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March 29, 2017 – Variety – The Children’s Charity of the Desert Present
“Your Name is Renee” – 11:00 AM – $ 15.00 per person
Ruth Hartz will provide a slide presentation recounting her chilling experiences
as a young Jewish girl in a war-town country
Tolerance Education Center
35147 Landy Lane
Rancho Mirage
(760) 773-9800

March 3l, 2017 – April 2, 2017 – Indian Wells Arts Festival
Paintings, Sculpture, Jewelry, Photography, Pottery and Ceramics
Childrens Activities – Children Admitted Free – $ 13 Free Parking
10 am – 5 PM
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Indian Wells
Dianne Funk Productions
(760) 346-0042

March 3l, 2017 – A Touch of Class at Fools Folly
To Benefit Well in the Desert
Bougainvillea Room at Spencers Restaurant
Palm Springs
11:30 am – 2:00 PM
$ 100.00 per person
(760) 323-8353
www.wellinthedesert.org

April 1, 2017 – Friends of the College of the Desert Library
Annual Author Luncheon with Marcia Clark
11:30 am– l:30 PM – $ 75-90
Renaissance Hotel
44400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells
(760) 333-0733
www.friendsofCoDLibrary.org

April 1, 2017 – Brew at the Zoo
Help save wildlife –
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM – $ 70+ per person
The Living Desert
47-900 Portola Ave
Palm Desert
(760) 346-5695
www.livingdesert.org

April 1, 2017 – The Desert Symphony Gala featuring Jazz Great
Al Jarreau
McCallum Theatre
Palm Desert
(760) 773-5988
office@desertsymphony.org

April 2, 2017 – Hugs Help Healing Workshop
2-4 PM – Free
Providing teddy bears to the patients at
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital
11234 Anderson Street
Loma Linda
Jeanne Mace
(909) 558-5384
jymace@aol.com

April 2, 2017 – The L-Fund 3rd Annual Gumbo Gala
Benefiting the L-Fund
Palm Springs Pavilion, Clubhouse
401 S. Pavilion Way
Palm Springs
(760) 304-8487
www.l-fund.org

April 6, 2017 – Sports Heroes Luncheon III
Benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley
Honoring our local sports heroes and student athletes
11am – 1:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort
Indian Wells

April 6, 2017 – Desert Golf Classic 2017
Eagle Falls Golf Course at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
84245 Indio Springs Drive
Indio
12:30 Shotgun Scramble Format
(760) 346-1611
info@desertarc.org
www.desertarc.org

April 9, 2017 – 19th Annual Opera in the Park
Sunrise Park – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Open to the Public
Concert will feature 8 up and coming singers with a full orchestra conducted by a world renowned Maestro. This is a FREE event and all are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and enjoy the beautiful music
401 S. Pavilion Way
Palm Springs

April 20, 2017 Michael Childers Presents 10th Annual One Night Only
Hello Jerry: A Musical Tribute to Jerry Herman
McCallum Theatre
Palm Desrt
6:30 PM
JFS of the Desert
(760) 325-4088 ext 118

April 21 — AFP Desert Communities Chapter Luncheon
“P’s and Q’s of Public Speaking” by Royce Jones
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
$35 AFP members, $45 non-members
Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
32-250 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage
(760) 449-1971
afpcadesert@gmail.com
afpcadesert.afpnet.org

April 22-23, 2017 Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus
Palm Springs Pops
www.psgmc.com

April 23, 2017 – Rosie Casals & Jackie Cooper Team Tennis Pro-Am
to Benefit Love & Love Tennis Foundation and Junior Tennis in the Coachella Valley
Indian Ridge Country Club
Rosie Casala – Sportswoman
(760) 772-9411
sportswomn@aol.com

April 27, 2017 – Ophelia Project Annual Fundraiser Luncheon
Individual tickets – $ 85
Agua Caliente Resort and Spa
32-250 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage
Susan Francis
(760) 776-1600 ext 122 ext 122
susanfrancis@jfkfoundation.org

April 27, 2017 – Dine Out For Life
Dine Out, Fight Aids
www.desertaidsproject.org

April 29, 2017 – Idyllwild Arts Foundation Gala & Student Showcase
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills
(951) 659-2171 ext 2337
www.idyllwildarts.org

May 5, 2017 – The Richard M. Milanovich Legacy Hike
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians proudly presents the
4th Annual Hike/5K Run
Indian Canyons in Palm Springs
www.acbci.com/charityhike

May 6, 2017 – Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship Awards Program and Luncheon
Our annual Scholarship Awards Program recognizes deserving young women from the public high schools in the Coachella Valley. These scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, school and community participation and Citizenship or Legal Residence Status.
ll:00 AM – $ 28.00 Per person
Mission Hills Country Club
34600 Mission Hills Drive
Rancho Mirage
Susan Meyer
(760) 340-3656
sbleu@aol.com

May 6, 2017 – Evening Under the Stars – 2017 Dance Party with Martha Reeves and the Vandallas
Cocktails, Dinner, Awards
Tickets $ 395 and $ 500 per person
VIP Seating Available
6:00 PM Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner
O’Donnell Golf Club
301 N. Belardo Road
Palm Springs
(760) 325-8481
www.aidsassistance.org

May 12, 2017 – 27th Annual United Way of the Desert Gala – Moulin Rouge
The Ritz-Carlton
68900 Frank Sinatra Drive
Rancho Mirage
Contact: Eevet Edens
eevet@uwdesert.org

May l8, 2017 – Desert Health News Wellness Awards
(760) 238-0245
Lauren@deserthealth.com
www.deserthealthnews.com

May l9, 2017 – Friends of the College of the Desert Library Annual Summer Book Bargins Fundraiser
9am – 3:00 PM – Free
Colllege of the Desert, Cravens Student Resources Center
43500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert (760) 333-0733
www.friendsofcodlibrary.org