Community Events

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Community Events

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.

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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!

Carved Pumpkin for Halloween

Submit photos of your carved pumpkin to: HalloweenPumpkinContest@drd.us.com
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.

Categories include:
Most Creative
Scariest
Best Halloween Spirit
Funniest

Rules: All photos must be appropriate to the general public. All ages may submit photos.

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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!

Little girl sitting among pumpkins with spell book

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 cbaluga@drd.us.com; winners will be announced on November 6, 2020.

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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.

Front door decorated for Halloween

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.

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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.

Photo of kids in costumes around pumpkins

Submit photos to: HalloweenCostumeContest@drd.us.com

Categories include:
Most Liked
Wackiest
Scariest
Most Creative

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.

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Rapid Response Food Distributions

Photo of fruits and vegetables

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)
EVERY TUESDAY

INDIO HILLS COMMUNITY CENTER (80-400 Dillon Road, Indio Hills)
2nd & 4th TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH