33rd Annual Aerial Tram Road Challenge
October 27, 2018
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. Start time: 6.30am www.kleinclarksports.com/Tram. Read more here.
October 26-28, 2018
Palm Springs Convention Center
Yoga lifestyle festival producers, Wanderlust, launch their newest concept which dives deep into wellness in Palm Springs. The 3-day forum will feature seminars with leading wellness speakers including Mark Hyman, MD, and Bulletproof’s Dave Asprey, a keynote with celebrity/author Russell Brand, large health expo, yoga, meditation and other participatory activities. Tickets $945 and available here. Read more here.
Joslyn Center Health Fair
October 31, 2018
All are welcome to attend this free Halloween-themed health fair and senior flu shot clinic. Wear a costume for your chance to win $75.00 for first place or $50.00 for second. Exhibitors are encouraged to also dress up for their chance to win a $250.00 Visa gift card. Judges will vote at 1pm for public results and you must be present to win. Joslyn Center is located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. www.joslyncenter.org.
Passion Ball 2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
This second annual benefit gala for CancerPartners features another glamorous evening including a cocktail reception, the Passion Awards, dinner, and dancing to THE GREATEST HITZ from Las Vegas. Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage. www.CancerPartners.org Read more here.
USA Pickleball National Championships
November 3-11, 2018
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
The Indian Wells Tennis Garden will host the growing sport’s largest annual tournament and spectators are encouraged to come cheer on athletes in over 100 divisions. Entrance to the grounds is free with tickets to the Championship Court ranging from $10-$50. www.USAPA.org. Read more here.
Wellness Worth Watching
November 14, 2018
Annenberg Health Sciences Building at Eisenhower, Rancho Mirage
Doors Open: 1:30pm, Movie: 2:00pm
RSVP (760) 610.7360
Presented by Eisenhower Health and Desert Health, this season’s wellness movie series kicks off with a narrative for how to live a fully realized life. Rooted in deeply personal accounts and timeless stories, Finding Joe shows how mythologist Joseph Campbell’s work is relevant and essential in today’s world, and how we can and should follow our bliss. Doors open 1:30pm; Movie 2-4pm. $5.00. www.emc.org/wellness.
Coachella Valley Heart and Stroke Walk
IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells–La Quinta
December 9, 2018
Indian Wells & La Quinta
The valley’s inaugural half IRONMAN competition will cover 70.3 miles (113km) in total. Event starts at Lake Cahuilla with a 1.2-mile swim, then a 56-mile bike through Indian Wells and La Quinta and a 13.1-mile run in Indian Wells. Information and registration at www.ironman.com.
Coachella Valley Certified Farmer’s Markets
Summer Indoor Markets
Come Join us Indoors! For more information call (844) 732.7628 or visit www.CertifiedFarmersMarkets.org
Palm Springs – Saturdays
2300 Baristo Road Thru June 2nd (Outdoors)
401 S. Pavilion Way; Palm Springs Pavilion starting June 2nd 8am – 12:30pm (Indoors)
Palm Desert – Wednesdays
72-840 Hwy 111 Palm Desert Westfield Mall starting May 6th 9am – 1:30pm (Indoors)
Desert Health Wellness Awards: Save the Date!
May 22, 2019
The 2019 Wellness Awards will once again honor those in our community moving health and wellness forward. The festive celebration features creative cuisine, guest speaker, awards presentation and many healthy goodies to take home. Nominations open November 1, 2018.
For sponsorship information, contact Lauren@DesertHealthNews.com (760) 238.0245. Read more here.