August 22, 2014 – Moonlight Movies at Fritz Burns Pool
7:00pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by YMCA of the Desert
Swim, Activities, Snacks and Watch a Super Hero Movie
$ 1.00 per person
LaQuinta
(760) 771-4347

August 22, 2014  Galilee Center
6:00pm
Will be distributing backpacks and school supplies to over 900 kids
66101 Hammond Road
Mecca,CA
(760) 396-9100
www.galileecenter.org

August 23, 2014 – Friends of Desert Mountain – Upper Elevation Hike
10:00 am to 3:00pm
Location: From Humber Park to Saddle Junction
RSVP: (760) 862-9984

August 23, 2014 Shop For A Cause
Find the Magic of Giving Back as Mac’s celebrates a national day of support for our community
(760) 773-5628

August 23, 2014 Palm Springs Animal Shelter Birthday Paw-ty Adoption Event
Noon – 3:00 PM
Adoption Fees – $ 20
Palm Springs Animal Shelter
4575 E. Mesquite Ave
Palm Springs
(760) 416-5718

August 26, 2014 Palm Gay Men’s Chorus to Hold Auditions for Singers to “Join Our Family”
7:00 pm Church of St. Paul in the Desert
126 West El Alameda
Palm Springs
www.PSGMC.com

August 26, 2014 – Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine
Mixer
5:00 PM
82915 Avenue 48
Coachella
(760) 398-8089

September 5, 2014 -  Stand Up To Cancer on Television
8:00 PM ET and Pacific
Live One Hour Fundraising Event to air ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC AND 26 broadcast and cable networks. A program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation

September 15, 2014 Equu8Iron Challenge
Private Palm Valley Country Club
Showgun start at 7am
Lunch Included
Limited to 22 teams
Each 4-Man Team $ 400
Contact Suzanne@equu8.org
www.equu8.org

September 15, 2014 – Clubs Fore Kids Charity Golf Tournament
Benefiting The Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs
Escena Golf Club
8:00 AM Shotgun
$ 195 Registration includes golf, breakfast, lunch, mega ticket, raffle tickets, tee prizes, silent auction, live auction and much more
Escena Golf Course
1100 Clubhouse View Drive
Palm Springs
Kathleen Bennett
(760) 416-0052

September 19, 2014  AFP Education Program/Luncheon
Meet the Funders
Registration and Networking 11:30 – Noon
Luncheon and Presentation Noon – 1:30 pm
$ 40 for Members, Non-Members and Guests
Agua Caliente Casino
Rancho Mirage
Call (760) 449-1971
Email – afpcadesert@gmail.com

September 19, 2014  – Break the Stigma Golf Tournament
Benefiting the Palm Springs Public Library
8:00 am – 2:00 pm Escena Club House
1100 Clubhouse View Drive
Palm Springs
(760) 325-1022

September 19-21, 2014 – 49th Annual Southwestern Growers Golf Tournament
And Don Roberts, Sr. Car Drawing benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley
Bermuda Dunes Country Club
42360 Adams St
Bermuda Dunes
Contact: Jim Ducatte (760) 836-1160 x 102
jducatte@bgcofcb.org

September 20, 2014  SafeHouse 1st Annual Golf Tournament
Classic Club
6:30 – 7:30 am – Check-0in, Coffee and Pastries
8:00 am Shotgun “Scramble” Silent Auction & Raffle to follow
75200 Classic Club Blvd
Palm Desert
Sean Patrick (909) 771-8889
Email: atspatrick@riversidesheriff.org

September 23, 2014 – Gilda’s Club Cancer Talk
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Free
Gilda’s Club Desert Cities
73555 Alessandro Drive
Palm Desert
(760) 770-5678
www.gildasclubdesertcities.org

September 28, 2014 Color Me Runner, 5 K
Benefiting The Well in the Desert
8:00 am – ll:00 am
Eagle Falls Golf Resort
Fantasy Springs Casino Resort
Indio
(760) 238-5633
www.colormerunner.com

