Desert Hot Springs – Family Services of the Desert and Skyborne Community are hosting the 2nd annual 5K Walk/Run to end hunger. Join the community on Dec 8 at 8 a.m. at Skyborne Clubhouse located at the corner of Pierson and Skyborne.
Desert Hot Springs – The City of Desert Hot Springs and the Community and Cultural Affairs Commission are holding their annual holiday tree lighting on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Desert Hot Springs Chamber Of Commerce located at the corner of Pierson and Palm.
Palm Springs – Join the City of Palm Springs and Santa Claus for the annual holiday tree lighting on Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. at Frances Stevens Park located at 555 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs – The City of Palm Springs is hosting its 21st annual Festival of Lights Parade on Dec. 1 at 5:45 p.m. and will run north from Ramon to Tamarisk.
Cathedral City – Cathedral City’s Annual Tree Lighting will be held on Dec. 6 from 6 – 7 p.m. followed by the Cathedral City Boys and Girls Club Wreath Auction. The tree lighting is free and the wreath auction is $15 with all proceeds going to benefit the Cathedral City Boys and Girls Club.
Palm Desert – The College of the Desert Dramatic Arts Company presents The One Acts, directed by several COD students. On Dec. 7 – 8 at 7 p.m.. in “Theater Too” on COD Campus in Palm Desert, the eight one act plays will be performed and directed by the students of COD. Admission prices are $10 for general public and $8 for students with all proceeds benefiting the COD Dramatic Arts Company.
La Quinta – The City of La Quinta is honoring officers that have lost their lives while serving the public at the 2012 Blue Light Ceremony on Dec. 3 from 6 – 7 p.m. at La Quinta City Hall located at 78-945 Calle Tampico.
Indio – The City of Indio is kicking off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. to be held at 100 Civic Center Mall, between City Hall and the Indio Public Library.
Indio –The International Tamale Festival is being held Dec. 1 – 2 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 100 Civic Center Mall. The festival is ranked as one of the top 10 “All American Food Festivals” in the nation by Food Network TV. The festival will offer a festive holiday parade, carnival, Mexican folkloric dancing and of course every flavor of tamale.
Indio – The City of Indio is holding a lighting and unveiling dedication ceremony for the Oculus Sol “Eye of the Sun” public art project on Dec. 6 at 4:30 p.m. at the corner of Jackson and Highway 111. Indio City Council members will be in attendance as well as artist Buster Simpson.