Interact with others in your community by joining us at our events. Throughout the year we have sports competitions, holiday festivals, movies in the park, demonstrations, concerts, and more.
Pumpkin Carving Contest – ONLINE ACTIVITY
Get creative and let the pumpkin carving begin! Email a photo of your finished pumpkin to HalloweenPumpkinContest@drd.us.com by noon on October 27!
Submit photos of your carved pumpkin to:
Winners will be announced by October 30 on Facebook.
Winners will be contacted to arrange to pick up prizes – please include your name and phone number within the email you are submitting so we can contact you if you are selected as a winner within the categories.
Best Halloween Spirit
Rules: All photos must be appropriate to the general public. All ages may submit photos.
Come drive-thru Halloween Lane at our Mecca Community Center, where you'll see spooky scenes and be able to gather treats on October 30, between 5 and 7 p.m.!
October 30, 2020
5 – 7 p.m.
Mecca Community Center
65-250 Coahuilla Street in Mecca
Children’s Scary Story Writing Contest – ONLINE ACTIVITY
Kids looking for a creative way to express their Halloween Spirit can enter our contest (all stories must be family-friendly) and please submit at least one illustration with your story. Winners will be shown on our FB page and website, & receive goodies!
Ages 7 to 9 – 200 word minimum
Ages 12 – 12 – 500 word minimum
Ages 13 – 17 – 1,000 word minimum
All entries must be submitted by October 31, 2020 to email@example.com; winners will be announced on November 6, 2020.
Halloween Door Decorating Contest – ONLINE ACTIVITY
Decorate your door, take some photos and email them to us (click for email address). Categories will include Scariest, Most Creative, and Best Use of a Theme.
Please submit photos to us via email at HalloweenDoorContest@drd.us.com
We will post the photos on Facebook so submit your photos between now and October 28 at 5 p.m. – Winners and prizes will be announced on Friday, October 30 and prizes can be picked up that day during normal business hours – you will be contacted if you are a winner.
Please include your name, address, and telephone number with your submission.
Rules: All photos must be appropriate to the general public and all ages may submit photos.
Halloween Costume Contest – ONLINE ACTIVITY
Email photos of your costume to us (click for email address) from 3 p.m. October 16 through 29, and winners will be selected October 30 and announced on Facebook.
Submit photos to: HalloweenCostumeContest@drd.us.com
Winners will be announced on Facebook on October 30.
Prizes can be picked up from October 30th – October 31st during business hours.
Rules: All photos must be appropriate to the general public.
All ages may submit photos.
We are hosting RAPID RESPONSE food distributions at the following locations – please note there is a one-person per family limit, and face coverings are required – these are drive-thru events unless someone does not have a vehicle, they may walk up. Hours at all locations are 1:30 -3:30 p.m. OR until all food is given out:
INDIO COMMUNITY CENTER (45-871 Clinton Street, Indio)
INDIO HILLS COMMUNITY CENTER (80-400 Dillon Road, Indio
2nd & 4th TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH
FIND Food Bank Distribution
Food is distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your own bags to carry food given out. Food is distributed until it is gone.
FIND FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS will be held as follows during the COVID-19 situation:
Bagdouma Community Park (Coachella) 51-723 Douma Street on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. – ongoing until further notice.