October 2, 2014 Business Expo
4:00 pm – 7:30PM – $ 5.00
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
84245 Indio Springs Parkway
Indio
(760) 346-6111
www.pdaccorg

October 3, 2014 – Fight Like A Girl
Expo, Symposium and Fashion Show to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness for Charity Godmother
5pm to 9pm
Tickets are $ 75
VIP Tickets that include premium Fashion Show $ 100
Riviera Resort and Spa
1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs
Contact: Caroldean Ross
(760) 898-1449
caroldean@charitygodmother.org

October 3-19, 2014 – American Craft Week
Celebration of craft and creativity!
Various Locations in LaQuinta
www.lqaf.com
(760) 564-1244

October 4-5, 2014 The American Cancer Society 16th Palm Desert Relay For Life
Palm Desert High School
9:00 am
Contact: Dorlaine Stanley (760) 329-8468
www.relayforlife.org/palmdesertca

October 5, 2014 – Under & Out 3:  Chelsea Lane Bodywear Presents Charity Fashion Show
3pm – 6 pm
Fashion Show stars at 4pm
The Saguaro
1800 E. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs
Free Admission
Food & Drink available for purchase
$ 250 VIP Tables
Presented by Chelsea Lane Bodywear and Destination PSP in conjunction with The Saguaro. The event is a benefit for Desert AIDS Project.
For more information, call (760) 278-1278

October 6, 2014 -  14th Annual Spotlight 29 Casino Charity Golf Tournament
benefiting the Native American Land Conservancy
9am shotgun start
Classic Club
75-200 Classic Club Blvd
Pam Desert
$ 300 per person include breakfast, lunch and awards reception after tournament
Contact: Lucas Reyes (760) 775-2346
lreyes@spotlight29.com
Registration: Lenna Thomas
thomas@29palmsbomi-nsn.ogov

October 9-10, 2014 – Association of Fundraising Professionals Desert Communities Chapter – Fundraising Survey Course
Oct 9th – 8:30am- 4:30 pm
Oct 10th – 8:15am – 5:15pm
Regional Access Project
75105 Merle Drive Suite 800
Palm Desert
Louise Cummings (949) 300-0842
louiseccummings@gmail.com

October 10th – A Modern Beach Party with A Twist of Elvis Modernism Week Fall Season Kick Off
6pm – 10pm
Tickets: $ 60.00
Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club
1555 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs
(760) 799-9477
www.modernismweek.com

October 11, 2014 – 8th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink
Benefiting The Desert Cancer Foundation
The Gardens on El Paseo
Palm Desert
Register online at: www.desertcancerfoundation.org and click on Paint El Paseo Pink 2014.
Registration is $ 25 per person.
Call (760) 773-6554

October 11, 2014 – Dinner in the Canyons
5:30 pm Cocktails
6:30 pm Dinner, Entertainment, Live Auction
Andreas Canyon in the Indian Canyons
Palm Springs
(760) 833-8174
www.accmuseum.org

October 12, 2014 –AIDS Assistance Program Angel Program Kickoff

October 12, 2014 – Carousel of Hope
Desert Guild of Big Hearts for Little Hearts of Loma Linda University Childrens Hospital
4 pm to 7pm
Palm Desert Oasis Seventh-day Adventist Church
Palm Desert

October 12, 2014 – Family YMCA of the Desert and City of Palm Desert Present Palm Desert Challenge Reverse Mini-Triathlon – 5K Run/Walk
Civic Center Park
Palm Desert
(760) 568-1441
www.ymcaofthedesert.org

October 17, 2014 – AFP Ethics Workshop 2014: Practical Solutions for Common Dilemmas
11:30 AM – 1:30 pm
Agua Caliente Casino
Rancho Mirage

