareness and education about addiction, mental health and the stigma that follows in a fun day of golf, archery and more. Benefitting SafeHouse of the Desert. Register at Read more…

Desert EventsEvening Run Honors Dia de los Muertos

Heading into its fourth year, Run with Los Muertos just keeps getting better! The Day of the Dead holiday 5k run will be held this year on the evening of November 5 in the historic pueblo viejo district of Coachella known as Old Town. The event offers something for runners Read more…

Desert EventsJoin the Stop Diabetes Movement!

Today, there are nearly 30 million Americans—including over 850,000 in Riverside County—who have diabetes. While an estimated 21 million have been diagnosed, unfortunately 8.1 million people are unaware that they have the disease.  If current trends continue, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050.  This year, more Read more…

Desert EventsTime to Paint El Paseo Pink

Join Desert Cancer Foundation on Saturday, October 8, for their 10th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink Charitable Walk (PEPP). It’s time to gather a team of family, friends and co-workers, wear pink and help raise funds for Coachella Valley and surrounding community residents who are uninsured or underinsured and in Read more…

Desert EventsBreaking the Stigma

While most of us see ourselves as kind, and even compassionate, many people have an almost basic instinct to stigmatize the weaker members of society: the poor; the less intelligent; the mentally ill; the disabled; and those with a chronic disease.  There are varying degrees of this stigmatization, but it Read more…

Desert EventsShakti Fest 2016

Shakti Fest returns for its sixth year May 13-15 at the Joshua Tree Desert Retreat Center. Organized by the producers of Bhakti Fest, this springtime festival celebrates the divine feminine spirit, described in Hindu philosophy as the ‘dynamic force which moves the universe.’ The festival features celebrated yoga teachers, musical Read more…

Desert EventsLa Quinta is Alive with Events!

March and April are the perfect months to be outdoors and enjoy our beautiful desert weather. The City of La Quinta welcomes you with hiking, biking, swimming and some of the best events in the valley! La Quinta Arts Festival • March 3-6 The 34th Annual La Quinta Arts Festival Read more…

Desert EventsWheat Belly Author to Speak at Wellness Awards

Those attending the second annual Desert Health® Wellness Awards on May 18 will get a special treat with internationally acclaimed cardiologist, author and health crusader William Davis, MD, as the guest speaker. Davis will share his journey to uncover the truth and why so many have overcome diabetes, joint discomfort, Read more…

Desert EventsEmpire Polo Club Hosts Youth Tournament

Empire Polo Club will host its first annual youth polo tournament, dubbed “Polochella,” on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 at 10am.  This free event is open to the public and features a variety of activities for families of all ages including the two-day tournament; instruction for youth on Read more…

Desert Events21st Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes®

On Saturday, February 27, the public is invited to attend Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes®–an annual free event, sponsored by the Desert Diabetes Club. The event, which includes a product fair showcasing the latest technology and treatments for persons with diabetes, will be held from 8 a.m. to Read more…

Desert Events8th Annual Desert Woman’s Show Returns

8th annual Desert Woman’s Show sponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center, Clark’s Nutrition and Mercedes-Benz of Palm Springs takes place Saturday and Sunday, January 16 & 17 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa.  The dynamic event will feature colorful desert fashions and accessories, nutrition and medical experts, personal development and Read more…