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Community Events

We are a community of diversity, heritage and tradition. Desert Recreation District celebrates and honors all that is special about the Coachella Valley by sponsoring community events throughout the year. From Santa's Hotline, Eggstravaganza Easter-egg hunts to Music Concert Series, DRD helps make family time meaningful and fun. 

 

princess party

We invite all the Princesses (and Princes!) in the land to our annual party, and this year's theme will be Moana!  Don't forget to dress up, and come play with other royalty.
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October thursday night concert series

Each Thursday night in October, we will be hosting different bands beginning at 6 p.m. Food trucks will be onsite,and these concerts are free.
October 4 - Santanaways (Santana Tribute)
October 11 - The Dreamboats (Vintage Rock'n Roll)
October 18 - Twisted Pine (Folk/Alternative)
October 25 - Hot Club of Cowtown (Hot Jazz/Western Swing)
 

super hero party

Come help us save the day along with other Super Heroes - don't forget your costume, and join the fun and games!
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halloween carnivals and spooktaculars

Kids, get your costumes on and join the games, contests and fun as we celebrate Fall with our annual Halloween events!
DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS

mecca fall festival

Celebrate the Fall with us in Mecca!  Join in an afternoon of fun with carnival games, face and hair painting, contests and more.
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community or holiday potluck

Join others in your community at a holiday-themed or chili cook-off potluck this Fall!  Just bring your favorite dish to share with the party.
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holiday food & Gift drive

Please join us in helping others in our communities - we will be collecting food and gifts at all our centers beginning November 1 through December 20, 2018. Donations accepted Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PLEASE CALL 760-347-3484 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

DARE TO PREPARE (AAA TEEN DRIVING PROGRAM)

This free, pre-permit workshop is offered in partnership with the Automobile Club of Southern California and offers useful tools and tips..
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santa's hotline

Kids, this is your chance to talk to Santa, Mrs. Claus, the Elves and others at the North Pole!  They will be waiting for your call from Tuesday, Dec 11 through Thursday, Dec 13 from 5 to 9 p.m.
1-855-SANTA-4-KIDS (855-726-8245)

 

candy cane lane

Enjoy this holiday season by joining us in fun winter crafts, jolly games, and contests with yummy cookies!
DATES, TIMES, and LOCATIONS

 

food distribution

No paperwork is required to receive food at any of our food distribution events. We partner with others in the Coachella Valley to bring these events to you.Distribution will be the 4th Saturday of September, October and November (excluding holidays) at our La Qunita Community Park, 77-865 Avenida Montezuma.
 

 

 

 

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!