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Jan. 14 Wheat Belly author Dr. William Davis. The 2015 Eisenhower Wellness Speaker Series kicks off with Dr. Davis who rocked the world when he described how grain in our diet can be as harmful as refined sugars. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. Doors 6 pm; Lecture 7-8 pm. Tickets $55/advance; $65/door. (760) 610.7360.

Jan. 17 Mayor’s Race & Wellness Festival. Join Palm Springs’ Mayor Pougnet for this 10-mile, 5K and 1k kids’ race followed by the Wellness Festival featuring celebrity fitness gurus and over 80 exhibitors. Palm Springs Wellness Park (777 Tachevah; across from Ruth Hardy). 7:30–11:30 am.

Jan. 17-25 Humana Challenge Healthy Fun in La Quinta. “A week of wellness with a side of golf.” Humana Well-Being Walk (Jan. 17; 9 am) at Civic Center Park followed by the Humana Healthy Fun Fair. LQ Wellness Center opening (Jan. 17; 10 am); Humana Day at the Certified Farmers Market in Old Town (Jan. 18). Humana Challenge (Jan. 19-25). Visit (760) 777.7090. For tournament tickets visit

Jan. 30 Women Leaders Forum’s Women Who Rule! Help raise college scholarships for Young Women Leaders while honoring dynamic community leaders at this festive luncheon. Champagne reception/silent auction start 11 am. Agua Caliente Resort. Members: $65 / Non-members: $85 in advance.

Feb. 7 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards. Desert AIDS Projects’ largest fundraiser. The fun begins with red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception and silent auction at 5:30 pm, and dinner, awards and entertainment at 7 pm. The after party starts at 9  pm. For more information and tickets visit (760) 992.0440.

Feb. 12 Affair of the Heart. This free community education and screening event offers guest speakers, lectures on heart conditions, treatment options and prevention, as well as free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. Desert Regional Medical Center 9 am-12:30 pm (800) 491.4990.

Feb. 13 Go Red for Women Luncheon. Come learn what you need to know
on women’s heart health at this memorable event featuring speakers, a silent auction, health expo, gift bags, and stories from survivors. Renaissance Indian Wells 9 am-2 pm. (760) 346.8109.

Feb. 20 Still Alice author Dr. Lisa Genova. Eisenhower Wellness Speakers Series presents Lisa Genova, Harvard Neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author discusses Alzheimer’s Disease. Still Alice is newly released as a major motion picture. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. Doors 6 pm; Lecture 7-8 pm. Tickets $55/advance; $65/door. (760) 610.7360.

Feb. 28 & Mar. 1 Canada/Snowbird Fest. Come celebrate our seasonal friends with Canadian food, music, health and wellness, and fashion shows. UC Riverside campus on Cook St. Palm Desert. Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Sun. 9 am-3 pm. $10 daily admission; children under 8 free. Visit (760) 202.4007. 

March 29 Poses for the People. Join local yoga instructors for a day of health & wellness benefiting CV Volunteers in Medicine. A two-hour class performed to live music is for all ages and ability. Civic Center Park, Palm Desert 10am. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day. Donations $25 in advance/$35 onsite.

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