Friday, May 31, 2013

Looking for a new home in the desert area?  We have some great listings!

Parks Make Life Better!
This is the message we want to share with our residents. You will see this message on our promotional materials. We would like to hear from you on how Parks and Recreation makes life better for you and your family. Click here and tell us.
NEW Recreation Summer Mailer
 Summer Mailer
The Recreation Summer Mailer is now here. The guide is packed with classes, events, excursions, Summer Golf Tour, Aquatics programs, Moonlight Movies, and much more from May through September 2013.


Fritz Burns Pool
The Fritz Burns Park Pool offers a variety of classes, programs, and special events for children and adults of all ages. Here are some of the pool programs:

  • Recreation Swim opens June 10
  • Fritz Burns Pool Summer Catalog 
  • Concessions - a selection of food and beverage items are available for sale at the pool office counter
  • Movie Nights at the Pool - June 21: The Pirates; July 19: Finding Nemo; August 16: Dolphin Tale. Swimming and actitives begin at 7pm!
For more info on summer aquatic programs, please call the 
Family YMCA of the Desert at (760) 341-9622.

Senior Center Happenings...
LQ Active Newsletter

Do you want to know about what is happening at the La Quinta Senior Center? Take a look at the LQ Active newsletter.  


In This Edition
Summer Mailer
Summer Golf Tour
Fritz Burns Pool
Getty Villa Excursion
Senior Center Happenings
Like us on Facebook
View our videos on YouTube
Moonlight Movies
Friday, June 7 at 8pm
Civic Center Campus
Gather the family and grab a chair and join us for the first FREE movie of the season. 
Movies at the Pool
Friday, June 21 at 7pm
Fritz Burns Pool
Join us for a night of swimming, activities, and a movie for only $1 per person.
La Quinta Museum
77885 Avenida Montezuma
(760) 777-7170
The Mysteriously
Enchanting Salton Sea Exhibit
May 17 - September 21
An exhibit of the attraction inthe '50s and '60s for boating, water skiing, fishing, camping, hiking, and bird watching.  Bing Crosby, Sonny Bono, the Beach Boys, Jerry Lewis, the MarxBrothers, and other celebrities flocked to the sea along with PresidentEisenhower who tried out the new Salton City golf course. View photographs andinterview excerpts of current Salton Sea residents and visitors from Christina Lange's new book Portraitsand Voices of the SaltonSea.

Life in La Quinta and Early California
Ongoing Exhibit

Become familiar with the local history of the Cahuilla Indians, native desert animals and the first resorts. Experience pioneer life in early California with artifacts, dioramas and hands on activities! Learn the language of Morse code and send messages back and forth with your friends using our working telegraph system housed in a mock telegraph office and railroad depot! Imagine the journey westward to California with our 25 foot covered wagon scene.
La Quinta Library  
78275 Calle Tampico
(760) 564-4767
Family Movie Time @ Your Library
Come and enjoy free popcorn, a good action movie. The Library presents "Jack Reacher" starring Tome Cruise, Rosamund Pike, and Rochard Jenkins. It's a perfect movie to bring DAD to enjoy a Sunday afternoon!

Sunday, June 9
1pm - FREE!
Did you know...

You can use WebTrac to register for most programs, classes and excursions that the Community Services Department offers. WebTracis available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.  

Register Early... 
Programs often cancel because the minimum enrollment requirements were not met.  Waiting until the last minute to register is usually too late, so please register early.

Having an event? 
We have facilities and parks available for private rentals. Meeting spaces include the La Quinta Museum and La Quinta Library. For larger social events and parties the La Quinta Senior Center, Civic Center Campus, La Quinta Park and Fritz Burns Park are available. Please call (760) 777-7090 for more information.

La Quinta Community Services Department 
78495 Calle Tampico 
La Quinta, CA 92253 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Are you looking to Buy a new home, or Sell your home in the desert area?  We have some great inventory at great prices!

Penn and Tell bring their unique brand of comedy and illusions May 10 to The Show at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.

Penn and Teller will take a break from their regular gig at the Rio Las Vegas to entertain Coachella Valley audiences at 9 p.m. May 10 with their special brand of comedy and illusions at The Show at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to experience some of the best restaurants the Valley has to offer.
At The Casinos
Here’s what’s hot and happening at Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa, Spotlight 29 Casino.
Caroline Reid plays Pam Ann, the stewardess from hell in the outrageous "Pam Ann: Cockpit!"
Pam Ann: Flying Should Not Be This Fun
Caroline Reid plays Pam Ann, the stewardess from hell in the outrageous "Pam Ann: Cockpit!" May 10 atMcCallum Theatre in Palm Desert. “Pam Ann: Cockpit!” is coming to the U.S. for its first tour after successful sellout runs in Australia and Europe.
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Cyndi Lauper is still the girl who wants to have fun, but her appearance at “Evening Under the Stars”
Cyndi Lauper Makes the 'Stars' Shine
Cyndi Lauper is still the girl who wants to have fun, but her appearance at “Evening Under the Stars” onMay 11 to benefit AIDS Assistance Program introduces us to the pop star who has a strong attachment to the LGBT community.
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Venerated guest stars and international vaudeville acts join the Follies' world-renowned line of Long-Legged Lovelies and Follies Gentlemen, all ranging in age from 54 to 83.
Calendar Highlights
Reminder - it's Mother's Day Weekend.
The 750-mile Amgen Tour of California, which runs eight days and follows a route from Escondido to Santa Rosa, will enter Palm Springs on May 13
Amgen Tour Includes Palm Springs Stop
The 750-mile Amgen Tour of California, which runs eight days and follows a route from Escondido to Santa Rosa, will enter Palm Springs on May 13 as part of a Stage 2 stop.
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Don’t be surprised to see Bonny make a move toward any males in the audience during the Le Chien Couture Fashion Show, Bonny’s partiality to men comes after starring in the 2012 release of “Seven Psychopaths”. Her new male friends during filming included actors Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.
10 Places to Take Mom for Mother's Day
Going out is certainly made easier with Palm Springs and area restaurants geared to serve you and your family. Here is a list of 10 places to consider. They are presented in no particular order. Share your suggestions with us by leaving a comment at the bottom of the story.
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