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Community Events

We are a community of diversity, heritage and tradition. The Desert Recreation District celebrates and honors all that is special about the Coachella Valley by sponsoring community events throughout the year. From Santa's Workshop to Movies in the Park, DRD helps make family time meaningful and fun. 

 

bicycle SAFETY rodeo

These free events teach bicycle safety and test your riding skills.  Bring your own helmet, pads and bike. A bike raffle may be included, but you must participate in the safety portion to be eligible.
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CHEF'S Table

Join us at the Palm Desert Community Center as we host chefs from the greater Coachella Valley area to share their speciality. Each week features a different chef, a new taste and a new recipe.  Some holiday dishes may be featured in November and December.
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KIDABRA magic seminar & magic show (NEW)

Kids can join the Palm Springs Magic Club after school to learn magic tricks that will amaze friends and family in the Kidabra Magice Seminar; then students from the seminar, as well as World Class Magicians, will host a Kidabra Magic Show!
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hearts & crafts valentine workshops

Join us for fun activities and Valentine's Day crafts - and the first 40 children to enroll will receive a FREE box of Valentine's Day cards!
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prom dress giveaway

Desert Best Friend's Closet and DRD have teamed up to offer High School juniors and seniors prom dresses - please click below for dates, locations, and to learn more about this program and how it works.
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EGGSTRAVAGANA EASTER EGG HUNTS

In addition to Easter egg hunts for the kids, we'll have face painting, hula-hoop contests, potato sack races and more! Click below to see the date, time, and locations so you can join us for a hoppin' good time!
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TEEN SOCIAl nights

Have fun interacting with other teens dancing, playing board games, listening to music and so much more during these Friday night socials.
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Dare to prepare - aaa teen driving program

This is a free pre-permit workshop offered in partnership with AAA of Southern California.  This interactive program offers helpful tips and useful tools - Reservations required at least 2 days in advance of workshop.
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SUNDAY SOUNDS

Join the Palm Desert Community Center as we bring in artists from around the Coachella Valley.  Each week a different artist will bring new sounds and experiences.  Most Sundays from November 2017 through and including March 4, 2018 - please click link below for exact dates as holidays will be excluded.
Dates, times and artist/band name

 

Have an idea or suggestion for a new class or program?  

Contact us at: fun@myrecreationdistrict.com or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!