Joslyn Active Aging Expo
When: October 16, 2019 • 9:00am-1:00pm
Where: The Joslyn Center, 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert
More info: (760) 340.3220
Everyone is welcome to attend this free health fair and flu shot clinic. Our goal is to connect seniors, caregivers, and families to community resources for active and healthy living. There will be health care and healthy aging representatives, demonstrations, games, and more.
Desert AIDS Walk
When: October 19, 2019 • 8:00am start time
Where: Ruth Hardy Park
Join over 2,000 community members who will unite in Ruth Hardy Park to take part in the Desert AIDS Walk presented by Desert Care Network in support of Desert AIDS Project. This year’s event theme is ‘Walk A Day in Our Shoes’ and will feature live entertainment, a health and wellness festival with over 40 exhibitors, celebrity appearances and a kid’s activity zone. Desert AIDS Project CEO David Brinkman is also expected to update the community on the progress D.A.P. has made in eliminating HIV/AIDS and the work that remains to be done.
Advances in Brain Health
When: October 23, 2019 • 8:30am-1:30pm
Where: Hotel Paseo
Register: Complimentary for industry professionals
A Symposium for Health Care Practitioners featuring Dr. Dale Bredesen, Author of The End of Alzheimer’s and Dr. Erik Won, President and CEO of The Brain Treatment Center
Developed for health care professionals, this symposium will focus on the intersection of progressive new protocols, physics, neuroscience and how brain optimization integrates into the treatment of other health concerns. Complimentary attendance is open to the industry; space is limited and registration is required. Industry professionals register here: www.brain-health-advances.eventbrite.com. Deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 9. For more information, visit www.brainhealthrestoration.com or call (760) 691.2069.
Hope for Cognitive Decline
When: October 23, 2019 • 3:00pm
Where: UCR Campus Auditorium - Palm Desert Center, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Register by Wednesday, Oct. 9: FREE to the public
Dr. Dale Bredesen, Author of The End of Alzheimer’s Presented by: XO Health and Desert Health
New York Times best-selling author Dale Bredesen, MD, offers hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline. Taking insights gleaned from over 40 years in medicine, Dr. Bredesen has authored a groundbreaking guide to prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s disease including a new approach to treating the disease through the ReCODE (reversal of cognitive decline) protocol.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/xohealth/ or call (760) 691.2069.
34th Annual Aerial Tram Road Challenge
When: October 26, 2019 • 6:30am
This is your year to take the Challenge! Enjoy the sunrise over the valley and camaraderie of others as you ascend the 2,000-foot vertical climb in just over 3.7 miles (6k). One of the valley’s most challenging – and rewarding races (see our article).
7th Annual Run with Los Muertos 5K & Block Party
When: November 2, 2019 • 5:00pm-12:00am
Where: Old Town Coachella
This is an authentic Day of the Dead celebration that hosts a 5K run/walk, pre-race processional, live entertainment on three stages, kids craft zone, art walk, large-scale art installations, craft cuisine and beer and wine garden. The race route is flat and fast, securely blocked from all traffic and well lighted from start to finish. Pre-race festivities start at 5pm and entertainment and beer garden are open until midnight.
Palm Springs Pride Run & Walk 5k
When: November 2, 2019 • 8:00am
Where: Palm Springs Uptown District, Corner Alejo Rd. and Ballardo
More Info: palmspringspriderun.com
Join us for this community run and walk to benefit two worthwhile organizations: The LGBT Community Center of the Desert and Safe Schools Desert Cities. Presented by Palm Springs Front Runners and Walkers, a health and fitness club for runners and walkers. Finisher medals and awards in 5 year age brackets. Join us!!
Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships
When: November 2–10, 2019
Where: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
More info: www.usapickleballnationals.com
Over 2,300 players from all over the country will come together for the sports largest annual tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Festive activities are planned for spectators and players alike, including the 5 o’clock Somewhere Bar featuring food and beverage. Tickets start at $5 for general admission (see our article).
Healthy Life Fest
When: November 23, 2019 • 11:00am-9:00pm
Where: Cathedral City Town Square Park
Learn more: www.HealthyLifeFest.com
Part of the Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival
A festival full of inspiration, positive vibrations, entertainment and education about living a vibrant, well balanced, healthy, sustainable lifestyle.
Featuring vendors sampling their natural products, educational speakers, live art demos, yoga, meditation, wellness activities, music, plant-based food vendors, games for both children and adults and more.
Learn more at www.HealthyLifeFest.com and on social media @healthylifefest.
Health & Wellness Festival
When: November 29, 2019 • 1:00pm-7:00pm
Where: Old Town La Quinta
More Info: dubarryhay.org/new-events
Spend Black Friday giving back to your mind and body at the first annual Health & Wellness Fest by the DuBarry Hay Charitable Foundation. This free event features Yoga on the Lawn in the afternoon, TEDx speaker Kellee McQuinn, Art of Sax performance in the evening, exhibitors, a beer garden, kid’s zone and more. Purchase a $10 raffle ticket for your chance to win an unlimited month of yoga at Bikram Yoga Plus, therapeutic massages, vouchers to your favorite local restaurants, and many more goodies! 100% of raffle proceeds benefit the DuBarry Hay Charitable Foundation dedicated to creating and bolstering mental health initiatives for teens and young adults in the Coachella Valley.
IronMan 70.3 Indian Wells LaQuinta
When: December 8, 2019
Where: Indian Wells LaQuinta
Second annual event returns with course improvements for the community and participants. Over 2,300 triathletes will swim at Lake Cahuilla, bike through Indian Wells and La Quinta and run through areas of Indian Wells. Spectators can cheer their efforts at Lake Cahuilla, along the racecourse, or at the finish at Indian Wells Tennis Garden (see our article).