Drag Me to Giving Under the Stars

When: October 7, 2023

Where: Private home, Palm Springs

Tickets: $100 benefitting CV Volunteers in Medicine
More Info: www.cvvim.org

Come out for an exciting night of music and drag hosted by Richard Odell and Andrew Uris. Enjoy heavy appetizers under the stars from caterer, The Butler Did It, while sipping a glass of wine, beer or our evening’s signature drink. Say hello to old and new friends while raising much needed funds to support our uninsured and underserved neighbors throughout the Coachella Valley.

Living Well Speaker Series: Managing Pain Naturally

When: October 25, 2023 • 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Restore Hyper Wellness, 73-567 Highway 111, Suite G-1

RSVP (required): (760) 505.3000

In light of the opioid epidemic, many are seeking alternatives to medication for pain. We are delighted to bring back this panel, originally presented in the Cambria Health by Design Speaker Series (2018), to discuss effective options including acupuncture, herbs, physical therapy, nutrition, supplementation and non-narcotic injections. Guest speakers include acupuncturist and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diane Sheppard, LAc, PhD, of AcQpoint Wellness Center; Doctor of Physical Therapy Vince Kambe, DPT, OCS, of Movement for Life; and Naturopathic Doctors Sonja Fung, ND, and Delaney Quick, ND of the Live Well Clinic. This speaker series is complimentary and open to all (RSVP required); light refreshments will be served.

Here We Grow Again: ACV Open House

When: November 1, 2023 • 5:30-7:30pm

Where: 75105 Merle Street, Ste 800, Palm Desert

More Info: Prisci[email protected] or call (760) 776.3100 (RSVP by October 25)

Come celebrate Alzheimers Coachella Valley’s expansion to its new location. All are welcome to this free event featuring live music, food and festivities with host Patrick Evans and entertainment by Keisha D and Sweet Baby Jai.

36th Annual Hoedown in Paradise benefiting YMCA of the Desert

When: November 4, 2023 • 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa

More Info: ymcaofthedesert.org/hoedown-in-paradise

Round up your posse, boots and resort wear for this annual celebration of passion and purpose supporting the Y’s many community programs. Come enjoy camaraderie and cocktails for a good cause. We thank you for your support!

The VIMY Awards & Live Auction

When: November 4, 2023 • 5:00pm

Where: Thunderbird Country Club

More Info: www.cvvim.org

A signature event benefitting CV Volunteers in Medicine and this year honoring Howard Lincoln whose vision is to help provide life-changing programs for the impoverished and homeless in the Coachella Valley.Entertainment by the Mockingbird Hitmaker’s Series (Clay Mills, Anthony Smith and Brett Jones), featuring intimate performances with some of Nashville’s best and prolific award-winning songwriters, telling the stories behind their hits and performing as originally written. Featuring an over-the-top auction and emceed by Patrick Evans.

Living Well Speaker Series: Reversing and Preventing Cognitive Decline with Jeralyn Brossfield, MD

When: November 8, 2023 • 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Restore Hyper Wellness, 73-567 Highway 111, Suite G-1

RSVP (required): (760) 505.3000

Brain function dictates our everyday life experiences. We have the ability to choose habits that support brain health and will keep us vibrant as we age. Functional medicine physician and Bredesen Protocol certified practitioner Jeralyn Brossfield, MD will discuss the major factors that harm the brain and will outline habits and the latest therapies that protect and promote optimal brain health. Dr. Brossfield is the medical director of the Brain Treatment Center and XO Health primary care in Rancho Mirage. Brossfield is pictured here with The End of Alzheimer’s internationally acclaimed author Dale Bredesen, MD. This speaker series is complimentary and open to all (RSVP required); light refreshments will be served. For more on this topic, see our story here.

Feel Good Festival 2023

When: November 11, 2023 • 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum, Desert Hot Springs

Tickets: Free
More Info: www.desertfeelgoodfestival.com

Come enjoy a day of health and wellness activities, inspiring workshops, artisan-made goods, vintage shopping, delectable food and live music. This inaugural event celebrates sustainability and all things “feeling good.” Take part in meditation and yoga classes, enjoy farm-to-table culinary delights and soulful melodies from local musicians. Attendance is free and guests of all ages are invited to attend. For more information and to get involved contact producer Jenn Kubat: [email protected] (510) 604-5494.

Coachella Health Festival

When: November 18, 2023 • 10:00am - 4pm

Where: Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella

Tickets and Information: Marlo Productions

The Coachella Health Festival is expected to be an adventure of body, mind and soul presenting a diverse range of eastern and western medicine as well as tastings and tips from wellness chefs and winemakers. The festival features complementary wellness screenings and the Wellness Stage offering informational sessions including A Lean & Fit Life, The Relationship of Fitness and the Brain, Hidden Habits of Healthy Eating, Read Your Stars – Read Your Cards, Living Grain Free, Breathe It On and Singing Bowls to name a few.  Guests are encouraged to visit the Tasting Adventure Zone offering a cornucopia of tasty food, craft beer, organic wines, spirits and fresh juice mimosa, all sourced locally. Read more here and click here for your free tickets and information; email [email protected] for vendor and speaker information.