Tuesday, April 7, 2015

La Quinta Events, April 2015

Future Special Events
Mark your calendars and tell your family and friends!

5/2 - Better Together Cancer Outreach Event@ 8 a.m. Wellness Center

5/8 - Moonlight Movie - Paddington @ 8 p.m. - La Quinta Park

5/16 - "What is our footprint?" Nature Walk @  8 a.m. -Bear Creek Trail

5/22 - Moonlight Movie - Planes Fire and Rescue @ 8 p.m. - Monticello Park

5/23 - Disc Golf @ 10 a.m. - Civic Center Campus

Moonlight Movies
Bring your low-back chairs and blankets and enjoy a free movie shown on a 20' inflatable movie screen.

4/10 - Big Hero 6 @ 8 p.m. La Quinta Park

4/24 - BoxTrolls @ 8 p.m. - Adams Park

La Quinta Museum
77885 Avenida Montezuma
(760) 777-7170
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!

La Quinta Library
78275 Calle Tampico
(760) 564-4767
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.

April in La Quinta
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, world class events, and so much more.  
Wellness Center

The La Quinta Wellness Center offers a wide variety of classes along with its state of the art fitness equipment.

A few of the many programs:
  • Ballroom Dance
  • Tai Chi
  • Youth Glee Club
La Quinta's Got Talent Special Event:
  • Friday, April 24 from 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Auditions, Friday, April 3 from 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Free!!
Fitness Facility:
  • Technogym Cardio and Strength Training Equipment
  • Free Weights and Stretching Areas
  • Zero Impact Strength Training Machine
  • Annual Memberships - 
    • Residents - $50
    • Non-residents - $75
    • Daily Fitness Pass - $5
For more information please contact us at (760) 564-0096 or email  wellnesscenter@la-quinta.org. The Wellness Center is located at 78450 Avenida La Fonda, south of the La Quinta Library.
Keep connected with the LQ Active Newsletter. Click here to view.
Community Activities
Click here to view our April classes, events, hikes, and much more. Pick-up the April issue of The Gem at the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce inside City Hall.

Register for classes at  www.la-quinta.org
Annual Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4 @ 9 a.m. SHARP
Egg Hunt

Grab your friends and a basket for the City of La Quinta's annual egg hunt! Children, up to age 10, are welcome to participate in the egg-cellent event. Look for candy and toy filled eggs scattered around. A chalk drawing contest begins at 9:15 am with special guest judge Janet Zappala from KMIR News. A special visit from the Easter Bunny is planned too!

Don't forget to check those eggs for a special golden ticket! Turn it in for a special prize!
  • Location: La Quinta Park (Corner of Blackhawk Way and Adams)
  • Bring a basket to collect eggs
  • Free Bunny photos
  • Bounce Houses
For more information please call 760-777-7094.
City Picnic and Birthday Bash
Saturday, April 25 @ 9 a.m.

Celebrate the City of La Quinta's 33rd Birthday Party with your friends and family while enjoying this high energy event. Enjoy non-stop entertainment, great music, kids zone, hot dogs, cookies, cold drinks, and plenty of giveaways. This will be an event you will not want to miss! 

Free train rides around the park will also be available.
  • Location: Civic Center Campus (corner of Calle Tampico and Washington)
  • Local Vendors
  • Kids Zone
  • FREE!
Please call the Community Services Department at (760) 777-7094 for more information.
Walk with the Mayor
Saturday, April 25 @ 8 a.m.

Everyone is  invited to join Mayor Linda Evans for a  walk around the Village. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get exciting information about our beautiful City. This is a walk you definitely want to tell your friends and family about. Don't forget after the walk to visit the "City Picnic and Birthday Bash" at 9 a.m. at the Civic Center Campus.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. And don't forget to bring some water.  Walk is approximately 3 miles and will meet at the City Hall South parking lot.
Please call the Community Services Department at (760) 777-7094 for more information.
Disc Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 11 @ 10 a.m.

Grab your discs and join us for some high flying disc action. The City of La Quinta and Helix Disc Golf have teamed up to bring you exciting disc golf. All ages and experience are welcome - there will be a division for everybody.
Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each division (advanced, novice, youth).
  • Location: Cove Oasis (Corner of Calle Tecate and Avenida Madero)
  • Registration to be taken onsite day of the event
  • $10 per player
Please call the Community Services Department at (760) 777-7094 for more information.
Nature Walks and Guided Hikes

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.
Nature Walk:
Saturday, April 18 - Myths of La Quinta - Stewards
8am, Easy, 3 miles

All Nature Walks are Easy and 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.

Nature Hike:
Tuesday, April 14 - Tuesday Morning Hike with Bill Baker

Moderate, 2 -3 hour hike, covers 4 miles or less and 800 feet elevation gain beginning at 8 am. Meet at the Cove Oasis parking lot.

Guided Hikes around the Coachella Valley with Philip Ferranti:
Saturday, April 18 - Garner Valley      
Easy, 5 Miles, 9 am.

Meet at the Art Smith Trail parking lot off of Highway 74 about three miles south of the intersection of Highway 111 and Highway 74 in Palm Desert California. All participants should dress appropriately and bring water.
La Quinta Community Services Department
78495 Calle Tampico 
La Quinta, CA 92253 
(760) 777-7094   |  communityservices@la-quinta.org

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