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NEW Recreation 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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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!" 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.
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.
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.
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.