October 18, 2014 – 27th Annual Desert AIDS Walk
Ruth Hardy Park
700 Tamarisk Lane
Palm Springs
7:30am-9:30 am registration
Contact: Kelly Coe (760) 992-0442
kcoe@desertaidsproject.org
www.desertAIDSproject.org

October 18-19, 2014 – Splendor in the Glass
11:30am – 5:00 pm
Free
Jackalope Ranch
80400 Highway 111
Indio
www.lqaf.com
(760) 564-1244

October 24-25, 2014 – Patriot Ride for Our Heroes
Starting in La Quinta
Vendor Expo: October 24th & October 25th
Benefits Charities related to: Military, Fire Department, Police Department
Fun Rides – 5,10,25,100 miles ( 5 miles around La Quinta Cove)
Bike Clubs of 20+ Cyclists: Sign up and escort our heroes out of the stating area
Sign up: patriotrideforourheroes.com
info@4rheroes.com
(760) 957-4247

October 25, 2014 Art Under the Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
10am to 4pm
80 artists exhibiting their original creations.
Live Music! Free Admission & Parking
Old Town La Quinta
78-100 Main Street
La Quinta
www.lqaf.com
(760) 564-1244

October 25, 2014 –Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6K
Benefiting United Way of the Desert.

The Coachella Valley will celebrate Make A Difference Day – the nation’s largest single day of volunteering.
7am
Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Tramway Road
Palm Springs

October 26, 2014 50th Annual Palm Desert Golf Parade
1:00 PM
Palm Desert
(760) 346-6111 ext 301
www.golfcartparade.com

October 30, 2014 – Raffle for a New 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet
Benefiting AIDS Assistance Program
7:00 PM
Audi Rancho Mirage
Desert European Motorcars
71265 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage
Tickets: $ 300.00 – Total of 400 raffle tickets will be sold
www.aidsassistance.org or call (760) 325-8481

November 1, 2014 – Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Desert Memorial Park
Ramon & DaVall
Cathedral City
Free to the Public Feature live music, Mariachis, folklorico dancers, student art work contest, community altar, face painting and other activities.
For More information, call (760) 3278577

November 1 and 2nd, 2014 – 4th Annual Italian Festival
Benefiting Desert ARC
www.desertarc.org

November 2, 2014 – 2nd Annual Hike 4 Education.
Fundraiser Proceeds will Support Technology in the Classroom -
Desert Sands Educational Foundation
at Lake Cahuilla Recreational Park
La Quinta
For more information, go to:
www.Hike4Education.com

November 11, 2014 – 18th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade
3:30 PM
Downtown Palm Springs Contact: Michele Cirone-Collier
michele.cirone-collier@palmspringsca.gov or (760) 323-8265

November 12, 2014 – National Philanthropy Day – 8th Annual Awards Luncheon
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Change the World with A Giving Heart
$ 75.00 per person
Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
RanchoMirage
www.afpcadesret.org

November 13, 2014 – Give BIG Riverside County
24-Hour Web-a-thon that raises funds for local nonprofits.
Presented by The Community Foundation and Regional Access Project Foundation
Contact: Trinidad Arredondo (760) 674-9991
tarredondo@regionalaccessproject.org

November 15, 2014 – 1st Annual Harvest Moon Gala
Benefiting The Cathedral Center
6:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 PM Seating
Westin Mission Hills
Rancho Mirage
Contact: James Martinez  (760) 321-1548
jpm@cathedralcenter.org
www.cathedralcenter.org

November 15, 2014 – The Fourth Annual Dancing with the Stars
Palm Springs Convention Center
Cocktails: 6 PM
Show 7:30 PM
(760) 969-5743
www.desertAIDSproject.org

November 15- 16, 2014   Desert Woman’s Show
Empower – Educate – Entertain
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa
Rancho Mirage
(760) 285-3903
info@marloproductions.com

