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May

Community Events

We are a community of diversity, heritage and tradition. Desert Recreation District celebrates and honors all that is special about the Coachella Valley by sponsoring community events throughout the year. From Santa's Hotline, Eggstravaganza Easter-egg hunts to Music Concert Series, DRD helps make family time meaningful and fun. 

 

food distribution

No paperwork is required to receive food at any of our food distribution events, just bring your own bag to carry your food. We partner with others in the Coachella Valley to bring these events to you. Distributions are generally the fourth Saturday of the month at our La Quinta Community Park, 77-865 Avenida Montezuma. Upcoming dates include January 25, February 22, March 28 and April 25, 2020 beginning at 10 a.m.. For Thousand Palms Community Center (31-189 Robert Rd), the distributions will be held on February 13, March 12 and April 9 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

 

K9 Nose/scent work classes (NEW)

These classes utilize a dog's desire to hunt and their love of food and toys to encourage them in developing their scent abilities. There are different levels of classes available.
MORE INFORMATION or REGISTER ONLINE

sunday sounds

Join the Palm Desert Library and Desert Recreation District as we bring you different artists with new sounds from the Coachella Valley on select Sundays in January, February, and March 2020.
MUSICAL LINE UP AND DATES, TIMES

dare to prepare (aaa teen driving program)

In partnership with AAA Southern California Automobile Club, we are offering this pre-permit workshop for parents and teens that provides important information for teens before they take the wheel.  Please note: you must register by February 27 at AAA.com/safety4teens or call 714-885-2312.
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chef's table

Desert Recreation District and the Palm Desert Library partner to bring you chefs from your own backyard, the Coachella Valley.  Each week we will have a different chef featured.
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COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

March 7 is when those in Indio Hills who would like to take part in a garage sale will be selling their items - if you are interested in selling, please call 760-701-1043 to be placed on the map of houses participating.
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HEARTS & CRAFTS VALENTINE WORKSHOP

Kids 5 - 12 years of age can join us for fun Valentine-themed arts and crafts!
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HEALTH & FITNESS FAIR (NEW)

Join us for a day filled with fitness and information! Organizations that provide a variety of health and fitness services to North Shore Community Park will be on there, and we will have healthy snacks, drinks, fitness demonstrations and raffles.
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PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY

Open to high school seniors in the Coachella Valley, this program offers free prom dresses in a variety of sizes, colors and styles.  Students will need proper identification and to set an appointment - click below to learn more.
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oasis resource fair

This free event will be held at the Oasis Soccer Park on Friday, March 13, 3 - 6 p.m. and is open to all ages.  Organizations who provide a variety of services from healthcare to animal care to food delivery will be there so you can learn more about what is available in your commumity.
LEARN MORE BY CALLING 760-347-3484

 

eggstravaganza

Come hop down the bunny trail and hunt for Easter eggs or join games like potato sack races and hula-hoop contests.  Remember to bring your basket to collect your eggs!
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play and pjs (NEW)

Bring the kids to the Thousand Palms Community Center for fun games, snacks, goodies, crafts and a movie all while in their pajamas! Friday, April 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for those 5 to 11 years of age; $15.
CALL 760-347-3484 TO SIGN UP

 

dia de los ninos (day of the child)

Join Desert Recreation District as we celebrate Day of the Child with fun games and prizes.
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alice in wonderland tea party

You are cordially invited to an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party! Come dressed in your finest attire or party dress. Play themed games and make crafts!
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Have an idea or suggestion for a new class or program?  

Contact us at: fun@myrecreationdistrict.com or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!