Mark your calendars and tell your family and friends!
12/5 - Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Old Town La Quinta
12/6 - Hike with Philip Ferranti @ Back of Cove Loop, La Quinta
12/7 - Nature Hike @ Boo Hoff Trail
12/20 - Explore Boo Hoff's History and Trail @ Bear Creek Trail
La Quinta Museum
77885 Avenida Montezuma
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!
The Smithsonian comes to the La Quinta Museum!Journey Stories is a part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Exhibit Envoy.
November 25, 2014 through January 3, 2015
La Quinta Library
78275 Calle Tampico
It's Your Library The La Quinta Public Library offers FREE programs for the whole family. Weekly story times, monthly book clubs, and special programs are just a few of the activities you can find at the Library.
La Quinta is a little piece of paradise surrounded by the majestic Santa Rosa mountains offering year-round sunshine, scenic hiking and biking trails, spectacular golf, magnificent views, fabulous shopping and dining venues and so much more.
Pick-up the November issue of The Gem for upcoming community activities. The Gem is packed with classes, events, hikes, and much more. Click here for a listing of current programs. Register for classes at www.la-quinta.org.
The City of La Quinta is proud to be home to many distinguished Veterans. A ceremony will be held on Veteran's Day to honor those men and women who have served our country.
Date: Tuesday, November 11
Time: 11 AM
Location: Civic Center Campus
Nature Walks and Guided Hikes
Guided Hikes around the Coachella Valley with Philip Ferranti:
November 8 - Mecca Hills
Join us at 9 AM for a beautiful easy 5 mile hike. Meet and carpool from the Albertson's shopping center in Palm Desert at 42185 Washington Street. Park in the first two rows in front of the Postal Connection. All participants should dress appropriately and bring water.
Provided by the Stewards of the Fred Wolff Nature Preserve. Join us each month for a unique look at our local environment with special guest leaders and topics.
Third Saturday of the month beginning at 8 AM. All Nature Walks begin at the Shade Shelter on the Bear Creek Nature Trail at the corner of Calle Ensenada and Avenida Montezuma in the La Quinta Cove.
Hikes meet at the Top of Cove parking lot on Calle Tecate.
November 22 - Bear Creek Wash 9am easy, 2-3 miles
Grab your discs and join us for some high flying action at the Civic Center Campus. All ages and experience are welcome. We will have a division for everybody so gather the family and join us for an exciting event.
Date: Saturday, November 22
Time: 10 AM
Location: Civic Center Campus
For more information please contact us 760.777.7094.
The City of La Quinta has partnered with the YMCA of the Desert and Friday Night Lights to offer more exciting flag football at Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School.
Family YMCA of the Desert:
5 vs 5 Flag Football ages 6-14, $90
Y-Rookies ages 3-5, $80
Season: Fridays, January 23 - March 13, 2015
Registration: November 3 - December 5, 2014
If you have a flag football team do not forget to join the YMCA's Flag Football Tournament on December 14 for $90 per team. Please call theFamily YMCA of the Desert at (760) 341-9622 for more information or to register.
Friday Night Lights:
6 vs 6 Flag Football grades K - 8
Season: Fridays, beginning March 2015
Registration Now Open
Join the largest flag football league in the United States. Everyone plays 3 out of 4 quarters in this fun and exciting new league. For more information or to register please visit www.desertsandsfnl.com orcall 760.636.0477.
Construction on the La Quinta Community Health and Wellness project is underway. The facility is closed off to the public while we prepare for the new addition. Classes have been relocated to other City facilities.
New Amenities coming Early 2015:
State of the Art Fitness Center
5,990 extra square feet
Cardio and Weight Training
Outside Patio Area
Click here to view the La Quinta Active Newsletter.
For more information about classes/programs please visit us on the web at www.la-quinta.org or call us at 760.564.0096