November 15 & 29th, 2014 – Art Under the Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
10am to 4pm
80 Artists Exhibiting their original creations.
Live Music. Free Admission & Parking
Old Town La Quinta
78-100 Main Street
La Quinta
www.LQAF.com
(760) 564-1244

November 17, 2014 – 22nd Annual Anniversary Luncheon & Grand Table Decorating
Friends of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley
11:30 Table Viewing
12:15 PM – 2:00 Lunch
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
44-400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells
Contact: Lucy Fox (760) 836-1160 x 101
lfox@bgcofcv.org

November 20, 2014 – Tools for Tomorrow’s 15th Anniversary
Honor Founder Rachel Druten featuring art created by TFT Children
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Heather James Fine Art
45188 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert
By Invitation Only
RSVP (760) 601-3954 or
email: visionaries@toolfortomorrow.org

November 20-21, 2014 – 13th Annual Gilda’s Gift of Giving
Luncheon, Fashion Show & Boutique
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Thursday – FREE
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Friday  ( $ 150.00)
Benefit Marks 10th Anniversary of Gilda’s Club Desert Cities
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Indian Wells
(760) 770-5678
www.giladasclubdesertcities.org

November 22nd, 2014 – Stroke Recovery Center’s 35th Evening of Hope: A Night at the Copa
6:00 pm Hosted Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Dinner, Dancing & Silent Auction
$ 350 per person
Riviera Palm Springs
1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs
Contact: Sheryl Scarlett (760) 323-7676 ext 112
cscarlett@strokerecoverycenter.org

November 27,2014 – Martha’s Thanksgiving Day 5K
El Paseo
Palm Desert
Benefiting Martha’s Village & Kitchen
Have Fun and Give Back on Thanksgiving
Competitive runners, families, dogs and strollers welcome
(760) 347-4741
www.marthasvillage.org

December 1st, 2014 – 2nd Annual Desert Jam Session
Annual fundraising event benefiting Well in the Desert
Live entertainment, appetizers and live auction
Tickets: $ 75
Purple Room
1900 E. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs
ontact: Well in the Desert
(760) 323-8355
desertjamsession@gmail.com
www.wellinthedesert.org
www.desertjamsession.com

December 2, 2014 – Giving Tuesday

December 4, 2014 – City of Palm Springs Athena Awards
11:00 am
Renaissance Palm Springs
Palm Springs

December 5, 2014 – AFP Education Program / Holiday Luncheon
Agua Caliente Casino – 11:30 AM
Rancho Mirage

December 7, 2014 – Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert’s 31st Annual Vocal Competition
Helene Galen Performing Arts Center at the Rancho Mirage High School Rancho Mirage
3:00pm – 5:00pm
The Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert presents the 31st Annual Vocal Competition. This annual FREE event is one of the three major programs produce by the Guild and offers 8 talented young singers an opportunity to perform before an enthusiastic audience and win valuable cash prizes.
Event is Free of Charge
Contact: (760) 325-6107
Operaguild@verizon.net

December 7-8, 2014 – 19th Annual Dennis James Gala & Golf Classic
Benefiting United Cerebral Palsy in the Inland Empire
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Rancho Mirage
Featured Entertainment – Organic Sol
Event Sponsorship – greg@ucpie.org
760) 321-8184 ext 103

December 31st, 2014 – New York New Year’s Eve
IW Club Pavilion
Indian Wells
Benefiting Desert Arc
(760) 346-1611
www.Desertarc.org

January 2-12, 2015 – 26th Palm Springs International Film Festival
Palm Springs
(760) 325-6565
www.psfilmfest.org

January 3, 2015 – Palm Springs Film Festival Gala
Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs
(760) 325-6565
www.psfilmfest.org

January 10 & 17th, 2015 – Art Under the Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
10am to 4pm
80 Artists Exhibiting their Original Creations
Live Music! Free Admission & Parking
Old Town La Quinta
78-100 Main Street
La Quinta
www.lqaf.com

January 17, 2015 – Mayors Healthy Planet 10 Mile & 5K Race &  Wellness Festival
Wellness Park at Ruth Hardy Park
Palm Springs
7:30 am – 10 mile race
8:00 am – 5K begins
City of Palm Springs
email: sarasotactivist@gmail.com
www.yoursustainablecity.com

January 17, 2015 Hooray for Hollywood
2015 Hearts for Art Gala
La Quinta Resort

January 19, 2015 – Desert Town Hall Series
Mitt Romney is the former governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republication nominee for President of the United States
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa
Indian Wells
5pm
Tickets and Information: (760) 610-2852
www.DesertTownHall.org

February 6, 2015 – Singing The Praises – 2015 Gala Honoring Peggy Craven’s Presented by the Palm Springs Opera of the Desert
Black Tie
6:00 pm Cocktails
7:00pm  Dinner
8:00pm Operatic Entertainment
$ 300.00 per person
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa
Rancho Mirage
Contact: Joanne Vilardi
(760) 325-6107
Operaguild@verizon.net
www.PalmSpringsOperaGuild.org

February 7, 2015 – Art Under the Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
10am to 4pm
80 Artists Exhibiting their Original Creations
Live Music! Free Admission & Parking
Old Town LaQuinta
78-100 Main Street
La Quinta
www.lqaf.com
(760) 564-1244

February 12, 2015 – Desert Town Hall Series
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist, author and science communicator and host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
Indian Wells
5pm
Tickets and Information: (760) 610-2852
www.DesertTownHall.org

February 14, 2015 – Tour de Palm Springs
Palm Springs
(760) 674-4700
www.tourdepalmsprings.com

February 14, 2015 – Art Under the Umbrellas
Old Town La Quinta
78-100 Main Street
La Quinta
10am to 4pm
80 Artists Exhibiting their Original Creations
Live Music! Free Admission & Parking
www.LQAF.com
(760) 564-1244

March 1, 2015 – Desert Town Hall Series
Platon brings his photos to life as he shares with audiences the inspiring stories behind the photos.
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa
Indian Wells
5pm
Tickets and Information: (760) 610-2852
www.DesertTownHall.org

March 5, 2015 – Lights, Camera, Action  – 9th Annual Vision for the Future Award Luncheon
Presented by The Visionaries of Tools for Tomorrow
Honoring Harold Matzner
11:00am to 2:00pm
Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage
Contact Carol Curtis (760) 601-3954
ccurtis815@gmail.com
www.toolsfortomorrow.org

March 5-8, 2015 – 33rd La Quinta Arts Festival
Hosting 230 contemporary artists in the nation. Daily music, performance art and trendy food concessions in upscale Restaurant Row
10am to 5pm daily
Price: $15 for adult or $ 20 MultipDay pass;  Children under 12 are free
La Qunita Civic Center Campus
78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta
(760) 564-1244
www.lqaf.com

March 14, 2015 -  Grand Auction 2015 benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley
5:00 PM Silent Auction
7:00 PM Live Auction & Dinner
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44-600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells
Contact: Lucy Fox (760) 836-1160 x 101
LFox@bgcofcv.org

March 25, 2015 – Desert Town Hall Series
Charles Krauthammer was named by The Financial Times as the most influential commentator in America
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
Indian Wells
5pm
Tickets and Information:(760) 610-2852
www.deserttownhall.org

April 2, 2015 – Golf Classic
Benefiting Desert Arc
Eagle Falls
Fantasy Springs
(760) 346-1611
www.desertarc.org

April 12, 2015 -  17th Annual Opera in the Park Concert
1:00 pm
Sunrise Park
Palm Springs
Free Event
This concert is an annual celebration of opera music in an informal, tranquil outdoor setting with a professional orchestra, conductor and eight young up-and-coming opera singers
Contact: (760) 325-6107
operaguild@verizon.net